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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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International Conference and Exhibition on Pain Medicine
Posted: Saturday, September 20
International Conference and Exhibition on Pain Medicine during June 08-10, 2015 at Chicago, USA. This conference will be organized around the theme “Pain: Approaches to Predict, Control and Relieve”. This annual Pain Medicine conference is a remarkable event which brings together a unique and international mix of large and medium medical and clinical research and diagnostic companies,...
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Welcome Reception at Kibbie Dome Litehouse Center - University of Idaho Social Group
Posted: Friday, September 19
Dr. MaryBeth Staben and the University of Idaho Social Group invite employees, their spouses and partners, to a Welcome Reception at the Kibbie Dome, Litehouse Center, Monday, September 29 at 6:30 PM. Learn about the Social Group, the planned events for the year, and vote for interest groups. Co-chairs will be present to answer your questions about the Social Group. The University of Idaho Socia...
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Try out the FAsT! (Formative Assessment of Teaching)
Posted: Friday, September 19
Faculty, did you know that you can get anonymous feedback from your students to help improve your teaching? The Formative Assessment of Teaching (FAsT) is available to faculty up until November 19, 2014 (two days before the window for the Student Evaluation of Teaching opens). You can create surveys that only you and your students can see, and only you will see the responses. New to teaching an...
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Job Opportunity - Windows or Linux System Administration
Posted: Friday, September 19
ITS Server Systems Team is looking for a highly qualified Windows or Linux system administrator. This position works with a team of peers to manage core university systems and infrastructure. It’s a great learning environment in a supportive team structure. Please see the following link for more information and to apply. https://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/5861
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History and Archaeology of the Chinese in Idaho
Posted: Friday, September 19
The University of Idaho Confucius Institute, Alfred W. Bowers Laboratory of Anthropology, and the Asian American Comparative Collection invite you to join them in celebrating Global Confucius Institute Day with a presentation by Dr. Priscilla Wegars! People from China began coming to Idaho in the mid-1860s. While most were then employed as miners, they also performed a wide variety of other occ...
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Dr. Terry Ratcliff named Executive Director of Distance Education
Posted: Thursday, September 18
Dr. Terry Ratcliff has been named the Executive Director of Distance Education. As the Executive Director, he will lead the University in an analysis of current distance education strengths, needs, and opportunities; oversee Distance and Extended Education; facilitate the development of two or three distance education (online) initiatives; and develop recommendations for an integrated University-w...
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Register for "Copywriting Fundamentals"
Posted: Thursday, September 18
Register now for Professional Development and Learning’s “Copywriting Fundamentals: Writing for the Web” training. Other training opportunities include “Mastering Excel Functions and Formulas.” Go to the PDL training portal for more information.
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Finalists Named: University of Idaho, Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Posted: Thursday, September 18
The search advisory committee and Provost and Executive Vice President Katherine G. Aiken are pleased to announce that four finalists have been selected to visit Moscow. The finalists will visit in September and October. The schedules have been coordinated to provide an opportunity for students, faculty, staff, and stakeholders to participate in an open session. The sessions will be recorded a...
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Binghamton University Chinese Opera Performance
Posted: Thursday, September 18
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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Mental Health First Aid Training Opportunity
Posted: Thursday, September 18
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 no...
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Women's Leadership Conference is seeking Planning Committee members
Posted: Wednesday, September 17
Athena, in collaboration with the Women’s Center and Professional Development and Learning, is gearing up for the biennial Women’s Leadership Conference, to be held on the University of Idaho campus on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Since 2007, the Women’s Leadership Conference has provided an opportunity for women in the region to engage in dialogue and professional development ar...
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Reminder - The Forge Theater Grand Opening
Posted: Tuesday, September 16
Please join University of Idaho Theatre Arts in celebrating the opening of The Forge Theater, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 404 Sweet Avenue, Moscow. Refreshments and tours till 6:30 p.m. Stay for our inaugural shows, The Gift of Gab: Two One-Act Plays: "Come on Over" and "Love Improvisation". House opens at 7:00 p.m., curtain at 7:30 p.m. Free for UI students, $10 general public....
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Honorary Degree Nominations
Posted: Tuesday, September 16
Nominations of candidates for honorary degrees for the May 2015 Commencement are due November 14, 2014 to the Commencement Committee c/o the Faculty Secretary’s Office, Attention Anna Thompson, campus zip 1106. Instructions can be found here http://www.webs.uidaho.edu/facultycouncil/honorary_degrees.htm.
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Job Opportunity - Enterprise Developer Snr.
Posted: Monday, September 15
Information Technology Services is currently accepting applications for the position of an Enterprise Developer Snr. - # SP000218P. The Enterprise Developer Snr. will facilitate the development of new software applications and major revisions of existing software applications, by analyzing, evaluating, and optimizing business processes; designing software and database architecture; and leading d...
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University of Idaho Social Group Established
Posted: Friday, September 12
The University of Idaho Social Group was established to promote friendship among University employees, their spouses and partners. To that end, group organizers plan events and lead shared interest groups that meet at convenient times and locations. The Social Group welcomes longtime residents and newcomers alike. Through the Social Group’s Newcomers program, new community members joining Id...
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Mental Health First Aid Training Opportunity
Posted: Thursday, September 11
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 no...
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Register Now for Building Workplace Trust
Posted: Thursday, September 11
Register Now for Building Workplace Trust Register for Professional Development's Building Workplace Trust webinar series.  Other training opportunities include the following: Benefits Orientation and Employee Development Plans 101. Go to the PDL training portal at www.uidaho.edu/pdl_portal for more information.
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Upcoming Flu Shot Clinic
Posted: Thursday, September 11
Benefit Services will sponsor a flu shot clinic on Friday, September 26 from 9:00am to 2:00pm in the Summit room of the Idaho Commons. Flu shots are free for all faculty, staff and temporary employees and their family members who are over 18 years of age.
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UI Launches “Rebalancing Technology Investments” Initiative
Posted: Wednesday, September 10
The University has launched an initiative, called “Rebalancing Technology Investments,” or “rebalancing” for short, to better understand the University’s current technology investments and make recommendations on how we can best utilize the people, hardware, software and other resources to achieve our goals. The first stages of the initiative, to occur during the nex...
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Job Opportunity- Recruitment Coordinator
Posted: Tuesday, September 9
The Auxiliary Services is currently accepting applications for the position of a Recruitment Coordinator - # SP000110P.  The Recruitment Coordinator reports to the Marketing Coordinator and has responsibility for establishing and implementing all recruitment activities and upholding the public image of the department through tour management, events, promotions, and public relations. The Coor...
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Free Tickets for Students for Egyptian Artist Performance
Posted: Tuesday, September 9
UI Theatre Arts has 200 free tickets, available now, for UI students to the one-night-only performance of "Solitaire" by Dalia Basiouny at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Hartung Theater. Tickets can be picked up from the Theatre Arts office, Room 201 in Shoup Hall. One ticket per student. Dalia is an Egyptian playwright, journalist and activist. "Solitaire" explores an Arab-American woman and her polit...
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Alumni Awards for Excellence
Posted: Tuesday, September 9
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 2014 awards.   Community members and various faculty, staff, retirees and alumni donate their time to judge the...
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Take Back the Night
Posted: Monday, September 8
The University of Idaho Women's Center will partner with Violence Prevention Programs and other campus entities to host Take Back the Night - a rally and march to spread awareness of interpersonal violence on campus and to show support for those affected by it. All are welcome. The event will begin at 8 p.m. in room 109 of the Agricultural Science Building.
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Openings on Staff Affairs
Posted: Sunday, September 7
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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Study Abroad Fair - Sept 10, 10am-3pm
Posted: Friday, September 5
Study Abroad Fair will take place on Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 10 am – 3 pm at the Commons Plaza. The event allows University of Idaho students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to interact with both the staff of the Study Abroad Office as well as representatives from UI study abroad programs in an easily accessible, face-to-face setting. Come to learn more about the resources that ar...
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Register Now for Building Workplace Trust
Posted: Friday, September 5
Register for Professional Development's Building Workplace Trust webinar series.  Other training opportunities include the following: Managing Employees Who are Stretched to the Max and How to Avoid the Worst PowerPoint Mistakes People Make! Go to the PDL training portal at www.uidaho.edu/pdl_portal for more information.
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Dennis Conley '68 to receive 2014 Silver and Gold Award
Posted: Friday, September 5
Dennis Conley '68 will receive the University of Idaho Alumni Association's Silver and Gold Award for distinguished record of achievement and service. After a 38-year career with Basic American Foods, Conley took the retirement bonus offered to him and started the Dennis Conley Award for Excellence in Agricultural Economics at the university. The endowment has given many students the opportuni...
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2015-16 Sabbatical Applications due - October 31, 2014
Posted: Friday, September 5
Sabbatical Applications for the 2015-2016 academic year are due Friday, October 31, 2014 to: Anne Marshall Chair, Sabbatical Leave Evaluation Committee at annem@uidaho.edu. Instructions and application process can be found in FSH 3720 at http://www.webpages.uidaho.edu/fsh/3720.html
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World Congress on Industrial Automation
Posted: Thursday, September 4
Name of the Conference: World Congress on Industrial Automation Theme: Global approach on transformation towards Industrial Automation Dates and Venue : July 20-22, 2015, San Francisco, USA Content: Industrial Automation-2015 brings together Scientific Researchers and technologists from the fields of Robotics, control systems on automation, Network-based systems , automated vision tracking, etc...
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Homecoming Parade Entries
Posted: Thursday, September 4
The Homecoming Parade has been a tradition at the University of Idaho since 1909 and continues this year on October 18,  as we welcome campus and community groups to participate in Moscow’s largest parade during the year.  Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to participate with campus departments or organizations or with a community group they are involved with in the area.&...
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Departmental Decorating Contest
Posted: Thursday, September 4
Students, faculty, staff and friends, don't be surprised if you see a little more silver and gold on campus Homecoming week. All UI departments are invited to participate in this year's decorating contest. Judging begins Tuesday, Oct. 14 between 9 and 11 a.m. Winners are announced Wednesday, Oct. 15 at the faculty/staff alumni luncheon and online. Winning departments will receive giftcards to the...
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CUIBO Resumes, Sept. 11
Posted: Wednesday, September 3
The Council of University of Idaho Business Officers monthly meetings will resume beginning September 11. If your previous fiscal representative has left and there is a new employee in your unit please contact Lana Schwartz at lschwartz@uidaho.edu so that she may update the roster. Meeting details will be sent to the group via email as well as posted on the Controller's website http://www.uidaho.e...
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Palouse Area FIRST Robotics Kick-Off Event
Posted: Wednesday, September 3
Regional FIRST Robotics Season Kick-off Event September 9, 2014 5:30 – 8:00 P.M. SEL Event Center 1825 Schweitzer Drive Pullman, WA What’s at the Kick-off? • ROBOTS!!! • Information about the FLL and FTC programs • Opportunities to network and make connections with other teams • Opportunities to meet other youth and form teams • Reveal the games and...
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Join the UI power-based violence Speaker's Bureau
Posted: Wednesday, September 3
Interpersonal violence affects each one of us. Research demonstrates that reaching out through sharing personal stories is a powerful way to engage individuals and inspire social change. In that spirit, our UI Violence Prevention Programs coordinates a Speaker’s Bureau comprised of survivors of sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking and child abuse as well as individuals who have be...
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Western Algebraic Geometry Symposium
Posted: Tuesday, September 2
The Western Algebraic Geometry Symposium traces back its origin to the Utah - UCLA Algebraic Geometry Seminar started in 1989 by H. Clemens, D. Gieseker, M. Green, J. Kollár, and R. Lazarsfeld. Later on, it became the Utah - UCLA - Chicago Algebraic Geometry Seminar. WAGS meets twice per year and congregates an international group of more than 70 mathematicians, from students to experts i...
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Fall Hours for the Statistical Consulting Center
Posted: Friday, August 29
The Statistical Consulting Center (SCC) opens on Wednesday, September 3rd for the 2014-15 academic year. SCC provides assistance in the design of experiments and sample surveys, advice on statistical analyses, and expertise on recent developments in statistical research. Proper statistical design and analysis play a key role in producing quality research. The best time to seek stati...
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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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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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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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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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