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CU Boulder experts discuss disaster preparedness

Disaster preparedness is the focus of the next Social Sciences Today Forum at CUBoulder. The event, titled “Disasters: Can We Be Prepared?” features three experts and is scheduled for Sept. 26, at noon in Old Main Chapel. Read more
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CU Boulder scientists ready for Cassini mission grand finale

The Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn may have run out of fuel, but its scientists are preparing for a spectacular grand finale. Read more
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Researchers to create digital archive of Rocky Mountain plants

CU Boulder researchers have been awarded $2.9 million from the NSF to create a comprehensive digital archive of native plants in the southern Rocky Mountain region. Read more

Students invited to evening of music, ethnic costumes, dialogue

On Sept. 15, Instructor Galina Siergiejczyk will present an hour-long concert by Boulder chorus Planina: Songs of Eastern Europe preceded and followed by dialogue with students. Read more
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Benson Earth Sciences building turns 20

The Benson Earth Sciences building at CU Boulder is turning 20 this year, and the Department of Geological Sciences is celebrating both past accomplishments and a bright future. Read more

Third epidemic in a decade: fir engravers killing white fir

Ouray’s amphitheater is formed by walls of rich red sandstone draped with the deep green of several species of conifers, but now, the magnificent amphitheater is sullied with the red of dying white fir, Abies concolor. Another bark beetle epidemic has begun. Read more

Eyeing the challenges and promise of tomorrow

From the interim dean: As a new academic year begins, change is on the horizon. Read more

Coincidence of large cone crops and winds results in conifer blowdown

I had chosen a dispersed camping site on the Uncompahgre Plateau for its proximity to a small reservoir and a large meadow. But when I drove into the site, I found it was littered, not with refuse, but with tops of subalpine firs. Read more

Two new certificate options launched at CU Boulder

Certificates in social innovation and care, health and resilience aim to help students help others. Read more

Re-imagining Wharton in modern-day Houston

English alumna Yvonne Georgina Puig talks about her debut novel, A Wife of Noble Character. Read more

Newly minted professors of distinction to be celebrated

In Sept. 21 event professors of art and art history, classics, geography and linguistics will deliver lectures on their areas of expertise. Read more

Environmental-studies undergrads publish graduate-level research

Some undergraduate students "absolutely are at the same level as our graduate students," professor says. Read more
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