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March 4, 2021
All events are free, located on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Faculty and Staff News

MLK Jr. Art and Writing Contest Gallery Is Open Through Tomorrow

The 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Art and Writing Contest Gallery is open through tomorrow, March 5, in the Reflections Gallery on the ground floor of the ISUB. This year’s theme is: “A right too long delayed is a right denied.” Winners of the contest will be announced tomorrow.
 

Black History Month Library Display Is Open Through March 10

The University of Idaho Office of Multicultural Affairs, Black Student Union and the library have partnered to create a display on the first floor of the library. The display will run through Wednesday, March 10, and focuses on celebrating Black excellence and the future of Black history.
 

Register for Training Sessions for Microsoft Teams and OneDrive

ITS is working with Microsoft to offer three online training sessions for Microsoft Teams and OneDrive. MS Teams 100, taking place 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, will discuss Teams navigation, meetings in Teams and new features in Teams. MS Teams 200, taking place 1-2 p.m. Thursday, March 11, dives deeper into Teams, including Team management, managing notifications and meetings in Teams. OneDrive, taking place 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, will discuss accessing files from all your devices, how to share inside and outside of the university, how to work in real time with others and how to find files that matter to you.
 

Register for the Day of Dialogue March 11

Attend the U of I Day of Dialogue in honor of Women’s History Month from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 11, via Zoom. Hear from women leaders in education about their experiences and opinions on women’s rights movements. Email volunteer@uidaho.edu with questions. Register online.
 

Export Control and Trade Sanctions Training Sessions Begin March 11

The Office of Research Assurances will offer export control and trade sanctions training sessions via Zoom during Spring 2021. This training is for anyone involved with sensitive technologies, foreign travel, international collaboration, proprietary information/non-disclosure agreements, etc. The first session will be 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 11. The second session will be 3:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 31. The content of both sessions will be the same. Register in Go Sign Me Up by searching for “export control.”
 

Soil Stewards Farm CSA Shares Are Available

2021 Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) shares are available from the Soil Stewards Farm. The CSA will last 15 weeks and will start at the beginning of June. The cost is $400 — with tax. Payment can be made by check or through the U of I Marketplace. This year, the money from the CSA will be used to pay a student intern to work on the farm. Contact Alison Detjens at alisond@uidaho.edu to learn more or register.

Today’s Events

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

CAA Faculty Exhibit: Through March 28, Prichard Art Gallery
Supervisory Excellence Program: Leading Change: 8:30-10:30 a.m., Online via Zoom
Ph.D. 101: Noon to 1 p.m., Online via Zoom
Let’s Get Jobs!: Noon to 1 p.m., Online via Zoom
IBEST Lunch: Eric Walsh: 12:30-1:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Dissertation/Thesis Support Group: 3-4 p.m., Online via Zoom
Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 3:30-4:30 p.m., Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock
Diverse Dialogue Series Presents ‘Transforming the Teacher Workforce: They Need to See Teachers Like Me’ Part 2: 4-5:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Guest Artist Lecture: Sandon Mayhew: How to be a Successful Freelance Musician: 4:30-5:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Thirsty Thursday Trivia With Latah County Boosters: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Online via Zoom

Friday

Biological Sciences Seminar: Lisa Rucks, Department of Pathology and Microbiology University of Nebraska Medical Center: 3:30-4:20 p.m., Online via Zoom
Women’s Basketball vs. University of Montana: 6 p.m., Moscow
‘Everybody’ by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins: 6-8 p.m., Online via Zoom
Faculty Recital: Miranda Wilson: 7:30-8:30 p.m., Online via Zoom

Get more events at uidaho.edu/events or subscribe to the weekly events newsletter This Week.

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Employee Announcements

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 their silver and gold colors.
 

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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March 3, 2021
All events are free, located on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

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Register for a Virtual Reading and Conversation With Author Brian Evenson Today

Hear a reading and join a conversation about writing with distinguished visiting writer Brian Evenson 6:30-8 p.m. today, March 3, via Zoom. Evenson is the author of a dozen books of fiction, most recently the story collection “Song for the Unraveling of the World.” He has won the Shirley Jackson Award, the World Fantasy Award, the International Horror Guild Award and is a three-time recipient of the O. Henry Prize. Following the reading, Daniel Orozco, U of I creative writing professor and author, will host a conversation with Evenson. Register online.
 

See the Leila Old Historic Costume Collection Exhibit Through March 11

The Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences Leila Old Historic Costume Collection has some of its oldest pieces on exhibit through Thursday, March 11. Located in Ridenbaugh Hall Gallery West, the exhibit features garments dating from the 1860s to the 1890s. The exhibit is open from noon to 4 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, and 12:30-4 p.m. on Friday. There are special evening hours 4-8 p.m. tomorrow, March 4, and March 11.
 

Attend Thirsty Thursday Trivia Tomorrow

Attend a Thirsty Thursday Trivia event at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow, March 4, via Zoom. Test your knowledge of March Madness, Vandal Athletics and St. Patrick’s Day. This event is sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations and hosted by volunteers from the Latah County Vandal Boosters. Learn more and register.
 

Enter Work to the Sustainability Center Showcase

The Sustainability Showcase is accepting entries for sustainability-related work in research, campus projects and creative/artistic endeavors. Individual and group projects are accepted. Apply by Wednesday, March 24.
 

Register for a Mental Health First Aid Course

Attend a Mental Health First Aid for Faculty and Staff course from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, March 30, and Thursday, April 1, via Zoom. Learn how to recognize mental health concerns and how to respond when you are concerned about someone. Learn more and register.
 

Join the NSF CAREER Proposal Conversation Group

The Research and Faculty Development team has announced a U of I National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Proposal Conversation Group for individuals applying — or planning to apply — for an NSF CAREER award. The first conversation will be 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, via Zoom. The informal conversations allow participants to ask questions and brainstorm ideas, issues and solutions with peers and the team, and access proposal development resources and guides. Learn more.
 

Seeking Meal Sponsors for Etiquette Dinner

Career Services is seeking sponsors of student meals for the Virtual Etiquette Dinner presented by Sodexo, taking place 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 31. Dinner includes a multi-course takeout meal followed by live etiquette instruction by expert guest speakers via Zoom. Meals are offered at no cost to students. Department sponsors may donate what they can. Request an order form from Jamie Garlinghouse at jghouse@uidaho.edu.
 

ORED Announces New Internal Funding Program

Chris Nomura, vice president for research and economic development, is launching a new internal funding opportunity — Operation: Resubmission Success — to support U of I faculty members looking to resubmit competitive federal grant proposals that received favorable reviews but were not funded. For this internal funding opportunity, funds may be requested to address specific actionable issues raised during the review of a grant proposal by a federal sponsor to enhance the competitiveness of a resubmission. Examples of support may include the means to acquire specific preliminary data, travel to a laboratory to use their instrumentation, etc. Faculty salary support is not allowed. Read more.
 

Library Extends Open Hours

The U of I Library is now open to students, staff and faculty until 1 a.m. Sunday through Thursday. Learn more.
 

Researchers Are Looking for Lactating Mothers to Participate in Study

U of I researchers are looking for mothers to participate in a study on the optimization of methods in human milk research. Potential participants need only be healthy and lactating and located in Moscow/Pullman or the surrounding areas. Participation will require completion of basic health questionnaires and multiple milk donations. Contact goge3761@vandals.uidaho.edu, smcguire@uidaho.edu or 253-514-9218 for more information. This study has been approved by the University of Idaho Institutional Review Board.

Today’s Events

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

Black History Month Library Display: The Future of Black History: Through March 10, U of I Library, first floor
CAA Faculty Exhibit: Through March 28, Prichard Art Gallery
Spring Semester Virtual Q&A Talks With Torrey: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Virtual 2021 Career Fair: 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Online
Drop-In Mindfulness With Jamie Derrick: Noon to 12:20 p.m., Online via Zoom
Mobile Food Pantry: Noon to 2 p.m., Parking lot 60, east of Parking and Transportation Services
Faculty Success Seminar: Assessing Your Grant Readiness: 12:30-1:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Data Wrangling With OpenRefine: 12:30-2 p.m., Online via Zoom
Federalism, State Sovereignty and the Constitution: 1:30-2:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
ASUI Senate Meeting: 7-8 p.m., Online via Zoom
Master Class: ‘The Essence of Brazilian Rhythms:’ 7:30-8:30 p.m., Online via Zoom

Thursday

Supervisory Excellence Program: Leading Change: 8:30-10:30 a.m., Online via Zoom
Ph.D. 101: Noon to 1 p.m., Online via Zoom
Let’s Get Jobs!: Noon to 1 p.m., Online via Zoom
IBEST Lunch: Eric Walsh: 12:30-1:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Dissertation/Thesis Support Group: 3-4 p.m., Online via Zoom
Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 3:30-4:30 p.m., Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock
Diverse Dialogue Series Presents ‘Transforming the Teacher Workforce: They Need to See Teachers Like Me’ Part 2: 4-5:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Guest Artist Lecture: Sandon Mayhew: How to be a Successful Freelance Musician: 4:30-5:30 p.m., Online via Zoom

Get more events at uidaho.edu/events or subscribe to the weekly events newsletter This Week.

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March 2, 2021
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Faculty and Staff News

Virtual Q&A Talk With Torrey Is Tomorrow

Provost and Executive Vice President Torrey Lawrence will host a Q&A conversation with faculty and staff from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. tomorrow, March 3, via Zoom. Other events will be Thursday, April 1, and Wednesday, April 28. Participants are invited to ask questions in advance, during the event, or just listen to the discussion. Questions submitted in advance will help shape the conversation and should be submitted at least 24 hours prior to the event. Authenticated U of I email addresses will have access to the Zoom meeting. The waiting room is enabled. Learn more.
 

Join an Interfaith Climate Discussion March 6

Discuss how faith informs responses to climate change 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 6, via Zoom. Share and listen to perspectives on climate change within the framework of faith. Register online.
 

Register for Training Sessions for Microsoft Teams and OneDrive

ITS is working with Microsoft to offer three online training sessions for Microsoft Teams and OneDrive. MS Teams 100, taking place 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, will discuss Teams navigation, meetings in Teams and new features in Teams. MS Teams 200, taking place 1-2 p.m. Thursday, March 11, dives deeper into Teams, including Team management, managing notifications and meetings in Teams. OneDrive, taking place 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, will discuss accessing files from all your devices, how to share inside and outside of the university, how to work in real time with others and how to find files that matter to you.
 

Attend a Green Dot Training for Faculty and Staff March 9

Attend a virtual Green Dot safety workshop for faculty and staff 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 9, via Zoom. The workshop introduces the basic elements of the Green Dot Bystander Intervention program, focusing on the role university employees play in establishing and reinforcing campus culture. This training is interactive and action oriented. Register online.
 

The MILL Reopens

U of I Library’s makerspace, the MILL, is open to students, staff and faculty. Virtual consultations are recommended prior to an in-person visit to accommodate social distancing. Learn more or schedule an appointment.
 

Learn About New University Honors Program Requirements for Students Admitted Fall 2021

The University Honors Program announced the following new program requirements for academic advisement purposes starting Fall 2021. The changes will only affect students admitted to the Honors Program for Fall 2021 or after: (1) students are required to complete 21 honors credits by graduation with no more than six of those credits through Honors course contract work; (2) students are asked to choose between completing an Honors thesis or an Honors portfolio and are required to complete ENGL 102 as an Honors experience unless they have already taken this course or have tested out of it prior to coming to U of I; and (3) students are required to complete one approved engaged learning experience. There is no change to the required U of I cumulative GPA for active membership in the program. Email honors@uidaho.edu for more information or to request an informational meeting for a group of interested advising staff and faculty.

Today’s Events

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

Black History Month Library Display: The Future of Black History: Through March 10, U of I Library, first floor
CAA Faculty Exhibit: Through March 28, Prichard Art Gallery
ASUI Blood Drive: 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Summit Room, ISUB
Lunchtime Lecture Series Featuring Shaakirra Sanders: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Master’s 101: Noon to 1 p.m., Online via Zoom
Supporting One Another Through Peer Observation of Instruction: 12:30-1:20 p.m., Online via Zoom
Islamic Contributions to Western Civilization: Malcolm Renfrew Colloquium: 12:30-1:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Vandals for Recovery: Free Coffee Hour: 2:30-3:30 p.m., Well Space, Room 102, Student Recreation Center
Faculty Senate: 3:30-5 p.m., Online via Zoom
Cup of Joe With Kelli Johnson: 4-5 p.m., Online via Zoom
The Body Project: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Online
LUNAFEST Women’s Film Festival: 6-8 p.m., Online

Wednesday

Virtual 2021 Career Fair: 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Online
Drop-In Mindfulness With Jamie Derrick: Noon to 12:20 p.m., Online via Zoom
Mobile Food Pantry: Noon to 2 p.m., Parking lot 60, east of Parking and Transportation Services
Faculty Success Seminar: Assessing Your Grant Readiness: 12:30-1:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Data Wrangling With OpenRefine: 12:30-2 p.m., Online via Zoom
Federalism, State Sovereignty and the Constitution: 1:30-2:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Women’s Basketball vs. University of Montana: 6 p.m., Moscow
Distinguished Visiting Writer Brian Evenson: A Reading and Craft Conversation: 6:30-8 p.m., Online via Zoom
ASUI Senate Meeting: 7-8 p.m., Online via Zoom
Master Class: ‘The Essence of Brazilian Rhythms:’ 7:30-8:30 p.m., Online via Zoom

Get more events at uidaho.edu/events or subscribe to the weekly events newsletter This Week.

News Releases

U of I Presents Unconventional Morality Play ‘Everybody’

The 2018 Pulitzer Prize finalist “Everybody” asks the question, “Who or what goes with us when we die?” Written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and directed by KT Turner, a Master of Fine Arts candidate at the University of Idaho, the play is presented by the Department of Theatre Arts March 5-14, in livestream performances. Read more.

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With Aims for In-Person Learning This Fall, Area Colleges Mull Plans for ‘Class of COVID-19’

This story, written by Greg Mason, and photos at the University of Idaho by Tyler Tjomsland, were published in The Spokesman-Review on Feb. 28.

Institutions are planning for as robust of an in-person experience as allowed by the ongoing pandemic. They’re doing so tentatively, however, citing state and federal guidelines that could change over time. College leaders are encouraged by the improving availability of COVID-19 vaccines. Learn more.

Job Opportunities

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Employee Announcements

Sabbatical Applications Are Due March 31

The first application period for faculty wishing to take sabbaticals during 2022-23 is open. Faculty on an academic year contract can apply for Fall 2022, Spring 2023 or Academic Year 2022-23. Faculty on a fiscal year contract can apply for six months or a full year within fiscal year ’23 — July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023. Applications are due to provost@uidaho.edu by Wednesday, March 31. Learn more.
 

Nominations for Honorary Degrees for Winter Commencement Are Due April 15

Nominations of candidates for honorary degrees for the Winter 2021 Commencement ceremony are due Thursday, April 15. Submit completed nominations to provost@uidaho.edu. See the nomination instructions in Faculty Staff Handbook Section 4930.

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March 1, 2021
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Register for Idaho Open Education Week

Faculty and staff interested in learning more about open education — including open educational resources, open textbooks and open pedagogy — are encouraged to attend the inaugural Idaho Open Education Week, taking place March 1-5. Virtual talks and networking sessions designed to share and foster collaboration around open education in Idaho will take place each day from 9-11 a.m. Learn more and register.
 

Nominate Outstanding Student-Employees by Today

Direct supervisors are invited to nominate current student-employees for the Student-Employee of the Year Award. The nomination period closes at 5 p.m. today, March 1. Recipients will be recognized at the Student Achievement Awards later this spring. Learn more and make a nomination.
 

Black History Month Lecture With Shaakirrah Sanders Is Tomorrow

Shaakirrah Sanders, law professor, is the featured speaker in the next Black History Month Lunchtime Lecture Series event taking place at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow, March 2, via Zoom. Sanders will discuss Idaho’s anti-affirmative action law and the impact on diversity, equity and inclusion in the state. Register online.
 

Mobile Food Pantry Changes Locations

The location for the Mobile Food Pantry has changed due to vaccine clinics. The Mobile Food Pantry, hosted at noon on the first Wednesday of every month, will be in Parking Lot 60 — east of the U of I Transit Center — starting Wednesday, March 3.
 

Learn About Assessing Your Grant Readiness March 3

Join the Research and Faculty Development team 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, via Zoom, for the Faculty Success Seminar Series. Learn about strategies that contribute to grant readiness and tips for enhancing the competitiveness of your next proposal, regardless of the targeted funding agency. See the full series schedule. All seminars are open to U of I faculty members, staff, postdocs and graduate students, and they will be recorded for future viewing.
 

Attend the Sustainability Center’s Film Friday Series

The Sustainability Center is hosting an online film series on the first Friday of every month, beginning at 5:30 p.m. March 5. Join for an online screening of “A Plastic Ocean, Artifishal and the True Cost.” Contact uisc-projects@uidaho.edu for questions and to register.
 

Make a Nomination for the Virginia Wolf Distinguished Service Awards

The Women Center’s Virginia Wolf Distinguished Service Awards — named after former U of I Professor Virginia “Ginny” Wolf — are given to members of the campus and local community in recognition of their continuous dedication to activism for gender justice. Three awards are given annually to a U of I staff or faculty member, a U of I student and a local community member. Make a nomination by Friday, March 5. Contact the Women’s Center at wcenter@uidaho.edu for more information.
 

ISUB Space Is Available; Submit Requests by March 12

Space is available in ISUB Room 305 for campus organizations. Applications for the space are on the ISUB Board website under “ISUB Space Renovation Utilization Proposal Template.” Applications are due to the ISUB board by Friday, March 12. Proposals must include a renovation budget and an overview of the history and leadership structure of the organization.
 

Apply to Limited Submission Funding Opportunities With An NOI Deadline of March 12

The Research and Faculty Development team in the Office of Research and Economic Development is requesting notice of intent (NOI) to apply to the following new limited submission funding opportunities with an NOI deadline of Friday, March 12: The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation — Round 2; National Institutes of Health, Data Science Research: Personal Health Libraries for Consumers and Patients (R01); and Brain Research Foundation, Scientific Innovations Award. For more information and to submit an NOI to apply to this and other open limited submission funding opportunities, select the program from the table on the U of I InfoReady Review homepage. Contact the Research and Faculty Development Limited Submissions team at ored-rfd-limitedsub@uidaho.edu with questions.
 

Learn About Lab Signs for Safety

Principle investigators should be well aware of the hazards in their laboratory and be able to communicate that information easily to others. In an emergency situation, however, how easy is it for responders to know what is inside and prepare to make a safe entry? Environmental Health and Safety’s lab signage program helps meet ethical obligations to keep campus safe. Learn more on the I-Safety website.

Today’s Events

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

Spring Break Bus Deadline: 5 p.m.
Black History Month Library Display: The Future of Black History: Through March 10, U of I Library, first floor
CAA Faculty Exhibit: Through March 28, Prichard Art Gallery
Basic Biosafety: 1-2 p.m., Online via Zoom
Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock

Tuesday

ASUI Blood Drive: 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Summit Room, ISUB
Master’s 101: Noon to 1 p.m., Online via Zoom
Islamic Contributions to Western Civilization: Malcolm Renfrew Colloquium: 12:30-1:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Vandals for Recovery: Free Coffee Hour: 2:30-3:30 p.m., Well Space, Room 102, Student Recreation Center
Cup of Joe With Kelli Johnson: 4-5 p.m., Online via Zoom
The Body Project: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Online
LUNAFEST Women’s Film Festival: 6-8 p.m., Online

Get more events at uidaho.edu/events or subscribe to the weekly events newsletter This Week.

Kudos and Acknowledgments

Shelley McGuire Co-Edits New Book on Human Milk

A new book, “Human Milk: Sampling and Measurement of Energy-Yielding Nutrients and Other Macromolecules,” presents comprehensive and rigorous information on the origins, analysis, concentrations and variation in energy-yielding nutrients and other macromolecules present in human milk. The book was co-edited by Shelley McGuire, a professor in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and director of the Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences.

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Employee Announcements

Faculty Senate Meeting No. 21 Is Tomorrow

Faculty Senate Meeting No. 21 is 3:30 p.m. tomorrow, March 2, via Zoom. The agenda and supporting documents will be emailed to Faculty Senate members and are on the Faculty Senate website. View the Talking Points from Meeting No. 20.

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Income Tax Clinic Is Open for In-Person and Virtual Appointments

The College of Law and College of Business and Economics Joint Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Clinics are open. The IRS-certified volunteers help taxpayers who earn less than $57,000 a year and have relatively simple tax documents — free of charge. The clinic times are 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Mondays (virtual); 5-7 p.m. on Wednesdays (in person in Menard 104); 5-7 p.m. on Thursdays (virtual); and from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturdays (virtual). Email law-vita@uidaho.edu to request an appointment.
 

Bee Heard With Vandals Dining Campaign

Vandals Dining is hosting a digital feedback campaign throughout February. Text vandaleats to 82257 and $1 will be donated to a local bee farm for each feedback text received after enrollment.
 

Student Achievement Awards Nominations Are Due March 1

The nomination period for the annual Student Achievement Awards is open through 5 p.m. Monday, March 1. Learn more and make a nomination.
 

Register for a Virtual Reading and Conversation With Author Brian Evenson March 3

Hear a reading and join a conversation about writing with distinguished visiting writer Brian Evenson 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, via Zoom. Evenson is the author of a dozen books of fiction, most recently the story collection “Song for the Unraveling of the World.” He has won the Shirley Jackson Award, the World Fantasy Award, the International Horror Guild Award and is a three-time recipient of the O. Henry Prize. Following the reading, Daniel Orozco, U of I creative writing professor and author, will host a conversation with Evenson. Register online.
 

Attend Thirsty Thursday Trivia March 4

Attend a Thirsty Thursday Trivia event at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 4, via Zoom. Test your knowledge of March Madness, Vandal Athletics and St. Patrick’s Day. This event is sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations and hosted by volunteers from the Latah County Vandal Boosters. Learn more and register.
 

U&I Give Crowdfunding Campaigns Are Live

Annual Giving has launched its spring U&I Give Crowdfunding campaigns. Project campaigns are live through Tuesday, March 9. Learn more and show your support for a variety of faculty-, staff- and student-led initiatives.
 

Outdoor Storage Is Being Cleaned Out, Reorganized

Facilities maintains an outdoor storage lot behind the main Facilities building which has been used for additional storage by departments across campus. To document items and clean up this lot, Facilities will surplus items which are no longer claimed or needed by departments. In addition, they will be implementing a monthly storage fee to encourage management of the items stored there and to maintain the space. If continued storage is not needed for items in this lot, items will need to be removed by Thursday, April 1. Read more.

Today’s Events

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

Black History Month Library Display: The Future of Black History: Through March 10, U of I Library, first floor
CAA Faculty Exhibit: Through March 28, Prichard Art Gallery
LHJF Workshop: Stefon Harris – Jazz and the Art of Listening: 8:30-9:30 a.m., Online via Zoom
LHJF Workshop: Jeff Hamilton – Invite Others Into Your Groove: 10-11 a.m., Online via Zoom
Be Strong. Be Happy. Be Well. Inviting Every Body to Have a Seat at the Table: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Student Recreation Center, Atrium
LHJF Workshop: säje – Meet the Artist: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
LHJF Workshop: John Wittmann and Jalissa Gascho – Artistic Business Decisions: 1-2 p.m., Online via Zoom
Guest Presentation by Artist Claudia Bueno: 1-2 p.m., Online via Zoom
LHJF Workshop: Robin Eubanks – Electric Effects: 2:30-3:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Biological Sciences Seminar: Thibault Stalder, University of Idaho: 3:30-4:20 p.m., Online via Zoom
Men’s Basketball vs. Montana State University: 4 p.m., Moscow
Virtual Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival: Friday Evening Concert: 5-6 p.m., Online via Zoom

Weekend

Vandal Ski Day at Lookout Pass: 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Lookout Pass Recreation and Ski Area, Mullan
LHJF Workshop: John Fedchock – The Jazz Trombonist’s Toolbox: 8:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday, Online via Zoom
LHJF Workshop: Randy Brecker – A Life in Music: 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Online via Zoom
LHJF Workshop: Camille Thurman – Meet the Artist: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Online via Zoom
LHJF Workshop: Veronica Swift and Emmet Cohen – Creative Collaboration: 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Online via Zoom
Virtual Football Pregame Idaho vs. EWU: 2:15-3 p.m. Saturday, Online via Zoom
LHJF Workshop: Jason Marsalis – Lionel Hampton: ‘King of the Vibes’ Masterclass: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Online via Zoom
Vandal Football vs. Eastern Washington University: 3 p.m. Saturday, ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center
Virtual Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival: Saturday Evening Concert: 5-6 p.m. Saturday, Online via Zoom
Men’s Basketball vs. Montana State University: Noon Sunday, Moscow

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MLK Jr. Art and Writing Contest Gallery Is Open

The 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Art and Writing Contest Gallery is open through Friday, March 5, in the Reflections Gallery on the ground floor of the ISUB. This year’s theme was: “A right too long delayed is a right denied.” Winners of the contest will be announced March 5.

News Releases

WinField United Licenses Chinook, New U of I Winter Canola With Herbicide Resistance

A Midwest-based company recently licensed a new, herbicide-resistant winter canola variety developed by retired University of Idaho plant breeder Jack Brown and colleagues as a new crop option for wheat growers. The University of Idaho Office of Technology Transfer registered the new Chinook winter canola as a federal Plant Protected Variety in 2020 and trademarked G2FlexTM, the herbicide-resistance technology included in the new variety. Seed distributor WinField United obtained an exclusive license to market Chinook seed to farmers. Read more.

Job Opportunities

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Employee Announcements

General Policy Report No. 69 Is Available

General Policy Report No. 69, listing items approved by Faculty Senate on Feb. 23, is available. Pursuant to FSH 1540 C, the items will be forwarded to the president for approval unless a qualifying petition requesting further consideration is submitted to the chair of the Faculty Senate, Barbara Kirchmeier, at barbara@uidaho.edu, by the end of the day on Friday, March 12.
 

Sabbatical Applications Are Due March 31

The first application period for faculty wishing to take sabbaticals during 2022-23 is open. Faculty on an academic year contract can apply for Fall 2022, Spring 2023 or Academic Year 2022-23. Faculty on a fiscal year contract can apply for six months or a full year within Fiscal Year ’23 — July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023. Applications are due to provost@uidaho.edu by Wednesday, March 31. Learn more.

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Learn About NIH SEED Today

Learn about the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Small Business Education and Entrepreneurial Development (SEED) at 1 p.m. today, Feb. 25, via Zoom. Ashim Subedee will discuss NIH SEED, academic innovation, SBIR/STTR programs and innovator support programs. Subedee is the academic innovation lead for NIH SEED, Office of Extramural Research. Register online.
 

Join a Focus Group About Staff Mental Health Tomorrow

Join a focus group to discuss staff mental health at 11 a.m. tomorrow, Feb. 26, via Zoom. Participants will help students in the MVSC 486 Healthy Active Lifestyle Assessment and Intervention class better understand staff mental health and wellbeing. The student group is looking to hear staff perspectives about mental health to inform their assessment and subsequent program plan. The focus group is open to all U of I staff members. While the group will be recorded, all responses will be reported anonymously. Email emilyt@uidaho.edu to register. Space is limited.
 

Make a Nomination for Staff Awards by Feb. 28

Nominations for the 2021 Outstanding Employee Awards, Staff Educational Awards, Outstanding Team Award and the Lawrence C. McBride Prize are open and due by Sunday, Feb. 28. The awards and prizes will be presented in the spring. Learn more and make nominations.
 

Nominate Outstanding Student-Employees by March 1

Direct supervisors are invited to nominate current student-employees for the Student-Employee of the Year Award. The nomination period closes at 5 p.m. Monday, March 1. Recipients will be recognized at the Student Achievement Awards later this spring. Learn more and make a nomination.
 

Black History Month Lecture With Shaakirrah Sanders Is March 2

Shaakirrah Sanders, law professor, is the featured speaker in the next Black History Month Lunchtime Lecture Series at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 2, via Zoom. Sanders will discuss Idaho’s anti-affirmative action law and the impact on diversity, equity and inclusion in the state. Register online.
 

Attend a Green Dot Training for Faculty and Staff March 9

Attend a virtual Green Dot safety workshop for faculty and staff 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 9, via Zoom. The workshop introduces the basic elements of the Green Dot Bystander Intervention program, focusing on the role university employees play in establishing and reinforcing campus culture. This training is interactive and action oriented. Register online.
 

Learn About Building Resilient Muscles March 9

Learn about building resilient muscles 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, via Zoom. Participants will focus on accepting personal accountability; developing a belief system that encourages and supports success; accurately and objectively assessing moods and blind spots; perfecting deep breathing technique; and preserving curiosity to view situations from different angles. Register online.
 

Soil Stewards Farm CSA Shares Are Available

2021 Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) shares are available from the Soil Stewards Farm. The CSA will last 15 weeks and will start at the beginning of June. The cost is $400 — with tax. Payment can be made by check or through the U of I Marketplace. This year, the money from the CSA will be used to pay a student intern to work on the farm. Contact Alison Detjens at alisond@uidaho.edu to learn more or register.

Today’s Events

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

Black History Month Library Display: The Future of Black History: Through March 10, U of I Library, first floor
CAA Faculty Exhibit: Through March 28, Prichard Art Gallery
LHJF Workshop: LHSOM Alumni – Yes, I Have a Successful Music Career!: 8:30-9:30 a.m., Online via Zoom
LHJF Workshop: LHSOM Students – My Collegiate Music Journey: The Student Perspective: 10-11 a.m., Online via Zoom
LHJF Workshop: LHSOM Faculty – I Want to Write My Own Music: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Let’s Get Jobs!: Noon to 1 p.m., Online via Zoom
Hot Cocoa With Vandal Entertainment: Noon to 2 p.m., ISUB Plaza
IMCI/IBEST Seminar Series: April Wright: 12:30-1:20 p.m., Online via Zoom
Webinar on NIH Small Business Education and Entrepreneurial Development (SEED): 1-2 p.m., Online via Zoom
LHJF Workshop: LHSOM Faculty – Higher, Faster, Louder: BETTER!: 1-2 p.m., Online via Zoom
Safe Zone Training: 1-3 p.m., Online via Zoom
BbLearn Grade Center Mentor Session: 2-2:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Virtual Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival: Hamp’s Gala: 2:30-3:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
University Faculty Meeting: 2:30-4 p.m., Online via Zoom
Dissertation/Thesis Support Group: 3-4 p.m., Online via Zoom
Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 3:30-4:30 p.m., Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock
LHJF Workshop: Lynn “Doc” Skinner and the Lionel Hampton Big Band – Lionel Hampton: A Life of Achievement: 5-6 p.m., Online via Zoom
Women’s Basketball at Montana State University: 6 p.m. Mountain time, Bozeman, Montana

Friday

LHJF Workshop: Stefon Harris – Jazz and the Art of Listening: 8:30-9:30 a.m., Online via Zoom
LHJF Workshop: Jeff Hamilton – Invite Others Into Your Groove: 10-11 a.m., Online via Zoom
Be Strong. Be Happy. Be Well. Inviting Every Body to Have a Seat at the Table: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Student Recreation Center, Atrium
LHJF Workshop: säje – Meet the Artist: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
LHJF Workshop: John Wittmann and Jalissa Gascho – Artistic Business Decisions: 1-2 p.m., Online via Zoom
Guest Presentation by Artist Claudia Bueno: 1-2 p.m., Online via Zoom
LHJF Workshop: Robin Eubanks – Electric Effects: 2:30-3:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Biological Sciences Seminar: Thibault Stalder, University of Idaho: 3:30-4:20 p.m., Online via Zoom
Men’s Basketball vs. Montana State University: 4 p.m., Moscow
Virtual Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival: Friday Evening Concert: 5-6 p.m., Online via Zoom

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Hooked by Jazz

As an undergraduate music student in her home state of Utah, and long before becoming a professor at the Lionel Hampton School of Music, Kate Skinner was introduced to the University of Idaho and its music school through the jazz festival. As a college piano student, Skinner visited the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival and was immediately hooked. Read more.

U of I in the News

Study: U of I’s Teacher Prep Program Highlighted for Racial Diversity, High Admissions Standards

This story, written by Devin Boykin, was published on Feb. 22 on IdahoEdNews.org.

The University of Idaho’s teacher preparation program is among the nation’s best at maintaining high admissions standards while still establishing a racially diverse student body, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank says. Learn more.

Job Opportunities

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Employee Announcements

Nominations for Honorary Degrees for Winter Commencement Are Due April 15

Nominations of candidates for honorary degrees for the Winter 2021 Commencement ceremony are due Thursday, April 15. Submit completed nominations to provost@uidaho.edu. See the nomination instructions in Faculty Staff Handbook Section 4930.
 

Show Your Vandal Spirit Tomorrow

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 their silver and gold colors.

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Black History Month Library Display Is Open Through March 10

In honor of Black History Month, the University of Idaho Office of Multicultural Affairs, Black Student Union and the library have partnered to create a display on the first floor of the library. The display will run through Wednesday, March 10, and focuses on celebrating Black excellence and the future of Black history.
 

Register for Idaho Open Education Week March 1-5

Faculty and staff interested in learning more about open education — including open educational resources, open textbooks and open pedagogy — are encouraged to attend the inaugural Idaho Open Education Week, taking place March 1-5. Virtual talks and networking sessions designed to share and foster collaboration around open education in Idaho will take place each day from 9-11 a.m. Learn more and register.
 

Join an Interfaith Climate Discussion March 6

Discuss how faith informs responses to climate change 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 6, via Zoom. Share and listen to perspectives on climate change within the framework of faith. Register online.
 

Register for Training Sessions for Microsoft Teams and OneDrive

ITS is working with Microsoft to offer three online training sessions for Microsoft Teams and OneDrive. MS Teams 100, taking place 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, will discuss Teams navigation, meetings in Teams and new features in Teams. MS Teams 200, taking place 1-2 p.m. Thursday, March 11, dives deeper into Teams, including Team management, managing notifications and meetings in Teams. OneDrive, taking place 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, will discuss accessing files from all your devices, how to share inside and outside of the university, how to work in real time with others and how to find files that matter to you.
 

Researchers Are Looking for Lactating Mothers to Participate in Study

U of I researchers are looking for mothers to participate in a study on the optimization of methods in human milk research. Potential participants need only be healthy and lactating and located in Moscow/Pullman or the surrounding areas. Participation will require completion of basic health questionnaires and multiple milk donations. Contact goge3761@vandals.uidaho.edu, smcguire@uidaho.edu or 253-514-9218 for more information. This study has been approved by the University of Idaho Institutional Review Board.

Today’s Events

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

CAA Faculty Exhibit: Through March 28, Prichard Art Gallery
Steps to Building an Investment Strategy – PERSI Choice 401k Webinar: 9-10 a.m., Online via Zoom
Drop-In Mindfulness With Jamie Derrick: Noon to 12:20 p.m., Online via Zoom
Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: Noon to 2 p.m., Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock
Professional Development Initiative: How to Find a Summer Job/Internship: 12:30-1:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Graduate Writing Accountability Group: 6:30-9 p.m., Online via Zoom
ASUI Senate Meeting: 7-8 p.m., Online via Zoom

Thursday

LHJF Workshop: LHSOM Alumni – Yes, I Have a Successful Music Career!: 8:30-9:30 a.m., Online via Zoom
LHJF Workshop: LHSOM Students – My Collegiate Music Journey: The Student Perspective: 10-11 a.m., Online via Zoom
LHJF Workshop: LHSOM Faculty – I Want to Write My Own Music: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Let’s Get Jobs!: Noon to 1 p.m., Online via Zoom
Hot Cocoa With Vandal Entertainment: Noon to 2 p.m., ISUB Plaza
IMCI/IBEST Seminar Series: April Wright: 12:30-1:20 p.m., Online via Zoom
Webinar on NIH Small Business Education and Entrepreneurial Development (SEED): 1-2 p.m., Online via Zoom
LHJF Workshop: LHSOM Faculty – Higher, Faster, Louder: BETTER!: 1-2 p.m., Online via Zoom
Safe Zone Training: 1-3 p.m., Online via Zoom
BbLearn Grade Center Mentor Session: 2-2:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Virtual Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival: Hamp’s Gala: 2:30-3:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Dissertation/Thesis Support Group: 3-4 p.m., Online via Zoom
Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 3:30-4:30 p.m., Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock
Women’s Basketball at Montana State University: 6 p.m. Mountain time, Bozeman, Montana
LHJF Workshop: Lynn “Doc” Skinner and the Lionel Hampton Big Band – Lionel Hampton: A Life of Achievement: 5-6 p.m., Online via Zoom

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Virtual Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Is Feb. 25-27

The Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival has long honored the music, dance and history of jazz music and one of its most cherished artists – Lionel Hampton. By providing a virtual experience for students, artists and educators across the globe, the 2021 festival will continue to honor these traditions while breaking new ground. Enjoy all the festival’s concerts at no cost via Zoom. See the schedule.

U of I in the News

‘Poised to Shine:’ Johanna Kalb Hired as University of Idaho College of Law’s New Dean

This story, written by Greg Mason, was published in The Spokesman-Review on Feb. 19.

Within the past two years, the University of Idaho has installed a new president and a new provost. Now, the institution has a new dean for the university’s College of Law. Johanna Kalb cited the relatively new leadership among the reasons she’s excited to start in May. She is a professor and the associate dean of administration and special initiatives at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. Read more.

Job Opportunities

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Employee Announcements

University Faculty Meeting Agenda Is Available

The agenda and binder are available online for the University Faculty Meeting taking place at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow, Feb. 25. On the webpage, scroll to the bottom to “University Faculty Meetings” and “2020-21.” Register for the meeting.
 

Complete Required 2021 Employee Training by Oct. 31

The 2021 annual required training completion period is open through Sunday, Oct. 31. The required employee training should take less than two hours to complete. All regular faculty and staff, temporary faculty and staff, and student employees — including graduate students — with appointments lasting longer than three months must complete training no later than Oct. 31. Employees who do not complete the required training by the deadline may be subject to administrative or disciplinary actions. Learn more.

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Attend a QPR Suicide Prevention Training Today

At noon today, Feb. 23, via Zoom, attend a QPR Suicide Prevention training. Question, Persuade and Refer (QPR) is an evidence-based training program to help faculty, staff and students respond to someone in a mental health crisis and thinking about suicide. Register online.
 

Make a Nomination for Staff Awards by Feb. 28

Nominations for the 2021 Outstanding Employee Awards, Staff Educational Awards, Outstanding Team Award and the Lawrence C. McBride Prize are open and due by Sunday, Feb. 28. The awards and prizes will be presented in the spring. Learn more and make nominations.
 

Idaho Open Education Week Is March 1-5

Idaho Open Education Week is a virtual event series taking place March 1-5. Idaho Open Education Week is presented by Idaho State University in partnership with the Idaho State Board of Education as well as the Gem State’s other public colleges and universities. Learn more and register.
 

Attend Thirsty Thursday Trivia March 4

Attend a Thirsty Thursday Trivia event at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 4, via Zoom. Test your knowledge of March Madness, Vandal Athletics and St. Patrick’s Day. This event is sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations and hosted by volunteers from the Latah County Vandal Boosters. Learn more and register.
 

Library Display Recognizes Lifetime Achievement Award for Lionel Hampton

On display on the fourth floor of the library are materials from the International Jazz Collections. Items include recognitions for Lionel Hampton’s contributions to music, education, politics and other philanthropic causes. The display is open throughout the spring semester.

Today’s Events

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

Black History Month Library Display: The Future of Black History: Through March 10, U of I Library, first floor
CAA Faculty Exhibit: Through March 28, Prichard Art Gallery
‘I love my body because...’ Yard Sign Campaign: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Administration Lawn
Creating a Budget – PERSI Choice 401k Webinar: 9-10 a.m., Online via Zoom
Freshstart Nicotine Cessation Open Session: 10-11 a.m., Online via Zoom
Behind the Curtain of a Virtual Jazz Festival: Malcolm Renfrew Colloquium: 12:30-1:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Mindfulness Drop-In: 12:30-1:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Vandals for Recovery: Free Coffee Hour: 2:30-3:30 p.m., Well Space, Room 102, Student Recreation Center
Statewide 3MT Competition: 3-5 p.m., Online via Zoom 
Faculty Senate: 3:30-5 p.m., Online via Zoom
Mobilizing Men: Campus Masculinities Webinar Series: 5:30-7 p.m., Online via Zoom
Tech Tuesday Workshop: Civil 3D Workflows With Amber Morales: 6-7 p.m., Online via Zoom
LHSOM Jazz Ensembles: 7:30-8:30 p.m., Online via Zoom

Wednesday

Steps to Building an Investment Strategy – PERSI Choice 401k Webinar: 9-10 a.m., Online via Zoom
Drop-In Mindfulness With Jamie Derrick: Noon to 12:20 p.m., Online via Zoom
Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: Noon to 2 p.m., Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock
Professional Development Initiative: How to Find a Summer Job/Internship: 12:30-1:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Graduate Writing Accountability Group: 6:30-9 p.m., Online via Zoom
ASUI Senate Meeting: 7-8 p.m., Online via Zoom

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Wildfire Smoke Impact

The increase in frequency and intensity of wildfires the past 20 years has prompted studies on the impact of wildfire smoke exposure to human health. But little research has been done on the effects of wildfire smoke to livestock. A new University of Idaho study is starting that conversation. Read more.

News Releases

Palouse Pollinator Summit Planned for Feb. 24-25 With Focus on Present, Future

A Pollinator Summit planned online by University of Idaho Extension for Feb. 24 and 25 will focus on pollinators and their habitats on the Palouse and beyond. The summit will begin Wednesday, Feb. 24, with a youth summit from 4-5 p.m., followed by a series of short programs from experts about the current status of bees and other pollinators from 6-8 p.m. From 2-6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, experts will focus on current research and efforts to protect habitats in the future. Read more.

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A Jazzy Masterpiece

This story, written by Devin Weeks, was published in the Coeur d’Alene Press on Feb. 19.

An eye-catching, jazzy masterpiece created by a Coeur d’Alene artist is the perfect accompaniment for a music festival named for a jazz musician. A digital creation by Riley Helal has been selected as the commemorative artwork for U of I’s 54th annual Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival... Read more.

Kudos and Acknowledgments

Forney Awarded Visiting Endowed Chair at University of Puerto Rico

University Distinguished Professor Larry J. Forney has been awarded the Hispanics in Research Capability Visiting Endowed Chair in Health Disparities Research from the University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus.

Job Opportunities

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Employee Announcements

Faculty Can Delay Promotion, Tenure Due to COVID-19

Faculty who are scheduled to go up for promotion and/or tenure Fall 2021 or later can request a one-year delay due to COVID-19 disruptions. The deadline to request this delay is Monday, March 15. Submit your request online.
 

Learn About Compliance Resources

The Office of General Counsel has developed a suite of compliance assistance materials to provide employees with compliance education, timely responses to compliance issues and effective lines of communication for good faith reporting of compliance concerns. The materials include links to helpful resources, a guide to reporting concerns and a directory of personnel with primary responsibility for the university’s major compliance obligations.
 

U of I Is a Tobacco-Free Campus

The University of Idaho is proud to be 100% tobacco-free. The use of cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes (vaping), smokeless tobacco, hookahs and any other tobacco-based products is banned on all U of I property, research facilities and in university vehicles. Vandal Health Education has numerous resources for individuals seeking to reduce their tobacco use, including free cessation materials and local classes.

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National Eating Disorder Awareness Week Is Feb. 22-28

Through National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, Feb. 22-28, help improve public understanding of eating disorders, their causes and treatments and empower everyone to reduce risk factors and join prevention efforts. Find ways to participate.
 

Register for a PERSI Choice 401k Webinar

Employees enrolled in the Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI) are invited to attend the following PERSI Choice 401k webinars presented by Empower Retirement staff: Creating a Budget, 9 a.m. tomorrow, Feb. 23; and Steps to Building an Investment Strategy, 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24.
 

Mobilizing Men: Campus Masculinities Webinar Series Begins Tomorrow

The University of Idaho Mobilizing Men committee, the Women’s Center and the Violence Prevention Programs Office presents a four-part webinar series exploring campus masculinities beginning 5:30 p.m. tomorrow, Feb. 23. The first program will feature a panel of men discussing the performance of masculinity in sports and its connection to power-based personal violence. Panelists include Butch Fealy, U of I associate director of recreation and wellbeing; Mark Sowa, U of I head swim and dive coach; Desmond Banks, U of I Athletics associate director for development, Southern Idaho; and Jeff Matsushita, program specialist, Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence. Register online.
 

Be Strong. Be Happy. Be Well. Inviting Every Body to Have a Seat at the Table Is Feb. 26

Stop by the Student Recreation Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, to join the table, grab some treats and learn how to be focused toward body positivity, strength and healthy relationships with food to foster a strong, healthy body, no matter what size.
 

University Honors Program Faculty Fellow Application Deadline Is March 1

The deadline for the next round of University Honors Program Faculty Fellow applications is Monday, March 1. All faculty are invited to apply for this opportunity to engage with honors students and to contribute in substantial and formalized ways to the mission of the Honors Program. Applications are for the duration of the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 academic semesters. Email Sandra Reineke at honors@uidaho.edu for more details and an application form.
 

Limited Submission Funding Opportunities Are Available

The Research and Faculty Development team in the Office of Research and Economic Development is requesting notice of intent (NOI) to apply to the following new limited submission funding opportunities with an upcoming NOI deadline: NSF: Enabling Quantum Leap: Quantum Interconnect Challenges for Transformational Advances in Quantum Systems, with an NOI deadline of Monday, March 1; and NSF: Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Coordination Ecosystem: Services and Support (ACCESS), with an NOI deadline of Monday, March 8. For more information and to submit an NOI to apply to these and other open limited submission funding opportunities, select the program from the table on the U of I InfoReady Review homepage. Contact the Research and Faculty Development Limited Submissions team at ored-rfd-limitedsub@uidaho.edu with questions.
 

Register for the Virtual LUNAFEST Women’s Film Festival

Register for the virtual LUNAFEST Women’s Film Festival, taking place at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 2. Learn more and register for the festival.
 

Zoom Lab and Study Space Is Available

Zoom lab and study space is available on the third floor of the Student Health Center. Spaces are drop-in only and can be used for up to 75 minutes. Learn more.

Today’s Events

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

Black History Month Library Display: The Future of Black History: Through March 10, U of I Library, first floor
Effective Stress Management Webinar: 1-2 p.m., Online
Grocery Store Tour – Thrifty Meals: 1:30-2:30 p.m., WinCo Foods
Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock
Randall Women in Science: IDEA Meeting: 3:30-4:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
LGBTQA Family Game Night: 6:30-8 p.m., Online via Zoom

Tuesday

‘I love my body because...’ Yard Sign Campaign: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Administration Lawn
Freshstart Nicotine Cessation Open Session: 10-11 a.m., Online via Zoom
QPR: Question, Persuade, Refer Suicide Prevention Training: Noon to 1 p.m., Online via Zoom
Behind the Curtain of a Virtual Jazz Festival: Malcolm Renfrew Colloquium: 12:30-1:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Mindfulness Drop-In: 12:30-1:30 p.m., Online via Zoom
Vandals for Recovery: Free Coffee Hour: 2:30-3:30 p.m., Well Space, Room 102, Student Recreation Center
Statewide 3MT Competition: 3-5 p.m., Online via Zoom 
Tech Tuesday Workshop: Civil 3D Workflows With Amber Morales: 6-7 p.m., Online via Zoom

Get more events at uidaho.edu/events or subscribe to the weekly events newsletter This Week.