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PDL Weekly Announcement
Posted: Thursday, October 30
Highlight: Building a Respectful Workplace (SEP) Other Opportunities: New Employee Welcome & Benefits Orientation Telephone Skills for Administrative & Front Desk Professionals Managing Employee Performance (SEP) Conflict and Confrontation Skills for Women Creating a Social Media Strategy in 5 Simple Steps
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Native American Heritage Month
Posted: Thursday, October 30
Come celebrate Native American Heritage Month with activities and panels. These include:  Monday, November 3, 2014 Native American Heritage Month Kick-Off Event Commons Food Court, 11:30 p.m-1:30 p.m. Friday, November 7th, 2014 Indian Child Welfare Act Panel College of Law’s Courtroom, 4:00 pm Sponsored by Native American Law Student Association Friday, Novembe...
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University of Idaho Excellence in Outreach and Engagement Award.
Posted: Thursday, October 30
The Excellence in Outreach and Engagement Award recognizes a University of Idaho faculty member for excellence in extending the university knowledge base through collaboration with individuals, groups or communities in a context of partnership and reciprocity. The award consists of an honorarium of $5,000 and a commemorative clock. Nominations are due by Friday, January 30, 2015. For details on p...
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A Christmas Carol Tickets on Sale NOW!
Posted: Thursday, October 30
This December, treat your family and friends to a special evening of live theatre. Charles Dickens’ classic, "A Christmas Carol" is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season. Filled with music and magic, this heartwarming tale includes all of your favorite characters: the irascible Ebenezer Scrooge, patient Bob Cratchit, and of course the ever-joyful Tiny Tim. Join us at the Hartung ...
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Army ROTC Turkey Shoot Food Drive
Posted: Wednesday, October 29
The Military Science Department (Army ROTC) invites students, faculty, staff and family from the University of Idaho to take part in its annual Turkey Shoot food drive. The donated food will go to the University of Idaho Food Pantry. If you have food to donate, please bring it by the Army ROTC offices in the basement of Memorial Gym, on the west (Kibbie Dome) side of the building. In conjuncti...
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College of Graduate Studies Offers Workshop on Recent Changes to Dates, Deadlines and Procedures
Posted: Tuesday, October 28
Dr. Jerry McMurtry, Associate Dean for the College of Graduate Studies, will present a one hour workshop at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 4 in the Crest room on the most recent changes to the procedures, policies and deadlines that govern defense dates and submission deadlines for Master's and PhD students. This informative workshop will provide faculty with the tools they need to ensure the s...
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Proposals are now being accepted for Stillinger Herbarium Expedition Funds
Posted: Tuesday, October 28
Proposals are now being accepted for Stillinger Herbarium Expedition Funds. Please see http://www.uidaho.edu/research/stillinger-trust/expedition-funds for application process. Proposals are due December 5, 2014. Purpose: The Stillinger Trust, established in 1957, funds expeditions for the purpose of enhancing collections-based botanical research at the University of Idaho and growing collecti...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Donor Ticket Sales Begins
Posted: Monday, October 27
Donors to the 2015 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival can purchase tickets beginning Friday, October 24th. First choice of two seats is available at the $250 level. Series tickets for all four days starts November 14th, and the General Public can purchase tickets beginning December 1st. This year's headliner is Dianne Reeves, with other shows featuring Jeff Coffin (Dave Matthews Band), Stefon Harris,...
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The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies lecture series
Posted: Monday, October 27
The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies (IBEST) welcomes Joanna Monti-Masel, professor of Psychology and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, at University of Arizona, for a lecture. Her presentation is part of the Fall 2014 IBEST Seminar Series that attracts top scientists from across the nation and world. These seminars are used as a core element of a graduate seminar course (BCB ...
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Biosafety Training for Working with Foodborne Pathogens
Posted: Friday, October 24
The Office of Research and Economic Development is extending an open invitation to interested faculty, staff and students to attend a short presentation given by Matthew Donelan, a finalist for the position of UI Biosafety Officer. Donelan’s presentation, Biosafety Training for Working with Foodborne Pathogens, will be held at 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct 28, in Morrill Hall 402. The presentat...
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Teaching Excellence Brown Bag (TEBB) Participatory Workshop
Posted: Friday, October 24
Fall 2014 TEBB #3: Essential Learning Skills Across the Curriculum – Learning to be a Self-Grower:A Participatory Workshop Workshop Leaders: Steve Beyerlein, Mechanical Engineering Dan Cordon, Mechanical Engineering Michael Kyte, Civil Engineering When: Thursday, November 6th, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Where: Idaho Commons, Clearwater Room Please, bring your lunch and come ...
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Angel Flores: Inspiring and Supporting Our First-Generation Students
Posted: Thursday, October 23
Angel Flores is an inspirational speaker, an author and a college instructor. He is the son of migrant farm workers, and is a first generation college graduate, who earned his B.A. from Trinity Bible College in Sacramento, CA and his M.A. from The University of Northern Colorado. Flores has inspired thousands of people all over the country by sharing his unique life journey. Angel's presentation...
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60th Anniversary of Original Godzilla film-FREE ADMISSION-Kenworthy Performing Arts Theatre
Posted: Thursday, October 23
In Celebration of 60 years of Kaiju, the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences and the History Department is proud to co-sponsor the 60th anniversary film showing of the original 1954 Godzilla (Gojira) movie! This is a free film event to be held on November 4, 2014 at 6:30 pm. at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Theatre and is open to everyone at the UI and Moscow community! Professors Pin...
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Idaho Sen. Frank Church’s legacy is topic for Oct. 28 panel
Posted: Wednesday, October 22
MOSCOW -- The late Frank Church represented Idaho in the U.S. Senate from 1957 to 1981. Thirty years after his death in 1984, a panel of journalists, historians and former staff members will assess his contributions to Idaho politics and public policy. “Remembering Frank Church” will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the 1912 Center, 412 E. Third Street in Moscow. The free progra...
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40th Annual UIOP Outdoor Equipment Sale and Ski Swap
Posted: Wednesday, October 22
As a service to the UI and surrounding community, we are pleased to announce the 40th annual Sale and Swap to be held in the Student Recreation Center MAC court on November 6th from 6pm-8pm. This is a wonderful opportunity for students and community members to pick up some great equipment for reasonable prices. ADMISSION IS FREE, and it's a $5 donation to the Vandal Ski Team to sell your own gear....
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Dee Dee Kanikkeberg Selected to Receive the Otis McCreery Outstanding Service Award
Posted: Wednesday, October 22
The University of Idaho Division of Student Affairs has announced that Dee Dee Kanikkeberg, Director of University Housing, has been selected to receive the Otis McCreery Outstanding Service Award from the Northwest Association of Student Affairs Professionals (NWASAP). Kanikkeberg has served as the Director of University Housing for 1-1/2 years, and is a past president of NWASAP.
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Faculty Administrative Position Open: Center for Advanced Energy Studies - Associate Director
Posted: Wednesday, October 22
Administrative appointment open to internal candidates within energy related disciplines: either tenure track or tenured faculty; or tenure track or non-tenure track research faculty. The Associate Director – Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES), facilitates the development of world-class, advanced, energy research between Idaho National Laboratory (INL), industry and universities. ...
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Keep Campus Healthy
Posted: Monday, October 20
It's that time of year again - we're hearing sniffles, sneezes, and coughs. It's the time of year for increased hygiene to combat the spread of germs and keep our campus healthy.  Please check out and print these Germ Buster posters to display in your office, on your door, in your bathroom, etc. You may also contact Vandal Health Ed at vandalhealthed@uidaho.edu if you'd like posters printe...
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Tickets available for Dance performance "Pulse"
Posted: Monday, October 20
Tickets are now available for “Pulse,” the Fall Dance Concert by the College of Education Department of Movement Sciences dance faculty members. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6-8 and 2 p.m. Nov. 9. All performances are in the Hartung Theatre. Tickets are available at the University of Idaho ticket office located in the Kibbie Dome. Tickets are $10 for the general public and $8 for st...
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A Bright New Boise - Last Weekend - Catch it NOW!
Posted: Thursday, October 16
Don't miss out on this genius of a play - catch A Bright New Boise on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m at the Hartung Theater. Tickets at the door.  A Bright New Boise is a co-production between Moscow Art Theatre (Too) and UI Theatre Arts. Written by Samuel D. Hunter, who grew up in Moscow and recently received the MacArthur Genius Grant Award, the play explores love,...
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PDL Weekly Announcement
Posted: Thursday, October 16
Communication Essentials For Supervisors NEXT THURSDAY! Register for SEP today! Other Opportunities: Benefits Orientation University of Idaho Safety, Security and Risk (SEP) Dealing with Bullies in the Workplace Building Better Team Communication For more information on any of these sessions please see the PDL training portal.
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“Academia’s Copyright Problem” is topic of Oct. 23 Library Research Colloquium
Posted: Thursday, October 16
The University of Idaho Library Research Colloquium series will present “Academia’s Copyright Problem” at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23 on the library’s main floor. The colloquium will feature Annemarie Bridy, UI Law School professor, and Annie Gaines, scholarly communications librarian, in a discussion academia's unique copyright issues. Their presentation coincides wit...
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Register for Safe Zone Training October 28, 2014
Posted: Wednesday, October 15
Register now for Safe Zone Open Training for faculty and staff at 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct 28th in the Crest room (4th floor of the Commons). Safe Zone programs promote the understanding and inclusion of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender people on campuses nationwide. The mission of the UI Safe Zone Program is to create a safe and welcoming atmosphere for LGBTQA students,...
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Installation: Architecture Graduate Project Topics Exhibit
Posted: Wednesday, October 15
The University of Idaho’s Architecture Program will spotlight a series of graduate student installations that explore challenging issues facing architects in contemporary contexts. A creative component of the seminar that precedes the primary design studio, the installations serve as a pre- and trans-disciplinary examination of a variety of terminal architectural graduate project topics. ...
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Free Zine Workshop 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Oct. 21
Posted: Wednesday, October 15
The University of Idaho Library is sponsoring a free zine workshop in the UI Commons Whitewater Room from 6:00 p.m.to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday Oct. 21. Zines are self published creations made by a desire for self-expression. Anyone can make a zine on any subject, in any format, and any way they'd like. The zine workshop is an opportunity for participants to begin to create their own zines ...
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UI Library Sponsors Free Film Screening at the Kenworthy
Posted: Wednesday, October 15
The University of Idaho Library is sponsoring a free screening of "RIP! A Remix Manifesto", the 2009 open-source documentary on creativity, copyright, and collaboration in the digital age. The film will be shown at the Kenworthy Theatre at 7:00 p.m. on Monday Oct. 20. Web activist, Brett Gaylor explores issues of copyright in the information age, mashing up the media landscape of the 20th c...
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Supervisory Excellence Program Registration Announcement
Posted: Wednesday, October 15
Learn. Grow. Succeed. Let’s do it together – Register now for The Supervisory Excellence Program! The Supervisory Excellence Program was designed by Professional Development and Learning to enhance supervisory excellence at the University of Idaho by: •Providing supervisors and administrators with tools and skills to hire and develop an effective team, manage optimal performan...
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Idaho Library Association Honors Priscilla Wegars with Book of The Year
Posted: Wednesday, October 15
The Idaho Library Association is pleased to announce that two books were selected as the Idaho Library Association’s “Book of the Year” for 2013. “As Rugged as the Terrain” by Priscilla Wegars (Caxton Press) and “Surviving Minidoka”, edited by Russell Tremayne and Todd Shallat (Boise State University Publications Office), were honored by the association.&n...
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University of Idaho Housing Invites the Community to Trick-or-Treat
Posted: Wednesday, October 15
University of Idaho Housing invites all mythical, adorable and scary creatures to the annual Tower Trick-or-Treat event at the University of Idaho’s Theophilus Tower from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25. This thirty yearlong University Housing tradition invites local families to trick-or-treat at the doors of student’s residence hall rooms. Trick-or-treaters will start on the...
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Best-selling author to speak at Palouse Basin Water Summit
Posted: Tuesday, October 14
 The 10th Annual Palouse Basin Water Summit, “Reimagine,” will be held on Thursday, October 16th from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at the Best Western Plus University Inn, 1516 West Pullman Road in Moscow. The annual community dialogue about water provides gallons of great information and pints of perspective about how we continue to manage this important resource. The event is free and open to...
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Ghost Plants and Roses Field Tour and Chapter Potluck on Saturday, Oct. 25
Posted: Tuesday, October 14
White Pine Chapter of the Idaho Native Plant Society is sponsoring a field tour on Moscow Mountain that will be focused on identification of dormant plants or “ghost plants” and roses. Ghost plants are those plants that have dried out but are still standing. They are typically difficult to identify. Rose identification will include tips for learning the difference between our beautiful...
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Annual Enrollment Benefits Meeting
Posted: Monday, October 13
Calling all benefit eligible faculty and staff. Come join us in the Borah Theater of the Student Union & Financial Aid Building from 2:00 p.m. -3:30 p.m. today to learn about exciting changes to employee benefits. Remember- Annual Enrollment is now open. Review your benefits and make changes by November 4th. Visit our Annual Enrollment website at http://www.uidaho.edu/benefits/Annual-Enro...
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Join University of Idaho employees in our Faculty and Staff Campaign
Posted: Monday, October 13
Join University of Idaho employees in our Faculty and Staff Campaign! To kick things off each month donors of this fiscal year will be put into a drawing for a University of Idaho coffee mug from now until June 30th! Because we work here, we can see firsthand the difference participating in the campaign has made in the lives of our students.  We encourage you to make a gift today to any f...
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President's Halloween Open House
Posted: Monday, October 13
President’s Halloween! Open House for the University community, stop by to get a Vandal Scare, a sweet treat, and cider. Date: Friday, October 31, 2014 Time: 6:00p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Location: University House 1026 Nez Perce Drive Drawings for: 1. $100 VandalStore gift Certificate 2. President’s Suite Seating for the November 15th Vandal Football Game 3. Dinner for 8 with...
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Position Open for Associate Director - Center for Advanced Energy Studies
Posted: Monday, October 13
Administrative appointment open to internal candidates within energy related disciplines: either tenure track or tenured faculty; or tenure track or non-tenure track research faculty. The Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) facilitates the development of world-class, advanced, energy research between Idaho National Laboratory (INL), industry and universities. The Associate Director appointm...
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The New Yorker Discussion Group Created
Posted: Monday, October 13
Are you an avid reader of The New Yorker? Would like to discuss the magazine's thought-provoking articles with others? The University of Idaho Social Group announces the creation of the The New Yorker Discussion Group. To join, email UISocialGroup@uidaho.edu. For more information on the UI Social Group visit www.facebook.com/UISocialGroup/info
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Staff Affairs Seeking Applicants
Posted: Friday, October 10
If you are interested in becoming a member of Staff Affairs, they are currently seeking applicants to join. Please seek approval of your supervisor and then fill out the online application form. To be considered to serve and become an active, engaged member of Staff Affairs; please submit the form by 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17. Interested applicants are encouraged to attend a meeting from 9 ...
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Annual Enrollment for Benefits is Now Open
Posted: Friday, October 10
All benefit eligible employees, Annual Enrollment is open as of Oct. 13 and closes Nov. 4. Now is your opportunity to review your previous benefit elections and make changes. Come to one of our Annual Enrollment Meetings to learn more about the 2015 changes.  Visit our Annual Enrollment website at http://www.uidaho.edu/benefits/Annual-Enrollment for more information and for a list of informat...
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The Lionel Hampton School of Music to host the "In-Between: from Classical to Jazz"
Posted: Friday, October 10
Moscow, ID – The University of Idaho Lionel Hampton School of Music will host a master class and guest recital featuring classical and jazz musicians from Charleston, South Carolina with ties to the Pacific Northwest including alumni from the UI.   The UI presents “The In-Between: from Classical to Jazz” at the Haddock Performance Hall at the Lionel Hampton S...
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Former NFL Player and LGBTQA Activist Wade Davis to Speak at UI
Posted: Friday, October 10
MOSCOW, Idaho—In celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, asexual, and ally or LGBTQA History Month, the Division of Diversity and Human Rights and the LGBTQA Office are proud to be hosting nationally-acclaimed LGBTQA activist, Wade Davis. Davis will be speaking at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22 in the Administration Auditorium. There is no charge...
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A Bright New Boise Begins Hartung Run Tonight
Posted: Thursday, October 9
"A Bright New Boise" opens tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Hartung Theater for an eight-day run. Written by Samuel D. Hunter, a Moscow native and recent recipient of the MacArthur "Genius Award", the drama features themes of religion, relationships, love and loss. Directed by UI alum David Harlan, "A Bright New Boise" is co-produced by Moscow Art Theatre (Too) and UI Theatre Arts. Admission is $15 ...
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College of Graduate Studies Presents Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Sessions
Posted: Thursday, October 9
The College of Graduate Studies will be presenting four one-hour sessions on how to submit a thesis or dissertation using the Electronic Thesis and Dissertation system (ETD).  New policies and procedures will also be discussed, along with how to use the Graduate Handbook to properly format the document.  Registration is not required.   Session days/times/locations:    &nbs...
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Register for Supervisory Excellence Program
Posted: Thursday, October 9
Register now for Professional Development and Learning’s Supervisory Excellence Program. Other training opportunities include “Communicating with Tact and Finesse,” and  “How to Get Started with Microsoft Access.” Go to the PDL training portal for more information: http://www.uidaho.edu/pdl_portal.  
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Recorded Sessions Available, Feedback Requested for Dean of Students Search
Posted: Thursday, October 9
The website for the Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students search has been updated to provide the recorded sessions and feedback forms for each finalist: www.uidaho.edu/provost/deansearches/vice-provost-for-student-affairs-and-dean-of-students/Onsite-Interview-Information.  The Provost and Executive Vice President invites feedback on each finalist through the online form....
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Informational Meeting About Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge
Posted: Wednesday, October 8
With a goal of stimulating entrepreneurship at Idaho’s colleges and universities, Zions Bank has launched the Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge, a business model and business plan competition offering over $150,000 in prizes. All colleges and universities in the Gem State are invited to participate and the University of Idaho is currently screening ideas to enter into the Spring 2015 Challenge....
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Farewell Reception for Althea Sheets Oct. 17
Posted: Tuesday, October 7
Althea Sheets has accepted a new position as communications specialist with the Nevada System of Higher Education and the Nevada EPSCoR Office in Las Vegas, Nevada. Althea has played a key role in the Idaho EPSCoR Office at the University of Idaho for more than 7.5 years. Please join us in wishing Althea all the best on this exciting new adventure. An open farewell reception will be held on 9:3...
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Open Forum for Dean of Students Finalist Charles Brown
Posted: Tuesday, October 7
Dr. Charles Brown, the fourth finalist in the Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students search, will deliver a presentation followed by a Q & A period during an open forum at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the Commons Clearwater Room. Students, staff and faculty are all encouraged to attend. 
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National Depression Screening Day Set for Oct. 8 and 9
Posted: Tuesday, October 7
National Depression Screening Day is an outreach, education and screening event. The program aims to raise public awareness that mood and anxiety disorders are common and often undetected disorders, for which there are many effective treatments, and to identify those students at-risk for mood and anxiety disorders and refer them for treatment. The University of Idaho Counseling & Testing Cen...
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University Studies Abroad Consortium Visiting Professorships for 2016-2017
Posted: Monday, October 6
UI faculty are encouraged to apply for University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) Visiting Professorships for 2016 summer, fall and winter recess terms and the 2017 spring term. USAC Visiting Professorships provide UI faculty with opportunities to establish contacts with foreign colleagues, enhance their own foreign language acquisition, strengthen and support international education and study a...
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International Programs Invites Faculty and Staff to Apply for International Development Award
Posted: Monday, October 6
University of Idaho faculty and staff members are invited to apply for International Development Awards, or FIDAs. Recipients of FIDAs participate in a three- to five-week summer language and culture program at one of the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) sites around the world. FIDA destinations can be found on the FIDA 2015 application. Program and tuition costs are included in the aw...
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Egyptian Playwright Performs Oct. 9; Free Tickets Available for Students
Posted: Monday, October 6
Egyptian playwright, journalist and activist Dalia Basiouny will perform her award-winning "Solitaire" at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Hartung Theater. "Solitaire" explores an Arab-American woman and her political identity between 9/11 and the Egyptian Revolution. Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 for seniors, UI staff and faculty and available at BookPeople of Moscow or at the door. A limited ...
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Piano Duo to Perform Oct. 19
Posted: Monday, October 6
Pianists Jay and Sandy Mauchley will present an exciting variety of duo piano music at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19 in the Haddock Performance Hall at the Lionel Hampton School of Music. Included on the program will be two short pieces by Bach including the well-known "Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring;" Copland's touching and romantic portrait of an American icon "Billy the Kid," which incorporates many cowb...
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Learn About Benefits Changes Tuesday
Posted: Friday, October 3
Come learn about exciting changes to employee benefits for 2015. This general session is open to all University of Idaho faculty and staff. This meeting will be 9:30-11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the Clearwater Room of the Idaho Commons.
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Mental Health First Aid Training Opportunity
Posted: Friday, October 3
Not sure how to talk to a student you're concerned about? Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack — even if you have no clinical training — Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health related crisis. In the 8-hour interactive course, faculty and staff learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concer...
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UI sponsors screening, discussion of PBS documentary about Idaho
Posted: Thursday, October 2
A documentary by Maria Hinojosa, award-winning reporter for public radio and television, will be shown Thursday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. at the University of Idaho’s Menard Law Building courtroom, 711 S. Rayburn in Moscow. The film, “Our Private Idaho,” is the third of an eight-part series, “America by the Numbers,” which will address demographic changes in the United St...
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Online Cap and Gown Regalia Orders for December Commencement Now Open
Posted: Thursday, October 2
University of Idaho faculty are reminded to rent their fall Commencement regalia early. The Office of Alumni Relations will take orders on the Moscow campus during GradFest Wednesday, Oct. 22. Save the Date: GradFest Fall 2014 Wednesday, Oct. 22 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Student Union Building Vandal Ballroom Online orders will be accepted at: https://oakhalli.com/colleges/universityofidahofaculty...
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Free Tickets for Students for Egyptian Artist Performance
Posted: Thursday, October 2
Free tickets for the one-night-only performance of "Solitaire" by Egyptian performance artist Dalia Basiouny at 7:30 p.m. on October 9 at the Hartung Theater are still available for UI students. Tickets can be picked up at: The Women's Center in Memorial Gym; International Studies, Admin Building, room 338; Journalism & Mass Media, Admin Building, room 347; and Theatre Arts, Shoup Hall, room 2...
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Don't Cancel Your Class
Posted: Thursday, October 2
Are you attending a conference? Do you have a family obligation? Invite Campus Suicide Prevention to conduct "QPR" suicide prevention training with your students while you are away. Participants of a QPR (Question, Persuade and Refer) training will leave with practical knowledge for helping others who might be at risk for suicide by knowing how to recognize the warning signs of suicide, ask someon...
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Clearwater Corn Maze Operates October Weekends in Lewiston
Posted: Wednesday, October 1
LEWISTON, Idaho – Sept. 30, 2014 – The Clearwater Corn Maze will open Friday Oct. 3 in a new location, Lewiston Community Park in the Lewiston Orchards, with parking at the Potlatch No. 1 Federal Credit Union at 1015 Warner Ave. The maze is a collaborative exercise in agricultural tourism and education by Kaufman Farms of Lewiston and the University of Idaho College of Agricultural an...
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Register for Excellence Program
Posted: Wednesday, October 1
Register now for Professional Development and Learning’s “Excellence Program” training. Other training opportunities include “Benefits Orientation,” "New Employee Welcome," "Simple, Smart and Low-Cost Ways to Recognize and Reward Employees," "Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills," and "Outlook Tips, Tricks and Techniques.” Go to the PDL training portal ...
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The Right Genomics At The Right Time: Dr. Andrew Kasarskis
Posted: Wednesday, October 1
The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies (IBEST) welcomes Dr. Andrew Kasarskis, Co-Director of the ICAHN Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology at Mount Sianai Hospital, for a lecture. His presentation is part of the IBEST Seminar Series that attracts top scientists from across the nation and world. Dr. Kasarskis will speak on Thursday, October 2, at 12:30pm, in the Engine...
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Lecture by Dr. John C. Bean of Seattle University, "Using Backward Design of the Curriculum to Promote Writing and Critical Thinking in Undergraduate Classrooms"
Posted: Wednesday, October 1
Dr. John C. Bean of Seattle University will visit the University of Idaho on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 from 12:30-1:30 PM in the Crest-Horizon Rooms of the Idaho Commons. Dr. Bean will give an interactive presentation entitled "Using Backward Design of the Curriculum to Promote Writing and Critical Thinking in Undergraduate Classrooms." The presentation is free and open to all. His visit is s...
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University Ethics Hotline
Posted: Wednesday, October 1
We are fortunate at the University of Idaho to have a highly dedicated faculty and staff, strongly committed to high ethical standards and responsible management of the public’s resources. As with most employers, the University encounters an occasional occurrence of unethical or illegal conduct in the workplace. When employees notice or suspect unethical acts, fiscal misconduct, or misuse o...
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The Randall Women in Science Seminar Series Welcomes Biology professor, Margaret Riley
Posted: Wednesday, October 1
The Department of Biological Sciences welcomes Margaret Riley, professor of biology, at University of Massachusetts Amherst, for a lecture. Her presentation is part of the Randall Seminar Series focused on Women in Science at the University of Idaho. Riley will speak on Tuesday, October 7, at 3:30 p.m., in the Idaho Commons Horizon Room; a reception will follow. Her presentation is titled, "Rethi...
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Open Forum -- Dr. Juliana Mosley, Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Finalist
Posted: Tuesday, September 30
Reminder: Dr. Juliana Mosley, the third finalist in the Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students search will deliver a presentation followed by a Q & A period during an open forum on Thursday, October 2nd at 2:00 pm in the Commons, Horizon/Aurora Rooms. Students, staff, and faculty are all encouraged to attend.
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Rockets to the Rescue- National 4-H Youth Science Day
Posted: Tuesday, September 30
Join us in celebrating 4-H National Youth Science Day in Idaho! This event is an exciting, interactive learning experience that engages thousands of youth across the country in conducting the National Science Experiment. This year's activity is Rockets to the Rescue. Watch the official video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CAesuKbTRA&feature=youtu.be The Idaho 4-H NYSD state event wi...
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JAMM to observe National News Engagement Day
Posted: Monday, September 29
The School of Journalism and Mass Media at the University of Idaho will team with regional news organizations to celebrate National News Engagement Day, Tuesday, Oct. 7, with events from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Idaho Commons plaza. Representatives of the Moscow-Pullman Daily News, the Lewiston Tribune and KREM-TV of Spokane will join JAMM students and faculty on the plaza to promote news engag...
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Athena Organizational Meeting 10/9
Posted: Monday, September 29
Athena will be hosting an Organizational Meeting on Thursday, October 9th at 12pm in the Commons Panorama room. All current and prospective Athena members are welcome to attend. This is an open meeting of Athena membership and the executive board to discuss the state of the organization, this year’s upcoming events and priorities, and an opportunity to learn more about the organization itsel...
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Idaho Supreme Court to Hear Arguments at U-Idaho College of Law Courtroom
Posted: Monday, September 29
On Wednesday, October 1, the Idaho Supreme Court will hear arguments in the College of Law Courtroom in Moscow. The schedule is as follows: 8:50 a.m.: Silver Opportunity Partners v. Stonehill Capital Management 10:00 a.m.: Su Warren v. Williams and Parsons (Industrial Commission) 11:10 a.m.: Terri L. Boyd-Davis v. Timothy Baker The Court asks that if you are unable to stay for all three ca...
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UI Library Offers Research Data Workshops
Posted: Friday, September 26
Research data will be the focus of a series of Data & Digital Services workshops presented by the University of Idaho Library during the 2014 fall semester. Workshops are scheduled for Fridays, October 10, October 31, and November 14 from 1:30 – 3:00 pm in Room 212A of the UI Library. Open to all UI students and faculty, the sessions are designed to promote awareness, build skills, and e...
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Tonight - Welcome Reception at Litehouse Center - University of Idaho Social Group
Posted: Friday, September 26
Employees, their spouses and partners, are invited to join us at the Kibbie Dome Litehouse Center at 6:30 PM for the first event of the year. Learn more about the UI-SG and its activities. Parking is available on the west side of the Kibbie Dome and parking permit regulations are not required after 5 PM, although avoid spaces marked as enforced 24 hours. Please refer to the UI campus parking map...
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Open Forum - Dr. Jean Kim, Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Finalist
Posted: Friday, September 26
Reminder: Dr. Jean Kim, a finalist in the Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students search will deliver a presentation followed by a Q & A period during an open forum on Monday, September 29th at 2:00 pm in the International Ballroom. Students, staff, and faculty are all encouraged to attend.
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Spoken word duo Sister Outsider Poetry to Perform at UI on Monday, October 1st, 2014
Posted: Thursday, September 25
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and LGBTQA History Month, the Division of Diversity and Human Rights, the LGBTQA Office, and the Office of Multicultural Affairs are proud to be hosting nationally-acclaimed activists and social word artists Sister Outsider. Sister Outsider will be performing on Wednesday, October 1st at 7 PM in the Vandal Ballroom in the Student Union Building. There is...
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UI Launches Biosafety Stewardship Initiative
Posted: Thursday, September 25
On September 29, 2014, UI will launch its two-month long Biosafety Stewardship Initiative. The Initiative will raise awareness about biosafety issues and ask all UI researchers working with biological agents and toxins to reevaluate the safety practices in their labs. UI's Initiative is part of a national effort to reinforce safe practices in biomedical research. For more information, please vi...
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Open Forum - Dr. Jeffrey C. Long, Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Finalist
Posted: Wednesday, September 24
Reminder: Dr. Jeffrey C. Long, a finalist in the Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students search will deliver a presentation followed by a Q & A period during an Open Forum on Thursday, September 25th at 2:30 pm in the Vandal Ballroom. Students, staff, and faculty are all encouraged to attend.
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University of Idaho College of Law’s Art & Entertainment Law Society presents "Cultural Heritage and International Law"
Posted: Wednesday, September 24
Professor James A.R. Nafziger, the Thomas B. Stoel Professor of Law and Director of International Programs at the Willamette University College of Law, will be visiting the College of Law on Friday, September 26, at 3:30 p.m. to discuss the intersection between cultural heritage and international law. His talk will touch on the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) and...
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Mental Health First Aid Training Opportunity
Posted: Tuesday, September 23
Concerned about a student? Not sure what to say or what to do next? Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack — even if you have no clinical training — Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health related crisis. In the 8-hour interactive course, faculty and staff learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addictio...
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Clinical and Translational Research Mini-Sabbaticals and Mini-Grants
Posted: Monday, September 22
DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL NOVEMBER 26, 2014—Don’t miss these opportunities for both new and established health researchers! The MW CTR-IN Visiting Scholars Program is set to award 3-5 grants this year. This program is for New or Early-stage Investigators. We anticipate awarding 3 to 5 grants of approximately $9,000 direct costs each! The MW CTR-IN Mini-Sabbaticals Program is set to a...
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International Conference and Exhibition on Pain Medicine
Posted: Saturday, September 20
International Conference and Exhibition on Pain Medicine during June 08-10, 2015 at Chicago, USA. This conference will be organized around the theme “Pain: Approaches to Predict, Control and Relieve”. This annual Pain Medicine conference is a remarkable event which brings together a unique and international mix of large and medium medical and clinical research and diagnostic companies,...
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Welcome Reception at Kibbie Dome Litehouse Center - University of Idaho Social Group
Posted: Friday, September 19
Dr. MaryBeth Staben and the University of Idaho Social Group invite employees, their spouses and partners, to a Welcome Reception at the Kibbie Dome, Litehouse Center, Monday, September 29 at 6:30 PM. Learn about the Social Group, the planned events for the year, and vote for interest groups. Co-chairs will be present to answer your questions about the Social Group. The University of Idaho Socia...
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Try out the FAsT! (Formative Assessment of Teaching)
Posted: Friday, September 19
Faculty, did you know that you can get anonymous feedback from your students to help improve your teaching? The Formative Assessment of Teaching (FAsT) is available to faculty up until November 19, 2014 (two days before the window for the Student Evaluation of Teaching opens). You can create surveys that only you and your students can see, and only you will see the responses. New to teaching an...
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Job Opportunity - Windows or Linux System Administration
Posted: Friday, September 19
ITS Server Systems Team is looking for a highly qualified Windows or Linux system administrator. This position works with a team of peers to manage core university systems and infrastructure. It’s a great learning environment in a supportive team structure. Please see the following link for more information and to apply. https://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/5861
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Dr. Terry Ratcliff named Executive Director of Distance Education
Posted: Thursday, September 18
Dr. Terry Ratcliff has been named the Executive Director of Distance Education. As the Executive Director, he will lead the University in an analysis of current distance education strengths, needs, and opportunities; oversee Distance and Extended Education; facilitate the development of two or three distance education (online) initiatives; and develop recommendations for an integrated University-w...
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Register for "Copywriting Fundamentals"
Posted: Thursday, September 18
Register now for Professional Development and Learning’s “Copywriting Fundamentals: Writing for the Web” training. Other training opportunities include “Mastering Excel Functions and Formulas.” Go to the PDL training portal for more information.
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Finalists Named: University of Idaho, Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Posted: Thursday, September 18
The search advisory committee and Provost and Executive Vice President Katherine G. Aiken are pleased to announce that four finalists have been selected to visit Moscow. The finalists will visit in September and October. The schedules have been coordinated to provide an opportunity for students, faculty, staff, and stakeholders to participate in an open session. The sessions will be recorded a...
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Binghamton University Chinese Opera Performance
Posted: Thursday, September 18
A Captivating Evening Awaits with a Performance by the Binghamton Confucius Institute of Chinese Opera! As part of the University of Idaho Confucius Institute's extended celebrations for Global Confucius Institute Day 2014, we would like to invite you to join us for an evening performance of Chinese Opera at the University of Idaho's Administration Building Auditorium! Talented performers from...
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Mental Health First Aid Training Opportunity
Posted: Thursday, September 18
Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack — even if you have no clinical training — Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health related crisis. In the 8-hour interactive course, faculty and staff learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and no...
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Women's Leadership Conference is seeking Planning Committee members
Posted: Wednesday, September 17
Athena, in collaboration with the Women’s Center and Professional Development and Learning, is gearing up for the biennial Women’s Leadership Conference, to be held on the University of Idaho campus on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Since 2007, the Women’s Leadership Conference has provided an opportunity for women in the region to engage in dialogue and professional development ar...
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Reminder - The Forge Theater Grand Opening
Posted: Tuesday, September 16
Please join University of Idaho Theatre Arts in celebrating the opening of The Forge Theater, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 404 Sweet Avenue, Moscow. Refreshments and tours till 6:30 p.m. Stay for our inaugural shows, The Gift of Gab: Two One-Act Plays: "Come on Over" and "Love Improvisation". House opens at 7:00 p.m., curtain at 7:30 p.m. Free for UI students, $10 general public....
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Honorary Degree Nominations
Posted: Tuesday, September 16
Nominations of candidates for honorary degrees for the May 2015 Commencement are due November 14, 2014 to the Commencement Committee c/o the Faculty Secretary’s Office, Attention Anna Thompson, campus zip 1106. Instructions can be found here http://www.webs.uidaho.edu/facultycouncil/honorary_degrees.htm.
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Job Opportunity - Enterprise Developer Snr.
Posted: Monday, September 15
Information Technology Services is currently accepting applications for the position of an Enterprise Developer Snr. - # SP000218P. The Enterprise Developer Snr. will facilitate the development of new software applications and major revisions of existing software applications, by analyzing, evaluating, and optimizing business processes; designing software and database architecture; and leading d...
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Mental Health First Aid Training Opportunity
Posted: Thursday, September 11
Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack — even if you have no clinical training — Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health related crisis. In the 8-hour interactive course, faculty and staff learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and no...
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Register Now for Building Workplace Trust
Posted: Thursday, September 11
Register Now for Building Workplace Trust Register for Professional Development's Building Workplace Trust webinar series.  Other training opportunities include the following: Benefits Orientation and Employee Development Plans 101. Go to the PDL training portal at www.uidaho.edu/pdl_portal for more information.
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UI Launches “Rebalancing Technology Investments” Initiative
Posted: Wednesday, September 10
The University has launched an initiative, called “Rebalancing Technology Investments,” or “rebalancing” for short, to better understand the University’s current technology investments and make recommendations on how we can best utilize the people, hardware, software and other resources to achieve our goals. The first stages of the initiative, to occur during the nex...
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Job Opportunity- Recruitment Coordinator
Posted: Tuesday, September 9
The Auxiliary Services is currently accepting applications for the position of a Recruitment Coordinator - # SP000110P.  The Recruitment Coordinator reports to the Marketing Coordinator and has responsibility for establishing and implementing all recruitment activities and upholding the public image of the department through tour management, events, promotions, and public relations. The Coor...
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Free Tickets for Students for Egyptian Artist Performance
Posted: Tuesday, September 9
UI Theatre Arts has 200 free tickets, available now, for UI students to the one-night-only performance of "Solitaire" by Dalia Basiouny at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Hartung Theater. Tickets can be picked up from the Theatre Arts office, Room 201 in Shoup Hall. One ticket per student. Dalia is an Egyptian playwright, journalist and activist. "Solitaire" explores an Arab-American woman and her polit...
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Take Back the Night
Posted: Monday, September 8
The University of Idaho Women's Center will partner with Violence Prevention Programs and other campus entities to host Take Back the Night - a rally and march to spread awareness of interpersonal violence on campus and to show support for those affected by it. All are welcome. The event will begin at 8 p.m. in room 109 of the Agricultural Science Building.
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2015-16 Sabbatical Applications due - October 31, 2014
Posted: Friday, September 5
Sabbatical Applications for the 2015-2016 academic year are due Friday, October 31, 2014 to: Anne Marshall Chair, Sabbatical Leave Evaluation Committee at annem@uidaho.edu. Instructions and application process can be found in FSH 3720 at http://www.webpages.uidaho.edu/fsh/3720.html
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Sept. 5 Fruit Field Day at Parma R&E Center Offers Research Updates and Taste Testing
Posted: Friday, August 29
PARMA, Idaho – Aug. 29, 2014 – The Sept. 5 annual fruit field day at the University of Idaho Parma Research and Extension Center pomology orchard and vineyard site will offer the latest information on fruit and grape topics tailored to Idaho. The event begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. and a program at 9 sharp that will feature reports on tests of new cultivars of table grapes, pe...
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UI Child Development Lab Has Preschool Openings for 3- to 5-Year Olds
Posted: Thursday, August 21
The Child Development Laboratory in the University of Idaho School of Family and Consumer Sciences is looking for a few 3- to 5-year olds to fill openings in the afternoon session MWF from 1-3:30 p.m. for the 2014-2015 school year. The Child Development Laboratory is a preschool program that serves young children. Our mission is to provide a high quality, developmentally appropriate program for y...
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