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Posts from the Summer 2019 issue

Five New Members Named to Board of Trustees

CC has named five new members to its Board of Trustees. They are charter trustees Heather Carroll ’89, Lisa Hastings ’91, and Lauren Watel ’07, who will serve six-year terms; Kyle Samuel ’92, who will serve a four-year term (two as Alumni Association Council president and two as immediate past president); and Lily Weissgold ’20,…

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Funding Supports Mushroom Research, Career Exploration

At the Telluride Mushroom Festival in 2016, Sabrina Heitmann ’18 learned about innovative fungal solutions for world hunger, pest control, and disease being developed at Mushroom Mountain, a farm in Easley, South Carolina. “I attended a lecture by the founder of Mushroom Mountain, who described how mushrooms could be used in all of these novel…

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Tava Quad Introduced at Commencement

Commencement was the first time the CC community gathered as a group on Tava Quad, formerly known as Armstrong Quad. Debbie Howell, a member of the Pawnee/Dakota tribe, gave the invocation, and the Cozad Singers, members of the Kiowa tribe renowned for performing at powwows nationwide, sang an honor song to celebrate the naming of…

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CC Welcomes 14 New Faculty Members, 4 Riley Scholars

During the 2018-19 academic year, Colorado College hired 14 new faculty members. CC looks forward to welcoming each faculty member as they begin their tenure-track appointments. Colorado College also has hired four new Riley Scholars-in-Residence. The new tenure-track faculty are: Ikemefuna (Ike) Agbanusi, Mathematics and Computer Science Agbanusi received his Ph.D. in mathematics from Boston…

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Class Notes

1969 Jane Lubchenco has been elected by academicians and appointed by Pope Francis to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, a global institution of 80 members who have made outstanding scientific contributions and shown high moral character. The PAS provides scientific advice to the Pope. On April 2, Jane also received the inaugural Tethys Award from the…

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‘Can We Get Real?’ Asks Roxane Gay

Acclaimed writer and editor Roxane Gay read excerpts from her book “Hunger” and discussed the intersections of fiction and activism as part of the 2019 Cornerstone Arts Week theme, “Can We Get Real?” Gay spoke to a full house and answered questions from students at the event, held in Mohrman Theatre in late April.

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Tigers Crossing Paths

CC Connections Imagine my delight when I opened the Summer 2018 issue of the Colorado College Bulletin and saw on page 3 Pete Devine ’81 as resident naturalist for Yosemite National Park. My husband and I and two other couples were going to Yosemite in just a few short weeks! I reached out to Pete…

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To the Editor

It was a delight to see the photograph on page 10 of the latest Bulletin. During my visit to CC for my 50th reunion in 2012, I took some time to visit the archives at Tutt Library to do research on my family’s history with the college. A large print of the baseball team photograph was lying on a table in…

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Weddings & Celebrations

’14 Erin Slay ’14 married Craig Harris Jr., May 31, in Westminster, Colorado. ’12 Elle Emery Shafer ’12 married Max Shafer in Victor, Idaho, on Aug. 4, 2018.

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Summer Session Students Mingle with Alumni Journalists

The course description for Introduction to Journalism gives fair warning: “Consider this class your gateway drug to becoming a news junkie.” Students in CC Visiting Lecturer Corey Hutchins’ class, offered during Colorado College’s Summer Session, spent three days at the end of the course in Washington, D.C., where they visited The New York Times bureau,…

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