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Bear Crossing
 March 2012  

In the Spotlight

Researchers Find Bats Use Tails to Assist Takeoff, Flight
Researchers at UNC have discovered that bats flap their tail membrane like a wing to produce potentially important thrust during takeoffs.

Using a high-speed video camera, Professor Rick Adams and his graduate students captured for the first time bats moving their tail...

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Producing a 'Smash' Musical
After learning she landed her Denver public school one of 20 national grants from NBC's "Smash: Make a Musical" project, Mindy Loughhead's mind shifted for a moment to her UNC graduate thesis. She couldn't stick to the script now.

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University of Northern Colorado Alumni Make Remarkable Things Happen in the World 
From visionary leaders to health science innovators to Broadway performers, UNC alumni are passionate about making a difference. Who will the next success story be? You decide—nominate alumni and friends for the 2012 Honored Alumni and Service Awards.

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Helping Businesses Grow 
Five finalists in the Monfort College of Business' third annual Entrepreneurial Challenge presented their business proposals March 8 with $36,000 in prize money on the line in a competition format similar to that used in the ABC reality series Shark Tank.

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University News

UNC Hosts Town Hall Meeting with U.S. Department of Education Under Secretary


Catching up with Peter Martin: Alumni Board Vice President Is on the Move


Women's Basketball: Bears Face Buffs in 2012 WNIT


22-Year Veteran of Force Named UNC's Chief of Police


UNC Alumni Receive High Accolades: CEO, Educator Recognized


Women's Basketball: Sophomore Leads Bears' Four All-Big Sky Selections


Julliard Professor of Flute Performs, Offers Class


Have You Been to Campus Lately? Visit Virtually Via the New Walking Tour


Baseball: Bears Players Earn Back-to-Back Conference Player of the Week Honors

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