RECCS pairs community college students with CIRES scientists



Participants research STEM as they prepare to transition to four-year institutions The Research Experience for Community College Students, or RECCS (pronounced Rex), is a paid summer research internship program at the University of Colorado Boulder open to all Colorado community college students. RECCS gives community college students an authentic research experience where they explore environmental or geosciences and … Continue reading RECCS pairs community college students with CIRES scientists


UCCS’ Bachelor of Innovation Boldly Goes Where None Have Gone Before



Benjamin Kwitek, director of innovation at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, understands that innovation is critical to solving the problems our society faces. Kwitek understands the United States is at the forefront of innovation at a local and global level. At UCCS, he is also the innovator of the world’s first Bachelor of Innovation. … Continue reading UCCS’ Bachelor of Innovation Boldly Goes Where None Have Gone Before


The Affordable-Housing Crisis and Building Transportation, Health and Wealth in Underserved Areas



For many families in the Metro area, safe, adequate housing is a dream, and the limited access to transportation is a nightmare. Today on CU on the Air, we’re talking to CU Denver’s Carrie Makarewicz, associate professor of urban and regional planning in the College of Architecture and Planning, about the housing and commuting crises … Continue reading The Affordable-Housing Crisis and Building Transportation, Health and Wealth in Underserved Areas


CU President Saliman on Affordability, Access, Funding, DEI and the Value of CU in Colorado



The University of Colorado has a huge impact on the state of Colorado, and its return on investment is substantial. CU President Todd Saliman speaks with host Emily Davies on CU on the Air about the value of education; how the institution, its students, faculty and staff are adapting today; and how a collaborative environment … Continue reading CU President Saliman on Affordability, Access, Funding, DEI and the Value of CU in Colorado


Wildfire resilience, not suppression, supports the environment



Already in the U.S. in 2021, some 95 large fires have burned more than 2 million acres in 15 states. Nearly 24,000 wildland firefighters and support personnel are on the front lines across the country. Today on CU on the Air, host Emily Davies talks with CU Boulder’s Natasha Stavros, data and fire scientist and … Continue reading Wildfire resilience, not suppression, supports the environment


CU Engagement Builds Relationships that Meet the State’s Needs



Engagement at the University of Colorado is a priority that covers vast areas, ranging from enrollment and learning opportunities, to fundraising and building relationships with diverse communities. CU on the Air host Emily Davies talks to Assistant Vice President for Engagement Tony Salazar about the many facets and the importance of building sustainable relationships that … Continue reading CU Engagement Builds Relationships that Meet the State’s Needs


Advancing Discoveries to Speed Intervention



The Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus builds the research teams of the future to speed the development of new treatments and improve human health. CU on the Air host Emily Davies and former CU President Mark Kennedy speak with Dr. Ron Sokol, director of CCTSI and … Continue reading Advancing Discoveries to Speed Intervention


A Fond Farewell and Good Luck to Retiring Host Ken McConnellogue



It’s the end of an era – or at least a 15-year run. New CU on the Air host Emily Davies talks with Vice President of University Communication Ken McConnellogue, who is retiring from the university June 31. The inaugural host of the podcast, which began publishing in June 2017, McConnellogue reflects on how the … Continue reading A Fond Farewell and Good Luck to Retiring Host Ken McConnellogue


Colorado’s Best Minds + CU Innovators = A Better Future



While patents and business papers are an important aspect in scientific discovery, it’s not until that research is making a positive impact in society that it truly matters. Today on the President’s Innovation Podcast, President Mark Kennedy and host Emily Davies speak with serial entrepreneur, Stan Lapidus, about his accomplishments and insights on business collaboration … Continue reading Colorado’s Best Minds + CU Innovators = A Better Future


CU Innovations Brings Sciences from Inception to Implementation



CU Innovations brings together some of the greatest minds of several academic fields at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and beyond to work across disciplines to benefit health and wellness in the larger communities. In today’s episode of the President’s Innovation Podcast, a CU on the Air series, we talk with Kimberly Muller, … Continue reading CU Innovations Brings Sciences from Inception to Implementation