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ENVS 397: Mountain Resiliency
Himalaya Cultural Immersion

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Date: May 10
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Location: Gunnison, CO & Uttarakhand, India
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Are you looking for a chance to travel? To experience new and exciting cultures? To learn what life is like amongst the biggest mountains in the world?

Travel to the Himalayas of India this coming summer! The Extended Studies Department at Western State Colorado University is offering an unique international education opportunity to both university students and the general community. Happening between May 10th and June 12th, this trip is an opportunity to embark a field-based exploration of the larger themes and subtle nuances to resiliency, with the Gunnison Valley and the Himalayas of India as two cross-cultural classrooms. As part of our group, you can expect to...

• Join a group of Western State Colorado University students on a trip to the mountainous state of Uttarakhand, India.
• Experience nature-based spiritual growth with the Foundation for Contemplation of Nature.
• Develop your sense of place and love for nature in rural mountain communities around the world.
• Explore diverse and exciting parts of the world with a group of fun-loving, adventurous people!

Find more information at

http://www.western.edu/academics/extended-studies/international-education/2017-trek-himalayas-india

Contact Brandon McNamara at brandon.mcnamara@western.edu for more details. Please share information about the trip with friends!!!


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Upcoming Events
Wednesday, May 10
   
 
CLASS / LECTURE
ENVS 397: MOUNTAIN RESILIENCY
Himalaya Cultural Immersion
Gunnison, CO & Uttarakhand, India
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Thursday, May 11
   
 
200 HOUR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING
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200 Hour Prana Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training
   
 
GOT PRESCHOOL?
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GROUP MEETING
PIZZA WITH CREATIVES
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5:30pm, Center for the Arts
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CLASS / LECTURE
ELDER ABUSE IN OUR COMMUNITY
From Gunnison County Adult Protective Services
7:00pm, Ann Zugelder Library, Gunnison
Join APS caseworkers to discuss the prevalence of elder abuse in our community, how to detect different types of elder abuse and what it looks like more...



Friday, May 12
   
 
LIBRARY CLOSED 9 A.M. - 1 P.M.
9:00am, Crested Butte Library
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DANCE
CRESTED BUTTE SCHOOL OF DANCE PRESENTS:
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5:00pm, Center for the Arts
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CLASS / LECTURE
LIL LADIES WORKSHOPS
6:30pm, Gunnison Arts Center - Adult Art Studio
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Saturday, May 13
   
 
TOWN CLEAN UP & ELECTRONICS RECYCLE
9:00am, Town Hall
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ANA'S PLEDGE - BICYCLE RODEO
9:00am, Lake School - 800 N. Boulevard, Gunnison, CO
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CLASS / LECTURE
YUPO PAPER & ALCOHOL INK CARD MAKING
10:00am, Gunnison Arts Center - Adult Art Studio
Yupo Paper & Alcohol Ink Card Making Saturday, May 13th 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Come explore this new medium with us! Experiment with the more...
   
 
DANCE
CRESTED BUTTE SCHOOL OF DANCE PRESENTS
Color in Motion
5:00pm, Center for the Arts
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Sunday, May 14
   
 
FUNDRAISER / PARTY
OH-BE-GEARFUL SUMMER GEAR SWAP
11:00am, Crested Butte Community School Multi-Purpose Room
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MUSIC
GUNNISON VALLEY YOUTH FIDDLERS CONCERT
4:00pm, Gunnison Arts Center - Black Box Theatre
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Monday, May 15
   
 
FUNDRAISER / PARTY
1% FOR OPEN SPACE SPRING SIGN UP SEASON
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ART
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9:00am, The Trailhead Children's Museum, Mt. CB
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MUSIC
OPERA COLORADO
Young Artists Performance
7:00pm, Stigall Theater at the Moseley Art Center Lake City, CO
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Wednesday, May 17
   
 
ART
ART BABIES & TODDLER ART
10:00am, The Trailhead Children's Museum, Mt. CB
Kids & Parents have a BLAST dumping, pouring, shaking, mixing, painting, and generally making a HUGE mess in this fantastic sensory and process more...



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