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Apples to apples: Alumnae start hard cidery

The College of Idaho is proud to showcase Kate Leadbetter ’10 and Molly Leadbetter ’11 as they take on the adventure of starting their own hard cider brewery, Leadbetter Cider Co.

The Leadbetters, in conjunction with their parents Ann and Gig, will be one of the first two hard ciderys in Idaho.

“Cider is becoming more and more popular throughout the United States and it’s a great alternative to beer and wine,” Molly said.

‘Yote Stop’ offers student services in one location

For the 2014-15 school year, The College of Idaho’s Registrar and Financial Aid departments have been working to optimize communication between students and the administration. And this winter, the two offices joined forces to officially launch the “Yote Stop,” a one-stop student services desk housed in Hendren Hall. The Yote Stop, located at the right-hand counter just past the Hendren front lobby (formerly the registrar’s counter), is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

C of I researches medicinal value of sagebrush

Click here to check out the Idaho Statesman's recent coverage of the sagebrush research project, and here to check out a C of I photo gallery on Flickr.

Yotes on the Road: C of I explores Southeast Asia

By Morgan Thornberry, C of I political economy major

Click here to check out a photo gallery of the trip on the C of I Flickr page.

C of I history department hosts NEH lecture

The College of Idaho Department of History and the National Endowment for the Humanities Faculty Lecture Fund are proud to present “Environments of Terror: 9/11, World Trade Center Dust, and the Global Nature of New York’s Toxic Bodies,” a lecture by special guest and alumnus Dr. Brett Walker. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, is set for 7 p.m. April 6 in Boone Hall room 103.

Yotes win CCC Tournament opener over Oregon Tech

The C of I men’s basketball team hosted Oregon Tech in a Cascade Conference Tournament opener Tuesday night inside J.A. Albertson Activities Center. The Yotes came out aggressive as expected, but a few hiccups along the way—including poor free throw shooting and hot Oregon Tech shot making—kept the game close into the final minutes. In the end, the No. 6-ranked Yotes found enough juice to pull out a 71-64 victory and advance to the semifinals.

Caldwell Fine Arts presents Dancing with the Stars

When College of Idaho psychology professor Dr. Isaac Hunter gets in front of a crowd March 7, he won’t be presenting his academic knowledge. He’ll be showing off his dance moves as one of the Caldwell Fine Arts 2015 “Dancing with the Caldwell Stars” contestants. 

C of I fraternity nationally recognized for excellence

Although films like Animal House and Revenge of the Nerds may perpetuate negative stereotypes about Greek Life, a College of Idaho fraternity has proven to be more than a group of party animals. C of I’s Theta Psi chapter of Delta Tau Delta—whose members are known around campus as “Delts”—recently was ranked as one of the top-ten Delt chapters in the nation for its 2014 work. The award is based on the academic achievement of fraternity members as well as their campus and community involvement.

C of I lecture explores Holocaust literature

On Feb. 19, The College of Idaho campus had the fortune to host Janet Kaufman’s presentation “Tell All the Truth: Children’s Literature and the Holocaust” as part of the Craig H. Neilsen Lectureship in Judaic Studies. It was a deep and thoughtful take on a topic most of the audience probably never contemplated before.

C of I offers George Wolfe Scholarships to students

The College of Idaho is pleased to offer two scholarship opportunities for the 2015-16 Academic year in honor of George V. Wolfe, the legendary professor who founded the C of I’s Department of Political Economy in 1946. Applications are now open for both scholarships.  Students interested in applying for either or both awards must submit an application and a current transcript to the Office of Student Financial Services in Hendren Hall by noon Friday, March 6, 2015.

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