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55 Students Recognized for Outstanding Academic Success, Leadership and Involvement

Posted Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:00:00 -0800

The University of Idaho Office of Alumni Relations will honor 55 students during its annual Awards for Excellence dinner at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center.
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Novels by Longtime Professor Sydney Duncombe Rediscovered, Released

Posted Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:30:00 -0800

Sydney Duncombe was one of the most influential professors at the University of Idaho, shaping a generation of Idaho leaders — including governors, mayors and senators — with his instruction of how Idaho and its government really work. Read more

Faculty and Staff Invited to Grand Re-Opening of Jim Lyle Alumni Lounge

Posted Wed, 09 Nov 2016 11:57:00 -0800

Join the Office of Alumni Relations from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, for the grand re-opening of the remodeled Jim Lyle Alumni Lounge in the Office of Alumni Relations, Hays Hall. All alumni employees are invited to come check out the space. Come enjoy appetizers and no host wine. Please RSVP through EventBrite. There will be a raffle, music, snacks and fun.
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2016 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to Visit Moscow Nov. 10

Posted Wed, 02 Nov 2016 11:21:00 -0700

The 2016 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree is making its way across the country from the Payette National Forest in Idaho to Washington, D.C. Read more

Longtime UI Athletics Employee, Community Activist Receives Idaho Treasure Award

Posted Tue, 01 Nov 2016 14:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Retirees Association (UIRA) will honor alumna and former UI athletics employee Maureen Taylor Regan with the Idaho Treasure Award on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. The Idaho Treasure Award is sponsored by UIRA and recognizes living retired UI faculty, staff and/or family members who, in their retirement years, have made significant achievements in service or leadership to the university. Read more

Meet the Artist Behind the Starbucks Green Cup Design

Posted Tue, 01 Nov 2016 07:57:00 -0700

In the space under the stairs, walls of paper sketches close in around the artist at the drafting table. Shogo Ota stood over his new design, his hair a long, twisty black knot at the nape of his neck, his red plaid shirt a surrender to Pacific Northwest persuasion. As Seattle drizzled on the window behind him, he turned up the music and examined his sketchpad and the idea he calls simple: using one line to connect people. Read more

Order Your Commencement Regalia Online

Posted Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:37:00 -0700

Did you miss Gradfest? Don't worry, you can still find everything for your commencement needs online. Online ordering for regalia will be available through Oct. 28, 2016. Questions? Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 208-885-6154 or Read more

Alumni Relations Hosts Meet and Greet with Campus History Book Authors

Posted Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:30:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Alumni Relations is hosting a Meet the Author event featuring UI’s newest publication “University of Idaho: The Campus History Series,” written by Katherine G. Aiken and Erin Passehl-Stoddart. Read more

Submit Story Ideas for Spring 2017 Alumni Magazine by Oct. 14

Posted Tue, 11 Oct 2016 12:00:00 -0700

The 2017 spring issue of Here We Have Idaho, UI's alumni magazine, will take a look at the myriad ways the university is involved in space research and exploration, through our faculty and researchers, student projects and alumni connections. Magazine editor Savannah Tranchell is requesting story ideas along this theme for the UI community. Employees from all colleges are encouraged to submit ideas. Please submit your idea, with as much information as possible about any timelines involved and possible contacts, to by the end of the day Friday, Oct. 14, 2016.
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Alumni Magazine Looking for Student to Design Cover Art

Posted Wed, 05 Oct 2016 08:00:00 -0700

Here We Have Idaho, the University of Idaho’s alumni magazine, seeks to commission a student to create the artwork for the spring 2017 edition of the magazine. The student will work with the magazine editor and creative director to create a cover design to their specifications. The cover can be created in any medium, including painting, drawing, digital art, watercolors, etc., but must be able to be rendered digitally to be sent to the printer.
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Computer Science Students Light up Theophilus Tower Tonight

Posted Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho College of Engineering’s student chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) will present its TowerLights Extravaganza in the south facing windows of Theophilus Tower after the homecoming fireworks show tonight, Sept. 30. Read more

Library Offers Workshop on "The Many Faces of Joe Vandal" Sept. 30

Posted Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:00:00 -0700

The UI Library celebrates Homecoming with a special workshop from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, starting in Library Room 120. Come learn about the evolution of Joe Vandal, and see how our mascot has progressed over time looking at materials in Special Collections and Archives. Then see how Joe Vandal has turned 3-D while touring the new MILL space (Making, Innovating, and Learning Laboratory). Read more

Time to Order Regalia for Winter Commencement

Posted Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:45:00 -0700

It's time to rent your regalia in preparation for Winter Commencement. Attend GradFest in the Pitman Center on Oct. 19, or order online starting Oct. 3 through Oct. 28.
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Prepare for Fall Commencement at Gradfest Oct. 19

Posted Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:00:00 -0700

Prepare for fall commencement ceremonies at University of Idaho GradFest — the one-stop shop for all things commencement. This fall's event is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19 in the Pitman Center International Ballroom, second floor. Purchase your bachelor's and master's cap, gown and tassel, or rent Ph.D. and JD regalia at early-bird prices and learn about other products available for your Commencement needs. Read more

Vandals Go for the Gold for Homecoming Week, Sept. 25-Oct. 1

Posted Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho is celebrating its 108th Homecoming Week Sunday, Sept. 25, through Saturday, Oct. 1. Read more

UI Raises More than $440,000 During Inaugural Vandal Giving Day

Posted Thu, 15 Sep 2016 15:00:00 -0700

University of Idaho alumni and donors gifted an impressive $441,313 to help student scholarships and programs during the university’s inaugural Vandal Giving Day on Sept. 13-14. Read more

Dunk a UI Administrator During Vandal Giving Day

Posted Mon, 12 Sep 2016 09:00:00 -0700

University of Idaho employees, students and community members will have the opportunity to send UI employees for a swim during the inaugural Vandal Giving Day, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. Read more

Awards for Excellence Accepting Nominations

Posted Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:00:00 -0700

Awards for Excellence now accepting nominations for graduating seniors. The Alumni Award for Excellence is presented to 40 undergraduate level students and an additional 15 graduate and law students who have achieved outstanding academic success, leadership and have demonstrated career and professional preparation. Leadership may be demonstrated in the classroom, laboratory, campus and in the community. Read more

Idaho Fan Zone Returns for Sept. 1 Home Football Game

Posted Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho invites fans to celebrate the Vandal spirit at the Idaho Fan Zone before the Thursday, Sept. 1, home football game against Montana State University. Read more

UI Recognized with Two Awards at the CASE ASAP Convention

Posted Tue, 09 Aug 2016 15:00:00 -0700

The University of Idaho was recognized by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) at the 43rd Annual Network Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, with two awards. A total of 14 Network Award in five categories were presented. Winners were chosen from over 400 applications.
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