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OPINION: Washington's inability to agree on COVID relief puts future of colleges, universities at risk

Today, we serve as presidents of the University of Colorado and the University of Massachusetts, but in our previous lives, we served together in the U.S. House of Representatives. Though we were...

The Hill

Focusing on Student Veterans' Strengths

Katie Sullivan and Kay Yoon, both associate professors of communication at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, surveyed and interviewed 115 total student veterans at a large public...

Inside Higher Ed

Constitution Day and keeping the dream alive

Mark R. Kennedy, president of the University of Colorado and a former three-term U.S. Congressman, writes, “Countless studies show opportunity and improved social and economic outcomes are...

The Gazette

Boulder celebrates Pride with Out Boulder County motorcade parade

Members of the area’s LGBTQ community and its supporters did their best to recreate the camaraderie, advocacy and fun that mark Boulder’s annual Pridefest celebration, but without the actual...

Daily Camera

Scientists spot potential sign of life in Venus atmosphere

“My first reaction, as always, is skepticism,” said Bruce Jakosky, a planetary scientist at the University of Colorado, when asked about the new report. “One of the things I’ve seen is that when...

The Washington Post

Pandemic Sparks Push for Safer Office Builds

Dr. Eric Poeschla, head of infectious diseases at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, believes architects, developers and builders should focus on increasing open areas, improved...

Colorado Real Estate Journal

Researchers Find Certain Colorado Forests Less Likely To Recover After Wildfires

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder are learning some forests are having a harder time bouncing back from wildfires than in decades past.  With several large wildfires...

CBS 4

Colorado Springs jobless rate drops in August

"It is good to have a lower unemployment rate, but not when you have a lot of unproductive people in the economy," said Tatiana Bailey, director of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs...

The Gazette

Opinion: UCCS’ MOSAIC Office offers support for marginalized students

In the midst of so much uncertainty and anxiety from the pandemic, students are also impacted by the booming Black Lives Matter movement  … In light of all this, UCCS’ Multicultural Office...

Colorado Springs Indy

CU President Mark Kennedy: Campus changes we’re seeing reflect fundamental shift in higher education

At the University of Colorado, delivering our educational mission is paramount, as is the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff and surrounding communities. Recognizing the importance...

The Denver Post

GRIT: A new El Paso County program to help residents through tough times of pandemic

Developed by Dr. Charles Benight, director of the National Institute for Human Resilience at UCCS, GRIT works with partners El Paso County, AspenPointe and the National Alliance on Mental Illness...

The Gazette

Months before its arrival, Colorado tries to answer the question: Who should get the coronavirus vaccine first?

These questions are why Colorado’s plans, when finished in the coming weeks, will likely look pretty unfinished. They need to be more outlines than dictates, and they need to be flexible. “You can...

The Colorado Sun

Students move into dorms on UCCS campus with masks and sanitizer in tow

Freshmen moved into the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs campus this week, packing a few more dorm essentials than in past years. Hand sanitizer and face masks seem especially important...

KRDO

University of Colorado Boulder students begin move in Saturday with new normal in place

CU Boulder students will be moving into residence halls through Friday, with classes beginning Aug. 24.The fall semester ahead is planned to be a mix of in-person and online classes. About 1,200...

Daily Camera

CU economists: State will lose more than 128K jobs in 2020

Economists at the Leeds Business Research Division of the University of Colorado Boulder predict Colorado’s economy will shed about 128,500 jobs this year. … “We have no context, nationally or in...

Daily Camera

School Districts in Colorado Look at Options for High-Risk Teachers During Pandemic

The school districts’ decisions are complicated, involving the intersection of “public health orders, disability law, family medical leave rights and labor laws, all of which may intersect and...

The Gazette

When Things Aren’t OK With a Child’s Mental Health

Dr. Maya Haasz, an attending physician in the pediatric emergency room at Children’s Hospital Colorado and an assistant professor at the CU School of Medicine, brought up the vulnerability of...

The New York Times

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