Fri, May 13, 2016
- Alumni News & Notes: Brian Heron ’86 wrote and published his first book, Alone: A 4,000 Mile Search for Belonging. In 2011, propelled by a growing sense of dread, Heron embarked on an epic 4,000 mile bicycle adventure through some of America’s most challenging terrain to search for a feeling of belonging.
- Coyote Athletics Roundup: Check out the latest issue of "The Pack," the official magazine of Coyote Athletics...Baseball earned a national tournament berth as three Yotes were named to the All-NAIA West team…Women’s Track and Field stars Claire Otero and Tiana Thomas were named CCC athletes of the week…Softball players Katie Rowe and Destiny Turner were named to the All-CCC team.
- C of I choir director Brent Wells was featured in an Idaho Press-Tribune article recently. Wells directs a community choir, The Treasure Valley Millennial Choir and Orchestra, which started this fall and will perform on May 20 at the Morrison Center at Boise State.
- C of I political economy professor Dr. Kerry Hunter recently had a paperback version of his book, Approaching the U.S. Constitution: Sacred Covenant or Plaything for Lawyers and Judges, published by Lexington Books. The book, also released in hardback and e-book formats, is available on the Rowman & Littlefield website.
- C of I students Johanna Mori, David Riser and Leo Trujillo earned an Honorable Mention for their entry in the 2016 COMAP Mathematical Contest in Modeling, a grueling 96-hour ordeal that took place at the end of Winter Break. Their solution of the problem “Hot Bath” placed them among the top 34% of 7,421 participating teams worldwide.
- The Outdoor Program offered up some finals relief with a Trout Tuesday trip to the Owyhee River. Students learned the art of fly fishing, while enjoying blue skies and puffy clouds. Click here to see photos.
- Two C of I contestants successfully solved two out of three cryptanalysis problems posed in the 6th annual Kryptos Competition. The team of Will Callahan, Erik Nordquist and Leo Trujillo, along with lone contestant Sam Chandler, were among 18 of 92 participating teams to earn this distinction.
- C of I student Morgan Mesias appeared in a Seattle Times article on “urban, hip Boise.” Mesias, an art major, showed off her artwork on the underside of a longboard as she spoke on Boise’s evolving art scene and urban businesses.
- The College of Idaho’s Orma J. Smith Museum of Natural History was featured in the Idaho Press-Tribune, as reporter Ben Fletcher explored the wonders of the Boone Hall basement. The museum is open to the public from 1-5 p.m. every Friday.