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


Have you updated your Disclosure of External Professional Activities (DEPA) for this year? Your 2018 DEPA must be updated and on file prior to being able to accept new funding, or submit a new proposal. To complete your DEPA, log in to MyCUInfo at http://mycuinfo.colorado.edu/. Click on CU Resources or, if that does not appear… Read More


As you may be aware, this year CIRES is adjusting our performance evaluation (ASA) schedule for research faculty to align with the University’s schedule.  February 21, Lucia Harrop, Nate Campbell and I presented the new schedule to CIRES members who work at NOAA. We will schedule a time to present this information to CIRES members on the UCB campus in the near… Read More


Happy February 7! We are all awaiting a decision from Congress and the Administration tomorrow/Thursday, to see if a government shutdown can be averted.  Director Waleed Abdalati plans to send an all-CIRES note once we have more information and if it appears a shutdown is imminent. Meanwhile, check out this post for our updated guidance from federal partners .… Read More


If you would like to receive updates from the CIRES Admin Blog in your email client or RSS Feed Reader you may select the link below: RSS  More information on how to add an RSS feed to Outlook. How to add an RSS feed to office 365: 1.) log into office 365 2.) Select the… Read More


CIRES IT will be performing maintenance on the CIRES website, Thursday , February 8, 2018 from 6pm-8pm. During this time the CIRES website might become unavailable (cires.colorado.edu). InsideCIRES will not be effected by this maintenance. Please contact ciresithelp@colorado.edu for more information.… Read More