University of Idaho Events for Jan. 26 - Feb. 1

Friday, January 16 2009


Jan. 16, 2009 Written by Jeremy Bennett MOSCOW, Idaho- The following is a list of University of Idaho-sponsored events for the week of Jan. 26 – Feb. 1. Events will take place in Moscow and Idaho Falls, and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Tuesday, Jan. 27 Japanese Consul General Mitsunori Namba to Present Martin Forum 3:30 p.m. Idaho Commons, Whitewater Room 875 S. Line St. in Moscow Japanese Consul General Mitsunori Namba will present "Japan's International Cooperation." He will elaborate on Japan's international efforts, which include hosting the G8 Summit and the Tokyo International Conference on African Development last year. Martin Forums on international topics are part of the educational and outreach missions of the Martin Institute. The institute was founded to advance research and teach about the causes of conflict and peaceful resolution. For additional information, visit www.martin.uidaho.edu. Auditorium Chamber Music Series 7:30 p.m. University Auditorium in the Administration Building 851 Campus Drive in Moscow The Biava Quartet will perform as part of the Chamber Music Series. The Biava Quartet is the winner of the 2003 Naumberg Chamber Music Award and currently is in residence at the Juilliard School in New York. Biava's concert and five-day residency on the Palouse is supported by a grant from Chamber Music America. Cost is $8 for University of Idaho students, $10 other students, $15 for seniors and $18 general admission. Tickets are available at Book People in downtown Moscow, or at the door if not sold out. Wednesday, Jan. 28 Martin Institute Presents Atomic Bombings Memorial Museum 9 a.m. Idaho Commons, Clearwater Room 875 S. Line St. in Moscow A scaled down version of the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum will feature visual artifacts and taped testimony from the survivors of the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Japanese Consul General Mitsunori Namba will give opening remarks at 9:15 a.m. The exhibit will be open until 8 p.m. For additional information, visit www.martin.uidaho.edu. Poet Kevin Goodan Reading 7:30 p.m. Teaching and Learning Center, Room 040 875 S. Line St. in Moscow Poet Kevin Goodan will read from his second book of poems, “Winter Tenor”. His first book, “In the Ghost-House Acquainted," was published in 2004 and was awarded the L.L. Winship/PEN New England Award in 2005. He has taught at the University of Connecticut and Wesleyan University, and currently is an assistant professor at Lewis-Clark State College. Thursday, Jan. 29 Dissertation Defense 3:30 p.m. Teaching and Learning Center, Room 044 875 S. Line St. in Moscow Dinh Luong Tran will defend "Nonlinear Extensions of the Erdos-Ginzburg-Ziv Theorem." Leonard Garrison and Kay Zavislak Faculty Recital 7:30 p.m. Lionel Hampton School of Music, Recital Hall Faculty members Leonard Garrison and Kay Zavislak will perform a flute and piano recital. Tickets are available at the door; cost is $5 for adults, and $3 for students and senior citizens. For more information, call (208) 885-6231. For more information, call (208) 885-6231. Vandal Men’s Basketball 7 p.m. Cowan Spectrum in the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center 1000 Stadium Way in Moscow Support Vandal athletics, and come watch the men’s basketball team take on Boise State University. Tickets cost $7 for general admission. For more information, contact the University of Idaho Ticket Office at (208) 885-6466 or purchase tickets online at www.ticketswest.com. Friday, Jan. 30 Women's Center Film Series: "The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo" Noon Memorial Gym, Room 109 Shot in the war zones of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the film shatters the silence that surrounds the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war. Film viewing is free, open to the public. Dissertation Defense 3:15 p.m. MT Tingey Building, Room 350B, University Place 1776 Science Center Dr. in Idaho Falls Piyush Sabharwall will defend "Identify and Investigate Engineering Design Elements of a Two-Phase Thermosyphon to transfer NGNP thermal energy to a Hydrogen Plant." Saturday, Jan. 31 Palouse Chamber Music Workshop 4 p.m. Lionel Hampton School of Music, Recital Hall 1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow A Palouse Chamber Music Workshop will be held. For more information, call (208) 885-6231. Vandal Men's Basketball 7 p.m. Cowan Spectrum in the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center 1000 Stadium Way in Moscow Support Vandal athletics, and come watch the men’s basketball team take on Nevada. Tickets cost $7 for general admission. For more information, contact the University of Idaho Ticket Office at (208) 885-6466 or purchase tickets online at www.ticketswest.com. Sunday, Feb. 1 Vandal Women’s Basketball 2 p.m. Cowan Spectrum in the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center 1000 Stadium Way in Moscow Support Vandal athletics, and come watch the women’s basketball team take on Hawaii. Tickets cost $7 for general admission. For more information, contact the University of Idaho Ticket Office at (208) 885-6466 or purchase tickets online at www.ticketswest.com. # # # About the University of Idaho Founded in 1889, the University of Idaho is the state’s flagship higher-education institution and its principal graduate education and research university, bringing insight and innovation to the state, the nation and the world. University researchers attract nearly $100 million in research grants and contracts each year; the University of Idaho is the only research institution in the state to earn the prestigious Carnegie Foundation ranking for high research activity. The university’s student population includes first-generation college students and ethnically diverse scholars. Offering more than 150 degree options in 10 colleges, the university combines the strengths of a large university with the intimacy of small learning communities. For more information, visit www.uidaho.edu. Media Contact: Jeremy Bennett, University of Idaho Communications, (208) 885-7251, jbennett@vandals.uidaho.edu



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