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January 6, 2023
Kerry Hunter
  • Our faculty members are often asked for insights into complicated matters by the media. Here, Dr. Kerry Hunter offers some insights into the public-versus-private education conversation, specifically as it pertains to public money for private schools. (Idaho Statesman)
  • She's an English professor but it's her photography that has folks talking. Come see Dr. Sue Schaper's photo gallery, "Disappearances," at the Rosenthal Gallery of Art on campus. The exhibit now runs through January 27. (Idaho Press)  
  • Listen to Kaya Evans '21 talk about her Rhodes Scholarship. The scholarship is one of the oldest international awards of its kind, allowing recipients to study at Oxford University. (KBSX Radio)
  • Julie Yamamoto '86 has a new role in the Idaho State Legislature - she will now lead the House Education Committee. As a bonus, the story is authored by Sadie Dittenber '22. (Idaho Ed News)
  • In this opinion piece, Holly Cook '14 offers her thoughts on what could be coming with proposed school vouchers in Idaho. (Idaho Ed News)
West Hall
  • How does a massive donation at Idaho State University impact students at The College of Idaho? Simple - the donation benefits the physician assistant program at Idaho State, which conducts classes at West Hall through a cooperative program here at the College in Caldwell. (KIFI TV)
  • Here's more on the donation to ISU's PA program and also news about the College's Model UN team and its excellent showing alongside students from Thailand's Naresuan University at an event in Japan in November. (Idaho Ed News)
  • On one afternoon in October, hundreds of Latino students received a share of nearly $9 million in college scholarships — awarded at the Hispanic Youth Leadership Summit at The College of Idaho. The impact is discussed on this podcast. (Idaho Ed News) 
  • Sawtooth and Owyhee Halls, the College's dorms built out of decommissioned shipping containers in 2020, were the first of their kind in the United States. Our success story was included in this story about a small Tennessee school looking at doing something similar. (Inside Higher Ed) 
Beach Volleyball
  • In early January, The College of Idaho announced the addition of Beach Volleyball as a varsity sport. Beach Volleyball becomes the 21st varsity program that will compete in the 2023-24 campaign with the College's first official competition in the spring of 2024. (KTVB-TV)