2011 December

Endless possibilites
12.29.2011

University of Idaho Provost and Executive Vice President Doug Baker was named one of five finalists for the presidency at the University of New Mexico Monday.

Promoting paintball
12.29.2011

As part of the University of Idaho Business 420 class — Promotional Strategy — four students have created a strategic marketing plan to promote and market Mule Shoe Paintball Park, a 10-acre course near Orofino.

UI loses valuable resource
12.09.2011

Valerie Russo, assistant dean of students for training and resources and director of Violence Prevention Programs, has resigned from the University of Idaho.

Tragedies impact campus
12.09.2011

Four is not a big number. But when there are student names and deaths associated with it, the impact on a small community and the University of Idaho is larger than many may realize. In one semester the UI community has experienced four student deaths, and Dean of Students Bruce Pitman said the incidents have……

Seeing through a different lens
12.09.2011

Matt Dolkas is a graduate student at the University of Idaho, and is using his final graduate project as an opportunity to educate people on the conservation needs of the Palouse prairie, a vanishing ecosystem with myriad native plant and animal species.

Ruling in favor of UI in gun law suit
12.09.2011

Latah County District Court Judge John Stegner ruled in favor of the University of Idaho Thursday in a lawsuit brought against the university by a student regarding his right to keep firearms on campus.

No regulation required
12.09.2011

Despite one of the highest motorcycle fatality rates in the nation, Idaho does not have a law requiring motorcyclists to wear helmets. Throughout the U.S. there are 20 states, including Washington D.C., that require motorcycle helmet use for all riders. Idaho is one of 30 states that does not. Shirley Ringo, the District 6 representative……

Just One Voice
12.09.2011

Alexandra Teague, a faculty member of the University of Idaho English department who has won numerous awards for her writing, read from two of her collections Wednesday night.

A ‘good goodbye’
12.09.2011

Of the 814 University of Idaho candidates for graduation this fall, approximately 450 are expected to participate in the winter commencement ceremony at 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the Kibbie Dome, said Dave Putensen, UI assistant registrar.

Faces of graduation
12.09.2011

December graduation is a young tradition that started in 1998. On Dec. 10, 814 students are expected to graduate from the University of Idaho with 841 degrees.

A family of speed skiers
12.09.2011

The Anderson family grew up skiing in Sandpoint and climbed the competitive ladder to ski-racing together for the University of Idaho Ski team.

Busy break for basketball
12.09.2011

The Vandal women’s basketball team will be busy through winter break as the team looks to put some wins together before the conference season starts.

Capping off a great year
12.09.2011

Volleyball season might be over, but Idaho is still racking up awards as sophomore outside hitter Allison Walker earned All-West Region honorable mention from the American Volleyball Coaches Association.

Moore, WSU triumphant in stunner
12.09.2011

Emotions ran high for the more than 3,000 fans in the Cowan Spectrum who were seconds away from witnessing overtime in the oldest college basketball rivalry west of the Mississippi River.

Not such a dire situation
12.09.2011

Sometimes it takes a 2-10 season to realize that football isn’t everything, and in Moscow that message should have been ringing loud and clear all semester as Vandal athletes have performed well in a variety of arenas.