Representing all four campuses and system administration, attendees convened at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus to take advantage of opportunities for professional development, career support and networking with colleagues.
This year’s award winners – two faculty members, a staff professional and two students – were chosen for embodying and advancing the ideals of Thomas Jefferson.
The University of Colorado and The Wildlife Experience, the largest cultural institution in Douglas County, will collaborate to allow CU to begin offering classes in south metro Denver in fall 2014.
With more than two dozen units across campus creating blueprints of how they deliver services, a larger picture is developing of students’ experience at CU Denver. The goal is to smooth the pathway to a degree for each and every student. Phase One of the service blueprinting process launched in late September and wrapped up [...]
Names of current and former University of Colorado faculty and staff who have died in recent weeks. List compiled by Employee Services. CU-Boulder Jean D. Messimer, 92, classified retiree. Feb. 7, 2014. Kathryn H.O. White, 64, research assistant. Feb. 14, 2014. CU Denver Francis Hunter Tapp, 63, classified retiree. Feb. 14, 2014. Vivian A. Vernon, [...]
At CU, we understand that diversity means being inclusive; respecting and learning from one another no matter our ethnicity, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, ability status, religion, nationality, culture or beliefs. This foundational understanding of inclusivity is woven into every aspect of our university culture, ensuring that all of our faculty, staff, current and prospective [...]
The CU community is invited to join Kelly Fox, senior vice chancellor and CFO, in congratulating Louise Vale for over 20 years of service to the University of Colorado. A retirement reception will be from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, in the Koenig Alumni Center, 1202 University Ave., Boulder. Vale has served [...]
Across CU, renovations of two existing buildings and construction of a new facility are positioned well to receive state funding following endorsements from the state’s Capital Development Committee.
For the coming fiscal year, administrators are recommending 4.5 percent raises for classified staff, to match the Joint Budget Committee’s stipulation for state employees. For faculty and exempt professionals, CU administrators are recommending a 3 percent merit pool.
CU in the Community soon will be wrapping up. This year’s program opened in November with an invitation to all to participate from Chancellor Don Elliman and Lily Marks, executive vice president and vice president for Health Affairs for the University of Colorado and executive vice chancellor for the Anschutz Medical Campus. Food Bank of [...]
Be Colorado on Monday will launch its annual campaign for the SUCCEED Health Assessment (HA). The HA is a free, confidential online questionnaire that allows CU Health Plan participants to view a snapshot of their overall health and wellness. New prizes every week: This year, Be Colorado will be raffling off exciting prizes each week [...]
About 2,700 emails were sent to CU Denver addresses in an effort to obtain user name and password information.
Since breaking ground in January 2013, the new CU Denver academic building on the Auraria Campus has been evolving along Speer Boulevard at Larimer Street. Perhaps most noticeable in the past month, the shiny insulation on the exterior has been covered with stone and red brick, a look that meshes with the style of surrounding buildings such as [...]
Pamela Laird, professor and chair of history at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at CU Denver, was interviewed by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) as a part of their celebration of January as National Mentoring Month, and the resulting feature is currently showcased on their blog. In the interview, Laird describes [...]
“A Healthy World of Living and Learning” was presented by the University of Colorado Denver Black Staff and Faculty Affinity Group. Students, many visiting from Aurora high schools, heard Adrian Miller’s spicy tale of a uniquely American cuisine.
It often is said that the highest praise comes from one’s peers. That’s exactly how the new CU Denver Faculty Recognition Awards are being determined. Here are the honorees in the inaugural round of this program coordinated through the CU Denver Faculty Assembly: Paul Musso – College of Arts and Media, Music Department Carol Dee [...]
Law and art may not seem like the most natural of pairings, but a new film allows viewers to peer into the creative process that produced stunning adornments for the Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center. Jessica McGaugh, an instructor of film and television programming in the College of Arts and Media at CU Denver, [...]
CU Denver Business School finance professor Jian Yang is one of 11 experts who has been invited to the brainstorming meeting to prepare for the 2014 World Economic Forum summer Davos meeting — or the Annual Meeting of the New Champions. The meeting is a summer session, continuing work from the 2014 World Economic Forum [...]
Stan Soocher, associate professor of Music and Entertainment Industry Studies at CU Denver, presented the “Annual Entertainment Law in Review” to the Nashville Bar Association in December. This was his 20th consecutive year doing so. His 2013 speech covered recent court rulings on, among other things, band partnership disputes, rights of publicity, content in video [...]
University of Colorado Staff Council (UCSC) is seeking nominations for the annual Service Excellence Award, an honor that recognizes one staff member from each campus and from system administration who have provided outstanding and sustained volunteer service to their campus, community/civic/professional organizations, and the university as a whole through active involvement in staff events, community [...]
COLTT (Colorado Learning and Teaching with Technology) Conference presents two of its Galloping COLTT events this month, with Adobe training on the CU-Boulder and CU Denver campuses. CU-Boulder—Feb. 26 Location: Norlin Library E113 Schedule: 9:00-11:30 Intermediate – Advanced Photoshop Techniques 1:00-3:30 Adobe InDesign & Digital Publishing For more information and to register, please go to: [...]
When Jill Wilschke, LMFT, visited CU Denver to interview for the position of veteran mental health specialist, the interviewers invited a student veteran to participate in a “mock” counseling session with her. Wilschke’s experience had been with the U.S. Marine Corps, so the student—who represented a different branch of the military—vowed, half-joking, to “give her [...]
Rudi Hartmann, associate professor of geography and environmental sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at CU Denver, recently published a paper “The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam: A Museum and Literary Landscape Goes Virtual Reality,” in the journal Journalism and Mass Communication. In the paper, Hartmann discusses the historical transition of the Anne Frank [...]
John Weihaupt, emeritus professor, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at CU Denver, has published his second book on the exploration and discoveries in Antarctica. “Of Maps and Men: The Mysterious Discovery of Antarctica” was released last month. This story begins with Weihaupt’s own explorations deep in the interior of Antarctica and the questions they [...]
Xcel Energy is on track to reduce its carbon emissions by almost 35 percent by 2020 and continues progressive approaches to meeting environmental challenges, customer needs and the demands of today’s two-way energy system, CEO Ben Fowke said at CU Denver. Fowke, who also serves as chairman and president of Xcel Energy, spoke to more [...]
The FBI and U.S. Department of Homeland Security are warning that colleges and universities are a new, ripe target for cyber criminals using fake “.edu” email addresses, an unfortunate fact some CU employees recently experienced firsthand.
This image shows what a viewer sees when they hold their tablet up to a bald eagle marker. Information about the eagle drops down on the left side of the screen while a 3-D bald eagle moves within the landscape.[/caption] Imagine strolling along a wildlife refuge trail and finding a marker with a symbol of [...]
Louise Vale, vice chancellor for administration at the University of Colorado Boulder, will retire March 14. Senior Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer Kelly Fox said Vale has had a “distinguished career providing financial management and strategic direction to the University of Colorado for over 20 years.” She added that Vale provided outstanding leadership during [...]
Michael Jenson, associate professor of architecture and associate dean of Academic Affairs for the College of Architecture and Planning at CU Denver, has been appointed assistant vice chancellor for Research and Creative Activities. He joins Associate Vice Chancellor Bob Damrauer in offices on the third floor of the Lawrence Street Center. This part-time role will [...]
A new book by Sam McGuire of the College of Arts & Media at CU Denver, titled “Modern MIDI: Sequencing and Performing Using Traditional and Mobile Tools,” discusses the tools needed to properly and effectively use Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) in a modern setting while still incorporating vintage MIDI gear. In the book, released [...]