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Highfill named President’s Employee of the Year
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Highfill named President’s Employee of the Year

Highfill Bethany Highfill of the Procurement Service Center is the 2021 President's Employee of the Year. Highfill received the award Nov. 11 during a virtual...
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CU Innovation and Efficiency Award winners rose to year’s challenges
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CU Innovation and Efficiency Award winners rose to year’s challenges

Despite a global pandemic, innovation remains alive and well at CU, as evidenced by the remarkable submissions to the 2021 CU Innovation and Efficiency Awards...
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Alumnus Tandean Rustandy makes surprise seven-figure gift announcement at ribbon-cutting

Alumnus Tandean Rustandy makes surprise seven-figure gift announcement at ribbon-cutting

Students, faculty and staff have been energized by the brand new building connecting the business and engineering schools, enjoying its classroom and...
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UCCS’ farm subscription program celebrated in 2021 Sustainable Campus Index

UCCS’ farm subscription program celebrated in 2021 Sustainable Campus Index

After earning a STARS Gold Sustainability Ranking for a third consecutive time this year, UCCS’ sustainability initiatives are back in the spotlight.
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Article examines why delivery complications can influence physician decision-making for the next patient

Article examines why delivery complications can influence physician decision-making for the next patient

In a new commentary article published in Science, Meng Li, associate professor and director of undergraduate studies in the Department of Health and Behavioral...
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Uncle Doc: A POW’s story of survival, compassion and hope

Uncle Doc: A POW’s story of survival, compassion and hope

As dawn broke over the South Pacific on Sept. 21, 1944, Jack Comstock, MD, stepped out of the officers’ quarters on his callused bare feet, wearing a G-string...
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Board of Regents name presidential search committee, announce search firm
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Board of Regents names presidential search committee, announces search firm

The University of Colorado Board of Regents took significant steps on Thursday to advance the search for CU’s next president, naming members of the search...
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Performance cycles to shift for most CU staff
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Performance cycles to shift for most CU staff

The University of Colorado’s performance review and merit cycles will move into closer alignment for most university staff and all classified staff over the...
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Exceptional staff members recognized by Staff Council
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Exceptional staff members recognized by Staff Council

The University of Colorado Staff Council (UCSC) recently honored 10 exceptional employees across the system during the 2021 Staff Excellence Awards. The CU...
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Regent Emeritus Richard J. “Dick” Bernick
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In memoriam: Regent Emeritus Richard Bernick

University of Colorado Regent Emeritus Richard J. “Dick” Bernick, who provided 26 years of service as a board member, died Sept. 30, 2021, in Denver. He was 92...
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Chief Diversity Officer Cook steps down from role to return to consulting
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Chief Diversity Officer Cook steps down from role to return to consulting

Theodosia Cook has resigned from her role as the system administration’s chief diversity officer. She will be transitioning full time to her organizational...
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Student success in focus for regents during strategic plan presentation
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Student success in focus for regents during strategic plan presentation

The Board of Regents heard updates on student graduation rates and retention during the board’s most recent look at progress in CU’s systemwide strategic plan...
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CU faculty researchers invited to apply for Boettcher Investigator status
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CU faculty researchers invited to apply for Boettcher Investigator status

The University of Colorado and the Boettcher Foundation announce the 2022 Boettcher Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards program. About the program The...
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Sleepio offers incentive for eligible users through Nov. 30
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Sleepio offers incentive for eligible users through Nov. 30

Better health starts with better sleep, and if you’ve been struggling with sleep, that can affect your mental and physical well-being. CU Health Plan offers a...
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CU Connections resumes weekly publication
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Publication note: No CU Connections on Thanksgiving, Dec. 23 and 30

CU Connections will not publish new issues on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 25), Dec. 23 and 30. Deadline for submissions for the Thursday, Dec. 2, issue is noon...
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Abby Benson departs CU after nearly a decade of service in Colorado and Washington, D.C.

Abby Benson departs CU after nearly a decade of service in Colorado and Washington, D.C.

Abby Benson, who has served in key leadership roles within the CU system since 2012, will step down as CU Boulder’s deputy chief operating officer in early...
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CU Boulder named 2021 Innovation Award winner by APLU

CU Boulder named 2021 Innovation Award winner by APLU

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named the University of Colorado Boulder a 2021 Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP)...
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Q&A: Fulbright scholar Krenar Këpuska reflects on cybersecurity research at UCCS

Q&A: Fulbright scholar Krenar Këpuska reflects on cybersecurity research at UCCS

As a leading cybersecurity education institution, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs aims to fuel success in the critical fields of cybersecurity...
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Provost Constancio Nakuma discusses multilingualism, diversity, lifelong learning

Provost Constancio Nakuma discusses multilingualism, diversity, lifelong learning

Before Constancio Nakuma, PhD, became CU Denver’s provost and executive vice chancellor for academic and student affairs, he traveled far and wide to fulfill...
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The science of super athletes

The science of super athletes

Iñigo San Millán, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and...
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Distinguished Professors
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New class of CU Distinguished Professors: leaders in research, education, service

The University of Colorado today added 11 new members to its roster of Distinguished Professors, a title signifying the highest honor awarded to faculty across...
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It’s unanimous: Board of Regents approves compensation increases
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It’s unanimous: Board of Regents approves compensation increases

The CU Board of Regents voted unanimously to approve compensation increases for eligible faculty and non-classified university staff at CU Boulder, CU Denver,...
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institutions comprising the Auraria Campus – expand displaced Aurarian Scholarship, increasing access to college education

CU Denver, MSU Denver, Community College of Denver – institutions comprising the Auraria Campus – expand displaced Aurarian Scholarship, increasing access to college education

After more than three decades of offering tuition-free education to residents, children, and grandchildren of displaced Aurarians—those who were forced to...
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Why invest in a Health Savings Account? It’s literally money in the bank

Why invest in a Health Savings Account? It’s literally money in the bank

A Health Savings Account (HSA) is literally money in the bank, but there’s more to this asset than meets the eye. Many people have heard of an HSA and may have...
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Denver Scholarship Foundation names CU Boulder College Partner of the Year

Denver Scholarship Foundation names CU Boulder College Partner of the Year

The foundation, which seeks to inspire and empower Denver Public Schools students to enroll in and graduate from postsecondary institutions, works with 31...

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