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Students, spirit, Red Bull — Red Bull Chariot Race gets students excited for Vandal Friday

04.14.2014 – 9:30 pm |

The track is ready, the teams are set and the Red Bull Chariot Race, one of the biggest events during University of Idaho’s Greek Week, is about to begin.

Tobbaco compromise – Shift to smokeless tobacco, should alleviate negative effects

04.14.2014 – 9:29 pm |
Tobbaco compromise – Shift to smokeless tobacco, should alleviate negative effects

According to public health surveys conducted by the Center for Disease Control, 52 percent of men and 34 percent of women smoked cigarettes in 1960. Just decades ago, smoking was common in restaurants, movie theaters …

Student health offices move

04.14.2014 – 9:29 pm |

The University of Idaho Student Health Services will temporarily move offices starting May 15, in order to allow for the current building to be re-piped.

Vandals beat familiar face in Texas — After long road trip, Vandals ready for senior day

04.14.2014 – 9:28 pm |

The Idaho women’s tennis team went 2-1 over the weekend, improving its record to 16-4 on the season.  

Welcome back, Quayshawne – With Buckley returning for one more year, this defensive line unit could be a force in Sun Belt

04.14.2014 – 9:23 pm |

Talk about some good unexpected news to come from the Idaho football team.
It was announced last week that senior defensive tackle Quayshawne Buckley was rejoining the team.

Louder – Day of Silence misses the point

04.10.2014 – 8:37 pm |

Sometimes, silence is louder than words — especially when you are in your 20s and have every vessel of communication imaginable at your disposal. However, this is not one of those times. 

Vandals prepare for Broncos

04.10.2014 – 8:32 pm |

After another disappointing road trip, the Vandal men’s tennis team had some time to lick their wounds — both literally and figuratively before hitting the road to face rival Boise State on Friday.

Another fresh start for T&F – After 23 individual victories, the team splits for meets in Arizona and Spokane

04.10.2014 – 8:27 pm |

In its first full outdoor competition of the season, the Idaho track and field team went to Spokane and collected 23 individual victories at the Sam Adams Classic at Whitworth College. 

Foundation ups funding — UI to offer 5 percent more in institutional financial aid

04.10.2014 – 8:12 pm |

University of Idaho students may see an additional scholarship offer on VandalWeb this month due to a near 5 percent increase of privately funded scholarships, Executive Director for Planning and Budget Keith Ickes said. 

Nourish color run supports effort to send students abroad

04.10.2014 – 8:08 pm |

As the temperature creeps up in Moscow and the sun begins to make more frequent appearances, students tend to celebrate by walking to class instead of driving, playing ultimate on the Administration Building lawn and …

Selecting SBA leaders — Student Bar Association names representatives for 2014 – 2015 year

04.07.2014 – 9:28 pm |

The Student Bar Association at the University of Idaho law school, recently held elections for new officers for the executive board. Six positions were vacant: president, vice president, treasurer, secretary, sergeant-at-arms and Boise vice president …

Night of culture — Song, dance and fine dining is part of upcoming India Night

04.07.2014 – 9:25 pm |

A healthy helping of Indian cuisine and traditional song and dance are just a few highlights of the 2014 India Night at the University of Idaho, presented by the Indian Students Association of UI.  

2014 was good for Vandals — Idaho programs had success over the year in various sports

04.07.2014 – 9:23 pm |
2014 was good for Vandals — Idaho programs had success over the year in various sports

The school year is beginning to wind down and many people are either getting ready to enjoy the summer or are getting ready to graduate. This includes many of the athletes within the Idaho athletic …

Breaking records, not the bank — Residents across the Palouse come together for fundraiser, world record attempt

04.07.2014 – 9:23 pm |

The city of Moscow is looking to earn its place in “The Guinness Book of World Records” at the end of April. 

Will dance for money — Students raise money for Make-A-Wish with inflatable dancing tube man

04.07.2014 – 9:23 pm |

Chase is a 10-year-old boy living in Moscow, with a brain tumor near his optic nerve that makes him blind in one eye and is causing him to lose vision in the other. 

Spring competition – Depth chart positioning will be up for grabs during Saturday morning’s scrimmage, the first of the spring

04.03.2014 – 10:15 pm |

Competition. Paul Petrino can’t say the word enough. It’s the theme of the second-year Idaho coach’s spring football camp and one that will be evident on Saturday afternoon when his Vandals compete in their first …

Pittman returns to Gonzaga

04.03.2014 – 10:14 pm |

Coming off a 2-0 loss to kick off the spring season, the Idaho soccer team went into practice this week preparing for their next opponent — who just happens to be coach Derek Pittman’s former …

Fisher, Vetsmany elected for 2014-2015

04.03.2014 – 9:15 pm |

After four weeks of unopposed campaigning, Nate Fisher and running mate Sarah Vetsmany were announced as the 2014 -2015 ASUI President and Vice President, respectively, Wednesday evening. They will assume office for the fall 2014 …

Student effort gets Moms’ Weekend off the ground

04.03.2014 – 9:13 pm |

Moms’ Weekend is one of the busiest event weekends on campus, and it takes a lot of work to get everything up and running — everything from the games in the Iron Mom competition to …

UI builds super computer — Memory of the Big-STEM computer gives researchers advantage

04.03.2014 – 8:58 pm |

The Big-STEM computer is one of the most powerful computers in the nation. It gives University of Idaho researchers an advantage to further their research, said Jim Alves-Foss, director of the Center for Secure and …

Spring football underway – Chalich takes slight lead in two-quarterback battle in spring practice

03.31.2014 – 10:05 pm | 2 Comments

Idaho coach Paul Petrino wanted the competition he has at multiple positions to create an infusion of energy for the start of  spring football practice. 

Two more sweeps — Vandals complete another successful road trip by sweeping two matches

03.31.2014 – 9:44 pm |

The windy Phoenix weather didn’t stop the Vandal women’s tennis team from capping off another impressive road trip.  

Grouplove to headline Finals Fest

03.31.2014 – 9:10 pm | 7 Comments

Grouplove — an indie-pop dance group known for their hit singles “Colours” and “Tongue Tied” — will headline the ASUI Vandal Entertainment 2014 Finals Fest.
“We researched a lot of artists and Grouplove struck us, because …

Leading the law school

03.31.2014 – 9:10 pm |

Mark Adams, vice dean at Valparaiso University Law School in Indiana, was appointed dean of the University of Idaho College of Law Thursday, succeeding Interim Dean Michael Satz.
Adams came out on top after a national …

Helping with healthy snacks — Campus dietitian, UI Students team up to provide healthy vending machine options

03.31.2014 – 8:45 pm | One Comment

Vending machines on the University of Idaho campus will take a healthier turn, as a group of movement science students and the UI campus dietitian team up to make campus a healthier place.

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