July 26, 2012 Faculty-Staff CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Population, Consumption and Climate: A conversation with Al Bartlett

“You cannot sustain population growth. It’s not debatable,” says University of Colorado Boulder Professor Emeritus Al Bartlett. “It’s based on arithmetic. It’s not debatable unless you want to debate arithmetic.”

CU Opera performs Brundibar at Colorado Music Festival

CU Opera provided student vocalists for the lead roles in the Colorado Music Festival’s presentation of Hans Krasa’s “Brundibar," June 28-29.

Contributions of Olympic proportion

A myriad of experiences during the 2012 Games -- from a 9th-place finish by senior Emma Coburn in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, to amazing performances by amputee-sprinter Oscar Pistorius, whose participation was supported by CU-Boulder research -- can proudly be added to CU’s legacy of involvement in the Olympic Games. 

See some of the highlights here and at the Athletics and CU Heritage Center websites. 

Community Notes

Phil Simpson

Philip Simpson joins SCUP Board of Directors

Philip Simpson, assistant director for facilities planning, is serving his first year of a three-year term on the Society for College and University Planning's (SCUP) board of directors.