News Releases

January 8, 2007

NASA has selected a team led by the University of Colorado at Boulder as one of two finalists for an orbiting space mission slated to launch in 2011 to probe the past climate of Mars, including its potential for harboring life over the eons.

The team, led by CU-Boulder's Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, will receive $2 million from NASA for a nine-month "Phase A" study for the proposed Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution mission, or MAVEN.

January 5, 2007

The Friends of the University of Colorado Libraries will hold its annual Information Day at Norlin Library on the CU-Boulder campus Wednesday, Jan. 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event will be in the Center for British and Irish Studies on the fifth floor of the library. Information Day is free and open to the public and no reservations are required.

January 5, 2007

The University of Colorado at Boulder campus is closing today at 2 p.m. for all but essential employees due to hazardous weather conditions, according to Provost and Acting Chancellor Phil DiStefano. The campus will resume normal business operations and previously scheduled activities at 6 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6.

January 4, 2007

University of Colorado Professor Leslie Leinwand has been named a recipient of one of two Marsico Endowed Chairs of Excellence for her teaching and research activities associated with her studies of genetic heart defects.