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.
Briefs June 2021
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.
Briefs for the December 2020 newsletter.
After 22 years, Tanya Kelly-Bowry has retired from her position as Vice President of Government Relations. OGR is now under the leadership of Todd Saliman, Senior Vice President for Strategy, Government Relations & Chief Financial Officer.
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and lobbied for improvements to federal guidance that impacts the university’s international students, including a now-withdrawn Department of Homeland Security initiative as well as a White House proclamation on nonimmigrant visas.

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