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April 20, 1998

CU-Boulder undergraduates will present research findings in the fields of psychology, biology and kinesiology on April 29 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom of the University Memorial Center.

About 25 students will offer poster displays explaining their research results and will be available to answer questions during the third annual Undergraduate Research Day. Topics will include how spouses influence each other’s health and age-related changes in vision.

April 20, 1998

High school students in Strasburg, Limon and Cheyenne Wells will see Shakespeare taken from the page to the stage this month by the University of Colorado at Boulder’s acclaimed Colorado Shakespeare Festival.

Two professional actors with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival will perform scenes, songs and sonnets in a program titled, "Boy Meets Girl Meets Shakespeare," in a tour of the three communities April 27 and April 28.

The actors will begin their tour with a performance at Cheyenne Wells High School, starting at 1 p.m. on April 27.

April 20, 1998

High school students in Strasburg, Limon and Cheyenne Wells will see Shakespeare taken from the page to the stage this month by the University of Colorado at Boulder’s acclaimed Colorado Shakespeare Festival.

Two professional actors with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival will perform scenes, songs and sonnets in a program titled, "Boy Meets Girl Meets Shakespeare," in a tour of the three communities April 27 and April 28.

The actors will begin their tour with a performance at Cheyenne Wells High School, starting at 1 p.m. on April 27.

April 17, 1998

Professor Lorrie Shepard, interim dean of education at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has been elected president of the American Educational Research Association, the most prominent national and international organization devoted to advancing educational research.

April 17, 1998

CU-Boulder student volunteers will participate in a number of service activities throughout National Volunteer Week, April 19-25. National Volunteer Week honors people who participate in volunteer community service and calls attention to the on-going need for individuals and groups to serve in their communities.

CU-Boulder students actively volunteer their time and energy to numerous projects and organizations throughout the year. A sampling of the CU-Boulder student volunteer projects that coincide with National Volunteer Week fellows:

April 16, 1998

A University of Colorado at Boulder program that brought college students and architects into Boulder Valley middle schools to teach architecture has won the 1998 Award of Excellence and Innovation from the American Association for Career Education.

April 16, 1998

Four finalists have been named for the position of vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Colorado at Boulder, according to search committee Chair Peter Spear, dean of arts and sciences.

April 15, 1998

Three University of Colorado at Boulder staff members were honored with 1998 Employee of the Year awards at a reception at Regent Administrative Center April 1 hosted by Chancellor Richard Byyny.

April 15, 1998

Sonny Flowers, a well-known Boulder attorney who has been active in Boulder and Denver civic pursuits for more than two decades, will receive the 1998 Community Service Award from the Boulder Chapter of the University of Colorado Alumni Association at a reception on Sunday, April 26.

Flowers’ recognition is part of the annual Scholarship Tea, hosted by the CU-Boulder alumni chapter at the Koenig Alumni Center at Broadway and University Avenue from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

April 14, 1998

Four University of Colorado at Boulder faculty have received prestigious Guggenheim fellowships for the 1998-99 academic year.

The grants were announced this week by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation in New York.

CU-Boulder faculty receiving the awards are Mitchell Begelman, professor and chair of astrophysical and planetary sciences; Albert Chong, associate professor of fine arts; Steven Epstein, professor of history; and Russell Monson, professor of environmental, population and organismic biology.

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