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Study highlights lack of knowledge regarding hospital medications

In a new study to assess patient awareness of medications prescribed during a hospital visit, 44 percent of patients believed they were receiving a medication...
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Expert: State's economy to stabilize but still lose jobs in 2010

Colorado's economy will return to stability but not growth in 2010, according to economist Richard Wobbekind of the University of Colorado at Boulder's Leeds...
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Hank Brown, CU president emeritus, announces retirement from university

University of Colorado at Boulder political science professor and CU President Emeritus Hank Brown will retire on Dec. 31, but plans to continue teaching a...
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Faculty Council: Proposed early retirement incentive could be greater

The Faculty Council likes the idea of a proposed early retirement incentive, but says the offer would be a bigger success with a greater financial benefit. The...
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Tuition benefit all in the family at UCCS

A tuition benefit extended to immediate family members of employees at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs has proven a hit, making it likely that...
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Five questions for Jason Katzman

Nineteen years ago, Jason Katzman was a stock clerk at the CU Book Store. The fit was so good, he continued to work there, and has risen in the ranks to become...
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Employee Learning and Development

Career-based training often can be costly and time-consuming for employees. The University of Colorado provides a large selection of free online courses —...
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Soligenix options CU vaccine technology

Soligenix Inc. recently announced that it has formed a consortium to develop thermostable technology to advance its RiVax and other rapidly acting vaccines...
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School of Pharmacy researcher receives funding from Michael J. Fox Foundation

Manisha Patel, Ph.D. (Photo by Isabella Muturi Sauve) The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research recently announced $1.5 million in total awards to...
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University to program downtown art gallery

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will begin its artistic management of the art gallery space at 121 N. Tejon in the Plaza of the Rockies building...
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Gift from Wal-Mart will help small Colorado communities go green

Colorado's small communities are going green, thanks to the Colorado Municipal League (CML) and a gift from the Wal-Mart Foundation. The University of Colorado...
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CU-Boulder contingent makes trek to Copenhagen climate conference

A contingent from the University of Colorado at Boulder is attending the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which began Monday, Dec. 7, in...
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Five questions for Storm Gloor

Storm Gloor is in his fourth year at the College of Arts and Media, where his CAM Records course gives students real-world experience in the music business...
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Benson calls for 'new partnership' with state

University of Colorado President Bruce Benson today asked state lawmakers and Coloradans to enter into a new partnership with higher education aimed at...
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Faculty Council subcommittee has input on early retirement incentive

Faculty suggestions for an early retirement incentive plan being considered by administration and pending changes to administrative policy statements are on...
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Behind-the-scenes star earns president's Employee of the Year award

Yuki Busch, an information technology professional working as an Oracle database administrator in University Information Systems, recently was honored with the...
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News briefs

Donors, alumni receive video "thank you" Short videos were e-mailed to about 150,000 alumni and parents last month to say "thank you" for supporting the...
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W-4 annual updates

The IRS requires employers to remind their employees annually to review and make any necessary changes to their W-4 (employee's withholding allowance...
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Event Center weeks from completion

In what looked to be a giant game of Jenga, contractors recently assembled 13,000 square feet of hardwood floors as the University of Colorado at Colorado...
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Particle accelerator relaunched after 14-month hiatus

The Large Hadron Collider project involves nearly a dozen CU-Boulder faculty, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students and technical staff. A group of...
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New UC Denver program puts high school grads on pathway to med school

High school students eager to begin their careers in medicine now have the opportunity to "reserve" a seat in a top-ranked medical school immediately after...
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Payroll deductions enable easy giving close to home

Some faculty and staff throughout the University of Colorado system are sending money to the CU programs, initiatives and research they're close to — by making...
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Aurora company licenses CU technology for 3-D heart modeling

Patient-specific heart models such as this one will improve development of ValveXchange's artificial heart valve. (Photo courtesy of ValveXchange) ValveXchange...
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Science building offers latest in architecture, sustainability

On a tour of the science building, Joyce Carnes, senior project manager for Jacobs Facilities, describes the capabilities of the new teachers' podiums in a...
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Five Questions for Barbara Gaddis

Barbara A. Gaddis, Ph.D., director of the Office of First Year Experience at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, received the first Excellence in...

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