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 Tuesday, November 13, 2007 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter
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Former Defense Secretary William Perry answers questions during a roundtable discussion with faculty and students, Nov. 9. His visit to CU-Boulder is part of the College of Arts and Sciences' "Dialogue on Defense: Briefings by the Secretary of Defense" series offered by the history and political science departments in conjunction with the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. The program, led by history and international affairs Professor Thomas Zeiler and political science lecturer Michael Kanner, will bring other defense secretaries to campus in the future. Perry, secretary of defense during the Clinton Administration discussed a variety of topics with students and faculty members from several disciplines. (Photo/Casey A. Cass)


IN THE SPOTLIGHT

SpotlightCU Solar Decathlon team helps lead the way in sustainable home design
The contest is over – at least for this year – but the work isn't yet done. The CU Solar Decathlon team continues to labor toward its goal of designing and building a marketable 2,100 square foot solar home, a house that can accommodate an average-sized family. More >>

Office of Veterans Affairs established to recruit and serve veteran students
The newly established Office of Veterans Affairs provides expanded services for  veteran students on the Boulder campus. More >>

New "CU-Boulder Women" website highlights campus organizations
"Gender equity" is a watch-phrase at CU-Boulder, and as evidence of the university's focus on gender diversity, the Office of Planning, Budget, and Analysis has developed a website, CU-Boulder Women: An Institutional Commitment. More >>

Student Perspective
Students are approaching fall break, midterms are nearly at an end and finals are a mere six weeks away. Ryan Zerfoss has experienced detours and triumphs, and is solidifying his goals as the semester continues. More >>

Faculty Focus
Our faculty are a source of great pride and bring a world of expertise, experimentation and excellence to our students and our community. Meet George Rivera, a professor in the department of art and art history. More >>

News Center
Paul Leef Joins CU-Boulder As Director Of Planning, Design And Construction, Campus Architect
CU Study: Genes, Brain Chemistry May Dictate Nicotine Cravings
Global Warming, Environment Focus Of CU Law Lecture
Podcast: Colorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels Announces 10 Seed Grants for Renewable Energy Research
More News >>
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FROM THE CHANCELLOR
Guest Column - Athletic Director Mike Bohn

Teamwork makes a difference
We in the Department of Athletics are honored by and proud of the growing sense of teamwork emerging on the Boulder campus. The enthusiasm and involvement of you and many of your colleagues in our athletics program are major reasons for the current excitement surrounding your team, the Colorado Buffaloes. More >>


AWARDS AND KUDOS

Awards and Kudos
  • Stephen Yeaple receives Journal of International Economics honor
  • Three faculty members elected 2007 AAAS Fellows
  • Wetmore named Big 12 Coach of the Year
  • CU-Boulder earns good grades in Sustainable Endowments Institute report card
  • Housing Information Technology receives award for integrating computer systems
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DID YOU KNOW?

Did You Know
  • Chancellor's Veterans Day message
  • Fall break begins next week, Nov. 19.
  • Reminder: one issue of Inside CU November through January
  • CU Foundation accepting monetary donations for Gold Run fire victims
  • The eighth annual Winter Warmth Drive is underway
  • Create a Better Colorado - the 2007 Colorado Combined Campaign has launched
  • MRSA awareness – protection from infection
  • Sign up for CU-Boulder campus alert via text messaging, email
  • February 2008 Diversity Summit – save the date!
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