News Blog: July 2017

C of I theatre students create opportunity in "Art"

It started with an inside joke the set of “The Water Engine,” The College of Idaho’s 2017 spring play. Between intense scenes of mystery and blackmail, four of the play’s actors crafted an ambitious idea for their own show: “Johnny Danger and the Nazis.”

“It’s like a rock musical, but it has a ridiculous budget and we can’t do it right now,” said John Wicks ’17. “But working together after college is something that we knew we wanted to do.”

Free eclipse shows incoming at Whittenberger Planetarium

On August 21, 2017, Idaho will be in the path of a total solar eclipse — and The College of Idaho is ready to get people excited about this rare event this August at the Whittenberger Planetarium.

The Planetarium will host several shows this August, including two on Aug. 10, one on Aug. 11 and two on Aug. 15. Each show is designed to help educate and prepare the public for the coming eclipse, offering an in-depth look at the science behind the eclipse, the status of the night sky during the eclipse and safe ways to view it.

In the News

  • Our new Cruzen-Murray Library is now in Month 15 of construction, and it’s starting to take shape! Check out this timelapse video of June 2017 construction! Be on the lookout for the grand opening during the 2017-2018 school year!

C of I students pursue advanced research over summer

From Boone Hall’s basement to the biology labs on its top floor, the summertime has not put a stop to student academic pursuits. From cutting-edge biomedical research to the study of galactic formation, summer time at the C of I has served as a season of scientific opportunity for undergraduate researchers.

C of I featured in Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018

The College of Idaho continues to be recognized as one of Idaho’s top colleges with inclusion into the 2018 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges.

Compiled annually by former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske, the Fiske Guide to Colleges is one of the top independent voices in college admissions, taking a selective, subjective and systematic look at over 300 colleges and universities in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.