Dr. Beth Longenecker named Founding Dean of UNC’s College of Osteopathic Medicine
April 12, 2022 — The University of Northern Colorado (UNC) is thrilled to announce the selection of Dr. Beth Longenecker as the Founding Dean of the university’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNC-COM). Longenecker, who was hired after the university launched a national search in December, will start her position in June.
UNC Gets Green Light From State to Offer Degree Programs in Osteopathic Medicine, Finalists for Founding Dean Identified
March 17, 2022 — The University of Northern Colorado made key progress in its ongoing exploration of creating a not-for-profit college of osteopathic medicine within the university when Governor Jared Polis signed Senate Bill 56 on Thursday, March 17.
UNC Faculty Members Using Advanced Technology to Explore Consumer's Willingness to Spend Online
September 30, 2021 — It’s an easy habit to fall into. While watching TV or folding laundry, it’s almost second nature for many to pick up their phone, browse a retail site and before they know it, they’ve clicked ‘purchase’ multiple times. This became especially popular during the beginning of the pandemic when many were staying at home. Though online shopping is convenient, it can also be costly.
Learning about Acoustics with Build-Your-Own Cigar-Box Guitars, PVC Pipe Didgeridoos
September 9, 2020 — Faculty members at UNC are finding creative ways to keep students involved virtually. Two Audiology and Speech-Language Sciences classes involve students receiving built-it-yourself kits of cigar box guitars and PVC pipe didgeridoos to learn about acoustics.
Faculty Member Using 3D Printer to Make Face Shield Parts for Hospitals
March 30, 2020 — With a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) for health care workers who are battling the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, UNC’s Chelsie Romulo is contributing to the effort to fill the gap.
Recap: Twitter Chat on Using Research Methods for Better Understanding
March 4, 2020 — On Wednesday, March 4, University of Northern Colorado Assistant Professor Will Merchant, Ph.D., participated in a UNC Twitter chat on the topic of using research methods to better understand everyday issues.
Recap: Twitter Chat on Game-Based Learning
February 13, 2020 — On Wednesday, Feb. 12, University of Northern Colorado Assistant Professor Matt Farber, Ed.D., participated in a UNC Twitter chat on the topic of game-based learning on.
Students Save Over $63,000 in Course Materials
February 13, 2020 — Four faculty members helped approximately 450 students enrolled in their fall 2019 classes save a combined $63,775 in textbook fees by adopting open educational resources into their curriculum after the Colorado Department of Higher Education awarded grants for the project.
Augmented-Reality Sandbox to Help Students Learn About Earth Sciences
September 18, 2019 — UNC has created a sandbox for students, but it’s not your normal, everyday sandbox — it uses augmented reality with the use of an Xbox 360 Kinetic sensor, projector and software to bring the sand to life.
UNC Expert: Apple’s Noise App ‘Step in the Right Direction’
September 17, 2019 — University of Northern Colorado Professor Deanna Meinke, a leading researcher of noise-induced hearing loss and prevention, applauded Apple this week for developing a watch app that aims to help people avoid damage to their hearing.
UNC and McKinstry Installing Solar Array on Campus
September 3, 2019 — Students starting classes at UNC this fall will be greeted by a greener, more sustainable campus thanks to a new solar photovoltaic array installed by McKinstry, a national construction and energy services company.
Cutting-Edge Hearing Testing Technology Allows for Easy, Low-Cost Testing
June 5, 2019 — Studies by the University of Northern Colorado show that a new portable device can detect hearing loss without the need of a sound booth.
Up, Up and Away: UNC Students Launch 3D-Printed Vessel into the Atmosphere
May 10, 2019 — UNC Physics and Astronomy recent graduate Rydell Stottlemyer holds onto a payload, a box covered with aluminized mylar and filled with sensors, as it’s being connected to a huge weather balloon. This payload was developed by her and fellow, recent graduate Brian Smith.
Volleyball Team Improves their Game with Biomechanics Technology
November 19, 2018 — The University of Northern Colorado’s volleyball team is gaining insights on how to improve their off-season training programs with the assistance of the Biomechanics Lab's three-dimensional motion-capture technology.
GPS+ Announced As Name for New Integrated Student Services Center
October 4, 2017 — The University of Northern Colorado’s future integrated student services center received its permanent name and logo this week.
In Photos: Installation of Exhibit at Musical Instrument Museum
August 28, 2017 — See photos of the mockup exhibit co-produced by UNC Audiology & Speech-Language Sciences professors Don Finan and Deanna Meinke for the Musical Instrument Museum, which boasts a collection of 6,500 instruments including those from a host of legendary artists including Elvis Presley and John Lennon.
The Next Chapter of Moneyball
June 23, 2017 — UNC professor offers his sports-science research to Major League Baseball to help project the next great player
UNC Shrinks Carbon Footprint with Variety of Initiatives
February 9, 2017 — Brightly colored umbrellas over tables on patios outside several buildings on the University of Northern Colorado's Greeley campus don't just provide shade; they also contain the solar panels that power electrical outlets that students use to charge their electronic devices.