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Austin Jamar 'JB' Banks

Banks named associate vice chancellor and dean of students

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Akirah J. Bradley has named Austin Jamar “JB” Banks as the associate vice chancellor and dean of students. He started in his new role at CU Boulder on July 13...
Fredricks

How Fredericks helped change Washington football team’s name

After five decades of protests, lawsuits and petitions, Washington, D.C.’s NFL team announced Monday it will change its name and logo. To the CU Boulder law professor who helped organize a campaign...
Peterson Appointed as CU Nursing’s Psychiatric Mental Health Endowed Professor

Peterson appointed as CU Nursing’s Psychiatric Mental Health Endowed Professor

Kerry Peterson (PhD, DNP, MSN, BSN) was appointed to CU Nursing’s Psychiatric Mental Health Endowed Professorship. Previously held by Dr. Mary Weber, the appointment was reviewed by a group of...
Potts

Idea Forge’s Potts on a mask-making mission

During the coronavirus pandemic, Greg Potts, Idea Forge machine shop coordinator, joined many others in pursuing a new hobby: mask-making. He has made over 250 masks and plans to sew at least 100...
Bortz

Bortz on the front lines of Colorado’s coronavirus response

At the start of 2020, David Bortz, like most Coloradans, didn’t know what a coronavirus was. For the last few months, tracking this virus is practically his full-time job. Bortz, an associate...
Markel

Markel, new UCCS College of Business dean, to receive virtual introduction today

Members of the campus and community are invited to welcome Karen Markel, the new dean of the College of Business, to UCCS during a virtual introduction July 9 from 3:30-4 p.m.
Richards

Richards named Associate Vice Chancellor of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Community Engagement

It is my privilege to announce the appointment of Regina D. Richards, PhD, MSW, as Associate Vice Chancellor of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Community Engagement for the University of Colorado...
Jakosky

Jakosky to join National Space Council Users’ Advisory Group

Bruce Jakosky, professor of geological sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been tapped to be a new member of the National Space Council Users’ Advisory Group.
Christensen

Christensen, provost, to return to the classroom in 2021

Tom Christensen, former dean of the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and longtime UCCS professor of physics, will step down from his position as provost on June 30, 2021.
Rusthoven

Rusthoven awarded Coltman Fellowship to support small-cell lung cancer research

University of Colorado radiation oncologist, Chad Rusthoven, MD, was recently awarded the prestigious Dr. Charles A. Coltman, Jr. research fellowship award from the Hope Foundation for Cancer...
Dimidjian and Epperson

CU Boulder researchers contributing to CU Anschutz podcasts starting June 30

Starting on June 30, five University of Colorado Boulder researchers will be featured in the University of Colorado Anschutz-led Mind the Brain podcast series. The combining of expertise from both...
wedel

Wedel digs deeper into health screenings

In 1987, Joelle Wedel began a summer internship at National Jewish Health while studying biology at Colorado College. It was here that Joelle met Dr. Lee Newman, working as a pulmonary physician, who...
Bradley

Bradley named vice chancellor for student affairs

Provost Russell Moore has named Akirah J. Bradley vice chancellor for student affairs, effective June 1 and pending the approval of the CU Board of Regents.
Buckman

Buckman new director of Office of Veteran and Military Student Affairs

Lisa Buckman, an Air Force veteran with more than 27 years of military service, is the new director of the Office of Veteran and Military Student Affairs. She began in her role April 15.
In memoriam: Peter deLeon

In memoriam: Peter deLeon

Those who knew Peter deLeon, PhD, describe him as a committed husband, a friend to many, a pioneer in the field of policy studies, and a man remarkably devoted to his graduate students in the School...
Mary Ann Shea

Shea reflects on many years of advancing student-centered teaching

Mary Ann Shea, the outgoing director of the Faculty Teaching Excellence Program (FTEP) and director of the President’s Teaching Scholars Program, reflects on her career promoting student-centered...
Cynthia Pasquale
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Pasquale honored for meritorious service to Staff Council

Cynthia Pasquale with son Alex. Cynthia Pasquale, longtime writer for CU Connections , recently was honored by University of Colorado Staff Council (UCSC) for her work reporting on the governance...
Ceal Barry

End of an era: Barry announces retirement

Legendary University of Colorado coach and administrator Ceal Barry announced her retirement Tuesday, effective July 1, after 43 years in college athletics, including the last 37 on CU's Boulder...
Faculty, staff recognized with student-nominated Marinus Smith Awards

Faculty, staff recognized with student-nominated Marinus Smith Awards

Sixteen faculty and staff members were recognized this year for the positive impact they have made on their students through the Marinus Smith Awards. Overall, over 40 nominations were received from...
Crouch earns Employee of the Quarter award

Crouch earns Employee of the Quarter award

Jackie Crouch, instructional technologist in the Faculty Resource Center, is widely known for her work ethic – from handling support tickets before 4:00 a.m. to fielding phone calls from faculty...
Faculty selected for Graduate School’s outstanding 2019-20 mentor awards

Faculty selected for Graduate School’s outstanding 2019-20 mentor awards

The Graduate School is pleased to recognize our dedicated faculty members who received this year’s outstanding faculty mentor awards. The nomination materials showcased their many contributions in...

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