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October 20, 2008

The University of Colorado at Boulder's Renewable and Sustainable Energy Initiative and the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research are co-sponsoring free, campus panel discussions and lectures this fall on climate change and global energy to coincide with the 2008 presidential election.

October 20, 2008

The University of Colorado Foundation today announced a $2 million pledge by Jack (Hist '64, MA '70) and Jeannie Thompson (Zool '64) of Boulder to fund the new Vaccine Development Laboratory in CU-Boulder's Systems Biotechnology Building, slated for groundbreaking in 2009.

October 15, 2008

Pieter Johnson, an assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has won a highly prestigious David and Lucille Packard Fellowship, a five-year award that will support his study of emerging diseases in changing environments.

October 14, 2008

The University of Colorado at Boulder will present three public panel discussions and celebrate its outstanding faculty during the third annual Fall Convocation on Oct. 17. The event will take place as part of Family Weekend.

October 14, 2008

Popular Science magazine has named University of Colorado at Boulder chemical and biological engineering Distinguished Professor Kristi Anseth as one of its "Brilliant 10" for 2008, honoring her as one of the nation's top young scientists.

October 14, 2008

Nearly 5,500 visitors are expected for this year's fall Family Weekend at the University of Colorado at Boulder, hosted by the CU-Boulder Parents Association.

October 13, 2008

Patty Limerick, a well-known author and professor of history at the University of Colorado at Boulder, is the recipient of the 2008 Distinguished Achievement Award from the Western Literature Association.

October 13, 2008

University of Colorado at Boulder Assistant Professor Michael Stowell has received a three-year, $900,000 award from the National Institutes of Health for a unique research project targeting brain cell communication.

October 9, 2008

In recognition of International Conflict Resolution Day on Thursday, Oct. 16, the University of Colorado at Boulder will host a day of workshops and events that address the various ways in which discussion around conflict can lead to productive outcomes. Chancellor G.P. "Bud" Peterson has proclaimed Oct. 16 to be Conflict Resolution Day on the Boulder campus.

October 9, 2008

Davian Gagne, an experienced social worker and outreach director, has been named the gender violence prevention and education coordinator for the University of Colorado at Boulder, a new five-year position that was created as part of the Lisa Simpson lawsuit settlement.

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