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C of I theatre department to tell ‘The Winter’s Tale’

A magnificent tale of jealousy, blame, regret, loss, love, longing, and, ultimately, redemption. And it’s all done as only the master of word and feeling can do it.

The College of Idaho Department of Theatre and Speech Arts proudly presents its fall production of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale. Shows start at 7:30 p.m. nightly from Nov. 5-7 and Nov. 12-14 in the Langroise Center for Performing and Fine Arts on the C of I campus in Caldwell. A special matinee show at 2 p.m. on Nov. 15 will cap the two-week long production.

Rosenthal Gallery opens new exhibit ‘Getting There’

Check out the exciting new art now on display in The Rosenthal Gallery of Art on The College of Idaho campus. Artist Tom Hughes presents Getting There, a body of new work that focuses on the nature of travel, memory, and one’s perspective on places visited.

C of I cellists create ‘Music from the Fringe’

This summer, ten musicians and composers descended upon The College of Idaho campus to take part in Music from the Fringe 2. Set up by Langroise Trio cellist Sam Smith and his wife Nancy, Music from the Fringe combined a remote-viewing experience to produce a brand-new musical work that will premiere when the Boise Cello Collective takes the stage at 7 p.m. Nov. 6 in Jewett Auditorium.

“We’re probably the only people on the planet that use remote viewing for music,” Nancy Smith said.

Judaic Studies lectureship welcomes Dr. Dana Katz

The College of Idaho’s Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Lectureship in Judaic Studies is pleased to announce its first speaker of the 2015-16 school year as Dr. Dana Katz of Reed College presents “Making Margins in the Venetian Ghetto” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, in the Sterry Hall third-floor boardroom. The lecture is free and open to the public.

The College of Idaho CEL hosts Internship Info Night

Benjamin Franklin once said, “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” And this fall, students looking to get involved in a real-life application of the skills they are learning at The College of Idaho are encouraged to come out to Internship Information Night, hosted by the C of I Center for Experiential Learning (CEL) at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27 in Boone Hall room 103.

C of I student preps for ‘One Young World’ Summit

College of Idaho student Aminata Mbodj’s dad calls her a nationalist. Growing up in Senegal, she was exposed to the day-to-day realities of a developing country and learned the mentality of the people as she tried to put herself in their shoes. That experience fostered a passion within her to transform the land she calls home.

C of I hoops teams set for 'Meet the Yotes' night

Are you excited and ready to don your purple and fill the gym for a new season of Coyote basketball? We are, too! But before action tips off this fall at The College of Idaho, the C of I basketball coaches and teams want to meet you—the students, fans, season ticket holders and the entire Caldwell community who provide an electric home-court atmosphere for the Yotes.

C of I musicians perform at Idaho Horror Film Festival

A talented quartet of College of Idaho musicians will perform Friday inside Boise’s historic Egyptian Theatre as part of the second annual Idaho Horror Film Festival.

Composer Sean Dahlman, a 2104 C of I graduate, has written an original score to the silent horror film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. His eerie composition will be performed live during a screening of the film at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, as one of the festival’s signature events. Dahlman and fellow alumnus Kyle True ’14 will perform along with current C of I students Ashton Jenicek and Tasha Sitz.

Anthropologist headlines Carter-Chalker Lectureship

The College of Idaho’s Carter-Chalker Lectureship on Faith and Contemporary Issues is set to host renowned anthropologist Dr. Tanya Marie Luhrmann for an Oct. 27 campus visit and public lecture.  Luhrmann’s stay will include class visits, a Q & A session and the free public lecture “Hearing God: Why People Experience the Same God Differently in Different Parts of the World,” which is set for 7 p.m. in the Langroise Center for Performing and Fine Arts on the C of I campus in Caldwell. 

C of I lab studies vaping effects on bone health

Enjoy the puff, without the harmful stuff. That’s how electronic cigarettes have been marketed. But with little research on how e-cigarettes and vaping can affect the human body, questions remain as to how safe this rapidly growing “safer alternative” to smoking really is.

After hearing that traces of heavy metals have been found in the vapor of e-cigarettes, College of Idaho biology professor Dr. Sara Heggland and her INBRE (IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence) lab decided to investigate.

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