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Tuition Assistance
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Tuition Assistance applications now open

Tuition Assistance Benefit applications for the spring 2020 semester are now being accepted in your employee portal. Save money on your tuition by submitting...
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Call for nominations: Elizabeth D. Gee Memorial Lectureship Award
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Call for nominations: Elizabeth D. Gee Memorial Lectureship Award

The Women’s Committee of the CU Faculty Council requests nominations for 2019 Elizabeth D. Gee Memorial Lectureship Award. Deadline is Jan. 15, 2020. The Gee...
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Scope of Work forms are now digital
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Scope of Work forms are now digital

The University of Colorado uses the expertise of not only our own workforce, but that of contractors and individuals not employed by CU. When a department...
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Faculty invited to submit MOOC ideas for Coursera RFP
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Faculty invited to submit MOOC ideas for Coursera RFP

The University of Colorado is an international leader in the use of MOOCs (massive open online courses), which expand access to CU’s high-quality learning...
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Xenna the service dog helps Navy vet do laboratory research

Xenna the service dog helps Navy vet do laboratory research

Along the way, both of them, with help from CU Boulder, pave the way for greater accessibility
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Competitive spirit gave Battle of the Departments Food Drive a lift

Competitive spirit gave Battle of the Departments Food Drive a lift

Generosity and a hint of competitive spirit among the UCCS community resulted in the most successful food drive in the history of Clyde’s Cupboard this...
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Major grant renewed at Business School

Major grant renewed at Business School

When it comes to facing ethical issues in business, it’s not a question of if, but when. Thanks to a five-year, $1.25 million grant from the Daniels Fund...
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CU Anschutz launches comprehensive website directory of research studies

CU Anschutz launches comprehensive website directory of research studies

Here at the Anschutz Medical Campus, we are in the business of answering important research questions in order to improve human health. One of the ways our...
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CU Connections resumes weekly publication
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Publication note: No CU Connections on Thanksgiving, Dec. 26, Jan. 2

CU Connections will not publish new issues on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 28), Dec. 26 and Jan. 2. Deadline for submissions for the Thursday, Dec. 5, issue is noon...
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Faculty Council delving into diversity, inclusion with Brenda Allen
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Faculty Council delving into diversity, inclusion with Brenda Allen

Brenda Allen In an effort to boost knowledge and gain expertise in best practices as related to diversity and inclusion, Faculty Council has partnered with...
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UIS Impact Report
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Impact report: UIS supports technology to advance CU

The University Information Services (UIS) Impact Report details the ways the team works to empower the University of Colorado through technology. UIS provides...
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CMCI developing new student media enterprise for next fall

CMCI developing new student media enterprise for next fall

On Monday, CMCI Dean Lori Bergen said the enterprise’s primary goal is to offer current and incoming students an academic experience featuring a strong faculty...
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Giving Tuesday 2019 raises $83K+ for student scholarships and programs

Giving Tuesday 2019 raises $83K+ for student scholarships and programs

Donations are still being counted, but #GivingTuesdayUCCS 2019 raised more than $83,000 for student scholarships and programs, thanks to hundreds of donors and...
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Home away from home: Construction begins on new first-year student housing

Home away from home: Construction begins on new first-year student housing

When you return from winter break, you’ll likely notice something different about campus. A portion of the recreation field that sits between the Tivoli Quad...
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Nurses bring ‘sunshine’ to dying man’s journey

Nurses bring ‘sunshine’ to dying man’s journey

When Darice Henritze found her husband collapsed on the hospital room floor struggling for breath, his call button going unanswered, it was an ugly déjà vu.
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As RFPs are awarded, future of technology and online education at CU begins to take
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As RFPs conclude, future of technology and online education at CU begins to take shape

As two recent Requests for Proposals (RFPs) conclude with contracts being awarded, the University of Colorado is leaning into the future of its technological...
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CU Denver Chancellor Search
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Members of CU Denver chancellor search committee announced

A 14-member search committee tasked with identifying the next chancellor of CU Denver was announced Monday by CU President Mark Kennedy, who will give the...
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Strategic Planning
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Staff Council hears update on strategic planning process

Initial reports enumerating best practices as determined by working groups in the University of Colorado Strategic Planning process have been submitted, Todd...
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CU’s new 403(b) ROTH option enables after-tax savings for retirement
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CU’s new 403(b) ROTH option enables after-tax savings for retirement

The University of Colorado 403(b) Voluntary Retirement Plan is expanding to include a ROTH option, which allows employees to make after-tax contributions to...
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Lab Venture Challenge awards $900,000 to promising bioscience, physical science and engineering ventures

Lab Venture Challenge awards $900,000 to promising bioscience, physical science and engineering ventures

Eleven university innovators pitched their innovations at Lab Venture Challenge (LVC), a funding competition hosted by Venture Partners at CU Boulder that...
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Vanishing ice puts reindeer herders at risk

Vanishing ice puts reindeer herders at risk

Deep in the Sayan Mountains of northern Mongolia, patches of ice rest year-round in the crooks between hills.
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Millennials and the next recession

Millennials and the next recession

In recent months, there’s been much talk about a looming recession. And whenever there’s mention of another recession, millennials get embroiled in disastrous...
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College of Education teams up with Colorado school districts to find solutions to rural teacher shortage

College of Education teams up with Colorado school districts to find solutions to rural teacher shortage

Things are tough for educators in Colorado. Despite a need for more than 3,000 new teachers to fill existing spots in Colorado classrooms, teacher pay...
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‘It’s OK to cry’: Viral nurse photo highlights a sometimes forgotten toll

‘It’s OK to cry’: Viral nurse photo highlights a sometimes forgotten toll

“I was so pleased that they showed the human side of nursing,” Professor Flynn Makic, PhD, said of the TV news segment that caught her attention one night...

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