All Blog Posts Tagged 'Colorado' (338)

City for What Kind of Champions?

The Colorado Springs City for Champions proposal in front of the Colorado Economic Development Commission this month represents a mix of intentions – some highly questionable - gone terribly awry. In spite of an embarrassingly desperate spin campaign by the Mayor and the daily…


Added by Dave Gardner on December 4, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Colorado College's Justin Weis Recognized

Justin Weis, associate director of residential life and housing at Colorado College, has been awarded the Outstanding Mid-Level Professional for the region by the Association of Intermountain Housing Officers (AIMHO).

The award is presented every year to a housing professional who currently is working in an…


Added by Leslie Weddell on November 26, 2013 at 3:33pm — No Comments

CC Professor Marion Hourdequin Argues for 'Multi-Layered Ecological Restoration'


The Dirt, an online blog of the American Society of Landscape Architects, recently covered a symposium that Colorado College Associate Philosophy Professor Marion Hourdequin helped organize at the Society for Ecological Restoration’s meeting last month in Madison, Wis.

The symposium focused on “Restoration: Another Layer of History” and explored questions of ecological…


Added by Leslie Weddell on November 26, 2013 at 3:28pm — No Comments

Give Where You Live

Are you looking for ways to support the disability community?

Here at The Independence Center, we work towards ensuring people with disabilities have the same rights, access and opportunities as do others in the community who are living without a disability. Our mission is to work with…


Added by The Independence Center on November 21, 2013 at 2:42pm — No Comments

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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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


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


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.”…


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…


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.…


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.



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…


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…


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…


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 –…


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

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