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Posts from the August 2012 issue

Retiring Faculty

Bruce Kola, Lecturer in Sport Science My 38-year tenure as coordinator of sports medicine and lecturer in sport science has been a very rewarding time, allowing me to teach and to provide medical care for an incredible group of outstanding young people throughout the years. I will miss the opportunity to teach surgical anatomy and…

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Irish Jazz

Recorded by Peter Strickholm ’80 Strickholm and his CC friends were involved with the Celtic music revival of the late 70s during their last two years at CC. Upon returning to his hometown of Bloomington, Ind., which has a strong Irish and traditional music heritage, Strickholm began experimenting with fusing contemporary jazz and traditional Irish…

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Retiring and New Faculty

CC welcomes four new tenure-track faculty members, two of whom are CC alumni, and says farewell to six faculty members: Bruce Kola, Paul Kuerbis, Victor Nelson-Cisneros, Adrienne Lanier Seward, Yunyu Wang, and Laurel Watkins (not pictured.) See more about the retiring faculty members’ plans and comments. Ryan Bañagale, Assistant Professor of Music Ryan Bañagale ’00…

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Class Notes: 90s

 

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Half-Baked History

by Chip Bagnall ’07 Bagnall, a history major, combines his two passions, history and comedy, in this satirical history myth/fact book. The 85-page book features a collection of 37 historical events that span a variety of time periods and geographical locations, and are reinterpreted by the author posing as the esteemed Professor Chip Bagnall in…

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Class Notes: 00s, 10s

 

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Helen Ring Robinson

by Pat Pascoe Calling herself “the housewife of the senate,” Helen Ring Robinson was Colorado’s first female state senator and only the second in the United States. After many years of teaching and writing, she was elected to the Colorado State Senate in 1912. Serving from 1913 to 1917, she worked for social and economic…

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Monster is in the Eye of the Beholder

by Lorinda J. Taylor ’61 Exquisite dream or horrific nightmare? In this science fiction novella set in 3001, a team of anthropologists discovers a bizarre species called the Kal. The team consists of the leader, a highly respected professor of xenoanthropology and linguistics; a young female biomedical specialist; and a still younger male, an expert…

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New Best Friends

by Peter Husak ’87 Based on the author’s 15-year journey bringing OfficeScapes from market impotence to market dominance, “New Best Friends: Playground Strategies for Market Dominance” shows the rules of social life do not differ much from the rules of business life. Husak, the owner of OfficeScapes, says that by applying social rules to business…

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The Road Going

by Suzanne Tregarthen Bobo, former CC assistant dean, and Brittany Tregarthen The daughter has remarkable vision, indefatigable drive, and Down Syndrome. The mother has the refinement of an Oxford tutor and the focused passion of a she-bear. In this joint memoir, mother and daughter take a long, unblinking look at their journey through adoption, disability,…

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