CU-Boulder Prof Urges Athletes To Live High, Train Low During Free Workshop May 22

May 19, 1997

It's a misconception that athletes should flock to Colorado to train for competitions. Ideally, says University of Colorado at Boulder chemical engineering Professor Igor Gamow, athletes should live at high altitude and work out at low altitude. This is fine for the jet set, but for Joe Athlete, the commute between Boulder and San Diego may be too costly. Check out the virtual altitude alternative by slumbering in the Gamow Bed. This hypobaric chamber allows athletes to sleep at simulated high altitude, thereby producing more oxygen-carrying red blood cells.

CU-Boulder Business Prof Recognized For Outstanding Community Service

May 19, 1997

Investors, business leaders, corporate relocation services and Colorado farmers rely on Richard Wobbekind to give them accurate economic forecasts each December. This year, BankOne and the University of Colorado at Boulder College of Business and Administration are formally thanking him. Wobbekind, director of the Business Research Division at the College of Business and Administration at the University of Colorado at Boulder, is the recipient of the 1997 BankOne Colorado Corporation Faculty Community Service Award.

CU-Boulder Conference To Focus On Western Dams, Water Issues

May 18, 1997

A conference titled Dams: Water and Power in the New West is set for June 2 through June 4 at the Natural Resources Law Center of the University of Colorado School of Law in Boulder. The keynote address by Charles F. Wilkinson, “Coming to Grips with Growth in the West: Traditional Communities, Free Rivers and the New Megalopoli,” will be Monday, June 2, at 12:30 p.m. in the Lindsley Memorial Courtroom of the law school. Wilkinson is a noted law professor, writer and authority on Western issues.

CU-Boulder To Host Big 12 Student Affairs Workshop

May 18, 1997

The University of Colorado at Boulder will host the annual Big 12 Senior Student Affairs Officers Workshop June 2 through June 4. The workshop for senior student affairs officers from the Big 12 conference gives school representatives an opportunity to get acquainted, exchange ideas and explore topics of mutual interest.

Byyny Recommends Tharp As Athletic Director

May 18, 1997

Richard A. Tharp, interim athletic director at the University of Colorado at Boulder since August 1996, will be recommended to the CU Board of Regents as the campus’ permanent director of intercollegiate athletics, according to Chancellor Richard L. Byyny. Following an internal search, Tharp was a finalist for the job along with Theophilus D. Gregory, director of athletics at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

CU-Boulder Professor Jane Bock To Receive 1997 Hazel Barnes Prize

May 15, 1997

Jane H. Bock, a biology faculty member since 1968, has won the University of Colorado at Boulder’s highest recognition for teaching and research, the Hazel Barnes Prize. Chancellor Richard L. Byyny announced that Bock, a world-class scientist who successfully blends research and teaching of undergraduate and graduate students, will receive the Hazel Barnes Prize and a cash award of $20,000.

Local CU-Boulder Students Receive Degrees Aug. 9

May 15, 1997

Local students were among about 3,800 receiving degrees May 16 in outdoor ceremonies at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The Chancellor’s Recognition Award for students receiving all A’s in their college careers was given to Shawn Timothy Stone of Monument, who received a bachelor of science in electrical and computer engineering. Stone, a graduate of Rampart High School in Colorado Springs, also was named Outstanding Graduate of the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

CU-Boulder Doctoral Students Receive Graduate School Awards

May 15, 1997

The University of Colorado at Boulder Graduate School has named geological sciences doctoral student Stephen Hasiotis winner of the Graduate Student Research and Creative Work Award for 1997.

Local CU-Boulder Students Receive Degrees May 16

May 15, 1997

Local students were among about 3,800 receiving degrees May 16 in outdoor ceremonies at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The Chancellor’s Recognition Award for students receiving all A’s in their college careers was given to Shawn Timothy Stone of Monument, who received a bachelor of science in electrical and computer engineering. Stone, a graduate of Rampart High School in Colorado Springs, also was named Outstanding Graduate of the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

Continuing Education Offers Summer Credit Courses

May 14, 1997

Registration is under way for summer credit courses in the Division of Continuing Education at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The program is offering both five-week and eight-week evening classes so students will have time to enjoy other summer activities.

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