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Cassell

Cassell named CU Boulder bursar

Cassell comes to CU Boulder from the University of New Orleans, where he served as bursar for the past eight-plus years. Cassell has more than 17 years of experience in higher education, having also...
Havlick

Havlick receives AAG Jackson prize, named finalist for Colorado Book Award

“Bombs Away,” the book by David Havlick, professor of Geography and Environmental Studies, received the 2018 John Brinckerhoff Jackson Prize from the American Association of Geographers and is a...
Reagan

Reagan named a 2019 Truman Scholar

Jake Reagan grew up in Boulder, the oldest of four siblings in a family of volunteers focused on service to others.
Johnson

Johnson wins 2019 Hazel Barnes Prize

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Professor Pieter Johnson has been named the 2019 recipient of the Hazel Barnes Prize, the most distinguished award a faculty member can receive from the university.
Pang

Pang named 2019 UROP Outstanding Mentor

The UROP Outstanding Mentor Award recognizes a CU Boulder faculty member for their role mentoring a current undergraduate working on research, scholarly and creative projects in any major.
Elliot

Elliott named to interdisciplinarity committee

Due to an internal miscommunication, it was reported that Adam Bradley was named to the Interdisciplinary Teaching, Research and Creative Work Committee (interdisciplinarity committee). In fact, due...
Distefano

DiStefano discusses collaboration, revenue generation at Pac-12 press conference

The Pac-12 Conference should continue to pursue offers for a private equity sale of the league’s media rights so that its dozen member institutions could see a boost of revenue in the coming years,...
Chuong, Sharma awarded 2019 Sloan Research Fellowships

Chuong, Sharma awarded 2019 Sloan Research Fellowships

CU Boulder assistant professors Edward Chuong and Sandeep Sharma have been awarded prestigious Sloan Research Fellowships for 2019, one of the highest honors for early-career researchers.
Ambrose named founding director of Center for Teaching and Learning

Ambrose named founding director of Center for Teaching and Learning

Senior Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Assessment Katherine Eggert today announced that the campus will establish a Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) and named Kirk Ambrose founding...
Plati to be inducted into CoSIDA Hall of Fame

Plati to be inducted into CoSIDA Hall of Fame

Sports writers love to write about "coaching trees," those family trees in the sports world that trace the lineage of a long list of coaches back to a single source or mentor.
Stanek

Stanek to lead Office of Data Analytics until national search concludes

CU Boulder Associate Vice Chancellor and Deputy CFO Carla Ho-a is announcing that Marin Stanek will serve as interim assistant vice chancellor for the Office of Data Analytics (ODA), effective March...
Penuel elected to National Academy of Education

Penuel elected to National Academy of Education

Bill Penuel has been elected to join the National Academy of Education (NAEd), which advances high quality education research and its use in policy and practice, the Academy announced this month.
Two CU engineers to serve as officers in Navy’s submarine force

Two CU engineers to serve as officers in Navy’s submarine force

The U.S. Navy seeks only the best and brightest for its Nuclear Propulsion Officer candidates—and two CU Engineers just made the cut.
Irv Brown

In memoriam: Irv Brown

Irv Brown, the former University of Colorado baseball coach, collegiate referee and longtime local media personality, passed away early Sunday morning from complications due to a brief illness. He...
Provost names three administrators to posts in Academic Affairs

Provost names three administrators to posts in Academic Affairs

Provost Russell Moore today named Ann Schmiesing to the post of senior vice provost for academic resource management, Michele Moses as vice provost and associate vice chancellor for Faculty Affairs...
Dietze

In memoriam: Peter Dietze

Peter Dietze, formerly of Boulder, Colorado, died on January 4, 2019, in Eugene, Oregon. He was 84. He was husband of the late Betty Nan (Burdick) Dietze. He was the son of the late Annemarie Muenzel...
Plati Honored With FWAA Lifetime Achievement Award

Plati Honored With FWAA Lifetime Achievement Award

Colorado Sports Information Director David Plati has worked for six athletic directors, nine head football coaches and seven men's basketball coaches. He has overseen national championship seasons in...
Arnold

In memoriam: Kathy Arnold

After the legislature, Kathy turned her attention to her alma mater and was elected to an At-Large position in the University of Colorado Board of Regents. She served for six years, including serving...
Weimer, Hall named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Weimer, Hall named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) today named two members of the CU Boulder research community to its class of fellows for 2018.
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In memoriam: James Avery

James Avery James Paul Avery, professor emeritus and former associate dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science at CU Boulder, died Dec. 1, 2018, after a year and a half battle with a...
Tucker

Tucker named head football coach at Colorado

Mel Tucker, who has spent the last three years as the defensive coordinator and secondary coach at the University of Georgia, has been named the 26th full-time head football coach at the University...
Plunkett

National Press Club honors Plunkett for ‘clarion call to save local journalism’

Eight months after publishing a special section decrying massive layoffs at The Denver Post and criticizing its owners for losing sight of the paper’s mission, former editorial page editor Chuck...
Suding, Perkins named AAAS fellows for 2018

Suding, Perkins named AAAS fellows for 2018

CU Boulder professors Katharine Suding and Tom Perkins are among 416 newly elected Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an honor bestowed by their peers. AAAS...
Arruda

Arruda hired as CU Boulder director of international student academic success

In an effort to better support the academic success of international students, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Mary Kraus has hired Roberto Arruda to serve as CU Boulder’s first director of...

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