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 Tuesday, October 24, 2006 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter

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Homecoming parade
The early snows we've recently received remind us that winter is on its way, but the buffalo are ready for the cold. (Photo/Casey A. Cass)

Update on the White Paper Committee on Alcohol
On October 25, 2005, Dr. Phil DiStefano, who was serving as interim chancellor at the time, created the White Paper Committee on Alcohol. This group of four faculty, three staff and three students was charged with three tasks. More >>

Staff Council Update - Open Forum Sessions
It is the charge of Boulder Campus Staff Council members to know about the issues and events that affect employees. Now they're working to make that information more readily available to staff members by hosting regular open forums that will cover various topics. More >>

New Center Raises Issues of Religion and Media
An international conference on "Fundamentalism and the Media," held Oct. 10-12, was the founding event for the School of Journalism and Mass Communication's Center for Media, Religion, and Culture. More >>

CU-Boulder's Non-Paying Residents
There lies a history in each of the buildings constructed on CU-Boulder's beautiful campus. Some of the histories have been recorded throughout their existence. Some have been passed down through oral tradition, but many still remain within the buildings, longing to be told again. More >>

People Behind the Scenes
Who keeps our university in top shape? It's the People Behind the Scenes! Meet Lynn Nichols, general manager and casting director for the Colorado Shakespeare Festival. More >>

News Center
CU Law Professor Charles Wilkinson Wins Award For Book On Modern Indian Nations
University of Colorado at Boulder Distinguished Professor Charles Wilkinson has won the 2006 Colorado Book Award in the history and biography category for "Blood Struggle: The Rise of Modern Indian Nations."
CU-Boulder Scientist Among Packard's Promising Researchers
A CU-Boulder researcher who studies tiny, rock-energized life forms has been named one of 20 promising young scientific researchers by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.
New Study Provides First Guidelines For Safe Levels Of iPod Music Listening
A new analysis of iPods and other portable, digital music players has produced the first-ever detailed guidelines for safe listening using earphones.
More News >>




FROM THE CHANCELLOR
Dr. G.P. "Bud" Peterson

The First 100 Days
October 22nd marked my 100th day as Chancellor here at the University of Colorado at Boulder. It has been an eventful and productive three months, underscored by my learning a tremendous amount about the people, places and things that make this university such a special place. More >>


AWARDS AND KUDOS

  • Applied Math Awarded $1.3 Million Grant
  • Sophie Low Receives Multicultural Education Award
  • Roger Barry Wins Medal for Polar Research
  • Family Weekend a Big Success
  • Wardenburg Health Center Director Leaving CU-Boulder
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DID YOU KNOW?

  • Create a Better Colorado – The 2006 Colorado Combined Campaign
  • News from the Libraries – The Chronicle of Higher Education is Now Available Online
  • Take a Shot at Flu with Wardenburg Clinic
  • CUConnect Provides Useful Tools for Faculty and Staff
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YOUR TURN

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