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Job Opportunity - College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Computing Services
Posted: Friday, December 19
This position provides leadership, computer technical support and expertise, oversight and management of both the Ag Community Services Staff and off-campus offices throughout Southern Idaho. Working with staff, faculty and students on and off campus by providing consultation and technical assistance where IT related problems are identified. This position will be responsible for coordinating and a...
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Job Opportunity: Administrative Specialist, TRIO Pre-College Projects
Posted: Friday, December 19
The TRIO Pre-College Projects are now accepting applications for the Administrative Specialist position in the STEM Access and Nations Upward Bound projects. First review begins January 4, 2015. For more information visit: https://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/7136
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Excellence Nominations Due 1/30/15
Posted: Thursday, December 18
The 2015 Excellence Award Ceremony is fast approaching and we want to remind you of the nomination deadline of Friday, January 30th for all awards. The awards are: • The Presidential Mid-Career Award – this award comes to us from each individual college. Please work with your college Dean if you want to make a nomination. • The University Distinguished Professor Award – vis...
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Job Opportunity: Assistant to the Dean, College of Natural Resources
Posted: Thursday, December 18
The College of Natural Resources is now accepting applications for its Assistant to the Dean position. For more information please visit: https://www.uidaho.edu/human-resources/jobs
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Limited Vandal Access Shuttle Service During Winter Break
Posted: Wednesday, December 17
The Vandal Access Shuttle service for individuals with disabilities on campus will be operating on a limited schedule, Wednesday, Jan. 7 through Tuesday, Jan. 13. The shuttle will be operating on the fixed deviated route from 6:30 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. and again from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Special accommodations may be requested in advance for service between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. by calling 208-596-3722. ...
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Overnight Parking Not Allowed on Campus Streets During Winter Break
Posted: Wednesday, December 17
There is no overnight parking allowed on campus streets during the winter break, Monday Dec. 22, through Tuesday, Jan. 13. This includes Purple and Silver on-street parking areas. Areas where vehicles may park overnight during the break are shown on the Academic Break Vehicle Storage Map at www.uidaho.edu/parking/maps. Keeping cars off of the streets will allow for effective snow removal and the s...
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Parking Lot Enforcement During Winter Break
Posted: Wednesday, December 17
During the winter break, Monday, Dec. 22, through Tuesday, Jan. 13, parking permits will not be required in Red, Blue, Purple or Silver parking lots; visitors may be directed to these areas. However, Gold lots, Green lots, meters, pay station lots and any specially marked spaces require valid permits/payment at all times, including during winter break. All overnight parking restrictions are enforc...
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A Christmas Carol - Closing Week - Tickets Still Available
Posted: Wednesday, December 17
There's still time to experience the magic and spectacle of "A Christmas Carol" with three final performances at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 18, 19 and 20 at the Hartung Theater. Tickets are going fast, avoid the lines and order yours in advance by calling the Theatre Arts department at 885-6465, or stop by Shoup Hall. Tickets are also available at BookPeople or at the door.
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Campus Surplus Offers A New Service
Posted: Wednesday, December 17
Campus Surplus wishes to announce a new service available to all UI departments. UI staff may now preview our Public Surplus auction items prior to them being listed for public sale. This would allow UI departments first chance at buying any interested item outright at its estimated value, before going to auction. If you are interested in this opportunity, please send an email note to surplus@u...
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Research Funding Opportunity
Posted: Tuesday, December 16
The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary studies is pleased to announce the call for proposals for the 2015 IBEST Pilot Grant Program. This is an opportunity for faculty to obtain funds to catalyze new research initiatives on campus. The IBEST Pilot Project Grant Program will fund 1-2 grants to support pilot research on aspects of evolutionary and computational biology that are pertinen...
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Candidates for Director of Outdoor Programs on campus this week
Posted: Monday, December 15
Two candidates have been selected for interview for the Director of Outdoor Programs position (previously held by Mike Beiser). Trevor Fulton will interview on Tuesday, December 16th and Todd Davis on Wednesday, December 17th. There will be an open forum both days from 11am-noon. Your participation in these interviews is requested and would be greatly appreciated.
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NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium accepting applications for scholarships and fellowships!
Posted: Monday, December 15
The NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium is now accepting scholarship and fellowship applications for the 2015-2016 academic year. ISGC Scholarship: This scholarship is available to students entering or attending either 2- or 4-year schools in Idaho and pursuing a science, technology, engineering, or math field. Maximum award over 4 years is $7,000. Deadline to apply: March 16, 2015. More info here...
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General Curriculum Report #277
Posted: Friday, December 12
General Curriculum Report #277, dated December 12, 2014, is available for viewing and printing at http://www.uidaho.edu/registrar/ucc/reports. Items listed on this report will have the necessary faculty approvals unless a petition requesting further consideration of a specific item is signed by 5 faculty and submitted to the chair of the Faculty Senate by December 26, 2014.
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Host Families Needed for Students from the Prestigious CAYA Program, March 8-14, 2015
Posted: Thursday, December 11
UI International Programs is looking for host families for international students coming to attend the prestigious Central American Youth Ambassadors (CAYA) program in March 8-14, 2015. Host families will help the Central American students to get a taste of the local U.S. culture and in exchange will have a chance to learn more about their cultures of origin. The thirty CAYA participants are comin...
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Foltzville Train Village Viewing Times
Posted: Wednesday, December 10
College of Agricultural & Life Sciences Dean John Foltz has set up his collection of train sets (called "Foltzville") in the Ag Science building in room 62, and invites you to come visit! There is no admission fee, but in the spirit of the holidays, you are invited to bring non-perishable canned goods to be donated to the Moscow Food Bank. The trains will be in operation at the following time...
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UI Compensatory Time Election Enrollment is Open
Posted: Tuesday, December 9
Dear Classified Employees and Supervisors, As you know, a dedicated team has been working over the past year to reinstate a compensatory time policy that meets the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service and provides flexibility to eligible employees and budget managers. We believe we are in the final stages of reinstating the plan that was communicated during town hall meetings in early No...
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Dance program presents "The Truth About"
Posted: Tuesday, December 9
Seven advanced dance students with the University of Idaho College of Education dance program will be presenting works they have shaped throughout fall semester in the production “The Truth About…” The performance will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13 in the UI Physical Education Building Room 110. Tickets are $5 for UI students and children 17 and under and $8 for adults. Tick...
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Looking for funding? UI's CFR Office can help.
Posted: Tuesday, December 9
The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations helps university faculty and staff search for, find, and apply for funding from corporations and foundations. We’re pleased to share our new website, www.uidaho.edu/cfr, where you'll find resources to help in your funding search. Some of the site’s most useful information: • Proposal writing toolkit (includes links to frequently r...
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China on the Palouse
Posted: Tuesday, December 9
The University of Idaho Confucius Institute's China on the Palouse seminar series provides students and community members an opportunity to learn more about China in a comfortable, informal setting. Each night, a different topic related to Chinese culture is selected and discussed. These gatherings are a wonderful opportunity for students to meet new friends, engage with native Chinese speakers, a...
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CAES Associate Director - Candidate Open Forum
Posted: Monday, December 8
There will be an open forum for Dr. Tom Wood, candidate for the position of Associate Director of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES), in the Teton Room at the CAES (Idaho Falls) on Tuesday, December 9th at 3:30 pm MST. For those on the Moscow campus there will be a video connection in CNR 14 (2:30 pm PST). This forum will provide an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to meet...
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Year-end Reminders From Payroll
Posted: Monday, December 8
W-2 forms are mailed out to the W-2 Address on file. ***To avoid delay, please keep your W-2 address current through VandalWeb.*** This address may be updated in VandalWeb using the link located by the yellow caution sign under the Personal Information/Address Menu. On-campus faculty and staff receive their W-2 forms at their departmental address. Paper W...
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Assistant Media Relations Officer - Job Opportunity
Posted: Monday, December 8
The Athletic Department is accepting applications for an Assistant Media Officer. This position is open to current University employees and is responsible for all media relations activities for assigned sports in the Intercollegiate Athletics Department. The position is supervised by the Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations. Any current University employee who is interested may learn mo...
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Training opportunity this week
Posted: Monday, December 8
Concerned about someone? Not sure what to say? 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, strategie...
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10-Minute Play Festival Begins Three Day Run
Posted: Monday, December 8
Expect love, lust, laughter and more at the 10-Minute Play Festival, at 7:30 p.m., beginning tonight through Dec. 10 at The Forge Theater, 404 Sweet Avenue on the UI Campus. Fourteen original works, written and directed by UI Theatre Arts students and grads will debut, all 10 minutes or less. Admission is free for UI students and $10 for all others. For more information visit uitheatre...
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Taste Test Panel
Posted: Friday, December 5
Monday, December 8th beginning at 10:00 am until sampling requirement has been met. Matthew Colle, meat science graduate student and employees of the UI Meat Lab have created recipes using potato starch as a binding agent, processed and smoked different types of hot dogs to test quality of their product. Location, UI Food Science Research Center (Northeast of the Commons 2nd Floor) After volunteer...
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Deadline for General Policy Report #59
Posted: Thursday, December 4
The deadline December 10, 2014 for receipt of petitions to General Policy Report #59, is fast approaching. The report with documents noted below is available here: http://www.webpages.uidaho.edu/facultycouncil/general_policy_reports.htm. Miscellaneous: ·     FS-15-008 (UCC-15-017):  Fall15 & Spring16 Final Exam Schedule   Program Changes: ·&...
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PDL Weekly Announcement
Posted: Thursday, December 4
Highlight: Documentation Strategies for Supervisors - Register Now! Other Opportunities: How to Manage Priorities and Time Microsoft Power Point: Smart Shortcuts and Expert Secrets The Supervisor's Guide to Giving On - Target Directions, Helpful Feedback and Constructive Criticism See more on the PDL Calendar!
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Dr. Joseph Cloud Retirement Celebration
Posted: Thursday, December 4
All are welcome to join us in wishing Dr. Cloud well as he begins his retirement. Refreshments will be served. Thursday, December 11, 2014, 6 – 8pm Palouse Room, Best Western Plus University Inn (please note room change)
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New Mathematical Biology Undergraduate Degree Option
Posted: Thursday, December 4
The Math Department is excited to announce the new undergraduate degree option in Mathematical Biology. This applied option combines courses in mathematics and biology for a future in the growing fields of computational biology and bioinformatics. Students in this area take courses (and sometimes carry out research) at the interface of biology and math. Topics often include aspects of ecology, gen...
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Assistant Media Relations Officer - Job Opportunity
Posted: Thursday, December 4
The Athletic Department is accepting applications for an Assistant Media Officer. This position open to current University employees and is responsible for all media relations activities for assigned sports in the Intercollegiate Athletics Department. The position is supervised by the Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations. Any current University employee who is interested may learn more ...
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A Christmas Carol Opens TONIGHT!
Posted: Thursday, December 4
Kick off the holidays with "A Christmas Carol", opening tonight at 7:30 p.m., at the Hartung Theater. With larger-than-life puppets, imaginative staging and brilliant costumes, Ebenezer Scrooge, himself, says the production is sure to warm even the coldest heart. Dec. 4, 5, 6, 11, 13, 18, 19, 20 at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, 14 at 2 p.m. FREE for UI Students | $15 for adults | $10 for UI faculty & s...
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Internal Competition Announcement: CTR-IN Clinical and Translational Pilot Grants
Posted: Wednesday, December 3
The Office of Research and Economic Development is soliciting preliminary proposals for the Mountain West Clinical and Translational Research Pilot Grant program. These grants allow up to $60,000 in direct costs for one year. Up to four UI preliminary proposals will be approved for submission to the CTR-IN. CTR-IN pilot grants require 20% PI effort. The grant will cover 10% and the other 10% must...
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UI Art Sale
Posted: Wednesday, December 3
From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Dec 4 in conjunction with Moscow First Thursday, the Prichard Art Gallery will host an art sale for the undergraduate and graduate students from the University of Idaho. Handmade prints, Christmas cards, and ceramics will all be available for purchase. Part of the proceeds will help build up the print shop and the art department. The Prichard Art Gallery is located at...
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Refer a Friend - Facilities is Hiring
Posted: Wednesday, December 3
Our friends in the Facilities Department need your assistance in referring a friend or someone you know to fill a Journeyman Plumber opening. Applicants must possess or have the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire: a current State of Idaho License and State of Idaho Backflow Assembly Tester according to Idaho Code title 54, chapter 24 & 26 and IDAPA 07.0205. This position requires a driv...
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Certification Opportunity Available
Posted: Tuesday, December 2
Concerned about someone? Not sure what to say? 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, strategie...
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Sustainability Center Announces Annual Student Grant Recipients
Posted: Tuesday, December 2
Release Date: Dec. 2, 2014 Contact: Stevie Steely, UISC projects coordinator, uisc-projects@uidaho.edu MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Sustainability Center is awarding over $7,000 to three student-led sustainability projects. Stevie Steely, UISC Projects Coordinator said, “Since 2007 the Sustainability Center has awarded over $100,000.00 in funding to 41 student-led grant ...
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Alan Odenborg Retirement Party
Posted: Monday, December 1
Please help us celebrate the career and retirement of Alan Odenborg. Alan retires this December from Facilities after 41 years of outstanding service. Please help us say "Thank you, Alan"! Thursday, December 11, 2014--2:00-4:00pm Facilities Jacks Creek/Seven Devils conference room
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Call for nominations – search committee representation; Dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Posted: Monday, December 1
Call for nominations – search committee representation; Dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences The Provost and Executive Vice President is seeking your help in soliciting nominations for committee membership from colleges/units to serve on a search advisory committee for the dean for the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Committee membership will include well qualified fa...
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Free HIV Testing for World AIDS Day
Posted: Monday, December 1
In observance of World AIDS Day, the LGBTQA Office, Vandal Health Education, and Inland Oasis will be hosting free HIV testing on Wednesday, December 3rd from 10 AM to 3 PM in the Common's Aurora room (4th floor). All tests are confidential and provided by Inland Oasis. Please email the LGBTQA Office (lgbtoffice@uidaho.edu) with any questions.
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Job Opportunity - Assistant Media Officer
Posted: Monday, December 1
The Athletic Department is accepting applications for an Assistant Media Officer. This position open to current University employees and is responsible for all media relations activities for assigned sports in the Intercollegiate Athletics Department. The position is supervised by the Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations. Any current University employee who is interested may learn more...
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UI Social Group – Cookie Exchange – This Saturday!
Posted: Monday, December 1
The UI-SG is hosting a cookie exchange for its members, as well as University employees, spouses and partners interested in learning more about the UI-SG. The event is this Saturday, December 6 at 2PM and will be hosted at the home of one of the Co-chairs. Let's kick off the holiday season by spreading some cheer! Interested? Email UISocialGroup@uidaho.edu for the address and directions. Bring 6 ...
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Dec 5th Deadline to nominate for Teaching, Hoffman & Advising Excellence Nominations
Posted: Monday, December 1
Members of the University community are invited to submit nominations for the Teaching, Hoffman, and Advising Excellence Awards before the Friday, December 05, 2014 deadline. These awards are intended to encourage and reward teachers and advisors for their excellence and are a tangible way to show the value these individuals hold for our University. Send your nomination (two to three sentences on...
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University of Idaho Excellence in Outreach and Engagement Award
Posted: Monday, December 1
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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Export Control Seminar
Posted: Monday, December 1
At 1:00 p.m. on Jan, 21, 2015 in the Whitewater Room at the Commons, the Office of Research and Economic Development will provide an hour-long export control seminar for any interested faculty, staff, or students. The seminar will overview Treasury, State, and Commerce export control regulations, followed by Q and A. This seminar should be of particular interest to those involved in research,...
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Job Opportunity - Assistant Media Officer
Posted: Tuesday, November 25
The Athletic Department is accepting applications for an Assistant Media Officer. This position is responsible for all media relations activities for assigned sports in the Intercollegiate Athletics Department under the supervision of the Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations. Anyone interested may learn more at https://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/7082
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Come Join PDL for Employee Learning Week!
Posted: Tuesday, November 25
Highlight: Employee Learning Week 2014: *Building a Positive Workplace! Bullying: Confronting Hostility in the Workplace. *Maintaining Respect and Civility in the Workplace. Other Opportunities: Supervisory Excellence Program- Legal Issues in Employment Conflict Management for Supervisors New Employee Welcome & Benefits Orientation For more information and to Register go to the P...
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University Weather Closure/Delay Procedures
Posted: Monday, November 24
As winter weather approaches, now is a good time to remind our university community about the university’s operational decision-making procedures around campus closures/delays. The University of Idaho will remain open for operation unless the president or his designee issues a formal announcement of closure or curtailment of hours. If there is no official statement issued announcing a closu...
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Certification Opportunity Available
Posted: Monday, November 24
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 non-crisis situa...
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UPDATED information: Stillinger Herbarium Expedition Funds - Call for Proposals
Posted: Friday, November 21
Proposals are now being accepted for Stillinger Herbarium Expedition Funds; award amount has been increased to $15,000. 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 th...
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Vandal Brand Meats is taking orders for Christmas Hams through Dec.5
Posted: Thursday, November 20
The University of Idaho, Vandal Brand Meats is taking Christmas Ham orders through 12/5/2014. http://web.cals.uidaho.edu/vbm/our-products/gift-boxes/
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Heather Chermak Elected President of PACRAO
Posted: Wednesday, November 19
University Registrar, Heather Chermak, was elected President of the Pacific Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (PACRAO) at the annual meeting November 12, in Portland, Oregon. PACRAO is a non-profit association representing more than 350 regionally accredited 2-year, 4-year, and graduate schools with an individual membership of 1693 professional admissions officers and r...
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General Policy Report #59 is available for viewing
Posted: Wednesday, November 19
General Policy Report #59 (Faculty Senate approved curricula changes), dated November 19, 2014, is available for viewing, downloading, or printing at: http://www.webs.uidaho.edu/facultycouncil/general_policy_reports.htm. The items listed on the report (approved by Faculty Senate) will be considered to have the necessary faculty approval unless a petition requesting further consideration of thes...
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Students Back From the Wilderness Will Talk Thursday
Posted: Tuesday, November 18
The University of Idaho College of Natural Resource’s second class to spend a semester learning and living at the remote Taylor Wilderness Research Station will talk about their experiences from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Vandal Ballroom in the Bruce M. Pitman Center. The event is free and open to the public. The students hiked 36 miles into the wilderness in late August. A...
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Native Hawaiian Culture and Ecology Student Presentations
Posted: Tuesday, November 18
Please join us at 3: 30 p.m. on Nov. 20 in the Commons Whitewater Room for a presentation by the 2014 Native American Service Learning team that went to Hawaii as part of NR404: Hawaiian Culture and Ecology. The class participated in ecological restoration service learning projects in Hawaii while learning about the culture, ecology, and climate of these diverse islands. Coursework focuses on how...
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Mental Health First Aid Opportunity
Posted: Friday, November 14
Concerned about someone? Not sure what to say? 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, strategie...
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Advisor Appreciation Social (RSVP today) & UIACADA General Membership Meeting
Posted: Friday, November 14
Join us for the Advisor Appreciation Social and the UIACADA General Membership Meeting, both on Tuesday, November 18th. Advisor Appreciation Social When: November 18th, 4:30-6:00pm Where: Vandal Ballroom, SUB Who: Any faculty/staff members who help students navigate academic advising and registration. RSVP Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/advisor-appreciation-social-registration-1370613...
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UI Boise / Idaho Water Center is Closed Today
Posted: Friday, November 14
Due to snow, the University of Idaho Boise campus is closed and classes have been canceled for Friday, Nov. 14. The University of Idaho Boise expects to be open Monday, Nov. 17. The Idaho Water Center located at 322 E. Front Street in Boise is closed today due to weather. 
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Cruise the World in One Day on the UI Campus
Posted: Thursday, November 13
Join International Programs in celebrating International Education Week by cruising the world at the biggest international event of the year on the campus of the University of Idaho. Cruise the World will take place this Saturday, November 15, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm in the SUB: International Ballroom. Come to learn about other cultures, enjoy stage performances and food from all over the world. ...
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Upcoming University of Idaho Social Group Events
Posted: Thursday, November 13
Here are some of the fun events planned for November and December: -The Newcomers Group will Cruise the World at the SUB international event Saturday at 11AM. -The Vandal Sports Group will cheer on the Vandal Volleyball team on Saturday Night at the Memorial Gym. -The Cultural Events Group will attend the Confucius Institute’s Chinese Cooking Course on Friday, November 21. -All members a...
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Job Opportunity - Career Center Office Manager
Posted: Thursday, November 13
The Career Center is accepting applications for our Office Manager (Administrative Finance Specialist). This position provides primary office and budget support for the Career Center, and financial support for the Academic Support & Access Center & Raven's Scholars programs. Apply here!
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Job Opportunity - Financial Specialist
Posted: Thursday, November 13
The Department of Movement Sciences is accepting applications for the position of Financial Specialist! This position provides financial and PeopleAdmin support for the Department of Movement Sciences, under the supervision of the Department Chair. Anyone interested can learn more at: uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/6897
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Feedback Needed on Lab Casework for IRIC
Posted: Thursday, November 13
Construction of a cutting-edge research building is underway at Line Street and Seventh on the academic mall. While the building has started, architects and designers are making final decisions about interior finishings. The Integrated Research and Innovation Center (IRIC) design team has brought sample lab casework to campus and would like research faculty, staff and student feedback on the pro...
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Become a Fulbright Scholar – Learn about the Program at International Education Week Faculty and Staff Reception, Nov 13
Posted: Wednesday, November 12
Learn how to become a Fulbright scholar and participate in other international programs like Faculty/Staff International Development Awards (FIDA) and USAC Visiting Professorships at the International Programs event dedicated to international opportunities for faculty and staff at 3:00-5:00 pm on Thursday, Nov. 13 in the SUB: International Ballroom. Representatives from across the UI campus will t...
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Confucius Institute Chinese Food Club
Posted: Wednesday, November 12
Are you a foodie? Do you have a passion for cooking? Would you like to learn how to make mouth-watering Chinese cuisine for yourself and your friends without having to leave the Palouse? The University of Idaho Confucius Institute invites you to join us for their new Chinese Food Club! Each month participants will have an opportunity to learn how to make delightful Chinese food from our guest ch...
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Mental Health First Aid Opportunity
Posted: Wednesday, November 12
Concerned about someone? Not sure what to say? 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, strategie...
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Annual Winter Weather Public Service Announcement
Posted: Wednesday, November 12
Facilities staff wishes to remind everyone that winter conditions are here again. As usual we will be performing ice and snow mitigation efforts across campus during the winter months. For winter bicycle riders, please keep your bikes parked in open bike parking areas only, and not on rails, poles, trees, or any other building fixture. Sand containers are placed around campus at various problem...
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Women's Leadership Conference 2015--Call For Proposals
Posted: Wednesday, November 12
University of Idaho Women's Leadership Conference March 25, 2015 Call for Proposals The University of Idaho's Women's Center, Professional Development and Learning Office, and the Athena Association of Professional Women are partnering to hold the 5th bi-annual Women's Leadership Conference. We would like to invite you to submit proposals for presentations and workshops that address th...
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Job Opportunity - Administrative Coordinator
Posted: Wednesday, November 12
The office of Professional Development & Learning is accepting applications for an Administrative Coordinator. This position provides primary administrative support for the University of Idaho employee learning management system (currently GoSignMeUp). The position supports the end user by working with individuals to register, support e-learning and training support requests; responsible for g...
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Emergency Information Cards Available
Posted: Tuesday, November 11
The Office of Emergency Management is distributing wallet sized cards with important emergency information to University of Idaho employees on the Moscow campus. Contact Todd Perry, UI’s Emergency Manager, to order cards for your department. tperry@uidaho.edu
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UIACADA General Membership Meeting and Advisor Appreciation Social
Posted: Tuesday, November 11
Next Tuesday is Advisor Appreciation Day! Join us to recognize the great work done by advisors around campus and the profound connections they make with students. Sponsored by the UIACADA, a professional organization for advisors, it will kick off with an opportunity for students to write thank you notes to their advisors at the end of this week. What: UIACADA General Membership Meeting When: ...
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Athena Fall Social tonight!
Posted: Tuesday, November 11
Athena is a University of Idaho association of staff and faculty committed to promoting an inclusive and equitable climate for women. The fall social is an event for Athena members and their guests to network, enjoy hors d’oevres and drinks, and participate in good conversation. Please join us! The Fall Social will be held from 5-7pm at the 1912 Center at 412 E. 3rd Street in Moscow on Tuesd...
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Tree Dedication ceremony in honor of Dr. Arthur Maxwell Taylor, Jr. & Dr. Jane Baillargeon
Posted: Monday, November 10
Please join us for a special tree dedication ceremony in remembrance and celebration of the lives of Dr. Arthur Maxwell Taylor, Jr. 1965 ~ 2013 & Dr. Jane Baillargeon 1958 ~ 2014. The event will begin today at 11:00 a.m. with a luncheon to follow at the University of Idaho, Albertson’s Front Courtyard.
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Campus Mail Services Holiday Hours
Posted: Monday, November 10
Thanksgiving Holiday Hours: Campus Mail Services is closed Thursday & Friday, Nov. 27 & 28. Christmas Holiday Hours: Campus Mail Services holiday hours will be: December 24th- 26th: Closed December 29th & 30th: Mail and parcels will be sorted and delivered to selected locations. (Listed below) Delivery times will be earlier than normal (as soon as it is ready to go). We are plann...
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Naomi Shihab Nye, internationally acclaimed writer, visits the University of Idaho
Posted: Monday, November 10
Naomi Shihab Nye, internationally acclaimed writer, visits the University of Idaho at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday Nov. 13 in the Law School Courtroom at the Menard Law Building on the University of Idaho campus. This event is FREE and open to the public. Following the reading will be a question and answer session, as well as a book signing by Nye. A self-described “wandering poet,&...
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Neibling Shares in National Research Award
Posted: Friday, November 7
Howard Neibling, Kimberly-based University of Idaho Extension irrigation management engineer, works to improve irrigation efficiency on Idaho’s farms and ranches. Work by Neibling and his colleagues on the 19-state project Microirrigation for Sustainable Water Use or W-2128 won the 2014 Experiment Station Section Excellence in Multistate Research Award. Neibling’s research on using m...
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Visit International Education Week Event for Faculty and Staff to Learn about FIDA and USAC Opportunities
Posted: Friday, November 7
International Programs invites you to celebrate International Education Week (Nov 10-15) by joining us for a session dedicated to international opportunities for faculty and staff at3:00-5:00 pm on  Thursday, Nov. 13  in the SUB  International Ballroom. In the beginning of our event, representatives from across the campus will tell you about their experience with UI Faculty/St...
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Field of Memories
Posted: Thursday, November 6
“Field of Memories” is an activity that recognizes the impact a suicide death can have on an individual and a community. It also promotes awareness of mental health issues and how you can reach out and help a friend. Remembering those who have died by suicide helps others to realize how important it is to look out for friends, family, and the Vandal community. A total of 1,100 flags wi...
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Holiday Meats from Vandal Meats
Posted: Thursday, November 6
With the holidays approaching its time to order your holiday meats from Vandal Meats. Now taking orders for hams, smoked turkeys and other meat items. More information is available by calling (5-6727) emailing or checking our website: http://web.cals.uidaho.edu/vbm/.
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Open Sessions Scheduled for Attending Veterinarian Position
Posted: Thursday, November 6
The Office of Research and Economic Development extends an invitation to interested faculty, staff and students to attend open forums for questions and discussion with Attending Veterinarian finalist candidates. Please meet Donna Lewis  at 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Nov 10, and Peter Autenried 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov 11. Both open forums will be held in Morrill Hall 402...
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Training, Coaching & Supervising for Success with Professional Development & Learning!
Posted: Wednesday, November 5
Next week at PDL! Highlight: Training, Coaching and Mentoring for Success-Register Now for the Supervisory Excellence Program! Other Opportunities: How to Remain Cool and Collected in Challenging Conversations. Please go to the PDL Portal to sign up for these courses: http://www.uidaho.edu/pdl_portal/calendar.  
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Fall Dance Concert this week
Posted: Wednesday, November 5
Tickets are available for this week’s “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...
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Town Hall Meetings Being Held Nov 10th & 11th for Proposed New Comp Time Policy
Posted: Tuesday, November 4
Several team members from the Controller’s Office, Human Resources, Payroll, Legal, and Staff Affairs will be hosting a series of town hall meetings to discuss the new Comp Time Policy proposal being considered for implementation in calendar year 2015. Tracy Paglia, our external tax advisor from Moss Adams, will also be in attendance to help address any complex IRS compliance matters. A do...
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Paul Turner's Retirement Party--November 14, 2014 2:00-4:00pm
Posted: Tuesday, November 4
Please help us celebrate the career and retirement of Paul Turner. He retires this December from Facilities after 31 years of outstanding service. Please help us say "Thank you, Paul" at  2:00-4:00p.m. on Friday, Nov 14, 2014 at the Facilities Shop Stores.
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Faculty Position Open: Associate Director - Center for Advanced Energy Studies
Posted: Monday, November 3
Administrative appointment open until November 10, 2014, 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), indus...
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Professional Development Training Opportunity!
Posted: Monday, November 3
The LGBTQA Office in conjunction with the Office of Human Rights, Access, and Inclusion will offer a Transgender 101 training for staff and faculty from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesday,Nov 19 in the Borah Theater(2nd floor of the SUB). The training will provide an introduction to Transgender identities and best tips and practices for creating an inclusive campus environment for Transgend...
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UI Professor Möller Wins USDA National Teaching Award
Posted: Sunday, November 2
MOSCOW, Idaho – Nov. 3, 2014 – University of Idaho professor and environmental chemist Greg Möller received one of the nation’s most exclusive and prestigious teaching awards Sunday, Nov. 2. He became the first professor at the University of Idaho and neighboring Washington State University since 1996 to win a National USDA Excellence in Teaching Award given by the Associat...
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Annual Enrollment for Benefits is Closing!
Posted: Friday, October 31
All benefit eligible employees, Annual Enrollment is closing on election day, November 4th. Now is your opportunity to review your previous benefit elections and make changes. Visit our Annual Enrollment website at http://www.uidaho.edu/benefits/Annual-Enrollment for more information. Remember to vote and complete your Annual Enrollment by midnight November 4th.
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Teaching, Hoffman and Advising Excellence Nominations Sought by Dec 5th Deadline
Posted: Friday, October 31
Members of the University community are invited to submit nominations for the Teaching, Hoffman, and Advising Excellence Awards before the Friday, December 05, 2014 deadline. These awards are intended to encourage and reward teachers and advisors for their excellence and are a tangible way to show the value these individuals hold for our University. Send your nomination (two to three sentences on...
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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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