In the Pacific Northwest, it’s safe to assume snow will fall a few times between November and February every year. It’s a fact of life. It’s why most residents have all-season tires and keep snow scrapers in their cars. However, it seems that snow and inclement weather always catch large institutions off guard. It’s almost […]
From adjusting to the unique culture to losing her luggage, nothing brought Willow Vero down while she studied abroad in Austria. It wasn’t just the Kebap sandwiches or the cobblestone streets that made Vero’s experience studying abroad so special, but the historical culture and the stories she created while she was there. “It was an […]
The new vice provost for strategic enrollment management Dean Kahler discussed the need to target increased enrollment and efforts on retention for the upcoming year at Tuesday’s Faculty Senate meeting. In addition to discussing his goals for the year, Kahler’s presentation gave Faculty Senate an opportunity to get acquainted with him, given Kahler’s recent start […]
The University of Idaho campus is closed today, Jan. 18, with all classes canceled due to poor weather conditions that threaten the safety of university students, faculty and staff. Jodi Walker, with UI Communications, said the freezing rain Moscow received last night developed ice on the roads and sidewalks, which put individuals on campus in […]
By now, most of the Argonaut’s readerships has heard — the University of Idaho’s student-run newspaper has officially made the transition to a once-a-week publication. Will this mean less coverage of UI news and events? No. Will this mean fewer training opportunities for student journalists working at Student Media? No. Will this mean Student Media […]
In the start of the year, I was lucky enough to travel to Iceland for a week and mark another country off my list. On the plane ride home, I sat staring at the sun setting over the Olympic Mountains. The same mountains I marked my arm with in black ink, letting me know that […]
The University of Idaho recognized late mathematics professor Paul Joyce Tuesday night with the unveiling of the Paul J. Joyce, Ph.D. Faculty and Staff Lounge in Brink Hall. About 60 people attended the event, which honored Joyce’s contributions to the university during his time as the dean of the College of Science. “Paul’s vision for […]
When a student walks into University of Idaho Honors Program Director Alton Campbell’s office, they are greeted with a joyous, southern “hello” and offered tea from a selection he keeps stocked near an electric kettle.
Christmas is known to some as the happiest time of the year. Streets are filled with Christmas lights and music that fills people with joy. But for one University of Idaho student, the holiday does not bring much merriment.
While the holidays are usually a time for sugar cookies, hot chocolate and curling up next to a fire, many faculty and staff at the University of Idaho use the season to get moving and stay active.
As a self-described introvert and two-time graduate of the University of Idaho, Commencement Coordinator Lisa Belles said while both fall and spring commencement have their merits, she prefers fall commencement.
Silas Harper Bray has changed significantly over the last few years. The change is apparent in the contrast between two different paintings they’ve done. One took 40 hours of painstaking attention and intention, while the other was an improvised work with more freedom to become anything.
I drive a three-quarter ton, four-wheel drive, diesel pick-up truck. My pick-up isn’t huge, but a person who drives a mid-sized car usually thinks it’s pretty big.
In the cold winter months on the Palouse, there is a struggle to find fun physical activities nearby. The Palouse Ice Rink in Moscow offers a solution to this issue. “I don’t think most people realize what a fantastic asset this is to the community,” said peewee hockey coach Mark Mumford. He said it provides […]
Janet Nelson said her office is working on a proposal for a centralized funding source to assist University of Idaho researchers in an update to Faculty Senate Tuesday. Nelson, vice president for research and economic development at UI, said she will submit the proposal for a fund to match one-to-one funding put forward by colleges […]
Couseling and Testing Center (CTC) Director Greg Lambert doesn’t want students to sit on a waitlist for their first appointment for more than a week. “We see every student who schedules an initial appointment,” Lambert said.
Many University of Idaho students will spend this years’ Dads’ Weekend with their fathers, but Naval ROTC student Robert Brown will spend it counting down the days until he sees his sons again. “Being a long-distance dad really pulls on the strings,” Brown said. “There’s the pull of being a full-time student and a Marine, […]
Among the candlelight and powerful words, members of the Moscow community gathered in Friendship Square Friday night to remember the lost lives of transgender people for the Transgender Day of Remembrance Candlelight vigil. The wind blew as the group gathered and tried to keep their candles lit while holding on to the photos of those […]
After nearly two weeks of deliberation from ASUI senators, the senate passed a bill to end redistricting by colleges, a rule that also went into effect for the first and only time the same night after seven new senators were elected. The bill repealed a section from the ASUI Rules and Regulations that outlines how […]
At this point in the semester, tensions are high. Whether it be course work, class registration, personal conflicts or politics, there are plenty of things that can stress students. While these may seem like small obstacles to some, to others they are larger contributors to an overall sense of emotional and mental tension. And with […]
The University of Idaho’s Staff Council continued preparations for the upcoming changes in compensation and the Free Labor Standards Act (FLSA) during a Nov. 9 meeting. UI Vice President of Finance Brian Foisy said he attended the staff meeting to give updates on market-based compensation and how the changes in the FLSA will affect staff […]
Upbeat, African dance music filled the International Ballroom of the Bruce Pitman Center Saturday for Africa Night. The night of food, drumming and dance is organized annually by the African Students Association (ASA). The theme for Saturday’s event was Litawhid, Africa. “Litawhid” is Arabic for unite.
After 18 years of custodial work at the University of Idaho, Chuck Hatfield decided to look for a job that better fit his friendly personality. Now, he sits at the front desk in the Facilities Building and is a customer service representative for the department. “About 2008, this job came open. I was looking for […]
Shogo Ota didn’t know where Idaho was on a map when he was accepted to the University of Idaho in the early 2000s. What he did know was that is was his mother’s dream for him to have a college education. After five Japanese universities rejected his applications, Moscow, Idaho, became Ota’s next destination. That […]