Alumni News & Notes:Chris Farnsworth ‘93, a successful sci-fi/ fantasy author, was interviewed for a story on Inverse.com. In the story, Farnsworth talks about his creative process and what inspires the ideas behind his novels...Kyle Sales ’03 and his new business was featured on KIVI Channel 6.
Since the days of founding President William Judson Boone—who would put on science demonstrations before bright-eyed children in the rural schoolhouses of southwest Idaho—The College of Idaho has enjoyed a 125-year history of students exploring, engaging and examining the world around us.
On May 7, the College will celebrate undergraduate research with a day full of presentations, speakers, posters and more at the 11th annual C of I Student Research Conference.
The College of Idaho has printed its spring 2016 issue of ‘Quest’ magazine, which is in mailboxes now. The spring issue has a theme of “Discovery,” highlighting the many groundbreaking discoveries made by C of I students, professors and alumni over the College’s 125-year history.
Impact Radio Group and The College of Idaho have announced that ESPN Boise will serve as the flagship radio station of Coyote football and men’s basketball games for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons. All 11 Coyote football games during the 2016 season and the entire men’s basketball 2016-17 season will be broadcast live on both ESPN Boise stations—96.5 FM and 730 AM—along with ESPNBoise.com and the ESPN Boise App.
College of Idaho alumnus Sean Dahlman ’14 sits behind the piano, his fingers water-falling over the keys. Penciled music notes adorn the notebook before him, a cup of coffee to the right of that. On a table across from the piano, books sprawl open, such as “The Study of Orchestration.” A melodica lays on top of some papers, to diddy and mess around with.
The C of I cheerleaders bring the YoteFam to life each and every home game, getting the crowd rowdy and letting visiting teams know they’re in foreign territory. The squad knows they’ve got spirit, but do you?
Every year, 500 Goldwater Scholars and Honorable Mentions nationwide are recognized for academic merit in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. And this year, in a field of 1,150 top STEM students from 415 colleges across the country, College of Idaho students McKayla Stevens and Johanna Mori have earned the honor of being named Barry Goldwater Scholar Honorable Mentions.
It was an ordinary day for seven College of Idaho students, as they hiked among the hills. Enjoying each other’s company, they were blissfully ignorant of the dark clouds rolling in. Then, in a flash, it happened. They all fell to the ground like a bolt of lightning after being struck by, well…a bolt of lightning.
Luckily, a group of fellow C of I hikers came by several minutes later. The scene they encountered was shocking. But equipped with wilderness first responder tools, they quickly sprang into action assessing the needs of their fallen comrades.
The College of Idaho is set to host National History Day in Idaho, the finale of a year-long enrichment program that provides exciting ways for middle and high school students to study historical issues, ideas, people and events. The annual event, sponsored by the Idaho State Historical Society, runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 23, on the C of I campus in Caldwell. More than 300 Idaho students from grades 4-12 will compete for awards, scholarships and a slot in this summer’s national competition in Maryland.