UI Coeur d'Alene News
Posted Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:21:00 -0700University of Idaho students are invited to attend Boise for Startup Week Oct. 4-6 at no cost. Boise Startup Week is Idaho's largest community-driven, entrepreneur-focused event. Each year, thousands of people come together to learn, support and celebrate Idaho's growing entrepreneurial ecosystem. This year's focus is on technology and much of the content will be most relevant to UI students in the College of Business and Economics and the College of Engineering. Free lodging, transportation and food for UI students will be provided by employer sponsors. Read more
Posted Tue, 29 Aug 2017 13:46:00 -0700As part of its breakfast series, the Idaho Business Review will take a look at what is being done to ensure the safety of online information in Idaho companies. The Oct. 10 event in Boise will feature a panel of experts, including Karen Thurston, director of the University of Idaho Coeur d'Alene's Cybersecurity Training and Operations Center. Thurston will discuss existing threats and anticipated ones. The breakfast is fro 8-10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at The Grove Hotel in Boise.
Posted Mon, 28 Aug 2017 12:27:00 -0700The University of Idaho Research Park in Post Falls has several online courses focused on cybersecurity and ethical hacking. These courses are perfect for Idaho companies that have employees they would like to have further trained in these topics. The University is holding open labs for our cybersecurity module every Tuesday and Thursday from 7-9 p.m. for the months of September and October, starting on Sept. 12. The labs will be held at the University of Idaho Research Park in Post Falls. Free pizza will be available at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12. This will be a work-at-your-own-pace classroom setting with aides available for help. Once your employees feel comfortable they are able to continue the course online or come into the lab for additional help. These courses are free for Idaho employees. The cost is $80 for non-Idaho employees. Register at www.uidaho.edu/cyber-training.
Posted Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:57:00 -0700The first and only detailed food guide for making brain-nourishing dietary choices, "The Alzheimer's Prevention Food Guide" will show you how to eat for total brain health and help prevent Alzheimer's before it starts. Authors Sue Linja, R.D.N., L.D., and UI Associated Professor SeAnne Safaii-Waite, Ph.D., R.D.N., L.D., will be signing the book from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednedsay, Aug. 30, at the Spokane Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave.
Posted Tue, 01 Aug 2017 12:20:00 -0700Provide administrative, fiscal and personnel management to the Northern District Extension Director and faculty/staff in 9 county Extension offices. Located at the Harbor Center in Coeur d Alene, ID. Start date September or October, 2017. For more information and to apply, click here. Read more
Posted Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:20:00 -0700A noted bee expert will headline a “Pollinators in Peril” series of events in Sandpoint Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 1-2, focusing on the importance of pollinators and how to help them.
Posted Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:48:00 -0700The University of Idaho is the presenting sponsor for the North Idaho State Fair and Rodeo in Coeur d'Alene for the third year in a row, and we are looking for student and alumni volunteers to help staff our booth. Read more
Posted Mon, 17 Jul 2017 16:10:00 -0700The Think Big Festival is an annual event that educates and empowers entrepreneurs by focusing on the speed at which technology is moving and our role in its progression. Held Aug. 4-5, 2017, the festival will highlight the field of robotics and host brilliant minds from Microsoft, Boeing, Johns Hopkins APL, and more in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Read more
Posted Wed, 12 Jul 2017 08:17:00 -0700Middle school students will learn to code using iPads during the Coding Swift with iPad camp July 17-21 at University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene. The camp is one of several that the center hosts as part of the DIG’NIT summer camp program. Read more
Marie Pengilly, Outreach Specialist, Water Resource Center Outreach Department - Coeur d'Alene Center for Higher Ed
Posted Wed, 14 Jun 2017 10:00:00 -0700We recently had the entire fifth-grade class of Hayden Meadows Elementary school at our office for two days. Marie has organized a field trip for them for several years now. She keeps them organized and on schedule. The children spend the day engaging in water activities. I had a chance to speak to several of the children this year, and they all stated that this was their favorite field trip of the year. Great job Marie!
Posted Thu, 11 May 2017 13:36:00 -0700The University of Idaho Coeur d'Alene is hosting its fifth year of STEM-focused summer camps through the DIG'NIT program, an initiative aimed to increase awareness and interest in science and technology. Read more
Posted Wed, 10 May 2017 14:06:00 -0700Young adults who want to learn about cybersecurity and technology career options will have the opportunity during one of two Air Force Association’s (AFA) CyberCamp summer camp programs hosted by University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene. The hands-on programs, slated for June 19-23, are designed for students in seventh through 12th grades who have an interest in computer science or science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) career fields. Read more
Posted Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:16:00 -0700COEUR D'ALENE — North Idaho high school journalism students can get hands-on experience in reporting or design during a workshop sponsored by the University of Idaho’s School of Journalism and Mass Media May 19 in Coeur d’Alene. Read more
Posted Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:00:00 -0700COEUR D'ALENE — Seventy-eight graduating students are eligible to receive a combined 78 degrees this spring at the University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene. Candidates from UI Coeur d’Alene applied for 48 bachelor’s degrees, 28 master’s degrees and two specialist degrees. Read more
Posted Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:10:00 -0700Jill Donnelly has been hired as the new advising and recruitment specialist for the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences at the Harbor Center in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. She graduated from the University of Idaho with a degree in child, family and consumer sciences and is thrilled to be working for her alma mater. Donnelly is passionate about education and has spent most of her career as an educator and family advocate.
Posted Mon, 03 Apr 2017 11:51:00 -0700The design concepts for the proposed new North Idaho Collaborative Education Classroom Building will be on display, including a short presentation by the design team, Tuesday and Wednesday, April 4-5 at the following times at North Idaho College in Coeur d'Alene:
Posted Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:20:00 -0800All University of Idaho faculty and staff are encouraged to attend a special Vandal Ideas Project Mixer from 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, in the International Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center.
Posted Thu, 09 Feb 2017 15:33:00 -0800All University of Idaho faculty and staff are encouraged to attend a special Vandal Ideas Project Mixer from 3:30-5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, in the Vandal Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center. Video connections to UI Boise and UI Coeur d'Alene will be available. This year, the Vandal Ideas Project is focusing on the "go-on" rate for the state of Idaho, as part of the "Engage" goal of the strategic plan.
Posted Thu, 09 Feb 2017 08:15:00 -0800The University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene is closed today, Feb. 9, 2017, due to weather. The UI website, www.uidaho.edu/cda will be updated as conditions change. Read more
Posted Tue, 07 Feb 2017 16:00:00 -0800Brittany has been the Web Coordinator for the Coeur d'Alene center for several months now, and she has been amazing to work with. She is very responsive and has the perfect solutions to my website problems. Our website has never looked so good! Read more
Posted Mon, 06 Feb 2017 09:25:00 -0800A dual-credit course in computer science will be made available online to high school students across Idaho in fall 2017, thanks to a collaboration between Sandpoint High School, the University of Idaho College of Engineering and UI Coeur d’Alene. Read more
Posted Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:00:00 -0800In an ongoing effort to support high-tech business growth in North Idaho, the University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene has established a two-year strategic partnership with Protelligent, Inc. Read more
Posted Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:17:00 -0800University of Idaho Extension will sponsor three workshops for grain growers Jan. 23-25 in Lewiston, Greencreek and Bonners Ferry. The cereal schools will feature updates on markets from the Idaho Wheat Commission and Idaho Barley Commission, comparison of costs and returns from conventional tillage and direct seeding, variety trial results, pesticide use for canola production, weed control and an analysis of dietary benefits and misconceptions about wheat. Read more
Posted Tue, 10 Jan 2017 09:02:00 -0800Performers from the Shaolin School in Henan Province, China, will present a free martial arts and musical show in Coeur d’Alene at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, at the North Idaho College Schuler Performing Arts Center, 1000 Garden Ave. Seating is limited, so please arrive early.
Posted Mon, 09 Jan 2017 15:02:00 -0800In an ongoing effort to support math teachers at elementary schools in rural areas of North Idaho, the Regional Mathematics Center at the University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene will offer an online book club beginning Thursday, Jan. 19.
Posted Mon, 09 Jan 2017 11:18:00 -0800UI faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends are invited to celebrate our student-athletes and bowl-winning coaching staff at our National Letter of Intent Signing Day events. University of Idaho Athletics looks forward to the opportunity to congratulate the student-athletes that will be signing their Letter of Intent the first week of February. We are proud of our recruits and look forward to the opportunity to welcome them to the Vandal family. Read more
Posted Mon, 09 Jan 2017 10:04:00 -0800Because of winter weather conditions, the University of Idaho campus in Coeur d’Alene is closed for Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. This closure is in effect until conditions change. Updates about the closure will be posted on the UI website, http://www.uidaho.edu/cda. Read more
Posted Fri, 06 Jan 2017 16:31:00 -0800Monte Stiles and Ray Lozano, two leading experts in drug education and prevention, will pay a visit to Coeur d’Alene in January to discuss the dangers of e-cigs and vaping. Read more
Posted Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:00:00 -0800As part of Computer Science Education Week, the University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene is partnering with Gizmo-CDA and the Innovation Collective to get local children interested in learning about computer coding and technology.
Posted Thu, 10 Nov 2016 11:03:00 -0800Average smartphone users likely don’t realize the amount of geospatial technology that goes into properly running their favorite apps. What was once a technology used only by well-trained professionals, the most popular features of what is commonly referred to as GIS are now accessible by everyone, and anyone with a cellphone can be a provider of crowdsourced GIS data. Read more
Posted Tue, 01 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0700Earlier this afternoon I participated in the testing of our new videoconference systems linking EP204 and CDA/Harbor Center room 240B…and all went smoothly. As project architect and manager of this critical project linking/expanding the computer science program in both Moscow and CDA, Liza Morris did a professional and unwavering job of pushing this project through on time with exemplary results. Liza’s efforts were joined by equally great work on the part of Greg Clifford and Matt Kitterman from ITS. I’ll laud the efforts of our own Ray Anderson as well. All in all…a great team effort. It’s a great room and Moscow-CDA faculty look forward to using it beginning this Thursday. As team leader, It couldn’t/wouldn’t have happened without Liza’s hard work and problem solving.
Posted Mon, 03 Oct 2016 10:30:00 -0700The Idaho Water Resources Research Institute will celebrate the grand opening of its new Lake Social Ecological Systems Laboratory, or LaSES, from 3-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, at the University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene Harbor Center, 1031 N. Academic Way.
Faculty and student researchers at the LaSES lab will study North Idaho lakes’ interacting natural systems and how they affect — and are affected by — the human communities around them. The lab will work closely with local and regional groups, including the Coeur d’Alene Tribe and the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality. Read more
Posted Mon, 03 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0700President Chuck Staben will give his annual State of the University address from 2:30-3:30 p.m Wednesday, Oct. 5, in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center. This event will also include a celebration of our staff and faculty, and the hard work you put in every day and specifically will celebrate the completion of the Strategic Plan. Refreshments will be served, and there will be prize drawings. Prizes will also be awarded to those participating on site as well as from our university centers around the state.The address will be live-streamed and aired at dedicated viewing locations in Boise, Coeur d'Alene and Idaho Falls. Read more
Posted Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho College of Education, in partnership with the University of Rochester in New York, was awarded a $2.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Discovery Research PreK-12 program to provide teachers in rural school districts access to innovative online professional learning experiences in mathematics. Read more
Posted Mon, 12 Sep 2016 08:00:00 -0700Marie Pengilly can make it rain 40 days and 40 nights or cause a 100-year drought. She can conjure up a blizzard or make a volcano erupt — just using her hands.
Her godlike powers come from a new technology called the Augmented Reality Sandbox, a powerful teaching tool for local students studying environmental science. Read more
Posted Tue, 06 Sep 2016 13:30:00 -0700The University of Idaho College of Education’s Rehabilitation Counseling and Human Services (RCHS) program has been awarded full national accreditation for an additional five years by the Council on Rehabilitation Education, the accrediting body for master’s degree programs in Rehabilitation Counselor Education. Read more
Posted Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:00:00 -0700On Thursday, Aug 25, the University of Idaho and Coeur d’Alene-based fiberoptics company Fatbeam will celebrate a $3.2 million donation of high speed fiber optics and internet access to UI’s Research Park in Post Falls.
Posted Mon, 22 Aug 2016 11:00:00 -0700As a perk of University of Idaho Coeur d'Alene's sponsorship of the Think Big Fest, all staff and faculty are eligible for a free ticket to the event, a $125 savings. The tech, robotics and networking event begins Friday evening, Aug. 26, with a concert in downtown Coeur d'Alene. The speakers, panels and hands-on experience event continues all day Saturday, Aug. 27. To claim your ticket, go to www.thinkbigfestival.com, choose "early bird ticket," and use the code ThinkBigPartner at checkout.
Posted Mon, 22 Aug 2016 08:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho’s Research Park received a technological boost this year thanks to local broadband fiber provider Fatbeam. Fatbeam, cofounded by Greg Green and Shawn Swanby in 2010, provides broadband access services to business enterprise, healthcare, education and government customers in the Western United States. Read more
Posted Wed, 17 Aug 2016 11:30:00 -0700In order to provide a healthier and cleaner atmosphere for the entire Vandal community, the University of Idaho has enacted a tobacco-free policy for its statewide locations. Read more
Posted Mon, 15 Aug 2016 09:30:00 -0700The University of Idaho is the title sponsor of this year's North Idaho State Fair in Coeur d'Alene from Wednesday, Aug. 24, to Sunday, Aug. 28 at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds. Our booth is in need of volunteers to cover shifts and represent colleges and programs. UI Coeur d'Alene is coordinating booth shifts and participation. Staffing the University of Idaho booth is a great opportunity to get your college or program's word out as we are given prime positioning in front of the main gate. If you'd like to spend time at the booth, please contact Angie Sowers at 208-667-5561 or email@example.com. Read more
Posted Wed, 03 Aug 2016 09:30:00 -0700Four teachers from across Idaho and 20 Nampa middle school students will receive special training and explore the growing field of computer programing and coding during a week-long summer camp in Nampa. Read more
Posted Mon, 01 Aug 2016 12:30:00 -0700After four years of planning, the University of Idaho and North Idaho College will now offer a baccalaureate program in computer science.
Posted Wed, 20 Jul 2016 10:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho’s Research Park received a technological boost this year thanks to local broadband fiber provider Fatbeam. Fatbeam, cofounded by Greg Green and Shawn Swanby in 2010, provides broadband access services to business enterprise, healthcare, education and government customers in the Western United States. Read more
Posted Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:30:00 -0700The University of Idaho’s Cybersecurity Training and Operations Center (CTOC), became the first Idaho higher education institution to join the National CyberWatch Center in May.
Posted Sun, 19 Jun 2016 08:00:00 -0700Imagine this is your work commute: You arrive at your office, don safety gear (including a respirator to protect you from poisonous gases), and enter an elevator crammed with 16 other people. Then, instead of heading up to your climate-controlled office, you are sent over a mile underground. There, you take an all-terrain vehicle that snakes through dark and dusty corridors while dropping another thousand feet deeper into the earth. Read more
Posted Fri, 10 Jun 2016 15:00:00 -0700From 8 p.m. Pacific time Friday, June 17, through 8 a.m. Pacific Saturday, June 18, all services at the University of Idaho will be impacted by a core network outage.
Posted Fri, 03 Jun 2016 09:30:00 -0700The University of Idaho’s Office of Tribal Relations will be offering several new scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year thanks to a $10,000 donation from the Coeur d’Alene Tribe.
Posted Thu, 02 Jun 2016 15:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho’s College of Engineering invites high school students in grades nine through twelve (entering or finished) to explore the growing and critical fields of computing, coding, and cybersecurity at two 2016 GenCyber Summer Camps this July. Read more
Posted Wed, 27 Apr 2016 13:30:00 -0700Eight-five graduating students are eligible to receive a combined 86 degrees this spring at the University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene. Candidates from UI Coeur d’Alene applied for 50 baccalaureate degrees, 35 master’s degrees and a specialist degree. Read more
Posted Tue, 26 Apr 2016 09:00:00 -0700Threats to the virtual world can be threats to the physical world – especially in the energy sector. In recent years, Internet-based attacks have hit electric grids, dams, oil producers and nuclear facilities. Read more
Posted Mon, 22 Feb 2016 15:00:00 -0800The 2016 Cybersecurity Symposium will be held April 18-20, 2016, at the Coeur d'Alene Resort. It is an opportunity for academic researchers from all disciplines, and stakeholders from industry and government to meet and discuss state-of-the-art techniques and processes, with the purpose of improving the cybersecurity of today’s critical systems. This symposium seeks submissions from academia, industry, and government describing innovative research, case studies, and best practices on all practical and theoretical aspects of cybersecurity. Read more
Posted Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:00:00 -0800Sophie Milam, HI-SEAS Mars Researcher and UI mechanical engineering alumna, shares her experience of studying on NASA’s simulation station during the monthly Science on Tap event 5:30 p.m., Tuesday Feb. 16 at Gizmo Maker Space, 806 N. 4th Street. Read more
Posted Mon, 01 Feb 2016 14:30:00 -0800The University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene will launch its spring semester series for nonprofit organizations beginning March 3. Nonprofit leaders and employees can learn from some of the best nonprofit leaders in the community, from organizations like United Way of Kootenai County, St. Vincent De Paul and more. Read more
Posted Mon, 11 Jan 2016 18:45:00 -0800
It sounds like a state-of-the-art burrow in a Tom Clancy techno thriller – the Cybersecurity Training and Operations Center. Instead, it’s a new extension of the University of Idaho inside the college’s Post Falls research park. Here, aspiring computer security experts can prepare and test for their professional certifications, and employees in the field can pursue on-the-job training.
Posted Tue, 01 Dec 2015 14:06:00 -0800The Region 1 Idaho Regional Mathematics Center will host its annual Regional Academy on Mathematics and Science Education for instructors and administrators Friday and Saturday, Dec. 11-12, at the Red Lion Templin’s Resort Hotel in Post Falls. Read more
Posted Thu, 19 Nov 2015 13:54:00 -0800The 2016-25 Strategic Plan development committee is formed and actively doing its work. How can you get involved? Join us at one of the four Town Hall Meetings statewide and share your feedback with Provost and Executive Vice President John Wiencek.
Posted Thu, 05 Nov 2015 14:51:00 -0800The Kootenai and Shoshone county 4-H programs will host a sign-up night at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10, 2015, for those area youths wishing to participate in 4-H activities this year. The event will be held in Building 3 at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d'Alene. Youths ages 5-18 may choose from traditional offerings like robotics, sewing, forestry and animals. A new offering this year is the Urban Interface Backyard and Beyond Club. This special interest club is for youths who may not have access to farm animals, but still want to experience the fair. Read more
Posted Wed, 28 Oct 2015 10:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho College of Engineering will hold its annual Women in Engineering Day on Friday, Nov. 6, 2015. Women in Engineering Day is a one-day workshop for female high school students, grades 11-12, designed to introduce students to academic and career options in engineering and computer science. Read more
Posted Fri, 23 Oct 2015 14:57:00 -0700Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) has begun implementation of the University of Idaho Hazard Communication Program. As mandated by the Idaho Division of Building Safety, the Hazard Communication Standard requires that employers provide their employees with information and knowledge on the hazards of the chemicals used in their work area. Unit administrators are responsible for ensuring that the program is consistently applied. Read more
Posted Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0700University of Idaho faculty members in the Rehabilitation Counseling and Human Services Program (RCHS), which is in the College of Education’s Department of Leadership and Counseling, have been awarded a five-year $1 million Rehabilitation Training grant from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services – Rehabilitation Services Administration to provide academic training in vocational rehabilitation counseling and attract highly capable applicants. Read more
Posted Wed, 23 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho on Thursday will launch a new VandaLink partnership with North Idaho College. The program simplifies process of transferring an associate’s degree from NIC to continue toward a bachelor’s degree.
Posted Tue, 22 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0700Writer, performer and cultural geographer Carolyn Finney will give a keynote talk based on her book “Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors,” at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28, at the Vandal Ballroom South in the Bruce M. Pitman Center on the University of Idaho campus. Read more
Posted Thu, 17 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0700This week, the Obama administration and U.S. Department of Education unveiled College Scorecard, a new data site that provides comprehensive data on education costs and student outcomes of universities across the nation. Read more