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What's going on at the University of Idaho this week.
Oct. 26, 2020
All events are on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Get Your Flu Shot Today

Keep the Vandal community safe and get your flu shot from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Oct. 26, in the ISUB Summit rooms. This clinic is drop-in only. Learn more.

Join Vandal Mentor Network

Join the Vandal Mentor Network and build connections with alumni and non-alumni professionals, local and global, and faculty and staff. Learn more and connect.

Events This Week


Health & Wellness

  • Vandals for Recovery: Free Coffee Hour: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Panorama Room, ISUB: Coffee Hour is a safe, sober space for students in recovery to meet and connect with new, like-minded people. Free coffee is provided.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: Starts at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Loading dock, west side of the Bruce M. Pitman Center: Bags will be pre-stocked, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: Starts at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Loading dock, west side of the Bruce M. Pitman Center: Bags will be pre-stocked, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Jamie Derrick Mindfulness Drop-In: Noon to 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Online via Zoom: Drop in for a gently-guided mindfulness practice led by Jamie Derrick, psychologist and U of I faculty member. Participate online.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: Starts at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Loading dock, west side of the Bruce M. Pitman Center: Bags will be pre-stocked, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • The Body Project: 5-6 p.m. Thursday, Online: Join this four-week series to get the tools to find your voice and become an advocate for body acceptance. The Body Project is open to college-age women who want to improve their body image.


Recreation & Fitness

  • Bowldering League: 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Climbing Center, Student Recreation Center: Gather a team to compete in a six-week bouldering league.
  • Climbing Center Free Rentals Friday: Noon to 9 p.m. Friday, Climbing Center, Student Recreation Center: Show your VandalCard for free Climbing Center rentals.
  • Halloween Monster Match Climbing Competition: 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Climbing Center, Student Recreation Center: A virtual week-long, frighteningly fun climbing competition that will conclude the Bowldering League.


Arts & Entertainment

  • LGBTQA Family Game Night: 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, ASUI Vandal Lounge, ISUB: Join the LGBTQA Office for a night of board games and free food.
  • Idaho Bach Festival I: Telemann's ‘12 Fantasias:’ 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Online via Zoom: University Distinguished Professor of Flute Leonard Garrison performs a landmark collection of the flute repertoire, Georg Philipp Telemann’s “12 Fantasias for Solo Flute.” Register online.
  • KUOI-FM 75th Anniversary: Thursday
  • Idaho Bach Festival II: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Online via Zoom: University of Idaho Oboe Professor Teodora Pejašinović Proud and her husband, saxophonist Joseph Proud, will present arrangements of Bach’s two-part keyboard “Inventions.” Christopher Wilson, percussion professor at Washington State University, will present his marimba arrangement of Bach’s “Partita in E Major,” originally for violin. The concert will conclude with U of I Piano Professor Eneida Larti performing Handel’s “Chaconne in G Minor.” Register online.
  • Six Feet Trick-or-Treat: 4-6 p.m. Friday, Hays Hall/Alumni Office Courtyard: Don your costume – or just get the kids dressed up – and stop by for a socially distanced trick-or-treat.
  • ‘The Revolutionists:’ 6-8 p.m. Friday, Online via Zoom: U of I Department of Theatre Arts presents a live stream performance of Lauren Gunderson's grand comedy about violence and legacy, feminism, terrorism and art, and how we change the world. Register online.
  • Idaho Bach Festival III: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Online via Zoom: Attend a performance of Bach’s “Violin Sonata in A Minor” by U of I Violin Professor Giselle Hillyer, followed by the “Suite in G Major” by U of I Cello Professor Miranda Wilson. Register online.
  • Moscow Drive-In Halloween Eve Double Feature: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center parking lot 57: The Moscow Drive-In will feature “The Nightmare Before Christmas” (PG) and “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” (PG-13). Cost is $30 per vehicle. Get tickets.
  • ‘The Revolutionists:’ 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Online via Zoom: U of I Department of Theatre Arts presents a live stream performance of Lauren Gunderson's grand comedy about violence and legacy, feminism, terrorism and art, and how we change the world. Register online.
  • Tubaween – Halloween Low Brass Showcase: 4-5 p.m. Saturday, Online via Zoom: Join Lionel Hampton School of Music for an evening of spooky low brass music and storytelling fun with Tubaween – a special Halloween concert presented by the University of Idaho tuba/euphonium studio. Musicians are in costume as they play and entertain with their spine-chilling tunes of Halloween mystery. Register online.
  • Moscow Drive-In Horror Movie Marathon: 7:30 p.m. Saturday through 1:30 a.m. Sunday: The Moscow Drive-In will feature “Nightmare on Elm Street” (1984, R), “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” (2003, R) and “It” (R). Tickets are $40 per vehicle. Get tickets.
  • ‘The Revolutionists:’ 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Online via Zoom: U of I Department of Theatre Arts presents a live stream performance of Lauren Gunderson's grand comedy about violence and legacy, feminism, terrorism and art, and how we change the world. Register online.
  • Faculty Recital: Mark Thiele and Eneida Larti and Guests: 4-5 p.m. Sunday, Online via Zoom: The University of Idaho Lionel Hampton School of Music presents a faculty recital featuring Mark Thiele and Eneida Larti performing music for tuba/euphonium and piano by Philip Sparke, Alec Wilder, J.E. Barat and Jennifer Higdon, along with music for jazz combo (with tuba) by Lionel Hampton, featuring Vern Sielert, Daniel Pinilla, Kate Skinner and Dan Bukvich. Register online.


Academics & Workshops

All events are in Moscow and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted. See the complete calendar at uidaho.edu/events or subscribe to our weekly events newsletter.

Hays Hall Trick-or-Treat Is Oct. 30

Join the Student Alumni Relations Board for socially distant trick-or-treat fun 7-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, at Hays Hall, across from the Farmhouse Fraternity.

Attend the Fish and Wildlife Virtual Film Fest 

Join the first virtual Fish and Wildlife Film Fest 6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, and Friday, Nov. 13. Both nights will feature a different set of short wildlife films.

News and Updates

Einstein Bros. Bagels Hours Extended Through Tomorrow: Einstein Bros. Bagels will be extending its operational hours until 7 p.m. through tomorrow, Oct. 27.
 
Nutrition Basics Workshop Is Oct. 29: Attend a virtual workshop to learn about the basics of nutrition and how you can maximize your nutrition and make the most out of your food 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 29. Participants will learn about micronutrients, macronutrients, food groups, calories and how to plan their meals and snacks. This event is open to students, faculty and staff. Register online
 
Learn About ‘Benefit Cost Analysis’ Oct. 30 and Nov. 9: Participate in an Idaho Science and Technology Policy Fellowship professional development seminar, “Benefit Cost Analysis,” Friday, Oct. 30, and Monday, Nov. 9. This series will be taught by Debbie Stine, who has conducted public policy analysis in science and technology policy for the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine; the U.S. Congressional Research Service; the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; and Carnegie Mellon University. She is the founder and chief instructor for the Science and Technology Policy Academy. Learn more and register.
 
Goldwater Scholarship Info Session Is Oct. 30: A Goldwater Scholarship information session will be 3-4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, via Zoom. This session is for students who are current sophomores and juniors and have submitted pre-applications to the 2020 Goldwater Scholarship cycle, as well as students who intend to pursue research careers in STEM and are interested in learning about the Goldwater Scholarship. The session will provide an overview of the scholarship and describe the University of Idaho internal campus review process for the current scholarship cycle. Full applications for the 2021 scholarship cycle are due for campus review by 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29. Contact the U of I Distinguished Scholarships Program Coordinator Dilshani Sarathchandra at dilshanis@uidaho.edu for more information.
 
U of I Rocket League Qualifier Tournament Registration Closes Nov. 1: U of I Rocket League Qualifier Tournament registration is open and ends Sunday, Nov. 1. The tournament will be Tuesday, Nov. 3. Winners compete in the Big Sky Rocket League Tournament. Learn more and register.  
 
Submit to the International Education Week Photo, Video Contest: The International Programs Office invites all University of Idaho students to share their photos/videos from around the world for a chance to win a GoPro or VandalStore gift card. Entrants must be an enrolled student at the University of Idaho in Fall 2020. There are three photo and video categories: Vandal Pride, Global Classroom and Landscapes. Submissions are due by 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1. Learn more.
 
First-Generation College Celebration Day Is Nov. 8: First-Generation College Celebration Day is Sunday, Nov. 8. Students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to submit a video highlighting their first-generation college experience. The first 100 people who submit a video will be invited to pick up a first-generation college T-shirt. A compilation video will be released the week of Nov. 9, and stories will be shared on social media.
 
Registration for Vandalcraft Build Competition Closes Nov. 13: Registration is open for Vandalcraft, an ongoing Minecraft build competition. Registration closes Friday, Nov. 13. Event participants will be building a prominent U of I building of their choice. Large teams, small teams or solo builds are welcome. Learn more and register.
 
Join the Cycling Club: If you enjoy cycling or want to get started in cycling, join the U of I Cycling Club. The club is open to students, faculty and staff and meets regularly for group rides and has loaner bikes if needed. The club also supports the U of I Cycling Team. A group is also being started in Coeur d’Alene. Contact Alec Miller at mill2356@vandals.uidaho.edu or, if in the Coeur d’Alene area Doug Hardman at hard6997@vandals.uidaho.edu, for more information. Follow the group on Facebook.
 
Participate in the U of I Health and Wellbeing Survey: U of I is participating in the National College Health Assessment to gain accurate information about student health and well-being in order to provide appropriate services and support for students. Check your VandalMail to see if you were randomly selected to participate. Those who complete the survey will be entered to win one of five $100 gift cards to the VandalStore. Email emilyt@uidaho.edu with questions.
 
Take a Survey About Your Campus Dining Experience: To gain perspective on current dining habits and help plan for the future, you are invited to participate in a market research survey regarding your dining behaviors and dining operations on campus. You are under no obligation to participate. However, upon completion of the survey, you will have the opportunity to win a prize. The winner will receive two roundtrip airline tickets to anywhere in the continental U.S. Your responses will help Vandals Dining make dining enhancements. The survey takes about 15 minutes to complete. Take the survey.
 
Take a Steak Research Survey: The Meat Science Research Team within the Department of Animal, Veterinary and Food Sciences is conducting a survey on purchasing behaviors of top round steaks. The survey should take 10-15 minutes to complete and your answers will remain anonymous. Email Phil Bass at pbass@uidaho.edu with questions. Take the survey.
 
Vandal Health Clinic Services Are Available: Vandal Health Clinic services are available to all students, dependents, faculty and staff. The clinic is at the corner of University Avenue and Ash Street. Call 208-885-6693 to schedule an appointment. Walk-in services are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
Campus Security Offers Free 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. Contact 208-885-7054, 208-874-7550 or campus-security@uidaho.edu. Learn more about Safe Walk.
 
Graphic Designers Needed for The Argonaut: The Argonaut student newspaper is seeking graphic design students or anyone with a passion for design to help produce the weekly newspaper. Familiarity with InDesign or other Creative Cloud tools is a plus, but not required. The position pays a weekly stipend for a few hours of work. Contact Student Media Adviser Tara Roberts at troberts@uidaho.edu for more information. Apply online.

Help Wanted

Looking for work? Check out Career ServicesFinancial Aid and Human Resources for on- and off-campus postings. For internship opportunities, resume and interview tips and other job opportunities during school and post-graduation, contact Career Services.

Academic Dates and Deadlines

  • Deadline to Withdraw or Audit Semester Classes: Oct. 30
  • Winter Registration Opens: Nov. 2
  • Spring Registration Opens: Nov. 9
  • Deadline to Withdraw from Late Eight-Week Classes: Nov. 20
  • Fall Recess: Nov. 23
  • Thanksgiving, University Holiday: Nov. 26

Have questions about upcoming deadlines? Contact the Registrar's Office.

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What's going on at the University of Idaho this week.
Oct. 19, 2020
All events are on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

U of I Is Going Solar

The U of I Solar Initiative, in partnership with the Sustainability Center and Facilities, has accelerated our transition to clean energy – 368 solar panels were installed on the Integrated Research and Innovation Center. Learn more.

Register for Monster Match

Join a virtual week-long, frighteningly fun climbing competition Oct. 26-31 at the Climbing Center. Prizes will be given to the top three participants. Contact nmoody@uidaho.edu or 208-885-6810 with questions. Learn more and register.

Events This Week


Health & Wellness

  • Free OrganiCup Menstrual Cup for U of I Students: Through Monday, Oct. 26: Associated Students University of Idaho has partnered with OrganiCup to provide students with free menstrual cups for a limited time as part of a project to make periods more affordable and sustainable. Register online.
  • Vandals for Recovery: Free Coffee Hour: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Panorama Room, ISUB: Coffee Hour is a safe, sober space for students in recovery to meet and connect with new, like-minded people. Free coffee is provided.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: Starts at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Loading zone at the Bruce M. Pitman Center: Bags will be pre-stocked, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: Starts at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Loading zone at the Bruce M. Pitman Center: Bags will be pre-stocked, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Health Hut: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, ISUB Plaza: Learn tips and tricks for healthy eating choices and habits during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Jamie Derrick Mindfulness Drop-In: Noon to 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Online via Zoom: Drop in for a gently-guided mindfulness practice led by Jamie Derrick, psychologist and U of I faculty member. Participate online.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: Starts at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Loading zone at the Bruce M. Pitman Center: Bags will be pre-stocked, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • The Body Project: 5-6 p.m. Thursday, Online: Join this four-week series to get the tools to find your voice and become an advocate for body acceptance. The Body Project is open to college-age women who want to improve their body image.
  • Queer Convos with the GSA: 5-6 p.m. Friday, Women’s Center, Room 109, Memorial Gym: Join the LGBTQA Office and the Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) for a discussion of critical events and aspects about the LGBTQA community.
  • Wellbeing Ambassadors Sources of Strength Training: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Online: Become a part of the well-being movement at the University of Idaho.


Recreation & Fitness

  • Bowldering League: 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Climbing Center, Student Recreation Center: Gather a team to compete in a six-week bouldering league.


Arts & Entertainment

  • Debate and Dye: 6-7 p.m. Thursday, ASUI Student Vandal Lounge, ISUB: Join the Center for Volunteerism and Social Action for a screening of the presidential debate and tie dye a mask.
  • ‘The Revolutionists:’ 6-8 p.m. Friday, Online via Zoom: U of I Department of Theatre Arts presents a performance of Lauren Gunderson's grand comedy about violence and legacy, feminism, terrorism and art, and how we change the world. Register online.
  • ‘The Revolutionists:’ 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Online via Zoom: U of I Department of Theatre Arts presents a performance of Lauren Gunderson's grand comedy about violence and legacy, feminism, terrorism and art, and how we change the world. Register online.
  • Moscow Drive-In Featuring ‘Remember the Titans:’ 7:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center parking lot 57: The Moscow Drive-In features “Remember the Titans” (PG). Cost is $20 per vehicle. Get tickets.
  • ‘The Revolutionists:’ 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Online via Zoom: U of I Department of Theatre Arts presents a performance of Lauren Gunderson's grand comedy about violence and legacy, feminism, terrorism and art, and how we change the world. Register online.


Academics & Workshops

All events are in Moscow and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted. See the complete calendar at uidaho.edu/events or subscribe to our weekly events newsletter.

Register to be a Wellbeing Ambassador 

Register to be a Wellbeing Ambassador and leverage your voice to cultivate positive community relationships during your time at U of I and beyond. Wellbeing Ambassadors are students who are passionate about the health and wellbeing of the campus community.

Accessibility Awareness ASB Is Nov. 13-15

Join Alternative Service Break for a weekend of service in and around Moscow Nov. 13-15 and learn about making the campus and local community more accessible. The deadline to apply is Sunday, Nov. 1. Email volunteer@uidaho.edu with questions.

News and Updates

One-Credit IFIT Classes Are Available: The IFIT (formerly PEB) Program at U of I is open for enrollment for late eight-week classes. Classes will start this week and will go online after Thanksgiving Break. Contact Liddy Kang '17 at liddy@uidaho.edu for more information. See the IFIT schedule.
 
National Student Exchange Virtual Fair Is Oct. 19-23: Learn about study away opportunities in the U.S. and Canada with National Student Exchange during a virtual fair. Attend one or more sessions Oct. 19-23 to learn about different options in Hawaii, Guam, The Virgin Islands, French-speaking Canada and more. Learn more about National Student Exchange
 
4v4 Intramural Volleyball Entries Are Due Tomorrow: Form your team for 4v4 volleyball league play. Entries are due tomorrow, Oct. 20, at the Student Recreation Center. Entry forms are available online. Email bfealy@uidaho.edu with questions.
 
Green Dot Bystander Intervention Workshop Is Oct. 22: Participate in an interactive Green Dot Bystander Intervention workshop 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, via Zoom. The training is designed to equip participants with the necessary connection, knowledge and skill to increase their proactive and reactive bystander behaviors. Register online.
 
Planned Maintenance for VandalWeb and Banner Is Oct. 23-25: Beginning 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, the VandalWeb and Banner Systems will undergo a required infrastructure migration. During this maintenance, both systems and any others that rely upon them will be inaccessible. The project is anticipated to last through Sunday, Oct. 25. All systems are expected to be fully functional at the beginning of business on Monday, Oct. 26. Request assistance at the ITS tech support portal.
 
Golf in the Snow and Around the World with the Vandal Golf Simulator League: Summer is over, but Vandal Golf’s Simulator League is just getting started. Teams of two compete in the eight-week league using the U of I Golf Course’s state-of-the-art Trackman Simulator. League members get to play through world-renowned courses each week in a virtual format. Registration includes access to discounted season passes and golf lessons with Vandal Golf’s PGA Pro staff. Play to win or just for fun while keeping a sharp game through winter. Register by Sunday, Oct. 25. Call the Golf Shop at 208-885-6171 or email golf@uidaho.edu for more information. Learn more about the Trackman Simulator.
 
Submit to the International Education Week Photo, Video Contest: The International Programs Office invites all University of Idaho students to share their photos/videos from around the world for a chance to win a GoPro or VandalStore gift card. Entrants must be an enrolled student at the University of Idaho in Fall 2020. There are three photo and video categories: Vandal Pride, Global Classroom and Landscapes. Submissions are due by 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1. Learn more.
 
Idaho INBRE Undergraduate Summer Fellows Program Applications Are Due Nov. 2: Idaho INBRE is accepting applications for the 2021 Undergraduate Summer Fellows Program. Undergraduate students who are interested in hands-on biomedical research and who will be graduating no earlier than December 2021 are welcome to apply. Applications are due Monday, Nov. 2. Email inbre@uidaho.edu with questions. Learn more and apply.
 
Idaho INBRE Student Internships in National Labs Applications Are Due Nov. 2: Idaho INBRE and the Regional Alliance of INBRE Networks (RAIN) are offering support for undergraduate research internships in three national laboratories in Summer 2021. Applications are due Monday, Nov. 2. Email inbre@uidaho.edu with questions. Learn more and apply.
 
First-Generation College Celebration Day Is Nov. 8: First-Generation College Celebration Day is Sunday, Nov. 8. Thirty percent of U of I students and many faculty and staff identify as first-generation college students – first in their family to attend/graduate from college. Students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to submit a video highlighting their first-generation college experience. The first 100 people who submit a video will be invited to pick up a first-generation college T-shirt. A compilation video will be released the week of Nov. 9, and stories will be shared on social media.
 
VandalStar Midterm Alert Arrives: Course instructors are assessing students’ academic progress and submitting midterm grades in VandalWeb. If you earn a midterm grade of a D and/or F, you will receive a VandalStar email notification and an alert ‘flag’ posted to your dashboard. Please give this your immediate attention and reach out to your instructor and/or advisor for guidance. Free campus academic resources are also available. You can view your midterm grades under the ‘Courses’ tab on VandalStar. Midterm grades are due today, Oct. 19. Email advising@uidaho.edu for additional advising support.
 
Undergraduate Researchers: Create Your Online Research Profile on I-SURE: The Idaho Spotlight on Undergraduate Research Experiences (I-SURE) is an online platform designed to help U of I student researchers showcase their work. I-SURE is seeking new student researchers to create their own research profiles. Visit isure.uidaho.edu or contact David Pfeiffer at dpfeiffer@uidaho.edu with questions or for more information.
 
Tutoring and College Success Is Available to Help: Tutoring and College Success is available to help make your semester a successful one. Learn more about programs such as SI-PASS, Vandal Drop-In Tutoring and Academic Coaching.
 
Easily Report Your Safety Concerns: The Report a Safety Concern form provides faculty, students and staff a way to report any campus safety concern or issue, anonymously if desired. Submitted forms receive immediate attention and are directed to the appropriate unit for review and consideration. If the concern involves an immediate threat to people, property and/or the environment, call 208-855-6524 to report it to Environmental Health and Safety, or call 911 as appropriate. Learn more on the I-Safety website.
 
Online Writing Support Is Available from the Writing Center: Writing Center tutors are available for online sessions or to provide written feedback on drafts from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday. Learn more or make an appointment.

Help Wanted

Looking for work? Check out Career ServicesFinancial Aid and Human Resources for on- and off-campus postings. For internship opportunities, resume and interview tips and other job opportunities during school and post-graduation, contact Career Services.

Academic Dates and Deadlines

  • Fall Midterm Grades Due: Oct. 19
  • Late Eight-Week Classes Begin: Oct. 19
  • Deadline to Add or Drop Late Eight-Week Classes: Oct. 23
  • Deadline to Withdraw or Audit Semester Classes: Oct. 30
  • Winter Registration Opens: Nov. 2
  • Spring Registration Opens: Nov. 9
  • Deadline to Withdraw from Late Eight-Week Classes: Nov. 20

Have questions about upcoming deadlines? Contact the Registrar's Office.

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What's going on at the University of Idaho this week.
Oct. 12, 2020
All events are on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Learn About Native Health, Food Sovereignty 

Attend a free screening of “Gather,” 6-8 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 13, in Ag Sci Room 106 and online via Zoom. A panel discussion and Q&A with local Indigenous experts will follow the screening. Get tickets.

Plan an Outdoor Adventure Oct. 14 

Learn what it takes to plan your own successful outing 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, at the Outdoor Program. Contact the Outdoor Program Office at 208-885-6810 for more information.

Events This Week


Health & Wellness

  • Vandals for Recovery: Free Coffee Hour: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Panorama Room, ISUB: Coffee Hour is a safe, sober space for students in recovery to meet and connect with new, like-minded people. Free coffee is provided.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: Starts at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Loading zone at the Bruce M. Pitman Center: Bags will be pre-stocked, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: Starts at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Loading zone at the Bruce M. Pitman Center: Bags will be pre-stocked, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Jamie Derrick Mindfulness Drop-In: Noon to 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Online via Zoom: Drop in for a gently-guided mindfulness practice led by Jamie Derrick, psychologist and U of I faculty member. Participate online.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: Starts at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Loading zone at the Bruce M. Pitman Center: Bags will be pre-stocked, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.


Recreation & Fitness

  • Bowldering League: 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Climbing Center, Student Recreation Center: Gather a team to compete in a six-week bouldering league.


Arts & Entertainment

  • Debate and Dye: 6-7 p.m. Thursday, ASUI Vandal Student Lounge, ISUB: Join the Center for Volunteerism and Social Action for a screening of the presidential debate and tie dye a mask.
  • Behind the Scenes: Production Design Presentations for ‘The Revolutionists:’ 5-6 p.m. Friday, Online via Zoom: Join the U of I Theatre Arts Department for a look behind the scenes of “The Revolutionists” and hear from the production design team. Participate online.
  • LHSOM Student Chamber Jazz Groups: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Online via Zoom: Listen to the University of Idaho Lionel Hampton School of Music Student Chamber Jazz groups directed by Kate Skinner and Vern Sielert. Register online.
  • Student Chamber Recital: Brass and Woodwind Ensembles: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Online via Zoom: Join the Lionel Hampton School of Music for an evening of chamber music from University of Idaho undergraduate brass and woodwind ensembles, with repertoire spanning five centuries and four continents. Register online.
  • Moscow Drive-In Featuring ‘The High Note:’ 7:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center parking lot 57: The Moscow Drive-In features “The High Note” (PG-13). Set in the dazzling world of the LA music scene comes the story of Grace Davis, a superstar whose talent, and ego, have reached unbelievable heights. Maggie is Grace's overworked personal assistant who's stuck running errands, but still aspires to her childhood dream of becoming a music producer. When Grace's manager presents her with a choice that could alter the course of her career, Maggie and Grace come up with a plan that could change their lives forever. Cost is $20 per vehicle. Get tickets.


Academics & Workshops

All events are in Moscow and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted. See the complete calendar at uidaho.edu/events or subscribe to our weekly events newsletter.

Join The Body Project 

Connect with others in the body acceptance movement by joining The Body Project, which meets 5-6 p.m. on Thursdays starting Oct. 15. Email vandalhealthed@uidaho.edu to register.

U of I Virtual Career Fair Is Oct. 20

The Virtual Career Fair is from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, and is open to all U of I students. Attend 1:1 and group sessions with employers. Learn more and register.

News and Updates

Register for the Indigenous People's Day Keynote Address Today: Register for the Indigenous People's Day keynote address, to be delivered by Kellen Lewis from noon to 1 p.m. today, Oct. 12, via Zoom. Lewis will discuss “Exploration into Identity and Cultural Survival.” The Native American Student Center is hosting the annual celebration of Indigenous People's Day. Registration is required. Register online.
 
Learn How to Prepare for the Virtual Career Fair: Attend a virtual session to learn how to prepare and be successful in engaging with employers at U of I's first ever Virtual Career Fair. Sessions will be 12:30-1 p.m. today, Oct. 12; 12:30-1 p.m. and 4:30-5 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 13; 12:30-1 p.m. and 4:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14; and 12:30-1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15. Learn how the fair will work in Handshake and take away a checklist of things to do before the fair to prepare. Participate online.
 
Participate in CampusCup 2020: ASUI has partnered with OrganiCup – the sustainability-focused menstrual cup company – to offer free menstrual cups to interested students for a limited time as part of CampusCup 2020, a nationwide project to make periods on campus more sustainable. To get your free OrganiCup, complete the online survey by Sunday, Oct. 25, and pick up your cup in ISUB Room 302. Learn more about OrganiCup.
 
Pick Your Own Pumpkins Tomorrow: Explore the university farm and pick out pumpkins 4 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 13. The cost for students is $20 and non-students is $25. Contact the Outdoor Program Office at 208-885-6810 to sign up.
 
Learn About the Art of World of Warcraft Oct. 14: Explore the art and animation of the World of Warcraft during a virtual discussion with Blizzard Entertainment 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, via Zoom. The presentation will focus on the art and animation of World of Warcraft including character art, environment art and visual effects. The talk will be followed by a Q&A. Questions will be submitted through the chat feature. Register by emailing gauthier@uidaho.edu.   
 
Learn About ‘A History of Idaho’s Politics and Political History’ Oct. 15: Participate in a virtual Idaho Science and Technology Policy Fellowship professional development seminar from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15. The seminar, titled “A History of Idaho’s Politics and Political History,” will be delivered by Stephanie Witt and will cover Idaho politics from a historical perspective, including Idaho’s three branches of government, important influencers, pivotal moments and more. Witt is a professor in the Boise State University Master of Public Administration and political science programs and director of training for the School of Public Service. Learn more and register.
 
Latinx Heritage Month Keynote Event Is Oct. 15: Attend a Latinx Heritage Keynote Event featuring creator, author, poet and entrepreneur Kim Guerra, 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, via Zoom. Guerra will present a webinar titled “An Invitation to the Latinx Revolution.” This event is sponsored by the Latinx Heritage Month Planning Committee. Contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs at oma@uidaho.edu with questions. Register online in advance.
 
Planned Maintenance for VandalWeb and Banner Is Oct. 23-25: Beginning 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, the VandalWeb and Banner Systems will undergo a required infrastructure migration. During this maintenance, both systems and any others that rely upon them, will be inaccessible. The project is anticipated to last through Sunday, Oct. 25. All systems are expected to be fully functional at the beginning of business on Monday, Oct. 26. Regular system maintenance and technology upgrades are required to support U of I’s advancement across the institution. Request assistance at the ITS tech support portal.
 
Office of Undergraduate Research Is Soliciting Proposals; Deadline Is Nov. 13: The Office of Undergraduate Research is soliciting research proposals from students in any discipline for competitive undergraduate research grants. Successful applicants will receive a project budget up to $1,000 to fund research or creative projects. Projects must be conducted under the supervision of a U of I faculty mentor and are to be completed during Spring 2021. The deadline for submitting spring proposals is Friday, Nov. 13. Learn more.
 
Join U of I Collegiate FCCLA: The Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences is re-establishing a collegiate chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), a group for students interested in family and consumer sciences, nutrition and food, finance, human and child development, community service or fashion. Contact Abbey Rode at arode@uidaho.edu for more information.
 
Vandal Health Clinic Services Are Available: Vandal Health Clinic services are available to all students, dependents, faculty and staff. The clinic is at the corner of University Avenue and Ash Street. Call 208-885-6693 to schedule an appointment. Walk-in services are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Help Wanted

Looking for work? Check out Career ServicesFinancial Aid and Human Resources for on- and off-campus postings. For internship opportunities, resume and interview tips and other job opportunities during school and post-graduation, contact Career Services.

Academic Dates and Deadlines

  • Fall Midterm Exam Week: Oct. 12-16
  • Schedule Advising for Spring Registration: Through Oct. 16
  • Fall Midterm Grades Due: Oct. 19
  • Late Eight-Week Classes Begin: Oct. 19
  • Deadline to Add or Drop Late Eight-Week Classes: Oct. 23
  • Deadline to Withdraw or Audit Semester Classes: Oct. 30

Have questions about upcoming deadlines? Contact the Registrar's Office.

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What's going on at the University of Idaho this week.
Oct. 5, 2020
All events are on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

See the Healthy Vandals Student Contest Winners

Students helped promote the Healthy Vandals message through a contest in which they submitted an original short video or image. Check out the winning submissions.

Celebrate the Brave and Bold with Fireworks

Celebrate all things Vandal at the final event of Homecoming 2020, the Idaho Central Credit Union Fireworks Extravaganza, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, at Guy Wicks Field.

Events This Week


Health & Wellness

  • QPR: Question, Persuade, Refer Suicide Prevention Training: 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Online via Zoom: QPR stands for question, persuade and refer. In this evidence-based training program, faculty, staff and students learn how to respond to someone in a mental health crisis and thinking about suicide. Register online.
  • Vandals for Recovery: Free Coffee Hour: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Panorama Room, ISUB: Coffee Hour is a safe, sober space for students in recovery to meet and connect with new, like-minded people. Free coffee is provided.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Loading zone at the Bruce M. Pitman Center: Bags will be pre-stocked, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Jamie Derrick Mindfulness Drop-In: Noon to 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Online via Zoom: Drop in for a gently guided mindfulness practice led by Jamie Derrick, psychologist and U of I faculty member. Participate online.
  • Mobile Food Pantry: Noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Parking lot 108, west of the Student Recreation Center: Fresh food and perishables will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Recovery Peer Volunteer Training: 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Online: A training for students in recovery from substance use and recovery allies who are interested in supporting student peers in recovery.
  • 71st Annual Homecoming Blood Drive: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Fairfield Inn and Suites, 1000 W. Pullman Road
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Loading zone at the Bruce M. Pitman Center: Bags will be pre-stocked, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Recovery Peer Volunteer Training: 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Online: A training for students in recovery from substance use and recovery allies who are interested in supporting student peers in recovery.
  • Loosen Up with Some Pups!: 5-6 p.m. Thursday, Tower Lawn, Theophilus Tower and online via Zoom: Meet with therapy dogs from Tail Waggin’ Adventures in-person and online via Zoom.
  • Take Back the Night Vigil: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Tower Lawn, Theophilus Tower: Celebrate the strength of survivors of interpersonal violence through a socially distant vigil.
  • National Coming Out Day Coming Out Carnival: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, ISUB Plaza: Visit campus and community organizations, get free stuff and enjoy being together and supporting each other.


Recreation & Fitness

  • Bowldering League: 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Climbing Center, Student Recreation Center: Gather a team to compete in a six-week bouldering league.
  • Road Ride: 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Latah trails: Join for an evening bike ride on various paved trails in rural Latah County.
  • Women's River Canyon Backpacking: Saturday, Oct. 10, through Sunday, Oct. 11, Selway River: Explore the wild and scenic Selway River and gentle rolling forest of the Nez Perce-Clearwater wilderness on this overnight backpacking trip. Cost includes transportation and group equipment and is $40 for students and $60 for non-students.


Arts & Entertainment


Academics & Workshops

All events are in Moscow and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted. See the complete calendar at uidaho.edu/events or subscribe to our weekly events newsletter.

Register for Group Fitness Classes

Registration for group fitness classes is open through Friday, Oct. 9. Classes are limited to 10 participants and registration is required. Classes begin Monday, Oct. 12. Learn more.

Pick Your Own Pumpkins

Explore the university farm and pick out pumpkins 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13. The cost for students is $20 and $25 for non-students. Contact the Outdoor Program office at 208-885-6810 to sign up.

News and Updates

What is the difference between quarantine and isolation? Quarantine is for people who may have been exposed to COVID-19 but have not been tested or have tested and have not yet received results. Interaction with others should be significantly limited during this time. If a person in quarantine does need to go out, they should wear a face covering and social distance. They should also monitor for symptoms. Isolation is for people who have tested positive. The restrictions are far greater in isolation as the goal is to keep a contagious person from infecting others. People in isolation should not interact in-person with noninfected people. Isolation duration is set by Public Health.
 
New Zoom Lab and Study Space Is Available Starting Today: A new Zoom lab and study space is available on the third floor of the Student Health Center beginning today, Oct. 5. The space has four rooms that are outfitted with a computer, webcam and speakers that are Zoom ready. In addition to the Zoom rooms, there are an additional six rooms available for private study. All spaces are for individual use only and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Each room can be used for up to one hour. There will be a staff member on-site to assist with check-in and to remind you when your time is up. The Zoom Lab hours are from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be available to use during your visit. Contact Rusty Vineyard at vneyard@uidaho.edu for more information.
 
Register with a Senator This Week: ASUI senators are hosting drop-in Zoom sessions to help students register to vote and request absentee ballots. Each session will take place virtually from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today, Oct. 5; Wednesday, Oct. 7; and Friday, Oct. 9.
 
Register for Mental Health First Aid by Tomorrow: Attend Virtual Mental Health First Aid from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17. Mental Health First Aid is a certification program to help faculty, staff and students understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Two hours of pre-work is required prior to the live virtual session. Register online by tomorrow, Oct. 6.
 
Celebrate the Centennial of the 19th Amendment with Local Exhibits: Visit an exhibit celebrating the centennial of the 19th Amendment on display at the Prichard Art Gallery in downtown Moscow Oct. 6-11 and in the Menard Law Building Oct. 12-15.
 
VP Debate Screening Is Oct. 7: Attend a vice presidential debate watch party 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, in the ISUB food court. Event staff will be available to help attendees register to vote and request absentee ballots.
 
Vandal Gaming Night with Brain Game Trivia Is Oct. 8: Play video and arcade games, as well as pool and foosball 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, in the ISUB food court. Nerd Trivia starts at 7 p.m.
 
Take Back the Night Vigil Is Oct. 8: The University of Idaho Women’s Center will partner with Violence Prevention Programs and other campus entities to host the socially distant Take Back the Night Vigil 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, on the Theophilus Tower Lawn. Take Back the Night is an event to spread awareness of interpersonal violence on campus and to show support for those affected by it. Free T-shirts will be given to the first 100 attendees to arrive. Learn more and see the virtual keynote address online or contact Jackie Sedano at jsedano@uidaho.edu.
 
Local Candidate Forum Is Oct. 9: A local candidate forum screening party will be 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, in the ASUI Student Lounge. Oct. 9 is the deadline for Idaho residents to pre-register to vote. Register at any time using Turbovote or attend the screening party for help.
 
Learn How to Prepare for the Virtual Career Fair: Attend a virtual session to learn how to prepare and be successful in engaging with employers at U of I's first ever Virtual Career Fair. Sessions will be 12:30-1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12; 12:30-1 p.m. and 4:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13; 12:30-1 p.m. and 4:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14; and 12:30-1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15. Learn how the fair will work in Handshake and take away a checklist of things to do before the fair to prepare. Participate online.
 
Learn About Planning an Outdoor Adventure Oct. 14: Learn what it takes to plan your own successful outing 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, at the Outdoor Program. Contact the Outdoor Program Office at 208-885-6810 for more information.
 
2021 Goldwater Scholarship Campus Deadline Is Nov. 29: Students who are interested in research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics or engineering are invited to apply to the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. The scholarship award covers eligible expenses up to a maximum of $7,500 per year. To be eligible, a student must be a current full-time sophomore or junior who is, or intends to, pursue a baccalaureate degree, has one or two years of full-time undergraduate study remaining, has a B average or equivalent and is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who will pursue a research career in the natural sciences, mathematics or engineering. The internal campus deadline for Goldwater applications is Sunday, Nov. 29. Applications and supporting documents must be submitted electronically. Contact the Distinguished Scholarships Program Coordinator, Dilshani Sarathchandra, at dilshanis@uidaho.edu with questions.
 
Participate in a Research Study by Oct. 16: Students in Communication 359 are conducting research and are in need of participants. The students are trying to better understand the relationship between interpersonal communication and college students. Students who participate will be entered into a chance to win one of five $5 gift cards for Amazon. Participate online. The link will be live until 11:59 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16.
 
VandalStar Delivers a One-Stop Place for Campus Services and Programs: VandalStar allows students to browse through several services and programs offered at the University of Idaho. By logging into your VandalStar account, you will land on Your Success Network. Directly below are pinned services and a button for more services. Pinned services are rotated every two weeks and highlight what is happening around campus. Scroll down and you’ll find the entire list of more than 50 services and programs to look through. You can also search for services, programs and keywords at the top of the page.
 
Register to be a Wellbeing Ambassador: Wellbeing Ambassadors are U of I students who are passionate about the health and well-being of the campus community. Students will leverage their voice to cultivate positive community relationships during their time at U of I and beyond through their words, actions and interactions with others. Ambassadors will attend a powerful and engaging Sources of Strength Training and choose one of three wellbeing tracks to focus on through the rest of the academic year including resiliency and suicide prevention, alcohol harm reduction or Vandals for Recovery. Learn more and register.
 
Online Writing Support Is Available from the Writing Center: Writing Center tutors are available for online sessions or to provide written feedback on drafts from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday. Learn more or make an appointment.

Help Wanted

Looking for work? Check out Career ServicesFinancial Aid and Human Resources for on- and off-campus postings. For internship opportunities, resume and interview tips and other job opportunities during school and post-graduation, contact Career Services.

Academic Dates and Deadlines

  • Schedule Advising for Spring Registration: Oct. 5-16
  • Fall Midterm Exam Week: Oct. 12-16
  • Fall Midterm Grades Due: Oct. 19
  • Late Eight-Week Classes Begin: Oct. 19
  • Deadline to Add or Drop Late Eight-Week Classes: Oct. 23
  • Deadline to Withdraw or Audit Semester Classes: Oct. 30

Have questions about upcoming deadlines? Contact the Registrar's Office.

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What's going on at the University of Idaho this week.
Sept. 28, 2020
All events are on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Borah Symposium Is Today and Tomorrow

Lectures for the 2020 Borah Symposium will be online due to COVID-19 today and tomorrow, Sept. 28-29. Learn more and see the schedule.

Celebrate U of I Homecoming 2020 

Celebrate the brave, bold, tried and true at the 112th University of Idaho Homecoming with student, alumni and community events. See the schedule.

Events This Week


Health & Wellness


Recreation & Fitness

  • Bowldering League: 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Climbing Center, Student Recreation Center: Gather a team to compete in a six-week bouldering league.
  • Gravel Grind Bike Ride: 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Palouse area: Join for an evening bike ride on Palouse area dirt and gravel roads.
  • River Canyon Backpacking: Saturday, Oct. 3, through Sunday, Oct. 4: Explore the Snake River Canyon. Cost — including transportation and group equipment — is $40 for students and $60 for non-students.


Arts & Entertainment

  • Moscow Drive-In Featuring ‘Twister:’ 7:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center parking lot 57: The Moscow Drive-In features "Twister" (PG-13). During the approach of the most powerful storm in decades, Professor Jo Harding (Helen Hunt) and an underfunded team of students prepare the prototype for Dorothy, a ground-breaking tornado data-gathering device conceived by her estranged husband, Bill (Bill Paxton). Cost is $20 per vehicle. Get tickets.


Academics & Workshops

All events are in Moscow and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted. See the complete calendar at uidaho.edu/events or subscribe to our weekly events newsletter.

Plein Air Painting and Hike Is Tomorrow

Walk through the U of I Arboretum and paint the fall scenery 4-7 p.m. tomorrow, Sept. 29. The cost for students is $40, and the cost for non-students is $50. Learn more.

Fall Career Fair Is Oct. 7

The Fall Career Fair is 2-6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, in the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center. It will be in-person and will follow recommended social distancing guidelines. Register online.

News and Updates

'An Invitation to Anti-Racist Growth' Part III Is Today: Register for the Women's Center's final "An Invitation to Anti-Racist Growth" workshop, taking place 6:30-8 p.m. today, Sept. 28, via Zoom. The workshop, "Taking Action: Looking Ahead to Where Change Needs to Come," is part of a three-part virtual series designed for white-identified participants to deepen their understanding of and commitment to racial justice work and anti-racism practice. Participants will gain strategies and tools for engaging in racial justice conversations, disrupting racism and identifying next steps on their personal journeys, regardless of starting point. Learn more and register online.
 
Radiation Safety Orientation Is Oct. 1: A Radiation Safety Orientation class will be 3:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, in Ag Sci Room 062. This class is specifically for students who are unable to access the online course in GoSignMeUp. Anyone able to take the course in GoSignMeUp should do so to save limited seating for those who need it. Contact Environmental Health and Safety at 208-885-6524 with questions.
 
Rock the Block Is Oct. 1: Vandals Dining is hosting Rock the Block, a socially distanced barbecue blowout 4:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, on the Theophilus Tower Lawn. Play games, enjoy live music and more. Local farmers will be providing a variety of food for everyone to enjoy.
 
Hazardous Materials Management Workshop for Labs Is Oct. 5: A Hazardous Materials Management Workshop for Labs will be 2:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, in Ag Sci Room 062. Students who are unable to access GoSignMeUp should simply come to the class to participate in the training. Call Environmental Health and Safety at 208-885-6524 with questions.
 
Take a Student Survey for JAMM 466: Students in the University of Idaho Media Campaigns course (JAMM 466) need your help. If you are a student enrolled at either the University of Idaho or Washington State University, take a survey which measures student involvement and awareness in on- and off-campus organizations for the Palouse Road Runners organization.
 
Complete Financial Aid Process for Aid Delivery: The Student Financial Aid Services Office, in partnership with VandalStar, want to remind students to finish their financial aid processing. If you’re a student who wants financial aid funds this term, and you see a “Financial Aid Action Required” flag on your VandalStar dashboard, this means you still need to provide documents. This is done online through VandalWeb. If you no longer want federal financial aid and want the flag removed or have questions, email finaid@uidaho.edu or call 208-885-6312.
 
Special Exhibit Recognizing the 75th Anniversary of the End of WWII Is on Display at the Library: On display at the University of Idaho Library is a special collection which was donated to the university by Hiroshima University in Japan. In the early 1950s, as Hiroshima University began to rebuild from the effects of the atomic bomb, the university reached out around the world to ask for book donations. U of I responded with a book and gift of $5 to purchase a tree. A few years ago, U of I received a gift from the students from Hiroshima University to recognize the donation. The box included a set of manga about the bomb, copies of the correspondence from 1951-52 and roof tiles that had been blown off of a local building during the bomb blast and were recently dredged off the floor of the Hiroshima River. In recognition of the 75th anniversary of the event and the end of World War II, the materials are on display on the second floor of the library.
 
Vandal Health Clinic Services Are Available: Vandal Health Clinic services are available to all students, dependents, faculty and staff. The clinic is located at the corner of University Avenue and Ash Street. Call 208-885-6693 to schedule an appointment. Walk-in services are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Help Wanted

Looking for work? Check out Career ServicesFinancial Aid and Human Resources for on- and off-campus postings. For internship opportunities, resume and interview tips and other job opportunities during school and post-graduation, contact Career Services.

Academic Dates and Deadlines

  • Schedule Advising for Spring Registration: Oct. 5-16
  • Fall Midterm Exam Week: Oct. 12-16
  • Fall Midterm Grades Due: Oct. 19
  • Late Eight-Week Classes Begin: Oct. 19
  • Deadline to Add or Drop Late Eight-Week Classes: Oct. 23
  • Deadline to Withdraw or Audit Semester Classes: Oct. 30

Have questions about upcoming deadlines? Contact the Registrar's Office.

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What's going on at the University of Idaho this week.
Sept. 21, 2020
All events are on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Get Dirty Sept. 26

Join the Sustainability Center at the Soil Stewards Farm 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, to prepare and plant for the upcoming farming season. Bring a mask, water, a coat and sturdy shoes. Learn more.

Group Fitness Returns

Group fitness classes will resume the week of Sept. 28. Classes are limited to 10 people and face coverings are required. Email nathanp@uidaho.edu with questions. Learn more and register.

Events This Week


Health & Wellness

  • Vandals for Recovery: Free Coffee Hour: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Panorama Room, ISUB: Coffee Hour is a safe, sober space for students in recovery to meet and connect with new, like-minded people. Free coffee is provided.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Loading zone at the Bruce M. Pitman Center: Bags will be pre-stocked, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Sex in the Dark!: 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Online via Zoom and C26, Wallace Basement, Wallace Residence Center: Sex in the Dark provides students a unique opportunity to ask anonymous questions about any sexual health-related topic to a panel of "sexperts." Register online.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Loading zone at the Bruce M. Pitman Center: Bags will be pre-stocked, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Jamie Derrick Mindfulness Drop-In: Noon to 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Online via Zoom: Drop in for a gently guided mindfulness practice led by Jamie Derrick, psychologist and U of I faculty member. Participate online.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Loading zone at the Bruce M. Pitman Center: Bags will be pre-stocked, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Queer Convos with the GSA: 5-6 p.m. Friday, Women’s Center, Room 109, Memorial Gym: Join the LGBTQA Office and the Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) for a discussion of critical events and aspects about the LGBTQA community.


Recreation & Fitness

  • Bowldering League: 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Climbing Center, Student Recreation Center: Gather a team to compete in a six-week bouldering league.
  • Road Ride: 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Latah County: Join for an evening bike ride on various paved trails in rural Latah County.
  • Climbing Center Free Rentals Friday: Noon to 9 p.m. Friday, Climbing Center: Show your VandalCard for free Climbing Center rentals.
  • Late Night at the Rec – Mini Golf: 9-11 p.m. Friday, Student Recreation Center: Teams will compete in this fun and challenging game. Putters, balls and scorecards will be provided.


Arts & Entertainment

  • LGBTQA Family Game Night: 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, ASUI Vandal Lounge, ISUB: Join the LGBTQA Office for a fun night of board games and free food.
  • Tie Dye Tuesday for Voter Registration Day: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, ISUB Plaza: Tie dye masks for Voter Registration Day with Vandal Entertainment. Supplies will be provided.
  • Voting. Dogs. Tie Dye.: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, ISUB Plaza: Register to vote, request an absentee ballot, pet loveable pups and tie dye a mask to take home.
  • Late Night Trivia: 7-8 p.m. Thursday, ASUI Vandal Lounge, ISUB: Engage in friendly competition of fun fact knowledge.
  • Moscow Drive-In Featuring ‘Arrival:’ 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Parking lot 57: The Moscow Drive-In will feature “Arrival” (PG-13), in which linguistics Professor Louise Banks leads an elite team of investigators when gigantic spaceships touch down in 12 locations around the world. Cost is $20 per vehicle. Get tickets.


Academics & Workshops

All events are in Moscow and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted. See the complete calendar at uidaho.edu/events or subscribe to our weekly events newsletter.

Homecoming Nominations Are Due Sept. 25

Nominations for homecoming royalty are due at midnight Friday, Sept. 25. Be sure to put the nominee’s first and last name. Only seniors are eligible for nomination. Make a nomination.

Intro to Fly Fishing Is Sept. 27

Learn the basics of fly fishing followed by a day of boating and practicing skills on the St. Joe River Sunday, Sept. 27. The cost for students is $100, and the cost for non-students is $150. Learn more.

News and Updates

Report Missing COVID-19 Memos Online: Have you not been receiving memos related to the coronavirus pandemic? To view memos related to COVID-19, visit the university’s COVID-19 website. Report that you missed any memos related to COVID-19.
 
Education Abroad Week Is This Week: Plan your study or intern abroad experience. Attend one or more daily sessions during Education Abroad Week, Sept. 21-25, to learn about programs, scholarships and more. Attend to win prizes and a $1,000 study abroad scholarship. See the schedule.

Share Your Thoughts on High-Risk Drinking Sept. 23: Vandal Health Education is seeking students in leadership roles on campus to share their thoughts, experiences and/or perceptions regarding alcohol use and misuse over three focus groups. Both students who choose to drink and who choose not to drink are welcome. The next focus group will meet 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23, in the Well Space inside the Student Recreation Center. Feedback at the focus group will be used as part of student-led initiatives to reduce high-risk drinking on campus. Free food will be provided. Email aod@uidaho.edu to RSVP or with questions.

Intramural Sport Entry Deadline Extended to Sept. 23, 24: Intramural Sports has extended team tennis league and spikeball tournament entries. Tennis entries are due Wednesday, Sept. 23, and spikeball entries are due Thursday, Sept. 24. Entry forms are available online and are due by 9 p.m. at the Student Recreation Center. Email bfealy@uidaho.edu with questions.
  
Learn About the Wellbeing Ambassador Program Sept. 24: The Wellbeing Ambassador program is seeking motivated students to join the team to be change agents at the University of Idaho. Attend a virtual information session on Thursday, Sept. 24, to learn more. Register for the virtual information session.
 
The Katy Benoit Campus Safety Month Keynote Address Is Sept. 24: Join trainers from the One Love Foundation to learn about the signs of unhealthy relationships during the Katy Benoit Campus Safety Month keynote address, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, via Zoom. Using pop-culture examples and concrete tips for supporting friends, this talk, titled “10 Signs of Unhealthy Relationships,” will help participants learn how to have meaningful conversations about this important issue. The passcode for the Zoom meeting is ONELOVE20.
 
Zoom Adding Security Default to Meetings Starting Sept. 27: Starting Sunday, Sept. 27, you may notice you are placed into a waiting room when joining a Zoom meeting. To increase security, Zoom is now requiring all meetings to either have a waiting room or passcode. If you are logged into Zoom with your U of I account, in many cases you will be able to join your Zoom meeting without further prompts or being placed into a waiting room. Learn more.
 
Cup of Joe with President Scott Green Is Sept. 29: In this COVID-19 special Cup of Joe series, 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, via Zoom, join a discussion with University of Idaho President Scott Green. Learn about preparations that went into starting the semester, gain up-to-date COVID-19 prevention practices and hear about the current status of our campus community. Learn more and register.
 
Plein Air Painting and Hike Is Sept. 29: Enjoy a walk through the University of Idaho Arboretum and paint the colorful fall scenery with the Outdoor Program 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29. The cost for students is $40, and the cost for non-students is $50. Register by Monday, Sept. 28. Contact the Outdoor Program at 208-885-6810 with questions. Learn more.

Sustainability Grants Info Forum Is Sept. 30: The University of Idaho Sustainability Center is awarding up to $10,000 to fund student projects that advance sustainability. In an info forum 2:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, via Zoom, learn how to tackle topics such as energy conservation, educational programs, infrastructure upgrades, publications, or bring your own ideas. Email sachawells@uidaho.edu for more information and for the Zoom link.
 
Online Writing Support Is Available from the Writing Center: Writing Center tutors are available for online sessions or to provide written feedback on drafts from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday. Learn more or make an appointment.
 
Be Aware of VandalStar Grade Alerts: Instructors across campus are reviewing students’ academic performance in their courses. You will receive a Grade Alert email notification and an orange “flag” raised in VandalStar if you are receiving a D, F and/or have attendance issues. You may also see a green kudos “star” on your dashboard in courses you are doing well in. These “Early Warning Grades” give instructors an opportunity to connect students to academic resources available to them. If you receive a flag, please take action by contacting your instructor and/or advisor and seeking out academic support services on campus like drop-in tutoring and academic coaching for assistance.

Take the e-Check Up to Go Screening and be Entered to Win a Hydro Flask: Take an anonymous, brief, web-based alcohol or marijuana screening and get personalized feedback on how your use might affect your health and personal goals. To be entered to win a Hydro Flask, click "Verify your completion of e-check up to go" and choose "AOD Program and 21st Birthday Card" in the dropdown window. Screening feedback remains anonymous. The winner will be drawn Friday, Sept. 25. Email aod@uidaho.edu with questions.
 
Library Offers Space for Virtual Classes and Meetings: The University of Idaho Library has many resources for the campus community, including spaces that are perfect for attending virtual classes and meetings. While quiet space is available, the first and second floors offer plenty of space for openly talking during virtual classes or meetings. Face coverings are required at all times while in the library.
 
Surplus Store Is Opening: The university surplus store will be open from 10 a.m. to noon and 1-3:30 p.m. every Monday starting today, Sept. 21. Masks are required to enter the store, and a limited number of people will be allowed to enter at one time. Call the surplus store at 208-885-2091 with questions.

Help Wanted

Looking for work? Check out Career ServicesFinancial Aid and Human Resources for on- and off-campus postings. For internship opportunities, resume and interview tips and other job opportunities during school and post-graduation, contact Career Services.

Academic Dates and Deadlines

  • Fall Early Warning Grades Due: Sept. 22
  • Deadline to Withdraw from Early Eight-Week Classes: Sept. 25
  • Schedule Advising for Spring Registration: Oct. 5-16
  • Fall Midterm Exam Week: Oct. 12-16

Have questions about upcoming deadlines? Contact the Registrar's Office.

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What's going on at the University of Idaho this week.
Sept. 15, 2020
All events are on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Palousafest Deconstructed Is Daily

Palousafest Deconstructed will take place daily from 11 a.m. through 1 p.m. through Friday, Sept. 18 on the ISUB Plaza. Each day will feature clubs and departments with a specific theme. Find out how you can get involved. Learn more.

Take Back the Night Is Sept. 17

Celebrate the strength of survivors of interpersonal violence Thursday, Sept. 17, with a virtual keynote by Tai Simpson and a socially distant vigil in solidarity with survivors. Face coverings are required for the vigil. Learn more.

Events This Week


Health & Wellness

  • Vandals for Recovery Coffee Hour: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Panorama Room, ISUB: Vandals for Recovery is a community of like-minded peers who choose not to drink or use substances. The group offers support for its members and sober social activities.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Loading zone at the Bruce M. Pitman Center: Bags will be pre-stocked, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Loading zone at the Bruce M. Pitman Center: Bags will be pre-stocked, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Jamie Derrick Mindfulness Drop-In: Noon to 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Online via Zoom: Drop in for a gently guided mindfulness practice led by Jamie Derrick, psychologist and U of I faculty member. Participate online.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Loading zone at the Bruce M. Pitman Center: Bags will be pre-stocked, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Produce Sale: 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Soil Stewards Student Farm, 425 Farm Road: Visit the Soil Stewards Student Farm for a weekly produce sale.


Recreation & Fitness

  • Bowlering League: 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Climbing Center, Student Recreation Center: Gather a team to compete in a six-week bouldering league.
  • Mountain Bike Ride: 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Moscow Mountain: Join for an evening bike ride on a single track on Moscow Mountain. Register by Wednesday, Sept. 16, to participate.


Arts & Entertainment


Academic & Workshops

All events are in Moscow and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted. See the complete calendar at uidaho.edu/events or subscribe to our weekly events newsletter.

Education Abroad Week Is Sept 21-25

Plan your study or intern abroad experience. Attend one or more daily sessions during Education Abroad Week, Sept. 21-25, to learn about programs, scholarships and more. Attend to win prizes and a $1,000 study abroad scholarship.

Late Night at the Rec Is Sept. 25

Join Recreation and Wellbeing for Mini Golf 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at the Student Recreation Center. Teams will compete in this fun and challenging game. Putters, balls and scorecards will be provided. Learn more.

News and Updates

Sign Up for the Sustainability Leadership Program: Join the Sustainability Leadership Program, a student-led program that explores sustainability and engages active change makers to improve sustainability at the University of Idaho. Participants meet weekly for 12 weeks in Fall 2020 to discuss current sustainability issues such as community building, alternative transportation and sustainable food systems, with the goal of developing a deeper understanding of the challenges we face. In Spring 2021, participants will put those ideas into action through a semester-long campus sustainability project. Fall meetings will be 3:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 22 to Dec. 8, via Zoom, with additional voluntary activities at other times. Email UISC@uidaho.edu by today, Sept. 15, to sign up.  
 
Share Your Thoughts on High-Risk Drinking: Vandal Health Education is seeking students in leadership roles on campus to share their thoughts, experiences and/or perceptions regarding alcohol use and misuse over three focus groups. Both students who choose to drink and who choose not to drink are welcome. The focus groups will take place 2:30 p.m. tomorrow, Sept. 16, 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, and 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23. All focus groups will meet in the Well Space inside the Student Recreation Center. Feedback at the focus groups will be used as part of student-led initiatives to reduce high-risk drinking on campus. Free food will be provided. Email aod@uidaho.edu to RSVP or with questions.
 
Palousafest Deconstructed Virtual Fair Is Sept. 18: Browse clubs and departments during the Palousafest Deconstructed Virtual Fair from 11 a.m. through 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18. Use U of I credentials to login to Engage UIdaho and learn how you can get involved.
 
Register for Virtual Mental Health First Aid by Sept. 18: Register for Virtual Mental Health First Aid for Students, taking place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, via Zoom. Participants will learn about common mental health concerns and how to respond and get someone connected to help. Register online by Friday, Sept. 18.
 
Register to Learn About Fighting Hunger Oct. 2-4: Join the Center for Volunteerism and Social Action for a weekend Alternative Service Break in and around Moscow Oct. 2-4. Volunteers will learn about food security efforts on campus and around the Palouse and serve alongside local organizations — including Backyard Harvest, Idaho Food Bank, Vandal Food Pantry and Food Not Bombs — to prepare meal kits, glean fruit from local orchards, fix up a new space to serve food and more. Get an inside look at how these organizations mobilize volunteers, support local food channels, change policies and work together toward a food secure community. This event is free, and lunch will be provided. Register online.
 
Zoom Adding Security Default to Meetings Starting Sept. 27: Starting Sunday, Sept. 27, you may notice you are placed into a waiting room when joining a Zoom meeting. To increase security, Zoom is now requiring all meetings to either have a waiting room or passcode. If you are logged into Zoom with your U of I account, in many cases you will be able to join your Zoom meeting without further prompts or being placed into a waiting room. Learn more.
 
Vandal Health Clinic Services Are Available: Vandal Health Clinic services are available to all students, faculty, staff and dependents. Clinic services are available at the on-campus location at 831 Ash St. Call 208-885-6693 for information on accessing services.
 
Students Needed for U of I Student Media Board Positions: The U of I Student Media Board serves as the publisher and support for the students and mission of U of I Student Media — which includes The Argonaut, Blot, KUOI FM and Student Media Advertising. The board ensures Student Media is free from censorship and serves its students and community well. The board hires the student managers for each area. The board is seeking a chair and up to three student representatives. These roles must be filled by U of I students who are not involved in Student Media but are passionate about media and understand — to some extent — how news organizations work. The Student Media Board meets once a month during the academic year, usually 4:45-5:45 p.m. on the second Tuesday. Email Student Media Adviser Tara Roberts at troberts@uidaho.edu to learn more or express interest.

Help Wanted

Looking for work? Check out Career ServicesFinancial Aid and Human Resources for on- and off-campus postings. For internship opportunities, resume and interview tips and other job opportunities during school and post-graduation, contact Career Services.

Academic Dates and Deadlines

  • Deadline to Add, Drop or Audit (Without W) and Change Semester Classes Online: Sept. 14
  • Deadline to Change to Pass/Fail Option: Sept. 14
  • Fall Financial Aid Census: Sept. 14
  • Last Day to Receive Refund of Tuition and Fees: Sept. 14
  • Fall Early Warning Grades Due: Sept. 22
  • Deadline to Withdraw from Early Eight-Week Classes: Sept. 25
  • Schedule Advising for Spring Registration: Oct. 5-16
  • Fall Midterm Exam Week: Oct. 12-16

Have questions about upcoming deadlines? Contact the Registrar's Office.

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What's going on at the University of Idaho this week.
Sept. 7, 2020
All events are on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Suicide Awareness Week Is This Week

This week is Suicide Awareness Week at U of I. Participate in a well-being workshop, decorate a face mask, attend a QPR Suicide Prevention Training and participate in the We Got Your Back 5K. Learn more and register.

Register for the We Got Your Back 5K

Run or walk to support suicide awareness and bystander intervention as part of Suicide Awareness Week. Participate in the We Got Your Back 5K in-person or virtually. Learn more about participation and register.

Events This Week


Health & Wellness


Recreation & Fitness

  • Gravel Grind Bike Ride: 4-7 p.m. Thursday: Join for an evening bike ride on Palouse area dirt and gravel roads. All rides leave from the Student Recreation Center. Register by Wednesday, Sept. 9, to participate.


Arts & Entertainment

  • Happy Little Vandals: Guided Paint Night with Wild @ Art: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Art and Architecture green, next to the ISUB Plaza: Get creative with Vandal Entertainment and Wild @ Art with a free painting instruction. All supplies will be provided.
  • Moscow Drive-In Featuring ‘Arrival:’ 7:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Parking lot 57: The Moscow Drive-In will feature “Arrival” (PG-13), in which linguistics Professor Louise Banks leads an elite team of investigators when gigantic spaceships touch down in 12 locations around the world. Cost is $20 per vehicle. Get tickets.


Academic & Workshops

All events are in Moscow and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted. See the complete calendar at uidaho.edu/events or subscribe to our weekly events newsletter.

Get Involved with Intramural Sports

Upcoming entry due dates for Intramural Sports are: Cornhole League, tomorrow, Sept. 8; Doubles Tennis, Thursday, Sept. 10; Frisbee Golf, Sept. 10. Entries are due by 9 p.m. at the Student Recreation Center. Learn more.

Writing Center Tutoring Is Available Online

Writing Center tutors are available for online sessions or to provide written feedback on drafts from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday. Learn more or make an appointment.

News and Updates

Ericka Huggins to Provide Women’s Leadership Conference Keynote Tomorrow: Ericka Huggins — a human rights activist, poet, educator, Black Panther leader and former political prisoner — will provide a virtual keynote presentation for the 2020 Women’s Leadership Conference at noon tomorrow, Sept. 8, via Zoom. This event is free and open to the public. Register online. Huggins’s keynote — “How Do We Foster Resilience?” — will discuss the traumatic effect that current events, including the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing racial violence, have had on our communities, and in particular communities of color. Huggins will share insights on how radical self-care — or prioritizing the health of our minds, bodies and spirits — can help us build resilience in times of change and uncertainty. Read more.
 
Radiation Safety Orientation Is Tomorrow: A Radiation Safety Orientation class will take place 4-6 p.m. tomorrow, Sept. 8, in Ag Sci Room 062. This class is intended for students who are unable to access the online course in GoSignMeUp. Anyone able to take the course in GoSignMeUp should do so to save limited seating for those who need it. Contact Environmental Health and Safety at 208-885-6524 with questions.
 
U&I Give Is Accepting Applications for Fall Crowdfunding; Applications Due Tomorrow: The university's crowdfunding platform U&I Give is seeking applications for fall crowdfunding. Campaigns will run from Tuesday, Sept. 29, through Tuesday, Oct. 20. Applications are due tomorrow, Sept. 8. Learn more and submit an application.
 
Learn About National Student Exchange Tomorrow, Sept. 18 or Sept. 28: U of I students have opportunities through the National Student Exchange to study for a semester or year at one of nearly 200 institutions throughout the United States, Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Attend an upcoming Zoom information session 2 p.m. tomorrow, Sept. 8, 12:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, or 3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28, to learn more. Register for a session
 
Request Registration Scholarships for the 2020 Women and Leadership Conference by Sept. 10: The University of Idaho McClure Center for Public Policy Research is accepting applications for a registration scholarship to Boise State University’s Andrus Center 2020 Women and Leadership Conference, which will be held virtually Sept. 15-17. The McClure Center has seven attendee seats and seven registration scholarships. Scholarship forms must be requested by 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, and returned by 11:59 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11. Email mcclurecenter@uidaho.edu to request a scholarship application or with questions.
 
Register for Virtual Mental Health First Aid by Sept. 18: Register for Virtual Mental Health First Aid for Students, taking place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, via Zoom. Participants will learn about common mental health concerns and how to respond and get someone connected to help. Participants must register by Friday, Sept. 18. Register online.
 
Expand Your Resume, Skills and Apply to be a Science Writer or Photographer by Sept. 29: The Office of Undergraduate Research is hiring writers and photographers for Vandals in Focus 2021, a print and web publication telling the stories of students doing incredible research, scholarship and creative activity. The positions are paid and offer students the chance to expand their writing and photography skills and build their portfolios. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to vandalsinfocus@uidaho.edu by midnight Tuesday, Sept. 29.
 
VandalStar Gives Students a Virtual Way to Ask for Help: Through VandalStar, you can let faculty and staff know you need assistance — without making a phone call or sending an email. It’s all virtual and easy to do. You initiate the request. Click the “Raise Your Hand” tab on your left navigation bar in VandalStar. You can ask for advising, instruction, tutoring, academic coaching and Polya Math help. More options are coming soon. What services and support do you want to see made available in “Raise Your Hand?” Email vandalstar@uidaho.edu with suggestions. Learn more about VandalStar’s student flags and features.
 
Vandals Dining Launches Mystery Shopper Program: Vandals Dining is launching a Mystery Shopper Program to gain behind-the-scenes knowledge and enhance the customer’s overall experience in all dining destinations on campus. Selected Mystery Shoppers will assist Vandals Dining in their effort to continually bring excellent customer service to the students, staff and visitors of the University of Idaho. “Shops” will be held twice a month in retail and resident dining locations. Once a shop is completed, members enrolled in the program will complete a detailed feedback survey and participate in virtual focus groups to collaborate on potential improvement ideas. Student Mystery Shoppers will be selected based on their willingness to provide honest and advantageous opinions on all dining aspects. Contact Bryanna Muscella at bryanna.muscella@sodexo.com or 208-885-6050 to express interest in becoming a Mystery Shopper.

Help Wanted

Looking for work? Check out Career ServicesFinancial Aid and Human Resources for on- and off-campus postings. For internship opportunities, resume and interview tips and other job opportunities during school and post-graduation, contact Career Services.

Academic Dates and Deadlines

  • Labor Day – University Holiday: Sept. 7
  • WWAMI Classes Begin: Sept. 9
  • Deadline to Add, Drop or Audit (Without W) and Change Semester Classes Online: Sept. 14
  • Deadline to Change to Pass/Fail Option: Sept. 14
  • Fall Financial Aid Census: Sept. 14
  • Last Day to Receive Refund of Tuition and Fees: Sept. 14
  • Fall Early Warning Grades Due: Sept. 22

Have questions about upcoming deadlines? Contact the Registrar's Office.

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