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UI settles with ex-workers

The University of Idaho has settled a lawsuit with two former employees who claimed they were punished for reporting concerns that a high-profile researcher was using university resources to benefit …

UI student recovering from fraternity house fall

A 20-year-old University of Idaho student who fell from a window of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity house in August has been released from the hospital.

Long road took Gonzaga Prep player to Cusick

For someone who didn’t exactly plan out his life, Mike Keogh was feeling pretty fortunate last week as he sat on the tailgate of his pickup in Cusick, directing the …

Former director of UI research center to retire

Gary Maki, the former director of the University of Idaho’s Center for Advanced Microelectronics and Biomolecular Research who was demoted in 2007, is retiring.

Idaho judge to rule in UI retirees lawsuit

A District Court judge will issue a written ruling in a lawsuit a group of 268 retirees filed against the University of Idaho over early retirement benefits.

UI professor joins ice melt research

At the Greenland ice sheet’s coldest and thickest point, where temperatures can plunge to 55 degrees below zero and ancient ice layers are 10,000 feet deep, a University of Idaho …

Upgrades turn Kibbie Dome into a bright spot

MOSCOW, Idaho – He made his way through the Vandals’ plush, revamped locker rooms and past the spacious athletic equipment center. Snaking through the bowels of the Kibbie Dome, Rob …

Another student falls from UI fraternity window

A 19-year-old woman fell from the third story of a University of Idaho fraternity early today, the second such fall in less than two weeks.

University of Idaho records enrollment bump

The University of Idaho has 1.4 percent more students statewide than it did a year ago.

UI student injured in fall upgraded

MOSCOW, Idaho — A 20-year-old University of Idaho student who was badly injured in a fall from a fraternity house window has been upgraded from critical to serious condition at …

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.

Man injured in fall from UI fraternity

Moscow police say a University of Idaho student was seriously injured when he fell from a window or the roof of a fraternity Saturday morning.

Former Idaho researcher who cloned mule dies

Gordon Woods, a veterinary scientist who helped create Idaho Gem, the world’s first cloned mule, has died. He was 57.

UI to offer students free laundry

MOSCOW, Idaho – The days when residents of University of Idaho housing use quarters to do their laundry appear to be over. The Moscow-based school is doing away with requiring …

UI considers making freshmen live on campus

The University of Idaho is pitching a plan that would require most of its first-year students to live on campus.

Dots connect on Idaho education corridor

A college foundation’s recent purchase of 17 acres of land in downtown Coeur d’Alene has accelerated a process to create an expanded higher education campus shared by multiple schools. On …

UI computer science chairman killed in accident

DEARY, Idaho — The chairman of the University of Idaho Department of Computer Science was killed at his home in northcentral Idaho in a tractor accident.

UI investigating researcher over bighorn study

MOSCOW, Idaho — The University of Idaho has opened an investigation into whether one its researchers suppressed information that appears to link bighorn sheep getting deadly diseases directly from domestic …

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 drop, merge academic 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 …

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.

Kansas St. provost becomes UI president

Duane Nellis, the Kansas State University provost who cited too little money when he earlier turned down an offer to become the University of Idaho’s president, took the job Wednesday …

UI boosters want Nellis for top job

Former U.S. Sen. Steve Symms has asked Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter to change state policy to allow private money to be used to bolster the salaries of university presidents.

Board approves fee hikes for Idaho universities

The state Board of Education has approved tuition and fee increases for full-time, in-state students between 5 and 7 percent next year.

Third UI president finalist withdraws

A third finalist for president of the University of Idaho, Dr. David Dooley, provost and vice president at Montana State University, has withdrawn his name from consideration, leaving just two …

2 finalists pass on top job at UI

MOSCOW, Idaho — Kansas State provost Duane Nellis is the second finalist to withdraw his name from the search for the next University of Idaho president since the list of …

Departure of cloning pioneer a loss for UI

The University of Idaho is losing one of its top researchers, a veterinary science professor who helped bring renown to the state by being part of a team that gave …

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.

Jazz phenomenon Eldar molds early lessons into style

Eldar Djangirov – commonly known as just plain Eldar – grew up on both sides of the track, so to speak, when it comes to music. From his mother, whom …