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Study: Western forests decimated by pine beetles not more likely to burn

Study: Western forests decimated by pine beetles not more likely to burn

Western U.S. forests killed by the mountain pine beetle epidemic are no more at risk to burn than healthy Western forests, according to new findings by the...
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Iron Art Festival: Creativity at 3,000 degrees

Iron Art Festival: Creativity at 3,000 degrees

Before fields turn ablaze with poppies and daffodils, a somewhat different rite of spring fills the air outside the Arts Building. This one is all about heat:...
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Study: Ending statin use might improve quality of life for some patients

Study: Ending statin use might improve quality of life for some patients

Discontinuing statin use in patients with late-stage cancer and other terminal illnesses may help improve patients’ quality of life without causing other...
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Funding opportunity: Call for PTLC Faculty Researchers
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Funding opportunity: Call for PTLC Faculty Researchers

Applications for the 2015-2016 cohort of President’s Teaching and Learning Collaborative (PTLC) Faculty Researchers are now being accep
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Social Media
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Social media tip: Use appropriate branding

CU faculty and staff are reminded that the university logo or any other university images or iconography should not be used on personal social media sites. Do...
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Ludwig, Faculty Council discuss future of online education at CU
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Ludwig, Faculty Council discuss future of online education at CU

In an appearance before the Faculty Council at its meeting last week, Regent Stephen Ludwig said he’s “discouraged” with the evolution of online education at...
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Retirement transition workshops draw hundreds of employees, questions
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Retirement transition workshops draw hundreds of employees, questions

Hundreds of CU employees are taking to campus workshops to ask why the university’s retirement plans are changing, how their investments will be affected and...
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Graduate programs across CU system rate highly
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Graduate programs across CU system rate highly

University of Colorado graduate programs hold dozens of spots in the latest annual rankings from U.S. News & World Report, whose survey spotlights...
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State lawmakers recommend historic funding increase for higher ed
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State lawmakers recommend historic funding increase for higher ed

The University of Colorado and other institutions of higher education across the state stand to gain $75.6 million in the upcoming budget year in the most...
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VETS course offers faculty strategies to teach, relate to veterans
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VETS course offers faculty strategies to teach, relate to veterans

A 30-minute online course and video, VETS: Veteran Educator Training and Support Program,is now available to help CU faculty better understand the needs of...
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CU President Bruce Benson
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Benson sets town hall schedule for April, May

CU President Bruce Benson has announced a spring slate of Town Hall meetings, where faculty and staff at all four campuses and system administration are...
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Researchers propose novel mechanism to explain region’s high elevation

Researchers propose novel mechanism to explain region’s high elevation

No one really knows how the High Plains got so high. About 70 million years ago, eastern Colorado, southeastern Wyoming, western Kansas and western Nebraska...
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A day in the life of the Liniger Building at CU South Denver

A day in the life of the Liniger Building at CU South Denver

Join us for a day in the life of CU South Denver. You may be surprised to find out what’s going on every day!
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Pioneering spirit provides inspiration at CU Women Succeeding
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Pioneering spirit provides inspiration at CU Women Succeeding

About 140 faculty and staff from across the University of Colorado system gathered last week for the 13th annual CU Women Succeeding, a professional...
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Thomas Jefferson Award
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CU’s Jefferson Awards honor achievement in academia and beyond

Two faculty members and two students from the University of Colorado community have been named recipients of the 2015 Thomas Jefferson Award, among the highest...
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Retirement Vendor Transition
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Employees can prepare for retirement plan changes at Transition Workshops

This spring, the University of Colorado is dedicating six weeks to help answer the who, what, why, when and how of the new CU retirement Plans’ investment...
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New videos show off ‘A Place for You at CU’
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New videos show off ‘A Place for You at CU’

In high school, Dominic Martinez, senior director in the Office of Inclusion and Outreach on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, was told he...
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Social media tip: Respect copyright and fair use
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Social media tip: Respect copyright and fair use

CU faculty and staff are reminded that, when posting on social media, be mindful of the copyright and intellectual property rights of others and of the...
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CU looks to keep tuition increases low
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CU looks to keep tuition increases low

For the second consecutive year, proposed tuition increases for all University of Colorado campuses came in significantly below the 6 percent cap mandated by...
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CU announces changes to modernize employee retirement plans
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CU announces changes to modernize employee retirement plans

The University of Colorado on Tuesday announced it will modernize its retirement plan lineup, providing employees best-in-class investment options, lower fees...
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CU securing permission of states beyond Colorado to offer online education
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CU securing permission of states beyond Colorado to offer online education

The University of Colorado must seek permission to provide online education in states other than Colorado or to enroll students in online programs in those...
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UCCS student Alex Sinchak speaks at Friday’s Board of Regents
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Students make case for fossil fuel divestment to Board of Regents

A student movement aimed at persuading the University of Colorado to end its investment in the fossil fuel industry stirred discussion at last week’s meeting...
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Benson stresses collaboration, cooperation at Staff Council appearance
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Benson stresses collaboration, cooperation at Staff Council appearance

President Bruce D. Benson emphasized teamwork and collaboration during his university update to members of the University of Colorado Staff Council during its...
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Colorado Learning and Teaching With Technology Conference 2015
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Technology conference calling for proposals

The 2015 Colorado Learning and Teaching with Technology (COLTT) Conference call for proposals is now open.
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Unlock the secrets to building a video game with CU MOOC
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Unlock the secrets to building a video game with CU MOOC

It’s a common thought among gamers: Sure, this video game is wicked cool, but it would have been better if only the programmer had (fill in the blank). So,...

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