News Releases

April 21, 1999

Carol J. Clover, professor of Rhetoric and Scandinavian at the University of California, Berkeley, will present a talk on "Trials, Lawyers, Tricks, Sagas and Movies" at the University of Colorado at Boulder on Monday, April 26, at 7 p.m. in the Ramaley Biology building, room C250.

Clover specializes in medieval literature and culture, feminist theory, film history and film and popular culture. Her recent publications in film studies have appeared in several international publications. She is currently completing a new book on trials and courtroom drama.

April 21, 1999

Statement from Jane Grady

Assistant Director

Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence

University of Colorado at Boulder

April 21, 1999

Students in the College of Engineering and Applied Science will apply their design skills and engineering know-how for sheer fun as they compete in the annual College Egg Drop and Design Expo, highlights of Engineering Days 1999 at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

April 20, 1999

"No one in their right mind would ever go to a math talk," said University of Colorado at Boulder Visiting Mathematics Professor Edward Burger, who will speak on campus April 28 on "Why I Hate Math But Love Museums."

Burger, a mathematics professor at Williams College in Williamstown, Mass., is not your run-of-the-mill faculty member. He has written jokes for the Jay Leno show, put on plays involving construction workers proving mathematical theorems during their lunch breaks and had his own comedy radio show in college.

April 20, 1999

Internationally acclaimed poet Robert Bly will appear at the University of Colorado at Boulder's Macky Auditorium on Tuesday, May 4, at 7:30 p.m.

Bly, the author of "Iron John," "The Sibling Society" and "The Maiden King," is known for transforming his poetry readings into artistic performances. He will be joined on stage by Marcus Wise playing tabla and David Whetstone playing sitar. His visit to CU-Boulder will raise funds for the University Libraries cultural events project.

April 19, 1999

University of Colorado at Boulder Law School Professor Mark J. Loewenstein will give the 24th Annual Austin W. Scott Lecture in the Fleming Law Building on the CU-Boulder campus Thursday, April 22.

Titled "Lessons from the Race Debates: A Talk on Corporate Law," the lecture will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 22, in the Lindsley Memorial Courtroom. The talk is free and open to the public. Professor Loewenstein teaches corporate and securities law and is the author of numerous articles and book chapters on those subjects.

April 19, 1999

A memorial service for Verle Plumb, a long-time employee at the University of Colorado at Boulder, will be held Tuesday, April 20, at 3:30 p.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom.

Verle died after a short illness on April 15 at Boulder Community Hospital. He was 51.

"It is with deep sadness and regret that the UMC staff announces the untimely demise of a beloved colleague and friend," said J.C. Ancell, associate director of the University Memorial Center.

Verle was born April 26, 1947 in Flager, Colorado, to Loren Plumb and Mabel Rosebury Plumb.

April 19, 1999

The department of East Asian languages and civilizations will feature experts on Chinese and Taiwanese literature as part of two ongoing series, "Beauty and Its Discontents," and the Chinese Writer/Artist and Literary Critics Speaker Series II.

The presentations will be on April 21 at 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

April 15, 1999

Thirty years ago three University of Colorado at Boulder Law School graduates established the firm of Brownstein Hyatt Farber & Strickland, P.C. in Denver. Today they celebrated their 30th anniversary by giving their alma mater a $100,000 gift to be used for diversity student scholarships.

"We are grateful for the success we have had as a result of our law school education," said Managing Partner Steve Farber. "And we are proud to provide similar opportunities for many others to follow us."

April 14, 1999

Zion Bar-El, founder of Michigan-based Ideation International, will present a seminar on TRIZ, a systematic methodology for developing product or service improvements, at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

The seminar, which is free and open to the public, will be at 1 p.m., April 23, in the Eaton Conference Room at the College of Engineering and Applied Science. The conference room is located on the first floor of the Engineering Center, at the corner of Regent Drive and Colorado Avenue.