AWARDS AND KUDOS
Jun Ye. (Photo/Casey A. Cass)
Jun Ye Wins Top Physics Award
CU-Boulder scientist Jun Ye has been named this year's recipient of the I.I. Rabi Prize for his contributions to the field of precision measurement. Ye is a fellow of JILA and a professor adjoint in the CU-Boulder physics department. He will be honored during a ceremonial session at the annual meeting of the American Physical Society's Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in June.
Lorenzo Trujillo Appointed New HNBA General Counsel
Law School Assistant Dean Lorenzo Trujillo was appointed as General Counsel for the Hispanic National Bar Association last month. He will provide legal advice and representation to the association's President and Board of Governors. HNBA is a non-profit and non-partisan national legal association representing the interests of over 37,000 U.S. Hispanic attorneys, judges, law professors, government officials, law students and paralegals.
Mark Wetmore. (Photo/cubuffs.com)
Wetmore Named Big 12 Coach of the Year
Head cross country coach Mark Wetmore was recently named the 2006 Big 12 Conference Men's and Women's Coach of the Year. Every year, the league's coaches vote on the award. On October 7, Wetmore led the Colorado men's and women's cross country teams to both team titles for the eighth straight year at the Big 12 Championships at Rim Rock Farm Cross Country Course, hosted by the University of Kansas. The women earned their 10th overall title while the men tallied their 11th straight championship.
Buff Energy Star Awards
Donna Maes of mathematics, Sherril Potter of environmental health and safety, and Herb Kienle of the Student Recreation Center received Buff Energy Star Awards for reducing energy use in their buildings by five percent over the previous year. Each award winner will receive a $1,000 cash bonus for their contribution to eliminating energy waste on campus. For more information read the Oct. 27 article "CU Awarded for Bright Ideas" on the Daily Camera website.
UMC Graphics Recognized at ACUI Graphic Design Awards
Staff and student graphic designers at the University Memorial Center, along with Web Communications staff, won big at the 2006 Udidwhat? Region 13 Association of College Unions International annual graphic design competition. They received six first place awards and two second place awards for poster, brochure, logo, website and promotional campaign graphic designs that were created to promote or build awareness for UMC events and services. The entries were judged on criteria, including concept/originality, visual appeal, design/creativity and the potential of positive contributions to the student union or campus community. Visit the website for the list of winners.
Third Annual Suit Yourself Program Reports Record Year
A record number of students attended the third annual Suit Yourself event, raising more money for the Multicultural Engineering Program and the Multicultural Business Students Association. Held Sept. 28, Suit Yourself drew 876 students and raised nearly $6,100 during the sale of gently worn business attire donated by the Boulder community. Art Cleaners and Revolution Cleaners were instrumental in accepting clothing donations and cleaning all of the clothes in preparation for the event. Career Services will begin collecting clothes in June 2007 for the next Suit Yourself.