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Since opening its campus for school August 31, Northwest Nazarene University has discovered five cases of COVID-19.

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University of Idaho senior Annika Esau was almost certain she wouldn’t be headed back to campus this fall.

 


College of Southern Idaho

2020 has been a year unlike any other for Idaho institutions of higher learning. But the biggest change is coming to the College of Southern Idaho where, this month, President Dr. Jeff Fox is leaving after spending more than three decades at the college, (nearly seven years as its president), while Dr. L. Dean Fisher takes over as the college's fifth president.

Jieyan Wang

For nearly 100 years, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards has been recognizing the creative work of high school students across America. Only sixteen students are chosen in the entire country, and this year, Moscow, Idaho's own Jieyan Wang won gold, and a $10,000 college scholarship. 

Idaho State University

Idaho State University has accepted more students for next year than it did for this year, but that doesn't mean it'll have more students enrolling.


It's the Monday after spring break, a day when students and professors would usually be returning to campus. But that traditional springtime bustle is nowhere to be seen here at the University of Wyoming in Laramie.

Most colleges across the country have closed campuses. But as classes go online, not every student can pick up and head home. Tizee Kasetet is a sophomore at the College of Idaho. “I'm from Namibia in southern Africa,” he said.

Boise State University

On Monday, we talked to Nicole Foy with the Idaho Statesman about emails she uncovered from Idaho republicans that could mean that the legislature might try to ban DACA students from getting Idaho Opportunity Scholarships. What exactly are these scholarships, are “Dreamers” getting them now and why have they been controversial with lawmakers in the past?

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Can DACA students receive an Idaho Opportunity Scholarship? That idea is sparking debate among some lawmakers and the Idaho Freedom Foundation. Is it possible, is it legal and will legislators ban Dreamers from the scholarships? Idaho Matters takes a look.

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For many young adults, college is a time full of excitement and exploration. However, this time can also be challenging for students' mental health. For this reason it’s important to know the common warning signs of mental health issues and the resources that are available to students for help.

On The Wednesday, July 3, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters

Jul 2, 2019
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  • Inmate labor and "convict leasing."
  • Stargazing with Maki Jackson.
  • A “lightbulb moment” for Higher Education.

There’s a college dropout crisis in America. That’s according to a recent report from the New York Times and the Urban Institute’s Center on Education Data and Policy. They found that roughly one in three students who enroll in college never earn a degree.

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Idaho Matters speaks with state senator Grant Burgoyne (D-Boise) and retired educator Jean Heinscheid about pending legislation that would make secondary education more obtainable for Idahoans.

Idaho State Board of Education

Idaho wants to see more students finish college, even if they stopped their studies years ago. To accomplish that goal, the state has set aside money for a scholarship to encourage adults to go back to school.

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Idaho has a goal of seeing 60 percent of its young people obtain a college degree or certificate. The campaign to get completion levels to that threshold began seven years ago. New data reveals minimal progress toward the 60 percent figure.


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The way Idaho provides some of its funding to colleges and universities could be changing.

College Cuisine Can Be Affordable And Healthy

Sep 13, 2018
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Many college students find the challenge of eating responsibly while managing classes, extracurriculars and jobs on a tight budget nearly impossible. Ramen, pizza and assorted junk food usually fill the role as "nutritional intake" for prolonged periods of time.

  • College students can improve their eating habits.
  • The long-awaited Idaho State Museum re-opening is scheduled for October.
  • Iraq War vet Arik Grant chronicles his experiences in comics.
  • Following the Lieutenant tells the story of bringing bicycles into the Army.

We're taking a look at some of the newest college presidents in Idaho. That includes Idaho State University. Kevin Satterlee took over as the 13th president of ISU in June after time at Boise State University. We get his vision of the future at ISU on Idaho Matters.

Lewis Clark State College

We're taking a look at some of the newest college presidents in Idaho. That includes Lewis Clark State College. Dr. Cynthia Pemberton was named the 16th president of the school and started July 1. The school is celebrating its 125th anniversary. Dr. Pemberton unveils her vision for the future of LCSC.

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