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CU Boulder celebrates National Postdoc Appreciation Week

Sept. 19, 2016

During the week of Sept. 19, CU Boulder and institutions across the United States are hosting a range of events to honor their postdoctoral scholars as part of National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW). Postdoc research at CU Boulder spans the social, physical and biological sciences as well as engineering, mathematics and humanities, and has been highlighted in top-tier journals including Nature, Cell and Science. The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) and Postdoctoral Association of Colorado (PAC) would like to recognize postdocs on campus and at affiliated National Labs during this seventh annual NPAW.

Senior Vice Chancellor Kelly Fox

From the SVC: Innovation is the foundation of our future success

Sept. 19, 2016

CU Boulder is a highly complex environment of many interconnected parts, but the root of our success is our people – talented and passionate in all of their fields. I welcome our new team members, and extend my appreciation to those who continue with us - all are key to the ongoing and efficient functioning of the university. We are moving into this new academic year with a focus on innovation across all elements of our enterprise, and I look forward to how these innovations will support our employees and our educational and research mission.

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Ethics and Compliance series launches Sept. 26

Sept. 19, 2016

The CU Boulder Ethics and Compliance program is launching a brown bag series of discussions with campus subject matter experts. Hosted on the fourth Monday of each month and designed to give attendees practical and actionable information, the sessions will discuss compliance basics, case studies and how our campus can comply with the law - but more importantly represent our shared values with our actions.

Katherine Erwin

Erwin named Chief Human Resources Officer

Sept. 15, 2016

At the conclusion of a successful internal search, Senior Vice Chancellor Kelly Fox has today named Katherine Erwin Chief Human Resources Officer for the University of Colorado Boulder.

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CU Dance brings female Hip-Hop luminaries to Boulder

Sept. 15, 2016

This fall, CU Boulder brings street culture to the stage with [UN] W.R.A.P.: Women of the Cypher, a weekend-long performance event bringing together renowned female Hip-Hop scholars, artists and enthusiasts for a critical and creative exchange. From breaking to waacking to DJing, no facet of Hip-Hop will go unexplored at the event, which takes place Sept. 23-25 at CU Boulder’s Charlotte York Irey Theatre.

Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril addresses a room full of students

Ex-Libyan prime minister says technology won’t save the world

Sept. 15, 2016

Five years after the Arab Spring uprisings rocked the Middle East, former Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril offered University of Colorado Boulder students a front-row perspective on the protests’ genesis, their shortcomings and the lessons the world should absorb in the coming decades.

Vice Chancellor Christina Gonzales

From the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs: Live Free Weekend

Sept. 15, 2016

It is nearly time for the eighth annual Live Free Weekend. This is a special opportunity to engage students in meaningful conversations about alcohol and drug use, and I am asking you to spread the word about the weekend while encouraging participation.

Artist rendering of mission spacecraft above Europa

NASA's mission to Europa: Exploring a potentially habitable world

Sept. 15, 2016

Robert Pappalardo of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory will discuss the upcoming NASA mission to Jupiter's icy moon, Europa, and its potential to support simple life. The mission, slated to launch in the early 2020s, will investigate the moon’s ice shell, ocean, composition, geology, and current activity. Friday, Sept. 23, from 5 to 6 p.m. in Benson Earth Sciences, Room 180.

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Open dialogue around high-stakes, emotional or risky topics with Crucial Conversations

Sept. 15, 2016

Human Resources introduces Crucial Conversations, a two-day course that teaches skills for creating alignment and agreement by fostering open dialogue around high-stakes, emotional, or risky topics.

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Pedal Powered Movie Night: 'UP'

Sept. 15, 2016

The CU Environmental Center will show the movie "Up", during Pedal Powered Movie Night on Saturday, Sept. 17, at dusk (roughly 8 p.m.) at Family Housing Newton Court.

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