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 Tuesday, August 22, 2006 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter

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Student volunteers readied residence hall rooms for move in
Business major Tom Osborn from Longmont is one of many student volunteers who readied residence hall rooms for move in, which takes place today, Aug. 22, and Thursday, Aug. 24. A record number of freshmen are expected for the 2006-2007 academic year. (Photo/Casey A. Cass)

Law School Opens Doors on New Era
The new Wolf Law building opened its doors this month, marking the culmination of a historic effort by students, faculty, alumni and donors to design, fund and construct a state-of-the-art facility for the University of Colorado Law School. More >>

Folsom Family Legacy Brings History to Life
Members of the CU-Boulder community are of course familiar with Folsom Field and Folsom Street in Boulder, but few know about the man behind the name. As Folsom Field readies for its 60th anniversary this fall, now is the perfect time to take a closer look at the contributions of Fred Folsom and his family by visiting the Folsom Collection, part of the Special Collections of Norlin Library. More >>

Campus Information Made More Accessible to Non-Native English Speakers
Because of its diverse work force, the university needs to communicate campus information in languages other than English. In addition to written translation, oral interpretation is needed on both an individual basis and for large meetings. Helping to fulfill that obligation is the new Spanish and Laotian Language Access to University Policy and Announcements program coordinated by Omaira Bankston of organizational and employee development. More >>

New Feature: People Behind the Scenes
Who keeps our university in top shape? It's the people behind the scenes! From cleaning professionals to accountants, physicians to event coordinators, the university employs a variety of people whose work has an important impact on day-to-day operations. More >>

Next "Your Turn" Deadline
We want to hear from you! “Your Turn,” one of our newest Inside CU features, highlights perspectives of CU-Boulder faculty and staff on a variety of campus issues. More >>

News Center
CU-Boulder Ranked 34th Best Public University By U.S. News & World Report
The University of Colorado at Boulder was ranked 34th among the nation's public universities offering doctoral degrees in U.S. News World Report's 2007 Best Colleges undergraduate rankings released Aug. 18.
CU-Boulder Library Awarded $264,000 To Lead Regional Training Effort
The University of Colorado at Boulder's Norlin Library has been awarded $264,000 to help librarians in five states make better use of public government information available online.
CU-Boulder Insect Expert Elected Entomological Society Fellow
University of Colorado at Boulder Professor Michael Breed has been elected a fellow of the Entomological Society of America in 2006 for his lifetime contributions to the study of insects.
More News >>




FROM THE CHANCELLOR
Dr. G.P. "Bud" Peterson

Staff Excellence and Commitment: Our Core Strengths
As the University gears up for the return of the students, many people around campus are very busy, but none more so than our staff—those hundreds of workers who do everything from trim the bushes and keep the lights on, to refurbish rundown classrooms and maintain our technology. More >>


AWARDS AND KUDOS

  • Custodian/Housekeeper Appreciation Day
  • New Book Features Coach Kathy McConnell-Miller
  • After 50 Years, CSF Looks Ahead to 2007
  • Assistant Dean Jim Sherman Retires
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DID YOU KNOW?

  • Chancellor's New Student Convocation is Friday, Aug. 25
  • New Location for Multicultural Welcome Gathering
  • "Compete with Class"
  • Sept. 8 Chancellor's Campus Address
  • New CU Concerts CU Faculty/Staff Discount Program
  • University Memorial Center's New Web Site
  • E-Resource Update from the University Libraries
  • Buffalo Bicycle Classic
  • Discounted Faculty/Staff Admission for Volleyball Invitational
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Professor Michael Tracey talks with reporters
CU-Boulder Journalism Professor Michael Tracey talks with reporters about his involvement in the investigation that led to the arrest of a JonBenet Ramsey murder suspect, following the Aug. 17 press conference held by the Boulder District Attorney's office. (Photo/Dirk Martin).

 
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