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 Tuesday, November 10, 2009 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter


Nominate honorees for Women Who Make a Difference

Do you know a woman who has made a difference in your life or in the lives of others? The Women's Resource Center invites you to nominate her for Women Who Make a Difference, a celebratory dinner on Dec. 2 for influential women in the campus community. Nomination forms are available in UMC 416 or on the WRC website. Submissions are due Friday, Nov. 13 by 4 p.m. to UMC 416 or email to Evy Valencia.

Kristi Anseth receives AIChE award
In a Nov. 8 ceremony during the annual meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), Distinguished Professor and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator Kristi Anseth was presented with the Professional Progress Award for Outstanding Progress in Chemical Engineering. The award is sponsored by Air Products. Anseth is one of 14 leaders and innovators in the field of chemical engineering to receive 2009 AIChE honors.

Distinguished Professor Thomas Cech recognized by Colorado BioScience Association

Nobel Laureate and Distinguished Professor Thomas Cech has received the Colorado BioScience Association’s Lifetime Achievement award in the 2009 Awards Program. Cech, director of the new Colorado Initiative in Molecular Biotechnology (CIMB) and investigator for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has become a leader in the bioscience industry and has encouraged others to follow his path. The awards presentation takes place Tuesday, Nov.10 at the CBSA’s annual awards dinner. CBSA is a nonprofit corporation providing services and support for Colorado’s biosciences industry.

Art Director Michael Campbell elected to UCDA board

Art Director Michael Campbell of CU-Boulder’s Department of University Communications was recently elected to the University and College Designers Association (UCDA) board of directors. During the past 20 years, Campbell’s award-winning designs have achieved recognition by UCDA, the Council for the Support and Advancement of Education (CASE), and other professional communication organizations. Campbell will begin his term in January 2010. UCDA was founded in 1970 as the nation’s first association for professionals in visual communications for educational institutions. It has grown to an organization of more than 1,000 members throughout the United States and Canada.

Laotian film documentary mirrors lives of CU employees

Student Perspective: Intersecting identities embraced with the help of mentors

Diversity Summit sessions explore privilege and oppression

Professor Deborah Jin is Sigma Xi's newest honoree

Announcement from EH&S: policies and procedures for management of hazardous materials and waste


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