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C of I set for 10th Student Research Conference

The College of Idaho will celebrate undergraduate research, scholarship and creative work during its tenth annual Student Research Conference, which will start at noon on Saturday, April 25, in the Langroise Recital Hall on the  C of I campus in Caldwell.

This year’s conference will feature more than 50 student scholarly and creative presentations representing all academic disciplines.

Rosenthal Gallery displays C of I Senior Art Exhibition

The College of Idaho Department of Art is pleased to announce “MMXV”, the 2015 Senior Art Exhibition that will be displayed April 24 through May 16 at the Rosenthal Gallery of Art inside Blatchley Hall on the C of I campus in Caldwell.

C of I students join hands against sexual assault

Every 107 seconds, an American falls victim to sexual assault. But students at The College of Idaho want people to know: “It’s on Us” to stop sexual assault and create a community of respect.

The “It’s on Us” pledge is a commitment to prevent sexual assault by recognizing that non-consensual sex is sexual assault, identifying situations in which assaults may occur, intervening in situations where consent has not or cannot be given, and creating an environment in which sexual assault is unacceptable and survivors are supported.

C of I publishes spring issue of ‘Quest’ magazine

The College of Idaho has printed its spring 2015 issue of ‘Quest’ magazine, which is in mailboxes this week. The spring issue has a theme of “Music,” celebrating the College’s proud history of producing outstanding musical performers and educators.  

C of I duo attends Clinton Global Initiative University

The College of Idaho has a long history of fostering and supporting student leaders who seek to make a difference on campus and beyond. Whether in the local community or on a global scale, many C of I students have dedicated themselves to making a positive impact on the lives of others. And this spring, current students Dulce Sanchez and Moha Azhar Mudaqiq represented the C of I at the annual Clinton Global Initiative University conference in Florida.  

Astronomy events come to Whittenberger Planetarium

The month of April is an exciting time on The College of Idaho campus, with two big events hitting the Whittenberger Planetarium. Stories, stargazing and science will delight all as Caldwell Fine Arts hosts storyteller Jim Cogan on April 15 and Astronomy Day takes over the planetarium on April 18.


Cogan and Planetarium Director Amy Truksa will join forces to share constellations and mythological tales from around the world from 6-7 p.m. and 7:30-8:30 pm on Wednesday, April 15 in the Whittenberger Planetarium, located in Boone Hall.

C of I to host lecture by Deputy Consul of Israel

The evening of April 15 marks the start of Yom HaShoah—Holocaust Remembrance Day—in honor of the six million Jews who perished during World War II. The day marks the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, when a group of brave Jewish youth fought against the Nazis for three weeks.

C of I Model UN team earns high marks at nationals

The College of Idaho’s Model United Nations group produced another impressive result at the 2015 Conference of National Model United Nations, earning a Distinguished Delegation Award for its representation of The Republic Maldives at the March 23-27 conference in New York City.

The Distinguished Delegation Award is the second-highest honor a team can achieve at NMUN. It is the second such honor for the C of I program, and the seventh consecutive NMUN conference where the team has returned to Caldwell with an award.

Garson named Auerbach Coach of the Year

College of Idaho head men’s basketball coach Scott Garson has been named the recipient of the 2015 Red Auerbach College Coach of the Year Award.

The Red Auerbach Award is given annually to the nation’s top Jewish college coach, as voted on by the members of the Jewish Coaches Association.  Garson was honored April 4 at the JCA’s annual breakfast prior to the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball national semifinals.

Youth converge on C of I for National History Day

The College of Idaho is set to host National History Day in Idaho, the finale of a year-long enrichment program that provides exciting ways for middle and high school students to study historical issues, ideas, people and events. The annual event, sponsored by the Idaho State Historical Society, runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 11, on the C of I campus in Caldwell. More than 300 Idaho students from grades 4-12 will compete for awards, scholarships and a slot in this summer’s national competition in Maryland.