University of Idaho Events for Feb. 9-15

Friday, January 30 2009


Jan. 30, 2009 Written by Jeremy Bennett MOSCOW, Idaho – The following is a list of University of Idaho-sponsored events for the week of Feb. 9-15. Events will take place in Moscow, Coeur d'Alene and Boise, and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Tuesday, Feb. 10 University Interdisciplinary Colloquium Series 12:30 p.m. Idaho Commons, Whitewater Room 875 S. Line St. in Moscow Sam Ham, professor of conservation social sciences, will present “The Psychology of Giving –The Role of Therapy and Research in Travelers’ Philanthropy.” The colloquium is a series of lectures given by University of Idaho faculty and staff that explore the subjects and methodologies within their specific disciplines. For more information, contact University Interdisciplinary Colloquium at (208) 885-5997 or visit www.class.uidaho.edu/uic/. Science on Tap 5:30 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Brewing Company, 209 Lakeside Ave. in Coeur d’Alene Lee Fortunato, associate professor of microbiology, molecular biology and biochemistry at the University of Idaho, will share her knowledge and expertise on Human Cytomegalovirus – or HCMV – and what is being done to fight it at February’s Science on Tap program. Wednesday, Feb. 11 Lunch and Lead 11:30 a.m. Idaho Water Center, Room 162 322 E. Front St. in Boise Join Michael Kroth, assistant professor of Adult and Organizational Learning, for a series of brown bag lunch forums designed to bring together leaders and managers from a variety of sectors – including business, education and nonprofit organizations – to discuss how to create healthy, highly-motivating workplaces. For more information or to RSVP, call (208) 334-2999 or e-mail professionaldev@uidaho.edu. Thursday, Feb. 12 Wells Fargo Entrepreneurship Speaker Series 6:30 p.m. Idaho Commons, Whitewater Room 875 S. Line St. in Moscow John Overby, client services director at SIRTI, will talk about his personal experiences in starting and running successful high-tech companies in the Inland Northwest for the last 25 years. He also will discuss how SIRTI, a Washington State economic development agency, helps budding tech entrepreneurs launch and grow their companies. The VIEW Entrepreneurship Speaker Series is sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank and is open to the campus and the community. Through the University of Idaho's annual business plan competition, technology-transfer assistance, an E-ship Certificate, community outreach, and other opportunities, students are prepared to take great ideas to the next level and beyond. For more information, visit www.view.uidaho.edu, e-mail view@uidaho.edu or call (208) 885-0199. Vandal Men’s Basketball 7:05 p.m. Cowan Spectrum 1000 Stadium Way in Moscow Support Vandal athletics, and come watch as the men’s basketball team takes on Utah State University. General admission costs $7 for adults, and $5 for youth and seniors. For more information, contact the University of Idaho Ticket Office at (208) 885-6466 or purchase tickets online at www.ticketswest.com. Friday, Feb. 13 Vandal Women’s Basketball 7 p.m. Cowan Spectrum 1000 Stadium Way in Moscow Support Vandal athletics, and come watch as the women’s basketball team takes on Fresno State University. General admission costs $7 for adults, and $5 for youth and seniors. For more information, contact the University of Idaho Ticket Office at (208) 885-6466 or purchase tickets online at www.ticketswest.com.. Saturday, Feb. 14 Vandal Men’s Basketball 7:05 p.m. Cowan Spectrum 1000 Stadium Way in Moscow Support Vandal athletics, and come watch as the men’s basketball team takes on San Jose State University. General admission costs $7 for adults, and $5 for youth and seniors. For more information, contact the University of Idaho Ticket Office at (208) 885-6466 or purchase tickets online at www.ticketswest.com.. Sunday, Feb. 15 Vandal Women’s Basketball 2 p.m. Cowan Spectrum 1000 Stadium Way in Moscow Support Vandal athletics, and come watch as the women’s basketball team takes on San Jose State University. General admission costs $7 for adults, and $5 for youth and seniors. For more information, contact the University of Idaho Ticket Office at (208) 885-6466 or purchase tickets online at www.ticketswest.com. Faculty Piano Recital 4 p.m. Lionel Hampton School of Music, Recital Hall 1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow Jonathan Mann, professor of music, will perform a piano recital. Tickets will be sold at the door; cost is $5 for adults, and $3 for students and senior citizens. For more information, contact the Lionel Hampton School at (208) 885-6231. # # # About the University of Idaho Founded in 1889, the University of Idaho is the state’s flagship higher-education institution and its principal graduate education and research university, bringing insight and innovation to the state, the nation and the world. University researchers attract nearly $100 million in research grants and contracts each year; the University of Idaho is the only research institution in the state to earn the prestigious Carnegie Foundation ranking for high research activity. The university’s student population includes first-generation college students and ethnically diverse scholars. Offering more than 150 degree options in 10 colleges, the university combines the strengths of a large university with the intimacy of small learning communities. For more information, visit www.uidaho.edu. Media Contact: Jeremy Bennett, University Communications, (208) 885-7251, jbennett@uidaho.edu



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The University of Idaho helps students to succeed and become leaders. Its land-grant mission furthers innovative scholarly and creative research to grow Idaho's economy and serve a statewide community. From its main campus in Moscow, Idaho, to 70 research and academic locations statewide, U-Idaho emphasizes real-world application as part of its student experience. U-Idaho combines the strength of a large university with the intimacy of small learning communities. It is home to the Vandals. For information, visit www.uidaho.edu.