Early this year, Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper virtually joined leadership from University of Colorado, UCHealth, and CU Anschutz Medical Campus to learn more about the state of vaccinations, patient care, and infection rates of COVID-19 in the state of Colorado.
CU Boulder professor and Director of CIRES (Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences), Waleed Abdalati, testified in a hearing held by the U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.
Congressman Doug Lamborn convened a roundtable at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs to discuss national security workforce needs of the DoD.
Senator Cory Gardner joined Kansas Senator Jerry Moran and CU President Mark Kennedy for a tour of CU Anschutz Medical Campus programs providing innovative care for veterans.
CU Regent Sue Sharkey, CU President Mark Kennedy, and CU First Lady Debbie Kennedy met with Colonel Devin Pepper, Commander of the Buckley Garrison at Buckley Air Force Base (AFB).
An overview of the state and national federal election results.
Second Lady Karen Pence visited the Marcus Institute for Brain Health (MIBH) as part of her Healing from the HeART Initiative.
CU’s federal team has actively monitored and lobbied for improvements to federal guidance that impacts the university’s international students, including a now-withdrawn Department of Homeland Security initiative as well as a White House proclamation on nonimmigrant visas.
In response to the global coronavirus pandemic, CU’s federal relations team worked with university leadership, institutions of higher education across the state, and the Colorado congressional delegation to ensure critical support for students, research and the State of Colorado.
CU President Mark Kennedy met with lawmakers and key agencies to advance a number of CU’s aerospace and defense priorities. Kennedy also hosted a lunch with CU in D.C. students and CU Boulder Student Government leaders.

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