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The 2017 Idaho Legislative Session is underway, which means the state’s public colleges and universities will be spending a considerable amount of time in Boise this January and February....
Photo credit: Boise City Department of Arts & History
College of Western Idaho (CWI) Art Adjunct Faculty, April VanDeGrift, is in the spotlight as an artist and teacher through a blog shared recently by the Boise City Department of Arts & History....
On Monday, Jan. 16, College of Western Idaho (CWI) will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The closure will include all campus buildings, offices, and services. The College will...
A large-scale effort to help high school students get a jump start on earning college credits continues to show great success. College of Western Idaho (CWI) recently helped 34 students from Caldwell...
As 2016 draws to a close, it gives us a chance to pause, reflect, and give thanks for another tremendous year here at CWI. As we look forward to a new year I am encouraged by all of the wonderful...
The effort to expand educational opportunities for a group of students who will never receive federal financial aid is getting a boost. On Friday, Dec. 9, College of Western Idaho (CWI) was invited...
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CWI Student and Scholarship Recipient Stuart Tice

CWI Agriculture Science major Stuart Tice is being rewarded thanks to a generous donation from a fellow student.

CWI Student and Scholarship Donor Mitch Coats

A CWI student becomes the first to invest in a fellow student through the CWI Foundation, creating a scholarship to inspire others.

CWI Alumni and Scholarship Recipient Jayme Thomas, 2016

For as long as Jayme Thomas can remember, she knew she wanted to work in medicine. Through CWI, her dream has finally come true.

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The seasons have changed and it is time for the annual migration of monarch butterflies. After traveling hundreds of miles from their natal grounds, most of the monarchs living in the Western United States will spend the winter nestled in eucalyptus trees along the California coast. Those in the...

Who would have thought that science really had so much to do with aging?  Not me, until I read this article from sciencenews.org. They explain that while there is still a hearty debate regarding what the true cause of aging is, scientist do have some good theories to follow up on.  One...

Recently, Last Week Tonight’s John Oliver ran a special segment on the nature of scientific research and how it is reported in the media. Oliver discusses the importance of not just reading the headlines of a science story, or even the article/press release, but actually looking at the...

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College of Western Idaho’s (CWI) Biology 2 (Biodiversity & Evolution) class is going native! Join other adventurous students for a three week immersion experience studying the biodiversity and evolution of living organisms at the University of Idaho Field Campus (UIFC) in the beautiful...

CWI Impact - Buckets and a Budget

As a Wishing Well Fund awardee, Jeff Davis is using budget-friendly items to creatively teach music at CWI.

This semester, students from the College of Western Idaho (CWI) have begun to explore what it takes to be a teacher. These students are enrolled in IDoTeach classes at CWI, which are designed to encourage Science,...

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The College of Western Idaho (CWI) Street Teams headed out to the races at Meridian Speedway on Saturday, July 16. The student Veteran's Association brought great enthusiasm to the crowds as well as drivers in the pits who were thankful to get relief from the heat with CWI fans, sunglasses,...

The College of Western Idaho (CWI) teamed up with Nampa Parks and Recreation Department again to help present a public screening of the movie Minions at Optimist Park in Nampa. CWI hosted a booth while the student Street Team provided entertainment and engaged with the community....

College of Western Idaho (CWI) hosted an open house style event on June 29, encouraging future students to come and explore the educational opportunities CWI has to offer. The Micron Center for Professional Technical Education hosted the event that streamlined the process of applying for school...


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