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 Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter


Professor Kris Gutiérrez named in top 100 Influentials by Hispanic Business magazine
Kris Gutiérrez, professor in the School of Education at CU-Boulder, was named one of the top 100 Influentials by Hispanic Business magazine in November 2009. Gutiérrez was also recently named the inaugural recipient of the Provost’s Chair by Interim Provost Stein Sture. The Provost’s Chair recognizes faculty of extraordinary academic distinction, who have been recognized both nationally and internationally for distinguished contributions in research, in classroom teaching and mentoring, and in public service.

Call for Proposals: ASSETT Development Awards
ASSETT invites proposals from Arts & Sciences faculty, departments, and programs for awards relating to the use of technology for teaching and learning. The maximum award possible is $4,000. Submit proposals of no more than 900 words along with a one-page budget by Dec. 7 by emailing Laura Konyha, ASSETT program assistant. A second call for proposals will be issued in mid-spring. ASSETT is Arts & Sciences Support of Education Through Technology, a student-fee funded initiative serving the college. For more information about ASSETT, visit the website.

Call for nominations: 2010 Boulder Faculty Assembly awards
The Boulder Faculty Assembly is pleased to announce that up to 12 awards in the amount of $3,000 each for faculty excellence will be granted in the spring of 2010. Up to four awards will be presented for excellence in the categories of teaching, service, and Research, Scholarly and Creative Work. Deadline for receipt of all nomination materials is Friday, Feb. 5, 2010. For award details and nomination instructions, please visit the BFA website. For more information email or call Maureen Ryan at 303-492-6271.

Hazel Barnes Prize pre-call for nominations
The Hazel Barnes Prize call for nominations will go out in early January 2010. The $20,000 Hazel Barnes Prize is the largest and most prestigious single faculty award funded by the University of Colorado at Boulder. Please take the time between now and January to consider for nomination strong candidates among faculty. Additional information about the Hazel Barnes Prize and the nomination process can be found on the Office of the Chancellor website. For more information email or call Scott Bocim, 303-492-0318.

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