News Releases

December 28, 2006

The University of Colorado at Boulder campus is closing today at 2 p.m. today for all but essential employees, according to Provost and Acting Chancellor Phil DiStefano. Whether campus will reopen on Friday will be determined Friday morning and will be announced via the news media by 6 a.m. and posted on the CU-Boulder Web site at www.colorado.edu.

CU-Boulder employees scheduled to work on Friday should monitor news media reports at 6 a.m. and may call the CU-Boulder Info Line at (303) 492-5500 for updates.

December 28, 2006

The University of Colorado at Boulder campus will be closed on Friday, Dec. 29, for all but essential employees due to hazardous weather conditions, according to Provost and Acting Chancellor Phil DiStefano.

December 26, 2006

Western U.S. wildfires are likely to increase in the coming decades, according to a new tree-ring study led by the University of Comahue in Argentina and involving the University of Colorado at Boulder that links episodic fire outbreaks in the past five centuries with periods of warming sea surface temperatures in the North Atlantic.

December 21, 2006

• The University of Colorado at Boulder will remain closed today, Dec. 21, 2006. Currently, campus officials anticipate resuming normal operations tomorrow, Dec. 22, but will provide updates throughout the day today.

• All college and departmental graduation ceremonies scheduled for today have been canceled. It is unlikely they will be rescheduled. Students can check their specific college or departmental Web sites for confirmation.

December 21, 2006

Due to the ongoing weather and road conditions in Colorado, we have taken several steps to better accommodate visitors and members of the CU-Boulder campus community for Friday, Dec. 22. The university will delay opening for 2 hours on Friday. Personnel should plan to report at 10 a.m. unless otherwise notified.

December 21, 2006

Housing Department officials at the University of Colorado at Boulder have made arrangements to continue staffing residence halls beyond their scheduled closing at 10 a.m. Friday through 12 noon on Sunday, Dec. 24, to allow students stranded by the blizzard to get flights or rides home.

An estimated 1,000 students have not been able to leave campus due to the cancellation of flights and the poor condition of highways throughout Colorado. 

December 20, 2006

University of Colorado at Boulder Chancellor G.P. “Bud” Peterson announced that due to the ongoing hazardous travel conditions in Boulder and across the Front Range, he has enacted the following measures for Thursday,Dec. 21:

December 20, 2006

University of Colorado at Boulder Chancellor G.P. “Bud” Peterson has announced that the Boulder campus is making special arrangements due to blizzard conditions in Boulder and across the Front Range. Peterson has ordered the following measures as of 12:30 p.m. today (Wednesday):

December 19, 2006

CSU Release

Presidents at Colorado's major research universities - Larry Edward Penley at Colorado State University, Hank Brown at the University of Colorado and Bill Scoggins at Colorado School of Mines - are working collaboratively in ways that benefit Colorado.

That cooperation also extends to scientific discovery.

As an example, laser research at Colorado State University, the University of Colorado and the Colorado School of Mines generates tens of millions of dollars in annual research expenditures for the state.

December 19, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY

A new podcast produced by the University of Colorado at Boulder Office of News Services offers fitness tips for Nordic and alpine skiing from Daniel Weinberger, CU-Boulder's assistant Nordic and fitness coach.

Weinberger says it's still not too late for most people to get into shape for skiing this year even if they have a ski vacation planned within the next month. One hour of exercise per day, three to four days a week, is all it takes.

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