A National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Fellowship grant for $1.2 million has been awarded to University of Colorado Denver Associate Professor Doris Kimbrough (chemistry), Associate Professor Leo Bruederle (integrative biology), Assistant Professor Laurel Hartley (integrative biology), Assistant Professor Bryan Wee (environmental science), and Assistant Professor Robert Talbot (School of Education and Human Development). The grant provides support for talented science majors who commit to becoming K-12 science teachers in high needs school districts in and around Denver. … Nanna Meyer, assistant professor in the Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, recently co-authored “Can alternating lower body negative and positive pressure during exercise alter regional body fat distribution or skin appearance?,” published in the European Journal of Applied Physiology. The study sought to determine whether physical activity, with and without lower body pressure, leads to increased regional fat loss in the lower extremities of overweight women. … Elaine Cheesman, assistant professor in the College of Education at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, recently co-authored “Teachers’ knowledge base for implementing response-to-intervention models in reading,” published in Reading and Writing. The study examined the knowledge base of 142 elementary-level educators for implementing response to intervention models in reading. An abstract is available at http://www.springerlink.com/content/t055466612p25383/ … Richard Weber, M.D., and professor of medicine in the Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, has been named President Elect of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. He practices at National Jewish.