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 Tuesday, August 9, 2005 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter

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 IN THE SPOTLIGHT


High school students build Mars rover models at Success Institute
CU-Boulder community members enjoyed the Celebrate CUnity community gathering June 27, hosted by Building Community Campaign. The summer celebration for faculty, staff and students included food, live musical entertainment and prize drawings. (Photo/Andrea Fabri)

What's for Lunch? Dining Services Has the Answer
Tired of the sack lunch or the drive-through? Dining Services offers convenient, inexpensive and healthful alternatives for faculty and staff. With five all-you-care-to-eat dining centers, three grab-and-go stations and two convenience stores, for many of us they're right next door. More >>

CU Solar Decathlon Team Reaches for the Sun with Alternative Energy Home
First, design and build an 800-square-foot solar home that can function completely "off the grid." Then, move it across the country, operate it for 10 days, and move it back again. In the process, educate the public about the accessibility of alternative energy technologies in home design and construction today. More >>

Construction Shapes University's Future
The Boulder campus currently is undergoing several major construction projects at once and while it may seem inconvenient at times for those of us who work on campus, the projects themselves are much-needed improvements. More >>

News Center
CU-Boulder Investigates New Computer Security Incident Affecting Campus Cardholders
The University of Colorado at Boulder is investigating a new incident of unauthorized access to computer servers containing information on the CU-Boulder identification card used by students, faculty and staff.
CU-Boulder Announces Expansion Of Buff Energy Star Program
The University of Colorado at Boulder's Buff Energy Star Program has announced a new program that will award cash bonuses of $1,000 to building proctors and their residence hall counterparts who reduce energy use in their buildings by at least 5 percent per square foot for 2005-06.
High School Grads In CU's SURE Program Get Running Start On University Research
Two dozen 2005 high school graduates are spending four weeks this summer in a "living and learning" environment at the University of Colorado at Boulder, doing research and creative work with faculty members before beginning their freshman studies on campus this fall.
More News >>



FROM THE CHANCELLOR


Moving Forward
The beginning of the academic year brings a sense of excitement as we usher in a new freshman class and welcome returning students. This year in particular holds much promise for new beginnings for faculty and staff as well. More >>


AWARDS AND KUDOS
  • Translation/Interpretation Grant Recipients
  • Jan Whitt Receives Book Award
  • Sebok Selected for International Ombudsman Association Post
  • Now Accepting Photos
Read all Awards and Kudos >>
DID YOU KNOW?


CUConnect Debuts to Faculty
CUConnect, the campus web-based portal, successfully launched to students over the past academic year. The portal will be available to all CU-Boulder faculty on August 16. Log on to CUConnect https://cuconnect.colorado.edu to see your teaching schedule, student rosters, photo rosters and a variety of other information and services. Testing of CUConnect features for staff is underway and portal access will be available campuswide this fall. For additional information contact CUConnect's project manager Paula Vaughan at paula.vaughan@colorado.edu or visit the project web site.

Introducing Family Fun Zone at Folsom Field
The athletic department Family Fun Zone is a mini-season ticket package for four of CU's six games at Folsom Field this fall. The package includes tickets to New Mexico State, Texas A&M, Kansas and Missouri games, one hot dog and a drink for $100 per seat. Family Fun Zone seats are located in section 207, second deck in the south horseshoe of the stadium. Call the athletic ticket office to order or for more information: 492-8337.

2005 Tennis Marathon for Breast Cancer
Play tennis, receive a participant bag, free food, door prizes and more at the 2005 Tennis Marathon for Breast Cancer. The marathon will take place Saturday, Aug. 20, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. at the South Campus tennis courts. Food will be served 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Sign up to participate as part of a team and play in rotation. Proceeds will benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. For more information call (720) 275-3836.

Time Change for Convocation and Global Jam
New Student Convocation will be held on Friday, Aug. 19 at 11:30 a.m. on Norlin Quad. The earlier starting time is designed to make it easier for faculty and staff to attend. The annual Global Jam, featuring entertainment and foods representing a variety of cultures, will begin immediately afterwards on Farrand Field. These annual events help create a positive atmosphere and an invigorating spirit for the upcoming academic year for students, faculty and staff. Hope you can make it!


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