Congresswoman Diana DeGette joined a roundtable at the University of Colorado, Denver CU Denver to discuss the short and long term effects of climate change in Colorado, and across the nation and the world.
Newly elected Congressman Jason Crow was immersed in the complex process of standing up a brand new Congressional office when he toured the CU Anschutz Medical Campus to learn about their important education, research and clinical missions.
The 2018 Colorado Capital Conference was held in Washington, DC. UCCS Chancellor Venkat Reddy served as the host for the University of Colorado along with Tim Foster, President of Colorado Mesa University. This year added a third university partner, Colorado State University, hosted by President Tony Frank. U.S. Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) collaborated with the universities in the annual bipartisan event.
On Overdose Awareness Day, Congressman Mike Coffman visited the CU Anschutz Medical Campus and joined Chancellor Elliman and the Colorado Consortium on Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention for an event highlighting the state’s response to the opioid crisis.
John Sunnygard, Executive Director of International Affairs at the Office of International Affairs at CU Denver, discussed international education and its impact on CU, Colorado, and the nation on Captiol Hill.
Mark Rentschler and Xinlin Li, from the College of Engineering and Applied Science, and Dan Baker, Director of the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP), represented CU Boulder at the Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF) annual exhibition in Washington, DC.
Senator Cory Gardner and Congressman Mike Coffman joined CU President Bruce Benson; CU Anschutz Medical Campus Chancellor Don Elliman; School of Medicine Dean John J. Reilly, Jr. and CU Vice President for Health Affairs Lilly Marks at the groundbreaking for the new Bioscience 3 Building.