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The Daily Register is a publication of the University of Idaho designed to share policy issues, news and events with the campus community. As the primary communication medium for official information, it is delivered to all faculty and staff via email daily during the work week. This publication only prints items of university interest. Events must be sponsored by official university units or organizations.

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Jan. 18, 2022
All events are free, located on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Faculty and Staff News

Hear MLK Keynote Address by Phillip J. Roundtree

Phillip J. Roundtree will deliver this year’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration keynote address, “MLK and Mental Health: The Spirit of Memory,” at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, online. Register to attend. Roundtree is a staunch champion of promoting wellness awareness among marginalized and underrepresented communities.
 

Registration Open for Fitness Classes

Start the new year off with a fitness class at the Student Rec Center. Register by Friday, Jan. 21, for seven-week sessions of Barre, Chisel and Sculpt, Cycling, Taekwondo and Yoga classes beginning Monday, Jan. 24. Learn more or register. Email Nate Poznick with questions.
 

Apply to Limited Submission Funding Opportunities

Research and Faculty Development is requesting notice of intent (NOI) to apply to new limited submission funding opportunities with NOI/concept paper deadlines on Monday, Jan. 24: Health Resources and Services Administration, Rural Health and Economic Development Analysis; and U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Frontier Research Centers. Learn more and apply. Contact the Limited Submissions team with questions.
 

Tickets on Sale for Invoke

Invoke is coming to campus to perform a unique blend of bluegrass, Appalachian fiddle tunes, jazz and more at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, at the Admin Auditorium. The performance is part of the annual Auditorium Chamber Music Series that brings world-renowned chamber music artists to Moscow. Purchase tickets.
 

New Resource Available for Energy Information and Analysis

The Library has acquired a membership for the American Energy Society (AES), a leading resource for analysis and news on energy systems and related topics including geopolitics, global economics, critical minerals, the energy transition and more. Access AES materials through the Library or by registering on the AES website. AES includes the subscription service, “Energy Matters,” a regular digest of energy news, along with reports such as “Energy Job Trends in 2021,” “Top Energy Universities” and “500 Global Sustainability Thought Leaders.”

Today’s Events

Events are held in Moscow and are in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Preventive Controls for Human Food Course: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mountain time, U of I Food Technology Center, 1908 E. Chicago St., Caldwell
Basic Biosafety: 9-10 a.m., Online
Supporting Faculty Research and Creative Activity: 10-11 a.m., Online
COVID-19 and Flu Vaccine Clinic: Noon to 2 p.m., SRC 103
Stalking Awareness Poster Contest Unveiling: Noon to 1 p.m., ISUB ASUI Vandal Lounge
Defending the Homeland: A New Partnership for Peace and Security - Renfrew Interdisciplinary Colloquium: 12:30-1:30 p.m., Online
“You” Season Three Discussion: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Online

Wednesday

Idaho Potato Conference: Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 19-20, SUB, Idaho State University Campus, Pocatello
Preventive Controls for Human Food Course: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mountain time, U of I Food Technology Center, 1908 E. Chicago St., Caldwell
Heritage Orchard Conference Webinar Series: 10-11:30 a.m., Online
Supervising In the Time of COVID: Omicron Edition: 11 a.m. to noon, Online
Supporting Students In Distress: 11:30 am. to 12:30 p.m., Online
Mindfulness Drop-In Meditation: Noon to 12:20 p.m., Online
Create Instructional Videos Using Camtasia: 12:30-1 p.m., Online
Faculty Success Seminar - Find Funding With Pivot, a Database of Grant Opportunities and More: 12:30-1:30 p.m., IRIC 305 and Online
IRIC Virtual “No Agenda” Meeting: 12:30-1:30 p.m., Online

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Review Policies Before International Travel

If you plan to travel internationally this calendar year for personal or university business, review policies in the Administrative Procedures Manual, 70.23 “University International Travel.” Note that subsection B-5 prohibits university equipment and resources from being taken abroad for unofficial travel, including in support of flexplace arrangements. For official international travel, obtain all university approvals prior to your trip. Travel undertaken without required prior approvals will not be paid for or reimbursed by the university, including charging to research grants or contracts.
 

Upload Your Documentation for 2022 Benefits

If you added a new dependent to your university benefits, you must provide proof of eligibility documentation no later than Monday, Jan. 31. If it is not received by the deadline, your dependents will not be added to your coverage. You will not be able to add them until Annual Enrollment for 2023, unless you experience a qualifying life event. Find a list of acceptable documentation on page 11 of the Annual Enrollment Guide. View a tip sheet on how to upload documents. Learn more.
 

Campus Security Offers Safe Walk Services

Safe Walk is a free, year-round 24/7 service for students, faculty, staff and campus visitors offered by Campus Security. Use it when you need it. Call 208-885-7054 or 208-874-7550, or email Campus Security. Read about Safe Walk on the I-Safety webpage.

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Jan. 14, 2022
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‘No Agenda’ Meeting Is Wednesday

Natural and social science collaboration is the focus of the “No Agenda” Meeting at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, online, passcode: 031873. The goal of the meeting is to gather small diverse groups to talk about broad topics of interest to U of I and potentially build collaboration and innovation. The IRIC facility manager will introduce the topic and initiate the discussion.
 

Learn About Recruiting and Supporting Diverse Faculty and Staff

Join Vice Provost for Faculty Diane Kelly-Riley and Chief Diversity Officer and Executive Director of Tribal Relations Yolanda Bisbee at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, online, for Recruiting and Supporting Diverse Faculty and Staff as part of the series on Supporting the Work of Department Chairs and Unit Administrators.
 

Student Activity Fee Proposal Presentations Are Thursday

Presentations of the student fee proposals for the student activity fee will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, in the ISUB Clearwater/Whitewater room or online. The event is open to all U of I faculty, staff, students and the public. Unit leaders requesting increases will present their dedicated student activity proposals for FY23.
 

Nominations Open for Student Achievement Awards

The Student Achievement Awards recognize individuals and groups who have made contributions to the U of I campus and community. More than 50 undergraduates are recognized each spring. There are also categories for student organizations, staff and faculty. More than $10,000 is awarded. The nomination deadline is Monday, Feb. 28. Learn more and submit a nomination.
 

Diabetes Research Study Participants Needed

Researchers are seeking adults 18 years and older, with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes, to participate in a two-visit study investigating the interaction of diet, physical activity and gut health on diabetic nerve damage. Measurements will include surveys for dietary history and physical activity levels, finger stick blood test and stool sample. A $45 gift card will be provided upon completion of the study. For more information, email the Exercise Physiology Research Laboratory or call 208-885-2007.

Today’s Events

Events are held in Moscow and are in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Startup Stories Q-and-A With U of I Grad and Idaho Farmer, Russell Schiermeier: 1-2:30 p.m., Online
Biological Sciences Seminar: Professor Jill Johnson, U of I: 3:30-4:20 p.m., LIFE 277
DDD Dance Audition: 5:30-7 p.m., PEB 110

Weekend

Auditions - Spring Semester: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Hartung Theater
Vandal Women’s Basketball vs. Idaho State University: 2 p.m. Saturday, ICCU Arena

Monday

University Holiday - Closed

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Help Promote Researchers in the News

Help share U of I research with the public. Faculty members who have an upcoming journal publication and think their research is newsworthy may contact either UCM Science Writer Leigh Cooper or their college’s marketing and communications manager. There may be interest in publicizing the work with a press release, social media, etc. Please reach out soon after a paper has been accepted and before publication.

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Registration Open for Wondr Health

As part of its benefits offerings, U of I is offering Wondr Health, a clinically-proven digital program to help you lose weight, sleep better and stress less. Space is limited. Registration is required by Sunday, Jan. 23, for the program starting Monday, Feb. 7. Learn more and enroll.
 

Elsevier Journals Return to Library

The Library and Elsevier publishing have restored access to over 2,300 academic journals lost in 2019 when budget cuts necessitated cancellations. The five-year contract includes open access provisions that discount article processing charges for U of I authors wishing to make their work open access. The investment is an important step toward the university’s goal of reaching R1 research classification without requiring additional funding for the collections budget. Search for content in the Library’s catalog. Email Dean of University Libraries Ben Hunter for information.
 

CCTS Spring Newsletter Is Available

Collaboration and Classroom Technology Services Spring ’22 newsletter features tips for dealing with Zoom security settings, CCTS’s role in supporting general university classrooms and departmental classrooms, how to request the classroom that supports your teaching style, announcements and upcoming events. Read the newsletter.
 

Nominations Open for University Excellence Awards

Nominations are being accepted for the 2021-22 University Awards for Excellence in the Faculty and Staff Award categories. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28. Review the Faculty Award website and the Staff Award website to learn about each and submit nominations. A spring semester awards ceremony is planned.

Today’s Events

Events are held in Moscow and are in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

COVID-19 and Flu Vaccine Clinic: Noon to 2 p.m., SRC 103
Vandal Women’s Basketball vs. Weber State University: 6 p.m., ICCU Arena

Friday

Biological Sciences Seminar: Professor Jill Johnson, U of I: 3:30-4:20 p.m. LIFE 277
DDD Dance Audition: 5:30-7 p.m., PEB 110

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Kudos and Acknowledgments

CALS Researchers Receive NIFA Grant to Enhance Food and Agricultural Literacy

CALS researchers received a $500,000 grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture to develop a professional development program for early childhood and elementary educators aimed at enhancing food and agricultural literacy in educators and students. The three-year project will focus on rural areas of south-central Idaho and is based on research about metacognition. Shiyi Chen, assistant professor in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences, is leading the effort.

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Show Your Vandal Spirit Every Friday

Are you proud of being a member of the Vandal Family? Let your enthusiasm show by participating in Vandal Spirit Fridays. Each Friday, all university employees and students statewide are encouraged to wear Vandal gear and show your silver and gold colors.

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Jan. 12, 2022
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Supporting Faculty Research and Creative Activity Is Jan. 18

Join Vice Provost for Faculty Diane Kelly-Riley and Vice President for Research and Economic Development Christopher Nomura 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, online, for Supporting Faculty Research and Creative Activity as part of the series on Supporting the Work of Department Chairs and Unit Administrators.
 

Supervising Session to Focus on Omicron

Supervising in the Time of COVID from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Jan. 19, online, will focus on addressing ongoing issues supervisors are experiencing. Diane Kelly-Riley, vice provost for faculty, will facilitate with guests Brandi Terwilliger, director of human resources; Blaine Eckles, vice provost for Student Affairs and dean of students; and Seth Vieux, special projects manager. A recording will be available to view on the Human Resources Manager page.
 

Library Offers Student Fellowship for Video Project

Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to apply for a paid fellowship to help the library develop the design and interpretation of its online Main Street Video Collection. The collection consists of 35 oral histories related to the Main Street Video Co-Op (formerly Howard Hughes Video), a local independent rental store that operated in Moscow for over 40 years. Fellows will work with library faculty and staff to develop interpretive digital essays or design the overall look and feel of the project website. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, Jan. 25. View more information, application instructions and preview some of the interviews.

Today’s Events

Events are held in Moscow and are in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Mindfulness Drop-In Meditation: Noon to 12:20 p.m., Online

Thursday

COVID-19 and Flu Vaccine Clinic: Noon to 2 p.m., SRC 103
Vandal Women’s Basketball vs. Weber State University: 6 p.m., ICCU Arena

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Growing a Statewide State of Mind

We are a Vandal Family — and like most families, we don’t all live in the same town. Beyond the main Moscow campus, U of I has centers in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 of Idaho’s 44 counties. When planning an event, consider whether Vandal Family at-a-distance can attend via Zoom. The events submission form includes a place to add Zoom info. Keep in mind all U of I locations south of and including Riggins are in the Mountain Time Zone. Submit an event.

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Jan. 11, 2022
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Rerun of Canvas Prep Class Is Today

CETL continues its support for the transition to Canvas this week by offering a rerun of the Canvas Prep — Are You Ready workshop at 2 p.m. today, Jan. 11. The 50-minute program includes demonstrations by the instructional design team, a Q-and-A session and perhaps even a sentimental goodbye to Blackboard. Additional Canvas help and resources are available at the CETL webpage. Email CETL for any help designing courses.
 

Idaho Anti-Trafficking Training Is Friday

January is Human Trafficking Awareness month. Human trafficking is more than the movement of people across borders; it includes the sexual exploitation of minors and modern-day slavery. The Idaho Anti-Trafficking Coalition will cover the basics of identifying victims, trauma-informed care practices and effective advocacy in Trafficking 101 3-6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14, at the Menard Law Building Room 103. The event is sponsored by the Women’s Law Caucus.
 

Learn About Stalking

January is Stalking Awareness Month. Join the Women’s Center and Violence Prevention Programs office for a discussion 6:30-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 18, online, about the Netflix series “You,” featuring a charming young man who goes to extreme measures to insert himself into the lives of others.
 

Request a Classroom Visit From Education Abroad

Education Abroad will offer in-person and online classroom visits Monday-Friday, Jan. 24-28, during Education Abroad Week. Presentations can range from five minutes to the whole class time. Email Laurel Meyer to schedule a visit.

Today’s Events

Events are held in Moscow and are in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Effective Performance Management and Performance Evaluation: 9-10 a.m., Online

Wednesday

Mindfulness Drop-In Meditation: Noon to 12:20 p.m., Online

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Use Sand Cans for Slippery Sidewalks

U of I Facilities is seeking faculty, staff and student help in reducing slippery, icy areas on campus by using the “Sand Can.” Sand Cans are garbage cans or buckets, labeled “SAND” on top, that can be used by anyone to spread sand on slick areas. If you see a bucket out of sand, want to request a Sand Can or notice a hazard on campus, email Facilities, call 208-885-6246 or fill out a Safety Concern form.

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Upcoming Funding Opportunities

Research and Faculty Development is requesting notice of intent (NOI) to apply to new limited submission funding opportunities with upcoming NOI/concept paper deadlines: National Science Foundation Scholarships in STEM Network Research Hubs and National Endowment for the Humanities Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants – Capital or Digital Projects, both Monday, Jan. 24. Learn more and apply. Email the Limited Submissions team with questions.
 

Nominations Open for Diversity Award

Nominations are being accepted for the Dr. Arthur Maxwell Taylor Excellence in Diversity Award, which bestows $4,000 each annually to a U of I faculty and staff member. Deadline for submissions is Saturday, Jan. 29. Learn more about the award and guidelines. Submit nominations to MyKel Johnson.
 

Share Your Culture at Cruise the World

International students, faculty and community members are invited to help present the 24th annual Cruise the World from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at the Bruce M. Pitman Center International Ballroom. Email Farjahan Shawon to host a booth, sell food, perform in your language, take part in the flag parade or volunteer.
 

Connect Students to Scholarships

U of I’s search engine, ScholarshipUniverse (SU), searches over 12,000 scholarships offered by businesses, nonprofits and other organizations nationwide. After students create a personalized account, the system will notify them about scholarships they’re eligible for, and they can apply using their phone or other device. They can access SU on the Student Financial Aid Services scholarships webpage or via their VandalStar dashboard. SU launched in Fall 2020 with the external scholarship search engine. In the coming year, U of I also will use it to award students’ university scholarships. Email the Financial Aid Office with questions or call 208-885-6312.
 

First Aid Trainings Are Available

Recreation and Wellbeing offers Heartsaver Pediatric Adult/Child/Infant First Aid, CPR and AED courses each school year. Classes are limited to 10 participants. Private classes for groups of seven or more are available. Contact Brian Mahoney at 208-885-6064 or email Recreation and Wellbeing for more information.
 

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Do Your Part to Prevent Winter Weather Damage

Winter weather can lead to water damage to buildings and their contents. If you notice an issue on the Moscow campus during regular business hours, immediately call Facilities, 208-885-6246, so staff can work to prevent loss in a timely manner. A water leak is an emergency – do not rely on voicemail. Make after hours reports to Security at 208-885-7054. Learn about reporting issues outside Moscow, as well as what to watch for.

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Jan. 7, 2022
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Join the Surplus Exchange Teams Group

Surplus has created a Surplus Exchange Teams group where departments, staff and faculty can offer equipment that may still have a useful life to other departments on campus. University equipment, furniture and other items can be offered to other departments before being sent to surplus. This is a way to be more sustainable in furthering the life of equipment and extend university money. This group can also be used to find campus equipment that may be going unused. If transferring tagged items, you will still need to submit the transfer through VandalWeb. Email Jeremy Mutart to join the group.

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Study Shows COVID-Infected Mothers’ Breastmilk Provides Antibodies

Mothers who breastfeed provide antibodies to their infants that can provide natural protection against the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, a team of researchers reported. The new report expands earlier findings that showed the milk of breastfeeding women infected with SARS-CoV-2 did not contain the virus. The study was led by Michelle K. “Shelley” McGuire of U of I and University of Rochester Medical Center colleague Antti E. Seppo. Read more.

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Follow the U of I Faculty and Staff News and Events page for exclusive swag giveaways, employee announcements, work anniversaries, awards and upcoming events.

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Pre-Semester Canvas Training Today

Join CETL at 2 p.m. today, Jan. 6, online, for the Canvas Prep-Are You Ready workshop, a 50-minute program with demonstrations by CETL’s instructional design team, a question-and-answer session and perhaps even a sentimental goodbye to Blackboard. Register now. In addition, CETL’s instructional design team is offering one-on-one help sessions all day tomorrow, Jan. 7, and Monday, Jan. 10, online. For information on reserving a 15- or 30-minute help session, contact Patricia Tilden.
 

Nominations Open for University Excellence Awards

Nominations are being accepted for the 2021-22 University Awards for Excellence in the Faculty and Staff Award categories. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28. Review the Faculty Award website and the Staff Award website to learn about each and submit nominations. A spring semester awards ceremony is planned.

Today’s Events

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Vandal Men’s Basketball vs. Montana State University: 6 p.m., ICCU Arena

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Ranching School Offers Comprehensive Look at Cattle Production

A new U of I school for ranchers that begins in January will offer an intensive look at their business from their financial world to finished product. The U of I Advanced Ranch Management School will include five multi-day sessions with business, forage, meat science, human resources and animal science experts. Topics will cover the practical and more in-depth details of producing cattle and running a ranch. Read more.

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Show Your Vandal Spirit Every Friday

Are you proud of being a member of the Vandal Family? Let your enthusiasm show by participating in Vandal Spirit Fridays. Each Friday, all university employees and students statewide are encouraged to wear Vandal gear and show your silver and gold colors.

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Jan. 5, 2022
All events are free, located on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Faculty and Staff News

Hear From U of I Graduate and Idaho Farmer, Russell Schiermeier

StartUp Stories will feature Russell Schiermeier, a U of I mechanical engineering graduate and Idaho farmer, 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14, online. Schiermeier owns and manages Schiermeier Farms LLC, a 3,400-acre, solar-powered farm in the southwest Idaho desert near Bruneau. Seeking ways to save power after buying his farm in 2010, he designed and built eight 100-kilowatt solar sites that use dual-axis panels.

Today’s Events

Events are held in Moscow and are in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

International Cooking Club Class One: 1-3 p.m., 1912 Center, 412 E. Third St., Moscow

Thursday

Vandal Men’s Basketball vs. Montana State University: 6 p.m., ICCU Arena

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Kudos and Acknowledgments

Biology Professor Publishes Two Articles in Nature

Jill L. Johnson, biological sciences professor, published two articles Dec. 22, 2021, in Nature in collaboration with researchers at University of California, San Francisco. The papers, “Structure of Hsp90-Hsp70-Hop-GR reveals the Hsp90 client-loading mechanism” and “Structure of Hsp90-p23-GR reveals the Hsp90 client-remodeling mechanism” show, at the atomic level, how stepwise interaction with the Hsp70 and Hsp90 chaperones results in transition of an unfolded protein to the correctly folded shape.

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U of I is a Tobacco-Free Campus

To protect the health of all students, employees and the community at large, U of I is proud to be 100% tobacco-free. The use of cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes or vaping, smokeless tobacco, hookahs and any other tobacco-based products is banned on all U of I property, at research facilities and in university vehicles. Vandal Health Education has numerous resources for employees and students who would like to reduce their tobacco use, including free cessation materials and local classes.

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Jan. 4, 2022
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Open Access Publishing Fund Opens Monday

In support of U of I authors, the Open Access Publishing Fund opens 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 10. The Library, Office of the Provost, Office of Research and Economic Development and David and Julie Levine have partnered to allocate $35,000 to pay article processing charges in eligible open access journals during two funding periods in FY22. Review eligibility criteria and documentation guidelines. Contact Jylisa Doney, fund manager, with questions.
 

Special Collections Offers Instruction Services

As you put together your syllabi, keep in mind that Special Collections has historical artifacts and resources to help make lessons more compelling. It also offers hands-on activities in the library, online orientations on primary source research and customized guides. To request Special Collections instruction, fill out an Instruction Request Form to set up a meeting to discuss needs and materials for the class assignment. Instructors will be contacted within a week of submitting the form.

Today’s Events

Events are held in Moscow and are in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

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Wednesday

International Cooking Club Class One: 1-3 p.m., 1912 Center, 412 E. Third St., Moscow

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News Releases

U of I Holds Open Theatre Auditions for Spring Season

Auditions for the 2022 spring theatre season will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Hartung Theater. Auditions are open to anyone with an interest in live theatre and film, including community members. Callbacks will be the next day. Read more.

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Report Water Damage Immediately

Weather during winter and spring can lead to water damage to buildings and their contents. If you notice any issues on the Moscow campus during regular business hours, immediately call Facilities at 208-885-6246 so they can work to prevent loss of infrastructure and resources in a timely manner. A water leak is an emergency — do not rely on voicemail. Outside regular working hours, call Security at 208-885-7054. View I-Safety’s webpage to learn about reporting issues outside of Moscow, as well as what to watch for and report.
 

Create a Branded U of I Signature With the Email Signature Generator

The U of I Brand Resource Center is full of tools to implement our brand, which defines who we are, who we serve and how we project the best of ourselves and our university to the world. An easy, yet impactful, place to start is with email signatures. Just fill out a form and the Email Signature Generator will create a sharp, on-brand signature for emails. Create your signature.

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Jan. 3, 2022
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International Cooking Club Starts Wednesday

The International Program Office and the Moscow Bahai Community will present a free series of how-to classes on preparing simple, cost-effective international dishes. Learn to make khichuri, a south Asian rice dish with lentils; curried carrot bisque soup; and tofu stir fry with vegetables, 1-3 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 5, at the 1912 Center, 412 E. Third St. Space is limited to 15. Reserve your seat or email Farjahan Dance Shawon with questions.
 

Upcoming Funding Opportunities

Research and Faculty Development is requesting notice of intent (NOI) to apply to new limited submission funding opportunities with NOI deadlines: Environmental Protection Agency, Columbia River Basin Restoration Funding Assistance Program — Lower, Middle/Upper, Monday, Jan. 10; National Science Foundation, Advance: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions, Institutional Transformation Track, Tuesday, Jan. 18; U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Farm Business Management and Benchmarking Competitive Grants Program, Tuesday, Jan. 18. Learn more and apply. Contact the Limited Submissions team with questions.
 

Registration Open for Fitness Classes

Start the new year off with a fitness class at the Student Rec Center. Register by Friday, Jan. 21, for seven-week sessions of Barre, Chisel and Sculpt, Cycling, Taekwondo and Yoga classes beginning Monday, Jan. 24. Learn more or register. Email Nate Poznick with questions.
 

Nominate a Book for Common Read

The Common Read Committee is looking for book nominations for the 2022-23 academic year. Nominations should be accessible to students of all reading levels, address contemporary issues, and be capable of being used for discussion in a wide range of courses. Email Dean Panttaja suggestions by Monday, Jan. 31, in the following format: title, author, area of concentration (e.g. racism, immigration, etc.) and a brief statement on how it meets the criteria. First-year students will be assigned to read the book as part of their studies. Learn more.

Today’s Events

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Tuesday

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Daniel Carlos Selected for National Leadership Program

Associate Director of Financial Aid Daniel Carlos was selected for the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrator’s Diversity Leadership Program. The yearlong program focuses on developing engaged leaders at state, regional and national levels and begins in February with a conference trip to Washington D.C. with Capitol Hill visits.

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