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Staff Council Meeting Sept. 9
Posted: Friday, September 4
Staff Council is a unique way to involve yourself in the happenings around campus. Please join us at our general meeting from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9 in the Idaho Commons Crest Room. Agenda at http://www.uidaho.edu/staffaffairs/meetings.
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Research Participants Needed for the RePAQ study
Posted: Thursday, September 3
The Exercise Physiology Research Laboratory is looking for participants to complete a short, 10-15 minute survey assessing resilience, physical activity and quality of life. Participants who complete the survey will be eligible to win an Apple iPod Shuffle. The survey is available here. For more information, email exphys@uidaho.edu or call (208) 885-2007.
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Register Today for Open Education Resources Workshop
Posted: Thursday, September 3
University of Idaho faculty are encouraged to register for an upcoming workshop on Open Education Resources (OER) and textbook costs. The workshop will be held Sept. 24-25 in Moscow and is sponsored by the State Board of Education with Lumen Learning. To register, email Annie Gaines, UI's Scholarly Communications librarian, by Sept. 17. At the two-day workshop, interested faculty will: • Le...
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Dates Changed for Translational Research Sessions
Posted: Thursday, September 3
The dates have been changed for the open sessions about translational research. The sessions will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 15 and 1-2:30 p.m. Oct. 16 in Morrill Hall Room 402. The sessions will be presented by Dr. Robert Langer and James Kenyon, the principal investigator and project coordinator of the Mountain West Clinical Translational Research Infrastructure Network (CTR-IN), ba...
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New Employee Welcome Now Available Online
Posted: Thursday, September 3
New Employee Welcome is now online and available anytime. This training will introduce new employees to the University of Idaho culture, shared values, key university policies and highlight the ways employees earn more than a paycheck working at the university. You can watch it here.
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EPSCoR Seeking Faculty Applications for Undergraduate Research
Posted: Wednesday, September 2
Idaho NSF EPSCoR has money available to support undergraduate students on projects that are of interest to faculty and/or collaborating stakeholders with thematic relevance to the broad statewide EPSCoR research theme called “Managing Idaho’s Landscapes for Ecosystem Services,” or MILES. Research efforts could include a range of efforts along the MILES theme relating to compute...
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Auditorium Chamber Music Series 2015-16 Season Begins Sept. 22
Posted: Wednesday, September 2
The Auditorium Chamber Music Series, now in its 29th year of bringing some of the world’s finest chamber ensembles to the region, opens its season with its Music from the Palouse concert on Sept. 22. The season continues in the months ahead with performances by the Estonian vocal ensemble Heinavanker on Nov. 10, the Enso String Quartet on Jan. 28, the Gryphon Piano Trio on March 8 and the N...
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Register Now for 21-Day Mindfulness Challenge
Posted: Wednesday, September 2
You can receive 21 days of mindfulness to your computer or phone via audio recordings starting September 21. Each day a five minute awareness and centering meditation will automatically arrive to your inbox for your use throughout the day. Register for the podcast here. This free podcast is offered by Jamie Derrick, certified mindfulness teacher and faculty in the Department of Psychology and Co...
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Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences Seminar Sept. 9
Posted: Wednesday, September 2
Kerri Vierling of the Department of Fish and Wildlife at the University of Idaho will present a talk about evaluating the role of forest structure, composition and disturbance on avian populations and communities at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9 in CNR 203A. All are welcome.
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Study Abroad Fair In Commons on Sept. 10
Posted: Monday, August 31
The Fall Study Abroad Fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10 in the Commons Plaza. UI Study Abroad staff and UI international partner representatives will be on hand to talk to students about UI opportunities to study and intern abroad. The UI works with over 400 universities in 70 countries around the world. This extensive network provides study abroad options for any majo...
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Draw Me Some Science Project Meeting Sept. 8
Posted: Monday, August 31
Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to attend the first general meeting for art/science project Draw Me Some Science on Tuesday, Sept. 8. Meeting will be held at 1 p.m. in the Idaho Commons Crest Room. The Draw Me Some Science project is initiated as a response to the declining national- and state level student interest in STEM subjects. Our goal is to promote science to ...
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Advisors Needed for Winter ASB Trips
Posted: Monday, August 31
The Alternative Service Break (ASB) program gives students a chance to challenge themselves and inequalities while developing as leaders. Students come together to help communities across the United States and internationally through service grounded in social justice issues such as: rural and urban poverty, white flight, access to housing and health care, homelessness, food insecurity, sustainab...
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Open Forums for CALS Dean Candidates Sept. 1 and 9
Posted: Monday, August 31
Please join the Search Advisory Committee as we host additional finalists for the position of Dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences in Moscow. Opportunities to hear from the candidates will be at open sessions, with recorded sessions posted after the final candidate has visited. We will accept advance questions for the open session (submit to kmalm@uidaho.edu), as well as during th...
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Sign-up for Private Cooking Party at Ampersand Oil & Vinegar
Posted: Monday, August 31
Join your Vandal Alumni and friends for a private party at Ampersand Oil & Vinegar in downtown Moscow at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, and Thursday, Sept. 24. Each class will teach you easy food preparation techniques and provide a generous tasting of each dish prepared. Make sure you come hungry! Participants 21 and older are invited to bring wine to enjoy with the food. Ampersand will provide the...
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Undergraduate Volunteers Needed for Research Study
Posted: Friday, August 28
The Exercise Physiology Research Lab is looking for participants who are undergraduate university students between the ages of 18 and 25 years to participate in a one week study. We are studying stress, sitting and heart disease risk factors in university students. Participants will receive several free perks such as body composition testing (BodPod), blood tests (e.g., blood sugar and cholesterol...
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Fall Hours for the Statistical Consulting Center
Posted: Thursday, August 27
The Statistical Consulting Center (SCC) provides assistance in the design of experiments and sample surveys, advice on statistical analyses, and expertise on recent developments in statistical research. Proper statistical design and analysis play a key role in producing quality research. The best time to seek statistical consulting is during the earliest stages of the research project, and before ...
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Extension Educator, Northern District
Posted: Thursday, August 27
The University of Idaho Extension is seeking applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor, 4-H Youth Development position. The position is located in the Kootenai County Extension Office in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. For information and to apply click here.
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Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development
Posted: Thursday, August 27
The Extension Educator will provide leadership for county, district and state 4-H Youth Development educational programs (70%), and will facilitate the recruitment and development of volunteers and staff that assist with district Youth/4-H programs (30%). For information and to apply, click here.
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Mindfulness Meditation Class Focuses on Emotions
Posted: Thursday, August 27
Jamie Derrick, Department of Psychology and Communications faculty member, will offer a free one hour class on mindfulness meditation focused on stress and working with emotion. The class is introductory, so no experience is needed. It will combine research on mindfulness and experiential practice. It is open to members of the campus and the public. The class will be held from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday,...
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Vandal Appreciation Fair Coming up Sept. 15
Posted: Thursday, August 27
Mark your calendar for Tuesday, Sept.15, for the Vandal Appreciation Fair. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bruce M. Pitman Center's International Ballroom. The University of Idaho Staff Council invites you to the annual Vandal Appreciation Fair! This year’s theme is “Agriculture Awareness” in honor of our local, hardworking agriculturalists. All staff and f...
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CAES Energy Science Artwork Contest Open to UI Employees, Students
Posted: Wednesday, August 26
UI students, staff and faculty are invited to enter the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) ARTernative Energy Contest. Entries should be images that were produced during the course of energy or energy-related scientific research, and depict this research in an artistic way. The contest is open through Oct. 1. For contest details, submission information and contact information, visit http://...
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Testing Center Offers Test Proctoring Services
Posted: Wednesday, August 26
The University of Idaho Testing Center offers secure proctoring services for students who need to take an exam outside of the normal classroom. This could be a make-up exam, an exam for an online course, a distance education exam or any other exam that requires supervised administration. The Testing Center provides a comfortable and secure setting for taking exams. We have 13 partitioned testin...
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Job Opportunity: Administrative Financial Specialist, Independent Study in Idaho
Posted: Tuesday, August 25
The administrative financial specialist provides high-level support for ensuring the fiscal integrity of Independent Study in Idaho budgets; reviewing and processing fiscal requests; coordinating proper disbursement of funds; collecting and interpreting a variety of data for reports; determining proper compliance with established policies and taking appropriate corrective actions; serving as liais...
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UI Social Group Hosts Welcome Reception
Posted: Tuesday, August 25
The purpose of the University of Idaho Social Group is to promote friendship among university employees and their families. UI-SG provides activities such as a book club, international cooking group, lunch group and events. Please join us to learn more about UI-SG. UI-SG will host a Welcome Reception for faculty, staff and their spouses and partners at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2 at the Univers...
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Parking is in Full Enforcement Beginning Monday, Aug. 24
Posted: Saturday, August 22
Parking on campus is now in full enforcement; please make sure you are displaying a valid permit. If you have not yet ordered your permit please visit, aims.parking.uidaho.edu. For more information regarding specific parking rules and regulations please see our website, www.uidaho.edu/parking.
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Learn About Translational Research on Sept. 10, 11
Posted: Friday, August 21
UI researchers are invited to open sessions about translational research from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 10 and 1-2:30 p.m. Sept. 11 in Morrill Hall Room 402. The sessions will be presented by Dr. Robert Langer and James Kenyon, the principal investigator and project coordinator of the Mountain West Clinical Translational Research Infrastructure Network (CTR-IN), based at the University of Nevada...
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Job Opportunity: Interim Department Head, Animal and Veterinary Science
Posted: Thursday, August 20
The mission of AVS is to conduct focused, comprehensive and integrated research, teaching, and extension programs which directly support animal agriculture. The Department of Animal and Veterinary Science prepares students for careers in the fields of veterinary medicine, animal science-production, dairy science, and agribusinesses connected to animal agriculture. The department works closely with...
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Job Opportunity: Director, Academic Success and Access Programs
Posted: Thursday, August 20
Reporting to the Vice Provost for Student Affairs & Enrollment Management, the Director for Academic Support & Access Programs (ASAP) provides leadership to academic support programs that directly impacts the retention goals and the mission of the institution. The Director provides leadership and oversight to four support programs within the ASAP office: • Tutoring & College Succ...
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Learn About IRIC Progress
Posted: Wednesday, August 19
The Integrated Research and Innovation Center, or IRIC, has taken shape on campus over the summer. For weekly updates on construction progress and the process of identifying which research groups will first reside in IRIC, visit www.uidaho.edu/iric.
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Nominations Being Accepted for EPSCoR Research Excellence Award
Posted: Wednesday, August 19
Idaho EPSCoR is now accepting nominations for the Jean'ne M. Shreeve NSF EPSCor Research Excellence Award. Nominations will be accepted until 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25. The Jean'ne M. Shreeve NSF EPSCoR Research Excellence Award was established to recognize the accomplishments of a faculty member at Boise State University, Idaho State University, the University of Idaho or other state institution o...
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UI Dance Holding Auditions Aug. 28
Posted: Wednesday, August 19
Auditions will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28 in PEB 110 for the UI Dance Program's Fall Main Stage Concert. This concert, performed Nov. 5-8 in the Hartung, will feature choreography by UI dance faculty and guest artist, Nhan Ho. If you are interested in auditioning, come early to complete audition registration forms and bring your calendar to indicate rehearsal availability. Cast dancers mu...
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Annual Enrollment Begins Oct. 16 to Nov. 4
Posted: Tuesday, August 18
Save the Date! Annual Enrollment for Benefits will be Oct. 16 through Nov. 4. This is your opportunity to make changes to your benefits for the 2016 plan year for you and your family. Remember you must enroll every year to participate in the Health Savings Account, Medical Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Daycare Account. Stay tuned for more information.
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Vandal Faculty/Staff Sports Pack Only $125
Posted: Tuesday, August 18
We are proud to offer the Vandal Faculty/Staff Sports Pack for the 2015-16 school year. You and your family, for just $125 each, can enjoy all of our sporting activities while cheering on our student-athletes. Vandals supporting Vandals! The package provides the holder a season ticket to all athletic season ticketed sports (football, volleyball, men’s basketball and women’s basketball)...
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Job Opportunity: Director of Communications
Posted: Friday, August 14
Reporting to the Executive Director of Communications and Marketing, the Director of Communications provides strategic media and communications planning for the university; manages day-to-day media operations, message development and issue management assistance; media support and counsel to executive and senior level University leadership; and oversees the communications and media work of the Mark...
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University Accommodates Student Firefighters Called to Action
Posted: Friday, August 14
Fire season has been very strong this year and will probably continue into the early fall, past the opening of the semester on Monday, Aug. 24. The University of Idaho’s firefighter policy accommodates students who serve in critical capacities on the fire lines and are called to action just prior to the start of the semester. Students: • May request a delayed return if they are figh...
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Reminder about Library Course Reserves and New Office Location
Posted: Friday, August 14
Course Reserves is a Library service that makes print and electronic class reading materials available to your students. Putting items on Course Reserves is easy - Fill out online Request Form or come by the new Reserves office located in Room 416 on the fourth floor of the Library. You may also drop items off at the circulation desk. Please allow one to two weeks to make Reserves materials av...
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VandalStore Boise Celebrates Fifth Anniversary Today
Posted: Thursday, August 13
VandalStore Boise has been bravely and boldly serving the Treasure Valley (and beyond) for five years now and we are celebrating our fifth anniversary. Our 5 year anniversary is on Monday, Aug. 17. In addition to our regular weekly hours we will be open for that special occasion from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday. We are bringing back our Be Bold in Boise T-shirts we had when we opened. We are also ...
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Idaho Department of Commerce Launches Study Idaho Website
Posted: Thursday, August 13
In an effort to attract and recruit more international students to higher education institutes in Idaho, the Idaho Department of Commerce has launched the new website http://studyidaho.us. Currently a free service for Idaho’s higher institutions, the website allows international students to access the most relevant information about each Idaho school, for example, international student serv...
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UI Library First Floor Renovation Begins
Posted: Thursday, August 13
Beginning Wednesday, Aug. 19, the first floor of the University of Idaho Library will be closed for renovation and will remain closed until the project is completed in spring of 2016. This closure includes the 24-hour “fishbowl” area. While the first floor is closed, the library will be operating during its normal hours, and all services and collections will remain available. Entrance ...
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Important Rules and Regulations to Remember
Posted: Wednesday, August 12
With a new semester beginning, it is important to review several essential regulations and be aware of emergency contact information. This information can be viewed at www.uidaho.edu/facultysecretary/assemesterbegins. At this link you will find information regarding: Important deadlines, grading policies and policies regarding admission to classes Instructor/student respon...
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Fire Sprinkler Testing from Aug. 17-20
Posted: Monday, August 10
Western States Fire Protection will be on campus from Aug. 17-20 to complete our annual inspection/testing of the wet and dry sprinkler systems. They will be here several times throughout the summer. No disruption to normal services is expected. Any questions can be directed to Facilities at (208) 885-6246
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Job Opportunity: Temporary Faculty Part Time Choir Director
Posted: Sunday, August 9
The Lionel Hampton School of Music is hiring a Temporary Faculty Part time Choir Director for a Fall 2015 appointment to teach MusA 117 (section TBD) – University Chorus. Minimum Qualifications: Masters Degree in Music, Record of success as a choir conductor, & Record of success as an instructor at the collegiate level. For more information and to apply please visit http://uidaho.peoplea...
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Municipal Solid Waste Proper Disposal Guidelines
Posted: Thursday, August 6
It is again time to reiterate what can — and can not — be disposed of in UI's solid waste stream or placed in UI's dumpsters or toters for disposal. This may be especially helpful for new staff and faculty. Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) is defined as any solid waste produced, other than hazardous, infectious or unacceptable waste. Unacceptable waste (waste not allowed in tow units a...
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Office of Public Safety and Security In New Location
Posted: Thursday, August 6
The Office of Public Safety and Security (OPSS) recently relocated. OPSS, Risk Management, Emergency Management and Campus Security are now at 861 Perimeter Drive, just north of Facilities. The main entrance is on the north side, facing the motor pool parking lot.
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UIRA Hosts Social at VandalStore on Tuesday
Posted: Tuesday, August 4
Join the UIRA at the VandalStore on campus for an informal social from 10-11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11. Shop the VandalStore for new arrivals, including discounted Vandal sportswear for autumn. Bring a friend! UI retirees will receive a 30 percent discount on all logo merchandise and a 20 percent discount on any pastries and hand-crafted beverage ordered at Starbucks. Includes free 30-minute gues...
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Retirees are active with UI Retirees Association
Posted: Monday, August 3
Faculty and staff members, age 50 or older are invited to join UI Retirees Association, in addition to all UI retirees. The group includes more than 400 members nationwide, and includes an active Latah County group that meets often for socials, campus events and programs for members and friends. Complete the online registration form, no cost for membership dues! Events include luncheons, progr...
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Temporary Road Closure to Perimeter and Deakin
Posted: Wednesday, July 29
Perimeter Drive between Highway 8 and 6th Street and Deakin Avenue between Narrow Street and College Avenue  will be closed for road resurfacing. Dates of Road closure: Thursday, July 30 - Friday, July 31 (weather dependent) Monday, August 3 – Tuesday, August 4 (weather dependent) Please plan your commute accordingly and use alternative roads to access these areas of campus; detour si...
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SBIR RoadTour Coming to Boise Aug. 20
Posted: Tuesday, July 28
The SBIR Road Tour, a national outreach effort to convey the non-dilutive technology funding opportunity provided through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, will be stopping in Boise on Thursday, Aug. 20. The two-day seminar will be held at the Micron Business & Economics Building, Room 301, Skaggs Hall, 2360 W. University Dr...
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Annual Vandal Alumni Spaghetti Dinner Aug. 26
Posted: Tuesday, July 28
The 33rd Annual Lewis-Clark Valley Vandal Alumni Spaghetti Feed will be Wednesday, Aug. 26, at Pioneer Park in Lewiston. Join fellow Vandals for a social at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. Cost is $11 per person, $5 for kids 10 & under. RSVP by Monday, Aug. 24, by calling (208) 885-5366 or www.uirsvp.com.
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Volunteers Needed for Residence Hall Check-In
Posted: Friday, July 24
Housing & Residence Life would like to invite you to be an integral part of our Residence Hall check-in event this August! Each year hundreds of staff, community members and students welcome our new class of students and families to the University by helping them move into their new home away from home. We would love for you to be a part of this year’s event on Aug. 20! Interested vol...
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CIO Candidate Open Forum Recordings available
Posted: Thursday, July 23
Open forum recording for the CIO candidates are available to review at uidaho.edu/its/interviews. The recordings will be available to view until Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Feedback forms are also available on the website.
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Orientation to Orientation and Fall Startup Aug. 6-7
Posted: Thursday, July 23
This fall startup season’s “Orientation to Orientation and Startup” sessions will cover schedules for New Student Orientation, Parent Orientation, Fraternity & Sorority Recruitment as well as applicable Student Financial Aid, Student Accounts and Academic Advising updates. We will also briefly touch on the online orientation program “Think About It,” pertaining to...
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FAQs: UI Launching Redesigned Register
Posted: Tuesday, July 21
At the end of spring semester 2015, University Communications and Marketing (UCM) conducted a survey about Today’s Register (the Register) in order to guide planned improvements in this important communication tool. Below are some of the results from that survey, as well as answers to common questions we received. Q: What is the purpose of the Register? A: The University of Idaho is requi...
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Job Opportunity: ITS Server Systems Operations Technician
Posted: Thursday, July 16
The Server Systems Operations Technician is responsible for routine security operations, physical equipment support and transfers, and other repeatable operational tasks supporting department activities. The Operations Technician often must coordinate these activities to coincide with work being done by departmental server systems analysts. This position performs computer-based activities requiri...
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Annual Fire Sprinkler Testing July 26-30
Posted: Thursday, July 16
Western States Fire Protection will be on campus to complete our annual inspection/testing of the wet and dry sprinkler systems on July 26-30. No disruption to normal services is expected. Any questions can be directed to Facilities at (208) 885-6246
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Job Opportunity: Payroll Accountant
Posted: Thursday, July 16
The Payroll Department is now accepting applications for a Payroll Accountant. This position will support the Payroll Manager by ensuring payroll system integrity, providing back up for the Payroll Manager, reporting data regularly to interested users and serving customers by providing advice and guidance on FLSA regulations and classification issues, interpreting and applying eligibility guidelin...
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Job Opportunity: Program Assistant, International Programs Office
Posted: Wednesday, July 15
The Program Assistant provides program support to the American Language & Culture Program. This position reports directly to the IPO Program Coordinator. Apply here.
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Job Opportunity: Administrative Financial Specialist, Academic Affairs
Posted: Wednesday, July 15
The Administrative Financial Specialist provides high-level fiscal, administrative, and academic support for Independent Study in Idaho. Read more and apply here.  
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Reminder: Alumni Award Nominations Due Aug. 1
Posted: Monday, July 13
Are you interested in nominating someone for a 2016 Alumni Award? Complete information about the different award categories, criteria and nomination procedure can be found on the Alumni Association website. The complete awards program materials booklet can be downloaded as a PDF on the bottom left corner of the page. The deadline for submission of completed award nominations is Saturday, Aug. 1. ...
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Open Forums for CALS Dean Candidates July 20-21
Posted: Friday, July 10
Please join the Search Advisory Committee as we host additional finalists for the position of Dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences in Moscow. Opportunities to hear from the candidates will be at open sessions, with recorded sessions posted after the final candidate has visited. We will accept advance questions for the open session (submit to kmalm@uidaho.edu), as well as during th...
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Registrar's Office Temporarily Relocated
Posted: Thursday, July 9
The Registrar’s Office is currently undergoing a carpet renovation. While this work is underway, the Registrar’s Office and all Registrar Office staff are temporarily relocated to the computer lab in the lower level of the Bruce Pitman Center. During this time, staff members do not have access to their direct telephone lines, however, the main line 208-885-6731 is active and staffed....
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Mrinmoy Chakrabart Joins UI's Office of Technology Transfer
Posted: Wednesday, July 8
Mrinmoy Chakrabarti has joined the University of Idaho's Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) as a Licensing Associate in life sciences. In 2010, Mrinmoy was awarded a doctorate in chemistry from Carnegie Mellon University, and from 2010 through 2014 was a postdoctoral research scholar at Texas A&M University. His area of research had been in bioinorganic chemistry, where he studied metal con...
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Faculty Open House at McCall Field Campus Aug. 17-18
Posted: Tuesday, July 7
The 2015 UI-CNR McCall Field Campus and MOSS Open House for UI faculty will be held Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 17-18.  Spend time on the beautiful shores of Payette Lake to:   • Have fun with colleagues in the beautiful setting of McCall in August, • Meet the great people working at the McCall Field Campus, • Learn how you can engage in new McCall-based programs and facilit...
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Three Candidates Coming in for CIO Position
Posted: Monday, July 6
The University of Idaho is bringing three candidates for Chief Information Officer to campus this month. Open forums will be recorded and posted here along with feedback forms after the final candidate's visit. For livestreaming locations, go here. The open forum schedule is: • Joseph M. Hemway, 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, Aurora Room, Idaho Commons Vice president of Information Technology and...
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Video Available from Ed Penhoet Presentation
Posted: Monday, July 6
If you care about Idaho’s future in Biotechnology watch Ed Penhoet’s presentation at UI Boise. Penhoet is a member of President Barack Obama's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology and co-founder of Chiron. Read more about the presentation here. Presidential Keynote & Business Breakfast from University Of Idaho Boise on Vimeo.
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Job Opportunity: Administrative Coordinator, Boise
Posted: Thursday, July 2
The University of Idaho is accepting applications for an Administrative Coordinator in Boise. This is a benefit-eligible position that is anticipated to be a 0.5 FTE to 0.75 FTE that is negotiable based on alignment with office hours of the administrators supported. For further details regarding the position and to apply, click here.
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Job Opportunity: Gift Processor (Technical Records Specialist 1)
Posted: Thursday, July 2
The University of Idaho is accepting applications for a half-time Gift Processor (Technical Records Specialist) in the UI Foundation Office. This is an entry level, benefits-eligible position. Applicants should have data entry experience with a focus on attention to detail and the ability to provide excellent customer service. For more information or to apply, click here.
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Chief Information Officer Candidate Open Forum on Wednesday
Posted: Wednesday, July 1
CIO candidate Joseph Hemway will be in Moscow on Wednesday, July 8. There will be an open forum from 2-3:15 p.m. in the Aurora Room of the Idaho Commons. Video conferencing will be available for the centers. More information to come.
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Redesigned Student Affairs Websites Go Live
Posted: Tuesday, June 30
Last week, the University of Idaho continued its responsive website redesign project with the launching of several new websites. New sites this week include: • Current Students • Student Affairs • Parents • ASUI • Student Life University Communications & Marketing is in the process of coordinating with units to redesign the entire website, and over the next few month...
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Job Opportunity: Network Engineer 3
Posted: Monday, June 29
The Network Engineer 3 is responsible for implementing – and continuously improving – complex network solutions. They will design and plan for the scaling, adapting and replacing of network and network security services. Their duties also include managing a team of technical staff responsible for the operational support and documentation of the University network. This position works i...
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Job Opportunity: Department Manager, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Posted: Monday, June 29
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is accepting applications for a Department Manager/Management Assistant. For more information and to apply, please select https://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/9360.
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Weekend Power Outage Causes Issue with Campus Chilling Operations
Posted: Monday, June 29
UI employees may notice their buildings are a little warmer than usual this morning. This is the result of a weekend power outage — caused by a squirrel that jumped onto a power pole Sunday morning. The animal caused a small fire on the pole and a power failure. Avista Utilities was called in to replace the damaged equipment. Power was lost in the UI Library, PEB, Memorial Gym, Swim Center,...
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Mahler Named Director of Environmental Science Program
Posted: Friday, June 26
Robert Mahler, former associate director of the environmental science program, has been named the program director. Mahler is a professor of soil science and has worked at the University of Idaho since 1980. He has been active in the Environmental Science Program since its inception in 1993. Mahler is one of more than 90 faculty members across campus that participate in this university-wide prog...
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Job Opportunity: Director, Administrative Services/Fiscal Officer
Posted: Friday, June 26
The College of Agricultural & Life Sciences is accepting applications for a Director, Administrative Services/Fiscal Officer position. This position reports to the Dean of the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences and has the responsibility of maintaining the fiscal integrity of the college. Provides leadership and guidance on administrative support functions for seven (7) departments, t...
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Job Opportunity: Director for Emerging Technology Business Development and Cybersecurity Workforce Training
Posted: Thursday, June 25
The Emerging Technology Business Development and Cybersecurity Workforce Training Director facilitates the expansion and continuous improvement of quality UI offerings in response to local, regional and national needs. Responsibilities include professional design and delivery of cybersecurity (and other technical) workforce training program(s). Responsibilities also involve extensive coordination ...
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Redesigned Responsive Website Rollout Continues
Posted: Wednesday, June 24
Last week, the University of Idaho continued its responsive website redesign project with the launching of three new parts of the website: The faculty/staff page, outreach site and the A-Z index. University Communications & Marketing is in the process of coordinating with units to redesign the entire website, and over the next few months you will see a gradual change in the look and functiona...
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Times Changed for Ironman Coeur d'Alene Volunteers
Posted: Wednesday, June 24
The University of Idaho is hosting a Vandal Hydration Station at Ironman Coeur d'Alene on Sunday, June 28. Gather your friends and family and showoff your Vandal pride while volunteering and cheering on the athletes as they chase their Irondreams. Due to the forecasted heat, the times for the race have been changed. There are two shifts to choose from, 5:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. or 9:15 a.m. to 2:30...
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Free Wellness Talk Being Held Thursday at 6 p.m.
Posted: Monday, June 22
Jamie Derrick, faculty in the Department of Psychology and Communication Studies is offering a free talk on mindfulness meditation, health and well-being on Thursday at 6 p.m. Derrick is a certified mindfulness teacher through UCLA's Mindful Awareness Research Center and has been offering meditation classes at University of Idaho since January. She is teaming up with Monica Eggleston, certifie...
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Incorrect Addresses Being Used on Campus Mail
Posted: Monday, June 22
Campus Mail Services has noted a rash of incorrect mail addressing, both for outgoing mail and campus mail. This is causing mail to be returned to sender in some situations. Be aware that P.O. Box numbers are no longer used and have been obsolete at UI for the last three years. Vendors and suppliers should be contacted and told to change their UI address to the correct format using the street...
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Job Opportunity: International Outreach Coordinator, International Programs Office
Posted: Friday, June 19
The International Outreach coordinator serves an important role managing the organizing and/or promotion of international programs, events, workshops, and activities. This position is responsible for coordinating historical programs, such as Friendship Families, Conversation Partners, and Culture Kits; coordinates annual international events, such as Cruise the World, International Education Week,...
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Job Opportunity: Science Research Writer, University Communications
Posted: Wednesday, June 17
Develop and write hard news, feature and background release, media advisories, newspaper, magazine and newsletter articles web and other communication vehicles for distribution to the lay and professional media and other targeted audiences on research and other activities in science, research and other technical or technology areas. The writer has a level of understanding of national, regional, st...
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Job opportunity: Systems Manager, College of Law
Posted: Wednesday, June 17
Reporting to the director of the Law Library, this leadership position is responsible for overseeing all computing and information technology support for the College of Law, including desktop, hardware, network, software, media technology, office technology and classroom technology. In consultation with College of Law stakeholders, the Systems Manager plans for the college's technology needs; cons...
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Updated Open Forum Schedule for Vice President for Finance Finalists
Posted: Tuesday, June 16
The campus community is invited to attend open forums with the candidates interviewing for the position of Vice President for Finance. Recorded sessions will be posted after the final candidate has visited. We will accept advance questions for the open session (submit to dsedam@uidaho.edu), as well as during the session for those attending in person. The applicants interviewing for the position w...
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Job Opportunity: Management Assistant, Senior, Finance & Administration
Posted: Tuesday, June 16
The Management Assistant, Senior, provides high level support for the VP Finance, Executive Assistant to the VP, University Controller and other units/departments within the Division of Finance and Administration, including collecting and interpreting a variety of data for the purpose of assisting in preparation and editing extensive reports; initiating routine correspondence; coordinating and arr...
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Job Opportunity: Extension Educator in Horticulture
Posted: Monday, June 15
The Extension Educator in Horticulture will provide overall leadership and organization for multi-county horticulture programs and provide technical support for the 4-H/Youth Development program in Canyon and surrounding counties. For more information and to apply, click here.
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Volunteers Needed at Ironman Coeur d'Alene June 28
Posted: Monday, June 15
The University of Idaho is hosting a Vandal Hydration Station at Ironman Coeur d'Alene on Sunday, June 28. Gather your friends and family and showoff your Vandal pride while volunteering and cheering on the athletes as they chase their Irondreams. There are two shifts to choose from, 6 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. or 10:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The station is located at Higgins Point in Coeur d'Alene . To sig...
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David Pfeiffer Appointed Director of Undergraduate Research
Posted: Monday, June 15
David Pfeiffer has been appointed the University of Idaho’s Director of Undergraduate Research. Pfeiffer joined the University of Idaho in January 2014 as a professor in biological sciences. Prior to this he was on the faculty of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alaska Anchorage for 13 years. From 2011 to 2013 he served as the director of the Office of Undergraduate...
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UI Retirees Association Hosts Summer Picnic July 16
Posted: Friday, June 12
The University of Idaho Retirees Assoiation is hosting its annual UIRA Summer Barbecue from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, July 16 at Ghormley Park Pinic Shelter, 400 Home St., in Moscow. The meal will be served at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $14 per person, to be paid at the event. Guests are welcome. The meal is provided by CD's Smoke Pit and includes pulled pork and pulled chicken, coleslaw, potato salad, beans...
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UI Retirees Invited to Join UI Retiree Association
Posted: Friday, June 12
University staff and faculty retires are invited to join the UI Retirees Association. Free and open to all, this group encourages participation and support of the University of Idaho, while sponsoring and hosting a variety of educational, social and entertaining programs. No annual dues, just register online here.
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Alumni Awards nominations due Aug. 1
Posted: Friday, June 12
Are you interested in nominating someone for a 2016 Alumni Award? Complete information about the different award categories, criteria and nomination procedure can be found on the Alumni Association website. The complete awards program materials booklet can be downloaded as a PDF on the bottom left corner of the page. The deadline for submission of completed award nominations is Saturday, Aug. 1. ...
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Enrollment Open for Board-Appointed Employee Parking Permits
Posted: Thursday, June 11
Enrollment for non-expiring/auto-renewal Vandal permits is now open for board-appointed employees. If interested, please complete an application at www.uidaho.edu/parking/forms/vandal-permit-application or find more information about the program here. If you are a current Vandal permit holder and would like to modify your number of payroll deductions for the 2015-16 year, please email parking@uid...
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Job opportunity: Director of Student Services, College of Science
Posted: Monday, June 8
The Director of Student Services is responsible for managing all aspects of student services for the 1,200-plus undergraduate students in the College of Science. This includes, but is not limited to: development and implementation of a marketing strategy to recruit diverse and high quality new students; implementation and management of effective retention programs; counseling and advising students...
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Mental Health First Aid Training Coming Up June 16-17
Posted: Friday, June 5
Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack, even if you have no clinical training, Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health related crisis. In the Mental Health First Aid course, you learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, an...
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Administrative Assistant Senior, University Research Office
Posted: Wednesday, June 3
The University Research Office Administrative Assistant Senior manages the administrative office of the vice president, supervising, mentoring and advising staff across the division as well as monitoring volume and quality of workload to ensure tasks are done well and in a timely manner; administers a portfolio of ongoing and one-time programs and initiatives for which the vice president and the O...
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VandalWeb Interface Changing June 12
Posted: Tuesday, June 2
Information Technology Services, University Communication and Marketing and many other departments have been hard at work testing out a more modern, cleaner look to the University of Idaho VandalWeb system, which will allow for easier navigation and usage for students, faculty and staff. Called "Cascade," the new system will launch on June 12. More information about the changes can be found here...
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Associate Dean for Research, College of Engineering
Posted: Tuesday, June 2
The University of Idaho College of Engineering is conducting an internal search for the position of Associate Dean for Research to begin immediately. The Associate Dean for Research will report directly to the Dean of the College of Engineering. This position in the College of Engineering will be a half-time position during the academic year and up to two months full time in the summer. The other ...
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Job opportunity: Management Assistant, Human Resources
Posted: Friday, May 29
As part of the Human Resources team, this position provides coordination, oversight and support of the Human Resources front office and operational functions, in addition to aiding in tasks that support the university as a whole. For more information and to apply, please use the following link: http://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/9440
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Arch Harner Appointed Director for Office of Research Assurances
Posted: Friday, May 29
The Office of Research and Economic Development would like to announce that Arch Harner has been appointed Director of the Office of Research Assurances. Arch has over 17 years of government and private sector experience in various compliance, enforcement, and policy roles. He most recently served as Acting Director of the Office of Sponsored Programs. Arch holds Master of Science and Juris Doctor...
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Idaho FFA Career Development Events June 2-5
Posted: Tuesday, May 26
The Blue Jackets are coming. Over 900 Idaho FFA members, advisors, parents and guests will descend on campus June 2-5 for the Idaho FFA Career Development Events. Idaho FFA members will compete in events including; Livestock Judging, Forestry, Ag. Communications, Food Science, Dairy Foods, Marketing Plan, Dairy Judging, Meats Judging, Environmental and Natural Resources, Agronomy, Veterinary Scie...
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Thursday IBEST Lunch Features University of Florida Researcher
Posted: Tuesday, May 26
Dr. Jose Miguel Ponciano from the University of Florida will be presenting at Thursday's IBEST Lunch, held from 12:30-1:30 p.m in the Commons' Horizon Room. In this talk, "Stochastic models for the community dynamics and stability of the vaginal microbial flora," Ponciano will briefly explain a modeling approach to better understand the temporal changes in species abundance and composition o...
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