IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Japanese taiko drummers, Mirai Daiko perform at the 2004 Global Jam
held on Farrand Field Thursday, September 9. (Photo/Larry Harwood).
Rodriguez Joins CU-Boulder as Counseling Center Director
Richard A. Rodriguez, the new director of Counseling and Psychological
Services: A Multicultural Center, brings a wealth of experience — and
enthusiasm — to the campus community. "I love working with young
people who have a thirst for knowledge," he
said. "I especially enjoy helping students with establishing their
Staff Assistance Program Lends a Helping Hand
Life at CU-Boulder has its ups and downs, as does every workplace. Much
of the time, personal or professional dilemmas are resolved without outside
assistance. But for those times when extra support is needed, the Faculty
Staff Assistance Program is here to help.
CU Feature: "In the Spotlight With . . . "
They lead major academic divisions and shape the direction and quality
of programs for faculty, staff and students. In this new series, "In the Spotlight," we
ask CU-Boulder deans to give us a glimpse into their personalities by answering
questions aimed at providing a unique perspective on "the person behind
the desk." In the Spotlight will be published the second Tuesday
of each month. We begin with Todd Gleeson, dean of the College of Arts
| A unique view of Macky on a warm, late summer day.
FROM THE CHANCELLOR
Fall 2004 Campus
I know that many of you couldn't attend the Faculty Breakfast
earlier this month and I want to share with you some of our recent
accomplishments, as well as important information that sets the agenda
for our work this year.
AWARDS AND KUDOS
Silver and Gold Record Enters 35th Year
Happy birthday to the Silver and Gold Record! August 26, 2004 marked the
start of its 35th year of publication. The anniversary issue of the four-campus
faculty and staff newsletter included a section with the history of each
campus, important legislation since 1970 and the evolvement of the Silver
and Gold. If you missed the issue, you can find it in the archives at www.cu.edu/sgrecord/.
CU-Boulder Graduate Wins Silver in Olympic Cycling
Deirdre Demet-Barry, a 2003 graduate of CU-Boulder, won a silver medal
in the 2004 Olympics women's individual cycling time trial on August 16. Barry
completed the 24-kilometer road course with a time of 31:35.62. Barry was the
second CU-Boulder Olympic athlete to medal in cycling, joining Tyler Hamiliton (see
last issue). More
information on CU-Boulder athletes who have participated in the Olympics.
Outreach Programs Supported by Committee Awards
The CU-Boulder Outreach Committee has awarded a total of $85,000 to 21 university
outreach programs for fall 2004. Fourteen of the programs have had their funding
renewed from the 2003-2004 fiscal year, indicating a successful impact on the
audiences they serve. For a complete listing of award recipients visit www.colorado.edu/conted/outreach.htm.
DID YOU KNOW?
"Challenging Your Perspective: Changing the CU Culture"
Jackson Katz, nationally renowned expert and activist on positive gender
behavior, will present a one-day faculty/staff session on September
22, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., UMC 235. Author of numerous books, articles
and videos, Katz is widely recognized for his innovative work in gender
violence prevention, language, sexual violence, media literacy, sport and
the marketing of alcohol.
To RSVP, contact the CU Rape and Gender Education program at 303-492-4339. For
additional information, visit the Web site at www.colorado.edu/studentaffairs/katz.html.
Don't Forget to Register to Vote!
The deadline to register to vote in the November 2004 general election
is October 4. For additional information, visit the CU-Boulder Voter Registration
page at www.colorado.edu/spotlight/registertovote.html.