Stories tagged: University of Idaho
Mon., May 14, 2018, 9:07 a.m.
Graduation is a little bit like life on Mars
Mueller, who was the commencement guest speaker Saturday at the UI’s graduation ceremonies in the Kibbie Dome, is the co-founder of SpaceX and a 1985 graduate from UI with a …
Fri., May 11, 2018, 2:53 p.m.
Sexual assault accusation against Idaho student athlete surfaces
The Moscow Police Department disclosed that a University of Idaho student athlete was accused of sexual assault last year, contradicting a statement by the athletic director that his department has …
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
U of I tuition, fees to rise 5 percent next year
Tuition and fees will jump 5 percent for resident students at the University of Idaho next year, and 8 percent for nonresident students.
Wed., April 18, 2018, 8:31 a.m.
UI requests tuition hike for full-time students
The University of Idaho will request more in tuition increases for its full-time students than any other public, higher education institution in the state this morning at a regular meeting …
UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018, 8:49 p.m.
University of Idaho students’ green shower prototype hopes to solve global water waste and energy issues
One day shortly after being diagnosed with breast cancer, Maria Horta Vorse stepped out of the shower and started to feel uneasy. Her blood pressure rose, she blacked out and …
UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018, 8:33 p.m.
Idaho athletics, facing budget deficit, must get creative
An athletics department budget shortfall of about $1 million the University of Idaho has been able to stave off four years with budget reserves has come to a point where …
UPDATED: Thu., April 5, 2018, 11:16 a.m.
Associated Students of the University of Idaho approve resolution calling for athletic director Rob Spear’s resignation
In a Wednesday night meeting that lasted more than three hours, the Associated Students of the University of Idaho Wednesday approved a resolution calling for the resignation of athletics director …
UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018, 6:21 p.m.
University of Idaho places athletic director Rob Spear on administrative leave
One day before an Associated Students of the University of Idaho vote on whether athletics director Rob Spear should be fired, UI president Chuck Staben announced he is placing Spear …
UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018, 11:13 p.m.
At Oppenheimer Ethics Symposium, longtime security reporter defends Fourth Estate
In an era when the credibility of news reporting is regularly called into question – including by the president of the United States – Adam Goldman Thursday told a nearly …
Wed., March 28, 2018, 11:05 p.m.
Idaho AD Rob Spear’s future uncertain
As the Associated Students of the University of Idaho listened Wednesday night to testimony about a resolution they will vote on next week calling for the firing of Vandals athletics …
Wed., March 14, 2018, 8:54 a.m.
UI frat shut down by headquarters
The University of Idaho’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity closed Tuesday after an investigation into the chapter revealed a failure to abide by the fraternity’s national guidelines as well as safety …
Thu., March 8, 2018, 10 p.m.
Idaho athletic department admits to mistakes in handling of sexual assault, harassment complaints against football player in 2013
Diver Mairin Jameson and distance runner Maggie Miller reported six instances of harassment by wide receiver Jahrie Level in 2013 to Moscow Police and members of the university’s athletic department …
Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 2 p.m.
Idaho lawmaker not sorry for yelling ‘abortion is murder’
A Republican Idaho state senator yelled “abortion is murder” at a group of students who were pushing for birth control legislation at the Statehouse and now faces an ethics complaint …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
Idaho senator yells at students lobbying for birth control
A state senator shouted at University of Idaho students affiliated with Planned Parenthood trying to schedule a meeting with him to discuss birth control and sex education.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 9:27 p.m.
University of Idaho group helps students find their way, but future funding remains uncertain
Aidan Neelon’s grades rose from straight C’s to A’s and B’s last semester when the University of Idaho sophomore found the place he belonged on campus. Neelon, who grew up …
Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 6 a.m.
Former University of Idaho sprinter Sam Michener set for Olympics as member of U.S. bobsled team
Sam Michener his pursuing his Olympic dreams as a member of the U.S. bobsled team.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 4:43 p.m.
Book Notes: Colson Whitehead to speak at UI; Chris Abani to visit GU
Both Whitehead and Abani will speak on Monday.
Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 10:52 a.m.
Conservatives less likely to trust vaccines and public health efforts
New Age liberals may have been unfairly blamed for the current wave of anti-vaccine sentiment, according to a new study from the University of Idaho.
Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 4:02 p.m.
University of Idaho to expand scholarship program
The University of Idaho announced Friday its plan to expand the Western Undergraduate Exchange scholarship program to the 16 participating states and territories of the Western Interstate Commission on Higher …
Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
University of Idaho seeks forest stewards
FORESTS – The University of Idaho Extension is looking for candidates for the Idaho Master Forest Stewards program. Graduates of the program train to help forest owners and others learn …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 8:52 p.m.
University of Idaho seeks funding for dairy research center
Fundraising in the next few months will be vital to constructing a world class dairy-centric research and teaching facility in southern Idaho.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 2:21 p.m.
Officials add 127 homes to historic Moscow neighborhood
A neighborhood in a northern Idaho town has more than doubled the number of prewar homes in a historic district following an expansion of its boundaries.
Thu., Dec. 21, 2017
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 …
Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 1:32 p.m.
CEI students can jointly enroll at the UI
Students enrolling at the College of Eastern Idaho in Idaho Falls will soon be able to jointly enroll at the University of Idaho, reportedly the first such partnership in the …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
‘Sometimes plans change’ at UI
University of Idaho President Chuck Staben addressed concerns about his application to another university, his plans to cap new faculty and staff hires and his hefty research goals for the …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 11:10 a.m.
Apples and sweet potatoes are often found on the Thanksgiving table, just not usually in the same dish
Students in the Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Idaho combined ingredients that aren’t usually paired together in this year’s Thanksgiving challenge.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
New Mexico passes on University of Idaho President Chuck Staben
University of Idaho President Chuck Staben will be staying at the UI for the time being.
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 10:12 a.m.
Enrollment exceeds 12,000 at UI
Overall student enrollment at the University of Idaho is up 2.4 percent for fall 2017, bringing total enrollment across all UI campuses above 12,000 for the first time in five …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 6:38 p.m.
University of Idaho tailgating may proceed with caution
Limited game day alcohol service and tailgating at Idaho universities received what amounts to a yellow light Thursday.
Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
Student sues University of Idaho over response to sexual assault
A lawsuit filed in federal court alleges the University of Idaho failed to accommodate and protect a victim of sexual assault.