The Rocky Flats Virtual Exhibit is an experimental, multimedia, online exhibit exploring a potentially catastrophic fire at the former Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant eight miles south of Boulder. This exhibit seeks to educate visitors by telling the extraordinary stories of the people, politics, science and secrecy of this former bomb factory. The exhibit is sponsored by the Center for Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado-Boulder.
Len Ackland is an associate professor of journalism at CU-Boulder and co-directs the Center for Environmental Journalism. He is author of Making a Real Killing: Rocky Flats and the Nuclear West.
Tim Hawkins is the Archivist for Naropa University in Boulder, where he directs a project to digitize the audio archive for the Writing and Poetics Collection..
Margaret M. Jobe heads the CU Engineering Library and previously was Webmaster for the Government Publications Library at CU Boulder.
Dorothy D. Ciarlo is a clinical psychologist with experience in oral history who volunteers with the Maria Rogers Oral History Project of the Carnegie Library for Local History, part of the Boulder Public Library. She has been collecting oral histories of retired workers and other persons closely associated with Rocky Flats.
Dona Olivier is the administrative assistant for the Center for Environmental Journalism.
Special thanks to Arlene Treat, who was lead designer for the exhibit's prototype when she was a senior in Advertising and Asian Studies at CU-Boulder, and to David Slayden, who is an associate professor in Advertising at the CU School of Journalism and Mass Communications (SJMC).
Thanks also to:Brett Robbs, who teaches Advertising at the SJMC at CU-Boulder; Sarah Gilbert, a web design and information architecture consultant in Boulder; Silvia Razgova and Daniel Seeliger, students in the SJMC; Bill Adler, an author and freelance cowhand from the Rio Grande, and former Ted Scripps Fellow in Environmental Journalism at CU-Boulder; Melanie Klein, a former graduate student in the College of Architecture and Planning at CU-Denver; and K. Allison Wickens, a Master's Candidate in History who is working toward a certificate in Museum Studies at CU-Boulder.