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Grant Funds Tree Planting on Campus in Honor of Felled Silver Maple

The grounds of the University of Northern Colorado received a welcome living, breathing facelift last week. As part of Arbor Day and Earth Day celebrations this year, students, faculty and staff picked up shovels and got their hands dirty planting...
22-May-2023 5:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Student's Award-Winning Research Could Influence Future of Sports Marketing

Alicia Romano combined her passions for sports, research and teaching in the University of Northern Colorado’s Sport and Exercise Science Ph.D. program. One of the highlights of her UNC education was her research “Consumers’ Visual Attention...
21-Apr-2023 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Decade of Student-Led Efforts Helping to Create a Sustainable Culture on Campus

Hundreds of UNC students have shared the same passion as Caltrider over the years, prompting the development of a Sustainability minor in 1970, a bachelor’s degree in 2011 and the creation of LEAF in 2012, which was originally proposed by students...
21-Apr-2023 1:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

International Partnership Brings Belize Educators to Colorado Classrooms

During the first week in April, 10 educators from Belize, comprised of six teachers and four principals, traveled to the United States to teach in Colorado classrooms. Less than six months prior to this, the roles were reversed and around 20...
21-Apr-2023 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Research Reveals THC Concentration in Colorado Retail Cannabis Products is Lower than Advertised

While legal cannabis products in the United States are required to report THC potency levels on their packaging those levels aren't necessarily accurate, which can have important implications for cannabis consumers. According to a new study from...
12-Apr-2023 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mother Daughter Legacy – More than Your Average Bears

Following in her mother's footsteps, first-year Maddie Cabot is taking on the entertaining role of Klawz, UNC's mascot. Years earlier her mom, Dana Hoffman, did the same when she was a freshman at UNC.
20-Feb-2023 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UNC Student Receives Top Award at National Honors Research Conference

University of Northern Colorado honors student Madison Gremillion received national recognition for her research exploring the quality of conversations healthcare professionals have with patients receiving end-of-life care.
16-Dec-2022 4:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Celebrating 60 Years of Nursing Education Excellence

For six decades, the University of Northern Colorado’s School of Nursing in the College of Natural and Health Sciences has had a strong history of educating nurses to provide compassionate, courageous and competent care to patients across Colorado...
16-Dec-2022 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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New Associate Director of Bands Shares His Love for Music

Since he was very young, Daniel Farr, DMA, has had a love for music. He found the University of Northern Colorado the best place to share that love while combining two of his passions; conducting bands and teaching.
29-Nov-2022 12:40 PM EST

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UNC Student Triumphs Learning Disability and Invasive Aliens with One Book

Michael Nolting, a business major at UNC who just finished his freshman year, is sharing his dream with the world — and it’s no ordinary dream. It’s one that came to him more than four years ago in a deep sleep, involving an apocalyptic alien...
11-Jul-2022 3:05 PM EDT

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Grammy-Nominated Alumna Trades Concert Set for Musical Theatre

Since graduating from UNC, Neyla Pekarek ‘09, has lived on a stage. For eight years she traveled across the world performing in front of massive crowds as a member of the highly successful folk-rock band, The Lumineers. The vocalist, cellist and...
9-Feb-2022 1:15 PM EST

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Associate Professor Delivers Spooky Spirits, Magic and Witchcraft During Halloween – and Beyond

Associate Professor of History, Corinne Wieben, Ph.D., teaches the history of magic at the University of Northern Colorado in HIST 264: Magic in Europe from Antiquity to the Enlightenment.
28-Oct-2021 2:45 AM EDT

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Game On - Students Share UNC Experience Through Game Design Event

Knowing how tech-reliant the world is becoming, Matthew Farber wanted to host a ‘Game Jam’ to give students, particularly those studying education, a chance to learn how to navigate systems.
12-Oct-2021 11:05 AM EDT

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University of Northern Colorado Immunology Expert Discusses COVID-19 Vaccines, Debunks Misinformation

Nick Pullen, Ph.D., an associate professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado, shares his expertise on the COVID-19 vaccines and debunks some of the myths surrounding them.
11-Mar-2021 8:00 AM EST

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