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 Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2005 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter

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An Engineering student explains his senior project during a Family Weekend tour of the Integrated Technology and Learning Lab.
An engineering student explains his senior project during a Family Weekend tour of the Integrated Technology and Learning Lab. (Photo/Andrea Fabri)

Office of Contracts and Grants Helps CU-Boulder Excel in Research
When Randy Draper, director of the Office of Contracts and Grants, talks about grant writing, it's fascinating stuff. His 25 years of experience, together with his skill as a communicator, allow him to highlight the importance of the work OCG does in a straightforward and interesting manner. It's clear that he loves what he does. More >>

New Journalism Course Promotes Community Involvement
In an effort to teach students the importance of social responsibility, the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the Institute for Ethical and Civic Engagement have created a new service-learning course for freshmen. More >>

Science Discovery Program Fosters Enthusiasm for Science
The Science Discovery program is well known for its after-school and summer classes emphasizing science, math and technology. As one parent of a Science Discovery student said, "This program shares the credit for providing the most important tools of all - enthusiasm for science and confidence in [one's] abilities as a scientist!" More >>

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CU-Boulder Expands Office Addressing Discrimination And Harassment
Procedures for handling faculty, staff and student complaints of racial and other forms of discrimination will be more clear cut at the University of Colorado at Boulder under a new policy that took effect in August, coinciding with the opening of the new Office of Discrimination and Harassment.
Handling Harassment Cases Among CU-Boulder Students Presents Unique Challenges
As CU-Boulder's Office of Discrimination and Harassment initiates the process of training faculty and staff to identify, and prevent, workplace discrimination and harassment, the Office of Judicial Affairs will focus on cases involving students, and will face some issues unique to students in the process.
CU-Boulder Adds To Crime Stoppers Fund, Encourages Community Support For Identifying GHB Perpetrators
Several offices at the University of Colorado at Boulder are pledging money totaling $10,000 to bolster the Boulder County Crime Stoppers reward for information leading to an arrest in recent GHB, or "date rape," drugging cases in Boulder.
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Rethinking Graduate Education and Scholarship
In the interest of fostering discussion on current campus topics, I'd like to share the following message from John Stevenson, Associate Dean of the Graduate School and Associate Vice Chancellor, Graduate Education. More >>


  • Buffalo Bicycle Classic a Success
  • CU's Race for the Cure Team Sets Record
  • Ceal Barry to be Inducted into Sports Hall of Fame
  • Edward Craighead Receives Award for Contributions to Clinical Psychology.
Read all Awards and Kudos >>

CU-Boulder Research and Graduate Education Web Site
A redesigned Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate School web site, launching at the end of the week, will raise the visibility of CU-Boulder research and graduate education. The new web site will be located at and will feature simplified navigation and a cohesive look and feel for the Graduate School and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research.

Colorado Combined Campaign Kicks Off
The 2005 Colorado Combined Campaign kicks off today, Tuesday, Oct. 25. Look for packets from your department liaison or in campus mail. The CU-Boulder goal for 2005 is $145,000 and the state campaign theme is "Create a Better Colorado." With over 750 agencies to choose from and convenient monthly payroll deduction, there is no easier way to support charitable causes in Colorado. For more information contact CU-Boulder coordinator Erin Frazier or visit the web site.

Visit the New CSERA Web Site
The Center for Studies of Ethnicity and Race in America web site is now live. CSERA is located in the ethnic studies department and has a core faculty as well as faculty affiliates from departments in the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Architecture and Planning, the School of Education, the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, the School of Law, the College of Music and University Libraries. Visit the new CSERA/Ethnic Studies website.

Reduced Publication Schedule
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