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Idaho FFA Career Development Events June 2-5

Posted Tue, 26 May 2015 09:15:22 PST

The Blue Jackets are coming. Over 900 Idaho FFA members, advisors, parents and guests will descend on campus June 2-5 for the Idaho FFA Career Development Events. Idaho FFA members will compete in events including; Livestock Judging, Forestry, Ag. Communications, Food Science, Dairy Foods, Marketing Plan, Dairy Judging, Meats Judging, Environmental and Natural Resources, Agronomy, Veterinary Scie... Read more

Thursday IBEST Lunch Features University of Florida Researcher

Posted Tue, 26 May 2015 08:28:08 PST

Dr. Jose Miguel Ponciano from the University of Florida will be presenting at Thursday's IBEST Lunch, held from 12:30-1:30 p.m in the Commons' Horizon Room. In this talk, "Stochastic models for the community dynamics and stability of the vaginal microbial flora," Ponciano will briefly explain a modeling approach to better understand the temporal changes in species abundance and composition o... Read more

Job Opportunity: Enrollment Services Specialist

Posted Thu, 21 May 2015 19:01:03 PST

Engineering Outreach is accepting applications for an Enrollment Services Specialist. This classified position creates an inviting and welcoming culture for students at a distance by promoting the EO program to recruit new students, providing professional and responsive academic-related services, and performing complex administrative tasks. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to... Read more

UI Snake River Weed Management Research Field Days June 23, 24

Posted Thu, 21 May 2015 13:47:44 PST

The University of Idaho is holding two field days in June about weed management on the Snake River. The first is 8:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, June 23, at the UI Kimberly Research and Extension Center. Lunch will be provided. For more information contact Don Morishita at (208) 423-6616 or don@uidaho.edu. The second UI Snake River Weed Management Research Field Day will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noo... Read more

Consolidated Fringe Rate Information

Posted Wed, 20 May 2015 10:58:24 PST

More information about UI's proposed changes to a Consolidated Fringe Rate is now available on the UI's  Controller’s webpage under the Resources section in the center of the page under Consolidated Fringe Rates. The new site contains an overview and FAQ with answers to some of the questions so far. Included in the FAQ is a table of the rate groups and the employee classes assigned to... Read more

See Images, Videos, Stories from UI's Commencement Celebrations

Posted Wed, 20 May 2015 08:14:32 PST

The UI Communications & Marketing Social Media Team used Storify to curate this timeline of UI's graduates. [View the story "UI Commencement 2015" on Storify] Read more

Volunteers Needed for Ironman Aid Station

Posted Mon, 18 May 2015 15:15:32 PST

The University of Idaho is gearing up for Ironman Coeur d'Alene 2015. Once again, we are hosting a Vandal Hydration Station on the bike course and are in need of volunteers. Ironman athletes go through a great deal of fluids and food in their quest to become an Ironman. Aid stations are an integral part of the race, and the spirit of the Aid Station reflects on the whole event. The race is June 2... Read more

Posted Mon, 18 May 2015 15:12:57 PST

The University of Idaho is gearing up for Ironman Coeur d'Alene 2015. Once again, we are hosting a Vandal Hydration Station on the bike course and are in need of volunteers. Ironman athletes go through a great deal of fluids and food in their quest to become an Ironman. Aid stations are an integral part of the race, and the spirit of the Aid Station reflects on the whole event. The race is June 2... Read more

SYNC 2015 Looking for Volunteer Projects

Posted Mon, 18 May 2015 09:45:46 PST

We are excited to start planning for the Serving Your New Community (SYNC) 2015 event. SYNC will occur on Saturday, Aug. 22, and details about the event can be seen on the registration form on VandalSync. On SYNC day, all incoming students to the University of Idaho (about 1,500 students) serve in the Moscow and Pullman communities to begin their Vandal commitment to bettering our local area. St... Read more

Entrepreneur to Speak on Biotechnology's Role in Idaho's Future on June 10

Posted Mon, 18 May 2015 09:26:54 PST

Entrepreneur and researcher Ed Penhoet will be the University of Idaho Boise Presidential Keynote speaker with his talk “The Value of Research in Economic Development. Biotechnology: Its role in Idaho’s Future.” The event will take place 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 10 at the Eight & Main building in downtown Boise. Tables and individual seats are available, please RSVP be... Read more