News Releases

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.

September 16, 1998

The University of Colorado at Boulder has been selected to design, build, operate and control a NASA satellite that will study the response of Earth's Van Allen radiation belts to the powerful solar wind.

September 16, 1998

A $1.8 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute today to the University of Colorado at Boulder will enrich science education for hundreds of university undergraduates, as well as thousands of Denver area K-12 students.

September 16, 1998

The University of Colorado at Boulder has enrolled its largest freshman class ever this fall with 4,281 first-year students entering campus, contributing to a total enrollment of 25,125.

The total is up slightly from fall 1997 enrollment of 25,109.

The enrollment increase continues a trend of planned, moderate increases on the Boulder campus since 1995, when total enrollment was 24,440, according to Lou McClelland, director of institutional analysis. CU-Boulder's highest ever enrollment was 25,571 in 1991.

September 14, 1998

The Career Services office at the University of Colorado at Boulder will hold a Career Fair for all CU-Boulder students on Wednesday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Coors Events/Conference Center.

The Career Fair will give business representatives an opportunity to provide CU students with literature regarding their companies. Students are encouraged to meet with company representatives and learn about the interviewing process.