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Ag Student Groups Operate Corn Maze at Lewiston Roundup
Posted: Friday, October 8 2010
Written by Bill Loftus LEWISTON, Idaho – The Clearwater Corn Maze in Lewiston opens Friday, Oct. 8, at 6 p.m., but it has already exceeded expectations. The nearly 11-acre cornfield next to the Lewiston Roundup Grounds at 2100 Tammany Creek Road stands 10 to 12 feet tall. "We thought this variety would grow 8 or 9 feet," said Lewiston farmer Phil Kaufman, who grew the corn. The maze will opera...
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Preserving Your Victory Garden Harvest Class Starts July 6
Tuesday, July 6 2010 at 6:00 PM to Tuesday, July 27 at 9:00 PM
In response to growing interest in small scale local food production, the University of Idaho Extension in Bonner County will present “Preserving Your Victory Garden harvest” as the final sequence of classes in the Victory Garden series. The four class series will cover water bath and pressure canning; drying foods and making pickles; and preparing jams jellies, and pie fillings. Cost of the serie...
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Spring General Faculty Meeting
Wednesday, May 12 2010 at 2:00 PM
The Spring General Faculty Meeting will be held in the Silver and Gold Room of the Student Union Building on May 12 at 2 p.m.
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Best Practices For Developing Graduate Student Professional Skills
Wednesday, March 31 2010 at 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Graduate faculty are invited to attend a seminar entitled “Best Practices For Developing Graduate Student Professional Skills.” Stephen Devadoss, Lisette Waits, and Mark Warner will share their advice and suggest broad brush techniques used by them and/or their departments to help graduate students develop general professional skills such as conducting research, writing/editing manuscripts, dev...
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University Researchers Learn Better Ways to Talk About Scholarship and Innovation
Thursday, September 15 2011 at 7:00 PM
University of Idaho researchers, graduate students and anyone who wants to improve communications skills will benefit from a free, public lecture by Nancy Baron, an internationally recognized scholar who specializes in communications training. Baron's visit was initiated by the College of Natural Resources and is sponsored by all of the academic colleges on campus, as well as the Research and Prov...
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Protecting Data After You’re Done With It
Posted: Thursday, April 1 2010
It’s an all too familiar news story: sensitive information on surplused computer hard drives becomes publicly available because the information was not properly removed. In the always-changing regulatory environment, security is a unique challenge. All it takes is one misstep to compromise sensitive information. We are all aware of the need to protect the data in our control on a day-to-day basi...
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Retirement Celebration: Gary Fuller
Posted: Tuesday, January 17 2012
Join the University Controller’s Office for the retirement celebration for Gary Fuller, manager of asset accounting, to thank him for over 33 years of service to the University, on Tuesday, Jan. 31, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the SUB Gold Room. Light refreshments will be served.
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University of Idaho Night at the Idaho Shakespeare Festival
Wednesday, August 24 2011 at 6:00 PM (Mountain Time)
Join University of Idaho president M. Duane Nellis, alumni and friends for "University of Idaho Night" at the Idaho Shakespeare Festival on Wednesday, August 24, 2011.
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Ombuds Office has new web address
Posted: Tuesday, November 23 2010
The new web address for the Ombuds Office is www.uidaho.edu/ombuds. For those managing web pages, please update Ombuds Office links on your sites.
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Retirement Reception for Bev Fuller
Friday, October 29 2010 at 2:00 PM
Bev Fuller is retiring after 30+ years at the University of Idaho. Please join us as we wish her well Oct. 29; 2-4 p.m. at the Ag Biotech Interaction Court.
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Transition from SkillSoft to New On-Line Professional Development System
Posted: Monday, August 30 2010
As of September 1, 2010, the University of Idaho will transition from SkillSoft to Netlearning@uidaho, a new university-wide, online learning system. All SkillSoft training records are being transferred to Netlearning@uidaho. Watch for future announcements about how Netlearning@uidaho can help you take your professional development in new and exciting directions. Questions may be directed to Pro...
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Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
Posted: Wednesday, March 7 2012
This sexual harassment prevention training with Carmen Suarez, director of Human Rights, Access and Inclusion is customized to the audience: staff, students, faculty, administrators, etc. The concentration is on definitions of sexual harassment (what it is, quid pro quo, and hostile environment) along with detailing of campus policy and procedures. The workshop will occur April 3 at 10 a.m. in Adm...
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Idaho INBRE Bridge Funding to an R01
Posted: Thursday, February 23 2012
The Idaho INBRE Program is accepting applications from University of Idaho faculty to supply bridge funding of up to $50,000 to successful R01 applications. This funding is designed to support U-Idaho faculty members who submitted a favorably-scored R01 proposal to the National Institutes of Health, but missed the pay line. The INBRE monies are to be utilized to fund the laboratory for up to one...
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University of Idaho Retiree Association Summer Picnic
Thursday, July 14 2011 at 5:00 PM
Please join us for the University of Idaho Retiree Association Summer Picnic.
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National Ag Week Activities Win Kudos for Extension Educators
Posted: Monday, May 2 2011
Extension Educators Shannon Williams, Katie Hoffman, Sarah Baker and Chad Cheyney won the regional award and were national finalists for the Agricultural Awareness and Appreciation award sponsored by the National Association of County Agricultural Agents. Although the educators' three counties, Butte, Lemhi and Custer, are considered rural with a combined population of 14,912, agriculture is not t...
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HERI / UCLA Faculty Survey
Posted: Wednesday, October 27 2010
Once again this year the University of Idaho is participating in a Faculty Survey conducted every third year by the Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA.
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Call for Honors Seminar Proposals
Posted: Friday, September 24 2010
The Honors Program Committee seeks proposals from faculty members interested in offering honors seminars during the 2011-12 academic year. The deadline to submit proposals is Monday, Nov. 1. Web site: www.uiweb.uidaho.edu/honors_program/callforseminars.htm Information: 885-6147 or e-mail sflores@uidaho.edu
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Summer Barbecue Update
Posted: Thursday, June 24 2010
It will be a barbecue-less summer on campus this year. The summer barbecue a long tradition presented by Campus Recreation in catered partnership with Campus Dining, is undergoing a reassessment and will not take place this summer. “Like the rest of the University, we’ve had to take a close look at our mission and our budget priorities,” says Greg Tatham, assistant vice provost for student affairs...
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CFFA BBQ
Friday, April 23 2010 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Every Friday the CFFA Club will be cooking Vandal Meat hamburger patties from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Please visit us outside of the Bio-tech lab between CALS and CNR to come get lunch. It costs $3 to get a burger (with or without cheese), a bag of chips and your choice of soda. Condiments will also be available. The CFFA would be very grateful for your support. It is our goal to use the proceeds...
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New and Amended University Policies
Posted: Friday, February 19 2010
New and Amended University Policies
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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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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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Job Opportunity: Enrollment Services Specialist
Posted: Thursday, May 21
Engineering Outreach is accepting applications for an Enrollment Services Specialist. This classified position creates an inviting and welcoming culture for students at a distance by promoting the EO program to recruit new students, providing professional and responsive academic-related services, and performing complex administrative tasks. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to...
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UI Snake River Weed Management Research Field Days June 23, 24
Posted: Thursday, May 21
The University of Idaho is holding two field days in June about weed management on the Snake River. The first is 8:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, June 23, at the UI Kimberly Research and Extension Center. Lunch will be provided. For more information contact Don Morishita at (208) 423-6616 or don@uidaho.edu. The second UI Snake River Weed Management Research Field Day will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noo...
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Consolidated Fringe Rate Information
Posted: Wednesday, May 20
More information about UI's proposed changes to a Consolidated Fringe Rate is now available on the UI's  Controller’s webpage under the Resources section in the center of the page under Consolidated Fringe Rates. The new site contains an overview and FAQ with answers to some of the questions so far. Included in the FAQ is a table of the rate groups and the employee classes assigned to...
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See Images, Videos, Stories from UI's Commencement Celebrations
Posted: Wednesday, May 20
The UI Communications & Marketing Social Media Team used Storify to curate this timeline of UI's graduates. [View the story "UI Commencement 2015" on Storify]
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Volunteers Needed for Ironman Aid Station
Posted: Monday, May 18
The University of Idaho is gearing up for Ironman Coeur d'Alene 2015. Once again, we are hosting a Vandal Hydration Station on the bike course and are in need of volunteers. Ironman athletes go through a great deal of fluids and food in their quest to become an Ironman. Aid stations are an integral part of the race, and the spirit of the Aid Station reflects on the whole event. The race is June 2...
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Posted: Monday, May 18
The University of Idaho is gearing up for Ironman Coeur d'Alene 2015. Once again, we are hosting a Vandal Hydration Station on the bike course and are in need of volunteers. Ironman athletes go through a great deal of fluids and food in their quest to become an Ironman. Aid stations are an integral part of the race, and the spirit of the Aid Station reflects on the whole event. The race is June 2...
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SYNC 2015 Looking for Volunteer Projects
Posted: Monday, May 18
We are excited to start planning for the Serving Your New Community (SYNC) 2015 event. SYNC will occur on Saturday, Aug. 22, and details about the event can be seen on the registration form on VandalSync. On SYNC day, all incoming students to the University of Idaho (about 1,500 students) serve in the Moscow and Pullman communities to begin their Vandal commitment to bettering our local area. St...
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Entrepreneur to Speak on Biotechnology's Role in Idaho's Future on June 10
Posted: Monday, May 18
Entrepreneur and researcher Ed Penhoet will be the University of Idaho Boise Presidential Keynote speaker with his talk “The Value of Research in Economic Development. Biotechnology: Its role in Idaho’s Future.” The event will take place 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 10 at the Eight & Main building in downtown Boise. Tables and individual seats are available, please RSVP be...
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Parking Lot Enforcement During Summer Break
Posted: Monday, May 18
During the summer break, Monday, May 18  through Sunday, Aug. 23, parking permits will not be required in Red, Blue, Purple or Silver parking lots; visitors may be directed to these areas. However, Gold and Green lots, meters, pay station lots and any specially marked spaces require valid permits/payment at all times, including during summer break. Regular academic year enforcement of all pa...
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VandalStore Summer Hours Begin May 18
Posted: Friday, May 15
The VandalStore summer hours begin Monday, May 18. Come join us for Starbucks coffee and VandalGear all summer long and a special barbecue on the plaza June 10 with VandalMeats and music by UI faculty. Summer Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday 11 a.m . to 3 p.m. Saturday Closed Sundays
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University Email Newsletters go to Summer Schedule
Posted: Thursday, May 14
Beginning Monday, May 18, through Monday, Aug. 24, many email newsletters produced at UI will be sent less frequently. The Friday Letter will publish once during the summer and resume weekly publication on Aug. 21. The Vandal Insider will go down from twice a week to once a week. Today’s Register will be sent once a week on Mondays. You can see new university news and events postings at uida...
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University Staff Forum on Tuesday, May 19
Posted: Thursday, May 14
Staff Affairs will be hosting a University Staff Forum from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 19. Off-campus access will be available. Please see the Staff Forum website at www.uidaho.edu/staffaffairs/staff-forum for agenda and access information, as well as Staff Council Strategic Plan and Bylaws Revisions. Refreshments will be provided.
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Job Opportunity: Enterprise Systems Analyst 1, Information Technology Services
Posted: Thursday, May 14
The Enterprise Systems Analyst I is responsible for critical support of our enterprise systems by maintaining essential server applications on heterogeneous hardware; performing system administration functions; creating and assisting in server support programs; developing and maintaining systems health and status monitoring and reporting, maintaining and enhancing server systems security; and prov...
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Job Opportunity: Program Technician, Independent Study in Idaho
Posted: Thursday, May 14
This classified position ensures the quality and effectiveness of the ISI’s online courses and web presence, works with the program manager to achieve long-term goals, manage special projects, provides effective customer services and maintains smooth day-to-day functions. For more information and to apply, click here.
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Recorded Sessions Now Available for Dean of CALS Candidates
Posted: Wednesday, May 13
Recorded sessions of the dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences finalist open forums are now available for online viewing by clicking here.   To submit feedback, please use the Submit Feedback button located in the left margin of the search page. Feedback from both internal and external stakeholders is encouraged. Please note the feedback period will remain open until the close...
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CAA Announces $200 Friends and Family Discount off Summer Design Week Registration
Posted: Wednesday, May 13
The College of Art and Architecture is pleased to extend a Friends and Family discount of $200 to UI faculty, staff and their friends for the 2015 Summer Design Week program. Summer Design Week is an art and design immersion program for high school sophomores - seniors, taking place on the University of Idaho campus June 21–27. During the week, students will explore Architecture, Interio...
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2015 OSU/UI Cereals Day June 25
Posted: Wednesday, May 13
The 2015 OSU/UI Cereals Day will be held from noon to 4:30 p.m. Mountain time Thursday, June 25 at the Parma Research & Extension Center, 29603 U of I Lane, Parma. The event includes a review of wheat and barley lines and cereal-related research. Thank you to the Idaho Barley Commission and the Idaho Wheat Commission for supporting cereal research and education and for sponsoring the lunch. Fo...
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Campus Child Development Lab Expands Preschool Hours
Posted: Wednesday, May 13
The Child Development Laboratory on the University of Idaho campus is expanding its preschool hours to accommodate parents, enrich and expand curriculum, and provide additional opportunities for students. The early childhood program, which provides preschool for 3- to 5-year-olds, expanded by a half hour to three hours the length of its morning and afternoon sessions and will offer them five days...
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UI’s School of Journalism Director Named General Education Director
Posted: Tuesday, May 12
School of Journalism and Mass Media (JAMM) Director Kenton Bird will become the new director of General Education at the University of Idaho effective June 25. Bird, who has been on the Idaho faculty for nearly 16 years, the last 12 as director of JAMM, holds a master’s degree in journalism history from University College in Cardiff, Wales, and a doctorate in American Studies from Washingt...
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Job Opportunity: Enterprise Developer, Information Technology Services
Posted: Tuesday, May 12
ITS is looking for an Enterprise Developer to develop and maintain software code for enterprise database and web applications under the direction of a development team supervisor, assigned functional business analysts, and senior developer staff. To provide daily operational support for enterprise database applications and university websites, assisting functional business analyst and senior devel...
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Office of Multicultural Affairs Announces New Director
Posted: Tuesday, May 12
The Office of Multicultural Affairs is pleased to announce its new director. Jesse Martinez was selected from a pool of highly qualified individuals and UI is excited to welcome him to this new role. Martinez received his master’s degree in educational leadership from the University of Idaho in 2010. He has been at the university for nearly 11 years, working closely with College Assistance ...
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Job Opportunity: 4-H Hiring Three Extension Education Positions
Posted: Tuesday, May 12
Provide program leadership, district-wide technical support, and statewide leadership in 4-H Science, Healthy Living or Citizenship. Facilitate training for volunteers and 4-H staff in 4-H Science, Healthy Living, and Citizenship, all of which will help youth make better decisions and become actively engaged citizens. In addition, the position will focus on expanding partnerships and bringing anci...
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UI Library Reading Room Available by Appointment During Summer Sessions
Posted: Tuesday, May 12
The University of Idaho Library Special Collections and Archives (SPEC) Reading Room will be relocated to the basement later this month. Access to SPEC materials will be available by advanced appointment only during the summer term (May 18 through Aug. 23). To make an appointment, contact the SPEC Reading Room at libspec@uidaho.edu or 208-885-7951 (new phone number).
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Job Opportunity: IT Security and Compliance Analyst, Information Technology Services
Posted: Monday, May 11
Information Technology Services is looking for an IT Security and Compliance Analyst. This position is responsible for managing IT security systems, processes, and services including computer forensics, electronic discovery, incident management, network security monitoring, encryption, data leakage protection, vulnerability management, antivirus, and additional technologies to support all securit...
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Registration for Inland Northwest Genomics Research Symposium Closes Thursday
Posted: Monday, May 11
Registration for the 2015 INWGRS closes Thursday, May 14. Be sure to get your registration completed before then. There are still openings available for the poster session. Generous prizes from Illumina will be awarded to five winners. The 2015 INWGRS poster session is open to all symposium attendees. Students, staff and faculty are all encouraged to participate. This year there will be five po...
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PERSI Deferred Compensation Committee Issues Letter On Plan Fees
Posted: Friday, May 8
The PERSI Deferred Compensation Committee has issued a letter regarding fees associated with the state of Idaho 457 plan and rollovers between the 401K PERSI Choice and the state of Idaho 457 plan. Visit http://www.uidaho.edu/benefits/retirement/retirement-plans/persi for more information.
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NSF Early Career Faculty Program Holds Web Seminar May 26
Posted: Friday, May 8
The NSF CAREER Coordinating Committee is hosting webinar to provide an overview of the NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) and to answer participants' questions about development and submission of CAREER proposals. The webinar will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, May 26, in Morill Hall 402, the EPSCOR Conference Room. The NSF CAREER Program offers grants to support junior ...
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Associate Director, Facilities & Operations Open Forums Begin May 12
Posted: Friday, May 8
The campus community is invited to attend open forums with the candidates interviewing for the position of Associate Director of Facilities & Operations for the Idaho Commons and Bruce M. Pitman Center. The applicants interviewing for the position will be presenting as follows: • Ben Aiman: 10:15-11:15 a.m. Tuesday, May 12,  Commons Crest Room. • Griffin Uchida: 10:15-11:1...
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