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 Tuesday, April 27, 2004 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter

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Architect Ann Mullins

CU Landscape Architect Ann Mullins. (Photo/Patrick Kelley).


New Landscape Architect Cultivates Campus Charm
One of the most commonly admired qualities of the University of Colorado at Boulder is its beautiful campus. Since 1984, several Facilities Management staff have worked hard to maintain its renowned appearance. Now, the department has hired Ann Mullins, a landscape architect, to offer expertise on enhancing the campus grounds.>>

INSTAAR Faculty, Researchers Deliver New Children's Book to Area Schools
Faculty, researchers and graduate students from the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research at CU-Boulder visited several area elementary schools on May 17 to hand deliver copies of a new children's book, My Water Comes from the Mountain, written by CU alum Tiffany Fourment.>>

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CU-Boulder School of Education Receives $1.5 Million Endowed Chair
Bob and Judy Charles have given a $1.5 million gift to create an endowed chair at the CU-Boulder School of Education, the education school's first endowed chair.
Dinosaurs Died Within Hours After Asteroid Hit Earth 65 Million Years Ago
According to new research led by a University of Colorado at Boulder geophysicist, a giant asteroid that hit the coast of Mexico 65 million years ago probably incinerated all the large dinosaurs that were alive at the time in only a few hours, and only those organisms already sheltered in burrows or in water were left alive.
CU-Boulder Students Awarded Puksta Scholarships For Civic Involvement
Eight students with a passion for public service have been selected for the Puksta Scholars Program, a civic education and leadership program at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
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FROM THE CHANCELLOR


Changing Our Culture
Several investigations of allegations surrounding our football program are wrapping up, and it's time for us to focus on lessons learned from these experiences.>>


AWARDS AND KUDOS


Leasa Weimer
Leasa Weimer, assistant director of student programs for the UMC, has been selected as a member of the Institute for Leadership Education and Development planning team. I-LEAD is an Association of College Unions International annual student leadership program that emphasizes community development. Weimer will assist in their July program at Indiana University.

Karon Johnson
Karon Johnson, director of the Office of Financial Aid, is retiring from the university on May 31 after 20 years of service. Karon was associate director for the American Indian Science and Engineering Society for five years and worked in financial aid for 15 years as community service coordinator, scholarship counselor, and director. She is an avid gardener and community volunteer and plans to spend time with her grandchildren and pursue a second master's degree.


DID YOU KNOW?


Birthday Celebration
Glenn Miller's 100th birthday anniversary celebration culminates during the weekend of June 4-5. The commemoration includes a performance by the Tamana Girls Glenn Miller Band, a high school big band from Japan, and a Gala Dinner Dance featuring the Glenn Miller Orchestra.

CU-Boulder Events Calendar
The CU-Boulder official Events Calendar at www.colorado.edu/eventscalendar is getting a new look! The calendar is being revamped to better represent the incredible array of events happening on our campus. An easy, online entry form will be available at the end of May. Events must take place on the CU-Boulder campus and be open to the public. Contact: Community Relations, 303-492-7084

         
    
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