|IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Observes Taiwan's Presidential Election
to "Inside CU"
and Staff Open Their Homes to Boulder County Children
FROM THE CHANCELLOR
Foundations for the Future
"…I know that the past few months have been a challenging time for our community. The athletics issues seem to overshadow the many outstanding accomplishments of our faculty, staff and students."
AWARDS AND KUDOS
William Swentzell, director of the Office of Orientation and Ralphie"s Resource Center, retired in March after 24 years of service. Swentzell began his CU career as a student orientation leader in 1980. He plans to move to Aspen.
Frank Barnes, distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering, is the 2004 recipient of the Bernard M. Gordon Prize, given by the National Academy of Engineering.
Barnes received a $500,000 cash award and a gold medallion for pioneering an Interdisciplinary Telecommunication Program (ITP) that produces leaders who bridge engineering, social sciences, and public policy.
DID YOU KNOW?
Recycling efforts at CU have prevented over 235,000 fir trees from being cut down, have saved 415,000 gallons of gasoline, 98 million gallons of water, 843,000 pounds of air pollutants, 65 kilowatt hours of electricity and 67, 500 cubic yards of landfill waste since 1980.
From CU Recycling Facts
The Duane Physics Building was named after CU Professor William Duane, the great-great-great grandson of Benjamin Franklin.
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