The world of motherhood — A look at the greatest Disney moms 04.17.2017

When someone thinks about Disney moms, they might think about the devastating death of Bambi’s mom, or how Disney characters rarely have any moms at all. From Cinderella to Ariel, it’s common for these characters to lack a mother figure. But, there are a select few Disney stars who deserve credit for their important mother […]

More airspace for drones — Revision to APM allows for commercial use of drones 04.05.2017

A revision made to the University of Idaho Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Administrative Policy Manual (APM) will allow for less regulation on the commercial use of drones. During Tuesday’s Faculty Senate meeting, senators heard from Clients Coordinator for the Office of Research Assurances Dan LaHann about the revision updates to the manual.

Vote to change — Faculty Senate vote on proposed revisions to the leave policy 03.10.2017

Last week, Faculty Senate postponed consideration of the University of Idaho leave policy for all employees due to proposed revisions. During Tuesday’s meeting, Faculty Senate continued the discussion about changes to the policy and voted on the proposed revisions. The floor was open for senators to express their opinions and ask questions regarding the changes.

A broader perspective — Faculty Senate discuss revisions made to immigration policy proposal 03.02.2017

During Tuesday’s Faculty Senate meeting, associate professor Kate Evans discussed new changes made to the University of Idaho’s immigration policy proposal and explained its purpose. Through volunteer work groups and meetings, Faculty Senate, in collaboration with Evans, came up with a policy proposal regarding the university’s stance following President Donald Trump’s immigration ban, Faculty Senate […]

Truth behind the vagina — Cast discusses commonalities with vaginas during Q&A session following “The Vagina Monologues” 02.13.2017

There was a common theme discussed during the Q&A session following Friday’s performance of “The Vagina Monologues”— all women experience similar things when it comes to their vaginas. After the event, attendees were given the opportunity to ask the cast questions after the performance. During the Q&A session, many cast members said there were a […]