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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

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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.

CU doctors top 5280 Magazine list of top docs

Faculty from the University of Colorado School of Medicine filled more than half the roster of 5280 Magazine’s Top Doctors issue for 2014 – an honor that is determined annually by peer physicians who are asked to select physicians they would trust to care for themselves and their families. This year’s magazine focuses on cancer, [...]

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Bernt receives award for clinical research

Kathrin Bernt, assistant professor of pediatrics at the School of Medicine, has received a Clinical Scientist Development Award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. The award provides funding to young clinician investigators so that they can devote 75 percent of their professional time to clinical research as they establish their own labs and research teams. [...]

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Campus exposure a positive influence on middle school students

Campus exposure a positive influence on middle school students

Learning the art of suturing using pigs’ feet elicited “ooohs” and some “eeews” from Skinner Middle School students participating in a program on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus designed to give the youngsters a taste of the college experience and a look at career opportunities.

University of Colorado Cancer Center among the best in cancer care

University of Colorado Cancer Center among the best in cancer care

The University of Colorado Cancer Center’s clinical partner, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) again ranks as the best hospital in the state, according to U.S. News Best Hospitals report. UCH ranked in nine specialties which means the hospital is among the best in the United States in those specialties. Services for cancer survivors are [...]

Obituary: Chip Ridgway

E. Chester “Chip” Ridgway, M.D., of the CU School of Medicine died July 31, 2014. Click here to read Dean Richard Krugman’s letter to colleagues. A memorial event will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8. Click here for details. UPDATED AUG. 13: Here’s a link to coverage of last week’s memorial event.  

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Five questions for Roberta Capp

Five questions for Roberta Capp

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.

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BioFrontiers Institute launches inaugural Sie Post-doctoral Fellowship Program

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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.

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High school lacrosse players risk concussions and other injuries

High school lacrosse players risk concussions and other injuries

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 [...]

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In memoriam

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 [...]

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Tech challenges, opportunities come into focus at COLTT Conference

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 [...]

Board approves $3.28 billion operating budget

CU’s contribution to financial aid is greater than the state’s collective financial aid contributions to all higher education institutions.

Title IX compliance, efforts to reduce sexual harassment and assault outlined

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.

Board encouraged by diversity strides at CU

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.

Tenure list: June 2014

Some 105 faculty members across the system were granted tenure, effective this summer.

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