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 Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter
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Art students are enjoying their new spacious and light-filled accommodations in the new Visual Arts Complex building, which opened for classes at the beginning of spring semester. (Photo by Casey A. Cass/University of Colorado)


IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Spotlight'Tweet' approach streamlines online communications during Haiti disaster
A new approach to social media called "Tweak the Tweet," conceived of by CU-Boulder graduate student Kate Starbird and being deployed by members of CU's Project EPIC research group and colleagues around the nation, is helping Haiti relief efforts by providing standardized syntax for Twitter communications. More >>

Professor Adam Bradley helps bring Ralph Ellison’s unfinished second novel to fruition
Ralph Ellison spent four decades writing but never finishing a novel to follow “Invisible Man,” which was a meteoric success in 1952 and remains an American classic. Ellison’s unfinished second novel went on sale today, Jan. 26, and a University of Colorado at Boulder associate professor is one of two editors who brought the legendary author’s work to fruition. More >>

College of Engineering wins award for innovation in international education
CU-Boulder’s College of Engineering and Applied Science has been a campus leader in creating new international offerings for students, including student exchanges, dual degrees, certificate programs and study abroad opportunities. More >>

Alumna makes a gift to Classics Department
Amid CU-Boulder’s storied progress in leading-edge fields such as biotech and energy, the university’s Classics department, incorporating the study of ancient Greek and Latin, garners fewer headlines—and fewer of the research grants and private gifts that could help the department thrive. More >>

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RE-ACCREDITATION UPDATE


Biographies of site team members
CU-Boulder is up for its 10-year re-accreditation this year from the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association and the 14-member site team will be on campus Feb. 22-24 conducting interviews, collecting evidence, and asking lots of questions of the campus community. More >>


AWARDS AND KUDOS

Awards and Kudos
  • BFA Awards for Excellence nominations
  • Michael Grant receives prestigious ACE award
  • Winners of the 2010 Thomas Jefferson Award named
  • CU-Boulder Technology Transfer Award winners
  • Lisa Severy honored in 40 under 40
  • Publications and Creative Services CASE awards
  • CU-Boulder ranked fifth in Best Value Colleges of 2010
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DID YOU KNOW?

Did You Know
  • Dennis Small Cultural Center open house
  • Volunteers needed for free tax help program
  • Apply for sustainable CU funding
  • Faculty request for proposals on civic engagement and ethical inquiry
  • SkillPort CU online learning
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