The CU-Boulder research associate has studied climate change in places as far away as Guatemala and as close as Rocky Mountain National Park. Since 2013, her research has focused on climate change at 118 coastal National Parks, looking at impacts of seal level and storm surge.
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.
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.
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.
The Board of Regents on Tuesday approved tenure for 105 faculty members across the system.
New officers were introduced and other business was wrapped up during the University of Colorado Staff Council’s June 18 video conference.
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.
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.
In a world seemingly deluged with data, learning how to make sense of all those numbers is an increasingly important life skill. Some students in Colorado will soon have the opportunity to take a crack at finding meaning in scientific data by creating infographics designed to help people visualize what the numbers are saying. This [...]
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 [...]
Terri Fiez, director of strategic initiatives and professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Oregon State University, has been named vice chancellor for research at CU-Boulder. Fiez (pronounced fees) will begin her duties on Sept 16. A former National Science Foundation Young Investigator awardee with more than 150 publications, Fiez’s scholarly [...]
For the past 25 years, CU-Boulder’s INVST Community Studies program has worked with CU students to help them learn to become engaged citizens and leaders. The program, which is housed within the newly formed Center for Community-Based Learning and Research in the School of Education, has more than 340 alumni who have fanned out all [...]
Names of current and former University of Colorado faculty and staff who have died in recent weeks. List compiled by Employee Services. CU-Boulder Howard Snyder, 85, faculty retiree/emeritus professor. May 23, 2015. CU Anschutz Medical Campus Virginia E. Callaway, 76, classified staff retiree. June 7, 2015.
CU Shared Practices (CUSP) closed out another successful program year June 12 with the annual CUSP Expo at system administration offices. The expo, which is open to attendees from all campuses, highlighted the top 10 finalists for the 2015 program year. Finalists were a diverse group, united in their dedication to improve business processes and [...]
Registration is open for the 15th Annual Coleman Institute Conference on Cognitive Disability and Technology, set for Oct. 15 at the Omni Interlocken Hotel in Broomfield. This year’s theme is “Inequality and the Rights of People With Cognitive Disabilities to Technology and Information Access.” More than two dozen interdisciplinary speakers will present on public policy, [...]
Colorado Athletics is inviting Buffs fans to etch their names in CU-Boulder history by securing a personalized Legacy Brick on the new Buff Walk at Folsom Field. A featured landmark of the Sustainable Excellence Initiative, the new Buff Walk on Folsom Field’s east side will transform the game-day experience for fans. Connecting south to north [...]
Lisa Wolpe — a FIRST (Faculty-in-Residence) Scholar at CU-Boulder — brings a career of directing and acting in Shakespearean productions to her directorial debut with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival. In her interpretation of “Othello,” audiences can expect “a show that is going to be heartbreaking and beautiful.” “Othello,” which opens Friday at the Mary Rippon [...]
A decade ago, he won election to the Douglas County Board of Education. Last year, the Highlands Ranch Republican won a seat on the CU Board of Regents. It’s not a stretch to say his high-profile involvement in state public education took root at CU-Boulder.
Two of the most downloaded research papers from CU Scholar discuss promoting sustainability at music events and the long-run impact of immigrants on native workers. Those and hundreds of others are available for viewing since the campus adopted its open access policy.
Living longer. Caring for aging parents. Entering and exiting the workforce during the course of a career. For many women, life engenders a specific set of financial challenges. They’ll be addressed at a free workshop coming to CU-Boulder this summer.
A tougher federal standard for ozone pollution, under consideration to improve public health, would ramp up the importance of scientific measurements and models, according to a new commentary published in the June 5 edition of Science by researchers at NOAA and its cooperative institute at the University of Colorado Boulder. The commentary, led by Owen [...]
Lorrie Shepard, dean of the School of Education at CU-Boulder, will retire from that post effective May 31, 2016, but will remain at the university as a distinguished professor of research and evaluation methodology. Shepard has served CU for 41 years, first as a faculty member and then as chair of the Research and Evaluation [...]
Sara Thompson has been named dean of the Division of Continuing Education and vice provost for Summer Session and Outreach and Engagement at CU-Boulder and will begin her duties Aug. 15. Thompson currently is associate provost of New Program Initiatives and dean of the Metropolitan School of Professional Studies at The Catholic University of America [...]
Warren F. Motte Jr., professor of French and comparative literature at CU-Boulder, has been named Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques (Knight in the Order of the Academic Palms) by the government of France. This honorific distinction was given to Motte for his extensive efforts to promote French language and culture in the United States. [...]
A group of staff from Facilities Management gathered June 2 for a celebratory luncheon to mark completion of the department’s Mentor Program. The FM Mentor Program is unusual as one of the few formal mentoring programs at CU-Boulder housed within an individual department. It was the third round of staff to complete the nine-month program, [...]
The Colorado Shakespeare Festival continues its Classics 101 lecture series as part of its commitment to community and educational programming. In Classics 101, CSF dramaturgs present historical context, production history and behind-the-scenes aspects of the plays. Each free lecture concludes with a drawing for tickets to the opening night of the play. Upcoming event dates and [...]
“Climbing Everest: The Adventure and Scare of a Lifetime” is the topic of a special speaker event at 5 p.m. June 20 at the Liniger Building at CU South Denver. High-altitude climber and author Jim Davidson was intending to climb Mount Everest in April. While he was on the mountain, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake shook Everest [...]
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The President’s Teaching and Learning Collaborative – CU’s Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Program – recently hosted a poster session at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, where researchers discussed projects and heard from CU-Boulder’s Steven Pollock.
The Elevate program is a collaboration between CU system administration and the campuses to enhance how the university does business. It’s all about increasing simplification, standardization and productivity for CU as it upgrades its HR and Finance systems.