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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...

CPR

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

How many Coloradans need to get vaccinated to reach coronavirus herd immunity? It’s complicated

“There is not a magical number,” said Dr. Lisa Miller, an epidemiologist and a professor at the Colorado School of Public Health. Miller, with more than 20 years working in public health, knows...

The Colo Sun

UCCS helping educators manage COVID-19 stress with mental health town hall

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs helping them rebound by partnering with the National Institute of Human Resilience to offer a virtual town hall featuring a mental health workshop....

KOAA

New COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial opens in Colorado

The trial, at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and UCHealth on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, is the third COVID-19 vaccine trial underway at UCHealth locations…. UCHealth and CU...

9 News

Colorado universities hope COVID-19 lessons learned in fall prepare them for spring semester

“We are asking everyone to remain in their home communities and delay travel to Boulder until we return to in-person learning,” said CU Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano during a December virtual...

The Denver Post

UCCS expected to see an increase in enrollment next fall

"That has a lot to do with being on the Common App for the first time which you usually get a bump for being on there for the first time. We've also done a very good job over the past three years...

KOAA

GUEST COLUMN: Colorado uniquely positioned to serve Space Command's mission

The University of Colorado has a longstanding commitment to providing nation-leading discovery and support in space to industry and government partners. Our four campuses position CU and the state...

The Gazette

GUEST COLUMN: UCCS supports space industry

Colorado Springs Gazette

Guest opinion: Mark Kennedy: How COVID-19 has been, and is, changing CU

By making an early announcement about a remote start to spring semester, we hope to bring a level of certainty to how our students, faculty, staff, and the community approach the weeks and months...

Daily Camera

CU researchers, global partners model which COVID vaccine distribution strategies work best

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder's BioFrontiers Institute are using mathematical models to help determine which distribution strategies will work best. "When it comes to vaccines...

7 News

Can preschoolers learn virtually? In a Denver pilot program, some kids ‘can’t wait to log in’

Rebecca Kantor, a Denver Preschool board member who sits on the task force that is developing the distance learning curriculum, said the group sought to incorporate best practices in early...

Chalkbeat

Former CU Boulder professor wins Yidan Prize, gives $3M to campus

A Nobel Prize winner and former University of Colorado Boulder professor won the world’s most prestigious education research award and is dedicating $3 million of his prize money to the campus’...

Daily Camera

THE INTERVIEW: A Colorado chancellor on higher ed's financial vice and the dream of a free education

Venkat Reddy, chancellor of the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, is not waiting for happenstance to solve the school’s financial woes. Rather, he is actively pursuing public-private...

The Business Journals

CU Boulder study shows screen time for children should not worry parents

A new study at the University of Colorado Boulder says differently: The amount of time technology is used by children does not determine how much time they will spend on electronics as an adult....

Daily Camera

Mark Kennedy: University of Colorado is adapting in wake of COVID, but needs state’s financial support

We at CU have learned and adapted this year as we delivered on our missions to teach and discover while keeping our communities safe. We will continue to collaborate closely with public health...

The Denver Post (Associated Press)

Colorado researchers are gathering data on coronavirus survivors. Here’s what they’ve found.

The UCHealth study found that long-term symptoms include brain fog, muscle aches, impaired breathing and blood clots, said Dr. Robert Lam, an emergency medicine specialist at UCHealth Memorial in...

The Colorado Sun

Virtual film festival will address environmental concerns, celebrates nature

One local example of watershed management is at Sondermann Park on the west side of Colorado Springs. Non-native trees such as Siberian elm, Russian olive and green ash were likely introduced by...

The Gazette

CU Boulder researchers link prehistoric wildfires to climate change

University of Colorado Boulder researchers have found that climate change spurred wildfires across much of the planet millions of years ago, with implications that human-caused climate change...

Daily Camera

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