Posted Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:57:00 -0700UI freshmen and sophomore are invited to join the Rec 240 class as it hosts a friendly kickball tournament and barbecue at Ghormley Park, weather permitting. The event will take place from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, April 15, and is completely free. Sign up as a team or come by yourself and learn about the University of Idaho Recreation Program! Read more
Posted Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:34:00 -0700Dwaine (Marty) Marten, Ph.D., 3, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, died peacefully Sunday afternoon at Good Samaritan, March 26, 2017, with his family at his side. Read more
Posted Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho Foundation is proud to announce its 1500th endowment, funded by a gift from alumna Shirley A. (Williamson) Wentz, a dedicated educator and lifelong Vandal supporter. Read more
Posted Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:59:00 -0700Provides engaging instruction in Mathematics (up to the level of pre-calculus) to high school students of culturally diverse backgrounds. The NNUB curriculum is driven by hands-on experiences, the use of technology in the classroom, community-driven and thematic programming, and career exploration.
For more information and to apply, click here.
Posted Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:57:00 -0700Provides supervision as well as organization of evening and weekend activities for high school students from culturally diverse backgrounds during summer residential portion of the Nations Upward Bound or Bridge Idaho Upward Bound projects. Will include weekday, weekend, and evening responsibilities from Mid – June through mid-August 2017. Applicants must also be available to participate in staff training in May 15 – 19, 2017. For more information and to apply, click here. Read more
Posted Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:29:00 -0700Register now for spring teaching and learning workshops and roundtable sessions, hosted by the Doceo Center and Distance and Extended Education. These workshops provide training and support to help you improve your courses. The Doceo Center is located in Room 341 in the College of Education Building. Workshops for Boise and Idaho Falls locations are being developed. Read more
Posted Thu, 16 Mar 2017 13:05:00 -0700The Doceo Center offers a Teaching and Learning Exchange at 4 p.m. every first Wednesday and third Thursday of the month in the Paul J. Joyce Faculty and Staff Lounge, Brink Hall. Drop in for a fun and relaxing exchange of ideas and issues related to teaching, learning, and assessment with colleagues and representatives from the Doceo Center and Distance and Extended Education.
Posted Mon, 13 Mar 2017 11:38:00 -0700Registration is now open for the 2017-2018 BASI Pilates Mat Teacher Training Program, hosted by the Department of Movement Sciences. Training modules for this internationally recognized program will be held Sept. 1-3, 2017 and April 27-29, 2018. For more information contact the Dance Program at email@example.com.
Posted Mon, 06 Mar 2017 11:45:00 -0800Learn how to import quiz questions, create question pools and deploy effective tests in BbLearn at this workshop in the College of Education's Distance and Extended Education program, ED 220. The workshop is from 3-4 p.m. Friday, March 10. Register here.
Posted Fri, 03 Mar 2017 09:03:00 -0800The College of Education will host active learning discussion circles this spring. The purpose of these discussions is to share pedagogical strategies and ideas for incorporating the active learning instructional model to support student learning. This group also hosts the Active Learning Symposium in the spring. Meetings will be held from 2-3 p.m. in the Doceo Center, Room 341 in the College of Education. Read more
Posted Thu, 02 Mar 2017 11:00:00 -0800The University of Idaho Library has selected five faculty members for its inaugural Think Open Fellowship program. Read more
Posted Wed, 01 Mar 2017 15:00:00 -0800The University of Idaho has announced the winners of the 26th annual statewide high school art competition, “Visualizing Science,” sponsored by the College of Art and Architecture’s Art and Design program. Awards went to the following students at a reception on Friday, Feb. 24: Read more
Posted Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:34:00 -0800The UI Doceo Center in the College of Education hosts Techsploration Tuesday every week from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in ED 341. Drop in and explore new technologies. Learn more and see other upcoming workshops at doceocenter.org.
Posted Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:26:00 -0800Learn how to record your screen and/or webcam with audio narration to create instructional videos and tutorials to support learners. This workshop is 2-3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, in the Doceo Center, Education Building, Room 341. Read more
Posted Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:24:00 -0800Learn how to align grade center with syllabus, reorganize grade columns, deploy grades for students, troubleshoot hidden gradebook columns, and create extra credit assignments. The workshops are at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, or 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, in Distance and Extended Education, Education Building, Room 220. Register online.
Posted Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:53:00 -0800The UI Dance Program collaborates with the Lionel Hampton School of Music for the acclaimed production of Dancers Drummers Dreamers. This year marks the 26th anniversary of DDD, founded in 1991 by Dan Bukvich and Diane Walker. This unique production features dance performed to original, live music composed by the music faculty members and students. Read more
Posted Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:51:00 -0800Learn how to align grade center with syllabus, reorganize grade columns, deploy grades for students, troubleshoot hidden gradebook columns and create extra credit assignments.The workshop is 10:30-11:20 a.m. Monday, Feb. 27 in Distance and Extended Education, Education Building, Room 220. Read more
Posted Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:35:00 -0800Drop in for a fun and relaxing exchange of ideas and issues related to teaching, learning, and assessment with colleagues and representatives from the Doceo Center, and from Distance Education, at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 in the Paul J. Joyce Faculty and Staff Lounge in Brink Hall.
Posted Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:46:00 -0800University of Idaho researchers will team with six school districts throughout the state to improve student achievement and classroom instruction, thanks to a $750,000 grant from Idaho’s State Board of Education. Read more
Posted Fri, 10 Feb 2017 08:26:00 -0800New technologies related to health and wellness are popping up daily, especially as start-up projects on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. The Doceo Center tests these products out to support research needs on campus. Stop by the center in the College of Education Building Room 341 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, to learn about the following products: Spire mindfulness and activity tracker; Bellabeat breathing, sleep, activity and cycle tracker, Uplift posture trainer; Poze posture coach; Hush smart earplugs; Thync wearable to activate your mood and lower stress; Muse brain sensing headband; Elf emmit mind/body synchronizing wearable; and Sense sleep system. Read more
Posted Thu, 09 Feb 2017 13:20:00 -0800Come check out different technologies that will help you to get movement in your workday at your desk, including bike desks, desk treadmill, desk stepper, motion stools, balance boards, gyroscopic wrist and forearm exercisers. Drop in the Doceo Center in the College of Education, Room 341, and explore these technologies any time between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017.
Posted Thu, 09 Feb 2017 11:05:00 -0800Learn how to import quiz questions, create question pools, and deploy effective tests in BbLearn. February 10th at 2pm provided by Distance and Extended Education, Education Building, Room 220. Register online.
Posted Thu, 09 Feb 2017 08:22:00 -0800Participants needed! Volunteers with chronic neck pain will receive 12 free evening classes in the Alexander Technique (a mindfulness-based approach to changing postural habits) plus $100 upon completion in return for four 1-hour visits to our lab. Data collection begins in February 2017. Email ATstudy@uidaho.edu for more info.
Job Opportunity: Dissemination/Communication and Advocacy Coordinator, Center on Disabilities & Human Development
Posted Wed, 08 Feb 2017 11:30:00 -0800Develop and implement a communication, dissemination, and marketing plan for the Center on Disabilities and Human Development to include: establishing protocol and standards for development and dissemination of materials; reviewing and approving dissemination, communication, marketing products and announcements including social media information; identifying a process for cataloging all outlets for dissemination, communication, and marketing including state and national conferences, relevant workshops, and other training or recruitment events; a plan to alert staff to upcoming events, and managing distribution and material product lists. Read more
Posted Mon, 30 Jan 2017 13:44:00 -0800A look at degree audit including schedule planner, four-year plans, and warnings; reviewing audit and preparing for graduation/internships; managing your advisee list.
Posted Mon, 30 Jan 2017 13:41:00 -0800Learn how to join, schedule, record, and manage Zoom meetings including breakout rooms with this training in the new Doceo Center Lab in the College of Education building. Registration is required. Read more
Posted Tue, 10 Jan 2017 08:00:00 -0800The University of Idaho College of Education was ranked among the Best Online Graduate Education Programs for 2017 by U.S. News and World Report.
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 Thu, 22 Dec 2016 10:42:00 -0800The UI Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) has awarded Undergraduate Research Grants to 22 students from across six colleges. Each grant will support a faculty-mentored student research project during spring semester 2017. The student projects are diverse and range from studies of Galapagos snails to hydrogen fuel cells to nutritional intervention for nurses.
Posted Fri, 16 Dec 2016 13:39:00 -0800Dancers Drummers Dreamers — or DDD for short — is a collaborative performance with the UI-Dance Program & Lionel Hampton School of Music featuring live and original compositions. Read more
Posted Tue, 13 Dec 2016 13:45:00 -0800The recreation program in the University of Idaho College of Education has been awarded national accreditation until 2023 by the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism, and Related Professions (COAPRT).
Posted Mon, 12 Dec 2016 08:51:00 -0800The Regional Quality Child Care Consultant under the direction of the lead consultant helps support the regional office in meeting the goals of the IdahoSTARS program by recruiting child care providers to the Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP ), the IdahoSTARS Professional Development System (PDS ), and the Quality Rating & Improvement System (QRIS ). For more information and to apply, click here. Read more
Posted Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:54:00 -0800It will be a busy weekend for Gunnery Sgt. Robert "Bobby" Brown, a 32-year-old University of Idaho student. Before the Marine, who is a student in the UI Navy Reserve Officers' Training Corps Enlisted Commissioning Education Program, graduates from the UI on Saturday, he will be commissioned today as a second lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps and will relinquish his duties as battalion commander for the UI Navy ROTC. That will be just one day after he celebrated his 32nd birthday. Read more
Posted Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:26:00 -0800All University of Idaho faculty and staff are encouraged to attend a special Vandal Ideas Project Mixer from 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, in the International Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center. Video connections to UI Boise and UI Coeur d'Alene will be available. This month's mixer will focus on the "go-on" rate for the state of Idaho. It is sponsored by the College of Education and College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Read more
Posted Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:42:00 -0800Damon Burton, professor of exercise science and health in the College of Education, received the 2016 Outstanding Individual Award from the Idaho Recreation and Parks Association. He was honored for his significant contributions for his 28 years serving on the City of Moscow Parks and Recreation Commission. During Burton's tenure, he has served on many task forces including a pool committee resulting in the Hamilton-Lower Aquatics Center as well as one that resulted in the newly developed Moscow School District Community Playfields Complex. He also has coach numerous youth sport teams over several decades.
Posted Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:42:00 -0800An informal dance concert producde by the Terpsichore Student Dance Organization will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, in PEB 110. Admission is $5 at the door. Come see students perform dances they have been working on all semester.
Posted Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:00:00 -0800The University of Idaho Office of Alumni Relations will honor 55 students during its annual Awards for Excellence dinner at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center.
Posted Thu, 10 Nov 2016 15:30:00 -0800Sally Machlis, program head of art and design and professor of art and design and art education, was honored at the Governor's Awards in the Arts ceremony at the Idaho state capitol on Wednesday, Nov.9 9. Governor "Butch" Otter and First Lady Lori Otter presented her with an award for Support of Arts Education. "sally has always been a strong advocate for art education in the state of Idaho and her dedication and mentorship has contributed to a growing community in support of the arts," said Derek Kahler, an art teacher at Post Falls High School. "She has helped to create a system that allows art teachers to better themselves and in turn better the education they offer their students." Read more
Posted Mon, 07 Nov 2016 15:30:00 -0800UI students can earn a $10 Amazon gift card for 30-50 minutes of participation. If you are a current University of Idaho student and over 18 years old, you qualify to participate in this research study. Read more
Posted Wed, 02 Nov 2016 13:05:00 -0700The University of Idaho Sustainability Center has awarded grants totaling $6,444 to three student-led sustainability projects, covering topics from reducing plastic bag waste, to creating a way to turn radio frequency signals into power, to educating campus about water resources and cleaning up Paradise Creek. Read more
Posted Wed, 02 Nov 2016 11:22:00 -0700Lauren Smith, a senior majoring in dance and exercise science and health, was awarded the Moscow Mayor's Arts Award, Outstanding University Student in the Arts. Her mentor, UI dance program co-coordinator Belle Baggs nominated her, saying, "Not only does she deeply care about her own success in the arts, but she understands the transformative power of the arts and serves as an advocate for dance in her community. " Read more
Posted Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:15:00 -0700Qualtrics is a powerful, online survey tool that allows you to build, distribute, collect, and analyze survey data for a variety of purposes. The College of Education, Office of Assessment & Accreditation has developed a series of workshops to introduce faculty and staff to Qualtrics and survey research. Read more
Posted Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:54:00 -0700The College of Education's Doceo Center is offering workshops on the following topics to support technology integration and active learning. Read more
Posted Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:54:00 -0700The College of Education's Doceo Center and Classroom Technology Services are co-hosting workshops about using Zoom for video conferencing. Learn how to join, schedule, record, and manage Zoom meetings. Workshop times are 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, or 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, in the Doceo Center Lab, ED341 or join us from a distance via Zoom (invite will be sent out to those who register). Register here. Read more
Posted Mon, 17 Oct 2016 12:00:00 -0700A dozen Native American students will get the opportunity to finish their bachelor’s degree at the University of Idaho thanks to a $1.2 million grant from the Department of Education’s Office of Indian Education. Read more
Posted Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:30:00 -0700Would you like to put an emphasis on group work and collaboration in your courses? A technology enhanced active learning (TEAL) classroom can greatly add to the student experience and elevate student outcomes. There are two general university classrooms available for scheduling and requests are currently being taken for the spring semester. Read more
Posted Wed, 05 Oct 2016 12:00:00 -0700The UI Dance Program will host its fall concert, "Defining Balance," at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27-29 and 2 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Hartung Theatre. The Oct. 30 performance will be followed by a Q&A. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for UI students and are available at the UI Ticket Office, by calling 208-885-7212 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets can also be purchased at the door 30 minutes before each performance, but are not guaranteed.
Posted Tue, 04 Oct 2016 16:00:00 -0700The Department of Movement Sciences's second quarter basic instruction program (BIP) courses is just around the corner! The next session of one-credit courses begins on Oct. 17 and goes through the rest of the semester. Registration is still open, and can be done online through your VandalWeb. Courses include Parkour, Pop Culture Games, Beginning Swim, Beginning Karate, Archery, Racquetball, and many more.
Posted Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:00:00 -0700The College of Education and Library faculty, staff and students will be reading aloud from banned/challenged books starting at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 26-29 at the College of Education third floor to celebrate Banned Books Week. Want more information? Want to volunteer to read? Contact Suzie Davis at the Curriculum Center, Education building. For more information on this event and banned/challenged books, click here.
Posted Tue, 20 Sep 2016 09:30:00 -0700University of Idaho mathematics and education researchers will work with teachers across the Northwest beginning this fall to explore the success of a method for improving mathematics learning in eighth grade. The four-year project examines teaching and learning math with and through viable argumentation.
Posted Mon, 19 Sep 2016 15:00:00 -0700DEE and the Doceo Center are offering three free vendor-led webinars about using Yellowdig in a course. 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 Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:00:00 -0700University of Idaho faculty and staff are invited to join College of Education Dean Ali Carr-Chellman to celebrate the grand re-opening of the College of Education. A ribbon cutting will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, with refreshments and tours to follow. Help us celebrate the monumental achievement of transforming this building into a bold, cutting-edge space that cultivates collaboration, energizes students and supports world-class research. Read more
Posted Wed, 07 Sep 2016 13:00:00 -0700The College of Education Doceo Center, along with support from the College of Graduate Studies, will be hosting a workshop series throughout the 2016-2017 academic year titled, "Integrating Technology in the Classroom." This workshop will be hosted in the Doceo Center at various times each month, and is open to all teaching assistants, research assistants, and post-doctoral grad students, as well as any faculty and staff who are interested in learning about some new resources.
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 Thu, 18 Aug 2016 10:00:00 -0700Two University of Idaho programs have received U.S. Department of Education grants worth more than half a million dollars combined. The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) received a $236,900 annual grant and Talent Search received a $342,720 annual grant.
Posted Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:00:00 -0700Former UI Professor Thomas Newman Fairchild died on Saturday, July 30, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. Tom died at home with his wife, Linda Britton-Fairchild, his son, David Fairchild, and his daughter, Megan Pestka, present at his side. His children had great love and admiration for their father and visited him as often as they could during his last years. Read more
Posted Wed, 17 Aug 2016 08:00:00 -0700Calling all talented dancers on campus to be a part of a pre-professional experience. Auditions to perform in the UI-Dance Program's fall main stage dance concert will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, in the Physical Education Building (PEB), Studio 110. The concert will be featuring contemporary choreography by dance faculty Belle Baggs, Melanie Meenan and Colleen Bialas. Students will also be cast in guest artist work by Sarah Ebert and Jaime Minkus. Bring your schedule in order to fill out the required paperwork. Plan an arriving early to warm-up. Those cast in work must register for DAN 410 at 1 credit per piece (3 credits max). Email email@example.com with any questions. Read more
Posted Thu, 11 Aug 2016 14:00:00 -0700The UI-Dance Program offers 17 sections of dance courses available in a variety of styles and levels that are open to all students. Check out the course listings under DAN 105. Keep active and creative through an elective course this semester. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Read more
Posted Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:30:00 -0700This fall, University of Idaho students will wander campus gathering Pokeballs and searching for Pikachu, Jigglypuff and Snorlax — and some of them will be doing it for credit. A new physical activity class, Pop Culture Games, will teach students about leading active lifestyles, building teamwork and exploring their communities through games like the megahit smartphone app Pokemon Go and the live-action game Humans vs. Zombies. Read more
Posted Mon, 18 Jul 2016 11:30:00 -0700University of Idaho art and design professor Sally Machlis is among the recipients of the Idaho Commission on the Arts and Idaho Gov. Butch Otter's 2016 Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts. Machlis was awarded in the Support of Arts Education category.
Posted Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:00:00 -0700Sydney Freeman Jr., an associate professor in the UI College of Education, is the lead editor of a monograph published this month by New Directions for Institutional Research.
Posted Wed, 15 Jun 2016 08:00:00 -0700The Idaho Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has elected Idaho Dairy Council vice president of health and wellness Crystal Wilson, RD, B.S. '97, M.S. '04, Ed.S. '09, as president elect of its board of directors. She will serve a three-year term as president elect, president and past president. Read more
Posted Sat, 04 Jun 2016 08:00:00 -0700Huddled between an arboretum and the administration building in a little-traveled corner of the University of Idaho's historic campus, a transformation is nearly complete. The nearly 50-year-old College of Education building has received a long-awaited renovation - if renovation can be defined as a complete gutting, rebuilding, rewiring and reviving - turning it from one of the least popular to most coveted buildings on campus, Cori Mantle-Bromley, dean of the College of Education, predicted. Read more
Posted Thu, 19 May 2016 09:30:00 -0700A team of researchers led by the University of Idaho is embarking on a three-year, $2.9 million project to evaluate an innovative model of health care being tested throughout Idaho. Read more
Posted Thu, 19 May 2016 08:00:00 -0700The Doceo Center is hosting Google Transform '16 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 21, in the Bruce M. Pitman Center. This event offers 12 sessions on the numerous Google Apps for Education, presented by K-12 educators from around the state. For more information, click here. Register online or at the door. The event is free to UI faculty, staff and students. Read more
Posted Mon, 09 May 2016 12:00:00 -0700Sydney Freeman, Jr., an associate professor in the UI College of Education's Department of Leadership and Counseling, has been awarded the Certified Online Instructor (COI) designation from the Learning Resources Network (LERN). The certification program provides professional development and recognition for instructors of online courses. Read more
Posted Mon, 09 May 2016 09:00:00 -0700Gwen Mitchell, clinical assistant professor with the College of Education and Director of Clinical Services at the Center on Disabilities and Human Development, teamed with colleagues to create a storyboard to increase knowledge about autism spectrum in college students. The storyboard is written from the perspective of a hypothetical student who is on the autism spectrum, and highlights some of the myths about autism, strengths and weakness faculty and staff may not be aware of, while providing valuable information about how best to serve students, as well as highlighting the rights of people with a disability. Read more
Posted Wed, 04 May 2016 10:30:00 -0700The University of Idaho is pleased to announce that Alison Carr-Chellman has accepted the position of dean of the College of Education, effective July 1, 2016.
Posted Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:00:00 -0700Please join President Chuck Staben, Provost and Executive Vice President John Wiencek and the entire campus community in congratulating Cori Mantle-Bromley,
dean of the College of Education, on her retirement and thanking her for her service to the university. A celebration will be held from 4:30-6 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at the Prichard Art Gallery, 414 S Main Street, Moscow. Light refreshments provided. RSVP by May 3, 2016 to email@example.com.
Posted Fri, 22 Apr 2016 13:40:00 -0700Fulbright visiting scholar Hsueh-wen Chow will give a talk on "How Parks Contribute to Our Health and Wellness" from 2-2:45 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in the Borah Theatre in the Bruce M. Pitman Center. A meet and greet will follow the talk.
Posted Wed, 20 Apr 2016 16:00:00 -0700The Exercise Physiology Laboratory is seeking freshmen, sophomores and juniors who are undergraduate students between the ages of 18 and 25 years to participate in a one-week study. Participants will receive several free perks such as a body composition test, blood test (e.g. blood sugar and cholesterol levels), and knowledge about stress, resilience, fitness and activity levels. Gift cards are available upon completion of the study. For more information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 208-885-2007. Faculty and teaching assistants please feel free to announce this opportunity to any of your undergraduate students.
Posted Tue, 19 Apr 2016 15:00:00 -0700Thomas Edwin Hipple passed at his Moscow home Saturday morning, April 9, 2016, at the age of 84. Read more
Posted Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0700Anyone who regularly cleans a fish tank will like this idea. Three juniors at Lake City High School in Coeur d’Alene are running an experiment in Jamie Elser’s environmental science class. They’re pumping dirty water from the bottom of a large aquarium of goldfish and filtering it through an aquaponic planter with lettuce sprouts growing among absorbent clay pebbles.
Posted Thu, 14 Apr 2016 14:00:00 -0700The University of Idaho Dance Outreach Program welcomes National Water Dance for a performance in downtown Moscow on Saturday, April 16.
Posted Thu, 14 Apr 2016 14:00:00 -0700Presenters from University of Idaho, Washington State University, Lewis-Clark State College, Montana State University and Steelcase Corp. will share strategies and techniques for success and share what they have learned at the Doceo Center's Active Learning Symposium on April 25. The conference wil be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Clearwater and Whitewater Rooms in the Commons. Attend a single session or all of them. Lunch is included. This event is supported by the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President. Space is limited, so please register by Thursday, April 21. Click here for more information and to register. Read more
Posted Mon, 11 Apr 2016 13:35:00 -0700Over 200 students from seven northern Idaho high schools will present their research of and solutions to local water resource issues at the third annual Youth Water Summit from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, April 18, at the University of Idaho.
Posted Fri, 08 Apr 2016 10:40:00 -0700The third annual Palouse Language and Culture Symposium will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 16, in the Whitewater Room of the Idaho Commons. This is a great opportunity for language and culture educators and students to collaborate, network and learn from one another. There are 24 excellent workshops on a variety of topics: teaching language, culture and bias, faculty collaboration, and motivating students. Distinguished guest speaker, Manka Varghese, Ph.D., from the University of Washington will be speaking on "English Language Learners' College Pathways and Experiences." Pre-registration is $20. On-site registration is $35. Click here for more information and to register.
Posted Tue, 29 Mar 2016 11:00:00 -0700Participate and share with our workshop leader Jason Kilmer, Ph.D., a faculty researcher at the University of Washington, for 2015-16 Series TEBB Workshop No. 5: “An Introduction to Brief Intervention Strategies & Motivational Interviewing.” The workshop will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in the Idaho Commons Aurora Room. Read more
Posted Fri, 25 Mar 2016 08:00:00 -0700Four finalists for the College of Education dean position will visit campus over the next two weeks. The campus community is invited to participate in open forums to meet the candidates. The sessions will also be live-streamed to UI Boise and UI Coeur d'Alene. Read more
Posted Thu, 24 Mar 2016 13:00:00 -0700University of Idaho researchers are teaming up with the Nez Perce Tribe to inspire the tribe’s next generation of scientists. Read more
Posted Tue, 15 Mar 2016 13:00:00 -0700The College of Education Library (IMTC) will be hosting a series of early literacy workshops for parents and children, birth through age 6. Workshops will include information for parents about early literacy skills as well as fun activities for children. All participating families will receive free picture books, a book bag and letter magnets. The workshops will be held from 10-11 a.m. three Saturdays in April, April 9, 16 and 23. Attendance at all three sessions is encouraged. Workshops will be held in Room 13 of the Education/Laboratory of Anthropology building at the University of Idaho. The building is located on the corner of Sweet and Railroad Streets. To register or for more information, click here.
Posted Wed, 09 Mar 2016 09:00:00 -0800University of Idaho Information Technology Services is offering an action-packed evening of games, tournaments and prizes this spring for high school and college students during its annual Vandal Overnight Games. Read more
Posted Thu, 25 Feb 2016 11:00:00 -0800A few spots are still available for the BASI Pilates Mat Teacher Training Program, hosted March 4-6 and April 29-March 1 by the Department of Movement Sciences. This internationally known program is a great for anyone interested in diving deeper into this work, as well as those looking to expand career options. Visit basipilates.com to learn more or email Melanie Meenan at email@example.com.
Posted Wed, 24 Feb 2016 14:00:00 -0800On Monday, April 25, the Doceo Center's Active Learning Discussion Circle will sponsor a full day of presentations and workshops about active learning strategies to promote student interest and engagement. This event is open to all university faculty, staff and students. It will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 25, in the Idaho Commons Clearwater/Whitewater Rooms. Lunch is included. This event is supported by the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President. Registration details coming soon.
Posted Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:52:00 -0800Participate and share ideas with Teaching Excellence Brown Bag (TEBB) discussion leader David A. Yopp, associate professor of mathematics education, Department of Mathematics & Department of Curriculum & Instruction. The session will be held from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18 in the Idaho Commons, Clearwater Room. Bring your lunch and come join in on the academic exchange.
Posted Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:47:00 -0800The University of Idaho Department of Movement Sciences will host the internationally recognized BASI Pilates mat teacher training program March 4-6 and April 29-May 1. This six-module professional development opportunity can benefit alumni, current students, and community members. Learn more about the Pilates method, your own body, and the art and science of teaching this form. Register with BASI by Feb. 19. For more information or to register visit basipilates.com or contact Melanie Meenan at firstname.lastname@example.org. Read more
Posted Wed, 27 Jan 2016 14:21:00 -0800Professionals working in higher education can maximize their potential to influence change and promote their institution through a doctorate program offered by the University of Idaho.
Posted Thu, 21 Jan 2016 10:42:00 -0800All faculty and staff are welcome to participate & share ideas with TEBB discussion panelists and University of Idaho Hoffman Teaching Excellence award winners Ryanne Pilgeram, assistant professor of sociology and anthropology, and Stacy Isenbarger, assistant professor of art and design. Their talk, "Perils and Pitfalls: Facilitating Group Work," will be held from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, in the Idaho Commons Clearwater Room.
Posted Mon, 11 Jan 2016 12:34:00 -0800Penny L. Tenuto, assistant professor in educational leadership in the Department of Leadership and Counseling at the University of Idaho College of Education has published an edited book titled, “Renewed Accountability for Access and Excellence: Applying a Model for Democratic Professional Practice in Education.”
Posted Tue, 15 Dec 2015 14:45:00 -0800The University of Idaho College of Education completed its first “Haul into Fall Community Share Challenge.” Our Moscow-based departments held a two-and-a-half week challenge to collect the most donations. All together, we raised 401.1 pounds of donations for the Moscow community. COEd’s Movement Sciences department won with 181.6 pounds donated, followed by Student Services with 124.9 pounds, and the Dean’s Office with 94.6 pounds donated. All donations were given to local community service agencies, including Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse, St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance and Trinity Baptist Church. We’re proud to share the true reason for the season with our community and look forward to continuing this tradition in the future! Read more
Posted Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:14:00 -0800Four University of Idaho employees are among the Top 50 Idaho Business Review Women of the Year for 2016. Cori Mantle-Bromley, dean of the UI College of Education; Terri Muse, assistant dean for external relations at the UI College of Law in Boise; SeAnne Safaii-Waite, associate professor of family and consumer sciences for the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at UI Boise and UI Coeur d’Alene; and Barbara Zanzig Lock, director of the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic and lecturer of tax law at the UI College of Law in Boise, are among the top 50 Women of the Year. Read more
Posted Tue, 08 Dec 2015 10:16:00 -0800The holiday hustle and bustle is officially here, and as shoppers around the Northwest seek out that perfect gift for their loved ones, colleagues and friends, the University of Idaho is here to help. Among those available to speak with reporters this month and offer recommendations and gift ideas are members of UI’s College of Education, College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences and College of Engineering. Read more
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 10:25:00 -0800The University of Idaho is extending the Confluence Project, a program that helps North Idaho high schoolers learn scientific skills while studying water resource issues in their own communities, with a new grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Posted Fri, 06 Nov 2015 14:56:00 -0800The University of Idaho's Center on Disabilities and Human Development (CDHD) in the College of Education is moving. On Nov. 10, 2015, the CDHD will be moving from its current location in the Business Technology Incubator to a new facility on 1187 Alturas Drive, in Moscow, near the Eastside Marketplace. We are very excited for the new space and accompanying opportunities. Be sure to swing by and check out our new home. Read more
Posted Tue, 03 Nov 2015 16:21:00 -0800The University of Idaho Dance Program presents its fall concert, “Rising Momentum,” this weekend. The concert includes eighteen dancers performing works by four UI dance faculty members — Belle Baggs, Anna Keller, Melanie Meenan, Rachel Winchester — and guest artist Nhan Ho of Sacramento, California. The show encompasses a range of high-energy, athletic ideas and dance styles, including contemporary modern and ballet. Read more
Posted Tue, 03 Nov 2015 16:09:00 -0800The College of Graduate Studies and the College of Education Doceo Center are working together to host a workshop series, “Integrating Technology in the Classroom.” The workshops will be hosted in the Doceo Center throughout the 2015-16 academic year and are open to all teaching assistants, research assistants, and post-doctoral grad students. No registration is required. Read more
Posted Wed, 28 Oct 2015 12:15:00 -0700The Exercise Physiology Research Laboratory is looking for participants to complete a short, 10-15 minute survey assessing resilience, physical activity and quality of life. Participants who complete the survey will be eligible to win an Apple iPod Shuffle. The survey is available here. For more information, email email@example.com or call (208) 885-2007. Read more
Posted Tue, 27 Oct 2015 08:16:00 -0700All are invited to participate and share ideas with University of Idaho workshop leader Diane Kelly-Riley, assistant professor of English and director of writing, for the next Teaching Excellence Brown Bag workshop from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, in the Idaho Commons Clearwater Room. The title of the talk is "Facilitating better and deeper learning across the disciplines: Using threshold concepts to design writing assignments." Read more