The College of Idaho has been named one of America’s best institutions in The Princeton Review’s 2017 edition of The Best 381 Colleges. In recent years, the C of I has been an annual inclusion in the book, which is The Princeton Review’s flagship college guide.
Downtown Boise streets are filled with the hustle and bustle of a weekday morning as College of Idaho junior Trevor Thomas walks into the Idaho State Capitol at 8 a.m. Each footstep echoes off the marble floor and through the rotunda as Thomas passes a wall filled with pictures of all 32 governors of Idaho.
Want to major in fun this autumn, without the homework, tests or grading? Perhaps take some professional development courses or learn a new hobby? Whatever your interests are, be sure to check out The College of Idaho’s wide selection of Community Learning classes.
With more than 20 classes running from September to November, there’s fun to be had for all!
The College of Idaho’s Orma J. Smith Museum of Natural History has awarded its first Student Research Grant to Anna Chase.
Chase, who graduated from the C of I in May, received $500 for her proposed research project “Lower Boise River Mollusk Inventory.” Her field work is projected to take place in late summer 2016 to take advantage of lower river flows.
When you hear rumor of a snake market in Jakarta, you cannot pass up the chance to search for it. Such was the case for eight College of Idaho students who traveled to the Indonesian capital for a Model United Nations Conference this summer.
Wandering the streets of Jakarta, the Yotes couldn’t find the snake market. But they did find an ornate, red and gold Buddhist temple as the winds started to whip and swirl with increasing fervor.
Alumni News & Notes: C of I alumnus Christopher Farnsworth's latest book, Killfile, hit shelves August 9. Christopher, a graduate of 1993, will be signing, reading from, and talking about his books in various southern California locations (San Diego, Santa Monica, and Huntington Beach).
Come earn a ‘Certificate in Bugology’ as The College of Idaho’s Orma J. Smith Museum of Natural History and the Idaho Botanical Garden presents Bug Day! The annual entomological extravaganza will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Idaho Botanical Garden in Boise. Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for children and IBG members.
The College of Idaho has published its summer 2016 issue of Quest magazine, which is in mailboxes now. Themed “Impact,” the summer issue highlights the importance of high-impact learning practices such as internships, study abroad opportunities and undergraduate research—all hallmarks of a C of I education. The issue also features a sleek new design created by staff designer Justin Morken.
At 19 years of age, Alabama native Pamela Dockstader ’16 signed up for the United States Army. Over the course of six years repairing armament on M1 Abrams and M2 Bradley tanks and serving two tours in Afghanistan, Dockstader fell in love with the military. And while transitioning to civilian life and attending The College of Idaho, she discovered a love of microbiology.
Today, she’s found a way to combine her two passions.