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Posts from the August 2010 issue

Alumni Association Board Student Leader Scholarship

The Alumni Association Board (AAB) Development Committee has the privilege of interviewing outstanding applicants each spring for the AAB Student Leader Scholarship. This loan-reducing scholarship is intended to recognize students for their leadership and service as students while encouraging them to continue their involvement with the college once they are alumni. Again this year, given the continued need for financial aid and one…

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April Bulletin Cover Gets National Recognition

If you traveled through Denver International Airport this summer via Terminal A, you might have seen a familiar photo. The image that appears on the April issue of the Bulletin and this year’s State of the Rockies Report Card and poster was on display at DIA from May to July. The cover of the April…

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Jay Engeln '74 Named Director of Alumni/Parent Relations

Jay Engeln ’74, P’03 has been named director of alumni and parent relations, effective July 1. Engeln served on CC’s Alumni Association Board. He and his wife, Priscilla ’73, are members of CC’s 1874 Society, and their daughter, Anna, is a member of the Class of 2003. In 2000, CC awarded Engeln an honorary doctorate,…

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Programming the Semantic Web

by Jamie Taylor ’87, Toby Segaran, and Colin Evans In this book Taylor, who started one of the first ISPs in San Francisco so he could get a better connection at home, demonstrates several ways to implement semantic web applications using current and emerging standards and technologies. The book shows that the promise of a…

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The Guantanamo Effect: Exposing the Consequences of U.S. Detention and Interrogation Practices

by Eric Stover ’74 The book is based on a two-year study of former prisoners at the U.S. government’s detention facility at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Researchers interviewed more than 60 former Guantánamo detainees in nine countries, as well as key officials, military experts, and camp personnel, and the result contributes significantly to the debate surrounding…

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The Wandora Unit

by Jessy Randall, CC curator of special collections, Tutt Library Wanda Lowell and Dora Nussbaum are best friends, co-editors of the school’s literary magazine, and so close that friends call them “The Wandora Unit.” But things shift in their senior year of high school. This is a bittersweet story about the meaning of friendship, the…

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Spiritual Steps on the Road to Success

by Linda Seger ’67 Seger’s 11th book focuses on how to achieve your professional goal without losing your soul. Each chapter features interviews with a number of high-profile Christians from the fields of business and the arts. Seger, a script consultant and international speaker, has written eight books on screenwriting and three on spirituality. ISBN:…

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New Old Shoes

by Charlotte Blessing, CC director of international programs This children’s book, told from the perspective of a pair of old sneakers, was inspired by the secondhand clothing and shoe markets in East Africa, where Blessing lived for 13 years. The story follows the shoes from their first home with a young boy in America to…

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Stories in Stone: Travels Through Urban Geology

by David Williams ’87 “Stories in Stone: Travels Through Urban Geology” examines how stone is used as a building material in the urban landscape, with each chapter focusing on a different type of rock. Williams traveled to quarries and stone yards; interviewed historians and preservationists about the social history of stone; and accompanied geologists to discover…

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Jane Cauvel: CC’s New Ombudsperson

Colorado College is launching an ombudsman office in August as a one-year pilot program. Jane Cauvel, professor emerita of philosophy, was recommended by the Faculty Executive Committee for the position. The ombudsman provides an informal, confidential, independent, neutral, off-the-record alternate channel of communication for faculty and staff to resolve workplace issues, and works to ensure…

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