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Nominations sought for 2014 Elizabeth D. Gee Memorial Lectureship Award

September 29, 2014
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The Women’s Committee of the Faculty Council requests nominations for the 2014 Elizabeth D. Gee Memorial Lectureship Award. This award recognizes and honors an outstanding faculty member of the University of Colorado for efforts to advance women in academia, interdisciplinary scholarly contributions and distinguished teaching. Instituted in 1992, the award is named for Elizabeth Gee, a faculty member in the…

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European Parliament staff member to discuss global challenges

September 25, 2014
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Karl-Peter Repplinger

A 30-year veteran of European public sector policy will speak to UCCS students about the political and economic challenges facing Europe in an Oct. 15 campus address. Karl-Peter Repplinger, a German citizen and director for human resources development for the European Parliament, will speak at 7:15 p.m. Oct. 15 in…

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Pedal Perks encourages campus members to bike to work

September 25, 2014
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A new UCCS program is aiming to get faculty, staff and students to commute to and from campus using only their bikes. Pedal Perks is a year-long bicycle commuter incentive program launched Sept. 5 at Bike Jam. The program promotes active transportation in an effort to integrate individual wellness and campus…

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Austin Bluffs lanes to open this fall

September 25, 2014
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All six lanes of Austin Bluffs Parkway will be open to traffic by Nov. 30, according to a revised schedule from the project contractor. Lawrence Construction, the contractor for the $22.5 million Austin Bluffs Parkway, announced Sept. 25 its plan to have all Austin Bluffs Parkway lanes open to traffic…

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UCCS joins with Fort Carson to highlight domestic violence

September 25, 2014
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UCCS Provost Mary Coussons-Read will kick off Domestic Violence Awareness month during an Oct. 4 event at Iron Horse Park at Fort Carson. Coussons-Read will join with will join with Maj. Gen. Paul LaCamera, 4th Infantry Division and Joint Task Force-Carson commander, in condemning domestic violence and pledging to offer assistance…

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History students, faculty to lead October cemetery tours

September 24, 2014
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History students, faculty to lead October cemetery tours

A group of UCCS history students will join with faculty in October to recreate local history and raise funds to protect a local cemetery. For the third year, students in Barbara Headle’s “The Last Great Necessity: Cemeteries, Memory and American History”course will team with former students and returning volunteers to lead tours…

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Photo feature: Homecoming brings spirit to UCCS

September 24, 2014
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Homecoming 2014 was a success with activities ranging from a UCCS spirit rally,  casino night and annual march and tailgate prior to the men’s and women’s soccer games Sept. 18-21. According to Stephen Cucchiara, assistant director, Office of Student Activities, a record number of students and community members attended events. 195 students participated…

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Philosopher to discuss religion and its intersection with work

September 24, 2014
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Robert Audi

A philosopher and ethicist with experience at both public and religiously affiliated private universities, will address religion in the workplace during a 5 p.m. Oct. 2 lecture in University Center theater, Room 302. Robert Audi, the O’Brien Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, will deliver “Religious Accommodation…

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New faculty join for fall semester

September 23, 2014
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More than 50 new faculty members joined UCCS for the fall semester. Over the next few weeks, those who hold instructor, assistant professor or associate professor positions will be introduced to the campus. Today’s installment includes 11 instructors from the colleges of Engineering and Applied Science, Letters, Arts and Sciences,…

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