What is going on with Russian social media market? Why does Russian government block Telegram? How do people protest? What happened with “Russian Facebook” and its founder? Come to discuss those and other questions regarding social media in Russia. Thursday, April 26th, Russian House, 3:30pm. Russian pastries and Tea are provided. Join us: www.facebook.com/groups/CCRussian

Posted by l_pletneva@coloradocollege.edu for the April 25, 2018 digest.

For our upcoming Staff Council lunch, we’re offering a conversational Rastall lunch from 11:30am to 12:30pm on Thursday, April 26, with special guest host, Dr. Paul Buckley, Director of The Butler Center and Assistant Vice President of the College. The topic will be: Continuing the Conversation about Race. All staff are welcome. Free lunch tickets to the first 30 attendees. Please meet at Worner 1st Floor by the lunch line at 11:25am.

Posted by lkosiewiczdoran@coloradocollege.edu for the April 25, 2018 digest.

What is fearless Friday? It’s a series of lectures that the Math&CS department hosts every Friday. The talks range from accessible to general audiences to technical. This Friday Dr. Peg Howland will give a talk titled Using Generalized Discriminant Analysis and Factor Analysis Approximations in Dimension Reduction. Come join us on Friday April 27th at 2:30pm in Tutt Science 229!

Posted by fma@coloradocollege.edu for the April 25, 2018 digest.

Join us for the Administrative Professionals Luncheon! Managers & Supervisors, treat your support staff! Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased via p-card. The Luncheon will be held Thursday April 26th in South Commons from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm. RSVP by COB Wednesday! Email catering@coloradocollege.edu or call (719) 389-6576.

Posted by tyler.dexter@coloradocollege.edu for the April 25, 2018 digest.

Friday, May 11, 12:30-1:30 p.m.: Heart Berries: A Memoir, by Terese Mailhot (Nlaka/pamaux First Nation). For faculty and staff. Please contact Victoria Levine by email by April 13 if you would like to attend the luncheon. Please indicate if you would like to have a copy of the book delivered to your office at the beginning of block 8. We have room for 15 participants. This is a chance to read and discuss a current best-seller!

Posted by aschumacher@coloradocollege.edu for the April 25, 2018 digest.

Please come watch Economics and Business seniors present their theses at the annual Senior Research Symposium! The event will begin in Palmer 118 at 2:00pm on Thursday, April 26th. Look for each student’s presentation time and classroom at the link below.
www.coloradocollege.edu/academics/dept/economics/department-programs/student-advisory-board/

Posted by r_hutchings@coloradocollege.edu for the April 25, 2018 digest.

Craft Seminar: Zach Wolfson ’07, “Embracing the Entrepreneurial Adventure: Exploring Filmmaking Careers Outside Hollywood”

Wednesday, April 25th
Cornerstone, Studio B
12:30-2:30pm

This event is not open to the general public. Lunch provided – first come, first served!

Zach Wolfson (English/Film track ’07) is a filmmaker and entrepreneur based in Denver who has worked for over 10 years with both large and small brands – from local artists to Sony to the State of Colorado. In this nuts-and-bolts craft seminar, Zach will share how he’s navigated the freelance video production landscape. Learn what pitfalls to avoid and explore creative possibilities that will let you stay where you love doing what you love, such as starting a web series, freelancing for clients, and running a small business. Let’s chat about the exciting, scary, and rewarding parts of striking out on your own and making work you care about.

This series is generously co-sponsored by the Cultural Attractions Fund and the Office of the Dean. Unless otherwise specified, all events are free and open to the public.

Posted by scapp@coloradocollege.edu for the April 25, 2018 digest.