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Rey

Rey wins Blavatnik Award

The Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences named theoretical physicist and JILA Fellow Ana Maria Rey one of three Laureates for the Blavatnik National Awards for Young...
Haverly

Haverly garners prestigious honor

The Association of University Architects (AUA) recently honored Campus Architect and Director of Planning and Design Bill Haverly with the organization’s Distinguished Service Award, placing Haverly...
Steffes

Steffes earns Employee of the Quarter nod

When Jesie Steffes’ clients fill out a satisfaction survey after meeting with her for counseling appointments, they’re often writing the same thing: “I wouldn’t be in school today without Jesie’s...
Smith

Smith named senior associate dean for administration and finance at School of Medicine

Brian T. Smith has been named Senior Associate Dean for Administration and Finance for the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Executive Director of CU Medicine, effective August 1.
Braun, a former NASA chief technologist, talks moon and Mars

Braun, a former NASA chief technologist, talks moon and Mars

The dean of CU Boulder's College of Engineering & Applied Science is a former NASA chief technologist.
Valentine

Valentine named assistant vice chancellor for marketing and communications

Chris Valentine, the director of marketing and communications for one of the region’s largest health care providers, will be the assistant vice chancellor for marketing and communications at UCCS. He...
Bishop

In memoriam: Regent Emeritus Tillie Bishop

University of Colorado Regent Emeritus Tilman “Tillie” Bishop, died Sunday, June 16, 2019, in Grand Junction. He was 86.
In memoriam: Georgia Lesh-Laurie

In memoriam: Georgia Lesh-Laurie

Chancellor Emerita Georgia Lesh-Laurie, PhD, passed away May 9 at the age of 80. Lesh-Laurie was chancellor of the University of Colorado Denver from 1995 to 2003.
Mays named chair of the Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy

Mays named chair of the Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy

Glen Mays, PhD, who specializes in preparedness and health systems, policy and economics, has been named Chair of the Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy in the Colorado School of...
84 staff members recognized with service awards in annual luncheon

84 staff members recognized with service awards in annual luncheon

The Staff Association went into the jungle in its annual spring luncheon May 23 in the Gallogly Events Center.
Kiser honored by Women in STEM as outstanding professor
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Kiser honored by Women in STEM as outstanding professor

Kiser Jennifer Kiser, associate professor at the School of Pharmacy, recently was honored with the Outstanding Women in STEM Professor Award. Kiser was among the winners chosen for the inaugural...
Adler

Adler tapped for CU Boulder Graduate School leadership post

Senior Vice Provost for Academic Resource Management Ann Schmiesing has named E. Scott Adler dean of the Graduate School and vice provost for graduate affairs effective June 17.
Becher, Molinaro chosen as CU Dialogues Faculty Fellows

Becher, Molinaro chosen as CU Dialogues Faculty Fellows

Two accomplished faculty, Anne Becher and Nina Molinaro, have been selected for the 2019-20 CU Dialogues Faculty Fellowship. This new fellowship was created to provide summer funding and support for...
DiStefano leads Pac-12 meeting, talks mental health funding for student-athletes

DiStefano leads Pac-12 meeting, talks mental health funding for student-athletes

The Pac-12 Conference will extend for five more years its mental health funding for student-athletes as part of its Student-Athlete Health and Well-Being Initiative, Chancellor Phil DiStefano...
CU Anschutz faculty recognized for 25 years of service

CU Anschutz faculty recognized for 25 years of service

Forty-seven faculty members who have served the CU Anschutz Medical Campus – and its predecessor, the CU Health Sciences Center – for 25 years were honored at a reception at Fulginiti Pavilion on May...
George named to NCAA working group on state, federal legislation

George named to NCAA working group on state, federal legislation

BOULDER – University of Colorado athletic director Rick George has been named to the NCAA's "Working Group on State and Federal Legislation," with the group's charge to assess recent bills introduced...
Golkowski receives campus-level Excellence in Research and Creative Activities Award

Golkowski receives campus-level Excellence in Research and Creative Activities Award

Mark Golkowski, associate professor of electrical engineering, has been named the CU Denver faculty award winner for Excellence in Research and Creative Activities. Golkowski will be recognized at a...
Rutz

Rutz named ASCE SEI Fellow

Civil engineering associate professor Fred Rutz was named a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) at the 2019 SEI Structures Congress, held in...
Wasser

Wasser receives Open Educator Award

Leah Wasser is the recipient of the 2019 CU Boulder Open Educator Award from the CU Student Government and the University Libraries. The award recognizes her openly-licensed Earth Analytics Python...
Dassonowsky

Dassanowsky opens Austrian Film Festival Moscow

Robert von Dassanowsky, professor of film and German, and director of film studies, attended the 8th Austrian Cinema Festival April 10-15 as a special guest of the organizers Russian Art Group...
CU Cancer Center scientists receive awards for childhood cancer research

CU Cancer Center scientists receive awards for childhood cancer research

Three University of Colorado Cancer Center scientists are among the latest to receive awards from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest non-government source of funding for childhood cancer...
College of Nursing wins Volunteer of the Year Award

College of Nursing wins Volunteer of the Year Award

Faculty, staff and students in the University of Colorado College of Nursing dedicated 770 volunteer hours to humanitarian work at Aurora’s only 24/7 homeless shelter last year, including data-...
Student-nominated faculty, staff recognized with Marinus Smith award

Student-nominated faculty, staff recognized with Marinus Smith award

Sixteen faculty and staff members are recognized this year for the positive impact they have made on their students through the Marinus Smith awards. Overall, over 80 nominations were received from...
Benson
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President Benson announced as official starter of 2019 BOLDERBoulder

BOLDERBoulder, America’s All-Time Best 10K, this week named CU President Bruce D. Benson the official starter for the 2019 race. “We are honored to have one of the University of Colorado’s most...
Kalisman, Yonemoto named American Council of Learned Societies fellows

Kalisman, Yonemoto named American Council of Learned Societies fellows

Two University of Colorado Boulder historians have won prestigious fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the group announced this month.

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