Number of Attendees: 172 The video of this Town Hall is available to CIRES employees. Please email ciresnews@colorado.edu to request access. Chat Transcript 08:59:05 From Jeff D. : That’s Angels Landing in Zion. I just did that hike about two weeks ago08:59:10 From Jeff D. : Good class 3 at that point09:00:55 From Katy Human… Read More


Number of Attendees: 151 Chat Transcript 09:01:53 From Katy Human (she/hers) : all: please feel free to type questions in here, or save them for the end and unmute yourself. I’m always happy to ask anonymous questions on your behalf09:02:48 From Katy Human (she/hers) : Moment of silence for Boulder shooting victims and families and… Read More


Beginning in April 2021, the university no longer requires “high risk” approval from the Provost for domestic travel. International travel will continue to require “high-risk” approval from the Provost, Russ Moore, until the university lifts this restriction. Going forward domestic travel will be approved by CIRES Travel, the CIRES Director, and the CIRES Org Officer,… Read More


CU Boulder has many dedicated support and advocacy support resources available for the campus community. Individuals can access the full list of services here. For specific ways to help trauma survivors please visit this link. The Faculty Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) and the Office of Victim Assistance (OVA) are available to assist faculty, staff and students. FSAP and OVA… Read More


We’ve updated the CIRES policy on reimbursing individual membership dues. The new text is posted in full on InsideCIRES, here: https://insidecires.colorado.edu/finance/travel/costs/. What has changed? Defined criteria for when CIRES will support the cost of individual memberships Added clarity on what CIRES defines as “presenting research” at professional conferences Added guidance for researchers who want to… Read More


Chat Transcipt 10:06:08 From Jimena Ugaz : Good morning everyone! You will receive a survey today soliciting feedback on last week’s and today’s trainings! We would appreciate your feedback, so that we can continue improving our training offerings. Survey is anonymous!10:08:40 From Lisa Bengtsson : Will these slides be available somewhere after the training?10:09:35 From… Read More


Chat Transcript 09:05:11 From Gijs de Boer : Thanks for bringing that up Waleed. Looked at this this past weekend and realized that I was likely to lose around 7 weeks of leave in July. Trying to figure out how to solve that…09:06:12 From Mary Jo Brodzik : I had to confirm this myself recently,… Read More


As part of the revised Sexual Misconduct, Intimate Partner Violence and Stalking Policy that went into effect Aug. 14, 2020, all CU employees are required to complete the online Discrimination and Sexual Misconduct policy training course. The deadline was September 18, 2020.  CIRES HR audit shows many are still not up-to-date with this training. Waleed will be begin reaching… Read More


Chat Transcript 10:02:27 From Angela Knight : Good morning all! Kelly will be referencing the following documents during her presentation: Performance Rating Descriptors and Mitigating Bias in Performance Ratings: https://ciresblogs.colorado.edu/cires-admin/wp-content/uploads/sites/67/2021/02/Performance-Rating-Descriptors-2021.pdfhttps://ciresblogs.colorado.edu/cires-admin/wp-content/uploads/sites/67/2021/02/Mitigate-Bias-for-Performance-Management.pdf10:04:59 From Heather Yocum : A bunch of folks including LuAnn were in the wrong Zoom call, so might be a bunch of late folks!10:05:18 From… Read More