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Nobel Prize Laureate Oliver Hart Visits Campus

About 20 Colorado College students had the opportunity to have lunch with Oliver Hart, Nobel Prize laureate, on Sept. 29. In 2016, Hart, of Harvard University, was awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. Hart has developed theories on contracts, including the theory of incomplete contracts. “The Carey Lectureship…

Issue: Winter 2023 • Tags:

Primatology Class Utilizes Cheyenne Mountain Zoo for Research Projects

A Block 1 primatology class taught students how to put together formal research proposals, ensure accurate data collection, and appreciate non-human animals, all while traveling to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo almost 10 times. This six-person class allowed for an intimate class setting, where students not only learned the ins and outs of putting together formal…

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Psychology Professors Show Benefits of Social Media Fast in Recently Published Article

Tomi-Ann Roberts, professor of psychology, and Jason Weaver, associate professor of psychology and Asian Studies, studied the benefits of a short-term social media fast among pre-teen and teen dancers. Their resulting article, titled “‘Intermission!’ A short-term social media fast reduces self-objectification among pre-teen and teen dancers,” was published in the Elsevier ScienceDirect Journal, Body Image.…

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Cindy Hyman ’82 Hired as Associate Vice President for Engagement

Cindy Hyman ’82 joined the Colorado College Advancement staff in October as associate vice president for engagement. In her role, Hyman leads the Alumni and Family Relations, Annual Giving, and College Events teams, focusing on creating meaningful engagement with alumni, parents, families, and members of the wider CC community. Hyman spent her first days on…

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CC Welcomes Seven New Faculty Members, Two New Riley Scholars

In Fall 2022, CC welcomed seven new faculty members and two new Riley Scholars to our community. New faculty members at CC include: Anbegwon Atuire Race, Ethnicity, and Migration Studies Atuire’s research lies at the intersection of Africana critical theory, Pan-African social movements, and indigenous Ghanaian Studies. Celeste Diaz Ferraro Economics and Business
 Ferraro is…

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Rochelle Dickey to Retire in Spring 2023

Rochelle T. Dickey ’83, P’19, dean of students and vice president for Student Life, will retire in Spring 2023, following the conclusion of the 2022-23 academic year. Dickey has served the Colorado College community since 1990, including as the senior associate dean of students, associate dean, director of minority student life, and director of minority…

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Project 2024 Looks Forward to an Even Better Colorado College

Susan Ashley, professor emerita of History and recent chair of the Department of Economics and Business, has coordinated Colorado College’s Project 2024 since Fall 2021. The effort aims to engage the campus community in determining CC’s future. In its first year, more than 560 faculty, staff, and students participated. “Project 2024 is a bottom-up process…

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CC Names Three New Trustees

Colorado College has named three new members to the Board of Trustees following its June 2022 meeting: Lilly Chen ’19; Jena Graber Hausmann ’93; and Vicente Blas-Taijeron ’24. The trustees began their terms on July 1. “The Board of Trustees is thrilled to welcome Lilly Chen, Vicente Blas-Taijeron, and Jena Graber Hausmann,” says Jeff Keller…

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Welcome Class of 2026

Colorado College welcomes 553 incoming members of the Class of 2026 and 31 transfer students. The Class of 2026 was selected from 11,026 applicants, a record-number, and had an admittance rate of a little over 11 percent. Twenty-five percent of the Class of 2026 identify as students of color. There are 41 dual citizens. The…

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Student and Alumni Awards

It was a banner year for Colorado College students and alumni receiving various awards! Individuals representing a variety of disciplines and departments were widely recognized for their academic excellence. Here are a few of the CC folks we congratulate: Autumn Rivera ’04, MAT ’05 was a finalist for the Science and Math Teachers Award Grace…

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