Alumni News & Notes:Kris Komori ’05, who is chef de cuisine at State and Lemp in Boise, was named a James Beard Award semifinalist for Best Chef: Northwest for the second straight year. The news was covered in the Boise Weekly and Idaho Statesman. The James Beard Awards are the top honors of the food industry. Komori will find out if he makes the final cut on March 15.
Professors out and about: Political Economy Professor Robert Dayley was interviewed for the article “2017’s States Most And Least Affected from a Trade War with Mexico” by WalletHub, weighing in on the possible affects for Idaho...Art Professor Garth Claassen will give an artist talk at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23, at Ming Studios in Boise (420 S. 6th Street). He will speak on how he arrives at and develops imagery through sketching, preliminary studies, and the process of painting or drawing.
Baseball Coach Shawn Humberger became the winningest coach in C of I history, as the Yotes earned a 7-4 win over Oregon Tech. Humberger, who has led the Yotes for the past 17 years, holds the all-time record with 528 victories--more than any coach, in any sport, in the storied history of Coyote athletics.
The College of Idaho’s physician assistant master’s program was featured in the Idaho Press-Tribune. After graduating its first class of students last year, the joint program with Idaho State University is mulling expansion from 12 to 20 students after 2020.
The College of Idaho will top-off the Cruzen-Murray Library today, as construction crews hoist the final steel beam into place almost a year to the day after ground broke on the project. Coverage of the event was in the Idaho Statesman and Idaho Press-Tribune.
Basketball player Manny Morgan, who is having a monster senior season, was spotlighted by KIVI Channel 6. Catch him in action this weekend as the Yotes take on Walla Walla Saturday at 9 p.m.
Campus Safety officers talk about what it means to serve the campus community and create a safe and secure learning environment.
The College of Idaho’s Community Learning class “Understanding Russia” made headlines in the Boise Weekly. The class aims to demystify U.S.-Russia relations. Click here to sign up for spring Community Learning classes!
The Idea of Nature Lecture Series came to town with Dr. Laura Walls of Notre Dame speaking on “Deliberate Living” and Henry David Thoreau’s book Walden, as highlighted in the Idaho Press-Tribune.