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Newsletters Return to Regular Publication Schedule

Posted Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

The Daily Register begins publishing daily today, Aug. 13. Deadline for submissions is 2 p.m. on the day prior to publishing. Please submit all content for the Daily Register online. MyUI, the student newsletter, is also back to weekly publication. This newsletter hits student inboxes each Monday morning. Submissions are due at noon on the Wednesday prior to publication. Use the same form to submit content. Read more

Reminder: V-Number is the New Student Identifier

Posted Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho now uses the VandalNumber, or V-number, in place of the Student ID Number, which will slowly be discontinued to streamline processes and make it easier for faculty, students, and staff. As of July 11, all students are being identified by their V-number.
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Researchers in the News

Posted Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

Help us share your research with the public! If you have an upcoming journal publication and think your research is newsworthy, contact either UCM Science and Content Writer Leigh Cooper or your college's marketing and communications manager. We may be interested in publicizing your work with a press release, social media, etc. Please reach out to us soon after your paper has been accepted and before you publish! Read more

U of I Among Princeton Review's 384 Best Colleges

Posted Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho is listed as one of the 384 outstanding colleges and universities for 2019 as ranked by the Princeton Review, based on factors including the excellence of academic programs. Read more

Center for Disability Access and Resources Open House

Posted Fri, 03 Aug 2018 16:22:00 -0700

The Center for Disability Access and Resources (CDAR) will be hosting an open house on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. in the Bruce M. Pitman Center, Room 127. Light dessert will be provided. CDAR is responsible for determining eligibility and implementing ADA accommodations for students with disabilities on campus. Read more

Nominations Being Accepted for Interim Executive Director, Southeast Idaho

Posted Fri, 03 Aug 2018 14:19:00 -0700

As announced in June, Marc Skinner has accepted a faculty position at Brigham Young University-Idaho in Rexburg. Marc’s position with the university will end later this month and the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President is accepting nominations for the position of interim executive officer for Eastern Idaho.

Nominees must be current University of Idaho employees with a graduate degree from an accredited university and proven leadership and administrative capabilities. Read more

Senior Proposal Development Specialist Open Forum

Posted Fri, 03 Aug 2018 14:13:00 -0700

The Office of Research and Economic Development and the Research and Faculty Development team are pleased to invite a finalist for the Senior Proposal Development Specialist position onto campus Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 in IRIC 305 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Read more

Faculty Invited to Apply for Major Research Instrumentation Funding Through the NSF-MRI Program

Posted Fri, 03 Aug 2018 09:53:00 -0700

The Research and Faculty Development (RFD) team invites faculty to submit a Notice of Intent (NOI) to apply to the NSF Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program, a limited submission funding opportunity. Read more

Let's Eat Spaghetti at Lindsay Creek Vineyards

Posted Fri, 03 Aug 2018 09:47:00 -0700

You're invited to the 36th Lewiston Alumni Spaghetti Dinner. Enjoy a spectacular view and great food at the beautiful Lindsay Creek Vineyards. Visit with Kathy Barnard, assistant vice president of Alumni Relations and Advancement Communications, and hear about updates at the University of Idaho as we kick off another successful school year. Read more

U of I Visualizing Science Exhibit on Display at The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho

Posted Fri, 03 Aug 2018 09:40:00 -0700

The University of Idaho's Visualizing Science exhibit, which brings scientific research to life in art form and reveals a deep kinship inherent in seemingly disparate disciplines, is now on display at The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho. The exhibit is the result of a nine-month collaboration between interdisciplinary teams of faculty in science, art and design. The project was led by College of Art and Architecture professor and head of the art and design program Sally Graves Machlis and Prichard Art Gallery director Roger Rowley. Read more

Join Vandal alumni for an evening of S'mores

Posted Fri, 03 Aug 2018 09:24:00 -0700

Join Palouse Vandal alumni and friends on Aug. 15, 2018 for an evening of s'mores and fun. We'll provide all the materials you'll need to roast the perfect marshmallow and construct your s'more Read more

ITS Begins Campus Awareness Phishing Campaign

Posted Fri, 27 Jul 2018 14:07:00 -0700

Phishing emails remain a popular attack method. The ability to spot a phish helps prevent hackers from tricking you or stealing information. As part of ongoing awareness efforts, ITS will send out fake phishing messages which look and function like real ones so you can practice spotting and reporting these scams. If caught by a phish, training materials will be available to help you identify future phishing messages. Read more

Volunteers Needed for Housing and Residence Life Check-In

Posted Fri, 27 Jul 2018 10:37:00 -0700

Housing and Residence Life would like to invite you to be a part of our residence hall move-in event on Thursday, August 16. It takes hundreds of volunteers to move in 1,500 new Vandals and we need your help! Read more

Jerry Kramer Hall of Fame Watch Party

Posted Fri, 27 Jul 2018 10:34:00 -0700

Come celebrate Vandal football standout and Green Bay Packer, Jerry Kramer, as he is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The Office of Alumni Relations invites you to watch the enshrinement ceremony together at Corner Club and sing the fight song! Read more

Join Us for our 4th Annual BBQ & Cornhole Tournament!

Posted Fri, 27 Jul 2018 10:31:00 -0700

Join the Office of Alumni Relations, the Palouse Vandal Alumni Chapter, and Vandal Brand Meats for one last summer BBQ, and our 4th Annual Cornhole Tournament on Thursday, August 2, 2018. Come socialize with other local Palouse Vandals, eat a delicious Vandal Smoked Sausage, and enjoy a few rounds of Cornhole. Read more

Faculty Invited to Apply for NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Program

Posted Fri, 27 Jul 2018 10:26:00 -0700

The Research and Faculty Development team in the Office of Research and Economic Development is requesting notice of intent to apply for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program, a limited submission funding opportunity. Read more

ORED Seeks White Papers for IGEM Grant Program

Posted Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:45:00 -0700

The Office of Research and Economic Development seeks white papers as part of the limited submission process to select applicants for the Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) FY19 grant program. White papers are due to the Office of Technology Transfer by 5 p.m. Aug. 24. Read more

Moscow Chamber Accepting Leadership Moscow Applications

Posted Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:42:00 -0700

The Moscow Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting applications for the 2018-19 Leadership Moscow class. The deadline for application submittal is 5 pm. Friday, Aug. 17. Read more

Invitation for Concept Papers: NSF Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation Program

Posted Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:40:00 -0700

The Research and Faculty Development team invites concept papers for the National Science Foundation’s Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation Program. Read more

ITS Raising Awareness About Data Consumption

Posted Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:38:00 -0700

ITS wants to raise awareness about data consumption on the Shared Drive (S:) to help curb unprecedented growth. The university currently uses 95 percent of the total available space on the S: drive and is projecting to exceed maximum capacity during fall semester. To address this issue, ITS plans to create awareness of data consumption, evaluate current resources and projected needs and consolidate where it is reasonable. Read more

New Antivirus Deployment for Both Windows and Mac Users

Posted Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:22:00 -0700

Over the coming months Information Technology Services (ITS) will deploy a new version of antivirus across campus. This will affect both Windows and Mac computers. Where possible, ITS will automatically deploy the software to your devices. Local support teams will be in contact regarding devices where an automatic deployment is not possible. Read more

Parking Permits Available for Purchase Online

Posted Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:18:00 -0700

If you absolutely need to bring a vehicle to campus this coming 2018-19 academic year, July 11 is the first day to go online and purchase your annual residential or commuter parking permit. We'll mail it to you so you're ready when current 2017-18 annual permits expire Aug. 15. Parking is limited, so don't delay! Read more

Volunteers Needed for Housing and Residence Life Check-In

Posted Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:12:00 -0700

Housing and Residence Life would like to invite you to be a part of our residence hall move-in event on Thursday, Aug. 16. It takes hundreds of volunteers to move in 1,500 new Vandals and we need your help! Read more

Participate in a New Study Investigating Predictors of Inflammation and Heart Health

Posted Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:49:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Exercise Physiology Research Lab is currently seeking adults aged 35 years or older to participate in a one-day research study to investigate whether a non-invasive test can be used to adequately predict risk of heart disease. Participants will receive free perks such as a body composition test with the latest technology, blood draw to measure markers of inflammation and gift card upon completion of the study. Read more

V-Number is the New Student Identifier

Posted Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:45:00 -0700

The University of Idaho now uses the VandalNumber, or V-number, in place of the Student ID Number, which will slowly be discontinued in order to streamline processes and make use easier for faculty, students, and staff. As of July, 11, all students are being identified by their V-number. Read more

Get Your Piece of the $55 Billion Funding Pie

Posted Fri, 13 Jul 2018 08:56:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) subscribes to Pivot, a curated, searchable database of government and private funding opportunities with more than $55 billion in available grants, fellowships, scholarships, awards, papers invited and more. Read more

New Data Map Helps Researchers Find Collaborators, Get Data, and Manage Program Objectives in Real Time

Posted Fri, 13 Jul 2018 08:51:00 -0700

Research today is becoming broader and more complex as it crosses disciplinary and institutional boundaries, making it increasingly difficult to find collaborators and manage projects. A new online tool, simply called Data Map, was recently developed to solve these and other issues for Idaho’s three major research universities—the University of Idaho, Idaho State University, and Boise State University. Read more

Administrative Banner – The Updated Interface Has a New Look

Posted Fri, 13 Jul 2018 08:46:00 -0700

Information Technology Services (ITS) has implemented an update to the Administrative Banner (Banner 8 Admin Forms) application because support for the old version will end this calendar year. Banner 8 Admin Forms will be updated with a new release called Banner 9 Admin Pages that is easier to use and has a modern look and feel. Read more

SEM Continues to Expand Enrollment Efforts

Posted Fri, 06 Jul 2018 08:26:00 -0700

Over the past year, the University of Idaho has rolled out many new initiatives to assist us with meeting our strategic plan goals for enrollment and retention. We are grateful to all the employees across the university who have enthusiastically jumped on board with our recruitment goals and initiatives. However, as we've expanded our efforts, we have found we still have some unmet needs.
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Parking Permits Available for Purchase Online July 11

Posted Fri, 06 Jul 2018 08:23:00 -0700

If you absolutely need to bring a vehicle to campus this coming 2018-19 academic year, July 11 is the first day to go online and purchase your annual residential or commuter parking permit. We'll mail it to you so you're ready when current 2017-18 annual permits expire August 15. Parking is limited, so don't delay! Read more

Open Forum for the Open Access Publishing Fund July 9

Posted Fri, 29 Jun 2018 12:41:00 -0700

On Monday, July 9, 2018 from 2-3 p.m. in Library Instruction Room 120, an open forum will be held to discuss eligibility and application requirements as well as answer questions regarding the Open Access Publishing Fund. Read more

Faculty Invited to Apply for NSF Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program

Posted Fri, 29 Jun 2018 12:37:00 -0700

The Research and Faculty Development Team in the Office of Research and Economic Development is requesting concept papers for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) program, a limited submission funding opportunity. The notice of intent to apply deadline is July 9, 2018. Read more

UI and Arboretum Associates Host Annual Arboretum Concert

Posted Fri, 29 Jun 2018 08:29:00 -0700

"Summer Breezes and Sweet Sounds," the annual outdoor concert featuring local musicians and composers, will bring music to the University of Idaho Arboretum and Botanical Garden Monday, July 9. It is sponsored by the Arboretum Associates and UI's Lionel Hampton School of Music. Read more

Volunteers Needed for Housing and Residence Life Check-In

Posted Fri, 29 Jun 2018 08:21:00 -0700

Housing & Residence Life would like to invite you to be an exciting part of our Residence Hall Move-In Event on Thursday, August 16th. It takes hundreds of volunteers to move-in 1,500 new Vandals and we need your help! Read more

Funding Available for Open Access Articles

Posted Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:55:00 -0700

A University of Idaho Open Access Publishing Fund (OAPF) has been created by a partnership with the U of I Library, Office of the Provost and Office of Research and Economic Development. Read more

Thank You to Derek Moore, Meggie Cafferty and Student Accounts

Posted Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:54:00 -0700

The University thanks Derek Moore and Meggie Cafferty in the Financial Aid Office for recently assisting a student in an extremely dire situation. The student was facing growing financial challenges that had already resulted in homelessness. Read more

Facilities Implements New Work Order Management System

Posted Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:34:00 -0700

Facilities is implementing a new work order management system on July 1 called FAMIS Cloud. We currently use an older version of this system to track our work in Facilities and will be moving to the cloud version this summer as support for the old version is ending. Read more

Fiscal Year End Reminders From Student Accounts

Posted Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:30:00 -0700

Attention All Financial Personnel:

All GRT's are due to the Student Accounts/Cashiers Office by 2:00 pm on Friday, June 29th for processing in Fiscal Year 2018, for Chart 9.
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Open Forums Scheduled for ITS Technology Partnership Manager

Posted Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:26:00 -0700

Open forums will be held this week for the finalists for the ITS Technology Partnership Manager. This position is responsible to cultivates relationships with university faculty, staff, and affiliates for delivery of technology support and solutions that meets or exceeds customer expectations. Read more

U of I and Arboretum Associates Host Annual Arboretum Concert

Posted Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:20:00 -0700

"Summer Breezes and Sweet Sounds," the annual outdoor concert featuring local musicians and composers, will bring music to the University of Idaho Arboretum and Botanical Garden Monday, July 9. It is sponsored by the Arboretum Associates and U of I's Lionel Hampton School of Music Read more

Laura Smythe Selected as University of Idaho Ombuds

Posted Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:15:00 -0700

The University of Idaho and the Office of the President are pleased to announce that Laura Smythe has been appointed university ombuds effective Oct. 2. Read more

You Deserve a Day of Fun — Let's Go Rafting with Vandals!

Posted Fri, 15 Jun 2018 12:44:00 -0700

Join fellow Vandals for a fun-filled day on the Salmon River with H2O Idaho Rafting in Riggins, Idaho on July 21, 2018. Enjoy a 22-mile full-day trip featuring plenty of unbridled whitewater, ample time to play on the Salmon's white sandy beaches and on-shore gourmet lunch. Read more

Webinar on the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Offered Tuesday

Posted Fri, 15 Jun 2018 12:32:00 -0700

The Research and Faculty Development team is hosting a webinar on the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) - Food and Agricultural Science Enhancement (FASE) and Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). The webinar will explain how the AFRI FASE & EPSCoR Program works and how it is implemented at NIFA, and will serve as an orientation for those new to the program and an update for returning applicants. There will also be a brief question and answer session. Read more

Reception for Helane Davis is Friday, June 15

Posted Fri, 08 Jun 2018 17:00:00 -0700

Please join us in saying farewell to Helane Davis, professor of law a director of the College of Law Library, as she moves on to the circuit librarian position for the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver. Read more

CLASS Professor Receives Nearly $244,000 to Study Secondary Benefits of HUD Grants

Posted Fri, 08 Jun 2018 13:01:00 -0700

The Office of Research and Economic Development congratulates Michael Overton, assistant professor of political science in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS), and his colleagues on receiving a two-year, $243,763 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Read more

Faculty Invited to Apply for W.M. Keck Foundation Grants

Posted Fri, 08 Jun 2018 12:58:00 -0700

The Research and Faculty Development Team in the Office of Research and Economic Development is requesting concept papers for two grant programs through the W.M. Keck Foundation. Read more

IBEST Computational Resources Core Installs Major Upgrades to Research Computing Infrastructure

Posted Fri, 08 Jun 2018 12:55:00 -0700

The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies' (IBEST) Computational Resources Core recently installed significant server upgrades. These upgrades include 160 new processor cores and an additional 768 GB of RAM. Early benchmarking indicates this hardware will increase processing speeds by nearly 300 percent. This speed increase is critical in meeting the evolving computational needs of University of Idaho researchers. Read more

NSF Webinar Looks at Opportunities for Broadening STEM Participation

Posted Fri, 08 Jun 2018 12:52:00 -0700

The Research and Faculty Development Team in the Office of Research and Economic Development invites the campus community to a National Science Foundation (NSF) webinar on “Opportunities for Broadening Participation in STEM,” hosted by the NSF Directorate for Education and Human Resources , from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14, in IRIC 205. Read more

Webinar: Practices for Motivating Funding in the Arts and Humanities

Posted Fri, 08 Jun 2018 12:49:00 -0700

The Research & Faculty Development team is hosting a webinar on Practices for Motivating Funding in the Arts and Humanities on Tuesday, June 19 at 11 a.m. in IRIC 207. Many fellowships target arts and humanities disciplines, fields which don't often align with federal funding opportunities. Read more

Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Assault from Students

Posted Fri, 08 Jun 2018 12:46:00 -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. Monday June 25, 2018, in the Albertson 101, Moscow. Read more

You're Invited to a Vandal Summer BBQ

Posted Fri, 08 Jun 2018 12:40:00 -0700

RSVP now to join Palouse Vandal Alumni and friends at Robinson Park on Wednesday, June 27 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. for some summer fun and grilled burgers from Vandal Brand Meats. Feel free to bring a dish or goodie to share with others. Read more

Refreshed Website, Brand Resource Center Launches

Posted Fri, 08 Jun 2018 12:35:00 -0700

The Vandal family is starting to see the new University of Idaho brand in more places. U of I’s new website is now live with the refreshed Pride Gold color and design elements meant to add excitement and engage prospective students. Read more

Brand Refresh Brightens Website and Provides Guidelines for Use

Posted Thu, 07 Jun 2018 10:00:00 -0700

I am thrilled to announce that we have applied the University of Idaho’s new brand to our website, and it is now live! In addition, we have created an expanded Brand Resource Center, which includes dozens of templates and resources to help you create beautiful, branded university materials quickly and easily.

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New Hire in Campus Recreation

Posted Sun, 03 Jun 2018 12:29:00 -0700

Russell 'Rusty' Vineyard has accepted the position of Executive Director of Campus Recreation with a start date of July 9. Rusty comes to U of I with progressive experience in Student Affairs, working on program development, fundraising, strategic planning and professional development of staff, as well as being a strong advocate for the student experience Read more

Next Deadline for IRIC Space Applications is July 11

Posted Sun, 03 Jun 2018 12:25:00 -0700

Integrated Research and Innovation Center (IRIC) Facility Committee continues to consider applications for space in the IRIC facility. UI faculty and staff can access application forms at http://divinedestinations.info/research/entities/iric/space-request. The deadline for the next round of consideration is 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Read more

Announcing a new Degree Audit Plans Tab

Posted Sun, 03 Jun 2018 12:21:00 -0700

Beginning June 4, the Degree Audit Planner tab will be replaced by a Plans tab. The functionality of the Plans tab will remain largely the same to the Planner tab, but has greater flexibility for students and advisors when creating and maintaining plans. Read more

Upcoming Seminar Helps Faculty Optimize Collaborations with Industry

Posted Sun, 27 May 2018 20:18:00 -0700

Join Anthony M. Boccanfuso, president of the University-Industry Demonstration Partnership, for his seminar on university-industry collaborations. Read more

Fraternity and Sorority Life Offers Professional Development Opportunity

Posted Sun, 27 May 2018 20:15:00 -0700

The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life is offering several workshops titled, "Inside the Mysterious World of Fraternities and Sororities...For Today's College Professionals." The program seeks to educate members on fraternity and sorority life by helping them to understand current fraternity and sorority best practice. Read more

Individual Sessions with TIAA Financial Consultant

Posted Sun, 27 May 2018 20:11:00 -0700

Patrick Egan, of TIAA, will be on campus to answer your questions regarding retirement planning. Interested employees can register for an individualized session by visiting www.TIAA.org/schedulenow or calling 800-732-8353 weekdays from 5:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PT). Read more

Join Us for Vandal Day at Silverwood Theme Park on July 26

Posted Sun, 27 May 2018 20:07:00 -0700

Join the Vandals, on Thursday, July 26 for a fun filled day at our annual Vandal Day at Silverwood Theme Park. Together we will enjoy the wavy waters of Boulder Beach, the heart racing of Panic Plunge, and a quiet family-friendly evening for dinner. Read more

Organizing Your Summer Cleanouts

Posted Sun, 27 May 2018 20:02:00 -0700

When clearing out an office space or other room for any reason, it may be tempting to place items in corridors while you work. However, objects in corridors narrow the path for exiting the building and can be particularly problematic in the case of an emergency evacuation. Read more

See Round Two of ORED's SAS (Short and Sweet) Talks on YouTube

Posted Sun, 27 May 2018 19:56:00 -0700

In early May, faculty, staff, and students throughout the University of Idaho joined the Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) for the second engagement of its popular SAS (Short and Sweet) Talks. Read more

Palousafest 2018 Table Registration

Posted Sun, 27 May 2018 19:50:00 -0700

Registration is now open for the fall 2018 Palousafest. Palousafest is the premier fall event on campus where we welcome new students and welcome back returning students. Expected attendance is between 3,000-5,000 students and community members. Read more

Alumni Association Award Nominations Open

Posted Sun, 27 May 2018 19:44:00 -0700

Nominations are now open for the University of Idaho Alumni Association awards. You may know of Vandals that deserve to be recognized who haven't been nominated or received an award yet. Read more

Join Alumni and Friends for Summer Kick-Off Vandal Happy Hour

Posted Sun, 27 May 2018 19:39:00 -0700

Join other Palouse Vandal alumni and friends at Moscow Slice and Biscuit on Thursday, May 31 from 4 - 6 p.m. for some summer fun, good beer, pizza, and most importantly ice cream! Bring your friends and family and enjoy special Vandal discounts if you wear your Idaho Vandal gear! Read more

Vice Provost for Faculty Finalist Open Forums Coming

Posted Sun, 27 May 2018 19:35:00 -0700

The search advisory committee and Provost and Executive Vice President John Wiencek are pleased to invite three finalists for Vice Provost for Faculty to campus. The finalists will interview between May 31 and June 6, 2018. Read more

Outage Planned for Vandalweb and Banner Maintenance

Posted Sat, 26 May 2018 19:57:00 -0700

On the weekend of June 2-3, ITS will be applying upgrades to the VandalWeb and Banner systems. During this maintenance, both systems and any others that rely upon them, will be inaccessible. Read more

Vandal Voices: What to Eat (and Drink) to Live to 100

Posted Sat, 26 May 2018 19:49:00 -0700

Discover the secrets of a diet that'll help you live longer. Join us in Boise at Boise Brewing (521 W. Broad St.). Read more

U of I Students Celebrating Ramadan May 15 to June 14

Posted Tue, 15 May 2018 12:59:00 -0700

Ramadan 2018 begins the evening of Tuesday, May 15, and ends the evening of Thursday, June 14. Ramadan is the ninth month of the lunar calendar. This month is important to Muslims since it is the month in which the first verses of the Holy Quran were revealed by Allah to Prophet Muhammad (570-632 C.E.). We now have a number of Muslim students at the University of Idaho, mainly from Middle Eastern countries. Read more

WWAMI Blood Drive May 29

Posted Tue, 15 May 2018 12:55:00 -0700

The WWAMI Medical Education Program at the University of Idaho is sponsoring the Red Cross Blood Drive at Gritman Medical Center on May 29. The event is from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, in the Gritman first floor conference room. Sign up on the Red Cross website. Read more

Administration Building Front Stairs Closed for Finishing Work

Posted Mon, 14 May 2018 13:32:00 -0700

As of Monday, May 14, the Administration Building's front stairs are closed to traffic as the Department of Public Works and University of Idaho Facilities crew make adjustments to the newly installed glass panels on the historic staircase. Read more

Facilities Implementing New Work Order Management System in July

Posted Mon, 14 May 2018 08:16:00 -0700

Facilities will be implementing a new work order management system July 1 called FAMIS Cloud. We currently use an older version of this system to track our work here in Facilities and will be moving to the cloud version this summer as support for the old version is ending. Read more

VandalStore Staff and Faculty Sale May 18

Posted Fri, 11 May 2018 14:57:00 -0700

Celebrate the end of the semester! Staff and faculty members get 30 percent off their entire Vandal gear purchase on Friday, May 18. Thank you all for all your hard work this year. Shop online with promo code: SPRING18. Read more

Submit Events for Student Planner

Posted Fri, 11 May 2018 14:56:00 -0700

If you would like your campus department's events to be included in the annual U of I student day planner, complete the form here by Friday, June 1. U of I Student Media is managing planner design this year. If you have any questions, contact Student Media general manager Tara Roberts at [email protected] Read more

Presentations Sought for 15th Annual Advising Symposium

Posted Fri, 11 May 2018 14:53:00 -0700

We welcome all proposals related to academic advising and invite submissions from staff, faculty and administrators. Presentations are allotted 50 minutes during concurrent sessions. The symposium is on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in the Bruce M. Pitman Center. Read more

Save the Date: Benefits Vendor Forum Sept. 18, 2018

Posted Fri, 11 May 2018 14:41:00 -0700

Benefits-eligible faculty and non-faculty staff are encouraged to mark their calendars for the upcoming second annual Benefits Vendor Forum, hosted by HR Benefit Services. The forum will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, in the Bruce M. Pitman Center's International Ballroom. Read more

Safety Alert: Tree Work Ahead

Posted Fri, 11 May 2018 13:08:00 -0700

Maintaining our beautiful campus landscaping is an ongoing, year-round project for Facilities. Tree work done by the arboriculture team is an essential part of keeping these trees in good condition to minimize the chance of limbs or even whole trees coming down unexpectedly. During this work, you need to take sensible precautions to keep yourself injury-free. Read on at I-Safety to see what you should watch for and do when you encounter this work as a pedestrian or driver. Read more

Suicide Prevention Training May 17

Posted Fri, 11 May 2018 10:30:00 -0700

QPR stands for Question, Persuade and Refer. It is an evidenced-based, one-hour training program to help faculty, staff and students respond to someone in a mental health crisis and thinking about suicide. The training is 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 17, in the Panorama Room, Commons, Moscow. Pre-registration is available at divinedestinations.info/qpr. Read more

Banner 9 Rolling Out Soon

Posted Thu, 10 May 2018 14:16:00 -0700

Information Technology Services is announcing the upcoming implementation of Banner 9, currently scheduled for release on Oct. 1, 2018. The change is necessitated by the termination of vendor support for our current product at the end of 2019. This major release will be easier for customers to use. This update replaces the administrative application that is available at https://banner.divinedestinations.info. Subsequent releases in 2019 will replace the self-service functions currently hosted through VandalWeb. Users accessing Banner only through VandalWeb will not be impacted by this initial release in October. Read more

Center for Modeling Complex Interactions (CMCI) Request for White Papers

Posted Thu, 10 May 2018 11:22:00 -0700

The Center for Modeling Complex Interactions (CMCI) requests white papers outlining ideas for research projects related to our mission. CMCI fosters interdisciplinary biomedical research by bringing together modelers and empirical scientists to address problems across all levels of biological organization, from biophysical to ecological. See www.cmciuidaho.org for more information. First consideration of white papers will begin on May 25, 2018 and white papers will be accepted until June 4, 2018. Learn more about the paper requirements here. Read more

Campus-Community Forum: Building Bridges is May 15

Posted Wed, 09 May 2018 14:31:00 -0700

The Campus-Community Forum, an annual event for community partners, faculty, students and staff to come together to discuss campus-community partnerships and student civic engagement is Tuesday, May 15, in Moscow. The Campus-Community Forum: Building Bridges is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Vandal Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center. Registration is available at https://cce.wsu.edu/ccf. Tuesday’s forum will include a keynote address from Lane Perry, director of the Center for Service Learning at Western Carolina University. Read more

Palousafest 2018 Table Registration

Posted Tue, 08 May 2018 14:52:00 -0700

Registration is now open for the fall 2018 Palousafest, which will take place Aug. 18. Palousafest is the premier fall event on campus where we welcome new students and welcome back returning students. Expected attendance is between 3,000-5,000 students and community members. The event includes a street fair, inflatables, interactive activities, and local music. Hundreds of student organizations, campus departments and community organizations line Sixth Street and share information about how to get involved with our great Palouse community. The event is hosted by the Department of Student Involvement. Table registration is free for student organizations and U of I affiliates. Register at divinedestinations.info/palousafest. Read more

Financial Conflict of Interest Seminar May 11

Posted Tue, 08 May 2018 14:00:00 -0700

Dan LaHann, a compliance coordinator from the Office of Research Assurances, is presenting a seminar on "Conflicts of Interest, Conflicts of Commitment and Financial Conflicts of Interest" from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Friday, May 11, 2018, in IRIC Room 305, Moscow. Read more

Annual Fire Sprinkler Testing for Summer 2018

Posted Mon, 07 May 2018 14:37:00 -0700

Western States Fire Protection will be on campus to complete our annual inspection/testing of the wet and dry sprinkler systems Monday through Friday, May 14-18, 2018. They will be here several times throughout the summer. No disruption to normal services is expected. Any questions can be directed to Facilities at 111-111-6246. Read more

University of Idaho Alumni Association Nominations Open

Posted Mon, 07 May 2018 14:07:00 -0700

Nominations are now open for the University of Idaho Alumni Association awards. You may know of Vandals that deserve to be recognized that haven't been nominated or received an award yet. Join us in celebrating the contributions and achievements of the Vandals who help make our university and communities so special. Read more

Employee Benefits Focus Groups May 22-23

Posted Mon, 07 May 2018 14:02:00 -0700

Benefits Services is seeking feedback on employee benefits and the manner in which these benefits are communicated. Segal Consulting, the university's independent employee benefits and communications consulting partner, will be conducting employee focus groups to learn employees' understanding and opinions of the University of Idaho's health plans and benefits communications methods. This opportunity is not limited to those working on campus; we strongly encourage employees who work outside of Moscow to participate. Read more

Athena Annual Membership Meeting May 10

Posted Fri, 04 May 2018 15:42:00 -0700

All current and prospective members of Athena Professional Women's Organization are invited to our annual membership meeting from 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at Colter's Creek Tasting Room, 215 S. Main St., Moscow. Join us for a review of the year and a sneak peek at what's coming up for FY19. Enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a glass of wine, mingle with Athena members, and meet our incoming 2018-20 executive board. For more information email [email protected] Read more

Funding Opportunity for Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences

Posted Fri, 04 May 2018 15:34:00 -0700

The Office of Research and Economic Development's Research and Faculty Development team (RFD team) invites eligible faculty members to submit a notice of intent (NOI) indicating their interest in submitting a pre-proposal to the 2019 Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences. The University of Idaho may nominate one candidate to submit a pre-proposal to the program. An internal selection committee will review pre-proposals and nominate a single candidate by June 29. The deadline to submit a notice of intent is Friday, May 11. The Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences provides funding to early career investigators of outstanding promise in science related to the advancement of human health. The program awards grants of $300,000 for a four-year period to selected academic institutions to support the independent research of outstanding individuals who meet the eligibility criteria. Read more

Mental Health First Aid Training Deadline Monday

Posted Fri, 04 May 2018 13:21:00 -0700

Monday, May 7, is the last day to register for the next round of Mental Health First Aid Training! Registration closes at 3 p.m. May 7 for faculty/staff sessions from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, May 8-9, in the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center. Mental Health First Aid is a certification program to help faculty and staff understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Register at divinedestinations.info/mentalhealthfirstaid. Read more

University Honors Program Graduation Celebration Friday

Posted Fri, 04 May 2018 12:50:00 -0700

Students, families, faculty, staff and friends of the University Honors Program are invited to come and celebrate our graduating students from 2-3:30 p.m. Friday, May 11, in the Administrative Building Auditorium on the Moscow campus. This year, over 90 students will receive program awards and cords. Refreshments will be served immediately following the program to celebrate academic achievements and 35 years of the University Honors Program.

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Summer Group Swim Lessons Begin Soon

Posted Fri, 04 May 2018 11:49:00 -0700

Summer group lessons are starting at the University of Idaho! Registration is now open for session one. Read more

Register For Mini Vandal Spirit Squad

Posted Thu, 03 May 2018 15:06:00 -0700

We are excited to notify U of I Vandal fans of the open registration for our Mini Vandals Spirit Squad. We are looking for Vandal Fans between the ages of 5 and 12. The Mini Vandals will practice and perform with the current members of the cheer and dance teams. Each participant will have the opportunity to perform at a home football, soccer and volleyball game. Read more

Career Services Summer Hours and the Outcomes Survey

Posted Thu, 03 May 2018 09:27:00 -0700

U of I Career Services is open during the summer to help all University of Idaho students and alumni with their career and professional development. During summer hours (May 14 – Aug. 17) Career Services is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with advisors available for appointments in-person, over the phone, via email or video conferencing. Read more

Supervisory Excellence Program Schedule Online

Posted Thu, 03 May 2018 09:24:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Employee Development and Learning's Supervisory Excellence Program schedule for summer 2018 has been posted.
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May is Mental Health Month

Posted Thu, 03 May 2018 09:20:00 -0700

Mental Health Month has been observed since 1949 and seeks to reduce stigma, increase awareness, and offer education and trainings in mental health topics. This year, Vandal Health Education and the Counseling and Testing Center are observing Mental Health Month with opportunities for faculty and staff to be trained to respond to mental health concerns. Trainings include Mental Health First Aid and QPR. Learn more. Read more

25Live Scheduling Being Implemented University Wide

Posted Wed, 02 May 2018 11:30:00 -0700

The University of Idaho is expanding the use of the 25Live scheduling platform across the institution statewide. 25Live is a platform that allows the university to better manage meeting spaces, both at the department level and across the institution. Many departments are already using this software to schedule their spaces. It is being made available to you at no cost. Read more

Applications Open for Dig'nIT Summer Camps and High School Internships in Coeur d'Alene

Posted Wed, 02 May 2018 11:24:00 -0700

Applications for the U of I Coeur d'Alene Dig'nIT Initiative STEM summer camps and high school tech internships are open now! Students ages 11-18 can learn cool skills like how to make their own cosmetic products in Cosmetic Chemistry, how to build a game in Java Coding Workshop and how to code in Apple's Swift language in Coding Swift camp. High school tech internships are a paid opportunity for teens to learn and work directly in a high-tech, high-growth company with university support. Visit the Dig'nIT website to learn more and submit applications. Read more

Donate Unneeded Household Goods and Food May 11

Posted Wed, 02 May 2018 11:20:00 -0700

Join the Sustainability Center from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, May 11, and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 12, and donate everything you no longer need to Goodwill and the Vandal Food Pantry. There will be drop off sites at the residence halls behind the Tower and on Greek Row on the corner of Elm and University Avenue. For more information email [email protected] Read more

VandalStore 50 Percent Off Clearance Sale May 3-6

Posted Wed, 02 May 2018 11:14:00 -0700

Thursday, May 3, through Sunday, May 6, take an additional 50 percent off marked prices on clearance items at the VandalStore in Moscow! In-store only. Shopping in Boise? Find the same deal on May 3-5. Look for our Staff and Faculty Sale coming on May 18. Read more

Support Idaho Nonprofits During Idaho Gives May 3

Posted Tue, 01 May 2018 12:58:00 -0700

Make your impact, Vandals! Visit Idahogives.org on Thursday, May 3, 2018, and send a little love to one of over 500 Idaho nonprofits, including the University of Idaho Foundation. Read more

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