Spreading science 05.30.2013

Over a decade ago, Idaho was ranked dead last in the amount of money that is spent on biomedical research said Leslie Thompson, the statewide program manager for the Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence Program.

Immigration: More than statistics 04.29.2013

Every year the United States government says it will look at its immigration policy and make major changes, and every year it pushes immigration reform back, said Jesse Martinez, the adviser for Movimiento Activista Social. “This year it is actually happening,” he said.

Spring-cleaning the city 04.23.2013

Volunteering in your community is a way to not only benefit the community, but also show people a different side of the community they live in, said Tony Ive, Outreach and Recruitment Student Coordinator for the University of Idaho Center for Volunteerism and Social Action.

SMART: an alternative step to addiction 04.01.2013

Just as people learn and think differently, they can also go through the addiction process in various ways, which is one of the reasons why Sharon Fritz said the University of Idaho Counseling and Testing Center began the Self-Managing and Recovery Training program.

Stereotypes debunked in Native modern film festival 03.28.2013

The University of Idaho’s annual Native American Film Festival is an opportunity for people to listen and watch contemporary stories from contemporary Native people, said Janice Johnson, an English and Native Studies professor at UI who helps plan the festival.

Growing agriculture in the city 03.28.2013

The Moscow City Code does not address urban agriculture well, which is why the Planning and Zoning Commission is looking at ways to create an efficient and productive ordinance, said Mike Ray, Moscow city planner.

Relieving graduate school exam stress 02.28.2013

Applying to graduate school is stressful, but being prepared for the Graduate Records Examination makes the process easier, said Steve Saladin, a license psychologist at the University of Idaho Counseling and Testing Center.

Shoveling sidewalks 02.07.2013

Every winter, after the first few snow falls, the City of Moscow gives its citizens a friendly reminder of their civic responsibility, said Jen Pfeiffer, assistant to the city supervisor. That responsibility is for property owners to keep up the maintenance of their sidewalks, and during the winter that includes snow removal, she said.

Future of foreign policy 01.22.2013

The Martin Institute at the University of Idaho is a research and outreach center that aims to understand the causes of war and the necessities for peace on the international scale, said Romuald K. Afatchao, associate director of the Martin Institute and Program in International Studies.