Colorado College Events Colorado College Events Homecoming Convocation/Alumni Association Awards Tue, 09 Oct 2012 16:44:02 MDT <p><em>Saturday, October 13, 2012 11:00 AM</em></p><p>President Jill Tiefenthaler and Alumni Association Board President Alan Harris &rsquo;77 will present the Benezet, Worner, Riley, and Spirit of Adventure Awards. Everyone is invited to attend this special ceremony that honors our distinguished award recipients and will feature remarks from President Tiefenthaler. The recipient of the Louis T. Benezet Award for career achievement is Henry L. Ansbacher &rsquo;92. The Lloyd E. Worner Award for remarkable efforts on behalf of the college will be presented to Robin H. Dunn &rsquo;06, Barbara J. Keener &rsquo;67, and Ariel Stiller-Shulman &rsquo;06. The Gresham Riley Award recognizing faculty, administrators, and staff who have made a significant difference to the college will be presented to Ronald W. Smith. Sylvie M. Fadrhonc &rsquo;07 will receive the Spirit of Adventure Award, given to the alumnus/a, who exemplifies the unique CC experience through a life of intellectual, social, or physical adventure. &nbsp;President Tiefenthaler will also present the Reunion Cup, awarded to the reunion class with the best attendance. Frank W. Shelton, Jr. &rsquo;73, Colorado College organist, will perform during the ceremony. After the ceremony, a student and faculty Balinese gamelan ensemble will lead the processional from Shove Chapel to the All-Campus Picnic.</p> One Degree of Separation: Alumni Films and Filmmakers Fri, 12 Oct 2012 10:44:55 MDT <p><em>Saturday, October 13, 2012 1:30 PM</em></p><p>Join us for a program celebrating the work of documentary filmmaker Doug Pray &rsquo;83. As Doug says on his website, &ldquo;Most of the subjects of my films have been underdogs... They&rsquo;ve all decided to do something different, they are all fiercely independent, and they have more in common than you might imagine.&rdquo; Meet some of these characters as we screen clips from the six feature films Doug has made so far. After the screening, Doug will talk with retired professor Tom Sanny (film studies) about these films and respond to questions from the audience.</p> Colorado College Women's Volleyball Wed, 15 Aug 2012 14:25:52 MDT <p><em>Sunday, October 14, 2012 11:00 AM</em></p><p>ALUMNI GAME - 11AM</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Colorado College Women's Soccer Wed, 15 Aug 2012 12:40:32 MDT <p><em>Sunday, October 14, 2012 12:00 PM</em></p> South Pole Space Physics Mon, 24 Sep 2012 10:44:16 MDT <p><em>Sunday, October 14, 2012 7:00 PM</em></p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><strong>Olin 1 -- New technology is allowing scientists to remotely study near-Earth space environment from the South Pole. &nbsp;Scott Palo, PhD,</strong><strong > </strong>Assoc. Prof., Aerospace Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder will discuss how the bridging of basic research and engineering is allowing scientists to study the physics of space.&nbsp; </p> <p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p> Grad School: The Perfect Resume Fri, 21 Sep 2012 16:39:30 MDT <p><em>Monday, October 15, 2012 12:00 PM</em></p><p>Applying to grad school? &nbsp;Make sure you have the perfect resume.&nbsp;</p> Between a Rock and a Cold Place: Looking Beneath the Ice Sheet Mon, 24 Sep 2012 11:02:31 MDT <p><em>Monday, October 15, 2012 7:00 PM</em></p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal">West Antarctica features large mountains, and the recent geological study of this area is helping scientists understand the development of the continental crust as well as the Earth&rsquo;s current arrangement of continents. Christine Siddoway, PhD, professor, geology, Colorado College, will tell listeners about discoveries she has been involved with during years of study on the southernmost continent.</p> Contemplative Arts and Spirituality Series Tue, 16 Oct 2012 14:57:27 MDT <p><em>Tuesday, October 16, 2012 3:00 PM</em></p><p class="MsoNormal">Get in touch with your creative spirit!&nbsp; Contempetive Arts and Spirituality series offers: &ldquo;Painting.&rdquo;&nbsp; Just plain and simple painting with as many different kinds of paint as we can scrounge up, with the focus on contemplation and expression without any judgment of what we are creating. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 3:00 &ndash; 4:30 p.m. in the Interfaith House, east campus.</p> Japanese Calligraphy Performance Art Thu, 11 Oct 2012 16:05:29 MDT <p><em>Tuesday, October 16, 2012 4:00 PM</em></p><p>Ms. Tsubasa Kimura will give a Japanese Calligraphy (Shodo) performance set to live music by a CC student cellist. Ms. Kimura has studied the calligraphy of Zen Priests (Bokuseki). Her experimentation with a wide variety of calligraphic expression has won her many awards.</p> <p>Refreshments following the performance.</p> The Arts and The Times Reception Fri, 05 Oct 2012 14:29:09 MDT <p><em>Tuesday, October 16, 2012 4:00 PM</em></p><p>Michael Cieply is a media correspondent who covers Hollywood for The New York Times. &nbsp;Cieply joined The Times as movie editor in 2004. Previously, he worked for The Los Angeles Times, Forbes Magazine and The Wall Street Journal. &nbsp;Before becoming a journalist, he was a film and television producer and production executive with various companies, including ABC, Columbia, Disney, Fox, Universal, and United Airlines.</p>