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

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Thomas Zeiler with baseball equipment

Thomas Zeiler gears up to teach American history through baseball. He will spend the next academic year in Tokyo as a Fulbright scholar. (Photo/Larry Harwood).

Teaching in the Land of the Rising Sun
Thomas Zeiler, chair of the history department, will travel to Tokyo during the next academic year as a Fulbright scholar. Zeiler will teach four classes including America Through Baseball, a popular history class among CU-Boulder students, at the University of Tokyo and Japan's Women's University. >>

Campus Works to Take the Bite Out of Summer
Summertime on campus brings peaceful days, lunchtime breaks spent beneath shady trees-and mosquitoes! It's time once again to be on guard against the West Nile virus, the troublesome and potentially fatal disease passed from infected birds to humans through the mosquito's stealthy bite.>>

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Major Galactic Chemical Mystery Solved By CU-Boulder Astronomers
Researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder have solved a major galactic mystery that may help astronomers in their quest to develop a detailed picture of the chemical evolution of the Milky Way galaxy.
June 30 Transfer of Power in Iraq Could Go Fairly Smoothly, CU-Boulder Expert Predicts
A University of Colorado at Boulder expert on nation-building believes the June 30 transfer of power in Iraq could go relatively smoothly, but warns that the road to stable democracy in Iraq will be long and full of pitfalls for the United States.
CU-Boulder Center for Environmental Journalism Names 2004-05 Scripps Fellows
Five journalists will become the eighth class of Ted Scripps Fellows in Environmental Journalism when they arrive at the University of Colorado at Boulder in August.
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Systemic Change: Integrating Athletics and Academics
We have a very serious responsibility to make deep, substantive and lasting changes that will integrate the Athletics Department more fully into the life of the campus. Clearly, it's going to take everyone's help to make it happen>>


Fulbright Scholars
Bryan Pellom, a research assistant professor at the Center for Spoken Language Research, and Thomas Zeiler, professor and chair of the history department, have been awarded Fulbright Scholar grants for 2004-05.

Pellom, an expert in speech recognition software, will teach and conduct research at the Helsinki University of Technology in Finland.

Zeiler, an expert in U.S. foreign policy, will lecture and conduct research at the University of Tokyo and Japan Women's University.

Richard Perdue
Professor Richard Perdue of the Leeds School of Business has been elected president of the International Academy for the Study of Tourism. The academy is the premier scholarly organization in its field. Its goal is to further the scholarly research and professional investigation of tourism. During his two-year tenure, Perdue plans to continue to build and strengthen the academy's membership and oversee its biennial conference in Beijing in July 2005.


Food, Fun and Friends
Celebrate summer at CU-Boulder! Tomorrow, June 9, come to Norlin Quad between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. for a community appreciation event open to all faculty, staff, students and friends of CU-Boulder. Free Ice cream, soft drinks, chair massages, games, giveaways and more. Live music 12:00-1:00 p.m. by Isle of View. Be sure to thank all the donors who helped make this event possible -- see a complete list and additional information at the Building Community web site.

Ride the Rockies
The 19th Annual Ride the Rockies event will kick off from the CU-Boulder campus on June 20, 2004. The 2,000 participating cyclists will begin arriving on the morning of June 19, and the Boulder campus will be hosting a myriad of activities for the riders. Please visit the CU Events Calendar for detailed listings of activities, or contact Erin Frazier of CU-Boulder Community Relations for more information.

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