CU Regent Steve Bosley traded his suit and tie for a Bolder Boulder logo polo shirt to offer a narrative history of the race during a brown bag lunch presented Tuesday by the CU System Staff Council.
As an assistant professor in the Center for Science and Technology Policy in CIRES, his research interests include the cultural politics of climate change and carbon-based economies and societies.
The 56th annual season of the Colorado Shakespeare Festival will feature a classic lineup — a comedy, a tragedy, a history — alongside a hilarious Shakespeare sendup and a return engagement of an off-Broadway hit.
University of Colorado benefits-eligible employees and retirees may make changes to benefits plans during Open Enrollment, which ends at 5 p.m. May 24.
Seven incumbents and four newcomers recently were elected to the Boulder Campus Staff Council following a campus-wide, web-based nomination and voting process.
Twelve University of Colorado Boulder students have been offered Fulbright grants to pursue teaching, research and graduate studies abroad during the 2013-14 academic year, an all-time record for CU-Boulder. Their proposed subjects range from studying robotic colonoscopy equipment to determining the accuracy of wind measurements near wind turbines. Other proposals include research on the changing [...]
“I think we’re so blessed to have the highest quality coaches in the country,” said CU President Bruce D. Benson, as he welcomed CU Buffs coaches Tad Boyle (men’s basketball), Nicole Kenneally (women’s tennis), Linda Lappe (women’s basketball) and Mike MacIntyre (football) and Athletic Director Mike Bohn to system administration offices at 1800 Grant St. [...]
Bradley Udall, director of the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy and the Environment, University of Colorado Boulder, was appointed to a newly created federal advisory committee that will provide guidance about the Interior Department’s climate change adaptation science initiatives. The Advisory Committee on Climate Change and Natural Resource Science will advise the Secretary of [...]
Julie Lundquist, assistant professor at the University of Colorado Boulder with a joint appointment at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, was honored with the Rising Star Award at the Women of Wind Energy’s (WoWE) annual luncheon at the American Wind Energy Association’s WINDPOWER 2013 Conference in Chicago last week. The award is given to a [...]
Was it worth adding the role of council member on top of regular work duties? The 28 past council members said “yes.”
Be Colorado announces campus competition champion and winners of $300 airfare vouchers.
Employee Services’ benefits professionals will conduct Open Enrollment (OE) Sessions on each campus beginning today and continuing next week.
Since 1975, Fiske Planetarium has been the Johnny Appleseed of astronomy. Each year, 30,000 K-12 students and 4,000 University of Colorado Boulder students go there to take a front-row seat on the universe. Soon, they’ll get a better, clearer and deeper view. And Fiske won’t be just for astronomy anymore. For now, however, Fiske is [...]
Distinguished Professor Kristi Anseth of the chemical and biological engineering department and Professor Henry Kapteyn of the physics department at the University of Colorado Boulder have been elected members of the National Academy of Sciences, a top honor recognizing scientists and engineers for their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Anseth is affiliated with [...]
Fred Andreas, assistant professor adjunct of architecture at CU Denver, has been invited to be a featured speaker at the Asia-Pacific Economic Corporation (APEC) international conference in Changsha City, China, on May 25-26. Andreas will present two written papers on Living Wall research and progress and “Eco-Cities: Challenges and Practices,” presenting innovative approaches to sustainable [...]
The thought-provoking lineup for the 16th Colorado Learning and Teaching with Technology conference (COLTT) continues to develop, with registration now open for the event at CU-Boulder Aug. 7 and 8. Among the announced presentations: Winning Higher Ed Game: Technology Edition. CU Denver’s David Thomas leads an audience-participation game that predicts the future of higher as [...]
He might be known as the “baseball history guy,” but this professor at the Department of History at the University of Colorado Boulder is well-versed in more far-reaching issues.
University of Colorado benefits-eligible employees and retirees may make changes to benefits plans beginning at 8 a.m. Monday and continuing until 5 p.m. May 24.
Being forced to exercise may still help reduce anxiety and depression just as exercising voluntarily does, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder. Past studies have shown that people who exercise are more protected against stress-related disorders. And scientists know that the perception of control can benefit a person’s [...]
Two University of Colorado Boulder faculty — David Nesbitt, an adjoint professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and David Wineland, an adjoint professor of physics in CU-Boulder’s physics department who shared the 2012 Nobel Prize in physics — are among the luminaries selected for the 2013 class of members of the American Academy of Arts and [...]
The Boulder Faculty Assembly (BFA) recently recognized the recipients of the 2012-2013 Faculty Excellence Awards. Each spring, the BFA presents up to 12 members of the Boulder Faculty Senate with awards for faculty excellence, recognizing their outstanding work. The organization accepts nominees in three categories: excellence in the areas of teaching; service; and research, scholarly [...]
George Kacenga, director of International Enrollment Management at CU Denver; Anthony Shull, executive director of International Affairs at UCCS; and John Stevenson, dean of the Graduate School at CU-Boulder participated in the fourth annual International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education (IECHE) April 16-20 in the Riyadh International Exhibition Center. The main theme of the [...]
The 2013 winners of the CU-Boulder’s Campus Sustainability Awards program, which was established in 1997 to recognize outstanding individuals and departments demonstrating strong commitments to reducing the campus’ impact on the environment, were celebrated during a recent ceremony. The 2013 campus sustainability awardees are: • James Balog, Outstanding Alumni — Balog has been a leader [...]
Ross Corotis, the Denver Business Challenge Professor of Engineering at CU-Boulder and former dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science, will discuss the public and political challenges of natural hazard risk prevention as keynote for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering’s eighth annual Arnold D. Kerr Lecture on Wednesday at the University [...]
Linda Cordell, Ph.D., a former director of the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History, died March 29, 2013. She was 69. She earned her bachelor’s degree at George Washington University, her master’s at the University of Oregon, and her doctorate at the University of California Santa Barbara. She taught at the University of New [...]
Names of current and former University of Colorado faculty and staff who have died in recent weeks. List compiled by Employee Services. CU-Boulder Mary Ann Andersen, 79, classified staff retiree. April 7, 2013. Grant A. Johnson, 81, faculty retiree. April 3, 2013. Jeanette Tatum, 75, classified staff retiree. April 15, 2013. CU Denver Thomas M. [...]
In partnership with the Youth Services Initiative of the City of Boulder Parks and Recreation Department, the CU-Boulder Program in Environmental Design is hosting an art opening from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at the North Boulder Recreation Center, 3198 Broadway. Over the past 10 weeks, 40 Boulder middle and high school youth developed [...]
Longtime CU staff member this year became director of budget and finance for Continuing Education at CU-Boulder.
The title of CU President’s Teaching Scholar signifies the university system’s highest recognition of excellence in and commitment to learning and teaching, as well as active, substantial contributions to scholarly work.
Awardees for 2013 will be recognized at a reception from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. May 8 in the first floor conference room at 1800 Grant St.