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Thursday, May 6,2010

Buff Briefs | Wood is commencement speaker

Wood is a 1986 graduate of CU's Leeds School of Business. Over the past 10 years, his organization has established about 10,000 libraries across the developing world. "Room to Read" currently operates in nine countries Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, South Africa and Zambia.
Thursday, May 6,2010

Briefs | Boulder meets 2010 census goal

Census workers are now visiting, in person, every residence that did not mail back a completed census form. Census workers will also re-visit every address that was previously classified as vacant or as non-existent to ensure that the classification was correct and to take the count in person if the address was misclassified.
Tuesday, April 27,2010

May Day to honor workers, migrants

International Workers Day, celebrated on May Day, was instituted in 1886 when 180,000 U.S. workers engaged in a strike to fight for the eight-hour workday. Since 1988, workers and organizers along the front range of Colorado have paid tribute to the working class and all they have brought the nation at annual May Day events. The 2010 May Day Celebration will consist of four events. May Day/Unity Day will be celebrated at the Boulder County Courthouse on Boulder’s Pearl Street Mall on May 1, from 1 to 4 p.m. The event is free and will focus on raising awareness about the struggles of immigrants and workers.
Thursday, April 22,2010

Briefs | Free composting classes

The one in Longmont will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 24, at the Boulder County Parks and Open Space headquarters, at 5201 St. Vrain Rd. The Lafayette workshop will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 29, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.
Wednesday, April 21,2010

Buff Briefs | Provost candidate withdraws from consideration

By Lauren Duncan
Robert J. Sternberg, dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University, has withdrawn as the sole candidate for the position of provost at CU-Boulder, in order to pursue a pending offer at another university. Todd Gleeson, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at CU-Boulder, who is chair of the search committee for the position, says the search is suspended for the remainder of this academic year. Chancellor Phil DiStefano says he will consult with key constituents and announce his decision on the provost situation within the next few weeks.
Thursday, April 15,2010

Briefs | Auction benefits Autism Society

To compile the list, Bicycling editors strove for geographical diversity and considered cities with populations of at least 100,000. They weighed factors like numbers of bike routes, bike racks, bike commuters, cycling clubs and events, and renowned bike shops.
Thursday, April 15,2010

Buff Briefs | Environmental Center marks 40th

An art installation at the southwest corner of the University Memorial Center fountain area commemorating CU-Boulder's commitment to the environment and sustainability will be dedicated at noon on Earth Day, April 22.
Thursday, April 8,2010

Buff Briefs | Debate team wins championship

Sixty-four of the country's topranked university and college debate teams competed in the invitationonly event. In their winning round, Van Treuren and Hedman argued against the following resolution: The United States Supreme Court should eliminate the 'plain view exception' for searches of personal computers.
Thursday, April 8,2010

Briefs | County opts for mail ballots

At least three service centers will be available in the county for voting, updating voter registration information, dropping off ballots or receiving replacement ballots. Unaffiliated voters can visit a service center to affiliate with a party participating in the Primary Election and vote through Aug.
Tuesday, March 30,2010

Briefs | Wilderness volunteer training

Wilderness volunteer trainingThe Indian Peaks Wilderness Alliance is holding interviews for its backcountry volunteer program. The IPWA is a nonprofit group that acts as an educational outreach organi