University of Idaho Events for Oct. 29 – Nov. 4

Friday, October 26 2012


MOSCOW, Idaho – The following is a list of University of Idaho sponsored events for the week of Oct. 29 – Nov. 4. Events will take place in Moscow and are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

 

Monday, Oct. 29
Coeur-lloquium
Noon – 1 p.m.
Harbor Center, Room 240B
1031 N. Academic Way in Coeur d’Alene
This month's Coeur-lloquium will feature Michael A. Pickering, senior researcher for the Army Center for Enhanced Performance housed at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Pickering will be the new department chair for Movement Sciences at the University of Idaho beginning in January 2013. His presentation is titled, "More than sport: Expanding performance psychology research into military contexts."

Reel Leadership: Mona Lisa Smile
7 p.m.
Student Union Building, Borah Theatre
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Join Vandal Entertainment and Leadership Programs as they begin their new film series “Reel Leadership.” The Reel Leadership program was designed to promote leadership skills through analyzing different films. The first film featured in the series will be Mona Lisa Smile, a drama set in 1953 tells the story of a professor at an all-girls college that seeks to teach her students about redefining their view of what it means to be successful. The film features a wide variety of popular actresses and speaks truths about finding the importance in scholastic and intellectual growth. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Oct. 30
VIEW Speaker Series: Pam Bird
5-6:15 p.m.
Idaho Commons, Whitewater Room
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
The VIEW Speaker Series, sponsored by the College of Business and Economics, seeks to develop leadership and an entrepreneur attitude among students at the university by hosting several influential speakers throughout the year. By doing so, the university hopes to instill ideas within students that will help them contribute greatly to Idaho’s industries upon graduation. This week’s session will feature Pam Bird, founder and CEO of Innovative Product Technologies. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.uidaho.edu/cbe/experientiallearning/view/2012-speaker-series.

Wednesday, Oct. 31
40th Anniversary Brown Bag Program
12:30-2 p.m.
Idaho Commons Whitewater Room
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the passage of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, a monumental step toward equal rights for women, this event will explore the affect that Title IX had on women’s athletic opportunities and what struggles still exist after 40 years. A panel of several prominent university athletes will discuss issues of equality in athletics, as well as accomplishments achieved throughout the years by female athletes. This event is hosted by the university’s Women’s Center and is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.uidaho.edu/studentaffairs/womenscenter/40th-anniversary/Womens%20History%20Brown%20Bag%20Series.  

Tubaween
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Lionel Hampton School of Music
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
This festive production put on by university students features high energy tuba playing on a low budget. The production will feature a combination of solos, duets and ensemble recitals. Those who attend are encouraged to dress up in costumes for the event and a prize for best costume will be awarded. This event is free and open to the public, but donations are encouraged, and will benefit the tuba and euphonium events and guest artists.

Thursday, Nov. 1
Idaho Repertory Theatre for Youth Fall Drama Day Camps
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Shoup Hall, Arena Theater
1028 W. 6th St. in Moscow
Young students will have a long weekend this November, and Idaho Repertory Theatre for Youth is offering a chance to spend it creatively. IRTY’s Fall Frolic Drama Day Camps will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 1 and 2 in Shoup Hall on the corner of Sixth and Rayburn streets on the University of Idaho campus. Students are out of school those days for teacher-in-service days selected by the Moscow School District. Camps are split into three age groups, and campers can sign up for one or both days. Cost is $35 per day.

LGBTQA Lavender Lunch
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Idaho Commons, Student Diversity Center
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
This monthly lunch, hosted by the LGBTQA Office, provides students with a free lunch, as well as the opportunity to meet and discuss with fellow peers about current events and other topics of choice. Each month a different speaker will be featured at the lunch to speak on a relevant issue facing the LQBTQ community and leave room for open discussion. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.uidaho.edu/studentaffairs/lgbtqa/programs-and-events/lavender-lunch-outlunch.

“Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter” By Julie Marie Myatt
7:30 p.m.
Hartung Theater
625 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
A tour of duty in Iraq has left Jenny a wounded woman, with a body and mind she struggles to call her own. It will take the eccentric inhabitants of Slab City, a travelers’ oasis in the California desert, to help her find the solace needed to return to daily life. Admission is free for U-Idaho students. Tickets cost $8 for U-Idaho faculty and staff and Washington State University students. General admission costs $10. Group rates are available.

Friday, Nov. 2
Idaho Repertory Theatre for Youth Fall Drama Day Camps
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Shoup Hall, Arena Theater
1028 W. 6th St. in Moscow
Young students will have a long weekend this November, and Idaho Repertory Theatre for Youth is offering a chance to spend it creatively. IRTY’s Fall Frolic Drama Day Camps will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 1 and 2 in Shoup Hall on the corner of Sixth and Rayburn streets on the University of Idaho campus. Students are out of school those days for teacher-in-service days selected by the Moscow School District. Camps are split into three age groups, and campers can sign up for one or both days. Cost is $35 per day.

Vandal Crest Wine Tasting
Noon – 6 p.m.
Camas Prairie Winery
110 S. Main St. in Moscow
Stop by to sample the new Vandal Crest wines. Proceeds from these wines benefit the University of Idaho scholarship program.

College of Science Student Research Expo
2:30-5 p.m.
Teaching and Learning Center, Main Floor Lounge
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
Participating undergraduate and graduate students will display posters of their research projects and answer questions from the judging panel, as well as the general public.

Iron Dad Challenge
4 p.m.
VandalStore
706 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
This event is a series of mental and physical challenges for teams of dads and students. Registration costs $10 per team and includes a signature T-shirt. This event is hosted by the Student Alumni Relations Board.

Beer Tasting Under the Canopy at the Coeur d’Alene Brewing Company
6 p.m.
Alehouse
226 W. 6th St. in Moscow
Taste the Northwest with a beer tasting of five Northwest brews, with comments by expert staff, special giveaway drawings, music and fun for those over 21 years old. Tickets cost $15 each and need to be purchased prior to the event. This event is hosted by the Student Alumni Relations Board. To purchase tickets, visit www.UIRSVP.com.  

Women’s Basketball Vs. Western Oregon
6 p.m.
Memorial Gym
1001 University Ave. in Moscow
Come cheer on the Idaho Vandal women’s basketball team as they take on Western Oregon. For tickets, visit www.govandals.com.  

Jazz Bands and Choirs
7:30-9 p.m.
Lionel Hampton School of Music Building, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy the sounds of the Jazz Bands and Choirs. Tickets cost $5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens. Tickets are only available at the door.

“Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter” By Julie Marie Myatt
7:30 p.m.
Hartung Theater
625 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
A tour of duty in Iraq has left Jenny a wounded woman, with a body and mind she struggles to call her own. It will take the eccentric inhabitants of Slab City, a travelers’ oasis in the California desert, to help her find the solace needed to return to daily life. Admission is free for U-Idaho students. Tickets cost $8 for U-Idaho faculty and staff and Washington State University students. General admission costs $10. Group rates are available.

Men’s Basketball Game Vs. Central Washington
8:05 p.m.
Memorial Gym
1001 University Ave. in Moscow
Come cheer on the Idaho Vandal men’s basketball team as they take on Central Washington. For tickets, visit www.govandals.com.  

Saturday, Nov. 3
Coffee Tasting
9 a.m.
VandalStore Starbucks
706 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Come learn about the finer points to enjoy coffee and other brewed creations from Starbucks experts. This event is free and open to the public.

Parent Program Tailgate and Chili Feed
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center, North End
Start tailgating with free chili and beverages for all who want to celebrate Dad’s Weekend and the Parent Giving Program.

Dad’s Weekend BBQ
11:30 a.m.
Bogey’s at the Golf Course
1215 Nez Perce Dr. in Moscow
Enjoy a lunch of Vandal Brand Meats sausages, salads, cookies and lemonade. Dad of the Year will be announced during the BBQ. Tickets cost $15. To purchase tickets, visit www.UIRSVP.com.  

Vandal Crest Wine Tasting
Noon – 6 p.m.
Camas Prairie Winery
110 S. Main St. in Moscow
Stop by to sample the new Vandal Crest wines. Proceeds from these wines benefit the University of Idaho scholarship program.

Vandals vs. San Jose State University
2 p.m.
ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center
1000 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
Celebrate Dad’s Weekend by watching the Vandals take on the San Jose State Spartans. To purchase tickets, visit www.govandals.com.  

Idaho Vandal Volleyball Vs. Seattle University
7 p.m.
Memorial Gym
1001 University Ave. in Moscow
Come watch the Idaho Vandal volleyball team as they take on Seattle University. To purchase tickets, call (208) 885-6466.

“Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter” By Julie Marie Myatt
7:30 p.m.
Hartung Theater
625 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
A tour of duty in Iraq has left Jenny a wounded woman, with a body and mind she struggles to call her own. It will take the eccentric inhabitants of Slab City, a travelers’ oasis in the California desert, to help her find the solace needed to return to daily life. Admission is free for U-Idaho students. Tickets cost $8 for U-Idaho faculty and staff and Washington State University students. General admission costs $10. Group rates are available.

Sunday, Nov. 4
Farewell Breakfast
8 a.m.
Student Union Building, Ballroom
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Spend precious time with your loved one, without the long wait at downtown establishments. Enjoy a buffet style Vandal breakfast, including scrambled eggs, honey ham, crispy hash browns, pancakes, stuffed French toast, seasonal fruit and coffee. This event is hosted by the Student Alumni Relations Board. Tickets cost $12.50 each. To purchase tickets, visit www.UIRSVP.com.  

Coffee Tasting
9 a.m.
VandalStore Starbucks
706 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Come learn about the finer points to enjoy coffee and other brewed creations from Starbucks experts. This event is free and open to the public.

“Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter” By Julie Marie Myatt
2 p.m.
Hartung Theater
625 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
A tour of duty in Iraq has left Jenny a wounded woman, with a body and mind she struggles to call her own. It will take the eccentric inhabitants of Slab City, a travelers’ oasis in the California desert, to help her find the solace needed to return to daily life. Admission is free for U-Idaho students. Tickets cost $8 for U-Idaho faculty and staff and Washington State University students. General admission costs $10. Group rates are available.

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