Imagine You’re a Star
What if you could embody, just for a moment, the life of a blue straggler star? Assistant Professor of Physics Natalie Gosnell and Innovator-in-Residence Janani Balasubramanian are in the process of developing an immersive, participatory experience that explores blue straggler stars and the physics of mass transfer, while challenging participants to consider connections, communities, and their place within the universe.
About the Block Plan
Introduction to Journalism
American journalism is rapidly changing as technology, economics, and culture increasingly disrupt the ways in which people produce and consume the news. Students in this class will learn about the history and elements of journalism and acquire the skills journalists use to produce accurate, engaging, and responsible journalism.
Cryptography: Theory and Practice
Analyze theory and the implementation of modern cryptosystems with this interdisciplinary mathematics/computer science course! Topics will include the RSA and Diffie-Hellman algorithms, discrete logarithms, elliptic curve cryptography, the TSL protocol, the Signal protocol, and cryptocurrencies.
Race and the Judicial Process
Where race is concerned, the courts have figured prominently in some of the nation’s proudest and most shameful moments. Slavery, segregation, affirmative action, political representation, and the criminal justice system are some of the topics that will be addressed in this course.
Investigate how fluids on Earth both control and are controlled by biologic, tectonic and climatic processes. This course will explore the impact these processes have had on Earth’s evolution as a whole, their relevance to us as inhabitants of this planet, and the fundamental thermodynamic laws that govern geochemical behavior.
Colorado College recognizes and honors the original inhabitants who first settled in the area and who called the nearby highest mountain “Tava,” the original name given by the Ute people to what is now known as Pikes Peak. At CC, we respect all peoples and strive to grow as a unique and welcoming community.