Lt. Gov. bullish on higher education

March 18, 2011

Garcia, who also serves as the executive director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education and provides education policy analysis to Gov. John Hickenlooper, spoke on campus in an event sponsored by the Colorado Springs Economic Development Corporation. Most in attendance were local business and community leaders. (More)

Photos of the week: Almost spring

March 18, 2011

Veterans of Colorado winters know to enjoy unseasonably warm March weather while keeping the snow shovel handy for several more weeks. University Advancement Intern Philip Denman recently captured pre-spring campus beauty in this photo essay. (More)

Town hall meeting scheduled

March 18, 2011

CU President Bruce Benson and Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak will host a town hall meeting at 11:30 a.m. April 1 in the University Center Theater.

Planned topics will be the university’s budget and updates on actions by the Colorado General Assembly. A question and answer session will follow. (More)

Students perform “The Inspector General”

March 17, 2011

Performances of the 2011 student production “The Inspector General” by Nikoai Gogol will continue this weekend with performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights and matinee performances at 2 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday. (More)

Assembly opposes changes in faculty dismissal policy

March 17, 2011

The UCCS Faculty Assembly opposed proposed changes to a CU System policy regarding dismissal of faculty members for cause at its March 11 meeting.

With a vote of 16 yes, one no, and one abstention, assembly members passed a motion opposing the system-wide Faculty Council’s recommendation on severance pay. (More)

In Memory: Louis Martsolf Cicotello

March 17, 2011

A memorial service for Louis Cicotello will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2011, 3 p.m., in the Lodge at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Louis Martsolf Cicotello (born August 23, 1940) passed away unexpectedly March 6, 2011 while pursuing his love of hiking and canyoneering in Utah. (More)

Soifer gives conference presentation

March 16, 2011

Alex Soifer, professor, Interdepartmental Studies, presented “A Proof from The Book: A Lower Bound of the Polychromatic Number of the Plane” at the 42nd Southeastern International Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory, and Computing at Florida (More)

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