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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

CU researchers say bee species fighting its own pandemic

University of Colorado Boulder researchers Alisha Quandt and Arthur Grupe have reviewed and compiled existing evidence that a group of fungal pathogens called Nosema are spreading from honey bees...

Daily Camera

GUEST COLUMN: CU responding to the pressing demands of the times

This month marks one year since I assumed the presidency of the University of Colorado — an eventful year, to be sure. Nine months in, COVID-19 struck. Coincidentally, nine months into my career...

The Gazette

CU Boulder receives $25M to study science’s ‘grand challenges’

Physicist Jun Ye is ready to take on some of science’s most difficult questions at University of Colorado Boulder’s new quantum physics and engineering center. The National Science Foundation this...

Daily Camera

The Hits Keep Coming At The 'Smash Lab' After A Big Donation From The NFL To Make A Safer Helmet

 “We’re the only company that can make liquid crystal elastomers. That sounds like a mouthful but it’s an energy absorbing material that we think is going to revolutionize not only how we...

CBS 4

Space Orbiter Named ‘Hope’ Blasts Off To Mars Thanks To Lab At CU Boulder

The United Arab Emirates launched its first mission to Mars thanks to some help from Colorado. The space orbiter named Hope was constructed at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics at...

CBS 4

Kids and COVID-19: What experts do (and do not) know about how the virus affects children

“What happens in schools is going to be reflective of the broader community no matter how good a job we do in implementing the mitigation measures,” said Dr. Sean O’Leary, professor and pediatric...

The Denver Post

CU Anschutz Medical Campus' innovation fund secures $50M

CU Healthcare Innovation Fund secured $50 million in committed capital to invest in early stage healthcare companies. The CU Healthcare Innovation Fund, which is affiliated with the University of...

Becker’s Hospital Review

CU Boulder professors: Coronavirus is airborne

Professor Jose-Luis Jimenez created a tool to estimate airborne transmission of COVID-19 in different settings, and he and a group of CU Boulder faculty were among 239 scientists who signed a...

Daily Camera

Stay Apart or Stay Home

CU Boulder added a section to its student code of conduct that states that “off campus gatherings, public or private” must abide by the most strict policy in place by local jurisdictions, while on...

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