The College of Idaho is set to host a Relay For Life event April 25-26 inside the J.A. Albertson Activities Center on the C of I campus in Caldwell. Spearheaded by C of I senior Breanna Leatham—a sixth-year Relay For Life volunteer—the event introduces a great cause to the C of I community. From 7 p.m. April 25 to 3 a.m. April 26, teams will participate in games and take turns running or walking laps around the track in the gym to raise money and awareness for saving lives from cancer.
The College of Idaho Department of Theatre & Speech Arts is pleased to announce its spring production, "You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown," a two-time Tony Award-winning musical comedy based on the Peanuts comic strip characters. Performances are set for 7:30 p.m. on April 9-11 and April 16-18—with 2 p.m. matinee shows on April 12 and 19—in the studio theatre of the Langroise Center for the Performing and Fine Arts on the C of I campus in Caldwell. Tickets cost $20 for adults and $15 for seniors and students.
The College of Idaho is pleased to launch its new Marv and Laurie Henberg Lectureship in Environmental Studies. The lectureship’s inaugural event is set for March 31 as critically acclaimed author David Quammen will visit the C of I’s Caldwell campus for a 7 p.m. lecture in the Langroise Center titled “Ebola, Virus X, and the Ecology of Emerging Disease.” The lecture is free and open to the public.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.