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Kroll reflects on his alma mater, CU Denver

Kroll reflects on his alma mater, CU Denver

Elected in 2016 to represent Colorado’s 1st Congressional District, Jack Kroll ’11, MS ’20 is a proud Lynx alum who now serves as Chair of the CU Board of Regents. In the fall of 2006, however, he...
CU on the Air podcast host McConnellogue retires

CU on the Air podcast host McConnellogue retires

It’s the end of an era – or at least a 15-year run. New CU on the Air host Emily Davies talks with Vice President of University Communication Ken McConnellogue, who is retiring from the university...
Marcy and Bruce Benson launch full-ride geology graduate fellowships

Marcy and Bruce Benson launch full-ride geology graduate fellowships

Bryn Launer took a deep breath as she picked up the phone. She was calling the brother of a patient with a severe head injury suffered in a motorcycle accident. Still unconscious in the hospital...
Kennedy, Meehan to discuss ‘Bipartisanship (and Friendship) Happen!’ in virtual event

Kennedy, Meehan to discuss ‘Bipartisanship (and Friendship) Happen!’ in virtual event

Join us for a public conversation between University of Colorado President Mark Kennedy and University of Massachusetts President Marty Meehan who served in the U.S. House of Representatives together...
Dorrell named FWAA’s ‘First Year’ Coach of the Year

Dorrell named FWAA’s ‘First Year’ Coach of the Year

The University of Colorado's Karl Dorrell was named the Football Writers Association of America's (FWAA) "First Year" Coach of the Year, an honor bestowed on a head coach in his first season at a...
Anderson

In memoriam: Regent Emeritus Jack Anderson

Jack Kent Anderson had the dream he would pass away while seated in his recliner chair watching his beloved Colorado Buffaloes in a winning gridiron effort. That was fantasy. He was 90 years of age...
Coffin announces retirement after transforming CU Boulder advancement operations

Coffin announces retirement after transforming CU Boulder advancement operations

Coffin’s career in higher education spans 39 years, including 19 years at CU Boulder. A member of the chancellor’s leadership team for the past nine years, Coffin has an extensive knowledge of the...
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...

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