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Logo for The College of Idaho Easter Bash.

C of I to host Easter Bash on March 31

March 23, 2018

In the mood for an Easter egg hunt? Let us hide them for you! Join the Associated Students of College of Idaho at 12 p.m. on Saturday, March 31 for the first Easter Bash, a free event open to both students and to the Treasure Valley community.

The Yotes men's basketball team poses with hardware earned at the NAIA Division II Men's Basketball Championships.

In the News

March 23, 2018

In the News — 3/23/18

In the News is part of C of I's biweekly newsletter, released every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month. Subscribe to our newsletter by following the link at the bottom of this page!

The C of I String Quartet poses with the Jasper String Quartet following the 13th Annual Young Artists String Quartet Competition.

C of I String Quartet wins top prize at 13th Annual Young Artists String Quartet Competition

March 22, 2018

Two years ago, The College of Idaho String Quartet was not selected to compete at the Boise Chamber Music Society’s annual Young Artist String Quartet Competition. Last year, the quartet competed, but did not place.

But this year, at the 13th annual competition held on March 17, the quartet not only competed, but won the top prize among the collegiate level competitors, marking the first time since 2011 that C of I’s undergraduate quartet received top honors.

Megan Levad (right) and her book "What Have I to Say to You" (left)

Poet Megan Levad to give reading at C of I on April 4

March 20, 2018

San Francisco-based poet Megan Levad will visit The College of Idaho this April to present a reading from her most recent book, “What Have I to Say to You,” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4 at the Cruzen-Murray Library Presentation Room.

Participants standing in the unofficial world record Pi line on March 14, 2018.

C of I unofficially breaks world record for longest human representation of Pi

March 14, 2018

The College of Idaho Math Club has celebrated March 14 as Pi Day for 15 years, regularly showing their love for the mathematical constant through pastries and paper Pi chains. But this year, the 15th anniversary of the first C of I Pi Day, the math club put out a call to the campus community for help in entering into the Guinness Book of World Records — creating the longest human representation of Pi.

And despite the rain in the day’s forecast, the campus community turned out in droves. They didn’t just want to celebrate Pi; they wanted to become Pi.

Catapult Shadow Dance using shadows during a performance to visualize bullying.

Catapult Shadow Dance comes to Jewett stage

March 13, 2018

The members of Catapult Shadow Dance has captivated American audiences with their unique style of shadow artistry for years — and on March 27, the company will perform in Caldwell on the College of Idaho's campus as part of Caldwell Fine Arts' 2018 season. 

Lucas Underkoffler skis down a mountain as part of the C of I men's skiing team.

In the News

March 09, 2018

In the News — 3/9/18

In the News is part of C of I's biweekly newsletter, released every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month. Subscribe to our newsletter by following the link at the bottom of this page!

The C of I Math Club and Pi Day participants pose in front of Boone Hall on Pi Day 2017.

C of I Math Club to attempt world record human Pi representation on March 14

March 07, 2018

Most people can remember the first few digits of the mathematical constant Pi: 3.14. A select few can remember the digits of the irrational number to hundreds of places. And on March 14 this year, as part of The College of Idaho’s 15th annual celebration of what is commonly called Pi Day, the C of I Math Club is aiming to enter the Guinness Book of World Records by creating the longest human representation of Pi digits — 600 people, all in one, unbroken Pi chain.

Crowds enjoy the view at the Whittenberger Planetarium.

Whittenberger Planetarium to host show explaining vernal equinox

March 06, 2018

Have you ever wondered what it means for the March sky when the vernal (spring) equinox happens? What exactly does it mean when a day is an equinox or a solstice? What are the circumstances that bring them about?

These questions and more will be covered at the Whittenberger Planetarium’s public show at 7 p.m. on March 9, which will explore the meaning of the vernal equinox and acquaint the public with an overview of the constVernellations, planets and moon that are visible in the March night sky.

The 2018 Scholarship Gala raised $357,000.

C of I 2018 Scholarship Gala raises $357,000 in record-breaking night

March 02, 2018

On Feb. 23, 2018, the College of Idaho took a trip to the past with a Roaring 20’s themed Scholarship Gala at the Boise Centre in downtown Boise — and in doing so, the College’s supporters helped create a bright future for its students.

Thanks to the generous support of the Gala’s attendees, the College raised $357,000 to directly benefit the College of Idaho Scholarship Fund — shattering the record set at last year’s Gala by 28 percent. On a night of glitz and glamour, the sharply dressed guests proved their generosity was just as fine as their senses of style.