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BFA Excellence Awards recognize outstanding work in advancing university mission

BFA Excellence Awards recognize outstanding work in advancing university mission

The annual Boulder Faculty Assembly (BFA) Excellence Awards took place yesterday, April 4, at the University Memorial Center, recognizing faculty members for outstanding work and concerted effort in...

Two professors honored with 2017 Sloan Foundation awards

Two CU Boulder professors have been awarded 2017 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowships in recognition of their distinguished research performance and unique potential to make substantial contributions...
Two professors honored with 2017 Sloan Foundation awards

Two professors honored with 2017 Sloan Foundation awards

Two CU Boulder professors have been awarded 2017 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowships in recognition of their distinguished research performance and unique potential to make substantial contributions...

CU Book Store employees awarded for outstanding performance

On Feb. 15, the Independent Collegiate Bookstore Association (ICBA), which represents over 100 independent college stores, awarded its annual MVP award for outstanding store performance over a five-...
CU Book Store employees awarded for outstanding performance

CU Book Store employees awarded for outstanding performance

On Feb. 15, the Independent Collegiate Bookstore Association (ICBA), which represents over 100 independent college stores, awarded its annual MVP award for outstanding store performance over a five-...
Larson awarded honorary doctorate for GPS research

Larson awarded honorary doctorate for GPS research

Kristine Larson, CU Boulder professor at the Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the Chalmers University of Technology.
Cech wins 2017 Hazel Barnes Prize

Cech wins 2017 Hazel Barnes Prize

University of Colorado Boulder Distinguished Professor Tom Cech, Colorado’s first Nobel Prize winner, has been named the 2017 Hazel Barnes Prize winner – the most distinguished award a faculty member...
Prostko winner of outreach staff award

Prostko winner of outreach staff award

The Office for Outreach and Engagement is pleased to announce that Pilar Prostko, program coordinator and facilitator for the CU Dialogues program, has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Anne...
Lamos

Q&A: Steve Lamos

Steve Lamos, who teaches English, writing and rhetoric at CU Boulder, is also the drummer for American Football, a late-’90s rock band that Rolling Stone ranks among the “Top 10 All Time” emo bands.
Pacheco

Pacheco named affirmative action officer for HR

David Pacheco has been named the new affirmative action officer for the Department of Human Resources (HR).
HR staff Harrison, Nelson win regional awards

HR staff Harrison, Nelson win regional awards

On Feb. 26, Department of Human Resources (HR) employees Chrissy Harrison and Kenny Nelson received awards at the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) Western...
Carroll

Carroll preserves native traditions with help of National Science Foundation

Clint Carroll will help to preserve tribal tradition and knowledge for future generations through the Faculty Early Career Development Award, a five-year grant from the National Science Foundation.
Erickson-England named new director of FSAP

Erickson-England named new director of FSAP

The new director of the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) is Paulette Erickson-England, a licensed clinical social worker and FSAP counselor. As a unit of the Department of Human Resources...
Koch

Koch named CU Boulder police chief

Ken Koch has been named chief of police for the University of Colorado Boulder Police Department, Vice Chancellor for Infrastructure and Safety David Kang announced today. Koch, who has served as...
Leeds Finance, Federal Reserve Bank discuss real-world bank management
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Leeds Finance, Federal Reserve Bank discuss real-world bank management

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City senior examiners Andy Pobywajlo and Patrick McNellis met with Leeds School of Business bank-management classes on Feb. 9 to present an overview of the financial...
Scheeres, Spalart elected to National Academy of Engineering

Scheeres, Spalart elected to National Academy of Engineering

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected Distinguished Professor Daniel J. Scheeres, an aerospace engineer at the University of Colorado Boulder, and Adjunct Professor Philippe Spalart,...
'Voice of commencement,' library Dean Jim Williams to retire in June

Williams – library dean, ‘Voice of commencement’ – to retire in June

James “Jim” Williams, dean of the University Libraries and the longtime commencement marshal at CU Boulder, will retire on June 30, Provost Russel L. Moore announced today.
Tripp publishes field guid
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Tripp publishes field guide

Photo courtesy Erin Tripp Erin Tripp has traveled all over the world in search of lichens and certain flowering plants. The University Press of Colorado recently published “Field Guide to the Lichens...
Phil Larson

White House, SpaceX veteran Larson joining CU Boulder

The University of Colorado Boulder’s College of Engineering and Applied Science Dean Bobby Braun is announcing the appointment of Phil Larson as assistant dean for communications, strategy, and...
Szafir

Szafir named to Forbes ‘30 Under 30: Science’ list

Dan Szafir imagines a day when robots work alongside humans on factory floors, hospitals and in homes, following requests from human supervisors and even providing companionship to those in nursing...
Ann Schmiesing

Schmiesing permanently named to Graduate School posts

Ann Schmiesing has been named dean of CU Boulder’s Graduate School and vice provost for graduate affairs, Provost Russell L. Moore announced today. A professor of German and Scandinavian studies,...
Staff Council recognizes Employee of the Year Award recipients

Staff Council recognizes Employee of the Year Award recipients

On Dec. 8, during the CU Boulder-Colorado State women's basketball game, Senior Associate Athletics Director and Senior Woman's Administrator Ceal Barry, along with Athletics Director Rick George,...
Weiser to lead Innovation and Entrepreneurship initiative

Weiser to lead Innovation and Entrepreneurship initiative

Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation (RIO) Terri Fiez named Phil Weiser as faculty director of the University of Colorado Boulder Innovation and Entrepreneurship initiative, effective Jan. 3...
Perring, Vernerey earn prestigious presidential honors
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Perring, Vernerey earn prestigious presidential honors

Perring Vernerey Two scientists based at the University of Colorado Boulder recently received the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest U.S. government...

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