- Episode 19 of Charlotte’s Webcast is live, featuring additional coverage of Giving Day as well as a peek into the plans of some standout graduating seniors.
- Professors Out and About: Professor Megan Dixon has been awarded a Short-Term Grant award from the Kennan Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. This summer, Dixon will spend four weeks pursuing research in the Kennan library as well as the Library of Congress. Her project is titled “Micro-Scale Collaboration in Sino-Soviet and Russo-Chinese Urban Planning,” and her research will focus on urban planning assistance offered by Soviet specialists to cities in newly Communist China in the 1950s. The project builds upon work Dixon did writing a chapter “Uncertainty in the Urban Form: Post-Soviet Cities Today” for the recently published book, Questioning Post-Soviet...Professor Dali Islam recently had an article titled “Loosening Our Tongues: Toward a Critical Race Practice in Fiction Writing Workshops” published in Pedagogy.
- Coyote Athletics Roundup: The women’s and men’s golf teams hosted the College of Idaho Invitational at The Club at SpurWing, where they placed third and fourth in their respective team standings…Women's lacrosse captain Jaecee Munger was featured by the website Study Breaks. Munger was instrumental in bringing women's lacrosse to campus...The men’s baseball team returns home this weekend for a four game series against Oregon Tech. On Sunday, come to Wolfe Field early for a 10:30 a.m. Easter Egg Hunt!...Softball’s Lady Yotes had a strong showing against British Columbia, sweeping their double header on April 7 and splitting a second on April 8. Come out to honor seven senior members of the team on April 22 for Senior Day starting at 11 a.m.!…The cross country and track teams are teaming up to host the 6th Annual Coyote Bolo Ball on May 6, while the football team is ready for its Go Purple Steak Feed on April 29. Registration is still open for both fundraising events…The men’s lacrosse team remains undefeated on the season after securing a 18-12 victory on the road against the University of Portland.
- C of I skier Beth Mixon recently made headlines by winning the second annual Pond Skimming Championship at Tamarack Resort. Mixon glided across the frigid “pond” on one ski to take the title. Watch her victory—and some less fortunate competitors—on the Idaho Statesman website.
- The 2017 C of I Athletic Hall of Fame induction class made headlines in several local media outlets, including KIVI Channel 6 News. Legendary basketball player Elgin Baylor, All-America baseball player Greg Schelhaas, All-America volleyball player Kristyn Price and the NAIA Division II national runner-up 2000-01 women's basketball team will be the newest members of the Hall of Fame.
- We had a great time last week at the Faculty & Staff Appreciation Dinner, which included years of service recognition and a great Liberal Arts Lecture by Professor Patti Copple. Check out photos from the event on the C of I Flickr page!
We also had a great time at our second annual Yotes Night Out in Boise on April 7! We had a great time making connections with all our alumni in downtown Boise, and we can’t wait to do it all again next year! Check out this photo gallery from the event!