Keynote speech from the Colorado College State of the Rockies Conference held May 3 through May 4, 2004. This keynote speech was delivered by Governor Richard Lamm, May 4, 2004.
Tony Dixon is the deputy regional forester of the Rocky Mountain Region and Jan Burke is the forest health coordinator for the White River National Forest. Their talk stems from their many years of experience working for the U.S. Forest Service in Colorado and examines the White River National Forest in Northwestern Colorado. Recorded November 8, 2010.
Amy McNamara, the National Parks program director for the Greater Yellowstone Coalition, delivered this final lecture in the 2008-2009 Fall/Winter State of the Rockies Speaker Series. Also part of Notable Lectures & Performances series, Colorado College. Recorded February 23, 2009.
T. R. Reid, a prizewinning Washington Post reporter and the author of several books, including "The Healing of America" and "The United States of Europe," is a frequent guest on NPR and has narrated and produced several PBS documentaries. Part of Notable Lectures & Performances series, Colorado College. Recorded March 4, 2010.
Phi Kappa visiting scholar Jack Goldstone lectures on global population trends and their significance. Part of Notable Lectures & Performances series, Colorado College. Recorded November 4, 2010.
David Weddle, Colorado College professor of religion, presents his book on miracles. The work examines the enduring interest in miracle stories in five world religions from tales of flying yogis and rebbes with healing power to levitating bodhisattvas, miracle-working saints, and disappearing Sufi masters. Part of Notable Lectures & Performances series, Colorado College. Recorded November 9, 2010.
Donna Brazile is founder and managing director of Brazile and Associates, LLC, chair of the Democratic National Committee's Voting Rights Institute (VRI) and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. She is a senior political strategist and former campaign manager for Gore-Lieberman 2000, a weekly contributor and political commentator on CNN, and a veteran of numerous national and statewide campaigns. Part of Notable Lectures & Performances series, Colorado College. Recorded April 2, 2007.
Betty Bright, a Minneapolis-based curator and critic of the book arts, explores the role of The Press at Colorado College on the national book arts scene. Bright's discussion focuses on the work of James Trissel at The Press between 1978 and 1998. Her lecture was the final event in Pressfest 2008, a celebration of the work of The Press at Colorado College, then in its 30th year. Recorded October 6, 2008.
Vanity Fair's West Coast Editor Krista Smith (CC class of 1986) tells us how to stay ahead of the curve in this changing landscape of journalism. She is introduced by Natalie Rahhal, editor of The Leviathan. This lecture is part of the Notable Lectures & Performances Series, Colorado College. This lecture was presented at Colorado College, Cutler Hall, on December 3, 2012.
Allan Savory, founder of Holistic Management International, discusses how global health is profoundly affected by the complex interactions among all living systems and how holistic decision-making provides a revolutionary way forward for the next generation. HMI is a proven, whole-farm/whole-systems approach to resource management that simultaneously considers economic, social and environmental realities to find sustainable solutions. HMI aims to improve land in a productive but environmentally healthy manner by promoting empowerment and participatory planning in Africa, Australia and North and South America. Part of Notable Lectures & Performances series, Colorado College. Recorded March 29, 2007.
Michael Berube, author of "Higher Education Under Fire: Politics, Economics, and the Crisis of the Humanities" and "What's Liberal About the Liberal Arts? Classroom Politics and 'Bias' in Education" argues against the common notion that higher education is a bastion of the left. Part of Notable Lectures & Performances series, Colorado College. Recorded November 2, 2006.
Why do some artists become famous, while others labor in obscurity? In this presentation, art historian Erika Doss traces the construction of art world celebrity from Jackson Pollock's feature spread in Life magazine in 1949 through Andy Warhol's Factory fame, to the present art world infatuation with Matthew Barney. Part of Notable Lectures & Performances series, Colorado College. Recorded November 30, 2006.
Susan Ashley, Dean of the College and Dean of the Faculty, and Trustee Neal Baer, MD, (CC class of 1978) speak to parents about the benefits of a liberal arts education. Recorded May 22, 2011.
Renowned sustainability expert Wes Jackson, director of the Land Institute, explores the intersection of science and society, agronomy and ecology, culture and politics. Part of Notable Lectures & Performances series, Colorado College. Recorded April 27, 2005.
Colorado college Professor of Psychology Tomi-Ann Roberts presents the 2010 Baccalaureate keynote address. The Colorado College baccalaureate ceremony offers a quiet, intimate opportunity to pause and reflect on the rite of passage that is graduation, hear faculty members offer advice to the graduating class, and enjoy students' talents.
Text of speech delivered to the Colorado College community, at the annual Fall Conferency, by CC's 13th president, Jill Tiefenthaler, on August 28, 2012.
Part of the annual State of the Rockies Conference. Dan Dagget, environmentalist, discusses "The New Ranch: A Means Toward Equal Protection for the Land." Student researcher Andrew Yarbrough (CC class of 2006) presents the results of the ranching report card, and a panel consisting of ranchers Doc and Connie Hatfield, of Country Natural Beef; rancher Dale Lasater, of Lasater Grasslands Beef; Brian Rohter, chief executive officer of New Seasons Market; and rancher John Schiffer, Wyoming state senator, discuss ranching in the Rockies. Recorded April 11, 2006.
National Book Award winner and Zen master Matthiessen is author of, among others, "The Snow Leopard," "At Play in the Fields of the Lord," "Far Tortuga" and "Wildlife in America." He writes about vanishing cultures, oppressed people and exotic wildlife and landscapes, combining scientific observation with lyrical, intellectual prose. Matthiessen co-founded the Paris Review and was its first fiction editor. Recorded May 2, 2007.
In celebration of Colorado College Earth Week, Joel Salatin, a self-described environmentalist capitalist farmer, came to lecture. Salatin owns Polyface Farm, where he describes his innovative farming techniques as "in the redemption business: healing the land, healing the food, healing the economy, and healing the culture." He was profiled in Michael Pollan's book, "The Omnivore's Dilemma" and has authored several books including "Folks, This Ain't Normal," "Holy Cows and Hog Heaven," and "The Sheer Ecstasy of Being a Lunatic Farmer." This lecture was sponsored by EnAct and the Carnivore Club. The lecture took place at Colorado College, Shove Chapel, April 27, 2012.
Laurie Marker, co-founder and executive director of the Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia, Africa, and the CCF staff work with local farmers, schools, governments, and non-government organizations to help increase the understanding of, and appreciation for, the cheetah. CCF activities include numerous innovative conservation and management strategies designed to reduce the conflict between humans and cheetahs. Part of Notable Lectures & Performances series, Colorado College. Recorded May 3, 2006.
Colorado College presents “A Conversation With Senator George S. McGovern,” the 1972 Democratic presidential nominee, three-term U.S. senator and two-term congressman, food and agriculture ambassador to the United Nations, and decorated B-24 pilot in the Second World War. McGovern discusses his book, "Abraham Lincoln," as well as current topics ranging from Afghanistan and Iraq to health care and world hunger. Part of Notable Lectures & Performances series, Colorado College. Recorded September 15, 2009.