The fourth annual Alternative Giving Market of the Palouse was on Dec. 5, but the online market continues until Dec. 8. The market, which provides participants an opportunity to give the gift of donations rather than tangible goods, benefited 28 local and national nonprofit foundations this year.
Throughout the semester, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology graduate students have put on seminars as a part of the Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies series, which ends Dec. 6.
This semester’s ASUI elections marked the lowest voter turnout since 2007, with less than a thousand people — which is about 10 percent of the student body, said Hayley Lydig, ASUI Communications Board Chair.
The University of Idaho Student Union Building will be remodeled starting in May and is expected to be completed in October 2013.
The two upcoming events for the Malcolm M. Renfrew Interdisciplinary Colloquium Series at the University of Idaho will feature Matthew Wappett, associate director of the Center of Disabilities and Human Development, followed by a presentation from professor Gundars Rudzitis of the geology department.
The Graduate Policy Research Committee started meeting the second and fourth Thursday of every month in October to identify areas where policy and procedure are needed, said Jim Gregson, associate dean of the College of Education.
The College of Engineering held a retirement ceremony Thursday for professor Lou Edwards, who has been at the University of Idaho for 50 years.
Sixteen students from the Honors Developing Leaders Course are planning to develop an honor code for the University of Idaho.
University of Idaho junior Rachael Ashley has been chosen to compete for a $10,000 prize for herself and for UI in the second season of Zions Bank’s Cheapster reality web series.
Two University of Idaho graduate students, Oscar Abelleira and Sara Galbraith, earned grants from the Purdue University Research Center to contribute to ending world hunger by helping develop scientists and engineers of the future, according to a press release.
Applications for seven spring ASUI senate positions are now open for the November elections.
The University of Idaho is the last university in Idaho without a campus-wide smoking ban, because smoking on campus has historically not been an issue, said ASUI Director of Policy and Advancement Chris Schrette.
Two University of Idaho employees are in South America for a three-week recruitment cycle.
The fifth annual Kenworthy Performing Arts Center Gala will celebrate theater, music, Moscow and the Palouse, according to a press release.
All it took was a little bit of initiative. Well, some initiative, a $5 plastic garbage can and a couple hours of spare time each week. But in light of the astonishing fact that 68 percent of what gets thrown away on the University of Idaho campus is either recyclable or compostable, is there any……