10/2 Visiting Writers Series: Helen Thorpe

Tuesday, October, 02, 2018 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Gates Common Room (third floor of Palmer Hall) Helen Thorpe is an award-winning journalist who lives in Denver, Colorado. Her journalism has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Texas Monthly, and 5280. Her most recent book, “The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American…

Bilingual Crime Victim Advocate at Benton County Human Resources

The Bilingual Crime Victim Advocate provides services to crime victims in Spanish and English by assisting victims as they exercise their rights and utilize available services. Salary: $3,061.07 – $3,749.20 Monthly Grant funded position with a scheduled end date of Sept 30, 2019. Essential Functions MFA: Inform Victims of Rights and Resources Essential Duties: Analyze…

When English Majors Earn More Than Engineers

by Derek Loosvelt | November 07, 2017 Re-posted from Vault It’s commonly thought that if you major in a so-called STEM area (science, technology, engineering, math), then you’re nearly assured of landing gainful employment upon graduation. And that if you do very well in one these majors, and go to a highly prestigious school, then you’re more…

Visiting Writers Series in Block 3

The Visiting Writers Series sponsored by the Colorado College English Department with the support of the MacLean Visiting Writers Endowment offers many great opportunities to learn from and and engage with a variety of writers throughout the year.  All events free and open to the public. For more information, call (719) 389-6853. Look for the most…

Science Writer/Outreach Coordinator Position at University of Florida

Check out this new job posting for environmental science, ecology, biology, and journalism or English majors: Job Description The Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center is seeking an enthusiastic individual to support efforts to extend science to technical and general audiences. The successful applicant…

Looking for an English Course?

Introduction To Narrative Medicine Half Block course taught by George Butte, Ph.D. The course will be a good example of a medical humanities class–touching on a topic that has become bigger and bigger in medical schools.  It will be an English class (200-level), with plenty of reading and writing.   There will be visits Medical professionals in town who…