University of Idaho Events for March 24-30

Thursday, March 20


MOSCOW, Idaho – The following is a list of University of Idaho sponsored events for the week of March 24-30. Events will take place in Moscow and Boise, and are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

Monday, March 24
Physics Colloquium: Jin Liu, Ph.D., Washington State University
4-5 p.m.
Engineering/Physics Building, Room 209
691 Ash St. in Moscow
Come listen to the presentation titled, “”Multiscale Modeling and its Engineering and Biomedical Applications.”

VITA – Free Low Income Tax Preparation
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Menard Law Building, Room 105
711 Rayburn St. in Moscow
VITA is a free tax preparation service for low-income individuals. This includes students, but is open to anybody throughout the community that could benefit from the service. VITA is a service created by the IRS and organized through University of Idaho College of Law. To participate, bring necessary tax documents, such as W-2 and 1099 forms, as well as a valid social security card.

Tuesday, March 25
Sprague Pest Solutions Food Safety Pest Management Conference
7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Boise Centre
850 W. Front St. in Boise
Hear about the changes affecting pest management programs and how new thinking is challenging traditional food processing IPM strategies. In this conference, the public will learn about plant-proven ways to ensure efficacy while complying with third party auditing requirements. This event is free and open to the public.

Women and Gender Brown Bag Series
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Idaho Commons, Panorama Room
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
Bring a lunch to the brown bag presentation and learn something new. Every month a staff, faculty, or graduate student will present their research or projects that focus on women’s issues or gender. This month’s presentation is titled, “How Can We Get More Women in Engineering? Climate Issues in the College of Engineering at the University of Idaho,” by Denise Bauer.

“Who speaks for the climate?” Talk and panel discussion
7-9 p.m.
Menard Law Building, Courtroom
711 Rayburn St. in Moscow
Maxwell Boykoff, professor at the University of Colorado, will speak about media coverage of climate change issues. A panel of U-Idaho faculty members will respond to his talk.

Del Hungerford, Clarinet
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
Tickets are only available at the door, and cost $5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens.

Wednesday, March 26

VITA – Free Low Income Tax Preparation
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Menard Law Building, Room 105
711 Rayburn St. in Moscow
VITA is a free tax preparation service for low-income individuals. This includes students, but is open to anybody throughout the community that could benefit from the service. VITA is a service created by the IRS and organized through University of Idaho College of Law. To participate, bring necessary tax documents, such as W-2 and 1099 forms, as well as a valid social security card.

Vandal Entertainment Student Film Festival

8-11 p.m.
Student Union Building, Borah Theater
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Vandal Entertainment showcases student films in this new forum.

Thursday, March 27
Presentation by Indigenous Ethnomusicologist Chad S. Hamill
11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Idaho Commons, Crest Room
875 S. Line St in Moscow
In Chad S. Hamill’s book, “Songs of Prayer and Power in the Columbia Plateau: the Jesuit, the Medicine Man and the Indian Hymn Singer,” a Jesuit and Hamill’s “grandfathers” –one a medicine man, the other a hymn singer—engage in collective search for the sacred.

IBEST Seminar – Michael Wade, Host-Symbiont Interactions
12:30-1:30 p.m.
McClure Hall, Room 209
810 W. 7th St. in Moscow
Join the Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies for the spring IBEST Seminar series. Michael Wade will talk about the theoretical and genomic investigations of the role of symbiont transmission mode in the evolution of host-symbiont interactions.

Friday, March 28
Vandal Friday – For Admitted Students
8 a.m.-6 p.m.
ASUI-Activity Center Kibbie
1000 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
Vandal Friday is an event for newly admitted students to visit the campus, interact with current students and experience a day in the life of a University of Idaho student.

Firewise Principles and Practices for Resilient Landscapes
12:30-1:20 p.m.
Idaho Commons, Room 32
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
Come enjoy a presentation by Yvonne Barkley, associate extension forester, about firewise principles and practices for resilient landscapes. This event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided.

Sapatk’ayn Cinema
7-9 p.m.
Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre
508 S. Main St. in Moscow
Sapatk’ayn Cinema is UI’s Native American Film Festival. This year’s program focuses on the recovery and teaching of endangered languages. Two films and four Indigenous language linguists will present the significance and challenges of this important work.

Vandal Entertainment Blockbuster Film “The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug”
7-9:30 p.m.
Student Union Building, Borah Theater
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
ASUI Vandal Entertainment will show the film “The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug.” The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring.

Vandal Entertainment Blockbuster Film “The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug”
9:30-11 p.m.
Student Union Building, Borah Theater
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
ASUI Vandal Entertainment will show the film “The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug.” The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring.

Saturday, March 29
VITA – Free Low Income Tax Preparation
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Menard Law Building, Room 105
711 Rayburn St. in Moscow
VITA is a free tax preparation service for low-income individuals. This includes students, but is open to anybody throughout the community that could benefit from the service. VITA is a service created by the IRS and organized through University of Idaho College of Law. To participate, bring necessary tax documents, such as W-2 and 1099 forms, as well as a valid social security card.

Get Dirty: Waking Up the Farm
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Greenhouse
1104 W. 6th St. in Moscow
Come get dirty with Soil Stewards and help out their own student-run organic farm. Aid the Soil Stewards in preparing the farm from spring and learn the ways of organic farming.

Sapatk’ayn Cinema
7-9 p.m.
Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre
508 S. Main St. in Moscow
Sapatk’ayn Cinema is UI’s Native American Film Festival. This year’s program focuses on the recovery and teaching of endangered languages. Two films and four Indigenous language linguists will present the significance and challenges of this important work.

Vandal Entertainment Blockbuster Film “The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug”
8-10 p.m.
Student Union Building, Borah Theater
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
ASUI Vandal Entertainment will show the film “The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug.” The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring.

Sunday, March 30
Jolene Pflaum, Bass Trombone
1-2:30 p.m.
Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy a student concert by Jolene Pflaum playing the bass trombone.

Vandal Entertainment Blockbuster Film “The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug”
3-5 p.m.
Student Union Building, Borah Theater
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
ASUI Vandal Entertainment will show the film “The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug.” The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring.

Michael Heitmann, Voice
7:30-10 p.m.
Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
Come listen to a vocal concert by graduate student Michael Heitmann and accompanied by Eugene Cline on the piano.

For more university events, visit www.uidaho.edu/calendar.



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