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2020-21 My UI Archive

My UI is a publication of the University of Idaho designed to share news, events and policy issues with the student community. The primary communication medium for official information, it is delivered weekly during the academic year to all U of I students as well as interested faculty and staff. This publication only prints items of university interest. Events must be sponsored by official university units or organizations.

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What’s going on at the University of Idaho this week.
May 10, 2021
All events are free, on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Congratulations, Graduates, on Your Milestone!

Congratulations to all graduates for persevering through challenging times. Read graduate feature stories and the commencement schedule.

Enjoy Cup of Joe with Spencer Martin

Spencer Martin, the Lionel Hampton School of Music associate director and athletic band director, will be the guest for the May 11 session. Learn more and register.

Events This Week


Health & Wellness

  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Monday, Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock: Meal bags will be pre-packed, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Mindfulness Drop-In: 12:30-1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Online via Zoom: Learn skills to slow down and be in the moment. This event is only open to U of I students.
  • Vandals for Recovery: Free Coffee Hour: 2:30-3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Well Space, Room 102, Student Recreation Center: Vandals who identify as being in recovery from substance misuse are invited to join Vandals for Recovery, a group of like-minded peers for support and sober social opportunities. Free Coffee Hour is a safe, sober space for students in or seeking recovery from substance misuse to meet and connect with new, like-minded people. Coffee is provided.
  • Drop-In Mindfulness With Jamie Derrick: Noon to 12:20 p.m., Wednesday, Online via Zoom: A supportive, purposeful mindfulness practice open to all. Participate online.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: Noon to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Bruce M. Pitman Center: Meal bags will be prepacked, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Breaking the Cycle: 3-4:30 p.m., Thursday, Online via Zoom: Get support and learn skills to break the cycles of behaviors that interfere with successful academic functioning, healthy relationships and life. This event is only open to U of I students.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 3:30-4:30 p.m., Thursday, Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock: Meal bags will be pre-packed, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.


Arts & Entertainment

  • MFA Exhibit: Through Sunday, May 23, Prichard Art Gallery: “Intervention” features the work of two graduating master’s students from the College of Art and Architecture, Katrina Fekkes and Kelsey Grafton.
  • Silver and Gold Exhibition: Through Friday, July 2, Third Street Gallery, 206 E. Third St.: Art and Design alumni reveal their growth as artmakers.
  • Beyond a Book: Artist Books From Special Collections: Through Friday, Aug. 13, Library: The exhibit showcases books from the library’s rare book collections, displaying the many forms a book can take and how artists use the form for their own creative purposes.
  • Jazz Bands – Prerecorded Live: 7:30-8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Online via Zoom: The Lionel Hampton School of Music Jazz Bands bring a prerecorded live outdoor concert. Register online.
  • ‘& Juliet’ by Robert Caisley: 7-9 p.m., Thursday, Online: When power, race and jealousy collide, rivalries can become vicious in this theatre production featuring U of I faculty, students and alumni. Register online.
  • ‘& Juliet’ by Robert Caisley: 7-9 p.m., Friday, Online: When power, race and jealousy collide, rivalries can become vicious in this theatre production featuring U of I faculty, students and alumni. Register online.
  • ‘& Juliet’ by Robert Caisley: 5-7 p.m., Saturday, Online: When power, race and jealousy collide, rivalries can become vicious in this theatre production featuring U of I faculty, students and alumni. Register online.
  • ‘& Juliet’ by Robert Caisley: 2-4 p.m., Sunday, Online: When power, race and jealousy collide, rivalries can become vicious in this theatre production featuring U of I faculty, students and alumni. Register online.


Athletics & Recreation


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.

Take a Walking Tour of Trees with Forestry Team

Join the University of Idaho Extension forestry team for a stroll on Tuesday, May 11 around the U of I campus. Learn more and register.

Learn How to Make Mouth-Watering Jerky

Learn how to safely make jerky at home during an online video class on Friday, May 14. Register and participate online.

News and Updates

UCM Summer Newsletter Schedule Is Announced: Today, May 10, is the last edition of this semester’s My UI, and May 9 was the last edition of This Week. The Daily Register will publish on a weekly basis beginning Monday, May 24. All newsletters will resume a normal schedule the week of Aug. 15.
 
U of I Begins Summer Hours May 17: U of I will begin operating on a summer schedule starting Monday, May 17. Business hours will be from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Summer hours will be effective through Friday, Aug. 20.
 
Thank You for VandalStar Survey Participation: U of I students completed a survey and provided feedback and suggestions about VandalStar. Thank you to the students who responded. Share your ideas and insights any time by emailing VandalStar@uidaho.edu.
 
Zoom Lab and Study Space Is Available: Zoom lab and study space is available on the third floor of the Student Health Center. Learn more.
 
Palousafest Registration for All Student Clubs Opens May 12: Palousafest registration is currently open for ASUI Affiliated Student Organizations, and registration for all other Registered Student Organizations opens Wednesday, May 12. Learn more.
 
Participate in Cap & Gown Hand-Me-Down May 15-21: No plans for your regalia after graduation? Pass it to the next Vandal grad! Join Honors Program senior Hannah Daly and the Honors Program in “Cap & Gown Hand-Me-Down” May 15-21. Hannah started the program this year after realizing there were no sustainable or cost-saving options when she went to purchase her own graduation regalia. Hannah is graduating in landscape architecture and has been part of the Honors Program since her freshman year. Caps and gowns (or gowns only if the cap is decorated; no tassels, please) can be dropped off at three campus locations: ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center (West Exit) May 15-16; Living Learning Communities (LLC, Information Desk) May 15-21; and Bruce M. Pitman Center (Campus Visit Office) May 17-21 until 4 p.m. For more information contact honors@uidaho.edu.
 
Lab, Office Decommissioning Procedures Available: Whether you are leaving for a temporary break or making a permanent change, there are special considerations when leaving an office space or laboratory. As a principal investigator or a manager of principal investigators, you need to know about the required laboratory decommissioning procedures. In an office, be sure to leave the space in a safe condition. Read the featured tip at I-Safety.

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

  • Law Spring Final Exams: May 10-14
  • Spring Final Exams: May 10-14
  • Deadline to Apply for Summer Graduation Without Late Fee: May 14
  • Deadline to Submit Grades for Incompletes Given Spring 2020: May 14
  • Spring Commencement: May 15-16
  • Summer Session 1 Classes Begin: May 17
  • Spring Final Grades Due by Noon: May 18
  • Deadline to Add or Drop With Refund Summer Session 1 Classes: May 19
  • Summer Session 1 Alternative Six-Week Classes Begin: May 24
  • Deadline to Add or Drop With Refund Summer Session 1 Alternative Six-Week Classes: May 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.
May 3, 2021
All events are free, on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Join De-Stress Fest 

Unwind for finals with De-Stress Fest through Saturday, May 8. Explore new ways to de-stress or participate in your favorite relaxation activity. Learn more and see the schedule.

‘Hansel and Gretel’ is May 8

Join the Lionel Hampton School of Music for its spring opera featuring scenes from Engelbert Humperdinck’s production. Learn more and register.

Events This Week


Health & Wellness

  • Stress Management Health Hut: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, ISUB Plaza: De-stress as Vandals wind down the semester and begin preparing for finals week.
  • Grocery Store Tour – Shopping Healthy on a Budget: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Monday, Safeway: Learn shopping tips and strategies to help you stick to your budget and navigate a grocery store with ease. Register online.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock: Meal bags will be pre-packed, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Yoga With Vandal Entertainment: 3-4 p.m. Monday, Administration Lawn: De-stress and join Vandal Entertainment for an afternoon of yoga.
  • Mindfulness Drop-In: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Online via Zoom: Learn skills to slow down and be in the moment.
  • Vandals for Recovery: Free Coffee Hour: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Well Space, Room 102, Student Recreation Center: Free Coffee Hour is a safe, sober space for students in or seeking recovery from substance misuse to meet and connect with new, like-minded people. Coffee is provided.
  • Eating for Stress Reduction Workshop: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Online via Zoom: Participants will learn how choosing certain foods can help reduce stress during final exams and the end of the semester. Register online.
  • Drop-In Mindfulness With Jamie Derrick: Noon to 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Online via Zoom: A supportive, purposeful mindfulness practice open to all. Participate online.
  • Mobile Food Pantry: Noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Parking lot 60, east of Parking and Transportation Services: Fresh food and perishables are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Therapy Dogs: 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, ISUB Plaza: Relax, unwind and de-stress with therapy dogs from Palouse Paws.
  • Breaking the Cycle: 3-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Online via Zoom: Get support and learn skills to break the cycles of behaviors that interfere with successful academic functioning, healthy relationships and life.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock: Meal bags will be pre-packed, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.


Arts & Entertainment

  • The Movement in Music: Online: Watch a collaborative music and dance virtual concert presented by the U of I Dance Program.
  • MFA Exhibit: Through Sunday, May 23, Prichard Art Gallery: “Intervention” features the work of two graduating master’s students from the College of Art and Architecture, Katrina Fekkes and Kelsey Grafton.
  • Silver and Gold Exhibition: Through Friday, July 2, Third Street Gallery, 206 E. Third St.: Art and Design alumni reveal their growth as artmakers.
  • Beyond a Book: Artist Books From Special Collections: Through Friday, Aug. 13, Library: The exhibit showcases books from the library’s rare book collections, displaying the many forms a book can take and how artists use the form for their own creative purposes.
  • Spring Composers’ Concert: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Lionel Hampton School of Music Lawn: Join the LHSOM Composition Studio for an outdoor live show featuring a selection of new student works.
  • LHSOM Student Convocation: Music Program: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Online via Zoom: Attend a Lionel Hampton School of Music convocation featuring a variety of student musicians. Register online.
  • Opera Scenes: ‘Hansel and Gretel:’ 7:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Online via Zoom: Join the Lionel Hampton School of Music for its spring opera production featuring scenes from Engelbert Humperdinck’s production. Register online.
  • Jazz Concert: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Administration Lawn: Enjoy an evening of music featuring the Lionel Hampton School of Music Jazz Bands directed by Vern Sielert and Kate Skinner.
  • LHSOM Instrumental Education Laboratory Band: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday, Online via Zoom: Join Lionel Hampton School of Music for the culminating performance of four combined music education classes. Register online.


Athletics & Recreation

  • Mountain Bike Ride: 4-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Moscow Mountain: Bring your own bike and transportation and join on a mountain bike ride.


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.

Soil Stewards Plant Start Sale Is May 6

The Soil Stewards club is holding a plant start sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 6, outside the ISUB. Plant starts include tomatoes and peppers as well as various herbs. Fresh produce will also be available from the Hydroponics Club.

Join the I am Resilient Virtual 5K

Run, walk, hike or bike in a 5K supporting Mental Health Awareness Month through Saturday, May 8. Complete your route, submit your time and a photo from your race and be entered to win a Hydroflask water bottle. Register online.

News and Updates

Proposals for Undergraduate Research Grants Are Due Today: 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 Fall 2021. The deadline for submitting proposals is today, May 3. Learn more.
 
Survey on Transportation Experience Is Available: Make your voice heard by completing the Travel Experience and Perception survey and you will be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift card. Four winners will be randomly selected from all participants who complete the survey, which closes Thursday, May 6. Your feedback will provide Parking and Transportation Services with information about how you use the various transportation options that are on campus and in Moscow. Your participation is voluntary, and you must be at least 18 to participate. Contact 208-885-6424 or parking@uidaho.edu with questions.
 
Pitkin Annual Plant Sale Is May 7-8: The Franklin H. Pitkin Forest Nursery annual plant sale is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 7, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at the nursery, 1025 Plant Science Rd. A wide selection of native hardwood and conifer trees as well as native shrubs will be available for sale in one-gallon pots and root plugs. Face masks and social distancing are required. Pre-sale plant reservations are not allowed. Call 208-885-1004 or email seedlings@uidaho.edu for more information.
 
U of I Begins Summer Hours May 17: U of I will begin operating on a summer schedule starting Monday, May 17. Business hours will be from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Summer hours will be effective through Friday, Aug. 20.
 
Register for the Sustainability Leadership Program: Join a student-led program that explores questions of sustainability and engages active change makers to improve sustainability at U of I. For 12 weeks in Fall 2021, participants will meet weekly to discuss current sustainability issues such as renewable energy, food systems and alternative transportation. In Spring 2022, participants will put those ideas into action through a semester-long campus sustainability project. Internship credit is available if you register by Monday, Sept. 6. Register online.
 
Visit the Well Space in the Student Rec Center: Located in the Student Recreation Center, the Well Space is available for students to relax, find health information, study and de-stress. Hours this semester are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. During weekly hours, no appointment is necessary.
 
Four Out of Five Vandals Choose a Safe Way to Get Home After Drinking: Vandals plan ahead. Four out of five choose a safe way to get home after drinking to avoid negative and potentially harmful outcomes. Most Vandals choose not to drive after drinking and plan for a designated driver, call a taxi or walk to get home. Learn more.
 
Apply to be a Peer Health Educator for Fall 2021: Peer health educator applications for Fall 2021 are being accepted. Peer educators are key members of the Vandal Health Education team and work to improve student, staff and faculty knowledge of health education information, resources and events. Peer educators plan, organize and implement high-quality health education programs, workshops and events for the campus community. Contact sethrose@uidaho.edu with questions. Learn more and apply.
 
Watch the Sustainable Finance Video Series on YouTube: Check out the Sustainable Finance Video series on YouTube presented by the Sustainability Leadership Program. Learn about the importance of government policy and financial behavior as tools in the endeavor for sustainability and mitigation of global climate change. Watch the series.
 
Writing Center Offers Zoom Drop-In Hours: The Writing Center offers Zoom drop-in assistance at the following times: from noon to 2 p.m. on Mondays; 2-4 p.m. on Tuesdays; from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays; 2-4 p.m. on Thursdays; and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays.

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

  • Law Spring Final Exams: May 3-14
  • Spring No Exam Week: May 3-7
  • Spring Final Exams: May 10-14
  • Deadline to Apply for Summer Graduation Without Late Fee: May 14
  • Deadline to Submit Grades for Incompletes Given Spring 2020: May 14
  • Spring Commencement: May 15-16
  • Summer Session I Classes Begin: May 17
  • Spring Final Grades Due by Noon: May 18
  • Deadline to Add or Drop With Refund Summer Session I Classes: May 19
  • Summer Session I Alternative Six-Week Classes Begin: May 24
  • Deadline to Add or Drop With Refund Summer Session I Alternative Six-Week Classes: May 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.
April 26, 2021
All events are free, on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted

Unleash the Spirit of Innovation

The Engineering Design EXPO is the longest-running student engineering and technological innovation showcase in the Pacific Northwest. It showcases projects from the College of Engineering’s senior capstone program. See the schedule.

Join the I am Resilient Virtual 5K

Run, walk, hike or bike in a 5K supporting Mental Health Awareness Month May 2-8. When you complete your route, submit your time and a photo from your race and be entered to win a Hydroflask water bottle. Register online.

Events This Week


Health & Wellness

  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock: Meal bags will be pre-packed, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Mindfulness Drop-In: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Online via Zoom: Learn skills to slow down and be in the moment. This event is only open to U of I students.
  • Vandals for Recovery: Free Coffee Hour and Mindfulness and Stress Management Strategies: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Well Space, Room 102, Student Recreation Center: Vandals who identify as being in recovery from substance misuse are invited to join Vandals for Recovery, a group of like-minded peers for support and sober social opportunities. Free Coffee Hour is a safe, sober space for students in or seeking recovery from substance misuse to meet and connect with new, like-minded people. Coffee is provided.
  • Denim Day: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, ISUB Plaza: Wear denim to show support for survivors of sexual violence. Take a picture and post it to social media with #UIdahoDenimDay, #DenimDay2021 or #DenimWithTheDeans.
  • Drop-In Mindfulness With Jamie Derrick: Noon to 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Online via Zoom: A supportive, purposeful mindfulness practice open to all. Participate online.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: Noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock: Meal bags will be pre-packed, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Breaking Silence: 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, Amphitheatre, Shattuck Arboretum: Come together to break the silence around sexual assault and show support for survivors and a future without assault or abuse.
  • QPR: Question, Persuade, Refer Suicide Prevention Training: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Online via Zoom: 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. Participants will learn how to recognize the warning signs of suicide, offer hope, get help and save a life. Register online.
  • Breaking the Cycle: 3-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Online via Zoom: Get support and learn skills to break the cycles of behaviors that interfere with successful academic functioning, healthy relationships and life. This event is only open to U of I students.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock: Meal bags will be pre-packed, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.


Arts & Entertainment


Athletics & Recreation

  • Advanced Whitewater Kayak Clinic: 7-10 p.m. Wednesday, Swim Center: Learn how to roll a whitewater kayak. Cost includes equipment and instruction and is $50 for students and $75 for non-students. Register by Tuesday, April 27.
  • Mountain Bike Ride: 4-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Moscow Mountain: Bring your own bike and transportation and join on a mountain bike ride.
  • River Canyon Backpacking: Saturday through Sunday, Rapid River: Hike to the sound of the river and enjoy the beauty on this overnight backpacking trip. Cost includes instruction and group equipment and is $50 for students and $75 for non-students.


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.

Vandals Still Have It Covered

“I wear my mask to protect myself and my community.” – Nicolle

Get Dirty May 1

Prep the Soil Stewards Student Farm Saturday, May 1. Register online.

News and Updates

Join an Earth Month Scavenger Hunt: Join the Outdoor Program for a four-week Earth Month Scavenger Hunt in and around the Palouse. Visit the Outdoor Program in the Student Recreation Center to get a QR code. Prizes will be awarded. Email vuori@uidaho.edu to get started.
 
VandalStar to Send Registration Reminders: VandalStar will email registration reminders to students who have not yet registered for Fall 2021. Students will see a “Student Not Registered Next Term” alert flag on their VandalStar dashboards. Students should contact their academic advisor or faculty advisor if they need help. To find advisor contact information and/or to schedule VandalStar appointments, log in to VandalStar, go to the “My Success Network” tab and under “Your Connections,” your advisor contact information will display. Students who have applied to graduate are not included in this outreach. Email vandalstar@uidaho.edu or call 208-885-8787 for VandalStar questions. Email advising@uidaho.edu for advising help.
 
Student Arts Fee Grant Program Is Accepting Proposals: The U of I Arts Committee, which oversees the Student Arts Fee Grant, invites applications for funding in the 2021-22 cycle. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. today, April 26. Email uiarts@uidaho.edu for more information. Download the application.
 
Attend an NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program Webinar: Learn about the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Graduate Fellowship Program, which is hiring graduate students for fellowships in national security, 2 p.m. Thursday, April 29, via Zoom. Learn about fellowships, including eligibility and benefits. Register online.

Arbor Day Celebration Is April 30: Attend an Arbor Day Celebration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 30, in the ISUB Plaza, near Einstein’s. Mindy McAllister, College of Natural Resources, Lauren King, U of I Pitkin Nursery, and Audra Cochran, U of I Extension Forestry, will discuss upcoming nursery and Extension events and opportunities in the forest industry. Stop by and tell why trees and forests make your life and Idaho better and you might win a prize.
 
Take the Student Rec Center Survey: Recreation and Wellbeing would like to hear your opinion about the Multi-Activity Court space in the Student Recreation Center. Take a four-question survey and you will be entered into a drawing for a $15 gift card to Tri-State Outfitters. Submit survey responses before Saturday, May 1.
 
Submit Proposals for Undergraduate Research Grants: 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 Fall 2021. The deadline for submitting proposals is Monday, May 3. Learn more.
 
New Exhibit Is at the Library: The new exhibit, “Beyond a Book: Artist Books from Special Collections,” is now on display on the second floor of the library. Showcasing books from the library’s rare book collections, the display showcases the many forms a book can take and how artists use the form for their own creative purposes. The exhibit will be on display through Friday, Aug. 13.
 
Register for the Sustainability Leadership Program: Join a student-led program that explores questions of sustainability and engages active change makers to improve sustainability at U of I. For 12 weeks in Fall 2021, participants will meet weekly to discuss current sustainability issues such as renewable energy, food systems and alternative transportation. In Spring 2022, participants will put those ideas into action through a semester-long campus sustainability project. Internship credit is available if you register by Monday, Sept. 6. Register online.
 
Get Involved in Intramural Sports: Get involved in Intramural Sports this spring with ultimate frisbee, volleyball, flag football, kickball, softball and more. Entry forms are available online or in the atrium at the Student Recreation Center. Email bfealy@uidaho.edu with questions. Learn more.
 
Apply to be a Peer Health Educator for Fall 2021: Peer health educator applications for Fall 2021 are being accepted. Peer educators are key members of the Vandal Health Education team and work to improve student, staff and faculty knowledge of health education information, resources and events. Peer educators plan, organize and implement high-quality health education programs, workshops and events for the campus community. Contact sethrose@uidaho.edu with questions. Learn more and apply.
 
Writing Center Offers Zoom Drop-In Hours: The Writing Center offers Zoom drop-in assistance at the following times: from noon to 2 p.m. on Mondays, 2-4 p.m. on Tuesdays, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m. on Thursdays and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays.
 
Barbeque Safely This Season: The weather is warming, the semester is ending and BBQs are starting to appear. If your unit or recognized student organization chooses to have a BBQ on campus, Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) wants to help you do so safely. At a minimum, notify EHS of your plans prior to the event. EHS will assist in finding a safe location, ensure you have a fire extinguisher handy and answer questions about other requirements for barbequing on campus — such as restrictions on who may use a grill on U of I property. Visit the I-Safety webpage for more information or call EHS at 208-885-6524.
 
Zoom Lab and Study Space Is Available: Zoom lab and study space is available on the third floor of the Student Health Center. Learn more.
 
Participants Sought for Research Study on Diabetic Neuropathy: Researchers are seeking adults 18 years and older, with and without Type 2 Diabetes, to participate in a two-visit study investigating the interaction of diet, physical activity and gut microbiome on diabetic neuropathy. Measurements will include surveys for dietary history and physical activity levels, finger stick blood test to measure risk factors and stool sample for the gut microbiome. A $45 gift card will be provided upon completion of the study. Contact the Exercise Physiology Research Laboratory at exphys@uidaho.edu or 208-885-2007 for more information.
 
Join Kappa Sigma: Kappa Sigma is looking for new members with leadership potential to help usher the group through a transformation of the organization. Learn more.

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

  • Law Spring Final Exams: May 3-14
  • Spring No Exam Week: May 3-7
  • Spring Final Exams: May 10-14
  • Deadline to Apply for Summer Graduation Without Late Fee: May 14
  • Deadline to Submit Grades for Incompletes Given Spring 2020: May 14
  • Spring Commencement: May 15-16
  • Summer Session 1 Classes Begin: May 17
  • Spring Final Grades Due by Noon: May 18
  • Deadline to Add or Drop With Refund Summer Session 1 Classes: May 19
  • Summer Session 1 Alternative Six-Week Classes Begin: May 24
  • Deadline to Add or Drop With Refund Summer Session 1 Alternative Six-Week Classes: May 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.
April 19, 2021
All events are free, on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted

Attend VandalFest 

Join Vandal Entertainment for an end-of-the-year celebration 1-6 p.m. Saturday, April 24, in the ISUB Plaza. Join for live music, games, free food and more. Learn more.

See ‘Gross Indecency’

See “Gross Indecency – The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde,” a courtroom drama focused on the Irish poet and playwright and his relationships. Learn more and see the schedule.

Events This Week


Health & Wellness

  • 4/20: Marijuana Misconceptions Health Hut: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, ISUB Plaza: Learn the facts and myths of cannabis, the health and law risks and the resources available for students.
  • Grocery Store Tour – Shopping Healthy on a Budget: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Monday, WinCo Foods: Learn shopping tips and strategies to help you stick to your budget and navigate a grocery store with ease. Register online.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock: Meal bags will be pre-packed, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Mindfulness Drop-In: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Online via Zoom: Learn skills to slow down and be in the moment. This event is only open to U of I students.
  • Vandals for Recovery: Free Coffee Hour: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Well Space, Room 102, Student Recreation Center: Free Coffee Hour is a safe, sober space for students in or seeking recovery from substance misuse to meet and connect with new, like-minded people. Coffee is provided.
  • Freshstart Nicotine Cessation Open Session: 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, Online via Zoom: Freshstart is a four-part group nicotine cessation program geared toward helping participants increase their motivation to quit smoking, learn effective approaches for quitting and guide them in making a successful quit attempt. Register online.
  • Drop-In Mindfulness With Jamie Derrick: Noon to 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Online via Zoom: A supportive, purposeful mindfulness practice open to all. Participate online.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: Noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock: Meal bags will be pre-packed, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Therapy Dogs: 12:30-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, ISUB Plaza: Relax, unwind and de-stress with therapy dogs from Palouse Paws.
  • Breaking the Cycle: 3-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Online via Zoom: Get support and learn skills to break the cycles of behaviors that interfere with successful academic functioning, healthy relationships and life. This event is only open to U of I students.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock: Meal bags will be pre-packed, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Sex Scenes: Consent and Boundaries: 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Online via Zoom: Join in a campus-wide discussion on consent, healthy relationships and sexual boundaries with Vandal Health Education and the Violence Prevention Programs. Register online.


Arts & Entertainment


Athletics & Recreation

  • Intro to Whitewater Kayak Clinic: 7-10 p.m. Wednesday, Swim Center: Learn the fundamentals of how to outfit, paddle and wet exit a whitewater kayak. Cost includes equipment and instruction and is $50 for students and $75 for non-students. Register by Tuesday, April 20.
  • Mountain Bike Ride: 4-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Moscow Mountain: Bring your own bike and transportation and join on a mountain bike ride.
  • Earth Day Hike: Saturday, Elk Creek Falls east of Deary: Hike to and explore the tallest waterfall in Idaho. Cost includes instruction and limited transportation and is $30 for students and $45 for non-students. Register by Monday, April 19.
  • Vandal Service Day in Boise: 9 a.m. to noon Mountain time Saturday, Bernardine Quinn’s Riverside Park, 3150 W. Pleasanton Ave., Boise: Join other Vandals in a day of service.
  • Vandal Service Day in Meridian: 9 a.m. to noon Mountain time Saturday, Kleiner Park, Meridian: Join other Vandals in a day of service.
  • Saturday of Service: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, in person and virtual: Serve at different organizations around the community. 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.

Join an Earth Month Scavenger Hunt

Join the Outdoor Program for a four-week Earth Month Scavenger Hunt in and around the Palouse. Visit the Outdoor Program in the Student Recreation Center to get a QR code. Prizes will be awarded. Email vuori@uidaho.edu to get started.

See ‘The Movement in the Music’

Watch “The Movement in the Music,” a collaborative music and dance virtual concert presented by the U of I Dance Program. The event features student artists and guest artist Pat Taylor of JazzAntiqua. Learn more and watch the concert.

News and Updates

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), from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays (in person in Menard) and 2-4 p.m. on Saturdays (virtual). The last day to attend a clinic is Thursday, April 29. Email law-vita@uidaho.edu to request an appointment.
 
View the Arab and Arab American Heritage Month Display: The University of Idaho Library presents an Arab and Arab American Heritage Month Display which will be available for viewing until Friday, April 30. The display was created in collaboration with the International Programs Office, their students and faculty, and includes books, DVDs, infographics and cultural objects.
 
Vandals for Recovery Hosts a Food Demo Tomorrow: Vandals for Recovery is hosting a food demo during Tuesday Coffee Hour, 2:30 p.m. tomorrow, April 20, in the Student Recreation Center classroom. Participants will learn how to make no-bake peanut butter bites. Coffee will be provided. Any student in or seeking recovery from substance misuse is welcome to join.
 
Attend a Climate Stories Workshop Tomorrow: Join author Jason Davis 3-4:30 p.m. tomorrow, April 20, and share how climate change has impacted your community and communities around the world. The Climate Stories Project, hosted by the Sustainability Center and the Confluence Lab, provides an educational and artistic forum for sharing personal stories about the changing climate. Email uisc@uidaho.edu with questions. Register online.
 
Student Arts Fee Grant Program Is Accepting Proposals: The U of I Arts Committee, which oversees the Student Arts Fee Grant, invites applications for funding in the 2021-22 cycle. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. Monday, April 26. Email uiarts@uidaho.edu for more information. Download the application.
 
ASB Alumni Are Invited to a Reunion: It is the 20th anniversary of the Alternative Service Break (ASB) program at the University of Idaho. All alumni are invited to celebrate April 26-30. Events will take place each day leading up to a virtual gala. Learn more and register.
 
Submit Proposals for Undergraduate Research Grants: 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 Fall 2021. The deadline for submitting proposals is Monday, May 3. Learn more.
 
Register for the Sustainability Leadership Program: Join a student-led program that explores questions of sustainability and engages active change makers to improve sustainability at U of I. For 12 weeks in Fall 2021, participants will meet weekly to discuss current sustainability issues such as renewable energy, food systems and alternative transportation. In Spring 2022, participants will put those ideas into action through a semester-long campus sustainability project. Internship credit is available if you register by Monday, Sept. 6. Register online.
 
Apply to be a Peer Health Educator for Fall 2021: Peer health educator applications for Fall 2021 are being accepted. Peer educators are key members of the Vandal Health Education team and work to improve student, staff and faculty knowledge of health education information, resources and events. Peer educators plan, organize and implement high-quality health education programs, workshops and events for the campus community. Contact sethrose@uidaho.edu with questions. Learn more and apply.
 
Learn About a New Course: Global Disease Ecology: Join a new course being offered this fall, Global Disease Ecology (EPPN 110), to learn more about research, science communication and potential career paths in human, animal and plant health. Talk to your advisor or contact Ed Lewis at eelewis@uidaho.edu to learn more.
 
Graduating? Take the First Destination Survey: Whether your next steps after graduation are a new job, grad school, taking a gap year or figuring things out – U of I wants to know. Share your plans by completing the First Destination Survey. All answers are confidential. Feedback provided can help strengthen the U of I experience for current and future Vandals. Participants will be entered for the chance to win prizes.
 
Take the Student Rec Center Survey: Recreation and Wellbeing would like to hear your opinion about the Multi-Activity Court space in the Student Recreation Center. Take a four-question survey and you will be entered into a drawing for a $15 gift card to TriState Outfitters.
 
Volunteers Are Needed for Creation of a Movement Database: The Human Behavior and Perception Lab is seeking Black males and white males 18-40 years old who are willing to wear a motion capture suit and conceal different objects on their person while walking along a pre-determined path. Participants will be video recorded walking up and down a sidewalk on campus. These videos will be used in future research on movement patterns. Participation is estimated to take 60-75 minutes. Compensation is $20 with the possibility for an additional $30. Contact Dawn Sweet at sweet@uidaho.edu or Luke Sturgeon at Sturgeon@uidaho.edu with questions or for more information.
 
Report Safety Concerns: See something that doesn’t seem safe? Report it – whether it is an unsafe working condition, a tripping hazard on a walkway or anything else that may put the Vandal community at risk. Don’t know who to contact? The Safety Concern form was created as a simple way to submit your concerns and have them directed to the appropriate department/unit for assistance. Learn more on the I-Safety webpage.
 
Vandals Choose Moderation: Most Vandals choose moderation if they choose to drink to reduce their risk of negative outcomes of high-risk drinking. Learn more.

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 From Late Eight-Week Classes: April 23
  • Law Spring Final Exams: May 3-14
  • Spring No Exam Week: May 3-7
  • Spring Final Exams: May 10-14
  • Deadline to Apply for Summer Graduation Without Late Fee: May 14
  • Deadline to Submit Grades for Incompletes Given Spring 2020: May 14
  • Spring Commencement: May 15-16
  • Summer Session 1 Classes Begin: May 17
  • Spring Final Grades Are Due by Noon: May 18
  • Deadline to Add or Drop With Refund Summer Session 1 Classes: May 19

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.
April 12, 2021
All events are free, on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted

Parent and Family Weekend Is April 16-18

Spend time virtually during Parent and Family Weekend, April 16-18. Learn more and see the schedule.

Zoom Lab and Study Space Is Available

Zoom lab and study space is available on the third floor of the Student Health Center. Learn more.

Events This Week


Parent & Family Weekend


Health & Wellness

  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock: Meal bags will be pre-packed, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Vaccinate the 208 – COVID-19 Vaccine Education: 3-5 p.m. Monday, Student Recreation Center: Learn about the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • RAIN ­– Mindful Compassion – Section 2: 3:30-4:40 p.m. Monday, Online via Zoom: Learn skills to recognize, allow, investigate and nurture difficult, painful emotional experiences with mindfulness and self-compassion. This event is only open to U of I students.
  • Mindfulness Drop-In: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Online via Zoom: Learn skills to slow down and be in the moment. This event is only open to U of I students.
  • Vandals for Recovery: Free Coffee Hour: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Well Space, Room 102, Student Recreation Center: Free Coffee Hour is a safe, sober space for students in or seeking recovery from substance misuse to meet and connect with new, like-minded people. Coffee is provided.
  • Intuitive Eating Workshop: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Online via Zoom: Learn about intuitive eating, mindful eating practices and best ways to incorporate it into your life. Register online.
  • Drop-In Mindfulness With Jamie Derrick: Noon to 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Online via Zoom: A supportive, purposeful mindfulness practice open to all. Participate online.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: Noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock: Meal bags will be pre-packed, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Anxiety Toolbox – Section 3: 12:30-1:20 p.m. Thursday, Online via Zoom: Learn skills to identify and manage signs of anxiety more effectively. This event is only open to U of I students.
  • Breaking the Cycle: 3-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Online via Zoom: Get support and learn skills to break the cycles of behaviors that interfere with successful academic functioning, healthy relationships and life. This event is only open to U of I students.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock: Meal bags will be pre-packed, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.


Arts & Entertainment


Athletics & Recreation


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.

See Chanticleer April 14

The final performance of the Auditorium Chamber Music Series 2020-21 season will feature the vocal ensemble Chanticleer at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, via Zoom. Register online.

Vandals Still Have It Covered

“I choose to wear my mask because I am protecting my loved ones and everyone around me. … I wear a mask not only because it helps me, but because it helps our community stay safe.” – Abbey

News and Updates

Submit Your Abstract for the Undergraduate Research Symposium Today: The Office of Undergraduate Research invites U of I undergraduates to present their work at the virtual 2021 Undergraduate Research Symposium taking place Monday, April 26. This event showcases student research, scholarly work and creative activities from all disciplines at the university. The abstract submission deadline is today, April 12. Contact our@uidaho.edu with questions. Learn more and submit your abstract.
 
Poetry, Prose for the Mary Clearman Blew Undergraduate Writing Prize Is Due Today: Submit your poetry or prose to the 2021 Mary Clearman Blew Undergraduate Writing Prize, open to all U of I undergraduates. Prose entries should consist of a single work — either fiction or creative nonfiction — double-spaced and under 20 pages. Poetry entries may include as many as three poems, totaling fewer than 10 pages. Poetry can be single-spaced. Submit entries no later than today, April 12, to twray@uidaho.edu with the subject “Entry for Mary Clearman Blew Prize.” The prize is $500, and the winner will be invited to read at the Undergraduate Creative Writing Showcase on Wednesday, April 28.
 
Register for Sustainability, Period: Watch the short film “Period. End of Sentence.” and join a panel discussion of health and stigma surrounding menstrual cycles 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, via Zoom. This event is sponsored by the Sustainability Center and the Women’s Center. Register online.
 
Attend a Climate Stories Workshop April 20: Join author Jason Davis 3-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, and share how climate change has impacted your community and communities around the world. The Climate Stories Project, hosted by the Sustainability Center and the Confluence Lab, provides an educational and artistic forum for sharing personal stories about the changing climate. Email uisc@uidaho.edu with questions. Register online.
 
Register for a Mobilizing Men: Campus Masculinities Webinar April 21: Register for part three in a four-part webinar series exploring campus masculinities 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, via Zoom. The event features a panel of current and former military personnel discussing the performance of masculinity in the military and its connection to power-based personal violence. The series is presented by U of I’s Mobilizing Men committee, the Women’s Center and the Violence Prevention Programs Office. Register online.
 
Participate in a Whitewater Kayak Clinic: Learn the fundamentals of how to outfit, paddle and wet exit a whitewater kayak with the Outdoor Program. Clinics are 7-10 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, and Wednesday, April 28, at the Swim Center. The cost for students is $50; non-students is $75. Register at the Outdoor Program Office. Call 208-885-6810 with questions. Learn more.
 
Research Participants Are Needed for an Interactive Online Study: If you have a good memory and enjoy scavenger hunts, consider participating in a remote research study on “Assessing Memories for Previously Performed Activities.” This is a two-part study; both parts will be conducted via Zoom. Participants can earn up to $27 for completing a scavenger hunt and being interviewed about where they went and what they did. Contact the Human Behavior and Perception Lab at pscm-hbplab@uidaho.edu with questions or for more information.
 
Learn About Laboratory Commitment to Safety: In an ongoing effort to develop and advance the University of Idaho’s Lab Safety Culture, the Department of Environmental Health and Safety conducted walkthroughs of 257 labs to determine the current status of lab safety on campus. A summary report documenting the findings of these walkthroughs is available for review. Read more on the I-Safety website.

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 Registration Opens: April 12-23
  • Deadline to Withdraw From Late Eight-Week Classes: April 23
  • Law Spring Final Exams: May 3-14
  • Spring No Exam Week: May 3-7
  • Spring Final Exams: May 10-14

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.
April 5, 2021
All events are free, on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted

Vandal Giving Day Is April 6-7

Celebrate the Vandal Family and raise funds for students and programs at U of I. Learn more.

Vandals Still Have It Covered

“I wear a mask to keep my students, my colleagues and my family safe.” – Mohamed

Events This Week


Health & Wellness

  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock: Meal bags will be pre-packed, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • RAIN ­– Mindful Compassion – Section 2: 3:30-4:40 p.m. Monday, Online via Zoom: Learn skills to recognize, allow, investigate and nurture difficult, painful emotional experiences with mindfulness and self-compassion. This event is only open to U of I students.
  • Mindfulness Drop-In: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Online via Zoom: Learn skills to slow down and be in the moment. This event is only open to U of I students.
  • Vandals for Recovery: Free Coffee Hour: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Well Space, Room 102, Student Recreation Center: Free Coffee Hour is a safe, sober space for students in or seeking recovery from substance misuse to meet and connect with new, like-minded people. Coffee is provided.
  • Livestock Petting Zoo: 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, Tower Lawn, Theophilus Tower: The livestock centers on campus have partnered with the Student Success Program to offer students a chance to destress with a livestock petting zoo.
  • Get Yourself Tested Month: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, ISUB Atrium 1, First Floor: Learn more about Get Yourself Tested Month and get free resources.
  • Drop-In Mindfulness With Jamie Derrick: Noon to 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Online via Zoom: A supportive, purposeful mindfulness practice open to all. Participate online.
  • Mobile Food Pantry: Noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Parking lot 60, east of Parking and Transportation Services: Fresh food and perishables are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Grocery Store Tour – Shopping for Healthy Snack Foods: 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, Rosauers: Learn shopping tips and strategies to help you stick to your budget and navigate a grocery store with ease.
  • Recovery Ally Training: 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, Online: Learn ways to support people in recovery from substance misuse by speaking out against stigma, using nonjudgmental communication and encouraging healthy choices for recovery. Register online.
  • Anxiety Toolbox – Section 3: 12:30-1:20 p.m. Thursday, Online via Zoom: Learn skills to identify and manage signs of anxiety more effectively. This event is only open to U of I students.
  • Breaking the Cycle: 3-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Online via Zoom: Get support and learn skills to break the cycles of behaviors that interfere with successful academic functioning, healthy relationships and life. This event is only open to U of I students.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock: Meal bags will be pre-packed, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Mental Health Toolbox: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Friday, Online via Zoom: Learn skills to manage intense emotional distress, relational challenges and ineffective, harmful coping strategies. This event is only open to U of I students.


Arts & Entertainment


Athletics & Recreation


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 Vandal Health Education

Help create a healthier campus by joining Vandal Health Education. Learn more and register.

Therapy Dogs Are Back on Campus April 7

Relax, unwind and de-stress with therapy dogs 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, in the ISUB Plaza.

News and Updates

New VandalWeb Registration User Experience Is Available: As you prepare for advising and registration for Summer or Fall 2021, you may notice some changes to VandalWeb registration. Over the past few weeks, a new registration platform has been rolled out that is tablet-friendly and provides an enhanced user experience. This new platform also provides convenient access to registration information, schedule planner shopping cart, class schedule and class search features. Learn more about how to register in the new VandalWeb registration platform.
 
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), from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays (in person in Menard) and 2-4 p.m. on Saturdays (virtual). The last day to come into a clinic will be Thursday, April 29. Email law-vita@uidaho.edu to request an appointment.
 
Join a Fitness Foundations Course: Join a Fitness Foundations Course and learn about the foundational movements, different exercise modalities, beneficial warm-up selections and various programing options. Classes are 2-2:50 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and begin today, April 5, at the Student Recreation Center. This course is only available to current U of I students and is limited to 12 participants. Email spat0530@vandals.uidaho.edu to register or for more information.
 
DSI Virtual Employment Fair Is Today: Learn about working in the Department of Student Involvement (DSI) 3:30-4:30 p.m. today, April 5, via Zoom. Participate in an informal panel discussion with current student staff members who can answer questions about their work.
 
Participate in the Vandalcraft Build Challenge: Build your favorite U of I campus building in Minecraft. The competition runs from April 5-26. Learn more.
 
Apply for the Gary E. and Carolyn J. Strong Special Collections Fellowship by April 9: Graduate students from any discipline at U of I are invited to apply for the Gary E. and Carolyn J. Strong Special Collections Fellowship. The fellowship takes place during the summer and includes a $4,500 stipend. Eligible applicants must have plans to enroll in the fall semester after the fellowship. Applications are due Friday, April 9. Learn more.
 
Spruce the Palouse With the Sustainability Center April 10: Volunteer with the Sustainability Center and Backyard Harvest from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, April 10, and Spruce the Palouse. Bring a mask, water, warm clothes and closed-toe shoes. Learn more and register.
 
Submit Poetry or Prose to the Mary Clearman Blew Undergraduate Writing Prize: Submit your poetry or prose to the 2021 Mary Clearman Blew Undergraduate Writing Prize, open to all U of I undergraduates. Prose entries should consist of a single work – either fiction or creative nonfiction — double-spaced and under 20 pages. Poetry entries may include as many as three poems, totaling fewer than 10 pages. Poetry can be single-spaced. Submit entries no later than Monday, April 12, to twray@uidaho.edu with the subject “Entry for Mary Clearman Blew Prize.” The prize is $500, and the winner will be invited to read at the Undergraduate Creative Writing Showcase on Wednesday, April 28.
 
Abstracts for the Undergraduate Research Symposium Are Due April 12: The Office of Undergraduate Research invites U of I undergraduates to present their work at the virtual 2021 Undergraduate Research Symposium taking place Monday, April 26. This event showcases student research, scholarly work and creative activities from all disciplines at the university. The abstract submission deadline is Monday, April 12. Contact our@uidaho.edu with questions. Learn more and submit your abstract.
 
Volunteer With the Robotics Program: Volunteers are needed for Idaho’s First Tech Challenge Idaho Championship Tournament April 16-17 at the Palouse Ice Rink in Moscow. This is a high school robotics tournament with teams from across the Gem State competing for a variety of awards in a fast-paced, alliance-style robot game. Volunteers are needed for a variety of technical and non-technical roles. Online training is provided for the technical roles. Snacks and lunch are provided. Email Robin Baumgartner, program coordinator, 4-H Science Programs/U of I Extension 4-H Robotics, or call 208-364-4603 with questions. Register online.
 
Parent and Family Weekend Is April 16-18: Parent and Family Weekend is April 16-18. This spring, Parent and Family Weekend will offer a series of virtual events you can join from anywhere. This year’s event lineup includes an escape room, scavenger hunt, a craft mixology lesson and more. See the schedule and register.
 
Participate in a Whitewater Kayak Clinic: Learn the fundamentals of how to outfit, paddle and wet exit a whitewater kayak with the Outdoor Program. Clinics are 7-10 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, and Wednesday, April 28, at the Swim Center. The cost for students is $50, and the cost for non-students is $75. Register at the Outdoor Program Office. Call 208-885-6810 with questions. Learn more.
 
Get Involved in Intramural Sports: Get involved in Intramural Sports this spring with ultimate frisbee, volleyball, flag football, kickball, softball and more. Entry forms are available online or in the atrium at the Student Recreation Center. Email bfealy@uidaho.edu with questions. Learn more.
 
Know the Rules of the Road: As snow and ice disappear, more bicyclists are out sharing the roads and walkways. Regardless of whether you ride, drive or walk, knowing the rules of the road for bicyclists can help keep everyone safer. Riding, driving or walking with courtesy, respect and awareness can save lives. Read more on the I-Safety website.
 
Veterans’ Will Clinic Interest Is Sought: The 2nd District Bar Association and the College of Law is interested in establishing a Veterans’ Will Clinic. The clinic will help veterans draft a simple will, a living will and medical power of attorney, general power of attorney, a personal property memo for specific bequeaths of property and a remembrance and services memo. Email jennifer@srwattorney.com to learn more or with questions.
 
Apply to be a Peer Health Educator for Fall 2021: Peer health educator applications for Fall 2021 are being accepted. Peer educators are key members of the Vandal Health Education team and work to improve student, staff and faculty knowledge of health education information, resources and events. Peer educators plan, organize and implement high-quality health education programs, workshops and events for the campus community. Contact sethrose@uidaho.edu with questions. Learn more and apply.

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

  • Summer Registration Opens: April 5
  • Fall Registration Opens: April 12-23
  • Deadline to Withdraw From Late Eight-Week Classes: April 23
  • Law Spring Final Exams: May 3-14
  • Spring No Exam Week: May 3-7
  • Spring Final Exams: May 10-14

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.
March 29, 2021
All events are free, on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted

Listen to ‘The Vandal Theory’

What gets U of I researchers’ brains buzzing ... besides coffee? “The Vandal Theory” podcast showcases researchers exploring and solving real-world problems. Listen and subscribe.

Make a DIY T-Shirt Bag

Join the Vandal Food Pantry for a virtual craft night and create reusable grocery bags from old T-shirts 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, via Zoom. All you need is a pair of good scissors and an old shirt.

Events This Week


Health & Wellness

  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock: Meal bags will be pre-packed, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • RAIN – Mindful Compassion – Section 2: 3:30-4:40 p.m. Monday, Online via Zoom: Learn skills to recognize, allow, investigate and nurture difficult, painful emotional experiences with mindfulness and self-compassion. This event is only open to U of I students.
  • Mindfulness Drop-In: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Online via Zoom: Learn skills to slow down and be in the moment. This event is only open to U of I students.
  • Vandals for Recovery: Free Coffee Hour: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Well Space, Room 102, Student Recreation Center: Free Coffee Hour is a safe, sober space for students in or seeking recovery from substance misuse to meet and connect with new, like-minded people. Coffee is provided.
  • Drop-In Mindfulness With Jamie Derrick: Noon to 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Online via Zoom: A supportive, purposeful mindfulness practice open to all. Participate online.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: Noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock: Meal bags will be pre-packed, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Green Dot Workshop for Residence Hall Students: 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Online via Zoom: Residence Hall students are invited to attend a Green Dot Bystander Intervention workshop. Attendees will gain the tools to be empowered bystanders who can help reduce interpersonal violence in our community. Register online.
  • Anxiety Toolbox – Section 3: 12:30-1:20 p.m. Thursday, Online via Zoom: Learn skills to identify and manage signs of anxiety more effectively. This event is only open to U of I students.
  • Breaking the Cycle: 3-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Online via Zoom: Get support and learn skills to break the cycles of behaviors that interfere with successful academic functioning, healthy relationships and life. This event is only open to U of I students.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock: Meal bags will be pre-packed, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Mental Health Toolbox: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Friday, Online via Zoom: Learn skills to manage intense emotional distress, relational challenges and ineffective, harmful coping strategies. This event is only open to U of I students.


Arts & Entertainment

  • Women and Women-Identified History Month Display: Through Friday, April 9, Library: The University of Idaho Library, in collaboration with the Women’s Center, has created a Women’s and Women-Identified History Month Display. The theme is “Strength, Resilience and Social Justice.”
  • LGBTQA Family Game Night: 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, Online via Zoom: Join the LGBTQA Office for Zoom games and community. Participate online.
  • Palouse Jazz Project: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Online via Zoom: Enjoy an evening of music featuring the Palouse Jazz Project. Register online.
  • Plant and Paint Night: 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Rotunda, ISUB: Join Vandal Entertainment for a Plant and Paint Night.
  • Jazz in the Schools: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Online via Zoom: A performance of Lionel Hampton School of Music faculty.
  • Mom of the Year Nominations Open: Sunday through Wednesday, April 14: The Mom of the Year Award recognizes a mom or guardian who has demonstrated support of and commitment to their child’s collegiate experience at U of I. The Mom of the Year Award will be announced on Sunday, April 18.

 

Athletics & Recreation


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.

Participate in an After Dark Egg Hunt April 3

Join the Student Alumni Relations Board for an egg hunt after dark 8 p.m. Saturday, April 3. Search the campus for glowing eggs to win prizes. Participants should meet at the VandalStore.

We Are All Part of the Vandal Family

Many students choose not to drink, and others choose to wait until they are 21 years old and use safer drinking strategies to reduce their risk of negative outcomes. We are all part of the Vandal Family.

News and Updates

Emails From Outside U of I Will Display New ‘External’ Tag in Outlook: The university has implemented a new Microsoft feature to help protect against phishing and spam threats from external senders. The email system will now tag emails coming from outside the university with a new “External” tag in the message list and within the email. In some Outlook clients, the sender’s email address can be viewed at the top and will be included at the top of the reading pane or by clicking the tag. The “External” tag is available only in Outlook on the web, the new Outlook for Mac, Outlook for iOS and Outlook for Android. See the Knowledge Base Article for screen shots.
 
Attend a Dam Removal Webinar Today: Join the Sustainability Center’s Sustainability Leadership Program for a Dam Removal Webinar 5-6:15 p.m. today, March 29, via Zoom. Learn about dam removal impacts on fish, alternative energy needs, research and more. Natural resource professionals from around the state will answer questions about dam removal impacts. Register online.
 
Register for a Weekend ASB: Join Alternative Service Break (ASB) for a weekend of service with the Latah Recovery Center and Food Not Bombs April 9-11. Learn about the process of recovery from alcohol and other drug use or mental health disorders. Register online by 11:59 p.m. today, March 29.
 
Farmworker Awareness Week Keynote Address Is Tomorrow: Join the College Assistance Migrant Program for a Farmworker Awareness Week Keynote Address 6 p.m. tomorrow, March 30, via Zoom. Teresa Romero, United Farmworkers of America president, will discuss “Honoring the Unseen Essential Worker.” National Farmworker Awareness Week is a week of action for students and community members to raise awareness about farmworker issues on our campuses and in our communities. Register online.
 
Register for the Freshstart Vaping and Nicotine Cessation Program: Looking to kick your vaping or nicotine habit? Consider Freshstart, a four-part group nicotine cessation program to help participants increase their motivation to quit smoking, learn effective approaches for quitting and guide successful quit attempts. Register online for the next open group session, 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 31, via Zoom. One-on-one sessions are also available. Email aod@uidaho.edu with questions.
 
Learn About DSI Employment March 31 and April 1: Learn about working in the Department of Student Involvement (DSI) and meet with student staff members who can answer questions about their work from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, in the ISUB Plaza, and 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 1, via Zoom.
 
Attend a Community Forum April 2: Attend a public forum on the tuition and fee proposals for FY22 at 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 2, via Zoom.
 
Learn About GYT Month April 7: April is Get Yourself Tested (GYT) Month. Learn about GYT Month and get free resources from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, in the ISUB Plaza. GYT encourages young people to discuss sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and get tested and treated for STIs to protect the health of individuals and their partners.
 
Become an Ally for People in Recovery: Attend a recovery ally training from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, April 8, via Zoom. Learn ways to support people in recovery from substance misuse by speaking out against stigma, using nonjudgmental communication and encouraging healthy choices for recovery. Register online.
 
Grad Students: Apply for the Gary E. and Carolyn J. Strong Special Collections Fellowship: Graduate students from any discipline at U of I are invited to apply for the Gary E. and Carolyn J. Strong Special Collections Fellowship. The fellowship takes place during the summer and includes a $4,500 stipend. Eligible applicants must have plans to enroll in the fall semester after the fellowship. Applications are due Friday, April 9. Learn more.
 
Submit Your Abstract for the Undergraduate Research Symposium: The Office of Undergraduate Research invites U of I undergraduates to present their work at the virtual 2021 Undergraduate Research Symposium taking place Monday, April 26. This event showcases student research, scholarly work and creative activities from all disciplines at the university. The abstract submission deadline is Monday, April 12. Contact our@uidaho.edu with questions. Learn more and submit your abstract.
 
Studded Snow Tire Season Ends: It’s officially spring, and the winter studded snow tire season is coming to an end. While these tires are legal in Idaho until the end of April, the removal deadlines in some neighboring states may differ. Learn more on the I-Safety website.
 
Get Involved in Intramural Sports: Get involved in Intramural Sports this spring with ultimate frisbee, volleyball, flag football, kickball, softball and more. Entry forms are available online or in the atrium at the Student Recreation Center. Email bfealy@uidaho.edu with questions. Learn more.
 
Submit to the Online Calendar: Remember to submit your university-sponsored events to the campus online calendar. The calendar offers a day-by-day look at U of I’s academic events, workshops, entertainment and more and is used to build University Communications and Marketing daily and weekly newsletters. Submit an event to the calendar.
 
Summer Vandal Kids Camp Is Available: Recreation and Wellbeing’s week-long summer camps offer a safe environment for kids ages 6-12. Activities include rock climbing, outdoor adventure, multi-sports, science, art, stunts and swimming. The cost is $200-$250. Email kdoman@uidaho.edu with questions. Learn more
 
The Writing Center Is Open for Zoom Drop-In Tutoring: The Writing Center now offers Zoom drop-in online assistance for students. Learn more and see the hours.
 
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.
 
Take the Clothing Size, Alterations and Repairs Survey: The School of Family and Consumer Sciences and the Apparel, Textiles and Design Program is requesting anyone over the age of 18 take a short survey about clothing size, alterations and repairs to help conduct research. Feedback will help train students on the most common alterations and repairs, conduct research on apparel fit and longevity and may give insight into what can be done to extend the life of apparel. Contact Chelsey Byrd Lewallen at cbyrd@uidaho.edu with questions. Take the survey. This study has been approved by the University of Idaho Institutional Review Board.

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 Fall Registration: Through April 2
  • Deadline to Withdraw or Change Semester Classes to Audit: April 2
  • Summer Registration Opens: April 5
  • Fall Registration Opens: April 12-23
  • Deadline to Withdraw From Late Eight-Week Classes: April 23

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.
March 22, 2021
All events are free, on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted

Parent and Family Weekend

Parent and Family Weekend is April 16-18. Learn more and see the schedule.

Vandals Still Have It Covered

“I wear my mask because it helps protect myself and our Vandal Family.” — Jake

Events This Week


Health & Wellness

  • Safe Zone Training: 9-11 a.m. Monday, Online via Zoom: Learn about sexual orientation and gender identity and tips and best practices for creating inclusive spaces for all LGBTQA people on campus. Register online.
  • Grocery Store Tour – Meal Prep Shopping: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Monday, Moscow Food Co-Op: Learn shopping tips and strategies to help stick to a budget and navigate a grocery store with ease.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock: Meal bags will be pre-packed, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Mindfulness Drop-In: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Online via Zoom: Learn skills to slow down and be in the moment. This event is only open to U of I students.
  • Vandals for Recovery: Free Coffee Hour: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Well Space, Room 102, Student Recreation Center: Free Coffee Hour is a safe, sober space for students in or seeking recovery from substance misuse to meet and connect with new, like-minded people. Coffee is provided.
  • Drop-In Mindfulness With Jamie Derrick: Noon to 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Online via Zoom: A supportive, purposeful mindfulness practice open to all. Participate online.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: Noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock: Meal bags will be pre-packed, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Breaking the Cycle: 3-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Online via Zoom: Get support and learn skills to break the cycles of behaviors that interfere with successful academic functioning, healthy relationships and life. This event is only open to U of I students.
  • Vandal Food Pantry Curbside Pickup: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Bruce M. Pitman Center loading dock: Meal bags will be pre-packed, and patrons will be given bags based on their family size.
  • Mental Health Toolbox: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Friday, Online via Zoom: Learn skills to manage intense emotional distress, relational challenges and ineffective, harmful coping strategies. This event is only open to U of I students.
  • Green Dot Workshop for Students: 3:30-5 p.m. Friday, Online via Zoom: Attendees will gain the tools to be empowered bystanders who can help reduce interpersonal violence in the community. Register online.


Arts & Entertainment