“I think we’re so blessed to have the highest quality coaches in the country,” said CU President Bruce D. Benson, as he welcomed CU Buffs coaches Tad Boyle (men’s basketball), Nicole Kenneally (women’s tennis), Linda Lappe (women’s basketball) and Mike MacIntyre (football) and Athletic Director Mike Bohn to system administration offices at 1800 Grant St. [...]
If America can end its addiction to debt, believe again in shared sacrifice and swap out myth for math, it just might reverse the nation’s financial free fall. Retired U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson brought that sobering message and his renowned tart humor to the 2013 Celebration of Success dinner on May 1. The Celebration of [...]
Stories of life-changing university research, and the people who make it possible, were celebrated at the Sixth Annual Donor Recognition Dinner. The event drew a full house to the Seawell Ballroom in the Denver Performing Arts Complex on Feb. 7. Leaders of the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus and the University of [...]
Four members of the University of Colorado Board of Regents took their oath of office Wednesday at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs campus, the first-time host of the event.
University and state leaders joined with students and faculty Aug. 23 to celebrate the opening of the University of Colorado Denver’s new Business School, hailed as a center of innovation, entrepreneurship and world-class education. Business School Dean Sueann Ambron said the LEED Gold-certified facility at 15th and Lawrence streets is far more than just a [...]
The zoo on Monday renamed its award-winning exhibit that features lions, hyenas and African wild dogs the Bruce D. Benson Predator Ridge, in honor of the CU president and longtime Denver Zoo advocate.
A new world-class model for healthier living has been built on the Anschutz Medical Campus, and officials, benefactors and dignitaries gathered Tuesday to celebrate the opening of the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center.
University leadership from throughout the system was represented, along with faculty, staff, alumni, donors, CU Advocates and students.
Marcy Benson has met seven United States presidents and worked for two, but perhaps the best insight she received in more than two decades working in Washington, D.C., came not from a chief executive, but from the head of the Federal Judicial Center.
The event featured two keynote speakers: Marcy Benson, who chairs the Creating Futures fundraising campaign with her husband, CU President Bruce D. Benson; and Alison M. Jaggar, Professor of Distinction in philosophy and women and gender studies at CU-Boulder.
CU-Boulder Geological Sciences professor emeritus Bruce Curtis died Feb. 5, 2012, in Boulder after a short illness. He was 93. Following baccalaureate work at Oberlin College, he received his master’s degree from the geological sciences department in Boulder. After service in the Army Air Corps during World War II, he enrolled for doctoral studies at [...]
Be Colorado is a hit, especially at the University of Colorado Denver. Faculty and staff at the Denver campus basked in their commitment to wellness on Dec. 2 when they won the trophy for best participation in this fall’s Be Colorado health assessment. About 40 people attended the festive awards presentation, as well as prize [...]
A celebration in recognition of all participants in the Be Colorado health assessment and health screenings is set for 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at the CU Denver Terrace Room, 1380 Lawrence St., second floor. CU Denver Chancellor Jerry Wartgow, Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer E. Jill Pollock, and Be Colorado [...]
A celebration in recognition of all participants in the Be Colorado health assessment and health screenings is set for 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at the CU Denver Terrace Room, 1380 Lawrence St., second floor.
The University of Colorado Foundation has launched Creating Futures magazine, which aims to celebrate philanthropy at CU and generate enthusiasm and support for CU’s $1.5 billion Creating Futures fundraising campaign. The first issue, available in print and online, was introduced Monday through broadcast e-mail to all CU alumni and donors by campaign chairs Bruce and [...]
The health screenings and health assessments have wrapped up, but the Be Colorado wellness journey is just getting started.
More than 2,000 University of Colorado faculty and staff started their Be Colorado wellness journey by completing the health assessment.
Since the campaign began in July 2006, more than $530 million in private gifts and grants have come through the CU Foundation.
Go to www.BeColorado.org to learn about eligibility, dates, times and locations, and to sign up for a screening and the chance to win a new iPad 2.
More than 90 people gathered at the Denver Country Club on May 26 for the University of Colorado Foundation’s annual luncheon for the Heritage Society