News Releases

May 14, 1997

The Center for Educational and Career Transition (Women’s Center) at the University of Colorado at Boulder has announced the recipients of its 1997 fall semester scholarships.

The recipients were selected from a field of more than 30 candidates. The scholarships are based on academic standing and financial need.

May 14, 1997

Mary Fran Myers, co-director of the Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has received the highest national award given by the Association of State Floodplain Managers.

In receiving the 1997 Goddard-White Award, Myers was cited for two decades of leadership in flood-plain management in government and academia. She is credited with encouraging a multidisciplinary approach among flood-plain managers and for linking hazards management and sustainability.

May 13, 1997

More than 200 of the world’s top astronomers and planetary scientists will gather in Estes Park, Colo., from May 19 through May 23 for a NASA-supported conference probing the origins of galaxies, stars, planets and life.

May 13, 1997

A University of Colorado at Boulder researcher has been awarded a $525,000 grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund to study chromosome movements during cell division, a project that may help lead to new treatments for diseases.

May 12, 1997

A tour, talks and presentations on a spacecraft built by students at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics that is now set for launch in late summer or early fall will be held at the CU Research Park May 15.

The event at LASP’s Space Technology Building, which begins at 8:30 a.m., will honor graduating seniors who have worked on the Student Nitric Oxide Explorer satellite. The event includes talks by participating CU students and faculty as well as Universities Space Research Association President Paul Coleman. USRA is co-sponsoring the mission with NASA.

May 12, 1997

The University of Colorado and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) have agreed to a plan that brings the CU campuses into full compliance with hazardous waste regulations addressed in an order issued in December 1994.

The compliance plan will be shared with other interested institutions as a model for resolving hazardous waste management issues.

May 12, 1997

The University of Colorado at Boulder’s Center for Environmental Journalism has selected five journalists as Ted Scripps Fellows in Environmental Journalism for the 1997-98 academic year.

Starting next fall, the fellows will study environmental science and policy for two semesters at the university.

May 12, 1997

The University of Colorado and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) have agreed to a plan that brings the CU campuses into full compliance with hazardous waste regulations addressed in an order issued in December 1994.

The compliance plan will be shared with other interested institutions as a model for resolving hazardous waste management issues.

May 9, 1997

Eight people were honored with 1997 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Awards at an April 24 banquet sponsored by the University of Colorado at Boulder's College of Engineering and Applied Science.

Presented for the 32nd consecutive year, the awards are given to alumni of the university's engineering college for outstanding careers and achievement in academic and professional work. In special cases, non-alums also are recognized with this award for outstanding service to the engineering college.

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