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June 10, 2016

  • Coyote Athletics Roundup: Track and Field star Tiana Thomas won the national championship in the 400-metter hurdles, as the C of I earned six All-American honors at the NAIA National Championships…Thomas was also named CCC Track and Field Athlete of the Year…Swimmer McKayla Stevens was honored as a first-team Academic All-American…Colby Blaine was named the men’s hoops associate head coach.
  • Professors out and about: Professor of philosophy and religion Dr. Greg McElwain spent a week researching in Newcastle, England. Each summer since he’s been at C of I, McElwain has received National Endowment for the Humanities research funding for his trips in order to collaborate on a book project with renowned British ethicist and philosopher of science Mary Midgley. The book manuscript is titled On Humans and Nature: A Conversational Introduction to the Thought of Mary Midgley.


  • Check out photos (and a story in Chinese) about the C of I choir trip to China. The group recently stopped at the Northwest University of Politics and Law in Xi’an, China, to perform and even joined the Chinese choir of Northwest to jointly sing “Auld Lang Syne.”
  • Local high school star athletes Tanner Kramer and Allison Law, who are College of Idaho basketball commits, were awarded Athlete of the Year awards by the Idaho Press-Tribune. Both will study business at the C of I
  • Football is making a buzz on social media with its #ScholarshipSaturday Twitter contest. Featuring the states of Idaho, Washington, California and Oregon, whichever state receives the most votes earns a scholarship for a high school player from that state. Follow the football team on twitter here.



  • The College of Idaho’s Math and Science Summer Institute took place this week. Dozens of middle school kids got a taste of STEM-related topics, including pathology and computer science.