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 Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter
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CU-Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano (third from the right) during his Jan. 6 visit to the White House. President Barack Obama met the chancellor and three other public research university leaders representing about 120 universities that pledge to address the national shortage of science and mathematics teachers. (Photo courtesy of The Associated Press)


IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Chancellor DiStefano visits the White House to pledge an increase in math and science teachers
Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano of the University of Colorado at Boulder visited the White House Jan. 6, 2010 as one of four public research university leaders representing about 120 universities pledging to address the national shortage of science and mathematics teachers in a letter presented to President Barack Obama. More >>

Happy 70th birthday Norlin Library!
The venerable Norlin Library turned 70 years old Jan. 6, 2010. The building has anchored the historic Norlin quadrangle for seven decades with its stately sandstone pillars and inscriptions promising "timeless fellowship." More >>

SpotlightCU cheerleaders return from trip to Iraq, Kuwait
When the call came, Liz Harris didn't hesitate to answer in the affirmative: Spend part of the holiday season in Iraq and Kuwait helping to entertain U.S. troops? Her lone question: When do we leave? More >>

Worlds apart but on common ground
"What does the American dream mean to you?" That's the question a student asks of three immigrants who cook and clean in the University of Colorado Sewall Residential Academic Program, where the student lives and studies. More >>

ALTEC acquires new language programs, expands technologies
Mark Knowles, director of ALTEC, CU-Boulder's Anderson Language Technology Center, asserts that although technology can enhance our ability to communicate, "the old-fashioned way is still best - people talking to people." More >>

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FROM THE CHANCELLOR
Guest Columnist Tom Cech, director, CIMB

Go out and teach! Winter Commencement address
Congratulations, graduates! You should be especially proud of yourselves today. Do you know why? Because you are part of a new revolution, and the University of Colorado is leading this revolution. More >>


AWARDS AND KUDOS

  • Margaret Murnane, Henry Kapteyn receive prestigious award
  • Three CU-Boulder faculty elected AAAS fellows
  • CU Opera wins National Opera Scenes competition
  • CEAS recognized by the Institute of International Education
  • Call for nominations, Alumni Awards
  • Chancellor's Committee on Women seeks award nominations
  • Call for applications, CU Biomedical Research grant opportunity
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DID YOU KNOW?

Did You Know
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration
  • Connection grand reopening
  • Panel discussion: Defining sustainability – people, planet and profit?
  • International conference on Islam and the Media held Jan. 7-10
  • Call for 2010 Session Proposals
  • Origin of not so "Temporary” Building 1
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