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February 9, 2022
McKay Cunningham
  • McKay Cunningham teamed up with fellow faculty members Rachel Miller and Megan Dixon, along with several students, to provide research in support of state legislation against housing subdivisions with racially-restrictive covenants. The language has long since been deemed illegal but, in many instances, the wording still exists. The bi-partisan bill passed through Idaho's legislature easily thanks in part to the work done by the College's faculty and students. The story was covered by KTVB-TV, KIVI-TV, the Idaho Press, the Idaho Statesman, and KSBX Radio.
  • Biology professor Sara Heggland details how the INBRE (Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence) program has succeeded at The College of Idaho. (
  • Longtime instructor and decorated author Alan Minskoff gives his thoughts on "The Fifties," a book by James R. Gaines. (Lit Hub)
  • Mathematics Assistant Professor Megan Null recently had her research on facial genetics published. (
Kaiden Lee
  • Senior Kaiden Lee recently received an Undergraduate Research Award from the Society of Toxicology. The 2022 recipients, including Lee, represent outstanding individuals in academia, industry, and government across the globe and across career stages based on contributions to science that advances public, animal, and environmental health. Other undergraduate award winners come from places like Duke, Johns Hopkins, and Rutgers. (NewsWire)
Women's Basketball
  • The women's basketball team scored a big win at home in January, knocking off rival Southern Oregon University, 61-45. Senior Sienna Riggle led the way in the win by scoring 15 points, grabbing 17 rebounds, and blocking three shots. Riggle ranks in the top five in the Cascade Conference in rebounding, averaging nearly nine boards per game. (Medford Mail Tribune)