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 Tuesday, June 22, 2004 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter

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Colorado Shakespeare Festival Director Joel Fink, right, works on blocking during rehearsals of "Romeo and Juliet" in the Mary Rippon Theatre. Ethelyn Friend, left, portrays the Nurse and Katrina Kuntz, center, portrays Juliet. (Photo/Casey A. Cass).

Ride the Rockies Kicks Off From Boulder Campus
CU-Boulder played host last weekend to approximately 2,000 biking enthusiasts who came from near and far to kickoff Ride the Rockies, a popular summer bike tour through Colorado.>>

Elizabeth I Enthroned in Norlin
It took two dedicated faculty librarians a couple of years of paperwork, hundreds of hours of preparation and crossed fingers to bring "Elizabeth I: Ruler and Legend" to Norlin Library for six weeks. Opening June 25, this national traveling exhibit focuses on the monarch who ruled England from 1558 until 1603.>>

Colorado Shakespeare Festival Showcases Talented Faculty and Staff
The prestigious Colorado Shakespeare Festival marks its 47th season on the CU-Boulder campus this year. More than 200 people from all over the world come together to produce the festival, including many talented CU-Boulder faculty and staff.>>

News Center
CU-Boulder To Receive About $20 Million From NASA To Study Noctilucent Clouds
The University of Colorado at Boulder's Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics has been selected by NASA to build two of the three instruments for a satellite that will launch in 2006 to study noctilucent clouds, the shiny, silvery-blue polar mesospheric clouds that form about 50 miles over Earth's polar regions each summer.
CU-Boulder Biology Professor Wins International Research Award
William Wood, a distinguished professor of biology at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has won an international research award in recognition of a lifetime of scientific achievements, including groundbreaking work that could produce a better understanding of how genetic defects can lead to the birth of malformed children.
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CU in the Summer
Although commencement officially marks the end of the academic year, it's important to note that significant discovery, teaching and learning opportunities happen in CU-Boulder laboratories, classrooms and studios throughout the year, including summer.>>


New Assistant Athletic Director
Ruphael Gebre-Mariam is the new assistant athletic director of athletic ticketing in the Department of Athletics. He started full time in his new position June 16th. Gebre-Mariam previously worked in the athletics department's ticket office as an undergraduate in the late 1980s. After graduation he was the department's travel coordinator and a purchasing supervisor until 1997, when he took a job at CIRES.

School of Journalism
The advertising program at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication was awarded $5,000 from the Leo Burnett Agency in Chicago for scholarships and the purchase of a color printer. The program received the funds in recognition of the outstanding work by advertising students. Leo Burnett is an international advertising agency with notable clients such as Altoids, Kraft, Pillsbury and Jolly Green Giant.


Orientation is Underway
Orientation, advising and registration programs for freshmen and transfer students began June 14 and continues through Aug. 19. The programs are designed to help create a smooth transition to the university for students and their parents. For more information, visit the Orientation web site.

As part of our reduced summer publication schedule, the next edition of Inside CU will be July 27. Bi-monthly issues will resume in August.

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