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What's going on at the University of Idaho this week.
Nov. 18, 2019

International Education Week Begins Today

Learn how international education has transformed students at a panel discussion noon to 1:30 p.m. today, Nov. 18, in the IRIC Atrium. This is the kickoff for International Education Week, Nov. 18-22. See the full schedule of events.

Therapy Dogs on Campus Thursday

Relax, unwind and de-stress with therapy dogs from Palouse Paws 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, in the Tribal Nations Lounge in the Bruce M. Pitman Center. Drop in any time during the event as your schedule allows.

Events This Week

 

Some International Education Week Events


Health & Wellness

  • Drop-In Mindfulness: Noon to 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Teaching and Learning Center Room 047 and via Zoom: A gently guided mindfulness drop-in session for stress reduction. No experience is needed.
  • Health Hut: Health Resources On-the-Go: 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Student Recreation Center, Atrium: Stop by to learn about health and well-being resources on campus, grab swag and talk to peer educators.
  • Let’s Talk: 4:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Wallace Basement: The Counseling and Testing Center will have staff available. No appointment is necessary.
  • Queer Convos: 8:15-9:15 p.m. Wednesday, Women's Center, Memorial Gym Room 109: The LGBTQA Office, in partnership with the Gender and Sexuality Alliance, host a monthly discussion series on topics related to LGBTQA identities. Everyone is welcome to attend.
  • Freshstart Tobacco Cessation: Noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Student Health Center Room 120: This four-part group is geared toward helping participants increase their motivation to quit smoking, learn effective approaches for quitting and help them quit successfully.


Arts & Entertainment

  • Student Chamber Music Recital: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Haddock Performance Hall, Lionel Hampton School of Music: This event is free and open to the public and counts as MusX140 recital attendance "All Concerts." This recital will be live streamed on the LHSOM Facebook page.
  • Concert Band and Wind Ensemble: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Auditorium, Administration Building: Tickets are available at the door and are $6 for adults and $4 for students and senior citizens. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance "All Concerts." This concert will be live streamed on the LHSOM Facebook page.


Athletics & Recreation


Academics & Workshops

  • The Writing Center Drop-In Tutoring: 2-3:30 p.m. Monday, Wallace Basement, Student Success Program: Need help with writing? The Writing Center Drop-In Tutoring will be in the Student Success Program to help with tutoring.
  • Mobile Home Parks, Indigenous Peoples and the More-Than-Human: Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology Colloquium: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Teaching and Learning Center Room 045: Leontina Hormel will present a talk titled “Mobile Home Parks, Indigenous Peoples and the More-Than-Human: Tracing the History of Community Loss on the Palouse Prairie.”
  • Academic Coaching: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wallace Basement, Student Success Program: Academic coaches will be present to work one-on-one with students to examine learning styles, habits of working and difficulties or barriers to success.
  • Education Abroad Student Advising: 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Wallace Basement Computer Lab: Student ambassadors will be available to discuss study abroad opportunities.
  • Academic Coaching: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Wallace Basement, Student Success Program: Academic coaches will be present to work one-on-one with students to examine learning styles, habits of working and difficulties or barriers to success.
  • NRS 501: Jaap Vos: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, College of Natural Resources Room 203A: Jaap Vos, regular faculty, Natural Resources and Society, College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho, will present on “Intruders and Extractors of the American West: How Californians, Texans, Canadians and Amazon are reshaping Idaho.”
  • Democratic Debate Watch Party: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Chief’s Lounge, Bruce M. Pitman Center: Watch the Democratic presidential primary debate live with the Center for Volunteerism and Social Action. This is a non-partisan event.
  • Distinguished Visiting Writer, Luis Alberto Urrea: Public Reading: 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, The 1912 Center’s Great Room: Join the English Department’s Creative Writing programs for a public reading and writer’s studio conversation with this year’s distinguished visiting writer, Luis Alberto Urrea.
  • ASUI Senate Meeting: 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, Tribal Nations Lounge, Bruce M. Pitman Center: The Senate of the Associated Students of the University of Idaho (ASUI) meets weekly to discuss legislation and current projects. Students are encouraged to attend and give feedback at the open forum portion of the meeting.
  • A Lesson on Plastic: 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Wallace Basement Room C26, Wallace Residence Center: Learn how to build, protect and repair your credit.
  • Distinguished Visiting Writer, Luis Alberto Urrea: Writer’s Studio Conversation with Professor Kim Barnes: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, Pocket Playhouse, Shoup Hall: Join the English Department’s Creative Writing Programs for a public reading and writer’s studio conversation with this year’s distinguished visiting writer, Luis Alberto Urrea.

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

Did You Register for Spring Semester?

Have you registered for spring semester yet? If not, there’s still plenty of time left. Contact advising@uidaho.edu with questions or for assistance in registering.

Need a Ride on the Holiday Break Bus?

The Office of the Dean of Students provides chartered buses to parts of Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Buses are available for fall, winter and spring breaks. Learn more.

News and Updates

Presentation on "Transforming Educational Reform in the Arab World" Today: The College of Education, Health and Human Sciences will host Rima Karami-Akkary at 3 p.m. today, Nov. 18, in the Education Building, Room 141, to present her unique global perspective on grass-roots school improvement. Karami-Akkary's presentation will center on the TAMAM project, for which she is the director and the principal investigator. Read more.

Collegiate Smokeout Tomorrow: Vandal Health Education is partnering with Project Filter, motocross athletes and Public Health – Idaho North Central District – to hold a meet-and-greet tabling event from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, on the basketball court between Shoup and McConnell halls to promote tobacco cessation education and resources on campus. Hot chocolate, QuitKits and cessation resources will be available.

Write-Ins Writing Workshops Tomorrow: Attend a Write-In Writing Workshop 5-8 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 19, in Library Room 120. The focus of this session is to support individuals working on theses and dissertations, but any graduate student or postdoc interested in getting writing/studying done in a quiet group environment is welcome. Snacks are provided by the College of Graduate Studies.

Spring ASB Leader Applications Due Wednesday: Develop leadership skills, work with your peers, get more involved in the Alternative Service Break Program (ASB) and have a meaningful service experience with community organizations. As a student leader you will lead pre-trip meetings, provide education on the social issue the trip focuses on and lead the service experience with your group. Student leaders are enrolled in a three-credit course during the semester to learn leadership skills and tools they will need to have a successful trip. Applications close at midnight on Wednesday, Nov. 20. Email volunteer@uidaho.edu with questions or for more information.

Middle School Students to Present Soil Research at Next IRIC Lunch and Learn Thursday: Join Palouse Prairie Middle School students at a special 11 a.m. Lunch and Learn on Thursday, Nov. 21, in the IRIC Atrium. In a collaboration with Assistant Professor Michael Strickland and colleagues in his lab, seventh-graders at Palouse Prairie Charter School in Moscow examined the importance of soil and the potential for improving it. For three months, they conducted experiments, manipulating compost and cover crop treatments and tracking various soil characteristics to study soil improvement. On Thursday, the students will share the results of their research and discuss the impact of this important learning expedition. IRIC Lunch and Learn presentations allow students, faculty and staff to share and cross-pollinate ideas in a fun and informal lunchtime setting. All are encouraged to attend and participate in the discussion. This event is available to watch via Zoom.

Professional Development Initiative Thursday: Attend the Professional Development Initiative: BEAMS Financial Planning 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, in IRIC 321. The Professional Development Initiative helps ensure the success of graduate students, postdocs and other early career trainees academically and in their careers. These workshops cover career planning, job readiness, writing, science communication and work-life balance skills.

Computer Science Students Invited to Apply for INL Summer Internships: The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is looking for 18 undergraduate and graduate students for its High Performance Computing Modeling and Simulation Internships program. Application reviews for the upcoming summer 2020 program will begin Sunday, Dec. 1, and will continue into January. Students currently in their freshman year and beyond are strongly encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. Those students who enter the program will perform projects in collaboration with a mentor and learn valuable on-the-job skills. Learn more and apply.

Save the Date: University Honors Program Research and Creative Scholarship Forum Dec. 4: All are invited to attend the University Honors Program Research and Creative Scholarship Forum on Wednesday, Dec. 4, in the IRIC Building, Step Auditorium. Alice Cassel is presenting "Linking Micro and Macro: Exploring Patterns of Soil Microbiol Diversity in the Disjunct Mesic Forests of the Pacific Northwest" from 4-5 p.m. Immediately following, Ren Dimico is presenting "Enhancing Learning Understanding and Retention in an iCURE Laboratory" from 5-6 p.m. Contact the University Honors Program for more information.

Research Participants Needed – Perceptions on Climate Change: Kristin Haltinner and Dilshani Sarathchandra, along with their research team, are interested in understanding the factors that contribute to people changing their mind on climate change. Interview participants will receive a $10 gift card to WinCo in exchange for about an hour of their time. Interviews will be conducted on campus. Email Kristin Haltinner to schedule an interview.

Participate in a Study Investigating Reported Dietary Intake, Attention and Memory in University Students: Researchers in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences are recruiting U of I undergraduate and graduate students aged 18-26 years to participate in a study exploring the relationships among foods consumed, nutrients found in the skin and cognition. The study requires one 90-minute in-person visit on the University of Idaho campus and three additional assignments to be completed at home, lasting approximately 30 minutes each. Participants must be willing to participate in activities on an iPad, fill out questionnaires and have their hand scanned by a safe blue light. Participants will receive a $10 Amazon gift card via email as financial compensation for participation. Contact lafr7879@vandals.uidaho.edu for more information.

International Student, Scholar and Faculty Services Name Change: The International Student, Scholar and Faculty Services office has updated their name to International Services. The office continues to provide services and immigration support to the international community. Office hours are 1:30-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, in Living Learning Community Building 3. Email IPO@uidaho.edu for more information or with questions.

Check out “The Vandal Theory” Podcast: These award-winning stories showcase researchers exploring and solving real-world problems. With interviews and quick updates on all things Vandal, discover the world of U of I research with host Leigh Cooper. Learn more and subscribe to the podcast.

Complete the U of I Health and Wellbeing Survey and Enter to Win One of 10 VandalStore Gift Cards: Enter to win one of 10 VandalStore gift cards valued at $100 by completing the U of I Health and Wellbeing Survey. The survey launched at the end of October and was sent to a random sample of U of I students. If you were invited, consider completing the survey. Results will be used to shape health and wellbeing initiatives at U of I. Winners will be notified at the end of the assessment period. Contact emilyt@uidaho.edu with questions.

Join the Healthy Holiday Challenge: Join the Healthy Holiday Challenge and keep the holiday weight gain and stress at bay. The goal of the challenge is to help participants stay consistent with their workouts during a very busy and calorie-filled time of year. University of Idaho students, faculty, staff and community members are welcome to join the challenge. Form a team of 3-6 people by Sunday, Nov. 24. The challenge will last six weeks, from Nov. 24, 2019, to Jan. 4, 2020. Learn more and register.

Evergreen Tree Spraying Begins: When thinking of the holidays, the aromas of cinnamon and cloves, fresh-baked cookies and fresh-cut evergreens may come to mind. Before harvesting those evergreens from campus, be aware that each year the landscape team at U of I 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. Read the featured tip of the week on the I-Safety website for more information about this 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

  • Deadline to Withdraw from Late Eight-Week Classes: Nov. 22
  • Fall Recess: Nov. 25
  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 28
  • Day After Thanksgiving (Campus Closed): Nov. 29
  • Fall No Exam Week: Dec. 9
  • Law Final Exams: Dec. 9
  • Fall Commencement: Dec. 14
  • Fall Final Exams: Dec. 16

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. 11, 2019

Parent and Family Weekend This Week

We are excited to have our Vandal Families on campus Friday and Saturday to share in all your talents, achievements and campus involvement. Check out the schedule in the events section below for lots of exciting opportunities. Learn more about Parent and Family Weekend and register for events.

Mental Health Film Series - “The King’s Speech”

Attend a free screening of “The King's Speech” as a part of the Mental Health Film Series 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, in the Library Classroom. A discussion of the film and the representation of mental health in media will follow, along with an opportunity to ask questions related to mental health.

Events This Week

 

Parent and Family Weekend Events

  • Vandal Clinic Open House: 3-5 p.m. Friday, Vandal Health Clinic: Visit the Vandal Health Clinic during an open house as part of Parent and Family Weekend. Light refreshments will be served.
  • Parent and Family Weekend Information Table and Ticket Sales: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Friday, VandalStore Plaza
  • Parent and Family Weekend – Beer Tasting: 5-7 p.m. Friday, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Beef Pavilion: The cost for this event is $30 per person or $35 at the door for individuals over the age of 21; and $15 per person for individuals under the age of 21.
  • Fall Parent and Family Weekend Trivia: 8-9 p.m. Friday, International Ballroom North, Bruce M. Pitman Center: Play '90s team trivia and win prizes.
  • Parent and Family Weekend – Builders and Bagels: 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Moscow Building Supply, 760 N. Main St., Moscow: Enjoy bagels and coffee with your Vandal Family at Moscow Building Supply and build something together. Cost is $10 per project.
  • Paint with your Parents: Mimosas and Masterpieces: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Wild @ Art, 118 E. Third St., Moscow: Refreshments include mimosas and non-alcoholic beverages as well as light morning treats. All ages are welcome at this event. Cost is $35 in advance or $40 at the door.
  • Parent and Family Weekend Cornhole Tournament: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday: The Official Parent and Family Weekend Cornhole Tournament. Teams must register before game day. Walk-ups will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis pending spaces available. Cost is $10 per team. Check event link for updated location information.
  • Comedy Night: Francisco Ramos: 8-9 p.m. Saturday, International Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center: Laugh out loud with comedian Francisco Ramos during Fall Parent and Family Weekend. This event is free for students and their families.
  • Paint with your Parents: Wine and Canvas: 8-10 p.m. Saturday, Wild @ Art, 118 E. Third St., Moscow: Refreshments include wine and non-alcoholic beverages as well as snacks and sweet treats. All ages are welcome at this event. Cost is $35 in advance or $40 at the door.


Health & Wellness

  • Drop-In Mindfulness: Noon to 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, TLC Room 047 and via Zoom: A gently guided mindfulness drop-in for stress reduction. No experience is required.
  • Freshstart Tobacco Cessation: Noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Student Health Center Room 120: This four-part group is geared toward helping participants increase their motivation to quit smoking, learn effective approaches for quitting and help them quit successfully.
  • Lifting for Life: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Atrium, Student Recreation Center: This event allows U of I students and members of the community to participate in a class that teaches the fundamentals of three different exercises: squat, bench-press and deadlift. Participants will be coached by professional trainers to improve their form on these fundamental exercises with a $10 donation.


Arts & Entertainment

  • Veterans Appreciation Dinner: 5:30 p.m. Monday, International Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center: Remembering the 101st Anniversary of Veterans Day. The keynote speaker will be Major General Erik Peterson, director of force development, Army Staff-G8. Attendance for Veterans plus one guest is free; additional guest tickets are $20 per guest.
  • LGBTQA Family Game Night: 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Tribal Nations Lounge, Bruce M. Pitman Center: A free board game and community building night hosted by the LGBTQA office.
  • Northwest Wind Quintet – Faculty Recital: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Haddock Performance Hall, Lionel Hampton School of Music: This recital features Eneida Larti on piano, Leonard Garrison on flute, Carol Padgham Albrecht on oboe, Shawn Copeland on clarinet, Javier Rodriguez on bassoon and Jason Johnston on horn. Tickets for this event are available at the door and are $6 for adults and $4 for students and senior citizens. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance "Faculty/Guest."
  • Opera Scenes: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Auditorium, Administration Building: Join the U of I Opera Studio for an evening of scenes. Tickets are available at the door and are $8 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance "All Concerts." This performance will be live streamed on the LHSOM Facebook page.
  • Fall Dance Concert: Breaking Boundaries: 7:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Physical Education Building Room 110: The Dance Program presents the opening night of Breaking Boundaries, a contemporary dance concert featuring works choreographed by U of I dance faculty and guest artist, Michael Schumacher. Limited seating is available. Purchase tickets online or at the door. General admission is $10, and $8 for U of I students.
  • Dine and Dance: 5-9 p.m. Friday, Bloom Café, 403 S. Main St., Moscow: Enjoy a social and special dinner at Bloom from 5-7 p.m., followed by the Dance Program’s fall production, "Breaking Boundaries," at 7:30 p.m. in the Dance Studio Theatre (Physical Education Building Room 110). Tickets include dinner, one free drink ticket and entry to the dance concert and are $50 per person.
  • Jazz Bands and Jazz Choirs: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Auditorium, Administration Building: Tickets are available at the door and are $6 for adults and $4 for students and senior citizens. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance "All Concerts." This concert will be live streamed on the LHSOM Facebook page.
  • Fall Dance Concert: Breaking Boundaries: 7:30-9 p.m. Friday, Physical Education Building Room 110: The Dance Program presents Breaking Boundaries, a contemporary dance concert featuring works choreographed by U of I dance faculty and guest artist, Michael Schumacher. Limited seating is available. Purchase tickets online or at the door. General admission is $10, and $8 for U of I students.
  • Master Class with Dance Faculty and Students: Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Physical Education Building Room 110: Participate in a free master class with U of I Dance faculty and the cast of "Breaking Boundaries.” This course is open to all students and community members age 15 and older. Some previous dance experience is recommended.
  • Fall Dance Concert: Breaking Boundaries: 7:30-9 p.m. Saturday and 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Physical Education Building Room 110: The Dance Program presents Breaking Boundaries, a contemporary dance concert featuring works choreographed by U of I dance faculty and guest artist, Michael Schumacher. Limited seating is available. Purchase tickets online or at the door. General admission is $10, and $8 for U of I students. Stay for a Q&A with the choreographers and cast following the Sunday matinee.
  • Copeland, Hillyer and McVey – Faculty Chamber Recital: 4-5 p.m. Sunday, Haddock Performance Hall, Lionel Hampton School of Music: This event features Shawn Copeland, clarinet; Giselle Hillyer, violin; and Roger McVey, piano. Tickets are available at the door and are $6 for adults and $4 for students and senior citizens. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance "Faculty/Guest."


Athletics & Recreation


Academics & Workshops

  • International Conversation Social Hour: 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, The Center (Formerly Campus Christian Center): International Programs presents “Conversation Partner Social Hour.” All students are welcome. There will be free snacks.
  • Idaho WWAMI Research Poster Expo: 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, WWAMI Medical Education Building: This event showcases the research of WWAMI’s medical students that they have conducted over the summer for their Triple I requirement.
  • GIS Day: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, International Ballroom North, Bruce M. Pitman Center: GIS Day at the University of Idaho is a free event that brings together scholars, students, professionals, businesses and the public to discuss geospatial technologies and demonstrate their many uses.
  • GIS and Spatial Machine Learning: 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, International Ballroom North, Bruce M. Pitman Center: A keynote presentation from ESRI Spatial Statistics Researcher Orhun Aydin exploring the power of GIS to integrate data for understanding the planet and solving its most pressing problems.
  • Short Talks – GIS Day: 10:40-11:40 a.m. Wednesday, International Ballroom North, Bruce M. Pitman Center: Ten-minute presentations highlighting recent GIS-related work.
  • Pizza and Posters – GIS Day: 11:45 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Wednesday, International Ballroom North, Bruce M. Pitman Center: Eat free pizza while viewing printed posters and digital exhibits for GIS Day.
  • GIS in the State of Idaho: 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Cataldo Room, Bruce M. Pitman Center: Get the latest updates about the state of GIS in Idaho and connect with the GIS community.
  • Short Talks – GIS Day: 2:40-3:40 p.m. Wednesday, International Ballroom North, Bruce M. Pitman Center: Ten-minute presentations highlighting recent GIS-related work.
  • ASUI Senate Meeting: 7-8 p.m. Wednesday: The Senate of the Associated Students of the University of Idaho (ASUI) meets weekly to discuss legislation and current projects. Students are encouraged to attend and give feedback at the open forum portion of the meeting. Check event link for updated location information.
  • Machine Learning in ArcGIS Platform Workshop: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Library Room 101: Join keynote speaker Orhun Aydin, Ph.D., researcher and product engineer, for a deep dive into using machine learning with ArcGIS Pro in this full-day workshop.
  • Asia Research Brown Bag – “The Dangerous Curve: Diagnosis and Treatment of Idiopathic Scoliosis in Sri Lanka:” Noon to 1 p.m. Friday, International Programs Office Conference Room, Living Learning Community: Dilshani Sarathchandra from Sociology and Anthropology presents her research on social, cultural and economic factors in the treatment of scoliosis in Sri Lanka.

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

Vandal Health Clinic Opens to Patients Today

The Vandal Health Clinic, on the Moscow campus, will begin welcoming patients today, Nov. 11. The clinic, in partnership with Gritman Moscow Family Medicine, provides healthcare services for students, faculty and staff. Learn more about the clinic.

Check out “The Vandal Theory” Podcast

These award-winning stories showcase researchers exploring and solving real-world problems. With interviews and quick updates on all things Vandal, discover the world of U of I research with host Leigh Cooper. Learn more and subscribe to the podcast.

News and Updates

Some Classes Return to TLC; ISUB Remains Closed: Some classes will return to the Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) today, Nov. 11, as temporary power is brought online in the building. Any classes not returning to the TLC on Monday have been relocated to alternate rooms with the requested technology. Please review the schedule for an updated list of class locations. While some classrooms will be reopened, power outlets will not be operational. Electronic devices such as cell phones and laptops cannot be charged in the TLC classrooms at this time. Students needing services of the offices typically located in the TLC/ISUB can get assistance at the relocated offices. The ISUB remains closed. All activities through Thanksgiving that were previously scheduled in the building have been relocated. For more information, visit the ISUB Updates website.
 
Writing Center in the Bruce M. Pitman Center: The Writing Center is currently located in the Pitman Center, on the second floor between the Borah Theater and Vandal Ballroom. Writing tutors are available for drop-in or scheduled appointments 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. To schedule an appointment, visit the Writing Center webpage. Evening tutoring will continue to take place 6-8 p.m. Monday through Thursday in the Library, as will drop-in hours in the Wallace Basement, 2-3:30 p.m. on Mondays.
 
Third Annual Water Symposium Tuesday: The Idaho Water Institute is hosting its Third Annual Water Symposium 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12. The special keynote speaker is Monica Ramirez-Andreotta from the University of Arizona.
 
Oxfam Hunger Banquet Thursday: See world hunger in a whole new way during the Oxfam Hunger Banquet, 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, in the Vandal Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center. This event is free and open to all. It is hosted by the Center for Volunteerism and Social Action and the Oxfam America Club at the University of Idaho. Email volunteer@uidaho.edu with questions.
 
Tackle Waste with Game Day Recycling Saturday: Tackle waste at home football games by volunteering for Game Day Recycling with the Sustainability Center 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16. Meet on the south side of the Kibbie Dome parking lot next to the blue trailer. Sign up today.
 
International Students: Submit Your Story: To help celebrate International Education Week, the International Programs Office and the Global Student Success Program will be creating a visual display and they want to include your story. Fill out the short survey. Responses will be displayed and shared on social media. Email cbary@uidaho.edu with questions.
 
Take the U of I Athletics Marketing Assessment: Provide your opinions on the university’s current athletics branding, including signage, uniforms, merchandise and marketing. Like it, love it or want to see a change – now is your chance to inform the future look and feel of our Idaho Vandals. Participants will be entered to win Vandal prizes. The survey closes in mid-November, and next steps will be identified in early 2020. Take the survey.
 
Join the Healthy Holiday Challenge: Join the Healthy Holiday Challenge and keep the holiday weight gain and stress at bay. The goal of the challenge is to help participants stay consistent with their workouts during a very busy and calorie-filled time of year. University of Idaho students, faculty, staff and community members are welcome to join the challenge. Form a team of 3-6 people by Sunday, Nov. 24. The challenge will last six weeks, from Nov. 24, 2019 to Jan. 4, 2020. Learn more and register.
 
Complete the U of I Health and Wellbeing Survey and Enter to Win One of 10 VandalStore Gift Cards: Enter to win one of 10 VandalStore gift cards valued at $100 by completing the U of I Health and Wellbeing Survey. The survey launched at the end of October and was sent to a random sample of U of I students. If you were invited, consider completing the survey. Results will be used to shape health and wellbeing initiatives at the U of I. Winners will be notified at the end of the assessment period. Contact emilyt@uidaho.edu with questions.
 
U of I Fall Commencement Dec. 14 – Reserved Premium Seating Tickets Available Online: The University of Idaho will host Fall Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 14, in the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center on the Moscow campus. The processional line-up by college will begin at 11:30 a.m., followed by the commencement ceremony at 12:30 p.m. A university reception with light refreshments will follow. There are no tickets required for general seating, which is on a first-come basis. Reserved premium seating tickets are now available for purchase. Purchase reserved premium seating tickets online or call the Idaho Ticket Office at 208-885-6466.
 
Mobility is for All Vandals: Vandal Access offers free cross-campus transportation to classes, employment, meetings, etc., 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Whether mobility impairment is temporary or permanent, the result of an injury, procedure or condition, Vandal Access can get you where you need to go on campus. For program requirements, details and to sign up, visit the Vandal Access webpage.
 
Follow Parking and Transportation Services on Social Media for Important Information: For news you can use about transportation options, free services, parking lot closures and more, follow U of I Parking and Transportation Services on Instagram, Twitter and/or Facebook.

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. 11
  • Deadline to Withdraw from Late Eight-Week Classes: Nov. 22
  • Fall Recess: Nov. 25
  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 28
  • Day After Thanksgiving (Campus Closed): Nov. 29
  • Fall No Exam Week: Dec. 9
  • Law Final Exams: Dec. 9
  • Fall Commencement: Dec. 14
  • Fall Final Exams: Dec. 16

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

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Nov. 4, 2019

Green Dot Bystander Training Registration

Wednesday, Nov. 6 is the deadline to register for the upcoming Green Dot Bystander Training. The training will take place Saturday in the J.A. Albertson Building Room 101. Register online or by email.

Board Games in the U of I Library Friday

Celebrate International Games Week, Nov. 3-9, with board games in the U of I Library 1-3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, in the Team Tech Room, formerly Room 133. Many board games will be available. Learn more.

Events This Week

 

Health & Wellness

  • Health Hut: Health Resources On-the-Go: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, ISUB Lobby: Learn about health and well-being resources on campus, grab swag and talk to peer educators.
  • Mobile Food Pantry: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Parking Lot 108: The Center for Volunteerism and Social Action and the Idaho Food Bank are partnering to bring a mobile food pantry to campus and provide those in need with perishable and nonperishable items. The pantry will be located in Parking Lot 108, behind the Student Recreation Center and on the corner of Rayburn and Paradise streets.
  • Drop-in Mindfulness: Noon to 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Teaching and Learning Center Room 047 and via Zoom: A gently guided mindfulness drop-in for stress reduction. No experience is required.
  • Freshstart Tobacco Cessation: Noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Student Health Center Room 120: This four-part group is geared toward helping participants increase their motivation to quit smoking, learn effective approaches for quitting and help them quit successfully.
  • QPR: Question, Persuade, Refer Suicide Prevention Training: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Thursday, ISUB, Panorama Room: Learn how to recognize the warning signs of suicide, offer hope and get help and save a life.
  • Make a Difference Day: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, International Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center: Make a Difference Day is the second largest service day of the academic year and connects students with their surrounding community.


Arts & Entertainment

  • ACMS: ATOS Trio – Cello Masterclass: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Lionel Hampton School of Music Room 116: This event is free and open to the public and counts as MusX140 recital attendance "Faculty/Guest."
  • ACMS: ATOS Trio – Piano Masterclass: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Haddock Performance Hall, Lionel Hampton School of Music: This event is free and open to the public and counts as MusX140 recital attendance "Faculty/Guest."
  • ACMS: ATOS Trio – Violin/Viola Masterclass: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Auditorium, Administration Building: This event is free and open to the public and counts as MusX140 recital attendance "Faculty/Guest."
  • ACMS: ATOS Trio: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Auditorium, Administration Building: The Auditorium Chamber Music Series presents the ATOS Trio. Tickets are available at the door and online. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance "Faculty/Guest."
  • Chinese Ecocinema Series – “Under the Dome:” 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 Main St., Moscow: China Central Television reporter Chai Jing, sometimes known as "China's Al Gore," takes a close look at the effects of air pollution on the populations of China's large cities.
  • School of Music Students and Ensembles – Convocation: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Haddock Performance Hall, Lionel Hampton School of Music: This event, featuring select Lionel Hampton School of Music students and ensembles, is free and open to the public. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance “Convocation.” This convocation will be live streamed on the LHSOM Facebook page.
  • Padgham Albrecht, Johnston and Anderson – Faculty Recital: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Haddock Performance Hall, Lionel Hampton School of Music: This event features Carol Padgham Albrecht on oboe, Jason Johnston on horn and Catherine Anderson on piano. Tickets are available at the door and are $6 for adults and $4 for students and senior citizens. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance "Faculty/Guest."
  • Patrick Jones, Saxophone – Faculty Recital: 4-5 p.m. Saturday, Haddock Performance Hall, Lionel Hampton School of Music: This event features Patrick Jones on saxophone, accompanied by Catherine Anderson on classical piano and Kate Skinner on jazz piano. Tickets are available at the door and are $6 for adults and $4 for students and senior citizens. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance "Faculty/Guest."


Athletics & Recreation


Academics & Workshops

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

Vandalizing the Kitchen on Thursday

Join the campus dietitian 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, in the Student Recreation Center Classroom 103 for recipes that are inspired by the Vandal Food Pantry. Recipes include a cheesy rice skillet, veggie burrito bowl and garlic green beans.

Outdoor Equipment Sale and Swap Thursday

The Outdoor Equipment Sale and Swap will take place 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Student Recreation Center. Admission is free, and cost is $5 to sell gear. Contact the Outdoor Program at 208-885-6810 for more information.

News and Updates

Bring Dramatic Effect to Presentations Through the Next IRIC Lunch and Learn Wednesday: In the next IRIC Lunch and Learn presentation, noon Wednesday, Nov. 6, in the IRIC Atrium, U of I Professor Robert Caisley will discuss how to keep a crowd riveted by discussing the rhetorical and dramatic devices used by storytellers from Aristotle to Spielberg in a presentation titled “The Basics of Storytelling.” As chair of the Theatre Arts Department and head of dramatic writing at U of I, Caisley has the unique background to help researchers at all levels add some spice to their presentations. IRIC Lunch and Learn presentations allow students, faculty and staff to share and cross-pollinate ideas in a fun and informal lunchtime setting. All are encouraged to attend and participate in the discussion. This presentation is also available via Zoom.
 
Policy Pub Moscow Thursday: The University of Idaho College of Natural Resources and McClure Center for Public Policy Research will present the next Policy Pub in Moscow, 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at Rants and Raves, 308 Jackson St. The Policy Pub is an opportunity to connect with University of Idaho faculty, students, staff and administrators, as well as government and business leaders and community members who work on policy issues across many disciplines. Policy Pub is an opportunity to learn about and engage in lively conversation concerning contemporary policy research at the university on topics important to the residents of Idaho. A short program will feature brief remarks and open discussion. Learn more.
 
Register for Tribal Summit: Planning and Responding for Growth Nov. 7: The Office of Tribal Relations and the College of Business and Economics are hosting the third Tribal Summit at the University of Idaho 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center. The emphasis of this year's summit is on identifying and understanding areas of intersections between the College of Business and Economics and various Tribal business and enterprise departments; understanding Tribal sovereignty and its role in business and economics; and course offerings and areas of emphasis that enhance Tribal collaborations and opportunities. The Tribal Summit is open to the public. Register for the summit.
 
Join the U of I Movember Challenge and Raise Funds for Testicular Cancer Research: Join the Movember Foundation and sign up to grow a mustache through the month to raise funds for testicular cancer research, prostate cancer research and awareness for men's suicide. Sign up any time before or during the month of November. To participate, grow a mustache and post a picture of it on social media, asking for people to sponsor your mustache. For those who don't want to grow a mustache or can't, you can still participate by pledging to walk 60 miles throughout the month. This represents the 60 men who take their own life every hour. Join the challenge.
 
Save the Date for the 2020 Women's Leadership Conference April 9: Save the date for the 2020 Washington State University and University of Idaho Women's Leadership Conference, April 9. The theme for the conference is "Together, We Rise," which speaks to a collective commitment to acknowledge, honor and celebrate difference, working together to build networks of support and strong alliances between women-identified people of diverse backgrounds, identities and experiences. A detailed call for speaker proposals will be released in November. Conference registration will open in mid-February. Learn more about the Women's Leadership Conference.
 
Parent and Family Weekend Housing Opportunities Available: Looking for somewhere to stay for Parent and Family Weekend? Housing and Residence Life is renting Stevenson Wing for guests Nov. 15-17. Learn more.
 
Office of Undergraduate Research Call for Student Research Proposals; Deadline for Submission is Friday: The Office of Undergraduate Research is soliciting research proposals from students in any discipline for competitive Undergraduate Research Grants. Successful applicants will receive a project budget up to $1,000 to fund research or creative projects. Projects must be conducted under the supervision of a U of I faculty mentor and are to be completed during the spring semester of 2020. The deadline for submitting spring proposals is Friday, Nov. 8. Visit the Office of Undergraduate Research website for more information.
 
New U of I Men's Chorus is Coming: Beginning in January, a new tenor and bass choir called Chorum D'or (or Choir of Gold) will debut. Participants are not required to be a music or voice major to join. Registration for MUSA 117/317 Section 2 is required, but this may be taken for one credit or no credit at all. The choir will focus on choral music of the glee club, classical, world music, barbershop styles and more. The ensemble will meet weekly, 1:30-2:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Contact David Klement for more information.
 
Take the U of I Athletics Marketing Assessment: Provide your opinions on the university’s current athletics branding, including signage, uniforms, merchandise and marketing. Like it, love it or want to see a change – now is your chance to inform the future look and feel of our Idaho Vandals. Participants will be entered to win Vandal prizes. The survey closes in mid-November, and next steps will be identified in early 2020. Take the survey.
 
Technology Can Help Keep Your Bike Secure: Aside from locking your bicycle, there are other smart and affordable steps you can take to protect your property. University policy prohibits bringing bikes into buildings but provides fixed bike racks in many locations around campus. Use these racks to securely lock your bicycle. You may also want to consider a GPS tracker connected to your smart phone, Bluetooth-enabled chains or wireless anti-theft remotes – an internet search will provide seemingly endless choices for anti-theft devices. Registering your bike is another smart tip to keep your bike safe. Learn more on the I-Safety Tip of the Week website.

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. 11
  • Deadline to Withdraw from Late Eight-Week Classes: Nov. 22
  • Fall Recess: Nov. 25
  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 28
  • Day After Thanksgiving (Campus Closed): Nov. 29
  • Fall No Exam Week: Dec. 9
  • Law Final Exams: Dec. 9
  • Fall Commencement: Dec. 14
  • Fall Final Exams: Dec. 16

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. 28, 2019

Spooky Science Show Wednesday

The College of Science Ambassadors present the Spooky Science Show 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, in Renfrew Hall 112. All ages are welcome to attend.

Parent and Family Weekend Housing Opportunity

Looking for somewhere to stay for Parent and Family Weekend? Housing and Residence Life is renting Stevenson Wing for guests Nov. 15-17. Learn more.

Events This Week

 

Health & Wellness

  • Mental Health First Aid for Students: Part One: 4-8:30 p.m. Monday, Student Recreation Center Room 103: Mental Health First Aid is a certification program to help faculty, staff and students understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.
  • Mental Health First Aid for Students: Part Two: 4-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Student Recreation Center Room 103: Mental Health First Aid is a certification program to help faculty, staff and students understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.
  • Drop-In Mindfulness: Noon to 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Teaching and Learning Center Room 047 and via Zoom: A gently guided mindfulness drop-in for stress reduction. No experience is needed.
  • Freshstart Tobacco Cessation: Noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Student Health Center Room 120: This four-part group is geared toward helping participants increase their motivation to quit smoking, learn effective approaches for quitting and help them quit successfully.
  • Public Lands Day of Service: 7-10 p.m. Thursday, U of I Climbing Center: Come down for some fangtastic fun, costume contest and an add-on competition. The cost for this event is $10.


Arts & Entertainment

  • Idaho Bach Festival – Palouse Brass Ensemble: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, Auditorium, Administration Building: Tickets are available at the door and are $6 for adults and $4 for students and senior citizens. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance "Faculty/Guest."
  • Idaho Bach Festival – LHSOM Faculty Recital: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Haddock Performance Hall, Lionel Hampton School of Music: Tickets are available at the door and are $6 for adults and $4 for students and senior citizens. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance "Faculty/Guest."
  • Idaho Bach Festival – “Bach in the Round” Student Concert: Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, ISUB, Rotunda: This event is free and open to the public.
  • Day of the Dead Sugar Skull Decorating: 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Wallace Basement, Wallace Residence Center: Celebrate Halloween and Day of the Dead with the Student Success Program. Supplies needed to decorate a sugar skull will be available, as well as snacks, candy and a movie.
  • Tubaween: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Haddock Performance Hall, Lionel Hampton School of Music: Donations will be accepted at the door. Proceeds will go toward tuba/euphonium events and guest artists. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance "All Concerts."
  • Deanna Swoboda, Music Entrepreneurship – Guest Masterclass: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Friday, Lionel Hampton School of Music Room 116: Deanna Swoboda is associate professor of tuba and euphonium at Arizona State University. This event is free and open to the public. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance "Faculty/Guest."
  • Moscow Chinese Food Club: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, 1912 Center, 412 E. Third Street, Moscow: Join the Confucius Institute for an evening of authentic Chinese food. Seats are limited.
  • Deanna Swoboda, Tuba – Guest Recital: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Haddock Performance Hall, Lionel Hampton School of Music: Deanna Swoboda is associate professor of tuba and euphonium at Arizona State University. Tickets for this event are available at the door and are $6 for adults and $4 for students and senior citizens. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance "Faculty/Guest."
  • NorthNorthwest 10-Minute Plays: 7:30-9:10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Pocket Playhouse, Shoup Hall: Enjoy an evening of 10 new theatrical works by established playwrights and up-and-comers touching on a range of genres and themes from the comic to the absurd and everything in between. This event is best suited for mature audiences. Seating is limited.
  • Robert Dick, Flute – Guest Recital: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Haddock Performance Hall, Lionel Hampton School of Music: Tickets are available at the door and are $6 for adults and $4 for students and senior citizens. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance "Faculty/Guest."
  • Phi Mu Alpha American Music Recital: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday, Haddock Performance Hall, Lionel Hampton School of Music: The University of Idaho Beta Sigma chapter of Phi Mu Alpha presents an evening of music written by American composers. This event is free and open to the public. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance "All Concerts." This recital will be live streamed on the LHSOM Facebook page.


Athletics & Recreation


Academics & Workshops

  • The Future of Partisan Gerrymandering: Malcolm Renfrew Interdisciplinary Colloquium: 12:30-1:30 p.m., ISUB, Whitewater Room
    Benjamin Cover, associate professor in the College of Law, will discuss a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision and consider the future of partisan gerrymandering – and efforts to stop it in the wake of the court's ruling.
  • Inside: U.S. Senate Placement Office (Virtual Info Session): 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Teaching and Learning Center Room 030: Learn from a placement counselor at the United States Senate Placement Office how to apply for congressional internships and when to utilize the Senate Resume Bank for career opportunities.
  • LaTeX for Beginners: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Library Room 120: This workshop will introduce LaTeX concepts and demonstrate using the online platform Overleaf.
  • Adobe Photoshop Basics: 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, The MILL, Library: Learn how to utilize Adobe Photoshop for basic photo editing and creative needs.
  • ASUI Senate Meeting: 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, ISUB, Whitewater Room: The Senate of the Associated Students of the University of Idaho (ASUI) meets weekly to discuss legislation and current projects. Students are encouraged to attend and give feedback during the open forum.
  • Idaho Pitch: 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Vandal Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center: An annual event in which the U of I College of Business and Economics invites students to pitch their ideas to successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives, university professors and community leaders.
  • Inside: The Evergreen State College (Tabling): 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, ISUB Lobby: Learn about the Master of Environmental Studies Program at The Evergreen State College.
  • Envision Idaho: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Bruce M. Pitman Center: An all-day event for each senior to envision what their lives as a Vandal could be.

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

Stillinger Herbarium Open House Friday

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the specimens in the Stillinger Herbarium 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, in Mines 116. Learn more.

University of Idaho is Going Solar

Installation of the first solar array on campus will consist of 393 panels on the rooftop of the IRIC building. Learn more about the project.

News and Updates

Students Invited to Take U of I Health and Well-Being Survey: Students are encouraged to check their VandalMail after today for their chance to win one of 10 VandalStore gift cards worth $100. A sample of students were randomly selected to participate in the U of I Health and Well-Being Survey. Those who complete the survey will be entered into the gift card drawing. Survey results will be used to shape future well-being initiatives on campus. Contact emilyt@uidaho.edu with any questions.
 
Pumpkin Painting with Panhellenic Wednesday; RSVP Today: The Panhellenic Council invites participants to get to know more about the sororities in the Panhellenic community that are still extending bids to dedicated and passionate women. The group will host Pumpkin Painting with Panhellenic 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, in the ISUB Atrium (Food Court). RSVP by noon today, Oct. 28. Contact greek@uidaho.edu with questions.
 
Grad Funding 102 Today and Tomorrow: Learn about graduate funding at Grad Funding 102, 3:30-4:30 p.m. today and tomorrow, Oct. 29, in the ISUB Clearwater Room. This event is hosted by the College of Graduate Studies.
 
Trick or Treat Yo'Self Tomorrow: Paint pumpkins and enjoy a fall treat 12:30-2 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 29, in the ASUI Vandal Student Lounge. This event is free and open to all. This event is hosted by Vandal Entertainment.
 
Chemistry Seminar Series Tomorrow: The Department of Chemistry will host a seminar on “1, 2-Benzoazaphospholes as Transition Metal Surrogates,” 12:30 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 29, in Renfrew Hall Room 126. The speaker will be Matthew Cain.
 
Learn About ISEM 101 or 301 Tomorrow: Consider taking ISEM abroad with Professor Alyson Roy. A program information session will take place 5 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 29, in the International Programs Office (Living Learning Communities No. 3). The summer 2020 program will investigate the myth and history of Spain and the effects of ancient civilizations on its culture, traditions and politics. Students will have the opportunity to live with a host family in Sevilla and engage in an archaeological dig, all while fulfilling their ISEM 101 or 301 requirement. Scholarship funding is available — check out the application for more details. Contact abroad@uidaho.edu with questions.
 
Moscow City Council Open Forum Tomorrow: A Moscow City Council Open Forum will take place tomorrow, Oct. 29. The forum is intended to answer the questions of students, staff, faculty and the general community. This event is hosted by The Center for Volunteerism and Social Action and the departments of Sociology and Anthropology and Politics and Philosophy. Submit a question.
 
Learn the Basics of Adobe Photoshop Wednesday: Learn how to utilize Adobe Photoshop for basic photo editing and creative needs during a workshop 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, in The Mill at the Library. In this introductory session, participants will learn the basics of creating a file, saving a file and exporting formats; the core selection tools; how to use layers; color adjustment and enhancement tools/techniques; core filters; and core creation and editing tools. This event is open to students, staff, faculty and community members. Learn more.
 
U of I Students Who Save Lives/Red Cross Host Blood Drive Thursday: U of I Students Who Save Lives and the American Red Cross are hosting a blood drive 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, in the Teaching and Learning Center building on the 2nd floor in the 143 lounge. Make an appointment online. Be sure to bring ID, be hydrated and eat a substantial meal prior to donating.
 
College of Science Student Research Expo Thursday: Nearly 50 undergraduate and graduate students will present posters on their current projects during the 15th annual College of Science Student Research Expo, 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, in the IRIC Atrium. Come and learn more about student research in the College of Science.
 
Escape the ISUB with Puzzle IQ Thursday: Escape the ISUB with Vandal Entertainment and Puzzle IQ 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, in the ISUB Summit conference center. The event includes three escape rooms, each with a different theme, plus trivia with Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society. This event is free for students. Learn more and reserve your spot.
 
Join the U of I Movember Challenge and Raise Funds for Testicular Cancer Research: Join the Movember Foundation and sign up to grow a mustache through the month to raise funds for testicular cancer research, prostate cancer research and awareness for men's suicide. Sign up any time before or during the month of November. To participate, grow a mustache and post a picture of it on social media, asking for people to sponsor your mustache. For those who don't want to grow a mustache or can't, you can still participate by pledging to walk 60 miles throughout the month. This represents the 60 men who take their own life every hour. Join the challenge.
 
Tackle Waste at Home with Game Day Recycling Saturday: Tackle waste at home football games by volunteering to collect recyclables from students, alumni and fans during tailgating 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. Meet the recycling team four hours before kick-off on the south side of the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center parking lot by the blue recycling trailer. Look for a white flag with the Sustainability Center logo. Sign up to volunteer.
 
Register for Tribal Summit: Planning and Responding for Growth Nov. 7: The Office of Tribal Relations and the College of Business and Economics are hosting the third Tribal Summit at the University of Idaho on Thursday, Nov. 7, in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center. The emphasis of this year's summit is on identifying and understanding areas of intersections between the College of Business and Economics and various Tribal business and enterprise departments; understanding Tribal sovereignty and its role in business and economics; and course offerings and areas of emphasis that enhance Tribal collaborations and opportunities. The Tribal Summit is open to the public. Register for the summit.
 
Office of Undergraduate Research Call for Student Research Proposals: The Office of Undergraduate Research is soliciting research proposals from students in any discipline for competitive Undergraduate Research Grants. Successful applicants will receive a project budget up to $1,000 to fund research or creative projects. Projects must be conducted under the supervision of a U of I faculty mentor and are to be completed during the spring semester of 2020. The deadline for submitting spring proposals is Friday, Nov. 8. Visit the Office of Undergraduate Research website for more information.
 
Library's Think Open Fellows Focus on Increasing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: This year's Open Access Week, Oct. 21-27, has a special focus on ensuring new, open systems are "inclusive, equitable and truly serve the needs of a diverse global community." The current cohort of fellows selected for the University of Idaho Library's Think Open Fellowship program are engaged with creating curricular content that includes the entire Vandal Family by incorporating materials by, for and focused on often marginalized voices. To date, Think Open Fellows have saved Vandal students over $200,000 in textbook costs while also creating innovative teaching tools like a digital, interactive music textbook. Contact Marco Seiferle-Valencia to find out more about using Think Open materials in courses.
 
Recruiting Pregnant Women Planning to Breastfeed: Shelley McGuire and colleagues from the Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences are recruiting soon-to-be-breastfeeding moms in the Moscow/Pullman and Lewiston/Clarkston areas to participate in an investigation on whether variation in milk composition is related to risk of developing mastitis — a painful condition experienced by nearly one-third of breastfeeding women. Participants need to be planning to breastfeed for the first six weeks after delivery, during which time milk samples and other health data will be collected weekly. Study participants will receive a $100 gift card for their efforts related to the study. Contact Christina Pace at 208-301-3740 for more information.
 
Be Prepared for a Potentially Hazardous Winter Wonderland: Winter driving calls for special skills and a bit of preparation. Keep your vehicle in good condition and keep a winter emergency kit in the vehicle. 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 important, check the road and weather reports before your trip. For more safety updates and resources visit the I-Safety website.

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: Nov. 1
  • Spring Registration Opens: Nov. 11
  • Deadline to Withdraw from Late Eight-Week Classes: Nov. 22
  • Fall Recess: Nov. 25
  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 28
  • Day After Thanksgiving (Campus Closed): Nov. 29

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. 21, 2019

Cereal and Board Games with ASUI Wednesday

Play games, eat cereal and meet student body representatives 8:30-10:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, in the Hub Dining Center. This event is hosted by Vandal Entertainment, Residence Hall Association and the Associated Students of the University of Idaho. Learn more.

Annual Tower Trick or Treat Saturday

The Theophilus Tower is welcoming families from the community to the 41st annual Tower Trick or Treat event 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. Guests will experience 12 floors of decorated themes perfect for trick or treating, games and prizes. Volunteer for the event.

Events This Week

 

Health & Wellness

  • Drop-in Mindfulness: Noon to 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Teaching and Learning Center Room 047 and via Zoom: A gently guided mindfulness drop-in for stress reduction. No experience is needed.
  • Queer Convos: 8:15-9:15 p.m. Wednesday, Student Diversity Center, Teaching and Learning Center Room 229: The LGBTQA Office, in partnership with the Gender and Sexuality Alliance, will host a monthly discussion series on topics related to LGBTQA identities. Everyone is welcome.
  • Freshstart Tobacco Cessation: Noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Student Health Center Room 120: This four-part group is geared toward helping participants increase their motivation to quit smoking, learn effective approaches for quitting and help them quit successfully.
  • Farewell Party for Bekah MillerMacPhee: 2-4 p.m. Friday, Women’s Center, Memorial Gym Room 109: Join the staff of the Women's Center to say farewell to Bekah MillerMacPhee, thank her for her years of service and dedication to the Women's Center and the University of Idaho, and wish her well in her new professional adventures. Refreshments will be served.
  • Get Rooted: 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Tower Lawn, Theophilus Tower: Restore the roots of the University of Idaho campus by planting and maintaining native trees, shrubs and ground cover near Perimeter Drive.


Arts & Entertainment

  • Palouse French Film Festival: “Les Invisibles (Invisibles):” 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main Street, Moscow: Admission is free for students with student ID; all others pay $5.
  • Mark Thiele and Wind Ensemble – Faculty Lecture Recital: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Auditorium, Administration Building: Tickets are available at the door and are $6 for adults and $4 for students and senior citizens. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance "Faculty/Guest." This concert will be live streamed on the LHSOM Facebook page.
  • “This Random World” by Steven Dietz: 7:30-9 p.m. Thursday, 7:30-9 p.m. Friday, 2-3:30 p.m. and 7:30-9 p.m. Saturday and 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday, The Forge Theater: Presented by U of I Theatre Arts, directed by David Lee-Painter, "This Random World" asks the serious question of how often we travel parallel paths through the world without noticing. This event is free for U of I students, and general public tickets are available by calling 208-885-6465 or at the door 30 minutes before curtain.
  • Choirs Concert: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Haddock Performance Hall, Lionel Hampton School of Music: This event features the Vandaleers Concert Choir, Mixed Chorus and Treble Chorus. Tickets for this concert are available at the door and are $6 for adults and $4 for students and senior citizens. This concert counts as MusX140 recital attendance “All Concerts.” The concert will be live streamed on the LHSOM Facebook page.
  • Decho Sax Ensemble and Katherine Petersen, Soprano – Guest Recital: 4-5 p.m. Saturday, Haddock Performance Hall, Lionel Hampton School of Music: Tickets are available at the door and are $6 for adults and $4 for students and senior citizens. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance "Faculty/Guest."
  • Leonard Garrison, Flute – Faculty Recital: 4-5 p.m. Sunday, Haddock Performance Hall, Lionel Hampton School of Music: This event features James Reid on guitar and Roger McVey on piano. Tickets for this event are available at the door and are $6 for adults and $4 for students and senior citizens. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance “Faculty/Guest.”


Athletics & Recreation


Academics & Workshops

  • Late Eight-Week Classes Begin: Monday
  • Midterm Grades Due: Monday
  • Spring Academic Advising Begins: Monday
  • Winter Registration Opens: Monday
  • Company Town Legacy: Malcolm Renfrew Interdisciplinary Colloquium: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, ISUB, Whitewater Room: Diane Kelly-Riley, U of I English Department; Kit Stokes, U of I Library; and Gary Strong, Potlatch Historical Society, will speak about using oral histories and digital humanities projects to engage community conversation.
  • Using Handshake and LinkedIn to Promote Your Online Brand: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, ISUB, Panorama Room: Learn how to make your online brand stand out to employers on platforms like Handshake and LinkedIn.
  • Campus Conversation: Free Speech: 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, ISUB, Clearwater Room: Campus Conversations are designed to create a platform for students, faculty, staff and community members to discuss difficult issues in a civil manner. This event's topic will cover free speech: what it is and what it isn't.
  • Natural Resources Federalism: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Mountain time Tuesday, Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center Room 325, Boise Law Campus: Featuring former Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden, this panel discussion will focus on how natural resources are managed in the West through coordinated actions and competing interests of federal, state and local governments.
  • Bellwood Memorial Reception and Remarks: Climate Change and the Future of Energy: 5-6:30 p.m. Mountain time Tuesday, JUMP, Pioneer Room, 1000 W. Myrtle Street, Boise: The University of Idaho College of Law, Idaho Supreme Court and Idaho State Bar are hosting the 2019-20 Bellwood Memorial Lecture, featuring Ken Salazar. All events are free and open to the public.
  • UI Women Lead: 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Idaho Student Union Building 302: UI Women Lead addresses and challenges oppressive theories that women encounter as leaders and promotes a network of women leaders on campus. Women will walk away with enhanced confidence in their leadership capabilities and higher sense of purpose.
  • Federalism and Native Lands: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Menard Law Building Room 104: Featuring Former Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Vice-Chairman of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe Chief James Allan and Councilman of the Nez Perce Tribe Executive Committee McCoy Oatman, this panel discussion will focus on the current state of the unique government-to-government relationship between the United States and American Indian tribes.
  • Health Hut: Health Resources On-the-Go: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, ISUB Lobby: Learn about health and well-being resources on campus, grab SWAG and talk to peer educators.
  • Office 365 for Academics – It’s More Than Just Your Email: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Library Room 120: Learn how to collaborate on projects with Office Online, create surveys and quizzes with Forms and store files safely and securely in OneDrive.
  • NASA Space and STEM Broadcast: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Buchanan Engineering Lab Room 328: Learn about NASA's plans to return to the moon in the next five years via the Artemis Mission. The NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium will host a watch party.
  • ASUI Senate Meeting: 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, ISUB, Whitewater Room: The Senate of the Associated Students of the University of Idaho (ASUI) meets weekly to discuss legislation and current projects. Students are encouraged to attend and give feedback at the open forum portion.
  • Inside: Peace Corps (Tabling): Noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, ISUB, Upper Canvas Area Hallway, Floor 2C Outside the Cedar Grove Room: Visit with an employer representative from the Peace Corps and ask questions about employment.
  • "Good Trouble:" Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology Colloquium Series: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday, Teaching and Learning Center Room 045: Brian Wolf will present a talk titled "Good Trouble: How Deviants, Criminals, Heretics and Outsiders Have Changed the World for the Better."
  • Podcasting Part Two: 2-3 p.m. Thursday, MILL, Library: This workshop will introduce and demonstrate key audio editing concepts like trimming, equalization, compression and noise reduction, as well as offer a quick overview of audio transcription for use in editing.
  • Deadline to Add or Drop Late Eight-Week Classes: Friday
  • Biological Sciences Seminar: Tara Hudiburg, University of Idaho: 3:30-4:20 p.m. Friday, Life Sciences South Room 277: Tara Hudiburg, of the Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences at the University of Idaho, will present a seminar titled: "Forest-Climate Interactions in an Era of Fire and Drought."
  • Marketside Chats at the Moscow Farmers Market: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, 411 S. Main Street, Moscow: U of I Extension volunteers will be recording community members' “stories” of what they love about the Moscow Farmers Market.

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

Mental Health First Aid Begins Oct. 28

Participate in Mental Health First Aid 4-8:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28 and Tuesday, Oct. 29, in the SRC Classroom. Free pizza is included with the training. Pre-registration is required.

Get Ready for the Idaho Pitch Competition Oct. 31

The Idaho Pitch, 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, in the Vandal Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center, attracts students from every college at U of I. Register before Monday, Oct. 28. Read more.

News and Updates

Engage in Accreditation Process Oct. 24: Sonny Ramaswamy, president of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), will host an open forum from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in the ISUB Horizon Room. The meeting will provide an opportunity for the university community to learn more about NWCCU and the new accreditation standards. This meeting will also be available via Zoom. The session will be recorded for viewing later and posted on the university's accreditation website. There will be time for discussion and a question and answer period following the presentation. Read more.

Campus Surplus Closed Today and Oct. 28: The Campus Surplus Store will be closed today, Oct. 21 and Monday, Oct. 28.
 
Photoshop Tutorial Tomorrow: The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society is hosting a Photoshop tutorial for all experience levels 4:30 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 22, in Student Health Center 216. All students are welcome. Pizza will be provided. Email hfes.uidaho@gmail.com with questions.
 
Write-Ins Writing Workshops Tomorrow: Attend a writing workshop 5-8 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 22, in Library Room 120. The focus of these sessions is to support individuals working on thesis and dissertations, but any graduate students or postdocs interested in getting writing/studying done in a quiet group environment are welcome. Snacks are provided.
 
Attend a Watch Party for the NASA Space and STEM Broadcast Wednesday: Learn about NASA's plans to return to the moon in the next five years via the Artemis Mission during the NASA Space and STEM live broadcast 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23. The Idaho Space Grant Consortium will host a watch party in the Buchanan Engineering Building, Room 328. RSVP online. Submit a question for NASA Space and STEM.
 
Prescription Drug Take Back Event Thursday: Bring leftover and/or expired prescription medications to the ISUB Plaza 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, for safe disposal and receive a free doughnut. This event is hosted in partnership with the Moscow Police Department.
 
Professional Development Initiative Thursday: Learn the process for developing resumes and CVs at the Professional Development Initiative, 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in IRIC 321. Professional Development Initiatives help ensure the success of graduate students, postdocs and other early career trainees academically and in their careers. These workshops cover career planning, job readiness, writing, science communication and work-life balance skills.
 
“F-Word” Live! Thursday: Attend an exciting, energetic and inspiring benefit poetry slam 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in the Vandal Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center. “F-Word” Live! will feature individuals expressing their experiences related to the “other f-word,” namely feminism, through spoken word. This event is free for all students with valid ID and $5 for non-students. Tickets are available at the door and at the Women's Center (Memorial Gym Room 109). For more information about the event email bekahm@uidaho.edu.
 
Triwizard Trivia Thursday: Test your Harry Potter knowledge and win prizes 8-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in the ASUI Vandal Student Lounge. This event is hosted by Vandal Entertainment and the Moscow Manticores Quidditch Team. Learn more.
 
University of Idaho Table Tennis Tournament Friday: The Vandals Table Tennis Club will be hosting a tournament 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, in the Memorial Gym Basement. The event is specifically for U of I students. Various prizes will be given out to participants. All levels of players are welcome, and no equipment is required. The matches will be played on the club's 10 Tournament Quality Tables. Contact the club on Facebook or email club President Cameron Eggart with questions.
 
Vandal Night at Scarywood Friday and Saturday: Vandals and friends are invited to a scary-good time at Scarywood Friday, Oct. 25 or Saturday, Oct. 26. Experience a scream-filled night at the annual Vandal Night where, together, attendees will work their way through five haunted attractions, seven scare zones and most of Silverwood's signature rides...in the dark. Contact Kristi Overfelt at 208-885-6154 for more information. Purchase tickets using promotion code UIALUMNI2019.
 
Tickets Available for Africa Night Saturday: Africa Night, a night full of performances and culture, takes place 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center. Tabling takes place Oct. 14-25 in the ISUB. Tickets for Africa Night are $10 at the door and $13 online. Tickets are also available at the Office of Multicultural Affairs (Teaching and Learning Center Room 230).
 
Office of Undergraduate Research Call for Student Research Proposals: The Office of Undergraduate Research is soliciting research proposals from students in any discipline for competitive Undergraduate Research Grants. Successful applicants will receive a project budget up to $1,000 to fund research or creative projects. Projects must be conducted under the supervision of a U of I faculty mentor and are to be completed during the spring semester of 2020. The deadline for submitting spring proposals is Friday, Nov. 8. Visit the Office of Undergraduate Research website for more information.
 
It’s the Last Week of U&I Give Fall Crowdfunding: Fall U&I Give crowdfunding campaigns are well under way, and with only one week left, they still need help. Donate to a favorite cause or sign up to be an ambassador. Check out the 11 different campaigns on U&I Give's website. Campaigns end at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29.
 
Register for the U of I Army ROTC Turkey Shoot: The U of I AROTC Turkey Shoot will take place 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14. This event is open to all students, staff, faculty and family. The entrance fee is one non-perishable food item. Three categories of participants are eligible for a prize: adult male, adult female and children age 12-17. Contact Captain John Hedlund at 208-885-7131 to register.
 
Save the Date for the Outdoor Equipment Sale and Swap Nov. 7: The Outdoor Equipment Sale and Swap will take place 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Student Rec Center. Bring in new or used equipment to sell or barter. Admission is free, and cost is $5 to sell gear. Set-up begins at 5 p.m. Contact the Outdoor Program at 208-885-6810 for more information.
 
Preferred First Names Can be Used on VandalCards: VandalCards can now be issued in a preferred first name other than a legal first name. After recently pausing the service to consider federal and state issues that could impact the use of an identification card, it has been determined that inclusion of a statement on the back of the card is sufficient to allay issues regarding fraud. Read more.
 
Take the Vandal Entertainment Survey: Help decide what entertainment comes to campus by taking the Vandal Entertainment survey on Engage UIdaho.
 
Apply to be a Peer Educator: Interested in helping create a healthier campus? Get involved with Vandal Health Education and become a peer educator, a great leadership opportunity where you'll receive training to help peers learn about health topics and make informed choices about their well-being. Apply online or email vandalhealthed@uidaho.edu for more information.

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

  • Late Eight-Week Classes Begin: Oct. 21
  • Midterm Grades Due: Oct. 21
  • Spring Academic Advising Begins: Oct. 21
  • Winter Registration Opens: Oct. 21
  • Deadline to Add or Drop Eight-Week Classes: Oct. 25
  • Deadline to Withdraw or Audit Semester Classes: Nov. 1
  • Spring Registration Opens: Nov. 11
  • Deadline to Withdraw from Late Eight-Week Classes: Nov. 22
  • Fall Recess: Nov. 25
  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 28
  • Day After Thanksgiving (Campus Closed): Nov. 29

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. 14, 2019

Indigenous People's Day Celebration Today 

Celebrate Indigenous People's Day 12:30-1:30 p.m. today, in the Idaho Student Union Building Food Court. U of I staff, faculty and students will host a discussion.

Therapy Dogs on Campus Tomorrow

Relax, unwind and de-stress with therapy dogs from Palouse Paws 1-3:30 p.m. tomorrow, in the ASUI Vandal Lounge. Drop in any time during the session.

Events This Week


Various #vandalhomecoming Events


Health & Wellness

  • Drop-in Mindfulness: Noon to 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Teaching and Learning Center Room 047 and via Zoom: A gently guided mindfulness drop-in for stress reduction. No experience is needed.
  • Freshstart Tobacco Cessation: Noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Student Health Center Room 120: This four-part group is geared toward helping participants increase their motivation to quit smoking, learn effective approaches for quitting and help them quit successfully.
  • Spruce the Palouse: 8:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Tower Lawn, Theophilus Tower: Spruce the Palouse by gleaning — harvesting apples — with Backyard Harvest and the Sustainability Center. Meet your service learning or philanthropic requirements. Bring water, sturdy shoes and an appetite for bagels. Sign up.


Arts & Entertainment

  • Ballet Victoria Master Class Hosted by Festival Dance: 2-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dance Lab 110: Attend a free master class with Ballet Victoria, hosted by U of I-Dance in collaboration with the Festival Dance and Performing Arts Association.
  • Palouse French Film Festival: “Les Innocentes (The Innocents)”: 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main Street, Moscow: Admission is free for students with student ID; admission for all others is $5.
  • Michael Millham, Guitar – Guest Recital: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Haddock Performance Hall, Lionel Hampton School of Music: Michael Millham teaches guitar studios at Gonzaga University and Eastern Washington University. Tickets for this event are available at the door and are $6 for adults and $4 for students and senior citizens. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance "Faculty/Guest."
  • A Poetic Architecture: In Conversation with Gordon Walker: 4:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Art and Architecture South, Gallery Crit Space Room 211: Gordon Walker is a 1962 graduate of the University of Idaho. A new book on his work, “Gordon Walker: A Poetic Architecture” by Grant Hildebrand, was just released this summer.
  • Sweet Plum Fundraiser: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, ISUB Lobby: This fundraiser helps dance majors and minors enhance their education through regional and national conferences. Dancers will be selling various fashions outside of Einstein Bros.
  • School of Music Students and Ensembles – Convocation: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Haddock Performance Hall, Lionel Hampton School of Music: This event features select Lionel Hampton School of Music students and ensembles and is free and open to the public. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance "Convocation." This convocation will be live streamed on the LHSOM Facebook page.
  • Debra Gwartney: A Craft Discussion with CMarie Fuhrman: 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Book People of Moscow, 521 S. Main Street, Moscow: Debra Gwartney will be discussing her craft, process and publications with CMarie Fuhrman. A book signing will follow.
  • Wilson, Cello and Larti, Piano – Faculty Recital: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Haddock Performance Hall, Lionel Hampton School of Music: This event features Miranda Wilson on cello and Eneida Larti on piano. Tickets are available at the door and are $6 for adults and $4 for students and senior citizens. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance "Faculty/Guest."
  • Dance as Dialogue: Lecture-Demonstration and Class with Michael Schumacher: 3:30-5 p.m. Friday, Physical Education Building Room 110: An open session with dance artist Michael Schumacher, who will discuss and demonstrate the collaborative nature of his work. This class is open to all university students and community members.
  • U of I and EWU Crossover Reading – Hosted by Fugue and Willow Springs: 4-5 p.m. Friday, One World Café, 533 S. Main Street, Moscow: Fugue and Willow Springs will present a reading of work by current MFA candidates at both the University of Idaho and Eastern Washington University. Each program's lineup will feature three writers — one each from the genres of fiction, nonfiction and poetry.
  • Sam Roxas-Chua: A Poetry Reading and Art Exhibition: 7-8 p.m. Friday, Prichard Art Gallery: Sam Roxas-Chua will read from his poetry and present an exhibition of his visual art. A book signing will follow.
  • "This Random World" by Steven Dietz: 7:30-9 p.m. Friday, 7:30-9 p.m. Saturday and 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday, The Forge Theater: Presented by U of I Theatre Arts, directed by David Lee-Painter, "This Random World" asks the serious question of how often we travel parallel paths through the world without noticing. This event is free for U of I students, and general public tickets are available by calling 208-885-6465 or at the door 30 minutes before curtain.
  • John Sibley Williams: A Poetry Reading: 4-5 p.m. Saturday, One World Café, 533 S. Main Street, Moscow: John Sibley Williams will read from his poetry. A book signing will follow.
  • Leni Zumas: A Fiction Reading: 7-8 p.m. Saturday, Book People of Moscow, 521 S. Main Street, Moscow: Leni Zumas will read from her fiction. A book signing and reception will follow. Wine will be served.


Athletics & Recreation


Academics & Workshops

  • Fall Midterm Exams: Monday through Friday
  • Inside: Amazon Operations (Informational Tabling): 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, ISUB Lobby: Connect with an Amazon Operations representative to learn about hiring for entry-level roles within U.S. fulfillment centers.
  • Inside: Amazon Operations (Presentation): 5-6 p.m. Tuesday, Teaching and Learning Center Room 022: Connect with an Amazon Operations representative to learn about hiring for entry-level roles within U.S. fulfillment centers.
  • Introduction to Concepts in Coding: 12:30-2 p.m. Wednesday, Library Room 120: Learn the basic concepts of writing code.
  • NRS 501: Richard Meganck: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, College of Natural Resources Room 203A: Richard Meganck, international environmental consultant, will present “Governed by Waters: The Life and Time of an International Civil Servant.”
  • ASUI Senate Meeting: 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, ISUB, Whitewater Room: The Senate of the Associated Students of the University of Idaho (ASUI) meets weekly to discuss legislation and current projects. Students are encouraged to attend and give feedback at the open forum portion to ensure their voices are heard.
  • "Water, Water, Everywhere, and Not a Drop to Drink:" Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology Colloquium Series: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday, Teaching and Learning Center Room 045: Ryanne Pilgeram will present a talk titled "Water, Water, Everywhere, and Not a Drop to Drink: The Relationship between Rural Gentrification and Failing Infrastructure in a Former Timber Town."
  • Getting Started with Password Managers: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Thursday, Library Room 120: This workshop will introduce participants to password managers.

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

Join in the Serpentine Through Campus 

Led by the Sound of Idaho Marching Band, this event, 8 p.m. Friday, snakes through campus to the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center parking lot for more Homecoming fun.

Vandal Football Homecoming Game

Cheer on the Vandals to a Homecoming victory over Idaho State during the Battle of the Domes, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, in the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center.

News and Updates

Beef Taste Panels Begin Today: Beef Taste Panels will take place Oct. 141621 and 23. Those interested in participating can sign up for all four taste panels, but only one time slot per panel. Include a first and last name during sign up. All taste panels are held in the Niccolls Building.
 
Bacteriophages, Bacteria Bacteriophages, Bacteria and Bugs — Research Symposium Tomorrow: The U of I Center of Health and Human Ecosystems is hosting its annual research symposium 9-10 a.m. tomorrow, Oct. 15, in the Administration Building Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public. This year’s topic is “Bacteriophages, Bacteria and Bugs: The Making of a Great Pandemic and Global Vector Control Strategy.” Seth Bordenstein, associate professor of biological sciences at Vanderbilt University, will deliver the plenary address. Read more.
 
Smart Growth Research Initiative is Subject of the Next IRIC Lunch and Learn: In the next IRIC Lunch and Learn presentation, noon Thursday, Oct. 17, in the IRIC Atrium, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture Daniel Cronan will discuss his work on a National Science Foundation funded project in Idaho's Magic Valley, called "Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems.” His work is part of an interdisciplinary research initiative seeking to address issues concerning drought, water demand, water quality and food security by using a stakeholder-driven alternative futures framework. Read more.
 
Podcasting Part 1 of 2 Thursday: This workshop, taking place 2-3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, in the MILL at the U of I Library, aims to provide attendees with an introduction to simple podcast production. An overview of basic audio recording will be the focus of Part 1, including recording techniques, file types and organization and a sampling of various recording hardware and software. Part 1 will also provide time for a brief overview of Audacity audio editing software. This event is open to students, staff, faculty and community members. Learn more and register.
 
Game Day Recycling Saturday: Tackle waste at home football games by volunteering with the Sustainability Center for Game Day Recycling. Meet on the south side of the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center parking lot Saturday, Oct. 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sign up online.
 
Register for First Aid Training Oct. 19: Get certified in Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR and AED 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Student Rec Center. The cost for this training is $60 for students and $70 for non-students. Contact the Recreation and Wellbeing Office at 208-885-6381 for more information or to register.
 
Save the Date for the 2019 Bellwood Memorial Lecture, Oct. 22 and 23: This year’s lecture discusses climate change and the future of energy and features Former Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar. See the schedule of events.
 
Open Call for GIS Day Presenters, Exhibits, Posters Until Nov. 1: The U of I GIS Day Planning Committee is soliciting presenters for short talks, exhibits and posters for the annual event taking place 9 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the Crest/Horizon Rooms in the ISUB. Submit GIS Day presentation proposals through the online form by Nov. 1. GIS Day at the U of I is a free event that brings together scholars, students, professionals, businesses and the public to discuss geospatial technologies and demonstrate their many uses. A special daylong workshop, "Machine Learning in ArcGIS Platform," led by keynote speaker Orhun Aydin, follows from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, at the University of Idaho Library. See GIS Day event information and the schedule. Read more.
 
Office of Undergraduate Research Call for Student Research Proposals: The Office of Undergraduate Research is soliciting research proposals from students in any disciple for competitive Undergraduate Research Grants. Successful applicants will receive a project budget up to $1,000 to fund research or creative projects. Projects must be conducted under the supervision of a U of I faculty mentor and are to be completed during the spring semester of 2020. The deadline for submitting spring proposals is Friday, Nov. 8. Visit the Office of Undergraduate Research website for more information.
 
Apply to be a Peer Educator: Interested in helping create a healthier campus? Get involved with Vandal Health Education and become a peer educator, a great leadership opportunity where you'll receive training to help peers learn about health topics and make informed choices about their well-being. Apply online or e-mail vandalhealthed@uidaho.edu for more information.
 
Planning a Barbecue for Homecoming? Keep it Safe: Whether it's Homecoming or another event, if your unit or affiliated student organization chooses to have a barbecue on campus as part of the festivities, Environmental Health and Safety wants to help you do so safely. Notify Environmental Health and Safety of your plans prior to the event. They can assist in finding a safe location, ensure you have a fire extinguisher handy and answer questions about the requirements for barbecuing on campus. Visit the I-Safety webpage for more information or call Environmental Health and Safety at 208-885-6524.
 
Municipal Solid Waste Proper Disposal Guidelines for Fall 2019: Municipal solid waste at U of I is defined as any solid waste produced, other than hazardous, infectious or unacceptable waste. Unacceptable waste or waste not allowed in tow units at the university includes any hazardous or infectious materials (i.e., blood, body wastes, paints, spray cans, liquids, toxic substances, pesticides, oils, chemicals, non-alkaline batteries, any items with mercury in them, etc.). Other unacceptable waste includes furniture, metals, electronic waste, wood and construction debris. For items of these natures, contact Environmental Safety and Health or Recycling/Surplus Solid Waste for proper disposal. Any municipal solid waste should be placed in an appropriate plastic waste bag and tied shut; this is especially critical for lightweight materials that can blow out of the toters during transport. Corrugated cardboard boxes should not be placed in trash toters and should be broken down and placed in the recycling containers around campus. Contact the Recycling/Surplus Solid Waste team at 208-885-2091 or email recycle@uidaho.edu with questions or for more information.
 
U of I Committed to Drug-Free Schools: In compliance with federal guidelines, U of I is responsible for providing notice to remind students of the rules that govern their behavioral expectations, including possible disciplinary action pertaining to alcohol and other drugs. The U of I campus is tobacco-free and prohibits the use of all tobacco and vaping products on campus. Vandal Health Education offers free tobacco cessation resources to assist students who may be looking to quit or cut back on nicotine use.
 
U of I Recycling Program Changes: All interior recycling in buildings will now be handled on an "on-call" basis. Building Services Custodial staff will monitor the many recycling stops in general education buildings around campus, as well as cardboard stations located outside of those buildings, and report those needing service to the staff for pick up. On-call pickup days are now Tuesdays and Thursdays. Notifications received prior to noon on either of those days will be added to that day's pickup list. Departments may notify the recycling team if a station pickup is needed, or if there is a larger clean-out where additional bins are required. Email the team to schedule the pickup or to provide additional bins for next service day.

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

  • Late Eight-Week Classes Begin: Oct. 21
  • Midterm Grades Due: Oct. 21
  • Spring Academic Advising Begins: Oct. 21
  • Winter Registration Opens: Oct. 21
  • Deadline to Add or Drop Eight-Week Classes: Oct. 25
  • Deadline to Withdraw or Audit Semester Classes: Nov. 1
  • Spring Registration Opens: Nov. 11
  • Deadline to Withdraw from Late Eight-Week Classes: Nov. 22
  • Fall Recess: Nov. 25
  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 28
  • Day After Thanksgiving (Campus Closed): Nov. 29

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. 7, 2019

A Book as Art at the Library

The library is hosting a series of events featuring Peter and Donna Thomas, artists whose work is on display on the second floor of the library near the exhibit "A Book's Nature: Artist Books." Learn more.

Yoga in the Arb Saturday

Enjoy a Saturday morning yoga session in the fresh air at the U of I arboretum 8:45-10 a.m. Saturday. Bring a mat, some water and a friend. Meet in the U of I Golf Course parking lot.

Events This Week


Health & Wellness

  • Health Hut: Health Resources On-the-Go: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, ISUB Lobby, Second Floor Outside Einstein Bros.: Stop by to learn about health and well-being resources on campus, grab SWAG and talk to peer educators.
  • Produce Sale: 3:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, ISUB Plaza: Produce is grown on an organically managed farm just off campus near the U of I Sheep Farm. Proceeds from the produce sales help purchase farm equipment, tools, seeds and other farm necessities.
  • QPR: Question, Persuade, Refer Suicide Prevention Training: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Panorama Room, ISUB: Participants will learn how to recognize the warning signs of suicide, offer hope and get help and save a life.
  • Drop-in Mindfulness: Noon to 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Teaching and Learning Center Room 047 and via Zoom: A gently guided mindfulness drop-in for stress reduction. Everyone is welcome. No experience needed.
  • Vandalizing the Kitchen: 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Student Recreation Center Room 103: Join Mindy Rice, campus dietitian, for a "Meals on the Go" themed class. All skill levels are welcome. Earn Personal Wellness credit for attending.
  • Freshstart Tobacco Cessation: Noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Student Health Center Room 120: This four-part group is geared toward helping participants increase their motivation to quit smoking, learn effective approaches for quitting and help them quit successfully.
  • Doggy De-Stress: 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Wallace Basement, Wallace Residence Center: Palouse Paws will bring their friendly and furry friends.
  • National Coming Out Day Coming Out Carnival: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, ISUB Plaza: Celebrate National Coming Out Day with a carnival, booths, music and fun.


Arts & Entertainment


Athletics & Recreation

  • Women’s Climb Night: 8-10 p.m. Wednesday, U of I Climbing Center: Clinics and climbing for women by women.
  • River Canyon Backpack: Saturday through Sunday, Hells Canyon: This trip is open to all ability levels and is a great way to meet new people. Explore the deepest canyon in the United States, visit a historic ranch and fall asleep listening to the Snake River. Cost includes transportation and group equipment and is $40 for students and $60 for all others.
  • Vandal Track and Field/Cross County at Inland Empire Championships: 10 a.m. Saturday, Lewiston
  • University of Idaho Homecoming Week: Sunday, Oct. 13 through Saturday, Oct. 19, Moscow: The week-long festivities feature student competitions, campus office competition, faculty and staff alumni recognition, homecoming royalty selection, community service, downtown decorating, bonfire rally, parade and athletics games. Access the full schedule of events online.


Academics & Workshops

  • 2019 Borah Symposium: “Climate and Conflict”: 4-5 p.m. Monday, International Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center: The 2019 Borah Symposium opens with “Climate and Conflict” and is presented by Sherri Goodman, senior strategist at the Center for Climate and Security.
  • 2019 Borah Symposium: “Climate and Conflict”: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Vandal Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center: The 2019 Borah Symposium continues with “Considerations on the U.S. Navy and Climate Change in the Arctic,” presented by Captain Shaun C. McAndrew of the U of I - WSU Navy ROTC Detachment.
  • The Graying of Consumer Bankruptcy; Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology Colloquium Series: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Teaching and Learning Center Room 045: This colloquium series showcases research by faculty of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. For this event, Debb Thorne will present a talk titled "The Graying of Consumer Bankruptcy: Older Americans More Likely to File."
  • Honors at the Library – 3-D Printing and Modeling: 1-2 p.m. and 5-6 p.m. Tuesday, Library Room 101
  • Holland and Hart Tech Talk: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, John C. Wahl thinkTANK (JEB 126) – Janssen Engineering Building: Learn about Holland and Hart and discover new employment opportunities. Food and beverages will be provided. Juniors, seniors and graduate students majoring in physics, computer science, electrical engineering and related majors are encouraged to attend.
  • 2019 Borah Symposium: “Climate and Conflict”: 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, International Ballroom North, Bruce M. Pitman Center: The 2019 Borah Symposium continues with “Food, Climate and Conflict,” presented by Ertharin Cousin, former executive director of the UN World Food Programme.
  • Heartbeat of the Community: Moscow Farmers Market Economic Impact: 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, 333 N. Jackson, Moscow: Presenters Colette DePhelps, U of I Extension, and Steve Peterson, U of I College of Business and Economics, will discuss the Moscow Farmers Market's economic impact and the ripple effects the market has on the economy of Latah County.
  • 2019 Borah Symposium: “Climate and Conflict”: 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, International Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center: The 2019 Borah Symposium ends with Keynote Speaker Samantha Power, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.
  • ASUI Senate Meetings: 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, Whitewater Room, ISUB: The Senate of the Associated Students of the University of Idaho (ASUI) meets weekly to discuss legislation and current projects. Students are encouraged to attend and give feedback at the open forum portion to ensure their voices are heard.
  • GradFair: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, International Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center: Purchase your cap, gown and tassel. Learn about class rings and diploma frames and enter for a chance to win a photo session with a local photographer.
  • IBEST/CMCI Seminar Series: Wolfgang Banzhaf: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday, Engineering/Physics Room 122: Wolfgang Banzhaf is visiting from Michigan State to address "Evolution, Creativity and the Notion of Time."
  • Citation Management: Zotero: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Library Room 120: Learn how to keep citations and notes organized with this free and easy-to-use platform.
  • China on the Palouse: “The Unity of Man with Heaven and Earth in Chinese Philosophy: Representation and Modeling”: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Teaching and Learning Center Room 122: Dong Luo, assistant professor of philosophy at South China University of Technology, will present his recent research, “The Unity of Man with Heaven and Earth in Chinese Philosophy: Representation and Modeling.”
  • UI Women Lead: 5-7 p.m. Thursday, ISUB 302: UI Women Lead addresses and challenges oppressive theories that women encounter as leaders and promotes a network of women leaders on campus. Women will walk away with enhanced confidence in their leadership capabilities and higher sense of purpose.
  • Biological Sciences Seminar: Will Harcombe, University of Minnesota: 3:30-4:20 p.m. Friday, Life Sciences South Room 277: The seminar title is “The Impact of Structure and Antibiotics on Eco-Evolutionary Dynamics in Microbial Systems.”
  • Third Party Pressure for Peace: 4-5 p.m. Friday, TLC 023: Anna Pechenkina, Utah State University, will deliver a lecture titled "Third Party Pressure for Peace," where she will discuss studies that look at the effects pressure has on peace.

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

Vandalizing the Kitchen Wednesday

Join the campus dietitian 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, in SRC Classroom 103 for this month's Vandalizing the Kitchen, featuring meals on the go. This event is free for students. No registration is required.

F-Word Live! Submissions Now Open

Submissions for the Women's Center's annual poetry slam, F-Word Live, are open. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14. This slam is open to poets of all levels and abilities. Read more.

News and Updates

2019 Borah Symposium Begins Today: Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power will deliver the keynote address at the 2019 University of Idaho Borah Symposium. This year’s event, scheduled for Oct. 7-9, will feature public lectures on the intersection of climate and conflict. Held annually since 1948, the Borah Symposium is dedicated to exploring new ideas for overcoming the obstacles to world peace. It is named in honor of former Idaho U.S. Sen. William Borah. Other speakers for the 2019 event include Sherri Goodman, senior strategist at the Center for Climate and Security; Captain Shaun C. McAndrew of the U.S. Navy; and Ertharin Cousin. All events are free and open to the public. See the full schedule of events.
 
Smart Cycling Workshop Tomorrow: The Palouse Bicycle Collective and University of Idaho Parking and Transportation Services are offering a free Smart Cycling Workshop from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Tuesday. Meet at the bike racks in front of the Student Recreation Center for a maintenance tutorial, guided safety/etiquette ride and free bicycle registration. Visit Parking and Transportation Services on Facebook or reach out to Rebecca Couch, League of American Bicyclists certified cycling instructor, for more information.
 
Careers in Medical Laboratory Science Tomorrow: This seminar, taking place 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday in Mines Room 319, and 2-3:15 p.m. in Renfrew 111, will use a case study approach to describe the real-life experiences of working in a medical laboratory. From the onset of clinical symptoms, patients will be followed through their medical care emphasizing the critical laboratory data physicians need to make diagnostic and patient treatment decisions. The many job opportunities in laboratory science, along with the personal characteristics and demands of the profession will be discussed. Presenters will be available before and after the seminar to answer questions and to offer one-on-one advising. Students are encouraged to bring unofficial transcripts (optional).
 
First Vandal Entertainment Street Team Meeting Wednesday: The first Vandal Entertainment Street Team meeting will take place 6 p.m. Wednesday, in the ASUI Vandal Student Lounge. The Vandal Entertainment Street team is a great way to be involved in the planning and execution of Vandal Entertainment events — there's even some perks included. Apply now.
 
HDI Wellness Workshop: Sleep 101 Thursday: Grad students and post docs are invited to attend a wellness workshop at 2 p.m. on Thursday, in IRIC 321. Learn how sleep contributes to academic success, examine sleep habits and quality and learn tips on how to improve sleep quality. Email grif5735@vandals.uidaho.edu for more information.
 
I Slay Cabaret Friday: Vandal Entertainment presents the second annual I Slay Cabaret Drag Show at 8 p.m. Friday. This event is free for students, and public tickets are available for purchase for $10 at the door. This event is presented in partnership with the LGBTQA Office, Residence Hall Association and Fraternity and Sorority Life. Learn more.
 
Get Rooted Saturday: Help the U of I Sustainability Center restore the roots of the University of Idaho campus by planting and maintaining native trees, shrubs and ground cover near Perimeter Drive 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 12. Bring water and sturdy shoes and an appetite for bagels. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at Theophilus Tower Lawn. Sign up.
 
Save the Date for the Outdoor Equipment Sale and Swap Nov. 7: The Outdoor Equipment Sale and Swap will take place 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Student Rec Center. Bring in new or used equipment to sell or barter. Admission is free, and cost is $5 to sell gear. Set-up begins at 5 p.m. Contact the Outdoor Program at 208-885-6810 for more information.
 
Goldwater Scholarship Campus Deadline Nov. 25: Sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research careers in mathematics, natural sciences or engineering should consider applying for the prestigious national Goldwater Scholarship. Scholarships of up to $7,500 each will be awarded in spring 2020 for the final one or two years of undergraduate study for students who are planning STEM careers. The campus deadline for applications is Monday, Nov. 25. Read more.
 
Recruiting Pregnant Women Planning to Breastfeed: Shelley McGuire, Ph.D., and colleagues from the Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences are recruiting soon-to-be-breastfeeding moms in the Moscow/Pullman and Lewiston/Clarkston areas to participate in an investigation on whether variation in milk composition is related to risk of developing mastitis ­­— a painful condition experienced by nearly one-third of breastfeeding women. Participants need to be planning to breastfeed for the first six weeks after delivery, during which time milk samples and other health data will be collected weekly. Study participants will receive a $100 gift card. Contact Christina Pace at 208-301-3740 for more information.
 
Get your Flu Shot: The CDC recommends everyone six months and older should receive a yearly flu vaccine. Students can visit the Student Health Clinic to get their flu vaccine. Flu shots are covered by most insurance plans, and students should check with their insurance carrier with any questions. Vandal Health Education will not be offering free flu shot clinics on campus. View Student Health Clinic details.
 
Decorating for Halloween or Homecoming? Think Safety First: If planning to decorate for Homecoming and Halloween, think fire safety. Buy decorations that are flame-resistant and place them where they will not obscure exit signs, exit doors, emergency lights or fire extinguishers. Keep decorations away from heat sources, do not place on doors leading to building corridors or within the corridor itself and keep them from blocking exits or creating trip hazards in walkways. For more information about safety-conscious decorating, read on at the I-Safety website.
 
U&I Give Fall Crowdfunding Opportunities: U&I Give is launching 11 new crowdfunding projects this fall and are seeking passionate people to help raise money for causes they care about by signing up to be a social media ambassador. Campaigns include the U of I Solar Initiative, the Vandal Food Pantry, the Homecoming Fireworks Fund and the Soil Stewards Student Farm. Campaigns will run from Oct. 8-29.

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 Midterm Exams: Oct. 14
  • Late Eight-Week Classes Begin: Oct. 21
  • Midterm Grades Due: Oct. 21
  • Spring Academic Advising Begins: Oct. 21
  • Winter Registration Opens: Oct. 21
  • Deadline to Add or Drop Eight-Week Classes: Oct. 25
  • Deadline to Withdraw or Audit Semester Classes: Nov. 1
  • Spring Registration Opens: Nov. 11
  • Deadline to Withdraw from Late Eight-Week Classes: Nov. 22
  • Fall Recess: Nov. 25
  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 28
  • Day After Thanksgiving (Campus Closed): Nov. 29

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.
Sept. 30, 2019

Mental Health Film Series Thursday

Attend a screening of “Silver Linings Playbook” 6:30 p.m. Thursday, in the Library Classroom. Afterwards, join in a discussion of the film and representation of mental health in media and for an opportunity to ask questions related to mental health. Learn more.

Library Shakespeare Exhibit Open

Blood, bile, melancholy and phlegm pervade the plays of William Shakespeare and are explored in the exhibit "And There's the Humor of it: Shakespeare and the Four Humors,” on display today through Saturday, Nov. 9, on the first floor of the library. Read more.

Events This Week


Health & Wellness

  • Produce Sale: 3:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, ISUB Plaza: Produce is grown on an organically managed farm just off campus near the U of I Sheep Farm. Proceeds from the produce sale helps purchase farm equipment, tools, seeds and other farm necessities.
  • Drop-in Mindfulness: Noon to 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Teaching and Learning Center Room 047 or via Zoom: A gently guided mindfulness drop-in for stress reduction. No experience is needed.
  • Freshstart Tobacco Cessation: Noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Student Health Center Room 120: This four-part group is geared toward helping participants increase their motivation to quit smoking, learn effective approaches for quitting and help them quit successfully.
  • Game Day Recycling: 1-5 p.m. Saturday, ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center: Meet service learning or philanthropic requirements and tackle waste at home football games by volunteering for Game Day Recycling.


Arts & Entertainment

  • ACMS: Imani Winds – Masterclass: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Auditorium, Administration Building: This event is free and open to the public and counts as MusX140 recital attendance "Faculty/Guest."
  • Palouse French Film Festival: Chez nous (This Is Our Land): 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main Street, Moscow: Admission to this event is free for students with student ID.
  • ACMS: Imani Winds: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Auditorium, Administration Building: Tickets are available at the door and online. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance "Faculty/Guest."
  • Artist Talk: “Sap In Their Veins”: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Engineering/Physics Room 122: Oregon photographer David Paul Bayles will give a talk on his photo series "Sap In Their Veins" and "Falling Trees," on display at the Prichard Art Gallery Oct. 4 to Dec. 7.
  • David Kim, Fortepiano - Guest Recital: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Haddock Performance Hall, Lionel Hampton School of Music: David Kim is an associate professor of music at Whitman College. Tickets for this event are available at the door and are $6 for adults and $4 for students and senior citizens. This event counts as MusX140 recital attendance "Faculty/Guest."
  • “Drowning Ophelia”: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and 2-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Pocket Playhouse, Shoup Hall: A northwest premiere by Rachel Luann Strayer, directed by MFA candidate Carly McMinn. "Drowning Ophelia" is a dark comedy performed in one act about the long-term consequences of childhood abuse and a love letter to those who have suffered.


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