Stories tagged: University of Idaho
SUNDAY, FEB. 19, 2017
The Dirt: Land acquired next to Northern Quest Resort allows for future expansion
The Kalispel Tribal Economic Authority has new elbow room in Airway Heights — 22.6 acres of vacant land — purchased late last year and adjacent to the north side of …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, 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 …
TUESDAY, FEB. 14, 2017, 5:30 A.M.
Evolution always wins: University of Idaho video game uses mutating aliens to teach science concepts
“Darwin’s Demons,” a video game created at the University of Idaho, uses mutating aliens to teach students about natural selection and evolution.
MONDAY, FEB. 13, 2017, 6:56 P.M.
Someone’s leaving dead coyotes at University of Idaho frats, sororities
Three dead coyotes were left on the front porches of Greek houses at the University of Idaho early Friday.
THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 5:15 A.M.
Media critic to speak at University of Idaho says ‘send the interns’ to cover Trump
Here’s a thought from a prominent media critic: Major news organizations shouldn’t waste “talent and prestige” by sending their best reporters to cover Donald Trump’s White House. Instead, Jay Rosen …
SUNDAY, FEB. 5, 2017, 7 A.M.
Doug Clark: UI student Jodie Lewis is coming to terms with her own disability by learning to help others
Once in while someone comes along who makes us forget about our problems and maybe realize how lucky we are.
TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2017, 8:59 P.M.
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.
SATURDAY, JAN. 28, 2017, 7:51 A.M.
100 years ago in Spokane: Idaho lawmakers move to relocate UI to Boise; Seattle mayor indicted for bribery
Idaho state legislators issued a proposal to move the University of Idaho out of Moscow and into “a more central location” – that is, Boise. This was part of a …
THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2017, 8:56 A.M.
Idaho student group to host ‘Why Gay is not the New Black’
Dr. Voddie Baucham, a black pastor and author, will deliver a talk titled “Why Gay is not the New Black” today during an open event hosted by the University of …
THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 12:13 P.M.
University of Idaho to get millions to raise food better
The University of Idaho is feeling love from Gov. Butch Otter as it works to bring to life a $45 million research and education initiative in dairy and livestock production.
TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2017, 12:35 P.M.
University of Idaho’s Kibbie Dome the setting for filming of “The Last Champions”
Hollywood is coming to the Kibbie Dome, Saturday.
SATURDAY, DEC. 17, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: City official excited about University of Idaho research pointing to cheaper gas
From our archive, 100 years ago The possibility of making gas – the kind used in gas lamps – from wood instead of coal had local officials optimistic about cheaper …
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 2:36 P.M.
UI to host free coding event in Coeur d’Alene
The University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene Center will host a free coding event in downtown Coeur d’Alene Friday aimed at kids and teens but open to all.
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 8:26 A.M.
Moscow drivers can plug in and turn on
Tucked in an alleyway on the University of Idaho campus is a new means for Moscow to plug in to more sustainability.
SUNDAY, DEC. 4, 2016, 5:20 P.M.
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.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 10:58 A.M.
WSU, University of Idaho join search for super spuds
A program that teamed up three universities and three agricultural commissions in 1984 has recently experienced its fourth great success with a newly bred potato that seems to be superior …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 7:46 A.M.
Thanksgiving comes a day early in Idaho
Joshua McQueen, executive chef of Vandals Dining, and a few members of his staff spent Tuesday peeling about 300 pounds of potatoes, preparing 150 pounds of green beans, 30 turkeys, …
TUESDAY, OCT. 11, 2016, 6:24 P.M.
University of Idaho Delta Sigma Phi fraternity suspended
The Delta Sigma Phi fraternity at the University of Idaho has been suspended for an unspecified conduct violation and an investigation is underway, according to a university news release.
TUESDAY, OCT. 11, 2016, 11:35 A.M.
University of Idaho ‘lake lab’ to study ecology, economy of local lakes
A $100,000 laboratory at the University of Idaho-Coeur d’Alene will track the ecology of North Idaho lakes and their role in the regional economy.
MONDAY, OCT. 10, 2016, 12:55 P.M.
Study: Climate change doubles acreage burned in western fires
Human-caused climate change has increased the acres burned in western forest, but it isn’t solely responsible for the incendiary wildfires of recent years, a new study says. Natural climate trends …
FRIDAY, OCT. 7, 2016, 1:31 P.M.
UI students dig for artifacts at the home of renowned Idaho artist James Castle
Inside the tiny bunkhouse where unconventional artist James Castle once lived and worked, it didn’t take long to begin turning up tiny bits and pieces of stuff that could be …
TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2016, 12:24 P.M.
Man convicted of University of Idaho rape resentenced after successful appeal
A man convicted of raping a woman outside a University of Idaho fraternity house has had his conviction and sentence vacated and he has been resentenced to probation.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14, 2016, 2:33 P.M.
UI to use grant to study online courses for rural teachers
Teachers in rural areas will be able to advance their math education through online courses and video coaching under a $2.8 million National Science Foundation grant awarded to the University …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14, 2016, 12:48 P.M.
University of Idaho misses public records deadline for files about feral cats
The University of Idaho has missed a filing deadline in response to a request for any emails or documents involving the campus veterinarian and feral cats.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 1, 2016, 7:34 P.M.
Idaho tailgaters imbibe ‘apple juice’ under new alcohol restrictions
MOSCOW, Idaho – Thursday’s gathering at the University of Idaho had all the trappings of a pre-game tailgating party. Barbecue smoke wafted through the air. The marching band rallied Vandal …
FRIDAY, AUG. 12, 2016, 12:22 P.M.
Alcohol banned from lots outside of Kibbie Dome
University of Idaho football fans will have to leave campus if they plan on consuming alcohol before games this season, thanks to a decision Thursday from the Idaho State Board …
THURSDAY, AUG. 4, 2016, 10:18 A.M.
Wyoming football game at Idaho in 2018 dropped
Wyoming will not make a scheduled road trip to Idaho in 2018 because Idaho is dropping out of the Football Bowl Subdivision.
TUESDAY, AUG. 2, 2016, 1:33 P.M.
University of Idaho eyes partnering with Peru potato center
University of Idaho officials are negotiating a deal with the International Potato Center in Peru in hopes of getting access to the center’s vast potato gene bank.
SATURDAY, JULY 9, 2016, 7:12 P.M.
Locally: Vandals soccer coach Laura Jackson honored as one of top young coaches
Idaho Vandals women’s soccer coach
THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016, 6:26 P.M.
USA Cycling selects ex-Vandal Kristin Armstrong for Olympics
Kristin Armstrong will have an opportunity to chase her third straight time trial gold medal in Rio, perhaps the final chapter in a decorated cycling career spanning four Olympics and …