The first information session for students interested in joining the summer 2019 #FemGeniusesinBerlin with Professor Heidi R. Lewis is third Tuesday, November 5, at 12:15 pm in the ID House! Pizza will be served! Visit nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=www.femgeniuses.com&data=02%7C01%7CStudentDigest%40coloradocollege.edu%7C22a848ab48c64034657208d75d3c6439%7Ccfc7b13c12964387b3085de08fd13c99%7C1%7C0%7C63… for more information!

Posted by hlewis@coloradocollege.edu for the October 31, 2019 digest.

Join Jamil Northcutt, Vice President of Player Engagement for Major League Soccer, for lunch and a discussion on Tuesday, 11/19, from 12:15-1:30 in Palmer Hall’s Gates Common Room. He’ll chart his journey from athlete to executive and explore how students can launch a career in the sports industry.

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On Wednesday, Oct. 30, members of the campaigns for the two statewide ballot initiatives will present and answer questions in Sacred Grounds in Shove Memorial Chapel from 2-3:30 p.m. Proposition CC is an initiative to let the government retain the TABOR refund to pay for schools and roads. Proposition DD is an initiative to legalize sports betting and use tax revenue to fund the Colorado Water Plan. BRING YOUR BALLOT!

Posted by p_li@coloradocollege.edu for the October 30, 2019 digest.

It’s voting time! Step 1: Grab a voting guide from a table in upstairs Worner. Step 2: Check your Worner Box. Step 3: Fill out your ballot. Step 4: Hand it in to the person sitting at the table! A CC student will deliver it to the polls when the table closes.
Not registered to vote? Take a ride to the polls with the person handing in ballots. Colorado has same day voter registration, so be sure to bring a ballot guide if you’re not sure what to vote for. Bring a valid form of ID (not CCID).

Posted by p_li@coloradocollege.edu for the October 30, 2019 digest.

The Honor Council is now accepting applications for the 2019-20 school year. If you’re interested in joining the Honor Council visit the Honor Council website to learn more and don’t hesitate to reach out to Zach Klingner, at z_klingner@coloradocollege.edu with any questions regarding the Honor Council or the application process.
The Colorado College Honor System was established in 1948 to promote personal responsibility and academic integrity. Founded upon the value of mutual trust between students and professors, it is an essential tradition of the college. The Honor Code applies to all assignments completed for credit, and any potential code violation is the concern of the Honor Council. The Honor Council is the student-run organization that maintains and enforces the Honor Code through educating the campus community and administering procedures to ensure fairness in academics.

Posted by z_klingner@coloradocollege.edu for the October 30, 2019 digest.

Learn how culture affects psychology and engage in a comparative study of cultural effects. Fulfills psychology major, general education (social inequality or global cultures), and Peace Corps Prep program requirements.

PY116/PA200 Cultural Psychology and PY408 Topical Seminar: Cultural Psychology

Course Dates: June 7-30, 2020 (taught in English)

Course Application: Accepting applications now. Email Professor Emily Chan to get on the list echan@coloradocollege.edu

Financial Aid: Application window October 31 – December 2 on Summit applications page

Course Descriptions

PY116/PA200: Cultural Psychology. Introduces students to the theories and methods of studying culture and psychology. Focus is on psychological research that links culture to mental processes and the comparative study of cultural effects. Several topics are covered: development and socialization, self and personality, diversity and multicultural ideologies, ethnic and racial identities, bi/multiculturalism and intersectionality, stereotyping and bias, enculturation and acculturation, intergroup contact, motivation, cognition and perception, judgement and decision making, close relationships, emotion and mental health, and morality and justice.

PY408: Topical Seminar: Cultural Psychology. An in-depth consideration of the theories, methods, and the contemporary debates of studying culture and psychology. In addition to building a foundation of research that links culture to mental processes and the comparative study of cultural effects, student will have additional workshops to study details of cultural psychology methodologies, and will propose an empirical research project in cultural psychology, apply for ethics approval, and begin to collect preliminary data. Additional research trips with local researchers in cultural psychology to learn about current research and explore potential for collaborative empirical research.

Posted by echan@coloradocollege.edu for the October 30, 2019 digest.

The ofrenda (altar) for Dia de los Muertos in the side chapel of Shove, is an opportunity for our community to create and build an ofrenda that honors personal, national, and global loss. Feel free to bring pictures of loved ones to place on the ofrenda, spend quiet time in the space, or stop by to see starting TODAY (Wednesday) 4 p.m. through Sunday, Nov. 2. morning. The ofrenda is made possible by partnership between SOMOS and the Chaplains’ Office.

Posted by kholbrook@coloradocollege.edu for the October 30, 2019 digest.

Join us for this week’s Kaffeestunde! Professor Ryan Bañagale, Director of Performing Arts & Associate Professor of Music will introduce the upcoming music & theatre/dance departments’ production of the musical Spring Awakening, which will be performed the third week of this block (Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30pm). In case you didn’t know this, the musical Spring Awakening is based on the 1891 German play Frühlings Erwachen by Frank Wedekind, and Professor Christiane Steckenbiller, Assistant Professor of German studies, will tell us a little more about that play and its historical background.

Posted by l_schweiger@coloradocollege.edu for the October 30, 2019 digest.