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Connor Nolan ’20 laughs as he eats lunch with one of his students who shares several  riddles with him during the TREE Semester,  an environmental education program at Catamount Center for Environmental Science and Education. Nolan was in charge of six fifth-graders from Columbine Elementary School in Woodland Park. “TREE Semester has been a life-changing experience for me,” Nolan says. Photo by Jennifer Coombes.

Spring 2018

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Put on your dancin’ shoes — and then try to keep up with Marcia Dobson and John Riker. Riker, professor of philosophy, and Dobson, professor of classics, have been ballroom dancing together for 35 years. The husband-and-wife team teach ballroom dancing at CC, both in an informal club format and as a credit-bearing course. After a day of biology lab or history research, students can head to Cossitt Hall to learn the fox trot, waltz, Viennese waltz, tango, polka, rumba, cha cha, mambo, samba, East Coast swing, or a bit of the Charleston.

Emily Chan, associate dean of academic programs and strategic initiatives, smiles as Mahadia Abudalal, Arabic culture program coordinator, adjusts a hijab for her during CC’s Hijab Day. The Muslim Student Union hosted the event in February and encouraged students to wear a headscarf for an afternoon and then post about their experience on Facebook using the hashtag #CC_hijab_day.