News Releases

April 22, 1999

The Center of the American West at the University of Colorado at Boulder will host a panel discussion titled, "Western Whodunits: Place in Crime," on Tuesday, May 4, at 5:30 p.m. at the Boulder Public Library Auditorium.

The event is free and open to the public.

April 22, 1999

The Chancellor’s Community Lecture Series will host the final presentation in its spring series with a performance by CU-Boulder Professor Willie Hill and his jazz quintet on Wednesday, May 5, at the Boulder Public Library.

Hill, a professor of music education at CU and President of the International Association of Jazz Educators, will play his tenor saxophone.

April 21, 1999

Wendy A. Larson, professor of modern Chinese literature and comparative literature at the University of Oregon, will give a talk on "Rewriting the Red: Sexualizing the Cultural Revolution in Post-Mao China" from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, April 30, in the University Memorial Center, room 235.

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.