Posted Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:04:00 -0800The J. A. Albertson building basement will be closed Thursday, Feb. 22, through the end of spring semester for renovation. New locations for classes and programs are:
Posted Mon, 05 Feb 2018 10:19:00 -0800University of Idaho and Green Bay Packer legend Jerry Kramer was elected into the Professional Football Hall of Fame Saturday, in Minneapolis. Kramer will be formally enshrined in the Hall of Fame Aug. 4, in Canton, Ohio. He is joined in the 2018 class by Robert Brazile, Bobby Beathard, Brian Dawkins, Ray Lewis, Randy Moss, Terrell Owens and Brian Urlacher. Read more
Posted Thu, 25 Jan 2018 14:59:00 -0800The University of Idaho Alumni Association will honor two individuals for their achievements and service to the university at the Ada County Silver and Gold Celebration on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. The event is 6-8 p.m. at the Boise Centre, 850 West Front Street, in Boise. Read more
Posted Wed, 24 Jan 2018 09:22:00 -0800University Advancement is pleased to announce that Jennie Hall is the University of Idaho's new director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, effective Feb. 12, 2018. Hall has worked at the U of I for over 18 years and currently serves as the director of communications and strategic initiatives for the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences. Hall is also a proud alumna of the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences. In her new role, she will manage corporate and foundation relationships and work closely with the Office of Research and Economic Development.
Posted Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:22:00 -0800Join President Chuck Staben, Alumni Director Kathy Barnard, the U of I Ski Team, alumni and friends in McCall for Vandal Ski Day. An evening social to kick-off the weekend will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16 at the McCall Outdoor Science School field house. Lifts at Brundage Mountain Resort open at 9:30 a.m. on Satruday, Feb. 17. Race your family, friends or Joe Vandal beginning at 11 a.m. Enjoy a burger or hot dog and fixings compliments of the Office of Alumni Relations at 1 p.m. Complete the day with a light dinner and no-host beverages at the Lodge at Blackhawk on the River at 5 p.m. Read more
Posted Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:00:00 -0800The U.S. Olympic bobsled team will be named on Monday—and there is a good chance there will be a Pacific Northwest athlete on the team. That’s unusual because the only World Cup-class bobsled track in the Western U.S. is in Utah. Olympic hopeful Sam Michener of Gresham, Oregon, came to bobsled in adulthood. The life-changing tip came while Michener was wrapping up his undergraduate years at the University of Idaho. He was running track—he was a standout sprinter—and thinking about where to go for medical school. Read more
Posted Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:36:00 -0800The College of Art and Architecture Art and Design program's fourth Annual Print and Ceramics Sale is 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Prichard Art Gallery. Stop by for unique locally made holiday gifts! All proceeds benefit artists and studios.
Posted Wed, 06 Dec 2017 12:31:00 -0800The University of Idaho is now offering digital subscriptions for Here We Have Idaho magazine. If you would like to receive a digital copy of the magazine, please sign up for the email edition. An email with article highlights and a link to view the online stories and flip through the digital magazine will be sent to you twice a year.
Posted Mon, 04 Dec 2017 09:41:00 -0800The Office of Alumni Relations would like to cordially invite U of I alumni, employees and friends to attend a special reception in the Jim Lyle Alumni Lounge just before the annual University of Idaho 28th Jazz Choirs Holiday Concert from 5-6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8. The event will feature wines from the "Vandals Uncorked" wine club, as well as have hearty appetizers for you and your family. Read more
Posted Thu, 30 Nov 2017 11:53:00 -0800Thanks to a targeted social media and email strategy, U of I raised $19,666 during Giving Tuesday, a global online event that encourages philanthropy and year-end giving. Congratulations to Eric Billings, Anne Zabala, Mike Gotch, Holli Sampson, Josh Nishimoto, Whitney Schroeder, Brittany Hart and marketing and communications managers across the university for their work on this effort! For more information, go to givingtuesday.org. Read more
Posted Thu, 09 Nov 2017 12:28:00 -0800The University of Idaho Alumni Chapters of Eastern Washington and Kootenai County cordially invites faculty and staff to attend the Davenport Holiday Dinner featuring the University Idaho Vandaleers on Dec. 4 in Spokane, Washington.
Posted Tue, 07 Nov 2017 10:37:00 -0800As part of our ongoing efforts to serve the Vandal family, University Communications & Marketing is seeking your feedback about Here We Have Idaho magazine. We want to know what you think about your alumni magazine: Do you read the articles? What topics would you like to see us write about? Do you flip back to Class Notes first thing? Let us know what we can do to best serve your interests by filling out this short survey. This anonymous survey is being run through the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and should take about 10 minutes to complete. Questions about the survey can be directed to magazine editor Savannah Tranchell at email@example.com.
Posted Tue, 07 Nov 2017 08:49:00 -0800The University of Idaho is partnering with the Moscow Chamber of Commerce to honor local veterans with a dinner at the Pitman Center from 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11. Read more
Posted Tue, 07 Nov 2017 08:17:00 -0800Join the Office of Alumni Relations for the fall celebration of talented Vandal artists as we showcase the work of Leo Ames. The showcase is 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in the Jim Lyle Alumni Lounge. Light snacks will be provided and wine available from the Vandals Uncorked wine club. RSVP online.
Posted Mon, 30 Oct 2017 10:47:00 -0700University Advancement is pleased to announce that Christian Elsberry is the University of Idaho's new assistant vice president for Advancement Services, effective Nov. 6. Elsberry currently serves as senior director of Administrative Services and chief fiscal officer for the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences where she manages Finance, HR, Facilities and IT. Elsberry is also a proud alumna of the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences. In her new role, she will lead and manage the comprehensive activities of Advancement Information Services, Donor Relations and Stewardship, and the Prospect Management and Research programs. Read more
Posted Fri, 27 Oct 2017 12:17:00 -0700Vandals Uncorked is the newest program offering from the U of I Office of Alumni Relations. The wine club will give alumni, employees and friends the opportunity to subscribe to two separate, four-bottle deliveries of wines with a Vandal connection. Orders for the first delivery are open now and are expected to arrive in time for year-end, holiday festivities, featuring wines from two of Idaho's finest wineries. Learn more at www.uidaho.edu/alumni/get-involved/vandal-wine-club or VandalsUncorked.com.
Posted Tue, 24 Oct 2017 13:35:00 -0700The College of Engineering will induct nine members into its Academy of Engineers during a ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, in the Bruce M. Pitman Center Vandal Ballroom. Now in its seventh year, the Academy of Engineers honors eminent engineers who are University of Idaho alumni or those connected to the university’s legacy of global engineering impact. Academy members are recognized for their personal contributions to engineering achievement, leadership, engineering education and a lifetime commitment to advancing the quality of life through service to the profession and society.
Posted Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:24:00 -0700This November, the University of Idaho will honor alumnus and preservation advocate D. Nels Reese with the 2017 Idaho Treasure Award. Awarded by the UI Retirees Association, the Idaho Treasure Award recognizes retired university faculty and staff and their family members for contributions of leadership and service to the university. Read more
Posted Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:43:00 -0700Join ASUI Vandal Entertainment for a performance by Sailesh, "the world's best hypnotist," from 8-10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27, in the Pitman Center International Ballroom. Sailesh brings 20 years of experience and has performed more than 5,000 times at colleges, corporate events and clubs. Performing for Dads' Weekend, this comedy/hypnosis show is free for students and guests.