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Sustainability panel discusses campus initiatives
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Sustainability panel discusses campus initiatives

Sustainability efforts across the CU system were the topic of a panel discussion during Friday’s meeting of University Affairs, a committee of the Board of...
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Feedback from governance groups shaping strategic planning process
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Feedback from governance groups shaping strategic planning process

The co-chairs of the strategic planning committee presented an update on the university’s strategic plan, which is intended to create a roadmap to focus CU...
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Study finds no link between youth contact sports and cognitive, mental health problems

Study finds no link between youth contact sports and cognitive, mental health problems

Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early...
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Daylight saving time: How the time switch could be killing you

Daylight saving time: How the time switch could be killing you

We fall back to standard time pretty soon, the first weekend of November. But time might be up for daylight saving time as several states pass laws trying to...
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School of Public Affairs celebrates first-place win in faculty and staff giving challenge

School of Public Affairs celebrates first-place win in faculty and staff giving challenge

The School of Public Affairs celebrated winning first place in the 2019 faculty and staff giving challenge during a fête at the Ent Center for the Arts.
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3D Graphics and Animation program breeds industry leaders

3D Graphics and Animation program breeds industry leaders

Two years ago, Paul Conner took a group of his 3D Graphics and Animation students to see Coco, Pixar Animation Studio’s award-winning fantasy film. At the end...
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Hyatt Regency donates $250,000 to the CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Hyatt Regency donates $250,000 to the CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center, a hotel and conference center developed by Corporex Colorado in partnership with the City of Aurora and managed...
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CU Nursing dean: Let’s boldly transform health — together

CU Nursing dean: Let’s boldly transform health — together

In a robust call for change, College of Nursing Dean Elias Provencio-Vasquez rallied his team on Oct. 14 in his first State of the College address with the...
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Faculty Council Committee Corner: Executive
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Faculty Council Committee Corner: Executive

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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Sub-2-hour marathon barrier broken

Sub-2-hour marathon barrier broken

This weekend, Kenyan distance runner Eliud Kipchoge will set out on a tree-lined course in Vienna for his second attempt to break the fabled 2-hour marathon...
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Race in America: How lawyers are defining racism, new maps tracking slavery in America and the legacy of slave music

Race in America: How lawyers are defining racism, new maps tracking slavery in America and the legacy of slave music

How do you define racism? What impact does that have on the law? How can new research help descendants of slaves better understand their family origins? And we...
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Bailey outlines region’s challenges and opportunities in Economic Forum

Bailey outlines region’s challenges and opportunities in Economic Forum

Tatiana Bailey’s multiple interviews with city and regional leaders provided the foundation of her annual report during the 23rd UCCS Economic Forum Oct. 10 at...
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CU Anschutz designated ‘Indoor Tan-Free Skin Smart Campus’

CU Anschutz designated ‘Indoor Tan-Free Skin Smart Campus’

In recognition of its commitment to student health, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus has earned the “Skin Smart Campus Award” from the National Council on Skin...
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CU names new engagement and outreach leader
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CU names new engagement and outreach leader

CU is ramping up its efforts to develop deeper connections with communities around Colorado and beyond with a program to foster sustained relationships that...
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Chancellor addresses racist incident, student safety and wellness at State of the Campus event

Chancellor addresses racist incident, student safety and wellness at State of the Campus event

With hundreds in attendance, in-person and online, Chancellor Philip DiStefano today delivered his pre-scheduled, annual State of the Campus address...
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Expert panels, student showcases headline Research and Innovation Week Oct. 14-18

Expert panels, student showcases headline Research and Innovation Week Oct. 14-18

The second edition of Research & Innovation Week, Oct. 14-18, is just around the corner and packed with events that are free and open to students, faculty...
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NSF grant to focus on how bats evolved to dominate the night

NSF grant to focus on how bats evolved to dominate the night

Aaron Corcoran, assistant professor of biology, will work with researchers at Brown University and Lawrence Technological University to study how bats evolved...
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Finding the cause of a devastating polio-like illness

Reviving neighborhoods with health-driven design

In 2013, the Denver Housing Authority (DHA) announced it would begin a $240 million revitalization process in Sun Valley, an 80-acre neighborhood on the border...
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Finding the cause of a devastating polio-like illness

Finding the cause of a devastating polio-like illness

For some researchers who spend their days tucked away in a lab, the impact of their work may at times seem removed from the lives of real people. Not so for Dr...
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Faculty Council discusses online education, strategic planning with President Kennedy
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Faculty Council discusses online education, strategic planning with President Kennedy

Faculty members are eager to provide input to university leadership as CU continues to pursue answers to questions about the future of online education across...
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CU attracts record-breaking amount of funding for sponsored research
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CU attracts record-breaking amount of funding for sponsored research

Setting a new systemwide record, faculty at the University of Colorado attracted more than $1.2 billion in sponsored research funding and gifts during the 2018...
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Goodbye Lynda.com, hello LinkedIn Learning
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Goodbye Lynda.com, hello LinkedIn Learning

CU faculty and staff now have access to LinkedIn Learning, a free, on-demand learning solution. LinkedIn Learning offers a large number of resources to help...
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Election 2019: University guidelines affect campaign activity, expression
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Election 2019: University guidelines affect campaign activity, expression

As Colorado’s Nov. 5 Election Day approaches, the University of Colorado reminds employees of guidelines regarding political campaign-related activity and...
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More discipline can lead kids to prison, new study finds

More discipline can lead kids to prison, new study finds

Students in stricter middle schools are more likely to end up in jail or prison later in life, according to a new working paper co-authored by Stephen Billings...

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