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Prichard Art Gallery Features Local Artists in Latest Exhibit

Posted 7/2/2020 7:08:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — July 2, 2020 — The work of artists Ted Kelchner and Andria Marcussen ― who create from what they have, what they find and what inspires them ― will be on display this summer at the University of Idaho’s Prichard Art Gallery. Read more

Amalgamated Sugar Contributes to Parma Center Agricultural Initiative

Posted 7/1/2020 10:23:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — July 1, 2020 — Idaho’s Amalgamated Sugar will contribute $500,000 to support improvements at the University of Idaho’s Parma Research and Extension Center. Read more

Screen on the Green Movie Series Begins July 9 at U of I

Posted 6/24/2020 10:59:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — June 24, 2019 — Feel-good throwbacks, fantasy and a galaxy far, far away will take center stage at the University of Idaho during this year’s free Screen on the Green summer movies series. Read more

U of I-Led Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment (CAFE) Secures $10M USDA Grant to Build Sustainability and Prosperity for Dairy Industry

Posted 6/23/2020 10:08:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — June 23, 2020 — A team of University of Idaho researchers has secured a $10 million U.S. Department of Agriculture – National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) grant to evaluate the use of bioproducts from dairy waste streams to enhance sustainability for all of Idaho agriculture and develop economic opportunities for the state’s dairy industry. Read more

U of I Receives Grant Funding to Assist Students with Farm Work Backgrounds

Posted 6/17/2020 7:06:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — June 17, 2020 — The University of Idaho’s College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) has helped 702 students with migrant and seasonal farmworking backgrounds successfully transition to the university and persist to graduation. Read more

Commentary: Lessons from Idaho’s Earthquake

Posted 6/16/2020 9:22:00 PM

The 6.5-magnitude earthquake on March 31 near Stanley in south-central Idaho sent a ripple-effect of situations for researchers to explore. Read more

U of I Launches Idaho's First Cybersecurity Bachelor's Degree

Posted 6/16/2020 5:13:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — June 16, 2020 — The University of Idaho College of Engineering is launching Idaho's first bachelor's degree program in cybersecurity, open to students this fall. Read more

Valley Wide Co-Op, CHS Foundation Help Youth Enroll in Idaho 4-H Programs

Posted 6/15/2020 9:57:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — June 15, 2020 — The Nampa-based business Valley Wide Cooperative announced it will donate $10,000 to the University of Idaho Extension 4-H Youth Development program to help young people participate. Read more

U of I Joins Elite Network to Train Tomorrow’s STEM Educators

Posted 6/15/2020 6:40:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — June 15, 2020 — The University of Idaho joins some of the country’s biggest names in impactful research as it is welcomed into The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) Network, a dynamic academic network of top research universities dedicated to developing and expanding proven STEM teaching practices to educate diverse populations of students. Read more

‘Lava Bombs’ Manufactured during U of I-Led Study on Stability of Volcanic Formations

Posted 6/4/2020 8:16:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — June 4, 2020 — University of Idaho volcanologist Erika Rader and colleagues investigated the growth of volcanic formations by manufacturing lava bombs, melted blobs of lava ejected from a volcano. Read more

U of I Theatre Arts Offers Scholarships to High School Seniors, Transfer Students

Posted 6/4/2020 5:00:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — June 4, 2020 — The University of Idaho Department of Theatre Arts is calling high school seniors and transfer students with an interest in theatre to create a short video for a chance to win one of two $1,000 scholarships for Fall 2020. Read more

IGEM Grant Funds Project to Help Nursing Mothers Navigate Food Intolerances

Posted 6/4/2020 4:30:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — June 3, 2020 — A Meridian scientist and entrepreneur will work with University of Idaho researchers to perfect a simple home test to help breastfeeding mothers avoid allergic reactions by their infants. Read more

First Wood Column Set as ICCU Arena Takes Shape at U of I

Posted 6/2/2020 3:00:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — June 2, 2020 — A 90-ton crane sits just outside the concrete footprint of what will be the Idaho Central Credit Union Arena on the University of Idaho Moscow campus. Read more

Four from Magic Valley Selected by U of I as 2020 Chobani Scholars

Posted 6/1/2020 5:09:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — June 1, 2020 — The University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) has chosen the next four Chobani Scholars to enroll in classes next fall. They are the second group of high school graduates who will receive $20,000 each from the company to support their pursuit of a four-year degree. Read more

U of I Professor to Lead $2.7 Million Grant to Support Math Learning in Rural Districts

Posted 5/27/2020 4:50:00 PM

COEUR d’ALENE, Idaho — May 27, 2020 — A University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene faculty member has secured a $2.7 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to establish and study online professional development for math coaches in rural school districts. Read more

University of Idaho Announces Dean of College of Art and Architecture

Posted 5/21/2020 4:28:00 PM

Shauna Corry has been named dean of the University of Idaho’s College of Art and Architecture. Corry has served as term dean of the college since 2016. Read more

U of I’s Center for Digital Inquiry and Learning Selects Five Fellows

Posted 5/20/2020 6:46:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — May 20, 2020 — Three University of Idaho students and two faculty members have been selected as fellows for the Center for Digital Inquiry and Learning (CDIL), a collaboration between the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences and the U of I Library that provides digital opportunities that advance research and teaching. Read more

McClure Center Director Named to National Roundtable

Posted 5/19/2020 11:14:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — May 18, 2020 — Katherine Himes, director of the James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research, has been appointed to serve on the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) Roundtable on Global Science Diplomacy. Read more

Chandra Zenner Ford Named CEO of U of I Boise

Posted 5/19/2020 8:13:00 PM

BOISE, Idaho — May 19, 2020 — Chandra Zenner Ford, a longtime University of Idaho administrator with deep Treasure Valley roots, will become CEO of U of I Boise starting July 1. Read more

Community Invited to Participate in Discussion of Indigenous Architecture

Posted 5/18/2020 6:55:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — May 18, 2020 — Anne Marshall, professor of architecture and American Indian studies at the University of Idaho, will moderate a virtual discussion on Indigenous architecture at 9 a.m. (Pacific) on Tuesday, May 19. The roundtable is part of the Society of Architectural Historians Virtual Conference. Community members are invited to participate. Read more

U of I Graduates 1,650 Vandal Alumni in Spring 2020

Posted 5/15/2020 9:44:00 PM

A total of 1,650 University of Idaho students statewide applied for 1,795 degrees for the spring semester, which ended today. The numbers are the largest in the past six years for a spring term. Read more

Free Moscow Drive-In Offers Movies at ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center Parking Lot

Posted 5/13/2020 9:46:00 PM

The ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center gravel parking lot will be transformed into a free drive-in movie theatre for the next four Saturdays for the community to enjoy. Read more

U of I Theatre Arts Offers Scholarships to High School Seniors

Posted 5/12/2020 7:06:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — May 12, 2020 — The University of Idaho Department of Theatre Arts is calling high school seniors with an interest in theatre to create a short video for a chance to win one of two $1,000 scholarships for Fall 2020. Read more

Making Math Fun: New Activity Book Promotes Learning Through Games

Posted 5/7/2020 9:15:00 PM

COEUR d’ALENE, Idaho — May 7, 2020 — The Idaho Regional Mathematics Center at University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene has a new resource available to parents and teachers to keep students engaged with math lessons during this extended time out of the classroom. Read more

U of I Students Named Fellows of Prestigious Nuclear Security Program

Posted 5/6/2020 6:54:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — May 6, 2020 — Two University of Idaho College of Engineering graduate students, Nicholas Williams and Jonathan Tacke, have been accepted into a prestigious fellows program of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), a semi-autonomous agency within the U.S. Department of Energy. Read more

U of I Faculty Member and Alumnus Receive Fulbright Awards

Posted 5/5/2020 8:50:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — May 5, 2020 — One faculty member and one recent alumnus from the University of Idaho’s Department of Politics and Philosophy have been awarded Fulbright awards for the 2020-21 academic year. Read more

U of I Students Receive National Science Foundation Research Fellowships

Posted 5/5/2020 8:35:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — May 5, 2020 — Four University of Idaho student-researchers have been awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Program Fellowships for 2020. Read more

Kino Film Festival to be Livestreamed May 8

Posted 5/5/2020 8:26:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — May 4, 2020 — The University of Idaho’s Kino Short Film Festival moves online with a livestreamed event 6 p.m. Friday, May 8, at kinofilmfest.org. The festival is free, but donations to the event support student filmmaking. Read more

Public Invited to Participate in Virtual STEM Education Experience

Posted 5/4/2020 9:45:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — May 4, 2020 — The University of Idaho College of Engineering will host its virtual Engineering Design EXPO this month and invites the public to experience the ways U of I students are pushing the boundaries of science and technology. Read more

New U of I Visiting Tribal Scholars Program Aims to Create a New Generation of Scientists

Posted 5/4/2020 7:22:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — May 4, 2020 — The new Visiting Tribal Scholars Program at the University of Idaho will connect Native American students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) with indigenous scientific methodology that provides mentorship for student success. Read more

U of I Extension Offers Eight Online Financial Classes in May on Pandemic Planning

Posted 5/4/2020 5:29:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — May 1, 2020 — Personal finances during the coronavirus pandemic will be the focus of a series of eight free online programs planned in May by a team of University of Idaho Extension finance specialists. Read more

Gates Grant Funds U of I, U of Rochester Team Testing Human Milk for Novel Coronavirus

Posted 5/1/2020 9:22:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — May 1, 2020 — University of Idaho researchers will help lead a national effort to test whether the milk of women who test positive for novel coronavirus might contain the virus. Read more

SEL and U of I Launch $2.5M Cybersecurity Partnership

Posted 4/29/2020 4:23:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — April 29, 2020 — Cybersecurity education and research in the Pacific Northwest is receiving a $2.5 million infusion thanks to a partnership between global power systems protection leader Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) and the University of Idaho College of Engineering. Read more

Revenue from Parking Citations Supports Students Impacted by COVID-19

Posted 4/27/2020 4:35:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — April 27, 2020 — Through Tuesday, June 30, 50% of the revenue from all University of Idaho parking citation payments will support the Bruce & Kathy Pitman Emergency Fund. Read more

U of I Announces Awards for Excellence to Faculty, Staff

Posted 4/24/2020 6:30:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — April 24, 2020 — The University of Idaho is pleased to announce the University Awards for Excellence for 2019-20 to faculty and staff Read more

University of Idaho Works to Develop Cure for COVID-19

Posted 4/20/2020 7:07:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — April 20, 2020 — The University of Idaho is working to identify a cure for coronaviruses, including COVID-19. Read more

Committee Selects ‘The Book of Unknown Americans’ as 2020-21 U of I Common Read

Posted 4/16/2020 10:41:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — April 16, 2020 — The University of Idaho has chosen “The Book of Unknown Americans” by Cristina Henriquez as its Common Read for 2020-21. Read more

U of I, Regional Universities Model Intervention Strategies for Fight Against COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted 4/16/2020 12:04:00 AM

MOSCOW, Idaho — April 15, 2020 — University of Idaho faculty are partnering with Boise State University, Idaho State University, Lewis-Clark State College and Washington State University to model intervention strategies across Idaho during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

U of I Experts: Physical Activity, Business Adaptability, Expanded Broadband Key During COVID-19 Battle

Posted 4/13/2020 6:24:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — April 13, 2020 — Physical activity, business adaptability and expanded broadband are among the ways University of Idaho faculty say will help America recover from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read more

Two U of I Students Named 2020 Goldwater Scholars

Posted 4/9/2020 8:44:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — April 9, 2020 — University of Idaho juniors Beth Hoots and Isabell Strawn have been named 2020 Goldwater Scholars. Read more

U of I Offers Free Music Performances Via Facebook Live

Posted 4/9/2020 7:18:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — April 9, 2020 — The University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton School of Music (LHSOM) is offering a series of free live-streamed performances to entertain community members in isolation and practicing social distancing. Read more

U of I Students Earn Top Awards for Theatre Work

Posted 4/8/2020 9:16:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — April 8, 2020 — Four University of Idaho theatre students and Professor Emeritus Forrest Sears are among the recipients of top awards at the Region 7 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in Fort Collins, Colorado. Read more

U of I Medical Education Students Organize Equipment Drive to Fight COVID-19

Posted 4/8/2020 7:13:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — April 8, 2020 — University of Idaho WWAMI Medical Education Program students are holding a personal protective equipment (PPE) supply drive to support health care workers on the Palouse in the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19). Read more

University of Idaho Student, Alumna Receive Fulbright Awards

Posted 4/7/2020 6:18:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — April 7, 2020 — One student and one recent graduate from the University of Idaho’s College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards for the 2020-21 academic year. Read more

U of I Rallies to Assist Communities in Fight Against COVID-19

Posted 4/2/2020 9:03:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — April 2, 2020 — The University of Idaho is rallying in different ways to help the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read more

Fundraiser Supports Students, Communities Feeling Impacts of COVID-19

Posted 3/31/2020 6:33:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — March 31, 2020 — The University of Idaho is offering a fundraising drive in response to the COVID-19 pandemic for three areas: students feeling the impacts of job loss or additional travel; food for those in need; and Idaho medical professionals who need access to expert information to address the outbreak. Read more

Medical Education Program to Convene Professionals to Tackle COVID-19

Posted 3/24/2020 4:48:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — March 23, 2020 — A five-state medical education program that includes the University of Idaho will bring Idaho medical providers together Tuesday, March 24, to discuss strategies to address challenges stemming from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read more

U of I Study: Improve Balance by Lightening Up about Posture

Posted 3/24/2020 4:36:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — March 24, 2020 — Your parents told you to sit up straight. Your fitness trainer tells you to engage your core. Turns out it might be bad advice — and it could inadvertently increase the risk of falls in older adults. Read more

U of I Remote/Online for Remainder of Semester, Events Canceled

Posted 3/19/2020 10:48:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — March 19, 2020 — University of Idaho announced today that classes will be administered remotely for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester and that all events, including statewide Spring 2020 Commencement ceremonies, have been canceled. This action is directly related to the increased concerns over the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and guidance about social distancing. Read more

EXPERTS AVAILABLE: Coronavirus & Response — Viruses, Economics, Readiness

Posted 3/18/2020 10:33:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — March 18, 2020 — The University of Idaho offers its experts to comment on various angles related to the coronavirus outbreak. Read more

U of I Auditorium Chamber Music Series Chanticleer Concert Cancelled

Posted 3/17/2020 9:40:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — March 17, 2020 — In accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines restricting gatherings of more than 50 people, the final performance of the Auditorium Chamber Music Series’ 2019-20 season featuring Chanticleer on Tuesday, April 7, has been cancelled. Read more

Dark Gothic ‘The Moors’ at Hartung Theater March 12-15

Posted 3/13/2020 11:01:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — March 13, 2020 — In response to growing concerns over the spread of COVID-19, the University of Idaho Department of Theatre Arts has decided to cancel public performances of “The Moors” by Jen Silverman following the performance at 7:30 tonight in the Hartung Theater. Tickets for the tonight’s finale will feature pay-what-you-can pricing. Read more

University of Idaho Announces Endowed Professorship in Potato Research

Posted 3/13/2020 4:36:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — March 12, 2020 — University of Idaho efforts to improve potato storage technology will benefit from a $1 million investment to create an endowed research professorship made possible by alumni Wayne and Peggy Thiessen and the Idaho Potato Commission. Read more

U of I Chooses Dairyman John Wright to Manage CAFE Research Dairy Project

Posted 3/6/2020 11:03:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — March 5, 2020 — Dairyman John W. Wright will serve as the University of Idaho’s project manager for the new $25 million research dairy near Rupert that will serve as the core of the Idaho Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment. Read more

Zouheir Rezki Earns NSF CAREER Award

Posted 3/5/2020 9:47:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — March 5, 2020 — University of Idaho College of Engineering Assistant Professor Zouheir Rezki has earned the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Award. Read more

Dark Gothic ‘The Moors’ at Hartung Theater March 12-15

Posted 3/3/2020 5:48:00 PM

UPDATE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, the opening of “The Moors” has been postponed. The production will run March 12-15, 2020, with shows at 7:30 p.m. on March 12, 13 and 14 and 2 p.m. March 14-15. Read more

Edmonds-Woodway Sweeps Awards at U of I Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Posted 3/2/2020 4:49:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Feb. 29, 2020 — In two days of competition, Edmonds-Woodway High School swept the top honors at the University of Idaho’s 2020 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. Read more

Public Parking Available for Jazz Festival Visitors

Posted 2/26/2020 5:41:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Feb. 25, 2020 — The University of Idaho will host thousands of visitors for the 53rd Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Friday and Saturday, Feb. 28-29. Read more

Dark Gothic ‘The Moors’ at Hartung Theater March 6-15

Posted 2/24/2020 9:07:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Feb. 24, 2020 — The University of Idaho Department of Theatre Arts presents “The Moors,” a dark, gothic drama by Jen Silverman, March 6-15 at the Hartung Theater, 625 Stadium Dr., Moscow. Read more

Excitement Builds for 53rd Jazz Festival at U of I

Posted 2/21/2020 6:32:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Feb. 20, 2020 — About 5,000 students, educators, parents and jazz lovers will descend into Moscow on Feb. 28-29 for the 53rd Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival at the University of Idaho. Read more

Women's Film Festival Returns March 3 to Moscow

Posted 2/20/2020 6:55:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Feb. 20, 2020 — The only national touring festival of short films by, for and about women will return to Moscow Tuesday, March 3, in an event hosted by the University of Idaho Women’s Center. Read more

19th Amendment Ratification in Idaho Focus of Next ‘Seeking Suffrage’ Lecture

Posted 2/19/2020 7:38:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Feb. 19, 2020 — The “Seeking Suffrage Lecture Series,” commemorating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, continues at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5 in the Haddock Performance Hall. Read more

U of I Plans Pollinator Summit Feb. 26-27 to Explore Insects, Issues, History

Posted 2/19/2020 4:55:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Feb. 18, 2020 — The Pollinator Summit Feb. 26-27 will feature experts from the University of Idaho, Moscow-area groups and the San Diego Natural History Museum to consider the status and history of pollinators and their habitats, and efforts to sustain them. Read more

Prichard Art Gallery Features Local Artists

Posted 2/11/2020 4:30:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Feb. 10, 2020 — The University of Idaho’s Prichard Art Gallery celebrates the work of four Palouse regional artists with the exhibit “Four Old Guys Walk Into a Gallery.” Read more

Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health Donates $1.5 Million to University of Idaho

Posted 2/7/2020 7:56:00 PM

Funding Supports the Vandal Promise Scholarship and Creates the Blue Cross of Idaho Rural Initiative Scholarship to Address the Rural Physician Shortage in Idaho. Read more

Award-Winning Quartet to Visit Lionel Hampton School of Music Feb. 5-6

Posted 2/4/2020 6:08:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Feb. 4, 2020 — An award-winning combination of percussion and piano, icarus Quartet, will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, in Haddock Performance Hall. Read more

Student Theses Explained in Three Minutes During Statewide Competition

Posted 2/4/2020 5:57:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Feb. 4, 2020 — It’s tough to distill an 80,000-word thesis into a three-minute presentation. But graduate students from around the Gem State are slated to do just that during a competition in Boise. Read more

Dark Play “Deep Calls” Premieres Feb. 7-15 at University of Idaho

Posted 2/3/2020 8:50:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Jan. 31, 2020 ­— The University of Idaho Department of Theatre Arts’ presents the world premiere of “Deep Calls” from Feb. 7-15 at the Forge Theater, 404 Sweet Ave., Moscow. The show contains mature subject matter and language and is not for children. Read more

Graduate Research Competition Set for Feb. 7

Posted 2/3/2020 8:43:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Feb. 3, 2020 — The University of Idaho’s College of Graduate Studies (COGS) will host the fifth annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, in the Vandal Ballroom in the Bruce M. Pitman Center. Read more

Volunteers Needed for 53rd Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Posted 1/31/2020 7:07:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Jan. 31, 2020 — Thousands of K-college student musicians, educators and guests will visit the University of Idaho campus Feb. 28-29 for the 53rd Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. Read more

Reading to Debut New Works by U of I Creative Writing Faculty

Posted 1/28/2020 5:56:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Jan. 28, 2020 — Fiction, poetry and nonfiction enthusiasts will hear about the latest work from the University of Idaho’s creative writing faculty at the Master of Fine Arts Faculty Sneak Peek at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at BookPeople of Moscow, 521 S. Main St. Read more

U of I Celebrates Cultures Feb. 1 at Annual Cruise the World

Posted 1/27/2020 10:40:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Jan. 27, 2020 — University of Idaho international students, faculty and staff will showcase the culture, food and music of about 25 countries during the annual Cruise the World, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center, Moscow. Read more

U of I Speaker Series Examines How Building Design Affects Student Performance

Posted 1/27/2020 6:21:00 PM

BOISE, Idaho — Jan. 27, 2020 — How environmental factors like lighting, air quality and temperature impact student health and engagement is the subject of the next University of Idaho Vandal Voices, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, in Amsterdam Lounge, 609 W. Main St., Boise. Read more

Nepali Musician Headlines U of I World Music Celebration

Posted 1/27/2020 6:19:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Jan. 24, 2020 — Music lovers on the Palouse will hear the pluckings of South Asia’s most famous string instrument — the sitar — at this year’s University of Idaho’s World Music Celebration. Read more

New Athletic Director and Former Athlete Work Together After Suit Settled

Posted 1/23/2020 10:38:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Jan. 23, 2020 — The University of Idaho and former Vandal athlete Mairin Jameson have resolved claims arising from the university’s handling of Jameson’s 2012 sexual assault complaint, which was brought to public light in a blog she published in 2018. The State of Idaho will pay Jameson $160,000, and her lawsuit against the university will be dismissed. Read more

U of I Researchers to Address Apollo Program, Australian Fire Implications

Posted 1/21/2020 9:08:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Jan. 17, 2020—The Malcolm Renfrew Interdisciplinary Colloquium begins its spring series with two programs related to climate change. Read more

Oregon State University Dean to Speak During IFG Speaker Series

Posted 1/21/2020 5:37:00 PM

BOISE, Idaho — Jan. 21, 2020 — Jim Johnson, senior associate dean of the College of Forestry at Oregon State University (OSU), will speak during the Idaho Forest Group Distinguished Speaker Series 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, in Boise. Read more

Prichard Art Gallery Auction to Feature Work of More Than 50 Artists

Posted 1/21/2020 5:28:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Jan. 21, 2020 — The University of Idaho’s Prichard Art Gallery is offering the public the chance to own an original work of art, while supporting the Prichard’s exhibitions program. Read more

Special Benefit Performance of ‘This Random World’ Staged Jan. 25

Posted 1/17/2020 6:00:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Jan. 17, 2020 ­— The University of Idaho Department of Theatre Arts’ production of “This Random World” is one of three plays invited to the Region 7 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). To raise money to restage the show in Fort Collins, Colorado, in February, a special benefit performance will be held at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Hartung Theater, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow. Admission is by donation. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Read more

Women’s Early Suffrage in the West Focus of Next ‘Seeking Suffrage’ Lecture

Posted 1/16/2020 5:37:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Jan. 15, 2020 — Public presentations that mark the century since ratification of the 19th Amendment – granting women the right to vote – continue this month as part of a lecture series hosted by the University of Idaho, Latah County Historical Society and Moscow League of Women Voters. Read more

ACLU’s Woodson to Speak During MLK Celebration

Posted 1/14/2020 8:35:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Jan. 14, 2020 — Jeremy Woodson, outreach coordinator for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Idaho, will speak during the Martin Luther King Jr., celebration, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, in the Vandal Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center on University of Idaho’s Moscow campus. Read more

Pacifica Quartet to Perform at U of I Auditorium Chamber Music Series

Posted 1/6/2020 6:44:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Jan. 6, 2020 — The third performance of the season for the Auditorium Chamber Music Series will feature the Grammy Award-winning Pacifica Quartet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, in the Administration Building Auditorium. Read more

University of Idaho Holds Open Theatre Auditions for Spring Season

Posted 1/2/2020 4:33:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — December 30, 2019 — Auditions for the University of Idaho’s 2020 spring theatre season will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 11, at the Hartung Theater, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow. Auditions are open to anyone with an interest in live theatre, including community members. Callbacks will be held the next day. Read more

Albertson’s Foundation Helps Idaho Ag Industry with Investment in U of I’s Parma Center

Posted 1/2/2020 4:25:00 PM

PARMA, Idaho — December 23, 2019 — A new University of Idaho facility at Parma, designed to support the fundamental elements of Idaho agriculture, is one step closer to becoming a reality thanks to a $1 million investment by the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation. Read more

U of I Holiday Jazz Concert to Air on Idaho Public Television

Posted 12/18/2019 11:03:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Dec. 18, 2019 — A continuing partnership between the University of Idaho and Idaho Public Television (IdahoPTV) will bring a Vandal note to the sounds of this holiday season. Read more

Student-Led Sustainability Projects Supported by Sustainability Center

Posted 12/13/2019 4:39:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Dec. 13, 2019 — Six student-led projects focusing on improving campus sustainability received funding from the University of Idaho Sustainability Center. Read more

U of I Adds Research, Operations Expertise to Rinker Rock Creek Ranch Staff

Posted 12/10/2019 5:26:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Dec. 9, 2019 — Two new management team members at the University of Idaho Rinker Rock Creek Ranch will help grow research at the 10,400-acre ranch near Hailey. Read more

University of Idaho to Host 30th Annual Holiday Concert

Posted 12/4/2019 9:03:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Dec. 4, 2019 — Hundreds of local school-aged singers will join the University of Idaho’s Jazz Choir for the 30th annual Jazz Choirs Holiday Concert at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 13, in the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center. Admission is free, but cash donations for the Lionel Hampton School of Music student scholarships will be accepted at the door. Read more

IGEM Funds U of I – Industry Project to Make Sheep Genomic Testing Cost Effective

Posted 12/3/2019 10:22:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Dec. 3, 2019 — A project to provide genetic testing for sheep to help producers minimize the impact of diseases and improve valuable traits will receive a grant from the Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission Council. Read more

U of I Winter Commencement Dec. 14 Celebrates 612 Graduates

Posted 12/2/2019 9:08:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Dec. 2, 2019 – Graduating students are eligible to receive a combined 612 degrees this December at the University of Idaho 2019 Winter Commencement. Candidates applied for 444 baccalaureate degrees, 132 master’s degrees, 22 doctoral degrees, nine law degrees and five specialist degrees. Read more

Don’t Get Skunked: U of I To Spray Evergreens to Deter Christmas Tree Thefts

Posted 12/2/2019 5:43:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Dec. 2, 2019 — Everyone enjoys the smell of the holidays: fresh-baked cookies, cinnamon and cloves, fresh-cut evergreens, skunk scent and fox urine. At least those last two aromas are what the season will smell like for anyone tempted to cut down a Christmas tree from the University of Idaho’s Moscow campus. Read more

U of I Holds Two Events for Acclaimed Author Luis Alberto Urrea

Posted 11/15/2019 10:55:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Nov. 15, 2019 — Acclaimed author Luis Alberto Urrea joins the University of Idaho’s Department of English for two public events as part of the Distinguished Visiting Writer series. Read more

U of I Theatre Presents “Little Women – The Musical”

Posted 11/13/2019 6:41:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Nov. 13, 2019 — Based on Louisa May Alcott’s beloved classic, “Little Women – The Musical” will be presented Dec. 6-15 on the Hartung stage at the University of Idaho. Read more

U of I GIS Day Features National Researcher Nov. 13

Posted 11/11/2019 11:41:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho - Nov. 11, 2019 — Geospatial technologies will be celebrated with presentations and speakers during the University of Idaho’s 13th annual Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the International Ballroom-North of the Bruce M. Pitman Center, on the Moscow campus. The event is free and open to the public. Read more

White House Names U of I Idaho Falls Professor 2019 Fellow

Posted 11/5/2019 10:14:00 PM

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Nov. 5, 2019 — University of Idaho, Idaho Falls Assistant Professor Dakota Roberson has earned a 2019-20 White House Fellowship and will spend a year working for the U.S. Department of Defense. Read more

U of I-Led Idaho Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment Advances with $11 million Funding Boost

Posted 11/5/2019 7:22:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Nov. 5, 2019 — Design of the nation’s largest research dairy begins as University of Idaho secures an additional $11 million for the Idaho Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment (CAFE). Read more

2020 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Tickets Go On Sale Nov. 5

Posted 11/4/2019 5:51:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Nov. 1, 2019 — Series and individual concert tickets for the University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, Feb. 28-29, 2020, will be available to purchase beginning Nov. 5 and Nov. 15, respectively. Read more

Pre-Concert and Intermission Socials Added to Auditorium Chamber Music Series

Posted 10/31/2019 4:42:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Oct. 31, 2019 — The Nov. 5 ATOS Trio concert will kick off with a new pre-concert social at 6:30 p.m. in the Administration Building east entrance, as the University of Idaho’s Auditorium Chamber Music Series presents the second performance of the season. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Administration Building Auditorium. Read more

New 10-Minute Plays Receive Free Staged Reading at U of I

Posted 10/30/2019 4:42:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Oct. 30, 2019 — Nine new 10-minute plays will receive staged readings in Moscow as part of a collaboration between the University of Idaho and the Northwest Playwrights Alliance (NPA) at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 1-2, at the Pocket Playhouse in Shoup Hall, 1028 W. Sixth Street, Moscow. The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited and tickets will be available 30 minutes before curtain while supplies last. Read more

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