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Mark Warner
Posted: Monday, November 30 2009
Associate Professor of Anthropology
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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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Daniel Orozco
Posted: Sunday, January 3 2010
Assistant Professor of English
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Glenn Mosley
Posted: Friday, February 12 2010
Director of Broadcasting, Journalism and Mass Media
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Robert Caisley
Posted: Monday, February 15 2010
Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts
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Eric L. Jensen
Posted: Tuesday, February 16 2010
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
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New and Amended University Policies
Posted: Friday, February 19 2010
New and Amended University Policies
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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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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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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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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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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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Budget Specialist: President's Office
Posted: Wednesday, May 12 2010
Applications are invited for an experienced individual to fill the position of budget specialist in the President's Office. The successful candidate will be working with the President, Executive Director for Planning and Budget, and President’s office staff. This position is open to current University of Idaho employees only. For a complete description and to apply visit www.uidaho.edu/humanreso...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Werner Creates Web Resource: Go Cognitive
Posted: Tuesday, September 14 2010
Steffen Werner, associate professor in psychology and communication studies, has been working on an web resource for faculty, students and others who want to gain an interdisciplinary understanding of how people perceive and think about the world. "Go Cognitive" features free access to materials for students, educators and researchers in cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience. The Associ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Summer Financial Aid Information
Posted: Tuesday, February 8 2011
Thinking about summer school? Find out more about your options.
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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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Natural Resource Summer 2011 Courses Now Open for Registration
Posted: Friday, April 1 2011
For detailed information, visit www.uidaho.edu/cnr/academics/summercourses or contact the College of Natural Resources Dean’s Office at: (208) 885-8981 or e-mail: cnr@uidaho.edu. CSS 235 Society and Natural Resources (3 credits), June 13 -July 08, MTWR, 10:30 am - 01:20 pm. Meets U-Idaho Core Social Science Requirement. REM 221 Ecology (3 credits) June 13 - July 22, World Wide Web. CSS 572 H...
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Nominations and applications for Secretary of the Faculty
Posted: Thursday, April 7 2011
Nominations and applications are being solicited for the position of Secretary of the Faculty of the University of Idaho, often referred to as the Faculty Secretary.
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Vandal football season tickets
Posted: Friday, April 29 2011
Idaho Athletics would like to extend a special offer only available to University of Idaho faculty and staff. Purchase 2011 Vandal football season tickets in any section for 20 percent off the listed price*. Payroll deduction is available. As an added bonus, all 2011 Vandal football season ticket accounts will receive the Mark Schlereth bobblehead, the first in the of Vandal Legends bobbleheads - ...
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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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CLASS Dean Katherine Aiken Receives Shield Award
Posted: Tuesday, May 3 2011
Katherine Aiken, dean of the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, received the Shield Award of Delta Gamma. The national award recognizes alumnae who have achieved unique and noteworthy distinctions through leadership and verifiable accomplishments in their chosen field. The award was presented in Moscow at the centennial anniversary celebration of the Nu Chapter of Delta Gamma on April 3...
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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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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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Snagging and Keeping that Day Job
Posted: Wednesday, June 22 2011
Lionel Hampton School of Music provides missing link in music education   By Donna Emert MOSCOW, Idaho – Say what you will about ants and grasshoppers, but grasshoppers – the musicians on the losing end of that ancient fable – are very often hardworking, intelligent, tenacious and talented folks, with the lofty aim of making a living doing what they love. For musicians, success in the field...
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Mosley Authors Second Book on Television History
Posted: Tuesday, July 5 2011
Glenn Mosley of the School of Journalism and Mass Media, has written a second book on television history. The book, "Jeffrey Hunter and 'Temple Houston': A Story of Network Television" has been published by BearManor Media. The work examines a unique moment in television history in 1963 and is available at Amazon.com. Its publication follows Mosley's first book, "Henry Fonda and 'The Deputy,'" whi...
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Diggin’ Deeper: Building Soils for Better Crops, A 'How to' Series for All Land Managers
Posted: Friday, October 28 2011
A how-to seminar saries for land managers will be offered by University of Idaho Extension in Nez Perce County the first three Thursday evenings in November  from 5 to 8 p.m. The sessions will meet at the Brammer Building at 1225 Idaho St. in Lewiston. The fee is $10 per session or $25 for the series of three. The scheduled sessions and topics include: Nov. ...
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Wrigley on Shortlist for International Poetry Prize
Posted: Thursday, December 1 2011
Award-wining poet and University of Idaho professor of poetry, Robert Wrigley, has been shortlisted for the Montreal International Poetry Prize -- making it into the top 50 for the prestigious, $50,000 award. His poem, "Earthquake Light" will also be published in the The Montreal Prize Global Poetry Anthology. Hear Wrigley read his poem, and see the other finalists here: montrealprize.com/antho...
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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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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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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 Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month - Open House
Posted: Friday, March 30 2012
DISCOVER: Idaho Archaeology and Historic Preservation The Alfred W. Bowers Laboratory of Anthropology and the Latah County Historical Society will celebrate Idaho’s history at an open house featuring guest speakers and exhibits May 19, 2012, from noon to 5 p.m. in the Industrial Technology and Education Building Room 16. Speakers 12:30-12:50 p.m. Stacey Lynn Camp 1-1:20 p.m. Mark Warn...
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HOIST Lab/Workshop/Project Facilitator Openings
Posted: Monday, April 23 2012
HOIST (Helping Orient Indian Students and Teachers into STEM) is seeking University of Idaho faculty and graduate students to facilitate labs, projects, and workshops during the HOIST summer program in Moscow.
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University Choirs in Concert
Posted: Wednesday, April 25 2012
University of Idaho Choirs will present their year-end concert “The Road Home” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1 in Haddock Performance Hall (Music Building Room 222). Michael Murphy, director of choral activities at the Lionel Hampton School of Music, will conduct the University Chorus and Vandaleer Concert Choir, assisted by accompanists Susan Billin and Karin Buer. The program begins with combin...
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Retirement Celebration: Chris Johnson
Posted: Friday, August 3 2012
Join the Controller’s Office for the farewell celebration for Chris Johnson, director of purchasing services. Chris will be retiring from the University at the end of August. Please join us in thanking him for his years of service to the University on Wednesday, Aug. 29 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the Commons Aurora Room. Light refreshments will be served.
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Safe Zone Training
Posted: Monday, August 20 2012
The Human Rights, Access & Inclusion Office and the Women’s Center & LGBTQ Office are offering two open Safe Zone Trainings to kick-off the new school year. We have made significant changes to the program over the last year and are excited share it with the campus community. They will occur Aug. 27 from 2 - 4 p.m. in the Commons Crest room and Aug. 29 from 10 a.m.- noon in the SUB Gold Ro...
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U-Idaho Parma Fruit Field Day Sept. 14 Shifts to Pomology Orchard and Vineyard
Posted: Friday, September 7 2012
PARMA, Idaho – The annual University of Idaho Parma Fruit Field Day planned Friday, Sept. 14 will shift entirely to the Pomology Orchard and Vineyard this year. In past years the day began at the Parma Research and Extension Center’s headquarters. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., and the program begins at 9 a.m. sharp at the Pomology Orchard and Vineyard site, which is located abo...
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Candidate Open Forum, Department Head, Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences
Posted: Tuesday, December 4 2012
You are invited to attend the following presentations by the candidates for the forest, rangeland, and fire sciences department head position. They will be discussing their management and leadership styles, followed by an open forum for questions and discussion. John Marshall Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. in CNR 200 Anthony Davis Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. in CNR 200
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Vandal Friday Campus Information Sessions
Posted: Monday, January 14 2013
Learn about the upcoming 2013 Vandal Friday events, go over the event schedule and have all your questions answered. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 10:30-11:30am Thursday, Feb. 7, 2:30-3:30pm Monday, Feb. 11, 1:30-2:30pm Idaho Commons Whitewater Room
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CALS Awards Nomination Deadline Feb. 15
Posted: Tuesday, January 22 2013
The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is soliciting nominations for alumni, student, faculty and staff awards. The annual awards recognize outstanding achievement. Recipients are honored at the college’s spring banquet in April. Nominations are due Feb. 15. More information is available at www.uidaho.edu/cals/awards and by contacting Katie Strittmatter, CALS Academic Programs assi...
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What to Know When Renting a Car for University Business
Posted: Thursday, March 21 2013
There are several things to remember when renting a vehicle for university business. Rental vehicles are only to be used for official university business. The driver must have on file with his/her unit an Authorization to Travel form signed by the appropriate authority for the unit. The driver must sign the rental agreement in his/her name, followed by the initials “UI”, to indica...
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Inland Marine Coverage Policy
Posted: Thursday, March 21 2013
Inland Marine coverage is for items that are valued under $2,000, are owned by the University or are contractually obligated to be insured by the University, and may be subject to theft or physical damage. Inland Marine coverage is not automatic coverage. Departments must report annually all items to be covered. If a new item is purchased or an addition is needed during the year, a department ma...
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Statistical Science Offers Free Consulting
Posted: Thursday, March 28 2013
The Statistics Consulting Center (SCC) is a complimentary walk-in service provided to faculty, staff, and graduate students at the University of Idaho offering assistance with design of surveys and experiments, analysis of data, proposal preparation, and other statistical questions. The services include advice on the choice of appropriate designs for surveys and experiments, and methods of data an...
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2013 Excellence Award Recipients Announced
Posted: Thursday, April 4 2013
Celebrate this year's Excellence Awards recipients Monday, April 15, 2013 at 6 p.m. in the SUB Ballroom. The meal cost is $25 per person, and for past Excellence Award recipients and a guest it is $12. If you've not done so already, RSVP to excellence@uidaho.edu. This year's Excellence Awards recipients this year are: Research and Creative Activity Excellence Award Patrick J. Hrdlicka, Associ...
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Apply for Summer & Fall Graduation by May 10
Posted: Monday, April 8 2013
Graduating this summer or fall? Apply by May 10 to avoid the $35 late charge. It's easy. Sign in to VandalWeb, select the Student Information Menu. For more information, go to: www.uidaho.edu/registrar/graduation Questions? Contact the Office of the Registrar in the Student Union Building, call 885-6731, or email graduation@uidaho.edu
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Technology Security Review
Posted: Tuesday, April 9 2013
The University of Idaho is committed to ensuring the security of the technology and data that play a significant role in the success of our institution. Information Technology Services (ITS) is working with a team from Indiana University to assess the general state of technology and information security at the University of Idaho. Project information is available at www.uidaho.edu/its/it-security....
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Two Academic Advisers Earn National Awards
Posted: Friday, April 19 2013
Two University of Idaho academic advisers have been awarded the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Outstanding adviser honor. Kristi Overfelt, adviser in CLASS, won in the New Adviser category for her work with general studies and undecided students. Larry Makus, interim associate dean in CALS, won in the Faculty Adviser category for his work with students in the department of agricu...
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Becoming a Friendship Family to an International Student
Posted: Monday, April 22 2013
The International Programs office is offering an international opportunity this summer for those who would like to ratchet up their cultural IQ this summer by becoming a Friendship Family to an international student. This non-residential friendship offers area families the opportunity to learn about places they may not have had a chance to visit and allows students the opportunity to learn about t...
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PDL Weekly Announcements
Posted: Wednesday, April 24 2013
Register for “Business Writing Essentials”  Register now for Professional Development and Learning’ “Business Writing Essentials” training.  Go to the PDL training portal for more information.
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Vandal Parking Permits: Renewal Time is Coming, New Applications Being Accepted
Posted: Friday, April 26 2013
Current Vandal Gold, Red, or Blue permit holders who would like to modify the number of payroll deductions for their permit for the 2013-14 year need to inform Parking and Transportation Services by emailing parking@uidaho.edu. If no changes are desired, no action is required. Vandal permit holders will not be issued a new permit for the new year and should continue using the permit in their vehic...
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Clarence Catt Retirement Reception
Posted: Friday, April 26 2013
Please join the staff of the Idaho Commons and Student Union in thanking Clarence for his 19 years of dedicated service to the Student Union, its occupants and the general campus community. Clarence has been the "go to" guy in the SUB for all of these years and will be leaving behind a position that may not actually be able to be filled due to the large shoes it will take. Thursday, May 9, 2013, ...
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Welcome 2013 Idaho INBRE Fellows
Posted: Thursday, May 16 2013
The Idaho INBRE Program at the University of Idaho would like to congratulate and welcome the following individuals for their recent acceptance into the 2013 Summer Fellowship Program. John Nuhn (U-Idaho) Kelly Deobald (U-Idaho) Kelsie Bashford (U-Idaho) Kyle Odom (U-Idaho) Leslie Nickerson (U-Idaho) Liz Brandon (U-Idaho) Mitchell LeCoultre (U-Idaho) Shannon Gill (U-Idaho) Hanna Kehlet ...
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Annual Fire Sprinkler Inspection & Testing Summer 2013
Posted: Thursday, June 6 2013
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 24-27, 2013 No disruption to normal services is expected. Any questions can be directed to Facilities: (208) 885-6246.
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General Catalog 2013-2014 Now Available Online
Posted: Monday, June 17 2013
The Academic Year 2013-2014 General Catalog is now available online at: www.uidaho.edu/registrar/classes/catalogs. The print on demand version of the 2013-2014 General Catalog will be available soon and can be found at: www.uidaho.edu/registrar/classes/catalogs/print.
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IGS Director Roy Breckenridge Retiring
Posted: Tuesday, June 18 2013
Roy Breckenridge, director of the Idaho Geological Survey (IGS) and Idaho State Geologist, is retiring from the University of Idaho after 35 years of service, including with the former Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology. His publications and work at IGS include field mapping and research of the environmental and Quaternary Period geology of Idaho, specifically glaciated areas with focus on the Ic...
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Office of Research Awards 14 Seed Grants to Faculty
Posted: Thursday, June 20 2013
The Office of Research and Economic Development has awarded 14 seed grants to UI faculty for fiscal year 2014. Seed grant awardees are selected through a peer-review process. The process this year was very competitive, with 42 proposals submitted. The objectives of the UI Seed Grant Program are to promote research and creative activities that will increase competitiveness for external funding, a...
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Annual Fire Sprinkler Inspection & Testing--Summer 2013
Posted: Monday, July 22 2013
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: July 22-25, 2013 No disruption to normal services is expected. Any questions can be directed to Facilities: (208) 885-6246
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Introduction to R Workshop
Posted: Friday, July 26 2013
Register now for the department of statistical science' "Introduction to R" workshop Aug. 15-16, from 9 a.m. - noon. The R statistical language is a free, open-source, multi-platform program that is widely used in many research areas. The workshop will cover topics such as starting R, reading data into R, manipulating data, preparing graphical displays, performing statistical analyses using linear...
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Borrowing Changes Come to University Library
Posted: Thursday, August 8 2013
Borrowing materials from the University of Idaho Library has changed. To streamline borrowing within Summit (the Orbis Cascade Alliance system), undergraduate students, staff and guests will now borrow most materials for six weeks with no renewal; faculty and graduate student loan periods are set at 120 days. Other policies apply to special materials and collections. The new borrowing practices h...
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Apply to be an Adviser for a Winter Alternative Service Break
Posted: Wednesday, August 28 2013
Winter Alternative Service Break is a more extensive service break which takes place during the last two weeks of winter break. There are generally three to four teams serving in different locations. Watch a video to learn more http://youtu.be/zGgs2Q9Ar7E The Winter ASB program will take place over winter break with the travel running from Sunday, Dec. 29 to Tuesday, Jan. 14. This winter, the AS...
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Increase Your Grant Writing Successes
Posted: Monday, October 14 2013
Register for a free webinar series on “Outcome Thinking and Management." All webinars are free and open to the campus and community. You will learn to: 1) develop client-based targets and milestones for your programs, 2) communicate your project's scope and intended results with outcome language, and 3) address outcomes in proposals to build donor confidence about their investment. Oct. ...
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General Policy Report #57
Posted: Friday, November 22 2013
General Policy Report #57, dated November 22, 2013, is available for viewing, downloading, or printing at: http://www.webs.uidaho.edu/facultycouncil/general_policy_reports.htm The Faculty Senate approved changes listed in this report (below) which will be considered to have the necessary general faculty approval unless a petition requesting further consideration of any item is signed by five fa...
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Volunteers Needed for the North Idaho LEGO Robotics Championship
Posted: Friday, December 6 2013
Idaho 4-H is looking for volunteers to help Judge and Referee the North Idaho FIRST LEGO League State Championship in Memorial Gym at the UI Saturday, Jan. 11. Thirty-six FIRST LEGO league teams, comprised of up to ten 9-14 year old students will be competing in an exciting table-top game and presenting their team’s ideas and solutions to this year’s challenge. Each year teams are task...
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Student Employee of the Year Nomination Period is Open
Posted: Friday, December 6 2013
Do you have an outstanding undergraduate University of Idaho student employee? One who goes above and beyond your expectations? Nominate your exceptional student employees for the 18th Annual Student Employee of the Year. Through part-time and temporary employment working in virtually all departments, University of Idaho students are a vital part of the local work force. They contribute much i...
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Teaching/Advising Excellence Nominations Due Friday, Dec. 13, 2013
Posted: Tuesday, December 10 2013
The deadline for submitting your nominations for Teaching, Hoffman, and Advising Excellence Awards is this Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. Please send the name of an outstanding teacher or adviser and a short paragraph on why they deserve to be recognized to excellence@uidaho.edu. The nominees will then be notified and given instructions on what materials will need to be submitted (in pdf format) to exce...
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Annual Award for Excellence in Outreach and Engagement - Call for Nominations.
Posted: Wednesday, December 11 2013
Applications are being sought for the 16th annual Excellence in Outreach and Engagement Award. The award recognizes and encourages outstanding accomplishments in outreach and engagement with clientele. Award recipients will receive an honorarium of up to $5,000, recognition at a formal ceremony, and a plaque. Application packets must be complete with the appropriate number of support letters fr...
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Spring ASB Adviser Applications
Posted: Wednesday, January 15
The Volunteer Center is thrilled to announce another round of successful winter ASB trips have made it back safely. We are carrying the excitement and energy gained from these experiences through to our planning for the upcoming 12 spring ASB experiences. These trips are not possible without the assistance of incredible faculty and staff. Being an adviser of a trip is a unique opportunity to c...
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Nominate an Outstanding Staff Member
Posted: Tuesday, January 28
Nominations are now being accepted for Outstanding Staff Awards. Nomination forms as well as the criteria for each category can be found on the Staff Awards website located at www.uidaho.edu/staffawards. Nominations are due Feb. 19, 2014.
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Register for the 2014 Innovation Showcase
Posted: Friday, January 31
Registration deadline for the 2014 Innovation Showcase is April 1. This student competition offers the opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to present research or artistic and creative activity projects through poster displays and detailed presentations and to compete for monetary awards. Don't let your students miss this exciting opportunity to participate and showcase their proje...
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Registration Open for 56th Annual Idaho Academy of Science Meeting and Symposium
Posted: Friday, February 7
Register for the Idaho Academy of Science Meeting and Symposium, which is coming back to Moscow, Idaho March 20-22, 2014. Organized by the Idaho Academy of Science and the University of Idaho, it will be held at the Best Western University Inn and the theme is "Energy, Materials and Nanotechnology." This is an opportunity for any students, faculty, and staff who are interested in science and engin...
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Nomination Deadline for Distinguished Professor, Mid-Career and Interdisciplinary Awards Feb. 18
Posted: Monday, February 10
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 is the deadline for nominations for University Distinguished Professor, President’s Mid-Career Faculty Awards, and Excellence in Interdisciplinary/Collaborative Efforts. Submit nominations to excellence@uidaho.edu by 5 p.m. Recipients of these awards will be honored at the Excellence Banquet on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 in the SUB Ballroom. For more information and to ...
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Special Lab & Course Fee Deadline Friday, Feb. 28
Posted: Tuesday, February 25
Special Lab and Course Fee requests for Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 will be accepted through the close of business this Friday, Feb. 28. The forms and guidelines can be found at the Academic Affairs website at www.uidaho.edu/academicaffairs/departmentadministration. Please submit a request if you have a new special course fee, a change to an existing special course fee, or have a change in the pur...
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President Chuck Staben Welcome Address
Posted: Thursday, February 27
Please join the University of Idaho Community for the Welcome Address of the Eighteenth President of the University of Idaho Chuck Staben, Ph.D. on March 3, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. (PST) in the Administration Auditorium. Web cast live at www.uidaho.edu/live. Designated viewing locations: Boise: IWC 162, Idaho Falls: IF 1 (TAB350A), Coeur d’Alene: Harbor Center 241 and Twin Falls: TF B66.
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Internal Job Posting: Residential Team Cleaning Supervisor Opening
Posted: Friday, February 28
Internal Job Posting: University Housing has an opening for a Residential Team Cleaning Supervisor, announcement # 19228053116. This is a great advancement opportunity for current Team Cleaning Specialists. Closing date for this position is 03/13/2014. Please visit www.uidaho.edu/human-resources/jobs to apply.
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Inland Northwest Genomics Research Symposium Registration Open
Posted: Thursday, March 6
Registration is now open for the Inland Northwest Genomics Research Symposium at www.ibest.uidaho.edu/events/inland-northwest-genomics-research-symposium/ The symposium will be held May 22, 2014 at the University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho. The Inland Northwest Genomics Research Symposium (INWGRS) provides a unique learning opportunity for engaged scientists and those interested in becoming familiar...
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Theatre Prof's New Play Set for National Exposure
Posted: Thursday, March 6
The National New Play Network has just announced that Robert Caisley's new play "LUCKY ME" will be supported for an NNPN Rolling World Premiere. More info: www.nnpn.org/news/nnpn-announces-the-42nd-rolling-world-premiere-lucky-me-by-rob-caisley
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Esri Software Products Now Available for Download to Faculty, Staff and Students
Posted: Wednesday, March 12
A partnership between the University of Idaho Library, Information Technology Services and the VandalStore has resulted in easier access to Esri software products for students, faculty, and staff. Software can now be downloaded from www.uidaho.edu/its/Software/ESRI. If you have questions, please contact Bruce Godfrey, GIS Librarian, at bgodfrey@uidaho.edu.
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Leadership Change Announced in the Registrar’s Office
Posted: Wednesday, March 12
Nancy Krogh, university registrar, will be leaving the University of Idaho March 14, 2014. She has accepted a position with CedarCrestone as a senior consultant on their change management team. She started at the University of Idaho in October 2005 as university registrar. Previously she served as registrar and institutional research at the University of North Dakota and Rocky Mountain College. &...
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Promotion and Tenure Acknowledgement
Posted: Thursday, March 13
The University of Idaho will be recognizing individuals who will be awarded promotion or tenure at the Excellence Awards on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 in the SUB Vandal Ballroom at 6 p.m. (pdt) by asking them to stand and be recognized during the ceremony. The following faculty members are being awarded promotion and/or tenure effective with their appointment in fiscal year 2015: John Abatzoglou pr...
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HERI Faculty Survey Begins
Posted: Thursday, March 13
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. This comprehensive, nationwide survey of faculty provides a wealth of information on faculty today, including goals that faculty have for undergraduate education, practices and perspectives on pedagogy, attitudes and views on diversity, h...
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Student Coordinator Hiring
Posted: Tuesday, March 18
The Department of Student Involvement is hiring. We're want enthusiastic students who love planning events and programs for their peers. We have three summer positions and multiple positions open for the 2014-2015 school year. Encourage at least one student to apply by sending them this link: uidaho.edu/jobs.
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Mailing List for Communicating Geospacial Resources and Technologies
Posted: Tuesday, March 18
A mailing list has been established to facilitate communication on geospatial resources and technologies among those affiliated with the University of Idaho. Targeted announcements related to the Esri site license, geospatial services, and much more information will be available to subscribers. To subscribe to the list visit http://lists.uidaho.edu/mailman/listinfo/geotech. If you have questions, ...
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4-H Invites Families to Host Summer Exchange Students
Posted: Thursday, March 20
Travel abroad without leaving home this summer with a Idaho 4-H International Programs summer exchange. Host exchange students ages 12-17 from Japan, Finland or Argentina for one month in July and August. You must have a child of approximately the same age as your exchange student. For details visit the 4-H International Programs web page or click on the link at www.uidaho.edu/4h.
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University Policy Changes - December 2012-December 2013
Posted: Monday, March 24
A list of new/amended university policies, those in the Administrative Procedures Manual or Faculty-Staff Handbook, covering the period Dec. 12, 2012-Dec. 31, 2013 can be viewed here. Each new/amended policy is assigned a university policy number (UP#) for tracking purposes and edits (redline) for each can be viewed at the University Policies website.
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Central America Youth Ambassador (CAYA) Program Session Begins
Posted: Tuesday, March 25
The International Programs Office (IPO) is getting ready to welcome the new group of students for the spring session of the Central America Youth Ambassador (CAYA) Program. March 26 - April 1, CAYA participants will work in teams to create models for sustainable social entrepreneurship and have a chance to interact with faculty and students from the University of Idaho, instructors from Vandal Inn...
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Faculty Survey reminder
Posted: Wednesday, March 26
As a faculty member, you should have received an email from CIRPSurveys@datstat.com earlier this week reminding you to participate in the HERI Faculty Survey. The University of Idaho conducts this survey every three to four years through the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) at UCLA. This comprehensive, nationwide survey of faculty is currently available and will run through April of 20...
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McDaniel to Retire as Executive Director of UI Foundation
Posted: Wednesday, March 26
Nancy McDaniel, executive director of the University of Idaho Foundation, Inc., has announced her retirement effective June 30, 2014. “It has been a distinct honor and privilege to serve the University of Idaho Foundation, Inc. as its executive director and to work with our outstanding volunteers,” says McDaniel. “I am proud of the accomplishments we have made and the positive...
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Register for McCall Outdoor Science School Summer Programs
Posted: Friday, March 28
Register now for McCall Outdoor Science School summer programs. Spend a week of your summer exploring the rivers, lakes and mountains of the northern Rocky Mountains that surround stunning McCall, Idaho. The school offers residential summer field science expeditions for middle and high school students as well as fun, adventure filled day camps for younger students. Programs include: River Scie...
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