UCCS in the news, March 1 through 5

March 5, 2010

UCCS in the headlines from the first week of March, 2010. This week includes articles and stories from The Pueblo Chieftain, Colorado Springs Gazette, Denver Post, KOAA, FOX News, KKTV, and more. (More)

Sneak Peek

March 4, 2010

Brian Burnett, vice chancellor, Administration and Finance, explained the layout of renovated laboratory space in the Science Building this week to university leaders. Burnett and Gary Reynolds, executive director, Facilities Services led a brief tour (More)

Campus to host budding scientists and inventors

March 4, 2010

Hundreds of southern Colorado youths in grades 5-12 will compete at UCCS Saturday as part of a regional Science Olympiad tournament designed to spur interest in science, math and engineering fields. In their quest for (More)

UCCS senior named Student Leader of the Year

March 3, 2010

The Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation in partnership with the Boettcher Foundation named UCCS senior Jacqueline Bell as the Colorado Leadership Alliance Student Leader of the Year. Beginning in 2009, the CLA and the Boettcher (More)

Eve Gruntfest

March 2, 2010

Eve Gruntfest, professor emerita, Geography and Environmental Studies and researcher at the UCCS Trama, Health and Hazards Center, will work for five months as an invited visiting scientist at the Laboratoire d’étude des Transferts en (More)

$1 million Kaiser Permanente grant to stimulate health care jobs, education

March 2, 2010

As Colorado faces historic unemployment rates, a new partnership between Kaiser Permanente and four state colleges and universities will bring hundreds of new health care jobs to southern Colorado.

The $1 million program is unique because it supports careers in nursing and front line health care professionals such as lab/radiology technicians and medical assistants. (More)

Celebrate International Women’s Day

February 26, 2010

Poet, photographer and activist Margaret Randall will highlight International  Women’s Day festivities that begin at noon March 8 at the Lodge. At 1 p.m., Randall will present “To Change the World: My Years in Cuba.” (More)

In Memory: Beate Hunt

February 26, 2010

Beate Hunt, resident board manager, the Lodge, died Feb. 20 from cancer. She worked at the Lodge for 10 years. She is survived by her husband, Steve, a son, Tony, and a daughter, Jennifer, a UCCS student. Funeral services were Feb. 25 and were followed by a reception in the Upper Lodge. (More)

CU System introduces website for budget updates

February 26, 2010

The CU System has created a website that carries the latest CU budget updates as well as archives of past memos from President Bruce Benson and the history of state funding at CU. See it www.cu.edu/cubudgets.

Word

February 26, 2010

David Anderson, associate professor, Chemistry, added vocabulary skills to technical training this week when, in an e-mail to faculty about Blackboard training, he encouraged non-Blackboard users to delete his e-mail with “alacrity.” In the comments (More)

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