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July 28, 1997

Twenty-five K-12 school teachers, counselors and administrators from Denver area K-12 schools will participate in a CU-Boulder workshop July 29 through July 31 designed to help them “discover engineering” using hands-on learning.

July 25, 1997

The Publications and Marketing office at the University of Colorado at Boulder has won a 1997 national Circle of Excellence award for Visual Design in Print from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.

The publications office received a silver award for its Buff OneCard logo. The silver award was one of 21 given by CASE in its annual competition.

July 25, 1997

Some youngsters go to summer camp to learn to swim or canoe, but 37 Colorado high school students this summer are attending the University of Colorado at Boulder to learn about philosophy.

The Summer Philosophy Institute is designed to provide an introduction to college life and to the methods and subject matter of philosophy as a way of enriching students’ appreciation of literature, art, history and Western culture.

July 24, 1997

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US West Communications President and CEO Solomon Trujillo to speak Saturday

Thirty-two graduate minority business students from 16 top universities are on campus this week for the Andersen Leadership Seminar (ALS), co-sponsored by the College of Business and Administration at CU-Boulder and Andersen Consulting.

July 23, 1997

Fiske Planetarium at CU-Boulder will host a live, multimedia presentation titled “Black Holes And Relativity” on Aug. 1 at 8 p.m.

Andrew Hamilton, an associate professor in the astrophysical, planetary and atmospheric sciences department at CU-Boulder, will discuss black holes in outer space.

The presentation is based on materials originally produced by CU-Boulder undergraduate students. It will feature a “fantastic but mathematically correct view of a one-way flight into a black hole,” according to Geoff Skelton of Fiske.

July 23, 1997

A pilot program for University of Colorado at Boulder incoming freshmen got underway this week as 10 students began working at the Mountain Research Station near Nederland.

Eight students from Colorado and two from out-of-state were chosen to participate in the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) and study with CU faculty. Plans are to increase program participation significantly in the coming years.

July 22, 1997

Teresa Wilkins, curator of the CU-Boulder traveling exhibit “Beyond the Loom: Keys to Understanding Early Southwestern Textiles,” will discuss the exhibit on July 31, now on display in Grand Junction.

The presentation begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Museum of Western Colorado, located at 248 S. Fourth Street. Admission is $2.

July 18, 1997

The office of Disability Services at the University of Colorado at Boulder has received a $5,000 grant from the Anschutz Foundation for the Career Program for Students with Disabilities.

The Career Program was organized through a cooperative effort between CU-Boulder Disability Services and Career Services. It provides readiness training followed by actual work experiences for students enrolled in the program.

The grant will be used to fund stipends for students with disabilities who take part in summer jobs.

July 17, 1997

Twenty-eight high achieving minority students, mostly from Colorado, will be honored July 18 for completing an intensive, five-week math and science program at CU-Boulder designed to ready them for their freshman year at CU this fall.

July 16, 1997

The International and National Voluntary Service Training Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder will work with the city of Boulder Parks and Recreation Department on Saturday, July 19, to help clean up various sites around Boulder.

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