News Releases

July 16, 1998

Building the skills of tomorrow's business leaders is the focus of the Andersen Consulting Leadership Seminar, taking place at the University of Colorado at Boulder, July 15-19.

During the seminar, 26 minority graduate students from 12 universities will enhance their critical thinking, leadership, teamwork and networking skills.

July 14, 1998

Delores Etter, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has been appointed U.S. deputy undersecretary of defense for science and technology by President Clinton.

Etter will manage the budget of the Department of Defense Science and Technology Program and serve as the U.S. representative to the NATO Research and Technology Board. Her responsibilities will include developing technologies for the U.S. military and oversight of all federally funded Research and Development Centers.

July 10, 1998

CU-Boulder faculty, staff and students and Community Food Share volunteers will harvest the first crop of vegetables from a garden planted on campus in early June and donate the food to needy Boulder County people.

Campus and Community Food Share volunteers will harvest the first crop of lettuce, radishes and beets on Monday, July 13, beginning at 10 a.m. The Food Share garden is located near the front door of the CU Recreation Center.

July 10, 1998

Thirty students from CU-Boulder will spend their summer vacation working in a Denver homeless shelter and helping revitalize a small fishing village in Mexico as part of the International and National Voluntary Service Training Program.

The INVST program is a two-year commitment combining community service with academic work and leadership training. Most students who are a part of the program are juniors or seniors.

July 9, 1998


The University of Colorado's Center for Entrepreneurship, the largest university entrepreneurial internship program of its kind in the country, has placed scores of student interns with Denver-Boulder area businesses and beyond in 1998.

Strong relationships with new emerging growth companies, combined with dynamic business students have made this program a success, said Denis Nock, director the CU-Boulder center headquartered in the College of Business and Administration.

July 7, 1998

The Colorado Center for Chaos and Complexity has formed a business network that is expected to draw participants from local and national companies, government agencies and non-profit organizations.

Based at the University of Colorado at Boulder's Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, the interdisciplinary center has applications for real-world problems ranging from earthquakes, landslides and weather to climate systems, superconductors and the stock market.

July 2, 1998

A new exhibit titled "CU In Space" that chronicles the University of Colorado's contributions to the nation's space program will open July 8 at the CU Heritage Center.

CU-Boulder alumnus Scott Carpenter, a former Mercury astronaut, will attend a preview ceremony at the center at 5 p.m. July 7 for exhibit supporters and special guests.

July 1, 1998

CU-Boulder's Printing and Copying Services has received certification as a Partner for a Clean Environment for its excellence in pollution prevention.

The PACE certification program is a no-cost, local, voluntary and non-regulatory program that provides a free pollution prevention assessment. It also provides technical assistance specific to a company's business needs, access to innovative financing opportunities and public recognition of the organization's efforts to improve environmental conditions at its work site.

June 26, 1998

Three University of Colorado at Boulder professors have received 1998-99 Fulbright Awards to teach and conduct research at universities in Africa, South America and Europe.

Two CU-Boulder students also received Fulbright Awards to study in other countries.

Thomas Zeiler, assistant professor of history, will use his Fulbright Award to teach courses on U.S. diplomatic history and international economic history at the Universidad Di Tella in Buenos Aires, Argentina.