With support from the Office of Government Relations, CU President Mark Kennedy joined nearly 1,600 public university leaders for the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities' (APLU) largest-ever annual meeting.
The 2019 Colorado Capital Conference was another great success.
The Select Committee on the Climate Crisis held its first field hearing at the University of Colorado Law School.
Congressman Jason Crow joined CU Denver Chancellor Dorothy Horrell and Patrick Browne, Director of Veteran and Military Services for a student veteran roundtable.
Regents Sue Sharkey and Jack Kroll met with the Colorado Congressional delegation in Washington, D.C. to discuss reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA).
Senator Cory Gardner visited the CU Anschutz Medical Campus to learn more about cutting-edge immunotherapy research taking place at the University of Colorado Cancer Center and CU School of Medicine..
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.
Spring 2019 Briefs.
The Office of Government Relations (OGR) presented CU's Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 appropriations requests to the Colorado congressional delegation in Washington, DC. The university's priorities reflect the higher education community's funding requests for research, education, and workforce development accounts of importance to CU's academic, research and public outreach missions.
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.

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