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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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Job Opportunity: Dean of Students
Posted: Monday, March 30
The Dean of Students supports the academic mission of the university and enhances the personal growth and civic responsibility of students. The dean takes leadership in creating a humane, safe and vibrant residential campus community of choice and promotes educational and leadership experiences which prepare students to serve their communities and respect the dignity of all persons. The dean lea...
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National Alcohol Screening Days April 1, 9
Posted: Friday, March 27
Results from the National College Health Assessment tells us that most UI students drink alcohol and a significant number of the students are drinking alcohol in ways that can place them and others at risk. National Alcohol Screening Day raises awareness, educates students about unhealthy drinking habits and offers them confidential alcohol screenings. The brief screening about alcohol use will he...
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UI Social Group Waives Dues for Spring Tea
Posted: Friday, March 27
The UI Social Group has suspended its membership dues for the remainder of the activity year (April-May), just in time for the Kentucky-Derby themed Spring Tea to be hosted by MaryBeth Staben from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, May 2 at the Best Western University Inn. To join and attend the tea, complete the membership form at http://goo.gl/VTVbEc and check the box indicating your RSVP to the event by April...
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Bella Notte: An Italian Dinner April 17
Posted: Thursday, March 26
Please join us for a delicious homemade Italian spaghetti dinner, accompanied by a dessert auction and live music performed by students from the Lionel Hampton School of Music. The event is a fundraiser sponsored by the Phi Alpha Theta history honor society in support of history student scholarships. The dinner will be held from 5-8:30 p.m. Friday, April 17 at St. Augustine's Catholic Center, on...
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Job Opportunity: Industrial Hygiene Specialist
Posted: Thursday, March 26
Environmental Health & Safety is accepting applications for the Industrial Hygiene Specialist position. This position administers the university’s asbestos and lead programs; assists in the laboratory safety and industrial hygiene programs, and manages the respiratory protection and medical surveillance program. For more information, visit https://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/8315
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Job Opportunity: Auxiliary Services Business Manager
Posted: Thursday, March 26
Lead the Auxiliary Business Services team by leading, managing, supervising, advising and hiring to provide support to the Auxiliary Services division. Function as an expert with an understanding of the business needs and processes and the assigned applications that support those areas. Manage and coordinate the unit budget throughout the annual budget life cycle. Provide assistance to other admin...
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Faculty, Staff Invited to Meet the Greeks Event
Posted: Thursday, March 26
Staff and faculty are invited to come learn more about fraternity and sorority life at the Meet the Greeks event at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26 in the Clearwater and Whitewater Rooms of the Commons. A short presentation about Greek life will be given at 7:30 p.m. Dessert will be served. For information or to RSVP email greek@uidaho.edu.
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Farmworker Awareness Week Keynote Address March 31
Posted: Thursday, March 26
National Farmworker Awareness Week, March 24-31, is a week of action for students and community members to raise awareness about farmworker issues on our campuses and in our communities and to honor their important contributions to us every day. UI’s CAMP program will be hosting keynote speaker Yazmin Garcia Rico, the Student Action with Farmworkers Youth Director. This will take place at 6 ...
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PERSI Choice Plan Transition Meetings April 9
Posted: Wednesday, March 25
You may be aware that the PERSI Choice 401(k) Plan will soon have a new record keeping vendor, Empower Retirement. Come learn about this transition and how it may impact your PERSI Choice 401(k) Plan at 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Thursday, April 9 in the Idaho Commons Panorama Room
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Register Now for April 15 Export Control Seminar
Posted: Wednesday, March 25
The Office of Research and Economic Development will provide an hour-long export control seminar for faculty, staff, and students at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 15 in the Whitewater Room of the Commons. The seminar will overview Treasury, State, and Commerce export control regulations, followed by a time for Q&A. This seminar should be of particular interest to those involved in research, inter...
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UI Telephone Systems Upgrade Project Finalist Presentations Next Week
Posted: Wednesday, March 25
Vendors selected as finalists in the RFP process for new telephone services at UI will present their products and services next week. These presentations are scheduled next week Monday through Thursday and will be open to the UI community. Project FAQ’s can be found at http://uidaho.edu/its/ppmo/tsu.   Each presentation goes from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday, March 30: Frontier Communication...
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April Webinar Series Offers Grant Writing Tips
Posted: Tuesday, March 24
"More Asking, Less Writing" is a four-part webinar series sponsored by UI's Corporate and Foundation Relations, and brought to you through The Foundation Center. All of the sessions are free and open to the public. Webinars take place from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the last four Wednesdays in April. Locations vary - see below. Webinars may be registered for individually or as an entire series. W...
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Job Opportunity: Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs
Posted: Tuesday, March 24
The Division of Diversity and Human Rights is now accepting applications for its Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs position. For more information please visit: https://www.uidaho.edu/human-resources/jobs.
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Student T-shirt Design Contest
Posted: Tuesday, March 24
The Tobacco Task Force and Vandal Health Ed are hosting a tobacco-free campus T-shirt design contest for students. Students have the opportunity for their original artwork displayed on T-shirts disseminated across the campus community to raise awareness about the benefits of a tobacco-free campus. Winner will receive a $200 Vandal Store gift card. Feel free to share this information with students ...
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REMINDER: Honorary Degree Deadline Approaching
Posted: Tuesday, March 24
Nominations of candidates for honorary degrees for the December 2015 Commencement are due April 15, 2015 to the Commencement Committee c/o the Faculty Secretary’s Office, Attention Anna Thompson, campus zip 1106. Instructions can be found in FSH 4930 or here: http://www.webpages.uidaho.edu/facultycouncil/honorary_degrees.htm
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General Policy Report #60 Petitions Due Wednesday
Posted: Tuesday, March 24
The Wednesday, March 25 deadline for receipt of petitions to General Policy Report #60, is fast approaching. The report with documents noted below is available here: http://www.webpages.uidaho.edu/facultycouncil/general_policy_reports.htm.   Regulation Changes: • FS-15-050 (UCC-15-072): Regulation J-9 Program Changes: • FS-15-041 (UCC-15-067): Science: Pre-Health Professions Studies...
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Registration Open for Mental Health First Aid Training
Posted: Tuesday, March 24
A two-day training on identifying risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help will be held from 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, March 31 (Horizon Room) and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1 (Crest Room). Course registration is $25 per participant. Register online at www.uidaho...
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Outdoor Photo Contest Submission Deadline April 3
Posted: Tuesday, March 24
Enter your photo in the University of Idaho Outdoor Program Photo Contest. You could win over $300 in prizes. Submissions deadline is Friday, April 3. For information, go to uidaho.edu/outdoorphotocontest.
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Final Reminder: Required Online Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
Posted: Monday, March 23
Thank you to the 4,400 University of Idaho employees who have already completed the Our Inclusive Workplace: Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Prevention Training online training module. As a reminder, President Chuck Staben has made the completion of this training module a requirement for all employees. Board appointed employees must complete the training module by Tuesday, March 31. Here a...
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Ethics Hotline Available to Report Improper Conduct
Posted: Monday, March 23
The University of Idaho has a highly dedicated faculty and staff, strongly committed to high ethical standards and responsible management of the public’s resources. As with most employers, the university encounters an occasional occurrence of unethical or illegal conduct in the workplace. Employees should talk with their supervisors when they suspect unethical acts, fiscal misconduct or misu...
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Job Opportunity: Information Reporting Analyst
Posted: Monday, March 23
The Office of the Registrar has reposted its Information Reporting Analyst position. This position is responsible for the design, creation and maintenance of student information reports. Requiring experience in designing programs, performing analysis, and experience writing in one or more commonly used programming languages. To learn more, please see the posting at https://uidaho.peopleadmin.co...
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Job Opportunity: Director, Environmental Science — Tenured, Associate or Full Professor
Posted: Friday, March 20
The appointment to director of Environmental Science is available to current UI faculty tenured with a current rank of associate professor or professor. Finalists on an academic year appointment could be provided with a summer contract, to be negotiated annually, with the Provost and Executive Vice President and dean of the College of Natural Resources; the summer contract will be based on program...
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PERSI Retirement Planning Sessions on March 31
Posted: Friday, March 20
Are you ready for retirement? Come join us on Tuesday, March 31 in the Borah Theater to learn more about PERSI retirement. No matter where you are in your journey toward sandy beaches, PERSI has a session for you. Register for any of these free session through PDL. Just beginning your journey? Come join us for the READY Session 8-9 a.m. For relatively new members to public employment in Idaho. D...
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WSU's T.G. Ostrom Lecture Features Mathematician Marty Golubitsky
Posted: Thursday, March 19
University of Idaho faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to attend the 34th annual T.G. Ostrom Lecture featuring Marty Golubitsky of Mathematical Biosciences Institute and Department of Mathematics, Ohio State University. Golubitsky will present his talk, “Patterns Patterns Everywhere” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 25 in Webster 16 on the Washington State University campus. F...
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GradFest being held in Pitman Center March 23-24
Posted: Thursday, March 19
Remind your students that GradFest will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, March 23-24 in the Pitman Center's Vandal Ballroom. The event is a chance for all graduates for purchase their cap, gown and tassel and rent PhD and JD regalia at early-bird prices. Students can also order their commencement announcements, diploma frames, ceremony photos and class rings. For information, c...
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Register for Mental Health First Aid Training
Posted: Wednesday, March 18
A two-day training on identifying risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help will be held from 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, March 31 (Horizon Room) and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1 (Crest Room). Course registration is $25 per participant. Register online at www.uidaho...
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Diverse Faculty, Staff and Allies Reception on April 1
Posted: Wednesday, March 18
You are invited to a reception for all diverse faculty, staff and allies from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1 in the Palouse/Empire room at the University Inn - Best Western. For more information and to RSVP click here.
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Job Opportunity: Financial/Personnel Specialist in the Budget Office
Posted: Monday, March 16
The Budget Office has reposted the financial/personnel specialist position with new qualifications and is accepting applications. This position performs a variety of financial and position control functions in support of university-wide budget and position management. This is a full-time position. Applicants should submit a letter of application addressing the job responsibilities and qualificatio...
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Room Correction: Mindfulness Meditation
Posted: Monday, March 16
The Drop-in Mindfulness Mediation Classes will be held on Wednesday at noon during Spring Break and through the end of the semester. The correct room for the event (all semester) is Room 12. This week's meditation will be focused on taking mindful breaks, even when you're not taking a Spring Break.
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Traveling Symposium Provides Tools to Thrive in the Range Livestock Industry
Posted: Friday, March 13
TWIN FALLS, Idaho — March 13, 2015 — The University of Idaho Rangeland Center and partners will offer the 2015 Idaho Range Livestock Symposium, a one-day traveling program packed with information for livestock producers and land managers, at three locations across southern Idaho April 7-9. Local ranchers will share their perspectives and provide overviews of their operations at each...
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Inspiring Design Futures Keynote to speak in Boise on March 24
Posted: Friday, March 13
Can you not make it to Inspiring Design Futures in Moscow but still want to hear Roddy Langmuir? Idaho Forest Products Commission will host Roddy Langmuir at 11:30 a.m. on March 24  at the Owyhee. Roddy Langmuir is the senior director with the London architectural practice Cullinan Studio who has taught and lectured widely in the UK and abroad. Roddy’s practice as a designer and projec...
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Asset Management Training March 18
Posted: Thursday, March 12
Asset Management Training will be held from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, March 18 in the Commons Whitewater room. For information contact Joe Groves at 208-885-4070 or jgroves@uidaho.edu.
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VandalStore Announces Spring Break Hours
Posted: Wednesday, March 11
The VandalStore bookstore will be open the following hours during spring break: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 14 Closed Sunday, March 15 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, March 16-20 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 21 Closed Sunday, March 22
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Training on Transgender Identities for Staff, Faculty on March 24
Posted: Wednesday, March 11
The LGBTQA Office in conjunction with the Office of Human Rights, Access, and Inclusion will offer a Transgender 101 training for staff and faculty from 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, March 24 in the Crest Room, fourth floor of the Commons. The training will provide an introduction to Transgender identities and best tips and practices for creating an inclusive campus environment for Transgender and Gen...
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General Policy Report #60 Available
Posted: Wednesday, March 11
General Policy Report #60, dated March 11, 2015, is available for viewing, downloading, or printing at:   http://www.webs.uidaho.edu/facultycouncil/general_policy_reports.htm   The Faculty Senate approved changes listed in this report (below) which will be considered to have the necessary general faculty approval unless a petition requesting further consideration of any item is sign...
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Transfer Opportunity: Area Extension Educator - Cereal Cropping Systems, Madison County
Posted: Tuesday, March 10
University of Idaho is seeking applicants for a tenure track, assistant/associate professor position as Area Extension Educator, Cereal Cropping Systems. This position is located in the Madison County Extension office in Rexburg, Idaho. For more information, click here: http://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/8253.
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Stand4Freedom Planning Meeting Today
Posted: Monday, March 9
On Tuesday, April 7, the University of Idaho campus is invited to STAND4FREEDOM, A 24-hour International Justice Mission (IJM) event THAT is being hosted by university students on campuses around the world. UI  students and faculty are asked to come together in the fight against modern-day slavery. An estimated  36 million people worldwide are enslaved in bonded labor or sex-trafficking....
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Overnight Parking Not Allowed on Campus Streets During Spring Break
Posted: Monday, March 9
There is no overnight parking allowed on campus streets during spring break, Monday March 16, through Friday, March 20. This includes Purple and Silver on-street parking areas. Areas where vehicles may park overnight during the break, are shown on the Academic Break Vehicle Storage Map at www.uidaho.edu/parking/maps. Keeping cars off of the streets during academic breaks allows for effective stree...
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Free CRT Monitor Disposal Ends This Month
Posted: Friday, March 6
Still have some CRT (Cathode Ray Tube) monitors cluttering your closets, shelves or storage areas? Still using them as doorstops in your offices or work spaces? This March is the last month that Recycling/Surplus/Solid Waste can dispose of them at no cost to your department. Starting in April there is a 300 percent fee increase from our hazardous materials disposal vendor for these units. This c...
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Palouse Climbing Festival At Climbing Center on Saturday
Posted: Thursday, March 5
Come watch some of the region's best climbers Saturday, March 7 at the University of Idaho's Climbing Center. Competitions begin at 9 a.m. The Palouse Climbing Festival is part of the Northwest Collegiate Climbing Circuit, which promotes friendly competition to achieve the goal of helping build, connect and inspire generations of Northwest climbers. For information call Elise Clausen at 208-885-...
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PDL Course Gives Tips on How Introverts Can Build Connections
Posted: Thursday, March 5
Wouldn't you love to be able to easily connect with and talk to anyone? "The Introvert's Guide to Building Rapport with Anyone, Anywhere" is a special training to help you feel comfortable talking to anyone, anywhere. You'll learn easy-to-apply techniques for building professional relationships. You'll discover how you can create a great first impression — and a positive lasting impressio...
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Gates Foundation Announces Grant Opportunities
Posted: Thursday, March 5
The Gates Foundation is accepting applications for the following four programs. Please contact Corporate and Foundation Relations, cfrelations@uidaho.edu, if you'd like to apply. Grants are open to all disciplines: Anyone can apply from any discipline, from student to tenured professor, and from any organization. The application process does not require preliminary data. Grant categories are: 1....
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Innovation Showcase Looking for Judges
Posted: Thursday, March 5
Registration has opened for faculty judges for the University of Idaho Innovation Showcase. The University of Idaho Innovation Showcase is a student-based competition designed to highlight the research and creative successes of graduate and undergraduate students at the University of Idaho. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 22 in the University Commons. Judges are ...
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Teaching Excellence Brown Bag Discussion on March 26
Posted: Wednesday, March 4
The next Teaching Excellence Brown Bag session, with the topic of "Managing Classroom Communication & Online Netiquette," will be held from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26 in the Clearwater Room of the Idaho Commons. How do you handle communication problems in the classroom or online? Come share your advice, examples and concerns on dealing with difficult student communication issues sens...
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"Sex Signals" Assault Awareness Event March 11 in Pitman Center
Posted: Wednesday, March 4
"Sex Signals" has become one the most popular programs on sexual assault awareness among college and military audiences, personnel and educators. It differs from traditional sexual assault prevention programs in that it incorporates humor, audience interaction and facilitated dialogue to provide a provocative look at dating, sex, the core issue of consent and the role we can all play in interveni...
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Sabbatical Applications Due March 27
Posted: Wednesday, March 4
Sabbatical applications for the 2016-17 academic year are due Friday, March 27. Send to: Anne Marshall, chairwoman, Sabbatical Leave Evaluation Committee, at annem@uidaho.edu. Instructions and application process can be found in the Faculty Staff Handbook Section 3720.
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Register Now For Mental Health First Aid Training March 11-12
Posted: Wednesday, March 4
A two-day training on identifying risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help will be held from 1-5 p.m. Wednesday, March 11 and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12. Sessions are held in the Pitman Center Gold Room. Course registration is $25 per participant. Regis...
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Open Forum for the Position of Director of General Education at the University of Idaho
Posted: Tuesday, March 3
Kenton Bird, director of the University of Idaho's School of Journalism and Mass Media, is a candidate for the position of director of General Education at the University of Idaho. Bird will present “General Education: The Heart of the University of Idaho Experience“ at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 11 in the Horizon Room of the Commons. An open forum will be held after Bird’s presen...
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Registration Open for 2015 Innovation Showcase
Posted: Tuesday, March 3
Registration is now open for both judges and participants for the 2015 Innovation Showcase. This year's event will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, in the Idaho Commons. The reception and awards ceremony will be at 6 p.m. on the fourth floor of the Commons. The University of Idaho Innovation Showcase is a student based competition designed to highlight the research and creative suc...
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Food Insecurity Presentation on March 11
Posted: Monday, March 2
The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences will be hosting a presentation on Food Insecurity from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 11 in Ag Sciences Room 62. Food insecurity is a serious issue in Idaho: one in six households has inadequate access to food. Every month, the Idaho Foodbank serves 131,487 Idahoans. Cari Miller, Idaho Foodbank North Central Branch manager, and Jim Miller, CHS Primeland d...
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Job Opportunity: Program Assistant in the International Programs Office
Posted: Friday, February 27
The International Programs Office is currently accepting applications for a program assistant. This position provides program support to the International Programs Office: Customer service, support for IPO departments/area, specialized department support, personnel management, and contributes to IPO efforts. This is a full-time position. Applications should be received by Thursday, March 5 to ens...
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Feedback for Executive Director of University Communications and Marketing Finalists
Posted: Friday, February 27
Recorded sessions of the Executive Director of University Communications and Marketing finalist open forums are now available for online viewing at the following link: https://www.uidaho.edu/president/search/executive-director-ucm/on-site-interview-information To submit feedback, please use the Submit Feedback link located in the left margin of the search page. Feedback from both internal and ex...
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Sport and Exercise Psychology Students Looking for Research Participants
Posted: Thursday, February 26
Doctoral students studying sport and exercise psychology are seeking volunteer research participants. Participants will participate in a study looking at motivation and self-communication interventions. Time commitment is approximately 15-20 minutes. Perks are that you will learn about new cutting edge research in the field of sport psychology, and all participants will be invited to attend a free...
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Simple, Quick and Stress-Free Organization Strategies with PDL
Posted: Wednesday, February 25
Imagine how much more efficient your workdays would be if you were able to quickly find paperwork in a flash — the frantic file search would be eliminated. Your ability to remain organized as you juggle a variety of projects, deadlines and duties would enable you to perform your job more easily and with less stress. During this webinar, you'll find ways to clean up your work space and prio...
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Exercise Physiology Lab Looking for Research Participants
Posted: Wednesday, February 25
The exercise physiology lab is looking for participants who are inactive, aged 18-44 years, and willing to be a part of an eight-week study. Participants will receive several free perks such as body composition testing (BodPod), blood tests (e.g., glucose, cholesterol levels and inflammatory markers), and knowledge about their fitness and activity levels. Participants will also be provided with fr...
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Latah County Vandal Boosters To Meet March 3
Posted: Wednesday, February 25
The Latah County Vandal Boosters will hold its regular monthly breakfast meeting at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 3 at the Best Western Plus University Inn in Moscow. Breakfast from the menu will be available, and agenda items will include the VSF Paul Petrino Golf Tournament in April. Anyone interested in University of Idaho Athletics — including students — is encouraged to attend and join...
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Mental Health First Aid Training Coming up March 11-12
Posted: Wednesday, February 25
A two-day training on identifying risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help will be held from 1-5 p.m. Wednesday, March 11 and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12. Sessions are held in the Pitman Center Gold Room. Course registration is $25 per participant. Regi...
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Sustainaiblity Center Hiring Student Employees
Posted: Tuesday, February 24
The Sustainability Center is hiring seven student leadership positions for the 2015-16 school year. All positions begin Aug. 17. Some positions may include summer employment. The job listings can be seen on the University of Idaho Human Resources website. Look for UI Sustainability Center under the Department header. Deadline is March 2. For information email us at uisc@uidaho.edu.
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Library Invites Participation in Research-Focused Discovery Tool
Posted: Tuesday, February 24
Are you a faculty member that wants to create a clear online presence for yourself and your work? Between Google Scholar, LinkedIn, Research Gate and various blog sites it can be a bit frustrating to craft a single, unique profile that represents what you do. Luckily, the library is developing a research-focused discovery tool called VIVO that is made of networked faculty profiles. Faculty profil...
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Deadline for Summer International Faculty Development Seminars is March 16
Posted: Monday, February 23
CIEE International Faculty Development Seminars application deadline for summer seminars is Monday, March 16. There are 15 seminars available the world and covering such topics as “Peruvian Food Systems: Balancing Growth and Preservation” to “Borders, Identity, and Displacement: The Evolving Syrian Crisis.” Seminars typically last 10 days and range in price from $2,000 to ...
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2015 Outstanding Staff Awards Nomination Deadline is March 4
Posted: Monday, February 23
Nominations for the 2015 Outstanding Employee Awards, Staff Educational Awards, Outstanding Team Award, and the Lawrence McBride Prize are now open and due by Wednesday, March 4. The nomination forms along with criteria for each category can be found at uidaho.edu/staffawards. The 43rd Annual Staff Awards Reception will be held from 1-3p.m. Friday, May 8 in the Pitman Center International Ballroo...
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Job Opportunity: Administrative Assistant - Tribal Relations
Posted: Monday, February 23
The department of Academic Affairs is accepting applications for an administrative assistant to work collaboratively with the executive director of tribal relations to provide administrative support: assist in the daily operations by assisting callers or visitors; scheduling, coordinating and planning for meetings, travel and special activities; purchase supplies and process business/financial tra...
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UI Faculty Invited to "Grade-In" as Part of National Adjunct Day Feb. 25
Posted: Friday, February 20
The contingent faculty in the University of Idaho’s Department of English invite all faculty to participate in a celebratory “grade-in”  from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25 in the TLC rotunda as part of National Adjunct Day. This public display — a coming together to grade in public — will raise awareness of unfair working conditions that contingent, or &ldq...
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UI Library Now a Supporter Member of BioMed Central
Posted: Friday, February 20
The University of Idaho Library is now a Supporter Member of BioMed Central, a science, technology and medicine publisher of peer-reviewed open access journals spanning all areas of biology, biomedicine and medicine. Supporter Member benefits to UI faculty include a 15 percent discount on the article-processing charge when publishing in any BioMed Central journal. For more information about publis...
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Workshop Proposals for Idaho 4-H Teen Conference due Feb. 25
Posted: Friday, February 20
The 2015 Idaho 4-H Teen Conference planning team invites you to submit a proposal to conduct a workshop at our upcoming conference to be held at the University of Idaho in Moscow June 10-13. We are seeking proposals for two teaching opportunities. • Opportunity 1: A six-hour (3 two-hour sessions) workshop track • Opportunity 2: A two-hour career experiential learning session The plan...
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Open Session for University Communications and Marketing Executive Director Candidate on Feb. 25
Posted: Thursday, February 19
We are pleased to announce the rescheduled open session for Tamara Cissna, a finalist for the position of executive director of University Communications and Marketing. The session will be held from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25 in TLC 148. Click here to learn more about all the candidates and see the available open session presentations. Everyone is invited to the open session and we enco...
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Mental Health First Aid Training On Campus March 11-12
Posted: Thursday, February 19
A two-day training on identifying risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help will be held from 1-5 p.m. Wednesday, March 11 and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12. Sessions are held in the Pitman Center Gold Room. Course registration is $25 per participant. Regi...
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Corporate and Foundation Relations Office Point of Contact for Funding Requests
Posted: Wednesday, February 18
The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations serves the University of Idaho community by establishing and managing relationships with corporations and foundations throughout the U.S. Many of these funders have limited submission policies, and some prefer a streamlined point of contact. We coordinate the process for limited submissions and provide current information on corporation or foundati...
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UI Retirees Association Encourages New Members
Posted: Wednesday, February 18
Faculty or staff that have retired or at least 50 years old may join UIRA at no cost. The group is active with social and educational events. Events or activities are held about once a month. The association is supported in part by funding from the UI President's Office and is open all interested persons. the group is celebrating nearly 40 years on the campus. Learn more about the group and f...
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The 2016-17 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Competition is Now Open
Posted: Tuesday, February 17
The Fulbright Scholar Program is offering teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries for the 2016-17 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others. In addition to several new program models designed ...
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Vandal Friday Campus Information Sessions
Posted: Tuesday, February 17
Learn about the upcoming Vandal Friday events. We will go over the event schedule, talk about the new activities and explain what has changed this year. The first session will be from 1:30-2:20 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25 in TLC 149. Another wil lbe held from 10:30-11:20 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 26 in TLC 141.
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University-level Promotions Review Committee
Posted: Tuesday, February 17
The 2014-15 University-level Promotions Review Committee met with the Provost and Executive Vice President to participate in the development of recommendations on promotions in regular, research, clinical, library and extension ranks. The committee’s recommendations will be considered by the provost and the president; the president will make final decisions and inform the Board of Regents. M...
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Job Opportunity: Financial/Personnel Specialist in the Budget Office
Posted: Friday, February 13
The Budget Office is currently accepting applications for a financial/personnel specialist. This position performs a variety of financial and position control functions in support of university-wide budget and position management. This is a full-time position. Applications should be received by Monday, March 2 to ensure that they are given first consideration; however, the position will remain ...
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Mental Health First Aid Course Offers Training in Dealing With Crisis
Posted: Thursday, February 12
Concerned about someone? Not sure what to say? Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental-health related crisis. In this eight-hour interactive course, faculty and staff learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in crisis and non-cris...
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The Sustainability Center is Looking for Student Applicants
Posted: Thursday, February 12
The Sustainability Center is currently seeking student applicants for the following positions. If you know of any students that would be interested in this student-led organization please refer them to the following job links. These positions are in a student-led and student-fee funded organization. The UISC supports efforts to create an active culture of sustainability and we are committed to de...
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Free Grant-Writing Webinar: "Unpacking the Winning Proposal"
Posted: Thursday, February 12
In this live webinar, sponsored by Corporate and Foundation Relations and presented by The Foundation Center, you will view examples, in full, of proposals that were funded. Webinar will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 19 in the Whitewater Room in the Idaho Commons.
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Reminder: Required Online Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
Posted: Thursday, February 12
Thank you to the 2,906 University of Idaho employees who have already completed the "Our Inclusive Workplace: Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Prevention" online training module. Bi-weekly course employee course completion reports are being sent to deans, vice presidents and affirmative action coordinators. Supervisors are reminded to encourage their employees to complete the training in a tim...
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Film & Panel Discussion: Dear White People
Posted: Thursday, February 12
The Office of Multicultural Affairs & Black Student Union is hosting a film and panel discussion on "Dear White People," a satirical portrait of race relations in early 21st century America. The event is at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19 in the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 South Main St., Moscow The film is written and directed by Justin Simien and tells the story of a biracial Winchester ...
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Join International Programs at the Friendship Family Reception Tonight
Posted: Wednesday, February 11
International Programs invites you to the Friendship Families Reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. today, Feb. 12 in the Pitman Center Vandal Ballroom. Join us to enjoy international performances, mingle with our students and learn about the Friendship Families program. Friendship Families is a program that matches international students with local families and/or individuals for the purposes of cultura...
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Google Scholar Awards Accepting Research Proposals
Posted: Wednesday, February 11
The next submission deadline for Google Research Awards is Wednesday, April 15. The awards support cutting-edge research in computer science, engineering and related fields. Google Research Awards are one-year awards structured as unrestricted gifts to universities to support the work of world-class full-time faculty members at top universities around the world. Faculty members can apply for the ...
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