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Issue: Summer 2018

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 of JemezIndian Pueblo CCM: multimedia touch screen, “Pueblo Art from the Pueblo Point of View” With Charlie Carrillo, “Saints of the Pueblos” Pueblo of Zuni: film/DVD, “De Anza Motor Lodge & Its Zuni Connection” “My List” (Concept from Irving Wallace’s “The Book of Lists,” 1977*) Humor ha! difficult at times, rebounds often Loss: now, more than ever, peer…

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Issue: Summer 2018

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 Hall of Fame for his service on the Athletics Board. But he saw himself first and foremost as a teacher, one dedicated to the importance of clear thinking and writing and to the individual needs of his students. His awards include the Sidney G. Winter Award for Outstanding Teacher of Economics and Business Administration; the…

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Issue: Summer 2018

“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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Issue: Summer 2018

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 Michael Johnson ’01, a boy, Beren Michael, March 21 in Aliso Viejo, California. 2006 Sarah Jo Chadwick Manson ’06 and Grant Manson, a girl, Ella James, Feb. 28 in Santa Clara County, California. OBITUARIES 1943 Robert “Bob” Ransom Sweet, 95, died in Springfield, Oregon, on April 8. World War II interrupted Bob’s attendance at CC;…

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Issue: Summer 2018

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 Thing Art and Architecture Center and teaching photography to inner-city students and adults. In the photo above, Tom talks with New Thing director Topper Carew and staff in 1968. 1969 The National Science Board has honored Jane Lubchenco with the Vannevar Bush Award, given to “lifelong leaders in science and technology who have made substantial…

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Issue: Summer 2018

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 awards given at the annual awards ceremony during Homecoming. This year, the college honors the following people with these awards: The Louis T. Benezet Award The Louis T. Benezet Award recognizes outstanding achievement in one’s chosen field, excellence through unusual success or contribution, innovation or research that has advanced a profession or a cause, and/or…

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Issue: Summer 2018

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 enriching the understanding of militaryhistory and affairs. Showalter, the 12th recipient of the award, joined CC on Sept. 1, 1969, and retired at the end of June. “It’s a great honor to accept the 2018 Pritzker Literature Award. For the historical profession it is a combination of an Oscar and a Pulitzer and I think…

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Issue: Summer 2018

What’s on Your Reading List, Sarah Hautzinger?

A book that rocked my spring sabbatical was “Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene” (pronounced THUlucene), by CC’s own Donna Haraway ’66 (she triple majored in zoology, philosophy, and literature while here on a Boettcher). Her “trouble” is with the era most of us call the Anthropocene — and refers to decisive anthropogenic…

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