The College of Idaho welcomes Virginia Poet Laureate Tim Seibles for a poetry reading at 1 p.m. Nov. 11 in the Sterry Hall third floor boardroom. An award-winning poet, Seibles will read from his most recent book, Fast Animal (Etruscan Press, 2012), which was a finalist for the National Book Award.
The engine roared as a small bush plane flew a few hundred feet above the tree tops. Below, the Middle Fork of the Salmon River meandered through the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness. As the plane dipped lower and lower, following the river, it turned toward the right bank and a small cut-out of green grass.
The College of Idaho is set to welcome Dr. David Hollenberg as the first guest of the 2016-17 Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Lectureship in Judaic Studies series. Hollenberg will give a public lecture titled “Scholars under Siege: Zaydi Scholasticism, Manuscript Culture, and the Forgotten War in Yemen,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, in the Kathryn Albertson International Center (KAIC), room 107. Refreshments will follow.
Hollenberg also will hold a 2:40 p.m. seminar in MHAC 206 on “Israelites, Jews, and Pre-Islamic Monotheists in Fatimid-Ismaili Sources.”
If you combined soccer, hockey, football and basketball into one sport, you’d come out with the stick-and-ball game that is lacrosse. The sport, traditionally played on the East Coast, has exploded in popularity. Since 2000, participation rates have tripled to more than 700,000 players in the U.S.
And now, that number will grow by 17 as The College of Idaho Women’s Lacrosse Club starts its inaugural season.
“I was really excited when [C of I men’s lacrosse coach] Matt Gier reached out to me and said we had enough women to do this,” said Jayson Sullivan, the new head coach.
Coyote Athletics Roundup: Men'sBasketball was picked to win the Cascade Conference in the preseason coaches’ poll… Football hosted its Homecoming game. Though the Yotes lost to Carroll 28-25, Marcus Lenhardt broke R.C.
Explore the wonders of our galaxy as the Whittenberger Planetarium hosts its fall public shows at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 on The College of Idaho campus.
Enjoy a night of getting familiar with the October/November skies, the constellations, and planets visible. Then, take in the sights of Jupiter as seen by the Juno spacecraft, which launched in 2011 and started orbiting Jupiter this past July. Learn what has been shared by NASA about the formation and evolution of the largest planet in our solar system.
College of Idaho Speech and Debate Director Kyle Cheesewright asked his Howlin’ Yotes debate team if anyone wanted to represent the C of I at College Debate ’16. During the September event, students from around the country gathered at Dominican University in California to “empower young voters to identify issues and engage peers in the presidential election."
“I was like, ‘Sure, I’ll do it,’” said C of I senior Frank Gigray. “And then Kyle told me my plane left in a week.”
This fall, Tibetan monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery engaged in a week-long residency on The College of Idaho campus as part of a Caldwell Fine Arts performance. Most notably, the group created a sand mandala painting in the Langroise Foyer. Amidst the awe-inspiring throat singing, the beating of drums, and a lot of time spent playing with colored sand, C of I student reporter Austin Kirkham had the opportunity to sit down and ask a few questions to one of the monks, Geshe Loden.
On October 13, C of I alumnus Sean Dahlman presented “Scores for Short Horror Films,” one of the featured events of the annual Idaho Horror Film Festival. Dahlman has worked with the festival for several years, and he took a moment to talk about the show, as well as other current projects with student reporter Austin Kirkham.
What projects have you been involved with since graduating from The College of Idaho?
With 2,300 farms covering more than 300,000 acres, it’s easy to see that farming is a crucial part of life in Canyon County. But what roles do farming and farmland use play in our rapidly changing world?