News Releases

July 2, 2007

The University of Colorado at Boulder’s Biological Science Initiative is sponsoring four stem-cell lectures July 11 through July 13 on campus as part of a K-12 teacher education workshop.

The lectures are free and open to the public.

July 2, 2007

The University of Colorado at Boulder School of Journalism and Mass Communication will use a $75,000 grant from the James M. Cox Foundation to launch a three-year, traveling program designed to empower journalists and other citizens in communities throughout Colorado with professional newsgathering techniques and hard-nosed tips for negotiating the "invisible Web."

Foundation trustees approved the grant in late April for a program named in honor of George Orbanek, a CU-Boulder alumnus and longtime publisher of the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, a Cox Newspapers Inc. publication.

June 28, 2007

Administrators at the University of Colorado at Boulder's William M. White Business Library will begin moving books and a reference collection into the campus' newly renovated and expanded business building on July 9.

Books will be temporarily inaccessible, and administrators are encouraging students and other users to check out required items as soon as possible.

June 28, 2007

The legacy of Gilbert F. White, renowned University of Colorado at Boulder geography professor who died last fall, will be examined during the CU-Boulder Natural Hazards Center's 32nd annual summer workshop.

June 27, 2007

The University of Colorado at Boulder today announced its budget, tuition and financial aid figures for the 2007-08 academic year and unveiled the largest financial aid package in the 130-year history of the university.

Under CU-Boulder's plan, expected to be approved by the University of Colorado Board of Regents today at the board's regularly scheduled meeting, the average tuition increase for a full-time resident undergraduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences, CU-Boulder's largest college, will be approximately $332 a semester or $664 per year.

June 27, 2007

A high-flying NASA mission over Costa Rica and Panama in July and August should help scientists better understand how tropical storms influence global warming and stratospheric ozone depletion, says a University of Colorado at Boulder professor who is one of two mission scientists for the massive field campaign.

June 25, 2007

A new study spearheaded by the University of Colorado at Boulder's National Snow and Ice Data Center indicates wind-blown dust from drought-stricken and disturbed lands in the Southwest can shorten the duration of mountain snow cover hundreds of miles away in the Colorado mountains by roughly a month.

June 22, 2007

Researchers from the University of Colorado at Boulder's Center for Environmental Technology used one of their airborne remote sensing instruments to help map the extent of recent flooding in north Texas and support forecasting and relief efforts.

June 21, 2007

University of Colorado at Boulder officials today announced the campus would comply with NCAA sanctions resulting from a self-reported violation of NCAA bylaws that occurred on the campus between 2001-05, and announced a set of key reforms and practices to prevent similar violations in the future.

June 21, 2007

I want to assure all our student-athletes, their parents, our faculty and staff, our alumni and our fellow NCAA Division I institutions that the University of Colorado at Boulder will fully comply with all of the NCAA’s rules and regulations. I believe that this is demonstrated by the fact that when we discovered what we suspected was a rules violation, we immediately self-reported it to the NCAA and worked with it to understand what ultimately was a very complicated and involved set of circumstances.

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