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From the SVC: Spring means planning for the year ahead

March 21, 2017

Like the cycles of the seasons, the university has its own rhythms. With the beginning of spring, I’m looking ahead to our next academic year.

Mechanical engineering doctoral student David Pfotenhauer

Engineering doctoral students work for better air quality in Denver communities

March 20, 2017

When David Pfotenhauer decided to pursue a PhD that would allow him get out into communities and use his knowledge to address public issues, he found his opportunity in the Community-Based Research (CBR) Graduate Fellows program.

Brown bag, notebook, pen and an orange

Ethics and Compliance Brown Bag features internal monitoring, self-assessment

March 20, 2017

At the March 27 Ethics and Compliance Brown Bag session, Mark Meaney will discuss one of seven essential components of any ethics and compliance program: internal monitoring.

Jim Hakala and colleagues created fossil kits for schools in the state

CU Boulder Outreach Awards info session set for April 4

March 20, 2017

Faculty and staff interested in applying for a 2017–18 CU Boulder Outreach Award are invited to attend the April 4 brown bag session to learn about award criteria and how to apply.

Scott Eustis (left), Shannon Dosemagen and Jeff Warren were part of the Public Lab response to the “Deepwater Horizon” disaster, using low-cost cameras, kites and balloons to document the BP oil spill.

CIRES director to host sneak peek of citizen science documentary series

March 20, 2017

CIRES director Waleed Abdelati hosts and narrates "The Crowd and the Cloud," a new documentary series focusing on citizen science. The series premieres Thursday, April 6.

Ralphie IV

CU's retired mascot, Ralphie IV, passes away

March 20, 2017

Ralphie IV, the university's beloved live buffalo mascot who roamed the sidelines for 10-plus seasons (1998–2008), passed away Sunday morning at the age of 19. Ralphie IV's successor, Ralphie V, is very much in good health and is running strong.

Spring on CU Boulder Main Campus

Pacheco named affirmative action officer for HR

March 17, 2017

David Pacheco, a former investigator for the Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance, has been named the new affirmative action officer for the Department of Human Resources at CU Boulder.

Sir James Galway with golden flute

CU Presents' anniversary series concludes with renowned flutist performance

March 17, 2017

On March 22, as part of the CU Presents Artist Series, living legend and world-renowned flutist Sir James Galway will perform a concert alongside his wife Lady Jeanne Galway and other friends.

Caroline Himes

Retirement reception to honor Himes on March 21

March 17, 2017

The Research & Innovation Office is hosting a reception on March 21 to recognize Caroline Himes, director of the Office of Industry Collaboration, who is retiring after 19 years of serving in various roles across the university.

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Zombies: A success story of one CU Theatre alum

March 17, 2017

After about 10 years of living in Los Angeles trying to make a career as an actor, Ross Marquand was cast in the highest-rated TV series in cable history, "The Walking Dead," changing his life forever.