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 Tuesday, June 27, 2006 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter

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The Restoration of Old Main's Flagpole
Old Main's original flagpole was put atop the building in 1935. When Old Main was restored in the 1980s, the unstable flagpole was removed. A funding campaign for a new flagpole was launched in 2002 and on May 22 of that year a ceremonial flag raising was conducted by the ROTC Colorguard in time for Memorial Day. Many individuals and campus committees, including Staff Council, raised the $15,000 needed for renovation of the steeple and to purchase the 24-hour-lit flagpole.

Summer Blood Drive
One blood donation may save or enhance the lives of up to three people. There will be a blood drive on Wednesday, June 28, 10 a.m – 11:40 a.m. and 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. on East Campus, ARC Building rooms 352 and 346. For more information and to schedule an appointment, contact the Bonfils Appointment Center at 303-363-2300. Free Bonfils t-shirts are available for all eligible donors. Sponsored by Boulder Campus Staff Council and UCSU.

UCSU Conducts Environmental Study of Denver-area Neighborhoods
On June 29 the UCSU Environmental Justice program and COPEEN, the Colorado People's Environmental and Economic Network, will perform a Toxic Tour of Denver-area neighborhoods of color that are being disproportionately impacted by toxic emissions from neighboring industrial sources. The purpose of the tour is to better understand the physical constraints impacting people of color and others as it relates to diversity, access to higher education, economic disenfranchisement and a host of other effects. For more information, contact Dave Newport, Environmental Center director.

New Graduate Student Tuition Remission Policy Forums
The Graduate School, in conjunction with the Provost's Office, will conduct open forums for faculty and staff involved in the hiring of graduate students as TAs, GAs, GPTIs and GRAs to learn about the new graduate student tuition remission policy. Forums will be held in Muenzinger E0046 on July 13, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. and July 14, 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. The policy, which states that non-resident graduate students on qualifying appointments will be eligible to receive tuition at resident rates, will be in effect Fall 2006.

Newly Available Library E-Resources
CU faculty, staff and students can now access two new JSTOR e-journal collections. JSTOR Arts & Sciences III features 150 new titles and Biological Sciences contains all 29 titles in the Ecology and Botany collection plus 70 new titles. It will include 100 titles when completed in 2007. The University Libraries now provides access to five JSTOR collections, including Arts and Sciences I & II and Business. For more information and access to these collections please visit the University Libraries' online catalog.


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