C of I Newsletter

2006. 03. 23.

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Professor Tapped for Political Commentary

ACI Political Economy Professor Jasper LiCalzi was recently called on to share his expertise on Today's Channel 6 News. LiCalzi shared insights about the recent appointment of Idaho Gov. Dirk Kempthorne to the position of U.S. Secretary of the Interior. He also commented on the impact the move will have in the Idaho Statehouse and the possible implications for the upcoming governor's race. LiCalzi will be the featured guest on KIVI's Newsmakers program this Sunday at 8 a.m.

Young Democrats Host Candidate Forum

Voters will have a chance to meet and learn more about Idaho's democratic candidates. The Albertson College of Idaho Young Democrats will host a town hall style forum on March 28 at 7 p.m. in Langroise Recital Hall. The evening's guests will include the democratic party's candidates for governor, Jerry Brady and Lee Chaney Sr., and one candidate for the lieutenant governor seat, Dan Ramero. The forum is open to the public.

Congratulations Offered to Faculty

During their recent retreat, the Albertson College of Idaho Board of Trustees approved the promotion of four professors. Congratulations to Garth Claassen of the Art Department, Dr Denny Clark from Philosophy and Religion, Dr. Lynda Danielson of mathematics, and English Professor Dr. Eric Spencer. All four were promoted from Associate to full Professor.

Orma J. Smith Museum Seeks Volunteers

The natural history museum is gearing up for the monthly work day. If you are searching for good conversation and an interesting way to occupy a Saturday, the Orma J. Smith Museum is looking for you. The museum's workday is scheduled for April 1 at 8 a.m. Volunteers will work on a variety of tasks ranging from specimen curation to display preparation and cleaning. Museum volunteers are treated to a taco lunch. For more information, contact museum director, Bill Clark.

Caldwell Fine Arts Offers Sweet Strains of Quartetto Gelato

Caldwell Fine Arts presents Quartetto Gelato on March 29 at 7:30 p.m. as they travel the 'Orient Express' from London to Istanbul. Hear oboe, accordion, bandoneon, cello, violin, and a Pavarotti style tenor in an exotic blend of classics, operatic arias, tangos, gypsy and folk songs. This dazzling ensemble has enchanted audiences and critics worldwide with musical virtuosity, artistic passion and charisma. They were chosen as the NPR Performance Today's Debut Artist of the Year in 1996 and have been a dominant force on the emerging 'new classical' scene ever since. Albertson students are free with funding from their student fees. Public tickets $15-18 adult; $11-14 student at the door or call 459-3405, or on the web.