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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 …


UI president finalist pledges to stick around

Duane Nellis, a finalist in the search for a new University of Idaho president, has assured the Moscow campus he’ll stick around if the state Board of Education picks him …


Judge to decide if Delling is fit for trial

A district judge will submit a written decision on whether 23-year-old John Delling is competent to stand trial in the shooting death of a Boise man police say he met …


UI reports growth in enrollment

Spring enrollment is up 1 percent at the University of Idaho, the second straight semester of gains after five years of slipping student numbers.


UI presidency candidates schedule visits to campuses

The Idaho Board of Education has narrowed its list of finalists for the University of Idaho presidency to five candidates, two of whom will visit Moscow and Coeur d’Alene early …


Board: 5 finalists for UI presidency

The state Board of Education says there are five finalists for the University of Idaho presidency and two candidates will visit the Moscow campus next month.


Experts say Delling may be ready for trial

The mental health of a Boise man charged in a pair of 2007 shooting deaths in the state has improved enough in the last eight months for him to stand …


UI president: Of programs to be cut, few are popular

Of the 41 undergraduate and graduate degree programs that the University of Idaho is proposing eliminating, few are popular, acting UI President Steven Daley-Laursen told JFAC this morning.


Brotherly love

Editor’s note: In 2006, we published a story by Don Shelton about a previous reunion of his University of Idaho fraternity brothers that centered around an ex-classmate with Alzheimer’s disease. …


UI president stops coed dorm plan

Saying he was uncomfortable with shared bathroom space for students of opposite gender, University of Idaho interim President Steven Daley-Laursen on Thursday announced the discontinuation of a co-ed housing plan.


UI eyes 41 programs for cuts

Administrators at the University of Idaho are considering eliminating 32 degree programs and consolidating nine others as part of a strategy to focus on the school’s strengths in an era …


Steam plant work paying off for UI

MOSCOW – Modifications that made a wood-fired boiler more efficient saved the University of Idaho up to $10,000 per day during December’s cold snap, officials said. Scott Smith, the steam …


University of Idaho to allow mixed-gender housing

BOISE — The University of Idaho will allow students of the opposite sex to live together in campus suites when the fall semester begins in August.


UI researcher won’t be deported

A University of Idaho researcher is back on the job, a year after a tangled immigration case left her unemployed and facing deportation. Katarzyna Dziewanowska, a Polish scientist who has …


Team to study Idaho river basins, warming

BOISE – Two river basins in Idaho will become a national laboratory to study the effects of climate change on water resources under a five-year, $15 million National Science Foundation …