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Healing the Pain of Heartache by Erv Hinds ’63 Subtitled “A Physician Explores the Broken Heart Syndrome,” this book provides medical evidence underlying the intuitive knowledge of heartache. It presents heartache as a legitimate illness that needs to be treated — just as other illnesses involving physical pain are treated. Documented stories and data illustrate…

Issue: August 2014 • Tags:

On the Bookshelf

Remaking College: Innovation and the Liberal Arts College co-authored by Jill Tiefenthaler, Colorado College President This collection of essays by college presidents and other leaders in higher education asks a fundamental question: In light of rapid environmental changes and increasing calls for higher education to make access to college more affordable and to do more…

Issue: April 2014 • Tags:

On the Bookshelf

Medicine in the Old West: A History, 1850-1900 By Jeremy Agnew ’64 The healing arts as practiced in the Old West often meant the difference between life and death for pioneers, who often had to make do until a doctor could be found. This historical overview addresses the health perils during the expansion of the…

Issue: November 2013 • Tags:

The Termite Queen: Volume One: The Speaking of the Dead & The Termite Queen: Volume Two: The Wound That Has No Healing

by Lorinda J. Taylor ’61 In The Termite Queen: Volume One: The Speaking of the Dead, the death of a specimen of intelligent giant termite impels a team of scientists to mount a new expedition to the alien planet where the specimen was captured. During the voyage out, Kaitrin Oliva, the linguistic anthropologist, and Griffen…

Issue: April 2013 • Tags:

Colorado Disc Golf Guide

by Laura Smith Karden ’98 Laura co-authored this book with her husband, Rick Karden. The Colorado Disc Golf Guide features descriptions, driving directions, and full color photos and maps for over 114 disc golf courses in Colorado. Laura and her husband are both natives of Colorado and live in the mountains west of Denver. They…

Issue: April 2013 • Tags:

Public Services Quarterly

by Todd Prusin ’90 Prusin’s article, “Laboratory Office Hours as Outreach in the Health Sciences: Better Research Skills for Better Careers,” in Public Services Quarterly (Public Services Quarterly 8:1, 1-11) looks at how medical librarianship is changing in health-care environments. This paper reviews current literature on the vital importance of in-person outreach to future health…

Issue: April 2013 • Tags:

The Turbulence in the River

by Michael Sawaya ’71 Sawaya tells of how he was visited by a spirit called Aatnan over a four-year period, and how Aatnan wanted him to write down and share his words. Aatnan gave Sawaya four spiritual lessons, Gratitude, Calmness, Compassion, and Inclusion. Sawaya explains that these lessons include more than what is normally expected…

Issue: April 2013 • Tags:

Almost

by Anne Powers ’91 (writing as Anne Eliot) At a freshman party she doesn’t remember, Jess Jordan was … almost … raped. And until Jess proves she’s back to normal, her parents won’t discuss college. So she strikes a deal with a hot hockey player: He gets $8,000, she gets a fake boyfriend and a…

Issue: April 2013 • Tags:

Wondrous Child: The Joys and Challenges of Grandparenting

by Lauren Aczon ’08 Aczon’s essay, “Calling Clotilde,” is included in this anthology of 29 essays from grandparents and grandchildren. The essay is featured in the section titled “Grandchildren Remember,” and in it Aczon describes the long-distance phone calls between CC and San Francisco, where her Filipino grandmother lived. Aczon developed this essay from a…

Issue: April 2013 • Tags:

Homage to the Creative Spirit: The Paintings of Jenness Cortez

by Karen Pope ’70, P ’04 For centuries artists have been challenging their intellects and skills by paying homage to the painters who preceded them. Jenness Cortez has emerged as the 21st-century’s most notable exponent of this facet of art history, as she reexamines the classic paradox of realism: the painting both as a window…

Issue: April 2013 • Tags:
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