Last spring, C of I Judaic studies Professor Federica Francesconi received a research grant from the American Association for Jewish Research for the project “Jews, Gender, and the Premodern Mediterranean: Building a Pacific Northwest Network.” Now, those grant funds will be used to bring Oregon State University Professors Kevin Osterloh and Rena Lauer to campus as part of the C of I’s Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Lectureship in Judaic Studies.
Giant tinker toys. Comic books. A huge tent. Oversized army men. Colossal crayons. Pick-up sticks. Stuffed animals. Books with interactive video and audio. A barrel of monkeys.
Thanks to artists Alice Vinson and Glen Granzow, The College of Idaho invites patrons young and old to come experience PLAY—the newest exhibit in the Rosenthal Gallery of Art. A delightful collaboration in art and technology, PLAY is sure to bring out the kid in everyone.
Rising up like a concrete and steel coliseum along Cleveland Boulevard, The College of Idaho’s new Cruzen-Murray Library is starting to resemble the sleek, 60,000-square-foot building that will be completed in late 2017.
And almost a year to the day after breaking ground on the three-story building, the College will hold a “topping off” ceremony from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, as the Kreizenbeck Constructors crew lifts the final steel beam into place. The event is open to the public.
The College of Idaho football team will hold a Signing Day party this Wednesday, February 1, at Stewart’s Bar and Grill in Caldwell. The Yotes will announce their first wave of recruits for the 2017 season starting at 6 p.m.
The C of I coaching staff will be in attendance, along with local recruits—all of whom will be available for 1-on-1 interviews with the media. From 6:30-7 p.m., head coach Mike Moroski will be a guest on the Scott Garson Coach’s Show (airing on ESPN Boise 99.1 FM) to talk about the recruiting class.
The College of Idaho Ski and Snowboard Team, in conjunction with the Bogus Basin Ski Club and Bogus Basin Recreation Association, welcomes fans to kick off ski season at a Warren Miller Film Festival in downtown Boise.
Explore the wonders of our galaxy as the Whittenberger Planetarium hosts its fall public shows at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 on The College of Idaho campus.
Enjoy a night of getting familiar with the October/November skies, the constellations, and planets visible. Then, take in the sights of Jupiter as seen by the Juno spacecraft, which launched in 2011 and started orbiting Jupiter this past July. Learn what has been shared by NASA about the formation and evolution of the largest planet in our solar system.
This fall, Tibetan monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery engaged in a week-long residency on The College of Idaho campus as part of a Caldwell Fine Arts performance. Most notably, the group created a sand mandala painting in the Langroise Foyer. Amidst the awe-inspiring throat singing, the beating of drums, and a lot of time spent playing with colored sand, C of I student reporter Austin Kirkham had the opportunity to sit down and ask a few questions to one of the monks, Geshe Loden.
The College of Idaho’s distinctive Craig Neilsen Foundation Lectureship in Judaic Studies is set to host Professor J.H. Chajes from the University of Haifa on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Professor Chajes will present two seminars for C of I students as well as the public lecture “Jewish Magic, Magical Judaism,” which is set for 7 p.m. in Lecture Hall 106 of the Kathryn Albertson International Center on the C of I campus in Caldwell. The lecture is free and open to the public.
The College of Idaho and Caldwell Fine Arts are pleased to present the Golden Dragon Acrobats, direct from Broadway in Cirque Zíva. This all-ages show will dazzle with brilliant feats of athleticism and beauty, celebrating a centuries-old art form. The performance is set for Thursday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. in Jewett Auditorium on the C of I campus in Caldwell. Tickets start at $20 for adults or $10 for children and can be purchased at www.caldwellfinearts.org or by calling (208) 459-5275.