| 03.20.2018


‘The world is the best education’ — UI students gather in the Idaho Commons to learn about study abroad opportunities

The University of Idaho held a study abroad fair Wednesday to show students the opportunities for international experience. More than 370 universities in 69 countries are affiliated with UI to provide global learning. On average, 15 percent of graduates have studied abroad. “The world is the best education,” said Justin Barnes, a UI professor. “It’s……

Educational liberties — Making educational choices to meet societal expectations is no way to manage a healthy college career

When choosing which classes to take or which major to pursue, there are always external expectations of what the “best” option is. Whether it’s the choice between majoring in something in the sciences or something in the humanities, there are often certain choices that fit more comfortably in traditional perceptions of success. Generally speaking, the socially-perceived “best” option is often the……

Dean of the College of Science died in car accident Saturday

Tuesday According to the Clearwater County Sheriff”s Office, Paul Joyce left the High Country Inn near Ahsahka, Idaho, at about 10:30 p.m. Friday and was headed to the Best Western in Orofino to spend the night. The statement from Sheriff Chris Goetz said Joyce was unfamiliar with the area and was given directions to the……

Win for students – Idaho governor to prioritize education

In his State of the State Address earlier this month, Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter laid out plans to help students with tuition costs. ASUI lobbyist Nate Fisher said Otter”s focus on the cost of education is a win for students. “I am supportive of addressing college affordability, and I appreciate his commitment to scholarship……

Fundraising through priorities

First advancement candidate visits campus With five kids out of the house and much of his career spent in the Southeast, Ron Dempsey is looking for a change of scenery. “We feel this is kind of a liberating time in our lives, and we are looking to get away,” Dempsey said. “I just love the prospect……

A practical investment

New trading room offers valuable experience for business students For a program that has produced so many success stories, the recent upgrade to the Barker Capital Management and Trading Program is well-deserved. With the opening of the U.S. Bank Trading Room, the program moved from the basement of the Albertson Building to its new, updated……

Inebriation education

UI community to focus on alcohol harm reduction Most University of Idaho students have never thought about attending a house party in the President’s executive residence on Nez Perce Drive — until now. 

‘We’re all connected’

Idaho alumna raising money to repaint education in Republic of Georgia The decrepit building is from the early 1900s and looks more like a prison than a school. Blank walls are worn and falling down, some windows are still intact, while others have been replaced with boards. Paint is peeling off a building that was……