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CU earns high marks across the nation, region

CU earns high marks across the nation, region

U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on its measures of academic peer assessment, graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources and alumni giving.

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Five questions for Christian Valtierra

Five questions for Christian Valtierra, Office of Inclusion and Outreach

Introducing middle- and high-school students to the opportunities available in higher education is rewarding on many levels for the assistant director for pipeline programming and university outreach in the Office of Inclusion and Outreach at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus.

Inclusive campuses the theme of 2014 Diversity Summit

Systemwide Diversity Summit

The goals of the summit are to increase attendees’ knowledge about diversity topics and resources, and to enhance their communication skills. The summit is designed for staff and faculty in all roles.

Panel: Time is now for U.S. to lead in biomedical research

The United States is in danger of losing its biomedical edge to countries that are aggressively funding research into personalized medicine. That was a key message from the 21st Century Cures Roundtable at National Jewish Health on Wednesday. The discussion, hosted by U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Denver, featured a panel of experts from academia, government [...]

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CU collaboration included in new book

CU colleagues recently coauthored a chapter titled “Patient and Family-Centered Care and the Interprofessional Team” in the book “Person and Family-Centered Care” by  J. Barnsteiner, J Disch and M.K. Walton. The chapter authors are College of Nursing’s Gail Armstrong, associate professor; Amy Barton, associate dean for Clinical and Community Affairs; Wesley Nuffer, assistant professor, assistant [...]

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Faculty Council GLBTI symposium to consider health equity

The University of Colorado Faculty Council GLBTI Committee is sponsoring its third annual symposium to provide a forum for faculty, staff and students at CU to exchange ideas and learn new strategies for inclusiveness throughout the university. Theme of the event, set for 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 7 in the Trivisible Room, Research [...]

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Supplier Showcases conclude next week

The Procurement Service Center (PSC) is hosting the ninth annual Supplier Showcases, your opportunity to discover potential new suppliers and connect personally with current suppliers. All CU faculty and staff are invited to attend this systemwide series, which began earlier this month in Boulder. The next event is today at UCCS. First-time exhibitors include Instrument [...]

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Mini Med School goes global – and free

Mini Med School launches MOOC

For years, on CU campuses, people have enjoyed the live CU Mini Med School. Now, it goes online for everyone in the world, as the CU Anschutz Medical Campus’s first MOOC.

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Commitment to service – at home and abroad – earns Chase Faculty Community Service Award for CU doctor

Philip Zeitler, M.D., Ph.D.

An internationally known expert in pediatric endocrinology, Philip Zeitler’s research has contributed greatly to the world’s understanding of pediatric Type 2 diabetes and pediatric obesity.

Study: For some African-American women, hair care a potential barrier to exercise

According to the Centers for Disease Control, approximately four out of five black women are overweight or obese and 36 percent meet physical activity objectives as determined by the CDC. That’s compared to 50 percent of white women meeting the same objectives. A study conducted by the Center for African American Health and the University [...]

Anderson tests, shares research on HIV prevention drug

Peter Anderson, a professor in the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, contributed to the latest findings on the effectiveness of a HIV prevention drug. Working in the Colorado Antiviral Pharmacology Laboratory at the CU School of Pharmacy, Anderson and his colleagues developed a way to test the effectiveness of the drug, Truvada (a [...]

Kennedy named Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences

Matthew J. Kennedy, assistant professor of pharmacology in the School of Medicine, was named a Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences. He is one of 22 early career researchers to receive the honor this year from The Pew Charitable Trusts. The scholars receive flexible funding to investigate some of the world’s most pressing problems. Kennedy’s lab [...]

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Dropping names …

“A Brighter Future: Improving the Standard of Living Now and for the Next Generation,” edited by Richard Holt, professor, Department of Economics, Southern Oregon University, and Daphne Greenwood, professor, Department of Economics, at UCCS, recently was published by M.E. Sharpe, an Armonk, N.Y., publisher of books and journals in the social sciences and humanities. The [...]

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Supplier Showcases continue this week

The Procurement Service Center (PSC) is hosting the ninth annual Supplier Showcases, your opportunity to discover potential new suppliers and connect personally with current suppliers. All CU faculty and staff are invited to attend this systemwide series, which began this week in Boulder. The next event is Sept. 11 at UCCS. First-time exhibitors include Instrument [...]

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More than $861 million awarded to University of Colorado for sponsored research

CU receives $861 million in sponsored research funding

Based on preliminary figures, the investment in exploration taking place at CU campuses during the most recent fiscal year represents a stunning jump of 11.7 percent over the previous year’s total.

Research on the runway – fusing science and fashion

Research on the runway – fusing science and fashion

Georgia Charkoftaki, Ph.D., a visiting research associate at the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences​ on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, entered a national competition that brings together scientific discovery and fashion inspiration in an innovative runway event.

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Marcy Benson a tireless advocate for Anschutz Medical Campus

Marcy Benson a tireless advocate for Anschutz Medical Campus

Perhaps the most relentless advocate, and prodigious fundraiser, at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is someone who doesn’t even work there.

CU, Delta Dental of Colorado give student veterans another reason to smile

CU, Delta Dental of Colorado give student veterans another reason to smile

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus continues its ongoing commitment to student veterans with the opening of the CU Heroes Clinic, thanks to a $1 million gift from Delta Dental of Colorado. The clinic opens Aug. 25. In collaboration with the CU Denver Office of Veteran Student Services, the CU Heroes Clinic [...]

Krause-Parello receives national award

Cheryl Krause-Parello, assistant professor at the College of Nursing, recently was honored with the Jessie M. Scott Award by the American Nurse Association. The award was established in 1979 to honor Scott, former assistant surgeon general and director of the Division of Nursing Health Resources Administration, Public Health Service, of the U.S. Department of Health, [...]

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Dropping names …

Donna Martinez, professor and chair of ethnic studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at CU Denver, recently published “Urban American Indian Identity” in the “International Journal of Social Science,” vol. 3 No. 4, 2014.  Martinez also presented a conference paper “American Indian Students in Higher Education” at the Humanities Conference, June 11-13, in Madrid, [...]

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My New Weigh presenting free info sessions

Have you tried everything to lose weight, only to regain? Are you ready for a new way? Discover My New Weigh, medically supervised weight management, available at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center. Specifically designed for those needing to lose at least 30 pounds or those with health issues related to their weight, this [...]

Supplier Showcases begin next week

The Procurement Service Center (PSC) is hosting the ninth annual Supplier Showcases, your opportunity to discover potential new suppliers and connect personally with current suppliers. All CU faculty and staff are invited to attend this systemwide series, which is set for September. The first event is Wednesday at CU-Boulder. First-time exhibitors include Instrument Rental & [...]

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Five questions for Gail Armstrong

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On the College of Nursing faculty since 2000, she now is an associate professor who focuses on adult acute care nursing and quality and safety.

Supplier Showcases stocked for campus visits in September

Supplier Showcase

First-time exhibitors include Instrument Rental & Calibration, Einstein Bros Catering, Halo Branded Solutions, Macherey-Nagel, Levy Restaurants, Midland Scientific, and Staybridge Suites Air Force Academy.

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New report: CU Denver | Anschutz a major driver of Colorado economy

New report: CU Denver | Anschutz a major driver of Colorado economy

A major engine of state growth, it creates thousands of jobs, attracts millions in research dollars and contributed over $3 billion to the Colorado economy in FY 2012-13.

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Q&A with Richard Krugman, M.D., School of Medicine

Dean Krugman

School of Medicine Dean Richard Krugman, MD, announced in January that he would step down as Dean when a search for his successor is completed. To honor his achievements and to celebrate the School’s history, the School is planning the Bow Tie Ball on Nov. 15. During more than 24 years leading the school, Krugman [...]

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Brewer awarded oncology research grant

Benjamin Brewer, director of clinical psychology services for the School of Medicine Department of Hematology and investigator at the University of Colorado Cancer Center, has been awarded a two-year grant to assess the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), a rare blood cancer, at four oncology practices across Colorado, including University of Colorado Hospital, St. [...]

Poeschla named head of Division of Infectious Diseases

Eric Poeschla has been named head of the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine. Previously, he was a professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Poeschla also will hold the Tim Gill Endowed Chair in HIV Research. He is a graduate of Yale Medical School and served an internal [...]

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CU’s alumnus, Qatar’s doctor

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In honor of her husband, Rachel Hajar gave a gift to the CU School of Medicine, establishing a visiting scholar program in cardiology. The program will focus on collaboration among different institutions, meaningful professional relationships and information exchange across cultures.

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Extreme Weight Loss: Destination Boot Camp coming to Anschutz Health and Wellness Center

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This summer, ABC-TV’s “Extreme Weight Loss” series has shared the stories of people conquering weight woes with the help of the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. This fall, the Center is offering a transformation experience inspired by the show.