AWARDS AND KUDOS
CU-Boulder Awarded $883,000 for 2007 Sounding Rocket Mission
NASA provided CU's Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics and the University of Washington with funds for a 2007 sounding rocket mission to study high-altitude clouds believed to be tied to climate change. LASP Space Technology Building control center in the CU Research Park will control the instruments for the rocket mission. For more information read the press release at
CU Teams Named Among Top Winners in National Math Competition
Congratulations to Anne Dougherty, associate chair of applied mathematics, and five student teams that recently earned honors at the prestigious Mathematical Contest in Modeling. For the third year in a row, a team of undergraduate students was named "Outstanding Winners." Three additional CU-Boulder teams were named Meritorious Winners and another team received an Honorable Mention. Read the press release at http://www.colorado.edu/news/releases/2006/124.html
CU women's ski team member Jana Rehemaa, presents President Bush with a CU ski team jacket in a ceremony honoring 2005-06 NCAA sports champions Thursday, April 5, on the south lawn of the White House. (Photo/courtesy CUBuffs.com)
CU Ski Team Visits the White House
In recognition of their recent NCAA championship win, the ski team was invited to the White House in conjunction with National Student-Athlete Day on April 6. The champions were the first from CU to be afforded the honor of meeting the President of the United States in the traditional White House ceremony. The entire team, coaches and student-athletes were invited, along with other university personnel. For more information on the championship winning team visit www.CUbuffs.com.
INVST Community Studies Receives Community Brick Builder Award
Staff and student employees in the INVST Community Studies programs will receive a Building Community Campaign Community Brick Builder Award on April 28. The award acknowledges their commitment to making positive contributions to the campus community through work that benefits humanity and the environment. Since their inception in 1990, they have collaborated with over 250 different community-based organizations addressing needs in the U.S. and abroad. For more information on see the INVST Community Studies web site. For information or to nominate an individual or group for a Community Brick Builder Award visit the Building Community Campaign web site.