University of Idaho Events for July 15-21

Thursday, July 11 2013


MOSCOW, Idaho – The following is a list of University of Idaho sponsored events for the week of July 15-21. Events will take place in Moscow and are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

Monday, July 15

Dissertation Defense: Maia Benner
9 a.m.
Teaching and Learning Center, Room 050
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
Maia Benner, doctoral candidate in bioinformatics and computational biology, will defend her dissertation entitled, “How Selenium Affects the Brain and Behavior: A Nutritional Genomics Approach in a Zebrafish Model.” The event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, July 17
Daytime Distractions Activity: Worry Dolls and Tai Chi
Noon
Idaho Commons Lawn
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
Take a break, get some fresh air, bring a lunch and come de-stress by making worry dolls and practicing Tai Chi with co-workers, students and other members of the community. This event is free and open to the public.

The Merry Wives of Windsor
7:30 p.m.
Hartung Theater
625 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
Idaho Repertory Theatre presents Shakespeare’s most notorious comic glutton. Falstaff, a lazy, cheating knight, thinks he can trick two women out of their husbands’ money – but he’s in for a surprise. The price he pays is tenfold in this lively Shakespearean comedy. Performance will be held at 7:30 p.m. July 17, 18, 20, 25 and 26, and 2 p.m. July 28. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $10 for students and children ages 12 and younger. Season passes cost $60 each and allow patrons to see any four IRT performances of their choosing. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (208) 885-6465.

Thursday, July 18
IBEST Lunch – Science Update by Ilya Zhbannikov
12:30 p.m.
Idaho Commons, Aurora Room
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
Join the Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies for its IBEST lunch. Ilya Zhbannikov will be speaking on “Parallel Computing for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology.” The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies is an interdisciplinary research group at the University of Idaho focused on understanding the patterns and processes of evolution that occur over comparatively short periods of time. The hallmarks of IBEST research are the coupling of empirical and theoretical research, and a strong orientation toward rigorous testing of hypotheses. We place a high value on interdisciplinary collaborations that blend the expertise of biologists, biochemists, ecologists, evolutionary biologists, mathematicians, statisticians and computer scientists to examine the underpinnings of evolutionary biology.

Latah County GOLD Barbecue
5-7 p.m.
Robinson Park
5168 Robinson Park Rd. in Moscow
Fire up the grill, Vandals. Bring the dog and kids for some quality barbecue time with your fellow Idaho Graduates of the Last Decade. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be provided. For those with specific preferences or allergies, bring a favorite dish. Meet at the North Shelter. Follow the pom-poms for directions. For more information, contact Marie Fabricius-Duncan at marie@uidaho.edu.

The Merry Wives of Windsor
7:30 p.m.
Hartung Theater
625 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
Idaho Repertory Theatre presents Shakespeare’s most notorious comic glutton. Falstaff, a lazy, cheating knight, thinks he can trick two women out of their husbands’ money – but he’s in for a surprise. The price he pays is tenfold in this lively Shakespearean comedy. Performance will be held at 7:30 p.m. July 18, 20, 25 and 26, and 2 p.m. July 28. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $10 for students and children ages 12 and younger. Season passes cost $60 each and allow patrons to see any four IRT performances of their choosing. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (208) 885-6465.

Screen on the Green: 42
8:30 p.m.
Theophilius Tower Lawn
1001 Paradise Creek St. in Moscow
Screen on the Green provides free movie showings on the big screen outside of the Theophilius Tower Thursday nights at dusk. Bring family and friends, warm clothes, and a blanket, and come enjoy a movie and freshly popped popcorn provided by ASUI. The movie follows the life story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey. This movie stars Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford and Nicole Beharie. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, July 19
The Mystery of Irma Vep
7:30 p.m.
Hartung Theatre
625 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
Idaho Repertory Theatre presents this satirical mystery by Charles Ludlam. Lord Edgar hasn’t had much luck with marriage. His first wife died mysteriously, and now his second wife is acting strangely. When Edgar seeks answers, he enters a world of werewolves and vampires. Two cross-dressing actors play multiple roles in this mile-a-minute satire. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. July 19 and 24. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $10 for students and children ages 12 and younger. Season passes are $60 each and allow patrons to see any four IRT performances of their choosing. For more information, call (208) 885-6465.

Saturday, July 20
The Merry Wives of Windsor
7:30 p.m.
Hartung Theater
625 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
Idaho Repertory Theatre presents Shakespeare’s most notorious comic glutton. Falstaff, a lazy, cheating knight, thinks he can trick two women out of their husbands’ money – but he’s in for a surprise. The price he pays is tenfold in this lively Shakespearean comedy. Performance will be held at 7:30 p.m. July 20, 25 and 26, and 2 p.m. July 28. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $10 for students and children ages 12 and younger. Season passes cost $60 each and allow patrons to see any four IRT performances of their choosing. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (208) 885-6465.

Sunday, July 21
Let’s Misbehave: The Music and Lyrics of Cole Porter
2 p.m.
Hartung Theater
625 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
Idaho Repertory Theatre presents a 1930s New York in a musical featuring beloved standards like “Anything Goes” and “I’ve Got You Under My Skin.” Three good friends make a pact to find true love. Their quest is all in good fun until the women discover they have eyes for the same man. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. July 27, and 2 p.m. July 21. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $10 for students and children ages 12 and younger. Season passes cost $60 each and allow patrons to see any four IRT performances of their choosing. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (208) 885-6465.

For more university events, visit www.uidaho.edu/calendar.
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The University of Idaho inspires 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 Big Sky Conference. Through the university’s $225 million Inspiring Futures capital campaign, private giving will enhance student learning, faculty research and innovation, and a spirit of enterprise. Learn more: 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.