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A colorful Perseid streaks over Half Dome in Yosemite National Park. (Photo/Dirk Obudzinski, courtesy of the Science at NASA government web site)
Next “Your Turn” Deadline
We want to hear from you! “Your Turn,” the latest Inside CU feature, highlights perspectives of CU-Boulder faculty and staff on a variety of campus issues. Submission deadline for the Aug. 8 edition is 5 pm, Wed., Aug. 2. To participate, please see the guidelines.
Libraries E-Resource Update: Improved ISI Web of Knowledge
ISI Web of Knowledge has improved its interface with a new look and several new research capabilities. Some of the new features available are Author Finder, which ensures a correct author match even when working with common names; and RSS Alerting, which allows users to define custom RSS feeds to receive search, citation and tables of content alerts. Additionally, topic search results have been improved.
Watch for the Perseid Meteor Shower
The Perseid meteor shower, an annual celestial event, will be visible in the night sky throughout Colorado in early August. The shower, named after the Perseus constellation from which the meteors appear to radiate, will peak on Aug. 12.
Coming Soon: CU EthicsLine
The CU EthicsLine, available Aug. 1, will provide employees with an anonymous method of reporting concerns involving violations of law or policy by calling a toll-free number or using a web-based reporting tool. The reporting service will be provided by EthicsPoint, an independent company that provides similar services for hundreds of companies and universities. The service provides communication seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Look for additional information on the Internal Audit web site.
New Men's Golf Coach Named
Roy Edwards was announced as the new men"s golf coach July 14. Edwards comes from the University of Kansas, where he served as the assistant for both the men"s and women"s programs. He held the same position at Vanderbilt University for a year prior. The current men's golf team celebrated their first team tournament victory in two years, and made an NCAA Team Championship appearance for the 13th time in 18 years.