News Releases

December 15, 2008

A new University of Colorado at Boulder study shows the periodic "breathing" of Earth's upper atmosphere that has long puzzled scientists is due in part to cyclic solar wind disturbances, a finding that should help engineers track satellites more accurately and improve forecasts for electronic communication disruptions.

December 15, 2008

Rocky Mountain ski areas face dramatic changes this century as the climate warms, including best-case scenarios of shortened ski seasons and higher snowlines and worst-case scenarios of bare base areas and winter rains, says a new Colorado study.

December 14, 2008

Picture a ball. It's an ordinary ball in every way except that it is roughly 4,300 miles in diameter and is moving through the cold of space some 35 million miles from Earth, and hurtling around the sun in just less than two Earth years. This is Mars.

December 11, 2008

The University of Colorado at Boulder will hold its winter commencement ceremony on Friday, Dec. 19, at 9:30 a.m. in the Coors Events/Conference Center on campus.

December 9, 2008

City of Boulder news release

The city of Boulder, the University of Colorado (CU) and the Boulder County Public Health Environmental Emergency Response Team are monitoring a spill of an oil-like substance into Boulder Creek near a low-level parking lot located north of Folsom Stadium and west of Folsom Street.

December 8, 2008

Colorado will join the rest of the nation in recession in 2009, losing jobs for the third time this decade, and for only the seventh time since records have been kept beginning in 1939, according to national economist Richard Wobbekind of the University of Colorado at Boulder's Leeds School of Business.

December 5, 2008

The University of Colorado at Boulder today announced that the Boulder Police Department and the Boulder City Manager's office have joined the University of Colorado Student Union's Safety Initiative Task Force in an effort to improve community safety.

December 5, 2008

The University of Colorado at Boulder has engaged in a comprehensive response to the recent sexual assaults reported in Boulder. It is important to emphasize that the assaults have been near, but not on, the campus. University and Boulder Police are coordinating on the investigations.

December 4, 2008

No one knows better than Steve Forbes that money makes the world go around. Now the president and CEO of Forbes Inc. will offer some advice on the topic and share some insight into global economies and consumer culture at a Dec. 9 speech at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

December 4, 2008

Due to the inclement weather, the chancellor of the University of Colorado at Boulder has authorized appropriate supervisory personnel to release early today all employees who have substantial commutes or special transportation needs. NOTE: this is not a closing of the university: all academic departments shall remain open for normal business hours for the remainder of the day, all classes and all university events will proceed as scheduled this afternoon and this evening, and all CU-Boulder buildings will operate under their normal schedules.