News Releases

October 30, 1998

The Securities and Exchange Commission has asked CU-Boulder finance Professor Sanjai Bhagat to give a presentation on takeovers in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Nov. 6.

In his recent paper, "Do Takeovers Create Value? Evidence from the Intervention of Competing Bids," Bhagat and co-authors David Hirshleifer of the University of Michigan and Robert Noah of the Milken Institute examine the extent to which takeovers improve target and bidder firm value.

October 29, 1998

Author, actress, stand-up comedienne and talk show host Bertice Berry will give a lecture at the University of Colorado at Boulder on Monday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m. in the Mathematics building, room 100.

The event is free and open to the public and is co-sponsored by Sojourners Undergraduate Research Association and the Cultural Events Board.

October 29, 1998

President Clinton has fallen victim to bad law, according to CU-Boulder Law Professor Paul Campos, author of the book "Jurismania: The Madness of American Law."

"Let's make sure that the law is something that makes sense," Campos said, "instead of being this kind of out-of-control machine that is stomping through society causing all kinds of social destruction."

October 29, 1998

Colorado high school seniors who have applied as freshmen to the University of Colorado at Boulder for fall 1999 are invited to submit essays to the annual University Writing Program essay contest to be considered for 10 available tuition scholarships to CU-Boulder.

The finalists will be awarded tuition scholarships when they begin as freshmen at CU-Boulder in fall 1999. Awards include a first prize of $1,000, second prize of $750, third prize of $500 and seven honorable mention prizes of $250 each.

October 29, 1998

The Center for Sustainable Tourism at the University of Colorado at Boulder honored state tourism professionals and projects at a ceremony Thursday night, Oct. 29, recognizing innovation and dedication to Colorado's tourism industry.

The awards program – which kicks off the 1998 Colorado Travel and Tourism Conference – was at the University Club, 972 Broadway in Boulder.

October 28, 1998

A nationwide group of distinguished legal scholars will meet at the University of Colorado School of Law on Friday, Nov. 6, to discuss the legal and political crisis growing out of the Kenneth Starr investigation.

"Starr Chamber: The Clinton Scandal and the Constitution" will be held in the Lindsley Memorial Courtroom of the Fleming Law Building from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

October 28, 1998

Members of the press are invited to watch the televised launch of NASA's space shuttle Discovery on Thursday, Oct. 29, at noon in the new Lockheed Martin Room in CU-Boulder's College of Engineering and Applied Science.

The launch will feature the return to space of former Mercury astronaut John Glenn and the launch of eight experiments and hardware developed by BioServe Space Technologies, which is headquartered at CU-Boulder. BioServe is a joint venture between NASA, the University of Colorado at Boulder and Kansas State University.

October 27, 1998

Gary M. Kelsey, director of Admissions at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has been named president-elect of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and will assume office on Jan. 1.

October 27, 1998

The University of Colorado at Boulder's Career Services department will host a statewide minority career conference on Nov. 11.

More than 50 employers, including Lockheed Martin, Lucent Technologies, the Colorado Department of Corrections, Andersen Consulting and the Federal Reserve Bank, will be on hand looking for full- and part-time employees and interns.

October 27, 1998

In the 1960s, artists began exploring the possibilities of pure abstraction with renewed energy. Their approach to art-making was radically experimental, rigorously objective and akin to visual research.