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UNC Gets Green Light From State to Offer Degree Programs in Osteopathic Medicine, Finalists for Founding Dean Identified

The University of Northern Colorado made key progress in its ongoing exploration of creating a not-for-profit college of osteopathic medicine within the university when Governor Jared Polis signed Senate Bill 56 on Thursday, March 17. The...
23-Mar-2022 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNC’s Accounting Department Moves to Top in State and Global Rankings

The Accounting and Computer Information Systems (CIS) Department at the University of Northern Colorado’s Monfort College of Business (MCB) has been ranked as the number one program in the world for experimental research in Accounting Information...
23-Mar-2022 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Little Altars, Big Impact

The legacy of artist, activist and UNC alumna Lydia Ruyle '72 is being celebrated during Women's History Month through an exhibition featuring her lively banners of divine goddesses
15-Mar-2022 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNC Spearheading Efforts to Increase Physical Education in Colorado Schools

As a teacher preparation institute, those in UNC's College of Natural and Health Sciences take pride in pushing for more physical education classes in Colorado schools, though there is an uphill battle to overcome.
11-Mar-2022 10:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Who Will Win Big at Super Bowl LVI: Bengals, Rams or Sports Betting Fans?

UNC doctoral students are going on all researching the sports betting industry. The goal is to find out what motivates people to make a bet and if the exchange is financially sound
11-Feb-2022 1:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UNC Dean Named Fellow of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship

The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) named University of Northern Colorado’s Monfort College of Business Dean, Sher Gibbs, Ph.D., a Justin G. Longenecker Fellow. Gibbs is one of four recipients this year...
9-Feb-2022 1:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UNC Exceeds National Training Goals to Diversify Sign Language Interpreters in Legal Settings

After receiving a $2 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration, and UNC’s contribution of more than $185,000, a program called Project CLIMB was created. Project CLIMB stands for...
9-Feb-2022 1:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Faces of 2021 Fall Graduates: Together Again

After the numerous challenges brought on by COVID-19, students were able to enjoy a sense of normalcy this past fall as on-campus students returned for in-person classes and the university restored activities and events that were canceled during the...
2-Dec-2021 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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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

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

University of Northern Colorado Associate Professor Nick Pullen Provides Expertise on COVID-19 Vaccinations

23-Feb-2021 8:00 AM EST

UNC Expert Offers Context from Historical Perspective on Capitol Riot and its Lasting Impacts

13-Jan-2021 8:05 AM EST

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