Through the spring semester, campus officials are providing weekly updates. In this issue: Campus receives update on the summer and fall terms; data to become available on number of campus vaccinations; and more.
In the years after female faculty members have children, their productivity––in terms of papers published––drops 20 percent. Male faculty see no such decline. Researchers say different roles in parenting are likely to blame and the gap could have long-term impacts on higher education. Read more
In this week’s episode of The Conversation Weekly podcast, postdoctoral fellow Benjamin Brubaker discusses a new way to speed up the search for one of the universe’s most elusive enigmas: dark matter. Read more
Do you know staff or nontenure-track faculty doing exemplary outreach and engagement work? Consider nominating them by March 24 for this year’s $5,000 Anne K. Heinz Staff Award for Excellence in Outreach and Engagement. Read more
On Feb. 26, Colorado Governor Jared Polis announced changes to the COVID-19 vaccine distribution, adding student-facing higher education faculty and staff to an upcoming phase of eligibility. Read more
Held virtually, the weekly CU Boulder Q&A sessions are a chance to hear status updates on campus COVID-19 impacts and ask questions. Log in at noon each Tuesday through the spring semester. The focus of the sessions alternates each week between students/families and faculty/staff. Read more
CWA will return virtually April 5–11 for its 73rd year. Among 29 events, the 2021 lineup will feature dialogue on a variety of topics including this year’s conference themes: racism in the U.S., healthcare and Generation Z. Read more
You're invited to join one of the five public forums in March on the concept of a shared community of learning, planning a common curriculum and what it would look like for the CU Boulder campus. Read more