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Open Forum for the Position of Director of General Education at the University of Idaho
Posted: Tuesday, March 3
Kenton Bird, director of the University of Idaho's School of Journalism and Mass Media, is a candidate for the position of director of General Education at the University of Idaho. Bird will present “General Education: The Heart of the University of Idaho Experience“ at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 11 in the Horizon Room of the Commons. An open forum will be held after Bird’s presen...
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Job Opportunity: Program Assistant in the International Programs Office
Posted: Friday, February 27
The International Programs Office is currently accepting applications for a program assistant. This position provides program support to the International Programs Office: Customer service, support for IPO departments/area, specialized department support, personnel management, and contributes to IPO efforts. This is a full-time position. Applications should be received by Thursday, March 5 to ens...
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Feedback for Executive Director of University Communications and Marketing Finalists
Posted: Friday, February 27
Recorded sessions of the Executive Director of University Communications and Marketing finalist open forums are now available for online viewing at the following link: https://www.uidaho.edu/president/search/executive-director-ucm/on-site-interview-information To submit feedback, please use the Submit Feedback link located in the left margin of the search page. Feedback from both internal and ex...
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Sport and Exercise Psychology Students Looking for Research Participants
Posted: Thursday, February 26
Doctoral students studying sport and exercise psychology are seeking volunteer research participants. Participants will participate in a study looking at motivation and self-communication interventions. Time commitment is approximately 15-20 minutes. Perks are that you will learn about new cutting edge research in the field of sport psychology, and all participants will be invited to attend a free...
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Simple, Quick and Stress-Free Organization Strategies with PDL
Posted: Wednesday, February 25
Imagine how much more efficient your workdays would be if you were able to quickly find paperwork in a flash — the frantic file search would be eliminated. Your ability to remain organized as you juggle a variety of projects, deadlines and duties would enable you to perform your job more easily and with less stress. During this webinar, you'll find ways to clean up your work space and prio...
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Exercise Physiology Lab Looking for Research Participants
Posted: Wednesday, February 25
The exercise physiology lab is looking for participants who are inactive, aged 18-44 years, and willing to be a part of an eight-week study. Participants will receive several free perks such as body composition testing (BodPod), blood tests (e.g., glucose, cholesterol levels and inflammatory markers), and knowledge about their fitness and activity levels. Participants will also be provided with fr...
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Latah County Vandal Boosters To Meet March 3
Posted: Wednesday, February 25
The Latah County Vandal Boosters will hold its regular monthly breakfast meeting at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 3 at the Best Western Plus University Inn in Moscow. Breakfast from the menu will be available, and agenda items will include the VSF Paul Petrino Golf Tournament in April. Anyone interested in University of Idaho Athletics — including students — is encouraged to attend and join...
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Mental Health First Aid Training Coming up March 11-12
Posted: Wednesday, February 25
A two-day training on identifying risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help will be held from 1-5 p.m. Wednesday, March 11 and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12. Sessions are held in the Pitman Center Gold Room. Course registration is $25 per participant. Regi...
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Sustainaiblity Center Hiring Student Employees
Posted: Tuesday, February 24
The Sustainability Center is hiring seven student leadership positions for the 2015-16 school year. All positions begin Aug. 17. Some positions may include summer employment. The job listings can be seen on the University of Idaho Human Resources website. Look for UI Sustainability Center under the Department header. Deadline is March 2. For information email us at uisc@uidaho.edu.
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Library Invites Participation in Research-Focused Discovery Tool
Posted: Tuesday, February 24
Are you a faculty member that wants to create a clear online presence for yourself and your work? Between Google Scholar, LinkedIn, Research Gate and various blog sites it can be a bit frustrating to craft a single, unique profile that represents what you do. Luckily, the library is developing a research-focused discovery tool called VIVO that is made of networked faculty profiles. Faculty profil...
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Deadline for Summer International Faculty Development Seminars is March 16
Posted: Monday, February 23
CIEE International Faculty Development Seminars application deadline for summer seminars is Monday, March 16. There are 15 seminars available the world and covering such topics as “Peruvian Food Systems: Balancing Growth and Preservation” to “Borders, Identity, and Displacement: The Evolving Syrian Crisis.” Seminars typically last 10 days and range in price from $2,000 to ...
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2015 Outstanding Staff Awards Nomination Deadline is March 4
Posted: Monday, February 23
Nominations for the 2015 Outstanding Employee Awards, Staff Educational Awards, Outstanding Team Award, and the Lawrence McBride Prize are now open and due by Wednesday, March 4. The nomination forms along with criteria for each category can be found at uidaho.edu/staffawards. The 43rd Annual Staff Awards Reception will be held from 1-3p.m. Friday, May 8 in the Pitman Center International Ballroo...
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Job Opportunity: Administrative Assistant - Tribal Relations
Posted: Monday, February 23
The department of Academic Affairs is accepting applications for an administrative assistant to work collaboratively with the executive director of tribal relations to provide administrative support: assist in the daily operations by assisting callers or visitors; scheduling, coordinating and planning for meetings, travel and special activities; purchase supplies and process business/financial tra...
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UI Faculty Invited to "Grade-In" as Part of National Adjunct Day Feb. 25
Posted: Friday, February 20
The contingent faculty in the University of Idaho’s Department of English invite all faculty to participate in a celebratory “grade-in”  from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25 in the TLC rotunda as part of National Adjunct Day. This public display — a coming together to grade in public — will raise awareness of unfair working conditions that contingent, or &ldq...
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UI Library Now a Supporter Member of BioMed Central
Posted: Friday, February 20
The University of Idaho Library is now a Supporter Member of BioMed Central, a science, technology and medicine publisher of peer-reviewed open access journals spanning all areas of biology, biomedicine and medicine. Supporter Member benefits to UI faculty include a 15 percent discount on the article-processing charge when publishing in any BioMed Central journal. For more information about publis...
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Workshop Proposals for Idaho 4-H Teen Conference due Feb. 25
Posted: Friday, February 20
The 2015 Idaho 4-H Teen Conference planning team invites you to submit a proposal to conduct a workshop at our upcoming conference to be held at the University of Idaho in Moscow June 10-13. We are seeking proposals for two teaching opportunities. • Opportunity 1: A six-hour (3 two-hour sessions) workshop track • Opportunity 2: A two-hour career experiential learning session The plan...
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Open Session for University Communications and Marketing Executive Director Candidate on Feb. 25
Posted: Thursday, February 19
We are pleased to announce the rescheduled open session for Tamara Cissna, a finalist for the position of executive director of University Communications and Marketing. The session will be held from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25 in TLC 148. Click here to learn more about all the candidates and see the available open session presentations. Everyone is invited to the open session and we enco...
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Mental Health First Aid Training On Campus March 11-12
Posted: Thursday, February 19
A two-day training on identifying risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help will be held from 1-5 p.m. Wednesday, March 11 and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12. Sessions are held in the Pitman Center Gold Room. Course registration is $25 per participant. Regi...
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Corporate and Foundation Relations Office Point of Contact for Funding Requests
Posted: Wednesday, February 18
The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations serves the University of Idaho community by establishing and managing relationships with corporations and foundations throughout the U.S. Many of these funders have limited submission policies, and some prefer a streamlined point of contact. We coordinate the process for limited submissions and provide current information on corporation or foundati...
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UI Retirees Association Encourages New Members
Posted: Wednesday, February 18
Faculty or staff that have retired or at least 50 years old may join UIRA at no cost. The group is active with social and educational events. Events or activities are held about once a month. The association is supported in part by funding from the UI President's Office and is open all interested persons. the group is celebrating nearly 40 years on the campus. Learn more about the group and f...
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The 2016-17 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Competition is Now Open
Posted: Tuesday, February 17
The Fulbright Scholar Program is offering teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries for the 2016-17 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others. In addition to several new program models designed ...
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Vandal Friday Campus Information Sessions
Posted: Tuesday, February 17
Learn about the upcoming Vandal Friday events. We will go over the event schedule, talk about the new activities and explain what has changed this year. The first session will be from 1:30-2:20 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25 in TLC 149. Another wil lbe held from 10:30-11:20 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 26 in TLC 141.
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University-level Promotions Review Committee
Posted: Tuesday, February 17
The 2014-15 University-level Promotions Review Committee met with the Provost and Executive Vice President to participate in the development of recommendations on promotions in regular, research, clinical, library and extension ranks. The committee’s recommendations will be considered by the provost and the president; the president will make final decisions and inform the Board of Regents. M...
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Job Opportunity: Financial/Personnel Specialist in the Budget Office
Posted: Friday, February 13
The Budget Office is currently accepting applications for a financial/personnel specialist. This position performs a variety of financial and position control functions in support of university-wide budget and position management. This is a full-time position. Applications should be received by Monday, March 2 to ensure that they are given first consideration; however, the position will remain ...
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Mental Health First Aid Course Offers Training in Dealing With Crisis
Posted: Thursday, February 12
Concerned about someone? Not sure what to say? Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental-health related crisis. In this eight-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 crisis and non-cris...
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The Sustainability Center is Looking for Student Applicants
Posted: Thursday, February 12
The Sustainability Center is currently seeking student applicants for the following positions. If you know of any students that would be interested in this student-led organization please refer them to the following job links. These positions are in a student-led and student-fee funded organization. The UISC supports efforts to create an active culture of sustainability and we are committed to de...
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Free Grant-Writing Webinar: "Unpacking the Winning Proposal"
Posted: Thursday, February 12
In this live webinar, sponsored by Corporate and Foundation Relations and presented by The Foundation Center, you will view examples, in full, of proposals that were funded. Webinar will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 19 in the Whitewater Room in the Idaho Commons.
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Reminder: Required Online Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
Posted: Thursday, February 12
Thank you to the 2,906 University of Idaho employees who have already completed the "Our Inclusive Workplace: Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Prevention" online training module. Bi-weekly course employee course completion reports are being sent to deans, vice presidents and affirmative action coordinators. Supervisors are reminded to encourage their employees to complete the training in a tim...
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Film & Panel Discussion: Dear White People
Posted: Thursday, February 12
The Office of Multicultural Affairs & Black Student Union is hosting a film and panel discussion on "Dear White People," a satirical portrait of race relations in early 21st century America. The event is at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19 in the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 South Main St., Moscow The film is written and directed by Justin Simien and tells the story of a biracial Winchester ...
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Join International Programs at the Friendship Family Reception Tonight
Posted: Wednesday, February 11
International Programs invites you to the Friendship Families Reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. today, Feb. 12 in the Pitman Center Vandal Ballroom. Join us to enjoy international performances, mingle with our students and learn about the Friendship Families program. Friendship Families is a program that matches international students with local families and/or individuals for the purposes of cultura...
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Google Scholar Awards Accepting Research Proposals
Posted: Wednesday, February 11
The next submission deadline for Google Research Awards is Wednesday, April 15. The awards support cutting-edge research in computer science, engineering and related fields. Google Research Awards are one-year awards structured as unrestricted gifts to universities to support the work of world-class full-time faculty members at top universities around the world. Faculty members can apply for the ...
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Free Student Showcase on Friday
Posted: Wednesday, February 11
More than a dozen University of Idaho students will perform their work, including scenes, monologues and singing, in an “Irene Ryan Showcase” at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 13, in the Hartung Theater. Costumes, scene design and stage management displays will be on exhibit in the lobby, as well. The showcase is free and open to the public. For more information, go here.
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Professional Development & Learning Offers Overview of Lync Collaboration
Posted: Tuesday, February 10
Lync Collaboration: In this training we will go over the collaboration aspects of Lync in the University of Idaho environment. Topics include; how to install Lync, setting up a Lync meeting or webinar, popular features, and usage examples. This session is hands-on so we recommend bringing a laptop with a webcam so you can follow along. The course will be held from 9:30-10:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb....
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Free Mindfulness Meditation Classes Begin Feb. 11
Posted: Tuesday, February 10
Starting Wednesday, Feb. 11, Jamie Derrick, Ph.D. (Department of Psychology & Communication Studies) will be offering free weekly drop-in mindfulness meditation classes. Each class will be Wednesday from noon to 12:25 p.m. in Niccolls Room 012. The sessions are available to all University of Idaho faculty, staff and students. Mindfulness meditation has been researched broadly and shown to impr...
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Baby Shower to Benefit Food Bank, Diaper Bank on Feb. 22
Posted: Monday, February 9
The University of Idaho Social Group invites members and persons interested in learning about the UI-SG to attend a baby shower to benefit the Moscow Food Bank and Idaho Diaper Bank. Please bring baby food items or diapers for donation. We'll enjoy an afternoon of games, prizes, munchies and cake. The event will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22 at the home of co-chairwoman Melissa Luna. For mor...
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ASUI Vandal Entertainment Presents Chicago Boyz Acrobatics Team
Posted: Monday, February 9
As seen on "America's Got Talent," Season 8, the Chicago Boyz Acrobatics Team will bring its high intensity, high energy performance to the Vandal men's basketball game on Thursday, Feb. 12 in Cowan Spectrum. Game begins at 7 p.m. The team will perform during the game and a post-game show, which is free and open to the public. Click here to learn more about the act. The performance is sponsored by...
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2015 Outstanding Staff Awards Nomination Due March 4
Posted: Monday, February 9
Nominations for the 2015 Outstanding Employee Awards, Staff Educational Awards, Outstanding Team Award, and the Lawrence McBride Prize are now open and are due by Wednesday, March 4. The nomination forms along with criteria for each category can be found at uidaho.edu/staffawards. The 43rd Annual Staff Awards Reception will be from 1-3 p.m. May 8 in the Pitman Center International Ballroom.
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Share Your Stories of Vandal Success!
Posted: Friday, February 6
Do you know a student who embodies what it means to be a Vandal? Perhaps someone who has overcome adversity; participated in a unique program or opportunity; or has brought an interesting hobby or skill with them to campus.  The University of Idaho’s Communications and Marketing team is looking for students and alumni faculty/staff to feature in stories highlighting what makes UI not on...
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New Data and Analytics Tool Available to UI Faculty, Staff and Students
Posted: Friday, February 6
ITS is happy to announce the availability of Qualtrics to all University of Idaho faculty, staff and students. Qualtrics is an online data collection tool licensed by the university for academic-related research and administrative projects. Qualtrics allows users to create and administer surveys and web forms and provides quantitative statistical analysis on the collected data. To access it follo...
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CLASS hosts Majors Fair on Feb. 12
Posted: Friday, February 6
The College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences will be hosting a Majors Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 in the Idaho Commons Summit Conference Center (fourth floor). All eight undergraduate colleges at the University of Idaho will be on hand to showcase the majors/programs offered at UI. If you have students who are undecided, undeclared or looking to add another major or mi...
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UI Library Sponsors Overview of ArcGIS Technology Updates
Posted: Friday, February 6
The University of Idaho Library is hosting an informative presentation for those interested in the latest in ArcGIS technology. The presentation will feature Ersi GIS Solutions Engineer John Sharrard and Ersi account manager Sarah Barnes. There will also be time for a Q&A session. The event is free and open to the public. It will be held from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, in the Pitman Ce...
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All Staff Invited to Monthly Staff Affairs meeting Feb. 11
Posted: Friday, February 6
All staff are welcome to come to a meeting to gain a better understanding of Staff Affairs and our role within the University of Idaho. Staff Affairs is dedicated to studying the issues, problems, welfare and working conditions of staff. The committee represents all board-appointed employees from all campuses and centers of the UI community. Meetings are held the second Wednesday each month from 9...
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Job Opportunity – Administrative Assistant Sr., Office of General Counsel
Posted: Thursday, February 5
Open to current University of Idaho employees only. The Office of General Counsel is currently accepting applications for an Administrative Assistant Sr. This position is responsible for providing daily operations support, administrative support and paralegal assistance to the Office of General Counsel and all of its attorneys. Includes maintaining an understanding and involvement in their activit...
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Public Notice – Accreditation
Posted: Thursday, February 5
The public is invited to provide commentary and statements on the qualifications of the University of Idaho as an accredited institution. The University of Idaho will be visited by a team of evaluators April 20 – 22, 2015 as part of its institutional accreditation process. The University of Idaho is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) and has been accr...
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Upcoming Professional Development courses cover high-maintenance co-workers, business writing
Posted: Thursday, February 5
Working Successfully with High-Maintenance People: 11 a.m. Thursday If you need a strategy for handling those co-workers who need a little more attention than everybody else — without it impacting the rest of your job — than you need the skills taught exclusively in this webinar. You’ll discover how to minimize the impact high-maintenance people have on your life — from how...
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Deadline Extended for Proposal Submissions to Women's Leadership Conference
Posted: Wednesday, February 4
The deadline to submit a proposal for the 5th biennial University of Idaho Women's Leadership Conference has been extended to Friday, February 13, 2015. The campus community is invited to submit proposals for presentations and workshops that address the myriad of climate issues women face in higher education, the workplace and beyond. Conference sessions may focus on women in leadership, transit...
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Free Mindfulness Meditation Wednesdays at Noon
Posted: Wednesday, February 4
Mindfulness Meditation has been researched broadly and shown to improve physical health and happiness. It is increasingly being made available at Universities like Harvard, Stanford, and UCLA and workplaces like Google, Apple, and General Mills. Even the Seahawks meditate! The ASUI senate passed resolution S15-02 on January 21 asking that mindfulness meditation be made available at University...
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Register for Safe Zone Training--February 18, 2015
Posted: Tuesday, February 3
Register now for Safe Zone Open Training for faculty and staff on from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Feb. 18,   in the Whitewater room (1st floor of the Commons). Safe Zone programs promote the understanding and inclusion of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and asexual people on campuses nationwide. The mission of the UI Safe Zone Program is to create a safe and welcoming at...
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Nominate a Stellar student
Posted: Tuesday, February 3
Have a student that stands out? A student who could use a little recognition? The 2015 Student Achievement Award applications/nominations are open. Nominating a student is as simple as filling out an online form! For more information, visit www.uidaho.edu/getinvolved.
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Idaho 4-H Teen Conference seeks workshop proposals
Posted: Monday, February 2
The 2015 Idaho 4-H Teen Conference planning team invites you to submit a proposal to conduct a workshop at our upcoming conference to be held at the University of Idaho in Moscow, ID June 10-13, 2015. We are seeking proposals for two teaching opportunities. Opportunity 1: A six-hour (3 two hour sessions) workshop track Opportunity 2: A two-hour career experiential learning session The plan...
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Seeking applications for Director of General Education
Posted: Monday, February 2
The University of Idaho seeks a director to manage and assess the UI general education program for the Fall 2015-Spring 2016 academic year and the Fall 2016-Spring 2017 academic year (with potential for renewal for an additional year). The successful candidate will collaborate with and engage the campus community to support and to develop the general education curriculum and to oversee general edu...
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Zumbathon Charity Event- In honor of February National Heart Awareness Month
Posted: Monday, February 2
Campus Rec and the UI Wellness team are hosting a Zumbathon in honor of February National Heart Awareness month. The event will be in the Pitman (SUB) Ballroom from 7-9 p.m. on Feb. 20.This fundraiser will be donating 100% of the proceeds to our local Gritman Medical Center Cardiac Rehab Center. The cost is $5 for UI students and $10 for the general public. What better way to show your love from ...
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Open Sessions for Executive Director, University Communications and Marketing
Posted: Friday, January 30
We are pleased to announce the finalists for the position of Executive Director of University Communications and Marketing. Please visit the website to learn more about the candidates and see the available open session presentations. On-site interviews begin on Monday, February 2nd, 2015. Everyone is invited to the open sessions and we encourage you to come and learn more about the candidates for...
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REACCH 2015 Art Science Exhibition
Posted: Friday, January 30
Submissions due February 15. REACCH-PNA (Regional Approaches to Climate Change - Pacific Northwest Agriculture) invites submissions from artists and scientists for inclusion in an art and science exhibition representative of the broad range of concepts associated with Communities and climate change. As part of the 2015 REACCH Annual Meeting, this exhibition will provide an inclusive platform for a...
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Stationary/Stationery World Premiere at Forge Theater This Week
Posted: Friday, January 30
Science and surrealism inform the writing of MFA Candidate Vinecia Coleman and her play, "Stationary/Stationery" explores the translucency of memory and the liability of regret. Presented by UI Theatre Arts, "Stationary/Stationery" shows at 7:30 pm, Feb 4 - 7, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Feb. 7 and 8, at The Forge Theater, 404 Sweet Avenue, in Moscow. Admission is free for UI students and $10 for...
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12th Annual Shades of Black: Beauty Is
Posted: Friday, January 30
Date: February 7, 2015 Time: 5:00 p.m. Location: International Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center- formerly, Student Union Building Description: The Shades of Black Show is a celebration of the different textures and dimensions of the black experience through the Performing Arts. Part of the UI Black History Month Celebration.Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs.
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Sabbatical Applications for AY 2016-17 due March 27, 2015
Posted: Friday, January 30
Sabbatical Applications for the 2016-2017 academic year are due Friday, March 27, 2015 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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UI Library Offers Geoprocessing Workshop
Posted: Thursday, January 29
Geoprocessing is the topic of a new workshop scheduled for the month of February by the University of Idaho Library’s Data & Digital Services unit. “Speeding Up Geoprocessing in ArcGIS” will be offered on three different days/locations –in the UI Library in Moscow, at the UI Coeur d’Alene, and as a Webinar. Dates and Times: February 6, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m., ...
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Landscape Design Projects
Posted: Thursday, January 29
As part of LARC 289-Planting Design II, Landscape Architecture students are available to complete designs for personal homes or businesses. Cost is $125. Space is limited for spring projects. First come, first served. Contact larch@uidaho.edu
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Dynamic Engineers Lecture Series Guest Speaker: ChE Dr. Olugbenga Famodu
Posted: Thursday, January 29
Date: February 5, 2015 Time: 5:00 p.m. Location: Best Western Gold/Silver Description: NSBE-UI Dynamic Engineers Lecture Series is an educative, informative and inspiring talk that seeks to transform, motivate and inspire our students on current technology, economic and socio-political milestones championed by our chosen speakers. Dr. Olugbenga Famodu is the Senior Process Engineer at Intel....
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Job Opportunity - Assistant to the Vice Provost, Academic Affairs
Posted: Wednesday, January 28
The office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs is accepting applications for an Assistant to the Vice Provost, Academic Affairs # SP000368P. This position is an experienced administrative assistant/project manager supporting the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, functioning independently and self-directed, managing the Vice Provost’s needs and meeting deadlines in a collaborative offic...
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PDL Weekly Announcement
Posted: Wednesday, January 28
Highlight: Creative Team-Building Ideas and Activities Other Opportunities: New Employee Welcome & Benefits Orientation - Monday, February 2, 2015. Check out the rest of what is going on at PDL here
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The Majors Fair
Posted: Tuesday, January 27
The College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences will be hosting a Majors Fair from 10:00-3:00pm on Feb. 12 in the Idaho Commons Summit Conference Center (4th floor). All 8 undergraduate colleges at the University of Idaho will be on hand to showcase the majors/programs they offer. Please encourage all students to attend this event! Please contact Kristi Overfelt, kloverfelt@uidaho.edu, in the CL...
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Reminder: First Annual MLK Art and Essay Contest Deadline Is Friday Jan. 30
Posted: Tuesday, January 27
To help commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the legacy of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the University of Idaho College of Law, Division of Diversity and Human Rights, Ubuntu, ASUI, Graduate and Professional Student Association, and the College of Graduate Studies are sponsoring the First Annual MLK Art and Essay Contest.  The contest invites all UI undergr...
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Free Training - Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk
Posted: Tuesday, January 27
Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk Training for Behavioral Health, Substance Abuse and Primary Care Professionals. The Idaho Lives Project (ILP) and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare are pleased to bring suicide prevention and assessment expert, David Rudd, PhD, to Idaho. Dr. Rudd will be providing training specific to behavioral health, substance abuse and primary care professionals...
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Nominations open for the Women of the Year Award!
Posted: Monday, January 26
Is there an amazing woman at the University of Idaho you'd like to recognize? You're in luck, as nominations for the 2015 Women of the Year Awards are open! Women of the Year are women who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to provide mentorship to other women and advocate for an inclusive and supportive campus climate. The Athena Women of the Year award is given annually to women who h...
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New Postal Regulations for Parcels
Posted: Monday, January 26
The Post Office has implemented mandatory barcoding of commercial parcels effective January 25, 2015. More information and a Power Point Tutorial can be found on our website for your convenience: http://www.uidaho.edu/facilities/les/campusmail  Anyone shipping a parcel (generally anything over 13 ounces or over ¾ inch thick no matter the size or in a cardboard box) will be required ...
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2015 Outstanding Staff Awards Nomination Deadline
Posted: Monday, January 26
Nominations for the 2015 Outstanding Employee Awards, Staff Educational Awards, Outstanding Team Award, and the Lawrence McBride Prize are now open and due by Wednesday, March 4, 2015. The nomination forms along with criteria for each category can be found at uidaho.edu/staffawards. The 43rd Annual Staff Awards Reception will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.  May 8 in the Pitman Center Interna...
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PDL Weekly Announcement
Posted: Friday, January 23
Highlight: Stress-Free Relationships: How to Work with Any Personality  Other Opportunities: More Lync Collaboration Training Coming February 20, 2015! See more here.  
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International Programs Announces FIDA Recipients
Posted: Thursday, January 22
The International Programs Office is pleased to announce the following UI faculty and staff have been selected as Faculty/Staff International Development Award (FIDA) recipients: Denise Bennett (Journalism and Mass Media): Santiago, Chile. Russell Jackson (Psychology): Prague, Czech Republic Cezar Mesquita (Enrollment Management): Luneburg, Germany Amber Ziegler (Movement Sciences): Chengdu, ...
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North Idaho FIRST LEGO League Championship
Posted: Thursday, January 22
The University of Idaho Extension 4-H System is pleased to partner with FIRST to conduct the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) “WORLD CLASSSM” Challenge Program throughout Idaho. In the FLL program, youth ages 9-14 work together in teams on an annual challenge. The teams then attend a tournament to celebrate, share, and compete with other teams. In Idaho this year, 149 FLL teams competed in 10 q...
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Mark Miller’s Retirement Reception
Posted: Thursday, January 22
Please join us in thanking Mark Miller for his service to the Idaho Commons and Bruce M. Pitman Center from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 in the Panorama Room at the Idaho Commons . Refreshments will be served. Please stop in and wish Mark well as he embarks on his next journey. Mark’s last day at the University of Idaho will be Friday, January 30 2015.
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The IBEST Seminar Series Welcomes Dr. Folker Meyer, researcher at the Argonne Laboratory
Posted: Thursday, January 22
The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies (IBEST) welcomes Folker Meyer, a computational biologist at Argonne National Laboratory and senior fellow at the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago, for a lecture. His presentation is part of the Spring 2015 IBEST Seminar Series that attracts top scientists from across the nation and world. These seminars are used as a core ...
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Fulbright Faculty Workshop Jan. 29 and Visiting Scholar Lecture Jan. 26
Posted: Wednesday, January 21
International Programs invites you to attend a Fulbright Faculty Workshop from 2:30-4:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 29, in the Pitman Center: Borah Theater. Jennifer Fox, Senior Program Officer for the Fulbright US Scholar Program at the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) will lead the workshop, in which faculty and staff will learn about teaching and research opportunities ...
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Don't Cancel Your Class!
Posted: Wednesday, January 21
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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Women's Leadership Conference
Posted: Tuesday, January 20
You're invited! 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 biennial Women's Leadership Conference (http://www.uidaho.edu/pdl/womens-leadership) at the University of Idaho on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. We invite you to submit proposals for presentations and workshops that a...
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Welcome UI's new Attending Veterinarian, Dr. Peter Autenried
Posted: Tuesday, January 20
Dr. Autenried joined UI as attending veterinarian on January 20, 2015. Dr. Autenried relocated from Vermillion, South Dakota, where he previously served as the attending veterinarian for the University of South Dakota. With over 30 years in veterinary medicine and research at domestic and international institutions, Dr. Autenried brings a wealth of experience to UI's animal care and use program. ...
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Celebration of life scheduled for Sue Hovey
Posted: Tuesday, January 20
Sue Hovey, longtime College of Education educator and recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Human Letters in 2014, passed away last week at 82 years old in Genesse. Sue’s celebration of life has been scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 24 at the Moscow High School Auditorium. A reception will follow at the 1912 Center.
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CALS Dean Search Begins
Posted: Tuesday, January 20
The University of Idaho has begun a national search for the dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Dean John Foltz will fulfill his two-year commitment to serve as dean through June. Foltz has served as dean since former dean John Hammel announced he would return to teaching and research in December 2012.  Foltz was asked to serve a two-year term as dean while the universit...
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Reminder: Required Online Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
Posted: Friday, January 16
Thank you to the 1,919 University of Idaho employees who have already completed the Our Inclusive Workplace: Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Prevention Training online training module! As a reminder, President Staben has made the completion of this training module a requirement for all employees. To be eligible for a potential 2015 merit pay increase, you must complete the training module b...
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PDL Weekly Announcement
Posted: Friday, January 16
Highlight: Lync Collaboration Training coming in February!  Other Offerings: Stress Free Relationships: How to Work with Any Personality. See the full schedule here.
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Idaho Regional Mathematics Center holding conference
Posted: Thursday, January 15
The Idaho Regional Mathematics Center Region 1 and 2 at the University of Idaho still has openings for its free professional development — the Coeur d’Alene Regional Academy on Mathematics Education for K-12 teachers on Friday, Jan 23 from 5-8 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Nicole Rigelman from Portland State University. Dinner will be p...
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Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Summer Program in Molecular and Organismal Evolution
Posted: Thursday, January 15
The Department of Biological Sciences is pleased to announce a new summer research program for undergraduates, made possible by funding from the National Science Foundation. This new Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program will actively engage students in independent research in the areas of molecular and organismal evolution. Research interests in the Department of Biological Scienc...
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Memorial Service for Terri Grzebielski
Posted: Thursday, January 15
A memorial service for Terri Grzebielski, a primary care provider at the UI Student Health Center who was killed in Saturday's shooting in Moscow, will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, in the International Ballroom of the Pitman Center (formerly SUB). All are invited to remember this caring and compassionate member of the UI community.
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OUTLunch: Documentary, "Brother Outsider: the Life of Bayard Rustin"
Posted: Thursday, January 15
Date: Thursday, January 22 Time: 12:30 p.m. Location: TLC 229 Student Diversity Center Description: A master strategist and tireless activist, Bayard Rustin is best remembered as the organizer of the 1963 March on Washington, one of the largest nonviolent protests ever held in the United States. He brought Gandhi’s protest techniques to the American civil rights movement, and helped mo...
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Microsoft Lync Collaboration Training
Posted: Wednesday, January 14
Microsoft Lync is an easy-to-use program for instant messaging (IM), audio and video calls, Lync Meetings, and sharing capabilities. In this training we will go over the collaboration aspects of Lync in the University of Idaho environment. We will cover how to install Lync, set up a Lync meeting with audio and video feeds, other popular features of Lync, and some practical demonstrations. Thi...
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Video Communications Update
Posted: Wednesday, January 14
To maintain effective video communications, ITS has made some changes you should be aware of. ITS, with the assistance of the Provost’s Office, has contracted with a video bridging service for basic video services, free of charge, for academic and administrative use. Technical staff outside Moscow have developed a "self-help system" for video conferencing outside the Moscow campus. In Mosc...
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2015 Confucius Institute Movie Night Season Begins with Kick-Off Event!
Posted: Tuesday, January 13
Ease yourself into 2015 with great Chinese cinema! The 2015 Confucius Institute movie night series kicks off on Wednesday, January 14 with Jackie Chan’s CZ12 at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre! A master adventurer (Jackie Chan) leads a mercenary team to recover the bronze heads of 12 Chinese Zodiac animals which were looted by foreigners in the 1800s from the Old Summer Palace. The ...
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Municipal Solid Waste - Proper Disposal Guidelines - Spring, 2015
Posted: Tuesday, January 13
As many of you know already, the University has gone to a tow unit/compactor system for handling our Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generated here on campus. Over the past 3 years we have gotten excellent results with this system. One issue though needs to be reiterated. MSW is defined as any solid waste produced, other than hazardous, infectious or unacceptable waste. Unacceptable waste or wast...
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Counseling services offered for Faculty and Staff
Posted: Monday, January 12
In light of the recent tragic shootings in Moscow, this is a reminder that UI has counseling services available to faculty and staff.  Counseling services are offered through the Employee Assistance Plan (EAP). EAP is a free, confidential service that provides eligible employees and their families with the opportunity to discuss personal problems with a professional counselor, receive un...
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The Confluence Project Receives Grant from ISDE to Develop Project-Based Watershed Science Curriculum
Posted: Monday, January 12
The Confluence Project (TCP), outreach arm of the Waters of the West program, recently received a $5,000 grant from the Idaho State Department of Education Science Education Grant Program. This competitive program awards grants to organizations that “encourage knowledge of and interest in the disciplines of STEM among Idaho’s elementary and secondary school students.” TCP does ju...
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Meet Our International Students and Become a Friendship Family
Posted: Monday, January 12
International Programs invites you to participate in the Friendship Families Program and meet some of our international students. Friendship Families is a program that matches international students with local families and/or individuals for the purposes of cultural exchange and enrichment. Students and families arrange to spend time together on their own as often as mutually desired (usually, on...
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Job Opportunity- Management Assistant (College of Graduate Studies)
Posted: Friday, January 9
The College of Graduate Studies is accepting applications for a Management Assistant. This position uses highly developed managerial, supervisory and analytical skills to provide high level administrative support to the Associate Dean and COGS; manages and directs daily operations of the student services function for the college; serves as a member of the COGS management team; act independently to...
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Apply by Jan 15 for University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) Visiting Professorships for 2016-2017
Posted: Thursday, January 8
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 ...
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Job Opportunity - Student Affairs Web Coordinator - Open Only to Current UI Employees
Posted: Thursday, January 8
Student Affairs and University Communications and Marketing are now accepting applications for a Web Coordinator. This position provides management and support for the development and maintenance of Student Affairs’ Web presence, including design, content, marketing effectiveness, and overall utility. The Web Coordinator helps ensure the effective application of the university’s inter...
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Enrollment Deposit Training
Posted: Thursday, January 8
Date: January 14, 2015 Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am Location: Bruce Pitman Center, Borah Theatre Training will include the enrollment process, timeline, what students will see in Vandal Web and how it interacts with their Vandal Friday experience, coordinators access in Vandal Web, and the opportunity to ask questions. The deposit in Vandal Web will be launched January 8.
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University Faculty Meeting #2
Posted: Thursday, January 8
University Faculty Meeting #2 (2014-2015), President Chuck Staben presiding, is scheduled as follows: Thursday. January 15, 2015 3:00-4:30 p.m. (Pacific Time) Moscow: SUB Bruce M. Pitman Center International Ballroom Boise: IWC 390 Coeur d’Alene: 145c Idaho Falls: IF1 (TAB350A) Twin Falls: B-66 Full documentation for the meeting ca...
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“I Have a Dream” Speech presented by Reverend Happy Watkins
Posted: Wednesday, January 7
Date: Tuesday, January 20 Time: 12:30 p.m. Location: Idaho Commons Food Court Description: "I Have a Dream" is a 17-minute public speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. that was delivered on August 28, 1963, in which he called for racial equality and an end to discrimination. The speech, from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, was delivered to over 200,000 civil rights supporters, during the ...
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Keynote Speaker: Robert Butler "Race, Ethics, and the Media"
Posted: Wednesday, January 7
Date: Thursday, January 15 Time: 4:00 p.m. Location: Clearwater/Whitewater, Idaho Commons Description: Robert Butler president of the National Association of Black Journalist, is an independent journalist at KCBS Radio in San Francisco. He has reported on protest and rallies following the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
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Senior Associate Registrar Candidates Open Forum
Posted: Wednesday, January 7
The Office of the Registrar is pleased to announce that two candidates have been selected for the position of Sr. Associate Registrar. Please plan to attend the second Open Forum session for the campus community. Candidates have been asked to discuss “Managing Chaos & Creating Pathways of Collaboration in Higher Ed” followed by a Q&A period. This session, for candidate Rebe...
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