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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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Job Opportunity - Assistant Media Officer
Posted: Tuesday, November 25
The Athletic Department is accepting applications for an Assistant Media Officer. This position is responsible for all media relations activities for assigned sports in the Intercollegiate Athletics Department under the supervision of the Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations. Anyone interested may learn more at https://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/7082
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Come Join PDL for Employee Learning Week!
Posted: Tuesday, November 25
Highlight: Employee Learning Week 2014: *Building a Positive Workplace! Bullying: Confronting Hostility in the Workplace. *Maintaining Respect and Civility in the Workplace. Other Opportunities: Supervisory Excellence Program- Legal Issues in Employment Conflict Management for Supervisors New Employee Welcome & Benefits Orientation For more information and to Register go to the P...
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University Weather Closure/Delay Procedures
Posted: Monday, November 24
As winter weather approaches, now is a good time to remind our university community about the university’s operational decision-making procedures around campus closures/delays. The University of Idaho will remain open for operation unless the president or his designee issues a formal announcement of closure or curtailment of hours. If there is no official statement issued announcing a closu...
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Certification Opportunity Available
Posted: Monday, November 24
Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack, even if you have no clinical training, Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health related crisis. In the 8-hour interactive course, faculty and staff learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situa...
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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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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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