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Posts from the Summer 2018 issue

“America, The Beautiful” An Anniversary

Born in Falmouth, Massachusetts, in 1859, Katharine Lee Bates, author of the poem that became “America the Beautiful,” cannot have known that – 159 years on – her music, her words, her message would continue to resonate. The daughter of a pastor, she grew to be a prolific scholar and a creative, studying at Wellesley…

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In Memoriam: Ray Werner

Ray Werner, professor emeritus of economics and a towering presence on campus for nearly four decades, passed away on March 17, surrounded by family in his Colorado Springs home. He was 95 years old. At CC, Ray co-founded the international political economy major, chaired the Economics and Business Department, and was inducted into the Athletics…

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Two Late-1960s Alumnae Share Their ‘Retirement Lists’

Elizabeth Akiya Chestnut ’66 B.A., Colorado College, history/political science M.A., Harvard University, history/anthropology M.A., University of New Mexico, intercultural communication Work: museum professional,1972-Present  University of New Mexico Fine Arts Photography/Tamarind Institute of Lithography Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, Visual Anthropology, exhibits production Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, museum director Applied anthropology via visualcommunication/media Gallup, New Mexico, Pueblo…

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Dennis Showalter Wins ‘Combination of an Oscar and a Pulitzer’

Professor Emeritus of History Dennis Showalter has been named the recipient of the Pritzker Military Museum and Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing. The award — which includes a gold medallion, citation, and $100,000 honorarium — recognizes and honors the contributions of a living author for a body of work dedicated to…

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Recognizing the Contributions of our Community

One of the most important functions of the Colorado College Alumni Association Board is to recognizethe contributions of distinguished alumni, faculty members, and members of the CC community to the betterment of society and to the enhancement of the college and its mission. The Alumni Association Board acknowledges these alumni and staff members through four…

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Class Notes

1967 Hundreds of Tom Zetterstrom’s photos (second from left) have been transferred to the Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum as part of its “A Right to the City” exhibition, which highlights six community nonprofits that redefined Washington, D.C., neighborhoods in the late ’60s. At the time, Tom was serving as director of photography at the New…

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Colorful Commencement

Students wear cords and stoles that represent their years of interests and accomplishments. Here are a few. Photos by Jennifer Coombes

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Milestones

WEDDINGS & CELEBRATIONS 2006 Michael Anthony Fowler ’06 and Sylvain Bruni, January 2017, in Sedalia, Colorado. 2011 Tara Reigle ’11 and Nicholas Taylor, April 22, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. BIRTHS & ADOPTIONS 2000 Sydney Stoner ’00 and Erik Kish-Trier, a girl, Charlotte Stoner Kish-Trier, Sept. 14in Salt Lake City. 2001 Stephanie Shaw Johnson and Kevin…

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CC Adds Thematic Minor in Indigenous Studies

CC recently approved a new thematic minor in Indigenous Studies. Students have expressed a strong desire for this minor, and the college has an active group of students, faculty, and staff with current and growing connections to First Nation communities in North America who helped bring the proposal to fruition. “An Indigenous Studies thematic minor…

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On the Bookshelf

The Confident House Hunter By Dylan Chalk ’94 Chalk, an American Society of Home Inspectors-certified inspector who has performed more than 5,000 home inspections in western Washington, shows readers how to get the most out of inspections. Subtitled “A Home Inspector’s Tips for Finding Your Perfect Home,” the book is packed with advice for spotting…

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