Colorado College Events Colorado College Events "Promises, Promises" Mon, 29 Oct 2012 16:32:29 MDT <p><em>Sunday, November 11, 2012 3:00 PM</em></p><p>In 1969, getting ahead in business was everything &mdash; even if it meant loaning out your apartment to executives who promised to promote you.&nbsp; With some of the finest Burt Bacharach songs of the '60s, this musical is based on the play "The Apartment," by Neil Simon. See how a couple of young, naive kids deal with selling out and finding their own moral compasses.</p> The Importance of Aid and Institutional Expenditures for the Matriculation Decision of High-Ability Students Fri, 09 Nov 2012 13:12:33 MST <p><em>Tuesday, November 13, 2012 4:00 PM</em></p><p>Amanda Griffith from Wake Forest University will present her research on the college decision of students. This event is the third installment of the blockly seminar series for the 2012-2013 academic year.&nbsp;</p> "Race, Politics and the Election" by David Barsamian Sun, 11 Nov 2012 12:28:45 MST <p><em>Tuesday, November 13, 2012 4:30 PM</em></p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Race and Ethnic Studies Program at Colorado College will sponsor a talk on "Race, Politics and the&nbsp;Election"by David Barsamian. Tuesday, November 13, at 4:30p.m. in Gaylord Hall. The talk is open to the college community and to the public. Light refreshments will be served. David&nbsp;Barsamian is the award-winning founder and director of Alternative Radio, the independent weekly audio series based in Boulder, Colorado. One of America's most wide-ranging and respected independent journalists, David&nbsp;Barsamian has altered the media landscape with his radio programs and books with Noam Chomsky, Tariq Ali, Howard Zinn,&nbsp;Arundhati Roy and others.His latest book with Richard Wolff is "Occupy the Economy: Challenging Capitalism."&nbsp; <br /></p> Visiting Authors Rawi Hage and Madeleine Thien Mon, 15 Oct 2012 14:46:32 MDT <p><em>Tuesday, November 13, 2012 7:00 PM</em></p><p>As part of International Education Week at Colorado College, acclaimed Canadian writers Rawi Hage, author of"Carnival," "Cockroach," and "DeNiro&rsquo;s Game," and Madeleine Thien, author of "Certainty,"&nbsp;"Simple Recipes,"and "Dogs at the Perimeter," will speak about intercultural writing and read from their recent works.&nbsp;</p> Switch! Premiere at CC Tue, 06 Nov 2012 13:59:50 MST <p><em>Tuesday, November 13, 2012 7:00 PM</em></p><p>Tuesday of Third Week this block the Energy, Environment, and Security Project will host a showing of the critically-acclaimed Switch!, a film on our energy transition at 7:00pm in Cornerstone Screening Room.&nbsp;<br /><br />The goal was not to advocate for one technology over another, not to suggest how the transition should happen &mdash; but to try to determine how it actually would happen, based on scientifically-sound investigation and the practical realities of the world of energy as we discovered them.</p> Lanner Faculty Artist Concert Series Thu, 15 Nov 2012 12:36:52 MST <p><em>Tuesday, November 13, 2012 7:30 PM</em></p><p>This concert features bluegrass, chamber music, jazz, classical, and vocal pieces performed by CC music faculty and guests.</p> Music at Midday Fri, 26 Oct 2012 13:37:53 MDT <p><em>Wednesday, November 14, 2012 12:15 PM</em></p><p>CC music students will perform vocal and instrumental selections.</p> Lessons and Legacies: The Civil War and Veterans Today Wed, 07 Nov 2012 20:18:52 MST <p><em>Wednesday, November 14, 2012 6:00 PM</em></p><p>This presentation includes a 35 minute film screening of a "Director's Cut" clip reel from <em>Death and the Civil War</em>, from PBS's <em>American Experience</em>&nbsp;series, followed by an expert panel discussion. &nbsp;The discussion will include comments on the history explored in the film and its relevance to veterans' needs today, with the aim of exploring how students and academics can bridge the gap between the military and civilian spheres to create stronger educational support mechanisms for returning veterans.</p> Small and Minority Business Funding Options Mon, 12 Nov 2012 13:36:50 MST <p><em>Wednesday, November 14, 2012 6:00 PM</em></p><p>Starting a new business or trying to expand your current small business? Wondering what opportunities and resources are available for minority-owned businesses? &nbsp;This informative panel discussion will help identify practical resources and methods for securing the funds you need.</p> <p>Keynote speaker Karl Dakin will lead the conversation, joined by regional entrepreneurs who will share their own funding success stories. &nbsp;Karl Dakin is the executive director of Regis University&rsquo;s John J. Sullivan Endowed Chair for Free Enterprise. He is the owner of Karl Dakin LLC where he shares his knowledge and experience as a speaker, writer and educator. As a small business advocate, he works to help businesses start and grow. He is a co-founder and the chief executive officer for DaVinci Quest, an innovation management company that manages technology commercialization, acts as a licensing agent and engages in economic development projects.&nbsp;Presentations will be followed by a question and answer session in which you can explore specific questions of interest. Regardless of where you stand politically, there can be no question about the critical role of all small and minority business people in helping to create a more vibrant and healthy economy.&nbsp;Students and members of the public who are interested in business topics will also enjoy this forum.&nbsp;</p> <p>The participation fee for this series is $15.00 for The Black Chamber members and their guests. Admission is payable at the door at the event. Students will be admitted FREE!</p> Keller Venture Grant Forum Wed, 14 Nov 2012 14:08:48 MST <p><em>Wednesday, November 14, 2012 6:30 PM</em></p><p>The Venture Grant Forum showcases Colorado College student research. There will be a short program followed by student poster presentations.</p>