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 Tuesday, August 23, 2005 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter

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 IN THE SPOTLIGHT


Golden Buffalo Marching Band
The Golden Buffalo Marching Band welcomed new students to the Chancellor's Convocation, Aug. 19 in Norlin Quad. Afterward, CU community members enjoyed food and entertainment from around the world at Global Jam on Farrand Field. (Photo/Casey A. Cass)

Countdown to Kickoff
When the Buffs kick off the 2005 season on Sept. 3 against their neighbors to the north, Colorado State University, it will be the culmination of 54 months of planning and preparation, sparked on March 26, 2001 when the five-year agreement to play was signed by both universities. More >>

Construction Continues as Law School Welcomes New Director, Class of 2008
As construction of the Wolf Law Building continues, the CU School of Law welcomed a new Natural Resources Law Center director and a new class of first-year students this month. More >>

Teaching Teamwork on the Stage
Many concertgoers know that the Faculty Tuesdays recitals are great opportunities to experience free performances by exceptional musicians, but these performances also are an important part of the educational process at the College of Music. More >>

News Center
CU-Boulder Security Breach Detected Through Implementation Of New Computer Security Plan
A new case of unauthorized computer access has been identified at the University of Colorado at Boulder as a result of current investigations and new procedures that were put in place following a series of computer breaches during the last month.
CU-Boulder Plans New Systems To Improve Computer Security
Campus administrators at the University of Colorado at Boulder have begun implementing plans to improve security for the 6,000 servers and 20,000 computers in use on campus, particularly for those that contain sensitive data that is more likely to be targeted in cases of identity theft.
CU-Boulder Expects Fewer Freshmen, Slightly Lower Enrollment This Fall
As expected, the fall 2005 freshman class at the University of Colorado at Boulder will be smaller than last year, with freshmen numbering about 5,000 and overall enrollment projected at about 28,800 degree-seeking students.
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FROM THE CHANCELLOR


GOLDEN Ticket to CU's Future
In the spirit of continuing campus discourse on current topics, I thought you would be interested in the following message from the UCSU Tri-Executives on "GOLDEN Ticket to CU's Future. More >>


AWARDS AND KUDOS

Employees Awarded for Safe Work
During a recent Facilities Management safety planning retreat, shop staff received an award for 1,000 days of accident-free work. Paul Talbot presented a plaque to the nine employees of the sheet metal, roofing and welding shop and the eight fire supervision and elevator shop employees during the retreat luncheon, held July 14 at the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

Record Breaking Ticket Sales
The CU athletic ticket office recently set a new record, selling 6,468 single game football tickets on the first day of sales. In the first 16 days, more than 33,000 single game tickets were sold for the upcoming football season. For more information about the CU Buffaloes please visit http://CUBuffs.com.

Civic Engagement Institute Now Official
The proposed CU-Boulder Institute for Ethical and Civic Engagement was granted institute status on Aug. 4. In development for the past year, the institute will assist current and new programs in making ethical and civic engagement a defining characteristic of our educational community. The School of Journalism and Mass Communication is developing the institute's first pilot program. Funding has also been provided to a variety of faculty across campus for new and revised course development involving ethical and civic engagement and guest speakers will visit the campus this fall. For more information, visit the Web site at www.colorado.edu/iece.


DID YOU KNOW?

  • Annual Faculty Breakfast Invitation
  • New Sexual Assault/Harassment Policy
  • August Blood Drive
  • Suit Yourself
  • Buffalo Bicycle Classic
  • Campus "Body and Soul" Video
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