UI Library to host annual GIS Day event Wednesday Technology is advancing, and the further it develops, the more people Global Information Systems (GIS) affects, said Bruce Godfrey, GIS librarian at the University of Idaho. With so much talk about cell phone tracking, positioning systems and drone technology, more and more people are becoming interested […]
Election Day lowdown Karter Krasselt 11.03.2014
Where to vote, how to register on Election Day in Moscow Millions of Americans will head to their local voting booths Tuesday to voice their opinions and vote in the midterm elections. Latah County residents will vote on many public offices including governor, U.S. senator, U.S. representative, attorney general, secretary of state and Latah County […]
Start the weekend right Karter Krasselt 10.16.2014
At the end of a tough week of midterms, University of Idaho students are looking to celebrate. With Homecoming Weekend upon Vandals everywhere, the Homecoming Committee has been hard at work planning the annual Serpentine and Bonfire Rally, both of which will begin at 8 p.m. Friday.
The Counseling and Testing Center receives NCTA certification According to the National College Testing Association, the Counseling and Testing Center is an unsung hero at the University of Idaho. Holding contracts with more than a dozen different testing companies, it’s the only place to take a multitude of standardized tests without having to drive to […]
Getting ahead Karter Krasselt 10.06.2014
Annual Job, Internship, and Grad School Fair to jumpstart student careers With so much emphasis on obtaining a degree, college students sometimes forget employers are not only looking for academic achievement, but also real-world experience. The University of Idaho Career Center wants to remind students of this fact by hosting the annual Job, Internship and Grad School […]
Busy bee wins IWAC Karter Krasselt 09.22.2014
Between upper level art classes, college volleyball and a bustling social life, it’s hard to believe Jessica Hastriter found the time to create a contest-winning logo for the Idaho Washington Aquifer Collaborative (IWAC). “It’s not easy — missing class is always difficult,” she said. “You just kind of make it work. This is my fifth […]
New club sports director a familiar face — Butch Fealy adds “director of club sports” to his job title Karter Krasselt 08.21.2014
With the recent departure of Gordon Gresch, current Idaho Director of Intramural Sports Butch Fealy is stepping in and adding director of club sports to his business card. Fealy will oversee the many club sports offered at Idaho, as well as maintain his involvement with intramurals. He encourages students to get out and try at […]
Memorial Gym weight room no more Karter Krasselt 08.21.2014
CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story inaccurately defined who could use the Student Recreation Center for free. For the few people that used the Memorial Gym Weight Room over the last four years, its removal will simply mean a change in location for their daily exercise. The weight room, located on the first floor of the […]
When I used to tell people who had lived in Wallace Residence Center that I’d decided to live there for freshman year, I was usually answered in one of two ways: “I loved it,” or “I hated it.” I can speak from experience that dorm life is much less black and white than people will […]
Epps dismissed from team – Idaho’s leading receiver in 2013 gone after multiple run-ins with law Karter Krasselt 07.22.2014
After a disappointing 1-11 season last year, Vandal football fans were starting to think the only way to go was up. At least this was the case until Sunday afternoon, when coach Paul Petrino announced the dismissal of top receiver Dezmon Epps from the team.
New and improved — Providing students a more enjoyable residence hall experience Karter Krasselt 07.22.2014
University of Idaho Housing has recently made changes to the way students apply for housing.
Epps dismissed from team Karter Krasselt 07.21.2014
After a disappointing 1-11 season last year, Vandal football fans were starting to think the only way to go was up. At least this was the case until Sunday afternoon, when Coach Paul Petrino announced the dismissal of top receiver Dezmon Epps from the team. Epps, who led the team last season in receptions with […]
JAMMin’ out – UI high school journalism workshop back for another iteration Karter Krasselt 06.24.2014
High school journalism students and teachers will have the rare opportunity to receive guidance from professionals in many different mass media fields at the 2014 University of Idaho Journalism Workshop.
An easy-to-remember date, Friday the 13th, marks the opening ceremonies of the tenth iteration of Moscow’s Artwalk. The event is described by Gina Taruscio, executive director of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce, as an amazing opportunity to connect with the community, and see some great art along the way. “It’s a great chance to see […]
Voltz n’ Boltz — Engineering team takes top spot in Formula Hybrid competition Karter Krasselt 05.08.2014
It’s not often that a public university can say they’ve defeated Ivy League schools, such Yale and Dartmouth, in anything pertaining to academics. But that’s exactly what a group of University of Idaho students and faculty have done.
Finals Fest flop — ‘Take me to your best friend’s house,’ not the Grouplove concert Karter Krasselt 05.05.2014
If last year’s Finals Fest cost students $15, they might have complained about having to spend their beer money, but they would have done it anyway. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were just reaching their peak fame when they rocked the Kibbie Dome last May.
Earthquakes rock Challis — Recent ‘swarm’ of earthquakes a concern for Challis residents Karter Krasselt 04.28.2014
Is the Yellowstone super volcano about to blow and wipe out the United States?
Saying thanks — Student foundation hosts event to thank faculty and staff Karter Krasselt 04.21.2014
In an effort to recognize the work of faculty and staff at the University of Idaho, the Student Foundation, paired with the Student Alumni Relations Board (SArb), will host a “Day of Thanks,” is to recognize the hard work that goes into running a large-scale university.
Gone with the wind Karter Krasselt 04.17.2014
Kite sports are considered to be some of the most extreme of the extreme sports, according to Daniel Joseph Zenner, a faculty member in the Department of Movement Sciences at the University of Idaho. Although not widely recognized in our immediate area as a popular choice of hobby, Zenner is trying to change that.
Wilderness Act still going strong — Environmental Law Society sponsors two events for 50th anniversary Karter Krasselt 04.07.2014
The Environmental Law Society will host a panel at 4 p.m. April 10 called “Wilderness at 50: Past, Present, and Future,” as a tag-on event to a 7 pm. showing at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre of the documentary, “A Fierce Green Fire — The Battle for a Living Planet.”
EPSCoR’s MURI program in full swing — Students begin paid internships through MURI Karter Krasselt 02.24.2014
Students often find themselves scratching their heads when trying to fill in the experience section of their resumes.