Propelling CU campaign to success were more than 158,000 donors who made more than 403,000 gifts to the university CU 2006 to 2013.
Nov. 14 meeting at UCCS also included talk about criteria for the annual Staff Excellence Award.
The program supports early career investigators whose research has a direct impact on human health.
Sue Sharkey, vice chair of the CU Board of Regents, was honored Friday with the Annie Taylor Award from the David Horowitz Freedom Center during its Restoration Weekend in Palm Beach, Fla. The conservative think tank presents the awards annually in recognition of demonstrations of political courage. In receiving the award, Sharkey, a Castle Rock [...]
University of Colorado employees have until 5 p.m. Friday to enroll in a CU Health Plan. Limited Enrollment is open to employees who waived university medical plans and do not have health insurance. Those who waived CU Plans, but have health care coverage, are not eligible. Enrolling is simple Visit the Employee Services’ benefits area [...]
CU Connections will not publish new issues on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 28), Dec. 26 and Jan. 2. Deadline for submissions to the Dec. 5 issue is noon Wednesday, Nov. 27. The final new issue before the winter holiday break will appear Thursday, Dec. 19; deadline for submissions is noon Friday, Dec. 13. During the holiday [...]
Using computers on the Internet is like driving a car on the road: You take steps to protect yourself but sooner or later an accident may happen. With computers and the Internet it is the same. You take steps to protect yourself but sometimes your computer or personal information may be compromised. However, you can [...]
The idea for the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout began in 1970, when Arthur P. Mullaney, a guidance counselor at Randolph High School in Randolph, Mass., organized an event where he asked the smoking population of his community to give up cigarettes for 24 hours. Today, the event is a nationwide success, commemorated every [...]
The co-director of the Center for Urban Education at the University of Southern California spoke to a group of about 100 CU faculty and staff members at a student retention symposium Friday at Norlin Library on the Boulder campus.
Only 846 individuals have been honored with the Nobel Prize in its 112-year history, and the University of Colorado is proud to claim five of them.
Join CU retirement-plan sponsors for “Preparing to Retire” seminars, sessions and fairs next week at each campus.
There’s one week left for University of Colorado employees who waived university medical plans and do not have health insurance to enroll in university plans. Employees without medical insurance can enroll in CU medical plans during Limited Enrollment until 5 p.m. Nov. 22. Those who waived CU Health Plans, but have health care coverage, do [...]
Starting Friday, Be Colorado and Weight Watchers are teaming up to help CU Health Plan participants achieve their weight-loss goals and improve their overall health. Be Colorado will offer two options for customized weight-loss plans: Weight Watchers meetings with Monthly Pass Guidance from an experienced Leader who has lost weight with Weight Watchers Access [...]
The CU Foundation will be converting to a new accounting system (Blackbaud’s Financial Edge “FE”) with a planned go-live date of Monday, Nov. 18. This may result in a few days of “down time” around that date. Reporting from IFAS (the old system) will be available for a few weeks but will not be updated [...]
CU Connections will not publish new issues on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 28), Dec. 26 and Jan. 2. Next week’s issue is the last one before the Thanksgiving break; deadline for submissions is noon Friday, Nov. 15. Deadline for submissions to the Dec. 5 issue is noon Wednesday, Nov. 27. The final new issue before the [...]
Direct feedback and suggestions from employees regarding health and benefits plans will continue to be solicited.
During Limited Enrollment, from 8 a.m. Monday to 5 p.m. Nov. 22, employees without insurance may enroll in CU medical plans.
Be Colorado has joined forces with Weight Watchers to bring CU Health Plan participants special savings on valuable and convenient weight-loss solutions. Employees may choose from meetings at work, in their local community or Weight Watchers online. Together, Be Colorado and Weight Watchers will provide ongoing support, motivation and customized solutions to help employees reach [...]
Nominations are requested for the Elizabeth D. Gee Memorial Lectureship Award, which recognizes and honors an outstanding faculty member of the University of Colorado for efforts to advance women in academia, interdisciplinary scholarly contributions and distinguished teaching. Instituted in 1992, the award is named for Elizabeth Gee, a faculty member in the Health Sciences Center [...]
Ask Erik Jensen about the future of Social Security, and he’ll refer you to a powerful group of people, 75 million strong, who are ensuring the program’s viability. The baby boomer generation — born 1946 -1964 — is increasingly moving toward retirement. Its members have the backing of AARP, one of the country’s largest lobbying [...]
Regents Stephen Ludwig and Glen Gallegos brought discussion of program prioritization to the Faculty Senate’s Oct. 24 meeting, where Faculty Senate/Faculty Council members expressed concern over potential duplication of efforts and increased workloads for faculty asked to take on additional self-study and reporting responsibilities.
We write today to convey recent actions by the Board of Regents and hope to dispel some misconceptions that have recently come to our attention.
System Staff Council announced the award last week and hosted a reception Oct. 24 for Dyet, fellow nominees for the award, and employees recognized for reaching milestones of service to the University of Colorado.
Employee Services will conduct a limited enrollment from Nov. 11-22 to allow CU employees who have waived university medical plans and do not have health insurance to enroll in university plans.
With gridlock in Washington, D.C., and an economy that’s had more ups and downs than your average roller coaster, investing in the stock market will leave your finances in shambles, right? Think again, says Sam Casad.
The Faculty Council Women’s Committee announces a call for proposals for the CU Women Succeeding 12th Annual Professional Development Symposium. The one-day symposium runs 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 28, 2014, on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. The committee welcomes proposals for workshops, roundtables, book discussions, panels, and other interactive and innovative formats focused on the [...]
Members of the University of Colorado community can receive a 30 percent discount on the registration fees for next week’s Accessing Higher Ground – the 16th annual Accessible Media, Web and Technology Conference, which will be Nov. 4-8 at the Westin Hotel in Westminster, Colorado. “The conference offers a unique opportunity to learn from speakers across the [...]
The honor goes annually to faculty members who demonstrate exemplary performance in research or creative work, a record of excellence in classroom teaching and supervision of individual learning, and outstanding service to the profession, the university and its affiliates.
An administrative policy dealing with University of Colorado retirees who return to work at one of the four campuses continued to be a topic of debate by University of Colorado Staff Council at its Oct. 17 meeting on the Boulder campus.
Health screening results will be mailed to your home two to four weeks after your appointment Walk-ins are accepted from 7 a.m.-11 a.m.; just make sure you bring your health insurance card with you You are automatically entered to win one of 50 free Fitbits. The drawing will take place in December. Need a little [...]