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March 18, 1997

A team of faculty and students from the University of Colorado at Boulder will fly an ultraviolet spectrograph on a NASA sounding rocket from White Sands, N.M., March 24 to probe the chemical makeup of comet Hale-Bopp.

March 17, 1997

The University of Colorado at Boulder Division of Continuing Education now offers nine courses over the World Wide Web in a variety of subjects.

The on-line courses are interactive, using one or more of the features of the Internet for conducting instruction via computer. Students can take the courses from anywhere in the world with Internet access, making e-mail and Web connections from their homes, offices, libraries or other locations equipped with connected computers.

March 17, 1997

Three undergraduate students at the University of Colorado at Boulder are finalists for 1997 Truman Scholarships in the nationwide competition.

The students, Michelle Gawerc, Ranya Ghuma and Phillip Juengst, have been interviewed for the scholarship, which awards up to $30,000 for students who demonstrate leadership ability, academic achievement, commitment to public service and potential to “make a difference.”

March 14, 1997

Thirteen graduate students at the University of Colorado at Boulder designed the “Give Kids 5” campaign now airing on radio and TV to promote the child care checkoff that appears for the first time on the 1996 Colorado income tax form.

The campaign, which urges taxpayers to donate five minutes of their time or $5 to benefit Colorado children, was designed for the Colorado Children’s Campaign by CU-Boulder graduate students in an interdisciplinary journalism and business program.

March 14, 1997

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Former Biosphere 2 Inhabitants to Speak at CU-Boulder March 17

Two American scientists who spent two years inside the Biosphere 2 dome near Oracle, Ariz., from 1991 to 1993 will speak about their experiences during a presentation at the University of Colorado at Boulder on Monday, March 17.

The talk will be held from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in room ECCR 1B40 of the engineering center. Sponsored by Bioserve Space Technologies Center and the aerospace engineering department, the event is free and open to the public.

March 14, 1997

Thirteen graduate students at the University of Colorado at Boulder designed the “Give Kids 5” campaign now airing on radio and TV to promote the child care checkoff that appears for the first time on the 1996 Colorado income tax form.

The campaign, which urges taxpayers to donate five minutes of their time or $5 to benefit Colorado children, was designed for the Colorado Children’s Campaign by CU-Boulder graduate students in an interdisciplinary journalism and business program.

March 12, 1997

University of Colorado School of Law Professor Norton Steuben has accepted a two-year assignment from the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Technical Assistance to serve as resident tax policy adviser to the government of Ukraine.

A faculty member since 1968, Steuben will begin his residence in July in Kiev, Ukraine, which gained its independence after the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991.

Steuben is an expert on tax law and real estate law and has received the university’s prestigious President’s Teaching Scholars award.

March 10, 1997

Two teams of University of Colorado law students captured first and second place in a regional moot court competition on trademark and unfair competition law in San Francisco.

The winning team will proceed to the 1997 national finals in Washington, D.C., on March 22.

Placing first and winning the best oralists and best briefs awards were Nancy Fogle of Boulder and Kirstin Stoll of Thornton.

Second place went to Marco Chayet of Boulder, Brad Hattenbach of Westminster and Kate Wingard of Boulder.

March 10, 1997

Several University of Colorado School of Law students have won or placed in recent student trial competitions.

•Winners of the Feb. 12 Rothgerber Moot Court Competition final round at CU are third-year students Alison Cornell, Debra Trapp and Tom Ward, who also participated in the New York Bar Association National Moot Court Competition. Second-place Rothgerber winners are third-year students Michele Clark, Corey Cutter and Elizabeth Moulton. Trapp was given the Austin Scott Jr. Award for oral advocacy.

March 10, 1997

Two island-dwelling snake species under study by a University of Colorado at Boulder expert present contrasting challenges to researchers attempting to rectify growing ecological problems associated with the reptiles.

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