University of Idaho

Campus coronavirus update, 10.12.20: Cases, testing ramp up at U of I

As cases continue to rise, the University of Idaho hopes to tests all students on campus. “We know this is not fun, but it is extremely helpful as we continue to identify and respond to where the virus exists on our Moscow campus,” President C. Scott Green and interim Provost Torrey Lawrence said Friday.

U of I coronavirus cases continue to increase

The outbreak still seems to be centered on fraternity and sorority houses, university officials said Monday.

Campus coronavirus update: 10.05.20

Despite sharp increases in case numbers, face-to-face instruction will continue at the University of Idaho, the U of I Argonaut reported Friday.

U of I coronavirus cases continue to skyrocket

University and public health officials do not believe the virus is spreading through classroom contact. Instead, they believe the outbreak is tied to fraternity and sorority houses.

U of I research study looks at the psychology of quarantining

The research could have two long-term applications.

U of I to open Boise campuses Sept. 28

Meanwhile, the U of I reported 12 new cases for the seven-day period ending Monday, including “a small cluster of positives in a residence hall.”

Campus coronavirus update: Case numbers decrease at U of I

However, the University of Idaho’s positive test rate increased — as the university moves from widespread student testing to targeted “surveillance testing.”

U of I reports 24 new coronavirus cases; positive test rate unchanged

So far, the University of Idaho has administered 7,552 coronavirus tests and has received 83 positive results, a 1.1 percent positive rate.

Across the state, campuses open for an uncertain new year

Across Idaho and across the nation, the coronavirus pandemic will test colleges’ health and safety guidelines. It will also test students’ willingness to adhere to new rules and expectations.

U of I president on prospects for football: ‘I don’t know’

Nine University of Idaho student athletes have tested positive for coronavirus — and according to one published report, most team members want to sit out the 2020 football season.