Annual Benefits Enrollment Begins Today
Starting today, you can login to VandalWeb and complete your elections for benefits effective Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022. Annual Enrollment runs through midnight, Pacific time, Tuesday, Nov. 2. The Annual Enrollment webpage has additional information on plan changes, new benefit options and how to enroll. If you have questions, contact the University of Idaho Benefits Center at 208-885-3697 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.
Attend a Workshop on NSF Broader Impacts
Would you like to better understand how to address the National Science Foundation’s broader impacts review standards? Registration is due by 5 p.m. today, Oct. 18, online, for the Office of Research and Faculty Development’s BI 101 Workshop designed for anyone applying or considering applying for funding and who wants to increase the competitiveness of their proposals. The workshop is 10:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 22, in IRIC 321 and online. Add this to your calendar. For more information, contact Nancy Holmes, research impacts professional.
Faculty Senate Meeting Tomorrow
Faculty Senate Meeting No. 10 is 3:30 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 19 online. The agenda and supporting documents will be emailed to faculty senate members and may be found on the Faculty Senate website. View the Talking Points from Meeting No. 9.
Get Tips on Resubmitting Grants
Learn common reasons why grant proposals fail and the strategies to strengthen resubmissions 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, in IRIC 305 or online at this week’s Faculty Success Seminar, “Operation: Resubmission Support.” The Research and Faculty Development team will also review support services and internal funding options. Sessions are recorded and available on the website.
The Research and Faculty Development team in the Office of Research and Economic Development is requesting notice of intent (NOI) to apply to limited submission funding opportunities with 1) Carnegie Corporation of New York, Andrew Carnegie Fellows 2022, NOI/CP Deadline: Monday, Oct. 25. 2) National Science Foundation, National Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes Accelerating, NOI/CP Deadline: Monday, Nov. 1. 3) National Science Foundation, Ethical and Responsible Research, NOI Deadline: Monday, Nov. 1. For more information and to submit, select the program on the UI InfoReady Review homepage. Email questions to the submissions team.
Show Off Your Climbing Skills
Join the Outdoor Program for the frightening Monster Match Climbing Competition, marking the end of the Bowldering League, at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, at the SRC Climbing Center. Register for $10. Email Nathan Moody with questions or call 208-885-6810.
Outdoor Equipment Sale and Swap
Bring your new or used equipment to sell or barter 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at the Student Rec Center’s Multi-Activity Court. Admission is limited entry: first-come, first-served. Help support the Vandal Ski Team with the custom ski chair silent auction fundraiser. Learn more online or call 208-885-6810.