A 21st century disaster can rely almost as heavily on digital volunteers as those willing to pick up a shovel and dig someone out from under a fallen building, according to a UCCS disaster researcher. (More)
The UCCS Staff Council Executive Board will sponsor a question and answer session with Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak beginning at 10:30 a.m. May 23 in University Center Room 302. The chancellor will respond to previously submitted (More)
Professional Exempt Staff Association board members were recently elected. 2011-2012 board members are: Stephanie Hanenberg, director, Student Health Center, president. Ida Dilwood, director, Office of Disability Services and University Testing, vice president. Ralph Giese, director, (More)
Jenenne Nelson, dean, Graduate School and professor, Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences was recognized as a 2011 Nightingale Luminary Award winner. Nelson was recognized for her excellence in nursing professional engagement and citizenship (More)
“Cuba Transnational,” a project conceived and coordinated by Andrea Herrera, professor, Department of Women’s and Ethnic Studies, will highlight creativity in the Cuban diaspora.
The first series of events are five art exhibitions including a photography installation at Kraemer Family Library and four public multimedia art exhibits opening May 28 at Pueblo’s Sangre de Cristo Arts Center. (More)
Supporters of improving education for the blind will take part in demonstrations of new technology May 14 at UCCS as part of the second annual Crossover Applications Symposium. The symposium’s organizers are Sudhanshu Semwal, professor, (More)
There were few dry eyes as UCCS benefactor Glenn Williams was remembered May 6 during a dedication of a new sculpture near Mountain Lion Field. “Dedicated to Excellence,” a 12-foot-tall bronze by Denny Haskew, Loveland, (More)
The dean of the University of Alaska Anchorage College of Education will become dean of the UCCS College of Education for the 2011-12 academic year, university officials announced May 13. Mary L. Snyder, currently dean (More)
The largest building at UCCS was renamed Thursday morning in honor of its largest donors, Ed and Mary Osborne of Colorado Springs.
During a 10:30 a.m. outdoor ceremony, the Science & Engineering Building was renamed the Osborne Center for Science and Engineering. The ceremony featured comments by CU President Bruce Benson, UCCS Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak and both Osbornes. (More)
A 15-member committee will be charged next week with seeking a new dean for the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.
Peg Bacon, provost, announced the committee members. The committee will meet May 17 to begin the process of selecting a replacement for Tom Christensen, dean, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences since 2005. Christensen announced in March his plan to return to teaching and research as a professor in the Department of Physics and Energy Science. (More)