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 Tuesday, August 12, 2008 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter
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Physics Associate Professor Eric Zimmerman, left, and engineering technician Eric Erdos put the final touches on a "Magnetic Horn" built by Zimmerman's group. It will be shipped to Japan to become part of the Neutrino Experiment T2K. These devices are about the size of high energy accelerators. (Photo by Glenn J. Asakawa/University of Colorado)


IN THE SPOTLIGHT

SpotlightPanel series highlights climate, energy and sustainability
In late August 2007, Professor Stein Sture, vice chancellor for research and dean of the Graduate School, began planning a series of more than a dozen public lectures and panel discussions to coincide with the Democratic National Convention (DNC) this August. More >>

Innovative Seed Grant program breaks new ground
Creativity and research have come together in a whole new way through the Innovative Seed Grant. The grant helps fund new projects by donating up to $50,000 to research, scholarship and creative activities that work toward ground-breaking ideas and have a direct artistic and academic impact on future funding and new collaborations. More >>

UMC Food Service Director Andrelino Cardoso brings flair and fun to the table
Andrelino Cardoso, UMC's new food service director, is drawing on his love of international cuisine and innovation to create an exciting mix of traditional favorites, international tastes, food events, exhibition-style cooking and expert service. More >>

Student Perspective: Journalism students gain real world experience at the DNC

The upcoming Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Denver is the perfect opportunity for journalism students to get involved with both local and national news outlets as volunteers and interns. More >>

Q&A with Flagship 2030 task force chair John Stevenson
The graduate education task force is made up of 13 members including faculty, staff and a graduate student, drawn from the CU-Boulder campus. 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 Meg Campbell, associate professor of marketing, Leeds School of Business. More >>

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FROM THE CHANCELLOR

Guest Column:

Energy + Environment = Opportunity
Society now faces a challenge of astounding proportions. The fossil fuel era is coming to a close, driven not just by supply limitations but also by the growing threat of climate change. The search for energy alternatives is accelerating, and Colorado – with its wealth of both fossil fuels (such as natural gas, coal and oil shale) and alternatives (such as wind and solar) – is at the center of the debate. More >>



AWARDS AND KUDOS

Awards and Kudos

  • Five current and former CU athletes to compete at 2008 Olympics
  • Sponsored research awards total $280 Million for fiscal year 2008
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DID YOU KNOW?

Did You Know
  • Folsom Field zero-waste program announced
  • Technology Transfer breakfast for new faculty
  • Faculty: request your CULearn course now
  • CU-Boulder’s 60-year Olympic Games history
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News Center
Perseid Meteor Shower To Peak Aug. 12, CU-Boulder Expert Says
Low-Gravity Training Machine Reduces Joint, Muscle Impacts On Runners By Half, Says CU Study
CU-Boulder Fundraising Up 80 Percent In Two Years, Chancellor Says
Podcast: Timothy Weston on China
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