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Reuer

Reuer elected Deputy Dean of Fellows for the Strategic Management Society

Dr. Jeffrey J. Reuer, Guggenheim Endowed Chair and Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship was elected to serve as the next Deputy Dean of the Fellows of the Strategic Management Society (SMS)...
Eberhart

In memoriam: Jim Eberhart

Eberhart joined the faculty in 1982 and retired after 31 years in 2013. Among his diverse interests, his research and patents on batteries laid the foundation for work on the development of electric...
Arjomandi

Arjomandi named 2019-20 Faculty Mentor of the Year

Arjomandi claims to be happily married to his profession, and says he has hundreds of children as he believes every student is one of his kids. He went to undergrad and graduate school at UCCS and...
Four CU Boulder staff members honored as Employees of the Year

Four CU Boulder staff members honored as Employees of the Year

The annual awards are presented to CU Boulder staff in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the operations and success of CU Boulder. This year, nominators were asked to highlight...
In memoriam: Lisa Herman-Worley

In memoriam: Lisa Herman-Worley

A celebration of life for Lisa Herman-Worley, 59, senior sponsored project accountant in the Controller’s Office, will take place from noon to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 21, in Monument, Colorado. She...
Linden

Linden to receive prestigious 2020 Clarke Prize

The National Water Research Institute (NWRI) and the Joan Irvine Smith and Athalie R. Clarke Foundation will present the 2020 Clarke Prize to Professor Karl Linden on Nov. 10. NWRI administers the...
Spaulding

Spaulding honored with 2020 Woman of Influence award

Stephany Rose Spaulding, interim associate vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion and associate professor of women’s and ethnic studies, has been honored as a 2020 Women of Influence...
Spaulding named interim associate vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion

Spaulding named interim associate vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion

Spaulding will serve in the new role part-time over the remainder of the fall semester as she performs her duties as a faculty member and director of women’s and ethnic studies.
Johnson receives prestigious Agency Honor Award from NASA

Johnson receives prestigious Agency Honor Award from NASA

Johnson was recognized, “for outstanding effort in strengthening the review of Hubble Space Telescope observing proposals, sparking a revolution in the evaluation of proposals in space science,”...
Coffin announces retirement after transforming CU Boulder advancement operations

Coffin announces retirement after transforming CU Boulder advancement operations

Coffin’s career in higher education spans 39 years, including 19 years at CU Boulder. A member of the chancellor’s leadership team for the past nine years, Coffin has an extensive knowledge of the...
Hendricks, Claw

Hendricks, Claw earn 2020 Genomic Innovator Awards

This year, the award went to 12 researchers around the U.S., with two from the University of Colorado Denver. Audrey Hendricks, PhD, and Katrina Claw, PhD, received over $1.5 million respectively...
CU Boulder engineering dean finalists to take part in open forums

CU Boulder engineering dean finalists to take part in open forums

Laura Schaefer, Alyssa Panitch, Samuel Mukasa, Karen Thole
Shapiro

Shapiro on integrating work, life, health and safety

David Shapiro took his liberal arts education as an invitation. His early college courses had sparked an interest in African culture, which quickly inspired David to spend the first half of his...
Buma

Buma awarded grant to examine history of forest harvests, influence on climate change

With this grant, Buma will explore what limits, if any, historical management patterns of carbon place on current carbon-management actions, and what that means for carbon management in the future.
Former CU Boulder postdoc Jennifer Doudna smashes glass ceiling with historic Nobel win

Former CU Boulder postdoc Doudna smashes glass ceiling with historic Nobel win

Thirty years after beginning her training as a postdoctoral scholar in the CU Boulder lab of Nobel laureate Thomas Cech, biochemist Jennifer Doudna on Wednesday won her own Nobel Prize for Chemistry...
Weiss

Weiss to discuss free speech and cancel culture in Benson Center webinar

In recent months, social coercion has become a more effective means of restricting political speech than legal coercion. Opinions that were once common are now anathema, and campaigns to de-platform...
Potter

Potter on promising Alzheimer’s trials, treatments in process

As World Alzheimer’s Month 2020 comes to a close, we followed up with Dr. Potter to learn about the progress made over the last year toward better understanding and combating a disease that currently...
Levine

Chief information officer Levine to retire; search for successor to begin

Larry Levine, who has led the information technology needs of CU Boulder students, faculty and staff for more than a decade, is retiring at the end of next June, and the university will soon conduct...
Cornell West

West to join Scholes, Spaulding for conversation on race, religion, politics

Philosopher, political activist and author Cornel West will join professors from UCCS and Colorado College for a virtual conversation raising public awareness of the socio-political challenges facing...
Rennie

Hip-hop dance maestro Harris wins major award

Lorenzo “Rennie” Harris, a pioneering Hip-hop choreographer and artist-in-residence at the University of Colorado Boulder, is one of eight people to win the prestigious 2020 Doris Duke Artist Award.
Wieman awarded Yidan Prize for Education Research

Wieman awarded Yidan Prize for Education Research

Wieman worked as a professor of physics at the University of Colorado Boulder for 25 years. He won the Nobel Prize in Physics together with Eric Cornell in 2001, and then directed his considerable...

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