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Educators share in serious fun at learning conference

Photo/Caroline Seib CU President Bruce D. Benson, second from left; his wife, Marcy Benson, center; and Mary Ann Shea, director of the President's Teaching...
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Evolution of health plan to be discussed at series of forums

Payroll & Benefit Services and representatives from the university health plan renewal team have announced a series of employee forums this month to...
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Donation to help graduates in public sector

Colorado Law received a $250,000 donation, facilitated by the CU Foundation, from the Donnell Initiative Fund to create the Cathlin Donnell Fellowship as a...
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Israel-based company licenses water desalination technology

© 2010, ROTEC ROTEC water desalination unit © 2010, ROTECROTEC water desalination unit A license agreement with Reverse Osmosis Technologies (ROTEC) for...
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CU system notifies group of employees about W-2 irregularities

A group of 335 current and former University of Colorado employees received letters last week notifying them that the university is investigating...
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Retirees file suit against newly signed PERA law

A group of retirees has filed a lawsuit challenging the recently signed law that cuts Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA) benefits. The suit was...
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Tuition flexibility plan might go to lawmakers this month

A proposal allowing colleges and universities to set their own tuition could be in Gov. Bill Ritter's hands this week and to the Legislature by the end of...
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Faculty Council budget committee offers guide to approaching cuts

The systemwide Faculty Council's budget committee has developed a set of written guidelines aimed at protecting what its members value most as campuses...
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Wellness promotion part of planned improvements to health benefits

In taking a new approach to health benefit planning, leaders at the University of Colorado are looking to establish a culture of wellness among employees. In...
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CU still top contributor to statewide charity campaign

Employees of the University of Colorado demonstrated their generosity in the most recent Colorado Combined Campaign (CCC), emerging as the single largest...
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Biotech Building receives boost from $1 million gift

Jane Butcher Jane Butcher (B.A., International Affairs '66), who with late husband Charlie Butcher has played a key role in supporting the University of...
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Do you struggle with the balance between your work and your home life? Is it difficult to stay healthy and productive while dealing with daily stress?...
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Leukemia Lymphoma Society honors professor

The stark statistics and harrowing stories of women and girls incarcerated in U.S. prisons, and the sobering realities of higher education funding were among...
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PERA rescue plan signed into law by governor

Gov. Bill Ritter on Tuesday, Feb. 23, signed legislation that will reduce PERA retiree benefits but keep the pension plan afloat. Ritter said the changes made...
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Higher ed budget, tuition flexibility generate fresh discussion

Funding to higher education was spared in Gov. Bill Ritter's most recent budget-balancing plan, which was announced on Thursday, Feb. 18. Still, universities...
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Loan forgiveness program could hold future reward for CU employees

A federal student loan forgiveness program offers potential help to University of Colorado employees who stick with their public service profession for 10...
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Procurement Service Center sets open houses

The Procurement Service Center (PSC) will sponsor open houses on the four university campuses early in March, which is Procurement Month in Colorado. The...
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System Staff Council supply drive

With spring an ideal time to clean out closets and pantries, the council's 2010 service project will consist of collecting new and used clothing, nonperishable...
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PERA rescue plan ready for governor's signature

Legislation that proponents contend is needed to keep the Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA) fund from disintegrating passed the Colorado House on...
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End of tax exemptions could prove helpful to higher education

Five weeks into this year's session, the Colorado General Assembly has introduced more than 300 bills, some of which continue to demand the attention of the...
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Nominations sought for President's Diversity Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2010 President's Diversity Award, which recognizes significant achievements of faculty, staff, students and academic...
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House Finance Committee approves PERA rescue plan

Acknowledging that legal battles were certain, the House Finance Committee on Wednesday, Feb. 10, voted 8-3 for a bill that proponents say would rescue the...
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Regents adopt guiding principles following robust debate about diversity

University of Colorado regents on Thursday, Feb. 11, adopted an overarching mission statement and a set of guiding principles that define CU's identity as an...
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Staff Council looks to boost participation

University of Colorado Staff Council considered ways to promote and raise its visibility; discussed the effects of House Bill 11-1301 and reviewed details of...
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New grant program for early career biomedical researchers debuts at CU

University of Colorado biomedical researchers just starting out in their careers now have a professional avenue that could speed their transition into...

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