Mary Ann Shea

Mary Ann Shea reflects on many years of advancing student-centered teaching

June 2, 2020

Mary Ann Shea, the outgoing director of the Faculty Teaching Excellence Program and director of the President’s Teaching Scholars Program, reflects on her career promoting student-centered teaching and learning.

A Uighur market seen in China

A first-hand account of China’s drive to detain Uighurs

May 18, 2020

Former graduate student Sarah Tynen was living in Urumqi, China, when officials began detaining Muslims in unheard of numbers. "I still have nightmares about it," said Tynen, who serves as the university’s graduate program manager.

Valerie Simons

CU Boulder’s Valerie Simons shares her Title IX experience with Colorado

April 23, 2020

Valerie Simons has led Title IX compliance at CU Boulder since 2014. Now, she has the opportunity to share her knowledge with the entire state as the chair of the Colorado Sexual Misconduct Advisory Committee.

Students analyze maps in the library

Map librarians connect classes with maps

Jan. 7, 2020

As you walk toward the map collection of the Earth Sciences and Map Library, you may find a room full of students and the chatter of discovering maps. The number of classes held in the space has increased thanks to Ilene Raynes and Naomi Heiser.

Merchandise displays at the CU Bookstore

Soon-to-retire CU Book Store director discusses his tenure

Dec. 20, 2019

Chris Gotski, director of the CU Book Store, will retire at the end of the year. Gotski has been with the store for 10 years and has held associate director and director roles during his tenure. He sat down with CU Boulder Today to reflect on his post.

Aerial view of Folsom Field and other Athletics facilities

Staff in Focus: Sports information director to be inducted into hall of fame

Feb. 27, 2019

The College Sports Information Directors of America will induct David Plati into its hall of fame in June. Recently, the Football Writers Association of America honored Plati with its Lifetime Achievement Award.

Lindsay Diamond (Daily Camera/Matthew Jones)

Staff in Focus: Lindsay Diamond an Immunization Champion, says CDC

Dec. 4, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recognized CU Boulder's Lindsay Diamond, citing her community work raising awareness and making scientific information understandable and accessible through Community Immunity.

Photo archivist Jennifer Sanchez

Staff in Focus: A day in the life of a photo archivist

April 19, 2018

Part treasure hunters and part rescue squads, archivists ensure researchers access to original source material. Jennifer Sanchez of University Libraries discusses the greatest challenges and rewards.

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Facilities Operations and Services David Danielson

Staff in Focus: A campus in good keeping

Dec. 15, 2017

David Danielson discusses his time on campus and changes he's seen in Facilities Management, an area responsible for the upkeep of everything from buildings to flower beds.

Program Manager for campus emergency management plans Deon Pfenning

Staff in Focus: Contributing to Hurricane Irma response efforts

Oct. 5, 2017

Deon Pfenning, emergency management plans program manager, deployed to south Georgia for eight days in September to help manage disaster response after Hurricane Irma.

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