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Explore ‘Walden’ with Idea of Nature Lecture Series

Henry David Thoreau's Walden is one of the most-read and most-taught classics of American literature, yet it remains one of the most challenging books. Why did Thoreau go to the woods? What did he learn there? And why didn't he stay?

Explore these questions and more as Dr. Laura Walls visits The College of Idaho as part of the 2017 Idea of Nature Lecture Series to speak on "Deliberate Living: The Challenge of Walden in the 21st Century" at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, in the Langroise Recital Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.

In the News

  • Alumni News & Notes: Jodi Reynolds has joined the board of directors for Opera Idaho. Over the years, Reynolds has been involved in the Boise Art Museum, Boise Baroque Orchestra, Boise Philharmonic, Boise Committee on Foreign Relations, Idaho Historical Museum and the Idaho Women’s Charitable Foundation, among other organizations.

C of I Opera presents ‘Hansel and Gretel’

You know the story. Two young children, a hungry witch and a house made of confectionary sweets. But you’ve probably never seen Hansel and Gretel performed as on opera. 

Follow The College of Idaho into the woods as the music and theatre departments present Engelbert Humperdinck’s fairy tale opera at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9-11 in the Langroise Recital Hall, with a closing 2 p.m. matinee on Feb. 12. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and $5 for students, and can be reserved by calling (208) 459-5249.

Petra Lumpert leads resurgent Lady Yotes

It started at seven years of age in her native Slovenia, following her father to his basketball practices. While he coached, she would dribble and shoot. That’s how College of Idaho senior guard Petra Lumpert started her life-long love affair with basketball. 

Full of dedication, hard work and sweat, that relationship has paid off—culminating in Lumpert being named the NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Player of the Week in January.

Pines and Powder: Students spend winter in Sawtooths

Crunch. Crunch. Crunch.

Jesse Buhler’s telemark skis slid over the shimmering snow as he hiked up a hill in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. Snow and ice clung to The College of Idaho senior’s beard as he paused near a whitebark pine to take in the striking view of the Sawtooth Valley.

C of I football hosts Signing Day party in Caldwell

The College of Idaho football team will hold a Signing Day party this Wednesday, February 1, at Stewart’s Bar and Grill in Caldwell. The Yotes will announce their first wave of recruits for the 2017 season starting at 6 p.m.

The C of I coaching staff will be in attendance, along with local recruits—all of whom will be available for 1-on-1 interviews with the media. From 6:30-7 p.m., head coach Mike Moroski will be a guest on the Scott Garson Coach’s Show (airing on ESPN Boise 99.1 FM) to talk about the recruiting class.

C of I athletes study performance in HHP lab

Thud, thud, thud, thud, thud.

With wires, tubes and electronics harnessed around her, College of Idaho senior Emily Hawgood looked more bionic than woman as she ran on the treadmill. Fellow seniors Jayde Folsom and Dalton Ridgway looked on as the computer gathered information on Hawgood’s oxygen uptake levels.

This winter, six C of I students have been busy testing the human body and performing various research projects in the Health and Human Performance lab under the guidance of Dr. Harold Frobisher.

Students create digital exhibits for C of I museum

College of Idaho students are encouraged to think holistically about the world around them. And during the 2016 Fall Semester, students in Professor Rochelle Johnson’s First-Year Seminar course “On Noticing” immersed themselves in artifacts found inside the Orma J. Smith Museum of Natural History.

In the News

  • Alumni News & Notes: Jordan Huttash ’12 was profiled in the Idaho Press-Tribune, as the paper chronicled her time spent as a medical scribe before pursuing medical school…John “Keith” Carlton ’76, a beloved Boise High School teacher, has passed away.

Whittenberger Planetarium hosts February events

Explore the wonders of our galaxy as the Whittenberger Planetarium hosts its monthly public show at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3 on The College of Idaho campus.

The night’s theme will be solar eclipses, as the United States will experience a full solar eclipse this August, as the moon perfectly aligns between the earth and the sun. Even better, the path of totality will travel through Idaho! Guests will also get an overview of constellations, planets, and moon visible in the February night sky.

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