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Guest opinion: Grade inflation? Or hard-earned results?

Critics shouldn't be surprised when students earn high grades, writes Joanne Belknap, sociology professor at CU-Boulder, in this guest column.
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East 17th Place bridge opens at Anschutz Medical Campus

Rep. Ed Perlmutter talks about the partnerships that led to the completion of the interchange at East 17th Place and Interstate 225 on the east side of the...
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New initiative with LinkedIn aims to boost community connections across CU

CU is one of only 12 higher education institutions taking part in the new pilot program initiated by LinkedIn, which boasts more than 200 million members...
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Five questions for Richard Johnson

“The Fat Switch,” a book by Richard Johnson, M.D., reveals what he and his research team suggest could be the mechanism behind a worldwide obesity and diabetes...
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Clinton Foundation highlights work of Anschutz Health and Wellness Center

The University of Colorado’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) has been recognized by the Clinton Foundation for its pledge to reduce childhood...
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From Allen to Zumba: Free symposium promises inspired career development

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.
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Benefits, challenges of making health care safer and better

Safety and quality seem like obvious goals for health care education. But improving the way budding doctors and nurses are taught, bringing those professions...
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Service Excellence Award includes $1,000 for staff member at each campus

University of Colorado Staff Council (UCSC) is seeking nominations of classified staff and professional exempt employees for the annual Service Excellence...
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Nominations requested for Faculty Community Service Award

The Office of Academic Affairs is accepting nominations for the annual Faculty Community Service Award, which is sponsored by an endowment from the Chase Corp...
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Achievements in academics, service recognized with CU’s 2013 Jefferson Award

Faculty, staff, student winners of high honor demonstrate excellence in academic responsibilities while contributing outstanding service to the broader...
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System policy update: 15 changes take effect

The Office of Policy and Efficiency announced changes to administrative policy statements from the areas of academic affairs, administrative/ general, fiscal,...
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Cancer Center study: High-fiber diet prevents prostate cancer progression

Research by Komal Raina, Ph.D., shows that prostate cancers in mice fed a high-fiber diet fail to progress. A high-fiber diet may have the clinical potential...
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Be Colorado launching new health tools

Did you make a New Year’s resolution this year? Perhaps you vowed to exercise more, eat healthier or quit smoking. Maybe you resolved to spend more time with...
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Five questions for Mark Earnest

From the beginning of his medical career, this professor of general medicine witnessed many inequities in the health care system and has worked to change the...
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Anschutz Medical Campus to continue work on master plan, strategic initiatives in 2013

It's been said that “planning is everything.” At the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, that couldn't be more true, as plans abound for the campus...
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Toastmasters at Anschutz invite you to talk

Whether it’s verbal or nonverbal, communication isn’t optional. Toastmasters International has been helping people develop and hone this and other important...
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Diversity proposals across system receive funding

More than $52,000 in Diversity and Excellence Grants will be distributed across the University of Colorado system for 2012-13.
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Grants will fuel humanities projects, events across system

Some 14 projects across the University of Colorado system will share $37,751 in grants awarded by the President’s Fund for the Humanities.
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Researchers work to halt Hepatitis C’s molecular hijacking

Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have figured out intimate details of how the hepatitis C virus takes over an invaded cell, a...
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Make requests now for spring tuition benefit

Interested in utilizing the tuition benefit for Spring 2013 semester for yourself or an eligible dependent? Please visit www.cu.edu/pbs/tuition-benefit to...
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Call for proposals: Spring 2013 grants, President’s Fund for the Humanities

The System Office of Academic Affairs is soliciting proposals for the spring 2013 President’s Fund for the Humanities mini-grants. The President’s Fund for the...
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How can parents help children after a national tragedy?

In the wake of Friday’s shootings in Newtown, Conn., parents are struggling with the urgent issue of how to help their children and families.
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Be Colorado health screenings see healthy increase in participation

Be Colorado held 17 health screenings across the university in October and early November, with 1,844 participants, a 50 percent increase in participation over...
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Researchers discover a chemical that fends off harm to organs

Anesthesia is quite safe these days. But sometimes putting a patient under to fix one problem, such as heart damage, can harm a different organ, such as a...
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Five questions for Steve Zweck-Bronner

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...

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