Police logs — 8.31.2017 through 9.8.2017 09.12.2017

August 31 900 block West Palouse River Drive, 7:39 a.m. Unknown person broke into a trailer home, taking a TV and stereo.   South Blaine Street; Safeway, 8:47 a.m. Male arrested for shoplifting Seahawks gear. He put the items in his cart and walked out of the store.   West Sixth Street & Jackson Street, […]

Weekly Arabic classes teach participants culture, language 05.06.2016

When Husam Samkari first moved to America from Saudi Arabia, he knew only a few simple English words. Now, just four years later, he is helping instruct a class of English-speaking students interested in learning the Arabic language and culture. The class, held this semester every Wednesday night in the administration building, is intended to […]

Life in law enforcement isn”t always easy 05.05.2016

At the start of every shift for Moscow police officers, there is a briefing meeting to pass important information between shifts. On the night of April 30, that meeting had just begun when the radios in the room echoed news of a two-car collision with multiple injuries on Styner Avenue. Just like that, officers were […]

Syllabi should be available for students prior to registration 05.02.2016

As students, we have a lot going on pretty much 24/7. Still, there are a few times each semester that really stress us out – midterms, finals and registration madness. We all know the registration routine. The upcoming semester”s schedule gets posted online, we look over it, compare it to Degree Audit, look through the […]

Day of Silence demonstration takes place Friday, as a reminder to what members of the LGBTQA community encounter regularly 04.14.2016

The University of Idaho LGBTQA community will attempt to make themselves heard 12:30-1:30 p.m. Friday in the Free Speech Zone with a silent demonstration. Friday is the national Day of Silence, which recognizes the challenges faced by gay, lesbian and transgender people, especially name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools. UI LGBTQA Office Director Julia Keleher […]

UI graduate students to showcase Three Minute Thesis presentations Tuesday 04.11.2016

The average graduate student”s dissertation is approximately 80,000 words, said University of Idaho College of Graduate Studies Associate Dean Jerry McMurty. With the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) event, graduate students are challenged to cut their project down into just a three-minute presentation. McMurty said since the first time he heard other graduate deans speak of […]

Turning the page – Library renovations formally unveiled 03.31.2016

A new study space, a cafe, a learning laboratory and 24-hour access are just a few features of the newly renovated first floor of the University of Idaho library. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. Friday to officially unveil the renovations, and will be followed by a reception. Dean of Libraries Lynn […]

Different dorms, same great community – Theophilus Tower and the Wallace Complex both have features that are ideal for first-year students 03.31.2016

First-year students beginning their college experience in the fall will have two main options for housing: two of the four Wallace Complex wings or the Theophilus Tower. “Wallace really is the hub. It has the dining hall, academic success center, biggest basement, best computer lab space and the mailboxes are right there,” said Jennifer Skinner, […]

Linking music, human rights – Jazz Fest workshop will explore legal foundations as they relate to music worldwide 02.22.2016

International human rights often call to mind marginalized groups, radicalized movements or extreme violence. Jeffrey Dodge, associate dean of the College of Law, said he is hoping to break human rights down to a more foundational level. Dodge will conduct a workshop, “The Relationship Between Music and International Human Rights,” as part of the Lionel […]