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Eye On Boise University of Idaho archive


WEDNESDAY, JAN. 24, 2018

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 13, 2017

FRIDAY, NOV. 3, 2017

UI President Staben doesn't get New Mexico job

University of Idaho President Chuck Staben, who was a finalist to become president of the University of New Mexico, didn’t get the job, with the UNM Board of regents selecting another candidate, Garnett S. Stokes; she’ll be the school’s first female president and currently is...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 19, 2017

MONDAY, OCT. 9, 2017

TUESDAY, SEPT. 5, 2017

U of I reports record fundraising year

The University of Idaho is reporting its biggest fundraising year ever in fiscal year 2017, with more than $38.7 million in gifts and commitments. That includes $6.6 million earmarked for specific research programs, including cybersecurity, agricultural science the humanities; and $8.45 million earmarked for student...

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THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2017

MONDAY, MAY 8, 2017

Dirk Kempthorne (American Council of Life Insurers)

Former Idaho Gov. Kempthorne, set for honorary UI degree, now crusades for life insurance, retirement options

These days, former Idaho Gov. Dirk Kempthorne is the chief representative of the life insurance industry, traveling the country and the world, giving speeches and representing insurers to the Trump administration, states, international groups and nations. It’s a role that’s brought the former Boise mayor, U.S. senator and U.S. secretary...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 7, 2016

TUESDAY, AUG. 2, 2016

FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2016

U of I to manage Rock Creek Ranch, perform research

Researchers, environmental groups and the U.S. Department of Agriculture are partnering to perform range and grazing-related research in Idaho. The USDA and the University of Idaho signed an agreement with The Nature Conservancy and Wood River Land Trust, which own the 10,400-acre Rock Creek Ranch in south-central Idaho...

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UI President Chuck Staben, wife buy Boise home 

University of Idaho President Chuck Staben has purchased a home in the east end of Boise, the Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports, but the university says there’s no change in his residency or plans for him to spend more time in the state capital. Instead, the...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 21, 2014

Mumps outbreak hits University of Idaho 

A mumps outbreak at the University of Idaho has prompted the state Department of Health & Welfare to advise students to use their winter breaks to make sure they're caught up on vaccinations, including the MMR vaccine, which is for measles, mumps and rubella. More...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 15, 2014

MONDAY, NOV. 18, 2013


MONDAY, SEPT. 30, 2013

Five finalists named for president at University of Idaho 

Five finalists have been named for president of the University of Idaho, hailing from Kentucky, South Dakota, Florida and Pennsylvania. “The search committee was impressed by the number of outstanding applicants for the position,” said state Board of Education member Emma Atchley, who is chairing...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 16, 2013


THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2013

U of I names interim law dean

The University of Idaho has named Michael Satz, associate dean in the College of Law, to serve as interim dean of the college, effective June 1. Satz succeeds Don Burnett, who was named interim president of the University of Idaho. When Burnett accepted the interim...

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