A day to celebrate the future — Moscow celebrates Arbor Day by planting trees, informing the public of the benefits of trees Allison Griffith 04.29.2013
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.
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.
Nature knows no bounds — Moscow representative helps to improve sustainable practices around the world Allison Griffith 04.25.2013
Nature does not follow the laws set between borders of cities, states and countries, which is why, Moscow Mayor Nancy Chaney said, trying to be sustainable can be problematic.
Spring-cleaning the city Allison Griffith 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.
As a graduating senior, Julia Christian is looking forward to the commencement ceremony and said she hopes the speaker will be entertaining.
A new team-Police and department of corrections consider new ride-along program Allison Griffith 04.04.2013
The Moscow City Council is considering the approval of the Safe Community Offender Accountability Program.
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.
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.
Buckle up for safety — Idaho will have stricter enforcement of seatbelt laws throughout February Allison Griffith 02.14.2013
As a way to lower the traffic related injuries which happen throughout Idaho and to reach the states goal of zero death, the Idaho Transportation Department gives grants to police departments that participate in enforcing different transportation laws, said Lt. Paul Kwiatkowski of the Moscow Police Department.
Vandal recruiting 102 — UI departments learn from each other, work together while recruiting Allison Griffith 02.11.2013
This is part two of a three-part series on University of Idaho recruitment. Though the University of Idaho has multiple recruiters who work within the Department of Admissions, it takes people throughout UI to be successful in bringing in new students, said Steve Neiheisel, the associate vice president of enrollment management.
Shoveling sidewalks Allison Griffith 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.
Vandal recruiting 101 — UI uses various techniques to recruit high school, transfer students Allison Griffith 02.04.2013
There are many aspects in bringing new students to the University of Idaho, but the main processes can be broken into recruitment and decision-making, said Steve Neiheisel, associate vice president of enrollment management.
Experiencing a new side to volunteering — ASB trips go beyond simple volunteerism Allison Griffith 01.31.2013
The Alternative Service Break trips created by the University of Idaho Center for Volunteerism every year offer a chance for students to not only do service work and gain hands on experience, but also to discuss major issues facing our world today, said Bruce Mann, the coordinator for the Center for Volunteerism.
Creative writers learn from big authors – Distinguished Visiting Writers program continues series with author Rebecca Solnit Allison Griffith 01.28.2013
Since 1978 the Masters of Fine Arts Creative Writing program has held the Distinguished Visiting Writers program, which Doug Heckman, director of the MFA program, said brings big time writers to the University of Idaho.
In 2006, the University of Idaho identified a critical need for a program that helps to develop better supervisors, said Elissa Keim, the director of professional development and learning.
Tradition, music, volunteering — Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival provides opportunity to be part of UI tradition Allison Griffith 01.24.2013
The Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival gives University of Idaho students and community members a chance to volunteer and be a part of a fun and positive experience, said Erin Turner, volunteer program coordinator for the festival.
Future of foreign policy Allison Griffith 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.