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Magical Places at Colorado College

The genius of an excellent liberal arts college lies in a faculty committed equally to scholarship and inspired teaching. Such a faculty and its students need attractive smart classrooms, libraries, labs, learning commons, performance and athletic areas and funds and equipment for field trips. Colorado College has the best facilities it has ever had. And…

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Peak Profile: Jo Garner Boatright ’57

Jo Garner Boatright ’57 is a petite woman who has been called a “lioness of the keyboard.” When she sits down at one of the three grand pianos in her Buena Vista, Colo., home, it’s easy to see why. Her hands are blurs as she unleashes her power and sends sound soaring. It all started…

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Peak Profile: Matt Claman ’81

Matt Claman ’81 has boated most of the road-accessible rivers in Alaska, completed ski marathons, and competed in bike and cross-country ski wilderness races. He was a rafting guide in the Grand Canyon. He worked in a gold mine in Alaska. But ask this adventurer, attorney, and long-time resident of Alaska to name the most…

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The Maine Highlands: Honors the Fallen

The Maine Highlands: Honors the Fallen produced by Steven C. Hildreth ’65 Hildreth utilizes several area musicians in Maine, many of whom are veterans, in the production of this CD. As part of the project, the performers have held veteran’s tribute concerts on several Veterans Days. The titles of the songs on the CD are telling:…

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From the Ground Up: Building Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Care Programs in Resource-Limited Settings

From the Ground Up: Building Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Care Programs in Resource-Limited Settings edited by Richard G. Marlink and Sara Teitelman ’96 This three-volume set is a comprehensive guide to improving and expanding HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment efforts in resource-limited settings. An independent review in The Lancet states that the book is “unique in imparting…

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First Kids

First Kids by Kathryn Gibbs Davis ’76 Almost 200 kids have lived in the White House. Some loved it; others couldn’t wait to leave, according to this book, aimed at young readers. It then asks, “Would you like to live there?” This “Step into Reading” book is targeted at young readers beginning to read paragraphs.…

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A Tribute to the Great Wines of Burgundy: Henri Jayer, Winemaker from Vosne-Romanee

A Tribute to the Great Wines of Burgundy: Henri Jayer, Winemaker from Vosne-Romanee by Jacky Rigaux; translation by James K. Finkel ’82 Burgundy lovers of all persuasions unite in reverence of the legendary French vigneron Henri Jayer, who died in 2006 at age 84. Jacky Rigaux, the well-known Burgundian wine writer, published a book in…

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