Fine Arts Instructor Speaks At CU This Summer's Photo Exhibit

June 15, 1997

University of Colorado at Boulder fine arts instructor Patrick Frank will lecture June 28 on the Paul Strand photography exhibit on display at the Cortez CU Center as part of the CU This Summer outreach program. A reception at the center will begin at 7:30 p.m. followed by Frank’s talk. The exhibit, “The Mexican Portfolio,” began May 24 and continues through Sept. 1 in the Cortez CU Center, at 25 N. Market St. Hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Admission is free.

Career And Disability Services Join Together For Nace/Chevron Award

June 15, 1997

The offices of Disability Services and Career Services at the University of Colorado at Boulder were the first runners-up for the Unique Career Fair Concept Merits NACE/Chevron Award for their project entry titled “Career Program for Students with Disabilities.” The two offices produced the project together to introduce students with disabilities to various employers.

International Biology Conference Set For June 14-18 At CU-Boulder

June 12, 1997

More than 1,000 biologists from around the world will converge on the CU-Boulder campus June 14-18 for the joint annual meetings of the American Society of Naturalists, the Society of Systematic Biologists and the Society for the Study of Evolution.

Prominent CU-Boulder Archaeologist Joe Ben Wheat Dies In Denver At 81

June 11, 1997

Joe Ben Wheat, curator emeritus of the University of Colorado Museum and an internationally known archaeologist, died today at St. Anthony Hospital South in Denver after a short illness. He was 81. Wheat, of Boulder, had worked at the University of Colorado Museum from 1953 until his retirement in 1986. He was a former president of the Society for American Archaeology. Wheat was an internationally known scholar and a prolific publisher of scholarly papers.

CU Professor Wins Award From Office Of Naval Research

June 10, 1997

Professor Lucy Pao of the electrical and computer engineering department at the University of Colorado at Boulder has received an Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award for research that may have applications in air traffic control, robotics and several other fields.

Unique Hands-On Engineering Facility Set For Use BY K-12 Groups This Summer

June 10, 1997

CU-Boulder’s new $11.5 million hands-on engineering facility, designed to provide real-world experience to more than 1,200 undergraduates during the academic year, will be used this summer by hundreds of K-12 students and teachers across the state.

CU-Boulder Psychology Professors Explore Mind-Body Communication

June 10, 1997

Researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder are exploring chemical links between the brain and body that could lead to progress against a host of poorly understood diseases such as multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy and AIDS.

CU-Boulder Prof A Resource For Summit Of Eight

June 8, 1997

NEWS TIP SHEET University of Colorado at Boulder economics Professor Keith Maskus will serve as a resource to reporters covering the Denver Summit of the Eight meetings June 20-22. His areas of expertise are international trade, trade theory and U.S. trade policy. Maskus served a year-long appointment in 1986-87 as a special adviser to the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. He conducted trade studies and advised upper-level department officials.

CU-Boulder To Hold Reunion Fest June 20-22

June 8, 1997

The Alumni Association of the University of Colorado at Boulder will hold Reunion Fest '97 the weekend of June 20-22. About 400 alumni and families are expected to attend the weekend of events in Boulder for members of the graduating classes of 1987, 1982, 1977, 1972, 1967, 1962, 1957 and 1952. All CU alumni and friends are encouraged to attend. The summer reunion offers everything from events at old campus “hangouts” to seminars on current topics and the Camp Ralphie for kids. Some featured events will include: Friday, June 20

UTEP Housing/Student Union Director Named to CU-Boulder Post

June 8, 1997