As Alison Moulton played the last note on her flute of Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony, in the last concert of her college career, a wave of sadness crashed over her. She wasn’t choosing the path of a professional musician, and she knew the opportunity to play in a high-caliber orchestra post-college would be pretty slim.
Erika Scheibe, a sophomore biology major at The College of Idaho, gives a firsthand account of a recent C of I study abroad experience in Belize, where students accompanied Professors Chris Walser and Don Mansfield to learn about the subtropical ecosystems and culture of the vibrant Central American nation.
Click here to check out photos from Belize on the C of I Flickr page!
The College of Idaho’s Marv and Laurie Henberg Lectureship in Environmental Studies is set to welcome Dr. Ellen Wohl, who will speak on “Messy Rivers as Healthy Rivers” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, in the C of I’s Langroise Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Walk onto the second floor of Sterry Hall, and you’ll find a man with pure-white hair, and a matching beard, tucked into an office. Dressed in his signature purple suspenders and peering over spectacles, Jan Boles has archived the 125-year history of The College of Idaho since 1997. But his business card reads “Photographing Idaho and the American West since 1963.”
Click here to view photos from the groundbreaking and architectural renderings of the library.
By next fall, The College of Idaho will be home to one of the most architecturally beautiful, state-of-the-art buildings in the Gem State—one that will serve as a new intellectual commons for C of I students, faculty and the entire campus community.
Join The College of Idaho’s Whittenberger Planetarium in exploring the final frontier during its public show at 7 p.m. on Friday, February 26, as Saturn and the Cassini mission to the beautiful, ringed planet headline the show. The Cassini-Huygens spacecraft, launched in 1997, has been studying the Saturnian system since 2004. Learn the current status of the mission, enjoy breathtaking images, and learn the constellations and planet locations for the month of February.
Take a love story and great music, add some witches and tragedy, and you have The College of Idaho Music Department’s opera performance of Henry Purcell’ Dido and Aeneas. The Baroque opera, based loosely on Virgil’s epic work, The Aeneid, will show at 7:30 p.m. nightly in the Langroise Recital Hall from Feb. 18-20 (Thursday through Saturday), with a special matinee performance at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21.
The College of Idaho ski team lives by the motto “Best Day Ever.” Every time the skiers are up on the mountain—whether it’s practice or a race—they aim to have fun while slicing s-turns through the snow.
Based on the Yotes’ success this season, you could say the squad is having the “Best Year Ever.”
On October 7, 1891, The College of Idaho held its first class for two students inside a Presbyterian church. Since that historic day, the College has grown to more than 1,100 students while continuing to build upon the mantra of founding President William Judson Boone: “Let them come, let them all come, and we will see what they can do.”