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Stories tagged: University of Idaho

Small-scale projects utilize energy, heat

The Northwest gets about 2.4 percent of its energy from biomass. Mills often burn wood waste for steam to run equipment and generate electricity. Wood also heats rural schools and …

Univ. of Idaho president criticizes state leaders

University of Idaho President Duane Nellis says state budget cuts are risking education programs and innovation at the Moscow campus.

Native giant earthworms are big find for scientists

Two living specimens of the fabled giant Palouse earthworm have been captured for the first time in two decades in what represents a significant discovery of a creature that has …

Idaho scientists find giant Palouse earthworm

Two living specimens of the fabled giant Palouse earthworm have been captured for the first time in two decades, University of Idaho scientists revealed today.

Conference draws on ‘Power of One’

When she was an elementary school teacher in Scobey, Mont., Deanna Peterschick Gilmore noticed that one of her students was always left out of playground games because she was the …

UI: Furloughs for 2,600 will save $1.2 million

The University of Idaho plans to implement furloughs for 2,600 employees during the next four months to save about $1.2 million and help offset shortfalls in state funding for higher …

University of Idaho student enrollment up 3 percent

The University of Idaho reports more than 11,500 students are enrolled this semester, up three percent from the same time last year.

UI laments budget cuts, touts role

BOISE – The University of Idaho has taken $22 million in budget cuts in the past two years, and with more looming, UI President Duane Nellis told lawmakers Monday that …

Boise’s Thomas plays key role in overcoming Idaho

MOSCOW, Idaho – The unrelenting chorus of boos came in unison, almost as if they had been rehearsed for weeks. Every time Anthony Thomas touched the ball Monday night, University …

UI president warns against further cuts

The University of Idaho has taken $22 million in budget cuts just in the past two years, and with more looming, UI President Duane Nellis told lawmakers Monday that higher …

UI student dies; no foul play suspected

Police say a 27-year-old University of Idaho student appears to have died from alcohol poisoning and drug use. No foul play is suspected.

Blanchette: Griz pause to consider their future

After the parade downtown Tuesday afternoon, there was a charter plane waiting to whisk the University of Montana Grizzlies off to Chattanooga, Tenn., and this weekend’s FCS championship game – …

UI professor reasserts bighorn disease claims

BOISE – A University of Idaho professor suspended from sheep research duties since June has repeated claims that wild bighorns don’t catch fatal diseases from domestic sheep, despite pledging not …

Schmidt adds spice to UI’s tale

Inspiring on their immediate merits, the weekly amazements at the University of Idaho and the antsy contemplation of a bowl game are made even more remarkable cast against the Vandals’ …

Dairy study gives fodder to immigration discussion

BOISE – Immigration as a political issue has sparked plenty of rhetoric in Idaho in recent years, but a new University of Idaho study shines new light on how heavy …

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.