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Photo feature: Fall at UCCS

October 24, 2014
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Photo feature: Fall at UCCS

Thanks to above-average temperatures, fall in the Pikes Peak region has produced sunshine, blue skies and colorful leaves. University Communications and Media Relation’s Jeff Foster and Philip Denman captured the scenery across campus and are hosting a fall photo contest on the university’s Facebook page. “This is a great way for faculty, staff and student to get involved and showcase the beauty of our…

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Jacobs named Employee of the Quarter

October 24, 2014
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Jacobs named Employee of the Quarter

Whether it’s training library staff, coordinating course reserve services, maintaining the library’s lighting system or locking the doors at 3 a.m. during finals week, Kevin Jacobs is accustomed to working behind the scenes. But after recently being named Employee of the Quarter, Jacobs, library technician, Kraemer Family Library, may have…

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ROTC finishes first in regional Ranger Challenge

October 23, 2014
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ROTC finishes first in regional Ranger Challenge

The UCCS Army Officers’ Training Corps program took first place during the regional ROTC Ranger Challenge. The grueling three-day event took place Oct. 17-19 at the Jack’s Valley Training Area on the U.S. Air Force Academy. In total, 16 teams from four states participated in challenges that included a hand grenade…

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Health Fair offers learning opportunity

October 23, 2014
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Health Fair offers learning opportunity

The 2014 UCCS Health Fair, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at Berger Hall, has many of the benefits of visiting a primary care provider with a couple of notable exceptions, according to Stephanie Hanenberg, director, Student Health Center. “There are no appointments, no co-pays, and no…

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Austin Bluffs lanes to be restricted during weekend

October 23, 2014
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Austin Bluffs Parkway traffic will be restricted Oct. 25 and 26 as crews continue to make progress on the Pikes Peak Regional Transportation Authority-directed widening project. According to Lawrence Construction, the contractor for the Austin Bluffs widening project, lanes will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 25…

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Game theory illuminated by Canadian mathematician

October 23, 2014
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Game theory illuminated by Canadian mathematician

A Canadian professor with expertise  in numerous mathematical disciplines, both pure and applied, presented the Department of Mathematics distinguished lecture Oct. 23. Jason Bell, professor, Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, spoke about game theory, a discipline in mathematics that studies strategy and decision making in competitive…

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Lecturer nominated for awards

October 23, 2014
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Pavel Kozhevnikov, lecturer, Department of Languages and Cultures, was recently nominated for the Russian national awards, Poet of the Year and Writer of the Year, in recognition of his short stories and poems written in Russian. Winners of the awards will be announced in April at ceremonies in Moscow. Kozhevnikov…

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Dassanowsky production wins at 2014 Indie Spirit Film Festival

October 23, 2014
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Dassanowsky production wins at 2014 Indie Spirit Film Festival

“Felix Austria!” a feature documentary produced by Robert Dassanowsky, professor, Department of Visual and Performing Arts and Department of Languages and Cultures, was awarded the Colorado Spotlight Award at the 7th annual Indie Spirit Film Festival at the event’s finale Oct. 19. The film, directed by Christine Beebe and co-produced…

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Bell publishes article

October 23, 2014
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Megan Bell

Megan Bell, director, University Center, recently published “Strategies for Successful Organizational Change” in The Bulletin, the magazine of the Associations of College Unions International. Bell provided an overview of current topics in change management and suggested strategies. Bell’s article was published in the Aug. 2014 edition.

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