New Zealand quake draws social media researcher

March 11, 2011

A UCCS researcher will leave Friday for New Zealand to join a multi-disciplinary team studying the effects of the earthquake that struck Christchurch Feb. 22.

Jeannette Sutton, senior research associate, Trauma, Health and Hazards Center, will join a team from the U.S.-based Earthquake Engineering Research Institute. (More)

Schwartz fete scheduled

March 11, 2011

A reception for Terry Schwartz, associate dean, School of Public Affairs, and winner of the 2011 Thomas Jefferson Award is scheduled for 4 p.m. March 17 on the third floor of the Kraemer Family Library. The reception is sponsored by Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak and Provost Peg Bacon. (More)

Berry-Lowe engages students by using Wikis

March 11, 2011

This is the fourth in a series of occasional features provided by the UCCS Teaching and Learning Center to encourage faculty to share ideas about teaching strategies that engage students and enhance learning. This week’s interview is about engaging students in lab reports by using Wikis. (More)

CU visitors gain UCCS perspective

March 11, 2011

About 20 members of CU System and the CU Boulder campus recently visited UCCS to gain a better understanding of other CU campuses. Participants in the University Perspectives Program met in Dwire Hall March 1 with UCCS administrators to compare and contrast aspects of the Colorado Springs campus with the rest of the system. (More)

Organization elects von Dassanowsky

March 11, 2011

Robert von Dassanowsky, professor, Languages and Cultures and Visual and Performing Arts, was recently elected vice president of the Modern Austrian Literature and Culture Association, the international academic organization for Austrian studies. He will take (More)

Doing business with CU seminar planned

March 11, 2011

The University of Colorado Procurement Service Center, in conjunction with Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center, will present “How to do Business with CU” from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. March 15 at the Colorado Springs Business Incubator, 3595 East Fountain Blvd. (More)

Procurement to host open house

March 11, 2011

The Procurement Service Center will celebrate Procurement Month with an open house scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. March 16 in Berger Hall.

This event allows campus staff to interact with procurement staff members and to discuss specific department needs. (More)

Healthy opportunities offered April 5

March 10, 2011

The UCCS Student Health Center will offer free screenings at its annual Health Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 5 in Berger Hall. In an effort to promote living a healthy life style, the Student Health Center has collaborated with Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences to conduct multiple free health screenings that include checking cholesterol, blood sugar and blood pressure for all UCCS students, staff and faculty. (More)

Forum explores UCCS ecological commitment

March 3, 2011

In a rapid-fire tag-team style, members of the UCCS Climate Action Committee showed what the campus is doing to reduce carbon emissions and establish sustainability practices for now and for the future during an all-campus (More)

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