News Releases

February 4, 1999

EDITORS: See the attached list of historic renovation projects and fact sheet on Grandview Terrace.

The historically renovated Armory Building, original site of the Colorado National Guard, built in l915, will soon be home to the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, CU officials announced today at a meeting of the CU-City Steering Committee, a joint City of Boulder and university coordinating group.

February 3, 1999

A variety of new and traditional activities will be featured as part of Black Awareness Month celebrations at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Events scheduled to take place during February include gospel festivals, a Heritage film series, poetry nights, an African market place and a soul food fest. Organizers believe students, staff, faculty and community members will be enriched by the activities.

February 3, 1999

Willard "Wick" Rowland, dean of the University of Colorado at Boulder School of Journalism and Mass Communication, announced today at a faculty meeting that he will be stepping aside from his 12-year administrative post at the end of the current academic year.

February 3, 1999

The Real Estate Center at CU-Boulder’s College of Business and Administration and the National Association of Industrial Office Properties, will co-host a conference on Friday, Feb. 26, examining global real estate capital markets.

"When $600 billion talks – you’d better listen!" is the theme of this year’s conference, which will be held at the downtown Denver Marriott. More than 350 real estate and development professionals are expected to attend.

February 3, 1999

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder will host a youth visit on Monday, February 15. The program, CU OUT on Campus, is designed to encourage high school students to pursue a college education.

February 3, 1999

The University of Colorado at Boulder will be the site for the 22nd Annual Big 12 Conference on Black Student Government Feb. 19-21.

More than 1,000 students are expected to attend.

Formerly known as the Big 8 Conference, this year marks the first time that students from Texas colleges will be attending. The conference serves as a forum to address problems, concerns and ideas of black students attending Big 12 universities.

February 3, 1999

The largest internship fair in the West will be held at the University of Colorado at Boulder on Feb. 17 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the University Memorial Center Glenn Miller Ballroom.

Howard Rosenberg, director of the Cooperative Education/Internship Program, emphasized that the fair is for all CU-Boulder students.

February 2, 1999

How do you ask your boss for a raise? Why should you care about state politics? What are the rights and responsibilities of an ethical businessperson?

Wouldn’t it have been nice if someone would have taught you these things?

That’s what the University of Colorado at Boulder will try to accomplish as it kicks off its pilot program in workplace readiness. The effort to meet increasing demands in today’s complex workplace begins February 3.

February 2, 1999

In case of overflow attendance at the Feb. 3 lecture of deep-sea explorer Robert D. Ballard, a live video link will be set up in the University Memorial Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Ballard, who discovered the sunken Titanic, the Bismarck and the Yorktown, will give a free illustrated lecture on "Deep Sea Explorations" at 8 p.m. in Macky Auditorium on the CU-Boulder campus. The public is invited to attend and no tickets or advance reservations are required for the 34th George Gamow Memorial Lecture.

February 1, 1999

A University of Colorado at Boulder journalism professor has been elected to a top position in Africa’s largest communication education organization.

Polly McLean, associate professor of journalism and mass communication, was elected to the executive committee of the African Council for Communication Education (ACCE). She is the first non-African born member of the ACCE’s highest governing body.