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What’s going on at the University of Idaho this week.
Jan. 10, 2022
All events are free, on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Reboot at Semester Refresh

Enjoy a free lunch while kickstarting your semester at Semester Refresh from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, in person at the TLC and ISUB with some online offerings. Learn more and register.

Audition for the Theatre

The Theatre Department will hold auditions for Spring 2022 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Hartung Theater. All are welcome to try out. Learn more and see script summaries.

Events This Week


Monday

Vandal Welcome: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Bruce M. Pitman Center: Learn the ropes at U of I for a successful start to your semester.

 


Tuesday

Vandal Welcome: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Bruce M. Pitman Center: Learn the ropes at U of I for a successful start to your semester.


Wednesday

Mindfulness Drop-In Meditation: Noon to 12:20 p.m., Online: A gently led, welcoming mindfulness meditation with Jamie Derrick, psychology professor.


Thursday

Health Hut: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., ISUB Plaza: Learn about health and wellbeing topics and resources from Vandal Health Education peer educators.
COVID-19 and Flu Vaccine Clinic: Noon to 2 p.m., SRC 103: RiteAid will offer the Moderna, Pfizer or Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccines and boosters, along with flu shots.
Vandal Women’s Basketball vs. Weber State University: 6 p.m., ICCU Arena


Friday

Biological Sciences Seminar - U of I Professor Jill Johnson: 3:30-4:20 p.m., LIFE 277 and Online: Johnson will discuss “New Insights Into the Structure and Function of the Hsp90 Molecular Chaperone Machine.”


Saturday

Vandal Women’s Basketball vs. Idaho State University: 2 p.m., ICCU Arena


Sunday

No Events

All events are in Moscow and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted. See the complete calendar at uidaho.edu/events or subscribe to our weekly events newsletter.

Success Support

Academics: The U of I Writing Center offers in-person and online tutoring, online resources and a Creative Writing Circle. View hours and locations or schedule an online appointment. Graduate students can join a weekly Dissertation and Thesis Support Group.

Mental Health: Get help with anxiety, decision-making, relationships, identity issues and other common concerns. The Counseling and Testing Center offers free access to group counseling to enrolled students. Choose a group that meets your needs or learn about individual counseling and emergency services.

Spin the Wheel, Win a Prize

It’s Spin Time With Vandal Entertainment from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, at the ISUB ASUI Vandal Lounge. Stop by and give the wheel of chance a spin for a surprise to start off the semester. 

Hang With Fellow Vandals

Vandal Entertainment will have games, pizza and maybe even karaoke, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, at the ISUB ASUI Vandal Lounge. Prepare your favorite tune for a night of fun.

News and Updates

Idaho Anti-Trafficking Training Is Friday: Human trafficking is more than the movement of people across borders; it includes the sexual exploitation of minors and modern-day slavery. The Idaho Anti-Trafficking Coalition will cover the basics of identifying victims, trauma-informed care practices and effective advocacy in Trafficking 101 3-6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14, at the Menard Law Building Room 103. The event is sponsored by the Women’s Law Caucus.
 
Learn About Stalking: January is Stalking Awareness Month. Join the Women’s Center and Violence Prevention Programs office for a discussion 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, online, about the Netflix series “You,” featuring a charming young man who goes to extreme measures to insert himself into the lives of others.
 
Catch a Ride to Lookout Pass: Book a ride on the Mountain Express Saturday, Jan. 22, and Saturday, Feb. 12, to Lookout Pass Ski Area. The cost, which includes transportation and a lift ticket, is $62 for students and $68 for others. A ride only is $15. Contact the Outdoor Program with questions at 208-885-6810.
 
Share Your Culture: International students, faculty, scholars and community members are invited to help present the 24th annual “Cruise the World” from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at the Bruce M. Pitman Center International Ballroom. Email Farjahan Shawon to host a booth, sell food, perform in your language, take part in the flag parade or volunteer.
 
Find and Apply for Scholarships: January and February are optimal months to apply for scholarships from outside the university. U of I’s search engine, ScholarshipUniverse (SU), searches over 12,000 scholarships offered by businesses, nonprofits and other organizations across the country. Set up an online profile by answering a few questions, and the system will notify you about scholarships you are eligible for and allow you to apply using your phone or other device. Access the system via the Student Financial Aid Services scholarships webpage or through your VandalStar dashboard. Email the Financial Aid Office with questions or call 208-885-6312.
 
Zoom Security Setting Requirement Change: All U of I Zoom meetings now require at least one security setting to create a safer meeting environment. This change will impact your access to Zoom meetings. The three security options are Passcode, Waiting Room or Only Authenticated users can join meetings. Prepare yourself by watching this brief video. If you plan to host Zoom meetings, view an article about how this may impact you as the host.
 
First Aid Trainings Are Available: Recreation and Wellbeing offers Heartsaver Pediatric Adult/Child/Infant First Aid, CPR and AED courses each school year for U of I students and community members. Classes are limited to 10 participants. Private classes for groups of seven or more are available. Contact Brian at 208-885-6064 or email Recreation and Wellbeing for more information.

The International Programs Office provides opportunities to study abroad. Register for a First-Time Information Session in person or online.

Help Wanted

Looking for work? Check out Career ServicesFinancial Aid and Human Resources for on- and off-campus postings. For internship opportunities, resume and interview tips and other job opportunities during school and post-graduation, contact Career Services.

Academic Dates and Deadlines

  • Law Classes Begin: Jan. 10
  • WSU Coop Classes Begin: Jan. 10
  • Deadline to Pay Tuition Without Late Fees: Jan. 12
  • Spring Classes Begin: Jan. 12
  • Winter Final Grades Due by Noon: Jan. 14
  • Deadline to Add or Change Semester Classes Online: Jan. 20
  • Deadline to Add or Drop Early Eight-Week Classes: Jan. 20
  • Deadline to Submit Drop for Non-Attendance Requests: Jan. 20
  • Deadline to Adjust Variable Credits or Add Semester Classes: Jan. 26
  • Deadline to Apply for Spring Graduation Without Late Fee: Jan. 26
  • Deadline to Change to Pass/Fail Grading: Jan. 26
  • Deadline to Drop or Audit Semester Classes Without W: Jan. 26
  • Deadline to Submit Idaho Residency Worksheets for Spring: Jan. 26
  • Last Day to Receive Refund of Tuition and Fees: Jan. 26
  • Spring Financial Aid Census: Jan. 26
  • Spring Early Warning Grades Due: Feb. 15

Have questions about upcoming deadlines? Contact the Registrar’s Office.

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What’s going on at the University of Idaho this week.
Dec. 13, 2021
All events are free, on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Textbook Rentals Due Friday

As the semester winds down, remember to return your rental textbooks to the VandalStore. All rentals are due by Friday, Dec. 17. If you have textbooks you don’t plan to keep, bring them to be bought back.

Cheer on Vandal Basketball

If you’re staying in the area over Winter Break, support Vandal basketball. The men take on SAGU American Indian College at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, at the ICCU Arena in this first of four Winter Break home games.

Events This Week


Health & Wellness


Arts & Entertainment


Academics & Workshops

  • This is Idaho - Deborah Allen: 5-6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14, Online: Hear Allen, who works in the field of disability rights, speak about “including people with disabilities in equity work” as part of a series featuring Idahoans from different backgrounds.
  • ASUI Senate Meeting: 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, ISUB Clearwater Room: Join your elected student officials as they conduct the business of ASUI.
  • Let’s Get Jobs: 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, Dec. 16, Online: Postdocs and doctoral candidates interested in applying for faculty positions can learn how to strengthen their application materials.


Athletics & Recreation

All events are in Moscow and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted. See the complete calendar at uidaho.edu/events or subscribe to our weekly events newsletter.

Register for Spring Semester Refresh

Enjoy a free lunch while kickstarting your semester with renewed motivation at Semester Refresh, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, in person at the TLC and ISUB with some online offerings. You’ll have the opportunity to meet likeminded students and learn how to deal with your busy schedule. Learn more and register.

Airport Shuttle Available Post-Break

If your flight arrives at the Pullman-Moscow airport between Saturday, Jan. 8, and Tuesday, Jan. 11, you can request a no-cost ride to campus courtesy of Parking and Transportation Services. This is a one-way option for students on these dates only. PTS will respond to all requests and provide rides for most incoming flights on those dates.

News and Updates

Apply for Undergraduate Research Opportunities: Applications are being accepted through Friday, Feb. 11, 2022, for undergraduate research experiences May 23 through July 29 at the Center for Advanced Energy Studies in Idaho Falls. Students accepted to the program will work alongside faculty from Idaho’s universities and scientists from the Idaho National Laboratory to contribute to “Advanced Manufacturing for a Sustainable Energy Future.” Learn more.

Walking Safely in a Winter Wonderland: Snow and ice are here, and while it might be nice to stay indoors and watch the snow fall, at some point we all need to go out. Even a small amount of snow can be troublesome — people have already been injured on campus due to snow and ice this year. Whether going to work, class or the store, there are several things you can do to make winter walking safer. Read the featured tip of the week at I-Safety.

Beware of Cutting Evergreens on Campus: When thinking of the holidays, aromas of cinnamon and fresh-cut evergreens may come to mind, not the stench of skunk scent and fox urine. Before harvesting an evergreen on campus, know that each year the landscape team sprays about 100 trees with a natural repellent of skunk scent and fox urine, as well as a sticking agent, to protect them from theft and destruction during the holiday season. Learn more about the program and the effects of removing trees from campus.

Help Wanted

Looking for work? Check out Career ServicesFinancial Aid and Human Resources for on- and off-campus postings. For internship opportunities, resume and interview tips and other job opportunities during school and post-graduation, contact Career Services.

Academic Dates and Deadlines

  • Fall Final Exams: Dec. 13
  • Deadline to Submit Grades for Incompletes Given Fall 2020: Dec. 16
  • Deadline to Submit Grades for Incompletes Given Spring or Summer 2021: Dec. 17
  • Winter Classes Begin: Dec. 18
  • Deadline to Add or Drop Winter Classes: Dec. 20
  • Fall Final Grades Due by Noon: Dec. 21
  • Deadline to Withdraw From Winter Classes: Dec. 24
  • WWAMI Classes Begin: Jan. 6
  • Law Classes Begin: Jan. 10
  • WSU Coop Classes Begin: Jan. 10
  • Deadline to Pay Tuition Without Late Fees: Jan. 12
  • Spring Classes Begin: Jan. 12
  • Winter Final Grades Due by Noon: Jan. 14

Have questions about upcoming deadlines? Contact the Registrar’s Office.

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What’s going on at the University of Idaho this week.
Dec. 6, 2021
All events are free, on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Learn How to Beat Winter Blues

Join an interactive discussion 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, online, and get tips on how to optimize the winter season ahead with practical ways to beat the winter blues.

Feast on Dead Week Delicacies

Satisfy your sweet tooth cravings during dead week with Vandal Entertainment. Treats will be handed out from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, in the ISUB food court.

Events This Week


Health & Wellness


Arts & Entertainment

  • Cantabile String Ensemble and The Greater Palouse Youth Orchestra: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, Admin Auditorium: Hear the U of I Youth Orchestras, made up of regional middle and high school students, perform a concert of string orchestra music.
  • All in the Family, Vandal Style - Malcolm Renfrew Interdisciplinary Colloquium: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Online: Kathy Barnard, assistant vice president of Alumni Relations and Advancement Communications, will share the highs and lows of serving the alumni base for the past six years.
  • Ugly Sweater Holiday Trivia: 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Online: ‘Tis the season to don your hideous holiday sweater and test your holiday knowledge. RSVP to attend.
  • Composers Concert: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, LHSOM Haddock Performance Hall and Online: Hear student-written compositions. Tickets start at $5. Counts as MusX140 Recital Attendance “All Concerts.”
  • Make It at the MILL Winter Holiday Button Pin Workshop: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday, Library MILL: Choose a holiday-themed design to color in, cut out and turn into a pinback button to show off your holiday spirit.
  • LHSOM Convocation - Students and Ensembles: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, LHSOM Haddock Performance Hall and Online: Counts as MusX140 Recital Attendance “Convocation.”
  • Global Friday: 3-4:30 p.m. Friday, International Programs Office: Experience the diverse culture at U of I through presentations, games, music, food and more.
  • Preparatory Strings Division Fall Solo Recitals: 5-9 p.m. Friday, LHSOM Haddock Performance Hall, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Admin Auditorium: Listen to solos by students in the string division.
  • 31st Jazz Choirs Holiday Concert: 7-9 p.m. Friday, Kibbie Dome and Online: Hear the sounds of the holidays when hundreds of area high school musicians, university student ensembles and faculty guests unite in concert. Cash donations will benefit the LHSOM student scholarship fund.


Academics & Workshops


Athletics & Recreation

All events are in Moscow and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted. See the complete calendar at uidaho.edu/events or subscribe to our weekly events newsletter.

Channel Some Inner Peace

Free yoga classes are among this week’s De-Stress Fest activities. Join Emily, 6:30-7:20 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, or Kendi, 6:30-7:20 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, at SRC Main.

Enjoy a Staged Holiday Classic

Journey to Victorian England in “A Christmas Carol,” directed by Craig A. Miller, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, and 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12, at the Hartung Theater.

News and Updates

Learn About the National Student Exchange: Register to attend an information session 3:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 6, to learn more about National Student Exchange, an option for U of I students to study away for a semester or a year at another U.S. or Canadian member institution, including Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Sessions are in-person or online.
 
Hand Down Your Cap and Gown: Join the University Honors Program and SSS-TRIO in making graduation more sustainable by donating unneeded regalia after graduation. Accepted donations include gowns, tassels and caps without decorations, rips or tears. Donation boxes will be at the west exit in the Kibbie Dome, the LLC Information Desk and the ISUB Information Desk Friday, Dec. 10, through Friday, Dec. 17.
 
Unwind During De-Stress Fest: Relax and have fun during De-Stress Fest today through Saturday, Dec. 11, at various campus locations. At the end of each semester, multiple campus entities come together to offer free activities to have fun ahead of a stressful time. View event dates and times. Contact Amanda Ferstead with questions.
 
Cancel Parking Ticket Debt With Food Donations: Outstanding parking fines can be paid with food donations during the fifth annual Food for Fines. Up to three eligible tickets can receive financial credit with donations through Friday, Dec. 17. Learn more or email Parking and Transportation Services or call 208-885-6424 for information.
 
Reserve a Seat on the Winter Break Bus: If you’re looking for transportation to southern or eastern Idaho for Winter Break, Vandal Break Bus has a ride for you. Round trip and one-way reservations from Moscow to Boise, Idaho Falls and many places in-between, are available. Buses depart Moscow Saturday, Dec. 18, and return Sunday, Jan. 9. Learn more.
 
Heed the Snow Poles: Snow poles started appearing in residential parking lots last week. Spaces with snow poles mean “No Parking” so snow clearing crews can move safely and push snow to designated locations. Just 38 snow pole spaces carved out of 1,185 permit parking spaces will help ensure we can #KeepCampusMoving when snow falls. While signs are in place, there is no parking in snow pole spaces. They will be removed in spring when the threat of snow lessens. Email Parking and Transportation Services or call 208-885-6424 with questions.
 
Check Out Winter Break Rental Packages: The Outdoor Rental Center has winter break packages to help outfit your next trip. Prices are good for Friday, Dec. 17, through Monday, Jan. 10. Discounted lift tickets for Lookout Pass and Silver Mountain are also available. Learn more or contact the Rental Center, 208-885-6170, with questions.
 
Vault COVID-19 Test Kits Are Available: Vault take-home saliva-based COVID-19 tests can be picked up from noon to 2 p.m. weekdays at the Student Recreation Center east entrance (in front of the Rental Center) through the end of the semester. Drive or walk-up and a test will be brought to you. Your VandalCard is required at pick up.
 
Use Sand Cans for Slippery Sidewalks: U of I Facilities seeks your help in reducing slippery, icy areas on campus by using the “Sand Can.” Sand Cans are garbage cans or buckets, labeled “SAND” on top, that anyone can use to spread sand on slick areas. If you see a bucket out of sand, want to request a Sand Can or notice a hazard on campus, email Facilities, call 208-885-6246 or fill out a Safety Concern form. Learn more.
 
Beware of Cutting Evergreens on Campus: When thinking of the holidays, aromas of cinnamon, cloves and fresh-cut evergreens may come to mind, not the stench of skunk scent and fox urine. Before harvesting an evergreen on campus, know that each year the landscape team sprays about 100 trees with a natural repellent of skunk scent and fox urine, as well as a sticking agent, to protect them from theft and destruction during the holiday season. Learn more about the program and the effects of removing trees from campus.
 
Writing Center Services are Available: The U of I Writing Center offers in-person tutoring and online services nearly every day of the week. Visit the center’s webpage for hours and locations or its online tutor schedule to schedule an appointment.

Help Wanted

Looking for work? Check out Career ServicesFinancial Aid and Human Resources for on- and off-campus postings. For internship opportunities, resume and interview tips and other job opportunities during school and post-graduation, contact Career Services.

Academic Dates and Deadlines

  • Fall No Exam Week: Dec. 6
  • Law Fall Final Exams: Dec. 6
  • Fall Commencement: Dec. 11
  • Fall Final Exams: Dec. 13
  • Deadline to Submit Grades for Incompletes Given Fall 2020: Dec. 16
  • Deadline to Submit Grades for Incompletes Given Spring or Summer 2021: Dec. 17
  • Winter Classes Begin: Dec. 18
  • Deadline to Add or Drop Winter Classes Without W: Dec. 20
  • Fall Final Grades Due by Noon: Dec. 21

Have questions about upcoming deadlines? Contact the Registrar’s Office.

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What’s going on at the University of Idaho this week.
Nov. 29, 2021
All events are free, on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Get Free Photos With Santa

Santa Claus invites students to take photos with him from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, and Thursday, Dec. 2, in the ISUB Rotunda. Large groups like Greek chapters and teams are welcome. His visit is organized by Balsam Brands and Career Services.

Make Custom Ornaments

Create an ornament with glitter or paint on the interior and a custom vinyl design on the exterior 12:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, at the Library MILL. Bring your own laptop with the free Silhouette Studio application downloaded.

Events This Week


Health & Wellness


Arts & Entertainment

  • BFA Exhibition, “The Anatomy of Perspective:” Hours vary, Monday through Saturday, Ridenbaugh Hall Art Gallery: View work by graduating seniors in the B.F.A. Studio Art + Design program. A closing reception is 4-6 p.m. Friday. 
  • Concert Bands and Wind Ensemble: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Bruce M. Pitman Center International Ballroom and Online: Tickets are $5. Counts as MusX140 Recital Attendance “All Concerts.”  
  • LHSOM Convocation - Students and Ensembles: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, LHSOM Haddock Performance Hall and Online: Counts as MusX140 Recital Attendance “Convocation.” 
  • Orchestra and Choirs - Vandaleers: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Admin Auditorium and Online: Tickets are $5. Counts as MusX140 Recital Attendance “All Concerts.” 
  • Friday Crafternoons: Noon to 2 p.m. Friday, Memorial Gym 109: Join other students for a new craft each week with materials, instruction and a free lunch. 
  • Global Friday: 3-4:30 p.m. Friday, International Programs Office: Experience the diverse culture at U of I through presentations, games, music, food and more. 
  • LGBTQA Family Game Night: 5-6:30 p.m. Friday, ISUB ASUI Vandal Lounge: An evening of games with friends, new and old. All are welcome. 
  • Jazz Bands and Jazz Choirs: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Admin Auditorium and Online: Tickets are $5. Counts as MusX140 Recital Attendance “All Concerts.” 
  • “A Christmas Carol,” directed by Craig A. Miller: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Hartung Theater: Experience a family favorite that will take you on a theatrical holiday journey to Victorian England.  
  • Ceremonies and Carols - Treble Chorus: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Admin Auditorium and Online: A festive holiday concert featuring familiar and unfamiliar carols. Tickets are $5. Counts as MusX140 Recital Attendance “All Concerts.” 
  • MTNA Collegiate Chapter Concert-Food Drive Benefit : 6-7 p.m. Sunday, Admin Auditorium: An evening of music featuring LHSOM faculty, students and area music teachers to benefit Food not Bombs of the Palouse. A donation of two cans of food is welcome. 


Academics & Workshops

  • Grad Student Support Workshops: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Monday, Online: Explore topics of relevance to graduate students such as Imposter Syndrome, balancing responsibilities and communicating with advisors. 
  • CETL Faculty Spotlight - Lynda Freeman: 12:30-1:20 p.m. Monday, Online: Hear a personal narrative about confronting marginalization when Freeman presents, “Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Teaching While Black and Female in Medical Education.” 
  • Civil War Iconoclasm - Malcolm Renfrew Interdisciplinary Colloquium: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Online: Learn about the significance of the appropriation and destruction of paintings during the Civil War in a presentation by Mathew Fox-Amato, U of I associate professor of history. 
  • Faculty Senate: 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, Online: Weekly meeting of the 2021-22 board. 
  • Dissertation - Thesis Support Group: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Online: Work on goal setting, troubleshooting and support activities at the weekly meeting for candidate-level doctoral students and others.  
  • This is Idaho - Jeremy Woodson: 5-6 p.m. Tuesday, Online: Woodson, a communication strategist for Idaho ACLU, will speak on “messaging for movement” as part of a series featuring Idahoans from different backgrounds. 
  • Creative Writing Tutoring: 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Online, and 3-4:30 p.m. Friday, Library Second Floor: Join the Creative Writing Circle, a group of tutors who gather weekly to discuss and explore creative writing. 
  • ASUI Senate Meeting: 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, ISUB Clearwater Room: Join your elected student officials as they conduct the business of ASUI. 
  • Let’s Get Jobs: 11 a.m. to Noon Thursday, Online: Postdocs and Ph.D. candidates can learn how to strengthen their application materials when applying for faculty positions. 
  • Let’s Talk Money - Personal Finance Tools and Q&A Session: 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Online: Get budgeting tools, tips and ideas to help you make the most of your dollars. 
  • Coeur d’Alene ASB Trip: 5 p.m. Friday through 2 p.m. Sunday: Join ASB for a weekend trip to work with SafePassage Violence Prevention Center.  


Athletics & Recreation

All events are in Moscow and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted. See the complete calendar at uidaho.edu/events or subscribe to our weekly events newsletter.

Golf Gear is on Sale Today 

If there’s a golfer on your gift list, all golf gear is 30% off from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, Nov. 29, at the Vandal Golf Course. Savings are only available in-store at the pro-shop while supplies last. 

Get to Know Your Snow Gear

Learn the basics of tuning your gear at a Ski and Snow Board Clinic with sessions at 4 and 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, at the Outdoor Rental Center. Cost is $20. Sign-up at the SRC Outdoor Program Office.

News and Updates

Pick Up Location Changed for Vault COVID-19 Test Kits: Vault take-home saliva-based COVID-19 tests can be picked up by faculty, staff and students at the SRC east entrance (in front of the Rental Center), from noon to 2 p.m. today, Nov. 29, through Friday, Dec. 3. Drive or walk-up and a test will be brought to you. Your VandalCard is required to pick up your test. 

Finding Success in the College of Science: Join the College of Science 4:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, in REN 125 for What to Expect in Finals Week. There will be swag items and refreshments. Learn more.  

Share Your Mood on Wednesday: Share how you are feeling with Vandal Entertainment to create a tower of student moods from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, in the ISUB Vandal Lounge. Mood blocks will be available. 

Hear From the CEO of Hempitecture: The U of I Office of Technology Transfer’s next StartUp Stories installment features Mattie Mead, CEO of Hempitecture, 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, online. Hempitecture specializes in bio-based products such as HempWool thermal insulation. Mead will discuss the company’s creation and how its products are moving the building industry to become more sustainable. 

Balsam Brands Virtual Fireside Chat: Balsam Brands will hold an information session 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, online, where you can learn about opportunities to join the company. Join the session via Handshake.  

Play Archery Tag: In the spirit of “Hunger Games,” channel your inner Katniss Everdeen with a game of archery tag 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, in Memorial Gym. Navigate a blow-up maze while wielding foam-tipped arrows provided by Vandal Entertainment. 

Support the Fight Against AIDS: Show support for those living with HIV and commemorate those who have died during World AIDS Day, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, in the ISUB Plaza. The North Idaho AIDS Coalition will offer free screenings at their mobile HIV van at the Vandal Health Clinic parking lot during that time, weather permitting. Learn more. Contact Seth Rose with questions.  

Help Give Local Children a Happy Holiday: This past year has been a struggle for many families in our community. If you are in a position to spread some joy to area children, pick up a gift tag from the giving tree at the SRC. Tags include gift items such as warm clothing, books, bedding and toys. Deliver your gift to the SRC Information Desk by Friday, Dec. 3. Learn more.  

Take a Wilderness First Responder Course: Join the Outdoor Program for an introduction to wilderness medicine and basic life support skills Wednesday through Sunday, Jan. 5-9, at the SRC. The class is taught by Desert Mountain Medicine. Register by Friday, Dec. 3. Find details on the Outdoor Program webpage or call 208-885-6810. 

Join the Long Night Against Procrastination: The Long Night Against Procrastination, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 5, in the Wallace Residence Hall Basement, is a chance to get the help you need finishing final projects and studying for finals. You’ll find tutors, study and exam strategies, research assistance, writing support, oral presentation feedback and more to help you prepare for finals. There will be a coffee bar throughout the night and food at 10:30 p.m. For more information, contact Jennifer Sharp, 208-885-5948. 

Take an Avalanche Awareness Class: A free introductory clinic on avalanches and snow safety is 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, in the SRC classroom. Sign-up at the Outdoor Program Office or call 208-885-6810 with questions. 
 
Register for Spring Semester Refresh: Enjoy a free lunch while kickstarting your semester with renewed motivation and skills at Semester Refresh. You’ll learn how to deal with your busy schedule and meet likeminded students from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, in person at the TLC and ISUB with some online offerings. Learn more and register

Complete the Fall Survey and Be Entered to Win: Auxiliary Services invites you to take a quick online survey about a few of their university services to help improve your campus experience. You’ll be entered to win a $50 gift card to the VandalStore.  

Learn About Bangladesh: If you are looking for a fun, one-credit course for spring semester, consider FLEN 204 - Intro to the Culture of Bangladesh. You’ll learn about the land of rivers and home of royal tigers in this eight-week class starting Tuesday, March 22. 

Join the Wellbeing Ambassador Team: Wellbeing Ambassadors are students who are promoting hope, help and strength on campus to build resilience in our community. No experience necessary. Learn more and register

Explore the Option to Study Abroad: Learn about opportunities to study abroad by registering for a First-Time Info Session. View the schedule.  

Know Before You Go – Laboratory Decommissioning: Moving? Graduating? No matter the reason, there are specific considerations when leaving a laboratory. As a principal investigator or a manager of principal investigators, you need to know about the required laboratory decommissioning procedures. Learn more at I-Safety.  

Beware of Cutting Evergreens on Campus: When thinking of the holidays, aromas of cinnamon, cloves and fresh-cut evergreens may come to mind, not the stench of skunk scent and fox urine. Before harvesting an evergreen on campus, know that each year the landscape team sprays about 100 trees with a natural repellent of skunk scent and fox urine, as well as a sticking agent, to protect them from theft and destruction during the holiday season. Learn more about the program and the effects of removing trees from campus.  

Help Wanted

Looking for work? Check out Career ServicesFinancial Aid and Human Resources for on- and off-campus postings. For internship opportunities, resume and interview tips and other job opportunities during school and post-graduation, contact Career Services.

Academic Dates and Deadlines

  • Fall No Exam Week: Dec. 6
  • Law Fall Final Exams: Dec. 6
  • Fall Commencement: Dec. 11
  • Fall Final Exams: Dec. 13
  • Deadline to Submit Grades for Incompletes Given Fall 2020: Dec. 16
  • Deadline to Submit Grades for Incompletes Given Spring or Summer 2021: Dec. 17
  • Winter Classes Begin: Dec. 18

Have questions about upcoming deadlines? Contact the Registrar’s Office.

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What’s going on at the University of Idaho this week.
Nov. 15, 2021
All events are free, on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Get Your Glow On

Vandals got game at Vandal Entertainment’s Glow Game Night 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, in the ISUB ASUI Vandal Lounge. You’ll find old arcade units, Dance Dance Revolution, a VR headset, Mario Kart, glow sticks and more.

See The Baltimore Consort

The Baltimore Consort performs at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 16, in the Admin Auditorium. The concert is part of the Auditorium Chamber Music Series featuring world-renowned chamber music performers. Buy a ticket for $10.

Events This Week


Health & Wellness


Arts & Entertainment

  • International Social Mixer: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, ISUB ASUI Vandal Lounge: Find free food, music and games from around the world as part of International Education Week.
  • Greenroom Chats - Affinity Spaces and Healing: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, Online: Join Theatre Arts for a conversation on shared spaces and healing with Jonathan Nichols, Maureen Marchant and Joe Wilson.
  • Palouse Jazz Project: 7:30-9 p.m. Monday, LHSOM Haddock Performance Hall: Tickets are $5. Counts as MusX140 Recital Attendance “Faculty/Guest.”
  • Make Chai With Rosh: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, International Programs Office: Warm up with chai made by IPO student employee, Rosh, and get to know other students.
  • International Student Thanksgiving: 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, International Programs Office: International students are invited to come and grab vegetarian Thanksgiving food to-go. The event ends when food runs out.
  • Make it at the MILL - Glass Etching: 12:30-2:30 p.m. Thursday, Library MILL: Learn how to create permanent designs on glass or mirrors using stencils and etching cream. Bring your own glassware and laptop with the Silhouette Studio application downloaded.
  • Third Thursday Board Games: 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Library 133: Play board games from the library’s collection.
  • Global Friday: 3-4:30 p.m. Friday, International Programs Office: Experience the diversity of U of I through presentations, games, music, food, group discussions and more.
  • Preparatory Strings Division Fall Solo Recitals: Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Admin Auditorium: Hear students perform a variety of musical selections.


Academics & Workshops


Athletics & Recreation

All events are in Moscow and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted. See the complete calendar at uidaho.edu/events or subscribe to our weekly events newsletter.

Trade a Fun Fact for Food on Wednesday

Bring any random fact learned in class, on the internet or elsewhere to Vandal Entertainment from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, in the ISUB Vandal Lounge and get a snack in return. You may see your fun fact on the VE Instagram story.

Santa Wanted

A Santa is needed from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, and Thursday, Dec. 2, in the ISUB Rotunda. Earn a $50 VandalStore gift card each day of volunteering. Costume and beard are provided. Little or no acting experience is required, nor are aeronautical sleigh driving skills. Contact Kade Olsen if you are interested.

News and Updates

Nation Building Speaker Series Starts Today: Hear from renowned Indigenous professors, researchers, attorneys and activists about a variety of critical topics in the Nation Building Speaker Series today, Nov. 15, through Thursday, Nov. 18, in-person and online. The series is presented in honor of Native-American Heritage Month by the Native American Student Center, Office of Tribal Relations and the TRIO Inspire McNair Program. View the schedule and register for online talks.
 
Celebrate International Education Week: Today kicks off International Education Week with a wide array of events planned to celebrate the benefits of worldwide exchange. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the Department of Education is part of nationwide efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for the global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn and exchange experiences. View the schedule.
 
Learn About Studying Abroad in the UK This Summer: Attend an information session 4-5 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 16, at the International Programs Office, to learn how to join U of I Professor Diane Carter at Harlaxton College in Lincolnshire, U.K., and earn three credits in Intercultural Communications. Learn about other opportunities by registering for a First-Time Info Session. Register to attend in person and view the schedule.
 
JAMM Hosts Film Screening, Q&A with Director and Screenwriter: The School of Journalism and Mass Media will screen the new feature film “The Subject,” starring Jason Biggs, Aunjanue Eliis and Anabelle Acosta 6-8:30 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 16, in the Bruce M. Pitman Center Borah Theater. Director Lanie Zipoy and screenwriter Chisa Hutchinson will join the event for a virtual Q&A session.
 
Kick the Habit at the Collegiate Smokeout: Get help to quit smoking at the Collegiate Smokeout from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, at the ISUB Plaza. The Smokeout coincides with the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout and provides tobacco cessation resources to students and their family members. There will be hot chocolate and Quit Kits to celebrate those who choose to cut back or quit nicotine use. Vandal Health Education peer educators will be available to discuss quitting strategies. Contact Seth Rose with questions.
 
Stop by the ISUB for Soup To-Go: Pick up a Thanksgiving meal of lentil soup in a jar anytime 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, in the ISUB hallway above the food court.
 
SI-PASS is Hiring Student Leaders: SI-PASS (Supplemental Instruction-Peer Assisted Study Sessions) are group study sessions led by peers knowledgeable in the course material and trained in learning strategies. For Spring 2022, SI-PASS is seeking student leaders who are passionate about helping their peers and earned an A or B in the following courses: BIOL 114, CHEM 101, CHEM 277, CHEM 275, CS 121, MATH 143 and STAT 251. You need a Handshake account to apply and can do so by searching for “SI-PASS.” Work study positions are available. Applications close Wednesday. Dec. 1.
 
Learn How to Tune Your Own Gear: Learn the basics of tuning your snow gear at a Ski and Snow Board Clinic with sessions at 4 and 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, at the Outdoor Rental Center. Cost is $20. Sign-up at the Outdoor Program Office.
 
Take an Avalanche Awareness Class: A free introductory clinic on avalanches and snow safety is 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, in the SRC classroom. Sign-up at the Outdoor Program Office or call 208-885-6810 with questions.
 
Writing Center Tutoring in ThinkTANK: The Writing Center offers drop-in tutoring in the ThinkTANK, JEB 126B, 3:30-5 p.m. on Wednesdays and 2:30-3:30 on Thursdays and help with all writing needs. No appointment necessary.
 
Explore Campus Eateries: If your stomach is rumbling, consider new campus dining options. The Mediterranean-themed Pom & Honey at the LLC offers customizable salads, bowls and wraps with a variety of proteins, toppings and sauces like lemon oregano chicken, harissa hummus and more. True Burger at the ISUB features traditional and specialty burgers with 2% of annual net sales going to support Vandal student programs and initiatives. Visit the dining website for hours.

Help Wanted

Looking for work? Check out Career ServicesFinancial Aid and Human Resources for on- and off-campus postings. For internship opportunities, resume and interview tips and other job opportunities during school and post-graduation, contact Career Services.

Academic Dates and Deadlines

  • Deadline to Withdraw From Late Eight-Week Classes: Nov. 19
  • Fall Recess: Nov. 22-26
  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 25
  • Fall No Exam Week: Dec. 6
  • Law Fall Final Exams: Dec. 6
  • Fall Commencement: Dec. 11
  • Fall Final Exams: Dec. 13
  • Deadline to Submit Grades for Incompletes Given Fall 2020: Dec. 16
  • Deadline to Submit Grades for Incompletes Given Spring or Summer 2021: Dec. 17
  • Winter Classes Begin: Dec. 18

Have questions about upcoming deadlines? Contact the Registrar’s Office.

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What’s going on at the University of Idaho this week.
Nov. 8, 2021
All events are free, on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Celebrate First-Generation College Students

First-generation college students make up 33% of U of I students. Celebrate their success with a student panel, lunch, first-gen stickers and T-shirt giveaways from noon to 1 p.m. today, Nov. 8, in the ISUB Clearwater and Whitewater Rooms.

Make T-Shirts Into Bags and Dog Toys

Join the Sustainability Center and our friends at Vandal Welcome 3-5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, in the ISUB ASUI Student Lounge to make reusable tote bags and dog toys out of old T-shirts. Shirts are provided, but you can bring your own.

Events This Week


Health & Wellness


Arts & Entertainment

  • ‘Casting Echoes’ Exhibit: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday; 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Ridenbaugh Hall Art Gallery: Intermediate Ceramics and Intermediate/Advanced Painting classes present “Casting Echoes,” an exhibition of work.
  • Northwest Wind Quintet: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, LHSOM Haddock Performance Hall: Tickets available at the door, $7 for adults, $5 for students and senior citizens. Counts as MusX140 Recital Attendance “Faculty/Guest.”
  • Veterans Day Wreath Ceremony: 10:45-11:45 a.m. Thursday, Administration Lawn near the ISUB entrance: Attend the university’s official recognition of Veterans Day.
  • Veterans Appreciation Dinner: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Bruce M. Pitman Center International Ballroom: Honor our servicemembers, past and present. Free for veterans and a guest, additional guests and others are invited for a nominal fee.
  • Opera Scenes: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Admin Auditorium: Tickets available at the door, $8 for adults, $5 for students and senior citizens. Counts as MusX140 Recital Attendance “All Concerts.”
  • Global Friday: 3-4:30 p.m. Friday, International Programs Office: Experience the diverse culture at U of I through music, food, games and more.
  • Gay Rodeo - Past, Present and Performance: 7-9 p.m. Friday, Moscow Contemporary, 414 S. Main Street: A special historical exhibition and re-screening of the verbatim play, “That Damn Horse.”
  • Student Recital - Joshua Anderson and Qwinton Prociw: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, LHSOM Haddock Performance Hall and Online: Event is live and will be live-streamed on Facebook.
  • Rake Up Boise: 9:30 a.m. to noon Mountain time Saturday, Boise: It’s Idaho’s largest volunteer event of the year, where you can help seniors and disabled neighbors.
  • Faculty Recital - Giselle Hillyer and Eneida Larti: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, LHSOM Haddock Performance Hall: Tickets available at the door, $7 for adults, $5 for students and senior citizens. Counts as MusX140 Recital Attendance “Faculty/Guest.”


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Athletics & Recreation

All events are in Moscow and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted. See the complete calendar at uidaho.edu/events or subscribe to our weekly events newsletter.

Sell and Swap Your Outdoor Equipment

Bring your new or used equipment to sell or barter 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at the Student Rec Center’s Multi-Activity Court. Admission is limited, first-come, first-served. Support the Vandal Ski Team with the custom ski chair silent auction fundraiser. Learn more online or call 208-885-6810.

Participate in Make a Difference Day

Make a Difference Day connects student volunteers with local organizations to make a difference in the community. Sign up to serve as individuals, groups or site leaders. It will start at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, in the Bruce M. Pitman Center International Ballroom.

News and Updates

Get Vaccinated at U of I Clinics: The U of I continues to host COVID-19 vaccine clinics with RiteAid. U of I students, faculty and staff can access their first, second or booster doses of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. Flu vaccines are also available as capacity allows. View more information about clinic dates and pre-registration.
 
Learn About Corporate Investments in Societies With Conflict Today: Why do certain countries involved in civil conflict receive more foreign investment than other countries? Bora Jeong examines how peace operations affect decisions by multinational corporations to invest in conflict-experienced countries at 4 p.m. today, Nov. 8, at TLC 148 or online. This study specifically focuses on U.S. and Chinese foreign direct investment.

Learn More About Studying Politics in Europe: The Department of Politics and Philosophy will have an information session at 4 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 9, in TLC 147 and online about its study abroad trip, the European Politics Experience, June 20 through July 7, 2022, in Berlin, Munich and Brussels. You can earn six political science credits. Email questions to Professors Florian Justwan or Markie McBrayer.
 
Finding Success in the College of Science: Join the College of Science for a fun program designed to help you learn strategies to succeed and meet faculty, staff and classmates. There will be swag items and refreshments. The program 4:30-5:30 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 9, at REN 125 is, “Know your campus rules!” which covers financial aid, curriculum, general education, etc. Learn more.
 
Dissertation and Thesis Support Group Held Weekly: This weekly dissertation support group is aimed at candidate-level doctoral students although others are welcome to attend, including those working on a thesis. Meetings are 3:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, online and meetings will involve goal setting, troubleshooting, and peer and faculty support activities.
 
I Puzzle: Come share your thankful thoughts about the U of I and help create a unique community puzzle. The activity begins at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, in the ISUB ASUI Vandal Lounge.
 
Attend a Distinguished Scholarships Information Session: Join the Distinguished Scholarships Program faculty fellow, Erin Damman, for an information session on upcoming scholarship opportunities 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, in ISUB 327. This session will provide an overview of the many distinguished scholarships and fellowships available for students through governments, private donors, foundations, civic organizations and corporations. This session will emphasize scholarship opportunities with early spring 2022 deadlines.
 
Get Help Securing a Faculty Position: Postdocs and doctoral candidates interested in applying for faculty positions can learn how to strengthen their application materials at “Let’s Get Jobs.” Sessions include peer reviews and feedback on applications. If you cannot make the meetings, but want to participate, you can connect with the group through the Slack channel: #lets_get_jobs. The series continues twice a month from 11 a.m. to noon on Thursdays, Nov. 11, 18, Dec. 2 and 16, online.
 
See ‘Bridging Divides’ by U of I Dance: The U of I Dance Program’s fall faculty and guest artist choreographed concert, “Bridging Divides,” starts at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 11-13, in PEB 110 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, as a virtual stream. For more information and tickets, email Dance or visit the website.
 
Compete in the Vandalcraft Competition: Do you love Minecraft? Individually or in teams build your favorite U of I building or structure by Sunday, Nov. 14. There are prizes for first and second place. Read more details and competition instructions.
 
Peruse a Sustainability Art Exhibit: The U of I Sustainability Center is hosting an art exhibit in the ISUB Reflections Gallery to showcase the work of students, faculty and staff. Art will be displayed through Sunday, Nov. 14.
 
Hear From Science Policy Leaders: Science policy leaders who recently served as state or federal policy fellows will discuss their paths at the Post-Science Policy Fellowship Career Trajectories seminar noon to 1:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, sponsored by the Idaho Science and Technology Policy Fellowship. A panel will discuss fellowship career decisions, the transition from fellowship to post-fellowship life and more. Learn about the panel and register.

What Are You Doing With Your Major?: Everyone asks, “What do you want to do with that major?” Explore your major and learn steps to build experience in your field 4:30-5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, in Wallace Basement C-26. Brought to you by Career Services and the Student Success Program.
 
Food for Fines Bingo is Back: Parking and Transportation Services is hosting the fifth annual Food for Fines through Wednesday, Nov. 24. Donate a “BINGO” of designated food and personal items and pay off eligible parking fines. Learn more.
 
Participate in an Interpersonal Violence Prevention Alternative Service Break: Lead, serve and connect with students and communities. Apply now for a free Weekend Alternative Service Break trip to Coeur d’Alene with Safe Passage to learn more about interpersonal violence prevention Friday through Sunday, Dec. 3-5. The trip is limited to 10 spots. Applications close at 11:45 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 28. Mandatory pre-trip trainings are 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, and Thursday, Dec. 2.
 
Contribute to the Stalking Awareness Poster Contest: The deadline to submit entries to the Stalking Awareness Poster contest is Wednesday, Dec. 1. Individuals and groups are invited to submit an 11-inch by 17-inch high-resolution design that spreads awareness about stalking. Cash prizes will be awarded for designs that show the best effort toward diversity and inclusion and that avoid perpetuating the “stranger danger” myth. Learn more and submit your poster.
 
Opt-In for Parking and Transportation Services Text Messages: Receive important texts from Parking and Transportation Services regarding campus parking lot and street closures, notification of parking citations and other relevant parking information as it arises. Login to AIMS and opt in to receive text messages.
 
Hazardous Driving Is Ahead: Depending on the source, some weather forecasts are already hinting at snow. Winter driving calls for special skills and a bit of preparation. Keep your vehicle in good condition and stocked with a winter emergency kit. Use smooth, gentle pressure on the accelerator and brake pedals and allow extra time to get to your destination. If something happens and you are stranded or stuck, stay with your vehicle. Most importantly, check the road and weather reports before your trip. Find more safety tips.
 
Bus Reservations Available for Southern and Eastern Idaho Destinations: Vandal Break Bus offers safe, easy, low-cost transportation to southern and eastern Idaho. Chartered buses with routes to Boise and Idaho Falls depart Saturday, Nov. 20, and return Sunday, Nov. 28. Both routes are already confirmed, so seats are assured with purchase of a reservation. New this year, Vandals who purchase and use round-trip Vandal Break Bus reservations for all three breaks during the 2021-22 academic year will receive a $35 gift certificate to the VandalStore. Fall Break Bus riders will receive a free snack pack for the road from campus partner Idaho Eats. Reach out to Parking and Transportation Services with questions via email or 208-885-6424.
 
Keep Fit With Spring Dance Classes: Sitting all day? Not in our classes. Start off your Spring 2022 semester on the right foot by signing up for our Physical Education and Dance classes. Check out the IFIT and DAN 105 offerings in the official U of I Spring 2022 class schedule. Check out our other classes as well, including our many beginner-friendly courses, and earn a credit for learning a new activity or health and wellness skills. For more information, contact Liddy Kang or visit PEB 101.
 
ISUB Space Proposals Are Being Accepted: Proposals regarding renovations and utilization within the ISUB are now being accepted. The ISUB Board will review these proposals to improve the space occupied and adjust office space. Read about the timeline, requirements and process.
 
Adhere to Campus Walkway Safety: Most Vandals are familiar with the campus walkway and pedestrian mall on the Moscow campus. As a multi-use area, only vehicles with valid walkway access permits may share this area. Motorized vehicles, skateboards, bicycles, etc., using the campus walkway must travel no faster than walking speed, or about 3 miles per hour. Walkway users should remain alert for intermittent motorized vehicles and other users. Visit I-Safety for more information about using the walkway safely and other tips for navigating campus during cold weather.
 
U of I Library Circulating WiFi Hotspots: The U of I Library is now circulating WiFi Hotspots. These hotspots let you take AirVandalGold with you wherever there is Verizon coverage and connect up to 15 devices at a time. They can be borrowed for seven days at a time with one renewal.

Help Wanted

Looking for work? Check out Career ServicesFinancial Aid and Human Resources for on- and off-campus postings. For internship opportunities, resume and interview tips and other job opportunities during school and post-graduation, contact Career Services.

Academic Dates and Deadlines

  • Spring Registration Opens: Nov. 8
  • Deadline to Withdraw from Late Eight-Week Classes: Nov. 19
  • Fall Recess: Nov. 22
  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 25
  • Fall No Exam Week: Dec. 6
  • Law Fall Final Exams: Dec. 6
  • Fall Commencement, Dec. 11
  • Fall Final Exams: Dec. 13

Have questions about upcoming deadlines? Contact the Registrar’s Office.

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What’s going on at the University of Idaho this week.
Nov. 1, 2021
All events are free, on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Celebrate Día de Los Muertos Today

Celebrate the lives of your loved ones at a Día De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, celebration at 6 p.m. today, Nov. 1, at the Bruce M. Pitman Center International Ballroom. Learn about the history and culture of the festival in workshops and other activities.

Catch Third Eye Blind Live Friday

See ’90s alt rockers Third Eye Blind at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at the ICCU Arena. Bleacher seats are $5 for students at the student ticket portal. Vandal parents can get 25% off all tickets at the public ticket portal by using promo code 25OFF3EB at checkout. Get more details.

Events This Week


Health & Wellness


Arts & Entertainment

  • Student Chamber Music Recital: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, LHSOM Haddock Performance Hall: Counts as MusX140 Recital Attendance “All Concerts.”
  • LHSOM Convocation-Students and Ensembles: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, LHSOM Haddock Performance Hall: A concert featuring select students and ensembles. Counts as MusX140 Recital Attendance “Convocation.”
  • Oscar Vazquez - Common Read Lecture: 5:30-6:45 p.m. Thursday, ISUB Clearwater-Whitewater Room: Vazquez, who grew up as an undocumented American in Arizona, will share his story of grit which inspired two films.
  • Faculty Voice Recital Featuring David Klement and Guests: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, LHSOM Haddock Performance Hall: A concert of vocal music. Tickets are $5. Counts as MusX140 Recital Attendance “Faculty/Guest.”
  • Friday Crafternoons: Noon to 2 p.m. Friday, Memorial Gym 109: Relax and socialize with other students over arts and crafts and a free lunch. Supplies will be provided.
  • Sandpoint Weekend Alternative Service Break: Noon Friday to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sandpoint: Join ASB for a weekend volunteering in Sandpoint.
  • Global Friday: 3-4:30 p.m. Friday, International Programs Office: Experience the diverse culture at U of I through music, food, games and more.
  • Jazz Bands and Jazz Choirs: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Admin Auditorium: Tickets are $5. Counts as MusX140 Recital Attendance “All Concerts.”


Academics & Workshops


Athletics & Recreation

All events are in Moscow and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted. See the complete calendar at uidaho.edu/events or subscribe to our weekly events newsletter.

Listen in at Thursday’s Poetry Slam

Hear campus and community members perform original and attributed spoken word pieces on the “other F-word,” feminism, at a poetry slam 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at the Bruce M. Pitman Center Vandal Ballroom.

Make Memories During Family Weekend

From building a birdhouse to competing in a cornhole tournament, there’s lots to do during Fall Parent and Family Weekend 2021 happening Friday through Sunday, Nov. 5-7. Check out the schedule and RSVP for select events.

News and Updates

Update Your Emergency Contact Information: Beginning today, Nov. 1, you must update your emergency contact and cell phone information in VandalWeb. The information is used primarily for emergency purposes but may also be used to verify important dates and appointments affecting your academic success. In Banner select “Add/Drop Classes” and then “Register for Classes.” You must complete the update before registering. Email questions to the Registrar or call 208-885-6731.
 
Library Goes Fine Free: The U of I Library is eliminating fines and late fees for all general collection and main stacks items beginning today, Nov. 1, as part of a commitment to student affordability and equitable access to information. In addition, all existing late fees will be waived. Find out more.
 
Learn About Summer Study Options Today: Attend info sessions to learn about two faculty-led study abroad programs this summer. The European Politics Experience session, 4-4:30 p.m. today, Nov. 1, in TLC 147, will be led by political science Professor Florian Justwan, and Gods, Heroes and Monsters of Ancient Spain, 5-6 p.m. at the International Programs Office, will be led by history Professor Alyson Roy. Registration is required. To learn about other opportunities, attend an Education Abroad First-Time Information Session.
 
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows Applications Due Tuesday: Completed applications for the Summer 2022 Idaho INBRE Undergraduate Research Fellows are due tomorrow, Nov. 2. The program offers 10-week paid fellowships for students interested in biomedical research. View the webpage for more information.

Get Your Flu Shot on Campus: Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever to protect yourself, your family and our campus and community from flu. A walk-in Flu Vaccine Clinic is 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, at the ISUB ASUI Vandal Student Lounge. If you are unable to attend, learn about other options.

Chat with Vandal Entertainment: Take a turn in the hot seat with Vandal Entertainment from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, at the ISUB ASUI Vandal Student Lounge for a podcast interview about your life as a Vandal.

Suicide Prevention Training Is Wednesday: Learn how to respond to someone thinking about suicide at the QPR Suicide Prevention Training 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, in the SRC Classroom and online. QPR stands for Question, Persuade and Refer. In this evidenced-based, hour-long program, participants will learn to recognize the warning signs of suicide, offer hope and get help to save a life. Register today.

Get Creative Writing Inspiration: The Creative Writing Circle tutors are available to help you with whatever project you might be working on. Join the group for discussions and workshops 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, online, and 3-4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at Library Tutoring Center, Second Floor.  

Try Some New Recipes: Join Vandal Health Education for the semester’s last Vandalizing the Kitchen cooking demonstration 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, in the SRC Classroom. You’ll learn three easy, low-cost snack recipes — perfect for on-the-go days. There will be plenty of samples to enjoy.

Hear From Science Policy Leaders: Science policy leaders who recently served as state or federal policy fellows will discuss their paths at the Post-Science Policy Fellowship Career Trajectories seminar from noon to 1:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, online sponsored by the Idaho Science and Technology Policy Fellowship. A panel will discuss fellowship career decisions and the transition from fellowship to post-fellowship life. Learn more and register.

It’s Time to Connect With Your Advisor: It’s time to schedule meetings with advisors to discuss spring semester classes. Scheduling now will ensure you can register for classes on time. Your advisors are listed in your Success Network on VandalStar. Email VandalStar any questions.
 
Participate in Health and Wellbeing Survey: Check your VandalMail to see if you were randomly selected to participate in the U of I Health and Wellbeing Survey from the National College Health Assessment. All who complete the survey are entered to win one of five $100 VandalStore gift cards. Survey results are anonymous, and the information helps shape services on campus. Email any questions to Vandal Health.

Use the Correct Campus Street Address: Street addresses must be used when scheduling meetings, events or vendor drop-offs. For anything dealing with campus mail, use 875 Perimeter Drive. For meetings, vendor drop-offs or events on campus, use building street addresses, which can be found on the campus mail website. On the right side of the page, you will see University of Idaho Campus Addresses; select that link to get your street address.

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.

Help Wanted

Looking for work? Check out Career ServicesFinancial Aid and Human Resources for on- and off-campus postings. For internship opportunities, resume and interview tips and other job opportunities during school and post-graduation, contact Career Services.

Academic Dates and Deadlines

  • Winter Intersession Registration Opens: Nov. 1
  • Spring Registration Opens: Nov. 8
  • Deadline to Withdraw from Late Eight-Week Classes: Nov. 19
  • Fall Recess: Nov. 22
  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 25
  • Fall No Exam Week: Dec. 6
  • Law Fall Final Exams: Dec. 6

Have questions about upcoming deadlines? Contact the Registrar’s Office.

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What’s going on at the University of Idaho this week.
Oct. 25, 2021
All events are free, on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Indulge Your Sweet Tooth

Take an afternoon break from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, at the ISUB ASUI Vandal Lounge to decorate fall-themed cookies with Vandal Entertainment. Cookies, frosting, sprinkles and music will be supplied. First-come, first-served.

Flaunt a Recycled Costume

Join the Sustainability Center for a Hand-Me-Down Halloween Party, 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, on the Theophilus Tower Lawn. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes made from recycled, thrifted or upcycled materials.

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  • Idaho Bach Festival: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: Three days of classical music featuring student ensembles, soloists and the Vandaleers. Tickets $5. Counts as MusX140 Recital Attendance “All Concerts.”
  • Palouse French Film Festival: 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St.: A closing reception at 6:30 p.m. will conclude the festival. It will be followed by a 7 p.m. showing of the new French film, “La Daronne,” with English subtitles.
  • Scary Zine Time: 12:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Library MILL: Special Collections has gathered spooky and scary images from the archives for you to use to create Halloween-themed mini-magazines.
  • A Reading by Distinguished Visiting Writer William Logan: 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St.: The poet, critic and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award will read from a new work.
  • LGBTQA History Month Event: “Pray Away” Screening: 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Bruce M. Pitman Center Borah Theater: This film documents the experiences of the survivors and ex-leaders of the “ex-gay” movement.
  • Friday Crafternoons: Noon to 2 p.m. Friday, Memorial Gym 109: Relax and socialize with other students over arts and crafts and a free lunch. Supplies will be provided.
  • Jazz Combos: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, LHSOM Haddock Performance Hall: Tickets are $7. Counts as MusX140 Recital Attendance “All Concerts.”
  • Tubaween: 4-5 p.m. Sunday, LHSOM Haddock Performance Hall: Admission is by donation with proceeds going to future tuba and euphonium events and guest artists. Counts as MusX140 Recital Attendance “All Concerts.”


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All events are in Moscow and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted. See the complete calendar at uidaho.edu/events or subscribe to our weekly events newsletter.

Improve Your Finances

Graduate students living on a stipend can get tips on money management at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, online, when Fred Gallegos from the BEAMS program will offer strategies on managing and investing. The class is organized by Women in Science IDEA.

Check Out a Climbing Competition

Join the Outdoor Program for the frightening Monster Match Climbing Competition at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, at the SRC Climbing Center. Register for $10. Email Nathan Moody with questions or call 208-885-6810.

News and Updates

Try a Fitness Class: The fall session of fitness classes will be open to all for free during Sneak Peek Week, today through Friday, Oct. 25-29, at the SRC. Try as many classes as you want before registering. Check out the schedule.
 
Finding Success in the College of Science: Join the College of Science for a fun program designed to help you learn strategies to succeed and meet faculty, staff and classmates. There will be swag items and refreshments. The program is 4:30-5:30 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 26, in REN 125 and is, “Now What? Assessing Where You Are After Midterms.” Learn more.
 
Get Answers About Sexual Health: At Sex in the Dark at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, you’ll have the opportunity to ask a panel of inclusive “sexperts” anonymous questions about any sexual health-related topic. Attend in-person at Wallace C26 or register to attend online.
 
Applications Open for INBRE Summer Internship: Completed applications for the Summer 2022 Idaho INBRE Industry Interns program are due by Tuesday, Nov. 2. The program offers 10-week internships for students interested in biomedical research and pays up to $7,200 to work fulltime at Alcyone Therapeutics in Moscow. Besides doing guided research, students will attend professional development and scientific seminars. Learn start and end dates and more.
 
Share Your Eco-Consciousness Art: What does sustainability mean to you? The U of I Sustainability Center is accepting art on that theme from students, faculty and staff to be displayed Sunday through Sunday, Nov. 7-14, at the ISUB Reflections Gallery. Submit your piece by 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5.
 
Make Plans for Visiting Family: Make some memories Friday through Sunday, Nov. 5-7, when parents, guardians and extended family are invited to visit campus during U of I Parent and Family Weekend hosted by the Student Alumni Relations Board. An RSVP is needed for select events. Check out the schedule.
 
Become an Empowered Bystander: In the interactive Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training, you’ll learn how to assess and safely intervene in potentially risky situations. The next training is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, in Albertson 101. Participating in this program can help reduce interpersonal violence in our community. Register today.
 
Let Vandal Break Bus Do the Holiday Driving: Fall Break and Thanksgiving are nearly here. If you’re headed north to Coeur d’Alene or Spokane Valley, or south to Boise or Idaho Falls, catch a ride with the Vandal Break Bus. Chartered buses will depart campus Saturday morning, Nov. 20, and return Sunday evening, Nov. 28. Reservations are required, and space is limited. Find round-trip and one-way costs and other details on the Vandal Break Bus webpage and purchase your ticket. Email questions to Parking and Transportation Services or call 208-885-6424.
 
Dissertation and Thesis Support Group Held Weekly: This weekly dissertation support group is aimed at candidate-level doctoral students although others are welcome to attend, including those working on a thesis. Meetings are 3:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, online and will involve goal setting, troubleshooting, and peer and faculty support activities.
 
Wordsmiths Welcome to Join Circle: The Writing Center has a Creative Writing Circle, a group of tutors who gather weekly to discuss topics and guide workshops for anyone interested in creative writing. Feel free to bring in whatever you are working on. The group meets twice weekly 6-7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, online; and 3-4:30 p.m. on Fridays in the Library Tutoring Center, second floor.
 
Writing Center Tutoring in ThinkTANK: The Writing Center offers drop-in tutoring and help with all writing needs 3:30-5 p.m. on Wednesdays and 2:30-3:30 on Thursdays in the ThinkTANK, JEB 126B. No appointment necessary.
 
Group Counseling Available for Students: Group counseling provides a community of social and emotional support to students. The Counseling and Testing Center offers free unlimited group access to all currently-enrolled students. There are 10 groups, including an interpersonal group for graduate students, first-generation college students support group, a drop-in grief and loss support group, and many groups for anxiety, self-compassion and depression management. For more information, visit the center’s website, call 208-885-6716, email or follow the Student Affairs social media.
 
Campus Security Offers Safe Walk Services: Safe Walk is a free, year-round 24/7 service for students, faculty, staff and campus visitors offered by Vandal Security. A quick call to U of I Security, 208-885-7054 or 208-874-7550, is all that is needed to request the service — no questions asked. A security officer will meet you anywhere on campus and walk you to your destination on campus. You may also email Campus Security. Read more about Safe Walk.

Help Wanted

Looking for work? Check out Career ServicesFinancial Aid and Human Resources for on- and off-campus postings. For internship opportunities, resume and interview tips and other job opportunities during school and post-graduation, contact Career Services.

Academic Dates and Deadlines

  • Deadline to Withdraw or Audit Semester Classes: Oct. 29
  • Winter Intersession Registration Opens: Nov. 1
  • Spring Registration Opens: Nov. 8
  • Deadline to Withdraw From Late Eight-Week Classes: Nov. 19
  • Fall Recess: Nov. 22
  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 25
  • Fall No Exam Week: Dec. 6
  • Law Fall Final Exams: Dec. 6

Have questions about upcoming deadlines? Contact the Registrar’s Office.

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What’s going on at the University of Idaho this week.
Oct. 18, 2021
All events are free, on the Moscow campus and in Pacific time unless otherwise noted.

Dust Off That Costume

Get in the Halloween spirit with some traditional activities 2-4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at the International Programs Office. There will be pumpkin carving, games, candy and hot apple cider. Costumes are encouraged. Learn more.

Volunteer for Tower Trick-or-Treat

The Theophilus Tower community’s 43rd annual Tower Trick-Or-Treat is 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31. You can help pass out candy, direct foot traffic, set up and/or tear down the event. Get questions answered by email and sign up to volunteer.

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