Women's Advocates Set Candlelight Vigil To Protest Violence

Jan. 22, 1998

The University of Colorado at Boulder’s Women's Resource Center invites university students, faculty, staff and the public to participate in a candlelight vigil on Thursday, Jan. 29, in remembrance of Susannah Chase, who died Dec. 22 of injuries sustained in an assault Dec. 21. According to Katherine Moerke, director of CU-Boulder’s Women’s Resource Center, the vigil is intended to protest violence, and to help create a safe community. The vigil will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the corner of 18th and Spruce streets.

CU-Boulder Holds Gospel Events For Black Awareness Month

Jan. 22, 1998

CU-Boulder will offer several opportunities to enjoy gospel music during Black Awareness Month including The Boyer Brothers Gospel Performance on Thursday, Jan. 29, at 8 p.m. in the Grusin Music Hall, located in the College of Music. Dr. Horace Clarence Boyer, a Smithsonian Institution scholar, will return to Black Awareness Month to perform a rare concert with his brother, Dr. James Boyer. The concert is sponsored by the American Music Research Center in the College of Music.

CU-Boulder Video On Central City Wins National Historical Award

Jan. 20, 1998

A 30-minute documentary video produced by the University of Colorado at Boulder has received an award of distinction in a national communications contest. “The Little Kingdom: Central City, Colorado,” was recognized in The Communicator Awards 1997 Video competition with a second-place award in the history category. There were 2,912 entries from 47 states and five other countries in the competition, which recognizes outstanding work in the communications field.

CU Wizards Series To Explore Physics Of Speed Jan. 24

Jan. 19, 1998

Area youngsters will have the opportunity to learn the scientific principles of speed Saturday from a University of Colorado faculty member who used the concept to create a new form of matter. CU faculty members Eric Cornell and Carl Wieman attracted worldwide attention in 1995 with their creation of the long-sought Bose-Einstein condensate, a state of matter achieved by supercooling atoms to 20 billionths of a degree above absolute zero. Cornell also is an employee of the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Job Applicants Likely To Fake Answers On Personality Tests

Jan. 19, 1998

A new study by a team of researchers led by CU-Boulder management Professor Joe Rosse finds that many job applicants can and do lie on personality tests to get jobs they aren’t qualified for. According to the study, prospective employees fake their answers in order to make themselves look better in the eyes of the prospective employer.

Conference To Focus On Preparing International Students For MBA Programs

Jan. 19, 1998

Preparing international students to enter graduate-level business administration programs in the United States will be the topic of a two-day conference, Jan. 21 and Jan. 22, at the Economics Institute, 1030 13th St., in Boulder.

Endowment To CU-Boulder Business College Creates Center For Securities Analysis And Valuation

Jan. 15, 1998

Richard M. Burridge, founder and CEO of the Burridge Group LLC in Chicago, has given the CU-Boulder College of Business and Administration $1.5 million to establish the Center for Securities Analysis and Valuation. By endowing the Center, Burridge, a 1951 graduate of the college and a member of the Business Advisory Council, creates a lasting legacy of his 50 successful years in the investment world.

CU-Boulder Celebrates Martin Luther King Day

Jan. 13, 1998

The CU-Boulder Martin Luther King Day Celebration Committee, the United Campus Ministries and the Boulder Interfaith Council will host the 5th annual campus Martin Luther King Day Celebration on Monday, Jan. 19, at 8 p.m. in the Old Main Chapel. The celebration represents a unique learning opportunity for all CU-Boulder students, faculty and staff, according to Alphonse Keasley, director of the Minority Arts and Sciences Program.

NASA's Space Shuttle Atlantis To Carry CU-Boulder Experiment

Jan. 12, 1998

A joint University of Colorado-NASA granular materials experiment flying on the space shuttle Atlantis Jan. 22 has implications ranging from geotechnical earthquake-hazard mitigation to safer grain storage. The payload includes three containers carrying fine-grained quartz sand commonly used in civil engineering experiments, said Stein Sture, chair of the civil, environmental and architectural engineering department and principal investigator on the experiment.

Three CU-Boulder Faculty Win National Humanities Awards

Jan. 12, 1998

Three College of Arts and Sciences faculty at the University of Colorado at Boulder have won prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships. Peter Knox, professor and chairman of the classics department; Donna Goldstein, assistant professor of anthropology; and Philip Deloria, assistant professor of history were recently notified of the $30,000 salary grants for 1998-99.