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September 17, 2008

Following a 24-year career with NASA that included four space shuttle flights and seven spacewalks, former astronaut Joe Tanner has set his sights on a new challenge: helping University of Colorado at Boulder students reach their academic and lifetime goals.

September 17, 2008

Astronomers will use a $70 million instrument designed by the University of Colorado at Boulder now set for installation on the Hubble Space Telescope in mid-October to probe the "fossil record" of gases in the early universe for clues to the formation and evolution of galaxies, stars and planets.

September 16, 2008

The National Science Foundation has renewed its support of the University of Colorado at Boulder's Liquid Crystal Materials Research Center, awarding the university a $7.2 million grant.

September 16, 2008

The University of Colorado's sportsmanship program "Compete Like a Buffalo" continues this week at Folsom Field with Thursday's gridiron matchup against West Virginia University at 6:30 p.m.

September 16, 2008

Thursday's University of Colorado vs. West Virginia University football game at Folsom Field will follow the model for all home games of recent years in which violations of banned substances and materials, or disruptive and unruly behavior, could result in fans being ejected from the game, according to CU Police officials.

September 16, 2008

The University of Colorado at Boulder today released its carbon inventory, showing that the campus's total greenhouse gas, or GHG, emissions from all sources during fiscal year 2007-08 was 170,240 metric tons CO2e -- an amount equal to the yearly total emissions from about 9,000 U.S. households.

September 16, 2008

The Arctic sea ice cover appears to have reached its minimum extent for the year, the second-lowest extent recorded since satellite record-keeping began in 1979, according to the University of Colorado at Boulder's National Snow and Ice Data Center, or NSIDC.

September 15, 2008

On Sept. 9, the chairs and co-chairs of the nine task forces charged with implementing CU-Boulder's Flagship 2030 Strategic Plan presented their final reports with recommendations for implementing the initiatives to the Chancellor's Executive Committee and the Council of Deans at the 2030 Summit.

September 15, 2008

The University of Colorado will play West Virginia University in a nationally televised football game on Thursday, Sept. 18, at 6:30 p.m. at Folsom Field, and CU officials strongly encourage faculty, staff, students, visitors and Front Range CU fans to consider alternative transportation and parking on game day.

September 15, 2008

A prize-winning composition by a University of Colorado at Boulder student that seeks to reflect in music what our Founding Fathers were feeling when they gathered to write the Constitution will be performed in a concert in celebration of Constitution Day, Sept. 17.

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