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PERA rescue plan signed into law by governor

Gov. Bill Ritter on Tuesday, Feb. 23, signed legislation that will reduce PERA retiree benefits but keep the pension plan afloat. Ritter said the changes made...
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Higher ed budget, tuition flexibility generate fresh discussion

Funding to higher education was spared in Gov. Bill Ritter's most recent budget-balancing plan, which was announced on Thursday, Feb. 18. Still, universities...
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CU-Boulder launches national search for Leeds School of Business dean

A national search for the next dean of the University of Colorado at Boulder Leeds School of Business has begun. CU-Boulder Interim Provost and Executive Vice...
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Loan forgiveness program could hold future reward for CU employees

A federal student loan forgiveness program offers potential help to University of Colorado employees who stick with their public service profession for 10...
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Procurement Service Center sets open houses

The Procurement Service Center (PSC) will sponsor open houses on the four university campuses early in March, which is Procurement Month in Colorado. The...
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Five Questions for Tad Pfeffer

Pfeffer A love of snow, ice and cold weather has become for Tad Pfeffer a lifelong passion to help the world understand the transformation of glaciers and the...
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Search under way for Alumni Association director

A national search for the next executive director of the University of Colorado Alumni Association is under way. The search was announced recently by...
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Bosley talks budget issues with Faculty Assembly

CU Board of Regents Chair Steve Bosley Praising a "fabulous leadership team" at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs for insight and optimism during...
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Faculty to play prominent role in student symposium

Faculty are invited to take part in this year's University of Colorado Denver Research and Creative Activities Symposium, which promotes and showcases...
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New type of complex genetic variation discovered

Two University of Colorado School of Medicine scientists have discovered a previously unknown type of complex genetic variation. This unexpected finding might...
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System Staff Council supply drive

With spring an ideal time to clean out closets and pantries, the council's 2010 service project will consist of collecting new and used clothing, nonperishable...
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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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