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Future of the West Debated at Symposium

State of the Rockies Project Faculty Director Corina McKendry, far left, moderates an expert panel on the future of public lands during the 2020 Future of the West Symposium, held in late February. Panelists include Maite Arce, president of the Hispanic Access Foundation; Len Necefer, founder of Natives Outdoors; Collin O’Mara, president of the National…

Issue: Spring 2020 • Tags:

Manya Whitaker, Jake Eichengreen Receive Mayor’s Young Leader Awards

Associate Professor of Education Manya Whitaker and Jake Eichengreen, executive director of the Quad Innovation Partnership, were recognized by Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers in December with Mayor’s Young Leader Awards. Whitaker’s emphasis on educational equity and social justice in her courses and her leadership on nonprofit boards were cited in her win in the Education category.…

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Design Thinking in Healthcare

Dr. Bon Ku, a practicing emergency medicine physician and director of the Health Design Lab at Thomas Jefferson University, created the first design thinking program at a medical school. Ku held a lecture and question-and-answer session in early March, followed by a convergence class the next day. The class included students from Amanda Bowman’s Advanced…

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Idris Goodwin Named Director of the Fine Arts Center

Idris Goodwin, an accomplished playwright, poet, director, educator, and organizer, has been named the next director of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, effective May 1, 2020. He will lead strategic direction and manage operations for the FAC, serving both Colorado College and the Colorado Springs community. Goodwin, who most recently worked as…

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Wait a Sec: What Did That Sign Say?

Driving to or from Colorado College through Ohio? Don’t be surprised if you see a section of roadway signs that say “Governor Richard F. Celeste Highway.” Former CC President Richard Celeste, the college’s 12th president who served from 2002-11, had a portion of I-90 west of Cleveland, Ohio, dedicated to him in November 2019 in…

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Sustainability News: No Car? No Problem

The Office of Sustainability is partnering with PikeRide to give eligible students free access to the bike-sharing service. PikeRide bikes typically cost $1 to unlock and $0.10 per minute to ride, but the fee is waived for CC students with demonstrated financial need. Other students, faculty, and staff get a discounted rate of $99 to…

Issue: Winter 2019 • Tags:

Good to the Last Drop: CC Earns Top Spot for Water Conservation

From rain gardens to educational water courses to a live green roof, CC’s efforts to conserve water are being noticed. In the latest AASHE Sustainable Campus Index, CC is a top performer in the water category out of approximately 280 other U.S. colleges and universities. CC posted a 47% reduction in total water use of…

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That’s So CC: ‘We’re Opening Wooglin’s Two First’

Wooglin’s Deli & Café is closing its Tejon Street location temporarily during construction of Robson Arena, but plans to have a prominent spot next to the new arena when it is completed. That doesn’t mean Wooglin’s will be entirely shuttered during the construction phase. Wooglin’s manager Todd Renz is opening a second location in northeast…

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Africana Intellectual Project Launches

The Africana Intellectual Project at Colorado College, established earlier this year, is not just for Colorado College, but rather for the entire community, says director and founder of the program Michael Sawyer. Sawyer, assistant professor in Race, Ethnicity, and Migration Studies, says the project is designed to enable CC and its intellectual community to explore…

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CC Team Studies Gerrymandering

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Beth Malmskog and her students studied gerrymandering and Colorado’s new redistricting laws during the summer. Haley Colgate ’20, Edgar Santos Vega ’20, Jose Monge Castro ’20, Kadin Mangalik ’20, and Austin Eide ’16 worked alongside Malmskog to assess the current districting plans and prepare for the 2021 redistricting…

Issue: Winter 2019 • Tags:
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