All new University of Colorado international employees – including students, scholars and researchers – must consult with CU’s international tax specialists to determine and document their tax residency status and fill out related paperwork. Tax appointments also might be required for workers whose immigration status has changed. Ideally, this consultation should occur before an employee’s [...]
Passwords have become a critical part of our daily lives. We use passwords to log onto our computer, read our email, update our finances, shop online and even watch movies. It seems that doing almost anything on the Internet today requires some type of password. As a result, your passwords represent the keys to your [...]
The Together Colorado 5K Walk/Run For Fun in the Sun is a leisurely morning walk, run or stroll around Sloan’s Lake in Denver to celebrate Colorado nonprofit organizations. Saturday’s inaugural event is raising money in support of the ongoing Colorado Combined Campaign and its mission to encourage charitable giving to benefit the state and its [...]
The upcoming COLTT Conference promises dozens of presentations and workshops from professionals with credentials in academia and scientific applications, including a keynote speech from the CU regent at large.
Jennifer George and Julie Papa, lawyers with extensive legal experience in employment and finance, have been chosen to share duties as legal counsel for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Each fill 60 percent appointments as members of the CU legal team assigned to UCCS. Their appointments were announced by Patrick O’Rourke, vice president, university [...]
The university benefited from more than a quarter billion dollars in private support in the fiscal year ending June 30. That total exceeds the previous record, set in 2012, by 13 percent.
James O. Hill, executive director for the Colorado Center for Health and Wellness at the University of Colorado, professor of pediatrics and medicine at the School of Medicine, and director of the Center for Human Nutrition and the Colorado Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC), has been named to the Science Advisory Board of Curves International [...]
Kate Tallman, senior director for CU’s Technology Transfer Office (TTO) at the Boulder and Colorado Springs campuses, has been named Interim Associate Vice President of Technology Transfer for the university.
The importance of separating government and religion will be the focus of a 7 p.m. July 18 event at the University Center Theater. Rev. Barry Lynn, executive director, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, will discuss what he perceives to be the predominant issues concerning religious liberty in his talk titled, “Three 800-Pound [...]
University of Colorado Colorado Springs Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak was honored with the Pikes Peak Range Riders’ Silver Spur Award during the group’s annual dinner June 23. “I was surprised, honored and humbled by this award,” Shockley-Zalabak said. “The award really is for the work of an entire campus.” The Silver Spur Award recognizes Shockley-Zalabak’s impact [...]
Kerry Peterson, an assistant professor at the Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences in the Graduate Nursing Department at UCCS, has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the American Psychiatric Nursing Foundation (APNF), a charitable foundation dedicated to preserving psychiatric mental health nursing’s past and ensuring its future. Peterson was awarded the grant for [...]
Phil Trujillo, head coach of men’s golf at UCCS, recently was named the Eaton Golf Pride South Central Region Coach of the Year in conjunction with the Golf Coaches Association of America. It is his sixth regional coach of the year award in his 13 seasons. Trujillo led the Mountain Lions to their fifth national [...]
When calculating the percentage of ethnic minority students attending Colorado public four-year colleges, the University of Colorado is No. 1: CU educates 32 percent of the minority students enrolled in the state’s public four-year higher education institutions.
The Board of Regents approved awards of tenure and appointments with tenure for 63 faculty members across the system.
A new systemwide administrative policy statement outlines CU’s requirement for each campus to establish a Behavioral Review and Intervention Team and provides institutional guidelines for policies to be adopted by each campus.
More than 300 Colorado high school students tested their academic and athletics skills at the Auraria Campus as part of the systemwide CU Pre-Collegiate Development Program event.
With efforts ranging from personal help to those who lost homes to serving as a community evacuation site, UCCS was a community resource during the June 11 Black Forest Fire. As the fire reached full containment and more than 30,000 people return to their homes following evacuations, Tim Stoecklein, program director, Office of Emergency Management, [...]
Dan Theodorescu, director of the CU Cancer Center and Paul Bunn Professor, has been appointed to the editorial board of Cancer Research, the flagship journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. He also was elected treasurer of the Society of Urologic Oncology for a three-year term, after having served three years as a board [...]
In the General Prologue to “The Canterbury Tales,” Geoffrey Chaucer says of the Clerk of Oxenford, “And gladly would he learn and gladly teach.” It’s a line that Tom Napierkowski says is “central to my identity.
Sadie Farnsworth was recently hired as the first UCCS women’s golf coach. Farnsworth was selected after a national search. Her appointment was announced by Steve Kirkham, director of athletics. “We are very excited to have Sadie with her playing background at the Division II level and in the RMAC,” Kirkham said. “She exemplified our philosophy as [...]
The Colorado Department of Higher Education has scheduled a series of meetings in communities across the state to gather input on proposed changes to the state’s college admissions standards policy and its remedial education policy. Task force members began meeting in May 2012 to evaluate current policies governing how students are admitted to college and [...]
The CU system has announced a new agreement with Coursera, a leading massive open online course (MOOC) platform, that will allow faculty members from all CU campuses the opportunity to explore use of the Coursera technology platform for delivering education.
The Cragmor neighborhood south of Austin Bluffs Parkway is scheduled for millions of dollars in improvements beginning this summer, residents learned during a Tuesday night meeting at Berger Hall. A crowd of about 150 including faculty and staff members who live in the area attended a neighborhood meeting where city engineering representatives detailed where new [...]
A research proposal by Tom Pyszczynski, a Distinguished Professor at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, and Jeff Greenberg at the University of Arizona has received funding by the Immortality Project at the University of California, Riverside. “Religious and Scientific Paths to Immortality: A Clash of Cultures?” will examine why some people embrace pursuing indefinite [...]
Free food, art, music and poetry will be highlighted during a First Friday exhibit scheduled for 5:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 7 at UCCS GOCA 121 and IDEA at Colorado College. The First Friday adventure begins with a 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. reception “A Place Apart: Colorado and the American West, Photographs by [...]
The President’s Teaching and Learning Collaborative (PTLC) – the University of Colorado’s Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Program – hosted its latest poster session on Monday, drawing dozens to the CU Anschutz Medical Campus to share research findings across disciplines.
This is the one time of year when University of Colorado benefits-eligible employees and retirees may make changes to benefits. If you take no action, you will be automatically enrolled into your current plan elections.
As construction crews work to complete the physical structure for the Lane Center for Academic Health Sciences on North Nevada Avenue, faculty members are working to define what will happen inside the space. Provost Mary Coussons-Read – along with faculty representing nursing, health sciences, biology, psychology, the CU Center on Aging, and the Trauma, Health [...]
CU Regent Emeritus Tillie Bishop and his wife, Pat, were toasted by current and former members of the Board of Regents, elected officials and University of Colorado Colorado Springs administrators at an event earlier this month. They used words such as statesman, mentor and leader to describe the legendary 78-year-old legislator from Grand Junction. But [...]
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.