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CU Denver and the DOC work together to educate inmates
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Prison Ed Enables Former Inmates to Assimilate, Thrive in Society

The Prison Education program through CU Denver and the Department of Corrections offers college communication classes that provide incarcerated individuals with the skills and confidence to return to their communities.
Leadership inspired by visits across the state for listening, learning
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CU on the road again

Starting in May and continuing through September, CU President Todd Saliman and members of the CU Board of Regents joined the CU Outreach & Engagement staff, led by Assistant Vice President for Outreach and Engagement Tony Salazar, on outreach tours across Colorado.
DACA statement
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A Message from CU Leadership on the DACA Program

The University of Colorado applauds and supports recent actions by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to strengthen the DACA program through the federal rule-making process.
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CU Boulder Today

Land acknowledgment honors contributions of Indigenous peoples, history of land

The University of Colorado Boulder has adopted a land acknowledgment recognizing that Colorado’s flagship campus sits on land that is part of the traditional territories of the Arapaho, Cheyenne, Ute and other Indigenous nations with historic and ongoing ties to the state.
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CU Connections

President Saliman announces two key hires in system administration leadership

The CU president has chosen Judi Diaz Bonacquisti, Ed.D., senior diversity officer, and Chad Marturano as vice president and chief financial officer for the CU system. Both were born and raised in Colorado and have deep experience in higher education.
Diversity in the School of Medicine
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CU Anschutz Today

Amira del Pino-Jones, MD, Named CU School of Medicine’s Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

As associate dean of DEI, del Pino-Jones will provide leadership in all aspects of the school’s DEI programs, including education, research, community outreach, recruitment, and support of faculty, residents, students, and staff.
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CU Boulder Today

South African activist Kumi Naidoo named keynote speaker for Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit

Kumi Naidoo, a South African activist, Rhodes scholar and former executive director of Greenpeace International, will deliver a keynote speech at this year’s Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit in Boulder, Colorado.
7 Questions with Charles Zug, author of “Demagogues in American Politics”
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UCCS Communique

7 Questions with UCCS' Charles Zug, author of “Demagogues in American Politics”

History is rife with examples of demagogues — charismatic leaders who know what the masses want to hear, and who use popular prejudices and false promises to sweep the “common people” into revolt against society’s elites.
Front Range engineering grads can go to CU
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Daily Camera

Front Range CC Associate of Engineering Science can transfer to University of Colorado, CSU, Mines

The program aims to increase diversity in a field that consists of mostly white men.
CIRES RECCS program
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CU On the Air Podcast

RECCS pairs community college students with CIRES scientists

A CIRES (Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences) program, it was initiated by former faculty member and current Regent At-Large Lesley Smith.
9th Street Blessing
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CU Denver News

A Family Affair: A Special Blessing at Centennial House on Ninth Street

CU Regent, alumnus, and Chief of External Initiatives Nolbert Chavez arranged and hosted a special blessing at the historic Centennial House at 1050 9th St.
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Regents receive strategic plan progress update

Interim Chief Financial Officer Chad Marturano guided the board through the extensive assessment report.
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Gov. Polis Names New CU Regent

Governor Jared Polis on Monday appointed Republican Ken Montera to the vacant seat on the University of Colorado Board of Regents that represents Colorado’s 5th Congressional District. The seat became open when Regent Chance Hill announced in November that he would step down from the board for personal reasons.
AHA initiative brings STEM careers to life for high school girls
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Regents help showcase STEM careers at CU Boulder event

CU Regents Lesley Smith and Ilana Spiegel took part in the American Heart Association's STEM Goes Red event, part of an initiative bringing interesting careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics to life for young women.
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Regents zoom in on strategic plan’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion emphasis

The Board of Regents has established diversity, equity and inclusion as core values of CU through its guiding principles and implements those principles through regent policy.
Regent Jack Kroll
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Five questions for Regent Jack Kroll

The new chair leads the CU Board of Regents into next week’s summer retreat.
CU Regent Callie Rennison
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Five questions for Callie Rennison

Regent and CU Denver professor says a faculty perspective strengthens the board.
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Regents set tuition rates for 2021-22

The Board of Regents on April 8 voted to approve recommendations on tuition, compensation and fees for the 2021-22 fiscal year. The plan calls for, in effect, a 0% tuition rate change for undergraduate students.
Nolbert Chavez on his Harley
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CU Connections

Five questions for Nolbert D. Chavez

Chavez may have been a newcomer to the CU Board of Regents when he was sworn in earlier this year, but he’s no stranger to CU, nor to leadership.
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CU Connections

Five questions for Ilana Spiegel

The policy expert brings a ‘360-degree view of education’ to her role as CU regent.
Regents testify at State Capitol
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CU Boulder Today

CU professor, regents testify for in-state tuition for American Indian students with Colorado ties

Calling it “an important step in recognizing past injustices,” a CU Boulder professor, Regent Lesley Smith, Regent Emerita Irene Griego and alumni testified before the Colorado Senate Education Committee today, expressing support for a bill moving through the legislature that would grant in-state tuition to members of American Indian nations with historical ties to Colorado.
CU Regents In the News
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SPIEGEL, SHARKEY: Making college admission tests optional will remove barriers and create opportunity

A guiding principle of CU is to encourage and provide access to the university for all qualified Colorado students. Test-optional college admissions is an effective way to provide more access to more Coloradans while maintaining quality and integrity in admissions and a competitive advantage for Colorado higher education.
UCCS BA in Inclusive Early Childhood Education
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UCCS Communique

Regents approve Bachelor of Arts in Inclusive Early Childhood Education

In an effort to meet growing market needs for teachers in Colorado, the CU Board of Regents approved a new bachelor’s degree, the Bachelor of Arts in Inclusive Early Childhood Education, at its Feb. 11 meeting.
CU Boulder Buildings Renamed
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CU Boulder Today

CU regents approve renaming of 2 CU Boulder buildings

At the CU Board of Regents meeting on Feb. 11, the regents approved resolutions to rename two campus buildings at CU Boulder -- one after pioneering alumna and lifelong educator Lucile Berkeley Buchanan and another after Professor Emeritus Albert Ramírez and Vera, his late wife, who for many years provided support, mentorship and guidance to first-generation and other underrepresented students.