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Orma J. Smith Museum set for annual Bug Day

The College of Idaho’s Orma J. Smith Museum of Natural History is pleased to present Bug Day, the annual celebration of insects that is becoming one of the museum’s signature events. Bug Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Idaho Botanical Garden in Boise. Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for children and IBG members.

Student fulfills Japanese reconstruction project

When College of Idaho senior Courtney Indart began a Washington, D.C. internship last winter with Innovations in Civic Participation, her goal was to gain experience with international relations and professional development. What she didn’t know was that her time in the nation’s capital would lead to an opportunity to travel to Japan this summer for a civic engagement project she and her fellow ICP interns helped organize. 

C of I unveils special photo issue of ‘Quest’

The College of Idaho has published its summer 2014 issue of ‘Quest’ magazine, which hits mailboxes this week. For the first time, the magazine is a special edition photo issue, full of pictures that tell current news stories and also reflect upon the College’s 123-year history.

Campus Safety officers honored as life savers

Last September, Campus Safety Lt. Ben Mosley ’07 had come in on his day off to look at the schedule when a man ran into the office screaming, “Man down! Man down!”

Mosley and Corporal Zach Barker ’11 looked out to the tennis courts to see Jack Davis motionless on the ground.

While Barker dialed 911, Mosley grabbed a portable defibrillator and strapped it to Davis’ chest.

The device analyzed Davis’ pulse and came back with the reading: “shock advised.”

C of I releases single-game football tickets

The College of Idaho’s first football game in 37 years is just one month away, and tickets remain available to watch the Coyotes’ historic return to the gridiron. The C of I today has opened single-game ticket sales, with adult seats available for just $11 per game.

C of I among Princeton Review’s ‘Best Colleges’

The College of Idaho once again has been named one of the nation’s top schools by The Princeton Review in the 2015 edition of its book, "The Best 379 Colleges." In recent years, the C of I has been an annual inclusion in the book, which serves as The Princeton Review’s flagship college guide. 

C of I nursing hopeful interns in Jamaica

Recent College of Idaho graduate Brianna Allen ’14 always has had an interest in healthcare, resolving to pursue it as a career after taking an EMT course during high school. Even though no one in her family has much medical experience, Allen is fascinated by the science and physiology of the human body.

C of I senior studies star formation, searches for dwarf galaxies

There will be no dog days of summer this year for College of Idaho student Tierra Candelaria. The senior math-physics major from Twin Falls recently spent a week on the plains of New Mexico at the Very Large Array, a radio astronomy observatory that consists of 27, 82-foot wide antennas. There, Candelaria and a dozen fellow undergraduates went on an exclusive tour of the facility and used its famous y-configuration to search the sky for the existence of a dwarf galaxy.

Two C of I summer interns thriving in New York City

“If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere,” Frank Sinatra famously crooned about New York City. This summer, that lyric has become a mantra for two College of Idaho business majors who are working and thriving in NYC. Recent graduate Charles Griffen ’14 is interning for the multi-media marketing firm Allied Integrated Marketing (AIM), while senior Ali Dang-Ngoc is interning as a summer analyst with J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

C of I to dedicate Marty Holly Athletics Center

The College of Idaho’s first new campus building in more than a decade will officially open July 29 as the C of I dedicates the Marty Holly Athletics Center. The ceremony and ribbon cutting will begin at 10 a.m. inside the building, followed immediately by guided tours of the 22,000-square-foot facility.

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