University of Idaho Events for Nov. 11-17

Thursday, November 7 2013


MOSCOW, Idaho – Nov. 1, 2013 – The following is a list of University of Idaho sponsored events for the week of Nov. 11-17. Events will take place in Moscow and are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

Monday, Nov. 11
Veterans Day Dinner
5:30-9 p.m.
Student Union Building Ballroom
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
The University of Idaho’s Graduate and Professional Student Association will host a Veterans Day Dinner, featuring keynote speaker Col. Robert Wakefield. Veterans and guest admission is free. For all non-veterans who wish to attend, tickets cost $10 at the door. All proceeds remaining from the event will be donated to the UI’s Operation Education. To rsvp, visit www.surveymonkey.com or contact Angel Betancourt at beta8669@vandals.udaho.edu by Friday, Nov. 8.

Cello Recital
7:30-9 p.m.
Lionel Hampton Music Building, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy a recital with cellist Edward Dixon. Tickets are only available at the door, and cost $3 for students and $5 for adults and senior citizens.

Queer Discussions
7:30-8:30 p.m.
Memorial Gym, Room 109
1001 University Ave. in Moscow
Join the LGBTQA Office for a new and exciting discussion series each second Monday of every month. The discussion will cover a wide breadth of topics including but not limited to: gender identity and trans identities, asexuality, pansexuality and bisexuality, race and sexuality, sexual health, relationships, family relationships, and other issues related to the vast diversity of LGBTQA identities on campus. Allies are encouraged and welcome to attend. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Nov. 12

Dissertation Defense for Ramadan Altwer
12:30-3:30 p.m.
Renfrew Hall, Room 111
804 Rayburn St. in Moscow
Come listen to doctoral candidate in chemistry, Ramadan Altwer, defend his dissertation entitled, “The Use of Microwave Heating Techniques to Prepare Intermediates in Organometallic Chemistry.” This event is free and open to the public.

Guest Speaker Dale Miller
5-6:15 p.m.
Idaho Commons, Clearwater/Whitewater Room
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
Come listen to Dale Miller, senior vice president and corporate client group director for Morgan Stanley. Miller serves as the managing partner of the firm's Pacific Wealth Management Group. He earned his bachelors degree in business economics and English from Willamette University, attended graduate level courses at the Wharton School, and received the certified portfolio manger designation from Columbia University.

F-Word Live Poetry Slam
6 p.m.
Student Union Building, Borah Theater
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy a poetry performance celebrating the “other F-word”, feminism, featuring local spoken word artists, activists and performers showcasing a wide variety of original poetry. This event is free for students with valid student ID, and cost $5 for general admission. Tickets are available at the door or at the UI Women’s Center and BookPeople of Moscow.

Nerd Tuesdays
7-9 p.m.
Memorial Gym, Room 109
1001 University Ave. in Moscow
Nerd Tuesdays invites anyone who loves pop culture, has one or more fandoms, and loves to talk about nerdy stuff for an evening of board games, TV, movies, and other things nerdy each Tuesday evening. This event is free and open to the public.

Auditorium Chamber Music Series Concert
7:30-8:30 p.m.
Administration Building, Auditorium
851 Campus Dr. in Moscow
Auditorium Chamber Music Series will host a concert featuring the finest chamber musicians from the region in a program of vocal, wind and mixed ensemble music by Mozart. Tickets can be purchased at BookPeople on Main St. in Moscow or online at www.auditoriumseries.org. Tickets cost $20 for general admission, $17 for seniors and $10 for students.

Wednesday, Nov. 13
Film Viewing of “Lincoln”
7-9 p.m.
Student Union Building, Borah Theater
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy a viewing of the film “Lincoln” hosted by ASUI Vandal Entertainment. This is an opportunity to examine leadership through movies. This event is free and open to the public.

Cello/Bass Studio Recital
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Lionel Hampton Music Building, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy a studio recital featuring the cello and bass. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, Nov. 14
Dissertation Defense for Brenda Kotewa
8:30-10:30 a.m.
Center of Disability and Human Development
121 W. Sweet Ave. in Moscow
Come listen to doctoral candidate in education, Brenda Kotewa, defend her dissertation entitled, “A Qualitative Study of the Development of Self-Advocacy and Independence through Symbolic Interaction: A Focus on Wheelchair Basketball Athletes.” This event is free and open to the public.

Lavender Lunch

12:30-1:30 p.m.
Teaching and Learning Center, Room 229
875 S. Line St. in Moscow
Take a break and enjoy a free lunch. This is a great opportunity to meet new people and talk about current events. Enjoy a free peanut butter and jelly sandwich lunch. This event is free and open to the public.

Annual Outdoor Equipment Sale and Swap
6-8 p.m.
Student Recreation Center, MAC Court
1000 Paradise Creek St. in Moscow
Come get some great deals on outdoor equipment at the annual outdoor equipment sale and swap. Bring in new or used equipment to sell or barter. This event is free and open to the public.

Duality Faculty Recital
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Lionel Hampton Music Building, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy a concert with faculty members Kristin Elgersma, piano, and Vanessa Sielert, saxophone. Elgersma and Sielert are members of duality, a saxophone and piano duo dedicated to commissioning and performing new music with both classical and popular influence. Tickets are only available at the door, and cost $5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens.

Friday, Nov. 15

Dissertation Defense for Saswata Karmakar
9-11 a.m.
Renfrew Hall, Room 220
804 Rayburn St. in Moscow
Come listen to Saswata Karmakar, doctoral candidate in chemistry, defend his dissertation entitled, “Synthesis and Biophysical Characterization of O2-Intercalator-Functionalized Oligonucleotides for Mixed-Sequence Recognition of Double Stranded DNA.” This event is free and open to the public.

Vandal Marching Band Performance
7-8:30 p.m.
Student Union Building, Ballroom
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Come support the Vandal Marching Band during their performance. This event is free and open to the public.

Film Viewing of “Elysium”
7-9 p.m.
Student Union Building, Borah Theater
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy a free viewing of the blockbuster film “Elysium” hosted by ASUI Vandal Entertainment.

“The Marriage of Figaro” Opera
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Administration Building, Auditorium
851 Campus Dr. in Moscow
Come enjoy the University of Idaho Opera perform “The Marriage of Figaro.” Tickets are only available at the door, and cost $10 for adults and $7 for UI students and senior citizens.

Film Viewing of “Elysium”
9:30-11 p.m.
Student Union Building, Borah Theater
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy a free viewing of the blockbuster film “Elysium” hosted by ASUI Vandal Entertainment.

Saturday, Nov. 16
Turkey Trot 5k Fun Run
8-11 a.m.
ASUI Kibbie-Activity Center
1000 Stadium Dr. in Moscow
UI Student-Athlete Advisory Committee – or SAAC — will host a turkey trot 5k fun run. All the proceeds will go toward Christmas for Kids, providing Christmas gifts for low-income children in the Latah Country area. Pre-registration is online at www.govandals.com, and costs $25 per person. Registration also will be available on the day of the race, and costs $35 per person. For groups of 10 or more people, the race will cost $20 per person. First 100 people to sign up will receive a T-shirt. The winner of each age bracket will receive a Vandal Thanksgiving dinner.

Student Saxophone Recital

1-3 p.m.
Lionel Hampton Music Building, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy a student recital with Chris Leslie, saxophone, accompanied by pianist Elena Panchenko. This event is free and open to the public.

UI Flute Ensembles
4-5:30 p.m.
Lionel Hampton Music Building, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
The Lionel Hampton School of Music will host a concert featuring the University of Idaho Flute Ensembles. This event is free and open to the public.

Graduate Student Saxophone Recital
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Lionel Hampton Music Building, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy a saxophone concert with UI graduate student Ryan Thomas, accompanied by pianist Shoko Nelson.

Film Viewing of “Elysium”

8-10 p.m.
Student Union Building, Borah Theater
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy a free viewing of the blockbuster film “Elysium” hosted by ASUI Vandal Entertainment.

Sunday, Nov. 17
Graduate Student Piano Recital
1-3 p.m.
Lionel Hampton Music Building, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy a piano concert with UI graduate student Megan Hubbell.

“The Marriage of Figaro” Opera
3-5 p.m.
Administration Building, Auditorium
851 Campus Dr. in Moscow
Come enjoy the University of Idaho Opera perform “The Marriage of Figaro.” Tickets are only available at the door, and costs $10 for adults and $7 for UI students and senior citizens. .

Film Viewing of “Elysium”
3-5 p.m.
Student Union Building, Borah Theater
709 Deakin Ave. in Moscow
Come enjoy a free viewing of the blockbuster film “Elysium” hosted by ASUI Vandal Entertainment.

Student Horn and Trombone Recital
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Lionel Hampton Music Building, Haddock Performance Hall
1010 Blake Ave. in Moscow
The Lionel Hampton School of Music will host a student recital featuring Robert Gassner, horn, and Katee Seubert, trombone. This event is free and open to the public.

For more university events, visit www.uidaho.edu/calendar.




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