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February 28, 2007

A University of Colorado at Boulder alumna who married a Muslim and converted to Islam before becoming a college professor and the mother of eight bicultural children will talk about balancing career, family and religion in an Islam Awareness Week keynote lecture next week.

February 28, 2007

The Natural Resources Law Center and the University of Colorado at Boulder School of Law will host a two-day conference on the impact of climate change and its direct effect on society's most vulnerable populations.

Called "The Climate of Environmental Justice: Taking Stock," the conference will be held March 16-17, and will be attended by national leaders in the field of environmental justice.

February 28, 2007

Former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb will meet with University of Colorado at Boulder students before discussing his new autobiography, which chronicles his life from his Chicago boyhood to his rise as one of Colorado's most influential politicians and policy-makers.

The CU-Boulder Black Student Alliance will host a reception for Webb before he gives a free public talk at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7, in auditorium A2B70 of the MCD Biology Building. Webb also will sign copies of his new memoir, "Wellington Webb: The Man, the Mayor and the Making of Modern Denver."

February 27, 2007

A four-day public event dubbed "Ice Fest" at the University of Colorado at Boulder March 8-11 in celebration of the launch of the International Polar Year will feature talks, slideshows, films, science demonstrations and other family activities.

February 27, 2007

A National Park Service historian who played a key role in prompting Congress to boost funding for natural resource management and scientific research in the national parks will speak at the University of Colorado at Boulder on March 12.

Richard Sellars of Santa Fe, N.M., will speak on "Past Perfect?: Historic Preservation in the National Park System" at 4 p.m. in the Wolf Law Building, room 207. The inaugural event in the Randy Jones Memorial Lecture Series is free and open to the public. The lecture is sponsored by the CU-Boulder Center of the American West.

February 27, 2007

Award-winning mathematics Professor Richard Tapia will speak at the University of Colorado at Boulder March 5 on the challenges of recruiting and retaining Hispanics and African Americans in science, engineering and mathematics at American universities.

February 26, 2007

The University of Colorado at Boulder's Office of International Education has named two new program directors who will promote ongoing efforts to expand study abroad opportunities for students and forge partnerships with faculty, staff and scholars who can share their global experiences with others.

February 26, 2007

University of Colorado at Boulder Chancellor G.P. "Bud" Peterson will visit Grand Junction on Wednesday, Feb. 28, as part of his annual outreach tours to Colorado communities.

Chancellor Peterson will meet with CU-Boulder alumni, community leaders and stakeholders and will discuss CU's presence on the Western Slope and how the university can be a greater resource to the region.

February 25, 2007

A team of researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder has developed a new technique to generate laser-like X-ray beams, removing a major obstacle in the decades-long quest to build a tabletop X-ray laser that could be used for biological and medical imaging.

February 22, 2007

An issue has arisen regarding the personal writings of a teaching assistant in CU-Boulder’s creative writing program. To date, we are unaware of any complaints or grievances leveled against this individual. Nor have we found evidence of any misconduct by him as a CU instructor or student, and no evidence that his personal views have affected his ability to perform his duties as an instructor.

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