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July 9, 1997

Sixteen graduating law students at the University of Colorado at Boulder have been selected as members of the honorary Order of the Coif for high academic achievement throughout their law school careers.

The students represent the top 10 percent of 1996-97 graduates from the CU School of Law.

The law school graduated 167 students in May and recognized the top 15 percent of students from the December and May graduating classes at the May commencement. Students in the top 10 percent were selected in late June for the 1997 Order of the Coif.

July 8, 1997

Whether people know it or not, they’re using photonic technology dozens of times each day.

Photonics – lasers, sensors and optics – are present in computers, microwave ovens, telephones, clock radios and cars.

Another little known fact is that Colorado is becoming a hub of photonic manufacturing.

• Denver’s Lockheed Martin uses the technology in its Titan II expendable launch system.

• Boulder’s Lexmark International uses it in inkjet and laser printers.

July 8, 1997

Twenty-three cases stemming from the May 3-5 University Hill riots have been or are being reviewed by the Office of Judicial Affairs at the University of Colorado at Boulder, according to Andrea Goldblum, director of judicial affairs.

As of July 1, the Judicial Affairs Office reported the status of the 23 cases as follows:

• Four suspensions, each for one year, which do not remain permanently on the students’ records

• One expulsion, which remains a permanent part of the student’s record

July 8, 1997

Twenty-three cases stemming from the May 3-5 University Hill riots have been or are being reviewed by the Office of Judicial Affairs at the University of Colorado at Boulder, according to Andrea Goldblum, director of judicial affairs.

As of July 1, the Judicial Affairs Office reported the status of the 23 cases as follows:

• Four suspensions, each for one year, which do not remain permanently on the students’ records

• One expulsion, which remains a permanent part of the student’s record

July 7, 1997

PROGRAM’S Ph.D. RANKS NO. 1

The University of Colorado at Boulder Graduate School of Business Administration was recently ranked No. 1 in doctoral entrepreneurship education at the 42nd World Conference of the International Council of Small Businesses in San Francisco.

The entrepreneurship doctoral program out-ranked competing schools such as Harvard, Purdue, Northwestern, University of Georgia, University of South Carolina, Wharton, Michigan, University of North Carolina and Texas A&M.

July 3, 1997

A group of space scientists and students will gather at CU-Boulder’s Space Technology Building in the CU Research Park the evening of July 4 to see the first images of Mars beamed back to Earth by NASA’s Mars Pathfinder landing craft.

July 2, 1997

Professor John Falconer of the chemical engineering department at the University of Colorado at Boulder has received two awards for outstanding teaching skills and for his dedication in motivating students to get the most out of their learning experiences.

July 2, 1997

A Grand Forks, N.D., City Council member will describe the impact of this year's devastating flood during a workshop on natural disasters to convene July 14-16 in downtown Denver.

Councilman Eliot Glassheim will give the keynote address at the event sponsored by the Natural Hazards Center of the University of Colorado at Boulder on July 14 at 9:30 a.m. The Red River flooded 80 percent of Grand Forks this spring and forced the evacuation of nearly all residents.

July 2, 1997

Walter S. “Wally” Collins, professor emeritus of music and a former associate dean of the College of Music at the University of Colorado at Boulder, died June 30 of a brain aneurysm in Hyannis Port, Mass. He was 71.

Collins and his wife, Jenny Kate, of Boulder, were vacationing in Cape Cod last week when the aneurysm occurred. He was admitted to Cape Cod Hospital on June 25 and never regained consciousness.

July 1, 1997

Hubble Space Telescope images taken June 27 by a team of scientists that includes two Colorado researchers indicate a large dust storm on the Martian surface may be moving toward the July 4 landing site of NASA’s unmanned Pathfinder spacecraft.

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