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Faculty and Staff News

ITS TSP Information Sessions Continue

UI employees can meet their new Technology Solutions Partners (TSP) Support Team and learn more about TSP services by attending a TSP Information Session this month. TSP Information Session schedules are posted here. There are eight total TSP Regions on the Moscow campus. Each TSP Support Team will host two one-hour information sessions for their region. Faculty and staff are strongly encouraged to attend. Light refreshments will be provided. Read more.
 

IRIC Seminar Series for Fall

The IRIC Seminar Series brings faculty, staff and students together to learn about University of Idaho research and resources. All presentations are 12:30-1:30 p.m. Fridays in the IRIC Auditorium, on the south side of the building between the second and third floors. Read more.
 

Benefits Orientation Moved to Aug. 22

University of Idaho Benefits Services has moved its New Employee Benefits Orientation for next week from Monday to Tuesday, Aug. 22, to allow employees the chance to experience the solar eclipse. The orientation will take place at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in the HR Office.
 

Join the Vandal Book Club Online

Join UI alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends of UI for an online book club. The first book is the UI Common Read: "Mistakes Were Made (But Not By Me)." Participants connect through a private forum where people can discuss the current book and network with each other. Joining the book club is completely free, you just have to get a copy of the book to enjoy. Learn more at www.uidaho.edu/book-club.
 

Next Deadline for IRIC Applications is Oct. 6

The Integrated Research and Innovation Center (IRIC) Facility Committee continues to consider applications for space in the IRIC building. UI faculty and staff can access application forms online. The deadline for the next round of consideration is Friday, Oct. 6. Read more.
 

Night Golf at the University of Idaho Golf Course Friday

This Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, the University of Idaho Golf Course will be providing patrons with the opportunity to play golf in the dark, beginning at 8:30 p.m. There is a four-hole route that will be lit up by glow sticks of all colors and glow balls will be provided. The price will be $20 for students and current UIGC members and $30 for non-members. To register for a tee time and more information, please contact the golf shop at 208-885-6171. See you out on the course!
 

Groups Invited to Table at Graduate Student Orientation

The College of Graduate Studies will be hosting its annual New Graduate Student Orientation from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, in the Clearwater-Whitewater Room on the first floor of the Idaho Commons. COGS would like to invite student groups and campus offices to table or provide tabling supplies for our new graduate students to look over before the orientation. If you, your student group, or office is interested in tabling or having a presence, please email Mikyla Wood at mikyla@uidaho.edu or call 208-885-6244 and reserve your spot. Tabling supplies can also be delivered to Morrill Hall 104 by Friday, Aug. 18. COGS will be providing table space for any interested individuals.
 

My UI Newsletter Submissions Due at Noon Today

University Communications & Marketing has launched My UI, a weekly newsletter for all University of Idaho students. The deadline to submit items is noon the Wednesday prior to publication. Learn more about the newsletter and submit items here. Employees can subscribe to the newsletter here.

This Week's Events


• UI Search Committee Training: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Room 045, Pitman Center
• Open Forum: Candidate for Women's Center Program Coordinator: 1 p.m. Thursday, Silver Room, Pitman Center
 2017 University Convocation: 4-5 p.m. Thursday, ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center
• University Lunch: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Commons Plaza
• TA/RA Institute: 1-5:15 p.m. Friday, AgSci 106
• Palousafest 2017: 5:30-10 p.m. Saturday, Tower Lawn
• Vandal Night with the Spokane Indians: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Avista Stadium, Spokane
• Graduate Student Orientation: 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Clearwater/Whitewater Rooms

Check out the UI calendar for events all summer long.

News Releases

Fish and Wildlife Sciences Department to Host Film Festival

The College of Natural Resources Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences is seeking film submissions for its first annual Fish & Wildlife Film Festival. The event is being held as part of the 75th anniversary celebration of the department. Filmmakers at all levels are encouraged to submit original films with a natural resource focus. Read more.
 

Staged Reading to Support Playwriting Endowment

A staged reading of “Conversations of My Mothers” by Micki Panttaja will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at the University of Idaho Hartung Theater, 625 Stadium Way, Moscow. This event is a fundraiser to support a University of Idaho playwriting endowment established in Panttaja’s honor. The reading is free, but donations will be accepted and can also be made online at http://www.uidaho.edu/giving/make-a-gift.  Read more.

Kudos and Acknowledgements

Kudos for a Fantastic Campus Visit

This email was sent to Strategic Enrollment Management: I just want to let you know how impressed we were by our visit to U of Idaho. Until our visit to the campus, the university was almost an unknown to us. Since our visit, however, your institution has quickly jumped to the top of Julia's list. (I have a second daughter who is only one year behind her: to be honest, we all felt the same way about the campus.) Read more.
 

UI-WSU Team takes Fourth Place in Dairy Products Contest

MERIDIAN — A team of students from the University of Idaho and Washington State University took fourth place in the New Product Competition at this year's Idaho Milk Processing Association (IMPA) conference Aug. 10-11 in Sun Valley. Read more.

In Memoriam

Celebration of Life for Samantha Ramsay Aug. 19

Samantha Ramsay's Celebration of Life will be held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 1036 W. A St. in Moscow, at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug.19, 2017. A light luncheon will follow the service in the Fellowship Hall. If you would like to bring a food donation (such as a salad or dessert), please contact Gen Long at 208-877-1190 or Gretchen Isakson at 509-554-0620.

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Faculty and Staff News

New Events and Support Services Department Ready for Business

The newly formed Events and Support Services Department in the Division of Infrastructure is official and ready to take care of UI community business needs. In July, Student Affairs events and building services units in the Idaho Commons, Bruce M. Pitman Center and the Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) merged with Administration Operations (University Support Services and Conference Services) and adopted a new name: Events and Support Services (ESS). Read more.
 

ITS TSP Information Sessions Start Today

UI employees can meet their new Technology Solutions Partner (TSP) Support Team and learn more about TSP services by attending a TSP Information Session this month. TSP Information Session schedules are posted here. There are eight total TSP Regions on the Moscow campus. Each TSP Support Team will host two one-hour information sessions for their region. Faculty and staff are strongly encouraged to attend. Light refreshments will be provided. Read more.
 

Open Forums for Women's Center Coordinator for Programs

The Women's Center is pleased to announce the selection of three finalists for the Women's Center Coordinator for Programs position. Open forums for the university community will be held today, Aug.15, Thursday, Aug. 17, and Wednesday, Aug. 23. Copies of each candidate's resume and a feedback form will be available at their open forum. See the schedule.
 

Free Suicide Prevention Training Sept. 12

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, Refer and is an evidence-based, one-hour training program to help faculty, staff and students respond to someone in a mental health crisis and thinking about suicide. Participants will learn how to recognize the warning signs of suicide, offer hope, get help and save a life. This free training will take place from 9-10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, in the Commons Crest Room. To register, visit www.uidaho.edu/qpr.Contact Emily Tuschhoff at emilyt@uidaho.edu or 208-885-4146 with questions.

This Week's Events


 Open Forum: Candidate for Women's Center Program Coordinator: 1 p.m. Tuesday, TLC 022
• Basic Biosafety: 2 p.m. Tuesday, IRIC 321
• UI Search Committee Training: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Room 045, Pitman Center
• Open Forum: Candidate for Women's Center Program Coordinator: 1 p.m. Thursday, Silver Room, Pitman Center
 2017 University Convocation: 4-5 p.m. Thursday, ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center
• University Lunch: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Commons Plaza
• TA/RA Institute: 1-5:15 p.m. Friday, AgSci 106
• Palousafest 2017: 5:30-10 p.m. Saturday, Tower Lawn
• Vandal Night with the Spokane Indians: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Avista Stadium, Spokane
• Graduate Student Orientation: 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Clearwater/Whitewater Rooms

Check out the UI calendar for events all summer long.

News Releases

More than 1,000 UI Students to Attend Palouse Community Service Events

University of Idaho and city of Moscow leadership will join more than 1,000 University of Idaho students serving the Palouse community on Saturday, Aug. 19. During this year’s annual Serving Your New Community (SYNC) event, President Chuck Staben, Provost and Executive Vice President John Wiencek, Dean of Students Blaine Eckles, Associate Dean of Students Hassel Morrison and Moscow Mayor Bill Lambert will join UI’s first-year students in spending the day assisting nonprofit organizations around the area. Service events are divided into a morning session 9-11:30 a.m., and afternoon session 1-3:30 p.m. Read more.
 

UI College of Law Welcomes Inaugural First-Year Class in Boise

The University of Idaho College of Law welcomes its first class of first-year law students to its Boise location this week. New student orientation begins today, Aug. 15, and continues through Friday. Fall semester classes begin Monday. Read more.

Kudos and Acknowledgements

Seven Students Win Awards at Statewide Biomedical Research Conference

During the 2017 Idaho INBRE (IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence) Summer Research Conference in August, seven University of Idaho students took home prestigious awards for their presentations on their summer research in the INBRE program. The conference brought together upward of 220 students, faculty and staff from 11 institutions of higher education in Idaho. This included 125 undergraduates, who competed in three categories. See the winners.
 

Kudos for a Fantastic UI Welcome

Following is an email recently received by the dean of students: We are dropping off our daughter today and I have a few observations and some instant feedback. First impressions are lasting and here are mine: We have older children who have attended university so we have some relevant background to make the following observations. U of I communicates extremely well with parents and students. The amount of email borders on spam, but in a good way. It's been a running joke in our house all summer "What, no VandalMail today"? Read more.

In Memoriam

Celebration of Life for Samantha Ramsay Aug. 19

Samantha Ramsay's Celebration of Life will be held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 1036 W A St. in Moscow, at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug.19, 2017. A light luncheon will follow the service in the Fellowship Hall. If you would like to bring a food donation (such as a salad or dessert), please contact Gen Long at 208-877-1190 or Gretchen Isakson at 509-554-0620.

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Editor's note: The Daily Register resumes daily publication today, Aug. 14. The deadline for submissions is 3 p.m. the day prior. Submit your items at uidaho.edu/news/submit.

Faculty and Staff News

Construction News Updates for Aug. 14

New this week: Special UI Move-In announcement for students and families; State Highway 8 paving is in the final stages; Administration Building entrance closures; current UI parking lot impacts; and Ag Science Classroom 106 access. More details at uidaho.edu/infrastructure/updates. For questions and/or concerns, please call or email UI Facilities at facilities@uidaho.edu or 208-885-6246.
 

Fish & Wildlife Sciences Department to Host First Fish & Wildlife Film Festival

The College of Natural Resources Fish & Wildlife Sciences department invites filmmakers at all levels, from K-12 students to university students and professionals, to develop and share dynamic films that excite and engage people in nature and natural resources. Film submission deadline is Sept. 10, 2017. More information is available at www.uidaho.edu/fwff.

 

Equity & Diversity Unit Holds Welcome Back Barbecue

Please join the Equity & Diversity Unit (EDU) in welcoming our incoming and returning students to the Vandal Family. The Welcome Back Barbecue is at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, at the Shattuck Amphitheater. For more information, please contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs at oma@uidaho.edu or call 208-885-7716.
 

Open Forums for Women's Center Coordinator for Programs

The Women's Center is pleased to announce the selection of three finalists for the Women's Center Coordinator for Programs position. Open forums for the university community will be held on Tuesday, Aug.15; Thursday, Aug. 17; and Wednesday, Aug. 23. Copies of each candidate's resume and a feedback form will be available at their open forum. See the schedule.
 

Important Policy and Emergency Reminders for a New Semester

With a new semester beginning, it is important to review several essential regulations and be aware of emergency contact information. This information can be viewed here.
 

Groups Invited to Table at Graduate Student Orientation

The College of Graduate Studies will be hosting its annual New Graduate Student Orientation from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, in the Clearwater-Whitewater Room on the first floor of the Idaho Commons. COGS would like to invite student groups and campus offices to table or provide tabling supplies for our new graduate students to look over before the orientation. If you, your student group, or office is interested in tabling or having a presence, please email Mikyla Wood at mikyla@uidaho.edu or call 208-885-6244 and reserve your spot or deliver tabling supplies to Morrill Hall 104 by Friday, Aug. 18. COGS will be providing table space for any interested individuals.
 

Faculty/Staff Sports Pack Now Available for 2017-18 Season

The Ticket Office is proud to again offer the Vandal Faculty/Staff Sports Pack for the 2017-18 season. A season pass to all ticketed athletic events: Football, Volleyball, Men's Basketball and Women's Basketball for just $130 per pass. Stop by the Kibbie Dome Ticket Office or call 208-885-6466 and get yours today! Payroll deduction is an available payment.
 

TA/RA Institute Aug. 18

The Teaching and Research Institute is from 1-5:15 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, in Ag Science Room 106. The training provides professional development opportunities for all graduate assistants and is required for all new teaching and research assistants. For more information, please visit www.uidaho.edu/tatraining.
 

UI Resumes Regular Office Hours Aug. 21

The University of Idaho will resume operating during regular business hours starting the first day of fall semester. Beginning Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, office hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 
 

Biosafety Trainings Offered Each Month

The University of Idaho Office of Research Assurances offers free biosafety training for faculty, staff and students. In-lab training is also available. Trainings are held from 2-3 p.m. in IRIC 321. In August, trainings are set for Aug. 15 and Aug. 28. Click here to learn more and register. 

UI Employees: Contact Technology Solutions Partners for Tech Help

Starting this week, UI employees can contact their Information Technology Services Technology Solutions Partners (TSPs) for technical support. TSPs are now UI employees' "go to" ITS staff. Learn more.

This Week's Events


• Maximizing the Use of Excel Dashboards: 11 a.m. Monday, Room 045, Pitman Center
 Zoonosis and Risk Assessment Working with Animals: 2-3 p.m. Monday, IRIC 321
 Open Forum: Candidate for Women's Center Program Coordinator: 1 p.m. Tuesday, TLC 022
• Basic Biosafety: 2 p.m. Tuesday, IRIC 321
• UI Search Committee Training: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Room 045, Pitman Center
• Open Forum - Candidate for Women's Center Program Coordinator: 1 p.m. Thursday, Silver Room, Pitman Center
 2017 University Convocation: 4-5 p.m. Thursday, ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center
• University Lunch: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Commons Plaza
• TA/RA Institute: 1-5:15 p.m. Friday, AgSci 106
• Palousafest 2017: 5:30-10 p.m. Saturday, Tower Lawn
• Vandal Night with the Spokane Indians: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Avista Stadium, Spokane
• Graduate Student Orientation: 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Clearwater/Whitewater Rooms

Check out the UI calendar for events all summer long.

News Releases

UI Theatre Arts Announces 2017-18 Season

For the past eight decades, the University of Idaho’s Department of Theatre Arts, part of the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, has brought audiences inspiring, captivating and thought-provoking work showcasing the directing, acting and designing talent of student and professional artists. The 2017-18 season continues this legacy with a lineup featuring a West Coast premiere, a holiday musical, a Pulitzer Prize finalist and a suspenseful classic drama. Read more.
 

Retired NFL Linebacker, UI Alumnus David Vobora Speaks at Convocation

University of Idaho students, staff and faculty members will enjoy an inspiring welcome back message from alumnus David Vobora during this year’s University Convocation ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. A graduate of UI’s College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, Vobora is a retired NFL linebacker and founder of nonprofit Adaptive Training Foundation, where he works with military veterans and others with severe disabilities or injuries and inspires them to higher levels of achievement and fulfillment. Read more.
 

International Theater Artist Holds Free Presentation & Performance on Refugee Crisis

International theater artist and activist Marco Magoa will give a free presentation on his personal experience with recent political upheaval in the Arab world at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, in the Vandal Ballroom at the Bruce M. Pitman Center. Read more.

UI in the News

Vandals’ Ed Hall Finds Success On and Off the Field

From walk-on to scholarship athlete. Check. Budding entrepreneur with a potentially successful business already on the way. Check. A great outlook on life. Check again. There’s hardly a box Ed Hall hasn’t checked off in getting the most out of his college experience. Hall walked onto the University of Idaho football team in 2014 after high school in Chugiak, Alaska. A junior, he is a starting linebacker who finished fourth on the team with 70 tackles last season. Read more.

Kudos and Acknowledgements

Lawrence Named Associate Dean of CLASS

Torrey Lawrence, professor of music at the University of Idaho, has been named associate dean for undergraduate studies and faculty affairs in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences. Lawrence, who has served as the director of the Lionel Hampton School of Music since 2013, begins his new role today. Read more.
 

New Leadership in Three CLASS Units

Effective Aug. 14, two departments and one school in the University of Idaho's College of Letters, Arts and Social Studies have new leaders at the helm. Read more.
 

New English Faculty Named a PEN Center Finalist

Brian Blanchfield, a newly hired assistant professor in the Department of English, was named a finalist for the 2017 PEN Center USA Book Award in Creative Nonfiction for his book, "Proxies." The winner will be announced in September at the 27th Annual Literary Awards Festival. Read more.

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