April 26, 2013 Faculty-Staff CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

CU-Boulder continues a rich jazz tradition

Jazz is flourishing on the CU-Boulder campus where big band pioneer Glenn Miller attended school in the 1920s and where today’s music students are making recordings that earn national attention.

Since 1996, when the Jazz Studies Program was formally established at CU-Boulder, the program has been distinguishing itself as a place where future generations of jazz masters are being trained and where community appreciation for jazz is advanced year round.

CU Athletics honors its academic best

Over three dozen University of Colorado student-athletes, including 15 with perfect 4.00 grade point averages last year, were honored for a variety of outstanding academic accomplishments Tuesday morning at the 21st Annual Student-Athlete Academic Recognition Banquet.

Two CU-Boulder professors elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Two University of Colorado Boulder professors are among the luminaries selected for the 2013 class of members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, an organization that honors “thinkers and doers” across a broad range of fields, from filmm

Forced exercise may still protect against anxiety and stress, says CU-Boulder study

Being forced to exercise may still help reduce anxiety and depression just as exercising voluntarily does, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Leeds School of Business team takes top prize at international real estate competition

Students from the real estate program at the Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado Boulder, successfully made the sale to a panel of judges and became grand-prize winners of the 2013 International Real Estate Case Competition host

Community Notes

CU Parents Association Honors 2013 Faculty/Staff Award Winners

Sixteen University of Colorado Boulder faculty and staff members recently received 2013 Marinus G. Smith Recognition Awards from the CU Parents Association (CUPA). The award recognizes CU-Boulder faculty and staff who have had a significant impact on CU-Boulder’s undergraduate student population. Students and parents were asked to nominate candidates who were deserving of this recognition.

DECA team wins gold

CU Collegiate DECA Takes Home the Gold

At the annual International Career Development Conference for Collegiate DECA, several Leeds School of Business travelled to Anaheim, California and competed in various business events. Five students represented the school in the competition; two of which earned the first place prize in Business Law.

CU Social Media

Share the Commencement story via Storify

The 2013 spring commencement is two weeks from today. We want to share the campus-wide celebration of the class of 2013 via social media. Please use hashtag #ForeverBuffs so we can include your photos, tweets and stories. Check back, and follow along via the campus Storify: http://storify.com/CUBoulder/2013-spring-commencement.

Registration is now open for the 16th COLTT conference

Registration is now open for the 16th Colorado Learning and Teaching with Technology conference (COLTT). COLTT 2013 will offer an impressive array of engaging and innovative presentations. Please join us for the conference on August 7-8 at the Wolf Law Building.

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CU pursuing bill to attract state's best students

The University of Colorado is pursuing new state legislation aimed at growing revenue to support merit scholarships for the top in-state students – those who might otherwise be lured elsewhere by better offers. This is a meaningful bill to compete for the best and brightest Colorado students.

Research study to prevent depression in pregnant women

We are currently recruiting pregnant women to participate in a research study examining an web-based program to prevent depression.

 

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