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 Tuesday, September 25, 2007 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter
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Facilities management supervisors Chanhome Keovilay, left, and Jeannette Millan compete in the Custodial Olympics barrel racing relay as part of Custodian and Housekeeper Appreciation Day, Friday, Sept. 21, in the Glenn Miller Ballroom. The event was hosted by all campus custodial units in recognition of CU-Boulder's hard-working custodial and housekeeping staff. (Photo/Casey A. Cass)


SpotlightCU-Boulder enrolls most talented freshman class ever as recruitment efforts evolve
According to census results released earlier this month, this fall's entering freshman class is among the largest and most highly qualified in the university's history. More >>

Farewell to Zan Johns: Q&A with the director of human resources
A door closes quietly on the third floor of the ARC building on East Campus. At the end of September, Zan Johns steps down from the directorship of human resources. More >>

Institute Spotlight: Institute for Behavioral Genetics
Since its inception at CU in 1967, the Institute for Behavioral Genetics has polished the art of collaborating. As an organized research unit of the Graduate School, IBG conducts and facilitates research to examine the genetic bases of individual differences in behavior. More >>

Student Perspective: From small town to big university: transitioning into higher education
Guy Ryan Zerfoss, a freshman in the Environmental Design program, is from Glenwood Springs, Colorado, a small canyon town north of Aspen. More >>

People Behind the Scenes
Who keeps our university in top shape? It's the People Behind the Scenes! Meet Tom Sebok, director of the Ombuds Office. More >>

News Center
Arctic Sea Ice Bottoms Out For 2007, Shatters All Time Record Low, Say CU-Boulder Scientists
CU-Boulder Students Get Ready To Send Solar Home To Washington, D.C., For Third Solar Decathlon
Colorado Legal Community Recognizes CU Attorney For Her Diversity Efforts
Podcast: Remastered Documentary On Life Of Poet Allen Ginsberg Garners National Attention For CU-Boulder Film Instructor
More News >>
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Dr. G.P. "Bud" Peterson

State of the Campus Address, September 11, 2007
As I reflect on this past year, I have several thoughts: First, it has been a whirlwind adventure, but one that has been tremendously enjoyable and rewarding. There's been so much to learn about the university, and I've enjoyed getting to know all of the people associated with CU. More >>


Awards and Kudos
  • Professor Marvin Caruthers gives $20 million for construction of biotechnology building
  • Wetmore sends athlete to IAAF World Championships / DecaNation
  • Buffalo Bicycle Classic a big success
  • Rebecca Sibley receives Fulbright grant for IEA program

Did You Know
  • Homecoming celebrations draw closer
  • Final draft of the Flagship 2030 Strategic Plan to be presented at an Open Forum
  • A Farewell to Sibell-Wolle
  • Haunting fun coming soon
  • Method and aesthetics collide in Art in Science/Science in Art exhibition
  • Sign up for CU-Boulder campus alert via text messaging, e-mail
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Dead Man WalkingCU Opera performs first university production of "Dead Man Walking"

The College of Music's CU Opera is staging the university and Rocky Mountain region premiere of "Dead Man Walking." The opera was written by composer Jake Heggie and librettist Terrance McNally in 2000, and was based on the Pulitzer Prize-nominated book by Sister Helen Préjean, which also inspired the 1996 film. "Dead Man Walking" has become one of the world's most performed new operas. The subject matter is for mature audiences and parental discretion is advised.

Related events are free and open to the public, and include a screening of the film "Dead Man Walking," a lecture and discussion on the death penalty, and a panel discussion featuring Sister Helen Préjean and composer Jake Heggie. For tickets and more information, call 303-492-8008 or visit Discounted tickets are available for members of the CU-Boulder community, senior citizens, youth and groups.

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