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New faculty, staff signup for CU Boulder Alerts to be tested March 22

March 3, 2017

Action required: All faculty and staff who want to receive emergency text message alerts, even those who have opted in previously, must log in to MyCUinfo to update their contact information. The spring test for CU Boulder Alerts will be held at noon on March 22.

Man speaks at TRANSforming Gender Conference session

TRANSforming Gender Conference starts March 10

March 3, 2017

On March 10 and 11, the Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) is hosting the 11th annual TRANSforming Gender Conference in an effort to educate the community on issues facing gender-diverse people and encourage advocacy and support.

Jay Arehart on footbridge

Grad student wins Bridge Builder of the Year award

March 3, 2017

Architectural engineering graduate student Jay Arehart has been awarded Bridge Builder of the Year by Bridges to Prosperity (B2P). Arehart, who was chosen from students across the nation, has led CU's B2P chapter on three footbridge builds in Bolivia.

Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies Clint Carroll

Professor preserves Cherokee traditions with help of NSF grant

March 3, 2017

Clint Carroll, assistant professor of ethnic studies and citizen of the Cherokee nation, will help preserve tribal tradition and knowledge through a five-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Chief of Police Ken Koch

Koch named CU Boulder police chief

March 2, 2017

Ken Koch has been named chief of police for the CU Boulder Police Department. Koch, who has served as deputy chief for the past two years, will serve as chief effective immediately.

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Develop one-on-one management skills at the next CU Grow session

March 2, 2017

The March 28 CU Grow session will help faculty and staff leaders learn tips, tricks and best practices on making one-to-one meetings with direct and indirect reports more effective.

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Discuss finances, retirement with a TIAA professional

March 2, 2017

CU employees are eligible to meet for free with financial professionals from the university's retirement-plan service provider. Sessions are scheduled starting March 2.

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Learn how and why to caption video content for the classroom and web

March 1, 2017

Do you have video content in your course or on your departmental website? Consider captioning it! Captioning is a useful but underutilized pedagogical tool that increases accessibility and viewer comprehension.

Painting by Frohawk Two Feathers illustrates modern culture in a historical portrait style

Visiting artist fuses historical portraiture, folk art with urban culture

March 1, 2017

On March 7, painter Umar Rashid, better known as Frohawk Two Feathers, will give a lecture about his unique paintings and art practice as part of the Visiting Artist Program lecture series.

Robert Gates speaks at CU Boulder in Macky Auditorium

Gates gives recipe for effective leadership

March 1, 2017

"At a time of great change and uncertainty, what are the characteristics of successful leaders?" Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates shared the essentials at his Feb. 28 sold-out talk.

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