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September 30, 2019

Posted by lindsey.schnelle | October 1, 2019


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.

Upcoming Events and Deadlines

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.

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

Join recent SFS graduate, Zachary Cartwright, with METER Group for a presentation on water activity and isotherms, as well as help with job searching/applying to grad school on October 23, 2019 at 5:30 PM in FSHN Kitchen 103/155.

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 (cc. 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 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  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.

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

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.