For the fifth straight year, members of The College of Idaho community are participating in the Boise Art Museum’s Art of Fashion Show, with a variety of Yotes leaving their paw prints all over the runway.
The popular show has long had the support of C of I students, alumni and faculty, from its original organization to the enthusiastic participation of design teams. This year, alumna and BAM Curator of Education Terra Feast ’02 said there is more C of I representation than ever.
The school year is winding to a close, but The College of Idaho’s athletic programs are looking to end the year in style while raising money for their future growth.
C of I’s football team will host its second annual Go Purple Steak Feed on April 29 at the O’Connor Field House, while the College’s track and cross country teams will put on the sixth annual Coyote Bolo Ball on May 6 at the Basque Center in Boise.
On August 21, Idaho residents and visitors will have a front-row seat for a unique phenomenon—a full solar eclipse. In anticipation of the once-in-a-lifetime event, the C of I’s Whittenberger Planetarium is holding a series of special programs leading up to the big day.
One such event was Astronomy Day, held April 22 for the Caldwell and Treasure Valley communities. Astronomy Day featured science- and math-themed activities, including solar viewing, engaging in chemistry demonstrations, and building pinhole projectors to help guests safely view the eclipse.
Over their last four years as music students at The College of Idaho, Megan Croft, Emily Peters and Brent Ruddy have traveled the world to learn and perform, including trips to San Francisco, Italy and China – and now each will cap off successful undergraduate careers with senior recitals.
Croft will kick things off at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 23, inside Langroise Recital Hall, while Peters will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, in Langroise. Ruddy’s recital will be held at 5 p.m. May 19 at the Bird Stop Coffeehouse in Caldwell.
The College of Idaho’s dedication to providing students with a top-dollar education at a fair price has received national recognition, with the C of I earning a 2017 Best Value School Award.
The award, which is issued by University Research & Review, recognizes not only affordability, but also the value students receive, including academic quality, program variety and overall student satisfaction.
College of Idaho senior and Palestine native Ahmed Arafat grew up in Jerusalem, later moving with his family to the city of Nablus in the West Bank, a landlocked territory which Israel took control of in 1967. Living amid heavy tensions between occupying Israeli settlers and the comparatively larger Palestinian population, he saw firsthand the effects Israeli policies had on the smaller farming villages within Area C of the West Bank—particularly in regards to water rights.
What started as a small part of a Homecoming event two years ago has grown into an exciting opportunity for College of Idaho alumni to come together for a shared passion: making music.
The C of I Alumni & Friends Choir will hold its annual spring concert at 7:30 p.m. on April 20 in Langroise Recital Hall, performing Antonio Vivaldi’s “Gloria” under the direction of Bill Buckendorf ‘74. The concert is free and open to the public.
The College of Idaho’s Arabic-Hebrew Club, Film Society and History Club are working together with the Craig Neilsen Foundation Lectureship in Judaic Studies to present a screening of From Swastika to Jim Crow at 7 p.m. this Tuesday, April 18, in the McCain Student Center Theatre.
The College of Idaho’s Rosenthal Gallery of Art is excited to announce ‘MILLENIALS,’ an exhibition of work created by eight graduating senior art majors. The show opens during a 4:30 p.m. reception on April 21, with light refreshments provided. ‘MILLENIALS’ will run through Commencement on May 20. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Admission is free, and the student artwork displayed will be for sale.