News Releases

January 31, 1997

CU-Boulder faculty and staff are invited to a "mini medical school" on how the heart works Feb. 12 at noon in room 235 of the University Memorial Center.

The talk by Dr. Lonny Granston titled "Cardiology for Regular Folks" is part of the Wellness Wednesday series of brown-bag lunches featuring presentations on health, wellness and fitness.

Granston, who practices family medicine at the University Medical Group Practice in Boulder, will explain "what EKGs, blood pressure readings and other tests really tell us."

January 29, 1997

University of Colorado at Boulder faculty member Marc Edwards was one of 20 scientists and engineers nationwide to receive a prestigious science and engineering award presented at the White House last month.

January 29, 1997

Ronald Anderson, professor of education at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has been elected chair of the education section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

The AAAS is the world's largest general science organization with 144,000 members divided into 24 academic disciplines, one of which is education.

January 29, 1997

The University of Colorado at Boulder has named Cynthia Luna Scott the new assistant to Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Jean Kim.

Scott most recently served as a project manager for higher education at the Education Commission of the States. She also served as executive assistant to the provost and vice president for academic affairs at Metropolitan State College of Denver.

Scott assumed the position at CU-Boulder on Jan. 2.

January 28, 1997

CU-Boulder's acclaimed Harambee Dancers will present an interactive performance at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at the CU Recreation Center in the aerobics room on the second floor as part of CU's observance of Black Awareness Month throughout February.

January 28, 1997

The CU-Boulder office of Academic Media Services discontinued rebroadcasting the International Channel on Boulder cable and WAN-TV at 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, after signing a new contract with the International Channel that restricts its distribution to main campus buildings, offices and residence halls.

January 24, 1997

A team of engineers from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., is on the CU-Boulder campus this week performing a series of tests on a student-built satellite slated for launch later this year.

A semitrailer full of high-tech NASA electronic equipment is being used to ensure that communications between the orbiting satellite and NASA ground stations will work properly, said Stan Solomon, a research associate at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics and the project co-leader.

January 22, 1997


Jan. 22, 1997

CU-Boulder Students Set to Ship Space Shuttle Payload

A group of students from the CU-Boulder-based Colorado Space Grant Consortium will ship a scientific payload to Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland this week in preparation for a July launch on NASA¹s space shuttle Discovery from Florida.

January 21, 1997

Joe Louis Barrow Jr., a Denver businessman and son of legendary boxer Joe Louis, will give the keynote address Feb. 1 at the Black Alumni Scholarship fund-raising dinner at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

The event is part of CU-Boulder1s observance of Black Awareness Month.

Barrow will speak at 6 p.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom of the University Memorial Center. Tickets are $35 and can be ordered by calling (303) 321-8542.


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