News Releases

September 23, 1998

College-age men often feel pressure to act strong and independent and that attitude is detrimental when it comes to taking advantage of health care services, physicians at Wardenburg Health Center say.

That is why the Men's Health Services program at the CU-Boulder health center is aimed at encouraging male students to use services that they typically tend to avoid, including preventative care and a general assessment of risk factors.

Young men are at greater risk for certain health problems such as testicular cancer, said Dr. James Schlegel.

September 22, 1998

The aerospace engineering sciences department at the University of Colorado at Boulder has been ranked as the most improved university aerospace department in the nation over the past decade, according to an external advisory board report.

September 22, 1998

Do journalists who cover the environment report the facts, or do personal opinions about protecting the planet cloud their objectivity? Five leading journalists will share their views on the topic at a seminar on Saturday, Sept. 26, at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

The CU-Boulder School of Journalism and Mass Communication will host "Environmental Journalism: Beat or Bias?" at 5:45 p.m. at Macky Auditorium, room 102. The seminar is free and open to the public.

September 18, 1998

Local children will have the opportunity to learn some basic concepts of physics from the original "Mr. Wizard," John Taylor, during a CU Wizards presentation at the University of Colorado at Boulder on Saturday, Sept. 26.

Taylor has been a physics professor at CU-Boulder for 32 years and has delighted audiences as "Mr. Wizard" for more than 18 years.

September 18, 1998

University of Colorado at Boulder alumna Kalpana Chawla, a mission specialist on a 1997 NASA shuttle flight, will talk about her experiences Wednesday, Sept. 23, in the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

Chawla flew aboard the space shuttle Columbia in November 1997. Also on the mission was Takao Doi, a former postdoctoral fellow and adjoint professor in CU's aerospace engineering department.

September 17, 1998

The University of Colorado at Boulder and the City of Boulder will join several members of Susannah Chase's family Monday to announce CU-City safety improvements and to introduce posters and bookmarks featuring Susannah's name and a sunflower logo.

September 17, 1998

Media Advisory

The University of Colorado at Boulder is hosting a news conference Monday, Sept. 21, at 10:30 a.m. in conjunction with the City of Boulder to announce several major safety improvements and pending improvements on campus and in Boulder. A Sunflower Safety logo to appear on safety educational materials also will be introduced. Julie and Harold Chase, parents of CU student Susannah Chase who was murdered near her Boulder home last December, will attend. Susannah's brother, Douglas Chase, and sister Christy Chase also will attend.

September 17, 1998

University of Colorado at Boulder management Professor John Garnand is making sure his undergraduate business students are ready for the real world by making class projects relevant to the business community.

September 17, 1998

Alumni and friends of the University of Colorado are invited to a pre-game tailgate party for the CU-Utah State football game on Sept. 19 in Boulder.

Kickoff is at 1 p.m.

Festivities begin at 11 a.m. on the University Club lawn and terrace at 972 Broadway, and include food, complimentary beverages and giveaways. The party will feature CU's Marching Band, Cheer Squad, Buff Gold Dance Team and Chip.

September 17, 1998

In the spirit of Homecoming and Greek pride, CU Panhellenic Association is sponsoring the first annual Parade of Sorority Homes on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. to benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

The tour of sorority houses "will allow the public a unique opportunity to view some of Boulder's most beautiful and historic homes," according to Cristin Brown, director of community relations for the Panhellenic Association.