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Colorado Earthquakes? CC Geologist Finds Evidence of Catastrophic Quakes Near Glenwood Springs

Colorado College Geology Professor Paul Myrow has determined there were earthquakes in the central Rocky Mountains on the scale of 7.0, a greater magnitude than the earthquake that rocked Northern California on August 24 and similar to the devastating 1989 San Francisco earthquake and the 2010 Haitian earthquake. Myrow and a colleague, Jitao Chen of the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology, worked on outcrops of Cambrian rocks, which are about 490 million years old, in central and…See More
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Colorado College Student Named Project for Peace Winner

Nawar Sattar ’15 has been named a Davis Project for Peace award winner for the “Shaanti” Project, which seeks to raise awareness of mental health issues, particularly PTSD, in Bangladesh.Sattar will receive $10,000 from Projects for Peace for his proposal to help those affected by the many disasters that have plagued…See More
Jul 15
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Mayor Presents Award to Colorado College's Susan Grace

Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach presented the Spirit of the Springs award to Susan Grace, senior lecturer, associate chair, and artist-in-residence with Colorado College’s Music Department on Monday, June 23. The award is given to persons whose accomplishments have enhanced the city and community. “Sue Grace is a hidden…See More
Jun 24
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CC Professor Receives $225,000 Grant to Study African Sleeping Sickness

Colorado College Assistant Chemistry and Biochemistry Professor Amy Dounay, who came to CC as a student on a Boettcher Scholarship and graduated with in 1996 a B.A. in chemistry, has been awarded a $225,000 Boettcher Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Award. She is one of only seven scientists in the state to receive the…See More
Jun 16
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KRCC Wins Murrow Award for Flood Reporting

KRCC News Director Andrea Chalfin has been awarded a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for excellence in journalism for her coverage of the summer flooding in Manitou Springs. The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) presented the award in the Breaking News category for a report that aired in August titled “…See More
May 12
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CC Professor Translates Book of Poetry by Japanese Disaster Survivors

Colorado College Professor of Japanese Joan Ericson is one of three translators of a book of Japanese poetry written by survivors of and witnesses to the three disasters that struck Japan three years ago. In March 2011 when Ericson, who specializes in Japanese literature, was on sabbatical in Kyoto, a powerful earthquake hit…See More
Apr 30
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Artist Creates Interdisciplinary Opportunities for Colorado College Students

By Erin RavinThroughout the spring semester, Colorado College students participated in a variety of interdisciplinary workshops with the Art Department’s Mellon Artist-in-Residence Jean Gumpper. Gumpper’s goal is to stimulate cross-disciplinary conversation through visual art, as evidenced by her work with Assistant Chemistry…See More
Apr 25
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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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Colorado Earthquakes? CC Geologist Finds Evidence of Catastrophic Quakes Near Glenwood Springs

Posted on August 25, 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

Colorado College Geology Professor Paul Myrow has determined there were earthquakes in the central Rocky Mountains on the scale of 7.0, a greater magnitude than the earthquake that rocked Northern California on August 24 and similar to the devastating 1989 San Francisco earthquake and the 2010 Haitian earthquake.

 Myrow and a colleague, Jitao Chen of the Nanjing Institute of Geology…

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Colorado College Student Named Project for Peace Winner

Posted on July 15, 2014 at 10:54am 0 Comments

Nawar Sattar ’15 has been named a Davis Project for Peace award winner for the “Shaanti” Project, which seeks to raise awareness of mental health issues, particularly PTSD, in Bangladesh.

Sattar will receive $10,000 from Projects for Peace for his proposal to help those affected by the many disasters…

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Mayor Presents Award to Colorado College's Susan Grace

Posted on June 24, 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach presented the Spirit of the Springs award to Susan Grace, senior lecturer, associate chair, and artist-in-residence with Colorado College’s Music Department on Monday, June 23.…

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CC Professor Receives $225,000 Grant to Study African Sleeping Sickness

Posted on June 16, 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Colorado College Assistant Chemistry and Biochemistry Professor Amy Dounay, who came to CC as a student on a Boettcher Scholarship and graduated with in 1996 a B.A. in chemistry, has been awarded a…

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