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.
The bear hug between the mom in a cap and gown and son in Navy fatigues went on for more than a minute. Zac Drake, stationed in Japan, hadn’t seen his mother, Beth Rozinek, in 18 months. He surprised her by flying in for her graduation. Spring Commencement took place Saturday morning under sunny skies [...]
Kelly Chadwick, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Human Resources coordinator, is the recipient of the “Let Your Light Shine” award for April. Chadwick has worked for the university for just over a year and already has had five different supervisors. Even with such change in leadership, she still has been able to excel and [...]
Gregory T.S. Walker, professor in the University of Colorado Denver College of Arts and Media (CAM) in the string program, performed the world-premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer George Walker’s “Bleu” for solo violin at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., on April 20. George Walker is Gregory’s father. The younger Walker performed playing a [...]
Allison Kempe, professor of pediatrics at the School of Medicine and director of the Children’s Outcomes Research Program at Children’s Hospital Colorado, has been appointed to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Her term begins July 1. Last month, Kempe was named “Big Shot of the Year” by [...]
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.
For nearly a quarter century, Les and Marianne Franklin, through their Shaka Franklin Foundation for Youth, have devoted substantial efforts and resources to helping underserved Metro Denver youth develop self-esteem, life skills and the goal of pursuing higher education. The Franklins’ goals will outlive them at the University of Colorado Denver, where they are making [...]
Finance Jian Yang, associate professor of finance at the University of Colorado Denver Business School, has co-authored “The Differential Impact of the Bank-Firm Relationship on IPO Underpricing: Evidence from China.” The work has been recommended for the best paper award by the “Pacific-Basin Finance Journal.” The designation comes with a $2,000 cash award and an [...]
CU Online’s 2013 Spring Symposium, “Going Places With CU Online,” is set for May 23 at the Marriott SpringHill Suites on the Auraria Campus. Registration is open: Click Here to Register From CU Online: Fasten your seatbelts, place your tray-tables in a full, upright position, and turn ON your devices! It’s time for the 2013 [...]
With the gift, the newly renamed Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship will expand its annual Business Plan competition to encompass universities throughout Colorado and the West.
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.
If America can end its addiction to debt, believe again in shared sacrifice and swap out myth for math, it just might reverse the nation’s financial free fall. Retired U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson brought that sobering message and his renowned tart humor to the 2013 Celebration of Success dinner on May 1. The Celebration of [...]
The “BioSIPs” technology project by Julee Herdt, professor in the College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) at the University of Colorado Denver and a working architect, was selected as a finalist for the U.S. Green Building Council, Colorado Public Interest Design Award. Six statewide awards were presented during the Rocky Mountain Green sustainability conference in [...]
Three faculty members and five students from the film and television program at the College of Arts and Media at CU Denver attended workshops and the College Television Awards gala in Los Angeles on April 25. “The Mortal Coils,” a web series produced by students, won third place in the national competition. Those involved with [...]
Chris Yakacki, assistant professor of College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS), mechanical engineering at CU Denver, recently served as a guest editor for Polymer Reviews, the second-most cited polymer review journal. As guest editor, he created a special issue titled, “Shape-Memory and Shape-Changing Polymers.” “Shape-memory and shape-changing polymers are a dynamic class of materials [...]
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 next Funding in Focus, a forum presented by the CU Advocates program, is set for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 29 at the University of Colorado Denver. Todd Saliman, CU vice president and chief financial officer, and Jeff Parker, vice chancellor of administration and finance at CU Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus, will [...]
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 [...]
The School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver in partnership with the Leach Family Fund are hosting a free event, “The School/College of Education of the Future,” with John Medina, author of “Brain Rules” and “Brain Rules for Baby” on Wednesday at the Tivoli Student Union, Room 320. Enjoy a [...]
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.
Faculty, staff, students and alumni pitched in more than 2,000 hours of community service during this year’s CU in the Community campaign. While the featured partner was Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver, university representatives also volunteered for 16 other organizations across the Denver metropolitan area. The campaign ran from Nov. 5, 2012, to Feb. [...]
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 [...]
Doug Novins, director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Children’s Hospital Colorado, recently was bestowed the title of Cy and Lydia Professor of Child Psychiatry. .. Malik Kahook, professor of ophthalmology at the School of Medicine, will receive the 2013 Ludwig von Sallmann Clinician-Scientist Award at the Association for Research in Vision and [...]
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. [...]
Longtime CU staff member this year became director of budget and finance for Continuing Education at CU-Boulder.
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.
A full breadth of research — from small-scale agriculture to technology in middle schools to the effects of bone loss — was showcased Friday at the 16th annual Research and Creative Activities Symposium. The RaCAS alternates between the CU Denver campus and the Anschutz Medical Campus, and this year was the Denver Campus’s turn as host. [...]
Thomas McCoy, a staff member at the Centers, School of Public Affairs at CU Denver for 11 years, died April 11 at his home in Westminster. McCoy was born in Philadelphia in 1938 and lived in Hodgdon, Maine, and in Colorado in Steamboat Springs and Denver. He held various jobs including a college English teacher, [...]