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Through the Snow Emerges a Dining Champion

Posted Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:39:00 -0800

A big thank you to Kris Raasch from Sodexo for always going above and beyond to make our services a success. Just this week he went to the grocery store to get fresh fruit before we opened because the delivery trucks were delayed in the snow. We appreciate all the hard workers at Vandal Catering and their care for our students. Read more

Submit a Space Request for IRIC

Posted Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:19:00 -0800

The Integrated Research and Innovation Center (IRIC) Facility Committee continues to consider applications for space in the IRIC facility. The deadline for the next round of consideration is 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11. Researchers may submit an Initial Space Request form for long-term projects and programs or a short-term/low-risk activities request. Read more

Campus Mail Holiday Schedule

Posted Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:21:00 -0800

U of I is closed Dec. 24, 2018 through Jan. 1, 2019. Campus Mail Services (CMS) will be closed Dec. 24-26 and open Dec. 27-28 until noon. Mail and parcels will be sorted and delivered to selected locations. Campus mail will be closed Dec. 31-Jan. 1 and will reopen with normal scheduled hours on Wednesday Jan. 2, 2019. Read more

LIMITED SUBMISSION: Faculty Invited to Submit for NSF EPSCoR RII Track 4

Posted Fri, 07 Dec 2018 13:55:00 -0800

The Research and Faculty Development (RFD) team in the Office of Research and Economic Development is requesting notices of intent (NOI) to indicate interest in submitting a proposal to the National Science Foundation (NSF) EPSCoR Track 4 (EPSCoR Research Fellows) program. The deadline to submit NOIs for this limited submission funding opportunity is 5 p.m. Pacific time Friday, Dec. 14. Read more

Learn to Use REDCap Online Survey and Database Software

Posted Mon, 03 Dec 2018 14:57:00 -0800

The Research and Faculty Development team (RFD) will hold a live training on how to use REDCap, a secure web application for building and managing online surveys and databases. The Mountain West Clinical and Translational Research Infrastructure Network (CTR-IN) and University of New Mexico's Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) are offering this free training via Zoom video conferencing. RFD will host the webinar 1-3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, in IRIC 321. Read more

Read the Coordinated Community Response Team Update, Learn How to Get Involved

Posted Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:48:00 -0800

The Coordinated Community Response Team has a variety of updates to share and several opportunities to get involved. Read more

Faculty Invited to Apply for NIH COBRE 2020

Posted Wed, 28 Nov 2018 13:55:00 -0800

The Research and Faculty Development team in the Office of Research and Economic Development is requesting notices of intent (NOI) to indicate interest in submitting a proposal to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) program (P20; PAR-18-266) for the January 2020 deadline. The deadline to submit NOIs for this limited submission funding opportunity is 5 p.m. Pacific time Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. Read more

Engineering Students Present Capstone Design Projects

Posted Wed, 28 Nov 2018 13:50:00 -0800

More than 50 teams of engineering students from various majors will present their capstone design projects from 8:30-10:15 a.m. Friday, Nov. 30, in the Gauss-Johnson Engineering Building Design Suite (Room 108) and Power Lab (Room 201). Thirteen teams finishing their second semester and concluding their projects will present between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. in various locations around campus. Read more

President Chuck Staben to Preside Over University Faculty Meeting

Posted Wed, 28 Nov 2018 13:47:00 -0800

University Faculty Meeting #2 (2018-19), President Chuck Staben presiding, is scheduled for 3-4:30 p.m. Pacific time Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in the Vandal Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center. Read more

DOE EPSCoR Requests Pre-applications for Implementation Grants

Posted Wed, 21 Nov 2018 10:31:00 -0800

Research and Faculty Development is pleased to announce that the Department of Energy's Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DOE EPSCoR) is soliciting pre-applications from eligible jurisdictions for implementation grants. The pre-application is required as a part of the application process and is due 2 p.m. Pacific time, Thursday, Dec. 20. Read more

Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program Invites NOIs

Posted Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:26:00 -0800

The Research and Faculty Development team in the Office of Research and Economic Development is inviting notices of intent (NOI) to indicate interest in submitting letters of nomination for the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program. Read more

Faculty Invited to Submit for NSF’s Materials Innovation Platforms

Posted Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:58:00 -0800

The Research and Faculty Development team in the Office of Research and Economic Development is requesting notices of intent (NOIs) to indicate interest in submitting a proposal to the National Science Foundation (NSF) Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP), a limited submission funding opportunity. The deadline to submit NOIs is 5 p.m. Pacific time, Nov 21, 2018. Read more

Attend Presentations of the Finalists for U of I Registrar

Posted Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:53:00 -0800

The search committee for the open position of University Registrar is pleased to announce three finalists for the position. Finalists will visit the Moscow campus Nov. 26-30, and will give short presentations followed by a Q&A session. The U of I community is invited to attend. Read more

Temporary Street and Lot Closure Nov. 19

Posted Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:49:00 -0800

A traffic flow study will temporarily close three streets and Gold Lot 35 at 8-9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19. University Ave. (from Deakin Ave. to Ash St.), Ash Street (from University Ave. to Idaho Ave.) and Idaho Ave. (from Ash St. to Deakin Ave.) along with Gold Lot 35 will be closed. All vehicles must be removed from these streets no later than 2 a.m. Monday morning. Read more

Review Thanksgiving Break Parking Regulations

Posted Wed, 14 Nov 2018 14:13:00 -0800

Parking regulations during academic breaks are different than when school is in session. Please review enforcement regulations for fall break, Nov. 19-23, 2018. Read more

Faculty Senate Talking Points: Nov. 13, 2018

Posted Wed, 14 Nov 2018 14:05:00 -0800

Remember all Faculty Senate agendas (including attachments and supporting documents) and meeting minutes are available on the Senate webpage. Read more

LIMITED SUBMISSION: Faculty Invited to Submit for Harnessing the Data Revolution

Posted Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:29:00 -0800

The Research and Faculty Development team in the Office of Research and Economic Development is requesting notices of intent (NOI) to indicate interest in submitting a proposal to the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Harnessing the Data Revolution: Data Science Corps Program. This is a limited submission funding opportunity. The deadline to submit NOIs is 5 p.m. Pacific time Friday, Nov. 16. Read more

Risk Management Symposium Will Discuss Emerging Trends in Agricultural Futures Markets

Posted Wed, 07 Nov 2018 14:07:00 -0800

The University of Idaho Agricultural Commodity Risk Management, and Barker Capital Management and Trading Programs will be hosting a risk-management symposium on campus, Nov. 9 from 1:30 to 5 p.m. in Ag Science room 62. Read more

College of Law Presents Lecture, “Civil Rights, Solidarity and the Need for Immigration Reform”

Posted Wed, 07 Nov 2018 14:05:00 -0800

At 12:30 Mountain time Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center, Room 313, Boise (connecting 11:30 Pacific time, Menard Law Building, Room 104, Moscow), the College of Law will present a lecture with Thomas A. Saenz, President and General Counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF). Mr. Saenz will discuss the impact of the Trump Administration's immigration policies on Latino communities in the United States as well as how those communities and their advocates have responded to protect immigrant families. Mr. Saenz will also explain the legal challenges MALDEF has led in the federal courts and the reforms needed to establish a more effective and fair immigration system. Read more

Faculty Senate Talking Points: December 4, 2018

Posted Tue, 06 Nov 2018 16:06:00 -0800

Remember all Faculty Senate agendas (including attachments and supporting documents) and meeting minutes are available on the Senate webpage. Read more

Faculty Senate Talking Points: November 6, 2018

Posted Tue, 06 Nov 2018 16:06:00 -0800

Remember all Faculty Senate agendas (including attachments and supporting documents) and meeting minutes are available on the Senate webpage. Read more

Faculty Senate Talking Points: October 30, 2018

Posted Wed, 31 Oct 2018 14:14:00 -0700

Remember all Faculty Senate agendas (including attachments and supporting documents) and meeting minutes are available on the Senate webpage. Read more

Zoom-Only Presentation of New, Proposed Staff Employee Performance Review Form

Posted Fri, 26 Oct 2018 15:55:00 -0700

At 2-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, there will be a presentation of a new, proposed staff employee performance review form on Zoom only. The presentation is intended primarily for supervisors, though attendance is open. Read more

Coordinated Community Response Team Updates

Posted Fri, 26 Oct 2018 15:08:00 -0700

The U of I Coordinated Community Response Team (UI-CCRT) — a group of U of I and Moscow community members dedicated to preventing, responding to and educating our university community on gender-based violence — has been developing programs, conducting trainings and workshops and engaging students, staff and faculty to fulfill the goals of the Women’s Center’s grant from the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). Read more

Announcing Finalists for College of Natural Resources Dean Search

Posted Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:44:00 -0700

The search advisory committee, chaired by Dean Ginger Carney and Provost and Executive Vice President John Wiencek, are pleased to announce finalists for the position of dean in the College of Natural Resources. The finalists will visit the Moscow campus beginning Oct. 31, concluding Nov. 6, 2018. As part of these visits, the university community is invited to open forums on the Moscow campus. Read more

Line St. Will Be Closed Nov. 5-9

Posted Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:35:00 -0700

Line St. between Paradise Creek St. and 6th St. will be closed to north and south traffic Monday-Friday, November 5-9, to accommodate heavy equipment operating on a steam plant project. The sidewalk should remain open for most of the week with only periodic closures. Questions? Contact Facilities at 111-111-6246. Read more

Discover Tricks and Treats at the Spooky Science Show

Posted Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:34:00 -0700

The College of Science Ambassadors and the Chemistry Club will be hosting hands-on activities and a science show for kids of all ages. Come in costume and join the fun on Tuesday, Oct. 30. Activities are from 5:15-6 p.m. and the Spooky Science Show is 6-7 p.m., both in REN 112. Admission is free. Read more

Athena Conversation of Care Will Focus on Mentorship

Posted Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:31:00 -0700

An informal, brown-bag Athena Conversation of Care discussion will focus on creating an inclusive culture of mentorship at the University of Idaho and is open to all. It will be facilitated by Brian Smentkowski, director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. The event is noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the Clearwater Room of Idaho Commons. For those at U of I Boise, there will be a viewing party to participate via Zoom 1-2 p.m. Mountain time, in ILJLC Room 307.

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Open Call for GIS Day

Posted Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:30:00 -0700

The U of I GIS Day planning committee welcomes presenters for short talks, exhibits and posters for the annual event taking place 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in the Idaho Commons. GIS Day is a free event that brings together scholars, students, professionals, businesses and the public to discuss geospatial technologies and demonstrate their many uses. Read more

First Generation College Student Day is Nov. 8

Posted Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:28:00 -0700

At U of I, we have thousands of first generation college students, faculty and staff who were the first in their family to attend and graduate from college. Help us celebrate 10-2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, on the main floor of Idaho Commons. We will give away buttons, stickers and cupcakes. Come pose with our first-gen frame and post to our Facebook and Instagram accounts. The first 48 people to post will get a t-shirt. Hashtags: FirstGenVandal, IAmFirst Read more

Join in a Muppet Tubaween

Posted Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:26:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Lionel Hampton School of Music Tuba/Euphonium Studio is proud to present its annual "Tubaween" concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, in Haddock Performance Hall. The theme for this year is "Muppets." The event will feature soloists and ensembles in the studio, a costume contest and a family-friendly skit. Donations will be gladly accepted at the door. All proceeds will benefit the Tuba/Euphonium Studio. Read more

Presentation of New, Proposed Staff Employee Performance Review Form Today

Posted Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:21:00 -0700

At 10:30 to noon Friday, Oct. 26, in the Clearwater-Whitewater Rooms of Idaho Commons, there will be a presentation of a new, proposed staff employee performance review form. Zoom and call-in information is available. The presentation is intended primarily for supervisors, though attendance is open. Read more

Faculty Senate Talking Points: October 23, 2018

Posted Wed, 24 Oct 2018 15:36:00 -0700

Remember all Faculty Senate agendas (including attachments and supporting documents) and meeting minutes are available on the Senate webpage. Read more

Two Theatre Arts Professors Receive Mayor's Arts Awards

Posted Wed, 24 Oct 2018 14:25:00 -0700

Two College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences faculty members — Kelly Eviston-Quinnett and Robert Caisley — will be honored at the City of Moscow Mayor's Arts Awards that take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in the 1912 Center Great Room. The event is a celebration of local artists and is free and open to the public. Read more

Five Key Questions Preparing for Retirement and Your Financial Legacy

Posted Wed, 24 Oct 2018 14:18:00 -0700

Five Key Questions Preparing for Retirement and Your Financial Legacy will be presented from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in the Aurora Room, Idaho Commons. Complimentary lunch is included. The program’s goals are to raise the confidence of U of I employees that they are on track for retirement and inform them about planning for their favorite causes. People with any level of interest are welcome. The event is presented by Dan Neuenfeldt and Jeff Feuerstein, financial advisors with Waddell and Reed, and sponsored by the University of Idaho Office of Estate, Trust and Gift Planning. Seating is limited. Read more

Vandal Ideas Project (VIP) Hosts Brown Bag Event Today

Posted Wed, 24 Oct 2018 14:06:00 -0700

Faculty and staff are invited to a brown bag conversation on VIP: Transform projects 12:30-2 p.m. today, in the Vandal Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center. The goals of the VIP projects are to tackle today’s greatest challenges, investigate ideas that matter, have significant impact on the region and engage our stakeholders though multidisciplinary approaches. VIP is a competitive university-wide grant program to stimulate bold new ideas that support our strategic plan goals. VIP: Transform will specifically support students by focusing on ways to help them succeed and graduate. Read more

“Dark Matter” Opens Friday

Posted Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:38:00 -0700

A new exhibit “Dark Matter” by Moscow artist Gerri Sayler opens at the Pritchard Gallery 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26. Sayler will give an artist’s talk 2-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. Read more

Mark Your Calendars for the Next Round of SAS Talks

Posted Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:33:00 -0700

The Office of Research and Economic Development encourages faculty, staff, students and the public to mark their calendars for the third round of its popular SAS (Short and Sweet) Talks event, which will take place 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, in the IRIC Atrium, with cushioned overflow seating in the IRIC STEP Auditorium. The theme for this semester's SAS engagement is global reach, highlighting the diversity of research, creative and scholarly activity that has propelled the University of Idaho onto the world stage. Nine speakers will present on a variety of internationally-focused research projects. Each talk will include 20 easy-to-understand slides and each of those slides will be timed to 20 seconds. The result is an informative, accessible presentation in less than seven minutes per talk. Read more

Omega Delta Phi Hosts Men's Night

Posted Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:31:00 -0700

At 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, in the Clearwater Room of Idaho Commons, Omega Delta Phi will facilitate a conversation for male-identified individuals to come together to talk about masculinity and what it means to be a man. This is part of the observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Light refreshments will be provided. Read more

Learn About Drone Possibilities at the U of I Drone Summit

Posted Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:28:00 -0700

Help unlock the full potential of drone use in your research by attending the second U of I Drone Summit 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in the Whitewater and Clearwater Rooms of Idaho Commons. Read more

Experience African Night 2018

Posted Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:19:00 -0700

The African Students Association will present an evening of African culture 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center. There will be performances, food, dance and music. All are welcome. Tickets are $11. Read more

Schedule Rooms Through 25Live

Posted Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:18:00 -0700

A university-wide project shifts room scheduling from Outlook to 25Live. This change will help improve emergency response and allow better-informed decisions about space planning. 25Live offers exclusive management of the space and invite process. The 25Live project team will work with you to create an implementation plan based on your needs. Read more

Free Traction Device Program Continues

Posted Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:29:00 -0700

There are still plenty of pairs of traction devices available for faculty and staff as part of the limited pilot program being offered this year. They are first-come, first-served, so stop by either U of I Risk (TLC 48 and 49) or Environmental Health and Safety (1108 W 6th St.) with your completed traction device program form. Read more

Win $1000 Dining Dollars

Posted Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:28:00 -0700

You will be automatically entered to win $1,000 Dining Dollars when you purchase Dining Dollars from now until Oct. 31. The drawing is Nov. 3. Read more

Trick-or-Treat at the Tower

Posted Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:27:00 -0700

Come celebrate the 40th Annual Tower Trick or Treat with us from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. The weekend before Halloween, Theophilus Tower opens its doors to welcome families from the community to experience 11 floors of decorated themes (all appropriately decorated to be geared towards children). Children are invited to trick-or-treat for lots of candy and play games with exciting prizes. Read more

Katy Benoit Safety Forum

Posted Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:22:00 -0700

This year's event features a documentary, "The Hunting Ground" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, in the Ag Sci Auditorium. This film explores experiences of sexual assault survivors on college campuses. A panel discussion featuring campus and community responders will follow. Read more

U of I Presidential Committee Hosting Open Meeting for Staff Today

Posted Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:20:00 -0700

Staff input is being sought for recruitment of the 19th president of the University of Idaho. The new president will replace Chuck Staben, whose contract as U of I’s president expires in June 2019. The U of I President Search Screening Committee and a senior partner with executive search firm Storback/Pimentel and Associates will host a session for staff at 9:45-10:45 a.m. today in the Vandal Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center. Read more

Bellwood Events Begin Today in Boise

Posted Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:17:00 -0700

Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff will present a lecture, “Solving the Immigration Crisis,” today in Boise at 5 p.m. Mountain time at JUMP, 100 W. Myrtle St., and tomorrow in Moscow at 4 p.m. in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center. Read more

Explore the Scientific Vendor Product Show

Posted Fri, 19 Oct 2018 15:48:00 -0700

Vendors will share their products and meet staff and faculty 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, in the IRIC Atrium. Refreshments will be provided. Read more

U of I Bellwood Lecture Features Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff

Posted Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:35:00 -0700

The University of Idaho College of Law will welcome former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff for a discussion on immigration during the annual Sherman J. Bellwood Lecture Oct. 23-24 in Boise and Moscow. Read more

Swim Lesson Registration Open at the University of Idaho Swim Center

Posted Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:36:00 -0700

Swim lessons offered at the University of Idaho Swim Center will be held 5:30-6:30 p.m. Oct.29 through Nov. 29. Group Lessons are $60 for eight half-hour lessons. Private Lessons are also available for $18 per half-hour session. Registration is open now through Oct. 25. Read more

Celebrate International Open Access Week Oct. 22-28

Posted Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:34:00 -0700

Now in its 10th year, Open Access Week Oct. 22-28 offers the opportunity to learn about open access and make open access more inclusive and equitable. Open access is the practice of providing free, unrestricted access to content via the internet, most commonly to scholarly journal articles, but also to educational resources and other types of information. Read more

Office of Undergraduate Research Seeking Student Research Proposals

Posted Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:32:00 -0700

U of I faculty members who will be supervising undergraduate researchers during the spring 2019 semester can direct their students to submit grant proposals to the Office of Undergraduate Research. Applicants could get a project budget of up to $1,000 to fund research or creative projects. Projects must be conducted under the supervision of a faculty mentor and are to be completed during the spring 2019 semester. The deadline is Nov. 1. Read more

“Convergence,” a Contemporary Dance Concert, Opens

Posted Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:29:00 -0700

Come see “Convergence,” a contemporary dance concert featuring the interdisciplinary collaborative work of faculty, students and community members, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 25-27, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, in the Hartung Theatre. Tickets are $10. Read more

Athena Happy Hour at Hunga Dunga

Posted Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:27:00 -0700

Connect with Athena members from across campus 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Hunga Dunga Brewery, 333 N Jackson St., Moscow, for a no-host happy hour of networking and socializing. Athena is a University of Idaho association of staff and faculty committed to promoting an inclusive and equitable climate for women. All are welcome. Read more

Early Career Faculty Invited to Session 2 of NSF CAREER: All Year

Posted Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:19:00 -0700

The Research and Faculty Development office is offering National Science Foundation CAREER: All Year at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in IRIC 305 to support early career faculty who are considering applying to this program. The National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (NSF CAREER) Program is NSF’s most prestigious award in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. Read more

New Staff Performance Review Forms Presented Oct. 26

Posted Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:16:00 -0700

The proposed new staff employee performance review form will be presented 10:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 26, in the Clearwater-Whitewater rooms of the Idaho Commons. The presentation is intended primarily for supervisors, though attendance is open. Read more

Teaching and Learning Abroad Opportunities

Posted Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:12:00 -0700

Interested in teaching abroad for a semester or summer? How about spending a month abroad in the summer as a student? Faculty and staff can take advantage of these professional development opportunities through U of I's largest education abroad program provider and partner, the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC). Read more

Campus Storage Space Available

Posted Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:42:00 -0700

If you have run out of room in your office or are in transition between offices, campus storage has space available to rent. Currently we have one 4' x 4' x 9' space and one 8' x 4' x 9' space available. If you need space for a month or a year, this might be the solution for you. Read more

Naval Surface Warfare Center Employer Info Session

Posted Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:40:00 -0700

From 5:45-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at JEB thinkTANK, a representative will speak about opportunities for recent and upcoming graduates in engineering disciplines (mechanical, electrical, chemical, civil, materials), computer science, physics and environmental sciences. Read more

Geography Speaker Series Explores the Impact of Gentrification on Elections

Posted Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:35:00 -0700

Markie McBrayer, Ph.D., of U of I’s Department of Politics and Philosophy, will talk about gentrification in urban neighborhoods and the effects this process has on urban elections from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at McClure 209. Read more

Queer Parents Panel Discussion

Posted Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:34:00 -0700

Join the LGBTQA Office for a special panel discussion featuring LGBTQA-identified parents and their families at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, in the Crest Room of the Idaho Commons. Read more

Women of Latah County and American Red Cross in World War I

Posted Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:32:00 -0700

Sandra Kelly, a journalist and historian, will speak about the crucial role the Latah County American Red Cross chapters played following the declaration of war in April 1917. Join U of I Library's Special Collections and Archives experts to explore the importance of women in that work from 12:30-1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24, in the exhibit space area on the library's second floor. Read more

Nominate a Book for the Common Read

Posted Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:26:00 -0700

Book nominations are open for the 2019-20 Common Read, an annual program designed to engage first-year students, faculty and the community in a unified intellectual activity. The program introduces and reiterates academic expectations, respectful discourse and community building. First-year students are asked to read the book as part of their ISEM 101 Integrated Seminar. The book will be available through the VandalStore. Read more

Vandal Night at Scarywood

Posted Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:22:00 -0700

Ghouls around every corner, backward coaster rides, creepy clowns and more await adrenaline-loving Vandals at Scarywood Haunted Nights (Silverwood) theme park. The Office of Alumni Relations has booked a discounted group rate of $34 for Fridays or $41 for Saturdays until the end of the month. Read more

Trick-or-Treat at the Tower

Posted Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:21:00 -0700

Come celebrate the 40th Annual Tower Trick or Treat with us from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. The weekend before Halloween, Theophilus Tower opens its doors to welcome families from the community to experience 11 floors of decorated themes (all appropriately decorated to be geared towards children). Children are invited to trick-or-treat for lots of candy and play games with exciting prizes. Read more

Creating a Fire Safe Homecoming and Halloween

Posted Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:18:00 -0700

If you are planning to decorate for Homecoming and Halloween, think fire safety. Buy decorations that are flame-resistant and place them where they will not obscure exit signs, exit doors, emergency lights or fire extinguishers. Keep the decorations away from heat sources, do not place on doors leading to building corridors or within the corridor itself and keep them from blocking exits or creating trip hazards in walkways. Read more

Cultural Literacy and Equity Symposium

Posted Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:16:00 -0700

The University of Idaho’s Office of Equity and Diversity and the President’s Council on Diversity and Inclusion invite the university community to participate in the biennial (and newly-renamed) Cultural Literacy and Equity Symposium. The symposium takes place Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 30-31, with special sessions geared toward staff and faculty, as well as a session for students only. Read more

Announcing New Executive Director of International Programs

Posted Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:59:00 -0700

Aryn Baxter will join U of I as the executive director in the International Programs Office on Jan. 2, 2019. Aryn has been serving as assistant professor and director of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Arizona State University. Read more

Share Your #VandalHomecoming Experience

Posted Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:54:00 -0700

Use the VandalHomecoming hashtag or @uidaho and you may be featured in a Homecoming post or video on U of I's Twitter, Instagram or Facebook. Read more

Staff Award Nominations Open Nov. 1

Posted Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:53:00 -0700

Nominations for the 2018 Outstanding Employee Awards, Staff Educational Awards, Outstanding Team Award and the Lawrence C. McBride Prize open Nov. 1 and are due by Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. The awards honor U of I non-faculty staff members who are doing an outstanding job in the areas of quality of service, exceptional effort, initiative and interpersonal relations. Start thinking about worthy candidates now and look for the nominations link in an upcoming Daily Register. Read more

Working with minors in your program? Screen, Select and Train the Supervised Adult and Authorized Adult

Posted Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:47:00 -0700

APM 05.12, Protection of Minors requires all programs that serve youth (or are attended by minors) to screen, select and train employees and volunteers based on the type of contact they have with minors. Read more

Work-Study Supervisor Refresher

Posted Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:45:00 -0700

All new and returning work-study supervisors should plan on attending the refresher presentation at 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. on either Oct. 24 or Oct. 25 at the Borah Theater in the Bruce M. Pitman Center. You only need to attend one session. Read more

Food for Thought Film Series: “Food for Change”

Posted Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:15:00 -0700

Join the U of I Sustainability Center for a free showing of director Steven Alves's “Food for Change” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Kenworthy Theater, 508 Main St., Moscow. Read more

Cultural Literacy and Equity Symposium

Posted Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:07:00 -0700

University of Idaho faculty, staff and students are invited to the Cultural Literacy and Equity Symposium to be held Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 30-31. The symposium is a two-day event beginning 2 p.m. Tuesday and resuming the following day from 8 a.m. to noon. Read more

Annual Enrollment for 2019 is Now Open

Posted Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:58:00 -0700

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Bike Maintenance Workshop

Posted Thu, 11 Oct 2018 15:59:00 -0700

Join the U of I Sustainability Center and Paradise Creek Bicycles for a bike maintenance workshop from 3-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, in the Student Rec Center. Read more

Meet Local Candidates at the State Legislature Candidate Forum

Posted Thu, 11 Oct 2018 15:58:00 -0700

Come learn about state government and who will be on the ballot representing Latah County at a candidate forum 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, in the Vandal Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center. Read more

Prescription Drug Takeback Oct. 24

Posted Thu, 11 Oct 2018 15:56:00 -0700

Bring leftover prescription medications to Commons Plaza 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, for safe disposal and receive a free doughnut. Read more

Micron Student Center Ribbon-Cutting and Dedication Ceremony Friday

Posted Thu, 11 Oct 2018 15:55:00 -0700

All are invited to a ribbon-cutting and naming ceremony for the new Micron Student Center at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, in JEB 125, Moscow. Read more

U of I Golf Course October Golf Sale

Posted Thu, 11 Oct 2018 15:53:00 -0700

Save on green fees and carts until Nov. 4 (with the exception of Washington State University and U of I home football Fridays and Saturdays). The cost is $25 per person (includes cart) to play 18 holes. Read more

Mental Health Film Series: ‘Infinitely Polar Bear’

Posted Thu, 11 Oct 2018 15:52:00 -0700

“Infinitely Polar Bear,” a film on bipolar disorder, will be shown at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, in the Borah Theater. After the screening, students and Counseling and Testing Center staff will discuss the film, representation of mental health in media and other issues related to mental health. This event is free. Read more

Celebrate Homecoming and Vandal Spirit

Posted Thu, 11 Oct 2018 15:50:00 -0700

The Homecoming Committee invites all students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends to celebrate U of I’s 110th Homecoming Oct. 14-21. Read more

How to Interpret a Summary Statement

Posted Wed, 10 Oct 2018 14:16:00 -0700

The Center for Modeling Complex Interactions and Research and Faculty Development are hosting retired National Institute of General Medical Sciences Program Officer Irene Eckstrand, who will present, "How to Interpret a Summary Statement" at 12:30-1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, in IRIC 352 or via Zoom. Read more

Classroom Touch Panel Control Systems Set for Upgrades

Posted Wed, 10 Oct 2018 14:11:00 -0700

ITS Classroom Technology Services will gradually upgrade remote management tools for the audio/video gear in general use classrooms. The project completion date is planned for the beginning of the spring 2019 semester. Read more

Lt. Gov. Brad Little Holds Campus Meet and Greet Today

Posted Tue, 09 Oct 2018 14:20:00 -0700

An informal meeting with Lt. Gov. Brad Little, a candidate for governor, will take place at 10 a.m. today, Oct. 10 in the Idaho Commons Clearwater Room. This event is intended to encourage voter engagement. Read more

Save the Date for the Health and Rec Fair

Posted Tue, 09 Oct 2018 14:14:00 -0700

The annual Health and Rec Fair hosted by Vandal Health Education and Campus Recreation is coming up from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17. The theme is "Get Your Wellness in Gear." Read more

Submissions Open for F-Word Live!

Posted Tue, 09 Oct 2018 14:09:00 -0700

Submissions for the Women's Center's annual poetry slam, F-Word Live!, are open. This poetry slam is open to all poets of all levels and abilities. This event is intended to showcase relationships to and perspectives of feminism (the "F-word" in this case), intersectionality, racism, white supremacy, white fragility, sexism, gender identity, gender justice and patriarchy through spoken word. Artists can sign up by Oct. 19. Read more

Schedule Rooms Through 25Live

Posted Tue, 09 Oct 2018 14:05:00 -0700

A university-wide project shifts room scheduling from Outlook to 25Live. Read more

Help the Vandal Marching Band Celebrate 100 Years

Posted Mon, 08 Oct 2018 16:25:00 -0700

The Vandal Marching Band is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2019. Band historian Shannon Kelly '15 is collecting alumni stories, photos, videos and memorabilia for a special 100th anniversary book and collection. Read more

20x2 Benefit for Moscow Education Foundation

Posted Mon, 08 Oct 2018 16:23:00 -0700

Twenty handpicked creatives will each have two minutes to answer the same question before a live audience during 20x2, the popular SXSW event that’s making a stop in Moscow at 7 p.m. (doors 6:30 p.m.) Saturday, Oct. 13, at One World Café, 533 Main St. Read more

Participate in a Study Investigating Predictors of Inflammation and Heart Health

Posted Mon, 08 Oct 2018 16:21:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Exercise Physiology Research Lab is currently seeking adults aged 35 years and older to participate in a one-day study to examine the relationships among body fat distribution, inflammation and heart health. Read more

2018 Research Report Reflects Growth and Investment in Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities

Posted Mon, 08 Oct 2018 16:18:00 -0700

The Office of Research and Economic Development is proud to announce the publication of U of I's 2018 Research Report that includes a 'by the numbers' breakdown of our university's sponsored research activity, research expenditures and technology commercialization successes. Read more

Learn the process of Graduate School Admission and Graduate Funding

Posted Mon, 08 Oct 2018 14:57:00 -0700

The College of Graduate Studies will hold seminars Oct. 23-26 to discuss everything students need 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, funding options and more. Read more

Additional Microsoft Excel PivotTable Training for U of I Staff Scheduled

Posted Mon, 08 Oct 2018 14:54:00 -0700

The U of I Budget Office is offering an additional live training on Microsoft Excel PivotTables for staff who do financial data analysis for their departments. The training will be 9 - 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in Room 040A of the Bruce M. Pitman Center. Read more

Discover the Tools, Resources of U of I's Drone Lab at the Next IRIC Lunch and Learn Event

Posted Mon, 08 Oct 2018 14:52:00 -0700

Jason Karl, associate professor of Rangeland Ecology and Harold F. and Ruth M. Heady Endowed Chair of Rangeland Ecology, will present "Getting Off the Ground: Vision and Status of the University of Idaho Drone Lab" for the next IRIC Lunch and Learn event at 12-1 p.m. Friday, October 12, in the IRIC atrium. Faculty, staff and students wishing to incorporate drones into their research into their research are highly encouraged to attend. Read more

Policy Pub Tackles Wildfire in the West at Boise

Posted Fri, 05 Oct 2018 15:20:00 -0700

The University of Idaho's James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research will lead Policy Pub: Fire in the West, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 24, at Pengilly's, 513 W. Main Street, Boise. The discussion will focus on challenges that wildfire presents to local, state, regional and national stakeholders. Panelists will talk about their work with fire, describe how fire in the West has changed, and explore links with human health, policy, and risk management. Read more

2019 Annual Enrollment Meeting Schedule Announced

Posted Thu, 04 Oct 2018 15:48:00 -0700

Annual enrollment for University of Idaho employee benefits is from Monday, Oct. 15 through Tuesday, Nov. 6 at midnight Pacific time. We encourage you to attend one of the annual enrollment meetings listed below to learn about the new and changed benefits options for 2019. Read more

Open Call for GIS Day Presenters, Exhibits, Posters Oct. 1 to Nov. 1

Posted Wed, 03 Oct 2018 14:20:00 -0700

The U of I GIS Day Planning Committee is soliciting presenters for short talks, exhibits and posters for the annual event taking place 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in the Idaho Commons. GIS Day at the U of I is a free event that brings together scholars, students, professionals, businesses and the public to discuss geospatial technologies and demonstrate their many uses. To indicate your interest in presenting at GIS Day, please submit proposals through the online form by Nov. 1. Read more

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