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April 10, 2008

The University of Colorado at Boulder today named Frank Bruno as vice chancellor for administration, effective June 23. Bruno currently serves as city manager for the city of Boulder, Colo., a post he has held since 2003.

April 10, 2008

New geological evidence indicates the Grand Canyon may be so old that dinosaurs once lumbered along its rim, according to a study by researchers from the University of Colorado at Boulder and the California Institute of Technology.

April 9, 2008

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will speak at the University of Colorado at Boulder's Coors Events/Conference Center on Wednesday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m.

April 9, 2008

The University of Colorado at Boulder's own version of "The Rocket Boys" (and Girls) will help to launch a CU payload on a sounding rocket to measure ultraviolet radiation from the sun from the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico April 10.

April 8, 2008

Former Secretary of Defense James Schlesinger will meet with faculty and students in a series of meetings including a roundtable discussion at the University of Colorado at Boulder on Tuesday, April 15.

April 8, 2008

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency has awarded the University of Colorado at Boulder $1.2 million to develop a new type of composite membrane with molecule-sized pores to protect people and facilities from airborne industrial toxins and chemical warfare agents.

April 7, 2008

A limited nuclear weapons exchange between Pakistan and India using their current arsenals could create a near-global ozone hole, triggering human health problems and wreaking environmental havoc for at least a decade, according to a study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder.

April 7, 2008

Fiske Planetarium and Sommers-Bausch Observatory will celebrate National Astronomy Day on the University of Colorado at Boulder campus on Saturday, April 12, with an array of hands-on family-oriented activities.

April 3, 2008

The University of Colorado at Boulder will join with Boulder and other Boulder County cities in a flood-warning siren test the morning of Monday, April 7, and will follow it two hours later with a test of the university's text-messaging system.

April 3, 2008

Homer Hickam, author of the book "Rocket Boys," will participate in two University of Colorado at Boulder events April 17-18 as part of the One Book One Boulder County program.

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