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Leading Innovation

“As the nation’s 10th most prolific public research university system and a leader in innovation, CU is well-positioned to help address the grand challenges of our age including health, space, sustainability, urban vitality and cybersecurity.”

– President Mark Kennedy

 
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The Denver Post

Colorado and Indian state of Karnataka look to business opportunities

Gov. Jared Polis played up Colorado’s expertise in aerospace, biotech, renewable energy and agriculture during a business roundtable to discuss closer commercial ties with India, and in particular with the state of Karnataka.
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Colorado Politics

CU reports taking in $1.4 billion in research funding during last fiscal year

The University of Colorado awarded approximately $1.4 billion in federal, state, international and foundational research funding to its campuses during the 2019-2020 fiscal years, the fourth consecutive year in which grants exceeded $1 billion.
New technologies help drugs gain approval more quickly
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CU Anschutz Today

CU Anschutz Announces Unique Technology to Rapidly Screen New Drugs, Therapies

CU is first academic institution in Mountain West with tool that can cut screening time by half.
Engineering Center at UCCS
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Communique

New Engineering Research Center Aims for Sustainable Electric Transportation

Researchers at UCCS will play a key role in a multi-institutional effort, funded by a renewable $26 million National Science Foundation grant, to develop an international research center dedicated to advancing sustainable and electrified transportation.
Mark Kennedy
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Impressive Showing for CU in U.S. News & World Report 2021 Rankings

U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 national rankings were announced Sept. 13, and CU’s four campuses boasted some outstanding educational highlights and overall rankings.
Professor Dan Baker discusses Hope.
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CU on the Air

CU Boulder Team Builds Hope for Trek to Mars

CU Boulder Professor Dan Baker and CU President Mark Kennedy discuss the construction and launch of UAE's first spacecraft, Hope.
AB nexus
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CU Connections

University of Colorado Anschutz, Boulder launch new initiative to expand research collaborations between campuses

Today, the University of Colorado announced the launch of AB Nexus, an initiative to expand research collaborations between the CU Anschutz and CU Boulder campuses.
Presidential initiative for CU Denver
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CU Denver Today

Presidential Initiative Supports Urban and Place-Based Research at CU Denver

The initiative aligns with my goal of having distinctive points of expertise and renown for each CU campus – CU Denver’s being its prime location in downtown Denver, its strong network of community partners, and its preeminence in urban research.
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Colorado Politics

DeGette sponsors legislation granting $25 billion to research disrupted by pandemic

The Research Investment to Secure the Economy Act cites a slowdown in non-COVID-19 research activity given the modified operations of university-based laboratories.
University of Colorado a global leader in patents
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CU Connections

University of Colorado a global leader in patents

The University of Colorado jumped from No. 53 to No. 20 in a recent global ranking of the top 100 universities granted U.S. utility patents for an array of inventions and innovations that can have far-reaching and positive impacts on society.
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.
Research at the University of Colorado
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CU Connections

CU attracts record-breaking amount of funding for sponsored research

Setting a new systemwide record, faculty at the University of Colorado attracted more than $1.2 billion in sponsored research funding and gifts during the 2018-19 fiscal year.
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Colorado Politics

Q&A with Mark Kennedy | Leading CU toward the 'fourth industrial revolution'

With the dust now settled and a new academic year underway, we reached out to Kennedy for this week's Q&A.
Revolution

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September 2019

The Fourth Industrial Revolution

There’s something timeless about school starting in the fall. The academic year is underway and CU’s four campuses are beehives of activity. The beginning of the semester is not far different from how it has been for centuries at universities around the world.
Mark Kennedy & Ken McConnellogue - CU On The Air
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CU on the Air

Catching up with CU’s 23rd president – what’s ahead?

CU on The Air talks with new University of Colorado President Mark Kennedy, who was named by the Board of Regents on May 2 to be the 23rd President of the University of Colorado system.