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Wednesday
July 6, 2005
Vol 3, No 1


Inside Today's Issue
 

1. Flower power

Auraria groundskeeper Janet Rodriguez is a one-woman campus beautification force.

Since arriving on campus from Elitch Gardens in 1997, Rodriguez has taken it upon herself to update Auraria’s gardens. Tackling old privet hedges and scraggly junipers, Rodriguez has replaced much of the campus’ lackluster landscaping of yore with colorful, low-water xeriscape beds....more >

2. Women in academia: Metro State boasts higher percentages of women faculty
3. MetroConnect access to be simplified
4. Thinking Retirement? PERA on campus July 20


2. Women in academia: Metro State boasts higher percentages of women faculty

When Jodi Wetzel, director of Metro State’s Institute for Women’s Studies and Services, entered the University of Utah as a freshman in 1961 only 39 percent of the students were women. Today, the average percentage of female undergraduates at American colleges and universities hovers in the 60 percent range. Likewise, women are earning graduate and professional degrees at higher rates than men.

To read more go to
http://www.msudenver.edu/collcom/@metro/tw@metro_vol3/women_twv3070605.htm

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3. MetroConnect access to be simplified


By fall semester, users will be able to log on to the MetroConnect portal via the college’s homepage, www.mscd.edu.

To read more go to
http://www.msudenver.edu/collcom/@metro/tw@metro_vol3/metroconnect_twv3070605.htm

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4. Thinking Retirement? PERA on campus July 20

Whether your retirement is one year away or several years down the road, you can benefit from the expertise of representatives from PERA who will be on campus July 20 to answer your questions.

To read more go to
http://www.msudenver.edu/collcom/@metro/tw@metro_vol3/PERA_twv3070605.htm

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