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CU-Boulder announces four finalists for law dean

CU-Boulder announces four finalists for law dean

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced four finalists for the position of dean of Colorado Law.
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Kane wins prestigious Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship

Shaun Kane, assistant professor of computer science, has been selected as a 2016 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, the first CU-Boulder faculty member to receive the prestigious fellowship for work in...
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Save the date: Grant retirement celebration, April 29

Michael Grant, longtime professor and administrator, will retire from CU-Boulder on June 30 after 42 years with the university.
Beckwith

Beckwith named fourth campus scholar in conservative thought

Francis Beckwith will serve as the Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy for the 2016-17 academic year. He is the fourth person to hold the position.

Brown wins 2016 James Craig Watson Medal

Tim Brown, senior research associate in the Center for Astrophysics and Space Astronomy, is the recipient of the 2016 James Craig Watson Medal. The Watson Medal is awarded every two years by the...
Meaney

Meaney elected to UN initiative on responsible business education

Mark Meaney recently was elected chair of the newly established North America chapter of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative. Meaney, who is the...
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Aulin named ombuds director at CU-Boulder

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced that Kirsi Aulin has been appointed as the new campus ombuds. Aulin replaces Tom Sebok, who retired in December 2015 after 25...
Employees of the Year recognized at recent basketball game
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Employees of the Year recognized at basketball game

The Jan. 22 matchup between Colorado women's basketball and Oregon had some special guests in attendance - 2015 Chancellor’s Employees of the Year recipients Claire Figel, Amin Gheysar, Beth Kroger,...
Matthias Steup
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Purdue professor Matthias Steup appointed next chair of CU Philosophy Department

Professor Matthias Steup, the Philosophy Department Head at Purdue University, has been selected to serve as chair of the University of Colorado Boulder Philosophy Department starting this fall...
Garcia
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Garcia named associate vice chancellor at UCCS

A veteran student services administrator will join UCCS as associate vice chancellor in the Division of Administration and Finance March 1.
Takács Quartet lands fifth Grammy nomination
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Takács Quartet lands fifth Grammy nomination

A thematically diverse and technically challenging collection of Dmitri Shostakovich pieces has garnered the College of Music’s resident chamber ensemble its fifth Grammy nomination. The Takács...
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In memoriam: Robert L. Linn

Robert L. Linn was a true giant in the field of educational measurement. “In the 90-year history of the field there has been no comparable eminence save E. F. Lindquist and R. W. Tyler.” They started...
Two CU-Boulder faculty named AAAS fellows for 2015
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Two CU-Boulder faculty named AAAS fellows for 2015

Two University of Colorado Boulder faculty members have been elected fellows of the prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science for 2015. The AAAS fellows are Professor and Chair...
Leinwand rings bell for NASDAQ
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Leinwand rings bell for Nasdaq

Leslie Leinwand, Distinguished Professor and chief scientific officer of the BioFrontiers Institute at CU-Boulder, along with a staff member of her company MyoKardia Inc., rang the opening bell for...
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Maier wins prestigious psychology award

University of Colorado Boulder scientist Steven Maier, who discovered a brain mechanism that not only produces resilience to trauma but aids in coping with future adversity, has won the 2016...
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Davis to step down as dean of CU-Boulder College of Engineering

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced that Robert H. Davis, dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science, will step down as dean and return to the chemical...
Bronson Hilliard
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AVC for Strategic Media Relations Hilliard leaving CU-Boulder

CU-Boulder Vice Chancellor for Strategic Relations Frances Draper announced Wednesday that Bronson Hilliard, assistant vice chancellor for Strategic Media Relations, will be leaving CU-Boulder on Dec...
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Campbell elected president of consumer research association

It’s hard to know whether her research benefits consumers or marketers more (not to mention students). That’s because it probably benefits both equally.
Tompkins collaborating with Denver firefighters
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Tompkins collaborating with Denver firefighters

Phillip K. Tompkins, emeritus professor of communication comparative literature at CU-Boulder, is working with firefighters in the Denver area to implement recommendations in his book, “Managing Risk...
Eleven CU-Boulder faculty, staff teams offered entrepreneurship awards
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Eleven CU-Boulder faculty, staff teams offered entrepreneurship awards

Ask University of Colorado Boulder faculty and staff for entrepreneurial project proposals and they will deliver. Eleven teams of CU-Boulder faculty and staff from across campus have been offered...
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In memoriam

Names of current and former University of Colorado faculty and staff who have died in recent weeks. List compiled by Employee Services. CU-Boulder John M. Wahr, 64, faculty retiree emeritus. Nov. 11...
Buffs Honor Legendary Broadcaster Zimmer

Buffs Honor Legendary Broadcaster Zimmer

It’s not easy to surprise someone who has spent literally a half a century covering college football. But legendary sportscaster Larry Zimmer, a man who has been behind the mic for more than 50 years...

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