On his second day in Northern Ireland, Lucas Morse found himself in a pub sipping on a dark pint of Guinness, standing alone, looking out of place.
So he introduced himself to a couple of guys in the pub. Guys who, it turns out, were boxers.
“The one guy looked like someone bit one of his ears off,” Morse said.
The conversation eventually turned to politics, and the boxers asked Morse his opinion on Margaret Thatcher, the controversial former prime minister of the United Kingdom. He tried to answer in the most neutral way possible. Tried to.
The College of Idaho congratulates the 199 students who made the Fall 2014 Dean’s List. To receive Dean's List recognition, a student must complete at least nine graded credits and achieve a GPA of 3.75 or higher for the semester. Nearly 20 percent of the College’s total enrollment made the Dean’s List. Students honored are listed below by hometown:
The College of Idaho Speech and Debate team has been talking up a storm during the fall semester, and the results are evident.
The Howling Yotes have competed at six tournaments and experienced both individual and team success under the direction of Kyle Cheesewright—success that included a second place team finish at the University of Nevada, Reno tournament.
Homecoming festivities promise to be bigger and better than ever this year at The College of Idaho as the first Homecoming football game in 37 years joins a long list of exciting events for alumni, students, faculty, staff, families and the entire C of I community.
College of Idaho senior Zachary Buker and recent graduate Jordan Bowman ’14 share a common dream: to become opera singers and share their passion for music with the world. Together, the duo has formed Opera Elect, a new stage production company based in the Treasure Valley designed to fulfill not only their own dreams, but the dreams of other local artists.
“To be successful in life, you have to make your own success,” Bowman said. “If my end goal is eventually to have an opera company, why not start now?”
The College of Idaho’s PEAK Center/Center for Experiential Learning has launched a new online student employment and internship site, Coyote Connections Live. The easy-to-use site has features for C of I students as well as employers, providing a quick and easy way for students to connect with C of I staff, alumni and local professionals for information on employment and internship opportunities.
When College of Idaho senior Courtney Indart began a Washington, D.C. internship last winter with Innovations in Civic Participation, her goal was to gain experience with international relations and professional development. What she didn’t know was that her time in the nation’s capital would lead to an opportunity to travel to Japan this summer for a civic engagement project she and her fellow ICP interns helped organize.
Recent College of Idaho graduate Brianna Allen ’14 always has had an interest in healthcare, resolving to pursue it as a career after taking an EMT course during high school. Even though no one in her family has much medical experience, Allen is fascinated by the science and physiology of the human body.
There will be no dog days of summer this year for College of Idaho student Tierra Candelaria. The senior math-physics major from Twin Falls recently spent a week on the plains of New Mexico at the Very Large Array, a radio astronomy observatory that consists of 27, 82-foot wide antennas. There, Candelaria and a dozen fellow undergraduates went on an exclusive tour of the facility and used its famous y-configuration to search the sky for the existence of a dwarf galaxy.