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Cybersecurity, teacher shortage addressed in busy legislative session
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Cybersecurity, teacher shortage addressed in busy legislative session

May 9 marked the end of the Legislature’s four-month session, one that saw the introduction of a record 800 bills introduced at the Capitol. The session also...
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What’s changing in PERA?
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What’s changing in PERA?

In an effort to shore up PERA, the state’s pension system, the Legislature passed SB18-200 late on May 9, the last day of the session. CU has more than 8,600...
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CU at Pride
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Faculty Council LGBTQ+ Committee to celebrate diversity at PrideFest

The University of Colorado is proud to sponsor Denver PrideFest 2018. We are excited to celebrate our diverse CU community and the larger community of Colorado...
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Building high-performance ‘A-Team’ requires learning from the best
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Building high-performance ‘A-Team’ requires learning from the best

According to Gallup’s “State of the American Workplace” report on the modern workforce, just one-third of U.S. employees are actually engaged in their work and...
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CU Boulder Ed Talks to address hot topics

Tuesday’s CU Boulder Ed Talks to address hot topics

Join the CU Boulder School of Education for Ed Talks on Tuesday, May 22 at the Dairy Arts Center. Inspired by TED Talks, these short and engaging presentations...
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UCCS, UCHealth partner to address shortage of baccalaureate-prepared nurses

UCCS, UCHealth partner to address shortage of baccalaureate-prepared nurses

The first class of 24 registered nurses will complete their bachelor of science in nursing degree in a new agreement between UCHealth Memorial and the UCCS...
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Writing Center represents CU Denver at regional conference

Writing Center represents CU Denver at regional conference

If you thought the CU Denver Writing Center was the perfect place to get help with your next essay, you’d be right. But it’s also a community of CU Denver...
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Debunking myths of opioid abuse

Debunking myths of opioid abuse

Students, faculty and staff receive education and training on opioid abuse and Naloxone administration
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CU Connections resumes weekly publication
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CU Connections begins summer publication schedule in June

CU Connections will begin its summer publication schedule after the May 31 issue, when issues will appear biweekly. No new issues are scheduled to appear on...
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Regents honored at Capitol
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Lawmakers pay tribute to regents

State Sen. Kevin Priola led an effort to recognize Regents Kyle Hybl and Stephen Ludwig and Regent Emeritus Steve Bosley. From left: Ludwig, Bosley, Priola and...
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OE:18
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Open Enrollment closes at 5 p.m. Friday

Before Open Enrollment ends at 5 p.m. Friday, CU faculty and staff still have the chance to enroll in, change or waive their benefits for the plan year...
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Self-control shaped by your 'in-group' as early as preschool

Self-control shaped by your 'in-group' as early as preschool

How a child’s social groups behave can significantly influence his or her ability to practice self-control and could have lasting impacts on development of...
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How growing up with pets, dust may boost mental health

How growing up with pets, dust may boost mental health

Children raised in a rural environment, surrounded by animals and bacteria-laden dust, grow up to have more stress-resilient immune systems and might be at...
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Wagner to step down as Advancement leader

Wagner to step down as Advancement leader

Andrea Wagner surveys the menu at Backstage Coffee before stepping to the counter and flashing her big smile. “Hi Tyler, how are you? I’d like a club soda,...
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A conversation on health care with the CEO of a Fortune 500 company

A conversation on health care with the CEO of a Fortune 500 company

The CU Denver Business School’s Profiles in Healthcare class heard insights on the healthcare industry from DaVita CEO Kent Thiry.
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When should families, physicians and caregivers talk to dementia patients about giving up firearms?

When should families, physicians and caregivers talk to dementia patients about giving up firearms?

As the number of adults with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia steadily increases, questions around their access to firearms remain largely unaddressed,...
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Survey results give Staff Council food for thought and action
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Survey results give Staff Council food for thought and action

In an effort to more effectively serve its constituents, the University of Colorado Staff Council sent out a Working Climate Survey in fall 2016 to ask how...
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Apply now for summer Tuition Assistance Benefit
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Apply now for summer Tuition Assistance Benefit

Faculty and staff who want to save money on their or their dependent’s summer tuition bill may begin submitting the Tuition Benefit Application through the...
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Can cannabis kill pain without getting you stoned?

Can cannabis kill pain without getting you stoned?

More than 87 percent of medical marijuana users report smoking or ingesting it for pain-related conditions. Yet for many, the cognitively impairing properties...
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UCCS creates new dual graduate program in public administration, sociology

UCCS creates new dual graduate program in public administration, sociology

A new innovative dual graduate degree program between the School of Public Affairs and the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, will prepare students for a...
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Master Plan envisions big projects, including residence hall

Master Plan envisions big projects, including residence hall

The University of Colorado Denver’s 10-year Facilities Master Plan is filled with exciting and needed projects, all adding to the scholarly and student-focused...
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CU Anschutz wins $46.5 million NIH grant

CU Anschutz wins $46.5 million NIH grant

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded $46.5 million to the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and its Colorado Clinical and...
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OE:18
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Where should you go to receive the best care for medical treatment?

All too often, illness or injury show up out of the blue. When these situations occur, we’re faced with uncertainty about where to go for care, especially if...
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OE:18
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Open Enrollment: Pair CU’s plans with your big life events

Every year is filled with memorable moments, from having a baby to getting braces. Your employee benefits play a big part in the costs associated with these...
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CU Innovation and Efficiency Awards Expo is May 15
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CU Innovation and Efficiency Awards Expo is May 15

Who doesn’t love innovation? Last year’s systemwide CU Innovation and Efficiency Awards Expo showcased creative developments in everything from trash...

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