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.
CU President Mark Kennedy and Incoming President Todd Saliman met with campus leaders from CU Boulder and UCCS to discuss ongoing federal research priorities and key partnerships.
University leadership, including CU President Mark Kennedy, Regent Sue Sharkey and CU Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano hosted Maj. Gen. Matthew McFarlane, Fort Carson’s 4th Infantry Division Commanding General, and his team at the Boulder campus.
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.
Briefs for summer 2020
The Select Committee on the Climate Crisis held its first field hearing at the University of Colorado Law School.
Briefs
Terri Fiez, CU Boulder's Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation and Jun Ye, Director of the CUbit Quantum Initiative, met with leadership at the White House, federal research agencies, and in Congress to discuss the university's unique strengths in quantum information sciences, as well as its support for fully funding federal quantum activities authorized in the National Quantum Initiative, which was enacted last year.
State Senators Owen Hill (R-Colorado Springs), Chris Holbert (R-Parker) and State Representative Chris Hansen (D-Denver) were honored as 2018 Legislators of the Year.

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