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First Dinner in White could launch annual series of cancer fundraisers

Shana Mader and Krista Gilbertson led a group of young professionals in producing the first Dinner in White fundraiser for the AMC Cancer Fund. On Saturday,...
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ARRA boost helps CU scientists secure $847 million in research funding

University of Colorado faculty researchers on four campuses secured more than $847 million in sponsored research funding in fiscal year 2009-10 to advance...
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Supplier showcases set up shop in September

The Procurement Services Center's fifth annual Supplier Showcase series on the University of Colorado campuses gives faculty and staff chances to meet with...
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College of Nursing awarded grant for leadership in rural, underserved areas

The University of Colorado College of Nursing has been awarded a $753,817 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and...
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Health and Wellness Center on track for late summer groundbreaking

This artist's rendering shows what the Health and Wellness Center will look like once it opens in the spring of 2012 on the Anschutz Medical Campus. To...
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All CU campuses suspend university-sponsored student travel to Mexico

Citing personal safety risks to travelers, university leadership at each of the University of Colorado campuses has suspended university-sponsored student...
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University of Colorado Hospital ranks high on U.S. News lists

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) has been ranked in four specialties in the upcoming edition of U.S. News & World Report's 2010-11 Best Hospitals. UCH...
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More than 60 faculty members earn tenure

At its June meeting, the Board of Regents approved awards of tenure and appointments with tenure for 63 faculty members throughout the system: University of...
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People with rare cancers needed to help scientists leading new program

The University of Colorado Cancer Center (UCCC) is looking for people who have been diagnosed with a rare cancer to participate in a new program designed to...
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First class of Boettcher Investigators taking on cancer, Parkinson's, more

Dowell Three University of Colorado researchers are among an elite corps of Colorado scientists who have earned the title "Boettcher Investigator" under a new...
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Conference to examine big questions of society's health, social issues

Registration is open for the first Joint Colloquium of the Campbell and Cochrane Collaborations: Bringing Evidence-Based Decision-Making to New Heights, set...
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First-in-nation program focuses on anti-cancer stem cell therapies

Cancer and stem cell biology researchers at the University of Colorado are launching the nation's first program focused on identifying and testing drugs that...
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Renowned geneticist heralds in new era for people with Down syndrome

Edward R.B. McCabe, M.D., Ph.D. A nationally renowned pediatrician and geneticist, Edward R.B. McCabe, M.D., Ph.D., has been tapped to become the first...
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UCH receives prestigious nursing designation

The University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) is among the first hospitals in the United States to receive national accreditation of its post-baccalaureate nurse...
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A 'brief' run to fight colon cancer

"Running shorts" takes on different meaning at the Undy 5000, a 5K and family fun run to benefit the Colorado Colorectal Screening Program at the University of...
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University of Colorado Hospital moves forward with $400 million expansion

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) has announced ambitious plans to add a second inpatient tower to meet what has grown into enormous demand for its...
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Cancer patients win big as governor signs patient access bills into law

Cancer patients in Colorado scored a big win last week as Gov. Bill Ritter signed two bills into law that increase their access to anti-cancer therapies. "...
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Wartgow, Marks take on new leadership roles at UC Denver, Anschutz

Jerry Wartgow Jerry Wartgow today was named interim chancellor of the University of Colorado Denver by CU President Bruce D. Benson. A veteran of education in...
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UC Denver Chancellor Wilson changing jobs

M. Roy Wilson M. Roy Wilson, M.D., chancellor of the University of Colorado Denver and Anschutz Medical Campus, is leaving his current post to take on a new...
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Major estate gift will bolster Alzheimer's research at School of Medicine

Edith von Kaulla A bequest of more than $1.1 million from a former University of Colorado professor of medicine and his wife, a laboratory staff member, will...
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School of Public Affairs launches training for public, nonprofit managers

The School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver has joined the National Certified Public Managers Consortium and for the first time will...
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GUEST COLUMN: Understanding political, philosophical and intellectual diversity

Jim Geddes, M.D. Our greatest responsibility as a university is to provide our students a rich, ethical and diverse educational environment that promotes...
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Breakthrough treatment extends lives of prostate cancer patients

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an immune therapy against prostate cancer, a major breakthrough that will extend the lives of many advanced-stage...
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Some pediatric brain tumors might be worsened by immune gene expression

Nicholas Foreman, M.D. More than half of children diagnosed with ependymoma brain tumors will have them recur after standard treatment — surgery and radiation...
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University of Colorado grad programs remain among the best in the nation

Graduate programs across the University of Colorado's campuses remain among the best in the country, with 13 ranked in the Top 10 in their fields, according to...

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