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Tearing down the house

10.16.2014 – 10:39 pm |

UI purchased old PIKE house, plans to demolish abandoned building
The blue paint is peeling away, windows are boarded up and graffiti covers the walls. The Pi Kappa Alpha house has sat abandoned on the New …

Fire at UI steam plant

09.18.2014 – 9:30 pm |

Smoke ascended from the University of Idaho Steam Plant facility around 11:25 a.m. Tuesday, after a small fire ignited within the confines of the building. Shortly after 2 p.m., the fire situation concluded.

Paying for permits

09.18.2014 – 9:29 pm |

Parking and Transportation Services use ticket and permit revenue to improve campus
First-year student Aimee Sword hoped for the best on her first day at the University of Idaho — she didn’t expect perfection, but wanted …

Enriching enrollment office

09.18.2014 – 9:26 pm |

Peeling tiles, faded parking signs and dust webs in corners — it’s clear to some University of Idaho administrators that the Student Union Building may not leave the best impression on a prospective student.

UI waste management success

03.24.2014 – 8:47 pm |

The University of Idaho recently implemented a new tow unit and compactor system for dealing with municipal solid waste  — everyday items disposed by the public — and has managed to save more than $52,000 …

Finding next law leader

03.03.2014 – 10:15 pm |

The search for the next dean of the University of Idaho College of Law continues this week with campus visits from the three finalists for the position. 

Metered parking prices increasing — Metered parking prices increase due to demand after smart meters installed

01.23.2014 – 9:42 pm |

University of Idaho Parking and Transportation Services has raised the daytime hourly rate for parking in seven metered lots on-campus, according to Shawna Betlin, PTS information specialist.

Facelift on the second floor – Second floor SUB renovation complete, includes new event room, design, study space

01.16.2014 – 9:23 pm |

The gold paint has dried, the furniture is out and after six months of construction and more than a decade of saving, the second floor of the University of Idaho Student Union Building is open …

UI alumn back from Frontline

12.12.2013 – 9:44 pm |

In 2000, University of Idaho alumn Michael Kirk was inducted into the UI Alumni Hall of Fame. 

CFO, CNO return to Gritman

12.02.2013 – 10:22 pm |

Gritman Medical Center recently hired a new Chief Financial Officer and Chief Nursing Officer — filling the positions with two former employees who decided to return to the Palouse.

Building collaboration — IRIC combines research with collaborative thinking, professors state concerns

11.14.2013 – 10:02 pm |

The University of Idaho will start construction on its first academic building in over a decade, next summer. The three-story Integrated Research and Innovation Center will cost $50 million and occupy the grass field between …

New director for Native American Student Center

11.04.2013 – 10:43 pm |

The University of Idaho recently welcomed back alumna, Sydel Samuels, but this time as director of the Native American Student Center.

Socio-cultural study earns national recognition —UI professor recognized for study of racism at urban high school

10.28.2013 – 10:38 pm |

Ten days into his anthropology study of an urban high school, Jeffrey Brooks, University of Idaho professor in educational leadership and chairman of leadership and counseling, realized racism was the most important social issue for …

Protecting pedestrians — UI takes steps to improve pedestrian safety, creates plans to renovate major crosswalk areas

10.21.2013 – 10:59 pm |

A student walking around campus glued to their smartphone or distracted while listening to music is not a rare sight at the University of Idaho. But Moscow Police Lt. Dave Lehmitz said these habits can …

UI widens its pipes — Grant enables UI to upgrade data pipeline

10.07.2013 – 10:18 pm |

The University of Idaho will climb to equal footing with the majority of large U.S. research institutions, after being recently awarded a $450,000 grant to upgrade its network capabilities. 

Martin School welcomes new director

09.26.2013 – 10:38 pm |

Despite being easily bored and a self-described poor student, small-town rancher and Fulbright Scholar, Brian Ellison has found himself working in academia. 

New territory

07.09.2013 – 7:50 pm |

The University of Idaho has been working toward creating a better connection between the UI and downtown Moscow for many years. With the recent $1.85 million purchase of a 4-acre parcel of land at the …

A day to celebrate the future — Moscow celebrates Arbor Day by planting trees, informing the public of the benefits of trees

04.29.2013 – 9:23 pm |

Trees offer many values to society, both financially and psychologically, said David Rauk of the Moscow Tree Commission while addressing citizens April 26 for Arbor Day.

UI to open lactation rooms after AHA mandate

04.11.2013 – 9:49 pm |

Fifty-eight percent of mothers in Idaho breastfeed their infants until six months of age, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The University of Idaho is working to implement lactation rooms across campus for breastfeeding …

Making walking safer — UI studies way to improve crosswalks

01.17.2013 – 10:23 pm |

In an effort to create a more pedestrian friendly campus, the University of Idaho has been studying ways to improve crosswalks in high traffic areas.

Old parking office vacant

01.17.2013 – 10:12 pm |

The University Parking Office has moved into the Intermodal Transit Center, leaving the old parking building vacant and its future uncertain.

‘Like’ a day keeps Sustainability Center planting away

12.06.2012 – 7:24 pm |

The University of Idaho Sustainability Center promises to plant one tree for every “Like” they get on Facebook.

Transit center opening just in time for holidays

12.06.2012 – 6:51 pm |

Moscow Valley Transit and University of Idaho Parking and Transportation Services will have to wait another week from their scheduled Dec. 3 opening before they are ready move in at the Moscow Intermodal Transit Center. 

Transit center to open soon

11.12.2012 – 8:49 pm |

The new Intermodal Transit Center, located at the intersection of Sweet Avenue and Railroad Street, is tentatively slated to be operational Dec. 3,  Parking and Transportation Services Director Carl Root said.

UI facilities find dangerous devices

10.22.2012 – 9:25 pm |

Three homemade devices made in plastic soda bottles capable of exploding and causing minimal harm were found inside a garbage and recycling receptacle on the south end of the University of Idaho Wallace Complex Monday …

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