Graduating senior proposes using technology to reduce paper waste in ENVD program

May 7, 2013

In fall 2012, Matthew Greenwald presented his "Paperless Pilot" idea to ENVD faculty, and now as he is set to graduate, his idea is gaining momentum.

CU-Boulder moves ahead on creating new colleges focusing on media, communication and information; the environment and sustainability

May 1, 2013

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced the campus will be taking the first steps needed to formally propose the creation of the first new colleges on the campus in 50 years: a college focused on media, communication and information, and a college designed around CU-Boulder’s strengths in the environment and sustainability. Both would require the approval of the Board of Regents.

Two CU-Boulder professors named President’s Teaching Scholars

April 24, 2013

CU System news release Three University of Colorado professors, including two at CU-Boulder, have been chosen as 2013 President’s Teaching Scholars, educators who have skillfully integrated teaching and research at a high level throughout their careers at CU.

CU-Boulder students, faculty will fete outgoing music dean on May 1 and 2

April 23, 2013

After 20 years as dean of the University of Colorado Boulder College of Music, Daniel P. Sher will step away from the post in June — but he isn’t going quietly. First, student musicians at the college will dedicate their performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony at Boettcher Concert Hall in Denver on May 1 to the outgoing dean.

CU-Boulder fundraising leaders fund $2 million jazz studies endowment

March 4, 2013

Jeannie and Jack Thompson have made an unprecedented commitment to the Jazz Studies program at the University of Colorado Boulder -- building $1.6 million in combined gifts to trigger a new $2 million program endowment. To honor and recognize this transformational gift, the program will be renamed the Thompson Jazz Studies Program, as announced at yesterday’s annual Spring Swing big band concert. It is CU-Boulder’s first named program.

Student life: Finding a community on campus

March 1, 2013

At first, Kisori Thomas had a difficult time acclimating to the campus climate at CU-Boulder. Initially, other than her coursework, she wasn’t active outside the classroom. Realizing she wanted a more well-rounded education, experience and personal growth, she took a big step outside her comfort zone and began looking for student leadership and multicultural organizations to join. This also included studying abroad in Chicoutimi, Canada, for a five-week French intensive program.

CU-Boulder announces four finalists for dean of College of Music

Feb. 20, 2013

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced the four finalists selected for the position of dean of the College of Music. The finalists for the position are: Wayne Bailey, professor of conducting and instrumental ensembles, School of Music, Arizona State University; David Myers, director, School of Music, University of Minnesota; Jamal Rossi, executive associate dean, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester; and John Schaffer, director emeritus, School of Music, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

A whirlwind Italian 'Butterfly' for CU grad student

Dec. 26, 2012

Singing in your first professional opera is challenge enough. Throw in a 12-hour, trans-Atlantic flight and a mere two days of rehearsal time — with two different conductors — and you’ve got a grand task indeed. But that’s just what University of Colorado College of Music student Anna Englander will face in January when she travels to Italy to sing the key role of Suzuki for three performances of Puccini’s classic Madama Butterfly in three different cities.

CU-Boulder double-degree credit requirements changed

Dec. 13, 2012

Starting in January 2013 it will become easier for students to earn some double degrees on the University of Colorado Boulder campus so that they can complete their academic goals more quickly and with less cost.

Students create new CU-Boulder maps with ‘universal design’ to expand access

Nov. 27, 2012

In a new set of way-finding maps, planters at the University of Colorado Boulder are more than decorative containers. The concrete vessels serve as directional prompts for people to navigate central campus. The bronze buffalo statue near Folsom Field is another cue used in the online maps, as well as references like “exhaust fan at 10 o’clock” to guide those who use their sense of sound to move about.

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