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.
  • Coyote Athletics Roundup: Mary Totten and Beth Mixon led the women’s ski team to back-to-back wins…Men’s skiing picked up a win in slalom competition…Track and Field athlete Juston Lindsley picked up his second victory in the weight throw…Men’s and women’s basketball knocked off Northwest and Evergreen…The C of I baseball team got its first win of the season down in sunny Arizona.

Luke Daniels

  • Professors out and about: Dr. Luke Daniels is spending the spring term in Indonesia on a Fulbright Fellowship. His days now include traveling to work on a small moped and exploring the island of Java in his off time. In the above picture, Daniels and his family are seen with a dancing lion as they ring in the lunar New Year.
  • C of I student-athlete Marcus Lenhardt was profiled in Eagle Magazine. While the football tight end has found success on the field, he’s thoroughly enjoyed the challenging academics offered through the C of I’s unique PEAK curriculum.
  • The College's Whittenberger Planetarium has some out-of-this-world events planned for this weekend. Join storyteller Jim Cogan and planetarium director Amy Truksa for a night of tales and adventures under the stars in the planetarium on Friday evening, then learn about solar eclipses and the February night sky on Saturday as the planetarium hosts its monthly public show. For more information and tickets, click here.

Ismael Fernandez

  • The C of I will hold a campus-wide Community Memorial Service for former student and Wilder City Councilman Ismael Fernandez from 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, in the KAIC Shannon Lounge. Please join us as we honor the memory of an extraordinary young man.  
  • The C of I football team announced its 2017 recruiting class Wednesday, with 30 new players being added. They’ll join a Yotes squad looking to contend for a Frontier Conference championship next season. The new recruiting class also made headlines in the Idaho Statesman.
  • Caldwell Fine Arts, in conjunction with Missoula Children’s Theatre, put on Treasure Island. Local children had the chance to audition and hone their acting skills on the Jewett Auditorium stage in the adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s epic novel.


  • The 2017 C of I Scholarship Gala promises to be extra special as we create a Mardis Gras night to remember! This black tie-optional event will feature dinner, live and silent auctions, a fabulous prize raffle, an Adopt-a-Yote paddle-up, remarks from special C of I guests and more! Don’t miss this chance to mingle with your fellow Yotes and celebrate The College of Idaho in style! Proceeds will benefit student scholarships at the C of I. For more information and tickets, click here.
  • A new book titled The Woman War Correspondent, the U.S. Military, and the Press includes significant portions resulting from research conducted in The College of Idaho’s Robert E. Smylie Archives. The author, Dr. Carolyn Edy of Appalachian State University, is the first known scholar to use C of I archival materials to earn the Ph.D. degree. A key subject of the book is Idaho journalist Inez Callaway Robb (1900-1979), a nationally syndicated writer whose papers form one of the most significant collections in the Robert E. Smylie Archives.