Putting together an application for the Davis Projects for Peace? Come practice your pitch, receive feedback from the committee, and refine your thoughts before the final round!

Davis Projects for Peace is an initiative for fund student-designed grassroots projects for next summer – anywhere in the world – which promote peace and address the root causes of conflict among parties. Projects will be selected for funding at $10,000 each. To be considered, a student (or group of students) must prepare a written statement which describes the project (who, what, where, how) including expected outcomes and prospects for future impact (not to exceed two pages) as well as a budget (one separate page).

Nov. 8th (3rd Thursday, Block 3) from 3-5, Spencer Board Room) Email jradke@coloradocollege.edu to be added to the schedule.

Posted by h_taylorschall@coloradocollege.edu for the November 2, 2018 digest.

All CC community members are invited to join A Global Celebration, our campus engagement with the national event “International Education Week”. Come together to celebrate during Block 3, Week 3 (Nov. 4-10). Schedule of Events: Monday, 11/5: “Meet My Country”, 5-7 p.m. Worner Fireside – Learn about countries from around the world and meet the students who call them home, or home away from home! Tuesday, 11/6: “Travelling Dinner”, 6-7 p.m. Language Houses – Enjoy foods at each language house from that region of the world, learn the history of the dish, and travel to the next house for more! Wednesday, 11/7: “Intercultural Exchange: Voices Across Borders”, 6:30-8 p.m. Tutt Library 238 – Listen and share your voice as we exchange stories from our home countries and cultures. Thursday, 11/8: “Luncheon with Dr. Amer Ahmed, topic: Islamophobia”, 12:15-1:30 p.m. Gaylord Hall – RSVP: na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Ftinyurl.com%2Fy9tjzz3r&data=02%7C01%7CStudentDigest%40coloradocollege.edu%7C7dc9e58d978349cc1f5b08d64044ee7c%7Ccfc7b13c12964387b3085de08fd13…. Also on Thursday: “Keynote with Dr. Amer Ahmed, topic: Intersections of Multicultural & Intercultural Education”, 4-5 p.m. South Hall Commons. Friday, 11/9:”Diwali”, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Bemis Great Hall. Tickets available at the Worner Desk. Saturday, 11/9: “A Global Celebration Dance Party”, 7:30-11 p.m. Bemis Great Hall – Learn dances from around the world and celebrate! Monday-Friday: “Global Cuisine Lunches at Rastall” – Experience delicious eats from regions around the world! Find out more: na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Ftinyurl.com%2Faglobalcelebration&data=02%7C01%7CStudentDigest%40coloradocollege.edu%7C7dc9e58d978349cc1f5b08d64044ee7c%7Ccfc7b13c12964387b30…

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We are looking for student-athletes who have previous tennis experience (high school or USTA) OR who have strong athletic backgrounds (played multiple sports in high school)!

Tryouts begin January 21st, and the season runs to April 21.

Players need to be cleared by Sport Medicine during the fall semester.

For more information, contact Head Tennis Coach Anthony Weber at Anthony.Weber@ColoradoCollege.edu

Posted by aweber@coloradocollege.edu for the November 2, 2018 digest.

Join us to make posters and lawn signs for a massive installation on the lawn of the museum today, FRIDAY November 2, from 1:00-7:00pm. Make a statement for what is important to YOU. We need YOU to help us complete the project. The Fine Arts Center is proud to partner with the 50 state initiative of For Freedoms. Learn more at Facebook: na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fevents%2F963138793882845%2F&data=02%7C01%7CEventsDigest%40coloradocollege.edu%7C7956238d9da247798b4a08d63f4ad557%7Ccfc7b1. BRING FRIENDS!

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See you tonight (11/2) at the Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration and observance. This event is FREE and open to the public – no tickets required.

5 – 5:30 pm: Traditional tamale dinner in Sacred Grounds, lower level of Shove Chapel (food available first come, first served)

5:30 – 6:15 pm: “¬°Que Viva Los Muertos! – Mexican Day of the Dead as Ritual Observance and Mariachi Music in Disney Pixar’s Coco” by Dr. Peter Garcia, California State University Northrigde, Shove Chapel

6:30 – 8:15 pm: Screening of Disney Pixar animated film “Coco,” Shove Chapel

This is a part of a multi-day celebration which include’s Thursday’s Ofrenda and Saturday’s
Mariachi Tigre Concert at 3 pm; both events are in Shove Chapel.

We hope to see you there!
Residential Life & Campus Activities, SOMOS, Chaplain’s Office, Cultural Attractions Fund, & The Paul Frederick Sheffer Fund for Roman Catholic Studies

Posted by ahill@coloradocollege.edu for the November 2, 2018 digest.

****The Overton Fund Award offers financial assistance for students studying performance and related design away from campus. Appropriate classes include TH/DA/PS 237 The Art of Insurgency, Performance Away in London, and attendance at workshops, symposiums, festivals, conferences in theatre, dance or theatrical design.

*Applicants must be on financial aid to qualify for funds.

*To apply, please write a short essay addressed to Professor Gypsy Ames discussing the goals of your study off campus. You should include details about your financial need, as well as your expectations and hopes for the course or workshop. Essays are due Friday, November 9th. You can electronically submit your essays and any questions to Professor Ames at: games@coloradocollege.edu (cut and Paste into your browser)

*Applicants will be notified by November 14th if they have or have not received an award.

*Funds shall be awarded on a basis of merit and need.

Posted by squinn@coloradocollege.edu for the November 2, 2018 digest.