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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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Nominations open for the Women of the Year Award!
Posted: Monday, January 26
Is there an amazing woman at the University of Idaho you'd like to recognize? You're in luck, as nominations for the 2015 Women of the Year Awards are open! Women of the Year are women who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to provide mentorship to other women and advocate for an inclusive and supportive campus climate. The Athena Women of the Year award is given annually to women who h...
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New Postal Regulations for Parcels
Posted: Monday, January 26
The Post Office has implemented mandatory barcoding of commercial parcels effective January 25, 2015. More information and a Power Point Tutorial can be found on our website for your convenience: http://www.uidaho.edu/facilities/les/campusmail  Anyone shipping a parcel (generally anything over 13 ounces or over ¾ inch thick no matter the size or in a cardboard box) will be required ...
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2015 Outstanding Staff Awards Nomination Deadline
Posted: Monday, January 26
Nominations for the 2015 Outstanding Employee Awards, Staff Educational Awards, Outstanding Team Award, and the Lawrence McBride Prize are now open and due by Wednesday, March 4, 2015. The nomination forms along with criteria for each category can be found at uidaho.edu/staffawards. The 43rd Annual Staff Awards Reception will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.  May 8 in the Pitman Center Interna...
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PDL Weekly Announcement
Posted: Friday, January 23
Highlight: Stress-Free Relationships: How to Work with Any Personality  Other Opportunities: More Lync Collaboration Training Coming February 20, 2015! See more here.  
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International Programs Announces FIDA Recipients
Posted: Thursday, January 22
The International Programs Office is pleased to announce the following UI faculty and staff have been selected as Faculty/Staff International Development Award (FIDA) recipients: Denise Bennett (Journalism and Mass Media): Santiago, Chile. Russell Jackson (Psychology): Prague, Czech Republic Cezar Mesquita (Enrollment Management): Luneburg, Germany Amber Ziegler (Movement Sciences): Chengdu, ...
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North Idaho FIRST LEGO League Championship
Posted: Thursday, January 22
The University of Idaho Extension 4-H System is pleased to partner with FIRST to conduct the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) “WORLD CLASSSM” Challenge Program throughout Idaho. In the FLL program, youth ages 9-14 work together in teams on an annual challenge. The teams then attend a tournament to celebrate, share, and compete with other teams. In Idaho this year, 149 FLL teams competed in 10 q...
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Mark Miller’s Retirement Reception
Posted: Thursday, January 22
Please join us in thanking Mark Miller for his service to the Idaho Commons and Bruce M. Pitman Center from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 in the Panorama Room at the Idaho Commons . Refreshments will be served. Please stop in and wish Mark well as he embarks on his next journey. Mark’s last day at the University of Idaho will be Friday, January 30 2015.
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The IBEST Seminar Series Welcomes Dr. Folker Meyer, researcher at the Argonne Laboratory
Posted: Thursday, January 22
The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies (IBEST) welcomes Folker Meyer, a computational biologist at Argonne National Laboratory and senior fellow at the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago, for a lecture. His presentation is part of the Spring 2015 IBEST Seminar Series that attracts top scientists from across the nation and world. These seminars are used as a core ...
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Open Sessions for Idaho Falls Executive Officer
Posted: Thursday, January 22
We are pleased to announce the finalists for the Idaho Falls Executive Officer position. Please visit the website to see the available open session presentations in Idaho Falls and in Moscow. Everyone is invited to the open sessions. We hope to see you there.
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Fulbright Faculty Workshop Jan. 29 and Visiting Scholar Lecture Jan. 26
Posted: Wednesday, January 21
International Programs invites you to attend a Fulbright Faculty Workshop from 2:30-4:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 29, in the Pitman Center: Borah Theater. Jennifer Fox, Senior Program Officer for the Fulbright US Scholar Program at the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) will lead the workshop, in which faculty and staff will learn about teaching and research opportunities ...
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Don't Cancel Your Class!
Posted: Wednesday, January 21
Are you attending a conference? Do you have a family obligation? Invite Campus Suicide Prevention to conduct "QPR" suicide prevention training with your students while you are away. Participants of a QPR (Question, Persuade and Refer) training will leave with practical knowledge for helping others who might be at risk for suicide by knowing how to recognize the warning signs of suicide, ask someon...
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REACCH Art & Science Exhibit Call for Entries
Posted: Wednesday, January 21
REACCH 2015 Art & Science Exhibition: Call for Entries due February 20, 2015 REACCH-PNW (Regional Approaches to Climate Change – Pacific Northwest) invites submissions from artists and scientists for inclusion in an art and science exhibition representative of the broad range of concepts associated with communities and climate change. As part of the 2015 REACCH Annual Meeting, this exh...
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Women's Leadership Conference
Posted: Tuesday, January 20
You're invited! 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 biennial Women's Leadership Conference (http://www.uidaho.edu/pdl/womens-leadership) at the University of Idaho on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. We invite you to submit proposals for presentations and workshops that a...
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Welcome UI's new Attending Veterinarian, Dr. Peter Autenried
Posted: Tuesday, January 20
Dr. Autenried joined UI as attending veterinarian on January 20, 2015. Dr. Autenried relocated from Vermillion, South Dakota, where he previously served as the attending veterinarian for the University of South Dakota. With over 30 years in veterinary medicine and research at domestic and international institutions, Dr. Autenried brings a wealth of experience to UI's animal care and use program. ...
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Celebration of life scheduled for Sue Hovey
Posted: Tuesday, January 20
Sue Hovey, longtime College of Education educator and recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Human Letters in 2014, passed away last week at 82 years old in Genesse. Sue’s celebration of life has been scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 24 at the Moscow High School Auditorium. A reception will follow at the 1912 Center.
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CALS Dean Search Begins
Posted: Tuesday, January 20
The University of Idaho has begun a national search for the dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Dean John Foltz will fulfill his two-year commitment to serve as dean through June. Foltz has served as dean since former dean John Hammel announced he would return to teaching and research in December 2012.  Foltz was asked to serve a two-year term as dean while the universit...
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Reminder: Required Online Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
Posted: Friday, January 16
Thank you to the 1,919 University of Idaho employees who have already completed the Our Inclusive Workplace: Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Prevention Training online training module! As a reminder, President Staben has made the completion of this training module a requirement for all employees. To be eligible for a potential 2015 merit pay increase, you must complete the training module b...
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PDL Weekly Announcement
Posted: Friday, January 16
Highlight: Lync Collaboration Training coming in February!  Other Offerings: Stress Free Relationships: How to Work with Any Personality. See the full schedule here.
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Idaho Regional Mathematics Center holding conference
Posted: Thursday, January 15
The Idaho Regional Mathematics Center Region 1 and 2 at the University of Idaho still has openings for its free professional development — the Coeur d’Alene Regional Academy on Mathematics Education for K-12 teachers on Friday, Jan 23 from 5-8 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Nicole Rigelman from Portland State University. Dinner will be p...
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Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Summer Program in Molecular and Organismal Evolution
Posted: Thursday, January 15
The Department of Biological Sciences is pleased to announce a new summer research program for undergraduates, made possible by funding from the National Science Foundation. This new Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program will actively engage students in independent research in the areas of molecular and organismal evolution. Research interests in the Department of Biological Scienc...
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Memorial Service for Terri Grzebielski
Posted: Thursday, January 15
A memorial service for Terri Grzebielski, a primary care provider at the UI Student Health Center who was killed in Saturday's shooting in Moscow, will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, in the International Ballroom of the Pitman Center (formerly SUB). All are invited to remember this caring and compassionate member of the UI community.
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OUTLunch: Documentary, "Brother Outsider: the Life of Bayard Rustin"
Posted: Thursday, January 15
Date: Thursday, January 22 Time: 12:30 p.m. Location: TLC 229 Student Diversity Center Description: A master strategist and tireless activist, Bayard Rustin is best remembered as the organizer of the 1963 March on Washington, one of the largest nonviolent protests ever held in the United States. He brought Gandhi’s protest techniques to the American civil rights movement, and helped mo...
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Microsoft Lync Collaboration Training
Posted: Wednesday, January 14
Microsoft Lync is an easy-to-use program for instant messaging (IM), audio and video calls, Lync Meetings, and sharing capabilities. In this training we will go over the collaboration aspects of Lync in the University of Idaho environment. We will cover how to install Lync, set up a Lync meeting with audio and video feeds, other popular features of Lync, and some practical demonstrations. Thi...
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Video Communications Update
Posted: Wednesday, January 14
To maintain effective video communications, ITS has made some changes you should be aware of. ITS, with the assistance of the Provost’s Office, has contracted with a video bridging service for basic video services, free of charge, for academic and administrative use. Technical staff outside Moscow have developed a "self-help system" for video conferencing outside the Moscow campus. In Mosc...
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2015 Confucius Institute Movie Night Season Begins with Kick-Off Event!
Posted: Tuesday, January 13
Ease yourself into 2015 with great Chinese cinema! The 2015 Confucius Institute movie night series kicks off on Wednesday, January 14 with Jackie Chan’s CZ12 at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre! A master adventurer (Jackie Chan) leads a mercenary team to recover the bronze heads of 12 Chinese Zodiac animals which were looted by foreigners in the 1800s from the Old Summer Palace. The ...
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Municipal Solid Waste - Proper Disposal Guidelines - Spring, 2015
Posted: Tuesday, January 13
As many of you know already, the University has gone to a tow unit/compactor system for handling our Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generated here on campus. Over the past 3 years we have gotten excellent results with this system. One issue though needs to be reiterated. MSW is defined as any solid waste produced, other than hazardous, infectious or unacceptable waste. Unacceptable waste or wast...
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Counseling services offered for Faculty and Staff
Posted: Monday, January 12
In light of the recent tragic shootings in Moscow, this is a reminder that UI has counseling services available to faculty and staff.  Counseling services are offered through the Employee Assistance Plan (EAP). EAP is a free, confidential service that provides eligible employees and their families with the opportunity to discuss personal problems with a professional counselor, receive un...
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The Confluence Project Receives Grant from ISDE to Develop Project-Based Watershed Science Curriculum
Posted: Monday, January 12
The Confluence Project (TCP), outreach arm of the Waters of the West program, recently received a $5,000 grant from the Idaho State Department of Education Science Education Grant Program. This competitive program awards grants to organizations that “encourage knowledge of and interest in the disciplines of STEM among Idaho’s elementary and secondary school students.” TCP does ju...
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Meet Our International Students and Become a Friendship Family
Posted: Monday, January 12
International Programs invites you to participate in the Friendship Families Program and meet some of our international students. Friendship Families is a program that matches international students with local families and/or individuals for the purposes of cultural exchange and enrichment. Students and families arrange to spend time together on their own as often as mutually desired (usually, on...
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Job Opportunity- Management Assistant (College of Graduate Studies)
Posted: Friday, January 9
The College of Graduate Studies is accepting applications for a Management Assistant. This position uses highly developed managerial, supervisory and analytical skills to provide high level administrative support to the Associate Dean and COGS; manages and directs daily operations of the student services function for the college; serves as a member of the COGS management team; act independently to...
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Apply by Jan 15 for University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) Visiting Professorships for 2016-2017
Posted: Thursday, January 8
UI faculty are encouraged to apply for University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) Visiting Professorships for 2016 summer, fall, and winter recess terms and the 2017 spring term. USAC Visiting Professorships provide UI faculty with opportunities to establish contacts with foreign colleagues, enhance their own foreign language acquisition, strengthen and support international education and study ...
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Job Opportunity - Student Affairs Web Coordinator - Open Only to Current UI Employees
Posted: Thursday, January 8
Student Affairs and University Communications and Marketing are now accepting applications for a Web Coordinator. This position provides management and support for the development and maintenance of Student Affairs’ Web presence, including design, content, marketing effectiveness, and overall utility. The Web Coordinator helps ensure the effective application of the university’s inter...
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Enrollment Deposit Training
Posted: Thursday, January 8
Date: January 14, 2015 Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am Location: Bruce Pitman Center, Borah Theatre Training will include the enrollment process, timeline, what students will see in Vandal Web and how it interacts with their Vandal Friday experience, coordinators access in Vandal Web, and the opportunity to ask questions. The deposit in Vandal Web will be launched January 8.
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University Faculty Meeting #2
Posted: Thursday, January 8
University Faculty Meeting #2 (2014-2015), President Chuck Staben presiding, is scheduled as follows: Thursday. January 15, 2015 3:00-4:30 p.m. (Pacific Time) Moscow: SUB Bruce M. Pitman Center International Ballroom Boise: IWC 390 Coeur d’Alene: 145c Idaho Falls: IF1 (TAB350A) Twin Falls: B-66 Full documentation for the meeting ca...
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Vandal Strategic Loan Fund - Spring Applications Due Feb. 16, 2015
Posted: Wednesday, January 7
The Vandal Strategic Loan Fund (VSLF) is currently soliciting applications for the spring loan review process. The VSLF is an internal loan process which enables university units to make key purchases or investments that will either move programs or initiatives forward or will result in significant real cost savings. Loan applications are due to the Budget Office by close of business February 1...
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“I Have a Dream” Speech presented by Reverend Happy Watkins
Posted: Wednesday, January 7
Date: Tuesday, January 20 Time: 12:30 p.m. Location: Idaho Commons Food Court Description: "I Have a Dream" is a 17-minute public speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. that was delivered on August 28, 1963, in which he called for racial equality and an end to discrimination. The speech, from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, was delivered to over 200,000 civil rights supporters, during the ...
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Keynote Speaker: Robert Butler "Race, Ethics, and the Media"
Posted: Wednesday, January 7
Date: Thursday, January 15 Time: 4:00 p.m. Location: Clearwater/Whitewater, Idaho Commons Description: Robert Butler president of the National Association of Black Journalist, is an independent journalist at KCBS Radio in San Francisco. He has reported on protest and rallies following the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
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Senior Associate Registrar Candidates Open Forum
Posted: Wednesday, January 7
The Office of the Registrar is pleased to announce that two candidates have been selected for the position of Sr. Associate Registrar. Please plan to attend the second Open Forum session for the campus community. Candidates have been asked to discuss “Managing Chaos & Creating Pathways of Collaboration in Higher Ed” followed by a Q&A period. This session, for candidate Rebe...
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Nominations for the 2015 Dr. Arthur Maxwell Taylor Excellence in Diversity Awards
Posted: Wednesday, January 7
The President’s Diversity Council is accepting nominations for the 2015 Dr. Arthur Maxwell Taylor Excellence in Diversity Awards. There is one $4000 award for faculty and one $4000 award staff. Nominations are due Friday January 30, 2015. Please visit here for more information. Contact Jen Magelky-Seiler jennms@uidaho.edu if you have questions about the awards.
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Appointment of Dr. Thomas Wood as Associate Director to the Center for Advanced Energy Studies
Posted: Tuesday, January 6
Dr. Thomas (Tom) Wood has been named as the University of Idaho’s Associate Director to the regional, multi-institutional Center for Advanced Energy Studies ( CAES is a research and education consortium comprised of UI, Boise State University, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho State University, and University of Wyoming). Dr. Wood, a faculty member in the Department of Geological Sciences...
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Job Opportunity- Management Assistant
Posted: Monday, January 5
Academic Affairs is hiring a Management Assistant to work collaboratively with the Executive Assistant and Assistant To the Provost and Executive Vice President, provide administrative support for the functions of the Provost and Executive Vice President’s Office; assist in the daily operations, coordinate delegated faculty affairs functions, oversee record retention practices, and assist wi...
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Senior Associate Registrar Candidates Open Forums
Posted: Friday, December 19 2014
Sr. Associate Registrar Candidates – Announcement The Office of the Registrar is pleased to announce that two candidates have been selected for the position of Sr. Associate Registrar. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend the scheduled Open Forum sessions for the campus community. Candidates will discuss “Managing Chaos & Creating Pathways of Collaboration in Higher Ed...
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Job Opportunity- Management Assistant
Posted: Friday, December 19 2014
Academic Affairs is hiring a Management Assistant to work collaboratively with the Executive Assistant and Assistant To the Provost and Executive Vice President, provide administrative support for the functions of the Provost and Executive Vice President’s Office; assist in the daily operations, coordinate delegated faculty affairs functions, oversee record retention practices, and assist wi...
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Spring ASB Advisor applications are open!
Posted: Friday, December 19 2014
The Alternative Service Break (ASB) program gives students a chance to challenge themselves and inequalities while developing as leaders. Students come together to help communities across the United States and internationally through service grounded in social justice issues such as: rural and urban poverty, white flight, access to housing and health care, homelessness, food insecurity, sustainab...
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Job Opportunity - Manager Educational Resources
Posted: Friday, December 19 2014
The University Bookstore in the department of Auxiliary Services is hiring a Manager Educational Resources. This position is open to current university employees only. The Buying Manager of Educational Resources is responsible for the oversight and management of the Educational Resource buying, and supervision of said team at the VandalStore. In addition, the manager has shared coordination of ...
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Job Opportunity - Windows or Linux system administrator
Posted: Friday, December 19 2014
ITS Server Systems analysts work in a collaborative team environment that is supportive of your continuing professional development and skill-building. For more info, please see: https://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/7133
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Excellence Nominations Due 1/30/15
Posted: Thursday, December 18 2014
The 2015 Excellence Award Ceremony is fast approaching and we want to remind you of the nomination deadline of Friday, January 30th for all awards. The awards are: • The Presidential Mid-Career Award – this award comes to us from each individual college. Please work with your college Dean if you want to make a nomination. • The University Distinguished Professor Award – vis...
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Limited Vandal Access Shuttle Service During Winter Break
Posted: Wednesday, December 17 2014
The Vandal Access Shuttle service for individuals with disabilities on campus will be operating on a limited schedule, Wednesday, Jan. 7 through Tuesday, Jan. 13. The shuttle will be operating on the fixed deviated route from 6:30 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. and again from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Special accommodations may be requested in advance for service between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. by calling 208-596-3722. ...
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Overnight Parking Not Allowed on Campus Streets During Winter Break
Posted: Wednesday, December 17 2014
There is no overnight parking allowed on campus streets during the winter break, Monday Dec. 22, through Tuesday, Jan. 13. This includes Purple and Silver on-street parking areas. Areas where vehicles may park overnight during the break are shown on the Academic Break Vehicle Storage Map at www.uidaho.edu/parking/maps. Keeping cars off of the streets will allow for effective snow removal and the s...
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Parking Lot Enforcement During Winter Break
Posted: Wednesday, December 17 2014
During the winter break, Monday, Dec. 22, through Tuesday, Jan. 13, parking permits will not be required in Red, Blue, Purple or Silver parking lots; visitors may be directed to these areas. However, Gold lots, Green lots, meters, pay station lots and any specially marked spaces require valid permits/payment at all times, including during winter break. All overnight parking restrictions are enforc...
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A Christmas Carol - Closing Week - Tickets Still Available
Posted: Wednesday, December 17 2014
There's still time to experience the magic and spectacle of "A Christmas Carol" with three final performances at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 18, 19 and 20 at the Hartung Theater. Tickets are going fast, avoid the lines and order yours in advance by calling the Theatre Arts department at 885-6465, or stop by Shoup Hall. Tickets are also available at BookPeople or at the door.
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Research Funding Opportunity
Posted: Tuesday, December 16 2014
The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary studies is pleased to announce the call for proposals for the 2015 IBEST Pilot Grant Program. This is an opportunity for faculty to obtain funds to catalyze new research initiatives on campus. The IBEST Pilot Project Grant Program will fund 1-2 grants to support pilot research on aspects of evolutionary and computational biology that are pertinen...
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Candidates for Director of Outdoor Programs on campus this week
Posted: Monday, December 15 2014
Two candidates have been selected for interview for the Director of Outdoor Programs position (previously held by Mike Beiser). Trevor Fulton will interview on Tuesday, December 16th and Todd Davis on Wednesday, December 17th. There will be an open forum both days from 11am-noon. Your participation in these interviews is requested and would be greatly appreciated.
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NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium accepting applications for scholarships and fellowships!
Posted: Monday, December 15 2014
The NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium is now accepting scholarship and fellowship applications for the 2015-2016 academic year. ISGC Scholarship: This scholarship is available to students entering or attending either 2- or 4-year schools in Idaho and pursuing a science, technology, engineering, or math field. Maximum award over 4 years is $7,000. Deadline to apply: March 16, 2015. More info here...
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Host Families Needed for Students from the Prestigious CAYA Program, March 8-14, 2015
Posted: Thursday, December 11 2014
UI International Programs is looking for host families for international students coming to attend the prestigious Central American Youth Ambassadors (CAYA) program in March 8-14, 2015. Host families will help the Central American students to get a taste of the local U.S. culture and in exchange will have a chance to learn more about their cultures of origin. The thirty CAYA participants are comin...
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UI Compensatory Time Election Enrollment is Open
Posted: Tuesday, December 9 2014
Dear Classified Employees and Supervisors, As you know, a dedicated team has been working over the past year to reinstate a compensatory time policy that meets the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service and provides flexibility to eligible employees and budget managers. We believe we are in the final stages of reinstating the plan that was communicated during town hall meetings in early No...
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Dance program presents "The Truth About"
Posted: Tuesday, December 9 2014
Seven advanced dance students with the University of Idaho College of Education dance program will be presenting works they have shaped throughout fall semester in the production “The Truth About…” The performance will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13 in the UI Physical Education Building Room 110. Tickets are $5 for UI students and children 17 and under and $8 for adults. Tick...
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Looking for funding? UI's CFR Office can help.
Posted: Tuesday, December 9 2014
The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations helps university faculty and staff search for, find, and apply for funding from corporations and foundations. We’re pleased to share our new website, www.uidaho.edu/cfr, where you'll find resources to help in your funding search. Some of the site’s most useful information: • Proposal writing toolkit (includes links to frequently r...
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China on the Palouse
Posted: Tuesday, December 9 2014
The University of Idaho Confucius Institute's China on the Palouse seminar series provides students and community members an opportunity to learn more about China in a comfortable, informal setting. Each night, a different topic related to Chinese culture is selected and discussed. These gatherings are a wonderful opportunity for students to meet new friends, engage with native Chinese speakers, a...
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CAES Associate Director - Candidate Open Forum
Posted: Monday, December 8 2014
There will be an open forum for Dr. Tom Wood, candidate for the position of Associate Director of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES), in the Teton Room at the CAES (Idaho Falls) on Tuesday, December 9th at 3:30 pm MST. For those on the Moscow campus there will be a video connection in CNR 14 (2:30 pm PST). This forum will provide an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to meet...
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Year-end Reminders From Payroll
Posted: Monday, December 8 2014
W-2 forms are mailed out to the W-2 Address on file. ***To avoid delay, please keep your W-2 address current through VandalWeb.*** This address may be updated in VandalWeb using the link located by the yellow caution sign under the Personal Information/Address Menu. On-campus faculty and staff receive their W-2 forms at their departmental address. Paper W...
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Assistant Media Relations Officer - Job Opportunity
Posted: Monday, December 8 2014
The Athletic Department is accepting applications for an Assistant Media Officer. This position is open to current University employees and is responsible for all media relations activities for assigned sports in the Intercollegiate Athletics Department. The position is supervised by the Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations. Any current University employee who is interested may learn mo...
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Training opportunity this week
Posted: Monday, December 8 2014
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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10-Minute Play Festival Begins Three Day Run
Posted: Monday, December 8 2014
Expect love, lust, laughter and more at the 10-Minute Play Festival, at 7:30 p.m., beginning tonight through Dec. 10 at The Forge Theater, 404 Sweet Avenue on the UI Campus. Fourteen original works, written and directed by UI Theatre Arts students and grads will debut, all 10 minutes or less. Admission is free for UI students and $10 for all others. For more information visit uitheatre...
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Taste Test Panel
Posted: Friday, December 5 2014
Monday, December 8th beginning at 10:00 am until sampling requirement has been met. Matthew Colle, meat science graduate student and employees of the UI Meat Lab have created recipes using potato starch as a binding agent, processed and smoked different types of hot dogs to test quality of their product. Location, UI Food Science Research Center (Northeast of the Commons 2nd Floor) After volunteer...
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Deadline for General Policy Report #59
Posted: Thursday, December 4 2014
The deadline December 10, 2014 for receipt of petitions to General Policy Report #59, is fast approaching. The report with documents noted below is available here: http://www.webpages.uidaho.edu/facultycouncil/general_policy_reports.htm. Miscellaneous: ·     FS-15-008 (UCC-15-017):  Fall15 & Spring16 Final Exam Schedule   Program Changes: ·&...
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PDL Weekly Announcement
Posted: Thursday, December 4 2014
Highlight: Documentation Strategies for Supervisors - Register Now! Other Opportunities: How to Manage Priorities and Time Microsoft Power Point: Smart Shortcuts and Expert Secrets The Supervisor's Guide to Giving On - Target Directions, Helpful Feedback and Constructive Criticism See more on the PDL Calendar!
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Dr. Joseph Cloud Retirement Celebration
Posted: Thursday, December 4 2014
All are welcome to join us in wishing Dr. Cloud well as he begins his retirement. Refreshments will be served. Thursday, December 11, 2014, 6 – 8pm Palouse Room, Best Western Plus University Inn (please note room change)
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