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June 2015

What I do during my summer “vacation”

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Many of my family and friends become envious when the end of the spring semester is near and graduation is on the horizon. They imagine that I am about to embark on three magical months of fun in the sun and are shocked to learn that is not necessarily the case. “What? You work during the summer?” is a question I frequently encounter this time of year and thought this would be a great opportunity to explain what I do during my summer “vacation.”

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Is there a natural cure for cancer?

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If there is a natural cure for cancer, it may come from the laboratory of Rajesh Agarwal, PhD, professor at the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and co-leader Cancer Prevention & Control Program at the CU Cancer Center. Agarwal has built a career dissecting the molecules inside natural products such as milk thistle, grape seed extract and bitter melon.

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2015 Scholarships and Awards Convocation

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$500,000 was awarded in scholarships during the May 1st Awards Convocation. Highlights included Gene McMahan awarding the Teresa McMahan-Shulkin Memorial Scholarship in memory of his daughter to P-4 Sierra Hill and class presidents recognizing faculty for excellence in teaching. Check out video of the awards ceremony.

Duty. Honor. Pride.

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Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night, nor the winds of change, nor a nation challenged, will stay us from the swift completion of our appointed rounds. Ever. 

Sara Velotta is part of a legacy of postal workers. Her father, uncle and cousins are all life-long postal employees. It is a life Sara knows well. She even followed in her family’s footsteps. Read More