University of Idaho Events for Jan. 25-31

Friday, January 22 2010


Written by Casey McDaniel

Moscow, Idaho – The following is a list of University of Idaho sponsored event for the week of Jan. 25-31. Events will take place in Moscow and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Monday, Jan. 25
Vandal Booster Luncheon

11:45 a.m.
Best Western University Inn
1516 Pullman Rd.
The Latah County Vandal Boosters invite everyone to attend its weekly luncheon.Tickets are $10 at the door. Proceeds will help support the Vandal Scholarship Fund.

Dissertation Defense: Thomas B. Gebrenegus
1 p.m.
Ag Science Building, Room 62
606 Rayburn St.
Thomas Gebrenegus, doctoral candidate in soil and land resources, will defend his dissertation entitled "Application of X-ray Computed Tomography to Study Initiation and Evolution of Surface Cracks in Sand-Bentonite Mixtures".

Tuesday, Jan. 26
Faculty Recital: Leonard Garrison and Jay Mauchley

7:30 p.m.
Administration Building, University Auditorium
851 Campus Dr.
The Lionel Hampton School of Music will present a Faculty Artist Recital, featuring Leonard Garrison, professor of flute, and Jay Mauchley, professor emeritus of piano. Tickets are only available at the door: $5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens.

Wednesday, Jan. 27
Performance: The New Faces of America

7 p.m.
Student Union Building Ballroom
709 Deakin Ave.
"Faces" presents stories that draw issues of diversity into social topics and multicultural ideas. The performance merges video with a live performer to tell stories through characters that include an Appalachian college student, a Native American teenager, a female biracial college student a southern gay minister and a young female Iraq war veteran. Following the show, the audience can talk with Will & Company to discuss the characters and the issues. The event is free of charge and is presented by the University's Office of Multicultural Affairs.

Thursday, Jan. 28
Spokane Author Jack Nisbet: "A Most Remarkable Spring"

7:30 p.m.
1912 Center
412 East Third St.
Spokane author Jack Nisbet will speak about the strange trek of 19th century naturalist David Douglas from Scotland to the confluence of the Clearwater and Snake rivers. The event is cosponsored by the University of Idaho Bookstore, the Friends of the Moscow Library and the Idaho Native Plant Society.

Faculty Artist Recital: Carol Padgham-Albrecht and Kay Zavislak
7:30 p.m.
Administration Building, University Auditorium
851 Campus Dr.
The Lionel Hampton School of Music will present a Faculty Artist Recital featuring Carol Padgham-Albrecht, associate professor of oboe, and Kay Zavislak, assistant professor of piano. Tickets are available at the door: $5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens.

Friday, Jan. 29
Women's Center Film Series: "Until the Violence Stops"
Noon
Women's Center Lounge, Memorial Gym Room 109
The documentary profiles playwright Eve Ensler and how her play, "The Vagina Monologues", spurred an international grassroots movement called V-Day aimed at stopping violence against women and girls.

Saturday, Jan. 30
BandFest XXXIII: High School Band Invitational

9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Administration Building, University Auditorium
851 Campus Dr.
The Lionel Hampton School of Music hosts guest bands and ensembles for a gathering of the bands.

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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 institution in the state to earn the prestigious Carnegie Foundation classification for high research activity. The university’s student population includes first-generation college students and ethnically diverse scholars. Offering more than 130 degree options in 10 colleges, the university combines the strengths of a large university with the intimacy of small learning communities. For information, visit www.uidaho.edu.





About the University of Idaho
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, and competes in the Western Athletic Conference. For information, visit www.uidaho.edu.