Leslie Weddell
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CC Professor Gets Grant to Study African Sleeping Sickness

Amy Dounay, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Colorado College and a 1996 graduate, has received a $35,000 grant from the Research…See More
Mar 11
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CC Sophomore has Alternative Block Break Photo Published

A photograph by Esther Chan, a sophomore at Colorado College, has been selected for publication in The Best of College and High School Photography 2014. Chan’s black and white photo was selected as a finalist from a field of more than 16,600 photos from around the worldChan, of Los Angeles, who is designing her own…See More
Feb 12
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Beyond PTSD: Student-Faculty Research Leads to Book

When two professors and 10 Colorado College students went to Fort Carson to interview soldiers back from a second hard tour in Iraq in 2008, they focused on how stigma tied to unseen wounds such as PTSD might be preventing soldiers from seeking help. When it turned out that numerous soldiers from the same unit were…See More
Jan 29
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Waking Up America: The Power of Positive Sleeping

Students who were told they got a good night’s sleep – even if they didn’t – performed better on tests measuring their attention and memory skills than those who thought they slept poorly, according to a study by CC graduate Christina Draganich ’12 and Colorado College Psychology Professor Kristi Erdal.A paper about the…See More
Jan 27
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Nov 26, 2013
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CC Professor Kathy Giuffre to give TEDx Talk

Colorado College Associate Sociology Professor Kathy Giuffre will be a presenter at TEDxMileHigh: Women | Values + Instincts on Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Newman Center in Denver. The TEDxMileHigh event features some of Colorado’s most innovative, brilliant, and passionate women — women who are pushing the…See More
Nov 7, 2013
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CC Professor Wins Lifetime Achievement in Conservation Award

Walt Hecox, professor of economics in the Environmental Program at Colorado College and Project Director of the Colorado College State of the Rockies Project,…See More
Oct 4, 2013
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Plays and Power Plays: CC Professor Finds Connections Between Shakespeare and Politics

It may seem odd in this age of digital media and electronic gadgetry to turn to a 16th-century playwright for lessons about 21st-century politics.But as Colorado College Political Science Professor Tom Cronin notes in his chapter in the newly published “Shakespeare and Politics,” more than 20 of Shakespeare’s…See More
Oct 1, 2013
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Watching Over a Gershwin Legacy

Colorado College Assistant Music Professor Ryan Raul Bañagale has been appointed to the editorial board for The George and Ira Gershwin Critical Edition, a…See More
Sep 27, 2013
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CC Professor Researches Human Trafficking

Dana Wittmer, assistant professor of political science at Colorado College, recently received a USAID grant to conduct research on human trafficking in Moldova and Ukraine. Wittmer, along with collaborators at Texas Christian University and Northeastern University, received an 18-month, $180,983 grant for the research project,…See More
Sep 16, 2013
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$12 Bubble Machine Key to Research

What can you do with a $12 bubble machine from Wal-Mart? Apparently a lot more than just blow bubbles. Just ask Colorado College Environmental Science Associate Professor Miro Kummel, who is using the device to track the ways trees alter small-scale wind patterns at the tree line on Pikes Peak.The bubble machine is…See More
Sep 4, 2013
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May 14, 2013
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Two CC Students, Colorado College Recognized for Community Involvement

Two Colorado College students, Kathleen Carroll ’13 of Winnetka, Ill., and Brian Wray ’13 of Lakewood, Colo., were named Volunteers of the Year by the National Alliance on Mental Illness-Colorado Springs (NAMI-CS). Additionally, Colorado College was selected as the Community Partner of the Year for its support of the…See More
May 10, 2013
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Visiting CC Instructor Nominated for Emmy Award

Eric Shaw, a visiting instructor in the Film Studies department at Colorado College, has been nominated for an Emmy Award as the head writer of the critically acclaimed PBS television series “WordGirl.” The nomination, for “Outstanding Writing in Animation,” is his first. Shaw, a resident of Colorado Springs, taught Beginning…See More
May 6, 2013

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Colorado College Senior Selected for Carnegie Fellows Program

Posted on April 4, 2014 at 4:29pm 0 Comments

Eugene Tan Perk Han, a senior at Colorado College, has been selected for the Junior Fellows Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he will work with the organization’s Washington, D.C.-based Energy and Climate Change program. He is among 10 students and recent college graduates…

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CC Professor Gets Grant to Study African Sleeping Sickness

Posted on March 11, 2014 at 5:53pm 0 Comments

Amy Dounay, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Colorado College and a 1996 graduate, has…

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