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Stories tagged: University of Idaho

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 10:40 p.m.

‘Sometimes plans change’ at UI

University of Idaho President Chuck Staben addressed concerns about his application to another university, his plans to cap new faculty and staff hires and his hefty research goals for the …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 11:10 a.m.

Apples and sweet potatoes are often found on the Thanksgiving table, just not usually in the same dish

Students in the Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Idaho combined ingredients that aren’t usually paired together in this year’s Thanksgiving challenge.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 10:08 p.m.

New Mexico passes on University of Idaho President Chuck Staben

University of Idaho President Chuck Staben will be staying at the UI for the time being.

Enrollment exceeds 12,000 at UI

Overall student enrollment at the University of Idaho is up 2.4 percent for fall 2017, bringing total enrollment across all UI campuses above 12,000 for the first time in five …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 6:38 p.m.

University of Idaho tailgating may proceed with caution

Limited game day alcohol service and tailgating at Idaho universities received what amounts to a yellow light Thursday.

Student sues University of Idaho over response to sexual assault

A lawsuit filed in federal court alleges the University of Idaho failed to accommodate and protect a victim of sexual assault.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 10:21 p.m.

Women’s rights icon Anita Hill decries ‘post-fact era’ in University of Idaho address

Women’s rights icon Anita Hill told a large crowd at the University of Idaho on Wednesday that the nation is moving into a “post-fact era” as the federal government stops …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 9:07 a.m.

Idaho university president finalist for New Mexico position

The University of Idaho President Chuck Staben is a finalist for the same position at a New Mexico university.

UI President Chuck Staben up for New Mexico job

University of Idaho President Chuck Staben is one of five finalists for the president’s position at the University of New Mexico. He is scheduled to interview there Oct. 17. UNM’s …

Anita Hill weighs in on Idaho workplace harassment case; will give UI Bellwood Lecture

Though the spending of $14,000 by the Idaho state controller’s office for an outside law firm to investigate allegations of sexual and racial harassment against a former top employee raised …

1-ton block falls, pins University of Idaho worker’s leg

Authorities say a worker at the University of Idaho was pinned for a time after a one-ton concrete block fell on his leg, trapping him at the school’s wood-chip storage …

Achievements: University of Idaho graduates

University of Idaho has announced its graduates for the spring 2017 semester.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 9:26 p.m.

HOPE emerges in DACA situation

As the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program now begins its phase-out, students at the University of Idaho are fighting for the status of so-called Dreamers with a newly formed …

University of Idaho research may slow antibiotic resistance to drugs

New research from the University of Idaho has identified two genetic mutations in bacteria that help explain how some bacteria evolve and retain resistance to multiple antibiotics.

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 7:26 p.m.

Name change for University of Idaho College of Education

The University of Idaho’s College of Education has changed its name to the College of Education, Heath and Human Sciences. The state Board of Education and the university’s leadership has …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 9:41 p.m.

Moscow law clinic will answer legal questions for free

Moscow-area residents with legal questions will be able to find many of their answers for free starting later this month when the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association Street Law Clinic expands …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 10:06 p.m.

University of Idaho asks again for alcohol permit

The University of Idaho is asking Idaho’s State Board of Education to amend its alcohol permit policy to allow pre-game alcohol sales in the Fan Zone and tailgating in Kibbie …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 4:44 p.m.

Idaho dairy group opposes immigration detention contract

A dairymen group in south-central Idaho has sent a letter to Jerome County commissioners in opposition to a pending contract that would lease out space in the county’s new jail …

University of Idaho branches out with new degrees and online options

Three years after University of Idaho President Chuck Staben said his goal for the UI was a 50 percent increase in enrollment by 2024, a combination of ease of enrollment …

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 11:15 a.m.

University of Idaho professor killed by lightning strike in Swiss Alps

Faculty and staff at the University of Idaho began mourning one of their own Monday when it was announced Samantha Ramsay, an assistant professor of nutrition at the Margaret Ritchie …

UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 7:49 a.m.

Tailgating at Idaho Vandals games may get a little more legal

A portion of Moscow’s city code may be amended to allow tailgaters at University of Idaho football games to consume alcoholic beverages in areas outside the Kibbie Dome.

Some southern Idaho residents worry about proposed UI dairy

Some Jerome County residents are worried that plans for a big new University of Idaho-operated dairy could befoul the local air.

UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 2:41 p.m.

Harsh winter results in reduced Idaho wine grape crop

This year’s Idaho grape crop harvest is expected to be down significantly as a result of a bitter cold winter in the heart of Idaho wine country.

NIC golf coach Russell Grove wins Oregon Open

North Idaho College golf coach Russell Grove shot a 1-under 73 Thursday to wrap up a six-shot victory at the Oregon Open.

Summer construction begins at the University of Idaho

The vast majority of university students may have forsaken Moscow in favor of their respective homes for a few summer months, but that doesn’t mean the University of Idaho campus …

UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 9:02 p.m.

Golf with Jim Meehan – Pros roundtable: Tough par 5s, Tiger, instruction and bucket-list course

You’ve missed the fairway for the umpteenth time in a row. Limbs from a towering ponderosa pine demand a special recovery shot to reach the green. What do you do? …

UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 11:12 p.m.

University of Idaho to update safety protocols after rocket fuel explosion injured four students

The University of Idaho will update its safety and emergency response protocols following an internal review of

UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 3:11 p.m.

University of Idaho examines safety updates after explosion

The University of Idaho has identified 14 recommendations to improve safety and emergency response policies following an explosion in a school parking lot that injured four students, according to a …

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 the insurers to the …

UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017, 5:13 p.m.

‘Black cousin’ remark at University of Idaho commencement sparks criticism

A Boise businesswoman says she meant no offense for the remarks she made during a University of Idaho commencement address at the Boise satellite campus that has since sparked criticism …