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Posts from the April 2014 issue

On the Bookshelf

Remaking College: Innovation and the Liberal Arts College co-authored by Jill Tiefenthaler, Colorado College President This collection of essays by college presidents and other leaders in higher education asks a fundamental question: In light of rapid environmental changes and increasing calls for higher education to make access to college more affordable and to do more…

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Unraveling Competence

CC Professors Kristine Lang and Phoebe Lostroh are studying Acinetobacter baylii, a non-pathogenic soil bacteria, to understand how it takes in DNA, leading to genetic changes. Bacteria have only one parent so they don’t undergo genetic variation the way humans do, explained Lostroh, a microbiologist. She said various bacteria use one of three methods of…

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Student Perspective

Nina Riggio ’17 got interested in photography when her father bought her an old Pentax film camera when she was 15. She took IB art in high school and studied various photographers; she fell in love with the work of Francesca Woodman, who grew up in Colorado. Riggio is a member of CC’s photography club…

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Giuffre Discusses Creativity at TEDxMileHigh

Kathy Giuffre, associate professor of sociology, presented her work at the “TEDxMileHigh: Women | Values + Instincts” event at Denver’s Newman Center on Nov. 16.  The event featured some of Colorado’s most innovative, brilliant, and passionate women — women who are pushing the boundaries and making huge impacts in science, sociology, artistry, health, and education.…

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CC’s Marijuana Policy Unchanged

Colorado College has a long-standing policy against drug use on campus and within the college community, and that policy has not changed with Colorado’s adoption of Amendment 64. CC is dedicated to providing the finest liberal arts education in the country; to achieve this mission, the college seeks to foster a healthy learning environment and…

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Our Campus

Bryan Oller joined CC as staff photographer in December 2013. Previously, he worked as a staff photographer at The (Colorado Springs) Gazette and as a freelance photojournalist. His images of Colorado’s devastating wildfires and floods in Colorado have appeared in publications such as The New York Times and Time magazine. Oller has won numerous Colorado…

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Class Notes: 50s and 60s

Phi Delta Theta

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Letters to the Editor

The 22nd Amendment To Tom Cronin: Your article on the 22nd Amendment in the Colorado College Bulletin for November 2013 was excellent. This amendment changed — for the better — how we do our political business. Let me propose for your consideration a pair of other changes designed to eliminate two problems with our present…

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Former Faculty Members Attain Emeriti Status

Nine Colorado College faculty members have been granted emeritus status by the college’s Board of Trustees. Congratulations to the following: Donna Arnink: professor emerita, Theatre and Dance Department. She spent 22 years at CC, served as committee chair of the Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, and is a published author. Curtis Cook: professor emeritus,…

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It’s A Place Where Problems Are Solved

“The center will be a place where problems are solved; where, if you come asking questions, a human will help you find answers.” – Anne Hyde, CC professor of history and director of the Crown Center for Faculty Development

The Center for Immersive Learning and Engaged Teaching will provide an innovative central location for the programs and services that make Colorado College unique.

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