AWARDS AND KUDOS
CU Buffaloes Mascot, Chip. (Photo by Casey A. Cass/University of Colorado)
2009 Chancellor's Employee of the Year Award
Nominate deserving staff for the 2009 Chancellor's Employee of the Year Award. To nominate a staff member, forward a letter of nomination and a minimum of two supporting letters to Chancellor's Office, 17 UCB. The deadline for receipt of nominations is Friday, March 6. For details please email Alice Clark or call (303) 492-8908.
Chip awarded national mascot championship title
CU Buffaloes Mascot Chip won first place in the Universal Cheerleading Association’s Mascot National Championship competition at the Disney’s Wide World of Sports Arena in Orlando, Fla., Jan. 16. Chip bested 22 other mascots and won by a sizable margin of 11 points on a 100-point scale. Chip’s previous best finish at the competition was fourth place. The event was part of the 2009 College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship. To see Chip's video submission and routine, visit the Colorado Buffaloes website.
Distinguished Professor Kristi Anseth elected to National Academy of Engineering
Kristi Anseth, professor in chemical and biological engineering and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional distinctions accorded an engineer. Anseth was among 65 new members and nine foreign associates of the academy announced Feb. 6. She was recognized for "pioneering the rational design of biomaterials for tissue engineering, drug delivery and biosensing applications."