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Posts from the August 2016 issue

CC Welcomes 11 New Faculty Members

Colorado College welcomes 11 new tenure-track faculty members and four Riley Scholars to the CC community. The new faculty members embody a wide range of fields and disciplines, and many of them will be in the classroom on the first day of Block 1, which begins Monday, Aug. 29. “CC is fortunate to have a…

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Katherine Menendez Named Women’s Basketball Coach

Katherine Menendez, who has distinguished herself as an assistant coach at both the NCAA Division I and III levels, was named head coach of the Colorado College women’s basketball team on May 24 as announced by Director of Athletics Ken Ralph. Menendez spent the last two seasons as an assistant coach at Division I Colgate…

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Peak Profile: Sharon L. Smith ’67

When young women graduating from CC go on to graduate studies or careers in the sciences, they owe a great debt to the women who have blazed a trail to the laboratories, to the oceans, and to space. Sharon L. Smith ’67 is among those pioneers. She became fascinated by ocean ecosystems when she was…

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On the Bookshelf

The Cambridge History of the Second World War chapter by Dennis Showalter, professor of history Showalter’s contribution, “Armies, Navies, Air Forces: The Instruments of War,” appears in the first volume of this 2,025-page, three-volume set and provides an operational perspective on the course of the war, examining strategies, military cultures and organization, and the key…

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Allysa Warling Honored as SCAC Newcomer of the Year

Allysa Warling ’19 was named the women’s outdoor track and field Newcomer of the Year for the 2016 season after exclusive voting by the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference head coaches.
The Loveland, Colorado, native won the 5K title and finished second to teammate Katie Sandfort ’17 
in the 10K in April at the 2016 SCAC Championships.…

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Inside the Box

By Abe Mamet ’17 In Colorado, incarcerated persons who are isolated in solitary confinement experience, on average, 23 months in a single cell with limited human contact. The Colorado College Prison Project, CC’s prison reform advocacy group, views this as a serious issue. We believe that solitary confinement is inhumane, unnecessary, and counterproductive. To bring…

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From the President

Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends of Colorado College, Colorado College’s strategic plan calls for nurturing in our students a strong sense of place. As focused as they are on the immediate and the virtual, we challenge them to engage in this community and region, and to develop local connections that play an important role in…

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Three Swimmers Named Academic All-District

Three members of the Colorado College swimming and diving teams were rewarded for their commitment to academic and athletic excellence by earning a place on CoSIDA’s Academic All-District At-Large Teams. Pictured above from left, Olivia Dilorati ’16 and Erin Holmes ’16 from the women’s team and Crane Sarris ’17 from the men’s team were eligible…

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Desperately Needed: More Geriatricians

Ninety-seven percent of medical students in the United States do not take a single course in geriatric medicine. A tsunami is coming, but not the kind you envision. It has nothing to do with water, but has everything to do with people … especially those who will be approaching retirement age. It will have serious…

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Letters to the Editor

We Think This Says it All Many thanks to Jen Haefeli ’92 for sharing her 7-year-old daughter’s artwork with us. The sticker featuring CC’s new logo was included in the April issue of the Bulletin.

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