If you are an entity not affiliated with the University of Colorado and try to use the interlocking CU logo for a brochure you are developing and haven’t received permission from the university, you might get a phone call from Tara Dressler.
The new accounts offer three main benefits – tax-free health savings, the ability to grow those savings, and spending on qualified medical expenses anytime, from today throughout your retirement.
Money Smart Week, April 18-25, is an opportunity for faculty and staff to reflect on their personal finances following tax season. Started by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002 and designed to raise financial awareness, the week is an opportunity to build financial literacy. Communities around Colorado offer events to increase knowledge of [...]
The April 30 deadline for the 2015 CUSP program is fast approaching. CUSP, which stands for CU Shared Practices, is the systemwide, best practices program that honors employee innovations and business process improvements. CUSP accepts submissions from all campuses, and awards cash prizes – four awards of $1,000 and one grand prize of $1,500 – [...]
Applications for the 2015-2016 cohort of President’s Teaching and Learning Collaborative (PTLC) Faculty Researchers are now being accepted. Central to the work of the PTLC is creating and publishing scholarship in teaching and learning that contributes both to theory and effective teaching practice in and across disciplines. To this end, each Faculty Researcher designs and [...]
CU President Bruce Benson has begun a spring slate of Town Hall meetings, where faculty and staff at all four campuses and system administration are invited to hear an update on the university. His next appearance will be Monday at UCCS. Benson plans to speak on state funding, the CU Foundation to Advancement transition, the [...]
The Office of Policy and Efficiency announced the changes to Administrative Policy Statements from the academic/research, administrative/general, facilities, information technology and student areas.
Four awardees received trophies and $1,000 prizes from UCSC at last week’s All Staff Council Conference at History Colorado in Denver.
From academic research to scholarship endowments to building construction, donor generosity is playing a vital role at CU more than ever.
House Bill 1220 would require institutions of higher education to establish agreements with nearby medical facilities with specialists who may provide treatment to students in need of sexual assault exams.
CU 401(a) and 403(b) plan participants can see the exact funds into which they’ll be reinvested by reviewing the Plans’ mapping guides, now available.
More than 140 CU Health Plan participants, including University of Colorado employees, are the first to participate in this free, innovative, lifestyle-change program led by trained lifestyle coaches.
A compromise of your account can lead to malicious entities posting inappropriate or even illegal material on your behalf. This could lead to reputational risk to the university. If you post on behalf of the university to social media sites be sure to use a different password for each your official social media accounts, personal [...]
The board on Monday voted to approve a slate of modest tuition increases, among the lowest rate increases proposed in nearly a decade, and well below the 6 percent maximum allowed by the Legislature.
A free, first-of its-kind massive open online course, or MOOC, aims to provide participants from all walks of life competencies in global health care.
CU-Boulder professor Patty Limerick this week announced the launch of the Center of the American West’s Humor Initiative. The choice of date for the announcement wasn’t surprising: April Fools’ Day. What might have surprised some is this: a proclamation from President Bruce Benson naming Limerick the Official Fool of the University of Colorado. Read the [...]
Evaluations for all University of Colorado classified staff members must take place in April. This process is the same for each campus, and evaluations must be turned in to campus human resources offices by May 1. Any merit raises still will take effect July 1. Classified Staff review cycle deadlines: April 1, performance cycle begins. [...]
CU President Bruce Benson has begun a spring slate of Town Hall meetings, where faculty and staff at all four campuses and system administration are invited to hear an update on the university and responses to questions posed by employees. He began the series this week at CU Denver and will make his next appearance [...]
The sound of the CU fight song reverberating across the walls of the House of Representatives isn’t an everyday experience at Colorado’s Capitol.
This spring, faculty and staff will gain access to expanded health care options — including a health care plan offering services nationwide, coverage for acupuncture and a comprehensive diabetes prevention program.
Honorary degrees, Distinguished Service Award to be presented at spring commencements.
CU President Bruce Benson next week begins a spring slate of Town Hall meetings, where faculty and staff at all four campuses and system administration are invited to hear an update on the university and responses to questions posed by employees. His first appearance will be Wednesday at CU Denver. Benson plans to speak on [...]
Have you tried everything to lose weight, only to regain? Are you ready for a new way? Discover My New Weigh, medically supervised weight management, available at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center. Specifically designed for those needing to lose at least 30 pounds or those with health issues related to their weight, this [...]
CU faculty and staff are reminded that the university logo or any other university images or iconography should not be used on personal social media sites. Do not use the university name to promote a product, cause, or political party or candidate.
In an appearance before the Faculty Council at its meeting last week, Regent Stephen Ludwig said he’s “discouraged” with the evolution of online education at CU, but he has faith that faculty ultimately will play a vital role in growing an accessible, high-quality venture.
Hundreds of CU employees are taking to campus workshops to ask why the university’s retirement plans are changing, how their investments will be affected and where their money will be invested come July.
Geeta Verma, associate professor in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education in the CU Denver School of Education & Human Development, presented a paper last month at the Korean Association of Science Education in Busan, South Korea. In her presentation, “Enacting Acts of Authentications in an Informal Learning Environment: Opportunities for Creative Engagement,” she [...]
All four CU campuses are recognized for research and teaching achievement in the fields of health care, engineering, law, education and business.
The University of Colorado and other institutions of higher education across the state stand to gain $75.6 million in the upcoming budget year in the most recent recommendation of the Legislature’s Joint Budget Committee.
The resource is part of a growing number of CU programs dedicated to helping student veterans be successful.