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CU on the Air

CU on the Air: CU, yesterday and today

In this special episode of CU on the Air, we talk with University of Colorado President Mark R. Kennedy about what CU is doing to ensure the health and safety of its students, faculty and staff as well as emergency plans in place and long-term impact on the university.
Coronavirus
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CU on the Air

Coronavirus: President Kennedy discusses the steps underway at CU

We talk with University of Colorado President Mark R. Kennedy about what CU is doing to ensure the health and safety of its students, faculty and staff as well as emergency plans in place and long-term impact on the university.
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CU Connections

CU leadership announces further steps in coronavirus response

As the spread of coronavirus continues throughout the state, nation and world, University of Colorado leaders are announcing further steps in response.
CU Board of Regents Chair Glen Gallegos
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Statement from President Mark Kennedy and Board of Regents Chairman Glen Gallegos on COVID-19 planning

We have been actively engaged with University of Colorado campuses in our evolving plans to ensure the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff, which is our top priority.
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Daily Camera

CU Boulder cancels in-person classes as coronavirus spreads in CO

University of Colorado Boulder will cancel all in-person classes for the rest of the semester starting Monday, joining dozens of universities across the country in switching to online-only education.
Coronavirus
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An update from President Kennedy and Colorado higher-ed leaders to legislators

CU joined with Colorado’s public and private colleges and universities in engaging our Congressional delegation to request emergency aid for our students and institutions.
A CU student cleans the feet of a homeless man
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Health and harmony for the homeless

CU Anschutz students understand health care goes beyond medical attention
President Mark Kennedy
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Statement from President Kennedy on (COVID-19)

As concerns about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) grow, we have taken steps on each of our campuses and our system offices to ensure that the best resources and information are available.
Becoming engaged
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Opportunity for all

My wife Debbie and I were first-generation college students, meaning none of our parents had a college degree. The degrees we earned opened the world for us and fostered opportunities we still realize today.
Coronavirus

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March 2020

CU coronavirus update

The University of Colorado is closely following developments related to the international spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The health and safety of our students, faculty and staff is our highest priority as we coordinate our planning and response.
President Mark Kennedy
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CU Connections

Five questions for President Mark Kennedy

Mark Kennedy became the 23rd president of the University of Colorado in July 2019. He came to CU after successful careers in business, government and higher education.
Theodosia Cook
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CU names chief diversity officer

The University of Colorado named Theodosia Cook as chief diversity officer for the four-campus university system.
Global Emergency Care Initiative gives students real-world experience; educating medical, public health and advanced practice students locally and globally
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CU in Africa – and beyond

Global Emergency Care Initiative gives students real-world experience; educating medical, public health and advanced practice students locally and globally .
Dawn Clinic
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DAWN Clinic expands its impact and partnerships

Volunteers find innovative ways to assist the community
CU For Colorado, Outreach
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CU for Colorado

The University of Colorado offers 300 programs and countless outreach activities across the state. Find out here what CU can do for you.
Becoming engaged

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February 2020

Opportunity for all

My wife Debbie and I were first-generation college students, meaning none of our parents had a college degree. The degrees we earned opened the world for us and fostered opportunities we still realize today.
Mark Kennedy COLTT Conference 2019
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The Denver Post

Mark Kennedy: Underfunding CU endangers our state’s future

Economic vitality will depend on new technologies and ventures emerging from research to replace jobs eliminated by automation.
Legislative breakfast

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January 2020

New decade, old challenges

As we begin a new decade, it’s interesting to look at the one just passed. In 2010, Uber and Airbnb were only a couple of years into disrupting transportation and lodging. The iPhone was 2 years old but had already changed how we use technology. Instagram launched. Tesla’s battery-powered Model S was two years away.
CU President Mark Kennedy commencement speech
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President Kennedy's commencement speech at CU Colorado Springs

President Mark R. Kennedy spoke to the fall 2019 graduates at UCCS on Dec. 20, 2019, about Leaning into the Future and to do well, and also do good.
Happy holidays from Mark and Debbie Kennedy
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Happy holidays from President Mark and Debbie Kennedy

CU's people are what make it an exceptional university, and we are proud and appreciative of your contribution to our collective success. Debbie and I wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous 2020.
Brenda Allen
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Faculty Council delving into diversity, inclusion with Brenda Allen

Professor emerita kicks off discussion of ‘highly complex concept’
UCCS Giving Tuesday
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Giving Tuesday 2019 raises $83K+ for student scholarships and programs

Donations are still being counted, but #GivingTuesdayUCCS 2019 raised more than $83,000 for student scholarships and programs...
Stoneback Limb Restoration
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CU on the Air

Limb Restoration: Osseointegration gives amputees a new option

Dr. Jason Stoneback and his team at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus have enabled hundreds of patients with limb maladies to live active and productive lives.
First Year Student Housing 12th & Larimer
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CU Denver Today

Home away from home: Construction begins on new first-year student housing

Coming to life is CU Denver’s first residence hall dedicated to first-year students, equipped with a dining hall and Learning Commons accessible to the entire CU Denver community.