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University of Idaho Athletic Director Rob Spear has been fired. Following a lengthy investigation that found Spear failed to properly report sexual assault allegations, the Idaho State Board of Education unanimously moved Thursday morning to fire the athletic director.

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University of Idaho College of Law associate professor Katherine Macfarlane will be discussing the use of force by police as part of the school's Vandal Voices series. She joins Idaho Matters with Boise Police Department deputy chief Scott Mulcahy to discuss use of force training and the use of body cameras.

  • Opponents to historical horse racing say the machines are the same as slots.
  • Boise writer J. Reuben Appelman investigates a Detroit serial killer.
  • Idaho Poet Diane Raptosh recieves Governor's Awards in the Arts.

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The University of Idaho Athletics Department inadequately responded to a 2013 sexual assault case involving a football player. That’s the conclusion of an external review released Tuesday evening.

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One Idaho professor is on the hunt for two lost novels written by one of America's seminal poets, which may have been hidden for more than 100 years.

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University of Idaho students who want to pursue a career in the dairy industry will be eligible for a new scholarship from the Chobani Foundation. It's the largest gift of it's kind to the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.

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University of Idaho president Chuck Staben shocked the educational community when he announced his resignation at the conclusion of the 2018-19 academic year. The presidents of the state's three public universities will all have departed within a year of each other. On Tuesday's Idaho Matters, we discuss the changing face of leadership in the Idaho secondary education system with Kevin Richert of Idaho Education News.

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A community court to aid homeless Idahoans . . . student journalists in the 21st century . . . and we hear from two Idaho gubernatorial candidates . . . 

The University of Idaho remains in the spotlight for the mishandling of sexual assault complaints placed more than five years ago. In 2013, three different women accused a football of sexual harassment and assault, the university's management of the subsequent investigation has come into question.

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A University of Idaho scientist is working on a project that could be the next NASA mission to Saturn’s moon Titan.


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University of Idaho officials have placed Athletic Director Rob Spear on administrative leave in the wake of a sexual assault reporting scandal.

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A University of Idaho law professor is suing the Idaho Department of Correction under the state's Public Records Act for refusing to hand over documents about its use of execution drugs.

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Starting next year, tailgaters at Boise State and other Idaho universities will be allowed to legally drink alcohol while they munch their brats.

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University of Idaho President Chuck Staben is a finalist for the same position at a New Mexico university.

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A team lead by the University of Idaho is studying the survival of antelope in Mozambique, Africa.


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