News Releases

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.

October 27, 1998

Leo Radzihovsky, a 32-year-old assistant professor of physics at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has won a prestigious and highly competitive $625,000 Packard Fellowship.

Radzihovsky and 23 other recipients were cited by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation as among "the most promising science and engineering researchers at universities in the United States." Other 1998 recipients included young faculty members at institutions including Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford, Johns Hopkins, Cal Tech, MIT and the universities of California and Chicago.

October 26, 1998

Will Fleissig, a former Boulder planning director, will speak on "Smart Growth: Practical Approaches to A More Livable Boulder" as part of the CU-Boulder Chancellor's Business Community Lecture Series.

The talk, which is free and open to the public, will be in the main auditorium at the Boulder Public Library at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4. Attendees are invited to have refreshments with Chancellor Richard L. Byyny at 7 p.m.

October 26, 1998

Two Halloween events sure to elicit screams and capture the essence of the season are the 2nd Annual Alpha Tau Omega and Pi Beta Phi Haunted House and the University of Colorado’s "Museum in the Dark," both set for Friday, Oct. 30.

The two programs are designed for Boulder area youths to provide a safe but festive holiday.

October 26, 1998

University of Colorado at Boulder and Emory University researchers have discovered scores of ancient reptile nests in Arizona's Petrified Forest National Park, believed to be the oldest such nests ever found.

The fossil nests, dating to about 220 million years ago, are similar to modern day crocodile and turtle nests, said Stephen Hasiotis, the CU-Boulder research associate who discovered them. Hasiotis and colleague Anthony Martin of Emory University in Atlanta believe the nests extend the fossil record of reptile nests by roughly 110 million years.

October 23, 1998

"Hidden Legacies of Mass Incarceration," a discussion by associate professor Lane R. Hirabayashi and Gwenn M. Jensen of the University of Colorado at Boulder has been rescheduled. The event has been moved from Wednesday, Nov. 4, to Thursday, Nov. 5, at 3:30 p.m. in the University Memorial Center, room 235, on the CU-Boulder campus.

The discussion will focus on the effects of internment and resettlement on the culture and health of second-generation Japanese Americans.

Sponsored by the Center of the American West.