First Phase of $850,000 Construction Project Nearly Done At Mountain Research Station

Feb. 8, 1998

Construction is continuing on a new $850,000 facility at the University of Colorado at Boulder’s Mountain Research Station that will provide researchers and students with year-round living and teaching quarters.

Bastone Named Director Of Career Services For CU School Of Law

Feb. 4, 1998

Tony Bastone has been named the director of career services for the University of Colorado School of Law, pending approval by the CU Board of Regents. Bastone is a former assistant dean for the office of career services at Southern Methodist University School of Law. He has also served in career services offices for law schools at the University of Washington, Golden Gate University and the University of Tulsa. Bastone has a master’s degree in criminology and corrections from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas.

Law Professor's Book On Race Receives Outstanding Book Award

Feb. 4, 1998

CU-Boulder Professor Richard Delgado, the Jean N. Lindsley Professor of Law, has been awarded the American Library Association's Outstanding Academic Book Award for "The Coming Race War? And Other Apocalyptic Tales of America After Affirmative Action and Welfare." The book is a series of enlightening and thought-provoking dialogues between “The Professor and Rodrigo,” his young protégé. The two meet at conferences and airports and discuss issues of race, including affirmative action, empathy and power structure.

CU-Boulder Center For Entrepreneurship Receives $500,000 Price Institute Grant

Feb. 3, 1998

The Center for Entrepreneurship at CU-Boulder, a joint venture between the colleges of business and engineering, has just received a $500,000 grant from the Price Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies. “This represents a huge step forward for our entrepreneurship program – it will definitely help to move us to the next level,” said Denis Nock, the center’s director. “Foundation grants of this size for university entrepreneurship programs are pretty rare,” he said.

CU-Boulder Archives Acquires Iraqi Secret Police Files

Feb. 3, 1998

A large cache of secret police documents citing Iraq’s repeated use of chemical weapons and its genocidal campaign against the Kurds in northern Iraq will be opened to the public for the first time as a result of a recent acquisition by the Archives at the University of Colorado at Boulder, according to curator Bruce Montgomery. The collection, known as the Captured Iraqi Secret Police Files, also details Iraq’s top leadership, security and intelligence agencies, and collaborators.

Preparing Future Faculty Is Topic Of Feb. 16 CU-Boulder Conference

Feb. 3, 1998

A new way of preparing future college teachers at the University of Colorado at Boulder that is viewed as a national model will be the topic of an all-day conference on Feb. 16. Top administrators and faculty from nine Colorado colleges and universities will attend the event, including CU President John Buechner and CU-Boulder Chancellor Richard Byyny. The Preparing Future Faculty program links doctoral students at CU-Boulder with professors at other Colorado colleges and universities.

CU, Boulder Police Urge Victims To Call With Reports Of Crime On And Off Campus

Feb. 3, 1998

Police at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the City of Boulder want anyone who is the victim of a crime, on campus or off, or who encounters suspicious activity to feel comfortable reporting such incidents immediately without fear that their names will appear in published news reports.

Alan Cass Retires After 38-Year Career

Feb. 1, 1998

Alan Cass, probably best known as the “Voice of the Buffs,” retired Jan. 31 as director of the Coors Events/Conference Center and assistant athletic director after a 38-year career at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Cass, who says he is “moving on to a different phase of university life,” will continue to announce CU men’s basketball and football games, coordinate the Boulder campus’ three annual commencement ceremonies and serve as curator for the Glenn Miller Archive, to which he has devoted nearly 20 years.

CU Student Satellite Set For Launch Feb. 4

Feb. 1, 1998

A $5 million Earth-orbiting satellite designed and built by a team of University of Colorado at Boulder students, faculty and engineers is currently slated for launch from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base on Feb. 4.

Fact Sheet: SNOE Satellite

Feb. 1, 1998

* The Universities Space Research Association, which selected SNOE for development and flight, is a consortium of U.S. universities administering the Student Explorer Demonstration Initiative program for NASA. There are 82 participating universities in USRA.