University of Idaho Events for March 9-15

Friday, February 27 2009


Feb. 27, 2009

Written by Jeremy Bennett

MOSCOW, Idaho – The following is a list of University of Idaho-sponsored events for the week of March 9-15. Events will take place in Moscow and Coeur d'Alene, and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Monday, March 9
Finnish Architect Juhani Pallasmaa Presents “Thought and Form: Twelve themes in my work”

5 p.m.
Agricultural Sciences Building, room 106
606 Rayburn Street in Moscow
Finnish architect Juhani Pallasmaa will speak as part of the College of Art and Architecture's ongoing lecture series in architecture and interior design. His discussion, “Thought and Form: Twelve themes in my work,” will focus on his intellectual and design response to 12 themes: continuous line, penetration, circle/arc, joint, touch, materiality and colour, scale, light, landscape, stairway, column and time. The lecture is sponsored by the University of Idaho's Department of Architecture and Interior Design and the Washington State University School of Architecture and Construction Management. For more information, contact Miranda Anderson at mirandaa@uidaho.edu or (208) 885-7492.

Tuesday, March 10
University Interdisciplinary Colloquium Series
12:30 p.m.
Idaho Commons, Whitewater Room
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
Jill Johnson, professor of microbiology, molecular biology and biochemistry, will speak on "What are Molecular Chaperone Machines and How and Why Do We Study Them?" The University Interdisciplinary Colloquium is a series of lectures by distinguished members of the University of Idaho faculty and staff presenting and describing their approach to teaching and/or research in their respective disciplines. For more information, call (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
Science on Tap Coeur d’Alene presents Steve Heinrich for a program that explores the issue of pain. Though Heinrich will touch on the science of pain – how the sensations are transmitted to and interpreted by the brain – his talk will focus on his experiences from hospitals, private clinics and burn centers. He will offer stories on what he has seen work, what he has seen fail, field questions and even demonstrate a non-scientific pain relief technique that has proven reliable time and again. For more information about Science on Tap, call (208) 699-6240.

University Chorus Vandaleers
7:30 p.m.
Administration Building, University Auditorium
851 Campus Drive in Moscow
Come watch the University of Idaho Vandaleers perform under the direction of Michael Murphy, assistant professor of music. The program is titled, “War and Peace: A meditative concert on the human cost of war and the hope for peace.” The program includes works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Franz Joseph Haydn, Thomas Tomkins, Herbert Howells and Jean Langlais, along with contemporary works by Frank Ticheli, Ned Rorem and Jeffrey Van. 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 of Music at (208) 885-6231.

Wednesday, March 11
Northwest Wind Quintet, Idaho Brass Quintet and Faculty Recital

7:30 p.m.
Lionel Hampton School of Music, Recital Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
This concert features performances by the Northwest Wind Quintet and the Idaho Brass Quintet. The program includes “17 Variations, Op. 22” by Jean-Michel Damase and “Quintet, Op. 52” by Theodor Blumer. The Idaho Brass Quintet members are full-time faculty members in the Lionel Hampton School of Music. For this concert, the performers number six: Vern Sielert, Gary Gemberling and Tina Anderson, trumpet; Robert Dickow, horn; Alan Gemberling, trombone; and Torrey Lawrence, tuba. 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 of Music at (208) 885-6231.

Thursday, March 12
Wells Fargo Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

6:30 p.m.
Idaho Commons, Whitewater Room
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
Andrew Field, president and CEO of PrintingForLess.com, will present a seminar on entrepreneurship. His presentation will focus on creating value for your customers and motivating your employees in a small business. The VIEW Entrepreneurship Speaker Series is sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank and is open to the campus and the community. For more information, visit www.view.uidaho.edu, e-mail view@uidaho.edu or call (208) 885-0199.

Symphony Orchestra with Concerto and Aria Competition Winners
7:30 p.m.
Administration Building, University Auditorium
851 Campus Drive in Moscow
The University of Idaho Symphony Orchestra is directed by Ferenc Cseszko, associate professor of violin and viola. The gala concert features the winners of the university’s concerto and aria competition, held last November and December. The program features Johannes Brahms’ “Tragic Overture”; Johann Strauss Jr.’s overture to “Die Fledermaus”; the ‘allegro’ movement from Francois Devienne’s “Flute Concerto No. 7 in E-minor” with soloist Alheli Pimienta; William Kraft’s “Timpani Concerto,” with soloist Zach Freeman; and the ‘allegro scherzando’ movement from Sergei Rachmaninov’s “Piano Concerto No. 2 in C-minor, Op. 18,” with soloist Chad Spears. 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 of Music at (208) 885-6231.

Friday, March 13
Sherman J. Bellwood Memorial Lecture

4 p.m.
Student Union Building, Ballroom
709 S. Deakin Street, in Moscow
Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts Jr. will present the Sherman J. Bellwood Memorial Lecture. The purpose of the Sherman J. Bellwood lectures program is to bring learned individuals to the state of Idaho, and the University of Idaho campus, in order to allow students the opportunity to discuss, examine, and debate subjects related to the justice system. For more information, contact the College of Law at (208) 885-4977.

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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 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 information, visit www.uidaho.edu

Media Contact: Jeremy Bennett, University Communications, (208) 885-7251, jbennett@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.