University of Idaho Events for Nov. 26 – Dec. 2

Friday, November 23 2012


MOSCOW, Idaho – The following is a list of University of Idaho sponsored events for the week of Nov. 26 – Dec. 2. Events will take place in Moscow and are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, Nov. 27
Malcolm M. Renfrew Interdisciplinary Colloquium
12:30 p.m.
Idaho Commons, Whitewater Room
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
The Malcolm M. Renfrew 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. These lectures will explore the specific subjects and methodologies that define the disciplines within which the speakers work. Substantive interdisciplinary work requires an appreciation for the nature of the disciplines involved. Matthew Wappett, assistant professor of curriculum and instruction, will present “Laughter and Learning: Why Happy Students are Better Students.” The Malcolm M. Renfrew Interdisciplinary Colloquiums are sponsored by the University of Idaho Research Office and the University Honors Program.

Wednesday, Nov. 28
40th Anniversary Brown Bag Program: “The Indigenous Women’s Movement”
12:30-2 p.m.
Idaho Commons, Whitewater Room
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
The mainstream feminist movement has often been criticized for prioritizing White women’s concerns and cultural frameworks. This program aims to explore the unique political and social positions of Indigenous women and examine how Indigenous feminisms engage with the crucial issues of cultural identity, nationalism and decolonization.

Thursday, Nov. 29
Lavender Lunch
12:30 p.m.
Idaho Commons, Student Diversity Center, Room 229
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
Take a break and enjoy a free lunch at the Student Diversity Center in the 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 all.

Dissertation Defense: Dawn Davis
2 p.m.
Agricultural Science Building, Room 62
606 Rayburn St. in Moscow
Dawn Davis, doctoral candidate in wildlife science, will defend her dissertation entitled, "Population Structure of Greater Sage-Grouse in Northeastern California: Implications for Conservation in a Declining Peripheral Population." This event is free and open to the public.

Concert Band and Wind Ensemble
7:30 p.m.
Administration Building Auditorium
851 Campus Dr. in Moscow
Come listen to a concert by the concert band and wind ensemble. Tickets cost $5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens and are only available at the door.

Friday, Nov. 30
End-of-Semester Snapshot Day

8:30 a.m. – Noon
Gauss-Johnson Lab, Design Suite, Power Lab and Engine Bay
620 S. Line St. in Moscow
Be sure to check out the 2012-2013 senior design projects designed for NASA, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratory, the Office of Naval Research, Idaho National Lab, Power Engineers, and other government agencies, non-profit organizations and regional industries. It is a great way to see what students are working on while developing teamwork, communication and project management skills. Teams will share their final design ideas and next steps towards meeting their client's needs. They also will show off their tried and true prototypes - with evidence to support their design decisions. Every step is a learning experience. Teams will describe how they manage each aspect of their project including client relationships and design process. Second semester teams will deliver technical presentations describing the development of the problem, their path through conceptual design and the details of their final design. A poster session presented by first and second semester teams will take place from 8:30-10:15 a.m., followed by technical presentations by the second semester teams from 10:30 a.m. – noon. For more information, visit http://seniordesign.engr.uidaho.edu/.

World AIDS Day: Free HIV Testing

9 .m. – 4 p.m.
Idaho Commons, Clearwater and Whitewater Rooms
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
Inland Oasis will be offering free HIV testing. They will be using OraQuick ADVANCE® Rapid HIV- 1 / 2 Antibody Tests, which consists of a quick and simple oral swab — no blood involved. Confidential testing will be conducted by a state certified test administrator and will include education, counseling, and results within 20 minutes. All speaker attendees and testing participants are eligible to win a free gift basket of prevention items.

Jazz Bands and Choir II
7:30 p.m.
Lionel Hampton School of Music Building, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy a concert by the Jazz Bands and Choir II. Tickets cost $5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens, and are only available at the door.

Dance Theatre in Concert: “Keepsakes”
7:30p.m.
Hartung Theater
625 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
Come enjoy the Dance Theatre in Concert: "Keepsakes" featuring dance faculty choreography from Belle Baggs, Mia Seshiki and Melissa Scholten, student choreography, and guest artist piece by internationally renowned improvisational dancer Michael Schumacher. Tickets cost $10 for adults and the general public, $9 for students and $8 for senior citizens and youth. Tickets are available at the University of Idaho Ticket Center. To purchase tickets, call (208) 885-7212 or email tickets@uidaho.edu.

Saturday, Dec. 1
Dance Theatre in Concert: “Keepsakes”

7:30p.m.
Hartung Theater
625 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
Come enjoy the Dance Theatre in Concert: "Keepsakes" featuring dance faculty choreography from Belle Baggs, Mia Seshiki and Melissa Scholten, student choreography, and guest artist piece by internationally renowned improvisational dancer Michael Schumacher. Tickets cost $10 for adults and the general public, $9 for students and $8 for senior citizens and youth. Tickets are available at the University of Idaho Ticket Center. To purchase tickets, call (208) 885-7212 or email tickets@uidaho.edu.

4th Annual Gamma Lambda Toy Express Dance
9 p.m.
Student Union Building, Silver and Gold Room
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Join the ladies of Gamma Alpha Omega Sorority, Inc. Eta Chapter and the gentlemen of Lambda Theta Phi, Latin Fraternity, Inc. Gamma Lambda Chapter as they host the 4th Annual Gamma Lambda Toy Express Dance. Join them in making a difference for the children of the Palouse. This event is open to the public. Entrance fee is a new toy or monetary donation to be donated to Christmas for Kids. DJ UNIQ will be spinning the beats all night long. If you are unable to attend and would like to donate please contact any Gamma or Lambda. For more information, email lambdathetaphi@uidaho.edu or eta@gammaalphaomega.com.

Sunday, Dec. 2
University Chorus and Vandaleers
3 p.m.
Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy a concert by the University Chorus and Vandaleers. Tickets cost $5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens, and are only available at the door.

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