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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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Excellence Nominations Due 1/30/15
Posted: Thursday, December 18
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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Job Opportunity: Assistant to the Dean, College of Natural Resources
Posted: Thursday, December 18
The College of Natural Resources is now accepting applications for its Assistant to the Dean position. For more information please visit: https://www.uidaho.edu/human-resources/jobs
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IT Analyst, Sr.
Posted: Thursday, December 18
Job Opportunity: IT Analyst, Sr. - College of Agricultural and Life Sciences The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is now accepting applications for its IT Analyst, Sr. position. For more information please visit: https://www.uidaho.edu/human-resources/jobs
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Limited Vandal Access Shuttle Service During Winter Break
Posted: Wednesday, December 17
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
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
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
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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Campus Surplus Offers A New Service
Posted: Wednesday, December 17
Campus Surplus wishes to announce a new service available to all UI departments. UI staff may now preview our Public Surplus auction items prior to them being listed for public sale. This would allow UI departments first chance at buying any interested item outright at its estimated value, before going to auction. If you are interested in this opportunity, please send an email note to surplus@u...
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Research Funding Opportunity
Posted: Tuesday, December 16
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
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
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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General Curriculum Report #277
Posted: Friday, December 12
General Curriculum Report #277, dated December 12, 2014, is available for viewing and printing at http://www.uidaho.edu/registrar/ucc/reports. Items listed on this report will have the necessary faculty approvals unless a petition requesting further consideration of a specific item is signed by 5 faculty and submitted to the chair of the Faculty Senate by December 26, 2014.
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Host Families Needed for Students from the Prestigious CAYA Program, March 8-14, 2015
Posted: Thursday, December 11
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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Foltzville Train Village Viewing Times
Posted: Wednesday, December 10
College of Agricultural & Life Sciences Dean John Foltz has set up his collection of train sets (called "Foltzville") in the Ag Science building in room 62, and invites you to come visit! There is no admission fee, but in the spirit of the holidays, you are invited to bring non-perishable canned goods to be donated to the Moscow Food Bank. The trains will be in operation at the following time...
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UI Compensatory Time Election Enrollment is Open
Posted: Tuesday, December 9
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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New Mathematical Biology Undergraduate Degree Option
Posted: Thursday, December 4
The Math Department is excited to announce the new undergraduate degree option in Mathematical Biology. This applied option combines courses in mathematics and biology for a future in the growing fields of computational biology and bioinformatics. Students in this area take courses (and sometimes carry out research) at the interface of biology and math. Topics often include aspects of ecology, gen...
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Assistant Media Relations Officer - Job Opportunity
Posted: Thursday, December 4
The Athletic Department is accepting applications for an Assistant Media Officer. This position 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 more ...
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A Christmas Carol Opens TONIGHT!
Posted: Thursday, December 4
Kick off the holidays with "A Christmas Carol", opening tonight at 7:30 p.m., at the Hartung Theater. With larger-than-life puppets, imaginative staging and brilliant costumes, Ebenezer Scrooge, himself, says the production is sure to warm even the coldest heart. Dec. 4, 5, 6, 11, 13, 18, 19, 20 at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, 14 at 2 p.m. FREE for UI Students | $15 for adults | $10 for UI faculty & s...
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Internal Competition Announcement: CTR-IN Clinical and Translational Pilot Grants
Posted: Wednesday, December 3
The Office of Research and Economic Development is soliciting preliminary proposals for the Mountain West Clinical and Translational Research Pilot Grant program. These grants allow up to $60,000 in direct costs for one year. Up to four UI preliminary proposals will be approved for submission to the CTR-IN. CTR-IN pilot grants require 20% PI effort. The grant will cover 10% and the other 10% must...
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UI Art Sale
Posted: Wednesday, December 3
From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Dec 4 in conjunction with Moscow First Thursday, the Prichard Art Gallery will host an art sale for the undergraduate and graduate students from the University of Idaho. Handmade prints, Christmas cards, and ceramics will all be available for purchase. Part of the proceeds will help build up the print shop and the art department. The Prichard Art Gallery is located at...
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Refer a Friend - Facilities is Hiring
Posted: Wednesday, December 3
Our friends in the Facilities Department need your assistance in referring a friend or someone you know to fill a Journeyman Plumber opening. Applicants must possess or have the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire: a current State of Idaho License and State of Idaho Backflow Assembly Tester according to Idaho Code title 54, chapter 24 & 26 and IDAPA 07.0205. This position requires a driv...
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Certification Opportunity Available
Posted: Tuesday, December 2
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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Sustainability Center Announces Annual Student Grant Recipients
Posted: Tuesday, December 2
Release Date: Dec. 2, 2014 Contact: Stevie Steely, UISC projects coordinator, uisc-projects@uidaho.edu MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Sustainability Center is awarding over $7,000 to three student-led sustainability projects. Stevie Steely, UISC Projects Coordinator said, “Since 2007 the Sustainability Center has awarded over $100,000.00 in funding to 41 student-led grant ...
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Alan Odenborg Retirement Party
Posted: Monday, December 1
Please help us celebrate the career and retirement of Alan Odenborg. Alan retires this December from Facilities after 41 years of outstanding service. Please help us say "Thank you, Alan"! Thursday, December 11, 2014--2:00-4:00pm Facilities Jacks Creek/Seven Devils conference room
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Call for nominations – search committee representation; Dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Posted: Monday, December 1
Call for nominations – search committee representation; Dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences The Provost and Executive Vice President is seeking your help in soliciting nominations for committee membership from colleges/units to serve on a search advisory committee for the dean for the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Committee membership will include well qualified fa...
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Free HIV Testing for World AIDS Day
Posted: Monday, December 1
In observance of World AIDS Day, the LGBTQA Office, Vandal Health Education, and Inland Oasis will be hosting free HIV testing on Wednesday, December 3rd from 10 AM to 3 PM in the Common's Aurora room (4th floor). All tests are confidential and provided by Inland Oasis. Please email the LGBTQA Office (lgbtoffice@uidaho.edu) with any questions.
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Job Opportunity - Assistant Media Officer
Posted: Monday, December 1
The Athletic Department is accepting applications for an Assistant Media Officer. This position 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 more...
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UI Social Group – Cookie Exchange – This Saturday!
Posted: Monday, December 1
The UI-SG is hosting a cookie exchange for its members, as well as University employees, spouses and partners interested in learning more about the UI-SG. The event is this Saturday, December 6 at 2PM and will be hosted at the home of one of the Co-chairs. Let's kick off the holiday season by spreading some cheer! Interested? Email UISocialGroup@uidaho.edu for the address and directions. Bring 6 ...
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Dec 5th Deadline to nominate for Teaching, Hoffman & Advising Excellence Nominations
Posted: Monday, December 1
Members of the University community are invited to submit nominations for the Teaching, Hoffman, and Advising Excellence Awards before the Friday, December 05, 2014 deadline. These awards are intended to encourage and reward teachers and advisors for their excellence and are a tangible way to show the value these individuals hold for our University. Send your nomination (two to three sentences on...
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University of Idaho Excellence in Outreach and Engagement Award
Posted: Monday, December 1
The Excellence in Outreach and Engagement Award recognizes a University of Idaho faculty member for excellence in extending the university knowledge base through collaboration with individuals, groups or communities in a context of partnership and reciprocity. The award consists of an honorarium of $5,000 and a commemorative clock. Nominations are due by Friday, January 30, 2015. For details on p...
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Export Control Seminar
Posted: Monday, December 1
At 1:00 p.m. on Jan, 21, 2015 in the Whitewater Room at the Commons, the Office of Research and Economic Development will provide an hour-long export control seminar for any interested faculty, staff, or students. The seminar will overview Treasury, State, and Commerce export control regulations, followed by Q and A. This seminar should be of particular interest to those involved in research,...
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Job Opportunity - Assistant Media Officer
Posted: Tuesday, November 25
The Athletic Department is accepting applications for an Assistant Media Officer. This position is responsible for all media relations activities for assigned sports in the Intercollegiate Athletics Department under the supervision of the Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations. Anyone interested may learn more at https://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/7082
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Come Join PDL for Employee Learning Week!
Posted: Tuesday, November 25
Highlight: Employee Learning Week 2014: *Building a Positive Workplace! Bullying: Confronting Hostility in the Workplace. *Maintaining Respect and Civility in the Workplace. Other Opportunities: Supervisory Excellence Program- Legal Issues in Employment Conflict Management for Supervisors New Employee Welcome & Benefits Orientation For more information and to Register go to the P...
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University Weather Closure/Delay Procedures
Posted: Monday, November 24
As winter weather approaches, now is a good time to remind our university community about the university’s operational decision-making procedures around campus closures/delays. The University of Idaho will remain open for operation unless the president or his designee issues a formal announcement of closure or curtailment of hours. If there is no official statement issued announcing a closu...
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Certification Opportunity Available
Posted: Monday, November 24
Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack, even if you have no clinical training, Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health related crisis. In the 8-hour interactive course, faculty and staff learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situa...
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UPDATED information: Stillinger Herbarium Expedition Funds - Call for Proposals
Posted: Friday, November 21
Proposals are now being accepted for Stillinger Herbarium Expedition Funds; award amount has been increased to $15,000. Please see http://www.uidaho.edu/research/stillinger-trust/expedition-funds for application process. Proposals are due December 5, 2014. Purpose: The Stillinger Trust, established in 1957, funds expeditions for the purpose of enhancing collections-based botanical research at th...
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Vandal Brand Meats is taking orders for Christmas Hams through Dec.5
Posted: Thursday, November 20
The University of Idaho, Vandal Brand Meats is taking Christmas Ham orders through 12/5/2014. http://web.cals.uidaho.edu/vbm/our-products/gift-boxes/
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Heather Chermak Elected President of PACRAO
Posted: Wednesday, November 19
University Registrar, Heather Chermak, was elected President of the Pacific Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (PACRAO) at the annual meeting November 12, in Portland, Oregon. PACRAO is a non-profit association representing more than 350 regionally accredited 2-year, 4-year, and graduate schools with an individual membership of 1693 professional admissions officers and r...
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General Policy Report #59 is available for viewing
Posted: Wednesday, November 19
General Policy Report #59 (Faculty Senate approved curricula changes), dated November 19, 2014, is available for viewing, downloading, or printing at: http://www.webs.uidaho.edu/facultycouncil/general_policy_reports.htm. The items listed on the report (approved by Faculty Senate) will be considered to have the necessary faculty approval unless a petition requesting further consideration of thes...
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Students Back From the Wilderness Will Talk Thursday
Posted: Tuesday, November 18
The University of Idaho College of Natural Resource’s second class to spend a semester learning and living at the remote Taylor Wilderness Research Station will talk about their experiences from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Vandal Ballroom in the Bruce M. Pitman Center. The event is free and open to the public. The students hiked 36 miles into the wilderness in late August. A...
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Native Hawaiian Culture and Ecology Student Presentations
Posted: Tuesday, November 18
Please join us at 3: 30 p.m. on Nov. 20 in the Commons Whitewater Room for a presentation by the 2014 Native American Service Learning team that went to Hawaii as part of NR404: Hawaiian Culture and Ecology. The class participated in ecological restoration service learning projects in Hawaii while learning about the culture, ecology, and climate of these diverse islands. Coursework focuses on how...
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Mental Health First Aid Opportunity
Posted: Friday, November 14
Concerned about someone? Not sure what to say? Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack — even if you have no clinical training — Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health related crisis. In the 8-hour interactive course, faculty and staff learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategie...
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Advisor Appreciation Social (RSVP today) & UIACADA General Membership Meeting
Posted: Friday, November 14
Join us for the Advisor Appreciation Social and the UIACADA General Membership Meeting, both on Tuesday, November 18th. Advisor Appreciation Social When: November 18th, 4:30-6:00pm Where: Vandal Ballroom, SUB Who: Any faculty/staff members who help students navigate academic advising and registration. RSVP Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/advisor-appreciation-social-registration-1370613...
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Cruise the World in One Day on the UI Campus
Posted: Thursday, November 13
Join International Programs in celebrating International Education Week by cruising the world at the biggest international event of the year on the campus of the University of Idaho. Cruise the World will take place this Saturday, November 15, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm in the SUB: International Ballroom. Come to learn about other cultures, enjoy stage performances and food from all over the world. ...
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Upcoming University of Idaho Social Group Events
Posted: Thursday, November 13
Here are some of the fun events planned for November and December: -The Newcomers Group will Cruise the World at the SUB international event Saturday at 11AM. -The Vandal Sports Group will cheer on the Vandal Volleyball team on Saturday Night at the Memorial Gym. -The Cultural Events Group will attend the Confucius Institute’s Chinese Cooking Course on Friday, November 21. -All members a...
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Job Opportunity - Career Center Office Manager
Posted: Thursday, November 13
The Career Center is accepting applications for our Office Manager (Administrative Finance Specialist). This position provides primary office and budget support for the Career Center, and financial support for the Academic Support & Access Center & Raven's Scholars programs. Apply here!
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Job Opportunity - Financial Specialist
Posted: Thursday, November 13
The Department of Movement Sciences is accepting applications for the position of Financial Specialist! This position provides financial and PeopleAdmin support for the Department of Movement Sciences, under the supervision of the Department Chair. Anyone interested can learn more at: uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/6897
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Feedback Needed on Lab Casework for IRIC
Posted: Thursday, November 13
Construction of a cutting-edge research building is underway at Line Street and Seventh on the academic mall. While the building has started, architects and designers are making final decisions about interior finishings. The Integrated Research and Innovation Center (IRIC) design team has brought sample lab casework to campus and would like research faculty, staff and student feedback on the pro...
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Become a Fulbright Scholar – Learn about the Program at International Education Week Faculty and Staff Reception, Nov 13
Posted: Wednesday, November 12
Learn how to become a Fulbright scholar and participate in other international programs like Faculty/Staff International Development Awards (FIDA) and USAC Visiting Professorships at the International Programs event dedicated to international opportunities for faculty and staff at 3:00-5:00 pm on Thursday, Nov. 13 in the SUB: International Ballroom. Representatives from across the UI campus will t...
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Confucius Institute Chinese Food Club
Posted: Wednesday, November 12
Are you a foodie? Do you have a passion for cooking? Would you like to learn how to make mouth-watering Chinese cuisine for yourself and your friends without having to leave the Palouse? The University of Idaho Confucius Institute invites you to join us for their new Chinese Food Club! Each month participants will have an opportunity to learn how to make delightful Chinese food from our guest ch...
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Mental Health First Aid Opportunity
Posted: Wednesday, November 12
Concerned about someone? Not sure what to say? Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack — even if you have no clinical training — Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health related crisis. In the 8-hour interactive course, faculty and staff learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategie...
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Annual Winter Weather Public Service Announcement
Posted: Wednesday, November 12
Facilities staff wishes to remind everyone that winter conditions are here again. As usual we will be performing ice and snow mitigation efforts across campus during the winter months. For winter bicycle riders, please keep your bikes parked in open bike parking areas only, and not on rails, poles, trees, or any other building fixture. Sand containers are placed around campus at various problem...
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Women's Leadership Conference 2015--Call For Proposals
Posted: Wednesday, November 12
University of Idaho Women's Leadership Conference March 25, 2015 Call for Proposals The University of Idaho's Women's Center, Professional Development and Learning Office, and the Athena Association of Professional Women are partnering to hold the 5th bi-annual Women's Leadership Conference. We would like to invite you to submit proposals for presentations and workshops that address th...
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Job Opportunity - Administrative Coordinator
Posted: Wednesday, November 12
The office of Professional Development & Learning is accepting applications for an Administrative Coordinator. This position provides primary administrative support for the University of Idaho employee learning management system (currently GoSignMeUp). The position supports the end user by working with individuals to register, support e-learning and training support requests; responsible for g...
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Emergency Information Cards Available
Posted: Tuesday, November 11
The Office of Emergency Management is distributing wallet sized cards with important emergency information to University of Idaho employees on the Moscow campus. Contact Todd Perry, UI’s Emergency Manager, to order cards for your department. tperry@uidaho.edu
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UIACADA General Membership Meeting and Advisor Appreciation Social
Posted: Tuesday, November 11
Next Tuesday is Advisor Appreciation Day! Join us to recognize the great work done by advisors around campus and the profound connections they make with students. Sponsored by the UIACADA, a professional organization for advisors, it will kick off with an opportunity for students to write thank you notes to their advisors at the end of this week. What: UIACADA General Membership Meeting When: ...
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