C of I publishes spring issue of ‘Quest’ magazine

The College of Idaho has printed its spring 2016 issue of ‘Quest’ magazine, which is in mailboxes now. The spring issue has a theme of “Discovery,” highlighting the many groundbreaking discoveries made by C of I students, professors and alumni over the College’s 125-year history.   

Stories in Quest include a feature on six student researchers carrying on the legacy of founding C of I President William Judson Boone; an inside look at the new, state-of-the-art Cruzen-Murray Library; the story of alumnus and Major League Baseball scout Steve Barningham discovering 2015 playoff hero Daniel Murphy; the tale of alumna Mary Shaw Shorb’s lab work that led to the discovery of Vitamin B12; student photo essays from Winter Term study abroad adventures; and much more.

Quest, the official magazine of The College of Idaho, is published thrice each year. Click below to read an interactive online version of Quest, or check out archived issues at


The College of Idaho has a 125-year-old legacy of excellence. The C of I is known for its outstanding academic programs, winning athletics tradition and history of producing successful graduates, including seven Rhodes Scholars, three governors, four NFL players and countless business leaders and innovators. Its distinctive PEAK Curriculum challenges students to attain competency in the four knowledge peaks of humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field—empowering them to earn a major and three minors in four years. The College’s close-knit, residential campus is located in Caldwell, where its proximity both to Boise and to the world-class outdoor activities of southwest Idaho’s mountains and rivers offers unique opportunities for learning beyond the classroom.  For more information, visit