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 Tuesday, July 14, 2009 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter
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CU-Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano, left, listens to CU attorney Patrick O'Rourke during a press conference on Tuesday, July 7, 2009 in response to Denver District Judge Larry Naves's decision not to reinstate or offer back pay to former Professor Ward Churchill. (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)


IN THE SPOTLIGHT

SpotlightInnovative seed grants give life to bold ideas
Since its inception in 2007, more than $2.8 million in IGP seed grants have been awarded to 72 faculty researchers and their teams. More >>

Pre-Collegiate Development Program paves way for success
In order to increase the success of prospective college students, the CU-Boulder Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement established the Pre-Collegiate Development Program. More >>

The Hillmon Case: professors journey to uncover a mystery
An Old West mystery: a freshly opened grave in Lawrence, Kansas, and three professors gazing into the cavity—what if nothing was found? More >>

School of Education receives federal funding for program aiding migrant and seasonal farm workers
When Ludivina Calderon enrolled in the CU-Boulder BUENO Center’s High School Equivalency Program courses, she likely had no idea how far the program would take her from working the fields between Texas and Colorado. More >>

CU-Boulder partners with Family Learning Center to host summer All-Star Sports Camp

The Family Learning Center, a Boulder nonprofit that supports lifelong learning and economic self-sufficiency for families of diverse cultures and limited incomes, is co-sponsoring its summer All-Star Sports Camp with CU-Boulder. The weekly sports clinics run through July 30 on the Boulder campus for FLC students ages 11-14.

CU-Boulder's sponsorship of the Family Learning Center’s All-Star Sports Camp reflects the university’s ongoing commitment to partnering with community-based nonprofit organizations, and to providing access to culturally diverse and economically disadvantaged students. For more information, please visit the Family Learning Center website.

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FROM THE CHANCELLOR
Philip DiStefano

The stakes were high in Churchill ruling
A week ago today, Denver District Court Judge Larry Naves dismissed the Ward Churchill case against the University of Colorado Board of Regents and ruled it inappropriate for him to return to the faculty in a case closely watched by faculty, scholars, and administrators across the country. More >>


AWARDS AND KUDOS

Awards and Kudos
  • Physics professor receives Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award
  • Tucker named assistant dean of students for Student Success and Retention
  • New NSF fellowship students set record total at CU-Boulder
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DID YOU KNOW?

Did You Know
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