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April 21, 1998

CU-Boulder will hold the annual recognition ceremony and reception for the recipients of the Boulder Faculty Assembly Excellence Awards on Friday, April 24 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the University Club Lounge.

Up to four recipients are nominated and selected by their colleagues each spring in each of three categories: teaching, service, and research, scholarly or creative work. Each award includes $3,000.

April 20, 1998

A University of Colorado at Boulder student has been named a Barry M. Goldwater Scholar through a selective national merit scholarship competition.

Alan Arrowsmith, a junior majoring in biochemistry and mathematics from Waterloo, Ontario, was one of 316 students awarded scholarships this year by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

Arrowsmith will receive up to $7,500 for his tuition, fees, books and room and board expenses for the 1998-99 academic year.

April 20, 1998

The wonders of light -- from how you get a suntan to how fiber optics can transmit a telephone conversation -- will be the subject of the next CU Wizards science show for children at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Optical physicist and Professor Dana Anderson will explain the light spectrum, from ultraviolet to infrared, and demonstrate the wonderful world of lasers in "Fantastic Light."

He’ll use a laser to explode a balloon within a balloon and perform other hands-on demonstrations designed for children in grades 5 through 9.

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.

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