University of Idaho Events for March 25-31

Friday, March 22 2013


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

Tuesday, March 26

Campus Conversations: Less or More Guns?
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
University of Idaho Commons, Clearwater and Whitewater Room
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
This discussion will focus on the topic of whether there should be fewer or more guns. Considering recent events and proposed legislation, this conversation will discuss the various perspectives regarding guns on campus, open carry laws and the second amendment. Campus conversations bring together students, staff, faculty and community members to discuss a wide variety of topics that impact our community. A collaborative program presented by the Women's Center, Center for Volunteerism and Social Action, and the ASUI Department for Student Involvement.

Caitlin Blankenship, Voice
7:30-9 p.m.
Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
Come listen to and enjoy student Caitlin Blankenship perform.

Wednesday, March 27
Sapatq’ayn Cinema: Native American Film Festival
7-9:30 p.m.
Kenworthy Performing Arts Center
508 S. Main St. in Moscow
The Sapatq'ayn Cinema: Native American Film Festival is sponsored by the American Indian Studies Program. This four-night festival includes special guest actors and directors each evening. This event is free and open to the public. Discussions will follow screenings each evening.

Jonathan Erber, Baritone and Kaarin Meredith, Soprano
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
Come listen to a student recital performed by Jonathan Erber, baritone and Kaarin Meredith, soprano.

Thursday, March 28
Eating Your Way to Wellness
University of Idaho Commons, Whitewater Room
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
This session focuses on the USDA Food Plate with tips and resources on how to eat your way to a better and long lasting health.

Lavender Lunch
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Idaho Commons, Room 229
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
Take a break and enjoy a free lunch at the Student Diversity Center in the Idaho Commons. This is a great opportunity to meet new people and talk about current events. Enjoy a free peanut butter and jelly sandwich lunch or bring your own. This event is open to the public.

IBEST Seminar- Rachel Mueller

12:30-1:30 p.m.
Engineering and Physics Building, EP 214
691 Ash St. in Moscow
Join the Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies for a presentation by Rachel Mueller of Colorado State University. Research in Mueller's lab is motivated by three main questions: how do genomes evolve, particularly those at the extremes of vertebrate genome size, how should genetic data be used to estimate phylogenetic trees and what does the Tree of Life tell us about the evolution and diversification of lineages. She focuses on the nuclear and mitochondrial genomes of plethodontid salamanders, combining genomic sequence data, simulations, natural history collections, and fieldwork to answer diverse questions in genome evolution and phylogenetics. This seminar is free and open to the public.

Sapatq’ayn Cinema: Native American Film Festival

7-9:30 p.m.
Kenworthy Performing Arts Center
508 S. Main St. in Moscow
The Sapatq'ayn Cinema: Native American Film Festival is sponsored by the American Indian Studies Program. This four-night festival includes special guest actors and directors each evening. This event is free and open to the public. Discussions will follow screenings each evening.

Margaret Rodriguez, Mezzo-Soprano
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
Come listen to a student recital performed by Margaret Rodriguez, mezzo-soprano.

Friday, March 29

Sapatq’ayn Cinema: Native American Film Festival
7-9:30 p.m.
Kenworthy Performing Arts Center
508 S. Main St. in Moscow
The Sapatq'ayn Cinema: Native American Film Festival is sponsored by the American Indian Studies Program. This four-night festival includes special guest actors and directors each evening. This event is free and open to the public. Discussions will follow screenings each evening.

McKenna Nilsson, Tuba

7:30-9:30 p.m.
Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
Come listen to a student recital performed by McKenna Nilsson on the tuba.

Saturday, March 30

Jayson Liljenberg, Trombone

1-3 p.m.
Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
Come listen to a student recital performed by Jayson Liljenberg on the trombone.

Eric Hedstrom, Saxophone and Kara Teats, Flute
4-6 p.m.
Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave.
Come listen to a student recital performed by Eric Hedstrom on the saxophone and Kara Teats on the flute.

Sapatq’ayn Cinema: Native American Film Festival

7-9:30 p.m.
Kenworthy Performing Arts Center
508 S. Main St. in Moscow
The Sapatq'ayn Cinema: Native American Film Festival is sponsored by the American Indian Studies Program. This four-night festival includes special guest actors and directors each evening. This event is free and open to the public. Discussions will follow screenings each evening.

Emily Benjamin, Violin and Alisa Jones, Piano

7:30-9:30 p.m.
Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave.
Come listen to a student recital performed by Emily Benjamin on the violin and Alisa Jones on the piano.

Sunday, March 30
Alumni and Friends Easter Egg Hunt
11 a.m.
University of Idaho Administration Lawn
851 Campus Dr. in Moscow
The Student Alumni Relations Board invites area children ages 0-12 to scout for eggs. This event is a fun and controlled environment for children, as well as a way to connect alumni and students. Silver and Gold eggs contain a special prize.

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