The University of Colorado Technology Transfer Office (TTO) on Tuesday presented awards to university researchers and companies who represent best practices in commercialization of university technologies. The TTO presented awards to a CU School of Medicine inventor, a startup company and a business advisor during its awards luncheon at the Anschutz Medical Campus, along with [...]
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 [...]
School of Medicine faculty member is founder of the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP), a program providing home visits by nurses for first-time, low-income moms and their children.
The UCCS chancellor and UCCS English professor received awards at the final Faculty Council meeting of the academic year.
Julie Albertson, senior instruction at the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, was named Instructor of the Year and was recognized at the Campus Awards Ceremony on Wednesday. In addition to the recognition, she will receive a $1,000 bonus. No one is more deserving of the award, said [...]
The Boulder Faculty Assembly (BFA) recently recognized the recipients of the 2012-2013 Faculty Excellence Awards. Each spring, the BFA presents up to 12 members of the Boulder Faculty Senate with awards for faculty excellence, recognizing their outstanding work. The organization accepts nominees in three categories: excellence in the areas of teaching; service; and research, scholarly [...]
The 2013 winners of the CU-Boulder’s Campus Sustainability Awards program, which was established in 1997 to recognize outstanding individuals and departments demonstrating strong commitments to reducing the campus’ impact on the environment, were celebrated during a recent ceremony. The 2013 campus sustainability awardees are: • James Balog, Outstanding Alumni — Balog has been a leader [...]
Distinguished Professor Kristi Anseth of the University of Colorado Boulder’s chemical and biological engineering department has been selected to receive the 2013 Hazel Barnes Prize, the highest faculty recognition for teaching and research awarded by the university. Anseth, also a faculty member at CU-Boulder’s BioFrontiers Institute, will receive an engraved university medal and a $20,000 [...]
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 [...]
Annual All-Staff Council Conference includes salute to Chillemi, Douvres, Medal and Muller.
The University of Colorado Board of Regents has announced the 2013 honorary degree, distinguished service and university medal award recipients.
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 [...]
Faculty, staff, student winners of high honor demonstrate excellence in academic responsibilities while contributing outstanding service to the broader community.
The Department of Public Safety at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs honored several employees during a Dec. 5 lunch attended by department staff, UCCS administrators and special guest Pete Carey, chief, Colorado Springs Police Department. Those receiving awards were: Russ Wilcox, Employee of the Year Award — Wilcox, transportation manager, Department of Public Safety, [...]
A team led by the University of Colorado Boulder has been awarded $9.2 million over five years from the U.S. Department of Energy to research modifying E. coli to produce biofuels such as gasoline. “This is a fantastic opportunity to take what we have worked on for the past decade to the next level,” said [...]
Employee creativity and innovation were recognized and rewarded at the second annual CU Shared Practices (CUSP) Awards Presentation, held Nov. 1 at 1800 Grant St., Denver.
Kris D. Gutiérrez, a professor of literacy and learning sciences and the Inaugural Provost’s Chair at the University of Colorado Boulder, is an appointee for Member of the Board of Directors of the National Board for Education Sciences. President Barack Obama recently announced his intent to appoint Gutierrez, as well as several others, to key [...]
Nomination letters described him as a “quiet, effective leader” whose thoughtful, intelligent technical work has led to the establishment of a database that has boosted efficiency in the office.
A University of Colorado Boulder admissions officer and dean are among 10 prominent alumni, faculty, staff and students who will be honored by the Alumni Association at its 83nd annual awards ceremony Nov. 1. Ryan Chreist, who oversees recruitment for all undergraduate programs, and Lorrie Shepard, dean of the School of Education, will receive the [...]
More than a dozen University of Colorado Colorado Springs faculty members were honored Oct. 11 for their contributions to the university’s research mission. Awards included recognition for entry into a coveted class of UCCS researchers, those who have received $1 million or more in sponsored research grants, as well as those faculty members receiving their [...]
High honors include Honorary Degrees, University Medals and Distinguished Service Awards.
Michelle Bauer Carpenter’s film detailing some of the heroic stories about the saving of homes during the catastrophic Fourmile Fire of 2010 recently won two Heartland Chapter Emmy Awards in the categories of best topical documentary and best program editing. “Above the Ashes” was directed, produced and edited by Carpenter, an assistant professor in digital [...]
Two University of Colorado School of Medicine faculty members recently received National Scientific and Health Care Achievement Awards from the American Diabetes Association during the association’s recent 72nd Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia. George S. Eisenbarth, director of Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes and professor of pediatrics, medicine and immunology, received the Albert Renold Award. Georgeanna [...]
Colorado’s Bioscience Discovery Evaluation Grant Program (BDEG-Co) recently selected 10 CU research projects to receive grants. The state of Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade began the BDEG program in 2007, providing proof-of-concept grants to move promising CU biotechnologies closer to market readiness, as well as early stage matching “seed” grants to enable [...]
An eco-friendly online fashion retailer and a mobile app developer shared the top prize in the 11th annual Bard Center for Entrepreneurship Business Plan Competition. It was the first time in the competition’s history that two finalists were chosen as winners. About 250 people attended the June 13 event and awards luncheon at the Four [...]
“Above the Ashes,” a short documentary film directed, produced and edited by Michelle Bauer Carpenter, assistant professor of digital design at the University of Colorado Denver College of Arts and Media, was nominated for three Heartland Chapter Emmy Awards in the categories of best topical documentary, best program editing and best sound. The Heartland Chapter [...]
The Boulder Faculty Assembly (BFA) recently recognized 12 faculty members with Excellence Awards. Honorees each receive $3,000 and a plaque to commemorate the award. This year’s recipients are: Excellence in Service: Angela Bielefeldt, Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering; Brian Argrow, Aerospace Engineering Excellence in Teaching: Oliver DeWolfe, Physics; Myles Osborne, History; Hanspeter Schaub, Aerospace Engineering; [...]
The University of Colorado Boulder’s annual Years of Service and Retiree Recognition event May 1 drew nearly 140 honorees and guests. The event honors those completing a milestone of continuous service at CU-Boulder, as well as retirees from the previous calendar year. Congratulations to: Not Pictured: William Callahan of the Library (40 Years of Service) [...]
Several University of Colorado Boulder School of Education faculty members recently were recognized for a variety of honors and activities. Rubén Donato is a 2012 recipient of the CU Parents Association Marinus Smith Staff/Faculty Recognition Award, established to honor those who have had a significant, positive impact on a CU-Boulder undergraduate. Guillermo (Willy) Solano-Flores received [...]
Faculty, staff and students were recognized for outstanding contributions and service to the campus community at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Campus Awards Ceremony on May 2. Although Provost Peg Bacon is known and highly respected for being prepared and speaking with great skill, she was clearly flustered when Pam Shockley-Zalabak gave her the [...]