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 Tuesday, June 14, 2005 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter

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Middle school students fence during the Shakespeare Will Power Festival, May 26. (Photo/Andy Fabri)

In the Spotlight with Daniel Sher, Dean, College of Music
They lead major academic divisions and shape the direction and quality of programs for faculty, staff and students. Part nine of this series features Daniel Sher, dean of the College of Music. >>

Volunteering a Joy for Antonette Martinez
Antonette Martinez is a busy woman. Aside from her work in keeping academic records for the Office of the Registrar, she volunteers her time to many university organizations and activities. No wonder she was chosen to receive a University of Colorado Staff Council Service Excellence award this spring. >>

UCSU Tri-Executives See Golden Future
Students at the University of Colorado at Boulder recently elected the 2005-2006 tri-executives. The Golden Ticket, comprised of Jeremy Jimenez, graduate student in the School of Education, Brad Long, junior finance major and Mebraht Gebre-Michael, junior sociology-pre-law major, won in the spring elections. >>

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New Student Orientation Revamped At CU-Boulder
Incoming freshmen and transfer students and their parents will encounter a much-changed program at the University of Colorado at Boulder when they arrive on campus from June through August for New Student Orientation.
Contributions Will Be Accepted For Reward In Racial Incident
The University of Colorado at Boulder has joined with the Boulder Police Department and Boulder County Crime Stoppers to establish a process for people to contribute to a reward for information about a racially motivated attack on a CU-Boulder student last Friday.
University Libraries Changes Late Book And Other Fees In Response To Budget Needs
The University Libraries at the University of Colorado at Boulder is changing its book fine procedure in order to minimize the number of library books that are declared "lost" by the Libraries and billed by state collections as part of a larger response to overall budget constraints.
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FEATURED NEWSLETTER


The Robert H. and Beverly A. Deming Center for Entrepreneurship at the Leeds School of Business distributes its Entrepreneurship newsletter twice a year to alumni, the business community, faculty/staff and other stakeholders and colleagues. >>




FROM THE CHANCELLOR


Looking Out for Each Other
In the spirit of continuing campus discourse on current topics, I thought you would be interested in the following message from Christine Yoshinaga-Itano, vice provost and associate vice chancellor for diversity and equity, on "Looking Out for Each Other.">>


AWARDS AND KUDOS


School Of Journalism Re-Accredited By Unanimous Vote
Last month the School of Journalism and Mass Communication received unanimous approval for re-accreditation from the Accrediting Council on Education for Journalism and Mass Communications. An external accrediting team visited the school in January and determined that the program was in compliance with all standards. Strengths cited included high-caliber instruction, an increasingly strong record of scholarship and creative activity, national reputations for the environmental journalism and media, religion and culture centers and enthusiastic, accomplished students.

Karen Ramirez Receives Dorothy Martin Faculty Award
Karen Ramirez is the winner of the 2005 Dorothy Martin Faculty Award. Ramirez is a core instructor of Western American studies in the Sewall Academic Program. She has taught at CU-Boulder for five years. The award is given to women who exemplify the ideals of Dorothy Martin, professor emeritus, a faculty member in the psychology department at CU-Boulder for 46 years who was instrumental in establishing the first CU Women's Center in 1964.

2005 Service Excellence Award Recipients Honored
The winners of the 2005 Service Excellence Awards given by the University of Colorado Staff Council are Ron Gallegos, vice president for academic affairs and research office; Sue Sethney, UCD history; Kathy Duran, HSC bookstore and printing services; Antonette Martinez, CU-Boulder registrar's office; and Diana Cook, UCCS vice chancellor for student success office. The awards ceremony took place at the All Staff Council Conference on April 29.

CU-Boulder Boasts Three President's Diversity Award Winners
The President's Diversity Award recognizes the contributions of CU faculty, staff, students, administrators and academic or administrative units whose service contributes to the development of a more culturally diverse campus community. CU-Boulder's President's Diversity Award recipients are Derrick Watson, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, Staff Award; Vanessa M. Aponte, PhD candidate, aerospace engineering sciences, Student Award; and the Minority Arts & Sciences Program, winner of the Academic/Administrative Unit Award. An awards ceremony took place May 4 in the UMC Aspen Room.


DID YOU KNOW?


June Blood Drive on East Campus
There will be a Blood Drive van in the south parking lot of the ARC building on East Campus, June 29, 8-9:40 a.m. and 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. You can reserve a slot by calling Bonfils Blood Center at (303) 363-2300. For more information, visit Boulder Campus Staff Council Blood Drive.


         
 
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