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Groundbreaking planned for latest housing expansion

April 17, 2014
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The campus community is invited to attend groundbreaking ceremonies for a $74 million, 515-bed expansion to campus housing at 11 a.m. April 25. About 20 university and student leaders and general contractor representatives are expected to dig a few inches into former parking lot 9 and officially begin a two-year  project to build the Village at Alpine Valley housing complex…

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Faculty member presents in Guatemala

April 17, 2014
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Fernando Feliu-Moggi, associate professor, Department of Languages and Cultures, presented  “Roberto Cabrera in Guatemalan Visual Arts” March 24 at Casa de Cervantes, the leading cultural center in Guatemala City, Guatemala. He explored the work of one of the leading figures in the development of contemporary art in Guatemala since the…

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Philosophy’s Sassower named President’s Teaching Scholar

April 17, 2014
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A longtime UCCS faculty member is one of three CU faculty members named 2014 President’s Teaching Scholars. The CU system announced Raphael Sassower, professor, Department of Philosophy, Lisa Keränen, associate professor, Department of Communication, CU Denver, and Helen Norton, associate dean, School of Law, CU-Boulder, as President’s Teaching Scholars April…

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Emergency water line repair to close Stanton Road, reduce Austin Bluffs lanes

April 16, 2014
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The UCCS entrance at Stanton Road and Austin Bluffs Parkway will be closed from 8:30 a.m. April 17 through 5 p.m. April 19 so construction crews can complete emergency water line repairs, according to Lawrence Construction, the contractor for the Austin Bluffs widening project. Access to the campus from the Stanton Road entrance…

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Photo feature: Fans “like” Zuckerberg at significant speaker event

April 16, 2014
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Former Facebook executive and author Randi Zuckerberg examined the pros and cons of social media and how technology impacts society during a April 15 lecture at the Gallogly Events Center. Zuckerberg, sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, shared her experiences as the social media company’s director of market development and the challenges she…

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Heartbleed bug prompts questions, IT gives answers

April 16, 2014
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The recent discovery of a security bug affecting OpenSSL is receiving national attention and has Internet users rushing to change their passwords. But  how dangerous is the bug and how does it affect UCCS? Greg Williams, information technology security principal, answers that question and more. What exactly is Heartbleed? Why is…

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HealthCircle clinic director honored

April 11, 2014
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Jeff Spicher, director, UCCS HealthCircle Primary Care Clinic, received the Outstanding Faculty Practice Award from the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties April 5 in Denver. The Washington, D.C.-based NONPF honored Spicher as the top nursing faculty practice member in the nation. The award criteria included maintaining an active nurse…

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Professor named Pikes Peak Poet Laureate

April 11, 2014
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Janice Gould, assistant professor, Department of Women’s and Ethnic Studies, was named the 2014-2016 Pikes Peak Poet Laureate April 10 by the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region. A public reception is scheduled for 2 p.m. April 27 in the Carnegie Room of Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade.…

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Photo feature: Sustainnovation comes to UCCS

April 10, 2014
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More than 200 hundred UCCS community members gathered in Berger Hall to hear from local farmers and campus sustainability experts April 9 at the 2nd annual Sustainnovation. Attendees took part in panel discussions, visited vendor booths, toured the campus greenhouse and trail system, and were treated to a student-made and local-sourced lunch.…

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