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 Tuesday, June 17, 2008 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter


Professor Terence Thornberry receives Edwin Sutherland Award

Sociology Professor Terence Thornberry, director of the problem behavior program in the Institute of Behavioral Science, is the winner of the 2008 Edwin Sutherland Award, the highest award for a criminologist given by the American Society of Criminology. His research focuses on understanding the development of delinquency and crime over the course of a person's life, young adult anti-social behavior and research methods. The award, established in 1960, recognizes outstanding contributions to theory or research in criminology. Thornberry will receive the award at the association's annual meeting in St. Louis in November.

President’s Awards for Outstanding Academic Leadership recipients

In the first year of the President’s Award for Outstanding Academic Leadership, CU-Boulder received two first place and one second place recognitions. The Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences received first place for Outstanding Academic Leadership in Undergraduate Student Success. In the category of Outstanding Academic Leadership in Graduate and Professional Student Success, first place went to the Department of Physics  and second place to the Department of Aerospace Engineering. First place awards include $15,000 and a trophy. The second place department receives a $5,000 award. President Benson announced the award winners on Thursday, June 5 during the president’s report to the Board of Regents.

Willem van Vliet receives College of Architecture and Planning Excellence in Service Award

Willem van Vliet, professor in the College of Architecture and Planning and a member of the IECE steering committee, received the Excellence in Service Award from the College of Architecture and Planning. van Vliet has been an influential and key faculty member in implementing and furthering the scholarship of engagement at the collaborative CU-Boulder/CU-Denver college.

Collaboration aids environmental practices in Brazil

Candice Bowen assumes leadership of Human Resources

New classics and old traditions at the Colorado Shakespeare Festival

Q&A with Flagship 2030 faculty task force chair Uriel Nauenberg

Selling tea to China challenges advertising students

Student Perspective: Artistic adventures await summer students

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Podcast: New book by professor emeritus of communication offers advice on body language, sex appeal

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