August 9, 2012 Faculty-Staff CU-Boulder Today

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CU-Boulder research attracts $380.7 million in sponsored funding

CU System news release

DENVER – Work by University of Colorado faculty garnered $815.3 million in sponsored research funding in fiscal year 2011-12, a rise of nearly $22 million over the previous fiscal year.

Community Notes

Teaching in a large classroom

Making the First Day Work

“Making the first day work” means much more than doing things that work and avoiding things that don’t. It also means crafting an experience that answers the question: what work do you want this first critical encounter to accomplish?

Award nomination form

Nominations sought for the Student Affairs "Faculty of the Year" award

The Student Affairs Faculty of the Year Award recognizes a superb faculty member that demonstrates outstanding engagement with students and contributions to the Division of Student Affairs. The nomination deadline is Sept. 7, 5 p.m.