IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Norlin Library west entrance at night with pink lights to commemorate
Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Academic Center Boosts Athletes' Classroom Performance
The Herbst Academic Center for Student-Athletes recently held its fifth
annual open house to showcase its services to coaches, students, parents,
academic advisors and others in the campus community.
Boulder Community Explores Nighttime Skies Together
One Saturday night each month the Sommers-Bausch Observatory opens
its doors to a new group of space enthusiasts, the Boulder Astronomy
and Space Society (BASS). BASS is comprised of experts and amateurs
alike and includes CU faculty and staff members, college students, families
with young children, teenagers and others in the Boulder community.
Dance Offers a Variety of Entertainment
CU-Boulder's theatre and dance department is a small department
that boasts large amounts of talent and creativity among its faculty,
staff and students. Each year the department produces 12 fully realized
theatre and dance productions and at least four workshop productions
in the Acting Studio.
| Fred Folsom, Jr. (right) and Fred Folsom III (left)
stand with a new sculpture of Fred Folsom outside Folsom Field Oct.
FROM THE CHANCELLOR
Learning from a Life in Medicine
Many of you may know that I am a practicing physician, specializing in internal and preventative medicine. I am often asked how my experience as a physician influences my role as chancellor. Actually, I have found that medicine is a very helpful background for my job as chancellor.
AWARDS AND KUDOS
Tom Yulsman Nominated for 2004 Colorado Book Award
Associate Professor Tom Yulsman of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and two former Scripps fellows are finalists in the 2004 Colorado Book Awards.
Yulsman's book, Origins: The Quest For Our Cosmic Roots, is nominated in the Nonfiction category. Yulsman is co-director of the Center for Environmental Journalism, which administers annual grants for the Ted Scripps Fellowship program.
Dan Glick is a 2000-01 fellow. His book, Monkey
Dancing: A Father, Two Kids and a Journey to the Ends of the Earth,
is nominated in the category of History/Biography. David Baron is a
1998-99 fellow. His book, The Beast in the Garden: A Modern Parable
of Man and Nature, is
nominated in the category of Colorado and the West.
The Colorado Book
Awards will be announced Nov 18.
Disability Services Celebrates 30 Years
Disability Services celebrated their 30th Anniversary on October
22 in the UMC with stories and memories from students, staff and
faculty. Disability Services provides students with disabilities the
tools, reasonable accommodations and support services to participate
fully in the academic environment. Their mission is to promote an accessible
and culturally sensitive campus through outreach and by building
partnerships within the university community and beyond. For more information
visit their web site at www.colorado.edu/disabilityservices/.
Women's Resource Center Hosts 10th Anniversary
The Women's Resource Center celebrated their 10-year anniversary
with an open house on Friday, October 22. The Center advocates for
people of all genders, backgrounds, races, sexual orientations and
abilities. Celebrating diversity and building and strengthening alliances
across differences and between agencies is their goal. The center's
fall 2004 theme is "A Community of Activists: Celebrating Herstory,
Co-creating Future." For more information visit their web site at www.colorado.edu/WomensResourceCenter/.
DID YOU KNOW?
Colorado Combined Campaign Kicks Off the 2004
The 2004 Colorado Combined Campaign started on Wednesday, Oct.
20. This year's theme is "In Unity is Strength." The CCC set a goal
of $135,000 dollars this year, but the real focus is on increasing
participation. The campaign actively continues through November. The
tradition of drawing a name out of the donor box once a week for prizes
will continue throughout the 2004 campaign.
Reduced Publication Schedule for Inside CU
Inside CU will be published once during the months of November, December
and January. We will resume our regular schedule of two issues per
month in February 2005.