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Want to be a college dean or president? CU Denver training diverse, mid-level professionals to ascend higher-ed’s ranks

A first-of-its kind program at the University of Colorado Denver is helping people like Lynette Bates become the leader in higher education she wished she knew when she was an undergraduate.

The Denver Post

CU Boulder engineers fly drones into tornadoes to learn how they begin

Tornado warnings save lives. But to improve the warning time, forecasters need information about tornado genesis - how they begin. That's where CU Boulder's drones come in.

9 News KUSA

Alzheimer’s research is getting a reboot at small companies focused on the immune system

“This is really a completely different approach than anything that has been tried before,” said Huntington Potter, director of the Rocky Mountain center, which is part of the University of...

The Washington Post

Nearly 81, Bruce Benson ends decade-plus tenure at CU’s helm by looking forward: “My life is working”

Bruce Benson delivered the same commencement address nearly 90 times at ceremonies across the University of Colorado’s campuses during his tenure as the school’s longest-serving president in 65...

The Denver Post

CU Boulder to teach entrepreneurship workshops in each region of state

Erick Mueller, executive director of the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado Boulder, said he thinks it’s the university’s responsibility to “help not only our Boulder...

The Daily Camera

Prescriptions Fall 14% As Colorado Doctors Cut Back On Opioids

Meantime, CoBank is donating half a million dollars in a two-year grant to the University of Colorado’s Center for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention. The new funding will allow a key drug abuse...

Daily Camera

CU Boulder breaks ground on long-awaited biz, engineering college connector

University of Colorado Boulder Deans Sharon Matusik and Bobby Braun stood alongside other university officials Wednesday as they dug their shovels into the hot dirt between CU Boulder’s Koelbel...

Daily Camera

Twelve projects win big in 2019 AIA Small Project Awards

Longs Peak Toilets, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado | ColoradoBuildingWorkshop and the University of Colorado Denver: Determined to find a better privy design, and a more humane solution of...

Archinet

CU Boulder University Theatre gets needed upgrade

The University Theatre at the University of Colorado Boulder got an upgrade this semester with 24 new moving lights. The university bought LEDs this time around, so in addition to updating what...

Daily Camera

Rural Colorado faces a teacher shortage. University of Colorado Denver has plans to help.

Many of our students are working students with really deep roots in the community,” said Barbara Seidl, associate dean for teacher education and undergraduate experiences at CU Denver. “We believe...

Chalkbeat

How pharmacists can play a role in spotting signs and symptoms of mental illness

Recently, Walgreens announced it would begin training its pharmacists to start spotting mental health issues. It's part of a much broader push to get pharmacists around the country to recognize...

9 News (Video)

CU Boulder faculty reach millions with website of engineering lesson plans

Fifteen years ago, Jacquelyn Sullivan and her team at the University of Colorado Boulder started a digital library of engineering lesson plans for teachers at the elementary, middle and high...

Daily Camera

CU Buffs football receives largest endowment in program history

(Kelli) Brooks, who lives in Southern California and is a partner with global consulting firm KPMG, finalized a seven-figure endowment that is the largest in CU football history. The previous...

Daily Camera

Retiring CU-system President Bruce Benson talks about his successor, legacy

Retiring University of Colorado system President Bruce Benson follows the advice he’s giving graduates at this year’s commencement ceremonies. Sometimes, the best-laid plans aren’t planned. “I...

The Gazette

Op-Ed -- We’re part of your community, Durango, and you’re part of ours

University of Colorado Boulder researchers and Fort Lewis College scientists are studying everything from social and public policy adaptations to wildfire, to the environmental changes that fuel...

The Durango Herald

How These Colorado Students Learn to Run With a Buffalo

Running with a 1,300-pound bison is not your average college extracurricular. Yet, each spring in late April as the semester draws to an end, students line up with hopes of being part of one of...

Runner’s World

CU Boulder to offer online engineering master’s in 2020

“A large number of the initiatives that we’re taking here are about expanding our reach, growing our access to people all across the state, all across the nation – actually all across the world,”...

CU Boulder students suggest downtown Longmont enhancements

About 30 University of Colorado Boulder environmental design students on Wednesday presented suggestions of possible ways to enhance downtown Longmont’s public areas to attract more people to the...

Longmont Times-Call

With loan forgiveness and stipends, Colorado lawmakers hope to lure teachers to rural districts

Laynie Anderson, a junior in the education program at University of Colorado Colorado Springs, recently visited southeast Colorado schools and was intrigued by what she saw. “It was a great...

Colorado Politics (Chalkbeat)

CU Boulder wins recognition for its pre-collegiate internship programs

The “I Have A Dream” Foundation of Boulder County earlier this year gave an inaugural award to the University of Colorado Boulder. The honor, called the Building the Dream Internship Host of the...

Daily Camera

Growing Up Boulder collaborates with 700 elementary students on city map

Working with about 700 Boulder elementary students and two University of Colorado Boulder environmental design seniors, Growing Up Boulder has created a new, child-friendly map of the city. The...

Why Aren't Parents Getting Their Children Vaccinated?

The U.S. went from measles-free in 2000 to the largest outbreak in 25 years. NPR's David Greene talks to Jennifer Reich (a sociology professor at the University of Colorado Denver) and author of...

Boulder project partners with Pueblo entities to preserve Latino history

“We are trying to do several things. The first is to help emphasize how important it is to include Latino history and culture in our understanding of Pueblo’s past,” said Marjorie McIntosh,...

Pueblo Chieftain

Making Electronic Medical Records More Personal

"I consider it a gift to the nurses and the doctors who are caring for the patient," said Heather Coats who studies storytelling in health care at the University of Colorado College of Nursing. "I...

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