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Stories tagged: university of idaho

Achievements: University of Idaho Summer 2019 Graduation

The following students graduated from the University of Idaho at the end of the summer 2019 session.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 28, 2019, 5:05 p.m.

University of Idaho expert on vaping: Avoid it

As cases of vaping-related illness in the U.S. surged past 800 this week (with 12 dead), many throughout the country, including some local experts, say it’s best to avoid the …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 6:57 p.m.

Banned University of Idaho professor arrested on drug, burglary charges

Court records say Denise Bennett stayed at a man’s trailer home in Lewiston for about a week before moving out on Sept. 18. The man called police two days later, …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 7:21 p.m.

University of Idaho professor fired months after school declares her safety threat, bans her from campus

Denise Bennett, who had taught broadcasting, digital media production and documentary filmmaking at University of Idaho since 2006, vowed to appeal the decision on Tuesday.

University of Idaho receives approval to sell Sandpoint property

The University of Idaho received approval from the State Board of Education Thursday to sell a 75-acre parcel of land in Sandpoint that has gone unused for more than a …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 10:01 a.m.

‘It’s like time traveling’: Museum devoted to prolific photographers of Wallace history to open Sunday

The picture is so clear, the detail so crisp, you can easily count the wrinkles under his eyes. Especially the ones at the sides, fanning outward like tiny crow’s feet.

Achievements: University of Idaho Spring 2019 Graduates

The following students graduated from the University of Idaho at the end of the spring 2019 semester.

University of Idaho professor to receive presidential award for science

University of Idaho associate professor Tara Hudiburg has been selected as one of the recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

Achievements: University of Idaho Spring 2019 Dean’s List

The following students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2019 semester at University of Idaho.

Guest Opinion: Delivering on the University of Idaho’s brave and bold mission

The University of Idaho’s mission is to serve our state’s citizens, communities and industries. For Idaho to thrive, UI has to deliver on that mission.

Idaho board approves alcohol consumption at pregame events

Alcohol consumption at University of Idaho tailgating and pregame events was given a green light by the State Board of Education for a second consecutive year during its meeting at …

University of Idaho professor files discrimination lawsuit

A University of Idaho law professor says she was discriminated against based on her gender and race and faced retaliation after reporting concerns.

Pullman-Moscow bus route pros, issues discussed

Washington State University and the University of Idaho dropped their intercampus commuter shuttle agreement with Wheatland Express in 2011, but talks of re-establishing the service between the two largest Palouse …

Mid-sized farms are on the decline in Idaho and nationwide

Idaho farms are either getting smaller or bigger, according to the recently released Census of Agriculture, which collects data every five years from farms and ranches that produce at least …

UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019, 11:45 a.m.

New University of Idaho arena fulfills university’s mission on many levels

Moscow Mountain, looming on the horizon and shrouded with rain, was a symbol at a soggy University of Idaho groundbreaking ceremony Thursday that the UI is doing more than building …

UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 9:53 p.m.

If Robert F. Smith wanted to pay local college debt, what numbers are we talking?

During his commencement address, billionaire Robert F. Smith surprised the Morehouse College graduating class with an enormous gift: Smith announced he would be footing the bill for every graduating student’s …

The tick-friendly Northwest

As the Palouse shrugs off the last gasps of winter weather, pedestrians and pet owners may have noticed an explosion of activity among that pernicious perennial parasite – the tick.

UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 9:31 p.m.

University of Idaho arena cost unanimously upped by $5 million

The Idaho State Board of Education unanimously approved a University of Idaho request to raise the approved cost of the coming Idaho Central Credit Union Arena by $5 million during …

UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019, 8:13 p.m.

University of Idaho football player gets six months probation

University of Idaho football player Christian Elliss received the same punishment as teammate Dalton Cash after both were accused of attempting to steal food from Moscow’s Walmart in March.

New leaders of Boise State and Idaho to receive higher pay

The new presidents of Boise State University and the University of Idaho will earn more than their predecessors.

John Blanchette: Even before Title IX, women’s sports had true pioneers such as Nancy Monroe

Having never been on an airplane or out of the state of California before her 17th birthday, Nancy Monroe can only explain away her decision to enroll at the University …

UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 10:45 p.m.

Scott Green picked as next president of University of Idaho

Scott Green, University of Idaho alumnus and chief operating and financial officer of the international law firm Hogan Lovells, is the new president of the university.

UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 12:18 p.m.

Tommy Orange’s ‘There There’ selected as University of Idaho’s 2019-20 Common Read

Tommy Orange will speak in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center on Nov. 5.

Studies: Done right, catch and release isn’t lethal

Separate inquiries find exposure of fish to air after being landed has little impact on their survival and reproductive odds.

UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 10:02 p.m.

University of Idaho plans for largest research dairy in the U.S.

The University of Idaho could boast the largest research dairy in the country within the next decade.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 8:40 p.m.

Finalists for University of Idaho’s next president released

The Idaho State Board of Education named five finalists for the position of University of Idaho President on Wednesday morning.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 1:07 p.m.

Aspiring and established jazz musicians and singers collide at UI’s Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

The festival runs Friday and Saturday at the University of Idaho.

Washington State University, University of Idaho delay classes due to icy conditions

Washington State University in Pullman and University of Idaho in Moscow delayed classes Thursday morning as melting snow turned to ice overnight.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 11:05 p.m.

UI administrators double down amid criticism of text alert implying professor was a safety threat

The Vandal Alert system, like similar tools in use at other schools, was designed to promptly notify the campus community of ongoing threats to public safety, such as violent crimes, …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 10:55 p.m.

Longtime University of Idaho chemistry professors dies on campus

A longtime University of Idaho chemistry professor died Wednesday on campus, the UI student newspaper reported.