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 Tuesday, June 28, 2005 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT


Fireworks at Folsom Field
Fireworks burst over Folsom Field in this file photo. This year's July 4 fireworks begin at dark. (Photo/Patrick Kelley)

Business School Update
The Leeds School of Business is having an eventful summer, with the selection of a new dean, the opening of a new center, sponsorship of a program for high school students and a conference on business ethics. >>

Volunteer Clearing House Launches Internship Program for On-Campus Students
This fall a new Volunteer Clearing House program will help strengthen partnerships between CU-Boulder residence hall students and the local community. The Residence Hall Internship Program will match students with community partners in areas including youth, environment, education, health, the arts and literacy in an effort to increase volunteerism in campus residence halls. >>

Update from Mike Bohn, Athletic Director
Editor"s note: We thought you would be interested in this article written by Mike Bohn, CU athletic director, after his first 50 days on the job. Recently published on the athletic department's Web site, it is the first in a series of periodic columns designed to share with fans what"s going on with Colorado Buffalo athletics. >>

News Center
CU's Fiske Planetarium To Host 'Deep Impact' Viewing Event July 3
CU-Boulder's Fiske Planetarium will be open Sunday, July 3, at 11 p.m. for the public to watch as a probe from NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft slams into a comet millions of miles from Earth.
CU-Boulder's Wardenburg Health Center Accredited By College Of American Pathologists
The University of Colorado at Boulder's Wardenburg Health Center has received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists based on the results of a recent on-site inspection.
CU-Boulder Engineering Professor Wins Norm Augustine Award
University of Colorado at Boulder Professor Bernard Amadei has been awarded the American Association of Engineering Societies' Norm Augustine Award in recognition of his passion and commitment to training globally responsible engineering students.
More News >>



FEATURED NEWSLETTER


History: the Newletter of the Department of History at the University of Colorado at Boulder is published once a year in the fall and is sent to alumni and other friends of the department.>>




FROM THE CHANCELLOR


Strengthening Our Colorado Partnerships
Two weeks ago, I traveled to the Western Slope with several outstanding faculty members and students to talk with alumni, students, parents, community members and the media about CU-Boulder.>>


AWARDS AND KUDOS


Athletic Kudos
• Alumni C Club Director Bill Harris was promoted to assistant athletic director for the Alumni C Club and other programs

• Track and field student-athletes Andy Miller (political science, philosophy, economics) and Liza Negriff (international affairs, Spanish for the professions and economics) have been awarded Big 12 Conference postgraduate scholarships as both graduated in May with the unique distinction of earning degrees in three majors

• Women's golfer Maria Persson-Gulda and Nordic skier Muriele Huberli were both named to the 2005 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VII University Division Women's At-Large Team, while distance runners Jon Severy and Renee Metivier were selected to their respective Academic All-District Track & Field/Cross Country teams. All four are now represented on the national ballot.

• Distance runner Sara Slattery won her second career individual NCAA title when she won the women's 10,000-m run at this month's NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Her run was one of six All-American performances, including Christine Bolf (10k), Natalie Florence (Steeplechase), Renee Metivier (5k), Brent Vaughn (5k) and Bret Schoolmeester (10k)

• Junior men's golfer Edward McGlasson was named to the PING All-Central Region Team as awarded by the Golf Coaches Association of America

• Senior distance runner Jon Severy was named to the 2005 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Men's Track & Field/Cross Country first team as selected by the members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).


DID YOU KNOW?


Cartography Lab Creates Last Maps
New "Tree Walk" maps are now available for free at the Henderson Museum and Heritage Center. The maps list 64 trees in the Historic District area of the Boulder campus. Memorials & Public Art of the CU Boulder Campus Historic District maps soon will be available, listing 75 sites around campus. These are the last two maps in the Heritage Map Series, created by the cartography lab in the Department of Geography as a parting gift to the university. The lab closed June 16 due to budget cuts. For more information visit the Department of Geography Cartography Lab.

Fighting Spam
Spam is a growing problem. As you wade through and delete unwanted email, it might surprise you to know that you're not even seeing the vast majority of unwanted messages that get delivered to the campus each day. Because of the filtering and aggressive blocking of known spammers and messages containing viruses and worms, more than 80 percent of messages sent to campus email users each day are never even delivered to campus inboxes. In fact, ITS currently blocks more than 30 million hosts and rejects more than one million messages per day. For more information visit the ITS web site.

"What Happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas"
We've all heard that famous line, promoting Las Vegas tourism. Did you know that it was co-created by School of Journalism and Mass Communication alum Jason Hoff (2000)? He and partner Jeff Candido penned the famous line, which is credited with boosting Las Vegas tourism. Hoff currently works for BBDO New York, creating advertisements for Pepsi, G.E. and eBay. He hopes to someday run his own advertising agency. Information courtesy of the SJMC newsletter, Bylines.



         
 
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