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Philip DiStefano: What higher education has learned from the COVID-19 pandemic

Last March, as the pandemic spread and confusion gripped our nation’s college campuses, University of Colorado Boulder took immediate, decisive action and moved to a remote learning environment...

The Colorado Sun

Diversity at the top: How CU Denver's new top diversity exec is taking on racial disparities

Antonio Farias, vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion at CU Denver discusses disparity in higher education and how to address them.

Denver Business Journal

‘People Want To Be Done With The Pandemic’: Colorado COVID Restriction Fatigue Is Setting In

“There’s a tricky point of balance,” said Dr. Jon Samet, an epidemiologist and the dean at Colorado’s School of Public Health, who directs COVID-19 modeling for the state. ”I'd feel more...


Worn out, isolated and sad — grief of all kinds mounts for Coloradans a year into pandemic

“As new grief comes, they’re often feeling overwhelmed, unable to fully respond emotionally because they’re so exhausted,” said Amy Wachholtz, director of clinical health psychology at University...

The Denver Post

CU Boulder scientists find Antarctica’s George VI ice shelf experienced record melting in recent summer

Scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder have found that a northern Antarctic ice shelf, George VI, melted at a record rate during the 2019-2020 summer season. Lead author and research...

Daily Camera

Colorado Researchers Discover Hint Of Scorching-Hot Planet Orbiting Vega

The research, published this month in The Astrophysical Journal, was led by University of Colorado Boulder student Spencer Hurt, an undergraduate in the Department of Astrophysical and Planetary...


CU med students are helping older Coloradans get vaccine appointments

“We are very excited to spend time one by one, reaching out to our patients and we are using any means possible,” said Dr. Hillary Lum, a geriatrician at the clinic. She helped organize about 30...


Bill would prohibit legacy status consideration in Colorado college admissions

Among the bill’s backers is the University of Colorado. Executive Director of Admissions Clark Brigger said this is not a primary consideration for CU, but he explained the reason why colleges are...

7 News

There’s COVID. And ‘Long COVID’

Dr. Daniel Goldberg, a faculty member at the University of Colorado Anschutz Campus who studies medical history and ethics, said it’s fairly common for an acute medical issue to trigger lasting...


'She was basically housed in a separate facility': CU's first Black nurse fought racism to help others in need

In 1946, Zipporah “Zippy” Parks Hammond made history by becoming the first Black woman to graduate with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado-Boulder’s (CU-Boulder) School of Nursing...

9 News

Meet the Dogs That Can Sniff Out Cancer

Readers Digest

Black coffee can be good for your heart, studies show

"The association between caffeine and heart failure risk reduction was surprising," said senior author Dr. David Kao, medical director of the Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine at the...


Think forecasting COVID in Colorado was tough in 2020? It will be tougher in 2021, experts say

Infectious disease epidemiologists are "trying to change their shoes while riding a bicycle in the middle of a hurricane," said Dr. Elizabeth Carlton, assistant professor at the Colorado School of...

Colorado Politics

New ‘Place-based’ Bachelor’s Program Aims To Invest Big In Colorado’s Early Childhood Workforce

“The position of higher ed has been, ‘Here’s our nice bachelor’s degree, come and get it,’” said Rebecca Kantor, dean of the University of Colorado Denver’s School of Education and Human...


Why COVID-19 won’t kill cities

But in a pandemic, density is the last thing you want, which is why many people have moved from the urban core and office buildings sit empty. This won’t last forever. Soon, I believe, new...

The Conversation

The Vaccinated Class

“As people are excited to become vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2, they may be overestimating what that protection means,” said Jennifer Reich, a professor at the University of Colorado-Denver who...

The New York Times

Mark Kennedy: Higher education can counter what drives some to political violence

The way forward is embracing E Pluribus Unum as our standard, replacing humiliation with dignity, avoiding demonizing those different from us as we debate issues and develop solutions, and...

The Denver Post