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Former CU Boulder postdoc Jennifer Doudna smashes glass ceiling with historic Nobel win

Former CU Boulder postdoc Doudna smashes glass ceiling with historic Nobel win

Thirty years after beginning her training as a postdoctoral scholar in the CU Boulder lab of Nobel laureate Thomas Cech, biochemist Jennifer Doudna on Wednesday won her own Nobel Prize for Chemistry...
Weiss

Weiss to discuss free speech and cancel culture in Benson Center webinar

In recent months, social coercion has become a more effective means of restricting political speech than legal coercion. Opinions that were once common are now anathema, and campaigns to de-platform...
Van Dyke: Not just a fancy janitor

Van Dyke: Not just a fancy janitor

It is hard to picture yourself as a physician when you do not like being in clinics or hospitals. It is even harder to imagine life as a doctor when you do not like touching sick people. In his...
Mary Ann Shea

Shea reflects on many years of advancing student-centered teaching

Mary Ann Shea, the outgoing director of the Faculty Teaching Excellence Program (FTEP) and director of the President’s Teaching Scholars Program, reflects on her career promoting student-centered...
Cynthia Pasquale
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Pasquale honored for meritorious service to Staff Council

Cynthia Pasquale with son Alex. Cynthia Pasquale, longtime writer for CU Connections , recently was honored by University of Colorado Staff Council (UCSC) for her work reporting on the governance...
Dorrell named head football coach at Colorado

Dorrell named head football coach at Colorado

Karl Dorrell, who has two previous "tours of duty" on the University of Colorado football staff, has been named the 27th full-time head football coach for the Buffaloes, athletic director Rick George...
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Wilkerson named interim general counsel, secretary to Board of Regents

Dan Wilkerson has been named interim general counsel and secretary to the Board of Regents. He replaces Patrick O’Rourke, who this week became the chief operating officer at CU Boulder. Wilkerson...
Fox to join Georgia Tech in February

Fox to join Georgia Tech in February

Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer Kelly Fox, recent recipient of the 2019 University of Colorado Excellence in Leadership Award and leader of CU Boulder’s Strategic Resources and...
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...
Treyball

Treyball a 2019 Nightingale Luminary Award winner

​Mona Pearl Treyball, PhD, hoists a 20-plus-pound trophy up in the air for a guest to see. For the nursing professor, the bronze statue of a kneeling Florence Nightingale cradling a patient in her...
Lynch

In memoriam: Carol Lynch

Carol B. Lynch is Dean Emerita at the University of Colorado at Boulder where she was Professor of Ecological and Evolutionary Biology, and Fellow of the Institute for Behavioral Genetics, having...
Bishop

In memoriam: Regent Emeritus Tillie Bishop

University of Colorado Regent Emeritus Tilman “Tillie” Bishop, died Sunday, June 16, 2019, in Grand Junction. He was 86.
In memoriam: Georgia Lesh-Laurie

In memoriam: Georgia Lesh-Laurie

Chancellor Emerita Georgia Lesh-Laurie, PhD, passed away May 9 at the age of 80. Lesh-Laurie was chancellor of the University of Colorado Denver from 1995 to 2003.
Benson
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President Benson announced as official starter of 2019 BOLDERBoulder

BOLDERBoulder, America’s All-Time Best 10K, this week named CU President Bruce D. Benson the official starter for the 2019 race. “We are honored to have one of the University of Colorado’s most...
Distefano

DiStefano discusses collaboration, revenue generation at Pac-12 press conference

The Pac-12 Conference should continue to pursue offers for a private equity sale of the league’s media rights so that its dozen member institutions could see a boost of revenue in the coming years,...
Bensons honored at CU Anschutz benefactor event

Bensons honored at CU Anschutz benefactor event

“The overall goal remains steadfast, ambitious and far-reaching: to provide the finest medical care in the world, to push the science behind that care to new horizons, and to train those who will...
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...
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...
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...
Tucker

Tucker named head football coach at Colorado

Mel Tucker, who has spent the last three years as the defensive coordinator and secondary coach at the University of Georgia, has been named the 26th full-time head football coach at the University...
Jones named associate vice chancellor for Integrity, Safety and Compliance

Jones named associate vice chancellor for Integrity, Safety and Compliance

Today, Senior Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer Kelly Fox announced Dan Jones, chief information security officer (CISO) for CU, will be taking over as the associate vice chancellor (AVC)...
Shears named to CU Design Review Board
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Shears named to CU Design Review Board

CU President Bruce D. Benson has appointed well-known Denver architect Christopher Shears, FAIA, to CU’s Design Review Board, which provides review and advice regarding capital planning and...

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