Twenty faculty members recently were honored for 25 years of service to the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus. Honorees attended a celebration at the home of Chancellor Don Elliman and his wife, Mary. Each honoree receives a medal in commemoration for 25 years of service. “The service that you’ve given CU and [...]
For the first time, a matrix for merit pay that is dependent on employee performance score and salary will be used for classified staff.
Annual All-Staff Council Conference includes salute to Chillemi, Douvres, Medal and Muller.
The meetings are open to all campus community members; faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.
Using photos, diagrams and charts, a CU Denver professor demystified the world of math and showed how mathematical models can help political leaders keep the peace across the globe. Loren Cobb, Ph.D., research associate professor in mathematical and statistical sciences and director of the CU Denver Statistical Consulting Service, was one of the featured speakers [...]
Grant Jones, executive director of the Center for African American Health at the University of Colorado Denver, has been selected to serve on the health disparities panel of the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), which was created by the Affordable Care Act. PCORI panels are critical contacts ensuring stakeholder input into the nation’s health [...]
Wade Thomas Cathey Jr., professor emeritus at CU-Boulder, received the 2013 Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M. Burley Prize of the Optical Society (OSA). Cathey is being honored for seminal contributions to the field of computational optical imaging and its commercial application. … Rhonda Truesdale, a human resources and finance manager for the University of Colorado’s Anschutz [...]
In 1993, he taught courses at the University of Colorado Denver, and in 1997 became full-time faculty. His research work has evolved to focus on polymers and biomechanics.
The world is ever changing; having the ability to communicate in a diverse world is a key to success in many aspects of life. This was a key message from Brenda J. Allen, Ph.D., associate vice chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion, during last week’s brown bag lunch and learn hosted by Staff Council. The session was presented [...]
Jimmy Kim, associate professor in civil engineering at the CU Denver, has been invited by the American Composite Manufactures Association (ACMA) to deliver a lecture at the upcoming ACMA specialty conference (Corrosion, Mining, and Infrastructure) May 15-16 at the Denver Tech Center. His presentation will focus on his recent research findings regarding advanced composite materials [...]
CU president will deliver an update on the state of the university, followed by a question-and-answer session with audience members. All faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.
Denver’s controversial “camping ban” has left the homeless no place to sleep outdoors safely and legally at night, forcing them into hidden spots or to seek indoor options that don’t exist, according to a report written by a University of Colorado Denver political science professor. In collaboration with the Denver Homeless Out Loud (DHOL) community [...]
Dominic Martinez has been promoted from director to senior director of the Office of Inclusion and Outreach, formerly the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Colorado Denver. Martinez will continue his current duties, and, in addition, will help develop programs and initiatives between CU Denver’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs [...]
Jian Yang, CU Denver Business School associate professor of finance, has been recognized for his work in commodities education and research by Commodity HQ. Yang is among 15 academics named “Commodity Friendly” on the Commodity HQ website. A chartered financial analyst (CFA), Yang teaches courses in emerging markets finance, investment analysis as well as investment [...]
David Hildebrand, associate professor of philosophy at CU Denver, presented a conference paper, “Entertainment is Not Art: A Pragmatist Defense of an Aesthetic Distinction,” at the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy’s 40th annual meeting in Atlantic City, N.J. … Aimee Bernard, senior instructor in integrative biology at CU Denver, [...]
The vital role the University of Colorado plays in ensuring student success and creating the next generation of leaders was celebrated and affirmed at CU Advocacy Day at the state Capitol March 22.
Connecting with students early in their academic careers will be a primary goal of Chris Dowen, who started last week as the university’s first director of K-12 outreach. Dowen comes to the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus from the University of Denver’s Morgridge College of Education, where he was assistant dean of [...]
Robert Metcalf, associate professor and chair of philosophy at the University of Colorado Denver, has been selected to participate in Emory University’s Institute for the History of Philosophy this June, a two-week workshop involving 10 scholars in philosophy from across the country. In July, Metcalf will teach a weeklong text seminar on Heidegger as part [...]
More than 1,000 Denver Public Schools students received a warm University of Colorado Denver welcome on Friday as the annual Higher Education Expo at Auraria gave them an up-close look at what the university has to offer. Raul Cardenas, Ph.D., associate vice chancellor for student affairs, delivered a welcoming address to the mostly ninth-graders in [...]
Rian Kerrane, an associate professor of sculpture in the College of Arts and Media at the University of Colorado Denver, hosts Iron Pour outside the Arts Building on the Auraria Campus from dusk until 10 p.m. Friday. Scrap iron is heated to 2300 degrees or higher, becoming molten, and is then poured into molds — [...]
Research and teaching contributions by the four campuses in health care, engineering, law, education and business are well-represented.
Stepping is one of the oldest traditions in the world and CU Denver Live! along with The CU Denver Office of Student Life hosted an event at the end of February in the King Center Recital Hall to bring this tradition to the University of Colorado Denver campus. Step Afrika! is the first professional company [...]
A panel with deep roots in the University of Colorado Denver recently told the wild and woolly story of the university’s “Road to Independence and Beyond” during an event celebrating the institution’s 40th anniversary. Panelists and topics included: Jarett Zuboy, master’s student in history and author of a to-be-published book on CU Denver’s history: The [...]
The University of Colorado Denver’s Human Resources Office this year chose to donate its time in the CU in the Community campaign to the Food Bank of the Rockies. Twenty-three volunteers from the office filled almost 500 boxes — 6.5 tons — with food for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s food program that targets low-income, [...]
Even in high school, Margarita Bianco knew she wanted to be a teacher: Volunteer work with a young boy who had significant support needs piqued her interest in special education. Over the years, she also developed an expertise in gifted education.
A series of studies by two University of Colorado Denver Business School professors indicate a large level of surplus deferred compensation and near-retirement salary growth among both K-12 and university employees. Overall, the three studies point to potential conflicts between agents managing employee compensation and taxpayers providing the benefits. At the very minimum, the studies [...]
Members of the Communication Department from Denver and Beijing participated in the annual meeting of the Western States Communication Association (WSCA) in Reno, Nev., Feb. 15-19. Associate Chair of Communication Brian L. Ott was honored as the president-elect of WSCA and became the association’s president. Ott organized the 2013 conference, “Going Global: Communication in the [...]
Three award-winning UCCS faculty and staff will be recognized Wednesday at a reception. Those being honored are: Robert Camley, professor, Department of Physics. Camley was named a distinguished professor in October; Anatoliy Glushchenko, associate professor, Department of Physics. Glushchenko was named a winner of the Thomas Jefferson Award in January; Drew Martorella, executive [...]
A new study from the University of Colorado Denver shows that the earliest human burial practices in Eurasia varied widely, with some graves lavish and ornate while the vast majority were fairly simple. “We don’t know why some of these burials were so ornate, but what’s striking is that they postdate the arrival of modern [...]
The University of Colorado Staff Council (UCSC) requests nominations of classified staff and professional exempt employees for the annual Service Excellence Award. The award is presented to one qualified person from each campus and system administration, and includes a $1,000 cash award to be presented at the All Staff Council Conference on April 12. Each [...]