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)

Personal account: Louis Cicotello’s accident

March 15, 2011

Rex Welshon, associate dean, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, and a personal friend of Professor Emeritus Louis Cicotello, shared his first-person account of Cicotello’s rappelling accident and the rescue of David Cicotello from the (More)

Prehistoric mammals may illuminate global warming

March 15, 2011

Jaelyn Eberle, associate professor, Geological Sciences, and curator of vertebrate paleontology, CU Boulder, will present “Long Hot Nights in the Eocene Arctic — What they tell us about global temperature change” at 6:30 p.m. April (More)

CU graduate programs earn national ranking

March 15, 2011

Graduate programs across the University of Colorado system continue to earn national prominence based on the latest annual rankings from U.S. News & World Report. Schools and programs at the four CU campuses notch 37 (More)

In Memory: Louis Cicotello

March 14, 2011

Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak joins the faculty of the Visual and Performing Arts Department in offering condolences to the friends, family and colleagues of Professor Emeritus Louis Cicotello who died March 6 following a climbing accident near Hanksville, Utah. (More)

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)

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