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Summer Research Symposium

The SCoRe (Summer Collaborative Research) Symposium is the culminating event after a summer of collaborative research conducted by Colorado College students and faculty. It brings students, faculty, and family together for a series of short presentations, poster sessions, and discussions across a variety of academic disciplines. The collaborative research presented is funded by the Provost’s Office Faculty Student Collaborative Grant, departmental funds, other internal grants, and external research grants.

Starting in 2018, the Symposium expanded to include summer internships as well as summer research experiences to become the Student Research & Internship Symposium. 

The 2019 Student Research & Internship Symposium will be held on September 27, 2019 on Friday of Family and Friends Weekend. 


SCoRe Symposium Highlights

  • President Jill Tiefenthaler and parents at SCoRe Symposium during Family and Friends Weekend
  • Asheton Gilbertson '18 "Burning Transformations: How Fire Impacts Nutrient Cycling Along Rocky Mountain Hillslopes" (Faculty Collaborator: Rebecca Barnes)
  • Samuel Andrew '18 "Colorado's Prison Population 1878-1940" (Faculty Collaborator: Carol Neel)
  • Judy Fisher '20 "Our Persistence is Resistance: Incorporating Indigenous Voices and Values in Postsecondary Retention Strategies" (Faculty Collaborator: Dwanna Robertson)
  • Amanda Martin '19 "Computational Chemistry Across the Department Curriculum" (Faculty Collaborator: Sally Meyer)
  • Nathan Goodman '19 "When forever comes, we will be here: A policy prospective on Indigenous cultural resource management" (Faculty Collaborator: Santiago Guerra)
  • Hannah Rider '18 "Managing the Masses: Recreation Management on Pikes Peak" (Faculty Collaborator: Walt Hecox)
  • Harper Sherwood-Reid '18 "With senses on Full: Michel Serres and David Forester Wallace" (Faculty Collaborator: Corrine Scheiner)
  • David Eik '19 "Quantification of Mating and Mating-Type Switching with Flow Cytometry in Qgataea polymorpha" (Faculty Collaborators: Sara Hanson and Olivia Hatton)
  • Brittany Camacho '17 "No Man Dares to Walk the Earth Alone: African Resistance, War, and the Law on Hispaniola, 1520-1550" (Rutgers: Faculty Collaborators: Kim Butler and Walter Rucker)

Student Research & Internship Symposium 2018

Program 2018


Pdfs of Past Symposia Programs

SCoRe Program 2017   SCoRe Symposium Program 2016

2017 Program                                                      2016 Program

 SCoRe Symposium Program 2015    SCoRe Symposium Program 2014

2015 Program                                                      2014 Program