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C of I Planetarium hosts March public show

Explore the final frontier at The College of Idaho’s Whittenberger Planetarium! The Vernal Equinox will be the lead topic when the planetarium hosts its next public show at 7 p.m. March 13 inside Boone Hall on the C of I campus in Caldwell. The recently renovated Planetarium, which now features new cove lights and handicapped access, will explore equinoxes, solstices, and the circumstances that bring them about. The show will also take a look at the constellations and planets visible in the Idaho night sky this month. Tickets cost $5 for adults and $2.50 for children ages 4-17.

C of I history department hosts NEH lecture

The College of Idaho Department of History and the National Endowment for the Humanities Faculty Lecture Fund are proud to present “Environments of Terror: 9/11, World Trade Center Dust, and the Global Nature of New York’s Toxic Bodies,” a lecture by special guest and alumnus Dr. Brett Walker. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, is set for 7 p.m. April 6 in Boone Hall room 103.

Caldwell Fine Arts presents Dancing with the Stars

When College of Idaho psychology professor Dr. Isaac Hunter gets in front of a crowd March 7, he won’t be presenting his academic knowledge. He’ll be showing off his dance moves as one of the Caldwell Fine Arts 2015 “Dancing with the Caldwell Stars” contestants. 

C of I lecture explores Holocaust literature

On Feb. 19, The College of Idaho campus had the fortune to host Janet Kaufman’s presentation “Tell All the Truth: Children’s Literature and the Holocaust” as part of the Craig H. Neilsen Lectureship in Judaic Studies. It was a deep and thoughtful take on a topic most of the audience probably never contemplated before.

‘38 Minus’ showcases native Idaho fish species at C of I

Some of Idaho’s greatest treasures can be found hidden among its natural beauty. It is in Idaho’s flowing rivers that “38 Minus: The Idaho Fish Project” first found life. The newest exhibition at The College of Idaho’s Rosenthal Gallery of Art, cosponsored by the Orma J. Smith Museum of Natural History, displays even the most elusive of Idaho’s fish in delicate, detailed, handcrafted paper casts.   

C of I set to host Judaic Studies lecture Feb. 19

In 1945, the Allied Forces liberated the last of the Nazi concentration camps. But 70 years later, we continue to learn more about the estimated 11 million people who perished in the Holocaust. 

On Feb. 19, The College of Idaho’s Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Lectureship in Judaic Studies will host University of Utah Professor Janet Kaufman for a special presentation titled “Tell All the Truth: Children’s Literature and the Holocaust.” The 7 p.m. lecture is free and open to the public in Room 203 of the Marty Holly Athletics Center on the C of I campus in Caldwell.

C of I welcomes Music Theatre of Idaho to campus

The College of Idaho is pleased to begin its new partnership with Music Theatre of Idaho, which has moved to Jewett Auditorium on the Caldwell campus for the 2015 season. MTI’s 130-member company will host a total of eight shows this year on the Jewett stage, adding to an already robust calendar of fine arts performances at the C of I.

Whittenberger Planetarium hosts February public show

Explore the final frontier at The College of Idaho’s Whittenberger Planetarium! The New Horizons spacecraft will be the lead topic when the planetarium hosts its next public show at 7 p.m. Feb. 13 inside Boone Hall on the C of I campus in Caldwell. The recently renovated Planetarium, which now features new cove lights and handicapped access, will explore the New Horizons mission, which left Earth in 2006 en route to Pluto. The spacecraft will fly by Pluto in July. Tickets cost $5 for adults and $2.50 for children ages 4-17. 

C of I Scholarship Gala celebrates the written word

For more than 120 years, The College of Idaho has produced graduates who thrive in the language arts. Thanks to writing-intensive coursework and mentoring by outstanding professors including beloved author and historian Louie Attebery, renowned rhetorician Ralph Berringer and current Idaho Writer-in-Residence Diane Raptosh, the written word has long been a vital part of every C of I student’s education.

Caldwell Fine Arts presents ‘The Nutcracker’

Caldwell Fine Arts and The College of Idaho are proud to present Eugene Ballet’s timeless holiday classic The Nutcracker, set for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9 inside Jewett Auditorium on the C of I campus in Caldwell. The ballet is a treasured holiday tradition for Caldwell Fine Arts as the enchanting Sugar Plum Fairy, the scheming Mouse King and the brave Nutcracker Prince capture the imaginations of both children and adults year after year.

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