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Tabling to close the gap — Women’s Center brings awareness to wage disparity, Equal Pay Day

04.14.2014 – 9:33 pm |

April 8 may seem like a random date on the calendar, but to the University of Idaho Women’s Center, it is the physical representation of the wage gap between women and men.

Human vs. Zombies

04.14.2014 – 9:32 pm |

On the afternoon of April 2, I was walking to the library and ran into a group of students who were carrying Nerf guns, and had broken up into two teams.  They were pursuing and, …

In brief

04.14.2014 – 9:31 pm | One Comment

Going tobacco free
Following a recommendation from the University of Idaho Tobacco Task Force, UI is on track to become a tobacco-free campus effective Aug. 24, 2015. 

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.

Troubled program

04.14.2014 – 9:30 pm |

Just more than a month ago, potential legal problems came to the attention of the Latah County Board of Commissioners concerning the county’s Non-Indigent Public Assistance Program. 

Doceo center opens at UI

04.14.2014 – 9:30 pm | One Comment

The Doceo Center for Innovation + Learning recently opened at the University of Idaho to provide future teachers with technology training, integrate technology into K-12 classrooms and share research.

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.

Case by case

04.14.2014 – 9:27 pm |

The spring 2014 semester at the University of Idaho has seen several critical issues debated across campus — from changes in the tobacco policy to whether or not students should be allowed to carry concealed …

Getting technical for education — Students in Engineers Without Borders work to bring drinking water, irrigation to Bolivian village

04.14.2014 – 9:26 pm |

Members of the University of Idaho Engineers Without Borders raised about $600 toward their work on developing clean water access in a Bolivian village during their Wednesday donut sale fundraiser.  

Studying beginnings of print — UI Special Collections and Archives head Garth Reese selected for academic seminar

04.14.2014 – 9:24 pm |

Garth Reese, head of special collections at the University of Idaho Library, was selected to be a participant in an academic seminar hosted by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) this summer.

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. 

News briefs — 4.11.14

04.10.2014 – 8:15 pm |

ASUI passes resolutions 
The ASUI Senate passed a pair of resolutions at Wednesday’s meeting — one in favor of a Statement of Student Values to be included in the student handbook, and a second in favor …

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 …

Vandalizing poverty — University of Idaho club joins mission to end global poverty, aims to send students abroad

04.10.2014 – 8:02 pm | One Comment

University of Idaho sophomores Hunter Howell and Hailey Lewis said they had never dedicated themselves to a cause from the grassroots up, and what they had done was shown themselves to be leaders among their …

Alcohol awareness — CTC hosts free alcohol screening for UI students

04.10.2014 – 7:54 pm |

The University of Idaho Counseling and Testing Center provided students with self-assessments measuring alcohol consumption for National Alcohol Screening Day Thursday.  

Speaking loudly with silence

04.10.2014 – 7:54 pm |

Don’t be offended if a friend or colleague chooses not to speak to you today. 

Wrold Wars have lasting impact

04.10.2014 – 7:52 pm |

Priya Satia, an associate professor of modern British history at Stanford University, spoke Tuesday night about the development of modern wartime tactics in the Middle East during World War I, as part of the 66th …

Playfield problems

04.10.2014 – 7:51 pm |

Trouble once again spawned for the Moscow Community Playfields Project, when bids for the construction of the district-owned property came in much higher than what city officials anticipated.

Wilderness Act still going strong — Environmental Law Society sponsors two events for 50th anniversary

04.07.2014 – 9:29 pm |

The Environmental Law Society will host a panel at 4 p.m. April 10 called “Wilderness at 50: Past, Present, and Future,” as a tag-on event to a 7 pm. showing at the Kenworthy Performing Arts …

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 …

Spreading awareness, not disease — Get Yourself Tested campaign begins on campus this week

04.07.2014 – 9:27 pm | One Comment

The Vandal Health Education Office will table the Health Hut April 16 in the Idaho Commons, as part of the Get Yourself Tested campaign to spread awareness of the importance of STD testing. 

Finding waves — UI professor finds waves on Saturn’s largest moon

04.07.2014 – 9:26 pm |

Jason Barnes, assistant professor of physics, has found waves on Saturn’s largest moon, Titan — the first waves found anywhere besides Earth. 

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.  

40 years a Vandal — Dean of Students Bruce Pitman announces plans to retire next fall after replacement is named

04.07.2014 – 9:25 pm | One Comment

When Dean of Students Bruce Pitman arrived in Moscow as the University of Idaho Greek Adviser in 1973, the drinking age in Idaho was 19, the Kibbie Dome wasn’t yet a dome, the pedestrian-only streets …

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