With the opening of a new Student Research Room in the basement of Boone Hall, The College of Idaho’s Department of Mathematics and Physical Sciences (MAPS) welcomed back emeritus faculty members and successful alumni of the program to celebrate the occasion with an open house reception and colloquium talk.
From environmental science to biology, The College of Idaho presented a wide range of student research on Nov. 9-10 at the 26th Annual Murdock College Science Research Conference in Spokane, Washington, with one student coming away with an award for her summer research at the event.
Among the 133 students from Idaho and Washington performing at the National Association of Teachers of Singing’s regional competition on Nov. 10-11 were four music students from The College of Idaho, each of whom represented the music program with both high notes and high scores.
Neither Jake Bowman nor Tyler Truksa originally had much interest in geoscience. However, after a full summer as research assistants under C of I geoscience professor Jaime Goode, the two juniors found themselves presenting their original research at the Geological Society of America’s 129th Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington between Oct. 22-25 — one of the largest meetings of geoscientists in the country.
The College of Idaho’s International Student Organization will make the Jewett Auditorium the site of a multicultural celebration with its annual ISO Cultural Show, which will take place at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9.
The year is 2010. In the windowless breakroom of a Hobby Lobby in Boise, Idaho, a 17-year-old high school student is forced to confront some serious existential crises following the sudden arrival of his estranged father, who himself is fleeing from personal demons following scandals at his Evangelical church in Northern Idaho. And these two aren’t the only ones with issues to confront as they try to deliver top notch customer service at minimum wage for their banal big box retailer.
At The College of Idaho, references to the YoteFam are everywhere, from regular hashtags on social media to posters and banners emblazoned with the name. Now, the YoteFam won’t be the only “fam” making the campus a better place, as a new student organization called Oxfam is here to bring greater attention to the issue of global poverty.