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Lawmakers won’t take up budget, higher ed legislation until February
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Lawmakers won’t take up budget, higher ed legislation until February

State lawmakers will convene at the Capitol for the 2021 legislative session on Wednesday, but only briefly. The business of the Legislature – including...
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Policy changes to Tuition Assistance Benefit approved
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Policy changes to Tuition Assistance Benefit approved; spring applications now open

Looking to go back to school? University of Colorado Tuition Assistance applications are now open; apply by Feb. 3 for the Spring 2021 semester. (Note: The...
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Regent Awards
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Regents announce slate of 2021 honorees

The University of Colorado Board of Regents has announced its selection of this year’s recipients of Honorary Degrees, Distinguished Service Awards and...
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Boettcher Investigator application deadline nears
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Boettcher Early Career Investigator Application 2021 deadline nears

Applications for the 2021 Boettcher Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards program will be due to the campus grants offices according to the following campus-...
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‘Onward’: Impact report highlights giving to CU as a force of good
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‘Onward’: Impact report highlights giving to CU as a force of good

The CU system Office of Advancement is proud to share its annual Impact Report to Donors . Each year, the online report features financials information and...
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Chancellor DiStefano tests positive for COVID-19, has mild symptoms

Chancellor DiStefano tests positive for COVID-19, has mild symptoms

CU Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano is in isolation at home after testing positive today for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. His daughter also...
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Whether it’s 2020 or Baby Shark: Study offers clues on how to stop thinking about it

Whether it’s 2020 or Baby Shark: Study offers clues on how to stop thinking about it

Let it go.” “Think about something else.” “Clear your head.” In our attempts to de-clutter our busy minds and make room for new, often more productive thoughts...
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7 Questions with Jay Coakley, author of ‘Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies’

7 Questions with Jay Coakley, author of ‘Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies’

Jay Coakley, professor emeritus of sociology and executive director of the Center for Critical Sport Studies at UCCS, writes, researches and teaches on the...
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Weed-chomping animals in lab coats? Weaver’s goats assist in urban farm research

Weed-chomping animals in lab coats? Weaver’s goats assist in urban farm research

At the time Weaver, PhD, a senior instructor in CU Denver’s Department of Geography & Environmental Sciences, was conducting research on urban farms for...
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COVID-19 and public health: Modeling, silver linings and ‘Colorado’s Dr. Fauci’

COVID-19 and public health: Modeling, silver linings and ‘Colorado’s Dr. Fauci’

When the pandemic struck last winter, it upended our lives in ways few could have imagined. Many of us work from home now, our kids go to school online, we...
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Pediatrician develops tool to improve care for children with severe neurological impairments

Pediatrician develops tool to improve care for children with severe neurological impairments

Imagine if you will that you are the parent of a child with a severe neurological disorder. Your child is nonverbal, depends on medical technology, requires a...
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Tony Vu named University of Colorado treasurer
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Tony Vu named University of Colorado treasurer

Tony Vu The University of Colorado Board of Regents has named Tony Vu the next treasurer of CU. Vu succeeds Dan Wilson, who is retiring after more than five...
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Transformation and Innovation Program: Strengthening CU technology collaboratively
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Transformation and Innovation Program: Strengthening CU technology collaboratively

Stakeholders in CU’s Transformation and Innovation Program (TIP), launched in 2019 as a key component of President Mark Kennedy’s strategic planning process ,...
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Regents name Hueth to interim leadership post

Hueth The CU Board of Regents on Wednesday named Jeremy Hueth the interim vice president, University Counsel and secretary of the Board of Regents. Hueth steps...
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CU Boulder establishes new office for COVID-19 operations, response, planning

CU Boulder establishes new office for COVID-19 operations, response, planning

Since March, CU Boulder has coordinated COVID-19 planning and response through its Emergency Operations Plan. As the campus prepares for the spring semester—...
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More than 1,100 to earn degrees during virtual ceremony Dec. 18

More than 1,100 to earn degrees during virtual ceremony Dec. 18

More than 1,100 students will celebrate the completion of their academic degree programs in the 2020 winter virtual commencement ceremony Dec. 18.
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Alum and Justice Carlos Samour Jr. encourages grads to dream big at Fall 2020 Virtual Commencement

Alum and Justice Carlos Samour Jr. encourages grads to dream big at Fall 2020 Virtual Commencement

Alum and Colorado Supreme Court Justice Carlos Samour Jr. kicked off CU Denver’s second virtual commencement with five messages of hope for the more than 1,400...
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‘Miracle’ therapies open door to new life for young woman with cystic fibrosis

‘Miracle’ therapies open door to new life for young woman with cystic fibrosis

While 2020 has teetered into degrees of existential crisis for most of us, for Sarah Boylan it has been something else entirely. She calls it her “reverse...
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Distinguished Professors: Meet CU’s 12 newly honored faculty members
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Distinguished Professors: Meet CU’s 12 newly honored faculty members

The University of Colorado has added 12 new members to its roster of Distinguished Professors for 2020. The designation is the highest honor awarded to faculty...
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State lawmakers set to consider next year’s higher ed budget
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State lawmakers set to consider next year’s higher ed budget

The Colorado Legislature’s Joint Budget Committee (JBC) on Monday officially begins considering funding for higher education in the 2021-22 fiscal year,...
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Faculty Council Committee Corner: LGBTQ+
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Faculty Council Committee Corner: LGBTQ+

The Faculty Council LGBTQ+ Committee has been charged with considering concerns of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender faculty, including: (1) assessing...
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CU Denver professor facilitates task force looking at CU Boulder community policing policies

CU Denver professor facilitates task force looking at CU Boulder community policing policies

Over the past fall semester, the CU Boulder Community Safety Task Force has continued its work to forge new paths and bring forth recommendations to increase...
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Sick leave will expand to all CU employees starting Jan. 1
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Sick leave will expand to all CU employees starting Jan. 1

The Colorado Legislature this year passed the Healthy Families and Workplaces Act , requiring employers to provide paid sick leave to employees at a rate of...
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Marin Stanek named CU Boulder’s chief information officer

Marin Stanek named CU Boulder’s chief information officer

Longtime Office of Information Technology strategist Marin Stanek will become CU Boulder’s chief information officer on Jan. 1. She’ll be the first female CIO...
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Colorado economy to gain jobs in 2021, but fall short of full recovery

Colorado economy to gain jobs in 2021, but fall short of full recovery

Colorado will gain jobs in 2021, but it will not be able to make up for the economic losses brought by the global COVID-19 pandemic, according to the latest...

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