September 4, 2012 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Provost’s Report: Campus Town Hall on Concealed Carry issues

On Tuesday, Sept. 4, my office sponsored a campus town hall meeting at the University Memorial Center on issues related to concealed carry at CU-Boulder. I want to thank the 100 or so faculty, staff, students and community members who attended the meeting and shared their concerns and observations on implementing the law at CU-Boulder. For those of you who could not attend, I wanted to share with you the issues that were raised and some of the responses offered by the panel, which included Chancellor DiStefano, me, Senior Managing Associate Legal Counsel John Sleeman, and Commander Robert Axmacher of the CU Police Department.

Obama campaign draws 13,000 to Norlin Quad

The Obama for America campaign event on Sunday, Sept. 2 drew an estimated 13,000 attendees to hear the President’s address. Scheduled on Norlin Quad after an invitation from Students for Obama, the rally was coordinated and hosted by the campaign and did not constitute an endorsement of the Obama campaign by the University of Colorado or the Board of Regents. The rally featured CU students Brittni Hernandez, Sarah Andrews and Ryan Case.

CU’s three ‘Rake’s’ mark world-first shared staging of art and music

The University of Colorado Boulder is hosting a world premiere shared staging of all three versions of William Hogarth’s “Rake’s Progress” in September and October. Exhibitions of the original Hogarth artwork and prints by David Hockney, as well as the staging of Stravinsky’s opera, will provide a multidisciplinary interpretation of this seminal work in Hogarth’s career.

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