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 Tuesday, October 13, 2009 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter
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Javier Portillo, building proctor for Wardenburg Health Center, holds an old T-12 fluorescent bulb, right, that he replaced with smaller diameter T-8 bulbs in every room to reduce energy use by nearly 1/3 without causing a difference in brightness. The bulbs are one of many ways he and Wardenburg staff have helped to reduce energy consumption, earning them a Buff Energy Star award. For more information read the Inside CU spotlight feature. (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)


IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Faculty and student achievements celebrated at Fall Convocation
The University of Colorado at Boulder will present three panel discussions and celebrate outstanding faculty and students during the fourth annual Fall Convocation on Oct. 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Old Main chapel. More >>

Spotlight

Discover CU-Boulder’s public art and memorial markers
From a scale model of the solar system to Norlin Library’s sundial to the bronze plaque dedicated to Challenger astronaut Ellison Onizuka just northwest of the Engineering Center, public artworks, memorials and markers are many and diverse on the CU-Boulder campus. More >>

Alumni get dedicated service with alumni career counselor
With the unemployment rate in Colorado hovering near 9 percent, job seekers are looking for every advantage they can garner in their job search. CU-Boulder alumni now have a new ally in their corner: Lea Alvarado. More >>

Arts & Sciences Magazine feature: toxic neighborhoods
African Americans and single mothers with young children compose a disproportionate share of the population living in the most polluted neighborhoods in America, a University of Colorado sociologist has found. More >>

Buff Energy Stars exemplify campuswide sustainability
The annual Buff Energy Star Awards ceremony on Oct. 15 will recognize CU-Boulder building proctors who have implemented energy savings in their buildings. More >>

ITS student employ prepares for competition and career
University of Colorado student Mike Burr’s first trip abroad this summer landed him in Cairo, Egypt. In between the camelback rides and exploring the bazaar district of Khan el-Khalili, Burr spent time delving into one of his passions: technology. More >>

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FROM THE CHANCELLOR
Philip DiStefano

State of the Campus Address
As I walked over here today, it made me think of my walk over here 36 years ago, as a newly-minted assistant professor of education, to sit where you are sitting now, and I realized how far we have come as a university in the last 3 1/2 decades.... More >>


AWARDS AND KUDOS

Awards and Kudos
  • Distinguished Professor Jane Menken receives laureate honor
  • Distinguished Professor Kristi Anseth nominated to Institute of Medicine
  • CU-Boulder wins annual CU vs. CSU Blood Bowl
  • Arnett Hall receives LEED gold certification
  • Boulder top-ranked as a college destination
  • Sewall Hall celebrates 75 years
  • Call for Nominations for the Gee Memorial Lectureship Award
  • Call for Nominations for the Thomas Jefferson Award
Read all Awards and Kudos >>
DID YOU KNOW?

Did You Know
  • McCaffrey blogs the Inspiring Climate Education conference
  • CU @ the Boulder Public Library lecture series
  • Student seasonal flu vaccine clinics at Wardenburg
  • Save the Date: CU Pan Asia Alumni Chapter Homecoming welcome event
  • IECE annual service-learning and civic engagement conference
  • Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities ninth annual conference
  • CU Women Succeeding call for workshop proposals
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