Two University of Colorado community members have been named recipients of the 2022 Thomas Jefferson Award, among the highest honors bestowed at the state’s largest institution of higher education.
The University of Colorado Board of Regents has announced its selection of recipients of Honorary Degrees, Distinguished Service Awards and University Medals for 2022.
Roger Martinez, associate professor in the Department of History at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, is using immersive virtual reality tools to recreate worlds that no longer exist. The Immersive Global Middle Ages project, funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities, will transport viewers back in time to experience the fifth through 15th centuries.
Dean Sharon Matusik, who has led the University of Colorado Boulder’s esteemed Leeds Business School for five years, is being recognized by the CU community with the Excellence in Leadership Award. It recognizes an Excellence in Leadership Program alumnus who has shown exemplary leadership at the university.
A University of Colorado collaboration has crossed the Great Divide to advance educational opportunities some 350 miles into Southwest Colorado. CU Boulder and Fort Lewis College have established a partnership that leverages the strengths of both institutions, where Arts & Sciences PhD graduates teach undergraduate students for a year – or more – at Fort Lewis College.