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Five questions for Scott Arthur


“Don’t Quit.” It’s the sentiment expressed on a plaque in Scott Arthur’s office on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus and a philosophy he follows as vice chancellor for advancement.

CU announces 2014-15 private support totals


Private contributions increased more than 19 percent during the fiscal year that ended June 30, setting a new one-year record of more than $375.4 million in support from individuals, foundations and corporations.

Coming soon: The new CU Connections

CU Connections

CU Connections next month will relaunch in a new, mobile-friendly Web platform with added features and more opportunities for faculty and staff to connect with news and information from across the University of Colorado.

Future of health care hot topic at Aspen Ideas Festival

Aspen Ideas Festival

Advances in translational medicine and research. Top-quality clinical care and patient outcomes. Development of talent. All of these unite at academic medical centers, such as the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, clear-cut health care standouts looking to hold that status into the future. As Elizabeth Concordia, president and CEO of University of Colorado Health, [...]

CU Careers a powerful new solution for recruiting, hiring


As the University of Colorado gets ready to reinvent the way it recruits and manages talent, Employee Services has invited HCM Community members to a preview of new tools and software.

New name for CU student systems, related applications


The University of Colorado’s student systems and related enterprise applications have a new name. Formerly Integrated Student Information Systems (ISIS), the university’s suite of student applications is now CU Student Integrated Systems (CU-SIS).

Rabinovitch to be honored for research, service, leadership


Rachel Rabinovitch, investigator at the University of Colorado Cancer Center and professor of radiation oncology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, will be honored as a fellow at the 2015 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) meeting in San Antonio this October. Rabinovitch was accepted as a fellow for her excellence in research [...]

Newman, team honored by national institute

Lee Newman, professor in the Colorado School of Public Health, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health; director, Center for Health, Work and Environment; and director, Mountain and Plains Education and Research Center, is a member of a team that recently received an award for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Newman is [...]

COLTT registration ends Monday

Registration for the 2015 Colorado Learning and Teaching with Technology (COLTT) Conference ends Monday. Organizers of the Aug. 5-6 event at CU-Boulder have announced Michael Feldstein as keynote speaker. The nationally renowned educational technology expert and blogger will speak on “Developing Student-Ready Colleges: How Technology Can — and Cannot — Help.” It has become a [...]

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Sexual misconduct policy update reflects changing legal landscape

Sexual Misconduct APS

The first update to CU’s sexual misconduct policy since 2012 reflects new federal, legislative and regulatory requirements and guidance, adding clarity and responsibilities for employees across the system.

Changes to four policies now in effect

APS Update

The Office of Policy and Efficiency last week announced changes to four administrative policy statements from the areas of academic affairs, fiscal and human resources.

Dan J. Wilson named CU treasurer


Formerly of UCAR, Willson succeeds Don Eldhart, and will be responsible for managing banking activities for all campuses, $2.2 billion of the university’s investments, and $1.6 billion of bonded debt issued by the university.

Coursera invests $150,000 in CU specialized MOOC track


CU is playing an important role in the development of a high-demand MOOC (massive open online course) specialization, partnering with Coursera to create a data warehouse concepts track that will provide learners value in the marketplace.

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COLTT: Early registration discount ends Monday

COLTT 2015

This year offers a great lineup that includes sessions such as, “Guild Wars: Addressing the Debate About Gamifying Higher Education,” by Diane Sieber, and “Teaching, Learning, and Assessment in a Time of Cyborg Learners,” by Janet Corral.

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ECHO Colorado program will improve health care, public health in underserved areas

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus will partner  with several health care and public health organizations across the state to develop ECHO (Extension for Community Health Outcomes) Colorado, funded by a nearly $3.3 million grant over two years from the Colorado Health Foundation. First developed at the University of New Mexico, the ECHO model [...]

HCM Workshop covers job descriptions, qualifications, competencies

HCM Workshop

With HCM Overview Workshops underway this week, Employee Services is gearing up for the next training session on Non-Person Profiles.

Mintken honored for excellence in teaching

Paul E. Mintken, associate professor of physical therapy in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, recently received the American Physical Therapy Association’s Dorothy E. Baethke-Eleanor J. Carlin Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching. The award was presented during the association’s NEXT Conference & Exposition in Maryland [...]

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Gaudiani named medical director of ACUTE Center

Jennifer L. Gaudiani, associate professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the School of Medicine, has been promoted to medical director of the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders at Denver Health. She has been with Denver Health since 2007 and was most recently the assistant medical director of ACUTE, which she helped to open [...]

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Dropping names …

Peter Buttrick, the S. Gilbert Blount Professor and head of the Division of Cardiology and professor of physiology and biophysics, has been named senior associate dean for Academic Affairs for the School of Medicine. Buttrick will continue to serve as head of the Division of Cardiology as the Department of Medicine leadership develops a transition [...]

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Art and Ale Brew Festival returning to CU South Denver

The most popular annual community event at the Liniger Building at CU South Denver, the Art and Ale Brew Festival returns Aug. 14. Enjoy unlimited tastings from an amazing array of craft beers and food from local breweries and restaurants – over 75 in 2014. The festival also features dancing with live music, cornhole and [...]

Enrollment gains pave way for growth in budget

2015 Budget

The CU Board of Regents on Tuesday passed an operating budget of $3.55 billion for 2015-16, reflecting expected gains in enrollment and increases in health services revenue and state funding.

Diversity numbers highlight successes, challenges


The University of Colorado’s Boulder, Colorado Springs and Denver campuses have posted impressive gains the past few years in the number of ethnic minority students both enrolled and awarded degrees, the Board of Regents heard Tuesday.

New School of Medicine dean: Growth management a good problem to have

John J. Reilly Jr. named dean of CU School of Medicine

John Reilly, M.D., new dean of the CU School of Medicine, left a job he loved at the University of Pittsburgh because of the upward trajectory of the school and the CU Anschutz Medical Campus.

Regents roundup

A CU-Boulder proposal to change Women and Gender Studies from a program to a department was approved Tuesday by the CU Board of Regents.

Tenure list: June 2015

The Board of Regents on Tuesday approved tenure for 105 faculty members across the system.

Staff Council announces leadership for coming year

New officers were introduced and other business was wrapped up during the University of Colorado Staff Council’s June 18 video conference.

Heath: Ballot initiative might ease strain on state funding of higher ed

Sen. Rollie Heath, D-Boulder

Boulder Sen. Rollie Heath says a ballot initiative in the works for 2016 would take aim at loosening the grip of TABOR spending limitations, which leave higher education especially vulnerable to budget cuts.

New building blocks of human resources on display at July workshops

As the University of Colorado gets ready to roll out upgraded tools and programs that will change the way it pays, manages and hires employees, Employee Services has invited HCM Community members to sneak peeks of the software.

Caring Science Institute moving to CU Anschutz

The world-renowned Watson Caring Science Institute and International Caritas Consortium, dedicated to incorporating the healing power of human caring and compassion into modern medical practice, is moving from Boulder to the College of Nursing at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus early next month. Founded by former College of Nursing Dean Jean Watson, named [...]

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Pollock steps down as chair of CU Health and Welfare Trust


It’s official E. Jill Pollock — 2015 Administrator of the Year Award winner, a champion for the advancement of women in the workplace and a driving force behind the University of Colorado Health and Welfare Trust — has stepped down as chair of the Trust Committee. Pollock was instrumental in implementing CU’s Health and Welfare [...]