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Thomas Cech

Cech looks back on Nobel Prize in chemistry

It’s been 30 years since CU Boulder Distinguished Professor Tom Cech received the 1989 Nobel Prize in chemistry for his findings that RNA in living cells is not only a molecule that encodes...
Ragin announces retirement

Ragin announces retirement

CU Boulder Associate Vice Chancellor and Deputy Chief Financial Officer Carla Ho-a has announced the retirement of Laura Ragin as assistant vice chancellor and controller, effective June 30, 2020.
Braun voyage: Engineering dean bound for NASA in 2020

Braun voyage: Engineering dean bound for NASA in 2020

Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science Bobby Braun is stepping down in January 2020 to join NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory executive leadership team. JPL is an operating division of...
Kazachenko

Kazachenko selected to receive NASA award

CU Boulder Assistant Professor Maria Kazachenko was selected as one of the recipients of the NASA Heliophysics Early Career Investigator Award. The Early Career Investigator Program (ECIP) is...

Brigger joins CU Boulder as executive director of admissions

Clark V. Brigger, a Navy veteran with more than a decade of experience leading admissions at major universities, will be the new Executive Director of Admissions at CU Boulder. Brigger was selected...
Kelly Fox

Fox named CU Boulder executive vice chancellor and COO

Chancellor Phil DiStefano announced today that he has promoted Kelly Fox to executive vice chancellor and chief operating officer.
Turetsky to become new INSTAAR director

Turetsky to become new INSTAAR director

Ecologist and carbon cycle scientist Merritt Turetsky has been named the director of INSTAAR and will step into her new role in January. Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation Terri Fiez...
Keasley, Hayworth to be honored for contributions to the arts

Keasley, Hayworth to be honored for contributions to the arts

Two CU Boulder administrators are among four local citizens who will be recognized for their contributions to the arts in Boulder County at the sixth annual Dairy Arts Center Honors event on Sept. 6...
Wei

Wei Named as History Colorado’s State Historian

On Colorado Day, Aug. 1, Dr. William Wei, Ph.D., professor of history at the University of Colorado in Boulder, will begin his one-year position as the official State Historian and leader of History...
Shay

Shay to step down in 2020

Provost Russell Moore today announced that Robert Shay, Dean of the College of Music, will take a leave of absence to continue medical treatment and then attenuate his tenure as dean, stepping down...
Draper

Draper to retire from vice chancellor role

Senior Vice Chancellor and CFO Kelly Fox announced today that Frances Draper will be retiring from her role as vice chancellor for Strategic Relations and Communications, effective July 15. Associate...
Stepanovich

Stepanovich named executive director of Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship

Amie Stepanovich, a nationally recognized expert in domestic surveillance, cybersecurity, and privacy law, has been named executive director of the Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and...
Lynch

In memoriam: Carol Lynch

Carol B. Lynch is Dean Emerita at the University of Colorado at Boulder where she was Professor of Ecological and Evolutionary Biology, and Fellow of the Institute for Behavioral Genetics, having...
Rey

Rey wins Blavatnik Award

The Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences named theoretical physicist and JILA Fellow Ana Maria Rey one of three Laureates for the Blavatnik National Awards for Young...
Haverly

Haverly garners prestigious honor

The Association of University Architects (AUA) recently honored Campus Architect and Director of Planning and Design Bill Haverly with the organization’s Distinguished Service Award, placing Haverly...
Braun, a former NASA chief technologist, talks moon and Mars

Braun, a former NASA chief technologist, talks moon and Mars

The dean of CU Boulder's College of Engineering & Applied Science is a former NASA chief technologist.
Bishop

In memoriam: Regent Emeritus Tillie Bishop

University of Colorado Regent Emeritus Tilman “Tillie” Bishop, died Sunday, June 16, 2019, in Grand Junction. He was 86.
Adler

Adler tapped for CU Boulder Graduate School leadership post

Senior Vice Provost for Academic Resource Management Ann Schmiesing has named E. Scott Adler dean of the Graduate School and vice provost for graduate affairs effective June 17.
Becher, Molinaro chosen as CU Dialogues Faculty Fellows

Becher, Molinaro chosen as CU Dialogues Faculty Fellows

Two accomplished faculty, Anne Becher and Nina Molinaro, have been selected for the 2019-20 CU Dialogues Faculty Fellowship. This new fellowship was created to provide summer funding and support for...
DiStefano leads Pac-12 meeting, talks mental health funding for student-athletes

DiStefano leads Pac-12 meeting, talks mental health funding for student-athletes

The Pac-12 Conference will extend for five more years its mental health funding for student-athletes as part of its Student-Athlete Health and Well-Being Initiative, Chancellor Phil DiStefano...
George named to NCAA working group on state, federal legislation

George named to NCAA working group on state, federal legislation

BOULDER – University of Colorado athletic director Rick George has been named to the NCAA's "Working Group on State and Federal Legislation," with the group's charge to assess recent bills introduced...
Wasser

Wasser receives Open Educator Award

Leah Wasser is the recipient of the 2019 CU Boulder Open Educator Award from the CU Student Government and the University Libraries. The award recognizes her openly-licensed Earth Analytics Python...
Student-nominated faculty, staff recognized with Marinus Smith award

Student-nominated faculty, staff recognized with Marinus Smith award

Sixteen faculty and staff members are recognized this year for the positive impact they have made on their students through the Marinus Smith awards. Overall, over 80 nominations were received from...
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President Benson announced as official starter of 2019 BOLDERBoulder

BOLDERBoulder, America’s All-Time Best 10K, this week named CU President Bruce D. Benson the official starter for the 2019 race. “We are honored to have one of the University of Colorado’s most...
Kalisman, Yonemoto named American Council of Learned Societies fellows

Kalisman, Yonemoto named American Council of Learned Societies fellows

Two University of Colorado Boulder historians have won prestigious fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the group announced this month.

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