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Cech

Cech named 2016 fellow for the American Association for Cancer Research Academy

Tom Cech, distinguished professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and director of the BioFrontiers Institute, has been named a 2016 fellow of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)...
Stevenson

Stevenson to step down as Graduate School dean, return to faculty

University of Colorado Boulder Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Russell L. Moore today announced that Dean John Stevenson will step down as dean of the Graduate School...
Finalists announced in CU-Boulder engineering dean search

Finalists announced in CU-Boulder engineering dean search

Provost Russell L. Moore announced today the four finalists selected for the position of dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science. The candidates will be visiting campus in the coming...
Bradley

Bradley named associate vice chancellor and dean of students

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Christina Gonzales has named Akirah J. Bradley as the associate vice chancellor for student affairs and dean of students effective Aug. 1. Bradley is currently the...
Representatives from CU staff councils visit State Capitol

Staff Council Update: representatives from CU staff councils visit State Capitol

On Friday, March 11, Staff Council Representatives from the Boulder, Denver, Anschutz and Colorado Springs campuses convened at the State Capitol in Denver to deliberate with state legislators on...
Ellsworth

Dancer, artist Michelle Ellsworth awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Over the years, people have suggested that dance Professor Michelle Ellsworth transition to being a visual artist. She just laughs.
Cech

Cech inducted into prestigious 2016 class of Fellows of the AACR Academy

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) today announced its 11 newly elected Fellows of the AACR Academy, including Thomas R. Cech, PhD, investigator at the University of Colorado Cancer...
Erwin named interim Chief Human Resources Officer

Erwin named interim Chief Human Resources Officer

Today, Senior Vice Chancellor Kelly Fox named Katherine Erwin Interim Chief Human Resources Officer. Scott Morris, who was named CHRO in December 2014, is currently on leave from the university.
Marinus Smith awardees honored for making a difference

Marinus Smith awardees honored for making a difference

On Friday, April 1, 20 staff and faculty members were recognized with the Marinus Smith Award during a reception hosted by New Student & Family Programs and CU Parents Association (CUPA). The...
Gough

Gough joins NASA’s Mars rover science team

NASA has selected CU-Boulder researcher Raina Gough to join the Mars Curiosity rover mission as a participating scientist; she hopes to expand the science team’s search for evidence of liquid water.
Lightner
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Lightner elected to leadership post for international accreditor

Michael Lightner, vice president for academic affairs, was elected the 2016-17 President-Elect and 2017-18 President of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) at its Board of...
Employee Services team honored for CU retirement plan conversion
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Employee Services team honored for CU retirement plan conversion

The University of Colorado has won top honors for its work last summer modernizing and updating its retirement plans—a project that is projected to save CU faculty and staff nearly $5 million in fees...
Gijs de Boer

CIRES researcher Gijs de Boer receives Presidential honor

Boulder’s Gijs de Boer, 36, is one of 106 recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on science and engineering...
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.
Kane
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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...
Grant

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...
Aulin
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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...

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