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Ag Student Groups Operate Corn Maze at Lewiston Roundup
Posted: Friday, October 8 2010
Written by Bill Loftus LEWISTON, Idaho – The Clearwater Corn Maze in Lewiston opens Friday, Oct. 8, at 6 p.m., but it has already exceeded expectations. The nearly 11-acre cornfield next to the Lewiston Roundup Grounds at 2100 Tammany Creek Road stands 10 to 12 feet tall. "We thought this variety would grow 8 or 9 feet," said Lewiston farmer Phil Kaufman, who grew the corn. The maze will opera...
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Wurr Appointed to State Commission on Volunteerism
Posted: Thursday, April 29 2010
Adrian Wurr, assistant director for internships and service-learning, has been appointed to a four-year term to serve Idaho on the Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism. Established by Governor Cecil Andrus in 2004, the commission advises and assists in the development and implementation of a comprehensive, statewide plan for promoting volunteer involvement and citizen participation in...
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Mosley Wins News Award
Posted: Wednesday, August 25 2010
A story produced by Glenn Mosley of the School of Journalism and Mass Media was named "Best Feature News Story" in the radio news division of the 2010 Idaho State Broadcasters Association competition. The story, "Idaho, the Health Care Lawsuit, and the Constitution," featured an interview with University of Idaho law professor Richard Seamon.
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Mauchley Duo Named Steinway Artists
Posted: Wednesday, May 5 2010
Jay and Sandy Mauchley, professors emeriti at the Lionel Hampton School of Music, have recently been added to the distinguished international roster of Steinway Artists, an honor which lists them among the most accomplished and discriminating piano performing ensembles in the world. This spring the Mauchley Duo performed in Brookings, South Dakota, at the American Liszt Society Festival in Lincol...
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Spence: Academic Fellow for Foundation for the Defense of Democracies
Posted: Sunday, April 25 2010
Richard Spence, professor and chair of history, has been accepted for admission to the Academic Fellows Program of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies. He will spend a week in Israel at the end of May and the beginning of June. The program will enable him to have access to the best scholars and military, intelligence, and diplomatic professionals.
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Protecting Data After You’re Done With It
Posted: Thursday, April 1 2010
It’s an all too familiar news story: sensitive information on surplused computer hard drives becomes publicly available because the information was not properly removed. In the always-changing regulatory environment, security is a unique challenge. All it takes is one misstep to compromise sensitive information. We are all aware of the need to protect the data in our control on a day-to-day basi...
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Retirement Celebration: Gary Fuller
Posted: Tuesday, January 17 2012
Join the University Controller’s Office for the retirement celebration for Gary Fuller, manager of asset accounting, to thank him for over 33 years of service to the University, on Tuesday, Jan. 31, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the SUB Gold Room. Light refreshments will be served.
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Schrand Books Take Off
Posted: Thursday, May 12 2011
Brandon Schrand, assistant professor of English, has just sold his second memoir, “Works Cited: An Alphabetical Odyssey of Mayhem, Misbehavior & How a Good Book Can Save Your Life (Theoretically Speaking); or, An Anti-Kindle Sort of Memoir” to the University of Nebraska Press. It will be published in the spring of 2012. His first memoir, “The Enders Hotel,” has been optioned to be a feature-le...
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Women Making History
Posted: Tuesday, March 22 2011
Katherine G. Aiken, Dean of the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences received the Women Making History award at an event in Boise on March 18. The award recognizes ordinary women who are leading extraordinary lives that have changed the course of history in the State of Idaho.
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Mosley Authors New Book on Henry Fonda
Posted: Saturday, December 11 2010
Glenn Mosley, director of broadcasting in the School of Journalism and Mass Media, is the author of a newly published book, "Henry Fonda and The Deputy: The Film and Stage Star and His TV Western." The book examines this little-known aspect of the famous actor's career and includes an interview with television legend Norman Lear. The book was published on Oct. 20, 2010 by Bear Manor Media and is a...
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Ombuds Office has new web address
Posted: Tuesday, November 23 2010
The new web address for the Ombuds Office is www.uidaho.edu/ombuds. For those managing web pages, please update Ombuds Office links on your sites.
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Transition from SkillSoft to New On-Line Professional Development System
Posted: Monday, August 30 2010
As of September 1, 2010, the University of Idaho will transition from SkillSoft to Netlearning@uidaho, a new university-wide, online learning system. All SkillSoft training records are being transferred to Netlearning@uidaho. Watch for future announcements about how Netlearning@uidaho can help you take your professional development in new and exciting directions. Questions may be directed to Pro...
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Bennett Documentary "Pups" Wins Festival Award
Posted: Monday, August 16 2010
"Pups," a 2009 documentary produced by Denise Bennett of the School of Journalism and Mass Media, won the "Best Overall Short Documentary" Award at the 2010 All Sports Los Angeles Film Festival in July. The documentary, a look at football players at Gonzaga Prep, previously screened at the Spokane International Film Festival and the DocuWest Film Festival.
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Flores Serves on NEH Major Fellowships Panel
Posted: Sunday, August 8 2010
Stephan Flores, associate professor of English and director of the Honors Program, has been invited to serve on a panel to evaluate fellowship applications in British literature for the National Endowment for the Humanities. The panel convened in Washington, D.C., in late July. Those selected for fellowships receive up to $50,000 to support scholarly research in the humanities.
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Eric L. Jensen
Posted: Tuesday, February 16 2010
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
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Mark Warner
Posted: Monday, November 30 2009
Associate Professor of Anthropology
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Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
Posted: Wednesday, March 7 2012
This sexual harassment prevention training with Carmen Suarez, director of Human Rights, Access and Inclusion is customized to the audience: staff, students, faculty, administrators, etc. The concentration is on definitions of sexual harassment (what it is, quid pro quo, and hostile environment) along with detailing of campus policy and procedures. The workshop will occur April 3 at 10 a.m. in Adm...
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Idaho INBRE Bridge Funding to an R01
Posted: Thursday, February 23 2012
The Idaho INBRE Program is accepting applications from University of Idaho faculty to supply bridge funding of up to $50,000 to successful R01 applications. This funding is designed to support U-Idaho faculty members who submitted a favorably-scored R01 proposal to the National Institutes of Health, but missed the pay line. The INBRE monies are to be utilized to fund the laboratory for up to one...
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Orozco's Forthcoming Book Earns High Praise
Posted: Thursday, May 12 2011
Daniel Orozco, associate professor of English, just back from participating in a multi-reading tour with the PEN International Voices Festival, has learned that his forthcoming book, “Orientation & Other Stories”, is an Editor's Choice on Amazon.com's Best Books of the Month (http://www.amazon.com/Best-Books-of-the-Month/b/?node=390919011), as well as a Best Book of the Month on The Rumpus (ht...
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National Ag Week Activities Win Kudos for Extension Educators
Posted: Monday, May 2 2011
Extension Educators Shannon Williams, Katie Hoffman, Sarah Baker and Chad Cheyney won the regional award and were national finalists for the Agricultural Awareness and Appreciation award sponsored by the National Association of County Agricultural Agents. Although the educators' three counties, Butte, Lemhi and Custer, are considered rural with a combined population of 14,912, agriculture is not t...
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HERI / UCLA Faculty Survey
Posted: Wednesday, October 27 2010
Once again this year the University of Idaho is participating in a Faculty Survey conducted every third year by the Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA.
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Dissertation Defense: Jeong S. Han
Posted: Wednesday, October 6 2010
Doctoral candidate in political science, Jeong S. Han, will defend his dissertation, entitled, "U.S. Foreign Policy toward North Korea" on Nov. 9, 2010 at 11:00 in Administration 316. All are welcome to attend.
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Call for Honors Seminar Proposals
Posted: Friday, September 24 2010
The Honors Program Committee seeks proposals from faculty members interested in offering honors seminars during the 2011-12 academic year. The deadline to submit proposals is Monday, Nov. 1. Web site: www.uiweb.uidaho.edu/honors_program/callforseminars.htm Information: 885-6147 or e-mail sflores@uidaho.edu
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Caisley Hits Theatre Road
Posted: Monday, September 13 2010
Robert Caisley, associate professor of theatre and head of dramatic writing, is on sabbatical this semester, with back-to-back projects that take him from Montana to Wyoming to Alaska and finally to California before returning to Moscow. He is currently working at Montana Repertory Theatre serving as production dramaturg on "The Frybread Queen" written by Carolyn Dunn. This project is a continu...
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Bennett Documentary "Pups" Wins Festival Award
Posted: Monday, August 16 2010
"Pups," a 2009 documentary produced by Denise Bennett of the School of Journalism and Mass Media, won the "Best Overall Short Documentary" Award at the 2010 All Sports Los Angeles Film Festival in July. The documentary, a look at football players at Gonzaga Prep, previously screened at the Spokane International Film Festival and the DocuWest Film Festival.
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Summer Barbecue Update
Posted: Thursday, June 24 2010
It will be a barbecue-less summer on campus this year. The summer barbecue a long tradition presented by Campus Recreation in catered partnership with Campus Dining, is undergoing a reassessment and will not take place this summer. “Like the rest of the University, we’ve had to take a close look at our mission and our budget priorities,” says Greg Tatham, assistant vice provost for student affairs...
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Olsson Receives John Hurt Fisher Prize
Posted: Friday, May 7 2010
Kurt Olsson, emeritus professor of English, received the John Hurt Fisher Prize from the John Gower Society, which is the society’s highest honor. They honored Olsson for his lifelong work on Gower, capped by his article “Composing the King, 1390-91: Gower’s Ricardian Rhetoric,” in the most recent volume of Studies in the Age of Chaucer. The award came at the 45th International Conference on Medie...
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New and Amended University Policies
Posted: Friday, February 19 2010
New and Amended University Policies
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Robert Caisley
Posted: Monday, February 15 2010
Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts
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Glenn Mosley
Posted: Friday, February 12 2010
Director of Broadcasting, Journalism and Mass Media
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Daniel Orozco
Posted: Sunday, January 3 2010
Assistant Professor of English
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Student Recital: Otterstrom and Reardon
Posted: Sunday, December 20 2009
The Lionel Hampton School of Music presents a Student Recital featuring baritone David Otterstrom and pianst Seth Reardon on Saturday, Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m. The performance will be in the Administration Building, University Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the School of Music at (208) 885-6231.
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UI Retirees Association extends membership invitation
Posted: Monday, July 21
The UI Retirees Association was founded in 1979 and includes more than 400 members in Idaho and nationwide. The organization represents retired faculty and staff members, and supports the University of Idaho. Funding student scholarships and supporting Alternative Service Break student trips has been a recent priority. Members is offered, free of charge to all retirees and any current employee...
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Deadline for Alumni Association Awards nominations is August 1st.
Posted: Monday, July 21
The annual process for submission of Alumni Association Award nominations has an August 1st deadline for award nominees, with all accompanying information. Nomination packets should be thorough and complete. The process is managed and funded by UI Alumni Association directors, and is a confidential process. Alumni Association webpage with information and specifics: http://www.uidaho.edu/alumni/a...
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Position Open: Director of Confucius Institute (current faculty or exempt employees)
Posted: Monday, July 14
Open to current University faculty (all types) and exempt nonfaculty staff only. The University of Idaho seeks a director for its Confucius Institute. Central to this role is a desire to engage the campus community and the state of Idaho in activities designed to foster greater understanding of Chinese culture and language. This will be a condensed two-week posting. Initial screening of applicatio...
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Annual Fire Sprinkler Inspection & Testing--Summer 2014
Posted: Tuesday, July 8
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: July 21-25, 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 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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Nominations for Alumni Awards due August 1st.
Posted: Monday, May 26
University of Idaho faculty, staff, alumni and friends are encouraged to participate in the Alumni Awards program, recognizing leadership and service to the institution. Deadline for completed nomination forms is August 1, 2014. Complete materials and nomination details are available on website below. Last year more than fifteen awards and recognitions were presented, with competition and tale...
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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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Teaching/Advising Excellence Nominations Due Friday, Dec. 13, 2013
Posted: Tuesday, December 10 2013
The deadline for submitting your nominations for Teaching, Hoffman, and Advising Excellence Awards is this Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. Please send the name of an outstanding teacher or adviser and a short paragraph on why they deserve to be recognized to excellence@uidaho.edu. The nominees will then be notified and given instructions on what materials will need to be submitted (in pdf format) to exce...
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Student Employee of the Year Nomination Period is Open
Posted: Friday, December 6 2013
Do you have an outstanding undergraduate University of Idaho student employee? One who goes above and beyond your expectations? Nominate your exceptional student employees for the 18th Annual Student Employee of the Year. Through part-time and temporary employment working in virtually all departments, University of Idaho students are a vital part of the local work force. They contribute much i...
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Volunteers Needed for the North Idaho LEGO Robotics Championship
Posted: Friday, December 6 2013
Idaho 4-H is looking for volunteers to help Judge and Referee the North Idaho FIRST LEGO League State Championship in Memorial Gym at the UI Saturday, Jan. 11. Thirty-six FIRST LEGO league teams, comprised of up to ten 9-14 year old students will be competing in an exciting table-top game and presenting their team’s ideas and solutions to this year’s challenge. Each year teams are task...
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General Policy Report #57
Posted: Friday, November 22 2013
General Policy Report #57, dated November 22, 2013, is available for viewing, downloading, or printing at: http://www.webs.uidaho.edu/facultycouncil/general_policy_reports.htm The Faculty Senate approved changes listed in this report (below) which will be considered to have the necessary general faculty approval unless a petition requesting further consideration of any item is signed by five fa...
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Increase Your Grant Writing Successes
Posted: Monday, October 14 2013
Register for a free webinar series on “Outcome Thinking and Management." All webinars are free and open to the campus and community. You will learn to: 1) develop client-based targets and milestones for your programs, 2) communicate your project's scope and intended results with outcome language, and 3) address outcomes in proposals to build donor confidence about their investment. Oct. ...
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Apply to be an Adviser for a Winter Alternative Service Break
Posted: Wednesday, August 28 2013
Winter Alternative Service Break is a more extensive service break which takes place during the last two weeks of winter break. There are generally three to four teams serving in different locations. Watch a video to learn more http://youtu.be/zGgs2Q9Ar7E The Winter ASB program will take place over winter break with the travel running from Sunday, Dec. 29 to Tuesday, Jan. 14. This winter, the AS...
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Borrowing Changes Come to University Library
Posted: Thursday, August 8 2013
Borrowing materials from the University of Idaho Library has changed. To streamline borrowing within Summit (the Orbis Cascade Alliance system), undergraduate students, staff and guests will now borrow most materials for six weeks with no renewal; faculty and graduate student loan periods are set at 120 days. Other policies apply to special materials and collections. The new borrowing practices h...
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Introduction to R Workshop
Posted: Friday, July 26 2013
Register now for the department of statistical science' "Introduction to R" workshop Aug. 15-16, from 9 a.m. - noon. The R statistical language is a free, open-source, multi-platform program that is widely used in many research areas. The workshop will cover topics such as starting R, reading data into R, manipulating data, preparing graphical displays, performing statistical analyses using linear...
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Annual Fire Sprinkler Inspection & Testing--Summer 2013
Posted: Monday, July 22 2013
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: July 22-25, 2013 No disruption to normal services is expected. Any questions can be directed to Facilities: (208) 885-6246
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Office of Research Awards 14 Seed Grants to Faculty
Posted: Thursday, June 20 2013
The Office of Research and Economic Development has awarded 14 seed grants to UI faculty for fiscal year 2014. Seed grant awardees are selected through a peer-review process. The process this year was very competitive, with 42 proposals submitted. The objectives of the UI Seed Grant Program are to promote research and creative activities that will increase competitiveness for external funding, a...
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IGS Director Roy Breckenridge Retiring
Posted: Tuesday, June 18 2013
Roy Breckenridge, director of the Idaho Geological Survey (IGS) and Idaho State Geologist, is retiring from the University of Idaho after 35 years of service, including with the former Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology. His publications and work at IGS include field mapping and research of the environmental and Quaternary Period geology of Idaho, specifically glaciated areas with focus on the Ic...
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General Catalog 2013-2014 Now Available Online
Posted: Monday, June 17 2013
The Academic Year 2013-2014 General Catalog is now available online at: www.uidaho.edu/registrar/classes/catalogs. The print on demand version of the 2013-2014 General Catalog will be available soon and can be found at: www.uidaho.edu/registrar/classes/catalogs/print.
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Annual Fire Sprinkler Inspection & Testing Summer 2013
Posted: Thursday, June 6 2013
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 24-27, 2013 No disruption to normal services is expected. Any questions can be directed to Facilities: (208) 885-6246.
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Welcome 2013 Idaho INBRE Fellows
Posted: Thursday, May 16 2013
The Idaho INBRE Program at the University of Idaho would like to congratulate and welcome the following individuals for their recent acceptance into the 2013 Summer Fellowship Program. John Nuhn (U-Idaho) Kelly Deobald (U-Idaho) Kelsie Bashford (U-Idaho) Kyle Odom (U-Idaho) Leslie Nickerson (U-Idaho) Liz Brandon (U-Idaho) Mitchell LeCoultre (U-Idaho) Shannon Gill (U-Idaho) Hanna Kehlet ...
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Clarence Catt Retirement Reception
Posted: Friday, April 26 2013
Please join the staff of the Idaho Commons and Student Union in thanking Clarence for his 19 years of dedicated service to the Student Union, its occupants and the general campus community. Clarence has been the "go to" guy in the SUB for all of these years and will be leaving behind a position that may not actually be able to be filled due to the large shoes it will take. Thursday, May 9, 2013, ...
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Vandal Parking Permits: Renewal Time is Coming, New Applications Being Accepted
Posted: Friday, April 26 2013
Current Vandal Gold, Red, or Blue permit holders who would like to modify the number of payroll deductions for their permit for the 2013-14 year need to inform Parking and Transportation Services by emailing parking@uidaho.edu. If no changes are desired, no action is required. Vandal permit holders will not be issued a new permit for the new year and should continue using the permit in their vehic...
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Becoming a Friendship Family to an International Student
Posted: Monday, April 22 2013
The International Programs office is offering an international opportunity this summer for those who would like to ratchet up their cultural IQ this summer by becoming a Friendship Family to an international student. This non-residential friendship offers area families the opportunity to learn about places they may not have had a chance to visit and allows students the opportunity to learn about t...
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