The University of Colorado has announced two new Distinguished Professors, Jean S. Kutner and Karolin Luger, bringing the 2022 cohort total to nine. CU Distinguished Professors are tenured faculty members who demonstrate exemplary performance in research or creative work; a record of excellence in promoting learning and student attainment of knowledge and skills; and outstanding service to the profession, the university and its affiliates.
From CU Olympians in Beijing to new leadership for the Board of Regents, these were the topics of interest in the most popular CU Connections feature stories of 2022.
As the University of Colorado carries out its mission of providing outstanding teaching, research, community engagement and health care, it also generates a vital $13.3 billion annual economic impact across the state.
The University of Colorado Staff Council (UCSC) recently presented the 2022 Staff Excellence Awards, honoring 11 exceptional employees across the system.
University of Colorado faculty this year attracted $1.46 billion in sponsored research funding and gifts supporting research. The support powers wide-ranging discovery and impact, ultimately benefiting Colorado, the nation and the world. This marks the sixth consecutive year that CU’s annual sponsored research funding and gifts have topped $1 billion. The 2021-22 systemwide total is an increase of 1% over the previous year’s $1.45 billion.