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State senators advance PERA rescue plan

The Colorado Senate on Monday passed a bill that sponsors say would shore up the Public Employees' Retirement Association over the next 30 years. SB10-001,...
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Flexibility for higher education on hold at Capitol

Senate Bill 10-003, the legislation aimed at giving higher education institutions greater flexibility in several state-regulated areas, is in a holding pattern...
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Threats to state funding continue to fester at Capitol

A recent revision by Gov. Bill Ritter to the current budget is resulting in $5.5 million less for higher education in the state, including a $1.5 million cut...
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Faculty Council hears latest on early retirement incentives, dependent audit

The Faculty Council last week heard updates on the dependent benefit eligibility audit that's under way and an early retirement incentive that's under...
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PERA rescue plan moves forward at Capitol

Legislation intended to stabilize the Public Employee's Retirement Association pension fund passed the Senate Finance Committee by a 5-2 vote Tuesday night...
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Higher education flexibility bill launched, but changes likely

The bill aimed at giving higher education institutions greater flexibility in several state-regulated areas has been introduced in the Colorado Senate,...
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State Senate bill targets shortage of nursing teachers

A bill that would make the existing CollegeInvest nurse teacher loan forgiveness program more attractive to more students has passed its first hurdle in the...
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UCCS alum donates $1 million to name new event center

A new, 1,250-seat event center at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will bear the name of a family of eight UCCS alums. James L. "Jim" Gallogly, a...
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Regent committees discuss presidential search process, construction projects

Laws and policies guiding University of Colorado presidential searches and employee ethics, and future construction projects on all four campuses are among the...
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Health care, STEM education in CU spotlight as U.S. lawmakers convene

As delegates from Colorado and the rest of the country return to Capitol Hill this week, the University of Colorado's Office of Government Relations begins a...
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Chase Faculty Community Service Award nominations requested

Nominations for the annual Chase Faculty Community Service Award are being accepted through Feb. 26 to honor a full-time faculty member who has provided...
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Amgen donates $1 million to CU-Boulder Biotech Building

Amgen, a leading biotechnology company with a Boulder County presence, has committed $1 million toward the Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, a...
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AgriHouse completes license for CU water management technology

© 2009, AgriHouse, Inc. SG-1000 Leaf Sensor © 2009, AgriHouse, Inc.SG-1000 Leaf Sensor Colorado agri-biotech company AgriHouse Inc. recently executed an...
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Researchers, business leaders honored at annual awards ceremony

The University of Colorado Technology Transfer Office hosted its annual awards Tuesday, Jan. 18, honoring six faculty researchers, two companies founded on...
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Alumna makes a classics gift

Mary McClanahan ('67, '69 AS) Amid CU-Boulder's storied progress in leading-edge fields such as biotech and energy, the university's classics department (...
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Flexibility for university a key goal at 2010 legislative session

University of Colorado/Casey A. Cass Like the old line about the three most important things in real estate, the University of Colorado's focus during the 2010...
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Nine policy changes made official

The Office of Policy and Efficiency (OPE) has announced changes to nine policies in the areas of academic affairs, administrative/general, fiscal and legal...
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AmideBio licenses technology from CU

The University of Colorado and AmideBio LLC have executed an exclusive license agreement allowing the company to develop, manufacture and commercialize...
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University asking employees to verify dependents' benefit eligibility

Like many employers challenged by rising health care costs, the University of Colorado is launching an audit to verify the eligibility of dependents who are...
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President's Teaching Scholars Program seeks conference proposals

The President's Teaching Scholars Program and the President's Teaching and Learning Collaborative invite proposals from university faculty for sessions at the...
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Rural medicine, Down syndrome programs receive federal support

Several programs of the University of Colorado School of Medicine, including efforts to bolster rural health care and to research Down syndrome, got a recent...
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SkillPort

In order to access training through SkillPort, your browser must be Java enabled and allow for pop-ups. So, what does this mean to you? If you need information...
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President's Task Force on Efficiency seeks more suggestions

The President's Task Force on Efficiency is beginning its next phase of reviewing suggestions from faculty and staff and discussing potential ways to...
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Procurement Service Center launches redesigned Web site

The Procurement Service Center has redesigned its Web site, a response to user suggestions gathered earlier this year. Navigation and structure have been...
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License agreement gives Viral Genetics Inc. right to develop cancer therapies

Biotechnology company Viral Genetics (VRAL.PK) has entered into an exclusive license agreement with the University of Colorado to develop cancer therapies...

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