Posted Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:58:00 -0700Please join Provost and Executive Vice President John Wiencek and the entire campus community in thanking Andrew Kersten, dean of the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, for his service to the university. A celebration is 3:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2018, in the International Ballroom North in the Bruce M. Pitman Center, Moscow. Dessert and refreshments will be provided. Read more
Posted Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:51:00 -0700The University of Idaho's James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research and the School of Journalism and Mass Media will host a panel discussion featuring current and past legislative interns reflecting on their experience. Read more
Posted Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:23:00 -0700The Department of Politics and Philosophy hosts a panel discussion, "Big Data, Big Effects? Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and the 2016 Presidential Election," at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in ED 141. The discussion will be moderated by U of I faculty member Brian Ellison. Other panelists include faculty members Florian Justwan, Aman McLeod, Katie Blevins, Michael Overton and Aleta Quinn. Read more
Posted Thu, 12 Apr 2018 14:20:00 -0700University of Idaho’s Department of Theatre Arts presents “The Children’s Hour” by Lillian Hellman at 7:30 p.m. April 20-21, 26-28 and at 2 p.m. April 21 and 28 at the Hartung Theater, 625 Stadium Drive in Moscow.Tickets are free for U of I students, $10 for U of I faculty, staff and seniors and $15 for the general public and are available at BookPeople of Moscow, by phone at 208-885-6465 or at the door 60 minutes before curtain. The show contains mature content and is not suitable for children. Read more
Posted Wed, 11 Apr 2018 13:17:00 -0700Kelly Quinnett, head of performance at the Theatre Arts Department at the University of Idaho, is performing a one-night-only, free, staged reading of “Natural Shocks” by Lauren Gunderson at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Center, 508 South Main Street, Moscow. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Free advance tickets are available at BookPeople of Moscow, at Shoup Hall, room 201 on the U of I campus, or at the door 30 minutes before curtain. Read more
Posted Wed, 11 Apr 2018 09:03:00 -0700Join us for a screening of Assistant Professor Denise Bennett's film "#MeToo Moscow: Local Perspectives on an International Movement" at noon April 25 in the Borah Theater. This film features #metoo stories from local women and will be accompanied by a brown bag discussion with the filmmaker. Bring your lunch and join the conversation. All are welcome! For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Read more
Posted Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:14:00 -0700Faculty, staff and students are welcome to join the Office of Research and Economic Development for the second engagement of SAS (Short and Sweet) Talks from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, in the IRIC step Auditorium, as well as via livestream statewide. The event will be streamed to U of I Boise Room 162, Coeur d'Alene Room 240B and Idaho Falls, TAB 350. Food, as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, will be available on the Moscow campus. Read more
Posted Fri, 06 Apr 2018 12:38:00 -0700"Some Lived: An Idaho POW's Story" - a documentary by Denise Bennett, an associate professor of journalism and mass media in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences - won the award for "Best Heritage Short Documentary" at the Tribute Film Festival in Texas in March. "Some Lived" tells the story of 2LT Mark Brooks Calnon '40, who was interned at Stalag Luft III during World War II. The documentary has also been screened this year at the docLAHOMA Film Festival in Oklahoma City on Jan. 14 and the Spokane International Film Festival on Feb. 2 as part of the Best of the Northwest Shorts program. Bennett's project, including a digital archive of Calnon's oral histories and memorabilia was funded through a University of Idaho Seed Grant.
Posted Fri, 06 Apr 2018 12:27:00 -0700The University of Idaho's Model European Union team competed at the West Coast Summit in February. Six students from the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences – Jaxon Woodfill, Madeleine Curtright, Max Welch, Cami Nichols, Emma Carson and Kari Storjohann – negotiated about two different international policy topics. Carson, a senior majoring in political science, received honors and was named an "Outstanding Agricultural Minister." The trip was made possible by the generous donation of John Wallace, a 1978 alumnus with degrees in anthropology and Spanish.
Posted Wed, 04 Apr 2018 11:21:00 -0700Students at the University of Idaho can now earn an interdisciplinary minor in Africana Studies in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences. With this minor, students will come to understand the historical, political and social contexts behind contemporary global politics and racial relations. They will be better equipped to work with and for diverse populations, in any profession. For more information, contact Kristin Haltinner at email@example.com. Read more