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Construction News Updates for Sept. 25

New this week: Red parking lot 41 (located at Deakin and Sweet Avenue) is closed all week for construction and restriping; three UI Moscow facility remodels are underway. More details are at uidaho.edu/infrastructure/updates. For questions and/or concerns, please call or email UI Facilities at facilities@uidaho.edu or 208-885-6246.
 

Read Out! Against Banned Books This Week

In celebration of Banned Books Week, Sept. 24-30, 2017, the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences Student Services department along with the Library Curriculum Center will host the second annual Read Out! Against Banned Books event. During this event, faculty, staff and students from many departments throughout campus will read aloud from a banned/challenged book in 15-minute increments from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Monday through Friday. On Thursday, Provost John Wiencek, Library Dean Lynn Baird, Library Associate Dean Ben Hunter, College of Science Dean Ginger Carney and CEHHS Dean Ali Carr-Chellman will be reading and refreshments will be served. Come join the celebration! For more information, contact Suzie or Rick at 208-885-7257 or at curriculumcenter@uidaho.edu.
 

Give Back During Charitable Giving Campaign Oct. 1-31

Each October, the University of Idaho joins a statewide campaign to raise funds for nonprofit organizations in our area. The Idaho Employees’ Charitable Giving Campaign is the way that all state employees collectively show our commitment to our state. Last year, the campaign raised more than $250,000 to support nonprofits across Idaho. The campaign runs from Oct. 1-31, 2017, and employees are asked to consider donating to nonprofit organizations in our area. You can learn more about this campaign, pick up a pledge form and engage with local nonprofit agencies during the Idaho Charitable Giving Nonprofit Fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, in front of the Pitman Center. Read more.
 

2017 Homecoming Office Decorations

This year's Homecoming Week is Oct. 1-7, 2017. Help spread Vandal Pride across campus during homecoming by decorating your office space with this year's theme: "Under the Big Top." The best office decorations will receive bragging rights and recognition throughout the week. Judging will take place from 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, with winners being announced later in the day. If you or your office would like to participate, email homecoming@uidaho.edu. Include where on campus your space is located and contact information. 
 

Biosafety Trainings Offered Each Month

The University of Idaho Office of Research Assurances offers free biosafety training for faculty, staff and students. In-lab training is also available. The next training is 2-3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, in IRIC 321. Click here to learn more and register.
 

Benefits Vendor Forum and Flu Shots Oct. 2

All benefit-eligible faculty or staff members are invited to attend a Benefits Vendor Forum hosted by HR Benefit Services from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, in the Pitman Center International Ballroom. Read more.
 

Campus Storage Shelf Space Available

Can't get the door to close on your departmental storage closet anymore? Hiding essential equipment and files under your desk? Leaving items out in the hallway, hoping someone will take them away? Facilities can help! There are several Campus Storage Shelves available for rent, most in the 4 foot deep by 4 foot high by 9 foot wide category for only $18 a month. It's the cheapest storage on the Palouse! These spaces are only for storage of UI-owned items. Access is available 24 hours a day with your Vandal Card. Call 208-885-6633 if interested.
  

Collaborative Educational Forums Begin Sept. 27

The Offices of Equity and Diversity, Civil Rights Investigations and Human Resources welcome staff and faculty from across the university to attend an on-campus training series aimed at increasing awareness of UI policies, procedures and resources. These sessions are open to the campus community and no registration is required. The first workshop, “Title VII and Title IX Complaint Process Overview” is  11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, in the Clearwater/Whitewater Rooms, Idaho Commons. Presenters are Erin Agidius, director, Office of Civil Rights Investigations, and Lindsay Ewan, deputy director, Office of Civil Rights Investigations. Read more.
 

Faculty and Staff Open House at The Hub Sept. 28

Vandals Dining is hosting an open house at The Hub dining hall for all university faculty and staff from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28. The Hub is on the first floor of the Wallace Residence Center. Dining will provide light refreshments made using the new stone-fired pizza oven and chargrill that were installed during the remodel this summer. We hope to see you there!

 

Alumni Awards for Excellence Due Today

The Alumni Award for Excellence is presented to approximately 40 undergraduate senior-level students and an additional 15 graduate and law students who have achieved outstanding academic success and have demonstrated career and professional preparation; campus and community leadership and involvement, or "leaders in the classroom, laboratory, campus and community." The 2017 deadline for applications is midnight Sept. 25. Please submit online.

Today's Events


• The Business Grammar "Crash Course": 11 a.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
• Make it Mondays: MakeyMakey banana gaming session: 12:30-3:30 p.m., MILL, UI Library
• Leading Effective Discussions: 2 p.m., Doceo Center, ED 341
• Dan Auerbach, violin — Guest Recital: 7:30 p.m., Admin Auditorium
 

Tuesday


 Mental Health First Aid for Faculty/Staff Part 1: 8 a.m. to noon, SRC 103
• Mastering Excel Functions & Formulas: 11 am., Room 045, Pitman Center
• Web GIS - Making Your Data Available as Maps, Apps and Layers: 12:30 p.m., Room 120, Library
• Immigration Policy and Idaho: Playing Out in Real Time: 12:30 p.m., AG SCI 62 and Room 162, Idaho Water Center, Boise
• Chemistry Seminar: 12:30 p.m., REN 111
• Faculty Senate Meeting: 3:30-5 p.m., Paul Joyce Faculty and Staff Lounge
• Athena Happy Hour & Social: 5 p.m., Hunga Dunga Brewing Company
• Matthew Nelson, clarinet — Guest Recital: 7:30 p.m., Haddock Performance Hall

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News Releases

Boise and Moscow Seminar Focuses on Immigration Policy Impacts in Idaho

Immigration, its effect on the labor force and the influence on Idaho communities is the topic of a University of Idaho seminar Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Moscow and Boise. Representatives from UI’s James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research and the Idaho Commission on Hispanic Affairs will discuss “Immigration Policy and Idaho: Playing Out in Real Time” as part of the Malcolm M. Renfrew Interdisciplinary Colloquium at 12:30 p.m. Pacific time Tuesday, Sept. 26 in Room 62 of the Agricultural Sciences Building on the UI campus in Moscow and in Room 162 of the Idaho Water Center at UI Boise. Read more.

In Memoriam

Civil Engineering Alumnus George G. Goble Dies

George G. Goble, Civil Engineering Alumni '51 passed away Sept. 19, 2017. There are some giants in the world of engineering, some more recognized than others. For those of us in the Deep Foundation and Bridge Engineering World, George G. Goble, Ph.D., P.E., was a giant. He had the intellect, knowledge and most important, the drive to change our world. His keen sense of where technology is leading us and how it can be used for a more effective and efficient use of resources helped us all in this industry to improve and renew. Read more.

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Collaborative Educational Forums Begin Sept. 27

The Offices of Equity and Diversity, Civil Rights Investigations and Human Resources welcome staff and faculty from across the university to attend an on-campus training series aimed at increasing awareness of UI policies, procedures and resources. These sessions are open to the campus community and no registration is required. The first workshop, “Title VII and Title IX Complaint Process Overview” is  11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, in the Clearwater/Whitewater Rooms, Idaho Commons. Presenters are Erin Agidius, director, Office of Civil Rights Investigations, and Lindsay Ewan, deputy director, Office of Civil Rights Investigations. Read more.
 

Faculty and Staff Open House at The Hub Sept. 28

Vandals Dining is hosting an open house at The Hub dining hall for all university faculty and staff from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28. The Hub is on the first floor of the Wallace Residence Center. Dining will provide light refreshments made using the new stone-fired pizza oven and chargrill that were installed during the remodel this summer. We hope to see you there!
 

Looking for a way to tell the story of your research?

Do you have text, images, video, audio and/or maps you would like combine into an application to tell a story? Story Maps might be helpful to you. The application is available to you through our GIS site license. Curious? Contact Bruce Godfrey GIS librarian, with questions. 
 

Read Out! Against Banned Books Sept. 25-29

Join the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences on Sept. 25-29 for the second annual "Read Out! Against Banned Books." Individuals can sign up to read for 15-minute increments between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, Sept. 25-29. Participants can choose any book from the banned book list from the American Library Association. Participants can bring their own copy, borrow it from the UI Library and/or the Curriculum Center in the college. The readings will be held on the third floor of the CEHHS building. Other activities include a photo booth to prove you were caught reading banned books. To sign up, contact the Curriculum Center at 208-885-7257 or curriculumcenter@uidaho.edu.
 

Alumni Awards for Excellence Due Monday

The Alumni Award for Excellence is presented to approximately 40 undergraduate senior-level students and an additional 15 graduate and law students who have achieved outstanding academic success and have demonstrated career and professional preparation; campus and community leadership and involvement, or "leaders in the classroom, laboratory, campus and community." The 2017 deadline for applications is midnight Sept. 25. Please submit online.
 

Campus Conversation — History, Heritage and Hate: What's the Deal with Charlottesville?

The Campus Conversation program is developed by the ASUI Center for Volunteerism and Social Action to create a platform for students, faculty, staff and community members to discuss difficult issues in a civil manner that doesn't resort to anger or hatred. This month we will be discussing the events surrounding Charlottesville including white supremacy, the significance of Confederate statues and free speech. Come learn the facts with an open mind, and be ready to have a great conversation. The event is from 12:30-2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, in the Idaho Commons Whitewater Room.

Today's Events


• Setting Clear Goals & Performance Expectations for Employees: 11 am., Room 045, Pitman Center
• Supporting Students on the Autism Spectrum: 2 p.m., IRIC Auditorium
• Biological Sciences Seminar: 3:30 p.m., LIFE 277
• Women's Soccer vs Northern Arizona: 6 p.m., ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center
 

Weekend


• Vandal Football at South Alabama: 2 p.m. Saturday, Mobile, Alabama
• Volleyball vs University of Montana: 7 p.m. Saturday, Memorial Gym
• Carmine Caruso Trumpet Competition - Gala Concert: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Haddock Performance Hall
• Women's Soccer vs Sacramento State: 1 p.m. Sunday, ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center
• USAF Band of the Golden West - Guest Masterclass: 4 p.m. Sunday, Haddock Performance Hall
• USAF Band of the Golden West WW Quintet: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Haddock Performance Hall

Get more events at uidaho.edu/events, or subscribe to the weekly events newsletter, This Week at UI.

News Releases

Step Right Up to University of Idaho Homecoming Week

The University of Idaho is celebrating its 109th Homecoming Week Sunday, Oct. 1, through Saturday, Oct. 7. UI and the Moscow community will welcome back hundreds of alumni for this annual celebration. This year’s theme, Under the Big Top, honors the traditions of the university with a circus twist while celebrating the passion and excitement of students, alumni and the campus community. Read more.

Kudos & Acknowledgements

UI Alumni Relations Leader Has New Title

University Advancement and Alumni Relations are pleased to announce a job title change for Kathy Barnard. Barnard's new title is assistant vice president, Office of Alumni Relations and Advancement Communications. This new title more accurately reflects the scope of Barnard's responsibilities and is a salary-neutral change.

In Memoriam

Longtime CNR Faculty Member William McLaughlin Dies

Former College of Natural Resources faculty member William (Bill) McLaughlin died Saturday, Sept. 16. McLaughlin came to the University of Idaho in 1977 as a faculty member in wildland recreation management, now the Department of Natural Resources and Society. He mentored generations of students and faculty. He was an innovative teacher, a demanding researcher and always sought to subvert the dominant paradigm. There will be a viewing at Short's Funeral Chapel from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. A celebration of life will be planned for the future. Read more.

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Be Watchful, Be Seen and Be Safe

With the arrival of fall comes darker skies and shorter days — and reduced visibility. Please take a minute to put Vandal safety first. For seasonal pedestrian, bicycle and motorists safety tips from the Office of Public Safety and Security, click here.
 

Help SArb Raise Money for Homecoming Fireworks

Every year SArb members gather as many local businesses and supportive Vandals as they can to help raise funds for homecoming fireworks. This year SArb has partnered with U&I Give to make sure we have the best fireworks display in town. We have raised $6,395 and are looking at raising another $1,105 to meet our goal. Please visit uidaho.edu/uandigive to contribute to this campaign and check out other U&I Give campaigns.
 

Associate Dean Group Call for Agenda Items

The associate deans on campus meet regularly to discuss new policies, changes in campuswide operations and strategies, and advise university offices seeking coordination with colleges and units. In addition to the associate deans, every other meeting includes a distinguished group of university leaders. Members of the campus community who seek to have an agenda item discussed by the Associate Deans Group at next Tuesday's meeting should email the chair, Jeffrey A. Dodge from the College of Law, by noon on Friday. For advanced planning purposes a complete list of meeting dates is available here. All meetings are from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Panorama Room of the Commons, unless indicated otherwise.
 

Teaching and Learning Workshops for Fall 2017

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning's fall workshop series theme is Increasing our Educational Impact. In collaboration with the Doceo Center, our goal is to bring this cornerstone of the Strategic Plan to life through the development and proliferation of innovative teaching and learning experiences. Workshops are open to all instructors and professional staff members and are customizable to all learning modalities (face-to-face, online, hybrid, and collaborative) and environments (campus, community, and global). Please register now to attend. Read more.
 

Show Your Vandal Spirit Every Friday

Are you proud of being a member of the Vandal family? Let your enthusiasm show by participating in Vandal Spirit Fridays. Each Friday, all university employees and students statewide are encouraged to wear VandalGear and show their silver and gold colors.
 

Read Out! Against Banned Books Sept. 25-29

Join the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences on Sept. 25-29 for the second annual "Read Out! Against Banned Books." Individuals can sign up to read for 15-minute increments between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, Sept. 25-29. Participants can choose any book from the banned book list from the American Library Association. Participants can bring their own copy, borrow it from the UI Library and/or the Curriculum Center in the college. The readings will be held on the third floor of the CEHHS building. Other activities include a photo booth to prove you were caught reading banned books. To sign up, contact the Curriculum Center at 208-885-7257 or curriculumcenter@uidaho.edu.

Today's Events


• Free Social Security Workshop: 10 a.m. to noon, Crest/Horizon Room, Commons
• Defeating Negativity in the Workplace: 11 a.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
• Zoom Essentials: 11 a.m., ED 341, Doceo Center
• UIRA Fall Luncheon: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Best Western Plus University Inn
• Freshstart Tobacco Cessation Course: Noon, Room 119, Student Health Center
• Elevate Your Evals: Improving Diverse Student Success: 12:30 p.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
• School of Music Students & Ensembles - Convocation: 2:30 p.m., Haddock Performance Hall
• UI CLASS Professor/Author Rodney Frey Book Talk: 7 p.m., UI Library
• Volleyball vs Montana State University: 7 p.m., Memorial Gym
 

Friday


• Setting Clear Goals & Performance Expectations for Employees: 11 am., Room 045, Pitman Center
• Supporting Students on the Autism Spectrum: 2 p.m., IRIC Auditorium
• Biological Sciences Seminar: 3:30 p.m., LIFE 277
• Women's Soccer vs Northern Arizona: 6 p.m., ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center

Get more events at uidaho.edu/events, or subscribe to the weekly events newsletter, This Week at UI.

In Memoriam

Longtime CNR Faculty Member William McLaughlin Dies

Former College of Natural Resources faculty member William (Bill) McLaughlin died Saturday, Sept. 16. McLaughlin came to the University of Idaho in 1977 as a faculty member in wildland recreation management, now the Department of Natural Resources and Society. He mentored generations of students and faculty. He was an innovative teacher, a demanding researcher and always sought to subvert the dominant paradigm. There will be a viewing at Short's Funeral Chapel from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. A celebration of life will be planned for the future. Read more.

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Free Social Security Workshop Thursday

Kirk Larson from the Social Security Administration is offering a workshop for the University of Idaho. The event is 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Sept. 21, in the Crest/Horizon rooms of the Idaho Commons. If you would like to attend, please register by emailing hr-ben-events@uidaho.edu.  Read more.
 

Alumni Awards for Excellence Nominations Now Open

The Alumni Award for Excellence is presented to approximately 40 undergraduate senior-level students and an additional 15 graduate and law students who have achieved outstanding academic success and have demonstrated career and professional preparation; campus and community leadership and involvement, or "leaders in the classroom, laboratory, campus and community." The 2017 deadline for applications is midnight Sept. 25. Please submit online.
 

My UI Newsletter Submissions Due at Noon Today

University Communications & Marketing has launched My UI, a weekly newsletter for all University of Idaho students. The deadline to submit items is noon the Wednesday prior to publication. Learn more about the newsletter and submit items here. Employees can subscribe to the newsletter here.
 

University Faculty Meeting #1 Today

Meeting #1 of the faculty of the University of Idaho, Provost & Executive Vice President John Wiencek presiding, is scheduled for 3 p.m. Pacific/4 p.m. Mountain time, today, September 20, 2017. Agenda: Introduction of New Faculty Members & Recognition of 2017 Promoted/Tenured Faculty. Read more.
 

2017 Homecoming Office Decorations

This year's Homecoming Week is Oct. 1-7, 2017. Help spread Vandal Pride across campus during homecoming by decorating your office space with this year's theme: "Under the Big Top." The best office decorations will receive bragging rights and recognition throughout the week. Judging will take place 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, with winners being announced later in the day. If you or your office would like to participate, email homecoming@uidaho.edu. Include where on campus your space is located and contact information. 

Today's Events


• Telephone Skills for Customer Service: 11 a.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
• Drop-in Mindfulness Meditation: Noon, TLC 046
• Intro to 3-D Modeling in Autodesk 3DS MAX: 12:30 p.m., MILL, UI Library
• University Faculty Meeting: 3 p.m., Vandal Ballroom, PItman Center
• External Funding Budgets 101: 3 p.m., Whitewater Room, Commons
 

Thursday


• Free Social Security Workshop: 10 a.m. to noon, Crest/Horizon Room, Commons
• Defeating Negativity in the Workplace: 11 a.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
• Zoom Essentials: 11 a.m., ED 341, Doceo Center
• UIRA Fall Luncheon: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Best Western Plus University Inn
• Freshstart Tobacco Cessation Course: Noon, Room 119, Student Health Center
• Elevate Your Evals: Improving Diverse Student Success: 12:30 p.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
• School of Music Students & Ensembles - Convocation: 2:30 p.m., Haddock Performance Hall
• UI CLASS Professor/Author Rodney Frey Book Talk: 7 p.m., UI Library
• Volleyball vs Montana State University: 7 p.m., Memorial Gym

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News Releases

University of Idaho Hosts Palouse's Largest Gaming Event Sept. 30

More than 800 people are expected to fill the Idaho Commons Sept. 30 for the fourth year of the University of Idaho’s Vandal Overnight Games, the largest community gaming event on the Palouse. Hosted by UI Information Technology Services, Vandal Overnight Games is free and open to UI students and the general public of all ages. No pre-registration is required. Games run from 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, to 1 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, in the Idaho Commons, covering over 100,000 square feet divided into 25 gaming areas. Read more.

Kudos & Acknowledgements

Kudos to Liliana Vega, UI Extension Southwest

Kudos to Liliana Vega, 4-H Extension educator and associate professor at the University of Idaho Extension – Southern District (Ada/Canyon counties). She received the Idaho Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's "Sembrador del Futuro" award for 2017 (Planting Seeds for a Better Future) in recognition for the work she does with youth in the Treasure Valley, the difference she's making in the community by helping shape tomorrow's leaders and for her activism within the Latino community. The chamber also specifically recognizes her program at Farmway Village (Caldwell Housing Authority) and the students at that site. 
 

Lysa Salsbury Elected Co-Chair of Women's Centers Committee for National Women's Studies Association

The National Women's Studies Association has named Lysa Salsbury, director of the University of Idaho Women's Center, as the incoming chair of record for the NWSA Women's Centers Committee. The Women's Centers Committee (WCC) advances the vital role that women's and gender equity centers play in the field of women's, gender and sexuality studies. The Women's Centers Committee supports the scholarship and best practices of women's centers across the nation, including developing research, documenting resources, building networks and alliances, and designing projects that support women's centers. Read more.

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Presentation on Market-Based Compensation, Salary Adjustments Oct. 6

UI Vice President for Finance Brian Foisy and Human Resources Executive Director Wes Matthews will present an update on market-based compensation and the upcoming mid-year salary adjustment applicable for staff members at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6 in the International Ballroom of the Pitman Center, as well as statewide via Zoom. All staff and supervisors are encouraged to attend. The presentation will be recorded and available online following the meeting. Read more.
 

Green Dot Overview for Faculty and Staff Sept. 27

University of Idaho faculty and staff are invited to participate in the Green Dot program overview from 9-10:15 a.m. Wednesday, Sept 27, in the Commons Horizon Room. Register online. Read more.
 

Time to Order Regalia for Fall Commencement

It's time to rent your regalia in preparation for commencement. Order online through Oct. 26. For custom regalia, please contact Tim Helmke at 208-885-7957 or helmke@uidaho.edu before Oct. 26. You may also purchase regalia at GradFest in the Pitman Center on Oct. 18. Regalia will be available for pickup at the Office of Alumni Relations the week prior to commencement, Dec. 4-8, 2017.
 

LGBTQA Office Speaker's Bureau Open Panel

Join the LGBTQA Office for an open panel discussion from the LGBTQA Speaker's Bureau at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, in the Crest/Horizon Room of the Idaho Commons. The Speaker's Bureau is a student-led panel program where volunteers tell their coming-out stories and answer questions from the audience. Learn more about the personal experiences of different LGBTQA individuals and have the opportunity to ask questions. All are welcome! 
 

Free Social Security Workshop Sept. 21

Kirk Larson from the Social Security Administration is offering a workshop for the University of Idaho. The event is 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Sept. 21, in the Crest/Horizon rooms of the Idaho Commons. If you would like to attend, please register by emailing hr-ben-events@uidaho.edu.  Read more.
 

Postdoctoral and Research Associates Orientation Tuesday

All postdocs and research associates, old and new, are invited to attend our first annual Postdoc Orientation from 3-5 p.m. today, Sept. 19, in IRIC 305. Read more.
 

Teaching and Learning Workshops for Fall 2017

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning's fall workshop series theme is Increasing our Educational Impact. In collaboration with the Doceo Center, our goal is to bring this cornerstone of the Strategic Plan to life through the development and proliferation of innovative teaching and learning experiences. Workshops are open to all instructors and professional staff members and are customizable to all learning modalities (face-to-face, online, hybrid and collaborative) and environments (campus, community and global). Please register now to attend.

Today's Events


• UI Search Committee Training: 10 a.m., Room 040A, Pitman Center
• Building Better Team Communication: 11 a.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
• Weaving a Knowledge Network for a Research Program Using Semantic Web Technologies: 11:30 a.m., Room 120, UI Library
• Creating Inclusive Campus Environments: 12:30 p.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
• Leonardo’s Children: Creative Synergy at the Art-Conservation Interface: 1 p.m., Whitewater Room, Commons
•  Genetically Engineered Pests as Tools for Applied Entomology?: 3:30 p.m., International Ballroom, Pitman Center
• Faculty Senate Meeting: 3:30-5 p.m., Paul Joyce Faculty and Staff Lounge
• LGBTQA Speaker's Bureau Open Panel: 7 p.m., Crest Room, Commons
 ACMS: Music from the Palouse: 7:30 p.m., Admin Auditorium
 

Wednesday


• Telephone Skills for Customer Service: 11 a.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
• Drop-in Mindfulness Meditation: Noon, TLC 046
• Intro to 3-D Modeling in Autodesk 3DS MAX: 12:30 p.m., MILL, UI Library
• University Faculty Meeting: 3 p.m., Vandal Ballroom, PItman Center
• External Funding Budgets 101: 3 p.m., Whitewater Room, Commons

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News Releases

Big Sky Basketball Tournament Moving to Boise

OGDEN, Utah — Changes are coming soon to the Big Sky, with the league offices announcing Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, that future basketball championships will be moving to Boise, beginning in 2019. Read more.
 

Free Performances by World’s Best Jazz Trumpeters Sept. 23

The Moscow community will have the opportunity to hear performances by the best young jazz trumpeters in the world on Saturday, Sept. 23, in the Haddock Performance Hall, as part of the Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Solo Competition, a bi-annual competition to name the best young jazz trumpeter not currently under major artist management. Read more.

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Faculty and Staff News

Registration for Fall Supervisory Excellence Program Now Open

As a current supervisor, you have already completed the bulk of the Supervisor Core Skill Workshops as part of the 2016-17 University Work-Related Training Initiative. The fall session begins on Wednesday, Oct. 11, and concludes on Nov. 29. Click here for registration and workshop information.
 

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report Now Available

The University of Idaho's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is now available for viewing and download. This report is part of UI's commitment to the safety and security of our campus community and complies with the U.S. Department of Education's Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Read more.
 

Read Out! Against Banned Books Sept. 25-29

Join the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences on Sept. 25-29 for the second annual "Read Out! Against Banned Books." Individuals can signup to read for 15 minute increments between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, Sept. 25-29. Participants can chose any book from the banned book lists from the American Library Association. Participants can bring their own copy borrow it from the UI Library and/or the Curriculum Center in the college. The readings will be held on the third floor of the CEHHS building. Other activities include a photo booth to prove you were caught reading banned books. To sign up, contact the Curriculum Center at 208-885-7257 or curriculumcenter@uidaho.edu.
 

Faculty and Staff Alumni Luncheon Oct. 3

If you are a UI graduate and also a faculty or staff member, we want to thank you for your continued dedication to the university! As proud alumni of UI and valued members of our community, the Office of Alumni Relations invites you to kick off Homecoming 2017 at the 13th annual alumni faculty, staff and retiree celebration luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the International Ballroom of the Pitman Center. Please RSVP here. This event is restricted to UI alumni. All attendees must RSVP to be admitted. Questions? Contact Marie Duncan at marie@uidaho.edu.
 

Free Social Security Workshop Sept. 21

Kirk Larson from the Social Security Administration is offering a workshop for the University of Idaho. The event is 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Sept. 21, in the Crest/Horizon rooms of the Idaho Commons. If you would like to attend, please register by emailing hr-ben-events@uidaho.edu.  Read more.
 

Know Your Rights: Understanding DACA and Immigration Enforcement

Kate Evans, associate professor in the College of Law, is hosting a Know Your Rights session from 4-5 p.m. today, Sept. 18, in TLC 031. This session will cover the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) changes as well as information on your rights when approached by law enforcement or Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). All students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to join. 
 

Postdoctoral and Research Associates Orientation Tuesday

All postdocs and research associates, old and new, are invited to attend our first annual Postdoc Orientation from 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, in IRIC 305. Read more.
 

Early Warning Grades Due Tuesday

Student success and retention is a significant component of the university enrollment initiatives and part of our strategic plan. We appreciate your participation in making a difference in our students’ success. The deadline for posting grades is Tuesday, Sept 19, 2017. We are hopeful that if you are teaching a first-year course you would be willing to post grades and poor attendance indicators. This will allow campuswide follow-up efforts to take place with our academically at-risk students. Read more.

 

University Faculty Meeting Wednesday

Meeting #1 of the faculty of the University of Idaho, Provost and Executive Vice President John Wiencek presiding (standing in for President Chuck Staben), is scheduled for 3 p.m. Pacific/4 p.m. Mountain time, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Agenda: Introduction of new faculty members and recognition of 2017 promoted/tenured faculty. Read more. 
 

Mental Health First Aid Training for Faculty and Staff

Concerned about a student, but not sure what to do? Mental Health First Aid is a certification program to help faculty and staff understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This is a free, two-part, interactive course that presents an overview of depression and mood disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma, psychosis and substance use. Training will take place from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Sept. 26, and Thursday, Sept. 28, in the SRC Classroom 103. Completion of all eight hours is required for certification. Pre-register online by Sept. 19. Read more.

Today's Events


• Benefits Orientation: 8:30-10:30 a.m., HR Conference Room
• Make It Mondays: Gaming on Raspberry Pi: 12:30-3:30 p.m., MILL, UI Library
 Zoom Essentials: 2 p.m., ED 341, Doceo Center
• What's for Dinner? A Guide to Understanding GMOs: 6-9 p.m., Kenworthy Performing Arts Center

Tuesday


• UI Search Committee Training: 10 a.m., Room 040A, Pitman Center
• Building Better Team Communication: 11 a.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
• Weaving a Knowledge Network for a Research Program using Semantic Web Technologies: 11:30 a.m., Room 120, UI Library
• Creating Inclusive Campus Environments: 12:30 p.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
• Leonardo’s Children: Creative Synergy at the Art-Conservation Interface: 1 p.m., Whitewater Room, Commons
•  Genetically Engineered Pests as Tools for Applied Entomology?: 3:30 p.m., International Ballroom, Pitman Center
• Faculty Senate Meeting: 3:30-5 p.m., Paul Joyce Faculty and Staff Lounge
• LGBTQA Speaker's Bureau Open Panel: 7 p.m., Crest Room, Commons
 ACMS: Music from the Palouse: 7:30 p.m., Admin Auditorium

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Kudos & Acknowledgements

Jesse Martinez Receives Zerelda Quintana Award

Congratulations to Jesse Martinez, director for the Office of Multicultural Affairs, who received the Zerelda Quintana Person of the Year Award Friday from the Idaho Commission on Hispanic Affairs to mark the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month. The award goes to those who have made a positive impact with the Hispanic community. Martinez was recognized for helping build the Idaho Hispanic Youth Summit and for rising from being a student in the College Assistance Migrant Program to become the director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Martinez received the award Friday at the Idaho Capitol in Boise.

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Faculty and Staff News

Postdoctoral and Research Associates Orientation Sept. 19

All postdocs and research associates, old and new, are invited to attend our first annual Postdoc Orientation from 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, in IRIC 305. Read more.
 

Construction News Updates for Sept. 15

New this week: The Administration Building north entrance is closed until mid-October for step and sidewalk construction; the UI Swim Center opens Monday, Sept. 18. More details are available at uidaho.edu/infrastructure/updates. For questions and/or concerns, please call or email UI Facilities at facilities@uidaho.edu or 208-885-6246.
 

Early Warning Grades Due Sept. 19

Student success and retention is a significant component of the university enrollment initiatives and part of our strategic plan. We appreciate your participation in making a difference in our students’ success. The deadline for posting grades is Tuesday, Sept 19, 2017. We are hopeful that if you are teaching a first-year course you would be willing to post grades and poor attendance indicators. This will allow campuswide follow-up efforts to take place with our academically at-risk students. Read more.
 

Using 3-D Printers in Research and Education Showcase

Colleges and universities with 3-D printing technology can foster innovations in faculty research and prepare students for a workforce that demands sharp critical thinking and collaboration skills. In this freeform showcase you will get to see examples of cutting-edge 3-D printed parts from many different disciplines, biomedical, automotive, consumer parts, dental, aerospace and more. Join us from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, in IRIC Room 305. This is an open house format; show up any time during this time period. For questions, contact Tao Xing at xing@uidaho.edu. Read more.
 

Faculty/Staff Sports Pack Now Available for 2017-18 Season

The Ticket Office is proud to again offer the Vandal Faculty/Staff Sports Pack for the 2017-18 season. A season pass to all ticketed athletic events: Football, Volleyball, Men's Basketball and Women's Basketball for just $130 per pass. Stop by the Kibbie Dome Ticket Office or call 208-885-6466 and get yours today! Payroll deduction is an available payment.
 

University Faculty Meeting Sept. 20

Meeting #1 of the faculty of the University of Idaho, Provost and Executive Vice President John Wiencek presiding (standing in for President Chuck Staben), is scheduled for 3 p.m. Pacific/4 p.m. Mountain time, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Agenda: Introduction of new faculty members and recognition of 2017 promoted/tenured faculty. Read more. 

Today's Events


• FWS Seminar Series: “Wild Sheep and Pneumonia: The Spillover Effect”: 11:30 a.m., CNR 10
• Constitution Day 2017: 1:30 p.m., LAW 104
• Prestigious Fellowship Workshop No. 2: 3 p.m., IRIC Atrium
• Biological Sciences Seminar: 3:30 p.m., LIFE 277
• Women's Soccer vs Memphis: 6 p.m., ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center
• POW/MIA Recognition Day: 6-7:30 p.m., Shattuck Arboretum
• UI Jazz Bands & Choirs: 6:30 p.m., Admin Auditorium
• "The Dumb Waiter": 7:30 p.m., Forge Theater
 

Weekend


• River Canyon Backpacking: Saturday and Sunday, Selway River, Idaho
• "The Dumb Waiter": 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Forge Theater
• "Conversations of My Mothers": 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Hartung Theater
 Women's Soccer vs Nevada: Noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center

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Making Strides in Tissue Engineering

In the near future, the debilitating nature of tendon injuries could be a thing of the past, as a team of faculty and students in the University of Idaho’s Department of Biological Engineering is focusing on revolutionary research to engineer regenerative tendon tissue. Read more.

Kudos & Acknowledgements

A Splash of Thanks for UI Facilities

The UI Swim Center pool opens Monday, Sept. 18, and we thank the UI Facilities team for their four-month project stewardship in getting us there. The entire university appreciates your hard work, especially that of Architectural and Engineering Services (AES) Project Manager Daryle R. Faircloth, who managed the $1 million pool restoration project for the university.

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Faculty and Staff News

Using 3-D Printers in Research and Education Showcase

Colleges and universities with 3-D printing technology can foster innovations in faculty research and prepare students for a workforce that demands sharp critical thinking and collaboration skills. In this freeform showcase you will get to see examples of cutting edge 3-D printed parts from many different disciplines, biomedical, automotive, consumer parts, dental, aerospace and more. Join us from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, in IRIC Room 205. This is an open house format; show up any time during this time period. For questions, contact Tao Xing at xing@uidaho.edu. Read more.
 

Request BEAMS Personal Finance Presentation

Want your student group or class to learn more about financial wellness? Request a presentation from the Better Education About Money for Students Program (BEAMS) on a variety of personal finance topics. 
 

Register Early for the IDEO 2017 Conference

Register by Sept. 29 to receive the early bird rate for the Idaho Dance Education Organization (IDEO) annual conference held at the University of Idaho on Saturday, Oct. 28. This year the conference theme is "Embodying Healthy Practices." The registration cost by Sept. 29 is $50, and $65 after this date. Students receive a discount rate of $35. A Friday Teacher Workshop from 4:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 27, and address by keynote speaker, Mary Seereiter, is available for $25. Read more.
 

Campus Conversation — History, Heritage and Hate: What's the Deal with Charlottesville?

The Campus Conversation program is developed by the ASUI Center for Volunteerism and Social Action to create a platform for students, faculty, staff and community members to discuss difficult issues in a civil manner that doesn't resort to anger or hatred. This month we will be discussing the events surrounding Charlottesville including white supremacy, the significance of Confederate statues and free speech. Come learn the facts with an open mind, and be ready to have a great conversation. The event is from 12:30-2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, in the Idaho Commons Whitewater Room.
 

Constitution Day Friday: "A Republic If You Can Keep It"

Join the University of Idaho College of Law for Constitution Day 2017 on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Moscow and Boise. The University of Idaho will present a Constitution Day program on the challenge facing the judiciary in hyperpartisan times. The program will be conducted interactively at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, 2107, in the College of Law Room 104 in Moscow and at 2:30 p.m. Mountain time in Room 313 in the Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center in Boise. Read more.
 

Campus Storage Shelf Space Available

Can't get the door to close on your departmental storage closet anymore? Hiding essential equipment and files under your desk? Leaving items out in the hallway, hoping someone will take them away? Facilities can help! There are several Campus Storage Shelves available for rent, most in the 4 foot deep by 4 foot high by 9 foot wide category for only $18 a month. It's the cheapest storage on the Palouse! These spaces are only for storage of UI-owned items. Access is available 24 hours a day with your Vandal Card. Call 208-885-6633 if interested.

Today's Events


• Creating Inclusive Higher Education Work Environments for People with Mental Health Disabilities: 10 a.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
• Active Listening Techniques for Effective Communication: 11 a.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
• Enhance Student Success with High-Impact Practices: 11 a.m., Doceo Center, ED 341
• Freshstart Tobacco Cessation: Noon, Room 119, Student Health Center
• IBEST/CMCI Seminar: 12:30 p.m., EP 122
• Zoonosis and Risk Assessment Working with Animals: 2 p.m., IRIC 321
• Outdoor Program Open House: 5-7 p.m., Outdoor Program, Rec Center
• Take Back the Night and Katy Benoit Safety Forum: 7:30 p.m., Admin Auditorium
• "The Dumb Waiter": 7:30 p.m., Forge Theater
 

Friday


• FWS Seminar Series: “Wild Sheep and Pneumonia: The Spillover Effect”: 11:30 a.m., CNR 10
• Prestigious Fellowship Workshop No. 2: 3 p.m., IRIC Atrium
• Biological Sciences Seminar: 3:30 p.m., LIFE 277
• Women's Soccer vs Memphis: 6 p.m., ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center
• POW/MIA Recognition Day: 6-7:30 p.m., Shattuck Arboretum
• UI Jazz Bands & Choirs: 6:30 p.m., Admin Auditorium