View the Arab and Arab American Heritage Month Display
The University of Idaho Library presents an Arab and Arab American Heritage Month Display which will be available for viewing until Friday, April 30. The display was created in collaboration with the International Programs Office, their students and faculty, and includes books, DVDs, infographics and cultural objects.
Tune In to the Student Achievement Awards Through April 30
The 2021 Student Achievement Award recipients will be honored nightly on the Department of Student Involvement Facebook page. Award recipients will be announced in live videos at 5:30 p.m. through Friday, April 30. This week’s award categories include Outstanding Class, International Programs and International Studies awards.
Attend a Faculty Textbook Adoption Training April 15
Learn about the textbook adoption process, due dates and get all your questions answered 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 15, via Zoom. This event is hosted by the Texas Book Company, the university’s textbook provider, and includes a Q&A period. Register online.
Next China on the Palouse Speaker Series Is April 15
Ambassador Chas W. Freeman Jr. will discuss U.S.-China relations 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 15, via Zoom, during the next China on the Palouse Speaker Series. Ambassador Freeman began his career as the primary translator for President Richard Nixon on his 1972 visit to China. Since then, he has worked in a number of U.S. foreign policy positions, including as ambassador to Saudi Arabia during the Gulf War. Email email@example.com for more information.
Attend a Virtual Cultural Exhibition April 16
Join the Native American Student Center for a cultural exhibition and live performances by professional powwow dancers 6 p.m. Friday, April 16, via U of I Live and on the Native American Student Center Facebook page. Learn about the significance behind each dance style for men and women.
Join a Virtual Decades Reunion
Members of graduating classes in the ’80s, ’90s, 2000s and 2010s each have virtual reunions coming up. Reconnect with old classmates, gush over campus experiences and relive U of I memories. Register for the 1980s Reunion, Tuesday, April 20. Register for the 1990s Reunion, Thursday, April 22. Register for the 2000s Reunion, Wednesday, April 28. Register for the 2010s Reunion, Thursday, April 29. All events begin at 5:15 p.m.
Register for Wine Down Wednesday April 21
Attend a Wine Down Wednesday 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 21. Hear from Alaska Airlines Flight Attendant Matt Cook ’12, who will discuss the safety measures airlines take, and Emily Rasch ’17, who will discuss her experiences as a travel guide. Also joining will be representatives from Orbridge Travel and Contiki Travel to speak about the trips they are offering to the Vandal Family in the coming months. Register online.
Participate in a Whitewater Kayak Clinic
Learn the fundamentals of how to outfit, paddle and wet exit a whitewater kayak with the Outdoor Program. Clinics are 7-10 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, and Wednesday, April 28, at the Swim Center. The cost for students is $50; non-students is $75. Register at the Outdoor Program Office. Call 208-885-6810 with questions. Learn more.
Learn About Foreign Government Influence in Academic Research
Learn about foreign government influence in academic research during two online sessions 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 26, and Thursday, April 29. Join a discussion of concerns raised by the federal government and learn about awareness of compliance measures. These sessions will be of interest to faculty and staff involved in research.
OTT Announces New Service Portal
The Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) now has an online request portal. The service ticketing system gives researchers and innovators a better way to submit, track and review their agreements online for intellectual property – all in one place. The main OTT support page features descriptions and purposes of each of the technology transfer services offered, as well as a “Quick Guide – How to Use the Technology Transfer Ticketing System,” outlining the steps for submitting an agreement. The new Service Portal is designed to make the process of exchanging research materials and patenting useful innovations easier.