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C of I students plant new pollinator garden

Sixteen years ago, Dr. Richard Roberge recalled seeing a beautiful rose garden on The College of Idaho campus, one that was tended by Leslie Hoover, the wife of former C of I President Robert Hoover. As a member of the College’s Board of Trustees, Roberge enjoyed the garden’s positive impact on the campus landscape, but was saddened when the flowers eventually withered and faded.

Hope DeCuir wins student leadership award

College of Idaho senior elementary education major Hope DeCuir is the latest recipient of the College’s Integrity, Leadership & Service Award. DeCuir is being recognized for her contributions to campus both in the classroom and in the community.

C of I named No. 2 small college in America

National recognition continues to pile up for The College of Idaho, which has been ranked No. 2 on the website Best College Review’s 2017 list of the “Top 50 Best Small Colleges in the U.S.”

C of I Music Department presents end-of-year concerts

Springtime at The College of Idaho means music to patrons’ ears as the College’s music ensembles present their annual spring concerts to close out the semester.

Between May 2-10, there will be five free concerts held at the Langroise Recital Hall starring the C of I Chorale, Chamber Singers, Major Sixth, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, Chamber Music, Piano Studio groups. Each show begins at 7:30 p.m. except for May 10, which will begin at 8 p.m. Each performance is open to students and to the public.

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  • Welcome, Class of 2021! The C of I held Admitted Student Open House on April 22, welcoming more than 100 students from around the country and even the world! We can’t wait to see our new students on campus this fall, but in the meantime, check out an ASOH video and photo album here!

Whittenberger Planetarium hosts May public show

Explore the wonders of our galaxy as the Whittenberger Planetarium hosts its monthly public show at 7 p.m. May 5 on The College of Idaho campus.

The night’s theme will be solar eclipses, as the United States will experience a full solar eclipse this August, as the moon perfectly aligns between the earth and the sun. Even better, the path of totality will travel through Idaho! Guests will also get an overview of constellations, planets, and moon visible in the May night sky.

C of I Research Conference showcases scholarship

The College of Idaho is set to host its 12th annual Student Research Conference on April 29, with more than 60 unique projects on display in disciplines ranging from social sciences to molecules.

For the students presenting, the SRC is a culmination of several months—years, in some cases—of research and study. For many, the chance to present what they have learned with others will be a highlight of their undergraduate experience.

Yotes suit up for science-inspired fashion show

For the fifth straight year, members of The College of Idaho community are participating in the Boise Art Museum’s Art of Fashion Show, with a variety of Yotes leaving their paw prints all over the runway.

The popular show has long had the support of C of I students, alumni and faculty, from its original organization to the enthusiastic participation of design teams. This year, alumna and BAM Curator of Education Terra Feast ’02 said there is more C of I representation than ever.

Coyote Athletics hosts two big fundraisers

The school year is winding to a close, but The College of Idaho’s athletic programs are looking to end the year in style while raising money for their future growth.

C of I’s football team will host its second annual Go Purple Steak Feed on April 29 at the O’Connor Field House, while the College’s track and cross country teams will put on the sixth annual Coyote Bolo Ball on May 6 at the Basque Center in Boise.

C of I professors win grant for astronomy outreach

On August 21, Idaho residents and visitors will have a front-row seat for a unique phenomenon—a full solar eclipse. In anticipation of the once-in-a-lifetime event, the C of I’s Whittenberger Planetarium is holding a series of special programs leading up to the big day.

One such event was Astronomy Day, held April 22 for the Caldwell and Treasure Valley communities. Astronomy Day featured science- and math-themed activities, including solar viewing, engaging in chemistry demonstrations, and building pinhole projectors to help guests safely view the eclipse.