Colorado College Events Colorado College Events Kaffeeklatsch Mon, 21 Jan 2013 22:11:39 MST <p><em>Wednesday, January 23, 2013 3:30 PM</em></p><p>Join us for the first Kaffeeklatsch of the semester!</p> <p>Max-Kade house on Wednesday, 3:30pm!!!!</p> <p>Free coffee, home baked goods and fun times!</p> "George Gershwin: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow" Mon, 02 Dec 2013 12:36:12 MST <p><em>Thursday, January 24, 2013 3:00 PM</em></p><p>Gershwin's music became popular many years ago, but lives on in new and dramatic ways.&nbsp;The Woman's Educational Society presents Professor Ryan Banagale of the CC Music Department in an afternoon program that will feature both live performance by Banagale and film clips of Gershwin's music in films, past and present. Refreshments will be served prior to the program.</p> Philosophy Colloquium: Terry Horgan on "Newcomb's Problem: An Antinomy of Practical Reason" Mon, 17 Dec 2012 15:39:49 MST <p><em>Thursday, January 24, 2013 3:30 PM</em></p><p>Professor Terry Horgan, of the philosophy department at the University of Arizona, will lecture.</p> Obamacare: Does it Matter? Thu, 17 Jan 2013 11:03:57 MST <p><em>Friday, January 25, 2013 2:00 PM</em></p><p class="MsoNormal" >Dr. Bauer, an internationally recognized health futurist and medical economist. As an industry thought leader, he forecasts the evolution of health care and develops practical approaches to improving the medical sector of the American economy. He is widely known for his specific proposals to create an efficient and effective health care delivery system though multi-stakeholder partnerships and other initiatives focused in the private sector.</p> <p class="MsoNormal" >&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal" >Dr. Bauer has published more than 200 articles, books, Web pages, and videos on health care delivery. He speaks frequently to national and international audiences about key trends in health care, medical science, technology, information systems, reimbursement, public policy, health reform, and creative problem-solving. Dr. Bauer is quoted often in the national press and writes regularly for professional journals that cover the business of health care. &nbsp;</p> Fearless Friday Seminar - Simple Wavelet Sets in n Dimensions by Kathy Merrill Thu, 24 Jan 2013 09:57:23 MST <p><em>Friday, January 25, 2013 2:30 PM</em></p><p class="MsoNormal">Join the Mathematics and Computer Science department for their weekly Fearless Friday Seminars. &nbsp; This week's talk is by Emerita Kathy Merrill, in Tutt Science Center Room 229, at 2:30pm.&nbsp;</p> <p>Rating: PG (some undergraduate mathematics or computer science understanding)</p> <p>More information on our department webpage</p> <p></p> <p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p> CC Women's Basketball Tue, 20 Nov 2012 14:32:55 MST <p><em>Friday, January 25, 2013 6:00 PM</em></p><p>vs. Southwestern</p> Erica Chenoweth: "Why Civil Resistance Works: Understanding Triumphs and Failures in Nonviolent Conflict" Mon, 17 Dec 2012 15:50:16 MST <p><em>Friday, January 25, 2013 7:00 PM</em></p><p>Erica Chenoweth is a prize-winning scholar, teacher, and author. She is assistant professor at the&nbsp;<a href="">Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver</a>, where she teaches&nbsp;<a href="">courses</a>&nbsp;on international relations, terrorism, civil war, nonviolent resistance, and contemporary warfare. In addition, she is an associate senior researcher at the&nbsp;<a href="">Peace Research Institute of Oslo</a>&nbsp;(PRIO) and has held visiting appointments at&nbsp;<a href="">Harvard University&rsquo;s Kennedy School of Government</a>,&nbsp;<a href="">Stanford University</a>,&nbsp;<a href="">UC-Berkeley</a>, and the&nbsp;<a href="">University of Maryland</a>. Her book with Maria J. Stephan,"<a href="">Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict</a>"&nbsp;(Columbia University Press, 2011), won the 2012&nbsp;<a href="">Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award</a>, given annually by the&nbsp;<a href="">American Political Science Association</a>&nbsp;in recognition of the best book on government, politics, or international affairs published in the U.S. in the previous calendar year. Before coming to DU, she taught at&nbsp;<a href="">Wesleyan University</a>, where she received the Carol A. Baker Memorial Prize recognizing excellence in junior faculty teaching and research in 2010.&nbsp;</p> CC Men's Basketball Tue, 20 Nov 2012 14:25:36 MST <p><em>Friday, January 25, 2013 8:00 PM</em></p><p>vs. Southwestern</p> Winter Ball 2013: Winter in Monte Carlo Thu, 24 Jan 2013 15:07:50 MST <p><em>Friday, January 25, 2013 9:00 PM</em></p><p>Come role the dice with us at the Antler's Hilton and Worner Center for a wonderful night in Monte Carlo!&nbsp;Buses will shuttle students to and from the locations, with loading at Worner. Midnight breakfast following.</p> <p>MUST HAVE CC ID for ADMITTANCE; limited guest tickets at Worner Desk. Student 21+ bring STATE ID. All students: Dress to impress!&nbsp;</p> Yangsi: A Coming of Age Story Set Between Two Worlds Thu, 10 Jan 2013 15:13:21 MST <p><em>Saturday, January 26, 2013 2:00 PM</em></p><p >Filmmaker Mark Elliott of Crestone Films will introduce this documentary that follows the life and experiences of a Tibetan Buddhist boy from ages 4 through 18. The child is recognized as the reincarnation (Yangsi) of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, a revered meditation master from Tibet who escaped the Chinese occupation, settled in Bhutan and Nepal, and passed away in 1991. At 18, the young man is expected to assume the responsibilities of a spiritual leader of his tradition. This 82-minute film shows unprecedented access to Yansi&rsquo;s childhood years and is interspersed with family visits and the transmission of tantric practices by teachers who received them from him in his former life.</p>