In many ways, health insurance determines a person’s access to care, and no one knows this better than Dr. Roberta Capp, assistant professor of emergency medicine. Originally from Brazil, Capp came to Boulder from Florida with her mother and sister after high school. She earned an undergraduate degree in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology at CU-Boulder.
The BioFrontiers Institute at CU has launched its inaugural Sie Post-doctoral Fellowship Program in affiliation with the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus.
With more than 170,000 students now playing high school lacrosse, more and more are being exposed to injuries during practice and competition, according to a new study from the Colorado School of Public Health and the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. The study, published by The American Journal of [...]
Names of University of Colorado faculty and staff who have died in recent weeks. List compiled by Employee Services. CU-Boulder James E. Faulkner, 69, classified staff retiree. June 14, 2014. Carol S. Mills, 79, classified staff retiree. July 4, 2014. CU Anschutz Medical Campus Mary C. Abeyta, 55, classified staff retiree. June 24, 2014. Daniel Gregory Ern, 47, classified [...]
Technology has the potential to transform teaching, creating new models for collaborative learning and increasing access to educational opportunities locally and globally. The CU community is invited to take part in the dialogue on technology’s transformative power and its role in higher education at the Colorado Learning and Teaching with Technology (COLTT) conference, one of [...]
CU’s contribution to financial aid is greater than the state’s collective financial aid contributions to all higher education institutions.
The Board of Regents reinforced its commitment to Title IX compliance, including ending sexual harassment and sexual assault on its campuses and working with victims to ensure speedy and fair investigations into allegations of misconduct.
The University of Colorado Denver reported to the CU Board of Regents at its June meeting that more than half of its new resident freshmen are a racial/ethnic minority: CU Denver is at 51 percent, UCCS 36 percent and CU-Boulder 29 percent.
Some 105 faculty members across the system were granted tenure, effective this summer.
On June 6, Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet and Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan were joined by more than 45 state leaders getting a firsthand look at Colorado’s bioscience industry and the vital research being carried out at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. Organized by Bennet and hosted by the university, the Fitzsimons Redevelopment Authority, Terumo BCT [...]
Written by Andy Gilmore • Issue: July 10, 2014 • Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus • Tags: bioscience, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Matthew J. Kennedy, assistant professor of pharmacology in the School of Medicine, has been named a Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences. He is one of 22 early-career researchers to receive the honor this year from the Pew Charitable Trusts. The scholars will receive flexible funding to investigate some of the world’s most pressing problems [...]
CU Shared Practices (CUSP) held its fourth annual Expo and Awards Ceremony June 13 at 1800 Grant St.
Employee Services is undertaking a study to conduct a comprehensive analysis of the 401(a) and 403(b) savings plans, which have not been extensively reviewed in more than 20 years.
He committed his support for research and patient care with a multi-year, $3 million gift in May to support two major campus initiatives.
Work is underway to develop CU’s Benefits Enrollment tool for year-round use, which will accommodate employees with major life events.
In the five years since Ellen Smith was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer, she has been busy. She traveled the world, indulging her love of art and art history. She celebrated the births of four more grandchildren, expanding her large family even more. She married Ben Smith, the man she calls her “best friend.” [...]
The University of Colorado has a tolerant, respectful social climate, according to a recent systemwide survey requested by the Board of Regents, though some areas present opportunities for improvement.
University of Colorado Cancer Center investigator Paul A. Bunn Jr., a University of Colorado Center Center investigator, is one of 16 people nationwide selected by oncology industry peers for remarkable achievements in research and/or clinical practice, and has been honored with one of the 2014 “Giants of Cancer Care” awards. The awards, which recognize and [...]
The $24.8 million project was advanced by the committee to the full board, along with all other capital projects proposed by all the campuses in their two-year and five-year plans. Regents will consider the proposals at the board’s June 26-27 meeting at CU Denver.
Each early career scientist will receive a grant of $225,000 to further groundbreaking work that holds promise for improving human health.
If the idea of CU abandoning paper payroll checks for paycards alarms you, just look to the state’s neighbor to the east for reassurance of just how useful the university’s new payment type can be.
Lung cancer patient Michael Moore got a dose of good news last month. He learned that a clinical trial drug, which has helped him and other patients, received “breakthrough therapy” designation from the Federal Drug Administration. “Life doesn’t end when you have cancer,” said Moore, who has been fighting the disease for two years and [...]
Following a national search, the University of Colorado has named Scott Arthur as vice chancellor for advancement at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, a role he began last week. Arthur brings 15 years of experience as a fundraising leader at major medical institutions and nonprofits. Most recently, he has been vice president of constituent giving [...]
Diana Cittelly, an assistant professor of research in the Pathology Department at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, has received a Future Leaders Advancing Research in Endocrinology (FLARE) Internship Award from the Endocrine Society. Her research focuses on the hormonal regulation of the brain microenvironment during progression of metastatic cancers. The FLARE Program, which launched in [...]
Names of current and former University of Colorado faculty and staff who have died in recent weeks. List compiled by Employee Services. CU-Boulder David T. Flaherty, 61, faculty. April 30, 2014. Loren S. Greiner, 59, faculty retiree. April 30, 2014. CU Denver Christopher M. Utz, 41, faculty. May 15, 2014. CU Anschutz Medical Campus David Armstrong, 48, classified staff. [...]
Former Gov. Bill Ritter will be the keynote speaker at an upcoming Oil and Gas Development Symposium presented by the Colorado School of Public Health. The event is set for 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 30 at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, Education 2 South, Auditorium 1102. The public forum provides an opportunity to [...]
For anyone wanting to be completely surprised as Tuesday night’s season premiere of “Extreme Weight Loss” unfolded, Charita Smith was a strutting, smiling spoiler alert.
A groundbreaking new study released this week by the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center confirms that drinking diet beverages helps people lose weight.
The skies cleared Friday morning, bathing the Anschutz Medical Campus in bright sunshine after days of drenching rains and swirling winds. It couldn’t have been a more perfect setting for the commencement ceremonies that saw more than 865 students walk to the podium for their degrees. The School of Medicine ceremony brimmed with poignant moments [...]
The School of Medicine 2014 Annual Golden Stethoscope Preceptors Awards were announced last week, honoring 11 for their excellence in clinical education and recognizing the preceptors’ outstanding contributions to the next generation of physicians. Students nominate their preceptors. This year’s recipients are: Emergency Medicine – J.P. Brewer; Family Medicine – Daniel Kortsch; Internal Medicine – [...]