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March 22, 2019

Faculty and Staff News

Attend the University House Faculty and Staff Open House

The official residence of the president and first family of the University of Idaho is ready for its debut. Faculty and staff are invited to learn about and explore this beautiful residence via a video tour, photo album and information links. Take a tour in person at the Faculty and Staff Open House at 4-6 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 1026 Nez Perce Drive, Moscow. Robert Zimmer ‘81, University House architect, will be available for questions. .

U of I Joins State Board of Education in "Think 30" Campaign through Complete College America

In the next week "Think 30" posters will replace the existing "15 to Finish" posters displayed throughout campus. The university is joining the State Board of Education in the Complete College America strategy to help achieve gains in college completion rates. "Think 30" is framed to give college students more flexibility within their credit loads by encouraging them to enroll in 30 credits each calendar year in order to increase the likelihood of on-time graduation and help reduce the cost of higher education. To help promote this campaign, email [email protected] to request a PDF or poster.

Jose M. Hernandez to Headline Farmworker Awareness Week at U of I

The University of Idaho College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is proud to bring renowned American engineer and former NASA astronaut Jose M. Hernandez to the Moscow campus as the keynote speaker for Farmworker Awareness Week. Hernandez will speak at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center. The event is free and open to all.

Nominate for the Athena Student Excellence Award

The Athena Women's Professional Organization at U of I seeks nominations (including self-nominations) for the Athena Student Excellence Award, honoring a student who is committed to creating an inclusive and equitable climate for women. by April 1.

Important Information Regarding Alcohol for University Events

Alcohol at University of Idaho-sponsored events, on- or off-campus, must have a approved through the President's Office and be in accordance with State Board of Education policies. The U of I contracts with Campus Dining/Sodexo to provide food to events on the Moscow Campus. Bringing other vendors or their food to a U of I event without first obtaining a waiver from Sodexo is a violation of the contract. Planning an event? Be sure to make arrangements well in advance. Begin by first scheduling/reserving the space with the appropriate campus entity followed by a call to the Catering Office at 111-111-2576 to arrange for food. Call the Auxiliary Services Administration office at 111-111-5500 with any questions regarding food service or alcohol.

Attend a Vandal Giving Day Info Session Today

Learn more about the ins and outs of Vandal Giving Day and how to get involved at 9 a.m. today, March 22, in the Meshri Conference Room (IRIC 105). Thank you for your support of U of I's Vandal Giving Day 2019. Together, we will accomplish amazing things for our students! .

Experience DancersDrummersDreamers This Weekend

DancersDrummers Dreamers is like modern vaudeville with music, dance, drumming, singing and comedy. The student collaboration is fun, full of energy and family friendly. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday, March 22-23, and 2 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Hartung Theater, Moscow. Tickets are on sale at the .

Attend a Reception with Electro-Mechanical Systems Leader John Rockwell '73

The University of Idaho College of Engineering welcomes to the Moscow campus John Rockwell '73, electro-mechanical systems leader and president of Marpac Medical Devices and Sierra Peaks. A reception will be held at 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 25, in the thinkTANK, Janssen Engineering Building Room 126. The reception is open to U of I students, faculty and staff. Read more.

Register for the Active Learning Symposium

Learn about active learning strategies at the fourth annual University of Idaho Active Learning Symposium 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, in the Idaho Commons, Moscow. Topics include modeling active learning strategies and active learning in large classrooms, online or hybrid environment and other contexts. Free breakfast and light refreshments will be provided. The event is sponsored by the Doceo Center and the . .

Nominations Open for Larry Craig ASUI Leadership Endowment

Nominations are being accepted for the U.S. Sen. Larry E. Craig ASUI Student Leadership Endowment. The award is directed toward students who excel in their education and who show potential to succeed in their field of study. This year’s award is $1,000. A student may only be considered for this endowment through staff or faculty nomination; if interested, seek a nominator. Nominations will be accepted through March 28. Learn more and nominate.

Next Deadline for IRIC Space Applications is April 19

The Integrated Research and Innovation Center (IRIC) Facility Committee continues to consider applications for space in the IRIC facility. U of I faculty and staff can access application forms. The deadline for the next round of consideration is 4 p.m. Friday, April 19. Read more.

VERAS Training Opportunities Available Next Week, March 25-29

For all those who apply for external funding: the new pre-award module of VERAS (Vandals Electronic Research Administration System) will be implemented beginning Monday, April 1, when all newly created proposal applications will need to be prepared and submitted to the sponsor via VERAS. Plan to attend one of the live training opportunity sessions hosted by the Office of Sponsored Programs. Find out more about the courses.

Today's Events

Events are held in Moscow unless otherwise noted.

: 9-10 a.m., Room 040A, Bruce M. Pitman Center
: 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tempe Diablo Stadium, 2200 W. Alameda Drive, Tempe, Arizona
Fish and Wildlife Sciences Seminar Speaker Kathryn Cottingham: 1:30-2:30 p.m., CNR 10
Grad School 101: 3:30-5:30 p.m., Clearwater Room, Idaho Commons
Biological Sciences Seminar: Ben Kerr, University of Washington: 3:30-4:20 p.m., LIFE 277
BFA Thesis Exhibition “I” Reception: 4-6 p.m., Room 219, Ridenbaugh Hall
: 4-7 p.m., Borah Theater
Vandal Trivia with Dean of Students Blaine Eckles: 7-8 p.m., International Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center
DancersDrummersDreamers: 7:30-9 p.m., Hartung Theater

Weekend


: Noon Saturday, Lewiston
: 10 a.m. Saturday, Portland, Oregon
: 1 p.m. Saturday, Pullman, Washington
DancersDrummersDreamers: 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Hartung Theater
Improv! Featuring Awkward Silence: 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, The Forge Theatre
Gerrod Peck, Trombone — Student Recital: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday, Haddock Performance Hall, Lionel Hampton School of Music

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News Releases

Fish and Wildlife Film Festival Covers Everything from African Shrews to Idaho Coyotes

A wide – and wild – range of subjects will be screened at the University of Idaho’s second annual Fish and Wildlife Film Festival Thursday, March 28, at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre in Moscow. The 16 award-winning short films include the fascinating life of the elephant shrew in “Life of the Sengi,” the story of a medical team working to save injured Canadian turtles in “Fix and Release” and the high-tech monitoring of Idaho carnivores in “Multi-Species Baseline Initiative.” Each of the screened films is meant to connect people to nature through film. Read more.

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March 21, 2019

Faculty and Staff News

Franchesca Ramsey to Headline Women's History Month Events on the Palouse

The University of Idaho Women's Center and the Washington State University Women's Center are proud to collaborate to bring renowned vlogger and MTV "Decoded" star Franchesca "Chescaleigh" Ramsey to the Palouse as the signature event for Women's History Month. Ramsey will speak at 6 p.m. today, March 21, in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center, Moscow. Following her keynote, Ramsey will sign copies of her book, which will be available for purchase on site from BookPeople of Moscow. The event is free and open to all. More information is available by visiting the event website.

Attend the 2019 Student Success Conference

The University of Idaho's second annual Student Success Conference is 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, in the Vandal Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center, Moscow. The theme of this year's event is "Exploring the Intersections." The goal is to bring faculty, staff and students together to discuss points of convergence and divergence in our definitions, contexts and actions, and to consider concrete strategies designed to enhance student success. All voices in the Vandal Family are critical to this effort, so register early and attend as much of the event as possible. Lunch will be provided. Register now.

Lecture Focuses on Navigating the Academic Culture in the U.S. by International Students

As part of the Global Student Success Program Spring Lecture Series, Bal Sharma, Emilija Jovanovska and Mikayla Sievers will deliver a lecture on the characteristics of the academic transition involved in the successful socialization of international students in U.S. higher education, at 12:30-1:30 p.m. today, March 21, in TLC 146, Moscow.

Learn About Forestry Advances in Upcoming Distinguished Speaker Series

Learn how advances such as the internet of forests, automated vehicles, lidar technology and sustainable wood are impacting the forestry industry in the first lecture of the Idaho Forest Group Distinguished Speaker Series. Alan Potter, senior advisor with FPInnovations, will speak on "Forestry 4.0 and Other Research Initiatives in the Canadian Bioeconomy" at 5-7 p.m. today, March 21, at the Best Western Plus University Inn, Moscow. The talk is free and open to the public. RSVP to [email protected] or the IFG Distinguished Speaker Series website for more information.

Lecture Today Will Focus on Lessons Learned from European Green Capitals

Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend a special guest lecture on sustainable urban development with Gary Austin, professor of landscape architecture, at 6 p.m. today, March 21, in the Admin Auditorium, Moscow. Austin will speak on lessons he learned about climate change mitigation, transportation, stormwater management, biological diversity and building energy performance while traveling to various European Green Capitals.

Registration Extended for the NEH Grant Application Workshop, Individual Appointments

There is now more time to register for one-on-one appointments with Mark Silver, senior program officer at the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), on April 4 and 5. Registration for individual appointments has been extended through Friday, March 22. Registration for seating at his April 4 workshop on NEH funding opportunities and application strategies is encouraged through April 3. All faculty in the arts and humanities are welcome to attend. Get more event details and register.

Faculty Invited to Apply to the National Endowment of the Arts ART WORKS Program

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 Endowment of the Arts ART WORKS Program, a limited-submission funding opportunity. The deadline to submit NOIs is 5 p.m. Friday, March 22. .

Resource Fair, Free Screening of Documentary “Intelligent Lives” Friday

A free screening of the film “Intelligent Lives,” a resource fair of both on-campus and community resources, and a panel discussion is set for 4-7p.m. Friday, March 22, in the Borah Theater of the Bruce M. Pitman Center, Moscow. The Center on Disabilities and Human Development, in collaboration with the Center on Disability Access and Resources, will host the free event. The two centers see the event as important to not only raising awareness regarding the discussion surrounding IQ testing, but also to the multitude of resources available in the Moscow community and on the U of I campus. Read more.

Sign Up for Mom’s Weekend Cookie Decorating Classes

The Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences invites everyone to celebrate Vandal spirit by decorating six delicious sugar cookies during classes that take place over Mom’s Weekend: 9 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday, April 6, and 9 a.m. Sunday, April 7, in the Carmelita Spencer Foods Laboratory, Niccolls Building, Moscow. Consumer science expert-in-residence Candi Bailey will demonstrate step-by-step techniques on how to bake a perfectly shaped cookie and mix icing to a desired consistency. Participants will take home recipes and spend an enjoyable, creative time with family and friends. Cost is $25 per person.

Office of Research and Economic Development to Host Open House April 4

Join the Office of Research and Economic Development on an adventure through Morrill Hall at 3-5 p.m. Thursday, April 4, in Moscow. Guests will learn more about the research units and institutes and what services they have to offer at the University of Idaho. Enjoy tours of every floor, attendee favors, delectable desserts and a chance at raffle prizes.

Service Learning Opportunities for Students

Starting this Saturday, March 23, the Sustainability Center is kicking off spring service events. If your students are seeking service learning hours to fulfill course requirements, share these outdoor volunteering opportunities with them.

University of Idaho Libraries Dean Finalists Announced

The university community is invited to open forums March 20-28 on the Moscow campus for finalists for dean of U of I Libraries. The forums will be recorded and available for review following the final candidate's visit to Moscow. A feedback form will be available. Get additional details and the open forum schedule.

Explore Staff Council Committee Opportunities

Staff Council is looking for enthusiastic board-appointed staff members to fill positions with a start date of June 1, 2019. Staff Council's mission is to promote recognition, empowerment, advocacy and leadership necessary to create a professional, collegial environment and work experience for staff members employed at the University of Idaho. Read more.

Today's Events

Events are held in Moscow unless otherwise noted.

: Through Friday, Spokane, Washington
: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Best Western Plus, Kootenai River Inn, 7169 Plaza St., Bonners Ferry
Vandal Green Dot Faculty/Staff Overview: 9-10:15 a.m., Clearwater Room, Idaho Commons
: 10-11:30 a.m., Room 045, Bruce M. Pitman Center
Therapy Dogs: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., ASUI Vandal Lounge
Freshstart Tobacco Cessation: Noon to 1 p.m., Room 129, Student Health Center
Navigating the Academic Culture in the U.S. by International Students: 12:30-1:30 p.m., TLC 146
PDI-Salary and Benefits Negotiation: 2-3 p.m., via Zoom
: 3-4 p.m., Room 045, Bruce M. Pitman Center
Grad School 101: 3:30-5:30 p.m., Clearwater Room, Idaho Commons
Make It, Taste It, Take It: 4-5 p.m., Carmelita Spencer Foods Laboratory, Room 101, Niccolls Building
Opening Reception for Balance: A Solo Show by Dongming Zhao: 4-6 p.m., Reflections Gallery, Idaho Commons
ASUI 2019-20 Candidate Forum: 5-7 p.m., The Hub Dining Hall, Wallace Residence Center
Idaho Forest Group Distinguished Speaker Series: 5-7 p.m., Palouse/Empire Rooms, Best Western Plus University Inn, 1516 Pullman Road, Moscow
Women’s History Month Keynote: 6-7:30 p.m., International Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center
Sustainable Development: European Green Capitals and Lessons for an America in Retreat: 6-7 p.m., Admin Auditorium
How to Plan and Manage a Timber Harvest on Your Property: 6-8:30 p.m., University of Idaho Extension, Clearwater County, 2200 Michigan Ave., Orofino
DancersDrummersDreamers: 7:30-9 p.m., Hartung Theater

Friday


: 9-10 a.m., Room 040A, Bruce M. Pitman Center
: 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tempe Diablo Stadium, 2200 W. Alameda Drive, Tempe, Arizona
Fish and Wildlife Sciences Seminar Speaker Kathryn Cottingham: 1:30-2:30 p.m., CNR 10
Grad School 101: 3:30-5:30 p.m., Clearwater Room, Idaho Commons
Biological Sciences Seminar: Ben Kerr, University of Washington: 3:30-4:20 p.m., LIFE 277
BFA Thesis Exhibition “I” Reception: 4-6 p.m., Room 219, Ridenbaugh Hall
: 4-7 p.m., Borah Theater
Vandal Trivia with Dean of Students Blaine Eckles: 7-8 p.m., International Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center
DancersDrummersDreamers: 7:30-9 p.m., Hartung Theater

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Kudos and Acknowledgments

Aziz Almuaqel Talks About his Breakthrough Moment

University of Idaho operations management major Aziz Almuaquel calls Moscow home. He’s discovered the sweet spot between studying and finding his place in the community.

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March 20, 2019

Faculty and Staff News

Attend a Vandal Giving Day Info Session

Learn more about the ins and outs of Vandal Giving Day and how to get involved at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in the Think Tank (JEB 128) or at 9 a.m. Friday, March 22, in the Meshri Conference Room (IRIC 105). Thank you for your support of U of I's Vandal Giving Day 2019. Together, we will accomplish amazing things for our students!

RSVP for the Virginia Wolf Distinguished Service Awards

Named after former U of I professor Virginia "Ginny" Wolf, this annual awards ceremony honors a student, a staff or faculty member, and a community member whose work reflects commitment to advancing gender justice. Join the Women's Center to honor this year's award recipients. The awards celebration will take place at noon Thursday, March 28, in the Whitewater and Clearwater Rooms, Idaho Commons. Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served. There is no charge to attend, but space is limited. RSVP to Jackie Sedano at [email protected] by March 22. For more information, contact the Women's Center at 111-111-2777 or [email protected] or visit the event website.

Research Participants Needed for Research on Perceptions of Climate Change

Have you changed your mind about climate change? Kristin Haltinner and Dilshani Sarathchandra, along with their research team, are interested in understanding the factors that contribute to people changing their mind on climate change. Interview participants will receive a $10 gift card to WinCo. Interviews will take approximately one hour. Those who have changed their minds about climate change and are interested in participating, can email Kristin Haltinner at [email protected] to schedule an interview.

Journalists to Debate Issues in Science Journalism

At 4-5 p.m. today, March 20, in TLC 122, award-winning science journalists from across the country will debate current issues in science journalism. Find out what journalists look for in a good story. This session includes a Q&A and the chance for scientists to "pitch a story idea" in two minutes for expert feedback.

UI Mind Drop-in Mindfulness Today

Drop-in mindful meditation is noon to 12:20 p.m. in TLC 029 today, March 20. This is gently-guided mindfulness for stress and productivity. No experience needed. Everyone welcome.

Faculty Spotlight Series Explores Innovations in Teaching and Learning

Kristin Haltinner and Dilshani Sarathchandra will present the next Faculty Spotlight: Innovations in Teaching and Learning at 12:30 p.m. today, March 20, in EDU 341, Doceo Center. Their topic will be "I Don't Deny and I'm Not a Skeptic, I Full Out Dissent: Navigating Politically Divisive Topics in Research and Teaching.” Questioned knowledge and skepticism rooted in and reflective of political division poses a unique challenge to faculty across academic disciplines. This session will use the case study of climate change to discuss how to navigate politically divisive topics in research and teaching. Special attention will be given to emotion management, data driven analysis and enhancing critical thinking. Register here.

Learn About Funding Opportunities at the Idaho Humanities Council Grant Workshop

David Pettyjohn, Idaho Humanities Council (IHC) Executive Director and Primary Grants Advisor, and Cindy Wang, IHC Director of Operations, will be at the University of Idaho on Friday, March 22, to share information about funding opportunities available from the IHC. A grant writing workshop will take place at 8:30 a.m. to noon in Room 244 of the Teaching and Learning Center on the Moscow campus. Individual meetings with David Pettyjohn will take place after the workshop, from 1-3 p.m. To schedule a 20-minute, one-on-one meeting with David to discuss a proposal idea, email [email protected].

Experience DancersDrummersDreamers This Weekend

DancersDrummers Dreamers is like modern vaudeville with music, dance, drumming, singing and comedy. The student collaboration is fun, full of energy and family friendly. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, March 21-23, and 2 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Hartung Theater, Moscow. Tickets are on sale at the

Learn About Key Plant-Nematode Interactions at Next IRIC Lunch and Learn

Nematodes, a group of microscopic worms that can be found in the soil, can wreak havoc on crops. Their eggs can live dormant in soils for decades. And when the right plant is introduced, they can hatch and embed themselves in that plants' roots, where they can disrupt the nutrient uptake process and spread disease. At the next IRIC Lunch and Learn, at noon Thursday, March 28, in the IRIC Atrium, post-doctoral researcher and nematology specialist Joanna Kud will give a talk focusing on the potato cyst nematode, a reviled pest in Idaho that can cause up to 80 percent yield loss in infested potato fields. This presentation is part of the IRIC Lunch and Learn series, which allows students, faculty and staff to share and cross-pollinate ideas in a fun and informal lunchtime setting. All are encouraged to attend and participate in discussion. Free drinks and snacks are also provided. The talk is also available via

VERAS Training Opportunities Available

For all those who apply for external funding: the new pre-award module of VERAS (Vandals Electronic Research Administration System) will be implemented beginning Monday, April 1, when all newly created proposal applications will need to be prepared and submitted to the sponsor via VERAS. Plan to attend one of the live training opportunity sessions hosted by the Office of Sponsored Programs. Find out more about the courses.

W.M. Keck Foundation Grants Support a Wide Range of Projects

With grants ranging from $300,000 to $1 million or more, the W.M. Keck Foundation "supports outstanding science, engineering and medical research, and undergraduate education…that will have a significant impact on addressing complex issues and problems." Carly Cummings, director of Research and Faculty Development, will provide an overview of the process to apply for a grant from the Keck Foundation, and discuss tips for preparing a competitive proposal at noon to 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in IRIC 105. The event is also available via For more information, email Research and Faculty Development at [email protected].

Attend an Open Forum on Proposed FY2020 Changes to Campus Parking and Transportation

The proposed FY2020 parking and transportation system changes are designed to enhance our campus' alternative transportation network; address customer priorities of space availability and permit affordability; and improve parking technology, maintenance and quality, in accordance with Parking and Transportation Services unit strategic plan. Learn more and attend an open forum.

My UI Newsletter Submissions Due at Noon Today

The deadline to submit items to the weekly My UI student newsletter is noon today for next Monday’s newsletter. Learn more about the newsletter and submit items. Employees can subscribe to the newsletter.

Today's Events

Events are held in Moscow unless otherwise noted.

: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., North Idaho Fairgrounds, Building 3, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene
Staff Council Meeting: 9-11 a.m., Paul J. Joyce Faculty and Staff Lounge
: 9-11 a.m., Room 040A, Bruce M. Pitman Center
GradFest: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., International Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center
: 10-11 a.m., Room 045, Bruce M. Pitman Center
Health Hut: Health Resources On-the-Go: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lobby, Idaho Commons
Ph.D. Proposal Defense: 11-11:45 a.m., IRIC 321
U of I Mind Drop-In Mindfulness: Noon to 12:20 p.m., TLC 029
: 12:30-1:20 p.m., ED 341-Doceo Center
: 12:30-2 p.m., Room 120, Library
: 1:30-3 p.m., Room 045, Bruce M. Pitman Center
: 2-3 p.m., Room 040A, Bruce M. Pitman Center and via Zoom
: 5-7 p.m., Horizon Room, Idaho Commons
ASUI Senate Meeting: 7-8:30 p.m., Whitewater Room, Idaho Commons
Queer Convos with the GSA: 8:15-9:15 p.m., TLC 229

Thursday


: Through Friday, Spokane, Washington
: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Best Western Plus, Kootenai River Inn, 7169 Plaza Street, Bonners Ferry
Vandal Green Dot Faculty/Staff Overview: 9-10:15 a.m., Clearwater Room, Idaho Commons
: 10-11:30 a.m., Room 045, Bruce M. Pitman Center
Therapy Dogs: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., ASUI Vandal Lounge
Freshstart Tobacco Cessation: Noon to 1 p.m., Room 129, Student Health Center
Navigating the Academic Culture in the U.S. by International Students: 12:30-1:30 p.m., TLC 146
PDI-Salary and Benefits Negotiation: 2-3 p.m., via Zoom
: 3-4 p.m., Room 045, Bruce M. Pitman Center
Grad School 101: 3:30-5:30 p.m., Clearwater Room, Idaho Commons
Make It, Taste It, Take It: 4-5 p.m., Carmelita Spencer Foods Laboratory, Room 101, Niccolls Building
Opening Reception for Balance: A Solo Show by Dongming Zhao: 4-6 p.m., Reflections Gallery, Idaho Commons
ASUI 2019-2020 Candidate Forum: 5-7 p.m., The Hub Dining Hall, Wallace Residence Center
Idaho Forest Group Distinguished Speaker Series: 5-7 p.m., Palouse/Empire Rooms, Best Western University Inn, 1516 Pullman Rd., Moscow
Women’s History Month Keynote: 6-7:30 p.m., International Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center
Sustainable Development: European Green Capitals and Lessons for an America in Retreat: 6-7 p.m., Admin Auditorium
How to Plan and Manage a Timber Harvest on Your Property: 6-8:30 p.m., University of Idaho Extension, Clearwater County, 2200 Michigan Ave., Orofino
DancersDrummersDreamers: 7:30-9 p.m., Hartung Theater

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Kudos and Acknowledgments

Landscape Architecture Professor Honored for Books on Sustainable Urban Development

Gary Austin, professor of landscape architecture in the College of Art and Architecture, was honored this month by the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture — an organization composed of nearly all the post-secondary programs in landscape architecture in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Read more.

Celebrate Don Morishita’s 33 Years at U of I

Don Morishita, a weed science professor, will retire after 33 years at U of I. We want to show our thanks to him for his years of dedication to research and teaching in the College of Agricultural Life Sciences. All are invited to a retirement celebration featuring dinner, program and no-host bar at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Turf Club, 734 Falls Ave., Twin Falls. RSVP to Theresa Albright at [email protected] or 111-423-6611.

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March 19, 2019

Faculty and Staff News

Dean Finalists Named for U of I Libraries Position

The search advisory committee is pleased to announce finalists for the position of dean of the University of Idaho Libraries. As part of these visits, the university community is invited to open forums March 20-28 on the Moscow campus. The forums will be recorded and available for review following the final candidate's visit to Moscow. A feedback form will be available. Read the full details of open sessions and information on the candidates.

Athena Conversations of Care Presents Mentorship Panel Today in Moscow

Bring a lunch and questions from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today, March 19, to the Clearwater Room of the Idaho Commons, Moscow, where Athena will host a panel discussing mentorship. The panel will have participants and facilitators from the inaugural Athena Mentorship Program. The panel will be discussing skills, ideas and strategies for a great mentor/mentee relationship. Participants can also join via Learn more about Athena events.

Lecture Focuses on Navigating the Academic Culture in the U.S. by International Students

As part of the Global Student Success Program Spring Lecture Series, Bal Sharma, Emilija Jovanovska and Mikayla Sievers will deliver a lecture on the characteristics of the academic transition involved in the successful socialization of international students in U.S. higher education at 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in TLC 146, Moscow.

Women's Center Seeking Nominations for 2019 Virginia Wolf Distinguished Service Awards

The Women's Center is seeking nominations for the 2019 Virginia Wolf Distinguished Service Awards. Each year, members of the campus and local community are recognized with this award by the Women's Center for their continuous dedication to activism for gender justice. Read more.

Attend the 2019 Student Success Conference

The University of Idaho's second annual Student Success Conference is 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, in the Vandal Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center, Moscow. The theme of this year's event is "Exploring the Intersections." The goal is to bring faculty, staff and students together to discuss points of convergence and divergence in our definitions, contexts and actions and to consider concrete strategies designed to enhance student success. All voices in the Vandal Family are critical to this effort, so register early and attend as much of the event as possible. Lunch will be provided. Register now.

Policy Pub Explores the Future of Food

The University of Idaho's James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research is pleased to present Policy Pub: The Future of Food, 5-6 p.m. Mountain time Thursday, April 11, at the Sawtooth Brewery Public House and Tap Room, 631 Warm Springs Road, Ketchum. Read more.

Coverage is Available for Equipment Used in Water

Units can obtain coverage for equipment used on or in water as a part of the property coverage through the state of Idaho. The coverage is for the replacement cost of the item and is subject to a $2,000 deductible. Examples of items eligible for coverage are underwater vehicles, sensors used in water, water velocity measuring devices, pumps, water camera and topographical survey equipment. Units must schedule the items they wish to have covered with U of I Risk Management and Insurance by completing the Equipment Used in Water form found on Risk's website. Contact [email protected] with any questions.

Rescheduled: New Technologies for Teaching and Learning Workshop Set for April 1

The New Technologies for Teaching and Learning Workshop that was canceled due to snow has been rescheduled for 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 1, in the Doceo Center. Take part in an interactive session featuring innovative devices and technology for teaching and learning, such as using voice-controlled artificial intelligence (AI), AI, Microsoft OneDrive and Teams, the Meeting Owl with Zoom, and bendable cameras. Explore smartphone apps that can take automated attendance in class, and experiment with collaborative polling and online video discussion tools, while learning new ways to integrate technology effectively in classes. Register today.

National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Application Workshop is April 4

On Thursday, April 4, the University of Idaho welcomes Mark Silver, senior program officer in the Research Division of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), who will conduct a workshop about NEH funding opportunities and application strategies. This workshop is free and open to the public. Advance registration is required by March 20. Read more.

Learn About Graduate School Options

The College of Graduate Studies will host a seminar, “Grad School 101,” at 3:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, March 21-22, in the Clearwater Room of the Idaho Commons, Moscow, to discuss what to know before and when applying to grad school. This includes the benefits of getting a graduate degree, the application process, letters of recommendation, submissions and other requirements. Choose any date to attend. In addition, the College of Graduate Studies will hold a seminar, “Grad Funding 102,” to discuss funding opportunities for grad school. Those sessions take place 3:30-4:30 p.m. March 26-28 in the Clearwater Room, Idaho Commons, Moscow.

Today's Events

Events are held in Moscow unless otherwise noted.

: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Lewiston Elks Lodge, 3444 Country Club Drive, Lewiston
: 9-10 a.m., Room 045, Bruce M. Pitman Center
GradFest: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., International Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center
Athena Conversations of Care: Mentorship Panel: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Clearwater Room, Idaho Commons
Lidar: An All-Purpose Tool for Assessing Flood, Landslide and Fire Hazards: 12:30-1:30 p.m., Whitewater Room, Idaho Commons
Tech Tuesdays: 12:30-1:30 p.m., CAA Computer Studio, AA 205
ASUI 2019-20 Candidate Forum for President/VP: 2-4 p.m., online:
Concept Design Society Meeting: 2-3:30 p.m., AA 114
: 3:30-5 p.m., Paul J. Joyce Faculty and Staff Lounge
Mental Health Film Series: “Moonlight”: 6:30-9 p.m., AG SCI 106

Wednesday


: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., North Idaho Fairgrounds, Building 3, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene
Staff Council Meeting: 9-11 a.m., Paul J. Joyce Faculty and Staff Lounge
: 9-11 a.m., Room 040A, Bruce M. Pitman Center
GradFest: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., International Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center
: 10-11 a.m., Room 045, Bruce M. Pitman Center
Health Hut: Health Resources On-the-Go: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lobby, Idaho Commons
Ph.D. Proposal Defense: 11-11:45 a.m., IRIC 321
U of I Mind Drop-In Mindfulness: Noon to 12:20 p.m., TLC 029
: 12:30-1:20 p.m., ED 341-Doceo Center
: 12:30-2 p.m., Room 120, Library
: 1:30-3 p.m., Room 045, Bruce M. Pitman Center
: 2-3 p.m., Room 040A, Bruce M. Pitman Center and via Zoom
: 5-7 p.m., Horizon Room, Idaho Commons
ASUI Senate Meeting: 7-8:30 p.m., Whitewater Room, Idaho Commons
Queer Convos with the GSA: 8:15-9:15 p.m., TLC 229

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Kudos and Acknowledgments

U of I Student Selected for a Fulbright Award to Denmark

Taylor Azizeh, a senior majoring in environmental science and wildlife resources, has been selected for a Fulbright Study/Research Award to Denmark. During the grant period, Azizeh will take master’s courses at the Arctic Research Center in Denmark and conduct Arctic research and fieldwork at the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources in Nuuk, Greenland. Read more.

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March 18, 2019

Faculty and Staff News

Experience DancersDrummersDreamers This Weekend

DancersDrummers Dreamers is like modern vaudeville with music, dance, drumming, singing and comedy. The student collaboration is fun, full of energy and family friendly. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, March 21-23, and 2 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Hartung Theater, Moscow. Tickets are on sale at the .

Be a Part of Beyond the Book Part Three

Jenn Ladino, an associate professor of English, will explore apocalypse and risk in relation to this semester's cli-fi book pick, “Annihilation” by Jeff Vandermeer, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, in the Crest Room of Idaho Commons, Moscow, as part of Beyond the Book.

VERAS Training Opportunities Available

For all those who apply for external funding: the new pre-award module of VERAS (Vandals Electronic Research Administration System) will be implemented beginning Monday, April 1, when all newly created proposal applications will need to be prepared and submitted to the sponsor via VERAS. Plan to attend one of the live training opportunity sessions hosted by the Office of Sponsored Programs. Find out more about the courses.

U of I Drone Experts to Hold Immersive Half-Day Workshop in Lewiston

Jennifer Hinds and Gina Wilson at the Northwest Knowledge Network and the Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies will lead a drone workshop titled "Rising to New Heights: Drones, Data and Science” Wednesday, March 27, among a series of events over three days at the Northwest Science Association's 90th annual meeting at Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston. The introductory workshop will cover a broad range of topics on the use of drones in natural resources and will include a combination of lecture and hands-on activities for flight planning and processing drone captured data. Registration is required and one-day passes are available. .

Faculty Invited to Apply for M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust Commercialization Initiation Program

The Research and Faculty Development team in the Office of Research and Economic Development is requesting notice of intent (NOI) to apply for the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust Commercialization Initiation Program, a limited submission funding opportunity. The deadline to submit NOIs is Friday, March 22. .

Attend Grad Funding 102 March 22, 26 or 27

The College of Graduate Studies will hold a three-day seminar to discuss everything you need to know about funding opportunities for grad school. The sessions take place 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Clearwater Room, Idaho Commons, Moscow. Choose to attend on any of the following dates: March 22, 26 or 27.

Women in Engineering Networking Dinner Features Industry Leaders

The Women in Engineering Networking Dinner for professional development with female industry leaders will take place at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 1, in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center, Moscow. The dinner is free and open to students, faculty and staff. Hosted by the Society of Women Engineers, the event includes a buffet dinner and no-host bar. Registration closes Monday, March 25. Register online.

University of Idaho Libraries Dean Finalists Announced

The search advisory committee is pleased to announce finalists for the position of dean of the University of Idaho Libraries. As part of these visits, the university community is invited to open forums March 20-28 on the Moscow campus. The forums will be recorded and available for review following the final candidate's visit to Moscow. A feedback form will be available. Get additional details and the open forum schedule.

NSF Director of Environmental Biology to Speak on Current NSF Opportunities

Stephanie Hampton, division director for the National Science Foundation's Division of Environmental Biology, will give a talk titled, "Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Sciences – Opportunities at the National Science Foundation," from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, March 29, in IRIC 305, Moscow. One-on-one sessions with Hampton will be available following the talk by appointment. Anyone with questions can contact Research and Faculty Development.

Learn About Updates to Rules Regarding Generating Hazardous Waste

Environmental Health and Safety picks up hazardous waste generated at many areas on campus, including units within the Colleges of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Art and Architecture, Engineering, Facilities, Housing, and Letters, Arts and Social Sciences. There are rule changes regarding hazardous waste everyone needs to know about. Read more at I-Safety.

Today's Events

Events are held in Moscow unless otherwise noted.

New Employee Benefits Orientation: 8:30-10 a.m., Human Resources Conference Room
: 9-10 a.m., Room 040A, Bruce M. Pitman Center and via Zoom

Tuesday


: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Lewiston Elks Lodge, 3444 Country Club Drive, Lewiston
: 9-10 a.m., Room 045, Bruce M. Pitman Center
GradFest: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., International Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center
Athena Conversations of Care: Mentorship Panel: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Clearwater Room, Idaho Commons
Lidar: An All-Purpose Tool for Assessing Flood, Landslide and Fire Hazards: 12:30-1:30 p.m., Whitewater Room, Idaho Commons
Tech Tuesdays: 12:30-1:30 p.m., CAA Computer Studio, AA 205
ASUI 2019-2020 Candidate Forum for President/VP: 2-4 p.m., online:
Concept Design Society Meeting: 2-3:30 p.m., AA 114
: 3:30-5 p.m., Paul J. Joyce Faculty and Staff Lounge
Mental Health Film Series: “Moonlight”: 6:30-9 p.m., AG SCI 106

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March 15, 2019

Faculty and Staff News

Learn About Funding Opportunities at the Idaho Humanities Council Grant Workshop

David Pettyjohn, Idaho Humanities Council (IHC) Executive Director and Primary Grants Advisor, and Cindy Wang, IHC Director of Operations, will be at the University of Idaho on Friday, March 22, to share information about funding opportunities available from the IHC. A grant writing workshop will take place at 8:30 a.m. to noon in Room 244 of the Teaching and Learning Center on the Moscow campus. Individual meetings with David Pettyjohn will take place after the workshop, from 1-3 p.m. To schedule a 20-minute, one-on-one meeting with David to discuss a proposal idea, email [email protected].

Get Help with Swag at Vandal Product Showcase

For departments and organizations in need of promotional products, licensed vendors will be on campus 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 in the Vandal Ballroom of Bruce M. Pitman Center. Vendors will present what's new and exciting in promotional products.

Market Data Updated for Staff Employees

Each year the updated market rates for the compensation system are made available ahead of the annual change in employee compensation. The new market rates will be updated and available for staff employees in VandalWeb sometime between Wednesday, March 13, and Friday, March 15. To access this information in VandalWeb, go to the Employee Tab>Employee Information>Target Annual Pay link. A presentation explaining the target pay page will be provided in person and through from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, March 19, in the Vandal Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center. The presentation is intended primarily for new staff employees hired in the past year, but all are welcome.

Franchesca Ramsey to Headline Women's History Month Events on the Palouse

The University of Idaho Women's Center and the Washington State University Women's Center are proud to collaborate to bring renowned vlogger and MTV "Decoded" star Franchesca "Chescaleigh" Ramsey to the Palouse as the signature event for Women's History Month. Ramsey will speak at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center. Following her keynote, Ramsey will sign copies of her book, which will be available for purchase on site from BookPeople of Moscow. The event is free and open to all. More information is available by visiting the event website.

Register for the Active Learning Symposium

Learn about active learning strategies at the fourth annual University of Idaho Active Learning Symposium 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday April 30, in the Idaho Commons. Topics include modeling active learning strategies and active learning in large classrooms, online or hybrid environment and other contexts. Free breakfast and light refreshments will be provided. The event is sponsored by the Doceo Center and the Register now.

Dean Finalists Named for U of I Libraries Position

The search advisory committee is pleased to announce finalists for the position of dean of the University of Idaho Libraries. The finalists will visit the Moscow campus beginning March 20 and concluding March 28. As part of these visits, the university community is invited to open forums on the Moscow campus. Get information on the finalists. Locations for the open sessions will be available as soon as they are secured.

Save the Date for the 20th Annual Tutxinmepu Powwow

The Native American Student Center, in conjunction with the Native American Student Association and the University of Idaho, will host the Tutxinmepu Powwow at 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 6-7, in the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center. Tutxinmepu is a Nez Perce word meaning “the place where the deer loses its spots.” Dancers, drummers and audiences come from across the Northwest and Canada to participate in this visual and artistic representation of the strength and vitality of the Native culture. Learn more.

U of I Art and Architecture Faculty Exhibit at Prichard Art Gallery

The University of Idaho Prichard Art Gallery’s annual exhibit of work from faculty in the College of Art and Architecture continues to April 6 and features varied work that celebrates faculty members’ creative activity and scholarly research. Read more.

Learn About Graduate School Options

The College of Graduate Studies will hold a two-day seminar 3:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, March 21-22, to discuss what to know before and when applying to grad school. This includes the benefits of getting a graduate degree, the application process, letters of recommendation, submissions and other requirements.

Today's Events

Events are held in Moscow unless otherwise noted.

None listed.

Weekend


Ten Acres and a Dream: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, University of Idaho Extension, Boundary County, 6447 Kootenai, Bonners Ferry

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News Releases

ICCU Arena Moves to Bid and Construction Phase After Board Approval

The Idaho State Board of Education (SBOE) today unanimously approved the University of Idaho’s request to proceed with the bidding and construction phase of the signature 4,200-capacity Idaho Central Credit Union (ICCU) Arena project, contingent upon approval by the SBOE executive director after consultation with the new president for the University of Idaho, once named by the board. The project will go out for bid and we hope to break ground soon with building completion expected in the fall of 2021. Read more.

U of I Professors Contribute to Publication on Idaho’s Most Significant Structures

Boise, Moscow and Pocatello have the most architecturally significant structures in the state of Idaho, according to the peer-reviewed online encyclopedia contributed to by University of Idaho faculty members. Idaho’s most significant buildings, landscapes, infrastructure and monuments — from the Panida Theater in Sandpoint to the Red Baron Hangar in Idaho Falls to the Warehouse Historic District in Twin Falls — were recently chronicled in the by four faculty members in U of I’s College of Art and Architecture. Read more.

University of Idaho Medical Students Receive Scholarship Support

More Idaho medical students with financial need will receive scholarship support because of a recent gift from the Durward and Susan Huckabay Foundation. The $1.5 million gift to the Idaho WWAMI Medical Education Program at the University of Idaho will support medical students in completing their studies and graduating with less debt. Read more.

Kudos and Acknowledgments

Ren Dimico to Represent the University of Idaho at the 23rd Annual Posters on the Hill Event

Ren Dimico, a biology major and an undergraduate researcher in Peter Fuerst's lab, will represent the University of Idaho at the 23rd Annual Posters on the Hill, which will take place April 29-30 in Washington, D.C. Dimico will present her poster titled "Unravelling Genetic Determinants of Synapse Formation in the Mammalian Visual System." There were over 350 competitive applications and only 60 posters were accepted.

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March 14, 2019

Faculty and Staff News

Lecture Will Focus on Lessons Learned from European Green Capitals

Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend a special guest lecture on sustainable urban development with Gary Austin, professor of landscape architecture, at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in the Admin Auditorium. Austin will speak on lessons he learned about climate change mitigation, transportation, stormwater management, biological diversity and building energy performance while traveling to various European Green Capitals.

Athena Conversations of Care Presents Mentorship Panel

Bring a lunch and questions at 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, to the Clearwater Room in Idaho Commons, where Athena will host a panel discussing mentorship. The panel will have participants and facilitators from the inaugural Athena Mentorship Program. We will be discussing skills, ideas and strategies for a great mentor/mentee relationship. You can also join us via Learn more about Athena events.

Learn About Forestry Advances in Upcoming Distinguished Speaker Series

Learn how advances such as the Internet of Forests, automated vehicles, Lidar technology and sustainable wood are impacting the forestry industry in the first lecture of the Idaho Forest Group (IFG) Distinguished Speaker Series. Alan Potter, senior adviser with FPInnovations, will speak on "Forestry 4.0 and Other Research Initiatives in the Canadian Bioeconomy" at 5-7 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the Best Western Plus-University Inn, Moscow. The talk is free and open to the public. RSVP to [email protected] or the IFG Distinguished Speaker Series website for more information.

National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Application Workshop is April 4

On Thursday, April 4, the University of Idaho welcomes Mark Silver, senior program officer in the Research Division of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), who will conduct a workshop about NEH funding opportunities and application strategies. This workshop is free and open to the public. Advance registration is required by March 20. Read more.

U of I Undergraduate Research Symposium April 29

The Office of Undergraduate Research invites undergraduates from all disciplines to present their work in poster format at the 2019 U of I Undergraduate Research Symposium. The event will take place 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 29, in the International Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center, Moscow. This event is designed to showcase student research, scholarly work and creative activities from all disciplines at the University of Idaho. Students will present and display their work to the campus community along with campus visitors, family and friends. The abstract submission deadline is April 1. For more information about the symposium, including the online abstract submission form, visit the Office of Undergraduate Research website.

Corned Beef on Sale at Vandal Brand Meats

Corned beef brisket is on sale at Vandal Brand Meets for $4.29 per pound. Order ahead and include the requested size of cut. Email [email protected] or call 111-111-6727. It will be available from Wednesday-Friday, March 13-15.

CDIL Fellowship Application Deadline is March 15

Applications for the Center for Digital Inquiry and Learning (CDIL) 2019 fellowship programs are due Friday, March 15. Opportunities are available for faculty, graduate and undergraduate students in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences. Full information is available on the

Show Your Vandal Spirit Every Friday

Are you proud of being a member of the Vandal Family? Let your enthusiasm show by participating in Vandal Spirit Fridays. Each Friday, all university employees and students statewide are encouraged to wear Vandal gear and show their silver and gold colors.

Today's Events

Events are held in Moscow unless otherwise noted.

: 10-11 a.m., Room 045, Bruce M. Pitman Center
Freshstart Tobacco Cessation: Noon to 1 p.m., Room 129, Student Health Center
Natural Resource Planning for Rural Landowners: 6-8:30 p.m., University of Idaho Extension, Clearwater County, 2200 Michigan Ave., Orofino

Friday


None listed.

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News Releases

New York Times Climate Reporter to Speak March 28 at U of I

Kendra Pierre-Louis, a , will deliver the keynote lecture for the University of Idaho’s 2019 Oppenheimer Media Ethics Symposium. Pierre-Louis will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28, in the Administration Building Auditorium, 111 Campus Drive, Moscow. Her talk is free and open to the public. “Climate change is the leading environmental issue of our time,” said Kenton Bird, a faculty member in the School of Journalism and Mass Media who is coordinating her visit. “Kendra Pierre-Louis is reporting from the front lines about the science, politics and social dimensions of climate change. Her visit to Idaho could not be more timely.” Read more.

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March 13, 2019

Faculty and Staff News

ORED Announces Two New RISE Program for Internal Funding Opportunities

The Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) is pleased to announce the opening of two additional RISE (Research, Infrastructure and Scholarly Excellence) internal funding programs – Advancing Collaborative Efforts (ACE) and Arts and Humanities Project Support (A&H). The ACE program provides seed funding for the early stage development of large, collaborative proposals. The A&H program provides funding to support scholarly or creative efforts in the arts and humanities disciplines. Both programs have a deadline of 5 p.m. Pacific time Monday, April 29. Read more details on each of these programs, including instructions to apply. Get information on all RISE Funding Programs. Questions can be directed to [email protected].

Learn More About Campus Greek Life

The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life will be hosting a professional development workshop "Inside the Mysterious World of Fraternities and Sororities: For Today's College Professional" at 12:30-2 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in TLC 223. Recipients will receive a certificate of completion.

Explore Staff Council Committee Opportunities

Staff Council is looking for enthusiastic board-appointed staff members to fill positions with a start date of June 1, 2019. Staff Council's mission is to promote recognition, empowerment, advocacy and leadership necessary to create a professional, collegial environment and work experience for staff members employed at the University of Idaho. Read more.

Corned Beef on Sale at Vandal Brand Meats

Corned beef brisket is on sale at Vandal Brand Meets for $4.29 per pound. Order ahead and include the requested size of cut. Email [email protected] or call 111-111-6727. It will be available from Wednesday-Friday, March 13-15.

Growing a Statewide State of Mind

We are a Vandal family — and like most families, we don’t all live in the same town. Beyond the main Moscow campus, the University of Idaho has centers in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 of Idaho’s 44 counties. So when you are planning an event, consider whether or not our Vandal family at-a-distance can attend via . The events submission form now includes a place to add Zoom info. Keep in mind all U of I locations south of Riggins are in the Mountain Time zone. Submit an event. Thanks for considering our Vandal family near and far in your event planning.

Researchers in the News

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. Reach out to us soon after your paper has been accepted and before you publish!

My UI Newsletter Submissions Due at Noon Today

The deadline to submit items to the weekly My UI student newsletter is noon today for next Monday’s newsletter. Learn more about the newsletter and submit items. Employees can subscribe to the newsletter.

Today's Events

Events are held in Moscow unless otherwise noted.

Safe Zone Training: 8:30-10:30 a.m. and 12:30-2:30 p.m. Mountain time, Idaho Water Center, Boise
UI Mind Drop-In Mindfulness: Noon to 12:20 p.m., TLC 029

Thursday


: 10-11 a.m., Room 045, Bruce M. Pitman Center
Freshstart Tobacco Cessation: Noon to 1 p.m., Room 129, Student Health Center
Natural Resource Planning for Rural Landowners: 6-8:30 p.m., University of Idaho Extension, Clearwater County, 2200 Michigan Ave., Orofino

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News Releases

Two U of I Faculty Members Receive National Recognition for Research

Two University of Idaho assistant professors have earned national Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Elizabeth Cassel and Michael Strickland will receive a combined $1.38 million in funding for their projects through the prestigious NSF CAREER program, meant to fund the research and education activities of early career faculty. Read more.

U of I Students Earn National Awards for Theatre Work

Two University of Idaho theatre students and a theatre team took top awards at the regional competition of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Sophomore Andrew Yoder of Boise won the National Award for Excellence in Sound Design for his work in U of I’s performance of “A Kind of Alaska.” Senior Jessica Shehan of Coeur d’Alene won the National Stage Directors and Choreographers Society Directing Fellowships Award for her direction of a scene from “The Baltimore Waltz.” Read more.

U of I Study: Ecologists Find a ‘Landscape of Fearlessness’ in a War-Torn Savannah

A team of ecologists including a University of Idaho researcher, have found evidence that reintroducing key carnivores in a large-mammal ecosystem in Africa could undo damage caused by their removal. Their work appeared in the journal . Read more.

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