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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 exams,” Hanenberg said. “We only kept the good stuff.” The…

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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 and 26 for paving and barrier construction. Crews will undertake…

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Bell publishes article

October 23, 2014
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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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Premier Russian filmmaker to visit campus

October 23, 2014
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Premier Russian filmmaker to visit campus

A Russian filmmaker whose critically acclaimed feature films explore the depths of human nature will present his best-known work,“The Return,” Oct. 29 at UCCS. Andrey Zvyagintsev, winner of numerous awards including top honors at the Venice Film Festival and Cannes International Film Festival, will be present at the 6:30 p.m. showing of his 2003 film, “The Return,” at the Centennial…

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Campus recognized as bike friendly

October 22, 2014
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Campus recognized as bike friendly

The League of American Bicyclists recently recognized UCCS with a bronze-level Bicycle Friendly University award. About 100 universities from 37 states and the District of Columbia were recognized for their roles in promoting bicycles as alternative transportation means. In Colorado, UCCS, the University of Northern Colorado and University of Denver received bronze awards. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, received a…

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Annual Halloween blood drive set for Oct. 27-29

October 22, 2014
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Annual Halloween blood drive set for Oct. 27-29

Donating blood is a uniquely human activity that doesn’t take much time, helps other people, and performs a valuable community service, organizers of the annual October UCCS Blood Drive say. This year’s blood drive is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 27-29 in University Center 116 and will be conducted in cooperation with Bonfils Blood Center. For organizer…

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UCCS arts earn awards

October 20, 2014
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UCCS arts earn awards

The Pikes Peak Arts Council honored four UCCS-related productions and exhibitions during the organization’s 14th annual awards ceremony Oct. 15 at Library 21c.Those recognized were: Outstanding performance by an actor: Michael Lee for Silvio in “Servant of Two Masters,” THEATREWORKS. Outstanding performance by an actress: Sue Bachman for Linda Loman in “Death of a Salesman,” THEATREWORKS Outstanding production: Murray Ross…

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50th Anniversary update: “Discovering Place – A UCCS Field Guide” now available

October 17, 2014
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Tom and Carole Huber did not set out to create a publication to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of UCCS. Instead, a project intended to celebrate and help preserve the treasures of campus and serve as the core of a course team-taught by the couple, grew into one of the cornerstones of the celebration that officially begins Jan. 1,…

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Austin Bluffs lanes to be restricted

October 17, 2014
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Austin Bluffs Parkway traffic will be restricted Oct. 18 and 19 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. 18 and 19 for paving and barrier construction. Crews will undertake…

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Indie Spirit Film Festival comes to UCCS Oct. 19

October 16, 2014
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The Indie Spirit, Colorado Spring’s annual international film festival, will present its finale and awards ceremony Oct. 19 at UCCS. The awards ceremony begins at 7:45 p.m. Oct. 19 in Centennial Hall and culminates three days of workshops, screenings and lectures about film content and production at venues on campus and in the Colorado Springs community. The Indie Spirit Film…

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