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Mitton to take part in book launch

Mitton The University of Colorado Boulder’s Center of the American West will celebrate the release of Laura Pritchett’s book “Great Colorado Bear Stories” (Riverbend Press) with an evening of stories...
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CIRES Fellow awarded honorary doctorate

Pielke Roger A. Pielke Jr. , a professor in the environmental studies program at the University of Colorado Boulder and a Fellow of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (...
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Krizek named senior transportation fellow

Krizek Kevin J. Krizek , professor of planning and design, co-director of the Active Communities / Transportation (ACT) Research Group and director of the doctorate Program in Design and Planning has...
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Zhai, Andreas present project at national conference

Zhai John Zhai, Ph.D., assistant professor of civil, environmental and architectural engineering at CU-Boulder, and Fred Andreas , AIA, LEED AP BD+C, assistant professor adjunct of architecture at...
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Tyler Garcea Simon Greenwood Cardiology Professor Larry Hergott , M.D., has two writing awards named for him. The Larry Hergott Heart of Medicine Award will be part of CU’s Medical School curriculum...
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Ascher elected to book society

Ascher James P. Ascher of the Boulder Libraries was elected a member of the Grolier Club, the largest and oldest society in the United States for bibliographically oriented enthusiasts. Nominations...
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Horton Sirotnak Martinez Riel-Salvatore David Schmidt , professor emeritus, College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, will speak at an invited session...
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Sterling honored for social impact in technology

Sterling S. Revi Sterling , director of ICTD Graduate Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder, was one of the winners of the Anita Borg Women of Vision Awards, which honors accomplishments and...
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Advocates get educated on challenges to state funding for higher education

About 40 CU Advocates attended an educational forum on Friday, hearing details on a study about Colorado’s economic future that was commissioned by the State Legislature and conducted by the DU...
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Four CU-Boulder faculty members elected American Geophysical Union Fellows

Four University of Colorado Boulder faculty members have been elected American Geophysical Union Fellows for 2012, the most from any institution in the world. The newly elected AGU Fellows are...
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Two CU-Boulder faculty win National Science Foundation CAREER Awards

Assistant professors Pieter Johnson and Rebecca Safran , both from the ecology and evolutionary biology department at the University of Colorado Boulder, have received prestigious National Science...
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Professor to present during Washington event on wartime archives

Bruce P. Montgomery , professor and faculty director of archives and special materials in the CU-Boulder library, on Friday will present at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in...
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Obituary: Bruce Curtis

Bruce Curtis, center, helped dedicate the building named for him in 2002. As a student, President Bruce Benson (with wife Marcy, right) was mentored by Curtis. (File photo by Larry Harwood/University...
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CU-Boulder professor elected to National Academy of Engineering

McKnight Diane McKnight , professor of civil, environmental and architectural engineering and a fellow of the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been...
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Feldheim awarded Gates grant

Feldheim Dan Feldheim , a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Colorado Boulder, was one of 10 researchers and entities that were awarded grants by the Bill...
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No Regrets Parenting, by Harley Rotbart Krizek Harley Rotbart , M.D. and professor at the School of Medicine, has written a blueprint for parents -- from diapers to family dinners, helping with...
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Obituary: Ronald Milton Bernier

CU-Boulder art professor emeritus Ronald M. Bernier died Jan. 25, 2012, as a result of complications arising from multiple sclerosis. He leaves behind hundreds of former students who spent their CU...
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Gutierrez a leader in literacy

Gutierrez Kris Gutierrez , a professor of literacy and learning sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been named to a research panel formed by the International Reading Association to...
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Former CU president appointed to Newton Chair in Leadership

Alexander E. “Sandy” Bracken, former University of Colorado president, has been appointed to the Quigg and Virginia S. Newton Endowed Chair in Leadership at the University of Colorado Boulder...
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Grant to enable study of rare earth elements

G. Lang Farmer , a professor in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder and a fellow at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, has...
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Meyer Pedro Four University of Colorado Boulder faculty members have been named 2012 Fellows of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) for their exceptional scientific contributions and attained...
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Boulder professor Jaggar named Gee award winner

Jaggar Alison Jaggar , a Professor of Distinction in philosophy and women and gender studies at the University of Colorado Boulder, is the winner of the 2012 Elizabeth D. Gee Memorial Lectureship...
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Obituary: Ronald Herdt

Herdt Ronald “Ron” Herdt, a longtime member of the University of Colorado Boulder community, died in Boulder on Dec. 27, 2011, after a long illness. He was 73. During his long career, he worked as a...
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Cech honored with membership in prestigious committee            

Thomas R. Cech , director of the Biofrontiers Institute, a Distinguished Professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, a 1989 Nobel Laureate in chemistry and former president the Howard Hughes...
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Murnane tapped for chair of presidential committee

Margaret Murnane , a University of Colorado Distinguished Professor, has been chosen by President Obama to be chairwoman of the President’s Committee on the National Medal of Science. A CU-Boulder...

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