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Spears’ future at UI hangs in balance

It appears the Idaho State Board of Education may decide the fate of University of Idaho Athletic Director Rob Spear this week when it meets at Idaho State University.

UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 11:49 a.m.

WSU and UI researchers say there’s more magma beneath Yellowstone caldera than previously thought

Based on research by WSU and UI, amount of magma under the Yellowstone caldera may be as much as double as what scientists previously thought.

University of Idaho students impose ban on Greek Row drinking parties

The student-run organizations that oversee the University of Idaho’s Greek system have approved an indefinite ban on parties involving alcohol, following the lead of counterparts at Washington State University in …

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 9:14 p.m.

Cassini Spacecraft’s long tour comes to an end

Washington State University alumnus and professor emeritus at the University of Idaho David Atkinson talks about sentimental end of trip for the Cassini Spacecraft.

UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 11:12 p.m.

University of Idaho to update safety protocols after rocket fuel explosion injured four students

The University of Idaho will update its safety and emergency response protocols following an internal review of

UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 3:11 p.m.

University of Idaho examines safety updates after explosion

The University of Idaho has identified 14 recommendations to improve safety and emergency response policies following an explosion in a school parking lot that injured four students, according to a …

Huckleberries: She has a connection to a Wallace bordello – and she’s talking

Molly Tsalaky, of Mica Bay on Lake Coeur d’Alene, was laughing when she contacted Huckleberries. My Wednesday column about the infamous Wallace brothels brought back memories. Molly and her late …

Details of University of Idaho rocket fuel explosion slow to emerge

A faculty adviser to Washington State University’s Aerospace Club said the club decided a full year ago to not to test its own rocket fuel.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 10:48 p.m.

University of Idaho to no longer euthanize nuisance animals

The University of Idaho will continue to trap wild, stray or feral animals on its campus, but it will end its practice of euthanization, according to the university’s Nuisance Animal …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 10:54 p.m.

New University of Idaho animal policies set in response to gassing of nuisance animals

More than four months after a University of Idaho task force delivered its suggestions concerning the management of nuisance animals on campus to president Chuck Staben, changes to policy may …

Idaho, Washington foreign students urged to stay in US

University presidents in Idaho and Washington State are urging foreign students to avoid trips home or international travel following President Donald Trump’s recent executive order.

University of Idaho fraternity suspension to continue after investigation

A University of Idaho fraternity remains suspended for the remainder of the academic year after a university investigation found that the fraternity engaged in behavior inconsistent with the university’s policies.

Four corners: Idaho Vandals

COMING UP: Saturday vs. Seattle University, 7 p.m. OUTLOOK: Coming into the season, Western Athletic Conference coaches picked Seattle University to finish second and Idaho to finish tied for fourth …

Chicago State slips past Vandals

Stephen Madison flew into the Idaho bench to chase down a loose ball, Mike Scott knifed into the lane for two crafty buckets and, finally, the Vandals’ holiday fog started …

Vandals hang on to defeat N. Texas

Stephen Madison scored 25 points to lead Idaho past North Texas 87-76 on Friday in the Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament at Portland.

Boise State edges Vandals, 76-73

NAMPA, Idaho – Anthony Drmic could barely stand on his feet two days before Saturday’s game, but he had no issues with his shooting touch during Boise State’s 76-73 victory …

UI student in critical condition after fall

A University of Idaho student who reportedly fell from a third-story fraternity house window over the weekend was listed Monday in critical condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

UI professor questions money spent in New Mexico

The University of Idaho is spending nearly $400,000 a year to support three employees in New Mexico without any oversight, an electrical engineering professor at the school says.

UI to cut 62 positions, reduce 35 programs

The University of Idaho will eliminate 62 positions and either drop or consolidate about 35 academic programs as part of a plan to cut its budget by $11.7 million next …

Coroner: Alcohol caused UI student death

A coroner has confirmed that alcohol poisoning caused the death of a University of Idaho student last month.

UI may seek 8 percent student fee increase

The University of Idaho may seek to increase student fees next year by more than 8 percent.

UI president finalist pledges to stick around

Duane Nellis, a finalist in the search for a new University of Idaho president, has assured the Moscow campus he’ll stick around if the state Board of Education picks him …

UI president: Of programs to be cut, few are popular

Of the 41 undergraduate and graduate degree programs that the University of Idaho is proposing eliminating, few are popular, acting UI President Steven Daley-Laursen told JFAC this morning.

UI president stops coed dorm plan

Saying he was uncomfortable with shared bathroom space for students of opposite gender, University of Idaho interim President Steven Daley-Laursen on Thursday announced the discontinuation of a co-ed housing plan.

UI eyes 41 programs for cuts

Administrators at the University of Idaho are considering eliminating 32 degree programs and consolidating nine others as part of a strategy to focus on the school’s strengths in an era …

University of Idaho to allow mixed-gender housing

BOISE — The University of Idaho will allow students of the opposite sex to live together in campus suites when the fall semester begins in August.

UI can’t overcome early woes

The University of Idaho men’s basketball team played the role of pesky visitors, but the Vandals couldn’t overcome an early deficit in a 70-61 loss at Utah State in Western …