Research and Scholarship in the News
6 Steps to Turn Mindless Activities in Mindful Ones, Huffington Post
Jamie Derrick (Department of Psychology and Communication) provides advice on mindfulness techniques like noticing details and savoring small moments.
Scientists Discover an Imperiled Bumblebee Bouncing Back in Unexpected Places, Yahoo News
Graduate student Paul Rhoades (Entomology) discusses his research that has found healthy populations of a declining bumblebee in Washington and Idaho.
Construction Underway on New U of I Academic Building, KREM
This story highlights progress on the Integrated Research and Integration Center (IRIC).
Can Plant-Based Feeds Make Aquaculture Sustainable? High Country News
Ron Hardy (Aquaculture Research Center) discusses his project selectively breeding trout to thrive on a plant-based diet.
Helping them Share Their Voice, Associated Press
Christopher Pfund (Music) discusses his love for opera and teaching.
UI Graduate Simulates 8-month Mars Mission, KREM
UI alumna Sophie Milam discusses her experience with a NASA Mars simulation experiment.
Addressing the ‘Wicked’ Wildfire Problem, Coeur d’Alene Press
Alistair Smith (Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences) discusses the multidisciplinary paper published in BioScience that calls for an integrated, innovative approach to wildfire.
Study Shows Hispanic Population Boom, Idaho Falls Local News 8
A new report from the McClure Center for Public Policy Research shows Idaho’s Hispanic population is booming and will continue to be a greater percentage in coming years.
Researcher Offers Recommendations from Manure Study, Capital Press
Amber Moore (Extension) presents grower recommendations based on her eight-year study of the crop and soil effects of long-term manure applications.
Meridian Movie Theater Suing Idaho Police to Keep Liquor License, Boise State Public Radio
Shaakirrah Sanders (Law) discusses legal precedents related to a theater in Meridian that could lose it liquor license for selling alcohol during a showing of “Fifty Shades of Grey.”
Drone Research Nets Results in Idaho Spud Fields, Capital Press
UI plant pathologist Louise-Marie Dandurand (Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences) has confirmed that advanced sensors can detect potato crop ailments like nematode feeding and potato virus Y.
Doing More With a Limited Water Supply, Idaho Press-Tribune
Olga Walsh (Extension) suggests ways for Idaho farmers to integrate more efficient water technologies into their practices.
Big Research for a Tiny Animal, Moscow-Pullman Daily News
Janet Rachlow (Fish and Wildlife Sciences) discusses her team’s research on sagebrush and the pygmy rabbit.