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CU sponsoring Denver PrideFest for fourth consecutive year
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CU sponsoring Denver PrideFest for fourth consecutive year

The University of Colorado is proud to sponsor Denver PrideFest 2019 for its fourth consecutive year. The Faculty Council’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender...
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Staff and family members take part in commencement festivities
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CU faculty, staff can save on summer tuition for selves, dependents

CU faculty and staff can now apply for Tuition Assistance for the summer 2019 semester. CU employees often take advantage of the Tuition Assistance Benefit by...
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Use or donate excess vacation hours by June 30
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Use or donate excess vacation hours by June 30

Employees with excess vacation hours should use them or donate them to leave banks before they are removed from their accounts during leave sweeps. What are...
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Symposium uses data to clear haze around the air-quality debate

Symposium uses data to clear haze around the air-quality debate

On May 9, a conference room in the Education 1 building on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus steadily filled with smoke, ozone, particulate...
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CU Connections shifts to summer publication schedule in June
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CU Connections shifts to summer publication schedule in June

CU Connections will begin its summer publication schedule after the May 30 issue, when issues will appear biweekly. No new issues are scheduled to appear on...
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Budget, health care dominate legislative session
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Budget, health care dominate legislative session

The recently ended legislative session at the Capitol saw the creation of legislation at the intersection of higher education and health care, as well as a...
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Bioethics during times of war: Where are we today?

Bioethics during times of war: Where are we today?

World War II came with cruelties the world had never seen. The atrocities committed by medical providers in Nazi Germany permanently shaped present-day medical...
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Faculty Council Committee Corner: Budget
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Faculty Council Committee Corner: Budget

Editor’s note: This is part of an ongoing CU Connections series in which the Faculty Council highlights each of its committees and their efforts. See past...
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Gift of life: Transplant patients, donors tell their stories

Gift of life: Transplant patients, donors tell their stories

Did you know the CU Anschutz Medical Campus has the longest-running transplant program in the country? It has literally given life to thousands of patients,...
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President Mark Kennedy
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Mark R. Kennedy appointed 23rd president of the University of Colorado

Mark R. Kennedy The Board of Regents on Friday voted to appoint Mark R. Kennedy the 23rd president of the University of Colorado. The vote at the CU Anschutz...
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Faculty Council celebrates award recipients, elects leadership
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Faculty Council recognizes award recipients, elects leadership

The Faculty Council recently honored faculty, administration and staff with the governance group’s annual awards. The council’s April 25 meeting at 1800 Grant...
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Staff Council celebrates contributions of those who go above and beyond
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Staff Council celebrates contributions of those who go above and beyond

Eight University of Colorado staff members – representing each campus and system administration – were honored with Service Excellence Awards during the...
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CU 401(a), 403(b) retirement plan fees lowered by 19%
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CU 401(a), 403(b) retirement plan fees lowered by 19%

Employee Services has negotiated lower fees in the University of Colorado 401(a) Mandatory Retirement Plan and the 403(b) Voluntary Retirement Plan. As of Jan...
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New Anthem prescription manager debuts July 1
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New Anthem prescription manager set to debut

Managing your medications is an important part of health care. Beginning July 1, your prescriptions will be processed by IngenioRx , a change affecting faculty...
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Colorado nail salon workers face chronic air pollution, elevated cancer risk

Colorado nail salon workers face chronic air pollution, elevated cancer risk

Colorado nail salon employees face increased health risks due to high levels of indoor airborne pollutants such as formaldehyde and benzene, new CU Boulder...
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Using our expertise to fight the opioid crisis

Using our expertise to fight the opioid crisis

The opioid epidemic is devastating communities, families and individuals across Colorado and the country. On average 130 Americans die every day from opioid...
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How is Emergency Medicine leading in gender equality?

How is Emergency Medicine leading in gender equality?

When it comes to promoting gender equality, diversity, opportunity and inclusion, the CU Department of Emergency Medicine is leading the way. The department,...
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CU Board of Regents
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Board of Regents will meet today to vote on presidential finalist

The CU Board of Regents is expected to vote on Mark R. Kennedy , finalist for CU president, during a special meeting at 1 p.m. today in Krugman Hall, Research...
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Timothy Seastedt
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Engaging the community in land conservation and preservation, CU Boulder professor honored with Chase Faculty Community Service Award

A University of Colorado Boulder professor’s passion for smart land management and community engagement have earned him recognition as the 2019 Chase Faculty...
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What is FIRES and how are CU Anschutz experts working to unravel the mystery?

What is FIRES and how are CU Anschutz experts working to unravel the mystery?

Amid the pageantry of a holiday weekend at the Air Force Academy, a cadet suddenly feels fatigued and feverish. His condition quickly worsens until he starts...
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Kennedy meets CU community
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Seeking ‘capstone experience in academia,’ Kennedy meets CU community

Mark Kennedy speaks to CU system staff during a forum Monday at Denver's Warwick Hotel. Sue Sharkey, chair of the Board of Regents, introduces Mark Kennedy...
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Google Digital Garage
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New CU MOOCs now featured on Google Digital Garage

The University of Colorado is part of a new pilot with Coursera and Google Digital Garage , a free learning platform from Grow with Google. This initiative...
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CU Innovation and Efficiency Awards celebrate ‘Aha!’ moments
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CU Innovation and Efficiency Awards celebrate ‘Aha!’ moments

“Aha!” moments happen everywhere, at all times of the day. Always enlightening, they’re frequently channeled into ideas that take hold and grow into bigger...
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Open Enrollment: Save on health care, dependent care costs with FSAs, HSAs
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Open Enrollment: Save on health care, dependent care costs with FSAs, HSAs

University of Colorado faculty and staff must take one step during Open Enrollment : Re-enrolling in and setting contributions for Health Care and Dependent...
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Clean in a flash: CU Boulder, CU Anschutz researchers developing method to remove biofilms

Clean in a flash: CU Boulder, CU Anschutz researchers developing method to remove biofilms

Researchers working together across the University of Colorado system are developing a technique that would quickly and easily remove antibiotic-resistant...

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