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 [...]
Leslie Leinwand, chief scientific officer of the University of Colorado Boulder’s BioFrontiers Institute, was honored earlier this month as one of three recipients of the annual Bonfils-Stanton Awards, which are given to people who make outstanding contributions to enhance the quality of life for Colorado residents. Leinwand, who is an expert in on cardiovascular disease, [...]
Be Colorado announces campus competition champion and winners of $300 airfare vouchers.
At its Annual Meeting in April, the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) presented the Bert C. Ahrens Achievement Award to Assistant Vice President/Chief Procurement Officer Sandy Hicks. The highest honor given by the association, the Ahrens award recognizes a member who has made outstanding contributions to NAEP and to the procurement profession in general, over [...]
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 [...]
Ian Smith’s sense of humor, experience on campus, and willingness to go outside of his position description, make the departments of history, philosophy and humanities run smoothly and effectively, according to his colleagues at UCCS. Smith, a program assistant who helps all three departments, was recently selected as the Outstanding Staff Member of the Year. [...]
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. [...]
Chris Wiggins is used to helping faculty, staff and students from behind the University of Colorado Colorado Springs IT Help Desk. But Wiggins, manager of Computing Services, was thrown into the spotlight when he was named Employee of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2013. The four-year UCCS veteran said he was shocked when [...]
Michael Huemer, a professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, is the winner of the inaugural Adams Prize in Philosophy, which is presented by the Taylor Charitable Trust, in partnership with University of North Carolina’s Program in the Humanities. Huemer’s research focuses on epistemology, ethics and metaethics. The Adams Prize was named in honor of [...]
Thea Lindquist, history and Germanic language and literature librarian at CU-Boulder, has been selected as this year’s winner of the Gale Cengage History Research and Innovation Award for her research proposal, “History on the Semantic Web: Using a Linked Data Approach to Enhance Access in Digital Primary Sources on World War I.” This award includes [...]
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 [...]
Deborah S. Jin, a world-renowned physicist at CU-Boulder, recently was honored as the 2013 Laureate for North America by the L’OREAL-UNESCO for Women in Science program. Jin, whose award was announced last fall, was one of five women scientists from around the world who were honored at a March 28 award ceremony at Sorbonne University [...]
Paula Riggs, professor of psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, has been selected the 2013 recipient of the Kathleen Ann Mullen Award for “Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Adolescent Health and Medicine,” given by the Rocky Mountain Regional Chapter of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (RM-SAHM). The regional chapter’s [...]
Valerie Otero, a physics education researcher and associate professor of science education at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been named Woman Physicist of the Month by the American Physical Society’s (APS) Committee on the Status of Women in Physics (CSWP). The award recognizes female physicists who have positively impacted other individuals’ lives and careers. [...]
Research 1 on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora is among the 2013 Xcel Energy Efficiency Expo awardees. At the recent annual Energy Efficiency Expo at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Xcel recognized 11 Colorado businesses for outstanding efforts to save energy. The awards honor commercial, industrial and small business customers in Colorado [...]
Richard Johnston Jr., professor of pediatrics and associate dean for research development in the School of Medicine, is being honored with the Godfrey Oakley Award at the annual meeting of the National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN). The award is given to an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of birth defects. [...]
Colorado School of Public Health Associate Dean Judith Albino has been awarded the Distinguished Psychologist in Management Award for 2013 by the Society of Psychologists in Management (SPIM). Albino received the award Feb. 22 during the SPIM midwinter conference in Arizona. In her invited address, she spoke to the group on the topic of “Leadership [...]
Ritu Chopra, executive director of the PAR2A Center and associate research professor at the University of Colorado Denver’s School of Education and Human Development (SEHD), received the 2012 Colorado TED Excellence in Teacher Educator Award at the Courage to Risk Conference in Colorado Springs in January. The Colorado TED Excellence in Teacher Educator Award recognizes [...]
Whether calling pest control to get a raccoon out of the attic of a university-owned home or preparing items for the next CU Board of Regents meeting, Debbie Lapioli’s attention to detail and gentle approach are traits worth recognizing. So say Lapioli’s co-workers who nominated the 18-year UCCS veteran as Employee of the Quarter for [...]
Set for Feb. 21-22 at the University of Colorado Boulder, CU Women Succeeding is free and open to all CU faculty and staff who register.
Safety and quality seem like obvious goals for health care education. But improving the way budding doctors and nurses are taught, bringing those professions together in the classroom and clinical settings, and measuring the results, turns out to be a challenge. That’s the conclusion of a new study that reviews an initiative called Retooling for [...]
Jeff Franklin, professor in English and the associate dean for Undergraduate Curriculum and Student Affairs at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at CU Denver, published three essays in 2012 in international, peer-reviewed outlets. “The Four Noble Truths of Buddhism in Victorian England, 1870-1900” appeared in Victorian Review (Canada), “The Influences of Buddhism and [...]
Brenda J. Allen, a professor of communication and Associate Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus, is the winner of the 2013 Elizabeth D. Gee Memorial Lectureship Award. The award honors an outstanding faculty member for efforts to advance women in academia, interdisciplinary scholarly contributions and [...]
John Gosling, a senior research associate at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, was one of 18 individuals honored by the National Academy of Sciences for outstanding scientific achievements. Gosling received the Arctowski Medal for his research contributions regarding the generation of energetic solar events, including solar flares and coronal [...]
Phil Gallegos, associate professor of architecture at CU Denver, has been named director of the Bachelor of Science in Architecture Program. Gallegos formerly served as chair of the Architecture Department and has been advocating for an undergraduate architecture program in Denver for many years. … Chad Kautzer, assistant professor of philosophy at CU Denver, delivered the [...]
Cory L. Christiansen, an assistant professor in the physical therapy program at the University of Colorado Denver, has received the Mid-career Investigator Research Grant from the Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation to study typical functional outcomes, and expected early improvements, of current rehabilitation interventions for those who have undergone a dysvascular transtibial amputation. The [...]
The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus lawyer has helped lead the institution through such challenges as the sale of Ninth and Colorado and the Aurora theater attack.
The University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine (SODM) has received the Outstanding Innovation Award by an Academic Dental Institution as a part of the 2013 William J. Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation, and Achievement. Only one dental school is selected annually for this honor. The CU School of Dental Medicine was recognized for the [...]
CU-Boulder students have been working in teams throughout the fall semester to develop engineering solutions to an array of challenges.
John Cambier, Distinguished Professor and Chair, Integrated Department of Immunology, School of Medicine, graduate program in reproductive sciences, recently was recognized with the “Lifetime Faculty Achievement Award” at the National Jewish Health faculty awards dinner. Cambier is one of nine people who have received the award. Cambier’s work involves transduction and integration of regulatory signals [...]