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The University of Idaho is a public university in Moscow, Idaho. The university has about 11,957 students. It was founded in 1889. The current president of the university is M. Duane Nellis.


The athletics teams of the university are called the Vandals. They have 16 varsity teams, most of which compete in the Big Sky Conference. After playing football as an independent (not in a conference) in 2013, Idaho moved its football team to the Sun Belt Conference in 2014.

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