Attention CIRES Procurement Card holders! CIRES Finance is making a change to our P-Card report reviewing process in Concur. On Monday, June 4, 2018, all CIRES P-Card holders will have their Approving Official changed to Nikki Joy, our Property & Purchasing Manager.  To facilitate this change, please submit your May Procurement Card report by Friday,… Read More


CIRES Finance is happy to announce three new research administrators are joining our team! Nikki Joy and Greg Bradley started a few weeks ago and Annie Fudale will start at the end of the month. Nikki previously worked for CU Conference Services and is our new Property Manager and will also focus on purchasing and… Read More


The first-ever CIRES Culture Survey is open for your feedback. The Culture Survey, administered by CU’s Institutional Research (IR), will identify and determine the extent of any workplace culture issues within CIRES, and inform programs and policies so that CIRES is a great place to work for everyone. Check your email inbox for a message… Read More


Please join CIRES Chief of Operations, Heather Davis; NOAA liason Lucia Harrop, and Director of IT Nate Campbell  for an information session on this year’s Annual Summary of Accomplishments (ASA) process on May 3, from 12-1 in the CIRES Auditorium, CIRES 338. Learn about recent changes, dates and the new entry system. Also see https://insidecires.colorado.edu/asa/… Read More


Employees paid through federal funds must regularly certify the effort spent on projects through ePERS:  electronic Personnel Effort Reports. If you’re certified already, thanks! If not, please log into the campus portal now: Several employees’ certifications are overdue, putting us out of compliance with CU policy. To access the ePERS page, log in to your… Read More


Check out Employee Development Monthly for information on upcoming professional development opportunities from the Department of Human Resources’ Organization and Employee Development and Faculty and Staff Assistance Program! New courses! Crucial Accountability Intercultural Development Program Retirement Income Planning Workshop More April Programs!… Read More


A message from the University of Colorado Employee Services this morning announced that a number of working retirees have reported that they are unable to review their paychecks in the employee portal. Working retirees are the main population affected. However, some active employees are experiencing this issue. If employees or working retirees in your department… Read More


A reminder from CIRES Travel: It is critical to submit trip requests and receive CIRES approval prior to travel, for both CU-funded and Risk Management travel. Policies are periodically revised, so  please access InsideCIRES Travel Services for detailed, up-to-date information on all aspects of travel, especially international requests and adding personal time to a trip.… Read More


CIRES’ Innovative Research Program is designed to stimulate a creative research environment within CIRES and to encourage synergy between disciplines and research colleagues. The program encourages novel, unconventional or fundamental research that might otherwise be difficult to fund: Applications are due March 26, 2018.… Read More


Best part of February in the CIRES Comms office? Ogling more than 250 images submitted by 64 CIRES photographers competing for “wall rights” in the the 2018 photo contest. Twelve winners will have their work reproduced and hung in the hallways of the third floor of Ekeley. Judging takes place in early March, and we… Read More