Alumni News & Notes:Jordan Huttash ’12 was profiled in the Idaho Press-Tribune, as the paper chronicled her time spent as a medical scribe before pursuing medical school…John “Keith” Carlton ’76, a beloved Boise High School teacher, has passed away.
Explore the wonders of our galaxy as the Whittenberger Planetarium hosts its monthly public show at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3 on The College of Idaho campus.
The night’s theme will be solar eclipses, as the United States will experience a full solar eclipse this August, as the moon perfectly aligns between the earth and the sun. Even better, the path of totality will travel through Idaho! Guests will also get an overview of constellations, planets, and moon visible in the February night sky.
To most students, snow days are a blessing from above. Finally, one day of mercy during a long, harsh, and cold season. With just under 9 hours of daytime and a serious lack of sunshine, winter can seem pretty bleak. Unless you’re a skier or a snowboarder who waits all year long for some powder, winters can be pretty awful. Besides snow sports, winter brings other great activities such as de-frosting your car for 2 hours and experiencing pure dread when you start slipping on ice whilst holding a hot coffee.
To gain first-hand experience as an undergraduate in the sciences, you perform research. For business and marketing, you intern with a company. And for political economy or pre-law? You take part in The College of Idaho’s Mock Supreme Court.
Baptist minister, Civil Rights leader and social activist all define Martin Luther King Jr. Through nonviolent methods of protest, Dr. King used the power of words and love to fight for justice and leave an indelible mark on the world.
As the nation prepares to honor him this upcoming Monday, The College of Idaho will replace classes with the “MLK Jr. Resourceful, Responsible, and Reflective Day.”
The year is 1963. Author C.S. Lewis is hosting a group of American writers at his home near Oxford. They are about to experience a captivating evening with a man whose engaging conversation and spontaneous humor made him one of the great storytellers of his day. Seated in his living room and in front of a warm fire, he recalls the people and events that inspired his thought and shaped his life: his friendship with J.R.R. Tolkien, why he nearly abandoned the Narnia Chronicles, how he came to embrace Christianity, and the American woman who turned his life upside down.
Alumni News & Notes:Verlena Orr ‘61 has released her third full-length collection of poems, The Lyric Unveiled, from Dancing Moon Press. Orr is gifting this book as a thank you to all who have supported her poetry over the past 30 years.