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March 4, 1997

Twenty-four students at the University of Colorado at Boulder have received scholarships to study this spring in countries around the globe.

The students choose from among 100 programs in 55 countries offered by CU-Boulder’s Study Abroad program and receive course credit for their overseas studies.

Following are the names of Study Abroad scholarship recipients, their hometowns, award amounts, locations, study abroad semesters and academic majors.

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March 4, 1997

The University of Colorado at Boulder Friends of the Libraries will present an evening of desserts and wines with a panel of local mystery writers at 7:30 p.m. March 14 in the Fleming Law Building on campus.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the CU-Boulder libraries.

Authors featured at the benefit will include Christine Jorgensen, Leslie O’Kane, and Ann Ripley.

March 3, 1997

Nicaragua’s newly elected president, Arnoldo Aleman Lacayo, has appointed University of Colorado at Boulder Associate Professor Frederick Lange to be an adviser to the Nicaraguan Institute of Culture.

Lange, curator of anthropology at the University of Colorado Museum, is in Managua this semester, and next summer will conduct archaeological excavations with about 10 CU-Boulder students.

February 28, 1997

Five programs at the University of Colorado at Boulder were cited for excellence in a ranking of the nation's best graduate schools released this week by U.S. News and World Report.

The law and education graduate programs at CU-Boulder made significant gains in 1997. The overall CU School of Law ranking jumped from 39th to 30th, while the School of Education climbed from 25th to 19th. Also ranked in 1997 were CU-Boulder graduate programs in engineering, music and environmental law.

February 28, 1997

Leo Radzihovsky, an assistant professor of physics at the University of Colorado at Boulder, is the winner of a prestigious 1997 Sloan Research Fellowship.

Sloan fellowships are given to recognize and support young scientists' research projects during their early careers. The fellowship includes a $35,000 award.

February 28, 1997

Leo Radzihovsky, an assistant professor of physics at the University of Colorado at Boulder, is the winner of a prestigious 1997 Sloan Research Fellowship.

Sloan fellowships are given to recognize and support young scientists' research projects during their early careers. The fellowship includes a $35,000 award.

February 26, 1997

Kenneth L. Lay, chairman and chief executive officer of Enron, rated the most innovative company in the nation by a Fortune magazine survey, will give a public lecture at the University of Colorado at Boulder on March 11.

An early proponent of deregulating U.S. utilities, Lay was at the forefront of many changes now sweeping the industry. Deregulation of the nation's electricity companies is being discussed in Congress and in Colorado and several other states.

February 20, 1997

A unique, wind-driven kinetic sculpture will be erected outside CU-Boulder1s new Integrated Teaching and Learning Laboratory at the College of Engineering and Applied Science on Friday, Feb. 21, weather permitting.

February 20, 1997

NOTE: Reporters are welcome to schedule phone interviews with speakers before the symposium by calling Lauren Schwartz at (303) 492-3396.

CU MUSEUM TO HOST SYMPOSIUM

"Herbs in Modern Health Care" will be the subject of a one-day symposium with noted speakers in the health care and medical professions on Saturday, March 15, at the University of Colorado Museum in Boulder.

February 19, 1997

A free informal luncheon for black faculty at CU-Boulder is scheduled Thursday, Feb. 27, to celebrate Black Awareness Month.

The luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in room M549 of Norlin Library on the CU-Boulder campus.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Affairs Albert Ramirez and Dean of Libraries James F. Williams have invited all black faculty members to attend.

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