A $140 million plan for new and redesigned athletics facilities at the University of Colorado Boulder is moving forward.
Some of the University of Colorado Boulder’s most promising musicians will receive scholarships thanks to Anna and John J. Sie, who have committed $2 million to establish the Daniel and Boyce Sher Distinguished Musicians Endowment.
The University of Colorado Boulder will test the Campus Alerts system on Friday, Dec. 6, at noon to raise awareness of how the campus community will be notified in case of a campus emergency. The test will include text messages, emails, social media and website announcements. Annual testing of emergency notification systems is required by [...]
Names of current and former University of Colorado faculty and staff who have died in recent weeks. List compiled by Employee Services. CU-Boulder Lee Jessor, 91, faculty retiree. Oct. 13, 2013. Ellsworth G. Mason, 96, faculty retiree emeritus. Nov. 1, 2013. CU Denver Candelaria Elizabeth Abeyta, 61, classified retiree. Oct. 19, 2013. CU Anschutz Medical [...]
More than 350 engineering students at the University of Colorado Boulder will demonstrate their innovations and inventions to the community at the annual fall Engineering Design Expo on Saturday. The student-developed projects, ranging from a passive solar heating system for a Native American community to devices designed to assist individuals with disabilities, will be presented [...]
Propelling CU campaign to success were more than 158,000 donors who made more than 403,000 gifts to the university CU 2006 to 2013.
A $671 million NASA mission to Mars led by the University of Colorado Boulder thundered into the sky Monday from Cape Canaveral, Fla., the first step on its 10-month journey to the red planet.
The program supports early career investigators whose research has a direct impact on human health.
The University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business will present its 49th annual Colorado Business Economic Outlook Forum at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at the Denver Marriott City Center. The event at 1701 California St. is free and open to the public but reservations are required for those planning to attend. To make [...]
Colorado Athletics is offering discounted tickets to Saturday’s final home game of the year for all CU faculty and staff. Because students will be on fall break, the department would like to invite you to join us at the last home game with a special 2-for-1 ticket offer, a savings of $60. Make your way [...]
He is being honored in the category of doctoral and research universities, and was chosen from a field of more than 350 distinguished nominees from across the country.
The co-director of the Center for Urban Education at the University of Southern California spoke to a group of about 100 CU faculty and staff members at a student retention symposium Friday at Norlin Library on the Boulder campus.
The CU-Boulder journalism professor looks back at the turning point in media coverage brought about by the death of JFK.
Only 846 individuals have been honored with the Nobel Prize in its 112-year history, and the University of Colorado is proud to claim five of them.
Using morphine to fight the pain associated with abdominal surgery may paradoxically prolong a patient’s suffering, doubling or even tripling the amount of time it takes to recover from the surgical pain, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder. The research team from CU-Boulder’s Department of Psychology and Neuroscience—led by Peter Grace, a [...]
Holly Wyatt, associate professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, is one of 10 chosen and distinguished women speakers at TEDxMileHigh, set for Saturday at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts on the University of Denver campus. She will be presenting [...]
The ATLAS Master’s Program at CU-Boulder is hosting an open house for faculty, staff, students and anyone interested in opportunities in international development and helping people in the world’s underdeveloped regions. The event runs 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday in the second floor lounge of the ATLAS Institute. The ATLAS MS-ICTD Program (Master of [...]
There’s one week left for University of Colorado employees who waived university medical plans and do not have health insurance to enroll in university plans. Employees without medical insurance can enroll in CU medical plans during Limited Enrollment until 5 p.m. Nov. 22. Those who waived CU Health Plans, but have health care coverage, do [...]
Starting Friday, Be Colorado and Weight Watchers are teaming up to help CU Health Plan participants achieve their weight-loss goals and improve their overall health. Be Colorado will offer two options for customized weight-loss plans: Weight Watchers meetings with Monthly Pass Guidance from an experienced Leader who has lost weight with Weight Watchers Access [...]
Faculty from all disciplines are invited to become investigators in the President’s Teaching and Learning Collaborative (PTLC), CU’s Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Program, which is beginning its ninth year and establishing its 2014-15 cohort of Faculty Researchers. Faculty Researchers design, carry out, and publish research on a particular aspect of learning in a specific [...]
The CU Foundation will be converting to a new accounting system (Blackbaud’s Financial Edge “FE”) with a planned go-live date of Monday, Nov. 18. This may result in a few days of “down time” around that date. Reporting from IFAS (the old system) will be available for a few weeks but will not be updated [...]
During Limited Enrollment, from 8 a.m. Monday to 5 p.m. Nov. 22, employees without insurance may enroll in CU medical plans.
Encouraging more talented foreign students to study at U.S. universities and encouraging them to launch entrepreneurial ventures here could help “revitalize innovation and economic growth” in this country, a trio of economists led by University of Colorado Boulder professor Keith Maskus concludes. Maskus and co-authors Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, associate professor at the Yale School of [...]
James Hynes, a CU-Boulder distinguished professor in the chemistry and biochemistry department, has been named a fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS). He is one of 96 scientists ACS honored in 2013 for their outstanding contributions in scientific research, education and public service. Hynes is well-known in his field for contributions to the theory [...]
Seven University of Colorado Boulder faculty and staff have received Fulbright grants to pursue research, teaching and training abroad during the 2013-14 academic year. Those who have accepted Fulbright grants and their destination countries are: Clarence “Skip” Ellis, professor emeritus of computer science, Ghana; Paul Erhard, professor of double bass, India; Nan Goodman, professor of [...]
Jeffery Beall of the Auraria Library recently was awarded the Julie J. Boucher Award for Intellectual Freedom at the 13th Annual Colorado Association of Libraries Conference. The award associated with these lectures commends Beall for criticizing “predatory practices” in publishing, despite being faced with a billion-dollar lawsuit. The Julie J. Boucher Lecture Series on Intellectual [...]
Be Colorado has joined forces with Weight Watchers to bring CU Health Plan participants special savings on valuable and convenient weight-loss solutions. Employees may choose from meetings at work, in their local community or Weight Watchers online. Together, Be Colorado and Weight Watchers will provide ongoing support, motivation and customized solutions to help employees reach [...]
Nominations are requested for the Elizabeth D. Gee Memorial Lectureship Award, which recognizes and honors an outstanding faculty member of the University of Colorado for efforts to advance women in academia, interdisciplinary scholarly contributions and distinguished teaching. Instituted in 1992, the award is named for Elizabeth Gee, a faculty member in the Health Sciences Center [...]
Ask Erik Jensen about the future of Social Security, and he’ll refer you to a powerful group of people, 75 million strong, who are ensuring the program’s viability. The baby boomer generation — born 1946 -1964 — is increasingly moving toward retirement. Its members have the backing of AARP, one of the country’s largest lobbying [...]
The CU-Boulder Summit Planning Committee invites all CU faculty, staff and students to attend the morning of Nov. 13 to hear from Lt. Gov. Joseph Garcia, CU professor Adam Bradley and keynote speaker professor Patricia Gurin.