Learn About Supporting Students in Distress Today
Learn how to recognize when students are struggling, how to have a conversation to connect them to help, and how to create an environment that encourages success at 11:30 a.m. today, Jan. 19, online. Email Amanda Ferstead with questions.
Find Funding With Pivot
Join Research and Faculty Development to learn how to use Pivot, a database of funding opportunities, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. today, Jan. 19, in IRIC 305 or online. Pivot identifies global funding information in all disciplines related to research programs, creative and collaborative activities, curriculum development, equipment acquisition and more. Participants will learn how to create a profile, conduct funding searches and save, track and share opportunities. The seminar is part of the Faculty Success Seminar Series open to U of I faculty, staff, postdocs and graduate students. Recordings are available on the Faculty Development and Training webpage.
Attend Open Forums for Finalists
Strategic Enrollment Management is inviting four finalists for the executive director for student success initiatives to campus. Each candidate will present their vision for student success and retention and take part in a Q-and-A session with the U of I community. People are encouraged to attend in-person, however, an online option is available by emailing Strategic Enrollment Management. Presentations are at 10 a.m. tomorrow, Jan. 20, in the Bruce M. Pitman Center Vandal Ballroom; Friday, Jan. 21, in the ISUB Clearwater Room; Monday, Jan. 24, in the ballroom; and Wednesday, Jan. 26, in the ballroom.
Visit Two New Exhibits at the Library
Two new exhibits featuring items from the Library’s Special Collections and Archives are on display. The first, “The Gem State: Innovation and Beauty,” showcases photographs highlighting prominent industries in Idaho, as well as its natural beauty. Photos from the year-round exhibit come from the Barnard-Stockbridge Collection, the Ernie Day photographs and other collections. The second exhibit, “Highlights from the International Jazz Collections,” showcases materials from jazz legends including Lionel Hampton, Leonard Feather, Al Grey, Lee Morris and Pete and Conte Candoli. This spring exhibit recognizes the artists’ contributions to jazz and their connections to Idaho and the university.