News Releases

April 16, 1997

Recent satellite images collected by the University of Colorado at Boulder-based National Snow and Ice Data Center indicate a section of a large ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula has broken away.

April 16, 1997

The unique partnership involving industry and foundations in CU-Boulder’s new $17 million Integrated Teaching and Learning Laboratory may be a harbinger of similar collaborations around the nation, according to engineering Dean Ross Corotis.

“Industry has not traditionally been involved in the educational process of engineers,” said Corotis. “But I think the overwhelming support we have received on this project is a signal the private sector is acknowledging their stake in the quality of engineering education.”

April 11, 1997

The University of Colorado has terminated a lease agreement with the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity for a house at 1505 University Ave., due to numerous lease violations by the group.

The building was offered by the university as temporary housing for the fraternity after the members’ permanent house burned in September 1996. Original plans called for the fraternity to move out of the temporary quarters in January 1997, when the university was scheduled to begin renovating the space for its Continuing Education program.

April 10, 1997

The University of Colorado at Boulder’s Science Discovery program will host a night of family entertainment featuring a CU Wizard Show and a Square Dance Extravaganza from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. April 19 at the First Congregational Church of Boulder.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Science Discovery, an outreach program of CU-Boulder that offers science presentations to young people through field trips, workshops, wilderness camps and other programs.

April 10, 1997

Anne Tolbert has been named acting controller at the University of Colorado at Boulder, pending approval by the Board of Regents.

Tolbert has worked at CU-Boulder in various capacities since 1981, most recently as manager of plant fund accounting and payroll accounting. Her salary will be $73,000 and she is expected to assume the duties of controller on April 25, if the appointment is approved.

April 10, 1997

Learning how light is created and destroyed will be the subject of the CU Wizard show titled “Light, Lifesavers and Fireflies” on Saturday, April 26, presented by CU-Boulder chemistry Assistant Professor Kathy Rowlen.

“We will explore everything from fireflies to fireworks,” said Rowlen, who will present the show at 9:30 a.m. in room 140 of the Cristol Chemistry and Biochemistry Building next to the University Memorial Center Fountain Court.

April 8, 1997

BOULDER -- The two finalists for the position of chancellor of the University of Colorado at Boulder have confirmed official visits to the campus next week.

Dr. John Moseley, vice president for academic affairs and provost at the University of Oregon, and Dr. Richard Byyny, interim chancellor of the University of Colorado at Boulder, will visit the campus beginning with Moseley on Monday, April 14 (through Wednesday, April 16) and concluding with Byyny on Thursday, April 17 (through Friday, April 18).

April 8, 1997

Edward C. Stone, director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., and internationally known planetary scientist, will lecture at the University of Colorado at Boulder April 15 in a talk titled “The Search for Life Elsewhere.”

Stone has served as the project scientist for NASA’s Voyager mission since 1972 and coordinated the efforts of 11 teams of scientists in their studies of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. As the lead U.S. center for the robotic exploration of the solar system, JPL is managed for NASA by the California Institute of Technology.

April 8, 1997

Five finalists for dean of the School of Education at the University of Colorado at Boulder will begin campus visits on Sunday, April 13.

Following campus visits by each of the five finalists the search committee, chaired by Engineering Dean Ross Corotis, will make its final recommendation on the position to Wallace Loh, vice chancellor for academic affairs.

The finalists, their current positions and the dates of their campus visits are:

April 8, 1997


Interview Schedule

April 14-16

Candidate Name: Dr. John Moseley

Monday, April 14:

11:30-12:30 p.m. Meeting with Council of Deans

President's Conference Room

1:00-2:00 p.m. Campus Tour

2:30-3:30 p.m. Open Forum - Faculty, Staff, Students

UMC - Forum Room

4:00-5:00 p.m. Meeting with Student Government Officers

President's Conference Room

6:00 p.m. Meeting with System Administration Vice Presidents

Tuesday, April 15:


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