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Faculty guidelines for student-centered grading in Canvas

April 9, 2024

As part of the Buff Undergraduate Success initiative, the Canvas Grading Faculty Working Group created guidelines for CU educators for student-centered and equity-minded grading practices. Consider incorporating these guidelines into your upcoming courses.

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3 things faculty, staff should know about using content and trigger warnings

April 9, 2024

When difficult topics come up in class or discussions, content warnings may feel like an obvious solution or a default strategy to prepare students. Here are a few things you should know about content warnings and how to implement more trauma-informed practices in your classroom.

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Chancellor Philip DiStefano addresses faculty assembly

April 5, 2024

At its monthly meeting, the Boulder Faculty Assembly heard from Philip DiStefano—this time marking his final address as chancellor to the group. It also heard about an update from Student Affairs and a new resolution on faculty course questionnaires.

Suzette Malveaux

Suzette Malveaux receives outstanding service award

April 4, 2024

The American Bar Foundation’s Outstanding Service Award is granted to a fellow who has, in his or her professional career, “adhered for more than 30 years to the highest principles and traditions of the legal profession and to the service of the public.”

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Many to represent CU Boulder at Denver-Boulder conference and meeting April 6–10

April 1, 2024

Senior leaders, faculty, staff and students from around the country, many from CU Boulder, will converge for Campus Compact’s annual conference in Denver and The Research Universities Civic Engagement Network’s annual meeting at CU Boulder. Learn more.

Associate Professor Paul McKee leads jazz band in a rehearsal

Mentorship reflections and a new take on ‘Pomp and Circumstance’

March 27, 2024

Associate Professor of Jazz Studies Paul McKee reflects on the impact of mentorship and shares the spirit of his new, three-part arrangement of “Pomp and Circumstance” to premiere at commencement on May 9.

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Financial fitness kickoff event on April 1

March 25, 2024

Faculty and staff are invited to meet with financial representatives and campus leadership​, enjoy light refreshments and breakfast, and pick up free swag at this kickoff event in the UMC Aspen Room.

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Lab tests show THC potency inflated on retail cannabis in Colorado

March 22, 2024

Misleading potency labels can disrupt medical dosages, misguide recreational users and erode trust in the industry. Read from CU expert Anna Schwabe on The Conversation.

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Irene Blair named dean of natural sciences

March 22, 2024

The College of Arts and Sciences announced Irene Blair as its dean of natural sciences. Blair joins John-Michael Rivera and Sarah Jackson, who are also deans of division.

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40 years ago the Supreme Court broke the NCAA’s lock on TV revenue, reshaping college sports

March 21, 2024

Ahead of the 1984 regional basketball semifinals, the Supreme Court heard opening arguments in a case that changed how Americans watch college sports to this day. Read from CU expert Jared Bahir Browsh on The Conversation.