Join The College of Idaho’s Whittenberger Planetarium in exploring the final frontier during its public show at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 15, as Saturn and the Cassini mission to the beautiful, ringed planet headline the show. The Cassini-Huygens spacecraft, launched in 1997, has been studying the Saturnian system since 2004. Learn the current status of the mission, enjoy breathtaking images, and learn the constellations and planet locations for the month of April.
Lake Placid, New York was home to the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics. Last weekend, it was home to the United States Collegiate Ski & Snowboard Association National Championships. And for The College of Idaho ski team, it was home away from home.
Want to be part of The College of Idaho legacy? Want to have your name etched in the stone annals? Or at least in bricks and mortar? Purchase a brick for the Marty Holly Athletics Center walkway this month!
Parents, grandparents and loved ones of graduating seniors at The College of Idaho have a unique opportunity to honor their student’s achievement—a commemorative brick with a personalized inscription to permanently honor your graduate! The 4 x 8 bricks will be placed in the walkway outside the Marty Holly Athletics Center on campus.
The bright colored clothing of dancers captivated the eye as a cacophony of sound washed over the sea of 2 million pilgrims. They came by car, plane and foot to the city of San Juan de los Lagos, Mexico, for the festival of Candlemas. Among the visitors was a group of 20 College of Idaho students and staff.
“I almost got lost a couple of times,” said C of I senior Patrick Mallory. “It was like playing Frogger, trying to cut through the crowds.”
Emily Jane Traub, a sophomore religious studies/creative writing major, gives a firsthand account of her recent trip to Europe over the January Term. Professors Federica Francesconi and Steve Maughan led Traub and her fellow students on a journey to learn about “Early Modern Identities in Paris and Venice.”
Click here to check out photos from Paris and Venice on the C of I Flickr page!
It was a 120-minute train ride from Nagoya to Matsumoto, Japan in fall 2009 that inspired John M. Francis’ latest photography series. Seduced by the phenomena of speed as his train whistled past landscapes, he decided to set up his camera, slow down the shutter speed, and take a photo. The resulting pictures were stirring and surprising.
College of Idaho President Charlotte Borst has been honored by the Idaho Business Review as one of Idaho’s 2016 Women of the Year. Borst, one of 50 honorees selected by the IBR, attended a Feb. 26 celebration in Boise to accept the award and was featured in the annual Women of the Year magazine.
Click here to read the Women of the Year publication online.
As Alison Moulton played the last note on her flute of Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony, in the last concert of her college career, a wave of sadness crashed over her. She wasn’t choosing the path of a professional musician, and she knew the opportunity to play in a high-caliber orchestra post-college would be pretty slim.
Erika Scheibe, a sophomore biology major at The College of Idaho, gives a firsthand account of a recent C of I study abroad experience in Belize, where students accompanied Professors Chris Walser and Don Mansfield to learn about the subtropical ecosystems and culture of the vibrant Central American nation.
Click here to check out photos from Belize on the C of I Flickr page!
The College of Idaho’s Marv and Laurie Henberg Lectureship in Environmental Studies is set to welcome Dr. Ellen Wohl, who will speak on “Messy Rivers as Healthy Rivers” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, in the C of I’s Langroise Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public.