Theft on campus — Just a case of opportunity 12.13.2012

A little opportunity can lead to a lot of stolen property, and Lt. Dave Lehmitz of the Moscow Police Department said large residential campus towns such as Moscow are at particular risk. Theft is a crime of opportunity and a crime that can often be averted if students take a few precautions, Lehmitz said “We […]

KUOI News — 12.7.12 12.06.2012

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Sports Briefs 12.06.2012

Indoor track and field schedule Idaho’s 2013 indoor home track and field schedule features seven meets during three weekends. The highlight home meets of 2013 include the Idaho Collegiate Ion Jan. 19, the 37th Annual Vandal Indoor on Feb. 1, and the Idaho Collegiate II on Feb. 15.

Eagles clipped — Vandals, Eagles trade runs in Idaho OT victory 12.06.2012

Five minutes into the second half the Vandals were left for dead, reeling from a 16-0 Eastern Washington run and a 17-point deficit to start the second half.

WAC Round-up 12.06.2012

Mississippi State 53, UT-San Antonio 42 – Dec. 4 It wasn’t pretty for the Roadrunners, 27 percent from the field on 15 of 55 shooting not pretty. Not that the Bulldogs were much better at 45 percent. But three of UTSA’s starters either didn’t score or scored less than five points. The starting five combined […]

Chicago State makes seven — New WAC member Cougars, will compete in 14 sports 12.06.2012

The Western Athletic Conference has made yet another addition, as Chicago State accepted an invitation to join the conference Wednesday. It is the fourth university to have accepted an invitation this fall and follows the addition of California State-Bakersfield, Utah Valley University and Grand Canyon University.

Utterly unattractive — Media market, demographics mean no FBS conference invite 12.06.2012

Idaho’s administrators have known for nearly two years that the Western Athletic Conference was slowly dying, and if it were to exist in the future at all would likely continue without football. Finding a new conference has been a top priority, but success has been hard to come by.

LPGA — Former Vandal Kayla Mortellaro earns LPGA Tour playing card 12.06.2012

After a clutch comeback in the final round, former Vandal golfer Kayla Mortellaro tied for 11th at the LPGA Tour qualifying tournament and sealed her spot on the 2013 LPGA Tour.

Jazz on campus 12.06.2012

The Lionel Hampton School of Music will host its annual jazz festival on Feb. 20-23.

Basketball to play six over break 12.06.2012

They’ll go into the holiday break with eight games under their belt, and come out of it with another six. Idaho men’s basketball will conclude non-conference play against bitter rival Boise State and open up conference play five days later at Seattle U.

Amendment offers greater safety, flexibility for daycares 12.06.2012

The Moscow City Council voted Monday to unanimously approve an amendment allowing more flexibility for daycare loading-area placement, a change that could also lead to increased safety for children.

No break for women’s basketball 12.06.2012

While most students are relaxing during winter break, the Idaho’s women’s basketball team will be going full bore, playing five games before school is back in session.

Highlighting written word of UI students 12.06.2012

Public readings are the best way for an unknown writer to not only have their work recognized by the public, but to also see how their work is accepted, said Shawn Rubenfeld, a graduate student in the Master of Fine Arts creative writing program at the University of Idaho.

HeisManti, not HeisManziel 12.06.2012

It’s never been a linebacker, nor has it ever been a freshman — it’s time to move past the fact that Manti Te’o and Johnny Manziel will both be a part of history if either is chosen as the 76th winner of the Heisman Trophy.

Athletes of the semester 12.06.2012

Hannah Kiser- Cross- country One of four juniors on the cross- country team that has never lost a WAC Championship meet, it still seems surreal that Kiser has another season to improve on an already remarkable career. Helping the Vandals overcome UT-San Antonio by the narrowest of margins in the WAC Championship meet, Kiser finished […]

Rockin around world of holidays 12.06.2012

Christmas is one of the most widely celebrated holidays throughout the world, and each country celebrates this festive season in a unique way.

10 minutes is long enough 12.06.2012

Running the gamut from Afghanistan War veterans to wacky comedy, the University of Idaho Theatre Department’s 10-Minute Play Festival will showcase 12 plays written, directed and acted by UI students, according to David Lee-Painter, academic faculty with the Theatre Department.

Losing it — Where all the orphaned gloves go 12.06.2012

A glove here, a coffee mug there, a USB drive, cards and keys, an iPod, a North Face jacket — each is lost and often found daily at the Idaho Commons Information Desk, said Laura Kleffner.

Common read, common credits 12.06.2012

The Common Read is not something students take very seriously anymore, according to Rodney Frey, director of general education. However, Frey said maybe it’s time that we should. With this year’s Common Read, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” — a credit class offered for all students, not just freshmen, and multiple events that talk […]

UI course evaluations receive low response rate 12.06.2012

University of Idaho course evaluations are due Dec. 9, but there seems to be a struggle with response rates. Kenton Bird, director of the School of Journalism and Mass Media, said in order for the evaluations to be effective, they need at least a 50 percent response rate.

Research leads to understanding of birth defect virus 12.06.2012

A University of Idaho biologist’s research may lead to an antiviral therapy to combat a virus that is linked to birth defects, as well as an increased understanding of how pathogens defeat cellular defense systems.

Holiday concert of all ages 12.06.2012

For the 23rd consecutive year, the University of Idaho Jazz Choir and K-12 students collaborate to present an annual holiday concert tonight at 8 p.m. in the Kibbie Dome.

Finally — 831 students expected to graduate as 448 plan to attend Winter Commencement 12.06.2012

An expected 448 seniors will stroll across stage, shake hands and smile to celebrate their graduation during Saturday’s Winter Commencement.

Sustaining multiple perspectives 12.06.2012

UISC, OCP grants empower students, community to pursue diverse sustainability projects

Teaching with technology 12.06.2012

As the amount of technology available to people increases, so does the push to have it be a major part of the educational atmosphere, said Corinne Mantle-Bromley, dean for the College of Education.