Mindfulness Makes a Difference
Living in the moment. Slowing down. Not overextending yourself. Appreciating the beauty of nature and different cultures. As students on a Colorado College block break trip to Taos, New Mexico, learned, being mindful is one key to leading a resilient life and experiencing a fulfilling education.
About the Block Plan
Major Authors: Virginia Woolf
As a major figure of British modernism and as a woman, Virginia Woolf’s contribution to the literary century is both stylistic and social. Explore the intersection of Woolf’s political and artistic beliefs, tracing the feminist artistry of Woolf’s oeuvre alongside other feminist criticisms that Woolf influenced.
Investigate the conjunction of feminist theory and deep ecology with Ecofeminism. The concerns of Ecofeminism are diverse as they connect ideas about environmental justice with those of environmental degradation by using the common theme of domination along with the concept of discovering your connection to place.
Learn and analyze the fundamentals of design and implementation of 'real world' software through teamwork, testing, design patterns, development processes in this computer science course! Using Object Oriented Design and Test Driven Development, students will implement these methods in a team software project.
Economics of Innovation
Investigate the field of technological change: how technologies develop and evolve; and how technologies subsequently affect our economy and society. Economic concepts will be applied to events ranging from the Industrial Revolution to the present. Students will also field-trip to Boston to explore relevant economic concepts.
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.