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Alumni News Allison Rowe '08 is one of 10 University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) climate-smart educators who are working to implement solutions to climate change while contributing to resilient farming economies. Sefra Levin '07 and her brother Jesse have opened a pop-up shop in Westport, Connecticut. Their company, named Tactivate, outfits customers with gear, and offers advice and training for every conceivable emergency. They bring readiness skills to the veteran, disaster response and entrepreneurial communities. Park City Community Foundation director Katie Wright '02 helps connect people to their passions. Her organization has also been tasked recently with addressing the issues of social inequity and disparities in her community. Governor Polis appointed Sueanna Johnson '97 as one of three new Court of Appeals judges. Johnson was serving as the Senior Assistant Attorney General at the Colorado Attorney General's Office, a position she has held since 2017. Lennard Zinn '80, who graduated with a degree in physics, is now an author of many publications about mountain biking and general cycling. Zinn is also a custom bike builder, purveyor of custom and non-custom bikes, and former U.S. national team rider. Learn more about Zinn and his bicycling passion. Jacqui Hand '21, a forward on the CC women's soccer team, added to her list of honors by earning a spot on the United Soccer Coaches' All-Pacific Region team. According to a recent report, Colorado College has made the list of top institutions for students who travel abroad to study. CC ranked 13th among the top 40 baccalaureate colleges, sending 467 students to study abroad in 2017-18. James Whitaker '06 has recently been hired as the principal research & development scientist for SolarWindow Technologies, Inc. Whitaker will lead a team of scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) through the company's Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with NREL. For All-American Sara Fry '96, the love of running just keeps on going. Fry was inducted into the Colorado College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2011. The Charles Leaming Tutt family home is part of Colorado Springs and Colorado College history. A portion of I-90 west in Ohio has been named the "Governor Richard F. Celeste Highway." Dick Celeste was the 12th president of Colorado College from 2002-2011.

Outside: Palestinian Territories Becoming a Climbing Hub (Tim Bruns '14 and Will Harris '14 indoor rock gym, Wadi Climbing). 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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.

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