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Posts from the April 2015 issue

Letters to the Editor

Bulletin Editor: That the college administration, faculty and Bulletin editors approved publication of an article written by a dance instructor commenting on the Ferguson issue is appalling. Without any evidence, unaware of the law, and exhibiting a protest viewpoint, the author spun a web of misinformation, mistakes, and ignorance of the case. What happened to…

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Recent Alumni and Their CC Opportunities

“If I hadn’t taken the opportunity to research with Dan Johnson [associate professor of economics] and Kevin Rask [college research professor in the Economics and Business Department] I would not be where I am today,” said Cassandra Benson ’12, who is in her second year of a Ph.D. program in economics at Cornell University. Benson…

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From the President

Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends of Colorado College, With a brilliant Colorado blue sky and several inches of vividly white snow on the ground as I write this, I am struck by how deeply the Colorado College community is connected to this special place. Of course we are, given this incredible natural beauty! Combine our Rocky…

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By The Numbers: Digging Deeper

The Geology Department recently looked at what its majors have gone on to do since graduation, specifically examining reports provided by the HEDS (Higher Education Data Sharing Consortium). They focused on reports documenting the U.S. undergraduate institution from which Ph.D. recipients in Earth Sciences earned their bachelor’s degrees. The results: During the 1970s (1971-1980), eight…

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CC Team, Class, Reading List Make National News

Colorado College has been in the news a lot lately. Perhaps you caught the Colorado College men’s basketball team on NBC Nightly News’ “Making a Difference” segment on Dec. 18. The Tigers added 9-year-old Carter Gates, who is battling leukemia, to the team with a symbolic letter of intent at a ceremonial draft event. The…

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‘Daddy, are you going to admit that student?’

Hatch Family Scholarship Increases Access Without a scholarship, Mark Hatch, CC’s vice president for enrollment, never would have attended Bates College, where he majored in psychology and held a work-study position in the Admission Office. If it wasn’t for that scholarship, Hatch may have never found his calling — a career in admission and financial…

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Alumni Magazine Wins Awards

The April 2014 issue of the Bulletin won a bronze award in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s “Magazine Publishing Improvement” category for the eight-state region. “Our editors, designers, writers, and photographers worked hard to revamp the Bulletin into a piece that is brilliant, compelling, inclusive, and beautiful, like CC,” said Jane Turnis,…

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Admission Makes History

Does the number 8,054 mean anything to you? If not, then it soon will. With all it has to offer, Colorado College has always been a desirable destination for students, faculty, and staff. That desirability has never been more obvious than in the 2014-15 application cycle. This year, at the time of writing, CC has…

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History Department Grant Looks at Prisons, Punishment

The History Department is launching a new initiative aimed at exploring how the past informs current efforts to remediate urgent social concerns, and is beginning by examining criminality and correction. The new Social Issues and Historical Contexts initiative, funded by a three-year, $200,000 grant from an anonymous donor, recognizes that in recent decades, professional scholarship…

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On the Frontline

Graduate Fights Ebola from Key Spot in Liberia

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