“Magic,” says Shelley Read, a senior lecturer in English at Western State Colorado University, who organized a Maymester trip to Prague for Western’s Honors program.
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by Kathryn Tech (aka “Trubuh”)
by Art student Will Bullock
Garcia's visit came as part of a statewide Colorado Completes! effort to promote student retention, persistence and graduation. The Western Competes! event recognized the university's PRIME program, while also highlighting other programs that promote student success at Western.
October 26, 2014
The program is set to begin in January with six students studying and interning at CBMR’s
These successes range from technical certifications to medical school.
By Dr. Greg Salsbury
The day's event got underway as snow flurries floated in from Hartman Rocks. Despite the chilly weather, the Mountaineer Bowl was packed with families and friends eager to see the Class of 2015 walk across the stage.
Dr. Markey, a 1993 graduate, will deliver the commencement speech before thousands of families and hundreds of students earning their undergraduate and graduate degrees.
The Sixth Annual Campus Rail Jam Set for 6 to 8pm Friday in Front of the University Center
Writing the Rockies, Western's summer literary conference, will take place on campus this year from Wednesday, July 22, through Saturday, July 25.
The following article was written by Bobby Reyes at the Gunnison Country Times and is shared here with permission.
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Gary Snyder recently spoke at Western, as part of the Headwaters Conference. Before the reading, John Hausdoerffer, the Director of Western's new Master's in Environmental Management and of Headwaters, invited a group to dinner with Snyder -- where I took this photo -- and we had a great time. The man is still utterly vibrant at almost 85, and not only was engaging at dinner but then gave an inspiring reading and talk for over an hour to more than 550 people -- the vast majority of them under 25 -- in Taylor Auditorium. Poetry is alive and well. Thanks, Gary.