News Releases

January 21, 1999

The Building Community Committee at the University of Colorado at Boulder will host an open campus discussion on "Building Community: Working Towards a Hate-Free Campus" on Tuesday, Jan. 26, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Recreation Center conference rooms.

The committee wants input from the campus on proposed university policy and protocol for responding to acts of hate.

January 21, 1999

Norman Pace, one of the world's leading experts on molecular evolution and molecular microbiology, will leave the University of California-Berkeley July 1 to join the University of Colorado at Boulder biology faculty.

January 21, 1999

The Archives of the University of Colorado at Boulder today announced the acquisition of 20 years of files amassed by the nation's pre-eminent non-governmental human rights organization, the New York-based Human Rights Watch, according to Archives Curator Bruce Montgomery.

Montgomery made the announcement today on behalf of CU-Boulder's Human Rights Initiative, a project of the Archives which has made it the largest academic repository of contemporary non-governmental human rights material in the world.

January 19, 1999

The first year of a two-year pilot program providing 5,600 CU-Boulder employees with metro-wide bus passes has ended with an 80 percent increase in transit ridership and a 5.7 percent decline in on-campus parking demand among eligible employees, an RTD survey shows.

But that success must be surpassed in the program's second year with an even greater ridership increase and parking demand reduction if the program is to continue next year, according to Paul Tabolt, vice chancellor for administration.

January 19, 1999

EDITORS: Computers will be delivered at 10 a.m. Jan. 27 and set up by Avitek employees, who will also provide instructions. The Family Learning Center is at 3164 34th St., north of Valmont, across from Sutherland Lumber. Follow 34th Street past San Juan Del Centro until the road curves east and ends at the Family Learning Center. The center can be reached at 303-442-8979.

January 15, 1999

The CU Wizards Series at the University of Colorado at Boulder will present its first program of the spring semester, "The Biology of Muscles and Movement," on Saturday, Jan. 30.

Professors Todd Gleeson and Mark Osadjan of the environmental population and organismic biology department will present the show in the Cristol Chemistry and Biochemistry Building, room 140, at 9:30 a.m.

January 14, 1999

Professor Lawrence Young of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will speak at CU-Boulder Thursday, Jan. 21, on the challenges of human exploration of the solar system.

January 14, 1999

Professor Lawrence Young of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will speak at CU-Boulder Thursday, Jan. 21, on the challenges of human exploration of the solar system.

January 13, 1999

The Minority Arts and Sciences Program (MASP) and United Campus Ministries at the University of Colorado at Boulder are sponsoring a tribute to Martin Luther King. Jr. on Monday, Jan. 18, at 7:30 p.m.

The event will be held at the First Christian Church, 950 28th St.

"This year we have a unique opportunity to expand our approach to celebrating Martin Luther King and his message. Rev. Smith and I are tremendously pleased about the new event," said Alphonse Keasley, MASP director. "There will be two hours full of musical joy and inspirational messages."

January 13, 1999

The second annual Career Fair for Graduating Students at the University of Colorado at Boulder will be held Jan. 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the University Memorial Center Glenn Miller Ballroom.

More than 90 organizations are looking for graduates from all majors. Liberal arts students, as well as business and engineering students, are encouraged to attend. The fair is free and open to CU students and alumni only. No registration is necessary.

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