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Thank You from CBE Executive Education

Posted Wed, 22 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

The College of Business and Economics Executive Education Team would like to send a heartfelt thanks to all of its partners across campus whose commitment and attention to detail ensured the success of the college’s 65th annual Utility Executive Course. Read more

UI Mind Mindfulness Drop-in Sessions Resume

Posted Tue, 21 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

UI Mind will resume weekly drop-in mindfulness meditation from noon-12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, in the Idaho Commons Panorama Room. Read more

Tuesday Night Telecom Disruption Includes Outdoor Courtesy Phones

Posted Tue, 21 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

The portions of University of Idaho’s Moscow phone service provided by Frontier Communications, including outdoor courtesy phones across campus, will be without normal services from 11 p.m. today, Aug. 21, through 6 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, as part of a Frontier outage. Read more

ITS Requests Your Patience While Resolving Classroom Tech Issues

Posted Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

The top priority for ITS and the Technology Solutions Partners (TSP) during the first month of classes is support for technology-enabled classrooms. Read more

Important Policy and Emergency Reminders for a New Semester

Posted Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

It is important to review several essential regulations... Read more

Beat the Sting from Nuisance Insects

Posted Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

The risk from wasps, including yellow jackets and hornets, can be a year-round threat. Peak activity coincides with the beginning of the fall semester, putting more people in the path of more aggressive insects. Read more

Take Steps To Reduce Multimedia Technology Issues in Your Classroom

Posted Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

The goal of ITS and the Technology Solutions Partners (TSP) at the beginning of the semester is to familiarize instructors with technology in their classrooms and respond as quickly as possible to classroom service requests. Read more

Tara Westover to Deliver Runstad Lecture

Posted Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

The Runstad Lecture Series presentation by Common Read author Tara Westover will take place at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center. Read more

University Faculty Meeting Set Sept. 5

Posted Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

Please join us for the first university faculty meeting of the 2018-19 academic year at 3 p.m. Pacific time Wednesday, Sept. 5, in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center. Read more

Highlight International Opportunities in Your Class

Posted Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

Encourage your students to gain an international experience! Read more

Protect Your Property

Posted Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

As the school year kicks off, we encourage you to take precautions to keep your personal property safe Read more

SprinTurf closed Aug. 20

Posted Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

Starting at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 20, the SprinTurf adjacent to the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center will be closed to pedestrian/student traffic. Read more

World Mosquito Day Film Screening Monday

Posted Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

Get free popcorn and watch the short Disney public health film "Winged Scourge" (1943, 10 minutes) Read more

Additional VandalStar Sessions Aug. 20 and Aug. 24

Posted Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

University of Idaho Advising Services is offering additional VandalStar Orientation sessions for Fall 2018 via Zoom from 9-11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 20, and 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24. Read more

Graduate Student Orientation is Sunday

Posted Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

Graduate student orientation will be held from 12:30-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, in the Idaho Commons Whitewater room. Read more

Faculty Invited to Apply for NSF Research Traineeship Program

Posted Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

The Research and Faculty Development team in the Office of Research and Economic Development is requesting notice of intent (NOI) to apply for the National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) program, a limited submission funding opportunity. Read more

Let's Eat Spaghetti at Lindsay Creek Vineyards Aug. 28

Posted Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -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

Call for Honors Seminar Proposals for 2019

Posted Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

You are invited to submit a proposal for a University Honors Program seminar for either the spring or fall 2019 semester. Deadline for proposals is Sept 5, 2018. Read more

Annual Fire Hydrant Flushing Ongoing

Posted Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

University of Idaho Facilities Services is conducting its annual fire hydrant flow testing through Monday, Aug. 20, on the Moscow campus. Read more

My UI Newsletter Submissions Due at Noon Today

Posted Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

The deadline to submit items to the weekly My UI student newsletter is noon today for next Monday’s newsletter. Read more

Violence Against Women Grant Provides Training on Responding to Gender-Based Violence

Posted Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

Two years ago, the U of I Women's Center received a nearly $300,000 grant from the Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) to address gender-based violence. Read more

U of I Student Firefighters May Request Delayed Return to Classes

Posted Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

Student firefighters are among those who have spent the summer battling forest and wildfires across the West. Read more

TA/RA Institute is Thursday

Posted Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

The Teaching and Research Institute is from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, in Ag Science Room 106. Read more

You're Invited to U of I's 2018 Convocation

Posted Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho invites you to its 2018 Convocation ceremony, the official welcome and start to the academic year. Read more

Center for Disability Access and Resources Open House

Posted Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

The Center for Disability Access and Resources (CDAR) will be hosting an open house from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, in the Bruce M. Pitman Center, Room 127. Read more

Classroom Technology Orientation Wednesday, Aug. 15

Posted Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

At the start of the semester, the top priority for ITS and the Technology Solutions Partners (TSP) is support for technology-enabled classrooms. Our goal is to familiarize instructors with technology in their classrooms and respond as quickly as possible to classroom service requests so the start of the semester goes smoothly. Read more

Share a Free Student Planner with Your Students

Posted Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

Do your students need to plan ahead? Encourage them to download the free, printable U of I Student Planner from Student Media and the Department of Student Involvement. Read more

Is General Education Hitting the Mark?

Posted Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

What is an Educated Person? Is general education still addressing the vision and values at the University of Idaho? Read more

Facilities has New Work Order Management System

Posted Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

Facilities implemented a new work order management system July 1 called FAMIS Cloud. Facilities previously used an older version of this system to track our work here in Facilities and moved to the cloud version this summer as support for the old version is ending. Read more

Stay Engaged with U of I Employee Facebook Group

Posted Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700

University Communications and Marketing hosts a private employee Facebook group. Read more

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

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