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Posts from the August 2014 issue

Fostering a New Generation of Innovative Leaders

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Nonprofit organization seeks hard-working, dedicated, intelligent, and motivated employee. College student/recent grad seeks meaningful work experience with public interest nonprofit organization. Public Interest Fellowship Program: Bring the two together to increase the capacity of nonprofit organizations, provide CC graduates with relevant job experience, and foster a new generation of nonprofit leaders. CC’s innovative Public Interest…

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Remembering Glenn Gray

Glenn Gray leads a class, circa 1958. Photo courtesy CC Special Collections

Tim Fuller, professor of political science, shares his memories of the distinguished scholar

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CC Recognized as ‘Changemaker Campus’

Colorado College has been designated a Changemaker Campus by Ashoka U, and selected to join a global consortium of leaders in social innovation. The group seeks innovative, transformative, and sustainable solutions to social problems. The 26 members of the consortium, which includes only three liberal arts colleges, are committed to advancing social innovation initiatives on…

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Bright Ideas

Marcel Gremaud ’16, left, and Julian Flores of GetOutfitted celebrate with President Jill Tiefenthaler.

The date was April 1, but there wasn’t a fool to be found in the Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center as The Big Idea pitch competition winners for 2014 were announced. What’s The Big Idea? On paper, it’s a program designed to give students a launching pad for creating startups and pursuing funding for…

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Conversation Pieces

Gustavo Victor Goler talks about carving santos, Spanish-style religious pieces like the ones displayed in the “Devotional Cultures: Spanish Colonial Art in the Southwest” exhibit.

It’s right there in the name: InterDisciplinary Experimental Arts. IDEA Space is an art gallery, sure, but it bursts out of that box to deliver enlightenment and inspiration wrapped in texture, color, shape, and line. Jessica Hunter-Larsen ’90 has been the curator since 2006, when she was handed a tabula rasa for the resource in…

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A Resource for the Rockies

In its 12th year, the State of the Rockies Project continues to be a critical resource for keeping the public informed about the conservation issues that matter most in the Rocky Mountain West. Each summer, the program hires several student interns who compile research for the annual State of the Rockies Report Card. Three of…

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Three ‘Generations’ of CC Biologists Co-Publish

Brian Enquist ’91, left, and Colby Sides ’12 conducted research near Crested Butte, Colo., in the summer of 2011.

Biologists from three eras at Colorado College collaborated on research in the Colorado mountains that has appeared in one of the premier botanical journals in the world.

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A Corps of Botanical Discovery

Advanced Field Methods

CC’s Carter Herbarium and the botanists who put the Pikes Peak region on the map

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Alumni Explore Cuba

“One has to admire the human spirit’s will to survive and to do what one needs to do to create a life. Cubans love their country; they just want their lives to be better than the previous generation and their children to have better lives than theirs,” Anita Pariseau, director of alumni relations, said of…

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A Grateful Graduate Gives Back

Going to Colorado College satisfied my need for adventure” When I was 16 in 1938, I decided to hitchhike out west. I was living in New Haven, Conn. My parents said it was all right with them but when the time to leave drew close, they withdrew their permission. So very early one morning I…

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