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CU Boulder top choice for 2022 Boettcher scholars

June 2, 2022

Twenty-three new Boettcher Foundation Scholars have chosen to attend CU Boulder next fall, the highest number of any Colorado institution. The highly sought-after scholarship covers the full cost of tuition and fees for undergraduate study within the state of Colorado.

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4 unique things to do in Colorado this summer

June 2, 2022

Need something to do over the summer? From quirky roadside attractions to national parks, here are a few unique things to check out in Colorado.

Dean Glen Krutz

Provost names Glen Krutz dean of College of Arts and Sciences

June 2, 2022

Effective July 6, Glen Krutz will become the dean of CU Boulder's College of Arts and Sciences. He comes from Oklahoma State University and will succeed Jim White.

Engineering Center

A look back on Professor Jana Milford’s career as she prepares to retire

June 2, 2022

After nearly three decades, Professor Jana Milford is set to retire in August. Milford has held many titles, from Department of Mechanical Engineering chair and director of the Environmental Engineering Program to founding faculty advisor for the Engineering GoldShirt Program.

Shirley Chessman

‘Invaluable’ lab engineer Shirley Chessman set to retire

June 2, 2022

Anyone who has spent time in the Idea Forge has come to know Shirley Chessman. After working as the Idea Forge mechanical lab engineer for the past seven years, Chessman is retiring this summer.

Author Simon Sinek speaks virtually with in-person CUPD members

Police department shares summer reading pick with campus community

June 2, 2022

What’s on your summer reading list? Chief of Police Doreen Jokerst recommends “Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t”—the inaugural read for the new CUPD book club.

Erika Randall

At new conjunction, dancer-turned-dean heralds ‘ampersanding’

June 2, 2022

Erika Randall, a new associate dean for student success, wants students to feel their authentic selves are woven into the campus community. She also belives when people give themselves permission to embrace their disparate interests, they achieve increasingly compelling, creative work—what she calls “ampersanding.”

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CU launches national search for new chief people officer

June 1, 2022

With the goal of identifying a final candidate by this fall, a national search is underway for CU Boulder's next senior associate vice chancellor and chief people officer. The position will lead the Department of Human Resources.

Professor Max Boykoff speaks during the EU campus visit to CU Boulder.

European Union climate delegation visits campus

May 31, 2022

Chancellor Philip DiStefano welcomed a delegation of energy, climate, environment and science counselors representing the European Union to CU Boulder. The chancellor highlighted the university’s legacy of climate and environmental research and innovation, as well as commitment to sustainability. He also acknowledged there is more we can all do.

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Alumnus shines light on history of LGBTQ community in American West

May 31, 2022

Gregory Hinton is a California-based author, historian and the founder of Out West, a national museum program series exploring the contributions of LGBTQ communities to Western American history.

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