Quantcast

Latest Colorado College Stories

Image 1 - Dinosaur Teeth Reveal Large Migrations
2011-10-27 07:06:52

An analysis of fossilized teeth from dinosaurs in the western United States has provided the first concrete evidence that sauropods undertook seasonal migrations in search of food. Scientists have often assumed that dinosaurs did, in fact, migrate.  However, it is difficult to determine from fossils even what dinosaurs looked like, let alone infer their behavior. But Henry Fricke, head of geology at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, and his colleagues seem to have found solid...

2010-06-04 04:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Three campuses served by Sodexo earned a coveted top rating of 99 on The Princeton Review's Second Annual Green Rating, which evaluates colleges and universities on their environmentally-related policies, practices and academic offerings. Nearly one third of the campuses noted for their successful sustainability programs in the The Princeton Review's Guide to 286 Green Colleges, which was produced in partnership with the U.S. Green Building...

2010-05-27 16:49:25

Demonstrating that chemistry sometimes can inform history, researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Colorado College and Mount Saint Mary's University in Emmitsburg, Md., have shown that sensitive nondestructive evaluation (NDE) techniques can be used to determine the elemental composition of ancient coins, even coins that generally have been considered too corroded for such methods*. Along the way, the researchers' analysis of coins minted in ancient Judea...

2008-07-08 09:00:30

By Perry Swanson, The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colo. Jul. 8--A free opera performance at Colorado College this evening tells the story of a Mexican immigrant family and a teenage girl's struggle to come to terms with her father's culture. The opera features elements of Mexican and Hispanic-American cultures -- Spanish and English woven together, prayer to the Virgin Mary, and spirits of the dead that communicate with the living. But the themes in "En Mis Palabras," or "In My Own...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.