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UPDATED information: Stillinger Herbarium Expedition Funds - Call for Proposals
Posted: Friday, November 21
Proposals are now being accepted for Stillinger Herbarium Expedition Funds; award amount has been increased to $15,000. Please see http://www.uidaho.edu/research/stillinger-trust/expedition-funds for application process. Proposals are due December 5, 2014. Purpose: The Stillinger Trust, established in 1957, funds expeditions for the purpose of enhancing collections-based botanical research at th...
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Vandal Brand Meats is taking orders for Christmas Hams through Dec.5
Posted: Thursday, November 20
The University of Idaho, Vandal Brand Meats is taking Christmas Ham orders through 12/5/2014. http://web.cals.uidaho.edu/vbm/our-products/gift-boxes/
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Parking Lot Enforcement During Fall Break
Posted: Thursday, November 20
During the fall break, Monday, Nov. 24, through Friday, Nov. 28, parking permits will not be required in Red, Blue, Purple or Silver parking lots; visitors may be directed to these areas. However, Gold lots, Green lots, meters, pay station lots and any specially marked spaces require valid permits/payment at all times, including during fall break. All overnight parking restrictions are enforced as...
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No Overnight Parking on Campus Streets During Fall Break
Posted: Thursday, November 20
There is no overnight parking allowed on campus streets during fall break, Monday Nov. 24, through Friday, Nov. 28. This includes Purple and Silver on-street parking areas. Areas where vehicles may park overnight during the break are shown on the Academic Break Vehicle Storage Map. Keeping cars off of the streets will allow for effective snow removal and the streets will be plowed clear when stude...
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No Vandal Access Shuttle Service During Fall Break
Posted: Thursday, November 20
The Vandal Access Shuttle service for individuals with disabilities on campus is not available during academic breaks. There will be no service from Monday, Nov. 24, through Friday, Nov. 28. Regular service will resume on Monday, Dec. 1. Route information and the shuttle schedule can be found online.
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Heather Chermak Elected President of PACRAO
Posted: Wednesday, November 19
University Registrar, Heather Chermak, was elected President of the Pacific Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (PACRAO) at the annual meeting November 12, in Portland, Oregon. PACRAO is a non-profit association representing more than 350 regionally accredited 2-year, 4-year, and graduate schools with an individual membership of 1693 professional admissions officers and r...
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General Policy Report #59 is available for viewing
Posted: Wednesday, November 19
General Policy Report #59 (Faculty Senate approved curricula changes), dated November 19, 2014, is available for viewing, downloading, or printing at: http://www.webs.uidaho.edu/facultycouncil/general_policy_reports.htm. The items listed on the report (approved by Faculty Senate) will be considered to have the necessary faculty approval unless a petition requesting further consideration of thes...
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Students Back From the Wilderness Will Talk Thursday
Posted: Tuesday, November 18
The University of Idaho College of Natural Resource’s second class to spend a semester learning and living at the remote Taylor Wilderness Research Station will talk about their experiences from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Vandal Ballroom in the Bruce M. Pitman Center. The event is free and open to the public. The students hiked 36 miles into the wilderness in late August. A...
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Native Hawaiian Culture and Ecology Student Presentations
Posted: Tuesday, November 18
Please join us at 3: 30 p.m. on Nov. 20 in the Commons Whitewater Room for a presentation by the 2014 Native American Service Learning team that went to Hawaii as part of NR404: Hawaiian Culture and Ecology. The class participated in ecological restoration service learning projects in Hawaii while learning about the culture, ecology, and climate of these diverse islands. Coursework focuses on how...
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Mental Health First Aid Opportunity
Posted: Friday, November 14
Concerned about someone? Not sure what to say? 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, strategie...
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Advisor Appreciation Social (RSVP today) & UIACADA General Membership Meeting
Posted: Friday, November 14
Join us for the Advisor Appreciation Social and the UIACADA General Membership Meeting, both on Tuesday, November 18th. Advisor Appreciation Social When: November 18th, 4:30-6:00pm Where: Vandal Ballroom, SUB Who: Any faculty/staff members who help students navigate academic advising and registration. RSVP Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/advisor-appreciation-social-registration-1370613...
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Cruise the World in One Day on the UI Campus
Posted: Thursday, November 13
Join International Programs in celebrating International Education Week by cruising the world at the biggest international event of the year on the campus of the University of Idaho. Cruise the World will take place this Saturday, November 15, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm in the SUB: International Ballroom. Come to learn about other cultures, enjoy stage performances and food from all over the world. ...
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Upcoming University of Idaho Social Group Events
Posted: Thursday, November 13
Here are some of the fun events planned for November and December: -The Newcomers Group will Cruise the World at the SUB international event Saturday at 11AM. -The Vandal Sports Group will cheer on the Vandal Volleyball team on Saturday Night at the Memorial Gym. -The Cultural Events Group will attend the Confucius Institute’s Chinese Cooking Course on Friday, November 21. -All members a...
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Job Opportunity - Career Center Office Manager
Posted: Thursday, November 13
The Career Center is accepting applications for our Office Manager (Administrative Finance Specialist). This position provides primary office and budget support for the Career Center, and financial support for the Academic Support & Access Center & Raven's Scholars programs. Apply here!
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Job Opportunity - Financial Specialist
Posted: Thursday, November 13
The Department of Movement Sciences is accepting applications for the position of Financial Specialist! This position provides financial and PeopleAdmin support for the Department of Movement Sciences, under the supervision of the Department Chair. Anyone interested can learn more at: uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/6897
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Feedback Needed on Lab Casework for IRIC
Posted: Thursday, November 13
Construction of a cutting-edge research building is underway at Line Street and Seventh on the academic mall. While the building has started, architects and designers are making final decisions about interior finishings. The Integrated Research and Innovation Center (IRIC) design team has brought sample lab casework to campus and would like research faculty, staff and student feedback on the pro...
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Become a Fulbright Scholar – Learn about the Program at International Education Week Faculty and Staff Reception, Nov 13
Posted: Wednesday, November 12
Learn how to become a Fulbright scholar and participate in other international programs like Faculty/Staff International Development Awards (FIDA) and USAC Visiting Professorships at the International Programs event dedicated to international opportunities for faculty and staff at 3:00-5:00 pm on Thursday, Nov. 13 in the SUB: International Ballroom. Representatives from across the UI campus will t...
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Confucius Institute Chinese Food Club
Posted: Wednesday, November 12
Are you a foodie? Do you have a passion for cooking? Would you like to learn how to make mouth-watering Chinese cuisine for yourself and your friends without having to leave the Palouse? The University of Idaho Confucius Institute invites you to join us for their new Chinese Food Club! Each month participants will have an opportunity to learn how to make delightful Chinese food from our guest ch...
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Mental Health First Aid Opportunity
Posted: Wednesday, November 12
Concerned about someone? Not sure what to say? 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, strategie...
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Annual Winter Weather Public Service Announcement
Posted: Wednesday, November 12
Facilities staff wishes to remind everyone that winter conditions are here again. As usual we will be performing ice and snow mitigation efforts across campus during the winter months. For winter bicycle riders, please keep your bikes parked in open bike parking areas only, and not on rails, poles, trees, or any other building fixture. Sand containers are placed around campus at various problem...
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Women's Leadership Conference 2015--Call For Proposals
Posted: Wednesday, November 12
University of Idaho Women's Leadership Conference March 25, 2015 Call for Proposals The University of Idaho's Women's Center, Professional Development and Learning Office, and the Athena Association of Professional Women are partnering to hold the 5th bi-annual Women's Leadership Conference. We would like to invite you to submit proposals for presentations and workshops that address th...
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Job Opportunity - Administrative Coordinator
Posted: Wednesday, November 12
The office of Professional Development & Learning is accepting applications for an Administrative Coordinator. This position provides primary administrative support for the University of Idaho employee learning management system (currently GoSignMeUp). The position supports the end user by working with individuals to register, support e-learning and training support requests; responsible for g...
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Emergency Information Cards Available
Posted: Tuesday, November 11
The Office of Emergency Management is distributing wallet sized cards with important emergency information to University of Idaho employees on the Moscow campus. Contact Todd Perry, UI’s Emergency Manager, to order cards for your department. tperry@uidaho.edu
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UIACADA General Membership Meeting and Advisor Appreciation Social
Posted: Tuesday, November 11
Next Tuesday is Advisor Appreciation Day! Join us to recognize the great work done by advisors around campus and the profound connections they make with students. Sponsored by the UIACADA, a professional organization for advisors, it will kick off with an opportunity for students to write thank you notes to their advisors at the end of this week. What: UIACADA General Membership Meeting When: ...
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Athena Fall Social tonight!
Posted: Tuesday, November 11
Athena is a University of Idaho association of staff and faculty committed to promoting an inclusive and equitable climate for women. The fall social is an event for Athena members and their guests to network, enjoy hors d’oevres and drinks, and participate in good conversation. Please join us! The Fall Social will be held from 5-7pm at the 1912 Center at 412 E. 3rd Street in Moscow on Tuesd...
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Tree Dedication ceremony in honor of Dr. Arthur Maxwell Taylor, Jr. & Dr. Jane Baillargeon
Posted: Monday, November 10
Please join us for a special tree dedication ceremony in remembrance and celebration of the lives of Dr. Arthur Maxwell Taylor, Jr. 1965 ~ 2013 & Dr. Jane Baillargeon 1958 ~ 2014. The event will begin today at 11:00 a.m. with a luncheon to follow at the University of Idaho, Albertson’s Front Courtyard.
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Campus Mail Services Holiday Hours
Posted: Monday, November 10
Thanksgiving Holiday Hours: Campus Mail Services is closed Thursday & Friday, Nov. 27 & 28. Christmas Holiday Hours: Campus Mail Services holiday hours will be: December 24th- 26th: Closed December 29th & 30th: Mail and parcels will be sorted and delivered to selected locations. (Listed below) Delivery times will be earlier than normal (as soon as it is ready to go). We are plann...
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Naomi Shihab Nye, internationally acclaimed writer, visits the University of Idaho
Posted: Monday, November 10
Naomi Shihab Nye, internationally acclaimed writer, visits the University of Idaho at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday Nov. 13 in the Law School Courtroom at the Menard Law Building on the University of Idaho campus. This event is FREE and open to the public. Following the reading will be a question and answer session, as well as a book signing by Nye. A self-described “wandering poet,&...
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Visit International Education Week Event for Faculty and Staff to Learn about FIDA and USAC Opportunities
Posted: Friday, November 7
International Programs invites you to celebrate International Education Week (Nov 10-15) by joining us for a session dedicated to international opportunities for faculty and staff at3:00-5:00 pm on  Thursday, Nov. 13  in the SUB  International Ballroom. In the beginning of our event, representatives from across the campus will tell you about their experience with UI Faculty/St...
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Field of Memories
Posted: Thursday, November 6
“Field of Memories” is an activity that recognizes the impact a suicide death can have on an individual and a community. It also promotes awareness of mental health issues and how you can reach out and help a friend. Remembering those who have died by suicide helps others to realize how important it is to look out for friends, family, and the Vandal community. A total of 1,100 flags wi...
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Holiday Meats from Vandal Meats
Posted: Thursday, November 6
With the holidays approaching its time to order your holiday meats from Vandal Meats. Now taking orders for hams, smoked turkeys and other meat items. More information is available by calling (5-6727) emailing or checking our website: http://web.cals.uidaho.edu/vbm/.
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Open Sessions Scheduled for Attending Veterinarian Position
Posted: Thursday, November 6
The Office of Research and Economic Development extends an invitation to interested faculty, staff and students to attend open forums for questions and discussion with Attending Veterinarian finalist candidates. Please meet Donna Lewis  at 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Nov 10, and Peter Autenried 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov 11. Both open forums will be held in Morrill Hall 402...
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Training, Coaching & Supervising for Success with Professional Development & Learning!
Posted: Wednesday, November 5
Next week at PDL! Highlight: Training, Coaching and Mentoring for Success-Register Now for the Supervisory Excellence Program! Other Opportunities: How to Remain Cool and Collected in Challenging Conversations. Please go to the PDL Portal to sign up for these courses: http://www.uidaho.edu/pdl_portal/calendar.  
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Fall Dance Concert this week
Posted: Wednesday, November 5
Tickets are available for this week’s “Pulse,” the Fall Dance Concert by the College of Education Department of Movement Sciences dance faculty members. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6-8 and 2 p.m. Nov. 9. All performances are in the Hartung Theatre. Tickets are available at the University of Idaho ticket office located in the Kibbie Dome. Tickets are $10 for the general public...
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Town Hall Meetings Being Held Nov 10th & 11th for Proposed New Comp Time Policy
Posted: Tuesday, November 4
Several team members from the Controller’s Office, Human Resources, Payroll, Legal, and Staff Affairs will be hosting a series of town hall meetings to discuss the new Comp Time Policy proposal being considered for implementation in calendar year 2015. Tracy Paglia, our external tax advisor from Moss Adams, will also be in attendance to help address any complex IRS compliance matters. A do...
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Paul Turner's Retirement Party--November 14, 2014 2:00-4:00pm
Posted: Tuesday, November 4
Please help us celebrate the career and retirement of Paul Turner. He retires this December from Facilities after 31 years of outstanding service. Please help us say "Thank you, Paul" at  2:00-4:00p.m. on Friday, Nov 14, 2014 at the Facilities Shop Stores.
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Faculty Position Open: Associate Director - Center for Advanced Energy Studies
Posted: Monday, November 3
Administrative appointment open until November 10, 2014, to internal candidates within energy related disciplines: either tenure track or tenured faculty; or tenure track or non-tenure track research faculty. The Associate Director – Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES), facilitates the development of world-class, advanced, energy research between Idaho National Laboratory (INL), indus...
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Professional Development Training Opportunity!
Posted: Monday, November 3
The LGBTQA Office in conjunction with the Office of Human Rights, Access, and Inclusion will offer a Transgender 101 training for staff and faculty from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesday,Nov 19 in the Borah Theater(2nd floor of the SUB). The training will provide an introduction to Transgender identities and best tips and practices for creating an inclusive campus environment for Transgend...
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Annual Enrollment for Benefits is Closing!
Posted: Friday, October 31
All benefit eligible employees, Annual Enrollment is closing on election day, November 4th. Now is your opportunity to review your previous benefit elections and make changes. Visit our Annual Enrollment website at http://www.uidaho.edu/benefits/Annual-Enrollment for more information. Remember to vote and complete your Annual Enrollment by midnight November 4th.
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Teaching, Hoffman and Advising Excellence Nominations Sought by Dec 5th Deadline
Posted: Friday, October 31
Members of the University community are invited to submit nominations for the Teaching, Hoffman, and Advising Excellence Awards before the Friday, December 05, 2014 deadline. These awards are intended to encourage and reward teachers and advisors for their excellence and are a tangible way to show the value these individuals hold for our University. Send your nomination (two to three sentences on...
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PDL Weekly Announcement
Posted: Thursday, October 30
Highlight: Building a Respectful Workplace (SEP) Other Opportunities: New Employee Welcome & Benefits Orientation Telephone Skills for Administrative & Front Desk Professionals Managing Employee Performance (SEP) Conflict and Confrontation Skills for Women Creating a Social Media Strategy in 5 Simple Steps
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Native American Heritage Month
Posted: Thursday, October 30
Come celebrate Native American Heritage Month with activities and panels. These include:  Monday, November 3, 2014 Native American Heritage Month Kick-Off Event Commons Food Court, 11:30 p.m-1:30 p.m. Friday, November 7th, 2014 Indian Child Welfare Act Panel College of Law’s Courtroom, 4:00 pm Sponsored by Native American Law Student Association Friday, Novembe...
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University of Idaho Excellence in Outreach and Engagement Award.
Posted: Thursday, October 30
The Excellence in Outreach and Engagement Award recognizes a University of Idaho faculty member for excellence in extending the university knowledge base through collaboration with individuals, groups or communities in a context of partnership and reciprocity. The award consists of an honorarium of $5,000 and a commemorative clock. Nominations are due by Friday, January 30, 2015. For details on p...
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A Christmas Carol Tickets on Sale NOW!
Posted: Thursday, October 30
This December, treat your family and friends to a special evening of live theatre. Charles Dickens’ classic, "A Christmas Carol" is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season. Filled with music and magic, this heartwarming tale includes all of your favorite characters: the irascible Ebenezer Scrooge, patient Bob Cratchit, and of course the ever-joyful Tiny Tim. Join us at the Hartung ...
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Army ROTC Turkey Shoot Food Drive
Posted: Wednesday, October 29
The Military Science Department (Army ROTC) invites students, faculty, staff and family from the University of Idaho to take part in its annual Turkey Shoot food drive. The donated food will go to the University of Idaho Food Pantry. If you have food to donate, please bring it by the Army ROTC offices in the basement of Memorial Gym, on the west (Kibbie Dome) side of the building. In conjuncti...
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College of Graduate Studies Offers Workshop on Recent Changes to Dates, Deadlines and Procedures
Posted: Tuesday, October 28
Dr. Jerry McMurtry, Associate Dean for the College of Graduate Studies, will present a one hour workshop at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 4 in the Crest room on the most recent changes to the procedures, policies and deadlines that govern defense dates and submission deadlines for Master's and PhD students. This informative workshop will provide faculty with the tools they need to ensure the s...
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Proposals are now being accepted for Stillinger Herbarium Expedition Funds
Posted: Tuesday, October 28
Proposals are now being accepted for Stillinger Herbarium Expedition Funds. Please see http://www.uidaho.edu/research/stillinger-trust/expedition-funds for application process. Proposals are due December 5, 2014. Purpose: The Stillinger Trust, established in 1957, funds expeditions for the purpose of enhancing collections-based botanical research at the University of Idaho and growing collecti...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Donor Ticket Sales Begins
Posted: Monday, October 27
Donors to the 2015 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival can purchase tickets beginning Friday, October 24th. First choice of two seats is available at the $250 level. Series tickets for all four days starts November 14th, and the General Public can purchase tickets beginning December 1st. This year's headliner is Dianne Reeves, with other shows featuring Jeff Coffin (Dave Matthews Band), Stefon Harris,...
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The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies lecture series
Posted: Monday, October 27
The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies (IBEST) welcomes Joanna Monti-Masel, professor of Psychology and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, at University of Arizona, for a lecture. Her presentation is part of the Fall 2014 IBEST Seminar Series that attracts top scientists from across the nation and world. These seminars are used as a core element of a graduate seminar course (BCB ...
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Biosafety Training for Working with Foodborne Pathogens
Posted: Friday, October 24
The Office of Research and Economic Development is extending an open invitation to interested faculty, staff and students to attend a short presentation given by Matthew Donelan, a finalist for the position of UI Biosafety Officer. Donelan’s presentation, Biosafety Training for Working with Foodborne Pathogens, will be held at 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct 28, in Morrill Hall 402. The presentat...
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Teaching Excellence Brown Bag (TEBB) Participatory Workshop
Posted: Friday, October 24
Fall 2014 TEBB #3: Essential Learning Skills Across the Curriculum – Learning to be a Self-Grower:A Participatory Workshop Workshop Leaders: Steve Beyerlein, Mechanical Engineering Dan Cordon, Mechanical Engineering Michael Kyte, Civil Engineering When: Thursday, November 6th, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Where: Idaho Commons, Clearwater Room Please, bring your lunch and come ...
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Angel Flores: Inspiring and Supporting Our First-Generation Students
Posted: Thursday, October 23
Angel Flores is an inspirational speaker, an author and a college instructor. He is the son of migrant farm workers, and is a first generation college graduate, who earned his B.A. from Trinity Bible College in Sacramento, CA and his M.A. from The University of Northern Colorado. Flores has inspired thousands of people all over the country by sharing his unique life journey. Angel's presentation...
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60th Anniversary of Original Godzilla film-FREE ADMISSION-Kenworthy Performing Arts Theatre
Posted: Thursday, October 23
In Celebration of 60 years of Kaiju, the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences and the History Department is proud to co-sponsor the 60th anniversary film showing of the original 1954 Godzilla (Gojira) movie! This is a free film event to be held on November 4, 2014 at 6:30 pm. at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Theatre and is open to everyone at the UI and Moscow community! Professors Pin...
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Idaho Sen. Frank Church’s legacy is topic for Oct. 28 panel
Posted: Wednesday, October 22
MOSCOW -- The late Frank Church represented Idaho in the U.S. Senate from 1957 to 1981. Thirty years after his death in 1984, a panel of journalists, historians and former staff members will assess his contributions to Idaho politics and public policy. “Remembering Frank Church” will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the 1912 Center, 412 E. Third Street in Moscow. The free progra...
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40th Annual UIOP Outdoor Equipment Sale and Ski Swap
Posted: Wednesday, October 22
As a service to the UI and surrounding community, we are pleased to announce the 40th annual Sale and Swap to be held in the Student Recreation Center MAC court on November 6th from 6pm-8pm. This is a wonderful opportunity for students and community members to pick up some great equipment for reasonable prices. ADMISSION IS FREE, and it's a $5 donation to the Vandal Ski Team to sell your own gear....
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Dee Dee Kanikkeberg Selected to Receive the Otis McCreery Outstanding Service Award
Posted: Wednesday, October 22
The University of Idaho Division of Student Affairs has announced that Dee Dee Kanikkeberg, Director of University Housing, has been selected to receive the Otis McCreery Outstanding Service Award from the Northwest Association of Student Affairs Professionals (NWASAP). Kanikkeberg has served as the Director of University Housing for 1-1/2 years, and is a past president of NWASAP.
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Faculty Administrative Position Open: Center for Advanced Energy Studies - Associate Director
Posted: Wednesday, October 22
Administrative appointment open to internal candidates within energy related disciplines: either tenure track or tenured faculty; or tenure track or non-tenure track research faculty. The Associate Director – Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES), facilitates the development of world-class, advanced, energy research between Idaho National Laboratory (INL), industry and universities. ...
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Keep Campus Healthy
Posted: Monday, October 20
It's that time of year again - we're hearing sniffles, sneezes, and coughs. It's the time of year for increased hygiene to combat the spread of germs and keep our campus healthy.  Please check out and print these Germ Buster posters to display in your office, on your door, in your bathroom, etc. You may also contact Vandal Health Ed at vandalhealthed@uidaho.edu if you'd like posters printe...
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Tickets available for Dance performance "Pulse"
Posted: Monday, October 20
Tickets are now available for “Pulse,” the Fall Dance Concert by the College of Education Department of Movement Sciences dance faculty members. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6-8 and 2 p.m. Nov. 9. All performances are in the Hartung Theatre. Tickets are available at the University of Idaho ticket office located in the Kibbie Dome. Tickets are $10 for the general public and $8 for st...
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A Bright New Boise - Last Weekend - Catch it NOW!
Posted: Thursday, October 16
Don't miss out on this genius of a play - catch A Bright New Boise on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m at the Hartung Theater. Tickets at the door.  A Bright New Boise is a co-production between Moscow Art Theatre (Too) and UI Theatre Arts. Written by Samuel D. Hunter, who grew up in Moscow and recently received the MacArthur Genius Grant Award, the play explores love,...
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PDL Weekly Announcement
Posted: Thursday, October 16
Communication Essentials For Supervisors NEXT THURSDAY! Register for SEP today! Other Opportunities: Benefits Orientation University of Idaho Safety, Security and Risk (SEP) Dealing with Bullies in the Workplace Building Better Team Communication For more information on any of these sessions please see the PDL training portal.
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“Academia’s Copyright Problem” is topic of Oct. 23 Library Research Colloquium
Posted: Thursday, October 16
The University of Idaho Library Research Colloquium series will present “Academia’s Copyright Problem” at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23 on the library’s main floor. The colloquium will feature Annemarie Bridy, UI Law School professor, and Annie Gaines, scholarly communications librarian, in a discussion academia's unique copyright issues. Their presentation coincides wit...
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Register for Safe Zone Training October 28, 2014
Posted: Wednesday, October 15
Register now for Safe Zone Open Training for faculty and staff at 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct 28th 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,...
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Installation: Architecture Graduate Project Topics Exhibit
Posted: Wednesday, October 15
The University of Idaho’s Architecture Program will spotlight a series of graduate student installations that explore challenging issues facing architects in contemporary contexts. A creative component of the seminar that precedes the primary design studio, the installations serve as a pre- and trans-disciplinary examination of a variety of terminal architectural graduate project topics. ...
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Free Zine Workshop 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Oct. 21
Posted: Wednesday, October 15
The University of Idaho Library is sponsoring a free zine workshop in the UI Commons Whitewater Room from 6:00 p.m.to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday Oct. 21. Zines are self published creations made by a desire for self-expression. Anyone can make a zine on any subject, in any format, and any way they'd like. The zine workshop is an opportunity for participants to begin to create their own zines ...
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UI Library Sponsors Free Film Screening at the Kenworthy
Posted: Wednesday, October 15
The University of Idaho Library is sponsoring a free screening of "RIP! A Remix Manifesto", the 2009 open-source documentary on creativity, copyright, and collaboration in the digital age. The film will be shown at the Kenworthy Theatre at 7:00 p.m. on Monday Oct. 20. Web activist, Brett Gaylor explores issues of copyright in the information age, mashing up the media landscape of the 20th c...
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Supervisory Excellence Program Registration Announcement
Posted: Wednesday, October 15
Learn. Grow. Succeed. Let’s do it together – Register now for The Supervisory Excellence Program! The Supervisory Excellence Program was designed by Professional Development and Learning to enhance supervisory excellence at the University of Idaho by: •Providing supervisors and administrators with tools and skills to hire and develop an effective team, manage optimal performan...
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Idaho Library Association Honors Priscilla Wegars with Book of The Year
Posted: Wednesday, October 15
The Idaho Library Association is pleased to announce that two books were selected as the Idaho Library Association’s “Book of the Year” for 2013. “As Rugged as the Terrain” by Priscilla Wegars (Caxton Press) and “Surviving Minidoka”, edited by Russell Tremayne and Todd Shallat (Boise State University Publications Office), were honored by the association.&n...
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University of Idaho Housing Invites the Community to Trick-or-Treat
Posted: Wednesday, October 15
University of Idaho Housing invites all mythical, adorable and scary creatures to the annual Tower Trick-or-Treat event at the University of Idaho’s Theophilus Tower from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25. This thirty yearlong University Housing tradition invites local families to trick-or-treat at the doors of student’s residence hall rooms. Trick-or-treaters will start on the...
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Best-selling author to speak at Palouse Basin Water Summit
Posted: Tuesday, October 14
 The 10th Annual Palouse Basin Water Summit, “Reimagine,” will be held on Thursday, October 16th from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at the Best Western Plus University Inn, 1516 West Pullman Road in Moscow. The annual community dialogue about water provides gallons of great information and pints of perspective about how we continue to manage this important resource. The event is free and open to...
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Ghost Plants and Roses Field Tour and Chapter Potluck on Saturday, Oct. 25
Posted: Tuesday, October 14
White Pine Chapter of the Idaho Native Plant Society is sponsoring a field tour on Moscow Mountain that will be focused on identification of dormant plants or “ghost plants” and roses. Ghost plants are those plants that have dried out but are still standing. They are typically difficult to identify. Rose identification will include tips for learning the difference between our beautiful...
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Annual Enrollment Benefits Meeting
Posted: Monday, October 13
Calling all benefit eligible faculty and staff. Come join us in the Borah Theater of the Student Union & Financial Aid Building from 2:00 p.m. -3:30 p.m. today to learn about exciting changes to employee benefits. Remember- Annual Enrollment is now open. Review your benefits and make changes by November 4th. Visit our Annual Enrollment website at http://www.uidaho.edu/benefits/Annual-Enro...
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Join University of Idaho employees in our Faculty and Staff Campaign
Posted: Monday, October 13
Join University of Idaho employees in our Faculty and Staff Campaign! To kick things off each month donors of this fiscal year will be put into a drawing for a University of Idaho coffee mug from now until June 30th! Because we work here, we can see firsthand the difference participating in the campaign has made in the lives of our students.  We encourage you to make a gift today to any f...
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President's Halloween Open House
Posted: Monday, October 13
President’s Halloween! Open House for the University community, stop by to get a Vandal Scare, a sweet treat, and cider. Date: Friday, October 31, 2014 Time: 6:00p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Location: University House 1026 Nez Perce Drive Drawings for: 1. $100 VandalStore gift Certificate 2. President’s Suite Seating for the November 15th Vandal Football Game 3. Dinner for 8 with...
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Position Open for Associate Director - Center for Advanced Energy Studies
Posted: Monday, October 13
Administrative appointment open to internal candidates within energy related disciplines: either tenure track or tenured faculty; or tenure track or non-tenure track research faculty. The Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) facilitates the development of world-class, advanced, energy research between Idaho National Laboratory (INL), industry and universities. The Associate Director appointm...
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The New Yorker Discussion Group Created
Posted: Monday, October 13
Are you an avid reader of The New Yorker? Would like to discuss the magazine's thought-provoking articles with others? The University of Idaho Social Group announces the creation of the The New Yorker Discussion Group. To join, email UISocialGroup@uidaho.edu. For more information on the UI Social Group visit www.facebook.com/UISocialGroup/info
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Staff Affairs Seeking Applicants
Posted: Friday, October 10
If you are interested in becoming a member of Staff Affairs, they are currently seeking applicants to join. Please seek approval of your supervisor and then fill out the online application form. To be considered to serve and become an active, engaged member of Staff Affairs; please submit the form by 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17. Interested applicants are encouraged to attend a meeting from 9 ...
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Annual Enrollment for Benefits is Now Open
Posted: Friday, October 10
All benefit eligible employees, Annual Enrollment is open as of Oct. 13 and closes Nov. 4. Now is your opportunity to review your previous benefit elections and make changes. Come to one of our Annual Enrollment Meetings to learn more about the 2015 changes.  Visit our Annual Enrollment website at http://www.uidaho.edu/benefits/Annual-Enrollment for more information and for a list of informat...
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The Lionel Hampton School of Music to host the "In-Between: from Classical to Jazz"
Posted: Friday, October 10
Moscow, ID – The University of Idaho Lionel Hampton School of Music will host a master class and guest recital featuring classical and jazz musicians from Charleston, South Carolina with ties to the Pacific Northwest including alumni from the UI.   The UI presents “The In-Between: from Classical to Jazz” at the Haddock Performance Hall at the Lionel Hampton S...
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Former NFL Player and LGBTQA Activist Wade Davis to Speak at UI
Posted: Friday, October 10
MOSCOW, Idaho—In celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, asexual, and ally or LGBTQA History Month, the Division of Diversity and Human Rights and the LGBTQA Office are proud to be hosting nationally-acclaimed LGBTQA activist, Wade Davis. Davis will be speaking at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22 in the Administration Auditorium. There is no charge...
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A Bright New Boise Begins Hartung Run Tonight
Posted: Thursday, October 9
"A Bright New Boise" opens tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Hartung Theater for an eight-day run. Written by Samuel D. Hunter, a Moscow native and recent recipient of the MacArthur "Genius Award", the drama features themes of religion, relationships, love and loss. Directed by UI alum David Harlan, "A Bright New Boise" is co-produced by Moscow Art Theatre (Too) and UI Theatre Arts. Admission is $15 ...
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College of Graduate Studies Presents Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Sessions
Posted: Thursday, October 9
The College of Graduate Studies will be presenting four one-hour sessions on how to submit a thesis or dissertation using the Electronic Thesis and Dissertation system (ETD).  New policies and procedures will also be discussed, along with how to use the Graduate Handbook to properly format the document.  Registration is not required.   Session days/times/locations:    &nbs...
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Register for Supervisory Excellence Program
Posted: Thursday, October 9
Register now for Professional Development and Learning’s Supervisory Excellence Program. Other training opportunities include “Communicating with Tact and Finesse,” and  “How to Get Started with Microsoft Access.” Go to the PDL training portal for more information: http://www.uidaho.edu/pdl_portal.  
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Recorded Sessions Available, Feedback Requested for Dean of Students Search
Posted: Thursday, October 9
The website for the Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students search has been updated to provide the recorded sessions and feedback forms for each finalist: www.uidaho.edu/provost/deansearches/vice-provost-for-student-affairs-and-dean-of-students/Onsite-Interview-Information.  The Provost and Executive Vice President invites feedback on each finalist through the online form....
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Informational Meeting About Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge
Posted: Wednesday, October 8
With a goal of stimulating entrepreneurship at Idaho’s colleges and universities, Zions Bank has launched the Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge, a business model and business plan competition offering over $150,000 in prizes. All colleges and universities in the Gem State are invited to participate and the University of Idaho is currently screening ideas to enter into the Spring 2015 Challenge....
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Farewell Reception for Althea Sheets Oct. 17
Posted: Tuesday, October 7
Althea Sheets has accepted a new position as communications specialist with the Nevada System of Higher Education and the Nevada EPSCoR Office in Las Vegas, Nevada. Althea has played a key role in the Idaho EPSCoR Office at the University of Idaho for more than 7.5 years. Please join us in wishing Althea all the best on this exciting new adventure. An open farewell reception will be held on 9:3...
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Open Forum for Dean of Students Finalist Charles Brown
Posted: Tuesday, October 7
Dr. Charles Brown, the fourth finalist in the Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students search, will deliver a presentation followed by a Q & A period during an open forum at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the Commons Clearwater Room. Students, staff and faculty are all encouraged to attend. 
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National Depression Screening Day Set for Oct. 8 and 9
Posted: Tuesday, October 7
National Depression Screening Day is an outreach, education and screening event. The program aims to raise public awareness that mood and anxiety disorders are common and often undetected disorders, for which there are many effective treatments, and to identify those students at-risk for mood and anxiety disorders and refer them for treatment. The University of Idaho Counseling & Testing Cen...
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University Studies Abroad Consortium Visiting Professorships for 2016-2017
Posted: Monday, October 6
UI faculty are encouraged to apply for University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) Visiting Professorships for 2016 summer, fall and winter recess terms and the 2017 spring term. USAC Visiting Professorships provide UI faculty with opportunities to establish contacts with foreign colleagues, enhance their own foreign language acquisition, strengthen and support international education and study a...
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International Programs Invites Faculty and Staff to Apply for International Development Award
Posted: Monday, October 6
University of Idaho faculty and staff members are invited to apply for International Development Awards, or FIDAs. Recipients of FIDAs participate in a three- to five-week summer language and culture program at one of the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) sites around the world. FIDA destinations can be found on the FIDA 2015 application. Program and tuition costs are included in the aw...
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Egyptian Playwright Performs Oct. 9; Free Tickets Available for Students
Posted: Monday, October 6
Egyptian playwright, journalist and activist Dalia Basiouny will perform her award-winning "Solitaire" at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Hartung Theater. "Solitaire" explores an Arab-American woman and her political identity between 9/11 and the Egyptian Revolution. Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 for seniors, UI staff and faculty and available at BookPeople of Moscow or at the door. A limited ...
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Piano Duo to Perform Oct. 19
Posted: Monday, October 6
Pianists Jay and Sandy Mauchley will present an exciting variety of duo piano music at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19 in the Haddock Performance Hall at the Lionel Hampton School of Music. Included on the program will be two short pieces by Bach including the well-known "Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring;" Copland's touching and romantic portrait of an American icon "Billy the Kid," which incorporates many cowb...
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Learn About Benefits Changes Tuesday
Posted: Friday, October 3
Come learn about exciting changes to employee benefits for 2015. This general session is open to all University of Idaho faculty and staff. This meeting will be 9:30-11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the Clearwater Room of the Idaho Commons.
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Mental Health First Aid Training Opportunity
Posted: Friday, October 3
Not sure how to talk to a student you're concerned about? 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 concer...
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Online Cap and Gown Regalia Orders for December Commencement Now Open
Posted: Thursday, October 2
University of Idaho faculty are reminded to rent their fall Commencement regalia early. The Office of Alumni Relations will take orders on the Moscow campus during GradFest Wednesday, Oct. 22. Save the Date: GradFest Fall 2014 Wednesday, Oct. 22 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Student Union Building Vandal Ballroom Online orders will be accepted at: https://oakhalli.com/colleges/universityofidahofaculty...
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Free Tickets for Students for Egyptian Artist Performance
Posted: Thursday, October 2
Free tickets for the one-night-only performance of "Solitaire" by Egyptian performance artist Dalia Basiouny at 7:30 p.m. on October 9 at the Hartung Theater are still available for UI students. Tickets can be picked up at: The Women's Center in Memorial Gym; International Studies, Admin Building, room 338; Journalism & Mass Media, Admin Building, room 347; and Theatre Arts, Shoup Hall, room 2...
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Don't Cancel Your Class
Posted: Thursday, October 2
Are you attending a conference? Do you have a family obligation? Invite Campus Suicide Prevention to conduct "QPR" suicide prevention training with your students while you are away. Participants of a QPR (Question, Persuade and Refer) training will leave with practical knowledge for helping others who might be at risk for suicide by knowing how to recognize the warning signs of suicide, ask someon...
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Register for Excellence Program
Posted: Wednesday, October 1
Register now for Professional Development and Learning’s “Excellence Program” training. Other training opportunities include “Benefits Orientation,” "New Employee Welcome," "Simple, Smart and Low-Cost Ways to Recognize and Reward Employees," "Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills," and "Outlook Tips, Tricks and Techniques.” Go to the PDL training portal ...
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The Right Genomics At The Right Time: Dr. Andrew Kasarskis
Posted: Wednesday, October 1
The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies (IBEST) welcomes Dr. Andrew Kasarskis, Co-Director of the ICAHN Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology at Mount Sianai Hospital, for a lecture. His presentation is part of the IBEST Seminar Series that attracts top scientists from across the nation and world. Dr. Kasarskis will speak on Thursday, October 2, at 12:30pm, in the Engine...
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Lecture by Dr. John C. Bean of Seattle University, "Using Backward Design of the Curriculum to Promote Writing and Critical Thinking in Undergraduate Classrooms"
Posted: Wednesday, October 1
Dr. John C. Bean of Seattle University will visit the University of Idaho on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 from 12:30-1:30 PM in the Crest-Horizon Rooms of the Idaho Commons. Dr. Bean will give an interactive presentation entitled "Using Backward Design of the Curriculum to Promote Writing and Critical Thinking in Undergraduate Classrooms." The presentation is free and open to all. His visit is s...
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