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Low- and middle-income countries lack access to big data analysis––here’s how to fill the gap

July 26, 2021

Data science infrastructure is sorely needed in many places. Doctors Without Borders brings medical help to nations in need, but similar efforts are relatively small for statistics. CU’s David Gunderman and Eric Vance share on The Conversation.

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Google to update shared links in Google Drive Sept. 13

July 26, 2021

Google is applying a security update in Google Drive to make sharing links more secure. The update will change links used for some Google Drive files shared in November 2017 and prior. Here’s what you need to know.

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Chancellor names Katy Herbert Kotlarczyk vice chancellor for advancement

July 26, 2021

Effective Aug. 23, Katy Herbert Kotlarczyk will be the vice chancellor for advancement. The position collaborates with executive leadership, shared governance representatives and colleagues at the CU system and University of Colorado Foundation to set the strategic direction for advancement.

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Extreme heat, dry summers main cause of tree death in Colorado’s subalpine forests

July 26, 2021

Even in the absence of bark beetle outbreaks and wildfire, trees in Colorado subalpine forests are dying at increasing rates from warmer and drier summer conditions.

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Buffs Olympic dreams begin

July 23, 2021

At 7 a.m. on Friday, July 23 in Colorado, those up and awake watched the long-awaited opening ceremonies of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, where six University of Colorado alumni will be representing Team USA during the next two weeks

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Use technology to enhance interactivity in the classroom

July 23, 2021

The Office of Information Technology is offering a series of training sessions to help you enhance participation in your courses. Check out the dates and times for trainings in iClicker Cloud, PlayPosit and more.

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Digital wellness program to help combat psychological impacts of social media

July 23, 2021

ATLAS Instructor Annie Margaret is creating a summer program for middle-school girls that will provide strategies adolescents can use to minimize the negative psychological impacts of social media.

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CUPD to conduct training exercise on campus July 26

July 22, 2021

The University of Colorado Boulder Police department regularly holds response and preparedness trainings in various campus buildings. On July 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., this will include the Hale Sciences Building, which CUPD is announcing for awareness.

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Early-life social connections influence gene expression, stress resilience

July 22, 2021

Having friends may not only be good for the health of your social life, but also for your actual health—if you’re a hyena, that is. Strong social connections and greater maternal care early in life can influence molecular markers and future stress response, researchers found.

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Benson Center for the Study of Western Civilization names scholars in residence, faculty fellows

July 22, 2021

The Benson Center at CU Boulder has announced the appointment of two scholars in residence and three faculty fellows for the 2021-22 academic year.