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State of the Campus: ‘precious opportunity, profound obligation’

State of the Campus: ‘precious opportunity, profound obligation’

Highlighting the Front Range’s dynamic growth and the magnified disparities that it brings, Chancellor Dorothy Horrell set the stage for this fall’s State of...
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Is there a penalty for weight loss?

Is there a penalty for weight loss?

Losing weight is difficult for most people, and keeping it off is invariably a struggle. Some studies have suggested that a greater than expected reduction in...
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Board of Regents November meeting coverage
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Board of Regents November meeting coverage

Regents officially kick off presidential search After preparation that spanned the past few years, the CU Board of Regents last week officially kicked off the...
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Presidential Search Committee
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Regents officially kick off presidential search

After preparation that spanned the past few years, the CU Board of Regents last week officially kicked off the search for the next CU president. The regents in...
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CU successfully containing costs for students
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CU successfully containing costs for students

Despite market pressures and limited state support, University of Colorado campuses are effectively containing costs for students pursuing degrees. The Board...
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Broadband a critical need in rural Colorado
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Broadband a critical need in rural Colorado

The daily challenges facing rural Colorado may seem far removed from the easy access enjoyed by the Front Range. And that’s the point: Even in 2018, many...
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Regents explore possibility of paying future board members
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Regents explore possibility of paying future board members

The CU Board of Regents asked for further examination of the possibility of paying board members stipends, which would help offset the costs and time...
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CU Boulder ranks best in world for geosciences, rises to No. 43 overall in global standings

CU Boulder ranks best in world for geosciences, rises to No. 43 overall in global standings

CU Boulder is ranked No. 1 in the world for geosciences, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Global Universities standings. In the four...
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Chamber & EDC recognize School of Public Affairs for 25 years of partnership

Chamber & EDC recognize School of Public Affairs for 25 years of partnership

The School of Public Affairs and the Colorado Springs Chamber & Economic Development Corporation marked 25 years of partnership during the chamber and EDC’...
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School of education impacts children through rural Colorado partnerships

School of education impacts children through rural Colorado partnerships

Amid Colorado’s short-grass prairies, hidden-jewel farming communities and small historic mountain towns, educators, non-profits and community members are...
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Researchers investigate suicide attempts and psychotropic drugs

Researchers investigate suicide attempts and psychotropic drugs

Suicidal patients with access to anti-anxiety, anti-psychotic medications should be closely monitored, CU Anschutz study says
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CU Board of Regents
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Smith, Hill to join Board of Regents; Gallegos returning

Colorado voters on Tuesday chose two new members of the University of Colorado Board of Regents and re-elected one incumbent. First-time candidates Lesley...
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Beverly Tatum, Ph.D.
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Registration open for CU Diversity and Inclusion Summit

Registration is open for the 2018 CU Diversity and Inclusion Summit , set for 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 13-14 at CU Boulder’s University Memorial Center. “Intent vs...
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Faculty Council Committee Corner: LGBTQ+
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Faculty Council Committee Corner: LGBTQ+

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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How ideas go viral in academia

How ideas go viral in academia

How ideas move through academia may depend on where those ideas come from—whether from big-name universities or less prestigious institutions—as much as their...
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From superheroes to Hogwarts, Bell’s research on children’s identity, race and inclusivity rings true

From superheroes to Hogwarts, Bell’s research on children’s identity, race and inclusivity rings true

Dr. Christopher Bell, director of graduate studies and associate professor of media studies at CU Colorado Springs, is a big fan of Marvel superheroes and is...
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Engineering retention program nets NSF grant, $1 million for scholarships

Engineering retention program nets NSF grant, $1 million for scholarships

Discouraged by the many freshman students who never returned as sophomores, Maryam Darbeheshti, PhD, put her engineering mind to work and built something.
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Children with autism spectrum see benefits from equine therapy

Children with autism spectrum see benefits from equine therapy

In the first large, randomized study of its kind, researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have shown a lasting reduction in...
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Gov. Hickenlooper joins with CU health leaders to take steps to curb youth vaping

Gov. Hickenlooper joins with CU health leaders to take steps to curb youth vaping

Gov. John Hickenlooper joined leading health organizations, including the University of Colorado Cancer Center and Children’s Hospital Colorado, in calling for...
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Paid parental leave policy expanded to include classified staff
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Paid parental leave policy expanded to include classified staff

In response to University of Colorado employees’ requests for a paid parental leave benefit for classified staff, the university will deliver this benefit...
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New social climate survey might launch in early 2019
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New social climate survey might launch in early 2019

A follow-up to the 2014 social climate survey led by the CU Board of Regents could launch as early as the first quarter of 2019, the Faculty Council heard at...
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University of Colorado among tops in charitable support
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University of Colorado among tops in charitable support

A new national ranking of institutions bolstered by charitable support recognizes the University of Colorado’s popularity among donors. America’s Favorite...
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New gene-therapy eases chronic pain in dogs; human trials underway

New gene-therapy eases chronic pain in dogs; human trials underway

When Shane the therapy dog was hit by a Jeep, life changed for him and his guardian Taryn Sargent.
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Colorado Shakespeare Festival announces 2019 season with critically-acclaimed regional premiere

Colorado Shakespeare Festival announces 2019 season with critically acclaimed regional premiere

Next summer, June 7-Aug. 11, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival (CSF) will present a season of Shakespeare’s most popular plays, featuring beloved romances,...
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Dunn talks midterm elections in first Downtown Speaker Series

Dunn talks midterm elections in first Downtown Speaker Series

With ballots in the mail across Colorado and the midterm elections less than two weeks away, Josh Dunn, chair and professor, Department of Political Science,...

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