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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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University of Idaho Confucius Institute Photo Competition
Posted: Wednesday, August 27
Enter your submission today to the University of Idaho's Confucius Institute photography competition! Be a part of our Global Confucius Institute Day Celebration! As part of our celebrations for the 10th global anniversary of the Confucius Institute program, the University of Idaho Confucius Institute is sponsoring a photography contest! The theme of the contest is "Confucius Institute Day." P...
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Register for "Building Workplace Trust"
Posted: Wednesday, August 27
Register for the Professional Development and  Learning's "Building Workplace Trust Webinar Series." Other training opportunities include, New Employee Welcome, Benefits Orientation, and "How to Reach Agreement When You Really Don't Agree with Someone." Go to the PDL training portal for more information.
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University Faculty Meeting #1 (2014-15) President Charles Staben presiding
Posted: Tuesday, August 26
Tuesday September 2, 2014 3:30-5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) Moscow: SUB International Ballroom Boise: IWC 162 Coeur d’Alene: 241 Idaho Falls: IF1 (TAB350A) Twin Falls: B-66 http://www.webpages.uidaho.edu/facultycouncil/General_Faculty_Meetings/Sept-2-2014UFM/september_2,_2014.htm
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Binghamton University Chinese Opera Performance
Posted: Tuesday, August 26
A Captivating Evening Awaits with a Performance by the Binghamton Confucius Institute of Chinese Opera! As part of the University of Idaho Confucius Institute's extended celebrations for Global Confucius Institute Day 2014, we would like to invite you to join us for an evening performance of Chinese Opera at the University of Idaho's Administration Building Auditorium! Talented performers from...
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Final Open Forum for the Executive Director, Distance & Extended Education - Aug 26
Posted: Tuesday, August 26
Curt Madison, the second and final candidate for the Executive Director, Distance and Extended Education, will have an Open Forum on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 9:00 am in the Idaho Commons, Whitewater Room. The campus community is invited to attend the open forum. The candidate will discuss “How can the University of Idaho develop and grow its distance education programs while maintaining...
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Regulations and Emergency Information - As the Semester Begins
Posted: Monday, August 25
As the semester begins, it is important to review several essential regulations and be aware of emergency contact information. This information can be viewed at: http://www.uidaho.edu/facultysecretary/assemesterbegins
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Job Opportunity: PDL Trianing Specialist
Posted: Monday, August 25
Professional Development and Learning is accepting applications for a PDL Trianing Specialist. This position is responsible for the design and delivery of a variety of programs which support the University's commitment to employee professional development. It assists in the analysis and assessment of individual, community or organizational training and development needs, including evaluation of tr...
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Announcing the University Leadership Academy's Newest Cohort
Posted: Monday, August 25
This fall the University’s Leadership Academy will launch its sixth cohort. The mission of the academy is to foster leadership within the institution through the participation of faculty and staff in a yearlong leadership experience. Following a competitive nomination and application process with over 40 applicants, thirteen faculty and staff members from the University’s statewide com...
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Municipal Solid Waste Proper Disposal Guidelines – Fall 2014
Posted: Monday, August 25
As many of you know already, the University has gone to a tow unit/compactor system for handling our Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generated here on campus. Over the past 2 years we have gotten excellent results with this system. One issue though needs to be reiterated. MSW is defined as any solid waste produced, other than hazardous, infectious or unacceptable waste. Unacceptable waste or wast...
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Seeking Winter Alternative Service Break 2014/15 Advisors
Posted: Monday, August 25
The Alternative Service Break (ASB) program gives students a chance to challenge themselves and inequalities while developing as leaders. Students come together to help communities across the United States and internationally through service grounded in social justice issues such as: rural and urban poverty, white flight, access to housing and health care, homelessness, food insecurity, sustainab...
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UI Child Development Lab Has Preschool Openings for 3- to 5-Year Olds
Posted: Thursday, August 21
The Child Development Laboratory in the University of Idaho School of Family and Consumer Sciences is looking for a few 3- to 5-year olds to fill openings in the afternoon session MWF from 1-3:30 p.m. for the 2014-2015 school year. The Child Development Laboratory is a preschool program that serves young children. Our mission is to provide a high quality, developmentally appropriate program for y...
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Vacancies on Staff Affairs
Posted: Thursday, August 21
Join Staff Affairs! If you are interested in becoming a member of Staff Affairs, we are currently seeking applications to join! Please seek approval of your supervisor and then fill out the online APPLICATION FORM. To be considered to serve, becoming an active, engaged member of Staff Affairs; please submit the form by Friday, September 12, 5pm. Interested applicants are encouraged to attend the...
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Student Success Center Open House
Posted: Thursday, August 21
Join University Housing at its unveiling of the new Student Success Center during its Open House event on August 28th. The new Student Success Center will offer Residence Hall students the opportunity to receive tutoring, attend academic workshops, and seek support from an Academic Peer Mentor. University Housing will be partnering with campus departments to offer centralized services to studen...
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Women's Equality Day and FEMFest
Posted: Thursday, August 21
The Women’s Center and affiliated campus and community women’s rights and advocacy groups will host a dynamic celebration of Women’s Equality Day (observed nationally on August 26) with an awesome outdoor Feminist Fair, featuring free popcorn and sno-cones, music, lots of feminist swag, and great prizes! This annual event is aimed to get students talking about just why feminism i...
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Swim Center to Re-Open Tuesday September 2
Posted: Thursday, August 21
The swim center will re-open on Tuesday September 2. The extent of tile damage to the pools and deck were more than anticipated. The repairs will delay the re-opening of the swim center until Tuesday September 2. Thank you to our Facility Maintenance Department for making the commitment to get the repairs done so we can all enjoy our swims.
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Do You Love to Sing? Join a Choir at the University of Idaho!
Posted: Thursday, August 21
DO YOU LOVE TO SING? Joining a choir is fun and easy, and faculty and staff are welcome! UNIVERSITY CHORUS MUSA 117/317/517 (M/F 2:30-3:20 p.m.) University Chorus provides a non-auditioned opportunity to sing all types of music within a mixed choral setting and is open to students, faculty, and staff. The choir performs two concerts per semester and provides choral music education majors a la...
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Job Opportunity- Enterprise Systems Analyst 1
Posted: Thursday, August 21
ITS is accepting applications for an Enterprise Systems Analyst 1. The Server Systems Analyst I is responsible for critical support of our enterprise systems by: maintaining essential server applications on heterogeneous hardware; performing system administration functions; creating and assisting in server support programs; developing and maintaining systems health and status monitoring and report...
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Now accepting nominations for the 2014 Alumni Awards for Excellence
Posted: Thursday, August 21
It is that time of year again to think about nominations for the Alumni Awards for Excellence to honor outstanding students within your departments or in your classrooms. Each year we receive many competitive student nominations and hope to continue to see that trend follow for the 2012 awards. Community members and various faculty, staff, retirees and alumni donate their time to judge these stu...
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Retirement Reception for Dr. Archie George: August 26 at 3:30 p.m.
Posted: Tuesday, August 19
Please join the Office of Planning and Budget in marking the retirement of Dr. Archie George, director of Institutional Research and Assessment.  A reception will be held on Tuesday, August 26th, 3:30-5:00 p.m. in the Aurora Room (4th floor of the Commons) to celebrating Archie’s 34 years of service. Light refreshments will be served.
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Executive Communications Manager Position Open
Posted: Monday, August 18
UI staff with a Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, public relations or communications related field and 5 years in a professional communications positions that includes writing content for a variety of purposes including speech writing are encourage to apply for the Executive Communications Manger position. This position will be responsible for all aspects of presidential and some e...
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Vandal Strategic Loan Fund Applications Due By Sept. 15
Posted: Thursday, August 14
The Vandal Strategic Loan Fund (VSLF) is currently accepting applications for the fall loan review process. The VSLF is an internal loan process which enables university units to make key purchases or investments that will either move programs or initiatives forward or will result in significant real cost savings. Loan applications are due to the Budget Office by close of business Sept. 15. &nb...
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Reminder: Parking Permits Expired Aug. 15
Posted: Wednesday, August 13
2013-14 parking permits expired Friday, Aug. 15. Parking permits for the 2014-15 year are now required in all Gold and Green parking lots. 2014-15. Parking permits will be required in all Red, Blue, Purple and Silver lots beginning at 2 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25. 
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Regular Business Hours Resume Aug. 25
Posted: Tuesday, August 12
The University of Idaho will resume operating during regular business hours starting the first day of fall semester. Beginning Aug. 25, 2014, office hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
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Idaho Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Working Group, Sept. 8 and 9
Posted: Sunday, August 10
On September 8th & 9th, the Idaho State UAS Working Group will be meeting in Moscow at the University of Idaho. We would like to extend the invitation to participate and explore opportunities to develop research collaborations. Brief background: The Idaho UAS working group was initiated by the Idaho Department of Commerce to facilitate research and development of UAS technology in Idaho. Th...
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SUB Green Roof Gets Recognition
Posted: Sunday, August 10
"Just Energy" recently listed its Top Six Cities to Find Green Rooftops and listed Moscow as its number five pick, highlighting the university's Student Union Building's green roof. This experimental roof was built in 2008 using a grant from the Sustainability Center and matching funds from the Idaho Commons and Student Union. The roof is open to the public and can be used as a laboratory where ...
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Prep for Fall with “Orientation to Orientation and Startup”
Posted: Friday, August 1
Faculty and staff across campus who would like to have more information on orientation and new-semester startup events are invited to sessions Aug. 6 and 11. The “Orientation to Orientation and Startup” sessions will cover schedules for New Student Orientation, Parent Orientation, Fraternity & Sorority Recruitment as well as applicable Student Financial Aid, Student Accounts ...
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Job Opportunity: Financial Technician
Posted: Friday, August 1
The Office of Research and Economic Development is accepting applications for a Financial Technician #SP000163P. This position performs complex financial and administrative assignments in support of the Office of Research and Economic Development and the Fiscal Operations Unit. Fiscal duties include making purchases, processing payments and reconciling charges with a high degree of accuracy and ...
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Job Opportunity: Assistant to the AVP for Economic Development and to the Director of Research Administration
Posted: Tuesday, July 29
The Office of Research and Economic Development is now recruiting applicants for an administrative assistant's position. This position will provide administrative support and coordination to the Associate Vice President or Economic Development/Director of the Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) and to the Director of the Office of Research Administration (ORA) by functioning independently to perfo...
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Process Updates for Camp Insurance
Posted: Monday, July 28
The UI Camp Insurance Program provided through the Department of Risk Management is changing the process of premium payment for coverage. Instead of individual units submitting payments directly to American Income Life, Risk Management will now handle the collection of insurance premiums from the units for each camp via IDG in Banner. Going forward, units will still be required to submit reque...
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Register Now for Creating Excel Dashboards
Posted: Monday, July 7
Register now for Professional Development and Learning's "Creating Excel Dashboards." Other training opportunities include OneDrive@University of Idaho. Visit the PDL Calendar at http://www.uidaho.edu/pdl_portal/calendar 
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Parking Permits for 2014-15 Available for Purchase Online Beginning Wednesday, July 9
Posted: Thursday, July 3
Beginning Wednesday, July 9, parking permits for 2014-15 will be available for purchase online only at aims.parking.uidaho.edu. All 2013-14 permits will expire on August 15, 2014. Board-appointed faculty and staff have the opportunity to enroll in the auto-renewal permit program, which offers non-expiring Vandal Gold, Red, and Blue permits through payroll deduction. Learn more at www.uidaho.edu/pa...
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College of Law Welcomes Helane Davis, New Director of Law Library
Posted: Monday, June 30
The University of Idaho College of Law welcomes Helane Davis as the new director of the law library. Davis comes from the Albany Law School, where she served as the associate dean and law library director. She received her MLIS from the University of Washington, with a Law Librarianship certificate, her Juris Doctor from the University of Iowa, and a bachelor of arts from Northwestern University....
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Fire Hydrant Flushing Scheduled for July 7-11
Posted: Monday, June 30
UI Utilities will be conducting fire hydrant flushing and testing July 7-11 throughout the Moscow campus. Campus may experience some discoloring of the water temporarily during this week. If you have any concerns or questions, please call Utilities at 885-6288.    
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VandalStore Locations Closed for July 4
Posted: Monday, June 30
VandalStore locations, including the Moscow store, VandalExpress and Starbucks, will be closed July 4-5. Starbucks will be open Sunday, July 6. For more information, see store hours at www.VandalStore.com.
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Weapons on Campus Open Forum Set for Tuesday, July 1
Posted: Monday, June 30
UI General Counsel and the Office of Public Safety & Security will conduct an open forum on the Moscow campus at 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 1, in the Commons Crest Room. The purpose of the forum is to answer questions about the new weapons on campus law and policy. Arrangements have been made for UI faculty, staff and students in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls to participate in the...
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Campus Road Closures to Take Place the Week of July 7
Posted: Friday, June 27
As part of the annual University Street and Maintenance program, road closures within the northeast end of campus are set to take place the week of July 7. Locations scheduled for maintenance include Deakin Avenue, Idaho Avenue, Elm Street, and University Avenue. Please be aware that access may be limited in these areas. Learn more at http://www.uidaho.edu/~/media/Files/orgs/DFM/Maps/PAVING
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Register Now for Mental Health First Aid Training
Posted: Friday, June 27
Concerned about a student? Worried about saying the wrong thing? Not sure where to go for help? Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack — even if you have no clinical training — Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health related crisis or symptoms of a mental health issue. In the 8-hour interactive course, faculty and staff ...
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Suggest Service Projects for Serving Your New Community
Posted: Thursday, June 26
On Saturday, August 23, the Department of Student Involvement in collaboration with New Student Orientation will be hosting the annual Serving your New Community (SYNC) event. During this event, incoming students volunteer their time and efforts to help make their campus and local community a bit brighter. It is a great way for students to get to know each other, the area, and begin their Vandal...
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UI Launches National Search for a Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Posted: Thursday, June 26
The search committee invites nominations and applications for an outstanding individual to serve as the Vice Provost for Student Affairs and as the Dean of Students. The VPSA/DOS provides leadership and vision in administering a comprehensive range of programs and services related to campus programming and planning. The VPSA/DOS also assists in creating a campus culture that promotes inclusivene...
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University of Idaho OneDrive!
Posted: Friday, June 20
Join PDL for a hands-on training with OneDrive. ITS will be providing a service walk through in a lab setting where we are excited to demonstrate the collaboration and sharing features as well as talk about the appropriate use of these updates to our Office 365 offering.    Space is limited to around 32 people per session due to the lab size. Registration is not required. &b...
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Deakin Ave. Closed--VandalStore Locations Open--Until Inventory
Posted: Friday, June 20
The North end of Deakin Ave. to 6th St. will be closed this week, Tue-Fri, June 24-27, for resurfacing of the street east of the SUB. The VandalStore will be open regular hours 8:30-5:30 and Starbucks will be open 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. during this time. The VandalStore will, however, be closed Saturday, June 28 for inventory. Starbucks will remain open on Saturday and Sunday, June 28-29 from 10:0...
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Screen on the Green
Posted: Tuesday, June 17
Relax, hang out, and enjoy being outside watching a Movie! June 19th- How to Train your Dragon June 26th- Indiana Jones: The Last Crusade July 3rd- Frozen July 10th- The Lego Movie July 17th- Up July 24th- Sandlot July 31st- Finding Nemo August 7th- Captain America: The Winter Soldier
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Summer Daytime Distractions
Posted: Tuesday, June 17
Your Summer is just beginning! Every Wednesday check out music, games, activities at the UI Commons. A weekly Daytime Distraction to keep your summer fresh and exciting! June 18th- Music with Noa and Nicole June 25th- Palouse Project July 2nd- Tie Dye July 9th- Jolly Swagmen and Rootbeer Floats July 23rd- Yard Games, activities and music July 30th- Astronaut and The Trees August 6t...
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Summer Design Week "Friends and Family" discount
Posted: Monday, June 16
UI College of Art and Architecture Summer Design Week “Friends and Family” Registration Discount Extended to Wednesday, June 18 Moscow, Idaho-- Summer Design Week, an art and design immersion program for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors, returns to the University of Idaho campus July 6-12. During the week, students will explore Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape...
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Farewell Reception for Chris Cooney
Posted: Monday, June 16
Please join us at a farewell reception for Chris Cooney, Assistant Vice President, Marketing and Communications. Date: Wednesday, June 25th Time: 1:30-3:00p.m. Location: Idaho Commons, Aurora Room
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Register Now for Facebook Essentials
Posted: Thursday, June 12
Register for Professional Development and Learning's "Facebook Essentials: Developing a Great Facebook Strategy for Your Organization."  Other training opportunities include the following: Benefits Orientation and Confidence and Assertiveness Skills for Women.  Go to the PDL training portal at www.uidaho.edu/pdl_portal for more information.
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Want To Be Involved With Vandal's Football?
Posted: Thursday, June 12
The Vandal's football team is in need of student video staff for the upcoming 2014 season. Looking for someone who is reliable, self-motivated, and has a good sense of teamwork and leadership. Basic video knowledge is preferred. If interested contact Tim Jackson at timj@uidaho.edu or Leigha Presley at lpresley@uidaho.edu
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Training to be offered on New Alcohol Application Program
Posted: Thursday, June 5
Auxiliary Services is launching a new Alcohol Application program and will be offering training on June 17th at 10am and June 19th at 2pm in the Borah Theater.
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Annual Fire Sprinkler Inspection & Testing--Summer 2014
Posted: Thursday, June 5
Western States Fire Protection has scheduled the following dates to be on campus to complete our annual inspection/testing of the wet and dry sprinkler systems: June 23-27, 2014 They will be here several times throughout the summer. No disruption to normal services is expected. Any questions can be directed to Facilities: (208) 885-6246
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Register Now for Information Technology for Supervisors Class
Posted: Wednesday, June 4
Register for Professional Development and Learning's Information Technology for Supervisors now.   Go to the PDL training portal at www.uidaho.edu/pdl_portal/calendar for more information.
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Register Now for UI Retirees Summer Picnic
Posted: Thursday, May 22
Faculty, staff and university friends are invited to attend the UI Retirees Summer Picnic at 5:30 p.m. July 17 at Ghormley Park in Moscow.  The event includes a BBQ dinner with salads and dessert. Register at uira@uidaho.edu before Monday, July 14. Cost is $18.00, payable onsite.
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Retirees Invited to Join the UI Retirees Association
Posted: Thursday, May 22
The UI Retirees Association (UIRA) has served retired faculty and staff members and their families for more than 35 years. The UIRA supports university programs and awards scholarship to UI students. Social and entertainment events are offered year around. Membership is offered at no charge, just complete the application form at http://www.uidaho.edu/alumni/uira/join For more informati...
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Summer Hours Reminder
Posted: Monday, May 12
The University of Idaho will begin operating on its summer schedule Monday, May 19, 2014. Business hours will be 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Summer hours will be effective through Friday, August 22, 2014.
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History Professor Adam Sowards to speak at Supreme Court Event Honoring William O. Douglas
Posted: Thursday, May 8
Adam Sowards, a University of Idaho associate professor of history, will be speaking at a seminar honoring the late Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas on May 16 in the Supreme Court Building in Washington, D.C. The event marks the 75th anniversary of Douglas' appointment to the court and will be attended by his former colleagues and notable Douglas experts.
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Registration Open for Faculty Mental Health First Aid Training
Posted: Thursday, May 8
Are you not sure how to approach a student you're concerned about? Worried doing or saying the wrong thing? Not sure where to take students for help? Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack — even if you have no clinical training — Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health related crisis. In the 8-hour interactive course, f...
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VandalStore Extended Hours
Posted: Tuesday, May 6
The VandalStore will have extended hours for the end of the semester. The store will be open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 10 and 17 and 8:30-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Textbook buyback starts Saturday, May 10.
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Meet the CIO and discuss Focus for the Future
Posted: Thursday, May 1
Do you have questions about the technology-related recommendations proposed as part of the Focus for the Future process? If you would like to ask those questions, express your opinions or talk about technology-related topics in general, please join Dan Ewart, UI’s Chief Information Officer, for an informal chat on these topics.
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Excellence Awards Recognize Faculty and Staff
Posted: Thursday, May 1
The 2014 Excellence Awards were held Tuesday, April 28, at the University of Idaho. These awards are a long-running tradition with the aim of recognizing and encouraging excellence in all forms at the academic level.
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Register for Mental Health First Aid Training
Posted: Thursday, May 1
Registration is now open for Mental Health First Aid Training for faculty. Training dates are 1-5 p.m. May 21 and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 22 in the Aurora Room, Idaho Commons. Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack — even if you have no clinical training — Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health related crisis. In th...
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Deadline Approaching for Genomics Symposium Registration
Posted: Wednesday, April 30
Don't forget to register for the Inland Northwest Genomics Research Symposium. The Inland Northwest Genomics Research Symposium (INWGRS) provides a unique learning opportunity for engaged scientists and those interested in becoming familiar with trends, applied techniques and best practices in the fields of genomics and other high throughput technologies. Attendees will learn and connect with loca...
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Register for Computer Security Awareness Symposium 2014
Posted: Tuesday, April 15
Register now for the University of Idaho Information Technology Services' ninth annual Computer Security Awareness Symposium. The symposium is Tuesday, April 22 in the Student Union Building Vandal Ballroom, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year's speakers include Chester Wisniewski with Sophos, Justin Engler with "ISCE" Partners and Duane Wessels with Verisign Labs and will cover topics includ...
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PeopleAdmin is Now Live
Posted: Monday, March 31
Human Resources is proud to announce the implementation of the University of Idaho's new applicant tracking system. We expect there will continue to be a learning curve and a few bumps along the way but early feedback is positive. Just a few of the key features of PeopleAdmin include: • A repository of staff job descriptions from which job listings automatically will be pulled • Str...
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Faculty Survey reminder
Posted: Wednesday, March 26
As a faculty member, you should have received an email from CIRPSurveys@datstat.com earlier this week reminding you to participate in the HERI Faculty Survey. The University of Idaho conducts this survey every three to four years through the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) at UCLA. This comprehensive, nationwide survey of faculty is currently available and will run through April of 20...
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Central America Youth Ambassador (CAYA) Program Session Begins
Posted: Tuesday, March 25
The International Programs Office (IPO) is getting ready to welcome the new group of students for the spring session of the Central America Youth Ambassador (CAYA) Program. March 26 - April 1, CAYA participants will work in teams to create models for sustainable social entrepreneurship and have a chance to interact with faculty and students from the University of Idaho, instructors from Vandal Inn...
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Theatre Prof's New Play Set for National Exposure
Posted: Thursday, March 6
The National New Play Network has just announced that Robert Caisley's new play "LUCKY ME" will be supported for an NNPN Rolling World Premiere. More info: www.nnpn.org/news/nnpn-announces-the-42nd-rolling-world-premiere-lucky-me-by-rob-caisley
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Inland Northwest Genomics Research Symposium Registration Open
Posted: Thursday, March 6
Registration is now open for the Inland Northwest Genomics Research Symposium at www.ibest.uidaho.edu/events/inland-northwest-genomics-research-symposium/ The symposium will be held May 22, 2014 at the University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho. The Inland Northwest Genomics Research Symposium (INWGRS) provides a unique learning opportunity for engaged scientists and those interested in becoming familiar...
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Internal Job Posting: Residential Team Cleaning Supervisor Opening
Posted: Friday, February 28
Internal Job Posting: University Housing has an opening for a Residential Team Cleaning Supervisor, announcement # 19228053116. This is a great advancement opportunity for current Team Cleaning Specialists. Closing date for this position is 03/13/2014. Please visit www.uidaho.edu/human-resources/jobs to apply.
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President Chuck Staben Welcome Address
Posted: Thursday, February 27
Please join the University of Idaho Community for the Welcome Address of the Eighteenth President of the University of Idaho Chuck Staben, Ph.D. on March 3, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. (PST) in the Administration Auditorium. Web cast live at www.uidaho.edu/live. Designated viewing locations: Boise: IWC 162, Idaho Falls: IF 1 (TAB350A), Coeur d’Alene: Harbor Center 241 and Twin Falls: TF B66.
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