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Art show returns to Health Sciences Library

Art show returns to Health Sciences Library

The talent on the CU Denver and Anschutz Medical campuses stretches beyond academics.A new exhibit at the Health Sciences Library showcases the creative endeavors of faculty, staff and students.

Students volunteer at National Western Stock Show

Student and faculty volunteers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus are providing free screenings at the National Western Stock Show (NWSS) this year. With two-thirds of Colorado considered rural or frontier regions, attendees who farm and ranch are a population often difficult to reach because of both the nature of their professions and [...]

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Anschutz leaders honored with inaugural Strength in Health awards

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus leaders Richard Krugman and Dan Theodorescu recently were honored for lifetime achievement and innovation in health care, respectively, at The Denver Post Strength in Health awards event. The evening recognized the top health care professionals and organizations that contribute to the health and wellness of Coloradans. Nearly 300 health [...]

Knaub receives Fadul Award for work as professional research assistant

Leslie Knaub, senior professional research assistant on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, recently received the Steven Fadul Award during a gathering of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics.  For more than 15 years, Knaub has been a member of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, where she works in the lab of Jane E.B. [...]

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Dropping names …

Robert Lee Page, professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Physical Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and School of Medicine, is serving on two committees of the American Heart Association (AHA). He is the clinical pharmacy/pharmacology representative. Page was appointed to the Get with the Guideline Steering Committee and Get with [...]

Be Colorado biometric health screenings begin in February

Many times, knowing what’s going on with your health is half the battle. Doing, on the other hand, is what leads to real health changes. Yet it takes only a few minutes to set an appointment for screenings that could make a big difference in how you manage your health. Register today for your free [...]

Construction, maintenance goals outlined for state legislators

CU leaders on capital construction priorities

University of Colorado leaders on Tuesday made their case for construction, renovation and maintenance needs across the system during an annual presentation to the state’s Capital Development Committee.

CU’s online education initiative continues forward progress

CU's online education initiative continues forward progress

The University of Colorado’s effort to advance its coordinated online education initiative took another step forward at the Board of Regents retreat in Silverthorne last week, when the board gave the four campus chancellors the green light to further develop the initiative, with an eye on a fall launch.

Chancellor shares thoughts, approach on upcoming James Holmes trial

While the university is not a party to the trial, several dozen CU faculty, staff and students are expected to testify.

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CU Cancer Center brings specialty care to Colorado

CU Cancer Center brings specialty care to Colorado

The University of Colorado Cancer Center has cemented relationships with three hospitals bringing specialty oncology care and clinical trials sponsored by the National Cancer Institute to cancer survivors in Grand Junction, Glenwood Springs, Vail-Edwards, and surrounding areas.

Financial wellness could be habit-forming

Financial wellness could be habit-forming

Visitors to the Healthy Financial Habits website can tackle everything from creating a well-organized financial filing system to taking stock of present and future financial needs.

Two online graduate programs highly ranked by U.S. News

Two University of Colorado Denver │ Anschutz Medical Campus online graduate programs were ranked in the top 10 of online programs nationally, in a report released by U.S. News & World Report. The CU College of Nursing at the Anschutz Medical Campus was ranked fifth in the report’s Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs category and [...]

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Delong receives early investigator award

Thomas Delong, School of Medicine, recently received a Pathway Accelerator – Early Investigator Award for his translational research project titled, “The Role of Hybrid Insulin Peptides in the Development of Type 1 Diabetes.” With nearly 30 million adults and children in the U.S. living with diabetes, and another 86 million living with prediabetes, diabetes is [...]

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Archaeologist to share discoveries at CU-Boulder

Apachean languages, including Navajo, are today among the most widespread native languages in the United States, but the origin of Apachean-speaking communities has been shrouded in mystery — until now. Jack Ives, executive director of the Institute of Prairie Archaeology and Landrex Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the University of Alberta, will give a public [...]

Regents sworn in at CU Denver

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The CU Board of Regents on Wednesday officially welcomed two new members and one returning member as the three recently elected representatives took their oaths of office during a ceremony at CU Denver’s Student Commons Building.

Five questions for Carol Runyan

Five questions for Carol Runyan

Injury is the leading cause of death for people ages 1 to 45, and has been called the last great plague in America. But because injuries traditionally have not been addressed fully as part of the public health domain, funding for injury prevention research has been limited. Carol Runyan is working to change that.

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

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

Reilly, Dean Richard Krugman’s successor, is currently the Jack D. Myers Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. He joined Pitt in 2008 after more than two decades with Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

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Results of retirement vendor study expected this month

University of Colorado Staff Council members received a variety of updates during their final meeting of 2014, conducted via video conference on Dec. 18.

Legislative session brings new opportunities, challenges for CU

The 70th Colorado General Assembly convened on Wednesday, the launch of a 120-day session that will see a new group of lawmakers consider budget requests and changes to laws that directly affect the University of Colorado and higher education across the state.

CU doctor details steps to successful weight loss

CU doctor details steps to successful weight loss

For long-term weight loss success, dieters are encouraged to identify their personal “why” for losing weight, focus on positive aspects of weight loss, create a supportive environment and develop new habits to make healthy decisions.

Let’s Knock Out Cancer gala to feature Colorado hitmakers the Fray

Let’s Knock Out Cancer gala to feature Colorado hitmakers the Fray

Let’s Knock Out Cancer – a gala presented by the University of Colorado Hospital Foundation to benefit the hospital and the CU Cancer Center – is set for Jan. 24 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center. The Fray will headline the event’s entertainment with what’s billed as an intimate concert. The [...]

Marks elected to Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank board

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Lilly Marks, vice president for health affairs and executive vice chancellor of the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, recently was elected to a three-year term as a board member for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, representing the public. Marks had been a member of the Denver Branch Board of Directors since 2013. The appointment, [...]

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Matthews, Neu, Cook publish findings on insomnia in children and cancer

College of Nursing colleagues Ellyn Matthews, Madalynn Neu and Paul Cook, have published research findings on sleep among children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and their mothers. “Sleep in Mother and Child Dyads During Treatment for Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia” was published this fall in the journal Oncology Nursing Forum. The authors note that ALL [...]

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In memoriam

Names of current and former University of Colorado faculty and staff who have died in recent weeks. List compiled by Employee Services. CU-Boulder Ronald D. Engler, 87, classified staff retiree. Nov. 19, 2014. Magdalene J. Romano, 96, classified staff retiree. Dec. 12, 2014. UCCS Robert S. Dotson, 36, classified staff. Dec. 8, 2014. CU Denver Phyllis W. [...]

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Staff Council seeks nominations for Service Excellence Awards

Nominations for the annual Service Excellence Awards – which honor classified and university staff employees who have provided outstanding and sustained volunteer service to their campus, community and the university – are being accepted by the University of Colorado Staff Council. Deadline for nominations is Jan. 30. The Service Excellence Award is presented to a [...]

Deadline extended for Gee Award nominations

The Women’s Committee of the Faculty Council requests nominations for the 2014 Elizabeth D. Gee Memorial Lectureship Award, which carries a $1,000 prize. The recipient presents his/her scholarly work during the Gee Memorial Award Lecture at the annual CU Women Succeeding Professional Development Symposium on Feb. 27. The nomination deadline has been extended to Jan. [...]

Search committee for CU Denver chancellor announced

The committee consists of CU-Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano and 19 others chosen from several constituencies at CU Denver, elsewhere across CU and the business, nonprofit and education communities beyond the university.

Extreme Weight Loss: Destination Boot Camp Returns in 2015

For many, the new year brings weight loss resolutions and the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center at the Anschutz Medical Campus is ready to help. The center’s new transformative weight loss program Extreme Weight Loss: Destination Boot Camp will offer three Chapter 1 boot camps in 2015: March 22-28, June 14-20, and [...]

CU School of Medicine receives $1.5 million estate gift

When Samuel Fosdick Jones, a leading Denver physician, was retiring from both his practice and his professorship at CU in 1930, he wanted to give back to the place that had given him his “health, practice and wife.”

Holiday party food gets a healthy recipe rehab from CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center

The University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora is home to the brand new Extreme Weight Loss: Destination Boot Camp transformation weight loss program. The first sessions in October were a sell-out and 2015 boot camps will be held in March, June and July. Bistro Elaia provides [...]