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Innovation    Education

‘Kicked and Kissed’: CU Nursing Superhero Celebrates Her 100th Birthday

Telling an audience about the “bullying” she endured while pioneering the first-ever nurse practitioner program in 1965, Loretta “Lee” Ford offered some advice: “There’s one very sure way to get people to change their behavior,” she said. “And that’s to outlive them.”

Author Debra Melani | Publish Date
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Campus Life    Education    COVID-19

Graduates Reach Hard-Earned Plateau in One of the Most Challenging Years in Memory

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ripple through our lives, leaving a sense of anxiety and uncertainty in its wake, take a moment to be inspired by these CU Anschutz Fall 2020 graduates. Each student faced various obstacles, but intelligence, fortitude and purpose propelled them to graduation and beyond.

Author Staff | Publish Date
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Campus Life    Education

Carol Rumack and Wendy Kohrt, Faculty Members in the CU School of Medicine, Named Distinguished Professors

Two faculty members from the University of Colorado School of Medicine have been given the title Distinguished Professor. They were nominated for the honor – the highest honor that CU bestows on its own faculty members – by colleagues at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus.

Author Staff | Publish Date
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Campus Life    Education    Students

Empathy Turns Anesthesiology Into Passion for December Graduate

The inner workings of the human body fascinate Fabienne Haas. But also top of mind for Haas, who graduates from the University of Colorado Anesthesiologist Assistant Program in December, are the emotions swirling inside patients as they are about to undergo surgery.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date
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