Vandal Mentor Network Links Alumni, Students on Professional Development
Online mentoring through the Vandal Mentor Network provides a way for alumni to connect with fellow Vandal graduates and current students as both work to accomplish employment and career goals. Join the network.
Get Your Flu Shot Today
Keep the Vandal community safe and get your flu shot from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Oct. 26, in the ISUB Summit rooms. This clinic is drop-in only. Learn more.
Learn About Political Party Basics Today
Join Aman McLeod, U of I assistant professor of political science, 4 p.m. today, Oct. 26, via Zoom, as he explores the history and function of political parties in the United States.
‘Navigating Difficult COVID-19-Related Topics’ Is Tomorrow
The next session of Supervising in the Time of COVID-19 is 9 a.m. tomorrow, Oct. 27, via Zoom. The session will focus on “Navigating Difficult COVID-19-Related Topics” such as evaluations, furloughs, leave, etc. An invitation has been sent to all supervisors, but the session is open to anyone who wants to attend. Email Joana Espinoza at firstname.lastname@example.org to submit questions in advance. View the videos from previous sessions.
Einstein Bros. Bagels Hours Extended Through Tomorrow
Einstein Bros. Bagels will be extending its operational hours until 7 p.m. through tomorrow, Oct. 27.
Nutrition Basics Workshop Is Oct. 29
Attend a virtual workshop to learn about the basics of nutrition and how you can maximize your nutrition and make the most out of your food 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 29. Participants will learn about micronutrients, macronutrients, food groups, calories and how to plan their meals and snacks. This event is open to students, faculty and staff. Register online.
Learn How to Handle Controversy with Civility Oct. 29
Nervous about engaging in political conversations with others, especially those you disagree with? Join Brian Smentkowski, U of I associate professor of political science, 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, via Zoom, to learn more about how to have tough conversations this election season.
Learn About ‘Benefit Cost Analysis’ Oct. 30 and Nov. 9
Participate in an Idaho Science and Technology Policy Fellowship professional development seminar, “Benefit Cost Analysis,” Friday, Oct. 30, and Monday, Nov. 9. This series will be taught by Debbie Stine, who has conducted public policy analysis in science and technology policy for the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine; the U.S. Congressional Research Service; the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; and Carnegie Mellon University. She is the founder and chief instructor for the Science and Technology Policy Academy. Learn more and register.
Goldwater Scholarship Info Session Is Oct. 30
A Goldwater Scholarship information session will be 3-4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, via Zoom. This session is for students who are current sophomores and juniors and have submitted pre-applications to the 2020 Goldwater Scholarship cycle, as well as students who intend to pursue research careers in STEM and are interested in learning about the Goldwater Scholarship. The session will provide an overview of the scholarship and describe the University of Idaho internal campus review process for the current scholarship cycle. Full applications for the 2021 scholarship cycle are due for campus review by 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29. Contact the U of I Distinguished Scholarships Program Coordinator Dilshani Sarathchandra at email@example.com for more information.
Submit to the International Education Week Photo, Video Contest
The International Programs Office invites all University of Idaho students to share their photos/videos from around the world for a chance to win a GoPro or VandalStore gift card. Entrants must be an enrolled student at the University of Idaho in Fall 2020. There are three photo and video categories: Vandal Pride, Global Classroom and Landscapes. Submissions are due by 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1. Learn more.
Attend the Fish and Wildlife Virtual Film Fest Nov. 6 and Nov. 13
Join the first virtual Fish and Wildlife Film Fest 6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, and Friday, Nov. 13. Both nights will feature a different set of short wildlife films. This event is free for K-12 and university students, and the recommended donation for other adults is $7. Learn more.
First-Generation College Celebration Day Is Nov. 8
First-Generation College Celebration Day is Sunday, Nov. 8. Students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to submit a video highlighting their first-generation college experience. The first 100 people who submit a video will be invited to pick up a first-generation college T-shirt. A compilation video will be released the week of Nov. 9, and stories will be shared on social media.
New Limited Submission Funding Opportunity Is Available from the W.M. Keck Foundation
The Research and Faculty Development team in the Office of Research and Economic Development is requesting notice of intent to apply to a new limited submission funding opportunity from the W.M. Keck Foundation Research Program with an upcoming notice of intent deadline of Monday, Nov. 9. For more information and to submit a notice of intent to apply to this and other open limited submission funding opportunities, select the program from the table on the U of I InfoReady Review homepage. Contact the Research and Faculty Development Limited Submissions team at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Vandal Health Clinic Services Are Available
Vandal Health Clinic services are available to all students, dependents, faculty and staff. The clinic is at the corner of University Avenue and Ash Street. Call 208-885-6693 to schedule an appointment. Walk-in services are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Campus Security Offers Free Safe Walk Services
Safe Walk is a free, year-round 24/7 service for students, faculty, staff and campus visitors offered by Campus Security. Use it when you need it. Call 208-885-7054, 208-874-7550 or email email@example.com. Learn more about Safe Walk.