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Alumna and professional weightlifter pursues her second Olympic games
23-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Audiology Student Researches Security Vulnerabilities in Hearing Aids

Student combines her fascination with technology and research to uncover whether hearing aids that use Bluetooth technology can be hacked.
23-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New Research Explores the Effects of Cannabidiol on General Health

For 20 years, Laura Stewart, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Kinesiology, Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Northern Colorado, has been exploring how exercise improves the immune system.
30-Jan-2024 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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School Psychologists in Short Supply as Youth Mental Health Concerns Increase

Two faculty members from UNC’s College of Education and Behavioral Sciences are actively working to prepare more future school psychologists who will be able to provide mental health services across northern Colorado.
18-Jan-2024 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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$25 Million Gift, Largest in UNC History, Accelerates Plans for College of Osteopathic Medicine

The University of Northern Colorado’s vision to meet the critical and growing demand for doctors across the state just received a major endorsement. The Weld Trust has committed $25 million earmarked for the university’s proposed College of...
30-Oct-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NSF Grant to Focus on Entrepreneurship, Workforce Resilience and Development along Colorado's Front Range

The University of Northern Colorado was one of 50 institutions recently awarded a three-year, $400,000 Enabling Partnerships to Increase Innovation Capacity (EPIIC) grant from the National Science Foundation. The EPIIC grant, which will be executed...
30-Oct-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Professor and Paralympic Champion Paves the Way for Inclusiveness to be Center Court in Tennis

For the past three years, Scott Douglas, Ph.D., Kinesiology, Nutrition and Dietetics professor and a 2000 Paralympic Games bronze medalist, has been coaching two high school wheelchair athletes from Boulder.
3-Oct-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Climate Change Boiling Over into More Academic Courses

Meteorology Professor Cindy returned from a five-month trip to Vietnam on a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award, where she collaborated with fellow professors in University of Dalat’s Department of Chemistry and the Environment to develop university...
9-Aug-2023 3:05 PM EDT

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

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

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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