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 Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2005 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter

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The efforts of our custodial staff were recognized Sept. 13 in conjunction with International Housekeepers Week
The efforts of our custodial staff were recognized Sept. 13 in conjunction with International Housekeepers Week. (Photo/Casey A. Cass)

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Kicks Off This Friday
This October CU-Boulder will join organizations worldwide to observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The kickoff will be held in the British Studies Room of Norlin Library from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Sept. 30. All faculty and staff are invited and Interim Chancellor Phil DiStefano will speak at 4:30 p.m. More >>

Policy on Discrimination and Harassment Established to Improve Campus Climate
The Office of Discrimination and Harassment opened its doors this fall to support a discrimination-free campus environment through a new policy. More >>

Ahlburg Sets Ambitious Agenda as New Leeds School Dean
One of the factors that attracted Dennis A. Ahlburg to the Leeds School of Business was a spirit of success. More >>

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CU-Boulder Celebrates Topping Out Of Innovative Center For Students
The topping out ceremony for the innovative $32-million ATLAS Center, which will open for classes to 6,000 students on the University of Colorado at Boulder campus in August 2006, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27.
CU-Boulder Philosophers' Books On Human Nature, Abortion Win Top National Awards
The philosophical foundations of real-world moral dilemmas like looting and abortion are examined in two books by University of Colorado at Boulder philosophy professors that have recently been honored in the American Philosophical Association's 2005 Book Prize competition.
CU-Boulder Engineering Professor Named One Of Top 35 Young Innovators
Melissa Mahoney, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has been named one of the top 35 young innovators in technology, business and the arts in the October issue of Technology Review.
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FROM THE CHANCELLOR


Bringing the Campus Together on an Issue That Affects Us All
A remembrance of Gordie Bailey was recently held on campus and at the former Chi Psi house. Gordie Bailey is the student who died September 17, 2004, of alcohol poisoning following a pledge initiation activity. The remembrance was not only about Gordie, his qualities, and the loss to his family as well as to all of us. The remembrance was also about the need for leadership on alcohol abuse. More >>


AWARDS AND KUDOS
  • Paul Voakes Selected for Leadership Institute
  • Jim Curry, Anne Dougherty Recognized for Contributions to Digital Scholarship
  • GLBT Resource Center Receives Grant
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DID YOU KNOW?


Chancellor's Open Forum
All faculty and staff are invited to the first 2005-2006 Chancellor's Open Forum today, Tuesday, Sept. 27. The forum will be held in Old Main Chapel, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., followed by a reception in the Heritage Center, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Promoted and tenured faculty will be recognized. All faculty and staff are invited and encouraged to attend.

Open Forum on Improving the Campus Environment for Women
The Office of Diversity and Equity and the Chancellor's Committee on Women will host an Open Forum on Improving the Campus Environment for Women Monday, Oct. 3 in Old Main Chapel, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. CCW will present a summary of input from focus groups conducted with faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate women, and Chancellor DiStefano and Provost Susan Avery will discuss suggestions for change and implementation of new initiatives.

National Black History Series Featuring CU-Boulder Faculty, Students on PBS
A new documentary, "The History of Black Achievement in America," co-produced by Alphonse Keasley, director of the Minority Arts and Sciences program and featuring CU-Boulder African American faculty and students, is currently showing on Denver PBS affiliate KBDI. The eight-part series airs Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m. and will continue through the end of October. PBS stations in major U.S. cities will air the program in October and again in February. For more information on the project, read the original CU-Boulder press release.

Fall Break is Oct. 13-14
Reminder: No classes will be held Oct. 13-14 due to Fall Break. For questions and information about available services or reduced operating hours during those days, consult departmental representatives.


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