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 Tuesday, September 12, 2006 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter


Buff Mentoring Program
Are you or your industry contacts interested in assisting a CU-Boulder student with his/her career decisions? Career Services has launched a mentoring program allowing students to develop a relationship with a professional who will help the student answer questions about resumes, their first year on the job and more. Help us to recruit mentors and students. We are in special need of professionals in the nonprofit, health and law sectors as well as PhD level professionals. Potential mentors can sign up by clicking on “click here to register” on this web site. Contact with questions.

 The "cartouches," or oval ornaments, above the Wolf Law Building windows. (Photo/Casey A. Cass)

Pinecones, Not Pineapples at Wolf Law
Yes, those curious oval sculptures crowning the windows at Wolf Law are not pineapples, as popularly believed, but rather PINECONES. The motif was selected to represent CU Law"s environmental as well as western roots. The law school has been part of the university for 114 years, proudly producing attorneys in water, mining, and natural resources law. Sometimes referred to as “cartouches,” or oval ornaments, the cast pinecone depictions serve to remind students of Wolf Law"s long heritage.

Class of 2010 “Mindset”
Want to know what the next generation of students is thinking? Beloit College"s annual “Mindset” list provides a quick insight into the cultural history and influences that have shaped the Class of 2010. For example, this year"s freshmen were mostly born in 1988 and have never known a world without computers. Many have never mailed a letter using a stamp, and while the Soviet Union and 8-track tape players never existed for them, barcodes, the Internet, and global warming always have. For more on the 2010 “Mindset,” visit the web site.

 CU News Services writer, Mike Ligouri records a podcast from his office. Ligouri has been producing podcast for News Services since January 2006. (Photo/Larry Harwood)
Podcasts Available on the Web
The CU-Boulder News podcast features official university news and interviews and is produced by the staff of News Services department. Designed to be of interest to general audiences, the podcast covers a variety of topics from arts and music to science, research, student activities and accomplishments, special events and programs. Some episodes are enhanced with photos. To view episodes on the Web, read more and learn how to subscribe for free, visit the web site.

Staff Council Website
Brush up on Staff Council activities and get to know your area BCSC representative by browsing the web site. Photographs from the recent Fall and Spring Staff Luncheons, a planning calendar for upcoming blood drives, meetings, a list of current officers and representatives, and links to staff compensations and benefits are among the many resources available on the site.

“Ralphie” Runs Wild Through the Boulder Campus!
University of Colorado football mascot Ralphie is featured in this year"s national Public Service Announcement. The 30-second PSA will play during televised football games and on the giant screen at Folsom Field during home football games. Throughout the PSA Ralphie and her handlers are seen romping through the historic Quadrangle area of the campus, on Folsom Field and standing under the Flatirons in Chautauqua Park. To preview the PSA, log on to the CU Athletics Department"s Buff Vision web page and click on the Institutional Spot link located in the upper left corner of the page.

New ATLAS Building a Technology Beacon

Happy 70th Birthday Artist Series

Jam-packed Arts and Culture Week Kicks Off Academic Year

People Behind the Scenes

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From the Chancellor

September 8, 2006 Campus Address

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