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Are the COVID-19 vaccines good news for cancer care?

Are the COVID-19 vaccines good news for cancer care?

Long before RNA and mRNA became important parts of the COVID-19 vaccine conversation, researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine were...
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Regents active in presidential transition discussions

The University of Colorado Board of Regents this week met to continue its work on the presidential transition. Additionally, the board’s Governance Committee...
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Transformation and Innovation Program in transition as projects move forward
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Transformation and Innovation Program in transition as projects move forward

As CU’s Transformation and Innovation Program approaches the start of its third year, several projects are moving forward while the Program Management Office...
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Healthy gut and healthy heart: AB Nexus funds second round of grants

Healthy gut and healthy heart: AB Nexus funds second round of grants

Now well into its first year, AB Nexus announced a new round of grants totaling $550,000 for collaborative projects from researchers at CU Boulder and CU...
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CU-sponsored National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education set for June
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CU-sponsored National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education set for June

CU is among the sponsors of this year’s National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE), a leading forum on issues of race and...
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CU Boulder announces Center for African and African American Studies

CU Boulder announces Center for African and African American Studies

CU Boulder Provost Russell Moore announced today the university has established the Center for African and African American Studies, or CAAAS, (also called “...
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One year later: How George Floyd’s death changed us

One year later: How George Floyd’s death changed us

On May 25, 2020, then-police officer Derek Chauvin murdered Minneapolis resident George Floyd in full view of the public. Floyd’s death was caught on video and...
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Donations from 10th annual Move-Out event have surprising second lives

Donations from 10th annual Move-Out event have surprising second lives

As students moved out of residence halls this year, the UCCS Office of Sustainability was busy giving gently-used items a second home – and even a chance to...
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June ‘soft return’ questions answered at info session

June ‘soft return’ questions answered at info session

On June 1, campus employees will begin their “soft return” to the workplace in preparation for in-person operations during the fall 2021 semester. To offer...
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With a treasure trove of data, CU Anschutz gears up to strike gold

With a treasure trove of data, CU Anschutz gears up to strike gold

Staying competitive in the medical field now requires a new type of mining. While there are no hard hats required, extracting data from a vast array of...
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CU Faculty Voices: The persistence of pay inequity

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of commentaries by CU faculty, presented by the Faculty Council Communications Committee and CU Connections. Learn more...
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To prevent next pandemic, scientists say we must regulate air like food and water

To prevent next pandemic, scientists say we must regulate air like food and water

Humans in the 21st century spend most of their time indoors, but the air we breathe inside buildings is not regulated to the same degree as the food we eat and...
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Updates on implementation of Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act
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Updates on implementation of Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act

University of Colorado cross-campus project committees are nearing completion of a salary analysis spurred by the passage of Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal...
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Crowds cheer for graduates at first-ever Picture on the Plaza celebration

Crowds cheer for graduates at first-ever Picture on the Plaza celebration

Rows of faculty and staff cheered, clapped, rang noise makers and shook pom poms as more than 500 graduates walked the pedestrian Spine during the first-ever...
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Together again: Cross the Quad celebrates graduates

Together again: Cross the Quad celebrates graduates

For the first time in over a year, CU Denver’s downtown campus came alive with the energy of hundreds of ecstatic graduates, decked in caps and gowns and...
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Fully vaccinated older adults 94% less likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19

Fully vaccinated older adults 94% less likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19

In vaccine clinical trials, the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines were shown to be about 95% effective in preventing COVID-19. Now a study from the Centers...
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CU presidential transition: What’s next
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CU presidential transition: What’s next

CU President Mark Kennedy Following Monday’s announcement by President Mark Kennedy that he had entered into discussions with the CU Board of Regents regarding...
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Faculty Council moving to boost diversity among its leadership ranks
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Faculty Council moving to boost diversity among its leadership ranks

Facing formal criticism from three of its committees, the Faculty Council last week voted to pursue a proposed course of action for addressing a lack of...
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Systemwide Campus and Workplace Culture Survey to launch in fall
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Systemwide Campus and Workplace Culture Survey to launch in fall

The CU system and campuses in October will launch the Campus and Workplace Culture (CWC) Survey , designed to gather information about community members’...
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Faculty Council Committee Corner: Women
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Faculty Council Committee Corner: Women

Editor’s note: This is part of an ongoing CU Connections series in which the Faculty Council highlights each of its committees and their efforts. See past...
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To safely return to ‘normal,’ 70% of Coloradans must get COVID vaccine

To safely return to ‘normal,’ 70% of Coloradans must get COVID vaccine

Those results come from a new mathematical study led by researchers at two University of Colorado campuses—CU Boulder and the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. The...
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$600k grant fueling new LGBTQ+ initiative and partnership

$600k grant fueling new LGBTQ+ initiative and partnership

Fueled by a $600,000 grant, the Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience at UCCS will partner with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on a new project to...
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Town Hall recap: Chancellor Marks provides hopeful outlook on fall semester and updates on robust campuswide initiatives

Town Hall recap: Chancellor Marks provides hopeful outlook on fall semester and updates on robust campuswide initiatives

On May 4, Chancellor Michelle Marks hosted the final town hall of the 2020-21 academic year to provide an update on the fall semester, as well as several...
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Intense light may hold answer to heart treatment dilemma

Intense light may hold answer to heart treatment dilemma

The gene, ANGPTL4, regulates fatty lipids in plasma. Scientists have found that people with lower levels of it also have reduced triglycerides and lipids,...
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How leadership in diversity, equity and inclusion is accelerating across the CU system
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How leadership in diversity, equity and inclusion is accelerating across the CU system

New officers across the University of Colorado system are delivering an infusion of talent in the realm of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), which CU...

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