Posted Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:28:00 -0800The University of Idaho will host thousands of visitors for the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23-24. The public is welcome to join the festivities on the Moscow campus, but should be aware of street and parking restrictions due to the high amount of vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Campus visitors, students and employees are encouraged to abide by posted signage to avoid being ticketed. Read more
Posted Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:30:00 -0800The 2018 University of Idaho Hemingway Festival will provide a variety of literary events for the Moscow community Thursday through Saturday, March 1-3. “There is a little something for everyone in this year’s festival program,” said Tobias Wray, director of the Creative Writing Programs in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences. Read more
Posted Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:58:00 -0800University of Idaho Martin Institute Director Bill Smith has been with the university for 17 years, but his student Abby Rowe is the first he has seen to triple-major in international studies, crop management and Spanish. Rowe, 19, comes from a rural farming town in southeast Idaho. Were she to keep with tradition, she would continue a fifth-generation legacy of family farmers. Someday, Rowe said, she may go that route, but right now, she's focusing her knowledge and skills on an international cause: fighting poverty in Africa. Read more
Posted Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:47:00 -0800DeLanna Studi, an award-winning actress, writer and activist, will present portions of her play “And So We Walked: An Artist’s Journey Along the Trail of Tears,” followed by a hosted reception at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 2, at the University of Idaho Prichard Art Gallery, 414 S. Main Street, Moscow. Read more
Posted Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:28:00 -0800Applications for the Center for Digital Inquiry and Learning (CDIL)summer fellowships are available and due March 9. Opportunities are available for graduate and undergraduate students pursuing a degree in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences. Fellows will work for 10 weeks on the development of a CDIL-connected faculty or that of the student’s own creation. Undergraduates will earn $13/hour. Graduate students will earn $16/hour and will participate in the inaugural Palouse Digital Scholarship Symposium (May 11-18, 2018). More information and applications are available at https://cdil.lib.uidaho.edu/.
Posted Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:49:00 -0800Applications for three separate fellowship programs through the University of Idaho’s Center for Digital Inquiry and Learning (CDIL) are due on March 9. More information and applications are available at https://cdil.lib.uidaho.edu/.
Becoming a Middle School Teacher: U of I Alumnus Presents on His Experiences as a Middle School Spanish Teacher
Posted Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:37:00 -0800Have you considered becoming a teacher? This is a wonderful opportunity for you to learn first hand from a Vandal about being a teacher. University of Idaho Alumnus Marco Mendoza will present on his experiences as middle school Spanish teacher in Moscow at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb.21, 2018, in TLC 222. Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and Culture. Read more
Posted Wed, 07 Feb 2018 12:52:00 -0800"Historical Archaeology Through a Western Lens" edited by Mark Warner, professor and associate dean for graduate studies in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, and Margaret Purser of Sonoma State University, was selected as a 2017 Outstanding Academic Title by Choice. This prestigious list is published annually by the publication of the American Library Association to honor the best in scholarly titles. The Outstanding Academic Title designation is only awarded to approximately 10 percent of more than 6,000 works reviewed in Choice each year. Read more
Posted Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:00:00 -0800The University of Idaho is looking forward to increased attendance and ticket sales at this year’s 2018 University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. “We are very excited to have more students and more schools participating in the 2018 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. Our goal is for students, educators, and performers to have an amazing experience,” said Vanessa Sielert, director of the Lionel Hampton School of Music in U of I’s College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences. Read more
Posted Mon, 05 Feb 2018 16:03:00 -0800The sixth annual World Music Festival takes place this weekend and features Yacouba Sissoko, a kora player from Mali, and Navin Chettri, a Nepali musician who serves as the celebration's creative director and a lecturer of percussion in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences. A concert with Sissoko, Chetrri and ensembles from the Lionel Hampton School of Music is at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9 in the Administration Building Auditorium. Tickets for the concert are available at the door and are $8 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. Read more