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November forum to highlight research

October 31, 2014
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November forum to highlight research

Mary Coussons-Read, provost, and Kelli Klebe, associate vice chancellor for research and faculty development, will lead a discussion about university research during the November Chancellor’s All-Campus Forum. The forum is scheduled for 3 p.m. Nov. 11 in the University Center Theater. Coussons-Read and Klebe will highlight current faculty successes in research and elaborate on future plans. All faculty and staff…

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Photo feature: “Discovering Place” begins 50th celebration

October 31, 2014
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Photo feature: “Discovering Place” begins 50th celebration

An Oct. 30 book signing at the Kraemer Family Library began the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of UCCS. Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak hosted the signing party for “Discovering Place – A UCCS Field Guide” and introduced co-editors Tom Huber, professor, and Carole Huber, senior instructor, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies. The Hubers and many of the more than…

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Austin Bluffs lanes to be restricted during weekend

October 30, 2014
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Austin Bluffs Parkway traffic will be restricted Nov. 1 and Nov. 2 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, east and westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway from Mallow Road to Regent Circle will be reduced to one lane from 7 a.m. to…

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Top math minds to visit campus

October 30, 2014
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Top math minds to visit campus

Some of the top mathematicians in Colorado will be on campus Nov. 1 in celebration of Colorado Nonlinear Day. Nonlinear wave phenomena are ubiquitous in science and they manifest in nature as hurricanes and tsunamis, as well as in innovations such as high-speed data transmission across the globe, according to Barbara Prinari, associate professor, Department of Mathematics. Prinari, Radu Cascaval,…

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Campus prepares for Veterans Day celebrations

October 29, 2014
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Campus prepares for Veterans Day celebrations

The Office of Veteran and Military Student Affairs will begin Veteran’s Day celebration with the Second Annual Student Veterans 5K Run and 3K Walk Nov. 1. The event will begin at the Forster House, continue west to the Recreation Center and loop back to the Forester House. Runners will continue to University Hall before returning to the Forster House. Participants…

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Student affairs staff to present at veterans conference

October 28, 2014
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Student affairs staff to present at veterans conference

Brad Bayer, executive director, Department of Student Life and Leadership, and Phil Morris, program director, Office of Veteran and Military Student Affairs, will present “Building Supportive Student Veteran Communities on College and University Campuses: Innovative and Effective Strategies that Work” at the Exploring the Value of Veterans Symposium Oct. 30-31 at Colorado State University, Fort Collins.

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Education faculty publish

October 28, 2014
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Education faculty publish

Dick Carpenter, professor, College of Education, and Grant Clayton, assistant professor, College of Education, recently published “Measuring the relationship between self-efficacy and math performance among first-generation college-bound middle school students,” in Middle Grades Research Journal.

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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

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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