Orders have grown from a handful her first year to thousands of cookies annually for customers, in all shapes, for many occasions. December is still her peak season, though her cookies are also popular throughout the year at children’s birthday parties and baby showers in the Denver area.
Geneseo Dance Ensemble 50th Anniversary Celebration April 19 to 22, 2018 | Campus and Geneseo village Celebration activities include dance performances, alumni panel discussions, master classes, and a special anniversary reception for the ensemble, which is led by Professor of Dance Jonette Lancos. New choreography will be introduced by alumni guest artists and dance faculty. There will be a featured performance, “Dancing Past to...
In 2014, the college launched Digital Thoreau (digitalthoreau.org), a digital humanities project featuring the writings of Henry David Thoreau (American, 1817-1862). The project encourages and enhances the study of Thoreau’s classic work, “Walden,” and promotes worldwide, online discussion of the text among scholars, students and general readers.
In the popular current “Sherlock” TV series, actor Benedict Cumberbatch is always reaching into his “mind palace” to retrieve vital information to solve the case. Which he always does. Justin Vossler ’11, too, has an impressive “mind palace,” and can even tell you the origins of the technique. The class of 2011 history major and now history teacher, won five times on Jeopardy! last summer.
In the Ecuadorian Amazon, members of the Sarayaku Kichwa live in harmony with “Pachamama,” or Mother Earth. When workers from the national oil company of Ecuador flew a prospecting helicopter onto their land in 2007, the Sarayaku protested against drilling and fought to protect their way of life, winning their case in an international court in 2012.
A week before this past August’s “Great American Eclipse,” Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy Anne Pellerin gave a community talk about the event at Wadsworth Library in Geneseo. “There were 5-year-old kids, there were elderly people — all ages, just being excited about science,” says Pellerin. That energy carries her: “It’s what wakes me up in the morning, and is really why I’m doing that job as a teacher. I want to share the excitement.”