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Beth-El instructor aims to help disabled athletes

Photo courtesy of United States Olympic Committee When Craig Elder , instructor at Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences, heads to Mexico in a few weeks, it won’t be for a beachside vacation...
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Cancer Center researchers bolstered by $9.55 million grant for prostate cancer research

Colorado prostate cancer researchers, from left, Scott Lucia, Jeff Kieft and Dan Theodorescu will share a $9.55 M grant with researchers at University of Virginia. When caught in its early stages,...
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CU attorney a finalist for Supreme Court justice

Patrick O’Rourke, chief litigation attorney for the University of Colorado, is one of three finalists for a justice seat on the Colorado Supreme Court. The Supreme Court Nominating Commission...
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Bowman Kingdom von Dassanowsky Handelsman Christopher N. Bowman , professor and Patten Endowed Chair in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder,...
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Regal receives latest Packard Fellowship for CU-Boulder            

Regal Cindy Regal , a University of Colorado Boulder assistant professor of physics and associate fellow of JILA, has been awarded a prestigious David and Lucile Packard Fellowship for Science and...
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Obituary: Martha Jo Sani

Martha Jo Sani, a senior instructor emerita and highly regarded reference librarian at the College of Business Library at the University of Colorado Boulder, died Friday, October 7, 2011, in Boulder...
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Fenell A new book from Janice Peck , associate professor of media studies at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been published by Marquette University Press. Peck edited “Moment of Danger:...
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Associate professor: Data analysis shows progress made in domestic violence

Kaukinen While statistics show sharp declines in violence against women over the past 30 years, vigilance is required to prevent a return to when domestic violence was not considered a crime, said...
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Hoch named Employee of the Quarter at UCCS

Hoch Employee of the Quarter honors for the current quarter went to Hope Hoch , program assistant in the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences...
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Zunger to receive inaugural theory award from Materials Research Society

Zunger Alex Zunger , a professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, will receive the inaugural Materials Theory Award at the 2011 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting on Nov. 30 in...
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Lisnow reflects on establishing CeDAR

Lisnow You might say Frank Lisnow’s life began to change the day he went to jail. No, he never spent a day behind bars. But it was 40 years ago at a jail in Vermont where Lisnow embarked on a then-...
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Cancer investigators’ mission bolstered by three new grants

DeGregori James DeGregori , Ph.D., investigator at the University of Colorado Cancer Center and professor of biochemistry and molecular genetics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, says...
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Noel Keranen Tom Noel , professor of history at the University of Colorado Denver, has received the Denver Public Library’s Elanor Gehres Award. Noel, known as Dr. Colorado, is the 12th recipient of...
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Tumor battle led to commitment to fundraising

Lillehei Fifteen years ago this month, Kurtis Roose was in his primary care physician’s office for a routine physical exam when he experienced a seizure. He didn’t realize it had happened. “It was...
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From auto engines to genes, Biofrontiers scientist on a roll

Biofrontiers scientist Robin Dowell has a vision of understanding how genes affect disease susceptibility. Photo: Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado Robin Dowell understands machines of all kinds...
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Faculty at College of Nursing leads creation of new standards for child care

New and updated standards to keep children healthy and safe in early care and education are available from the University of Colorado College of Nursing, National Resource Center for Health and...
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Tyler Schrier Cordova Tolderlund Hartnett Ken Tyler will chair the new Center for NeuroScience (CNS), which will be housed administratively in the Department of Neurology at the School of Medicine at...
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CU-Boulder physics professor named Presidential Early Career Award Winner

Alysia Marino A University of Colorado Boulder physics faculty member was among 13 U.S. Department of Energy researchers named by President Obama on Monday as recipients of the Presidential Early...
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UCCS accounting professor honored by alumni fundraising

Brenda Smith, left, stands with Kirk Wilcox and Mike Fryt during an August reception. Kirk Wilcox, professor in the College of Business, is the kind of teacher students don’t forget. To ensure Wilcox...
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Three CU business school deans celebrate alumni at landmark event

The deans of CU’s three business schools recently took part in the first tri-campus business alumni networking event at CU Denver. From left, David L. Ikenberry, CU-Boulder; Sueann Ambron, CU Denver...
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Weir named chief information officer for UIS

Robert P. “Bob” Weir has been named associate vice president and chief information officer for University Information Systems, effective Saturday, Oct. 1. He takes over for John Cooney, who retired...
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Cain to lead national group of family physicians

Cain Jeffrey Cain, associate professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, has been chosen president-elect of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), an organization that...
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The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year grant of $749,930 to the University of Colorado Denver. The grant will support the project “RCN - SEES: Sustainable Cities - People and the...
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Lakin takes regulatory compliance post at CU Denver

Alison Lakin has been appointed assistant vice chancellor of Regulatory Compliance for Research Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver beginning Oct. 1. Lakin has been serving as interim...
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Draper named vice chancellor for strategic relations at CU-Boulder

Draper Frances Draper has been named vice chancellor for strategic relations at the University of Colorado Boulder. Draper currently serves as associate vice chancellor for strategic relations; her...

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