STUDENT SUCCESS FEATURED AS PART OF 32ND COMMENCEMENT

May 18, 2006

STUDENT SUCCESS FEATURED AS PART OF 32nd UCCS COMMENCMENT COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO More than 1,000 students will participate in 32nd Commencement exercises at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs May 19. The class of 2006 is the largest single class in university history with 1,712 total candidates for degrees from Summer 2005, December...
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UCCS TAPS PROFESSOR AS INTERIM VICE CHANCELLOR

May 11, 2006

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. Pending formal approval by the CU Board of Regents, Margaret “Peg” Bacon, professor, Education, will serve as interim vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, university officials announced today. Bacon, a former dean and 27-year member of the faculty, will serve as interim vice chancellor...
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UCCS NAMES WINNERS OF COLORADO MATH OLYMPIAD

May 2, 2006

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. –Winners of the 23rd annual Colorado Mathematical Olympiad at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs were announced April 28. The 2006 Olympiad brought together 450 middle and high school students from across Colorado. The Olympians were offered five problems and four hours to solve them and present the answers as...
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UCCS, HIGH SCHOOL REACH AGREEMENT ON STADIUM

April 20, 2006

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO — The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Colorado Springs Christian School announced today plans to build a soccer and football complex to be used by both schools. The combined effort will transform an existing soccer field into a 1,200-seat stadium used by the UCCS intercollegiate soccer team and university...
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UCCS CELEBRATES LIBERTY DAY

April 20, 2006

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Keller Elementary School, and area youth organizations will celebrate Liberty Day at 9 a.m. on April 26 at UCCS. The event will begin at the University Center Plaza with a welcome from UCCS officials. Keller Elementary students will visit the UCCS campus and hand...
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FORMER SPEECHWRITER PREDICTS NIXON REACTION

April 20, 2006

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO — A former speechwriter for U.S. President Richard Nixon believes the nation’s 37th president likely would not have invaded Iraq if president today. James C. Humes, Schuck fellow for the study of statecraft at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, based his speculation on his long association with the president...
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THOUGHTS OF DEATH INCREASE SUPPORT FOR EXTREME ACTIONS

April 18, 2006

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. In both American and Iranian students, thoughts of death increase support for extreme actions ranging from suicide bombings to military raids where civilians are likely victims, according to the first study of the role fear plays in attitudes toward the conflict in the Middle East. “Mortality Salience, Martyrdom, and Military Might:...
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“YELLOW DRESS” TO EDUCATE STUDENTS ON SEXUAL ASSAULT

April 14, 2006

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO A one-woman show portraying the lives of five victims of sexual violence will be presented for the first time to the UCCS campus and community at 7 p.m. April 20 in the University Center Theater. As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, an educational theater program known as The Yellow Dress...
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SCIENCE OF SEX SUBJECT OF LECTURE

April 14, 2006

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. — Is there really such a thing as love at first sight? Helen Fisher, research professor, Department of Anthropology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J., will discuss myths and scientific thought about human attraction at 5 p.m. April 17 at the Kraemer Family Library on the UCCS campus. Fisher’s lecture, “The Drive...
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ARCHITECTS AND CONTRACTORS BREAK GROUND

April 12, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: Tom Hutton, 262-3439, 351-6519 (cell) April 11, 2006 WHO: Officials from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, members of the University of Colorado Board of Regents, architects and contractors will break ground on a $12 million student recreation center on the UCCS campus. WHAT: The student recreation center, the first...
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