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New policy allows smoking in designated areas only

January 22, 2015
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New policy allows smoking in designated areas only

A new campus-wide smoking policy designates specific areas where tobacco products, including new e-cigarettes, may be consumed.

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Campus to celebrate turning 50

January 16, 2015
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Faculty and staff gathered in 1990 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the founding of UCCS.

Several long-serving members of the UCCS community will be honored Jan. 22 as part of 50th anniversary celebrations. Festivities are scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Jan. 22 on El Pomar Plaza with a photograph of faculty and staff that mimics one taken in 1990 as part of 25th anniversary celebrations.

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Budget update on tap for January forum

January 16, 2015
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Budget update on tap for January forum

The first chancellor’s all-campus forum of the spring semester will feature an update on the current fiscal year budget, projections for next year and an update on early actions of the Colorado General Assembly.

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UCCS professor cited as one of nation’s most influential

January 14, 2015
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UCCS professor cited as one of nation’s most influential

A UCCS faculty member is among the top 200 university-based scholars who shape public discussions of education. Marcus Winters, assistant professor, College of Education, was ranked 181 in the 2015 RHSU Edu Scholar Public Influence rankings. The list of qualifying scholars includes a qualitative component, though the actual scores are composed entirely of quantitative metrics. The metrics recognize university-based scholars…

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Sanderson selected for leadership development program

January 14, 2015
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Sanderson selected for leadership development program

Michael Sanderson, assistant director for research integrity, Office of Sponsored Programs and Research Integrity, was recently selected to participate in the National Council of Research Administrators LEAD Me Program.

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Photo feature: Winter wonderland

January 14, 2015
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Scott Kupferman, assistant professor, College of Education, captured the natural beauty of UCCS following a Jan. 12 snow storm while hiking along the bluff trails behind campus.

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Medlin elected vice president

January 14, 2015
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Medlin elected vice president

Steve Medlin, director, Student Financial Services, was recently elected as vice president of the Professional Exempt Staff Association.

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Coolidge to Oxford

January 13, 2015
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Coolidge to Oxford

Fred Coolidge, professor, Department of Psychology, was recently selected to be a senior research visitor at Keble College, Oxford University, UK, March 3-27. As a senior research visitor, Coolidge will lead seminars on the neurological foundations of creativity and the evolutionary bases for grammar and syntax in language, provide a seminar on debates in human brain evolution and continue a…

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Five join campus

January 9, 2015
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Five people accepted non-teaching positions at UCCS in December, according to the Department of Human Resources.

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UCCS graduate online programs ranked among nation’s best, top in Colorado

January 7, 2015
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UCCS graduate online programs ranked among nation’s best, top in Colorado

UCCS online graduate programs in business, engineering and nursing are among the top 50 programs in the country and the best in Colorado, according to the editors of U.S. News and World Report magazine. In the magazine’s Best Online Graduate Education Rankings released Jan. 7, UCCS programs were considered among the nation’s best based on criteria such as student engagement,…

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