Colorado College Events https://www.coloradocollege.edu/newsevents/calendar/events-rss.html Colorado College Events New Student Orientation 2014 Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:20:51 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2014-08-23-new-student-orientation-2014 https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2014-08-23-new-student-orientation-2014 <p><em>Saturday, August 23, 2014 8:00 AM</em></p><p>Colorado College New Student Orientation (NSO) 2014 is August 23-31.</p> CC Women's Soccer Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:19:46 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2014-08-24-cc-women-s-soccer https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2014-08-24-cc-women-s-soccer <p><em>Sunday, August 24, 2014 2:00 PM</em></p><p>CC Women's Soccer vs. University of Denver</p> Fall Conference 2014 Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:22:40 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2014-08-28-fall-conference-2014 https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2014-08-28-fall-conference-2014 <p><em>Thursday, August 28, 2014 8:00 AM</em></p><p>The CC Fall Conference marks the start of the academic year for Colorado College faculty, administrators, and staff. All gather at Reid Arena for a time of reunion and socializing, followed by a campus welcome from a member of the Academic Events Committee and an officer of the Board of Trustees. President Tiefenthaler and the dean of the college/dean of the faculty then address the community, offering information about the incoming class and new initiatives planned by the administration, together with inspiration for the academic year. Participants then break out into smaller groups to attend workshops and classes.</p> Opening Convocation Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:29:17 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2014-09-01-09-opening-convocation https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2014-09-01-09-opening-convocation <p><em>Monday, September 1, 2014 9:00 AM</em></p><p>Opening Convocation marks the beginning of Colorado College&rsquo;s 141st academic year and helps to welcome new students, the Class of 2018. Three alumni will be honored with honorary degrees: Charity Haygood '96, Joseph Auner '81, and Woodward Fischer '00, professor of geobiology&nbsp;at the California Institute of Technology, who will deliver the keynote address.</p> Spanish Short Film Festival Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:51:20 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2014-09-01-spanish-short-film-festival https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2014-09-01-spanish-short-film-festival <p><em>Monday, September 1, 2014 5:00 PM</em></p><p>We will watch short films and practice Spanish-speaking skills after each video.</p> Martin Macwan: "The Story of India: How Caste Discrimination and Development Coexist" Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:11:41 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2014-09-03-martin-macwan-the-story-of-india-how-caste-discrimination-and-development-coexist https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2014-09-03-martin-macwan-the-story-of-india-how-caste-discrimination-and-development-coexist <p><em>Wednesday, September 3, 2014 3:00 PM</em></p><p>In this talk, human rights activist Martin Macwan will speak on his work and the situation of Dalits &ndash; the groups often glossed as former &lsquo;untouchables&rsquo; - in India.&nbsp; Macwan founded Navsarjan Trust, a grassroots human rights organization in Gujarat, India and co-founded the National Campaign for Dalit Human Rights and the Indian Institute of Dalit Studies. In the 2000, he received the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award. He has been honored by Human Rights Watch and the Gleitsman Foundation&rsquo;s Activist of the Year Award.</p> Kaffeklatsch Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:00:09 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2014-09-03-kaffeklatsch https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2014-09-03-kaffeklatsch <p><em>Wednesday, September 3, 2014 3:30 PM</em></p><p>Come and join us at the Kaffeklatsch (German House #55 on the map) to learn something about German culture and life..FREE coffee and cookies!!</p> Opening Reception and IDEA Cabaret for "Transmission/ Frequency: Tesla and His Legacy" Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:03:25 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2014-09-04-opening-reception-and-idea-cabaret-for-transmission-frequency-tesla-and-his-legacy https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2014-09-04-opening-reception-and-idea-cabaret-for-transmission-frequency-tesla-and-his-legacy <p><em>Thursday, September 4, 2014 4:30 PM</em></p><p><strong>Opening Reception and</strong> <strong>IDEA Cabaret:<em> "</em>The Creative Spark: Understanding Tesla&rsquo;s Innovations"</strong></p> <p class="MsoNormal">IDEA Cabaret is an ongoing series of public conversations between artists, community experts, and Colorado College faculty from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines. Audience participation is encouraged! In this inaugural Tesla-themed Cabaret, Colorado College faculty members Richard Hilt (professor of physics), Kathy Giuffre (professor of sociology) and Ted Lindeman (professor of chemistry) demonstrate some of Tesla&rsquo;s breakthrough inventions and explore the intersections between creative vision and scientific practice. </p> Opening Reception and IDEA Cabaret: Transmission/Frequency: Tesla and His Legacy Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:44:55 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2014-09-04-opening-reception-and-idea-cabaret-transmission-frequency-tesla-and-his-legacy https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2014-09-04-opening-reception-and-idea-cabaret-transmission-frequency-tesla-and-his-legacy <p><em>Thursday, September 4, 2014 4:30 PM</em></p><p></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><strong >Opening Reception and</strong> <strong ><em >IDEA Cabaret: The Creative Spark: Understanding Tesla&rsquo;s Innovations</em></strong></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><strong >Cornerstone Arts Center Main Space and IDEA Space</strong></p> <p class="MsoNormal">IDEA Cabaret is an ongoing series of public conversations between artists, community experts, and Colorado College faculty from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines. Audience participation is encouraged! In this inaugural Tesla-themed Cabaret, Colorado College faculty members Richard Hilt (Professor of Physics), Kathy Giuffre (Professor of Sociology) and Ted Lindeman (Professor of Chemistry) demonstrate some of Tesla&rsquo;s breakthrough inventions and explore the intersections between creative vision and scientific practice. </p> <p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p> "Becoming a Love and Logic Parent" Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:00:47 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2014-09-04-becoming-a-love-and-logic-parent https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2014-09-04-becoming-a-love-and-logic-parent <p><em>Thursday, September 4, 2014 6:30 PM</em></p><p class="MsoNormal" >"Love and Logic" is a way of working with children that puts parents and teachers back in control, teaches children to be responsible, and prepares young people to live in the real world with its many choices and consequences. The Cheryl&nbsp; Schlessman Bennett Children&rsquo;s Center is offering the fall session of "Becoming a Love and Logic Parent."&nbsp;The class will be held Thursdays from 6:30-9 p.m. beginning September 4 and ending October 23. Class fee is $80 , payable to John Loetscher, and includes all &nbsp;class materials and workbook.Registration form is available at&nbsp;http://www.coloradocollege.edu/offices/childrenscenter/.&nbsp;</p>