Check back in Sept. 2023 for an updated event schedule.
Previous Envision Academic Experiences listed below. Experience options vary by event date.
College of Agricultural & Life Sciences
- CALS Tour
Meet our students, faculty and staff and learn about our departments and hands-on activities in and outside the classroom. Explore student organizations, undergraduate research, internships, and study abroad opportunities with students who have been there! Tour university farms and teaching laboratories where learning comes to life
College of Art & Architecture
- Studio/Facilities Tour
Explore our spaces with faculty members and current students. Learn about how CAA contributes to today’s rapidly expanding Experience Economy. Tour the spaces where students produce their design work in intimate and collaborative studio settings. See student’s current and past projects and hear about what to expect in the College of Art and Architecture.
College of Business & Economics
- Learn Business by Doing Business
Come join the College of Business and Economics micro-lecture. Students will get a hands-on experience taken from an introductory business lecture. Students will form teams, tackle a micro case study, and conduct a general debrief about how the health of a single business can have an impact on the larger community and economy.
- What would you do with $100,000?
The Barker Capital Management and Trading Program at the University of Idaho College of Business and Economics allows students to build skills and develop strategies to trade real money in live markets. Join us to learn about how you can use your experiences at UI to become a leader in the finance industry.
- Explore the PGA Golf Management Program
Do you love golf? Come check out the University of Idaho’s Professional Golf Management Program, tour our facilities, and get a golf lesson from one of our PGA pros! Join us to learn how your degree in the College of Business and Economics can help turn your passion for the game into a rewarding career!
College of Education, Health & Human Sciences
- Engaging Research and Classroom Spaces
Join the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences in an engaging research and classroom space tour. Students and faculty will lead you through various interactive activities focused on undergraduate research, classroom experiences, and general information about the college and university. The college has two broad focus areas: education, and movement sciences. Join the topic that fits your interest best.
College of Engineering
- Day in the Life of a Student
Join our college leadership and current student ambassadors to learn about engaging in college clubs, internships, and next steps to becoming a Vandal Engineer! Participants will get to ask questions and meet current students to hear their experiences and tips for a successful and fulfilling college experience.
College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
- Publishing and Editing a Student Journal!
Meet some former and current editors of our undergraduate literary magazine, Thistle, and our graduate literary magazine, Fugue, and learn about publishing and editing opportunities in English.
- Communication Lab Tour
Join Dr. Sweet and her graduate and undergraduate students in the Human Behavior and Perception Laboratory to learn about our research on nonverbal communication and deception detection and deception training, cognitive-based strategies for interrogation, nonverbal communication and use of force decisions, identifying weapon concealment from movement patterns, and communication and decision-making in veterinary medicine healthcare and the human-animal bond. Our research has application for evidence-based training in law enforcement and helping veterinarians work with pet guardians to achieve optimal health outcomes. Join us for demonstrations and activities!
- International Studies: Soccer Jerseys and National Identity
This hands-on discussion is about way more than sports: it’s got history and politics and culture and law, and a whole lot more besides. One part heraldry and one part modern clothing design, soccer jerseys are used to communicate messages to both domestic and international audiences, from Ivory Coast discouraging breakaway regions, to Ukraine thumbing its collective nose at Russia over disputed Crimea, to the Japanese messenger of the gods bringing a soccer ball to the people. We’ll talk about the why and how, and then analyze colors and badges on a number of jerseys in this class period.
- 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.
College of Natural Resources
- College of Natural Resources Tour
The College of Natural Resources offers a top ten, nationally ranked natural resources education where our students learn outside in Idaho’s fantastic landscapes and join a community that will help them succeed in future natural resource careers. With undergraduate degrees in Ecology & Conservation Biology, Environmental Science, Fire Ecology & Management, Fishery Resources, Forest & Sustainable Products, Forestry, Rangeland Conservation, and Wildlife Resources—your student experience in CNR is sure to be hands-on and exciting. Join us during Envision to explore the different majors and opportunities within natural resources, as well as to examine how digital technology informs management decisions. We’ll take a look at how information like lidar data is transforming how we see and measure everything from forestry to fire to fish! Our session will also include plenty of time for questions and an opportunity to connect with current students.
College of Science
- Research Opportunity Tour
We’ll visit some of the project spaces in which U of I students engage with faculty on exciting research. We’ll see where students analyze and reconstruct the fossil remains of a mammoth, the studio in which students from all around campus work cooperatively on developing science-based video games, and a cutting-edge biology research lab. We’ll hear from student researchers and their faculty mentors about why these opportunities add so much to a science degree.