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Rabern

Rabern named new dean of College of Engineering and Applied Science

An accomplished research engineer with more than a decade of academic leadership experience will be the new dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Don Rabern will begin July 22, 2019.
Mays

Mays named chair of the Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy

Glen Mays, PhD, who specializes in preparedness and health systems, policy and economics, has been named Chair of the Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy in the Colorado School of...
Stanek

Stanek to lead Office of Data Analytics until national search concludes

CU Boulder Associate Vice Chancellor and Deputy CFO Carla Ho-a is announcing that Marin Stanek will serve as interim assistant vice chancellor for the Office of Data Analytics (ODA), effective March...
Penuel elected to National Academy of Education

Penuel elected to National Academy of Education

Bill Penuel has been elected to join the National Academy of Education (NAEd), which advances high quality education research and its use in policy and practice, the Academy announced this month.
Two CU engineers to serve as officers in Navy’s submarine force

Two CU engineers to serve as officers in Navy’s submarine force

The U.S. Navy seeks only the best and brightest for its Nuclear Propulsion Officer candidates—and two CU Engineers just made the cut.
Wells

Wells appointed executive director of Kempe Center

ECHO Colorado is so pleased to learn about the appointment of Kathryn (Kathi) Wells, MD, FAAP, as the next Head of the Section of Child Abuse
Harder

Harder named Employee of the Quarter

Shad Harder always keeps an open eye for ways to improve library technology. In the last 15 years working for the Kraemer Family Library and the Office of Information Technology, he’s been behind a...
Irv Brown

In memoriam: Irv Brown

Irv Brown, the former University of Colorado baseball coach, collegiate referee and longtime local media personality, passed away early Sunday morning from complications due to a brief illness. He...
Nathenson-Mejia

Nathenson-Mejia honored with Lynn K. Rhodes Endowed Faculty Award

Although she has taught two basic tenets of education for nearly 40 years, Sally Nathenson-Mejia, PhD, of CU Denver’s Responsive Literacy Education Program considers her life’s work anything but...
Grover

Grover receives John P. McGovern Compleat Physician Award

Surgeon and researcher Frederick L. Grover, MD, of the University of Colorado School of Medicine, was awarded the 2019 John P. McGovern Compleat Physician Award by the Houston Academy of Medicine and...
Candrian

Candrian recognized with award to support palliative care research

Carey Candrian, PhD, assistant professor of medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, has been selected by the Cambia Health Foundation to participate in the Sojourns Scholar...
phrma

CU Anschutz investigators receive PhRMA Foundation Award

The University of Colorado Center for Pharmaceutical Value (PValue) has been established with a Value Assessment Center of Excellence Award from the PhRMA Foundation
Kelly

Kelly receives CU Advancement’s McCord Award

Beau Kelly, associate director of development, was recognized as the UCCS recipient for the CU Foundation’s McCord Excellence in Fundraising Award. He received the honor during the foundation’s...
Two UCCS productions earn Telly Awards

Two UCCS productions earn Telly Awards

The Communication Department’s “The Bluffs” won its first silver honor and “The Investment,” a production between faculty and alumni, won the people’s award in the 39th Annual Telly Awards.
Kravets

Kravets receives JDRF postdoc fellowship award

Dr. Vira Kravets, a Postdoctoral Fellow in Dr. Richard Benninger’s lab was recently awarded the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship: an award for promising scientists...
Villalobos

Villalobos named Medical Director of the Cancer Clinical Trials Office

Victor Villalobos, MD, PhD, University of Colorado Cancer Center member and director in the division of sarcoma medical oncology, was recently named the medical director of the Cancer Center Clinical...
Provost names three administrators to posts in Academic Affairs

Provost names three administrators to posts in Academic Affairs

Provost Russell Moore today named Ann Schmiesing to the post of senior vice provost for academic resource management, Michele Moses as vice provost and associate vice chancellor for Faculty Affairs...
Dietze

In memoriam: Peter Dietze

Peter Dietze, formerly of Boulder, Colorado, died on January 4, 2019, in Eugene, Oregon. He was 84. He was husband of the late Betty Nan (Burdick) Dietze. He was the son of the late Annemarie Muenzel...
Pollyea, Pietras earn endowed chairs in hematology research

Pollyea, Pietras earn endowed chairs in hematology research

In academic medicine, endowed chairs are honors created by philanthropic funds to provide stable, long-term positions for highly accomplished scientists. University of Colorado Cancer Center is proud...
Gessner

Gessner named president, CEO of University of Colorado Hospital

UCHealth is pleased to announce that Christopher A. Gessner will be the next president and CEO of University of Colorado Hospital on the Anschutz Medical Campus. Gessner will also have oversight for...
Arnold

In memoriam: Kathy Arnold

After the legislature, Kathy turned her attention to her alma mater and was elected to an At-Large position in the University of Colorado Board of Regents. She served for six years, including serving...
Weimer, Hall named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Weimer, Hall named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) today named two members of the CU Boulder research community to its class of fellows for 2018.
Berg

Berg named chair of Department of Immunology and Microbiology

Leslie J. Berg, PhD, who specializes in understanding how T cells develop and help fight infection, has been named Chair of the Department of Immunology and Microbiologyat the University of Colorado...

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