2020 Envision event schedule coming in the summer. Please check back later!
Below are some examples of the experiences available at the 2019 Envision events. (Academic Experiences subject to change).
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
- Discover exciting possibilities and imagine your future in a college known for providing meaningful experiences that prepare students to tackle complex challenges and make profound impacts on our world. Our eight departments will give you the opportunity to experience and learn about possible careers in animal and veterinary science, food and nutrition, plant sciences, agricultural education, agricultural economics, early childhood development, environmental soil science, apparel textiles and design, food science, agricultural systems management, entomology, sustainable food systems, biotechnology and plant genomics.
College of Art and Architecture
- See how the College of Art and Architecture contributes to today’s rapidly expanding Experience Economy. Visit the intimate and collaborative studio settings where students produce their design work.
College of Business and Economics
- The College of Business and Economics’ award winning faculty and outstanding undergraduate programs have unique features and best practices that prepare you to succeed in a globally competitive world. Don’t take our word for it, though — come hear from our students! Our innovative, hands-on learning opportunities set us apart from our peers, and our students not only look forward to telling you why, but also pitching you their CBE experience. Join us for an in-depth look into your future in CBE.
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
- Visit with a student panel describing undergraduate research, practicum, internship experiences, as well as general information about the college via a Q&A session. Tour the Athletic Training ISMaRT clinic and learn more about the program, as well as internship and career opportunities.
College of Engineering
- Engage with some of the most inspirational students in the College of Engineering as you explore engineering concepts through hands-on activities. The college’s student ambassadors will lead various interactive activities as well as share their experiences as students.
College of Law
- Meet the faculty chair of the admissions committee, ask questions of current students, tour the law school building and learn more about the University of Idaho College of Law—including our use of the LSAT and undergraduate GPA in the selection process, financial aid procedures, residency determinations, career placement services, faculty and curriculum and experiential learning programs. We’ll also discuss the 3+3 program, which can take a year off of your time as an undergraduate by allowing credits from the first year of law school to complete your bachelor’s degree.
College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences
- Crime and Justice
Are you curious about why people engage in crime? Do you want to know what strategies local communities and criminal justice agencies are using to prevent crime? Join criminology faculty and discover the exciting possibilities in a program known for providing hands-on learning experiences that prepare students to tackle complex challenges in the criminal
- All About Music
Come one, come all! Whether you are interested in pursuing a major in music, a minor in music or would like to continue to participate in ensembles while you study at the University of Idaho, the Lionel Hampton School of Music has a place for you. Learn more about how to become involved at any level.
- Psychology Lab
Join graduate and undergraduate students in the Mind in Movement Laboratory to see where groundbreaking scientific research happens. Work in the Mind in Movement Lab ranges from exploring how posture, movement, and thinking affect one another to applying this knowledge to help people with Parkinson's disease move with greater ease. Tools include a motion capture camera system as well as sophisticated equipment to record electrical activity from muscles (EMG) and brains (EEG).
- Studying Languages and Culture
Would you like to continue your foreign language study at the university? Would you like to learn a new language? This interactive session demonstrates why learning a second or even a third language can be one of the most transformative things you can do as an undergraduate. At this session, you will meet U of I language professors, experience mini “crash courses” in French, German, and Spanish, and find out about how languages can help you achieve your personal and professional goals.
College of Natural Resources
- The prevalence of wildfire has increased in the recent past, this increase makes it critical to understand how fire affects various landscapes. In this activity you will utilize scale models to understand the behavior and dynamics of wildfire, and use forestry field equipment to monitor forest health. You will then spend some time with our principal investigator at the U of I Drone Lab to explore current and future drone technology in relation to natural resources research, planning, and management.
College of Science
- See two College of Science research projects where undergraduate students are working with faculty. First, see how students have been working with the fossil remains of a nearly-complete mammoth skeleton – investigating exact age of the fossils, possible causes of death and the environment in which the mammoth lived. Then switch to chemistry and see how undergraduate students at U of I do investigative research to chemically identify substances found on archaeological artifacts.
The College Classroom Experience
- Envision yourself in a college classroom. Wonder what it’ll be like to be in a college class? This is your chance – anthropology assistant professor, Katrina C. L. Eichner, will show you what it’s like to be in one of her classes. Bring your phone for an interactive lesson plan.