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Latah County Silver and Gold Celebration Honors Volunteers and Leaders

Posted Thu, 16 Mar 2017 14:18:00 -0700

The University of Idaho Alumni Association will honor three individuals for their achievements and service to the university at the Latah County Silver and Gold Celebration on Thursday, April 6, 2017. The event is 6-8 p.m. at the Bruce M. Pitman Center International Ballroom, 709 Deakin Avenue, in Moscow.
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Time to Order Regalia for Spring Commencement

Posted Wed, 08 Mar 2017 12:14:00 -0800

It's time to rent your regalia in preparation for commencement. Order online today through March 20. For custom regalia, please contact Tim Helmke at 208-885-7957 or before March 20. You may also purchase regalia at GradFest in the Pitman Center on March 21-22. Regalia will be available for pick up at the Office of Alumni Relations the week prior to commencement, May 8-12, 2016. Read more

Welcome Jamie Wagner, Director of Advancement Communications

Posted Wed, 08 Mar 2017 11:39:00 -0800

Please join us in welcoming Jamie Wagner as the new Director of Advancement Communications. Jamie is a Vandal alumna, graduating from the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences with a degree in journalism. Jamie has worked in communications for over 15 years at several consulting agencies, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and most recently Concur Technologies, Inc. in Seattle, Washington. Welcome home Jamie! Read more

Get Your Graduation Regalia and Celebrate at Gradfest

Posted Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:23:00 -0800

Graduating this spring? Join us for a celebration of your incredible achievement at Gradfest, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 21-22 in the Pitman Center International Ballroom.
Pick up your regalia and graduation gift bag, make memories in the photobooth, enter the Gradfest drawing, share your confessions and more. Cookies and punch provided. For more information visit the Gradfest website. Read more

Vandal Networking Night Feb. 7

Posted Wed, 01 Feb 2017 10:44:00 -0800

Are you looking for another way to make connections with employers in addition to attending the career fair? Come join us for Vandal Networking Night hosted by Career Services at 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, in the Vandal Ballroom of the Pitman Center.
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Ada County Silver and Gold Celebration Honors Volunteers and Leaders

Posted Mon, 23 Jan 2017 09:00:00 -0800

The University of Idaho Alumni Association will honor two individuals for their achievements and service to the university at the Ada County Silver and Gold Celebration on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. The event is 6-8 p.m. at the Crystal Ballroom, 802 W. Bannock St. #202, in Boise. Read more

National Letter of Intent Celebration Events in February

Posted Mon, 09 Jan 2017 11:18:00 -0800

UI faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends are invited to celebrate our student-athletes and bowl-winning coaching staff at our National Letter of Intent Signing Day events. University of Idaho Athletics looks forward to the opportunity to congratulate the student-athletes that will be signing their Letter of Intent the first week of February. We are proud of our recruits and look forward to the opportunity to welcome them to the Vandal family. Read more

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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