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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...
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...
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...
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...
Lowans makes Theatreworks directing debut with ‘A Christmas Carol’

Lowans makes Theatreworks directing debut with ‘A Christmas Carol’

New artistic director Caitlin Lowans makes her Theatreworks directing debut with founder Murray Ross’ 2016 adaptation of “A Christmas Carol.” The play runs through Christmas Eve at the Dusty Loo Bon...
Lowe

Lowe receives prestigious midwife award

Congratulations to 2018 Hattie Hemschemeyer Award recipient Nancy Lowe, CNM, PhD, FACNM, FAAN, who is one of midwifery’s most accomplished and esteemed researchers to the field of nursing. Dr. Lowe...
Four Anschutz Medical Campus researchers, including two CU Cancer Center Investigators, internationally recognized as 2018 Highly Cited Researchers

Four Anschutz Medical Campus researchers, including two CU Cancer Center Investigators, internationally recognized as 2018 Highly Cited Researchers

In the world of academia the impact of your research can be measured by how often others make reference to it. In the last few years, one group, Clarivate Analytics, has created the ultimate ‘who’s...
Suding, Perkins named AAAS fellows for 2018

Suding, Perkins named AAAS fellows for 2018

CU Boulder professors Katharine Suding and Tom Perkins are among 416 newly elected Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an honor bestowed by their peers. AAAS...
Arruda

Arruda hired as CU Boulder director of international student academic success

In an effort to better support the academic success of international students, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Mary Kraus has hired Roberto Arruda to serve as CU Boulder’s first director of...
Association of International Researchers' International Education Week

Hernandez, Miller, Sibray, Van Boven receive Employee of the Year Awards

The annual Chancellor’s Employee of the Year Award is presented to CU Boulder staff in recognition of and appreciation for exceptional job performance and remarkable contributions to the campus...
DiStefano

DiStefano named Quigg and Virginia S. Newton Endowed Chair in Leadership

Beginning Jan. 1, Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano will serve as the Quigg and Virginia S. Newton Endowed Chair in Leadership.
Verner

Verner promoted to director of communications

Jared Verner will lead the efforts to share the success of the faculty, staff and students at UCCS as the new director of communications. Martin Wood, senior vice chancellor of University Advancement...
Four employees, alumni and partners receive Mayor’s Young Leader Award

Four employees, alumni and partners receive Mayor’s Young Leader Award

Four of the five recipients of the Mayor’s Young Leaders Award share UCCS connections as Mayor John Suthers recognized outstanding achievement for young professionals age 40 and younger. The Oct. 30...
McDonald

Technology, innovation drives work of new dean McDonald

CU Boulder Today sat down with one of the campus's newest deans, Robert McDonald, who discusses his perspectives on everything from the libraries' greatest assets in service to the community to a...
Garcia

García begins term as NACAS president

Carlos García, associate vice chancellor, Student Success and Auxiliaries Services, will serve as president of the board of directors for the National Association of College Auxiliary Services for...
Burger

Burger named chair of Orthopedics

Evalina Burger, MB ChB, MMed, an expert spine surgeon and accomplished administrative leader, has been named chair of the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine,...
Trego named Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence

Trego named Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence

Lori Trego, PhD, CNM, FAAN, an associate professor in the CU College of Nursing, has been selected as the 2018–2019 Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence at the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).
Wood honored as 2018 Outstanding Fundraising Executive

Wood honored as 2018 Outstanding Fundraising Executive

Martin Wood, senior vice chancellor, University Advancement, was named the 2018 Outstanding Fundraising Executive by the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Southern Colorado.
Anton selected as 2018 Bill Daniels Ethical Leader of the Year

Anton selected as 2018 Bill Daniels Ethical Leader of the Year

Gregory Anton, Chairman and CEO of Anton Collins Mitchell (ACM), has been selected as the 2018 Bill Daniels Ethical Leader of the Year. Now in its fourth year, the award will be presented to Anton at...

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