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Ferris

Ferris named College of Business dean

The director of a financial research institute and a professor of finance will be the new dean of the UCCS College of Business.
Smith

Smith shares story of living with Treacher Collins syndrome

Researchers frequently speak about their studies of diseases and the positive influences their work has had in their field. But few can talk about experiencing a disease they explore firsthand...
Williams

Williams’ personal tragedy leads to helping others

When Rhonda Williams needed help surviving the death of her baby, she found comfort in becoming a school counselor.
Killian

Killian earns Quality Matters certification

Eugenia Olesnicky Killian, assistant professor, Biology Department, recently completed the Quality Matters certification for her course BIOL 1350: General Biology II Introduction to the Cell. She...
Visiting scholar in conservative thought, policy feels at home in Boulder

Kaufman feels at home in Boulder

For Robert Kaufman, a professor at Pepperdine University’s School of Public Policy and the 2017-18 visiting scholar in conservative thought and policy at the University of Colorado Boulder, the Trump...
Kasa recognized as shining star

Kasa recognized as shining star

Christi Kasa, associate professor, College of Education, received a Shining Star of Vocational Rehabilitation Award, Nov. 16 at the state capitol building.
Horrell

Horrell joins USU board of directors

University of Colorado Denver Chancellor Dorothy A. Horrell, PhD, joined the board of directors of the Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU), a president-led network of more than 35 U.S...
Holers

Holers honored by American College of Rheumatology

Michael Holers, MD, the Scoville Professor of Rheumatology in the University of Colorado School of Medicine, was honored with the designation of Master by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR)...
Bergen

Bergen appointed to Poynter Institute Board of Trustees

Lori Bergen, founding dean of the College of Media, Communication and Information at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been named to The Poynter Institute’s Board of Trustees.
Leinwand wins American Heart Association Distinguished Scientist Award

Leinwand wins American Heart Association Distinguished Scientist Award

The usage of fats from python hearts on mammals and the cardiovascular differences between females and males are at the core of research by a University of Colorado Boulder professor being recognized...
Dassanowsky appointed to Global Center of Advanced Studies

Dassanowsky appointed to Global Center of Advanced Studies

Robert von Dassanowsky, professor, Languages and Cultures Department, and Visual and Performing Arts Department, was recently appointed affiliate core faculty for cinema and central European studies...
Yin named 2017 Moore Inventor Fellow

Yin named 2017 Moore Inventor Fellow

CU Boulder engineering professor Xiaobo Yin has been named a 2017 Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Moore Inventor Fellow, an award bestowed on scientist-inventors for their inventions in scientific...
CU Boulder announces distinguished research lecturers, employees of the year

CU Boulder announces distinguished research lecturers, employees of the year

Two faculty members in 2017 have received one of the most prestigious honors bestowed by CU Boulder faculty upon fellow faculty members, distinguished research lectureships. Also, three CU Boulder...
Verma named journal co-editor
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Verma named journal co-editor

CU Denver School of Education and Human Development faculty member, Geeta Verma, associate professor of science education, has been named co-editor of the Journal of Science Teacher Education (JSTE...
Mealer co-chairs panel on moral resilience
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Mealer co-chairs panel on moral resilience

Meredith Mealer, assistant professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, recently co-chaired the American Nurses Association Professional Issues Panel on...
Klingner receives honorary doctorate

Klingner receives honorary doctorate

Don Klingner, distinguished professor, School of Public Affairs, was awarded an honorary doctorate degree by the Institute Academy for Politico-Administrative Sciences and Future Studies, Oct. 20 in...
DiStefano named to AAU board of directors

DiStefano named to AAU board of directors

A testament to the strength of CU Boulder’s research and academics, and elected by his peers—other chancellors and presidents—CU Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano has been named to the board of...
Hanenberg, Reddy to present at national student mental health symposium

Hanenberg, Reddy to present at national student mental health symposium

Stephanie Hanenberg, executive director of health and wellness, Recreation and Wellness Center, and Chancellor Venkat Reddy will each present at the American College Health Association Mental Health...
Williams

Williams honored by Colorado Association of Libraries

James F. Williams II, dean emeritus, received the Colorado Association of Libraries (CAL) 2017 Career Achievement Award at their annual conference October 13 in Loveland, Colorado.
Na’puti testifies before U.N. committee on Guam

Na’puti testifies before U.N. committee on Guam

With escalating tensions between the United States and North Korea threatening the security of the nearby U.S. territory of Guam, CU Boulder Professor Tiara Na'puti testified before a United Nations...
Bowman

Bowman elected to National Academy of Medicine

The National Academy of Medicine has elected Professor Christopher Bowman of the University of Colorado Boulder to its ranks.
Faculty Excellence Luncheon honors over 30 educators

Faculty Excellence Luncheon honors over 30 educators

On Oct. 11, members of the CU Denver community met in the Terrace Room at Lawrence Street Center to recognize outstanding achievements in research, teaching, mentorship, organization, librarianship...
In memoriam: Richard Traystman
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In memoriam: Richard Traystman

Richard Traystman UPDATED OCT. 30, 2017: The campus memorial for Richard Traystman, PhD, vice chancellor for research and Distinguished Professor of the University, will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7...
Coleman

Coleman next to step into leading role of commencement marshal

Bud Coleman will become the new University of Colorado Boulder commencement marshal—a role he likens, tongue-in-cheek, to being a waiter.
Church

Church to present at Wyoming

Minette Church, associate professor, Anthropology Department, will present “Roadside Public History and the Archaeology of the Mountain Route of the Santa Fe Trail” Oct. 20 at the University of...

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