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 Tuesday, April 22, 2008 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter
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  Solar Decathlon home
In a fitting tribute to Earth Day, tours of the Solar Decathalon home will begin today from 4 to 7 p.m. The home will be available to tour every Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. until May 31 at its 1274 Innovation Drive location on the East Campus. Chad Corbin, a master's candidate in the CU building systems program, inspects the exterior of the home on April 21, 2008. For more information visit the website. (Photo by Glenn J. Asakawa/University of Colorado)


SpotlightInstitute Spotlight: Institute for Ethical and Civic Engagement
Established in 2005, the Institute for Ethical and Civic Engagement serves as a catalyst for nurturing ethical and civic engagement opportunities at CU-Boulder. More >>

Sustainability at CU: we're growing greener every day
To understand the scope of CU-Boulder's commitment to saving the Earth, curl up with the campus' new 25-page sustainability plan, written by Campus Energy Conservation Officer Moe Tabrizi. More >>

Earth Educator Nick Carter teaches local school children to love the environment
Earth Education is an innovative internship and class that connects CU-Boulder students with Boulder schools. The program began in 1986 and has grown to include more than 24 interns. 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 Nicholas Flores, associate professor and chair of the Department of Economics. More >>

Passages"Passages" tributes now being accepted for May 13 issue
Inside CU's "Passages" acknowledges colleagues who have passed on during the year. We are now accepting this year's tributes for publication in the May 13 edition of Inside CU. More >>

News Center
CU Engineering Professor John Falconer To Receive 2008 Hazel Barnes Prize
CU-Boulder To Host Five Finalists For Vice Chancellor For Student Affairs
CU Solar Decathlon Team To Open 2007 House For Public Tours On Earth Day
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Every day is Earth Day at CU
As we celebrate Earth Day today many know of the University of Colorado's long history of being environmentally conscious and of our leadership in the creation of the 14-month-old Colorado Renewable Energy Collaboratory, a partnership between CU-Boulder and three other institutions including the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. More >>

A Celebration of American Music

Tuesday, April 29, 2008 at 7:30 p.m.
Boettcher Auditorium, Denver

Following up on the success of the War Requiem in Boettcher in 2006, we invite you to enjoy CU at Boettcher: A Celebration of American Music in Denver this spring. The concert program features the University Symphony Orchestra in Grofé's Grand Canyon Suite, the CU Wind Symphony and Colorado Wind Ensemble in Corigliano’s monumental Circus Maximus, and CU Jazz Ensemble I with special guest Dave Grusin in his arrangement of Bernstein's West Side Story.

CU at Boettcher

Ticket Discounts are available for CU faculty and staff. Tickets are $15 - $25 and can be purchased from the CU Concerts Box Office, 303-492-8008, on the CU Concerts website and through TicketsWest online or at King Soopers, and by phone at 1-800-464-2626.

For more information visit the website or call the CU Concerts Box Office at 303-492-8008.


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