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Faculty Excellence

Werewolves, Comic Con and the writer’s life

Published author and English Professor Stephen Graham Jones relies on his students to bring in new ideas and new ways of seeing things. Students—immersed in his courses on werewolves, comic books, slasher novels, screenwriting and haunted houses—rely on Jones to paint a picture of the writer’s life.

Family Weekend

Fiske Planetarium

Full-dome video shorts to spark love of space, science

The Fiske Planetarium is getting its own NASA-funded TV show, in a manner of speaking, and CU-Boulder film students will help create it. 

Gifts

CU-Boulder alum 'tickled' to be namesake of first telecom chair

Now 96, CU-Boulder alumnus Jack Baskin was "quite tickled" upon learning that the first endowed chair in the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program (ITP) would be named after him. Elaine Baskin and Ken Krechmer, residents of Palo Alto, Calif., created the new endowed chair with a $4 million bequest from their estate.

Global Education

From the Leeds School to the London 2012 Olympic Games

The opening ceremony of the Olympics—with the parade of nations and athletes and the lighting of the Olympic flame—reminds Jordan Valutas, 2007 alumna of the University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business, why she works so hard as client services manager at CoSport, a leading provider of consumer hospitality packages and individual event tickets to the Olympic Games. 

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