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Following Two Iconic Authors….

Two Iconic Authors

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Ahead of the Flaming Front

Thumbs Up and Still Breathing Jerry D. Mathes’ second nonfiction book, Ahead of the Flaming Front, depicts the day –to-day life of a wildland firefighter. With a poet’s sense of language, Mathes shows himself as a rookie gaining knowledge and … Continue reading

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Work Cited/Reading to Maturity

Brandon R. Schrand’s second book, Works Cited: an Alphabetical Odyssey of Mayhem and Misbehavior, depicts the author’s life through an obsessive love of literature. He parallels each personal essay with a book that influenced that particular time in his life, … Continue reading

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Securing Our Computer Infrastructure

In an age in which cyber attacks are a very real threat, security of our vital information systems is essential.  The Center for Secure and Dependable Systems at the University of Idaho works with companies and government agencies to analyze … Continue reading

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Centers Take on Research at U-I

This year, University of Idaho established guidelines in order to oversee creation, operation, and review of centers on campus. 2 centers, 1 established this year, and 1 20 years ago, were both awarded entity status and continue to show the … Continue reading

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U-Idaho scientist spearheads research on world’s changing climates

Climate change is happening fast, and nowhere is it more prevalent than in the Arctic.  In order to understand what is happening there, scientists use data to create Global Climate Models, or GCMs, which they use to accurately predict future … Continue reading

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Returning Home

Mark and Jenna Walton wanted to live the outdoor life.  In the summers, Mark and Jenna like to ride 1,000 to 1,500 miles on their horses and mules into the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness and Hells Canyon.  Mark was used to … Continue reading

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Going Native

Jacie Jensen, dressed in a fleece hat and gardening gloves, looks up from her hoe to gaze at the view.  She gestures to one field and says they planted blue rye there.  Another field, she says, is full of yarrow.  … Continue reading

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Fishing With a Pink Fly

When Charlene Douglas was just two weeks old, her mother died of metastasized breast cancer.  As a result, Charlene was elated when she heard a nonprofit that benefits  breast cancer survivors needed to set up a program in Northern Idaho/Eastern … Continue reading

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The Power of Yoga

Over twenty years ago, Erika Greenwell was working at the Moscow Food Co-op when she heard through her aerobics class about a woman who was offering a noon-time yoga class.  She signed up.  Erica was stressed out and needed a … Continue reading

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