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Try out the FAsT! (Formative Assessment of Teaching)
Posted: Friday, September 19
Faculty, did you know that you can get anonymous feedback from your students to help improve your teaching? The Formative Assessment of Teaching (FAsT) is available to faculty up until November 19, 2014 (two days before the window for the Student Evaluation of Teaching opens). You can create surveys that only you and your students can see, and only you will see the responses. New to teaching an...
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Job Opportunity - Windows or Linux System Administration
Posted: Friday, September 19
ITS Server Systems Team is looking for a highly qualified Windows or Linux system administrator. This position works with a team of peers to manage core university systems and infrastructure. It’s a great learning environment in a supportive team structure. Please see the following link for more information and to apply. https://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/5861
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UI Ag Days Workshops Offer High School Students Fun Classes, Career Previews
Posted: Thursday, September 18
MOSCOW – Ag Days at the University of Idaho Sept. 26 and 27 will celebrate Idaho agriculture and bring hundreds of high school students to the Moscow campus to explore career opportunities in many fields. They will join alumni of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and leaders of major agricultural industry companies on campus for Celebrating Idaho Agriculture. The slate of events...
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Dr. Terry Ratcliff named Executive Director of Distance Education
Posted: Thursday, September 18
Dr. Terry Ratcliff has been named the Executive Director of Distance Education. As the Executive Director, he will lead the University in an analysis of current distance education strengths, needs, and opportunities; oversee Distance and Extended Education; facilitate the development of two or three distance education (online) initiatives; and develop recommendations for an integrated University-w...
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Register for "Copywriting Fundamentals"
Posted: Thursday, September 18
Register now for Professional Development and Learning’s “Copywriting Fundamentals: Writing for the Web” training. Other training opportunities include “Mastering Excel Functions and Formulas.” Go to the PDL training portal for more information.
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Finalists Named: University of Idaho, Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Posted: Thursday, September 18
The search advisory committee and Provost and Executive Vice President Katherine G. Aiken are pleased to announce that four finalists have been selected to visit Moscow. The finalists will visit in September and October. The schedules have been coordinated to provide an opportunity for students, faculty, staff, and stakeholders to participate in an open session. The sessions will be recorded a...
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Binghamton University Chinese Opera Performance
Posted: Thursday, September 18
A Captivating Evening Awaits with a Performance by the Binghamton Confucius Institute of Chinese Opera! As part of the University of Idaho Confucius Institute's extended celebrations for Global Confucius Institute Day 2014, we would like to invite you to join us for an evening performance of Chinese Opera at the University of Idaho's Administration Building Auditorium! Talented performers from...
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Mental Health First Aid Training Opportunity
Posted: Thursday, September 18
Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack — even if you have no clinical training — Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health related crisis. In the 8-hour interactive course, faculty and staff learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and no...
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Women's Leadership Conference is seeking Planning Committee members
Posted: Wednesday, September 17
Athena, in collaboration with the Women’s Center and Professional Development and Learning, is gearing up for the biennial Women’s Leadership Conference, to be held on the University of Idaho campus on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Since 2007, the Women’s Leadership Conference has provided an opportunity for women in the region to engage in dialogue and professional development ar...
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Reminder - The Forge Theater Grand Opening
Posted: Tuesday, September 16
Please join University of Idaho Theatre Arts in celebrating the opening of The Forge Theater, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 404 Sweet Avenue, Moscow. Refreshments and tours till 6:30 p.m. Stay for our inaugural shows, The Gift of Gab: Two One-Act Plays: "Come on Over" and "Love Improvisation". House opens at 7:00 p.m., curtain at 7:30 p.m. Free for UI students, $10 general public....
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Honorary Degree Nominations
Posted: Tuesday, September 16
Nominations of candidates for honorary degrees for the May 2015 Commencement are due November 14, 2014 to the Commencement Committee c/o the Faculty Secretary’s Office, Attention Anna Thompson, campus zip 1106. Instructions can be found here http://www.webs.uidaho.edu/facultycouncil/honorary_degrees.htm.
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Job Opportunity - Enterprise Developer Snr.
Posted: Monday, September 15
Information Technology Services is currently accepting applications for the position of an Enterprise Developer Snr. - # SP000218P. The Enterprise Developer Snr. will facilitate the development of new software applications and major revisions of existing software applications, by analyzing, evaluating, and optimizing business processes; designing software and database architecture; and leading d...
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University of Idaho Social Group Established
Posted: Friday, September 12
The University of Idaho Social Group was established to promote friendship among University employees, their spouses and partners. To that end, group organizers plan events and lead shared interest groups that meet at convenient times and locations. The Social Group welcomes longtime residents and newcomers alike. Through the Social Group’s Newcomers program, new community members joining Id...
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Mental Health First Aid Training Opportunity
Posted: Thursday, September 11
Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack — even if you have no clinical training — Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health related crisis. In the 8-hour interactive course, faculty and staff learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and no...
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Register Now for Building Workplace Trust
Posted: Thursday, September 11
Register Now for Building Workplace Trust Register for Professional Development's Building Workplace Trust webinar series.  Other training opportunities include the following: Benefits Orientation and Employee Development Plans 101. Go to the PDL training portal at www.uidaho.edu/pdl_portal for more information.
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Upcoming Flu Shot Clinic
Posted: Thursday, September 11
Benefit Services will sponsor a flu shot clinic on Friday, September 26 from 9:00am to 2:00pm in the Summit room of the Idaho Commons. Flu shots are free for all faculty, staff and temporary employees and their family members who are over 18 years of age.
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UI Launches “Rebalancing Technology Investments” Initiative
Posted: Wednesday, September 10
The University has launched an initiative, called “Rebalancing Technology Investments,” or “rebalancing” for short, to better understand the University’s current technology investments and make recommendations on how we can best utilize the people, hardware, software and other resources to achieve our goals. The first stages of the initiative, to occur during the nex...
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Job Opportunity- Recruitment Coordinator
Posted: Tuesday, September 9
The Auxiliary Services is currently accepting applications for the position of a Recruitment Coordinator - # SP000110P.  The Recruitment Coordinator reports to the Marketing Coordinator and has responsibility for establishing and implementing all recruitment activities and upholding the public image of the department through tour management, events, promotions, and public relations. The Coor...
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Free Tickets for Students for Egyptian Artist Performance
Posted: Tuesday, September 9
UI Theatre Arts has 200 free tickets, available now, for UI students to the one-night-only performance of "Solitaire" by Dalia Basiouny at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Hartung Theater. Tickets can be picked up from the Theatre Arts office, Room 201 in Shoup Hall. One ticket per student. Dalia is an Egyptian playwright, journalist and activist. "Solitaire" explores an Arab-American woman and her polit...
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Alumni Awards for Excellence
Posted: Tuesday, September 9
It is that time of year again to think about nominations for the Alumni Awards for Excellence to honor outstanding students within your departments or in your classrooms. Each year we receive many competitive student nominations and hope to continue to see that trend follow for the 2014 awards.   Community members and various faculty, staff, retirees and alumni donate their time to judge the...
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Take Back the Night
Posted: Monday, September 8
The University of Idaho Women's Center will partner with Violence Prevention Programs and other campus entities to host Take Back the Night - a rally and march to spread awareness of interpersonal violence on campus and to show support for those affected by it. All are welcome. The event will begin at 8 p.m. in room 109 of the Agricultural Science Building.
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Professional Development Training Opportunity!
Posted: Monday, September 8
Register now for Safe Zone Open Training for faculty and staff on Wednesday, September 17th, from 10 AM to noon in the Crest room (4th floor of the Commons). Safe Zone programs promote the understanding and inclusion of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender people on campuses nationwide. The mission of the UI Safe Zone Program is to create a safe and welcoming atmosphere for LGBTQA students, facul...
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Openings on Staff Affairs
Posted: Sunday, September 7
Join Staff Affairs! If you are interested in becoming a member of Staff Affairs, we are currently seeking applications to join! Please seek approval of your supervisor and then fill out the online APPLICATION FORM. To be considered to serve, becoming an active, engaged member of Staff Affairs; please submit the form by Friday, September 12, 5pm. Interested applicants are encouraged to attend the ...
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Study Abroad Fair - Sept 10, 10am-3pm
Posted: Friday, September 5
Study Abroad Fair will take place on Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 10 am – 3 pm at the Commons Plaza. The event allows University of Idaho students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to interact with both the staff of the Study Abroad Office as well as representatives from UI study abroad programs in an easily accessible, face-to-face setting. Come to learn more about the resources that ar...
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Register Now for Building Workplace Trust
Posted: Friday, September 5
Register for Professional Development's Building Workplace Trust webinar series.  Other training opportunities include the following: Managing Employees Who are Stretched to the Max and How to Avoid the Worst PowerPoint Mistakes People Make! Go to the PDL training portal at www.uidaho.edu/pdl_portal for more information.
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Dennis Conley '68 to receive 2014 Silver and Gold Award
Posted: Friday, September 5
Dennis Conley '68 will receive the University of Idaho Alumni Association's Silver and Gold Award for distinguished record of achievement and service. After a 38-year career with Basic American Foods, Conley took the retirement bonus offered to him and started the Dennis Conley Award for Excellence in Agricultural Economics at the university. The endowment has given many students the opportuni...
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2015-16 Sabbatical Applications due - October 31, 2014
Posted: Friday, September 5
Sabbatical Applications for the 2015-2016 academic year are due Friday, October 31, 2014 to: Anne Marshall Chair, Sabbatical Leave Evaluation Committee at annem@uidaho.edu. Instructions and application process can be found in FSH 3720 at http://www.webpages.uidaho.edu/fsh/3720.html
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World Congress on Industrial Automation
Posted: Thursday, September 4
Name of the Conference: World Congress on Industrial Automation Theme: Global approach on transformation towards Industrial Automation Dates and Venue : July 20-22, 2015, San Francisco, USA Content: Industrial Automation-2015 brings together Scientific Researchers and technologists from the fields of Robotics, control systems on automation, Network-based systems , automated vision tracking, etc...
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Homecoming Parade Entries
Posted: Thursday, September 4
The Homecoming Parade has been a tradition at the University of Idaho since 1909 and continues this year on October 18,  as we welcome campus and community groups to participate in Moscow’s largest parade during the year.  Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to participate with campus departments or organizations or with a community group they are involved with in the area.&...
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Departmental Decorating Contest
Posted: Thursday, September 4
Students, faculty, staff and friends, don't be surprised if you see a little more silver and gold on campus Homecoming week. All UI departments are invited to participate in this year's decorating contest. Judging begins Tuesday, Oct. 14 between 9 and 11 a.m. Winners are announced Wednesday, Oct. 15 at the faculty/staff alumni luncheon and online. Winning departments will receive giftcards to the...
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CUIBO Resumes, Sept. 11
Posted: Wednesday, September 3
The Council of University of Idaho Business Officers monthly meetings will resume beginning September 11. If your previous fiscal representative has left and there is a new employee in your unit please contact Lana Schwartz at lschwartz@uidaho.edu so that she may update the roster. Meeting details will be sent to the group via email as well as posted on the Controller's website http://www.uidaho.e...
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Palouse Area FIRST Robotics Kick-Off Event
Posted: Wednesday, September 3
Regional FIRST Robotics Season Kick-off Event September 9, 2014 5:30 – 8:00 P.M. SEL Event Center 1825 Schweitzer Drive Pullman, WA What’s at the Kick-off? • ROBOTS!!! • Information about the FLL and FTC programs • Opportunities to network and make connections with other teams • Opportunities to meet other youth and form teams • Reveal the games and...
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Join the UI power-based violence Speaker's Bureau
Posted: Wednesday, September 3
Interpersonal violence affects each one of us. Research demonstrates that reaching out through sharing personal stories is a powerful way to engage individuals and inspire social change. In that spirit, our UI Violence Prevention Programs coordinates a Speaker’s Bureau comprised of survivors of sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking and child abuse as well as individuals who have be...
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Western Algebraic Geometry Symposium
Posted: Tuesday, September 2
The Western Algebraic Geometry Symposium traces back its origin to the Utah - UCLA Algebraic Geometry Seminar started in 1989 by H. Clemens, D. Gieseker, M. Green, J. Kollár, and R. Lazarsfeld. Later on, it became the Utah - UCLA - Chicago Algebraic Geometry Seminar. WAGS meets twice per year and congregates an international group of more than 70 mathematicians, from students to experts i...
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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia -- Keynote at Adjudication Celebratory Dinner
Posted: Friday, August 29
A day-long conference and celebratory dinner were held Monday in Boise to commemorate the conclusion of the Snake River Basin Water Adjudication. The College of Law, Idaho Supreme Court and Kempthorne Institute planned and organized the event. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was the keynote at the dinner. Over 200 people attended the conference during the day at the Boise Centre where ...
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Fall Hours for the Statistical Consulting Center
Posted: Friday, August 29
The Statistical Consulting Center (SCC) opens on Wednesday, September 3rd for the 2014-15 academic year. SCC provides assistance in the design of experiments and sample surveys, advice on statistical analyses, and expertise on recent developments in statistical research. Proper statistical design and analysis play a key role in producing quality research. The best time to seek stati...
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2014 Global Confucius Institute Day at the University of Idaho
Posted: Thursday, August 28
Celebrate Chinese Culture on Campus and in the Community with your University of Idaho Confucius Institute! September 27, 2014 will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Confucius Institute program. The University of Idaho Confucius Institute is one of over 300 Confucius Institutes around the world and will be hosting several events throughout the month of September as part of the world wide c...
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New Campus Pre-Law Advisor
Posted: Thursday, August 28
Prof. Aman McLeod has been named the new pre-law advisor for the University of Idaho. He holds a PhD. In political science and a J.D., and has taught at law schools throughout the country. He is available to answer any student questions about law school and careers in the law. Prof. McLeod can be contacted at aman@uidaho.edu.
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University of Idaho Confucius Institute Photo Competition
Posted: Wednesday, August 27
Enter your submission today to the University of Idaho's Confucius Institute photography competition! Be a part of our Global Confucius Institute Day Celebration! As part of our celebrations for the 10th global anniversary of the Confucius Institute program, the University of Idaho Confucius Institute is sponsoring a photography contest! The theme of the contest is "Confucius Institute Day." P...
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Binghamton University Chinese Opera Performance
Posted: Tuesday, August 26
A Captivating Evening Awaits with a Performance by the Binghamton Confucius Institute of Chinese Opera! As part of the University of Idaho Confucius Institute's extended celebrations for Global Confucius Institute Day 2014, we would like to invite you to join us for an evening performance of Chinese Opera at the University of Idaho's Administration Building Auditorium! Talented performers from...
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Final Open Forum for the Executive Director, Distance & Extended Education - Aug 26
Posted: Tuesday, August 26
Curt Madison, the second and final candidate for the Executive Director, Distance and Extended Education, will have an Open Forum on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 9:00 am in the Idaho Commons, Whitewater Room. The campus community is invited to attend the open forum. The candidate will discuss “How can the University of Idaho develop and grow its distance education programs while maintaining...
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Job Opportunity: PDL Trianing Specialist
Posted: Monday, August 25
Professional Development and Learning is accepting applications for a PDL Trianing Specialist. This position is responsible for the design and delivery of a variety of programs which support the University's commitment to employee professional development. It assists in the analysis and assessment of individual, community or organizational training and development needs, including evaluation of tr...
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Announcing the University Leadership Academy's Newest Cohort
Posted: Monday, August 25
This fall the University’s Leadership Academy will launch its sixth cohort. The mission of the academy is to foster leadership within the institution through the participation of faculty and staff in a yearlong leadership experience. Following a competitive nomination and application process with over 40 applicants, thirteen faculty and staff members from the University’s statewide com...
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Municipal Solid Waste Proper Disposal Guidelines – Fall 2014
Posted: Monday, August 25
As many of you know already, the University has gone to a tow unit/compactor system for handling our Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generated here on campus. Over the past 2 years we have gotten excellent results with this system. One issue though needs to be reiterated. MSW is defined as any solid waste produced, other than hazardous, infectious or unacceptable waste. Unacceptable waste or wast...
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Seeking Winter Alternative Service Break 2014/15 Advisors
Posted: Monday, August 25
The Alternative Service Break (ASB) program gives students a chance to challenge themselves and inequalities while developing as leaders. Students come together to help communities across the United States and internationally through service grounded in social justice issues such as: rural and urban poverty, white flight, access to housing and health care, homelessness, food insecurity, sustainab...
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UI Child Development Lab Has Preschool Openings for 3- to 5-Year Olds
Posted: Thursday, August 21
The Child Development Laboratory in the University of Idaho School of Family and Consumer Sciences is looking for a few 3- to 5-year olds to fill openings in the afternoon session MWF from 1-3:30 p.m. for the 2014-2015 school year. The Child Development Laboratory is a preschool program that serves young children. Our mission is to provide a high quality, developmentally appropriate program for y...
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Job Opportunity- Enterprise Systems Analyst 1
Posted: Thursday, August 21
ITS is accepting applications for an Enterprise Systems Analyst 1. The Server Systems Analyst I is responsible for critical support of our enterprise systems by: maintaining essential server applications on heterogeneous hardware; performing system administration functions; creating and assisting in server support programs; developing and maintaining systems health and status monitoring and report...
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Vandal Strategic Loan Fund Applications Due By Sept. 15
Posted: Thursday, August 14
The Vandal Strategic Loan Fund (VSLF) is currently accepting applications for the fall loan review process. The VSLF is an internal loan process which enables university units to make key purchases or investments that will either move programs or initiatives forward or will result in significant real cost savings. Loan applications are due to the Budget Office by close of business Sept. 15. &nb...
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Reminder: Parking Permits Expired Aug. 15
Posted: Wednesday, August 13
2013-14 parking permits expired Friday, Aug. 15. Parking permits for the 2014-15 year are now required in all Gold and Green parking lots. 2014-15. Parking permits will be required in all Red, Blue, Purple and Silver lots beginning at 2 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25. 
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Regular Business Hours Resume Aug. 25
Posted: Tuesday, August 12
The University of Idaho will resume operating during regular business hours starting the first day of fall semester. Beginning Aug. 25, 2014, office hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
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Prep for Fall with “Orientation to Orientation and Startup”
Posted: Friday, August 1
Faculty and staff across campus who would like to have more information on orientation and new-semester startup events are invited to sessions Aug. 6 and 11. The “Orientation to Orientation and Startup” sessions will cover schedules for New Student Orientation, Parent Orientation, Fraternity & Sorority Recruitment as well as applicable Student Financial Aid, Student Accounts ...
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Job Opportunity: Financial Technician
Posted: Friday, August 1
The Office of Research and Economic Development is accepting applications for a Financial Technician #SP000163P. This position performs complex financial and administrative assignments in support of the Office of Research and Economic Development and the Fiscal Operations Unit. Fiscal duties include making purchases, processing payments and reconciling charges with a high degree of accuracy and ...
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Job Opportunity: Assistant to the AVP for Economic Development and to the Director of Research Administration
Posted: Tuesday, July 29
The Office of Research and Economic Development is now recruiting applicants for an administrative assistant's position. This position will provide administrative support and coordination to the Associate Vice President or Economic Development/Director of the Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) and to the Director of the Office of Research Administration (ORA) by functioning independently to perfo...
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Process Updates for Camp Insurance
Posted: Monday, July 28
The UI Camp Insurance Program provided through the Department of Risk Management is changing the process of premium payment for coverage. Instead of individual units submitting payments directly to American Income Life, Risk Management will now handle the collection of insurance premiums from the units for each camp via IDG in Banner. Going forward, units will still be required to submit reque...
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Register Now for Creating Excel Dashboards
Posted: Monday, July 7
Register now for Professional Development and Learning's "Creating Excel Dashboards." Other training opportunities include OneDrive@University of Idaho. Visit the PDL Calendar at http://www.uidaho.edu/pdl_portal/calendar 
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Parking Permits for 2014-15 Available for Purchase Online Beginning Wednesday, July 9
Posted: Thursday, July 3
Beginning Wednesday, July 9, parking permits for 2014-15 will be available for purchase online only at aims.parking.uidaho.edu. All 2013-14 permits will expire on August 15, 2014. Board-appointed faculty and staff have the opportunity to enroll in the auto-renewal permit program, which offers non-expiring Vandal Gold, Red, and Blue permits through payroll deduction. Learn more at www.uidaho.edu/pa...
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College of Law Welcomes Helane Davis, New Director of Law Library
Posted: Monday, June 30
The University of Idaho College of Law welcomes Helane Davis as the new director of the law library. Davis comes from the Albany Law School, where she served as the associate dean and law library director. She received her MLIS from the University of Washington, with a Law Librarianship certificate, her Juris Doctor from the University of Iowa, and a bachelor of arts from Northwestern University....
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Fire Hydrant Flushing Scheduled for July 7-11
Posted: Monday, June 30
UI Utilities will be conducting fire hydrant flushing and testing July 7-11 throughout the Moscow campus. Campus may experience some discoloring of the water temporarily during this week. If you have any concerns or questions, please call Utilities at 885-6288.    
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VandalStore Locations Closed for July 4
Posted: Monday, June 30
VandalStore locations, including the Moscow store, VandalExpress and Starbucks, will be closed July 4-5. Starbucks will be open Sunday, July 6. For more information, see store hours at www.VandalStore.com.
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Weapons on Campus Open Forum Set for Tuesday, July 1
Posted: Monday, June 30
UI General Counsel and the Office of Public Safety & Security will conduct an open forum on the Moscow campus at 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 1, in the Commons Crest Room. The purpose of the forum is to answer questions about the new weapons on campus law and policy. Arrangements have been made for UI faculty, staff and students in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls to participate in the...
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Campus Road Closures to Take Place the Week of July 7
Posted: Friday, June 27
As part of the annual University Street and Maintenance program, road closures within the northeast end of campus are set to take place the week of July 7. Locations scheduled for maintenance include Deakin Avenue, Idaho Avenue, Elm Street, and University Avenue. Please be aware that access may be limited in these areas. Learn more at http://www.uidaho.edu/~/media/Files/orgs/DFM/Maps/PAVING
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Register Now for Mental Health First Aid Training
Posted: Friday, June 27
Concerned about a student? Worried about saying the wrong thing? Not sure where to go for help? Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack — even if you have no clinical training — Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health related crisis or symptoms of a mental health issue. In the 8-hour interactive course, faculty and staff ...
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Suggest Service Projects for Serving Your New Community
Posted: Thursday, June 26
On Saturday, August 23, the Department of Student Involvement in collaboration with New Student Orientation will be hosting the annual Serving your New Community (SYNC) event. During this event, incoming students volunteer their time and efforts to help make their campus and local community a bit brighter. It is a great way for students to get to know each other, the area, and begin their Vandal...
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UI Launches National Search for a Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Posted: Thursday, June 26
The search committee invites nominations and applications for an outstanding individual to serve as the Vice Provost for Student Affairs and as the Dean of Students. The VPSA/DOS provides leadership and vision in administering a comprehensive range of programs and services related to campus programming and planning. The VPSA/DOS also assists in creating a campus culture that promotes inclusivene...
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University of Idaho OneDrive!
Posted: Friday, June 20
Join PDL for a hands-on training with OneDrive. ITS will be providing a service walk through in a lab setting where we are excited to demonstrate the collaboration and sharing features as well as talk about the appropriate use of these updates to our Office 365 offering.    Space is limited to around 32 people per session due to the lab size. Registration is not required. &b...
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Deakin Ave. Closed--VandalStore Locations Open--Until Inventory
Posted: Friday, June 20
The North end of Deakin Ave. to 6th St. will be closed this week, Tue-Fri, June 24-27, for resurfacing of the street east of the SUB. The VandalStore will be open regular hours 8:30-5:30 and Starbucks will be open 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. during this time. The VandalStore will, however, be closed Saturday, June 28 for inventory. Starbucks will remain open on Saturday and Sunday, June 28-29 from 10:0...
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Screen on the Green
Posted: Tuesday, June 17
Relax, hang out, and enjoy being outside watching a Movie! June 19th- How to Train your Dragon June 26th- Indiana Jones: The Last Crusade July 3rd- Frozen July 10th- The Lego Movie July 17th- Up July 24th- Sandlot July 31st- Finding Nemo August 7th- Captain America: The Winter Soldier
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Summer Daytime Distractions
Posted: Tuesday, June 17
Your Summer is just beginning! Every Wednesday check out music, games, activities at the UI Commons. A weekly Daytime Distraction to keep your summer fresh and exciting! June 18th- Music with Noa and Nicole June 25th- Palouse Project July 2nd- Tie Dye July 9th- Jolly Swagmen and Rootbeer Floats July 23rd- Yard Games, activities and music July 30th- Astronaut and The Trees August 6t...
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Summer Design Week "Friends and Family" discount
Posted: Monday, June 16
UI College of Art and Architecture Summer Design Week “Friends and Family” Registration Discount Extended to Wednesday, June 18 Moscow, Idaho-- Summer Design Week, an art and design immersion program for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors, returns to the University of Idaho campus July 6-12. During the week, students will explore Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape...
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Farewell Reception for Chris Cooney
Posted: Monday, June 16
Please join us at a farewell reception for Chris Cooney, Assistant Vice President, Marketing and Communications. Date: Wednesday, June 25th Time: 1:30-3:00p.m. Location: Idaho Commons, Aurora Room
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Register Now for Facebook Essentials
Posted: Thursday, June 12
Register for Professional Development and Learning's "Facebook Essentials: Developing a Great Facebook Strategy for Your Organization."  Other training opportunities include the following: Benefits Orientation and Confidence and Assertiveness Skills for Women.  Go to the PDL training portal at www.uidaho.edu/pdl_portal for more information.
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Want To Be Involved With Vandal's Football?
Posted: Thursday, June 12
The Vandal's football team is in need of student video staff for the upcoming 2014 season. Looking for someone who is reliable, self-motivated, and has a good sense of teamwork and leadership. Basic video knowledge is preferred. If interested contact Tim Jackson at timj@uidaho.edu or Leigha Presley at lpresley@uidaho.edu
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Training to be offered on New Alcohol Application Program
Posted: Thursday, June 5
Auxiliary Services is launching a new Alcohol Application program and will be offering training on June 17th at 10am and June 19th at 2pm in the Borah Theater.
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Annual Fire Sprinkler Inspection & Testing--Summer 2014
Posted: Thursday, June 5
Western States Fire Protection has scheduled the following dates to be on campus to complete our annual inspection/testing of the wet and dry sprinkler systems: June 23-27, 2014 They will be here several times throughout the summer. No disruption to normal services is expected. Any questions can be directed to Facilities: (208) 885-6246
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Register Now for Information Technology for Supervisors Class
Posted: Wednesday, June 4
Register for Professional Development and Learning's Information Technology for Supervisors now.   Go to the PDL training portal at www.uidaho.edu/pdl_portal/calendar for more information.
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Register Now for UI Retirees Summer Picnic
Posted: Thursday, May 22
Faculty, staff and university friends are invited to attend the UI Retirees Summer Picnic at 5:30 p.m. July 17 at Ghormley Park in Moscow.  The event includes a BBQ dinner with salads and dessert. Register at uira@uidaho.edu before Monday, July 14. Cost is $18.00, payable onsite.
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Retirees Invited to Join the UI Retirees Association
Posted: Thursday, May 22
The UI Retirees Association (UIRA) has served retired faculty and staff members and their families for more than 35 years. The UIRA supports university programs and awards scholarship to UI students. Social and entertainment events are offered year around. Membership is offered at no charge, just complete the application form at http://www.uidaho.edu/alumni/uira/join For more informati...
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Summer Hours Reminder
Posted: Monday, May 12
The University of Idaho will begin operating on its summer schedule Monday, May 19, 2014. Business hours will be 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Summer hours will be effective through Friday, August 22, 2014.
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History Professor Adam Sowards to speak at Supreme Court Event Honoring William O. Douglas
Posted: Thursday, May 8
Adam Sowards, a University of Idaho associate professor of history, will be speaking at a seminar honoring the late Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas on May 16 in the Supreme Court Building in Washington, D.C. The event marks the 75th anniversary of Douglas' appointment to the court and will be attended by his former colleagues and notable Douglas experts.
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Registration Open for Faculty Mental Health First Aid Training
Posted: Thursday, May 8
Are you not sure how to approach a student you're concerned about? Worried doing or saying the wrong thing? Not sure where to take students for help? Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack — even if you have no clinical training — Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health related crisis. In the 8-hour interactive course, f...
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VandalStore Extended Hours
Posted: Tuesday, May 6
The VandalStore will have extended hours for the end of the semester. The store will be open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 10 and 17 and 8:30-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Textbook buyback starts Saturday, May 10.
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Meet the CIO and discuss Focus for the Future
Posted: Thursday, May 1
Do you have questions about the technology-related recommendations proposed as part of the Focus for the Future process? If you would like to ask those questions, express your opinions or talk about technology-related topics in general, please join Dan Ewart, UI’s Chief Information Officer, for an informal chat on these topics.
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Excellence Awards Recognize Faculty and Staff
Posted: Thursday, May 1
The 2014 Excellence Awards were held Tuesday, April 28, at the University of Idaho. These awards are a long-running tradition with the aim of recognizing and encouraging excellence in all forms at the academic level.
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Register for Mental Health First Aid Training
Posted: Thursday, May 1
Registration is now open for Mental Health First Aid Training for faculty. Training dates are 1-5 p.m. May 21 and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 22 in the Aurora Room, Idaho Commons. Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack — even if you have no clinical training — Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health related crisis. In th...
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Deadline Approaching for Genomics Symposium Registration
Posted: Wednesday, April 30
Don't forget to register for the Inland Northwest Genomics Research Symposium. The Inland Northwest Genomics Research Symposium (INWGRS) provides a unique learning opportunity for engaged scientists and those interested in becoming familiar with trends, applied techniques and best practices in the fields of genomics and other high throughput technologies. Attendees will learn and connect with loca...
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Register for Computer Security Awareness Symposium 2014
Posted: Tuesday, April 15
Register now for the University of Idaho Information Technology Services' ninth annual Computer Security Awareness Symposium. The symposium is Tuesday, April 22 in the Student Union Building Vandal Ballroom, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year's speakers include Chester Wisniewski with Sophos, Justin Engler with "ISCE" Partners and Duane Wessels with Verisign Labs and will cover topics includ...
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PeopleAdmin is Now Live
Posted: Monday, March 31
Human Resources is proud to announce the implementation of the University of Idaho's new applicant tracking system. We expect there will continue to be a learning curve and a few bumps along the way but early feedback is positive. Just a few of the key features of PeopleAdmin include: • A repository of staff job descriptions from which job listings automatically will be pulled • Str...
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Faculty Survey reminder
Posted: Wednesday, March 26
As a faculty member, you should have received an email from CIRPSurveys@datstat.com earlier this week reminding you to participate in the HERI Faculty Survey. The University of Idaho conducts this survey every three to four years through the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) at UCLA. This comprehensive, nationwide survey of faculty is currently available and will run through April of 20...
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Central America Youth Ambassador (CAYA) Program Session Begins
Posted: Tuesday, March 25
The International Programs Office (IPO) is getting ready to welcome the new group of students for the spring session of the Central America Youth Ambassador (CAYA) Program. March 26 - April 1, CAYA participants will work in teams to create models for sustainable social entrepreneurship and have a chance to interact with faculty and students from the University of Idaho, instructors from Vandal Inn...
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Theatre Prof's New Play Set for National Exposure
Posted: Thursday, March 6
The National New Play Network has just announced that Robert Caisley's new play "LUCKY ME" will be supported for an NNPN Rolling World Premiere. More info: www.nnpn.org/news/nnpn-announces-the-42nd-rolling-world-premiere-lucky-me-by-rob-caisley
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Inland Northwest Genomics Research Symposium Registration Open
Posted: Thursday, March 6
Registration is now open for the Inland Northwest Genomics Research Symposium at www.ibest.uidaho.edu/events/inland-northwest-genomics-research-symposium/ The symposium will be held May 22, 2014 at the University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho. The Inland Northwest Genomics Research Symposium (INWGRS) provides a unique learning opportunity for engaged scientists and those interested in becoming familiar...
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Internal Job Posting: Residential Team Cleaning Supervisor Opening
Posted: Friday, February 28
Internal Job Posting: University Housing has an opening for a Residential Team Cleaning Supervisor, announcement # 19228053116. This is a great advancement opportunity for current Team Cleaning Specialists. Closing date for this position is 03/13/2014. Please visit www.uidaho.edu/human-resources/jobs to apply.
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President Chuck Staben Welcome Address
Posted: Thursday, February 27
Please join the University of Idaho Community for the Welcome Address of the Eighteenth President of the University of Idaho Chuck Staben, Ph.D. on March 3, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. (PST) in the Administration Auditorium. Web cast live at www.uidaho.edu/live. Designated viewing locations: Boise: IWC 162, Idaho Falls: IF 1 (TAB350A), Coeur d’Alene: Harbor Center 241 and Twin Falls: TF B66.
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Special Lab & Course Fee Deadline Friday, Feb. 28
Posted: Tuesday, February 25
Special Lab and Course Fee requests for Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 will be accepted through the close of business this Friday, Feb. 28. The forms and guidelines can be found at the Academic Affairs website at www.uidaho.edu/academicaffairs/departmentadministration. Please submit a request if you have a new special course fee, a change to an existing special course fee, or have a change in the pur...
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Nomination Deadline for Distinguished Professor, Mid-Career and Interdisciplinary Awards Feb. 18
Posted: Monday, February 10
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 is the deadline for nominations for University Distinguished Professor, President’s Mid-Career Faculty Awards, and Excellence in Interdisciplinary/Collaborative Efforts. Submit nominations to excellence@uidaho.edu by 5 p.m. Recipients of these awards will be honored at the Excellence Banquet on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 in the SUB Ballroom. For more information and to ...
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Registration Open for 56th Annual Idaho Academy of Science Meeting and Symposium
Posted: Friday, February 7
Register for the Idaho Academy of Science Meeting and Symposium, which is coming back to Moscow, Idaho March 20-22, 2014. Organized by the Idaho Academy of Science and the University of Idaho, it will be held at the Best Western University Inn and the theme is "Energy, Materials and Nanotechnology." This is an opportunity for any students, faculty, and staff who are interested in science and engin...
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Register for the 2014 Innovation Showcase
Posted: Friday, January 31
Registration deadline for the 2014 Innovation Showcase is April 1. This student competition offers the opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to present research or artistic and creative activity projects through poster displays and detailed presentations and to compete for monetary awards. Don't let your students miss this exciting opportunity to participate and showcase their proje...
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Nominate an Outstanding Staff Member
Posted: Tuesday, January 28
Nominations are now being accepted for Outstanding Staff Awards. Nomination forms as well as the criteria for each category can be found on the Staff Awards website located at www.uidaho.edu/staffawards. Nominations are due Feb. 19, 2014.
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Spring ASB Adviser Applications
Posted: Wednesday, January 15
The Volunteer Center is thrilled to announce another round of successful winter ASB trips have made it back safely. We are carrying the excitement and energy gained from these experiences through to our planning for the upcoming 12 spring ASB experiences. These trips are not possible without the assistance of incredible faculty and staff. Being an adviser of a trip is a unique opportunity to c...
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Annual Award for Excellence in Outreach and Engagement - Call for Nominations.
Posted: Wednesday, December 11 2013
Applications are being sought for the 16th annual Excellence in Outreach and Engagement Award. The award recognizes and encourages outstanding accomplishments in outreach and engagement with clientele. Award recipients will receive an honorarium of up to $5,000, recognition at a formal ceremony, and a plaque. Application packets must be complete with the appropriate number of support letters fr...
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