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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...
Van Kampen

Van Kampen celebrated for spearheading funding for local cybercrime investigators

Janet Van Kampen, program director for the School of Public Affairs’ Public Safety Initiative, was recognized for her work to direct over $148,000 in state funding to bring cybercrime resources and...
Patil earns award to forward research in early detection of lung cancer recurrence

Patil earns award to forward research in early detection of lung cancer recurrence

University of Colorado Cancer Center member, Tejas Patil, MD, received the John Fisher Legacy Fellowship Award at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) World Conference...
Harris-Love appointed director of CU School of Medicine Physical Therapy Program
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Harris-Love appointed director of CU School of Medicine Physical Therapy Program

Photo: Annamarie Shrader Michael Harris-Love Michael Harris-Love, PT, MPT, DSc, FGSA, a clinician-investigator with more than 20 years of experience serving federal medical centers and academic...
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...
Berning one of 31 national awardees for leadership in wellness promotion

Berning one of 31 national awardees for leadership in wellness promotion

Jackie Berning has worked with thousands of athletes in the last 30 years to help them determine the best diet for training, competition and performance. Her work as a Sports Dietitian for college...
New Investigator Award helps Robin bring new clinical trials to Colorado

New Investigator Award helps Robin bring new clinical trials to Colorado

When Tyler Robin, MD, PhD, graduates from the Radiation Oncology Residency Program at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus at the end of June, he won’t have to move far – after graduation,...
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...
Reich

Reich named director of University Honors and Leadership program

As a freshman at a community college in Southern California, Jennifer Reich remembers the feeling of being a traditionally aged student on a nontraditional college campus. Commuting was the norm;...
Finalists announced for assistant vice chancellor and chief human resources officer

Finalists announced for assistant vice chancellor and chief human resources officer

Three candidates for the position of assistant vice chancellor and chief human resources officer at UCCS will hold open forums on campus during their visits.
Durham volunteers at fall move-in for 22nd year in a row

Durham volunteers at fall move-in for 22nd year in a row

For the 22nd year in a row, Bob Durham, associate professor of psychology, helped first-year students to move into their dorm rooms during UCCS’ fall 2019 move-in. And he won’t be stopping anytime...
Trauma nursing book tackles new-world issues

Trauma nursing book tackles new-world issues

Two years ago this October, a mass murderer firing military-grade weapons showered a crowd of concertgoers in Las Vegas with bullets, striking hundreds of victims from 32 floors above. His act of...
Eight UCCS faculty selected as Ethics Fellows

Eight UCCS faculty selected as Ethics Fellows

Eight faculty members will serve as Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at UCCS Fellows during the 2019-20 academic year. The prestigious Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative faculty fellowships are awarded to...
CU Denver’s Rooks, Steed named Fulbright Scholars

CU Denver’s Rooks, Steed named Fulbright Scholars

Ronica Rooks, PhD, and Elizabeth Steed, PhD, both received prestigious Fulbright awards for the 2019-2020 school year, which will enable them to conduct research and build relationships...
Six UCCS faculty, staff selected for 2019-20 cohort of CU’s Excellence in Leadership Program

Six UCCS faculty, staff selected for 2019-20 cohort of CU’s Excellence in Leadership Program

Six UCCS employees, split evenly between faculty and staff, will spend the academic year learning how to become more effective leaders who can successfully address the key challenges of a dynamic...
Community welcomes new deans of Engineering and Applied Science and Nursing and Health Sciences

Community welcomes new deans of Engineering and Applied Science and Nursing and Health Sciences

Faculty, staff and community members welcomed not one, but two new deans to UCCS during a reception at UCCS Downtown on August 8.
After two decades, Barton leaves administrative post — and legacy — behind

After two decades, Barton leaves administrative post — and legacy — behind

During her 22 years as associate dean of Clinical and Community Affairs, Professor Amy Barton spearheaded the creation of the University of Colorado College of Nursing’s clinical enterprise.
Professor Medema

Goodbye, Professor Medema

“Quality, only and always.” That is the advice and the legacy that Steven Medema, PhD, professor of economics and director of the University Honors and Leadership Program (UHL), leaves behind after...
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...
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...

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