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Border to retire as CU Boulder Graduate Teacher Program director

Laura L. B. Border Laura L. B. Border, director of the CU Boulder Graduate Teacher Program (GTP), will retire Sept. 1. With her retirement, she leaves an unparalleled legacy of educational and...
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Baas lectures in Austria

Pictured, from left: Johannes Haid, CEO Hypo Tirol Bank; Roy Franc Baas; Johannes Ortner, CEO Raiffeisenbank Tirol; and Oswald Wokenstein, head of WKO’s Department of Industry, Banking and Finance...
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McMahon honored with asteroid naming

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has announced that an asteroid has been named for Jay McMahon, a University of Colorado Boulder assistant research professor in the Department of Aerospace...
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Benson named executive director of CU Boulder AeroSpace Ventures

Vice Chancellor for Research Terri Fiez named Abby Benson as the executive director of CU Boulder AeroSpace Ventures (ASV) effective July 1. Benson was previously the associate vice president of...
Facilities Management Mentor Program recognized nationally

Facilities Management Mentor Program recognized nationally

The Facilities Management Mentor Program (FMMP) is gaining national attention. Over the past few months, the program received three separate awards from professional organizations.
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Alice Madden named executive director of Getches-Wilkinson Center

Environmental policy leader Alice Madden has been named executive director of the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment (GWC) at the University of Colorado Law...
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Clauset wins international award for network science

Aaron Clauset, an assistant professor of computer science and member of the BioFrontiers Institute, recently accepted the prestigious Erdős-Rényi Prize in Network Science in Seoul, Korea, for his...
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Schmiesing named interim dean of Graduate School

Ann Schmiesing, professor of German and Scandinavian Studies, has been named interim vice provost and dean of the Graduate School effective June 20. Provost Russell L. Moore announced the appointment...
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Ortman receives Linda S. Cordell Prize for book about Southwestern archaeology

Scott Ortman, assistant professor of archaeology, has been awarded the 2017 Linda S. Cordell Prize for his book, Winds from the North: Tewa Origins and Historical Archaeology.
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Wardenburg welcomes new Counseling and Psychiatric Services director

Wardenburg Health Services is pleased to announce that Alan Kent, PhD, has accepted the position of the director of Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) at Wardenburg Health Services effective...
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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)...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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.
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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...

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