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PERA rescue plan ready for governor's signature

Legislation that proponents contend is needed to keep the Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA) fund from disintegrating passed the Colorado House on...
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End of tax exemptions could prove helpful to higher education

Five weeks into this year's session, the Colorado General Assembly has introduced more than 300 bills, some of which continue to demand the attention of the...
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Boulder campus ready for its accreditation close-up

Once every 10 years for the past century, the University of Colorado at Boulder has undergone a seemingly routine but vital process: accreditation by the Highe...
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New Student Information System embarks on biggest expansion yet

Starting Monday, Feb. 22, financial aid applications for incoming University of Colorado students will be processed using the new Integrated Student...
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Five Questions for Joanne Belknap

For more than 25 years, Joanne Belknap has been an advocate for women, especially those who have been victimized or find themselves in the midst of an...
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Education conference to examine how students learn

How students learn and what that means for faculty members will be the topic of the upcoming President's Teaching Scholars Program (PTSP) conference on the...
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Nominations sought for President's Diversity Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2010 President's Diversity Award, which recognizes significant achievements of faculty, staff, students and academic...
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CU-NIST scientists show chemistry possible at ultralow temperatures

Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado University of Colorado at Boulder adjoint professors of physics Deborah Jin, left, and Jun Ye in their cold...
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100 staffers get motivated on Staff Enrichment Day

A trio of speakers reminded classified staff of their worth, the choices they make, and how life requires adapting to change. Close to 100 University of...
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UC Denver announces state's first bioengineering department

The University of Colorado Denver announced that it will be home to the first Bioengineering Department in the state, pending Colorado Commission of Higher...
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UC Denver announces state's first bioengineering department

The University of Colorado Denver announced that it will be home to the first Bioengineering Department in the state, pending Colorado Commission of Higher...
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House Finance Committee approves PERA rescue plan

Acknowledging that legal battles were certain, the House Finance Committee on Wednesday, Feb. 10, voted 8-3 for a bill that proponents say would rescue the...
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Regents adopt guiding principles following robust debate about diversity

University of Colorado regents on Thursday, Feb. 11, adopted an overarching mission statement and a set of guiding principles that define CU's identity as an...
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Staff Council looks to boost participation

University of Colorado Staff Council considered ways to promote and raise its visibility; discussed the effects of House Bill 11-1301 and reviewed details of...
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Five Questions for Nanna Meyer

Nanna Meyer With the Winter Games opening on Friday, Feb. 12, Olympic fever is about to overtake the nation. You can't help but fall in love with the athletes...
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New grant program for early career biomedical researchers debuts at CU

University of Colorado biomedical researchers just starting out in their careers now have a professional avenue that could speed their transition into...
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Panel to discuss effects of federal stimulus spending in Colorado

How is funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act affecting Colorado? That's the question to be taken on by panelists at a discussion Wednesday,...
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Staff Council seeking Service Excellence Award nominations

The University of Colorado Staff Council announces its annual Service Excellence Award for classified staff and professional exempt employees of the university...
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University ranks second nationally for Peace Corps volunteers

Each morning, University of Colorado at Boulder alumna Julie Fast wakes to the footsteps of "campesinos" hiking past her front door in Peru on their way to...
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Political, business leaders highlight Black History Month event

Carroll The speaker of the Colorado House of Representatives will be the keynote speaker for a Black History Month celebration Tuesday, Feb. 16, at the...
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Media forensics center launches with new master's program

The official launch of the National Center for Media Forensics was in and of itself something to celebrate, but with the announcement of the master's program,...
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School of Dental Medicine gives kids a smile

Photo by Glenn J. Asakawa It was a day of big smiles for more than 125 young dental patients who gathered Friday, Feb. 5, at the University of Colorado School...
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2009 W-2 forms

W-2 forms for the 2009 tax year have been mailed to all employees. Employees should allow sufficient time for delivery. If you have not received your W-2, you...
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State senators advance PERA rescue plan

The Colorado Senate on Monday passed a bill that sponsors say would shore up the Public Employees' Retirement Association over the next 30 years. SB10-001,...
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Flexibility for higher education on hold at Capitol

Senate Bill 10-003, the legislation aimed at giving higher education institutions greater flexibility in several state-regulated areas, is in a holding pattern...

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