Earlier this year, officials at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center quietly settled a long-running lawsuit filed by Robert Schrier, one of their most distinguished professors of medicine. Forged two weeks before the suit was scheduled to go to trial, the deal required CU to fork over more than a million dollars in compensation, legal fees and funding commitments to the professor, as well as an unusual apology from the dean of the medical center. Yet this tail-between-the-legs resolution of the case went virtually unreported in the local media except for a brief... More >>>