During Tuesday’s Faculty Senate meeting, discussion aimed toward the new multifactor authentication (MFA) enrollment — a new system for UI account logins. MFA differs from the current system by requiring a secondary electronic device or application to verify a person’s account login, in addition to their password.
The Society of Women Engineers, or SWE, has a unique place on the University of Idaho’s campus.
The University of Idaho’s Planned Parenthood Generation Action student group is hosting a screening of “The Hunting Ground,” a film that aims to educate about sexual assault on college campuses. The film will be shown at 6 p.m. tonight in the Whitewater Room of the Idaho Commons.
New draft revisions of the Student Disciplinary Code were presented by four employees at a University of Idaho Faculty Senate meeting. Deputy General Counsel Jim Craig, Dean of Students Blaine Eckles and Faculty Senate Secretary Liz Brandt gave the senate an overview of the changes included in their new proposals.
At the Faculty Senate meeting Oct. 24, University of Idaho Provost John Wiencek gave an apology to those affected by the memo released the day before regarding the new plan to centralize advising at UI.
As University of Idaho Dads’ Weekend kicks into full swing, so do yearly events like beer tasting. The 2017 Dads’ Weekend runs through this weekend and one of the highlighted events is beer tasting. The event will be hosted at the Best Western Plus University Inn and will begin at 5:30pm tonight. Tickets for beer […]
Campus Recreation proposed revisions to almost the entire section of the Faculty-Staff Handbook on their services and rewrote it with more specific policies and procedures for faculty and staff, said Brian Mahoney, who represents Campus Recreation on Faculty Senate.
A new program will make academic interventions and general advising more personal and specific to the student, Dean Kahler said. In a presentation to the University of Idaho Faculty Senate Wednesday, Kahler, UI vice provost for Strategic Enrollment Management, said Vandal Star will merge several of the programs that already collect data on students into […]
Even after 60 years, the University of Idaho campus still manages to amaze and interest UI alumni and longtime former faculty member David Reese.
Throughout the school year, University of Idaho Greek life raises money through various philanthropies. This past weekend, Delta Delta Delta sorority (Tri-Delta) teetered their way to raise awareness for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital beginning noon Friday.
Filling in for Provost John Wiencek, Vice Provost for Faculty Jeanne Stevenson discussed market-based compensation at Tuesday’s Faculty Senate meeting.
Health and wellness is a priority for the University of Idaho, which is why Vandal Health Education and Campus Recreation put together a Health and Rec Fair each school year.
Early morning finals have caused some concern among students and faculty. During Tuesday’s Faculty Senate meeting, University of Idaho Registrar Heather Chermak presented this year’s final exam schedule and addressed concerns from UI employees and students about 7:30 a.m. exam times. Some issues expressed included lesser brain function in the early morning, road clearance in […]
Freshman Vandal Marching Band member Emily Branham was first introduced to playing music at a very young age at her arts-oriented elementary school in Detroit, Michigan. She began playing the flute in fifth grade. However, Branham said it wasn’t until many years later that she grew to love the instrument and, when that day came, […]
It’s that time of the year when students, alum and many associated with University of Idaho come together to celebrate all it means to be a Vandal — Homecoming Week. University of Idaho’s 2017 Homecoming Week will take place Oct. 1-7. Homecoming is traditionally a week-long event for students and alumni to recognize and celebrate […]
Changes could be made to the way students are disciplined at the University of Idaho. Tuesday’s Faculty Senate meeting revolved around the new draft of revisions to the student disciplinary process. Four employees at UI presented their draft revisions of the current Student Code of Conduct regarding discipline and investigations. Deputy General Counsel Jim Craig, […]
Public knowledge on GMOs is important to Cara Santa Maria. The first session of the speaker series, “What’s for Dinner? A Guide to Understanding GMOs,” last Tuesday featured award-winning science communicator Cara Santa Maria.
In 2016, the Office on Violence Against Women from the U.S. Department of Justice awarded the University of Idaho Women’s Center around $300,000 to help fund the center’s Campus Violence Prevention Project. According to the Office on Violence Against Women, the grant will have special emphasis on reaching diverse and multicultural students. According to the […]
Program prioritization became a key topic as Provost and Executive Vice President John Wiencek stood in for University of Idaho President Chuck Staben and presided over the first Faculty Meeting of the year. The provost gave brief opening remarks regarding the university’s goals for faculty this year and recognized new faculty to UI. Wiencek summarized […]