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U of I Professor Emerita Earns State’s Top History Award

Posted 7/7/2020 6:52:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — July 7, 2020 — University of Idaho History Professor Katherine Aiken received the state’s highest distinction for her impact in public and professional service, volunteerism and philanthropy in her field. Read more

Adam Sowards’s New Book on Environmental Activism is Now Available

Posted 4/16/2020 11:00:00 PM

In 1966, tension mounted in Washington state between local and national conservationists and Kennecott Copper Corporation, which planned to mine Miners Ridge for its vast quantities of copper. Read more

Model EU Student Awarded ‘Outstanding Delegate’

Posted 3/30/2020 10:53:00 PM

Emma Williams, a junior majoring in history, won Outstanding Delegate honors for her strong performance at the West Coast Model EU Conference March 6-7 in Seattle, Washington. Williams was part of a team of six College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences students representing the University of Idaho at the event. Read more

Anna Bauer Joins TitleOne

Posted 3/10/2020 8:57:00 PM

Anna Bauer recently joined TitleOne as an office administrator in the company’s Boise office. She graduated in December 2019 with a degree in history. Bauer also serves as assistant director for Camp Hodia Kids Camp. Read more

Aiman to Lead SMART Transit

Posted 3/4/2020 2:00:00 PM

Ben Aiman, a 1998 history and Spanish alumnus and current MPA student, was named executive director of SMART Transit in Moscow. Read more

Tips for Surviving Isolation

How polar explorers survived months of isolation in the Antarctic.

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Exposing Slavery Through Pictures

Assistant Professor Matthew Fox-Amato discusses his book and the impact of visual politics with Boise State Public Radio

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AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO LIBRARY

https://www.amazon.com/University-Idaho-Campus-History-Passehl-Stoddart/dp/1467117323

For over 125 years, the University of Idaho has served the people of Idaho, the nation, and the world. Among the institutions more than 100,000 graduates are U.S. senators, members of Congress, and Idaho governors; Olympic gold medalists, professional athletes, and coaches; the country's first Native American astronaut; writers, journalists, and filmmakers; educators; and business and community leaders. Extension offices in 42 of 44 counties and three regional centers bring the University of Idaho to every corner of the state; the institutions economic impact tops $1 billion per year. As the state's first university, the University of Idaho looks to a bright future of serving students and contributing to economic and social progress for Idaho and beyond. This book commemorates the proud heritage and innovative spirit of students, faculty, and staff who have shaped the history of the University of Idaho, featuring images from the library's extensive Special Collections and Archives department. By Katherine G. Aiken and Erin Passehl-Stoddart.

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New book on University of Idaho campus history.

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