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September 8, 2008

A University of Colorado at Boulder team working at 16,400 feet in the Peruvian Andes has discovered how barren soils uncovered by retreating glacier ice can swiftly establish a thriving community of microbes, setting the table for lichens, mosses and alpine plants.

September 8, 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 and visitors to consider alternative transportation and parking on game day.

September 4, 2008

In a challenging economy, college students and recent graduates need essential skills to compete in the marketplace.

September 4, 2008

Colorado military veterans interested in writing about their experiences are invited to register for a writing workshop offered by the University of Colorado at Boulder's Continuing Education and Professional Studies program.

September 4, 2008

Despite projections by some scientists of global seas rising by 20 feet or more by the end of this century as a result of warming, a new University of Colorado at Boulder study concludes that global sea rise of much more than 6 feet is a near physical impossibility.

September 2, 2008

Kathleen Tierney, director of the Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder and a nationally recognized expert on disasters, is available to talk with the media about the aftermath of Hurricane Gustav.

Tierney made the following observations today after the massive storm caused mandatory evacuations of New Orleans, including whether or not residents would take evacuation orders as seriously the next time since the storm turned out to be not as bad as originally thought.

September 2, 2008

The growing number of dams and other impoundments is increasing the number of invasive species and the speed at which they spread, putting natural lakes at risk, says a study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder.

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