Fall 2005 Health & Society News Archive

July 19, 2005 will see Del Elliott presenting at The National Institute of Justice's Annual Conference on Criminal Justice Research and Evaluation in Washington, DC. Del will be the Luncheon and Keynote Presenter and the title of his presentation at this conference, which is expected to draw around 800 justice researchers and practitioners, is entitled: Crime Prevention - Promise and Practice.

It is wonderful news that the ASA (American Sociological Association) Publications Committee approved adding Jason Boardman to the Editorial Board of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior. He will be officially on the Board as of January 1, 2006.

Donated from the files of Richard Jessor, the very first IBS newsletter (December, 1959) was called THE INSTI - TOOTER.

Richard Jessor has been named distinguished professor. This is the highest honor that CU awards to faculty members. He is one of only 43 faculty members to receive the designation in the history of CU. Congratulations to him for this great and richly deserved honor! His nomination will be approved at the December Board of Regents meeting.

A feature article, "Summit of a career", highlighting Richard Jessor and his career at the University of Colorado and the Institute of Behavioral Science was published in the Rocky Mountain News October 24, 2005.