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September 23, 2019

Posted by lindsey.schnelle | September 27, 2019

Accomplishments

We are proud to announce the launch of the new SFS logo! We chose a logo that represents our commitment to University of Idaho and Washington State University. You will start seeing our new look around the web and everywhere we’re out in public.

Dr. Carolyn Ross was featured in WSU News for her exploration on  the science behind creating award winning wines.

Dr. Charles Edwards was featured in WSU News teaching us all about wines affected by Brettanomyces bruxellensis. A barrel-dwelling spoilage yeast that can taint the wine and make it smell off.

Congratulations to the following Food Science students for receiving scholarships from Foods Northwest (formally known as Northwest Foods):

  • Jenny Bautista from UI won a ERI Land Grant University Scholarship
  • Emilee Jensen from UI won a scholarship from Foods Northwest

Upcoming Events and Deadlines

The UI Hazardous Waste Management Workshop for Labs planned for Wednesday, Sept. 18, has been rescheduled. This class will now be held 2:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, in TLC 144. The course is intended for anyone who generates or manages chemical waste in a laboratory environment. Contact Environmental Health and Safety at 208-885-6524 or safety@uidaho.edu with questions.

UI Faculty: Glanbia Foods will be on UI campus September 24-25. They are looking for juniors and seniors to join their intern and graduate program. On-campus interviews will be conducted. They are mainly looking for summer 2020 internships as well as full time positions for May graduates.  Learn more by heading to their event on Handshake.

Next week, UI student support offices campus-wide will be hosting Master the Midterms, a whole week of tabling, informative workshops, and fun activities designed to increase student awareness of the resources available to them on campus. Students can complete a “bingo” card by attending enough events to be entered for a chance to win snacks, gift cards, Vandal gear, and other prizes. For details on events or to get a bingo card, stop by the Commons lobby all week Sept. 23 – 27 8 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.

Resume night will be held on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 5PM in Hulbert 323J. Bring your resumes if you have one! The purpose is to help students prepare their resumes for the Internship & Networking night. It’s sponsored by MANRRS-WSU, but all are welcome.

The WSU networking night will be September 30th from 5-7:30 pm in the Lewis Alumni Center. The Career Fair will be held October 1st in Beasley Colosseum from 10 am to 3 pm. See more information on how to prepare for the Career fair and what employers will be there on the Academic Success and Career Center Website.

The Vandal Networking night will be held October 1st on the second floor of the Bruce M. Pitman building, check in will begin at 5 pm and the event will be held from 5:30 to 7 pm. The Vandal Career Fair will be the following day October 2nd in ASUI Kibbie Activity Center from 2-6 pm. See more information on the UI Career Services website.

The CAHNRS Lab Crawl will be held on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 from 5-7 PM in the Ensminger Pavillion. Please pre-register on the CAHNRS Google Doc. Free pizza will be provided.

UI International Programs presents: Conversation Partner Social Hour, all students are welcome and snacks will be available at the campus co-op from 3:30-5:00 PM.

  • Thursday, October 10, 2019
  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019
  • Monday, December 9, 2019

WSU Faculty, funding for research on cider production is available through the 2019 Internal Competitive Grant Program Request for Proposals. Submit the proposal electronically to the CAHNRS Office of Research by 5 PM, October 30, 2019. All proposals must be emailed to ARCGrants@wsu.edu (cc. mark.hubbard@wsu.edu). COR staff will acknowledge receipt of a readable proposal within one working day after submission. See attached document for more information.

The deadline to submit Session and Presentation Proposals and Technical Research Paper Abstracts for IFT20 is October 31, 2019 at 4PM. Learn more on the IFT website.

Deadline to drop & withdraw from UI/WSU:

  • UI: Fri. Nov 1, 2019 – Deadline to withdraw or audit semester classes (W goes on your record)
  • WSU: Friday, Nov 15th, 2019 – deadline to withdraw (W) from a course. A W goes on your record.

The Student Section

There will be a data carpentry workshop held on October 10-11, 2019. The Data Carpentry workshops introduce the computational skills needed for effective data management and analysis. More information and to register can be found on the Data Carpentry website.

UI Students: Here is the link for the UI/WSU Reciprocal parking agreement for information regarding parking and permit requirements for UI and WSU. This should give you the information needed now that WSU is moving to a plate recognition system.

WSU Students and Faculty:  Here is the link https://transportation.wsu.edu/wsu-ui-permits/ for the WSU/UI Reciprocal parking agreement.  To print a permit that will be valid at UI, you will need to log-in to your WSU parking account using your WSU NetID at parking.wsu.edu.  There is an icon that you can click to print either a daily permit or a permit for the whole semester that you can display in your window for UI parking.

Extension Events

Nominations are open for the Line Work Award with the 39th Annual Food Safety and Sanitation Workshop. This annual award recognizes an employee for exceptional service and commitment to food safety and sanitation within their company. Find more information and the nomination form on the WSU Extension website.

Registration for Cider & Perry Production – A Foundation is now open. This is a 5 day course and will start on October 21, 2019. Learn the core principles of cider production from WSU fermentation experts and industry practitioners in a five-day professional workshop. In partnership with the Cider Institute of North America, this course is the first in a comprehensive certificate series. Register on Brown Paper Ticket.

Jobs, Internships, and Scholarships

Dr. Girish Ganjyal, the PI of the Food Processing Laboratory in the School of Food Science at Washington State University has openings for enthusiastic and hardworking undergraduate students, who are eager to have some hands-on experience in the laboratory testing of the physicochemical and functional properties of grains and pulses. This is a paid, part-time position for students that are willing to work minimum 10 hours a week. Interested students can contact Ewa Pietrysiak at ewa.pietrysiak@wsu.edu.

Click here to view open jobs, internships, and scholarships on the SFS website.

Other Announcements

Orientation Counselor Applications are being accepted until Sunday, October 6th at 11:59 pm! More information about applicant process and selection on the Be an OC website.