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Posts from the Summer 2021 issue

Christine Siddoway’s Antarctica Research Highlighted by BBC

Christine Siddoway

“It’s an unassuming rock, greenish in color, and just over 4cm in its longest dimension. And yet this little piece of sandstone holds important clues to all our futures.” So opens a BBC story, “Climate Change: A Small Green Rock’s Warning About Our Future,” which features a discovery by Professor of Geology Christine Siddoway, presented…

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Colorado College Homecoming & Family Weekend 2021

Oct. 8-10, 2021 We are so excited to welcome parents, families, and alumni to Colorado College this fall. Plans are underway for an on-campus Homecoming and Family Weekend gathering, Oct. 8-10, 2021. Since we weren’t able to host reunion celebrations last year, this year we’re combining reunion celebrations for the 2020 and 2021 classes as…

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Dylan Nelson Releases New Film, Receives Three Grants

Dylan Nelson

Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies Dylan Nelson produced the documentary feature film “Groomed,” which premiered in mid-March. The film, which follows director Gwen van de Pas’s journey to confront her past as a survivor of child sexual assault, has led to a reconsideration of van de Pas’s criminal case against her offender in…

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Alumni Association Awards

One of the most important functions of the Colorado College Alumni Association Council is to recognize the contributions of distinguished alumni, faculty members, and staff to the betterment of society and to the enhancement of the college and its mission. This year, the college honors the following people with these awards, which will be presented…

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Board of Trustees Approve Promotion of Six Faculty Members

Five associate professors and a lecturer have been promoted following the June meeting of the Board of Trustees. Those promoted to full professor are: Kristina Acri, Economics and Business Emily Chan, Psychology Regula Evitt, English Steven Hayward, English Miro Kummel, Environmental Science Jean Gumpper, Art and Art Studio, was promoted to senior lecturer. The Colorado…

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Colorado College Alumni Association Student Leadership Scholarship Awardees

Alumni Association Leadership Scholarship Encourages Awardees to Stay Involved with CC After Graduation

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Maintaining Campus Traditions During a Pandemic

CC made event planning and outreach a priority instead of shutting down or moving all activities online.

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CC Mobile Arts Cranks Up: New Truck is Built to Take Arts on the Road

Think Bookmobile — But For the Arts

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Kittens to Collages, Poetry to Puzzles: CC Faculty Find COVID Lifelines

COVID Copes: Fostering Felines? Pandemic Puzzles? What Helped Faculty Get Through the Pandemic?

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Class Notes

1959 Douglas “Doug” Harding Mitchell will be inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 6, 2021, in Hamilton, Ontario. Although Doug went to CC on a hockey scholarship, he ended up playing football as well. He also played with the B.C. Lions before joining the legal profession. He served as Canadian Football…

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