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Should Utilities Fund the Regional Business Alliance?



Tomorrow, Tuesday, at 9 a.m. Colorado Springs City Council, sitting as our Utilities Board, will convene in council chambers to take a…

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Added by Dave Gardner on November 11, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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…

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Added by Leslie Weddell on November 7, 2013 at 5:35pm — No Comments

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…

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Added by Leslie Weddell on October 4, 2013 at 2:01pm — No Comments

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…

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Added by Leslie Weddell on October 1, 2013 at 11:26am — No Comments

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…

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Added by Leslie Weddell on September 27, 2013 at 11:57am — No Comments

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…

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Added by Leslie Weddell on September 16, 2013 at 12:12pm — No Comments

$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…

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Added by Leslie Weddell on September 4, 2013 at 10:51am — No Comments

August 22nd COUNTY-MANITOU SPRINGS HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENT FOR RESIDENTS IMPACTED BY FLOODS

El Paso County, Colorado Environmental Services Household Hazardous Waste Collection for Manitou…

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Added by Sallie Clark on August 18, 2013 at 4:25pm — No Comments

Myth of Prosperity from Growth Challenged by Local Film

On August 17 BlissFest333 will screen local filmmaker Dave Gardner’s documentary GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth. Released in late 2011, the film has been shown in Colorado Springs several times. Gardner feels this may be its last big-screen appearance for a while. “I’d like to think those who’ve wanted to see this film have done so by now, but it always surprises me the number of people who still have not checked it out.”…

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Added by Dave Gardner on August 10, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Young Talent brings Sound of Music to Life!

Opera Theatre of the Rockies is excited to be able to bring their Vocal Arts Festival back to Colorado College with some great performances, including three performances of The Sound of Music.  What makes it the most special is discovering and developing young talent right here in our community.

The Vocal Arts Festival brings in world-class teachers, coaches, choreographers and directors for…

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Added by Sylvia Hutson on July 19, 2013 at 12:31pm — No Comments

Colorado Springs Orthopedic Group’s Kings of the Springs 7v7 Benefit Tournament -- New High School Football Tournament to Benefit Community

The 1st annual Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group’s Kings of the Springs 7v7 Benefit Tournament with the proceeds going toward the scholarship fund for the Pro Football Camp.  This tournament is addressing a growing need in the Colorado Springs area by featuring at least 8 teams from Southern Colorado competing in a one-day tournament on Friday, July 12 at UCCS  Mt. Lion Stadium beginning at noon.…

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Added by Teddi Domann on July 2, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Walk the ArtWalk in Old Colorado City

First Friday ArtWalk is in Old Colorado City, Colorado Springs is a great way to meet local artists, learn about new trends and make new friends.  Get into your walking shoes to find some of the best values available along Colorado Avenue in historic Old Colorado City.

First…

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Added by Sharon, Hunter-Wolff Gallery on May 29, 2013 at 9:50am — No Comments

Homeschool Science Colorado back from Nationals: One gold, one bronze and 15 happy kids

After clinching regionals, and winning second place at the State Science Olympiad competition held at Colorado's School of Mines, 15 home schooled, middle-schoolers traveled to Dayton, OH for the National Science Olympiad tournament.

Armed with $5,000 in sponsorship from local companies, GE Johnson Construction, Brindle Way, After School University, Murphy Construction, Simply Kids Dental, Colorado Family Dentistry, Meyer and Lydiatt Family Dentistry, and Make it Mine Embroidery, plus…

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Added by Joy Maples on May 27, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Tai Chi is a Martial Art

When you think of Martial Arts or Kung Fu, does Tai Chi come to mind?  Well, it should!  

Tai Chi Chuan is also known as “Supreme Ultimate Fist” (or Chinese…

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Added by Julie Paler on May 17, 2013 at 11:46am — No Comments

Charge It! Colorado College Gets an EV Car Charging Station

CC is charging ahead! Now there is no need to drive across town in search of an electric vehicle (EV) car charging station – Colorado College has one on campus.

The new EV charging station is located at 830 N. Nevada Ave., in the parking lot on the southwest corner of Nevada Avenue and…

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Added by Leslie Weddell on May 14, 2013 at 5:26pm — No Comments

CC Professor Named Geological Society of America Fellow

Eric Leonard, professor of geology and director of the Southwest Studies program at CC, has been named a Fellow of the Geological Society of America. The fellowship honors high achievements in the field of research and education.



“It is a great honor to be nominated as a GSA Fellow by my colleagues –…

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Added by Leslie Weddell on May 14, 2013 at 11:17am — No Comments

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…

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Added by Leslie Weddell on May 10, 2013 at 4:41pm — No Comments

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,…

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Added by Leslie Weddell on May 6, 2013 at 5:06pm — No Comments

Angela Cobian ’11 Becomes Third CC Fulbright Winner

Angela Cobian ’11 has become the third Colorado College recipient of a 2013-14 Fulbright award. Cobian, a political science major with a concentration in political theory and comparative politics of Latin America and Spanish minor, will serve as a teaching assistant at a university in Mexico during the…

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Added by Leslie Weddell on May 3, 2013 at 5:38pm — No Comments

Paul K. Maruyama Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Paul K. Maruyama, a lecturer in Japanese in the German, Russian and East Asian languages department at Colorado College and president of the Japan America Society of Southern Colorado, has been named a recipient of the Japan imperial decoration “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette.”

The…

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Added by Leslie Weddell on May 3, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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