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Volunteers Needed for Big Sky Track and Field Championships May 10-11

Posted Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:04:00 -0700

The University of Idaho hosting the Big Sky Track an Field Championships Thursday, May 10, and Friday, May 11, in Moscow. All 12 teams and more than 600 athletes in the Big Sky Conference will compete at the Dan O'Brien Track and Field Complex on campus. It is a big meet, a big endeavor, so any volunteer help would be incredible and appreciated. Organizers are in need of volunteers to help with the meet operation and to assist our officials. Events are also happening Tuesday, May 8, and Wednesday, May 9, for anyone interested in watching the events. Thursday and Friday are the big days where the most amount of help is needed. A sign-up sheet is broken up by time and event. Read more

Chinese Calligraphy Workshop Begins May 1 in Boise

Posted Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:22:00 -0700

Chinese calligraphy is an ancient and beautiful art. Come practice water and ink calligraphy! The University of Idaho Confucius Institute in Boise is offering a three-week Chinese Calligraphy Workshop from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mountain time Tuesdays, May 1, May 8, and May 15, at the U of I Boise Center, 322 E. Front St., Room 348A. Cost is $30 for the three-week workshop. Questions or RSVP to [email protected]

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Vandal Giving Day Continues with Free Activities

Posted Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:44:00 -0700

Vandal Giving Day continues through 7:29 p.m. Pacific time Wednesday, April 25. If you're near the Moscow campus, stop by the Commons for free coffee from 10 a.m. to noon and cupcakes from noon to 2 p.m. Please take a moment to make a gift and support your favorite college or program: https://vandalsgive.divinedestinations.info. Together, we will accomplish amazing things for our students. Read more

Data Science Competition Celebration May 8

Posted Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:28:00 -0700

Join U of I as it celebrates the completion of the 2018 Data Science Competition from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, in the IRIC Atrium. The celebration will include refreshments, T-shirt giveaways, and awards. The final scoring will be revealed and the winners will be announced! All are invited and encouraged to attend this celebration! Read more

CALS Lecture: "Sudden Food System Transformation in Africa and Asia"

Posted Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:26:00 -0700

Join the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology for the presentation "Sudden Food System Transformation in Africa and Asia," by Thomas Reardon from 3:30-5 p.m. Friday, April 27, in Ag Sciences Room 62. Reardon is a distinguished professor of agricultural, food and resource economics at Michigan State University and prominent in research on urbanization, diet transformation, transformation of agrifood value chains and impacts of and opportunities from food system change for farmers. Reardon has 13 years of experience in Africa, 13 in Asia and 10 in Latin America and is a Fellow of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.

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Captain Samuel D. Phillips Memorial Run

Posted Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:18:00 -0700

The Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps (NROTC) Unit will conduct a memorial run for Captain Samuel D. Phillips, a 2013 graduate and member of the NROTC unit, at 6 a.m. Friday, April 27, at the University of Idaho. Phillips was killed in a helicopter crash on April 3, 2018. Read more

Sam Michener Speaks at 2018 Convocation Aug. 16

Posted Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:55:00 -0700

The 2018 Convocation ceremony is from 4-5:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, in the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center. This year’s convocation message will be delivered by Olympic bobsledder Sam Michener, a 2012 graduate of U of I’s College of Education Health and Human Sciences. Read more

Join the Vandal Book Club Online

Posted Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:14:00 -0700

Join U of I alumni and friends for an online book club as we begin reading "Experts of our Potential" by U of I alumnus Brian Fretwell.
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Things to Know Before You Mow

Posted Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:07:00 -0700

While it may seem rather innocuous sitting in the corner of your garage, a lawn mower is a potentially dangerous piece of equipment that many of us use regularly during the summer. Over 20,000 injuries occur annually from the use of a mower, largely caused by flying debris, and many can be avoided by making some simple preparations before you mow. Read the I-Safety website for additional information to keep yourself and others safe when using a lawn mower. Read more

The Global Student Success Program Spring Lecture Series

Posted Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:06:00 -0700

The Global Student Success Program is hosting a lecture series this spring. The fourth, and final, lecture will be 1-2 p.m. Friday, April 27, in TLC 145. Traci Craig and Renee Breedlovestrout will discuss the benefits of the pathway model for international students based on their experiences with teaching in this program. They will discuss pedagogies that support students, consider challenges presented in the classroom, and share strategies instructors can use to adapt to their content classes. Read more

Found Money Fund Collection Day April 24

Posted Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:50:00 -0700

University of Idaho Foundation staff will be in the Appaloosa Lounge of the Bruce Pitman Center from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 24, to accept any found money you have collected in your Found Money Fund piggy banks. Read more

University Communications & Marketing's Summer Newsletter Schedule

Posted Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:24:00 -0700

In May, the University of Idaho's email newsletters will go to their academic break schedule. The Last My UI for the academic year is Monday, May 7. Submissions are due by noon Wednesday, May 2. My Ui will resume for the 2018-19 academic year on Monday Aug. 13. Submissions will be due by noon Wednesday, Aug. 8. Read more

Help Unlock Faculty Staff Challenge Gifts During Giving Day

Posted Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:56:00 -0700

Vandal Giving Day April 24-25 is the university's signature online giving event that benefits our students and enhances the outstanding programs we offer. This year you can make your gift go even further. The "Faculty & Staff Challenge" and "1889 Faculty and Staff Challenge" will award thousands in bonus dollars to the areas you support, based on participation. Help unlock these and many other challenges starting Tuesday at noon (PST), and spread the word online through your personal social networks. Contact [email protected] with questions.

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Deadline for Staff to Apply for Scholarships to NCPS Conference is April 26

Posted Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:06:00 -0700

A limited number of full and partial scholarships are available for U of I employees to attend the 2018 Northwest Coalition of Professional Staff in Higher Education, scheduled for July 18-20, 2018 on the Moscow campus. Get more information about the conference schedule and speakers. Registration is now open. The early bird registration price of $240 ends April 30. Read more

Nominations Open for 2018-2020 Athena Executive Board

Posted Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:02:00 -0700

Nominations are now open for vacant positions on the Athena Executive Board for 2018-2020. Nominations may be submitted online. The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, April 27 by 5 p.m. Read more

Sustainability Center Hosts Sustainable Summer Event April 28

Posted Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:48:00 -0700

Join the University of Idaho Sustainability Center and the Palouse Clearwater Environmental Institute for hands-on activities and demonstrations on how to have a more sustainable summer. This event is noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the PECI Nature Center. For more information email [email protected] Read more

2018 Innovation Showcase is April 25

Posted Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:36:00 -0700

The 2018 Innovation Showcase is 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, on the fourth floor of the Idaho Commons. Forty-two undergraduate and graduate students will present their research and creative activity in 30-minute increments. The students would love to present to an audience, so please head over to the College of Graduate Studies' website at divinedestinations.info/cog/innovation-showcase to download the schedule of presentations and watch those that pique your interest. Read more

Process for Selecting and Appointing Interim Deans in CLASS, CNR and the Library

Posted Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:34:00 -0700

We have a firm commitment at the University of Idaho to an open and non-discriminatory search process when filling positions. This commitment extends to interim positions as well. In this spirit, the Provost’s Office has worked collaboratively with the Equal Employment Opportunity office to develop an efficient but inclusive process for selection and appointment for the interim dean positions in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, College of Natural Resources and the Library. Read more

University Faculty Meeting No. 3 at 3 p.m. April 25

Posted Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:39:00 -0700

University Faculty Meeting No. 3 (2017-18), President Chuck Staben presidingis scheduled for 3-4:30 p.m. Pacific time, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in the Vandal Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center. Read more

Covering the Capitol: McClure Center-JAMM Legislative Interns Pundits Forum April 24

Posted Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:51:00 -0700

The University of Idaho's James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research and the School of Journalism and Mass Media will host a panel discussion featuring current and past legislative interns reflecting on their experience. Read more

Department of Politics and Philosophy Hosts Discussion on 2016 Election April 26

Posted Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:23:00 -0700

The Department of Politics and Philosophy hosts a panel discussion, "Big Data, Big Effects? Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and the 2016 Presidential Election," at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in ED 141. The discussion will be moderated by U of I faculty member Brian Ellison. Other panelists include faculty members Florian Justwan, Aman McLeod, Katie Blevins, Michael Overton and Aleta Quinn. Read more

Arboretum Associates Plant Sale May 19

Posted Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:19:00 -0700

Arboretum Associates will hold it's annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 19, at the Palouse Ice Rink, Latah County Fairgrounds, Moscow. There will be a variety of traditional plants, including the latest in annuals, xeriscape plants, daylilies and an assortment of hostas. There will be an array of hanging baskets and free standing pots ready for the patio. There are also numerous shrubs, trees, native plants and butterfly garden perennials propagated from the arboretum. Come early for the best selection. All proceeds will benefit the U of I Arboretum. The plant list is available online. Read more

Get Dirty with the Sustainability Center April 28

Posted Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:16:00 -0700

Join the University of Idaho Sustainability Center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 28, to learn the ways of organic farming by planting onions, pulling weeds and conducting farm maintenance with the student-run farm. Meet on the east side of the WinCo parking lot. For more information email [email protected] Read more

Yoga in the Arboretum April 28

Posted Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:08:00 -0700

Join the University of Idaho Sustainability Center from 8:45-10 a.m. Saturday, April 28, to get in touch with nature. Meet at the north entrance of the U of I Arboretum on Perimeter Drive near the golf course parking lot. For more information email [email protected] Read more

Sustainability Center Hosts Endangered Habitat Tour April 28

Posted Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Sustainability Center is offering a guided tour of one of America's most endangered habitats: the Palouse Prairie, from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 28. Space is limited to the first 15 people. Contact [email protected] to sign up. Read more

Art and Design MFA Student Open House April 26

Posted Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:57:00 -0700

Come visit graduate art students in their studios during the annual Art and Design MFA student open house, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in the GAS House, Moscow. This is a great time to see what students have been creating and discuss all sorts of art topics. Snacks will be provided. The GAS House is located behind the Niccolls/FCS building. Read more

ACADA General Membership Meeting and Advisor Appreciation Social

Posted Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:51:00 -0700

All front-line faculty and staff who work with students are welcome to attend the University of Idaho's Academic Advising Association (ACADA) General Membership Meeting and Advisor Appreciation Social. The meeting is at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 24 in the Centennial Room in the Best Western, Moscow. The social follows at 4:45 p.m. in the Appaloosa Room in the Best Western. Read more

Recycle Your Old Vandal Gear and Save During Earth Week

Posted Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:49:00 -0700

The VandalStore is celebrating Earth Day all week from April 22-28, 2018. During the event, bring in any piece of old Vandal gear and receive a 40 percent off one item coupon for each item you donate! At the end of the week, we'll be taking all the donated items to a local charity. Read more

Benefit Me! Quarter 2, 2018, Newsletter Now Available

Posted Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:47:00 -0700

The University of Idaho's Benefit Me! quarterly newsletter is now available. In this issue, you will learn about U of I's new Liberty mutual representative, and have the chance to win prizes when you welcome him to the University of Idaho. In addition, you're invited to attend a Lunch and Learn Educational presentation by Blue Cross of Idaho Health Coach, Chelsea Munoz on April 25, 2018. The presentation will focus on "Know Your Numbers!" Chelsea will also be available that day for one on one health coaching sessions. Read more

Free Health Coaching April 25

Posted Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:40:00 -0700

Chelsea Munoz, Blue Cross of Idaho health coach will be in Moscow on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, for one-on-one health coaching sessions. You may register for a session on the Blue Cross of Idaho WellConnected Wellness Portal at https://members.bcidaho.com/. Read more

Blue Cross of Idaho Offers Free Healthy Lifestyle Presentation April 25

Posted Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:38:00 -0700

Bring your lunch, and join U of I Benefits for the presentation "Know Your Numbers" by Chelsea Munoz, Blue Cross of Idaho health coach. The presentation is noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Administration Building Room 336. Read more

Master Printer Gives Talk During Printmaking Symposium April 20

Posted Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:53:00 -0700

Master Printer Judith Baumann will speak on the history and her experiences at Crow's Shadow Press in Pendleton, Oregon, as part of the Rocky Mountain Printmaking Alliance Fourth Annual Symposium. Baumann's presentation is 5-6 p.m. Friday, April 20, in TLC 040, Moscow. The talk is free and open to the public. Print exhibitions this week in the Reflections Gallery, Idaho Commons, and Ridenbaugh galleries are also part of the conference and open to the public. The Ridenbaugh galleries are open from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Read more

Arbor Day Celebration and Sale April 27-28

Posted Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:46:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Pitkin Forest Nursery will celebrate Arbor Day with its annual plant sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 27, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the Pitkin Forest Nursery at Parker Farm, 1025 Plant Science Road, Moscow. The sale includes a large selection of shrubs, conifers and deciduous trees for sale at discounted prices. Refreshments available. Read more

NSF Career Working Groups Being Formed

Posted Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:19:00 -0700

The Research and Faculty Development Team (RFDT) in the Office of Research and Economic Development is forming groups of faculty peers who are submitting proposals to the National Science Foundation Career program. RFDT will establish regular weekly hourlong (or bi-monthly 90-minute) meetings at the same place/time, beginning the first week in May. We'll use a Doodle Poll to survey interested individuals to find a time that works for the majority. Off-campus participants may Zoom in. The group will work on one section of the proposal per meeting. Prior to each meeting, participants will email their draft of the current section to the group to preview. During the meetings, an equal amount of time will be spent discussing each participant's draft section for the purpose of improvement. Read more

Athena Conversation of Care: Mothering and Working in Higher Ed

Posted Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:08:00 -0700

A professional development opportunity for working moms will be led by Mélanie-Angela Neuilly, associate professor in the Washington State University Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology. Join the Athena Professional Women's Organization at noon Wednesday, April 18, in the Panorama Room, Idaho Commons, for our last Conversation of Care of the year! Neuilly will share her thoughts on how to successfully navigate the landscape of higher education while also mothering children. What are the demands placed on university employees that compromise our family life, and how do we reconcile our roles as professionals and mothers? Join us to explore these questions and more! Bring your lunch and a friend! All current and prospective Athena members are welcome.

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Moms' Weekend Celebration Starts Friday

Posted Mon, 16 Apr 2018 10:52:00 -0700

Please join the Parent and Family Association, Office of Alumni Relations, and Student Alumni Relations Board (SArb) for a special Alumni Artist Showcase, featuring the work of Robin Lopez '12 in honor of Moms' Weekend! Kick off your Moms' Weekend with members of SArb and Parent and Family Association for a casual social. Find out more about the Parent and Family Association, the activities of SArb, and get to know U of I staff and faculty. Please RSVP on Eventbrite - all family members are welcome! Please direct questions to Marie Duncan at [email protected] or 111-111-5366.

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U of I Student Success Conference Coming May 1

Posted Mon, 16 Apr 2018 10:31:00 -0700

The University of Idaho's first Student Success Conference will bring together faculty and staff who support student success in different ways - to celebrate what's being done, to imagine what's possible, and to connect ideas and approaches to enhance student success at all levels, on and beyond campus. The theme of the conference is "Innovation and Impact." Instead of formal presentations, the conference will feature roundtable discussions on critical issues involving student success shared by the faculty and staff of the University of Idaho. The goal is to connect ideas and identities, to amplify and imagine novel ways of creating and providing educational opportunities that transform the learning and lives of our students. Read more

Don't Feed the "Bears" at U of I

Posted Mon, 16 Apr 2018 08:00:00 -0700

We're all familiar with the warnings against feeding animals in our state and national parks. While we don't typically find bears on the Moscow campus, the same constraints apply to the feeding of other animals. Faculty, staff and students are guided by U of I policy (APM 40.22) which notes "Feeding of natural and feral wildlife is prohibited because of ongoing safety and health issues, vermin population increases around campus buildings, and damage to landscape plant materials from increased and non-sustainable animal populations." Read more on the I-Safety webpage.

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Vandal Voices Talk Focuses on Cheap and Easy Ways To Make Boise Bike-Friendly

Posted Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:49:00 -0700

Grab your bike, walk or drive and join us from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at Boise Brewing, 521 W. Broad St., Boise. In the first of our University of Idaho Boise Vandal Voices talks, College of Art and Architecture professor Jaap Vos will take attendees on a virtual bike ride through Boise with his Pivothead camera. He will show some basic design flaws of existing roads and, along the way, try to figure out what transportation engineers were thinking. Vos will talk about how several of these design flaws could be fixed with some fresh paint, the removal of road signs, the realignment of pedestrian crossings and some common sense. Finally, he'll show some fancy bike facilities from around the world, such as heated bike paths, bike parking garages, bike highways and bike bridges. Read more

STEM Day at U of I Boise

Posted Fri, 13 Apr 2018 09:54:00 -0700

The third annual U of I Boise STEM Day will be Monday, April 16. With the support of the College of Science, this year 140 AVID kids from Sage valley Middle School and Vallivue Middle School in Caldwell will participate in various STEM-related activities - from fossils to wildfire simulations - presented by the McCall Outdoors Science School (MOSS), the Department of Biological Sciences, the College of Science and the Urban Design Center.

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Geography Department Seminar on Nationalism and Gender in Kurdistan April 19

Posted Thu, 12 Apr 2018 14:03:00 -0700

Join the Department of Geography seminar series featuring Jessie Clark at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, in the Teaching and Learning Center Room 022. Clark's presentation is titled "'The State Kills, We Kill, Everyone Kills': Finding and Framing Humor in the Field," and will present her experiences researching the politics of nationalism among Kurdish women in Southeast Turkey (Northern Kurdistan) with a special emphasis on the role of humor in making sense of geopolitical issues. Read more

Save the Date: Vandal Giving Day April 24-25

Posted Thu, 12 Apr 2018 12:18:00 -0700

In September 2016, the entire Vandal family came together to raise over $441,000 to benefit students during our first-ever Vandal Giving Day. You can help make Vandal Giving Day 2018 an even bigger success: Just sign up to be a Vandal Giving Day ambassador and promote the programs you're passionate about. You'll get resources and special links to spread the word about Giving Day on your personal social networks, April 24-25. Sign up to be an ambassador today and watch for more information coming soon. Read more

Dash After Dark 5K April 25

Posted Wed, 11 Apr 2018 09:07:00 -0700

Celebrate the conclusion of spring classes and relieve stress prior to final exam on Wednesday, April 25, during the annual Dash After Dark 5K. Event starts at 9 p.m. at the Student Rec Center. Free for students; $5 for all others. ​Register online. Read more

#MeToo Moscow: Local Perspectives on an International Movement

Posted Wed, 11 Apr 2018 09:03:00 -0700

Join us for a screening of Assistant Professor Denise Bennett's film "#MeToo Moscow: Local Perspectives on an International Movement" at noon April 25 in the Borah Theater. This film features #metoo stories from local women and will be accompanied by a brown bag discussion with the filmmaker. Bring your lunch and join the conversation. All are welcome! For more information, contact [email protected] Read more

Biodiesel Education Program Hosts Biodiesel Awareness Week April 16-20

Posted Tue, 10 Apr 2018 12:20:00 -0700

The Biodiesel Education Program is hosting a week of biodiesel and sustainability events April 16-20. Learn more in the Idaho Commons on Monday and Tuesday, tour U of I's biodiesel lab from 2:30-3 p.m. Friday in the James Martin Laboratory, Bay 72, Moscow, to learn about biofuel's impact in our school, and help take a stand for clean air by signing this petition to mandate a biodiesel blend in all campus diesel vehicles. Read more

Sign up for Scholars and Researchers Newsletter

Posted Tue, 10 Apr 2018 12:15:00 -0700

Scholars and Researchers is a monthly newsletter from the U of I's Office of Research and Economic Development. Its purpose is to show our extended Vandal Family the research, scholarly and creative activities at U of I; build awareness of student and faculty development opportunities; and promote collaborations across our many disciplines. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to subscribe. Scholars and Researchers is delivered on the last Tuesday of each month. To receive it via email, subscribe here. Read more

Employees Needed for Vandals Dining Focus Groups

Posted Tue, 10 Apr 2018 12:12:00 -0700

Faculty and staff are inited to provide input to shape the future of Vandals Dining. Survey results are in and we would like clarify your feedback. Participants will receive $25 in dining dollars to use in any Vandals Dining location across campus. The focus group is at noon Thursday, April 12, in the Clearwater Room of the Commons. RSVP to Mike Thomsen, [email protected] Read more

Next Policy Pub in Boise May 3 Discusses Public Lands

Posted Tue, 10 Apr 2018 12:06:00 -0700

The University of Idaho's James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research will present Policy Pub: Public Lands, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at Pengilly's, 513 W. Main Street, Boise.
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Free HIV testing April 13

Posted Tue, 10 Apr 2018 10:33:00 -0700

In conjunction with CDC's Get Yourself Tested Month, Vandal Health Education is hosting North Idaho AIDS Coalition to offer free HIV testing on campus. Free testing is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 13, in the Idaho Commons Crest Room. HIV testing is quick and confidential, and open to everyone. The CDC recommends everyone be tested at least once in their life, and those at higher risk should be tested more often. Visit cdc.gov for complete testing guidelines. Read more

U of I Copy and Print Center Now Offers Foil Printing

Posted Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:19:00 -0700

The University of Idaho's Copy and Printer Center in the Idaho Commons now offers customizable and affordable foil printing, perfect for dissertations/thesis, report covers, awards and certificates, and gifts or art projects. Gold and silver foil printing is now available on thesis or dissertations with Unibind hard book covers in-house, reducing the cost and wait time from four to six weeks to 24 hours. To learn more about this new service, call the Copy and Print Center at 111-111-7377 or stop by the center, located in the northeast corner of the Idaho Commons. Read more

Join ORED for Another Round of SAS Talks May 2

Posted Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:14:00 -0700

Faculty, staff and students are welcome to join the Office of Research and Economic Development for the second engagement of SAS (Short and Sweet) Talks from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, in the IRIC step Auditorium, as well as via livestream statewide. The event will be streamed to U of I Boise Room 162, Coeur d'Alene Room 240B and Idaho Falls, TAB 350. Food, as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, will be available on the Moscow campus. Read more

Discover Secrets Your Data May Hold

Posted Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:10:00 -0700

A new mapping and spatial analytics web-based software application is available for research and the classroom. Insights for ArcGIS is a data analytics workbench where you can explore data and discover secrets your data may hold. Work with maps, charts, and tables in one web browser application. No coding required. To learn more about this app, or other mapping and spatial analytics software, contact Bruce Godfrey, GIS librarian. Read more

Faculty and Staff Training: How to Respond to Disclosures of Sexual Assault

Posted Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:06:00 -0700

University of Idaho faculty and staff are invited to a 90-minute training session on handling disclosures of interpersonal violence from students at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in the Clearwater Room, Commons, Moscow. Read more

Ride Your Bike for Discounts at One World

Posted Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:04:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Sustainability Center is hosting Bike-In Happy Hour at One World Cafe on Tuesday, April 17. Support sustainable transportation none cup at a time! Ride your bike to one World Cafe in downtown Moscow between 6:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. April 17 to receive 20 percent off drinks all day. For information email [email protected] Read more

Trade Old Medication for Donuts April 24

Posted Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:01:00 -0700

Donuts for Drugs is a prescription drug take back day hosted by Vandal Health Education and the Moscow Police Department. Bring your leftover prescription medications in exchange for a free donut! There will also be a chance to win prizes by answering prescription drug trivia. Come to the Commons Plaza from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24. Open to all students, faculty, staff and community members.
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Open Forums: PTS Strategic Plan and Upcoming Changes

Posted Mon, 09 Apr 2018 11:56:00 -0700

As the University of Idaho continues to grow, we must change the way we think about transportation and parking on the Moscow campus. Our focus is now shifting towards becoming a campus where a personally-owned vehicle is not required to meet commuter and campus resident mobility needs. Read more

Planning to Use a Barbecue on Campus?

Posted Mon, 09 Apr 2018 08:00:00 -0700

As the weather improves and the semester is wrapping up, many people begin to bring out barbecues to celebrate the passing of another academic year and to just enjoy the nice weather. If your unit or recognized student organization chooses to have a barbecue, Environmental Health and Safety wants to help you do so safely. At a minimum, we ask that you notify us of your plans prior to the event. We can assist in finding a safe location, ensure you have a fire extinguisher handy and answer questions about the other requirements for barbecuing on campus, such as restrictions on who may use a grill on campus property. Visit the I-Safety page for more information or call EHS at 111-111-6524. Read more

Chinese Calligraphy Workshop begins April 10 in Boise

Posted Fri, 06 Apr 2018 12:53:00 -0700

Chinese calligraphy is an ancient and beautiful art. Come practice water and ink calligraphy! The University of Idaho Confucius Institute in Boise is offering a three-week Chinese Calligraphy Workshop from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mountain time Tuesdays, April 10, April 17, and April 24, at the U of I Boise Center, 322 E. Front St., Room 348A. Cost is $30 for the three-week workshop. Questions or RSVP to [email protected]

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Moscow Policy Pub Discusses the Idaho Local Government Initiative April 26

Posted Thu, 05 Apr 2018 13:35:00 -0700

Policy Pub is a bi-monthly speaker series designed to engage University of Idaho employees, friends and collaborators in policy issues and research across disciplines. Policy Pub is an exciting opportunity to learn about contemporary policy research, engage in lively conversations with potential collaborators, and understand more about policy issues important to the residents of Idaho. The next event will be held at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at Hunga Dunga Brewing in Moscow. This month's speaker is Michael Overton with the Idaho Local Government Initiative.

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World Landscape Architecture Month Lecture Series This April

Posted Thu, 05 Apr 2018 13:14:00 -0700

April is World Landscape Architecture Month (WLAM), an international celebration of landscape architecture. WLAM introduces the profession to the public by highlighting landscape architect-designed spaces around the world. The University of Idaho Landscape Architecture Program will be hosting a lecture series during the month of April to celebrate WLAM from noon to 1 p.m. every Tuesday in the Integrated Research and Innovation Center Atrium. Read more

Sign up Today for Active Learning Symposium April 30

Posted Wed, 04 Apr 2018 13:47:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Active Learning Discussion Circle is hosting the Active Learning Symposium on Monday, April 30, 2018, in the Idaho Commons, Moscow. Employees and students are invited to attend up to five workshops during the symposium, with three workshops to choose from during each session time. All workshops are 50 minutes. Student-created Pecha Kucha presentations on Active Learning will be featured throughout day. Breakfast/registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Details concerning session topics will be emailed a couple weeks prior to the symposium. Register online. Read more

U of I Hosts Drone Summit April 24

Posted Wed, 04 Apr 2018 13:43:00 -0700

Drones serve a wide variety of purposes, including image and data gathering for research, education and just plain fun. Many individuals however, have not yet unlocked their full potential. Read more

Active Learning Symposium Calls for Proposals for April 30 Event

Posted Wed, 04 Apr 2018 11:31:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Active Learning Discussion Circle is accepting proposals for the Active Learning Symposium on April 30, 2018, which will take place in the Idaho Commons. All workshops are 50 minutes; please allow time for questions. About 25 percent of workshops can be presented remotely via Zoom for those who are not available to be in Moscow. The other 75 percent will be presented in person in the Idaho Commons. Proposal topics to consider: modeling active learning strategies, active learning in large classrooms, active learning in an online or hybrid environment, active learning beyond the classroom, active learning in a specific content area, etc. Proposals are due Monday, April 16, 2018. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Submit proposals.

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How Much is Too Much? National Alcohol Screening Day

Posted Wed, 04 Apr 2018 11:27:00 -0700

The National Alcohol Screening Day (NASD) program is intended to call attention to the impact that alcohol has on overall health by giving students and community members an opportunity to take a look at the way they use alcohol, so that they may take steps to reduce their alcohol intake if necessary. Read more

U of I Launches Africana Studies Minor

Posted Wed, 04 Apr 2018 11:21:00 -0700

Students at the University of Idaho can now earn an interdisciplinary minor in Africana Studies in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences. With this minor, students will come to understand the historical, political and social contexts behind contemporary global politics and racial relations. They will be better equipped to work with and for diverse populations, in any profession. For more information, contact Kristin Haltinner at [email protected] Read more

Asian-American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month Features Speaker Troy Osaki April 10

Posted Wed, 04 Apr 2018 11:18:00 -0700

Troy Osaki is a Filipino-Japanese-American writer, performer and teaching artist from Seattle, Washington. He will give the keynote address for Asian-American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month at U o I at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in the Vandal Ballroom, Moscow. His talk will address the extensive contributions made by Asian-Americans and the importance of uniting and building strong coalitions across cultures. This event is sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Asian American/Pacific Islander Association. For more information contact OMA at 111-111-7716 or at [email protected] Read more

Judges Needed for Innovation Showcase April 25

Posted Wed, 04 Apr 2018 10:56:00 -0700

The 2018 Innovation Showcase will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, and the College of Graduate Studies is in need of some volunteer judges to help out.
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Idaho Supreme Court Visits College of Law April 5

Posted Tue, 03 Apr 2018 14:23:00 -0700

The University of Idaho College of Law will host the Idaho Supreme Court from 8:50 a.m. to noon Thursday, April 5, 2018, in the Menard Law Building Courtroom in Moscow. The court will hear three cases, and the session is open to the public. The docket is available here: https://isc.idaho.gov/appeals-court/isc-calendar. Read more

Global Student Success Program Spring Lecture Series April 5

Posted Tue, 03 Apr 2018 12:36:00 -0700

The Global Student Success Program is hosting a lecture series this spring. The first presentation is 1-2 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in TLC 145. In his lecture, "Strategies for Giving Effective Feedback to International Students", Chad Eller, M.Ed., will discuss a few principles that can help instructors give written feedback on student work both engaging and manageable. He will also share some teaching methods that can lessen the risk of damaging students' motivation, or overwhelming them, while still giving enough information to help them improve their writing skills.

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Next Deadline for IRIC Space Applications is April 13, 2018

Posted Tue, 03 Apr 2018 09:17:00 -0700

The Integrated Research and Innovation Center (IRIC) Facility Committee continues to consider applications for space in the IRIC facility. Faculty and staff can access application forms online. The deadline for the next round of consideration is 4 p.m. Friday, April 13. Read more

ASUI Accepting Personal Statements Regarding Rob Spear Resolution

Posted Tue, 03 Apr 2018 08:34:00 -0700

In an attempt to give all students, staff, faculty and community members an opportunity to speak without compromising their identity, ASUI has created a Google Form, which can receive submissions anonymously, to allow people to give comments about the ASUI resolution regarding Rob Spear. We ask that you spread this form throughout all your channels, so all people are made aware of this opportunity. Click here to express any thoughts regarding the resolution. Please email [email protected] with questions. Read more

Spruce the Palouse is April 14

Posted Mon, 02 Apr 2018 15:18:00 -0700

Join the University of Idaho Sustainability Center from 10:30-1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14, for Spruce the Palouse. Help us keep the Palouse clean by collecting litter on and around the Moscow Campus. To sign up, email [email protected] More information is at https://divinedestinations.info/current-students/sustainability-center/announcements. Read more

Join the Discussion on Mapping Our Area’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Posted Mon, 02 Apr 2018 14:00:00 -0700

U of I students, staff and faculty are invited to the first in a series of Partnership for Economic Prosperity (PEP) Talks at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, at the Colter’s Creek tasting room, 215 S. Main St., Moscow. The event will feature keynote speaker Megan Husley from Startup Spokane, who will discuss mapping our area’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. The U of I-co-sponsored event is the first in a series of meet-ups focused on driving our local economy through new ideas. Please join us for a lively and fruitful conversation. Read more

Confucius Institute Offering Beginner Chinese QiGong Classes in Boise Starting Today

Posted Mon, 02 Apr 2018 11:40:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Confucius Institute is offering beginner Chinese QiGong classes in Boise this spring, beginning today. The course is designed for students who want to learn more about the form of Chinese martial arts called "Baduan jin" or the "eight silken movements." This practice is a form of Chinese QiGong that is used as both physical exercise and to open the energy pathways of the body. Practicing QiGong can be beneficial for mental and physical health. Over the course of the semester the instructor will teach about each of the eight silken movements and help students to master the movements. The course is nine weeks long. Read more

Kids' Chinese Craft Nights Begin Thursday in Boise

Posted Mon, 02 Apr 2018 11:20:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Confucius Institute in Boise is sponsoring free Chinese Craft Nights every Thursday in April! Kids age 5-12 are welcome to join to learn about Chinese culture and create a fun craft they can take home! Join us for one or all of the following craft nights:

Thursday, April 5: Chinese Paper Cutting

Thursday, April 12: Beijing Opera Masks

Thursday, April 19: Chinese Porcelain Painting

Thursday, April 26: Chinese Paper Lanterns and Pinwheels

All craft nights are from 6-7 p.m. Mountain Time at the U of I Boise Center, 322 E. Front St., Room 156. Get more information and RSVP at [email protected] or 111-364-4054. Read more

CETL Hosts Guest Speaker Lindsay Bernhagen on April 5

Posted Mon, 02 Apr 2018 10:44:00 -0700

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning invites all faculty, graduate students, post-docs and staff to attend a special program from 2-3 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in Room 441 of the Education Building, Moscow, dedicated to diversity and inclusion in teaching and learning, featuring guest speaker Lindsay Bernhagen. Bernhagen is a professor and director of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point's Center for Inclusive Teaching and Learning. Read more

ORED Requesting Concept Papers for EPSCoR

Posted Fri, 30 Mar 2018 14:24:00 -0700

The U. S. Department of Energy's Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program is requesting grant applications for Building EPSCoR State-/National Laboratory Partnerships to advance fundamental, early-stage energy research collaborations with the DOE national laboratories. Participation by graduate students and/or postdoctoral fellows is required. Junior faculty at the University of Idaho are encouraged to apply. Information on the SC User Facilities can be found at http://science.energy.gov/user-facilities. Information on the DOE Office of Nuclear Energy user facilities can be found at https://atrnsuf.inl.gov.

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The Writing on the Wall Project Returns April 25

Posted Fri, 30 Mar 2018 08:29:00 -0700

The Writing on the Wall Project is returning to the University on Wednesday, April 25, in the Idaho Commons Plaza. We will put up a wall at 9 a.m. All are welcome to write words or phrases that show the discrimination, racism, sexism, etc. that they have experienced or witnessed. Join the Center for Volunteerism and Social Action at 3 p.m. to break down the wall as a symbolic gesture of destroying society's oppressive structures!

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Palouse Language and Culture Symposium Registration Open

Posted Fri, 30 Mar 2018 08:26:00 -0700

Registration is open for the fifth annual Palouse Language and Culture Symposium, hosted at the University of Idaho on Saturday, April 14, 2018. The symposium committee invites undergraduate and graduate students, staff, and faculty to participate at the Symposium. To register, click here. Find out more about the symposium. The mission of the Palouse symposium is to promote cultural diversity, create a bridge between languages and cultures, and to foster dialogue among learners, educators and researchers. Read more

Movimiento Activista Social Presents the 9th Annual "El Color de Nuestra Tierra"

Posted Thu, 29 Mar 2018 15:14:00 -0700

The student organization, Movimiento Activista Social (Social Justice Activist Movement), is hosting the ninth annual El Color de Nuestra Tierra (The Color of Our Land) from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, March 31, in the International Ballroom in the Pitman Center, Moscow. Read more

Safety Concern Form Adds Attachment Feature

Posted Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:20:00 -0700

The Report a Safety Concern form now provides users the option to attach an image or picture. Any campus safety concern and/or issue discovered by faculty, students and staff can be reported through the form, anonymously if desired. Submitted forms receive immediate attention and are directed to the appropriate department/unit for review and consideration. Additional information is available on the I-Safety website. Read more

Share Your Dining Behavior and Preferences and Win a Plane Ticket

Posted Wed, 28 Mar 2018 14:39:00 -0700

Campus Dining is beginning their strategic planning for dining on campus and asking for input from the campus community. Campus Dining is interested in learning what is important in your dining experience, and how the current dining facilities are delivering on key characteristics proven to drive satisfaction. The survey is relevant for the entire campus community, faculty, staff and students, and should take about 15 to 20 minutes to complete. By choosing to participate you will be automatically entered in a drawing for a pair of airline tickets valued up to $500 each to anywhere in the U.S. Read more

MFA Students Encouraged to Submit Art for Presidential Contest

Posted Wed, 28 Mar 2018 14:21:00 -0700

The Art and Design program and the President's Office are excited to announce the Art for Campus 2018 MFA Competition. Read more

Athena Conversation of Care: ACE Idaho Women's Network

Posted Tue, 27 Mar 2018 15:49:00 -0700

Athena Professional Women's Organization is hosting its second "Conversation of Care" of the semester at noon Wednesday, March 28, in the Crest Room, on the fourth floor of the Idaho Commons. All current and prospective Athena members are welcome! Read more

Artist Bobby Gaytan Gives Keynote Address for Farmworker Awareness Week March 29

Posted Tue, 27 Mar 2018 15:40:00 -0700

The College Assistance Migrant Program presents Bobby Gaytan as the 2018 Farmworker Awareness Week (FAW) Celebration Keynote Speaker. This event is at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29, 2018 in the Bruce M. Pitman Center Vandal Ballroom, Moscow.
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CALS Speaker Series Looks at Water Quality and Policy April 12

Posted Mon, 26 Mar 2018 15:16:00 -0700

Join the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences for the CALS Speaker Series at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 12, in the Idaho Commons Summit Room, Moscow. Read more

Kristin Armstrong Visits U of I through Margaret Ritchie Distinguished Speaker Series

Posted Mon, 26 Mar 2018 13:42:00 -0700

Join the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences for the Margaret Ritchie Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Kristin Armstrong, 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in the Ag Sciences Auditorium (Room 106). Armstrong is the most decorated U.S. women's cyclist of all time and the best time trialist in sports history. She is a three-time Olympic gold medalist, two-time world champion and has won six U.S. national championships. Read more

Bike Maintenance Workshop April 4

Posted Mon, 26 Mar 2018 13:38:00 -0700

Join the University of Idaho Sustainability Center from 3-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in the Outdoor Program Rental Center Shop in the Student Rec Center to learn how to perform basic maintenance on your bike with help from Paradise Creek Bicycle Shop. To sign up, email [email protected] Read more

VandalStore National Joe Day Sale March 27

Posted Mon, 26 Mar 2018 13:26:00 -0700

Did you know that March 27 is National Joe Day? The VandalStore is celebrating with 30 percent off all Joe-emblazoned gear, a Joe mug free when you spend $125 or more, and .50 cent tall brewed coffee at Starbucks all day long! Join us from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Moscow VandalStore for the most Idaho of events and get your picture taken with Joe Vandal. Read more

Chinese Food Club April 6

Posted Mon, 26 Mar 2018 13:08:00 -0700

The next Chinese Food Club, brought to you by the Confucius Institute, is 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 6. in the 1912 Center. Come and eat some delicious traditional Chinese food. All food is prepared in-house by our instructors. Seats limited to 25 and cost is $10. RSVP to [email protected] Read more

Staff Council Positions Open for FY19

Posted Mon, 26 Mar 2018 13:02:00 -0700

Staff Council is looking for enthusiastic board-appointed staff members to fill positions becoming available starting June 1, 2018 for fiscal year 2019.
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Staff Members Needed to Serve on U of I Committees

Posted Mon, 26 Mar 2018 12:52:00 -0700

The Administrative Hearing Board, Borah Foundation Committee, the Student Conduct Board and Ubuntu are looking for staff members to fill positions that are becoming available as of July 1. Please click the links below to see the various structures and topics that each committee addresses. Read more

Studded Snow Tire Season Ends

Posted Mon, 26 Mar 2018 06:00:00 -0700

It’s officially spring, and the winter studded snow tire season is coming to an end. While these tires are legal in Idaho until the end of April, do you know the removal deadlines in neighboring states? Most are earlier, some are later – read on at I-Safety. Read more

CALS Wine and Cheese Gala April 20

Posted Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:27:00 -0700

Join the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences for its annual Wine and Cheese Gala from 4-7 p.m. Friday, April 20. Guests will taste their way across the Palouse as local winery representatives provide tastings at the University Inn Best Western. Read more

Autism Awareness Movie Event April 7

Posted Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:31:00 -0700

ASUI and Raven Scholars present "Life Animated," the true story of the Suskind Family who used Disney movies to communicate with their son, Owen, diagnosed with with autism. The film will be presented at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 7, in the Borah Theater in the Bruce M. Pitman Center, Moscow. Information and light refreshments will be provided between 6-7 p.m. The feature film will start at 7 p.m., with discussion and questions to follow. The showing is free and open to the public. Read more

Apply to Compete in the Annual Three-Minute Thesis and Three-Minute Master's Contests

Posted Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:27:00 -0700

The College of Graduate Studies is now accepting entries for the Three-Minute Thesis and Three-Minute Master's competition. This event will test the presentation skills of graduate students by challenging them to present their thesis or dissertation topic in three minutes or less. Doctoral students can win up to $1,000 and master's students can win up to $500. For more information on the competition please visit divinedestinations.info/3mt. The deadline to enter the competition is March 28, 2018. Read more

GPSA Readings in World Literature Discuss Social Justice March 28

Posted Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:12:00 -0700

The Graduate and Professional Student Association will have a reading at noon Wednesday, March 28, on the first floor of the University of Idaho Library. This reading will focus on the subject of social justice and world literature. The featured speaker is College of Education, Health and Human Sciences faculty member Vanessa Anthony-Stevens. Readers are Leotina Hormel of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and Gina Taruscio of the Moscow City Council. More information. Read more

U of I Golf Course Opens March 26

Posted Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:37:00 -0700

Ready to dust off those clubs? The University of Idaho Golf Course is opening at noon Monday, March 26, 2018. For the remainder of the week, the hours will be 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Please call the golf shop at 111-111-6171 to reserve your tee time today. Read more

Admin Restoration Project Nears Completion

Posted Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:35:00 -0700

Crews have opened the main entrance and foyer to the University of Idaho Administration Building in Moscow as the restoration project nears its completion. The main entrance stairs opened this week. Handrails and new granite steps were also recently installed along the building's north entrance as crews complete project work to that entrance throughout the spring. Some touch-up and close-out issues remain at the main entrance, and there is some remaining masonry restoration work to be done to the exterior of the building, both of which will be completed during the summer months to lessen impacts to building users. Read more

9th Circuit Court of Appeals Visits College of Law March 29

Posted Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:34:00 -0700

The University of Idaho College of Law will host the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, March 29, 2018, in the Menard Law Building Courtroom in Moscow. The court will hear three cases, and the session is open to the public. The docket is available online. The panel will be Judge Richard Tallman, presiding (Seattle), Judge Randy Smith (Pocatello), and Judge Morgan Christen (Anchorage).

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