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Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 105

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3010
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-3010

Phone: 208-885-6689

Email: vpresearch@uidaho.edu

Web: ORED

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Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 414
Moscow, ID  83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3010
Moscow, ID  83844-3010

Phone: 208-885-6162

Email: ored-ora@uidaho.edu

Web: ORA Website

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Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 103
Moscow, ID  83843

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3020
Moscow, ID  83844-3020

Phone: 208-885-6651

Fax: 208-885-4990

Email: osp@uidaho.edu

Web: OSP Website

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Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 103
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 3003
Moscow, ID 83844-3003

Jeremy Tamsen
Phone: 208-885-4550
Email: tamsen@uidaho.edu
Web: OTT Website

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Physical Address:
Water Center Suite 324
Boise, Idaho

Mailing Address:
322 E. Front St., Suite 324
Boise, ID 83702

Jana Jones
Phone: 208-364-4568
Email: janajones@uidaho.edu

Connecting Our Science with the World

Phil Bogdan brings non-traditional background to support the university's mission and strategic initiatives


Phil Bogdan first began working with the University of Idaho in 2009 — but not as an employee.

Bogdan was the business and communications manager at The American Phytopathological Society (APS), where he ran the Plant Management Network's business and editorial operations. He worked with extension agents from around the nation to produce high-quality webcasts and other online educational materials.

Through these projects, he worked closely with many crop scientists and extension agents and built a particularly strong connection with scientists in the potato industry, including those at the University of Idaho.

"I always looked forward to recording talks with U of I faculty and staff — and connecting with them at potato industry meetings. They're fun, professional and leaders in their field," Bogdan said. "They left such a strong impression on me that they were a factor in my decision to apply for work at the U of I."

Bogdan joined the staff at the University of Idaho in winter 2017, stepping into the role of marketing and communications manager for the Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED).

At U of I, Bogdan works to promote the research, scholarship and creative activities of the university's hardworking faculty and staff both internally and externally. He also oversees the yearly Research Report and ORED's monthly newsletter, as well as supporting Vice President Janet E. Nelson's communications needs and initiatives.

Bogdan's experience with the Plant Management Network — providing national and international resources to growers, consultants and applied crop scientists — gave him a strong foundation of communication and organizational skills.

"Dealing with grants was a good experience for my position at the University of Idaho," said Bogdan. "It introduced me to the process, the lingo and the many acronyms associated with grants and their sponsoring agencies."

Bogdan also has experience promoting academic books as well as basic and applied academic science journals. His specialty is making science accessible to non-scientific audiences.

"Having an educational background in business and journalism is surprisingly useful when reporting science to the general public," said Bogdan, who has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Connecticut and a Master of Business Communication degree from the University of St. Thomas. "It teaches you to hone in on the benefits of the research and how it positively affects the public at large."

Phil Bogdan, ORED Marketing and Communications Manager
ORED Marketing and Communications Manager Phil Bogdan

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 105

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3010
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-3010

Phone: 208-885-6689

Email: vpresearch@uidaho.edu

Web: ORED

Map

Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 414
Moscow, ID  83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3010
Moscow, ID  83844-3010

Phone: 208-885-6162

Email: ored-ora@uidaho.edu

Web: ORA Website

Map

Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 103
Moscow, ID  83843

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3020
Moscow, ID  83844-3020

Phone: 208-885-6651

Fax: 208-885-4990

Email: osp@uidaho.edu

Web: OSP Website

Map

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 103
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 3003
Moscow, ID 83844-3003

Jeremy Tamsen
Phone: 208-885-4550
Email: tamsen@uidaho.edu
Web: OTT Website

Map

Physical Address:
Water Center Suite 324
Boise, Idaho

Mailing Address:
322 E. Front St., Suite 324
Boise, ID 83702

Jana Jones
Phone: 208-364-4568
Email: janajones@uidaho.edu