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Job Opportunity: Network Engineer 3
Posted: Monday, June 29
The Network Engineer 3 is responsible for implementing – and continuously improving – complex network solutions. They will design and plan for the scaling, adapting and replacing of network and network security services. Their duties also include managing a team of technical staff responsible for the operational support and documentation of the University network. This position works i...
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Job Opportunity: Department Manager, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Posted: Monday, June 29
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is accepting applications for a Department Manager/Management Assistant. For more information and to apply, please select https://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/9360.
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Weekend Power Outage Causes Issue with Campus Chilling Operations
Posted: Monday, June 29
UI employees may notice their buildings are a little warmer than usual this morning. This is the result of a weekend power outage — caused by a squirrel that jumped onto a power pole Sunday morning. The animal caused a small fire on the pole and a power failure. Avista Utilities was called in to replace the damaged equipment. Power was lost in the UI Library, PEB, Memorial Gym, Swim Center,...
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Mahler Named Director of Environmental Science Program
Posted: Friday, June 26
Robert Mahler, former associate director of the environmental science program, has been named the program director. Mahler is a professor of soil science and has worked at the University of Idaho since 1980. He has been active in the Environmental Science Program since its inception in 1993. Mahler is one of more than 90 faculty members across campus that participate in this university-wide prog...
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Job Opportunity: Director, Administrative Services/Fiscal Officer
Posted: Friday, June 26
The College of Agricultural & Life Sciences is accepting applications for a Director, Administrative Services/Fiscal Officer position. This position reports to the Dean of the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences and has the responsibility of maintaining the fiscal integrity of the college. Provides leadership and guidance on administrative support functions for seven (7) departments, t...
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Job Opportunity: Director for Emerging Technology Business Development and Cybersecurity Workforce Training
Posted: Thursday, June 25
The Emerging Technology Business Development and Cybersecurity Workforce Training Director facilitates the expansion and continuous improvement of quality UI offerings in response to local, regional and national needs. Responsibilities include professional design and delivery of cybersecurity (and other technical) workforce training program(s). Responsibilities also involve extensive coordination ...
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Redesigned Responsive Website Rollout Continues
Posted: Wednesday, June 24
Last week, the University of Idaho continued its responsive website redesign project with the launching of three new parts of the website: The faculty/staff page, outreach site and the A-Z index. University Communications & Marketing is in the process of coordinating with units to redesign the entire website, and over the next few months you will see a gradual change in the look and functiona...
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Times Changed for Ironman Coeur d'Alene Volunteers
Posted: Wednesday, June 24
The University of Idaho is hosting a Vandal Hydration Station at Ironman Coeur d'Alene on Sunday, June 28. Gather your friends and family and showoff your Vandal pride while volunteering and cheering on the athletes as they chase their Irondreams. Due to the forecasted heat, the times for the race have been changed. There are two shifts to choose from, 5:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. or 9:15 a.m. to 2:30...
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Free Wellness Talk Being Held Thursday at 6 p.m.
Posted: Monday, June 22
Jamie Derrick, faculty in the Department of Psychology and Communication Studies is offering a free talk on mindfulness meditation, health and well-being on Thursday at 6 p.m. Derrick is a certified mindfulness teacher through UCLA's Mindful Awareness Research Center and has been offering meditation classes at University of Idaho since January. She is teaming up with Monica Eggleston, certifie...
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Incorrect Addresses Being Used on Campus Mail
Posted: Monday, June 22
Campus Mail Services has noted a rash of incorrect mail addressing, both for outgoing mail and campus mail. This is causing mail to be returned to sender in some situations. Be aware that P.O. Box numbers are no longer used and have been obsolete at UI for the last three years. Vendors and suppliers should be contacted and told to change their UI address to the correct format using the street...
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Job Opportunity: International Outreach Coordinator, International Programs Office
Posted: Friday, June 19
The International Outreach coordinator serves an important role managing the organizing and/or promotion of international programs, events, workshops, and activities. This position is responsible for coordinating historical programs, such as Friendship Families, Conversation Partners, and Culture Kits; coordinates annual international events, such as Cruise the World, International Education Week,...
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Job Opportunity: Science Research Writer, University Communications
Posted: Wednesday, June 17
Develop and write hard news, feature and background release, media advisories, newspaper, magazine and newsletter articles web and other communication vehicles for distribution to the lay and professional media and other targeted audiences on research and other activities in science, research and other technical or technology areas. The writer has a level of understanding of national, regional, st...
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Job opportunity: Systems Manager, College of Law
Posted: Wednesday, June 17
Reporting to the director of the Law Library, this leadership position is responsible for overseeing all computing and information technology support for the College of Law, including desktop, hardware, network, software, media technology, office technology and classroom technology. In consultation with College of Law stakeholders, the Systems Manager plans for the college's technology needs; cons...
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Updated Open Forum Schedule for Vice President for Finance Finalists
Posted: Tuesday, June 16
The campus community is invited to attend open forums with the candidates interviewing for the position of Vice President for Finance. Recorded sessions will be posted after the final candidate has visited. We will accept advance questions for the open session (submit to dsedam@uidaho.edu), as well as during the session for those attending in person. The applicants interviewing for the position w...
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Job Opportunity: Management Assistant, Senior, Finance & Administration
Posted: Tuesday, June 16
The Management Assistant, Senior, provides high level support for the VP Finance, Executive Assistant to the VP, University Controller and other units/departments within the Division of Finance and Administration, including collecting and interpreting a variety of data for the purpose of assisting in preparation and editing extensive reports; initiating routine correspondence; coordinating and arr...
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Job Opportunity: Extension Educator in Horticulture
Posted: Monday, June 15
The Extension Educator in Horticulture will provide overall leadership and organization for multi-county horticulture programs and provide technical support for the 4-H/Youth Development program in Canyon and surrounding counties. For more information and to apply, click here.
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Volunteers Needed at Ironman Coeur d'Alene June 28
Posted: Monday, June 15
The University of Idaho is hosting a Vandal Hydration Station at Ironman Coeur d'Alene on Sunday, June 28. Gather your friends and family and showoff your Vandal pride while volunteering and cheering on the athletes as they chase their Irondreams. There are two shifts to choose from, 6 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. or 10:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The station is located at Higgins Point in Coeur d'Alene . To sig...
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David Pfeiffer Appointed Director of Undergraduate Research
Posted: Monday, June 15
David Pfeiffer has been appointed the University of Idaho’s Director of Undergraduate Research. Pfeiffer joined the University of Idaho in January 2014 as a professor in biological sciences. Prior to this he was on the faculty of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alaska Anchorage for 13 years. From 2011 to 2013 he served as the director of the Office of Undergraduate...
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UI Retirees Association Hosts Summer Picnic July 16
Posted: Friday, June 12
The University of Idaho Retirees Assoiation is hosting its annual UIRA Summer Barbecue from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, July 16 at Ghormley Park Pinic Shelter, 400 Home St., in Moscow. The meal will be served at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $14 per person, to be paid at the event. Guests are welcome. The meal is provided by CD's Smoke Pit and includes pulled pork and pulled chicken, coleslaw, potato salad, beans...
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UI Retirees Invited to Join UI Retiree Association
Posted: Friday, June 12
University staff and faculty retires are invited to join the UI Retirees Association. Free and open to all, this group encourages participation and support of the University of Idaho, while sponsoring and hosting a variety of educational, social and entertaining programs. No annual dues, just register online here.
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Alumni Awards nominations due Aug. 1
Posted: Friday, June 12
Are you interested in nominating someone for a 2016 Alumni Award? Complete information about the different award categories, criteria and nomination procedure can be found on the Alumni Association website. The complete awards program materials booklet can be downloaded as a PDF on the bottom left corner of the page. The deadline for submission of completed award nominations is Saturday, Aug. 1. ...
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Enrollment Open for Board-Appointed Employee Parking Permits
Posted: Thursday, June 11
Enrollment for non-expiring/auto-renewal Vandal permits is now open for board-appointed employees. If interested, please complete an application at www.uidaho.edu/parking/forms/vandal-permit-application or find more information about the program here. If you are a current Vandal permit holder and would like to modify your number of payroll deductions for the 2015-16 year, please email parking@uid...
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Job opportunity: Director of Student Services, College of Science
Posted: Monday, June 8
The Director of Student Services is responsible for managing all aspects of student services for the 1,200-plus undergraduate students in the College of Science. This includes, but is not limited to: development and implementation of a marketing strategy to recruit diverse and high quality new students; implementation and management of effective retention programs; counseling and advising students...
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Mental Health First Aid Training Coming Up June 16-17
Posted: Friday, June 5
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 Mental Health First Aid course, you learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, an...
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Administrative Assistant Senior, University Research Office
Posted: Wednesday, June 3
The University Research Office Administrative Assistant Senior manages the administrative office of the vice president, supervising, mentoring and advising staff across the division as well as monitoring volume and quality of workload to ensure tasks are done well and in a timely manner; administers a portfolio of ongoing and one-time programs and initiatives for which the vice president and the O...
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VandalWeb Interface Changing June 12
Posted: Tuesday, June 2
Information Technology Services, University Communication and Marketing and many other departments have been hard at work testing out a more modern, cleaner look to the University of Idaho VandalWeb system, which will allow for easier navigation and usage for students, faculty and staff. Called "Cascade," the new system will launch on June 12. More information about the changes can be found here...
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Associate Dean for Research, College of Engineering
Posted: Tuesday, June 2
The University of Idaho College of Engineering is conducting an internal search for the position of Associate Dean for Research to begin immediately. The Associate Dean for Research will report directly to the Dean of the College of Engineering. This position in the College of Engineering will be a half-time position during the academic year and up to two months full time in the summer. The other ...
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Job opportunity: Management Assistant, Human Resources
Posted: Friday, May 29
As part of the Human Resources team, this position provides coordination, oversight and support of the Human Resources front office and operational functions, in addition to aiding in tasks that support the university as a whole. For more information and to apply, please use the following link: http://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/9440
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Arch Harner Appointed Director for Office of Research Assurances
Posted: Friday, May 29
The Office of Research and Economic Development would like to announce that Arch Harner has been appointed Director of the Office of Research Assurances. Arch has over 17 years of government and private sector experience in various compliance, enforcement, and policy roles. He most recently served as Acting Director of the Office of Sponsored Programs. Arch holds Master of Science and Juris Doctor...
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Idaho FFA Career Development Events June 2-5
Posted: Tuesday, May 26
The Blue Jackets are coming. Over 900 Idaho FFA members, advisors, parents and guests will descend on campus June 2-5 for the Idaho FFA Career Development Events. Idaho FFA members will compete in events including; Livestock Judging, Forestry, Ag. Communications, Food Science, Dairy Foods, Marketing Plan, Dairy Judging, Meats Judging, Environmental and Natural Resources, Agronomy, Veterinary Scie...
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Thursday IBEST Lunch Features University of Florida Researcher
Posted: Tuesday, May 26
Dr. Jose Miguel Ponciano from the University of Florida will be presenting at Thursday's IBEST Lunch, held from 12:30-1:30 p.m in the Commons' Horizon Room. In this talk, "Stochastic models for the community dynamics and stability of the vaginal microbial flora," Ponciano will briefly explain a modeling approach to better understand the temporal changes in species abundance and composition o...
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Job Opportunity: Enrollment Services Specialist
Posted: Thursday, May 21
Engineering Outreach is accepting applications for an Enrollment Services Specialist. This classified position creates an inviting and welcoming culture for students at a distance by promoting the EO program to recruit new students, providing professional and responsive academic-related services, and performing complex administrative tasks. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to...
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UI Snake River Weed Management Research Field Days June 23, 24
Posted: Thursday, May 21
The University of Idaho is holding two field days in June about weed management on the Snake River. The first is 8:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, June 23, at the UI Kimberly Research and Extension Center. Lunch will be provided. For more information contact Don Morishita at (208) 423-6616 or don@uidaho.edu. The second UI Snake River Weed Management Research Field Day will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noo...
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Consolidated Fringe Rate Information
Posted: Wednesday, May 20
More information about UI's proposed changes to a Consolidated Fringe Rate is now available on the UI's  Controller’s webpage under the Resources section in the center of the page under Consolidated Fringe Rates. The new site contains an overview and FAQ with answers to some of the questions so far. Included in the FAQ is a table of the rate groups and the employee classes assigned to...
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See Images, Videos, Stories from UI's Commencement Celebrations
Posted: Wednesday, May 20
The UI Communications & Marketing Social Media Team used Storify to curate this timeline of UI's graduates. [View the story "UI Commencement 2015" on Storify]
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Volunteers Needed for Ironman Aid Station
Posted: Monday, May 18
The University of Idaho is gearing up for Ironman Coeur d'Alene 2015. Once again, we are hosting a Vandal Hydration Station on the bike course and are in need of volunteers. Ironman athletes go through a great deal of fluids and food in their quest to become an Ironman. Aid stations are an integral part of the race, and the spirit of the Aid Station reflects on the whole event. The race is June 2...
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Posted: Monday, May 18
The University of Idaho is gearing up for Ironman Coeur d'Alene 2015. Once again, we are hosting a Vandal Hydration Station on the bike course and are in need of volunteers. Ironman athletes go through a great deal of fluids and food in their quest to become an Ironman. Aid stations are an integral part of the race, and the spirit of the Aid Station reflects on the whole event. The race is June 2...
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SYNC 2015 Looking for Volunteer Projects
Posted: Monday, May 18
We are excited to start planning for the Serving Your New Community (SYNC) 2015 event. SYNC will occur on Saturday, Aug. 22, and details about the event can be seen on the registration form on VandalSync. On SYNC day, all incoming students to the University of Idaho (about 1,500 students) serve in the Moscow and Pullman communities to begin their Vandal commitment to bettering our local area. St...
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Entrepreneur to Speak on Biotechnology's Role in Idaho's Future on June 10
Posted: Monday, May 18
Entrepreneur and researcher Ed Penhoet will be the University of Idaho Boise Presidential Keynote speaker with his talk “The Value of Research in Economic Development. Biotechnology: Its role in Idaho’s Future.” The event will take place 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 10 at the Eight & Main building in downtown Boise. Tables and individual seats are available, please RSVP be...
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Parking Lot Enforcement During Summer Break
Posted: Monday, May 18
During the summer break, Monday, May 18  through Sunday, Aug. 23, parking permits will not be required in Red, Blue, Purple or Silver parking lots; visitors may be directed to these areas. However, Gold and Green lots, meters, pay station lots and any specially marked spaces require valid permits/payment at all times, including during summer break. Regular academic year enforcement of all pa...
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VandalStore Summer Hours Begin May 18
Posted: Friday, May 15
The VandalStore summer hours begin Monday, May 18. Come join us for Starbucks coffee and VandalGear all summer long and a special barbecue on the plaza June 10 with VandalMeats and music by UI faculty. Summer Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday 11 a.m . to 3 p.m. Saturday Closed Sundays
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University Email Newsletters go to Summer Schedule
Posted: Thursday, May 14
Beginning Monday, May 18, through Monday, Aug. 24, many email newsletters produced at UI will be sent less frequently. The Friday Letter will publish once during the summer and resume weekly publication on Aug. 21. The Vandal Insider will go down from twice a week to once a week. Today’s Register will be sent once a week on Mondays. You can see new university news and events postings at uida...
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University Staff Forum on Tuesday, May 19
Posted: Thursday, May 14
Staff Affairs will be hosting a University Staff Forum from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 19. Off-campus access will be available. Please see the Staff Forum website at www.uidaho.edu/staffaffairs/staff-forum for agenda and access information, as well as Staff Council Strategic Plan and Bylaws Revisions. Refreshments will be provided.
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Job Opportunity: Enterprise Systems Analyst 1, Information Technology Services
Posted: Thursday, May 14
The Enterprise Systems Analyst I is responsible for critical support of our enterprise systems by maintaining essential server applications on heterogeneous hardware; performing system administration functions; creating and assisting in server support programs; developing and maintaining systems health and status monitoring and reporting, maintaining and enhancing server systems security; and prov...
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Job Opportunity: Program Technician, Independent Study in Idaho
Posted: Thursday, May 14
This classified position ensures the quality and effectiveness of the ISI’s online courses and web presence, works with the program manager to achieve long-term goals, manage special projects, provides effective customer services and maintains smooth day-to-day functions. For more information and to apply, click here.
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Recorded Sessions Now Available for Dean of CALS Candidates
Posted: Wednesday, May 13
Recorded sessions of the dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences finalist open forums are now available for online viewing by clicking here.   To submit feedback, please use the Submit Feedback button located in the left margin of the search page. Feedback from both internal and external stakeholders is encouraged. Please note the feedback period will remain open until the close...
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CAA Announces $200 Friends and Family Discount off Summer Design Week Registration
Posted: Wednesday, May 13
The College of Art and Architecture is pleased to extend a Friends and Family discount of $200 to UI faculty, staff and their friends for the 2015 Summer Design Week program. Summer Design Week is an art and design immersion program for high school sophomores - seniors, taking place on the University of Idaho campus June 21–27. During the week, students will explore Architecture, Interio...
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2015 OSU/UI Cereals Day June 25
Posted: Wednesday, May 13
The 2015 OSU/UI Cereals Day will be held from noon to 4:30 p.m. Mountain time Thursday, June 25 at the Parma Research & Extension Center, 29603 U of I Lane, Parma. The event includes a review of wheat and barley lines and cereal-related research. Thank you to the Idaho Barley Commission and the Idaho Wheat Commission for supporting cereal research and education and for sponsoring the lunch. Fo...
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Campus Child Development Lab Expands Preschool Hours
Posted: Wednesday, May 13
The Child Development Laboratory on the University of Idaho campus is expanding its preschool hours to accommodate parents, enrich and expand curriculum, and provide additional opportunities for students. The early childhood program, which provides preschool for 3- to 5-year-olds, expanded by a half hour to three hours the length of its morning and afternoon sessions and will offer them five days...
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UI’s School of Journalism Director Named General Education Director
Posted: Tuesday, May 12
School of Journalism and Mass Media (JAMM) Director Kenton Bird will become the new director of General Education at the University of Idaho effective June 25. Bird, who has been on the Idaho faculty for nearly 16 years, the last 12 as director of JAMM, holds a master’s degree in journalism history from University College in Cardiff, Wales, and a doctorate in American Studies from Washingt...
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Job Opportunity: Enterprise Developer, Information Technology Services
Posted: Tuesday, May 12
ITS is looking for an Enterprise Developer to develop and maintain software code for enterprise database and web applications under the direction of a development team supervisor, assigned functional business analysts, and senior developer staff. To provide daily operational support for enterprise database applications and university websites, assisting functional business analyst and senior devel...
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Office of Multicultural Affairs Announces New Director
Posted: Tuesday, May 12
The Office of Multicultural Affairs is pleased to announce its new director. Jesse Martinez was selected from a pool of highly qualified individuals and UI is excited to welcome him to this new role. Martinez received his master’s degree in educational leadership from the University of Idaho in 2010. He has been at the university for nearly 11 years, working closely with College Assistance ...
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Job Opportunity: 4-H Hiring Three Extension Education Positions
Posted: Tuesday, May 12
Provide program leadership, district-wide technical support, and statewide leadership in 4-H Science, Healthy Living or Citizenship. Facilitate training for volunteers and 4-H staff in 4-H Science, Healthy Living, and Citizenship, all of which will help youth make better decisions and become actively engaged citizens. In addition, the position will focus on expanding partnerships and bringing anci...
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UI Library Reading Room Available by Appointment During Summer Sessions
Posted: Tuesday, May 12
The University of Idaho Library Special Collections and Archives (SPEC) Reading Room will be relocated to the basement later this month. Access to SPEC materials will be available by advanced appointment only during the summer term (May 18 through Aug. 23). To make an appointment, contact the SPEC Reading Room at libspec@uidaho.edu or 208-885-7951 (new phone number).
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Job Opportunity: IT Security and Compliance Analyst, Information Technology Services
Posted: Monday, May 11
Information Technology Services is looking for an IT Security and Compliance Analyst. This position is responsible for managing IT security systems, processes, and services including computer forensics, electronic discovery, incident management, network security monitoring, encryption, data leakage protection, vulnerability management, antivirus, and additional technologies to support all securit...
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Registration for Inland Northwest Genomics Research Symposium Closes Thursday
Posted: Monday, May 11
Registration for the 2015 INWGRS closes Thursday, May 14. Be sure to get your registration completed before then. There are still openings available for the poster session. Generous prizes from Illumina will be awarded to five winners. The 2015 INWGRS poster session is open to all symposium attendees. Students, staff and faculty are all encouraged to participate. This year there will be five po...
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PERSI Deferred Compensation Committee Issues Letter On Plan Fees
Posted: Friday, May 8
The PERSI Deferred Compensation Committee has issued a letter regarding fees associated with the state of Idaho 457 plan and rollovers between the 401K PERSI Choice and the state of Idaho 457 plan. Visit http://www.uidaho.edu/benefits/retirement/retirement-plans/persi for more information.
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NSF Early Career Faculty Program Holds Web Seminar May 26
Posted: Friday, May 8
The NSF CAREER Coordinating Committee is hosting webinar to provide an overview of the NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) and to answer participants' questions about development and submission of CAREER proposals. The webinar will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, May 26, in Morill Hall 402, the EPSCOR Conference Room. The NSF CAREER Program offers grants to support junior ...
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Associate Director, Facilities & Operations Open Forums Begin May 12
Posted: Friday, May 8
The campus community is invited to attend open forums with the candidates interviewing for the position of Associate Director of Facilities & Operations for the Idaho Commons and Bruce M. Pitman Center. The applicants interviewing for the position will be presenting as follows: • Ben Aiman: 10:15-11:15 a.m. Tuesday, May 12,  Commons Crest Room. • Griffin Uchida: 10:15-11:1...
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UI Communications Seeks Feedback on Today's Register
Posted: Friday, May 8
UI Communications & Marketing is asking UI employees to take a short survey giving feedback on Today's Register, the daily email newsletter. To take the survey, click here.
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Job opportunity: Office Manager, Engineering Outreach, University of Idaho
Posted: Friday, May 8
This classified position uses extensive institutional and departmental knowledge to provide high-level administrative support to the Associate Dean for Outreach/Engineering Outreach Director and serves as a member of the Engineering Outreach management team; manages the administrative office; and effectively performs and oversees a variety of processes to ensure accuracy, compliance and profession...
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Center for Modeling Complex Interactions Looking for Grant Applications
Posted: Thursday, May 7
The Center for Modeling Complex Interactions will fund one or two Pilot Grants to begin in the fall of 2015. The CMCI Pilot Grant Program fosters research at the University of Idaho in areas that combine modeling with empirical data to address complex problems relevant to human health. The objective of the Pilot Grants Program is to provide faculty with personnel and financial resources to co...
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Staff Awards Ceremony this Friday
Posted: Wednesday, May 6
Staff Affairs invites all university community members to join us in recognizing and honoring the dedication and accomplishments of our staff at the 2015 Staff Awards Ceremony. The event will take place from 1-3 p.m. in the Pitman Center International Ballroom.  More information can be found on the Staff Awards site at http://www.uidaho.edu/staffaffairs/outstandingstaffawards.
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UI Launches Mobile Responsive Website
Posted: Wednesday, May 6
On Wednesday, the University of Idaho launched its first redesigned webpages. The new pages were made with responsive design, which provides an optimal viewing experience across various desktop, tablet and mobile devices.   We thank our partners for helping us with this important project. The ongoing efforts of university leaders, faculty, staff, Information Technology Services, the team of v...
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Reminder: University Faculty Meeting #3 Today
Posted: Tuesday, May 5
University Faculty Meeting #3 (2014-2015), President Chuck Staben presiding, is 3 p.m. Pacific time Tuesday, May 5 at the Bruce M. Pitman Center International Ballroom. Outside Moscow faculty can attend the meeting in the following locations: Boise: IWC 348 Coeur d’Alene: 241 Idaho Falls:  IF7 (TAB320) Twin Falls: B-66
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Women's Center Participates in Idaho Gives on May 7
Posted: Monday, May 4
This Thursday, May 7, the Women's Center will be participating in Idaho Gives, a special day of online philanthropy for nonprofit organizations in Idaho. On Thursday, more than 665 participating nonprofits across Idaho, including the Women's Center, will have an opportunity to fundraise for 24 hours for their program. The Women's Center warmly invites friends and colleagues who support our missi...
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Date Change for President's End of the Year Faculty, Staff Reception
Posted: Monday, May 4
The date for the University of Idaho's faculty and staff end of the year reception, hosted by President Chuck Staben and Dr. Mary Beth Staben, has been changed. All UI faculty and staff are invited to the reception on Tuesday, May 12. The reception runs from 4:30 to 7 p.m., with the program beginning at 5:30 p.m., at the Bruce M. Pitman Center's International Ballroom. Please RSVP to uipresrsvp@u...
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Open Forums for Dean of Students Candidates begin Tuesday
Posted: Friday, May 1
The campus community is invited to attend open forums with the candidates interviewing for the position of Dean of Students.   The applicants interviewing for the position will be presenting their candidacy on the following days:   • Blaine Eckles, 11 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, May 5, Whitewater Room, Idaho Commons • Ryan Greene, 11 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, May 6, Whitewater Room, ...
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Job opportunity: Special Assistant to the Vice President for Research and Economic Development for Idaho NSF EPSCoR
Posted: Friday, May 1
The Special Assistant to the Vice President for Research and Economic Development for Idaho NSF EPSCoR serves as the University of Idaho lead for the current EPSCoR MILES Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) project, Managing Idaho’s Landscapes for Ecosystem Services (MILES). This appointment is a 50% buyout of time of the existing faculty contract. A summer session contract, based on ...
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Solidarity with Earthquake victims in Nepal
Posted: Friday, May 1
University of Idaho students from Nepal and the community are holding a candlelight vigil in Friendship Square Friday, May 1, to remember lost lives and support the injured. What: Solidarity to Earthquake victims of Nepal: Candle light vigil and Earthquake Awareness Where: Friendship Square, Moscow, Idaho When: 7:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 1 Nepali Student Association of University of Idaho is...
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2015-16 Leadership Academy Applications Open
Posted: Thursday, April 30
The Leadership Academy, sponsored by the Office of the Provost and coordinated by the vice provost for academic affairs, seeks nominations and applications for the seventh cohort for the 2015-16 academic year. The program’s mission is to provide ongoing opportunities that integrate the development of knowledge and skills in leadership and building our institutional leadership capacity for t...
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Open Forums for CALS Dean Candidates Begin May 5
Posted: Wednesday, April 29
Four finalists for the position of Dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences will begin on Tuesday, May 5. The open session schedule is as follows: • Mickey Latour: 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, Ag Sci 62 Dean of Agricultural Sciences, Southern Illinois University • Bret Hess: 1-2 p.m. Monday, May 11, Ag Sci 62 Associate Dean and Director, Wyoming Agricultural Experiment St...
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Tammany Area Field Day & Crop Tour June 22
Posted: Wednesday, April 29
The Tammany Area Field Day & Crop Tour will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Monday, June 22. We'll meet at Bert Henricksen’s Farm, 2810 Powers Ave. in Lewiston,.
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Job Opportunity - Senior Internal Auditor
Posted: Tuesday, April 28
The University of Idaho seeks applications for a senior staff internal auditor to perform various types of financial, compliance and operational audits of university functional areas, departments and activities in accordance with professional auditing standards. Qualified applicants will have a bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting, finance, information systems or other similar busine...
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University Faculty Meeting #3 on May 5
Posted: Monday, April 27
University Faculty Meeting #3 (2014-2015), President Chuck Staben presiding, is scheduled as follows: 3-4:30 p.m. Pacific time Tuesday, May 5 in the Bruce M. Pitman Center International Ballroom in Moscow. Webcast available: Boise: IWC 348 Coeur d’Alene: 241 Idaho Falls: IF7 (TAB320) Twin Falls: B-66   Faculty outside the Moscow area will be sent an email prior to the faculty meeting wi...
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Job Opportunity - Director, Office of Research Assurances
Posted: Monday, April 27
The Director, Office of Research Assurances (ORA) is responsible for the management of all functions within the ORA including: budgeting, accounting services, staff position control, and oversight of the day-to-day support of research compliance across the University. The Director serves as the University’s Research Compliance Officer and primary point of operational and administrative conta...
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Increase the Success of Your Research Program
Posted: Monday, April 27
A few enrollment spots are still available for the Leading and Sustaining Your Research Program course, offered free to UI faculty. The course will be held from 8 a.m. to noon June 1-5 in the Clearwater Room of the Commons. Developing a successful and productive research program requires skills that might not have been a part of your graduate school education. These include managing people, bu...
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Learn About New NIH Biosketch System at IBEST Lunch
Posted: Monday, April 27
Join the Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies for IBEST Lunch from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30,in the Life Science South Fourth Floor Reading Room. Whitney Schroeder will be presenting on the new SciENcv Biosketch system that will be required beginning May 25 for all NIH and NSF biosketches. The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies (IBEST) is an interdis...
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Guest Lecturer to Discuss Legacy of Simone de Beauvoir
Posted: Monday, April 27
Yolanda Paterson, Professor Emerita at California State University-East Bay will present a public lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, in the Administration Building Auditorium. The lecture — “One is Not Born a Woman: The Legacy of Simone de Beauvoir” — is presented by the University of Idaho Women & Gender Studies Program and is free and open to the public. A recepti...
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Discounted Athletic Events Pack Available for Faculty and Staff
Posted: Monday, April 27
Staff Affairs is proud to offer the Vandal Faculty/Staff Sport Pack for the 2015-2016 school year. You and your family, for just $125 each, can enjoy all of our sporting activities while cheering on our student-athletes. Vandals supporting Vandals! The package provides the holder a season ticket to all athletic season ticketed sports (football, volleyball, men's basketball and women's basketbal...
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UI Offers Supervisory Excellence Program to Statewide Employees
Posted: Friday, April 24
The Supervisory Excellence Program (SEP) is being offered to our University of Idaho departments located outside of Moscow via Skype for Business. Our Moscow and Skype for Business Sessions are scheduled for 1-3 p.m. PST (2-4 p.m. MST). SEP was designed by Professional Development and Learning to enhance supervisory excellence at the university by: • Providing supervisors and administrator...
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Promotions, Tenure to be Recognized at Excellence Banquet
Posted: Friday, April 24
The University of Idaho will be recognizing individuals who will be awarded promotion and/or tenure at the Excellence Awards on Tuesday, April 28 in the Bruce M. Pitman Center, International Ballroom at 6 p.m. by asking them to stand and be recognized during the ceremony. The following faculty members are being awarded promotion and/or tenure effective with their appointment in fiscal year 2016: ...
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Job Opportunity: 4-H Youth Development Specialist (Faculty)
Posted: Friday, April 24
The successful candidate for the position of 4-H Youth Development Specialist will lead statewide efforts with Positive Youth Development (PYD) initiatives. The position will serve as a resource for faculty, staff and volunteers and Idaho communities as well as assist individuals and communities to develop contemporary positive youth development systems within the 4-H Youth Development Program and...
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Job opportunity: Sustainability and Student Engagement Coordinator
Posted: Friday, April 24
This full-time classified, junior staff position will report to and support the Sustainability Center Program Manager of the University of Idaho Sustainability Center (UISC) by developing UISC student engagement, service learning, volunteer programs and activities, fostering connections to and advising UISC student staff, providing general administrative support and other duties as assigned. Deadl...
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Academic Advising Association Meeting and Advisor Appreciation Social Friday
Posted: Thursday, April 23
Join the UI Academic Advising Association (ACADA) for some well-deserved relaxation at the end of the advising season. While this event is taking place in Moscow, we appreciate the hard work put in by UI advisors throughout the state. What: UIACADA General Membership Meeting When: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Friday, April 24 Where: Vandal Ballroom, Pitman Center Who: UIACADA (UI ACademic ADvising Associatio...
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Vandal Athletics Hosts Football 101 Clinic Saturday
Posted: Thursday, April 23
Coach Petrino and his staff will conduct the annual Football 101 clinic this Saturday. The clinic not only teaches some of the rules of football, but also the basic concepts and skills of the game. Additionally, there is a behind-the-scenes tour of the Vandal Athletics facilities and light hors d’oeuvres at the conclusion of the clinic. The cost is $20 for the general public; UI students are...
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Open Forums for Candidates for Director, Office of Multicultural Affairs
Posted: Wednesday, April 22
The campus community is invited to attend open forums with the candidates interviewing for the position of Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs. The applicants interviewing for the position will be presenting their candidacy on the following days: • Jesse Martinez: 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 29, Student Diversity Center (TLC 229) • Laila Cornwall: 9:30-10:30 a.m. F...
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Fire Sprinklers will be Inspected and Tested May 26-29
Posted: Wednesday, April 22
Western States Fire Protection will be on campus to complete our annual inspection/testing of the wet and dry sprinkler systems May 26-29. They will be here several times throughout the summer. No disruption to normal services is expected. Any questions can be directed to Facilities at 208-885-6246.
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UI Faculty Selected for University Studies Abroad Consortium Programs
Posted: Wednesday, April 22
The International Programs Office is pleased to announce the following UI faculty have been selected as Visiting Professors on University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) Programs in 2016-17. • Brian Wolf (Sociology) Chiang Mai, Thailand • Marta Boris Tarre (Spanish) Madrid, Spain • Dan Borgia (Business) Torino, Italy • Diane Kelly-Riley (English) Havana, Cuba • Shan...
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2015 Staff Awards/Longevity Ceremony to be held May 8
Posted: Tuesday, April 21
UI Staff Affairs will hold the 2015 Awards Ceremony from 1-3 p.m. Friday, May 8, in the Bruce M. Pitman Center (formerly SUB) International Ballroom. The event features recognitions including 2015 Lawrence McBride Award, Outstanding Employee Awards, Staff Educational Awards, Staff Longevity Awards and Staff Retirees. Recipients of these awards will be notified by Friday, April 24.   Staff A...
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Overseas Scholarship Information Sessions
Posted: Tuesday, April 21
The UI Honors Program will hold two information sessions for undergraduate and graduate students interested in learning more about overseas study opportunities. The Schwarzman Scholarship is full-cost scholarship for a one-year master's degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of China's most prestigious universities. All classes will be taught in English and students will pursue degrees in ...
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UIdaho.edu Launches Responsive Website Project
Posted: Tuesday, April 21
Do you know more than 20 percent of people visiting the university’s website are doing so on a mobile device, either tablet or smartphone? The number of visitors accessing UI’s websites via a mobile device is on the rise: In 2014 the number of smartphone visitors to UI’s website increased 60 percent over 2013. To align with the behavior of our alumni, prospective students, emplo...
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Job Opportunity: Financial Operations Manager
Posted: Monday, April 20
Reporting to the Dean, University Libraries, the Library Financial Operations Manager conducts work with considerable independence and provides high-level financial oversight of the Library’s budgets and daily fiscal operations by: ensuring best practices for fiscal processes and file organization and retention; forecasting budget projections; researching and explaining rules and regulations...
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Social Security Workshop on April 23
Posted: Monday, April 20
Benefit Services is hosting a free workshop by the Social Security Administration. Speaker Kirk Larson has over 20 years of experience with the Social Security Administration and will be available to answer your questions after the presentation. The presentation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Pacific time on Thursday, April 23 in the Clearwater Room of the Idaho Commons. Moscow campus attendees can ...
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Staff, Faculty invited to Vandal Overnight
Posted: Monday, April 20
Free food and prizes! Vandal Overnight is a gaming event with something for everyone. There are mobile, desktop, console, tabletop, board games and card games. Doors open at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 25, and stay that way until 2 a.m. Sunday, April 26. Vandal Overnight is open to all UI students, staff, faculty, and community members. Bring your own devices and play games, join in on the tournamen...
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Budgets That Make The Case: How to Write Winning Proposal Budgets
Posted: Monday, April 20
"More Asking, Less Writing" is a four-part webinar series sponsored by UI's Corporate and Foundation Relations, and brought to you through The Foundation Center. All of the sessions are free and open to the public. This week's session benchmarks the most effective practices of successful project and general operating support fundraisers. It will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Apri...
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Social Security Workshop on April 23
Posted: Friday, April 17
Benefit Services is hosting a free workshop by the Social Security Administration. Speaker Kirk Larson has over 20 years of experience with the Social Security Administration and will be available to answer your questions after the presentation. The presentation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Pacific time on Thursday, April 23 in the Clearwater Room of the Idaho Commons. The presentation will also...
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UI Professors to Speak at Climate Change Forum
Posted: Friday, April 17
University of Idaho chemistry Professor Tom Bitterwolf, Ph.D., will discuss changes in weather patterns and the impact on geographies, peoples and politics across the globe from 7-9 p.m. Friday, April 24, at the 1912 Center, as part of a Climate Change Forum sponsored by The Palouse Environmental Sustainability Coalition. The forum, which runs Friday and Saturday, is free and open to the public. ...
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Job Opportunity: Administrative Coordinator, Polya
Posted: Thursday, April 16
The Administrative Coordinator will assist the Polya director and other Polya faculty and staff with the daily operations of the Polya Mathematics Learning Center. This is a 10-month benefits eligible position that requires vocational or technical training in office support, or at least 1 year of directly related experience. Pay Range: $11.64 -$14.35/hourly. For more information or to apply visit:...
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Annual Paul Petrino Golf Tournament and Dinner Auction April 25
Posted: Thursday, April 16
The annual Paul Petrino Vandal Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament and Dinner Auction will be held on Saturday, April 25. All proceeds from the event will help fund scholarships for student-athletes in all sports at the University of Idaho. The tournament will be held at the University of Idaho Golf Course. It is a 4-person scramble with a noon shotgun start. Single entrants welcome. The entry fee i...
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