Outside: Palestinian Territories Becoming a Climbing Hub (Tim Bruns '14 and Will Harris '14 indoor rock gym, Wadi Climbing).
StamfordAdvocate.com: Global law firm Greenberg Taurig, LLP added Christopher Thorne ’86 in Denver as counsel in the Energy & Natural Resources, Real Estate, and Environmental practices group.
IdyllwildTownCrier.com: Heather Companiott ’81 is the director of the summer program’s adult arts center and the Native American program and festival at the Idyllwild Arts Academy near Riverside, California.
Environment.Yale.edu: Rose Harvey ’77 believes that access to nature is a fundamental human right. As commissioner of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, she took it upon herself to deliver that access, especially to communities that needed it the most.
SeattleTimes.com: Meet Christy Keating ’96, a former deputy prosecutor with the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office who now owns The Heartfelt Parent and Savvy Parents Safe Kids. Organizations hire her to train their educators, caregivers, and parent communities on a variety of parenting topics, including child sexual abuse prevention, consent, and healthy boundaries.
Patch.com: Lisa Axelrod ’89 is a co-founder and past board president of The Kindness Connection, an organization dedicated to teaching children about empathy and the value of giving back.
Dwell.com: Now that the TV series “Treehouse Masters” is wrapped, Dwell caught up with builder Pete Nelson ’85 to hear the story behind his arboreal empire, and what’s on the horizon.
NationalPost.com: Calgary’s Doug Mitchell ’59 has been inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. Mitchell attended CC on a hockey scholarship, played professional football in the Canadian Football League and has been a keen advocate of hockey in Canada. He played an important role in the re-establishment of the Olympic hockey team for the 1980 Winter Olympic Games and served on the board of directors of Calgary Olympic Development for the 1988 Olympics.
President Jill Tiefenthaler's Blog: Theo Hooker ’18 discovered his interest in sustainable food systems during his summer internship with Groundwork Denver through Colorado College’s Public Interest Fellowship Program (PIFP). Theo was named a 2018-19 Watson recipient for his project “Feeding the Earth and Ourselves.” The Watson Fellowship supports students for a year of learning through their independently-designed projects.
News.Wisc.edu: Jonathan Patz ’80, professor and director of the Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison,has been elected a member of the National Academy of Medicine in recognition of his pioneering research showing the risk global climate change poses for human health.