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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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PDL Weekly Announcement
Posted: Thursday, October 30
Highlight: Building a Respectful Workplace (SEP) Other Opportunities: New Employee Welcome & Benefits Orientation Telephone Skills for Administrative & Front Desk Professionals Managing Employee Performance (SEP) Conflict and Confrontation Skills for Women Creating a Social Media Strategy in 5 Simple Steps
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Native American Heritage Month
Posted: Thursday, October 30
Come celebrate Native American Heritage Month with activities and panels. These include:  Monday, November 3, 2014 Native American Heritage Month Kick-Off Event Commons Food Court, 11:30 p.m-1:30 p.m. Friday, November 7th, 2014 Indian Child Welfare Act Panel College of Law’s Courtroom, 4:00 pm Sponsored by Native American Law Student Association Friday, Novembe...
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University of Idaho Excellence in Outreach and Engagement Award.
Posted: Thursday, October 30
The Excellence in Outreach and Engagement Award recognizes a University of Idaho faculty member for excellence in extending the university knowledge base through collaboration with individuals, groups or communities in a context of partnership and reciprocity. The award consists of an honorarium of $5,000 and a commemorative clock. Nominations are due by Friday, January 30, 2015. For details on p...
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A Christmas Carol Tickets on Sale NOW!
Posted: Thursday, October 30
This December, treat your family and friends to a special evening of live theatre. Charles Dickens’ classic, "A Christmas Carol" is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season. Filled with music and magic, this heartwarming tale includes all of your favorite characters: the irascible Ebenezer Scrooge, patient Bob Cratchit, and of course the ever-joyful Tiny Tim. Join us at the Hartung ...
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Army ROTC Turkey Shoot Food Drive
Posted: Wednesday, October 29
The Military Science Department (Army ROTC) invites students, faculty, staff and family from the University of Idaho to take part in its annual Turkey Shoot food drive. The donated food will go to the University of Idaho Food Pantry. If you have food to donate, please bring it by the Army ROTC offices in the basement of Memorial Gym, on the west (Kibbie Dome) side of the building. In conjuncti...
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College of Graduate Studies Offers Workshop on Recent Changes to Dates, Deadlines and Procedures
Posted: Tuesday, October 28
Dr. Jerry McMurtry, Associate Dean for the College of Graduate Studies, will present a one hour workshop at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 4 in the Crest room on the most recent changes to the procedures, policies and deadlines that govern defense dates and submission deadlines for Master's and PhD students. This informative workshop will provide faculty with the tools they need to ensure the s...
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Proposals are now being accepted for Stillinger Herbarium Expedition Funds
Posted: Tuesday, October 28
Proposals are now being accepted for Stillinger Herbarium Expedition Funds. Please see http://www.uidaho.edu/research/stillinger-trust/expedition-funds for application process. Proposals are due December 5, 2014. Purpose: The Stillinger Trust, established in 1957, funds expeditions for the purpose of enhancing collections-based botanical research at the University of Idaho and growing collecti...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Donor Ticket Sales Begins
Posted: Monday, October 27
Donors to the 2015 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival can purchase tickets beginning Friday, October 24th. First choice of two seats is available at the $250 level. Series tickets for all four days starts November 14th, and the General Public can purchase tickets beginning December 1st. This year's headliner is Dianne Reeves, with other shows featuring Jeff Coffin (Dave Matthews Band), Stefon Harris,...
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The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies lecture series
Posted: Monday, October 27
The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies (IBEST) welcomes Joanna Monti-Masel, professor of Psychology and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, at University of Arizona, for a lecture. Her presentation is part of the Fall 2014 IBEST Seminar Series that attracts top scientists from across the nation and world. These seminars are used as a core element of a graduate seminar course (BCB ...
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Biosafety Training for Working with Foodborne Pathogens
Posted: Friday, October 24
The Office of Research and Economic Development is extending an open invitation to interested faculty, staff and students to attend a short presentation given by Matthew Donelan, a finalist for the position of UI Biosafety Officer. Donelan’s presentation, Biosafety Training for Working with Foodborne Pathogens, will be held at 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct 28, in Morrill Hall 402. The presentat...
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Teaching Excellence Brown Bag (TEBB) Participatory Workshop
Posted: Friday, October 24
Fall 2014 TEBB #3: Essential Learning Skills Across the Curriculum – Learning to be a Self-Grower:A Participatory Workshop Workshop Leaders: Steve Beyerlein, Mechanical Engineering Dan Cordon, Mechanical Engineering Michael Kyte, Civil Engineering When: Thursday, November 6th, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Where: Idaho Commons, Clearwater Room Please, bring your lunch and come ...
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Angel Flores: Inspiring and Supporting Our First-Generation Students
Posted: Thursday, October 23
Angel Flores is an inspirational speaker, an author and a college instructor. He is the son of migrant farm workers, and is a first generation college graduate, who earned his B.A. from Trinity Bible College in Sacramento, CA and his M.A. from The University of Northern Colorado. Flores has inspired thousands of people all over the country by sharing his unique life journey. Angel's presentation...
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60th Anniversary of Original Godzilla film-FREE ADMISSION-Kenworthy Performing Arts Theatre
Posted: Thursday, October 23
In Celebration of 60 years of Kaiju, the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences and the History Department is proud to co-sponsor the 60th anniversary film showing of the original 1954 Godzilla (Gojira) movie! This is a free film event to be held on November 4, 2014 at 6:30 pm. at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Theatre and is open to everyone at the UI and Moscow community! Professors Pin...
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Idaho Sen. Frank Church’s legacy is topic for Oct. 28 panel
Posted: Wednesday, October 22
MOSCOW -- The late Frank Church represented Idaho in the U.S. Senate from 1957 to 1981. Thirty years after his death in 1984, a panel of journalists, historians and former staff members will assess his contributions to Idaho politics and public policy. “Remembering Frank Church” will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the 1912 Center, 412 E. Third Street in Moscow. The free progra...
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40th Annual UIOP Outdoor Equipment Sale and Ski Swap
Posted: Wednesday, October 22
As a service to the UI and surrounding community, we are pleased to announce the 40th annual Sale and Swap to be held in the Student Recreation Center MAC court on November 6th from 6pm-8pm. This is a wonderful opportunity for students and community members to pick up some great equipment for reasonable prices. ADMISSION IS FREE, and it's a $5 donation to the Vandal Ski Team to sell your own gear....
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Dee Dee Kanikkeberg Selected to Receive the Otis McCreery Outstanding Service Award
Posted: Wednesday, October 22
The University of Idaho Division of Student Affairs has announced that Dee Dee Kanikkeberg, Director of University Housing, has been selected to receive the Otis McCreery Outstanding Service Award from the Northwest Association of Student Affairs Professionals (NWASAP). Kanikkeberg has served as the Director of University Housing for 1-1/2 years, and is a past president of NWASAP.
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Faculty Administrative Position Open: Center for Advanced Energy Studies - Associate Director
Posted: Wednesday, October 22
Administrative appointment open to internal candidates within energy related disciplines: either tenure track or tenured faculty; or tenure track or non-tenure track research faculty. The Associate Director – Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES), facilitates the development of world-class, advanced, energy research between Idaho National Laboratory (INL), industry and universities. ...
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Keep Campus Healthy
Posted: Monday, October 20
It's that time of year again - we're hearing sniffles, sneezes, and coughs. It's the time of year for increased hygiene to combat the spread of germs and keep our campus healthy.  Please check out and print these Germ Buster posters to display in your office, on your door, in your bathroom, etc. You may also contact Vandal Health Ed at vandalhealthed@uidaho.edu if you'd like posters printe...
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Tickets available for Dance performance "Pulse"
Posted: Monday, October 20
Tickets are now available for “Pulse,” the Fall Dance Concert by the College of Education Department of Movement Sciences dance faculty members. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6-8 and 2 p.m. Nov. 9. All performances are in the Hartung Theatre. Tickets are available at the University of Idaho ticket office located in the Kibbie Dome. Tickets are $10 for the general public and $8 for st...
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A Bright New Boise - Last Weekend - Catch it NOW!
Posted: Thursday, October 16
Don't miss out on this genius of a play - catch A Bright New Boise on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m at the Hartung Theater. Tickets at the door.  A Bright New Boise is a co-production between Moscow Art Theatre (Too) and UI Theatre Arts. Written by Samuel D. Hunter, who grew up in Moscow and recently received the MacArthur Genius Grant Award, the play explores love,...
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PDL Weekly Announcement
Posted: Thursday, October 16
Communication Essentials For Supervisors NEXT THURSDAY! Register for SEP today! Other Opportunities: Benefits Orientation University of Idaho Safety, Security and Risk (SEP) Dealing with Bullies in the Workplace Building Better Team Communication For more information on any of these sessions please see the PDL training portal.
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“Academia’s Copyright Problem” is topic of Oct. 23 Library Research Colloquium
Posted: Thursday, October 16
The University of Idaho Library Research Colloquium series will present “Academia’s Copyright Problem” at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23 on the library’s main floor. The colloquium will feature Annemarie Bridy, UI Law School professor, and Annie Gaines, scholarly communications librarian, in a discussion academia's unique copyright issues. Their presentation coincides wit...
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Register for Safe Zone Training October 28, 2014
Posted: Wednesday, October 15
Register now for Safe Zone Open Training for faculty and staff at 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct 28th in the Crest room (4th floor of the Commons). Safe Zone programs promote the understanding and inclusion of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender people on campuses nationwide. The mission of the UI Safe Zone Program is to create a safe and welcoming atmosphere for LGBTQA students,...
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Installation: Architecture Graduate Project Topics Exhibit
Posted: Wednesday, October 15
The University of Idaho’s Architecture Program will spotlight a series of graduate student installations that explore challenging issues facing architects in contemporary contexts. A creative component of the seminar that precedes the primary design studio, the installations serve as a pre- and trans-disciplinary examination of a variety of terminal architectural graduate project topics. ...
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Free Zine Workshop 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Oct. 21
Posted: Wednesday, October 15
The University of Idaho Library is sponsoring a free zine workshop in the UI Commons Whitewater Room from 6:00 p.m.to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday Oct. 21. Zines are self published creations made by a desire for self-expression. Anyone can make a zine on any subject, in any format, and any way they'd like. The zine workshop is an opportunity for participants to begin to create their own zines ...
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UI Library Sponsors Free Film Screening at the Kenworthy
Posted: Wednesday, October 15
The University of Idaho Library is sponsoring a free screening of "RIP! A Remix Manifesto", the 2009 open-source documentary on creativity, copyright, and collaboration in the digital age. The film will be shown at the Kenworthy Theatre at 7:00 p.m. on Monday Oct. 20. Web activist, Brett Gaylor explores issues of copyright in the information age, mashing up the media landscape of the 20th c...
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Supervisory Excellence Program Registration Announcement
Posted: Wednesday, October 15
Learn. Grow. Succeed. Let’s do it together – Register now for The Supervisory Excellence Program! The Supervisory Excellence Program was designed by Professional Development and Learning to enhance supervisory excellence at the University of Idaho by: •Providing supervisors and administrators with tools and skills to hire and develop an effective team, manage optimal performan...
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Idaho Library Association Honors Priscilla Wegars with Book of The Year
Posted: Wednesday, October 15
The Idaho Library Association is pleased to announce that two books were selected as the Idaho Library Association’s “Book of the Year” for 2013. “As Rugged as the Terrain” by Priscilla Wegars (Caxton Press) and “Surviving Minidoka”, edited by Russell Tremayne and Todd Shallat (Boise State University Publications Office), were honored by the association.&n...
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University of Idaho Housing Invites the Community to Trick-or-Treat
Posted: Wednesday, October 15
University of Idaho Housing invites all mythical, adorable and scary creatures to the annual Tower Trick-or-Treat event at the University of Idaho’s Theophilus Tower from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25. This thirty yearlong University Housing tradition invites local families to trick-or-treat at the doors of student’s residence hall rooms. Trick-or-treaters will start on the...
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Best-selling author to speak at Palouse Basin Water Summit
Posted: Tuesday, October 14
 The 10th Annual Palouse Basin Water Summit, “Reimagine,” will be held on Thursday, October 16th from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at the Best Western Plus University Inn, 1516 West Pullman Road in Moscow. The annual community dialogue about water provides gallons of great information and pints of perspective about how we continue to manage this important resource. The event is free and open to...
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Ghost Plants and Roses Field Tour and Chapter Potluck on Saturday, Oct. 25
Posted: Tuesday, October 14
White Pine Chapter of the Idaho Native Plant Society is sponsoring a field tour on Moscow Mountain that will be focused on identification of dormant plants or “ghost plants” and roses. Ghost plants are those plants that have dried out but are still standing. They are typically difficult to identify. Rose identification will include tips for learning the difference between our beautiful...
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Annual Enrollment Benefits Meeting
Posted: Monday, October 13
Calling all benefit eligible faculty and staff. Come join us in the Borah Theater of the Student Union & Financial Aid Building from 2:00 p.m. -3:30 p.m. today to learn about exciting changes to employee benefits. Remember- Annual Enrollment is now open. Review your benefits and make changes by November 4th. Visit our Annual Enrollment website at http://www.uidaho.edu/benefits/Annual-Enro...
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Join University of Idaho employees in our Faculty and Staff Campaign
Posted: Monday, October 13
Join University of Idaho employees in our Faculty and Staff Campaign! To kick things off each month donors of this fiscal year will be put into a drawing for a University of Idaho coffee mug from now until June 30th! Because we work here, we can see firsthand the difference participating in the campaign has made in the lives of our students.  We encourage you to make a gift today to any f...
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President's Halloween Open House
Posted: Monday, October 13
President’s Halloween! Open House for the University community, stop by to get a Vandal Scare, a sweet treat, and cider. Date: Friday, October 31, 2014 Time: 6:00p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Location: University House 1026 Nez Perce Drive Drawings for: 1. $100 VandalStore gift Certificate 2. President’s Suite Seating for the November 15th Vandal Football Game 3. Dinner for 8 with...
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Position Open for Associate Director - Center for Advanced Energy Studies
Posted: Monday, October 13
Administrative appointment open to internal candidates within energy related disciplines: either tenure track or tenured faculty; or tenure track or non-tenure track research faculty. The Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) facilitates the development of world-class, advanced, energy research between Idaho National Laboratory (INL), industry and universities. The Associate Director appointm...
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The New Yorker Discussion Group Created
Posted: Monday, October 13
Are you an avid reader of The New Yorker? Would like to discuss the magazine's thought-provoking articles with others? The University of Idaho Social Group announces the creation of the The New Yorker Discussion Group. To join, email UISocialGroup@uidaho.edu. For more information on the UI Social Group visit www.facebook.com/UISocialGroup/info
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Staff Affairs Seeking Applicants
Posted: Friday, October 10
If you are interested in becoming a member of Staff Affairs, they are currently seeking applicants to join. Please seek approval of your supervisor and then fill out the online application form. To be considered to serve and become an active, engaged member of Staff Affairs; please submit the form by 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17. Interested applicants are encouraged to attend a meeting from 9 ...
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Annual Enrollment for Benefits is Now Open
Posted: Friday, October 10
All benefit eligible employees, Annual Enrollment is open as of Oct. 13 and closes Nov. 4. Now is your opportunity to review your previous benefit elections and make changes. Come to one of our Annual Enrollment Meetings to learn more about the 2015 changes.  Visit our Annual Enrollment website at http://www.uidaho.edu/benefits/Annual-Enrollment for more information and for a list of informat...
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The Lionel Hampton School of Music to host the "In-Between: from Classical to Jazz"
Posted: Friday, October 10
Moscow, ID – The University of Idaho Lionel Hampton School of Music will host a master class and guest recital featuring classical and jazz musicians from Charleston, South Carolina with ties to the Pacific Northwest including alumni from the UI.   The UI presents “The In-Between: from Classical to Jazz” at the Haddock Performance Hall at the Lionel Hampton S...
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Former NFL Player and LGBTQA Activist Wade Davis to Speak at UI
Posted: Friday, October 10
MOSCOW, Idaho—In celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, asexual, and ally or LGBTQA History Month, the Division of Diversity and Human Rights and the LGBTQA Office are proud to be hosting nationally-acclaimed LGBTQA activist, Wade Davis. Davis will be speaking at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22 in the Administration Auditorium. There is no charge...
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A Bright New Boise Begins Hartung Run Tonight
Posted: Thursday, October 9
"A Bright New Boise" opens tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Hartung Theater for an eight-day run. Written by Samuel D. Hunter, a Moscow native and recent recipient of the MacArthur "Genius Award", the drama features themes of religion, relationships, love and loss. Directed by UI alum David Harlan, "A Bright New Boise" is co-produced by Moscow Art Theatre (Too) and UI Theatre Arts. Admission is $15 ...
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College of Graduate Studies Presents Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Sessions
Posted: Thursday, October 9
The College of Graduate Studies will be presenting four one-hour sessions on how to submit a thesis or dissertation using the Electronic Thesis and Dissertation system (ETD).  New policies and procedures will also be discussed, along with how to use the Graduate Handbook to properly format the document.  Registration is not required.   Session days/times/locations:    &nbs...
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Register for Supervisory Excellence Program
Posted: Thursday, October 9
Register now for Professional Development and Learning’s Supervisory Excellence Program. Other training opportunities include “Communicating with Tact and Finesse,” and  “How to Get Started with Microsoft Access.” Go to the PDL training portal for more information: http://www.uidaho.edu/pdl_portal.  
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Recorded Sessions Available, Feedback Requested for Dean of Students Search
Posted: Thursday, October 9
The website for the Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students search has been updated to provide the recorded sessions and feedback forms for each finalist: www.uidaho.edu/provost/deansearches/vice-provost-for-student-affairs-and-dean-of-students/Onsite-Interview-Information.  The Provost and Executive Vice President invites feedback on each finalist through the online form....
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Informational Meeting About Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge
Posted: Wednesday, October 8
With a goal of stimulating entrepreneurship at Idaho’s colleges and universities, Zions Bank has launched the Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge, a business model and business plan competition offering over $150,000 in prizes. All colleges and universities in the Gem State are invited to participate and the University of Idaho is currently screening ideas to enter into the Spring 2015 Challenge....
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Farewell Reception for Althea Sheets Oct. 17
Posted: Tuesday, October 7
Althea Sheets has accepted a new position as communications specialist with the Nevada System of Higher Education and the Nevada EPSCoR Office in Las Vegas, Nevada. Althea has played a key role in the Idaho EPSCoR Office at the University of Idaho for more than 7.5 years. Please join us in wishing Althea all the best on this exciting new adventure. An open farewell reception will be held on 9:3...
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Open Forum for Dean of Students Finalist Charles Brown
Posted: Tuesday, October 7
Dr. Charles Brown, the fourth finalist in the Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students search, will deliver a presentation followed by a Q & A period during an open forum at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the Commons Clearwater Room. Students, staff and faculty are all encouraged to attend. 
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National Depression Screening Day Set for Oct. 8 and 9
Posted: Tuesday, October 7
National Depression Screening Day is an outreach, education and screening event. The program aims to raise public awareness that mood and anxiety disorders are common and often undetected disorders, for which there are many effective treatments, and to identify those students at-risk for mood and anxiety disorders and refer them for treatment. The University of Idaho Counseling & Testing Cen...
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University Studies Abroad Consortium Visiting Professorships for 2016-2017
Posted: Monday, October 6
UI faculty are encouraged to apply for University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) Visiting Professorships for 2016 summer, fall and winter recess terms and the 2017 spring term. USAC Visiting Professorships provide UI faculty with opportunities to establish contacts with foreign colleagues, enhance their own foreign language acquisition, strengthen and support international education and study a...
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International Programs Invites Faculty and Staff to Apply for International Development Award
Posted: Monday, October 6
University of Idaho faculty and staff members are invited to apply for International Development Awards, or FIDAs. Recipients of FIDAs participate in a three- to five-week summer language and culture program at one of the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) sites around the world. FIDA destinations can be found on the FIDA 2015 application. Program and tuition costs are included in the aw...
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Egyptian Playwright Performs Oct. 9; Free Tickets Available for Students
Posted: Monday, October 6
Egyptian playwright, journalist and activist Dalia Basiouny will perform her award-winning "Solitaire" at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Hartung Theater. "Solitaire" explores an Arab-American woman and her political identity between 9/11 and the Egyptian Revolution. Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 for seniors, UI staff and faculty and available at BookPeople of Moscow or at the door. A limited ...
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Piano Duo to Perform Oct. 19
Posted: Monday, October 6
Pianists Jay and Sandy Mauchley will present an exciting variety of duo piano music at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19 in the Haddock Performance Hall at the Lionel Hampton School of Music. Included on the program will be two short pieces by Bach including the well-known "Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring;" Copland's touching and romantic portrait of an American icon "Billy the Kid," which incorporates many cowb...
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Learn About Benefits Changes Tuesday
Posted: Friday, October 3
Come learn about exciting changes to employee benefits for 2015. This general session is open to all University of Idaho faculty and staff. This meeting will be 9:30-11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the Clearwater Room of the Idaho Commons.
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Mental Health First Aid Training Opportunity
Posted: Friday, October 3
Not sure how to talk to a student you're concerned about? 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 concer...
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Online Cap and Gown Regalia Orders for December Commencement Now Open
Posted: Thursday, October 2
University of Idaho faculty are reminded to rent their fall Commencement regalia early. The Office of Alumni Relations will take orders on the Moscow campus during GradFest Wednesday, Oct. 22. Save the Date: GradFest Fall 2014 Wednesday, Oct. 22 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Student Union Building Vandal Ballroom Online orders will be accepted at: https://oakhalli.com/colleges/universityofidahofaculty...
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Free Tickets for Students for Egyptian Artist Performance
Posted: Thursday, October 2
Free tickets for the one-night-only performance of "Solitaire" by Egyptian performance artist Dalia Basiouny at 7:30 p.m. on October 9 at the Hartung Theater are still available for UI students. Tickets can be picked up at: The Women's Center in Memorial Gym; International Studies, Admin Building, room 338; Journalism & Mass Media, Admin Building, room 347; and Theatre Arts, Shoup Hall, room 2...
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Don't Cancel Your Class
Posted: Thursday, October 2
Are you attending a conference? Do you have a family obligation? Invite Campus Suicide Prevention to conduct "QPR" suicide prevention training with your students while you are away. Participants of a QPR (Question, Persuade and Refer) training will leave with practical knowledge for helping others who might be at risk for suicide by knowing how to recognize the warning signs of suicide, ask someon...
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Register for Excellence Program
Posted: Wednesday, October 1
Register now for Professional Development and Learning’s “Excellence Program” training. Other training opportunities include “Benefits Orientation,” "New Employee Welcome," "Simple, Smart and Low-Cost Ways to Recognize and Reward Employees," "Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills," and "Outlook Tips, Tricks and Techniques.” Go to the PDL training portal ...
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The Right Genomics At The Right Time: Dr. Andrew Kasarskis
Posted: Wednesday, October 1
The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies (IBEST) welcomes Dr. Andrew Kasarskis, Co-Director of the ICAHN Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology at Mount Sianai Hospital, for a lecture. His presentation is part of the IBEST Seminar Series that attracts top scientists from across the nation and world. Dr. Kasarskis will speak on Thursday, October 2, at 12:30pm, in the Engine...
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Lecture by Dr. John C. Bean of Seattle University, "Using Backward Design of the Curriculum to Promote Writing and Critical Thinking in Undergraduate Classrooms"
Posted: Wednesday, October 1
Dr. John C. Bean of Seattle University will visit the University of Idaho on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 from 12:30-1:30 PM in the Crest-Horizon Rooms of the Idaho Commons. Dr. Bean will give an interactive presentation entitled "Using Backward Design of the Curriculum to Promote Writing and Critical Thinking in Undergraduate Classrooms." The presentation is free and open to all. His visit is s...
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University Ethics Hotline
Posted: Wednesday, October 1
We are fortunate at the University of Idaho to have a highly dedicated faculty and staff, strongly committed to high ethical standards and responsible management of the public’s resources. As with most employers, the University encounters an occasional occurrence of unethical or illegal conduct in the workplace. When employees notice or suspect unethical acts, fiscal misconduct, or misuse o...
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The Randall Women in Science Seminar Series Welcomes Biology professor, Margaret Riley
Posted: Wednesday, October 1
The Department of Biological Sciences welcomes Margaret Riley, professor of biology, at University of Massachusetts Amherst, for a lecture. Her presentation is part of the Randall Seminar Series focused on Women in Science at the University of Idaho. Riley will speak on Tuesday, October 7, at 3:30 p.m., in the Idaho Commons Horizon Room; a reception will follow. Her presentation is titled, "Rethi...
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Open Forum -- Dr. Juliana Mosley, Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Finalist
Posted: Tuesday, September 30
Reminder: Dr. Juliana Mosley, the third finalist in the Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students search will deliver a presentation followed by a Q & A period during an open forum on Thursday, October 2nd at 2:00 pm in the Commons, Horizon/Aurora Rooms. Students, staff, and faculty are all encouraged to attend.
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Rockets to the Rescue- National 4-H Youth Science Day
Posted: Tuesday, September 30
Join us in celebrating 4-H National Youth Science Day in Idaho! This event is an exciting, interactive learning experience that engages thousands of youth across the country in conducting the National Science Experiment. This year's activity is Rockets to the Rescue. Watch the official video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CAesuKbTRA&feature=youtu.be The Idaho 4-H NYSD state event wi...
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JAMM to observe National News Engagement Day
Posted: Monday, September 29
The School of Journalism and Mass Media at the University of Idaho will team with regional news organizations to celebrate National News Engagement Day, Tuesday, Oct. 7, with events from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Idaho Commons plaza. Representatives of the Moscow-Pullman Daily News, the Lewiston Tribune and KREM-TV of Spokane will join JAMM students and faculty on the plaza to promote news engag...
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Athena Organizational Meeting 10/9
Posted: Monday, September 29
Athena will be hosting an Organizational Meeting on Thursday, October 9th at 12pm in the Commons Panorama room. All current and prospective Athena members are welcome to attend. This is an open meeting of Athena membership and the executive board to discuss the state of the organization, this year’s upcoming events and priorities, and an opportunity to learn more about the organization itsel...
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Idaho Supreme Court to Hear Arguments at U-Idaho College of Law Courtroom
Posted: Monday, September 29
On Wednesday, October 1, the Idaho Supreme Court will hear arguments in the College of Law Courtroom in Moscow. The schedule is as follows: 8:50 a.m.: Silver Opportunity Partners v. Stonehill Capital Management 10:00 a.m.: Su Warren v. Williams and Parsons (Industrial Commission) 11:10 a.m.: Terri L. Boyd-Davis v. Timothy Baker The Court asks that if you are unable to stay for all three ca...
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UI Library Offers Research Data Workshops
Posted: Friday, September 26
Research data will be the focus of a series of Data & Digital Services workshops presented by the University of Idaho Library during the 2014 fall semester. Workshops are scheduled for Fridays, October 10, October 31, and November 14 from 1:30 – 3:00 pm in Room 212A of the UI Library. Open to all UI students and faculty, the sessions are designed to promote awareness, build skills, and e...
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