AWARDS AND KUDOS
Casey A. Cass' award-winning photo on the cover of the Coloradan.
Cass Wins National Photography Awards
Casey A. Cass, university photographer in the department of University Communications, won two awards from the University Photographers of
America Association for photographs appearing in the June special edition of the Coloradan, CU-Boulder's alumni magazine. Cass' cover photo of a rock climber with CU in the background took first place in the Campus Environment category. His photo of JILA fellow and alumnus Jun Ye with a laser his research team developed (page 6) took second place in the Research and Science category.
UMC Addition Receives Green Building Recognition
The UMC has received a Silver LEED rating on its 50,700 square foot building addition, the first CU building to receive this honor. The Environmental Center played a role in helping to accomplish the certification. A plaque placement ceremony will be held in late summer. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Building Rating System is a voluntary, consensus-based national standard created by the U.S. Green Building Council for developing high-performance, sustainable buildings.