Come to the Pikes Peak Workshop informational meeting on Monday, November 5th at 12:15pm in Tutt 122, to learn how you can get paid to complete a collaborative social research project about the Pikes Peak Region. Research teams will get a stipend of $500/person to complete one of 4 research projects including: smart solutions to a trail gap on Pikes Peak, an investigation into the public/private land management issues under the Trump administration as they pertain to our region, an exploration of the history of Colorado College’s involvement in the Pikes Peak Region, and an exploration of a region-wide pay once, access multiple locations passport. FOOD WILL BE PROVIDED. Applications and more information can be found here:https://www.coloradocollege.edu/offices/sustainability/pikes-peak-workshop.html

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Tuesday, Nov. 6, 12:15-1:30 p.m., Tutt Library 238
Do you have an idea for a research project, but don’t know what to do with it, how to fund it, or who to ask for help? Come and learn about student research opportunities at Colorado College- the steps to get involved and how to reach out to faculty. RSVP at the following link: na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fforms.office.com%2FPages%2FResponsePage.aspx%3Fid%3DPLHHz5YSh0OzCF3gj9E8mT4WOIFADftGkOUnkVA-8zlUQjUzTkNYSzVHQjhCOFZNTVlXUVBEUVo5VC4u&data=02…

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Thursday, Nov. 1, 12:15-1:30 p.m., Tutt Library 412
Do you have trouble finding time to study? Have you been disappointed by your grades on tests? Do you feel like you forget what you have learned days after you learn it? Even successful students use study strategies that are inefficient and ineffective. In this interactive workshop, you will have an opportunity to reflect on your current study habits in light of the research in the learning sciences. Come and learn about evidence-based study strategies that you can start using today! RSVP at the following link: na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fforms.office.com%2FPages%2FResponsePage.aspx%3Fid%3DPLHHz5YSh0OzCF3gj9E8mT4WOIFADftGkOUnkVA-8zlUQkxZSlMwVkdLRVIyU0NaODZGOENaTUJZSi4u&data=02…

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Do you have a story of hope or recovery from a mental health condition? Colorado College NAMI on Campus will be holding a workshop for people who have experienced mental illness or have close family members or friends affected by mental illness to craft their narrative in a hopeful and destigmatizing light.
*** Lunch provided! ***

Posted by e_gardner@coloradocollege.edu for the October 31, 2018 digest.

A few spots are still open for the Block 6 course: MU398 – Musical Creation Cultural Misappropriation. The Block will be taught in Noosa, Australia and will combine issues like music creativity, nature and environment, cultural appropriation and artistic ethics. As part of the class we will meet with artists, musicians, and scholars from the local aboriginal communities, learn about the “Songlines” and “Dreaming Tracks,” participate in a didgeridoo building workshop, and compose music inspired by our experiences. Consent of Instructor (COI) is required. For a full course description (including study-abroad fees) and for additional information, please contact Prof. Ofer Ben-Amots in the Music Department at: obenamots@coloradocollege.edu

Posted by lgregory@coloradocollege.edu for the October 31, 2018 digest.

Aficionados Speakers Series Lunch Lecture, Wednesday, Oct. 31, noon

“What Is a Book?” by Jessy Randall

What is a book? What was a book? What will books be in the future? Curator Jessy Randall will show materials from Colorado College Special Collections that may or may not answer these questions.

Gaylord Hall, main floor of Worner Campus Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave.

Posted by asintas@coloradocollege.edu for the October 31, 2018 digest.