Newsletter Holiday Schedule Is Announced
There will be no My UI student newsletter on Monday, Nov. 23. The Daily Register will only publish on Nov. 23 during the week of Thanksgiving. This Week newsletter will remain on schedule. All newsletters will resume on a normal schedule on Monday, Nov. 30. The deadline to submit items to the Nov. 30 newsletters is 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25.
CAS Program Review Training for Student Services and Co-Curricular Programs Is Today
Anthology — formerly Campus Labs — will host a live training via Teams on the new Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) program review process for 2020-21 from 11 a.m. to noon today, Nov. 16. Individuals leading areas in student services/affairs and co-curricular areas are encouraged to attend. The session will also be recorded and available for reference and/or viewing later. Attendees will learn to describe the CAS program review process, explain how to apply the Self-Assessment Guide to the program review process, efficiently navigate their units’ template, edit the content of any page using the “Options” dropdown and more. Join the meeting.
Open Forums for Provost Candidates Continue
Open forums for candidates for the provost and executive vice president position continue. COVID-19 protocols limit live attendance to 16 people in the Panorama Room of the ISUB. If you want to attend in person, contact email@example.com. Others may join by Zoom. Sessions are recorded and posted along with the feedback form on each candidate's profile page on the finalist webpage. Open forums will be 2 p.m. today, Nov. 16, via Zoom, with David Rosowsky, former provost and senior vice president at the University of Vermont; and 2 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 17, via Zoom, with Tom Smith, interim provost and executive vice chancellor at the University of California Riverside.
Honoring Stolen Siblings Vigil Is Today
Join the Native American Student Center, Women’s Center, Native American Student Association and Native American Law Students Association for a vigil honoring stolen siblings of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and People epidemic 6:45-7:45 p.m. today, Nov. 16, in the ISUB Summit Conference Center.
Celebrate International Education Week
International Education Week, Nov. 16-20, is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. University of Idaho celebrates and honors our international students, scholars and professors from other nations and international experiences that our faculty, staff and students engage in each year. See the schedule of events.
Native American Heritage Month Keynote with Marcie Rendon Is Tomorrow
The Native American Student Center will host the final event for Native American Heritage Month from noon to 1 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 17, via Zoom. Marcie Rendon, enrolled member of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe, will discuss resilience of Native American communities. Rendon is an author, playwright and poet as well as a community arts activist. Learn more and register.
Register for GIS Day Nov. 18
GIS Day 2020, Advancing Science and Community Through GIS and Drone Technologies, will be from 10 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18. Virtual presentations will be offered on topics including using drones for forest and rangeland management, disrupted supply chains from COVID-19, delivering geospatial data to ranchers and real-time visualization of virtual wildlife. Learn more and register.
Learn About Department of Defense Funding Opportunities Nov. 18
Join the Research and Faculty Development team 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, via Zoom, for the Faculty Success Seminar Series. The U.S. Department of Defense has a diverse funding portfolio across several agencies with the ultimate goals of deterring war and protecting the security of our country. See the full schedule.
Transgender Awareness Week Keynote Is Nov. 18
Join the LGBTQA Office for a Transgender Awareness Week keynote address with ALOK, an internationally-acclaimed nonbinary performance artist, public speaker, advocate and educator, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, via Zoom. Register online.
Collegiate Smokeout Is Nov. 19
Visit the Well Space inside the Student Recreation Center between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, to celebrate and support efforts to quit tobacco and nicotine. Stop by to pick up QuitKits, learn about cessation resources and receive swag to celebrate our 100% tobacco-free campus.
Nov. 19 Virtual Q&A Talks with Torrey Is Canceled
The Thursday, Nov. 19, virtual Q&A talk with Interim Provost and Executive Vice President Torrey Lawrence is canceled. The final event will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, via Zoom. 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.
Half-Priced Tune Special Is Available
Prepare your snowboard and skis for the season. Full tunes are $17.50 for the month of November, and includes old fashion wax, precision file base and side edges, base flattened and filled with p-tex as needed for a smooth finish. Contact the Outdoor Rental Center to schedule your tune at 208-885-6170. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
SRC Holiday Special Membership Is Available to Purchase Through Dec. 6
Recreation and Wellbeing is offering a holiday special membership for $40 at the Student Recreation Center. This membership is available to purchase through Sunday, Dec. 6. The special will run Saturday, Nov. 21, through Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. Email email@example.com with questions.
Apply to Limited Submission Funding Opportunities
The Research and Faculty Development team in the Office of Research and Economic Development is requesting notice of intent to apply to open and extended limited submission funding opportunities with upcoming notice of intent deadlines. For more information and to submit a notice of intent to apply to 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 firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Learn Winter Driving Pro Tips
Winter driving calls for special skills and preparation. Keep your vehicle in good condition and a winter emergency kit in the vehicle. Use smooth, gentle pressure on the accelerator and brake pedals and allow extra time to get to your destination. If something happens and you are stranded or stuck, stay with your vehicle. Most importantly, check the road and weather reports before your trip. Read more tips on the I-Safety website.