AWARDS AND KUDOS
Stephen Yeaple receives Journal of International Economics honor
Associate Professor Stephen Yeaple of CU-Boulder's economics department received the Bhagwati Award in 2007 for the best article published in the Journal of International Economics, considered the leading journal in the international economics field. The award is given every other year.
Three faculty members elected 2007 AAAS Fellows
Senior Research Associate John "Jack" Gosling of the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, Professor Henry Kapteyn of the physics department and JILA, and Professor Tom Ranker of the CU Museum of Natural History and the ecology and evolutionary biology department have been elected 2007 fellows of the prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science.
They are among 471 AAAS fellows elected by their peers for efforts to advance science or foster applications deemed scientifically or socially distinguished.
For more information read the press release.
Wetmore named Big 12 Coach of the Year
Head cross country coach Mark Wetmore has been named the 2007 Big 12 Conference Men's and Women's Cross Country Coach of the Year by the league's coaches. Wetmore led the Buffaloes to their 12th straight men's and 11th overall women's Big 12 titles in October at the Rawls Golf Course in Lubbock, Texas. He has earned this honor 21 of 22 possible times; 11 on the men's side and 10 on the women's. There was no coach of the year award in the first year of the Big 12.
CU-Boulder earns good grades in Sustainable Endowments Institute report card
CU-Boulder is one of the nation's 25 most sustainable campuses, named by the Sustainable Endowments Institute in their 2008 College Sustainability Report Card. The report, issued on Oct. 24, evaluates campus sustainability policies at 200 colleges and universities. CU-Boulder received A's in campus operations and administrative categories including administration, climate change and energy, food and recycling, green building and transportation. The overall grade is B-. CU-Boulder is the only Big 12 school on the leaders list. View the report card on the Endowment Institute website.
Housing Information Technology receives award for integrating computer systems
The Housing Information Technology (HIT) unit of Housing & Dining Services received the One CBORD award for significant advances in "improving life for students, faculty, and staff by integrating auxiliary systems across campus" at the 28th annual CBORD user group conference in Orlando, Florida, Oct. 12. CBORD is a hardware and software system geared toward higher education institutions. Congratulations to Robert Dixon, Larry Drees, Eric DenBraber, Merelene Stanley and the expertise of the entire HIT team for earning this award.