In the news…
- Alumni News & Notes: George Venn ’67 released a new book titled Beaver’s Fire: A Regional Portfolio (1970-2010). The unique source book gathers 27 prose works first published by 24 Northwest editors and newly-selected for reprinting... Aliza Auces ’16 recently was awarded the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's Public Policy Fellowship for 2016-2017. This highly competitive fellowship will allow Aliza to spend nine months working in Washington, D.C., where she will immerse herself in the legislative process, join other CHCI fellows in leadership development activities, and receive significant exposure to leaders in congressional offices, federal agencies, national nonprofit advocacy organizations and government-related institutes as she prepares for a career in public policy.
- Anna Chase ’16 recently received the Orma J. Smith Museum of Natural History’s first Student Research Grant. Chase received $500 for her research project “Lower Boise River Mollusk Inventory.” The Student Research Grant program was initiated by C of I alumna Dr. Julia Sankey, with contributions from current Museum board members and others interested in fostering student research involving the Museum’s collections. C of I students interested in applying for a grant-funded project are encouraged to contact museum director Dr. Bill Clark at [email protected] or 208-459-5507.
- Coyote Athletics Roundup: Football kicked off fall practice and held a scrimmage in preparation for the season opener against Montana Western on Sept. 3…Volleyball upset No. 4 ranked Viterbo at the Summer Slam tournament in La Mirada, Calif. …Men’s and women’s cross-country teams were picked to finish second in the preseason CCC coaches’ poll…C of I Athletic Director Reagan Rossi was featured in the Idaho Press-Tribunes ‘Nine-minute Newsmaker’ segment.
- Professors out and about: Political economy professor Dr. Robert Dayley had his newly revised and updated textbook published by Text Published Westview Press. The book, Southeast Asia in the New International Era, now in its eighth edition, includes fully updated country chapters on political and economic developments in Southeast Asia’s eleven countries...C of I theatre professor Joe Golden will read a rough draft of his new solo play, Ladies First, at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Rediscovered Books in Boise. The play brings viewers to the “First Ladies of the United States Historic Empirical Museum.” Museum curator Abigail Adamson captivates audiences with stories of the many contributions of our nation’s First Ladies, who come to life and tell their own tales thanks to Abigail’s skills as an amateur actress. Ladies First is made possible by generous grants from the City of Boise Department of Arts and History and the C of I Faculty Growth and Development fund.
- C of I student and football player Ringo Robinson competed in steer wrestling at the Caldwell Night Rodeo. A story on Robinson and his family, which has a deep rodeo tradition, appeared in the Idaho Press-Tribune.
- Yotes football season tickets are now on sale for the 2016 season! Reserved tickets for the five home games are available for $115, with general admission season tickets starting at just $50. A family pass (2 adults and 2 kids) costs $150. To purchase season tickets, click here.
- Caldwell Fine Arts has released its lineup for the 2016-17 season. The season features 12 events, starting with a week-long residency of the Drepung Loseling Monastery from Sept. 26-30 and including everyone’s holiday favorite, The Nutcracker, in December. To purchase season tickets, click here.
News on the Orma J. Smith Museum’s annual Bug Day celebration appeared in the Idaho Press-Tribune. This year’s activities included participating in the Insect Olympics, playing bug bingo, catching live bugs, a bug craft station, and earning a certificate in 'bugology.'
- Homecoming 2016 will be here before you know it! Make sure to register today and take advantage of early-bird deals! We look forward to seeing you back on campus Oct. 6-9. To register, click here, or call 459-5301.