The CU Board of Regents is calling for nominations for 2014 Honorary Degrees, University Medals and Distinguished Service Awards. Deadline is Nov. 15. An Honorary Degree (Doctor of Humane Letters or Doctor of Science) is the highest award the University of Colorado can bestow. It is the policy of the Board of Regents to award [...]
He’s the first UCCS faculty member to develop a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), a free, eight-week course on beginning game programming.
The UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art will feature nine UCCS visual art faculty member artists in the downtown gallery, GOCA121, beginning Oct. 4. The exhibit opens with a 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 4 reception at GOCA121, 121 S. Tejon. In this themed exhibit, nine UCCS Visual Art faculty member artists – Matt Barton, [...]
New faculty members have joined UCCS in the School of Public Affairs and the College of Business. They are: Henriikka Weir, assistant professor, School of Public Affairs: Weir previously was an instructor in the criminology program at the University of Texas at Dallas, a graduate teaching assistant at UT-Dallas and a police officer and investigator [...]
Marcus Winters, assistant professor in the College of Education at UCCS, along with Joshua Cowen of the University of Kentucky, recently published “Who Would Stay, Who Would Stay, Who Would Be Dismissed? An Empirical Consideration of Value-Added Teacher Retention Policies” in the August/September edition of “Educational Researcher,” an education policy journal. … Edgar Cota-Torres, associate [...]
Names of current and former University of Colorado faculty and staff who have died in recent weeks. List compiled by Employee Services. UCCS Margaret E. Mistry, 74, senior instructor. Sept. 14, 2013. Click here for an obituary and more information in UCCS Communique. Stanley Powell, 63, equipment operator II. Sept. 12, 2013.
The 12th Annual CU Women Succeeding professional development symposium has been announced for Feb. 27-28, 2014, at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. The theme is “Empowerment for Excellence,” and features a keynote address by Lilly Marks, vice president for health affairs and executive vice chancellor of the Anschutz Medical Campus. Registration fee is $25. More [...]
The programs compiled within CU For Colorado reflect the four pillars that encompass all of the university’s activities.
The process is aimed at eliminating redundancies and determining the relevance and necessity of existing programs.
Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of occasional articles about the activities that will take place inside the Lane Center for Academic Health Sciences. The Lane Center is scheduled to open in January 2014 on North Nevada Avenue. High blood pressure is often called the silent killer. But a Beth-El College of Nursing [...]
UCCS Provost Mary Coussons-Read opened the first Chancellor’s Forum for the fall semester by announcing a reorganization of duties among key staff members within the academic affairs functions of her office to “expand capacity while adding as few administrative positions as possible.” David Moon will become vice provost for institutional effectiveness and undergraduate education. Kelli [...]
More faculty have joined the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering and Applied Science, School of Public Affairs, and College of Education at UCCS. They are: Irina Kopaneva, assistant professor, Department of Communication, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences: Kopaneva previously served as a teaching assistant at Washington State University and assistant [...]
Glen Whitehead, associate professor, Department of Visual and Performing Arts, and director of the music program at UCCS, performed the world premiere of a trumpet concerto composed by Sean Hennessy at the Chamber Orchestra of the Springs 30th Anniversary Gala concert Sept. 14 at the Cornerstone Arts Center at Colorado College.
The final two Procurement Service Center (PSC) Supplier Showcases in the current series are set for today and Wednesday. PSC showcases provide an opportunity for suppliers to display and demonstrate new products and services. Showcases also provide CU faculty and staff with an opportunity to meet with suppliers they already do business with and discover [...]
The nationally recognized excellence of the University of Colorado’s campuses and undergraduate programs is again highlighted in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges, the 2014 edition of which was released Tuesday.
A significant rise in the number of new freshmen this fall is driving enrollment growth at University of Colorado campuses, which now count nearly 58,000 students.
Upon entering the CU Resources area, employees will find timely, useful news and information about the university, their jobs, their benefits, their health, job perks and more. Plus, the CU Resources business applications used by employees will be accessed in the same way following the launch.
Coloradans with pulmonary hypertension, or PH, have found hope and support in the Fourth Annual Colorado Pulmonary Hypertension 5K Run for PHun, which returns to Denver at 9 a.m. Sunday in City Park.
The UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art with UCCS Peak FreQuency Creative Arts Collective will host composer and pianist Anthony Davis at 7 p.m. Sept. 17 at GOCA121 in the Plaza of the Rockies, 121 S. Tejon Street as part of the “Sonic Landscapes” concert series. The concert and exhibit are free and open to the [...]
Eight new faculty members have joined the University of Colorado Colorado Springs College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering and Applied Science, Kraemer Family Library, and the College of Business. They are: Cheryl Doughty, instructor, Biology Department, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences — Doughty previously served as a visiting assistant professor at [...]
Abby Ferber and Andrea Herrera, professors in the Department of Women’s and Ethnic Studies at UCCS, contributed “Teaching Privilege Through an Intersectional Lens” in “Deconstructing Privilege: Teaching and Learning as Allies in the Classroom,” a text edited by Kim Case, associate professor, University of Houston-Clear Lake. The book was published by Rutledge in June.
The Excellence in Leadership Program (ELP) is now accepting nominations for the 2013 Excellence in Leadership Award. ELP is a university-sponsored leadership program that seeks to develop high potential individuals as effective leaders. In the past decade, 413 university faculty and staff have completed the program, which is supported by the Office of the President. [...]
The current series of Procurement Service Center (PSC) Supplier Showcases continues Sept. 19 at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. PSC showcases provide an opportunity for suppliers to display and demonstrate new products and services. Showcases also provide CU faculty and staff with an opportunity to meet with suppliers they already do business with and discover [...]
That investment in CU maintains the university’s place as one of the top research institutions in the country, the total ranking as fourth-highest in CU history.
CU, which also is joining with LinkedIn for a pilot program connecting alumni and building greater networking opportunities, was one of several institutions across the globe asked to help frame the pages through confidential beta testing.
Record student enrollment brought a record number of cars to campus last week. Jim Spice, executive director, Parking and Transportation Services, said the university’s 5,195 parking spaces were mostly occupied Monday through Thursday. The peak demand occurred at approximately 10 a.m. each day. Parking Services staff members helped some students to park along roadways in [...]
Six new faculty members have joined the College of Engineering and Applied Science, the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and the Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences at UCCS. They are: John Adams, instructor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering and Applied Science — Adams previously served as a lecturer [...]
Jian Yang, a CU Denver Business School professor of finance, has been recognized for his manuscript regarding real estate investments by the American Real Estate Society (ARES). His work, “Price Jump Risk on the U.S. Housing Market,” was selected as the best in its category. Yang’s research interests in investment focus on empirical asset pricing, [...]
She has directed the UCCS Freshman Seminar Program for 20 years, or approximately half of her career.
Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak told the members of the Class of 2017 to embrace uncertainty during Freshman Convocation Aug. 21. In a departure from recent years, Shockley-Zalabak took the podium to address the record-breaking freshman class and a sprinkling of parents. In a 20-minute address, she cited statistics, shared personal anecdotes, and quotations from both famous and obscure [...]