Award-Winning Poet Dominique Christina to Perform at CC

By Miriam Brown ’21 Dominique Christina has performed her poetry for National Poetry Slam Championships, TEDx stages, YouTube videos with thousands of hits, and conferences across the country. Next Monday, she will add Colorado College to the list. Christina is an award-winning writer, educator, and activist who has written and performed poems broaching topics such […]

Students Partner With Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission for Archival Project

By Miriam Brown ’21 For the next three months, Arielle Gordon ’21 will be sorting through crates of documents in the Collaborative for Community Engagement’s basement. “I’m excited,” she says. “I don’t know what sort of hidden gems we have. The crates contain memos from meetings, newspaper clippings, undated photographs, and other documents belonging to […]

Need to Know: Fall Break 2017

Fall Break takes place Thursday, November 16 – Sunday, November 26, 2017 Housing Housing is available for students who have requested accommodations. Students who have obligations with the college, are members of an athletic team in season, or may have a special circumstance that may warrant “Break Stay Approval” were advised to request accommodations from their RLC […]

CC Physics Professor Searched for Supernovae with Nobel Winner

When the Nobel Prize in physics was announced Tuesday, Shane Burns, Colorado College physics professor, shared the special elation of knowing a great deal about the work that went into the award. Burns is one of a small group of people, including Nobel winner Saul Perlmutter, who began the work that resulted in the 1998 […]

Faculty-Student Collaboration Produces Paper on Nanotechnology Effects

Improved treatments for cancer, better window coatings, and effective sunscreens are among the many outcomes of nanotechnology, the study of structures so small they are measured in the same way that one measures light. The field is growing rapidly, and a wide variety of nanomaterials are flowing into consumer goods and waste streams. But we […]

Marlow Anderson Combines Love of Math and Scuba Diving in a New Book

When mathematics professor Marlow Anderson turned his love of scuba diving into a course, “The Mathematics of Scuba Diving,” in 2001, the possible textbooks were either too technical or too simple. “They were loathe to have even a single equation,” Anderson said of the too-simple books.  So he began to provide his own notes for […]

Darlene Garcia Wins National Outstanding Career Practitioner Award

Darlene Garcia, career counselor at the Career Center, was awarded the National Career Development Association’s Outstanding Career Practitioner Award for 2010 at a conference July 1 in San Francisco. The award recognizes practicing career counselors, consultants, or teachers for outstanding performance in day-to-date service for people and takes into consideration: Years of service in direct work […]