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Behind the scenes with the Mystical Arts of Tibet

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.

C of I alumnus set for Idaho Horror Film Festival show

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?

C of I campus hosts ‘Why Save Farmland’ lecture

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?

Yotes shine at Idaho INBRE conference

This summer, 10 College of Idaho students and several professors joined representatives from 10 other Idaho institutions to take part in the 2016 Idaho INBRE Statewide Research Conference. The conference, held in Moscow, featured posters, pictures and presentations on the latest biomedical research.

And of the 15 awards given out, C of I students snagged four.

Hawgood chosen to chair student-athlete committee

College of Idaho student Emily Hawgood is part of the cross-country, track, and swim teams. And now, she’ll represent the College and the entire student-athlete body of the Cascade Collegiate Conference as Chair of the CCC Student Athlete Advisory Committee.

At last week’s conference, Hawgood, a senior from Beatrice, Zimbabwe, was chosen by her peers from fellow institutions across the CCC to chair the organization.

Cultural Exchange: First-ever direct exchange students visit C of I

Fall semester is well under way, and The College of Idaho campus is as vibrant and culturally diverse as ever. The C of I is home to 71 international students representing 49 countries this year, but for the first time, three of those students are part of a direct exchange program.

Emily Tian, Patricia Xinyi, and Taxwen Tin have traveled nearly 7,000 miles from the China University of Politics and Law in Beijing, China, to study in Caldwell.

“I wanted to experience a different culture, the western culture and the western educational system,” Xinyi said.

“Meet the Yotes” rally tips off basketball season

Excited for another season of Yotes basketball? Then head out to “Meet the Yotes” night!

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.

Meet the faces ‘Behind the Badge’ of Campus Safety

They patrol The College of Idaho campus 24 hours per day. If there’s something strange in the neighborhood—or if you lost your student I.D. card—they’re the ones you call. But in many ways, C of I Campus Safety Officers lead fairly anonymous lives.

In the News

  • Alumni News & Notes: Ralph Lawrence ‘53 became the newly appointed pastor of the Caldwell United Methodist Church. Lawrence first got his start in ministry after being called while he was a student at The College of Idaho. He has previously served around the state of Idaho and in Oregon.