The College of Idaho’s Morrison Quadrangle will soon brighten with shining purple lights to ring in the start of the holiday season as the College celebrates its 5th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 27.
Little, who is one of several Republican candidates running for governor next year, was invited by the C of I’s Republican Club to speak on campus as part of a series of candidate visits the club intends to organize throughout the school year leading up to 2018’s midterm elections. Junior history major and Republican Club President Lauren Smyser said the forums are intended to generate discussion among C of I students and give them the opportunity to personally learn more about their local and state candidates.
On Monday, Nov. 20, eight talented women of The College of Idaho will take a trip down the rabbit hole of Jewett Auditorium and enter into Wonderland in the name of charity as they compete for the title of “Miss C of I” at one of the school year’s most entertaining student events.
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.