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UCCS team wins 2014 Daniels Fund Ethics Consortium Case Competition

April 21, 2014
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A team of UCCS students pose following their selection as  first place winners of a Daniels Ethics Initiative Case Competition.

A 10-member UCCS student team took first place at the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative’s 2014 Ethics Consortium Case Competition April 15-16 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center. This was the third year that student teams from eight universities in four states converged in Denver to compete. Eight business leaders from communities across Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and…

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Dean of Students recognized with service excellence award

April 18, 2014
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Steve Linhart

Steve Linhart is used to standing out in a crowd. But on Friday, it will be the UCCS Dean of Student’s actions, not his height, that draw attention. He will be awarded the 2014 University of Colorado Staff Council Service Excellence Award during April 16 ceremonies in Boulder. Imposing at…

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Bauer named Outstanding Staff Member of Year

April 18, 2014
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Ida Bauer

Ida Bauer’s generosity, knowledge, emotional support, and caring attitude make the UCCS Family Development Center a destination for families throughout Colorado Springs, according to her colleagues. Bauer, director, Family Development Center, was recently selected as the UCCS Outstanding Staff Member of the Year. She’ll accept her award during a 4…

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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 $74.5 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…

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Feliu-Moggi 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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Raphael Sassower

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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