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State of the University Address Scheduled for Nov. 10

President Chuck Staben invites all University of Idaho faculty, staff and students to attend the annual State of the University Address from 2-3:30 p.m. Pacific time, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, in the International Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center. The address also will be streamed live and aired at dedicated viewing locations in Boise, Coeur d'Alene and Idaho Falls. Click here for locations. Employees are encouraged to work with their supervisors to attend in person or view the webcast at www.uidaho.edu/live.
 

Open Forums for Director for General Education 

The Search Advisory Committee and Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives Cher Hendricks are pleased to announce the three finalists for the position of director for General Education. The finalists will interview today, Oct. 24, 2017. The university community is invited to open forums for each finalist. Read more.
 

Reminder: Turn in Pledge Forms for Giving Campaign

Pledge forms for this year's Idaho Charitable Giving Campaign are due Tuesday, Oct. 31! Download a form today and learn more about how you can support nonprofit organizations in our community on the new campaign website. Want more information? Contact Savannah Tranchell or Summer Howard.
 

Mindful Compassion Focused Group Offered at Counseling & Testing Center

The Counseling and Testing Center (CTC) is providing a range of support, process and skill-building groups. From Oct. 26 to Nov. 30, CTC is offering a five-session group called "Finding a Balance in Facing Challenges — Mindful Compassion Focused." It is an integrated approach that aims to provide a range of skills to support growth and potential, build on strengths, develop kind language and compassionate treatment toward self, and identify an individual path to a valued and purposeful living. Read more.
 

Reminder: U of I is Tobacco-Free

In order to protect the health of all of our students, employees and the community at large, the University of Idaho is proud to be 100 percent tobacco-free. The use of cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes (vaping), smokeless tobacco, hookahs, and any other tobacco-based products, is banned on all U of I property, research facilities and in university vehicles. Vandal Health Education has numerous resources for students who would like to reduce their tobacco use, including free cessation materials and local classes. U of I employees and students can find out more about tobacco cessation resources here.

Today's Events


• No More - wéet 'u máwa ríeenk 'u: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Commons Plaza
• The Elephants of Gorongosa: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Conservation and Conflict Mitigation in the Shadow of War: 12:30 p.m., Whitewater Room, Commons
• Faculty Senate Meeting: 3:30-5 p.m., Paul Joyce Faculty and Staff Lounge
• Fright Night, Keep it Right: Don't Mess Up When You Dress Up: 4 p.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
• Innovation Den - Open House: 5-7 p.m., 418 E. Lakeside Ave., Coeur d'Alene
• Palouse French Film Festival: 7-9 p.m., Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre
• Jazz Combo Concert: 7:30 p.m., Haddock Performance Hall
 

Wednesday


 Supervisory Excellence Program - Training, Coaching and Mentoring for Success: 9 a.m., Room 040A, Pitman Center
• Excel Data Analysis: Functions and Formulas: 11 a.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
• Powerful Citation Management with Mendeley: 11:30 a.m., Room 120, Library
• Drop-in Mindfulness Meditation: Noon, TLC 046
• Respectful Communication: Transforming Debate to Dialogue: 12:30 p.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
• Basic Biosafety: 2 p.m., IRIC 321
 Supporting Students on the Autism Spectrum: 3-4 p.m., IRIC Auditorium
• Rehabilitation Counseling Open House: 5-7 p.m. Mountain time, Legacy Pointe Room, Boise

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News Releases

Idaho Treasure Award to Honor D. Nels Reese

This November, the University of Idaho will honor alumnus and preservation advocate D. Nels Reese with the 2017 Idaho Treasure Award. Awarded by the U of I Retirees Association, the Idaho Treasure Award recognizes retired university faculty and staff and their family members for contributions of leadership and service to the university. Read more.

U of I in the News

New Consumer Science Educator Joins Twin Falls Extension

Siew Guan Lee likes to eat. She really likes to eat. Sensory cues such as flavors of food ingredients and how a food feels in her mouth are an important part of her eating experience. While some may have turned those loves into a career as a chef, Lee found herself more interested in dietetics and nutrition. That led her from her home in Malaysia to the University of Idaho and eventually to Twin Falls as the new Family and Consumer Science Extension educator. Read more.

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Farewell Reception for John and Barbara Foltz

After a collective 52 years at the University of Idaho, John and Barbara Foltz are moving on from the University of Idaho. Help us celebrate the Foltzs' service to the university with light appetizers from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, in the Integrated Research and Innovation Center Atrium.

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Rehab Counseling Program Hosts Open House in Boise

The University of Idaho Boise's Rehabilitation Counseling Program is holding an open house from 5-7 p.m. Mountain time Wednesday, Oct. 25, so students, employees and community members can learn more about the master's degree in rehab counseling. The open house is in the Legacy Pointe Room, 322 E. Front St., Boise. Read more.
 

State of the University Address Scheduled for Nov. 10

President Chuck Staben invites all University of Idaho faculty, staff and students to attend the annual State of the University Address from 2-3:30 p.m. Pacific time, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, in the International Ballroom, Bruce M. Pitman Center. The address also will be streamed live and aired at dedicated viewing locations in Boise, Coeur d'Alene and Idaho Falls. Details to come. Employees are encouraged to work with their supervisors to attend in person or view the webcast at www.uidaho.edu/live.
 

Common Read Author Carol Tavris Speaks Today

Social psychologist Carol Tavris, co-author of "Mistakes Were Made (but Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts," will speak at 7 p.m. today, Oct. 23, in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center. Read more.
 

Outdoor Sale and Swap Nov. 9

Bring in your new or used equipment to sell or barter during the Outdoor Program's annual sale and swap, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in the Multi-Activity Court in the Student Rec Center. Tons of great gear and screaming deals! This event is free and open to the public to browse. Attendees interested in selling items pay $5 at the door. Questions? Contact the Outdoor Program at 208-885-6810.
 

TEDxUIdaho hosts Ideathon Oct. 25

The University of Idaho's TEDxUIdaho student club will host its first Ideathon from 5:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, in the IRIC Atrium. Come and hear some great ideas and research from our students in three-minute TED-style talks. Happy hour with food starts at 5.30 p.m.
 

Open Forums for Director for General Education 

The Search Advisory Committee and Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives Cher Hendricks are pleased to announce the three finalists for the position of director for General Education. The finalists will interview today and Tuesday. Oct. 23-24, 2017. The university community is invited to open forums for each finalist. Read more.
 

Reminder: Turn in Pledge Forms for Giving Campaign

Pledge forms for this year's Idaho Charitable Giving Campaign are due Tuesday, Oct. 31! Download a form today and learn more about how you can support nonprofit organizations in our community on the new campaign website. Want more information? Contact Savannah Tranchell or Summer Howard.
 

Today's Events


 Persuasive Communication: Building Trust and Influence: 11 a.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
• Rubrics: Digital/Design: 2 p.m., Doceo Center, ED 341, College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
• Common Read Author Carol Tavris: 7 p.m., International Ballroom, Pitman Center
 

Tuesday


• No More - wéet 'u máwa ríeenk 'u: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Commons Plaza
• The Elephants of Gorongosa: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Conservation and Conflict Mitigation in the Shadow of War: 12:30 p.m., Whitewater Room, Commons
• Faculty Senate Meeting: 3:30-5 p.m., Paul Joyce Faculty and Staff Lounge
• Fright Night, Keep it Right: Don't Mess Up When You Dress Up: 4 p.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
• Innovation Den - Open House: 5-7 p.m., 418 E. Lakeside Ave., Coeur d'Alene
• Palouse French Film Festival: 7-9 p.m., Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre
Jazz Combo Concert: 7:30 p.m., Haddock Performance Hall

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Kudos & Acknowledgements

Infrastructure Employees Are Pollution Prevention Champions

Congratulations and thank you to the Division of Infrastructure, specifically the Facilities and Environmental Health and Safety offices, for their environmentally conscious work and care to reduce pollution. They have been doing such a remarkable job with pollution prevention that the university was recognized this week by the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality for its efforts, earning it the 2017 Pollution Prevention Champion award. Read more.
 

Library Celebrates 60th Birthday

Congratulations to the University of Idaho Library on celebrating its 60th birthday. The library opened its doors in its current location on Oct. 23, 1957, with a formal dedication on Nov. 2 that included dignitaries such as then-Idaho Gov. Robert Smylie. At the time of its completion in 1957, the library was one of the largest buildings on the campus at 205 feet long, 138 feet wide and 89,606 total square feet. It cost approximately $1.3 million to build. The new structure marked a significant milestone as the library had been housed in the U of I Administration Building since 1892. Read more.

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NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium Calls for Proposals

The NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium (ISGC) is pleased to announce a call for proposals. Proposals are due Dec. 1, 2017. All solicitation documents for these opportunities can be found at: www.idahospacegrant.org/funding-for-researchers. The ISGC will hold two teleconferences where proposers can ask questions about the solicitations. Details on the teleconferences can be found in the solicitation documents. Read more.
 

Construction News for Oct. 20

New this week: The E.J. Iddings Agriculture Science Building's classroom 106 west and ADA entrances will be closed until Oct. 27. More details at uidaho.edu/infrastructure/updates. For questions and/or concerns, please call or email Facilities at facilities@uidaho.eduor 208-885-6246.

Green Dot Overview for Faculty and Staff Nov. 2

University of Idaho Violence Prevention Programs will offer a Green Dot training overview for faculty and staff from 3:30-4:45 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, in the Commons Horizon Room. Please register online.
 

Common Read Author Carol Tavris Speaks at U of I Oct. 23

Social psychologist Carol Tavris, co-author of "Mistakes Were Made (but Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts." will speak at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center. Read more.
 

Grammy-Nominated Country Artist Ty Herndon Performs Today

Ty Herndon, a Grammy-nominated country music performing artist, will tell his story and perform during separate events today on the University of Idaho Moscow campus. The Dove award-winning recording artist will perform at 7 p.m. today, Oct. 20, in the UI Administration Building Auditorium. The concert is part of a nationwide tour and follows the release of Herndon’s latest album, “House on Fire.” Tickets start at $15 and are available by calling the Ticket Office at 208-885-7212. Read more.
 

Outdoor Sale and Swap Nov. 9

Bring in your new or used equipment to sell or barter during the Outdoor Program's annual sale and swap, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in the Multi-Activity Court in the Student Rec Center. Tons of great gear and screaming deals! This event is free and open to the public to browse. Attendees interested in selling items pay $5 at the door. Questions? Contact the Outdoor Program at 208-885-6810.
 

Share Your Feedback on Internal Communications

Last spring, University Communications and Marketing conducted a survey of UI employees to assess the effectiveness of our internal communication efforts. This fall, we are asking you to again give us your feedback by participating in a brief online survey. You may access the survey here. It is available through Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Read more.
 

Open Forums for Director for General Education 

The Search Advisory Committee and Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives Cher Hendricks are pleased to announce the three finalists for the position of director for General Education. The finalists will interview Monday and Tuesday. Oct. 23-24, 2017. The university community is invited to open forums for each finalist. Read more.

Today's Events


• FWS Seminar Series: “The Wolves of Yellowstone: The First 20 Years”: 11:30 a.m., CNR 10
• "Change the Game" with Tom Sosnoff of tastytrade: 1 p.m., Summit Room, Commons
• A Conversation with Ty Herndon: 1 p.m., Admin Auditorium
• Vandal Night at Scarywood: 7 p.m. to midnight, Silverwood Theme Park, Athol
• Ty Herndon in Concert: 7 p.m., Admin Auditorium
• "Roof!" by Ricky J. Martinez: 7:30 p.m., Hartung Theater
 

Weekend


• Women's River Canyon Backpack: Saturday and Sunday, Hells Canyon
• "Roof!" by Ricky J. Martinez: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Hartung Theater
• Volleyball vs Portland State University: 7 p.m. Saturday, Memorial Gym
• Vandal Night at Scarywood: 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Silverwood Theme Park, Athol
• SAI Alumnae Chapter Musicale: 4 p.m. Sunday, Haddock Performance Hall
• Copeland, Hillyer & McVey Trio — Faculty Recital: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Haddock Performance Hall

Get more events at uidaho.edu/events, or subscribe to the weekly events newsletter, This Week at UI.

News Releases

CNR Professor Lisette Waits Recognized for International Research Contributions

University of Idaho Distinguished Professor Lisette Waits was awarded the Jean'ne M. Shreeve NSF EPSCoR Research Excellence Award this fall for her internationally recognized research in molecular ecology. Idaho’s National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, known as Idaho EPSCoR, selects researchers from UI, Boise State University or Idaho State University each year to receive the prestigious award, which is named for longtime U of I chemist and former Idaho EPSCoR Director Jean’ne Shreeve. Read more.

UI in the News

Innovation Den: Old Building Brought to Life

Downtown Coeur d’Alene’s Elks Building was vacant until last year when new owners decided to bring it back to life. The building’s new owner, Nick Smoot, told KREM 2 he wanted to turn the 100-year-old building into a space for tech companies to create the future. Read more.

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Graduate School 101 Information Extravaganza Today

Any individual seeking to explore the possibility of pursuing a graduate education is welcome to attend the Grad School 101 workshops! The College of Graduate Studies will host informational sessions aimed to answer FAQs from individuals at all stages in exploration process; from freshmen who wish to know what they can do now to set themselves up for admission and funding success later, to seniors and others in the midst of gathering application materials this fall. See the schedule.
 

Vandal Poem of the Day Starts Another Year

Vandal Poem of the Day returns this week to begin its third year publishing a contemporary poem daily throughout the academic year. With the help of funding from the Idaho Humanities Council, VPoD started in 2015 as a collaboration between the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences and the University of Idaho Library. It has since published over 374 poems by over 90 poets. Read more.
 

WWAMI Medical Research Poster Expo

Please join the WWAMI Medical Education Program as it hosts its second annual Medical Research Poster Expo from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in the Bruce M. Pitman Center's Vandal Ballroom. Medical students in their second year of the WWAMI program will be presenting their research posters to their peers and campus community.
 

Prescription Drug Take Back Day Oct. 25

Drop off your unused or expired prescription medication for safe disposal and get a coupon for a free Chick-Fil-A sandwich or Einstein's drip coffee from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, in the Idaho Commons. We will also be playing Rx trivia for a chance to win prizes. Sponsored by Vandal Health Education, Moscow Police Department and Vandals Dining.
 

Share Your Feedback on Internal Communications

Last spring, University Communications and Marketing conducted a survey of UI employees to assess the effectiveness of our internal communication efforts. This fall, we are asking you to again give us your feedback by participating in a brief online survey. You may access the survey here. It is available through Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Read more.
 

Open Forums for Director for General Education 

The Search Advisory Committee and Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives Cher Hendricks are pleased to announce the three finalists for the position of director for General Education. The finalists will interview Monday and Tuesday. Oct. 23-24, 2017. The university community is invited to open forums for each finalist. Read more.
 

Update on the Student Code of Conduct

Over the last two years, students, staff and faculty have worked together to review and update the disciplinary process used for alleged violations of the Student Code of Conduct (FSH 2400). On Oct. 10, 2017, the Faculty Senate voted to approve the new disciplinary process. On Oct.17, 2017, President Chuck Staben enacted the policy on an emergency basis. The newest version of the University Student Code of Conduct went into effect Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. Read more.
 

UX Engineer from Google Speaks at U of I Nov. 2

Mike Moss is an artist, photographer, graphic designer and user experience specialist. His career of over 20 years has followed a path from classical painting to photography and graphic design, to his current position as a user experience (UX) Engineer at Google. Moss will speak about his curious journey from paint to pixels from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 in the Agricultural Science Building Auditorium (AG SCI 106) at the University of Idaho. Read more.
 

Associate Dean Group Call for Agenda Items

The associate deans on campus meet regularly to discuss new policies, changes in campuswide operations and strategies, and advise university offices seeking coordination with colleges and units. In addition to the associate deans, every other meeting includes a distinguished group of university leaders. Members of the campus community who seek to have an agenda item discussed by the Associate Deans Group at next Tuesday's meeting should email the chair, Jeffrey A. Dodge from the College of Law, by noon on Friday. A complete list of meeting dates is available here. 

Today's Events


• How to Handle Emotions Under Pressure: 11 a.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
 Classroom and Learning Assessment Techniques: 11 a.m., ED 341, Doceo Center
• Freshstart Tobacco Cessation Course: Noon, Room 119, Student Health Center
• IBEST/CMCI Seminar — Forest Rohwer: 12:30 p.m., EP 122
• Volleyball vs Sacramento State: 7-9 p.m., Memorial Gym
• "Roof!" by Ricky J. Martinez: 7:30 p.m., Hartung Theater
• South Hill Guitars — Faculty Recital: 7:30 p.m., Haddock Performance Hall
 

Friday


• FWS Seminar Series: “The Wolves of Yellowstone: The First 20 Years”: 11:30 a.m., CNR 10
• "Change the Game" with Tom Sosnoff of tastytrade: 1 p.m., Summit Room, Commons
• Vandal Night at Scarywood: 7 p.m. to midnight, Silverwood Theme Park, Athol
• "Roof!" by Ricky J. Martinez: 7:30 p.m., Hartung Theater

Get more events at uidaho.edu/events, or subscribe to the weekly events newsletter, This Week at UI.

Here We Have Idaho Out Now

The fall issue of Here We Have Idaho magazine is now available online at uidaho.edu/magazine. It will be delivered to mailboxes around the country this week.

News Releases

Annual Women in Engineering Day Welcomes 80 Students

About 80 high achieving students from around Idaho and Washington will participate in the 24th annual Women in Engineering Day event at the University of Idaho this Friday, Oct. 20. Hosted by the College of Engineering, the one-day workshop for high school women in grades 11-12 is designed to introduce students to academic and career options in engineering and computer science. Read more.

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TEDxUIdaho hosts Ideathon Oct. 25

The University of Idaho's TEDxUIdaho student club will host its first Ideathon from 5:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, in the IRIC Atrium. Come and hear some great ideas and research from our students in three-minute TED-style talks. Happy hour with food starts at 5.30 p.m.
 

39th Annual Tower Trick or Treat Oct. 28

University of Idaho faculty and staff are invited to participate in Housing and Residence Life's 39th annual Theophilus Tower Trick or Treat from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. This fun night provides children and their parents a great opportunity to trick or treat in a safe, monitored building, and provides the Tower residents an opportunity to engage with community families. All candy is provided by the university and activities are overseen by Tower residents and staff. Please bring a canned food item to donate to the Moscow Food Bank. Read more.
 

Register for Biology of Vector-Borne Diseases Course

The Center for Health in the Human Ecosystem will host the first Biology of Vector-Borne Diseases six-day course in June 2018. This course provides accessible, condensed training and knowledge networking for advanced graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, new faculty and current professionals to ensure competency in basic biology, cutting-edge technology and tools, expertise and resources for U.S. and global vector-borne diseases of plants, animals and humans. The Biology of Vector-Borne Diseases course is Sunday through Friday, June 24-29, 2018. Applications will be reviewed starting Dec. 1, 2017. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance and invited to register for the course in spring 2018. Read more.
 

All Invited to Dads' Weekend Beer Tasting

The Student Alumni Relations Board is hosting a beer tasting event at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at the Best Western University Inn. The tasting features local craft beers and delicious food. All are welcome to attend. Sign up on Eventbrite.
 

Former Congressman Gives Talk About Conservative Solutions to Climate Change

A former Republican congressman from South Carolina will bring his campaign to address climate change through free-enterprise policies to Idaho next week. Rep. Bob Inglis, who served six terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the courtroom of the University of Idaho’s College of Law, 711 S. Rayburn St. Read more.
 

Graduate School 101 Information Extravaganza  Thursday

Any individual seeking to explore the possibility of pursuing a graduate education is welcome to attend the Grad School 101 Week workshops! The College of Graduate Studies will host informational sessions aimed to answer FAQs of individuals at all stages in the exploration process; from freshman who wish to know what they can do now to set themselves up for admission and funding success later, to seniors and others in the midst of gathering application materials this fall!  Read more.

Today's Events


 Supervisory Excellence Program — Introduction to Emotional Intelligence: 9 -11 a.m., Room 040A, Pitman Center
• GradFest — Fall 2017: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., International Ballroom, Pitman Center
• UI Search Committee Training: 10 a.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
• Drop-in Mindfulness Meditation: Noon, TLC 046
 Halloween Costume Sale: 1:30-4:30 p.m., Hartung Theater
• Grad School 101: Get in the Know Before You Apply: 2 p.m., Clearwater Room, Commons
• Solving Climate Change with Conservative Principles: 7 p.m., Courtroom, Law Building
• Food for Thought Film Series: "The Family Farm": 7-9 p.m., Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre
 

Thursday


• How to Handle Emotions Under Pressure: 11 a.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
 Classroom and Learning Assessment Techniques: 11 a.m., ED 341, Doceo Center
• Freshstart Tobacco Cessation Course: Noon, Room 119, Student Health Center
• IBEST/CMCI Seminar — Forest Rohwer: 12:30 p.m., EP 122
• Volleyball vs Sacramento State: 7-9 p.m., Memorial Gym
• "Roof!" by Ricky J. Martinez: 7:30 p.m., Hartung Theater
• South Hill Guitars — Faculty Recital: 7:30 p.m., Haddock Performance Hall

Get more events at uidaho.edu/events, or subscribe to the weekly events newsletter, This Week at UI.

Kamiah Joint School District Honors U of I Alumna Leah York for 25 Years of Dedication to Coaching

It’s not much of a stretch to say that Leah York has two passions: Sports. And being a Vandal. “All my brothers and sister went to U of I, and my son just graduated from U of I. We’re pretty much a Vandal family,” said the Kamiah native, who earned her bachelor’s degree in physical education and biology in 1985 from what is now the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences. Read more.

News Releases

Compliance and Ethics Expert Gives Talk on Economics of Ethics Oct. 30-31

Fraud. Bribery. Data breaches. Scandals make headlines, but what are the real financial, emotional, and reputational costs of acting without integrity? International compliance and ethics expert Kristy Grant-Hart will discuss the economics of ethics at the University of Idaho’s annual ethics seminar, 4-5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, in the Administration Building Auditorium and 3-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, in the Pioneer Room at JUMP Boise. Read more.
 

U of I’s 300-Pound Robot Moves into Coeur d’Alene Innovation Den

Baxter does his best to teach the basics of robotics and artificial intelligence to the students at the University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene Computer Science Department. He’s even learning to make them coffee. That’s pretty good for a 300-pound robot that inhabits the recently renovated Innovation Den, a cutting-edge research hub that houses tech startups inside the century-old Elks building in downtown Coeur d’Alene. The Innovation Den is a technology incubator, and is home to over 30 of the region’s innovators and entrepreneurs working on projects as varied as drones to robotics to venture funds and data science startups. U of I’s Department of Computer Science moved into the space this fall. Read more.
 

Kudos & Acknowledgements

Kudos to CNR for Centennial Celebration

Kudos to the staff and faculty who recently celebrated the College of Natural Resources Centennial! Your weekend was a huge success and you all deserve to celebrate! Congratulations!

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Vandal Star Campus Demo Oct. 19

Please join us for a Vandal Star demo from 3:30-5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19 in the Borah Theater of the Pitman Center. What is Vandal Star? Vandal Star, powered by Starfish, is a retention and advising software that facilitates meaningful communication among students, faculty and staff. Read more.
 

Nominations for Honorary Degrees for May Commencement Due Nov. 15

Nominations of candidates for honorary degrees for the May 2018 commencement ceremony are due by Nov. 15, 2017. Completed nominations must be submitted to provost@uidaho.edu. The nomination instructions may be found in the Faculty Staff Handbook Policy Section 4930. Read more.
 

VandalStore Clearance Sale Oct. 17-20

Join the VandalStore for 30 percent off marked prices on clearance items today, Oct. 17, through Friday, Oct. 20. Sale includes previous models of Apple laptops, iPads, Beats headphones and GoPros!
 

Campus Conversation: LGBTQA Rights Under the Trump Administration

Join the Center for Volunteerism and Social Action from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, in the Idaho Commons Clearwater Room for this month's Campus Conversation. We will be discussion LGBTQA+ legal rights, health care, and the everyday experiences of queer folk under the Trump administration. The Campus Conversation program is designed to create a platform for students, faculty, staff and community members to discuss difficult issues in a civil manner that doesn't resort to anger or hatred.
 

Moscow City Elections Candidate Forum

Join the Center for Volunteerism and Social Action from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30 in the Vandal Ballroom South to learn about the city council and mayoral candidates in Moscow! We will host an open forum for candidates to answer student questions and for everyone to learn about the role of local government. Do you have a question that you want the candidates to answer? Submit questions via this form.
 

Annual Enrollment Now Open Through Nov. 7

Welcome to Annual Enrollment for your 2018 benefits! You are now able to log in and complete your elections via VandalWeb. Annual Enrollment for 2018 runs through midnight (Pacific) Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. Read more.
 

"The Wolves of Yellowstone: The First 20 Years" Presentation Oct. 19

The Fish & Wildlife Sciences Department cordially invites you to the latest seminar in our 75th Anniversary Alumni Speaker Series featuring Doug Smith. Doug received his Bachelor of Science from UI in 1985 and has been studying wolves for over 20 years. He has been with the Wolf Restoration Project in Yellowstone since its inception and currently is the project lead. He will present his research on the wolves of Yellowstone at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, in the UI Menard Law Building Room 104. This event is open to the public.
 

UI GIS Day Presenters: Time to Sign Up!

UI's Geographic Information System (GIS) Day Planning Committee is seeking presenters for posters, exhibits and lightning talks at the 2017 GIS Day at the University of Idaho. Presentations from faculty, students, staff and professionals are welcome. The 18th Annual GIS Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15, in the Idaho Commons and is free. If you're interested in being a presenter, please submit the online form by Nov. 8. Read more.

Today's Events


• Public Speaking Without Fear: 11 a.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
• Creating Engaging Research Posters: 11:30 a.m., Room 120, UI Library
• 70th Annual Borah Symposium: “The Life and Times of William Edgar Borah”: 12:30 p.m., International Ballroom
 Halloween Costume Sale: 1:30-4:30 p.m., Hartung Theater
• Grad School 101: Get in the Know Before You Apply: 3 p.m., Aurora Room, Commons
• Faculty Senate Meeting: 3:30-5 p.m., Paul Joyce Faculty and Staff Lounge
• Borah Symposium: The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World: 7 p.m., International Ballroom, Pitman Center
 Palouse French Film Festival: 7 p.m., Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre
 

Wednesday


 Supervisory Excellence Program — Introduction to Emotional Intelligence: 9 -11 a.m., Room 040A, Pitman Center
• GradFest — Fall 2017: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., International Ballroom, Pitman Center
• UI Search Committee Training: 10 a.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
• Drop-in Mindfulness Meditation: Noon, TLC 046
 Halloween Costume Sale: 1:30-4:30 p.m., Hartung Theater
• Grad School 101: Get in the Know Before You Apply: 2 p.m., Clearwater Room, Commons
• Food for Thought Film Series: "The Family Farm": 7-9 p.m., Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre

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A Literary Identity

There weren’t many literary resources for Keegan Lawler to turn to as a queer teen growing up in rural northern Idaho. Interested in the theatrical and literary works of Tennessee Williams and Walt Whitman, but unaware of the research into their pasts as part of the LGBTQIA+ sexual and gender identity community, Lawler was at a loss as he looked for inspiration in the tiny town of Twin Lakes. Read more.

News Releases

Exhibit Highlights Achievements of Faculty, Former UI Employee Leo Ames

The Prichard Art Gallery presents a retrospective of plein air paintings by former longtime Creative Services Director Leo E. Ames during an exhibition opening Oct. 27. Ames’ work will be presented alongside the College of Art and Architecture’s (CAA) annual faculty exhibit. Collectively, the exhibit celebrates the Leo Edwin Ames Art Scholarship Endowment and pays tribute to faculty members’ creative activity and scholarly research. Read more.

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Vandal Star Campus Demo Oct. 19

Please join us for a Vandal Star demo from 3:30-5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19 in the Borah Theater of the Pitman Center. What is Vandal Star? Vandal Star, powered by Starfish, is a retention and advising software that facilitates meaningful communication among students, faculty and staff. Read more.
 

Sharps Safe Handling Training for Laboratories Oct. 17

The University of Idaho Office of Environmental Health and Safety and Office of Research Assurances is holding Sharps Safe Handling Training for Laboratories from 2-2:45 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, in IRIC 321. This training is for anyone handling sharps in university laboratories. It will cover hazard categories of sharps as well as how to safely collect and dispose of the different categories.
 

Reminder: Midterm Grades Are Due Today

Reporting midterm grades is a common practice in higher education as a way to provide students and advisors with earlier, faculty-generated feedback on their academic performance at the midpoint of the course. To that end, please submit your fall midterm grades on or before Monday, Oct. 16, for all students. Midterm grades are entered through VandalWeb. For detailed instructions, please visit www.uidaho.edu/registrar/faculty/vandalweb/grades
 

Time to Order Regalia for Fall Commencement

It's time to rent your regalia in preparation for commencement. Order online Sept. 20 through Oct. 26. For custom regalia, please contact Tim Helmke at 208-885-7957 or helmke@uidaho.edu before Oct. 26. You may also purchase regalia at GradFest in the Pitman Center on Oct. 18. Regalia will be available for pickup at the Office of Alumni Relations the week prior to commencement, Dec. 4-8, 2017.
 

Graduate School 101 Workshops This Week

Any individual seeking to explore the possibility of pursuing a graduate education is welcome to attend the Grad School 101 workshops! The College of Graduate Studies will host informational sessions aimed to answer FAQs from individuals at all stages in exploration process; from freshmen who wish to know what they can do now to set themselves up for admission and funding success later, to seniors and others in the midst of gathering application materials this fall. See the schedule. 

Today's Events


• Benefits Orientation: 8:30 a.m., HR Conference Room
• Make It Mondays: Mini Robots!: 12:30-3:30 p.m., MILL, UI Library
 Classroom and Learning Assessment Techniques: 2 p.m., ED 341, Doceo Center
• Grad School 101: Get in the Know Before You Apply: 3 p.m., Clearwater Room, Commons
• 70th Annual Borah Symposium: "The Role of Women in World Peace": 7 pm., International Ballroom, Pitman Center
 

Tuesday


• Public Speaking Without Fear: 11 a.m., Room 045, Pitman Center
 Creating Engaging Research Posters: 11:30 a.m., Room 120, UI Library
• 70th Annual Borah Symposium: “The Life and Times of William Edgar Borah”: 12:30 p.m., International Ballroom
 Halloween Costume Sale: 1:30-4:30 p.m., Hartung Theater
• Grad School 101: Get in the Know Before You Apply: 3 p.m., Aurora Room, Commons
• Faculty Senate Meeting: 3:30-5 p.m., Paul Joyce Faculty and Staff Lounge
• Borah Symposium: The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World: 7 p.m., International Ballroom, Pitman Center
 Palouse French Film Festival: 7 p.m., Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre

Get more events at uidaho.edu/events, or subscribe to the weekly events newsletter, This Week at UI.

News Releases

Idaho Geological Survey Celebrates National Geologic Map Day with Stibnite Area Map

The Idaho Geological Survey (IGS) celebrated National Geologic Map Day Oct. 13, by highlighting its recent geologic map of central Idaho’s historic Stibnite Mining District. IGS, a public service and research arm of the University of Idaho, produced the map in print and digital forms to create a detailed geologic depiction of the Stibnite mining area. Read more.

Kudos & Acknowledgements

Vaughn Receives Association of Teacher Educators Award for Research

Associate Professor of Literacy Margaret Vaughn of the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences, has won the Association of Teacher Educators 2018 Distinguished Research in Teacher Education Award. Vaughn was recognized for her co-authorship of the manuscript titled “The Development of Teachers’ Vision from Preservice into their First Years Teaching: A Longitudinal Study,” published in Teaching and Teacher Education. She will be attending the awards ceremony in Las Vegas this February.

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