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September 23, 2013

Our brains give us the remarkable ability to make sense of situations we’ve never encountered before—a familiar person in an unfamiliar place, for example, or a coworker in a different job role—but the mechanism our brains use to accomplish this has been a longstanding mystery of neuroscience.

September 23, 2013

A panel of science experts will convene at the University of Colorado Boulder on Wednesday, Sept. 25, to discuss weather and climate related to the recent devastating floods.

September 23, 2013

Consumers who watch television sitcoms and see product placements through covert marketing have better memories of the products and better attitudes toward the brands, according to three joint studies led by the University of Colorado Boulder.

September 19, 2013

A University of Colorado Boulder professor has been awarded a three-year, $3.6 million grant from the Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop a new process to produce magnesium that can be used to make lightweight vehicle parts.

September 18, 2013

A cutting-edge battery technology developed at the University of Colorado Boulder that could allow tomorrow’s electric vehicles to travel twice as far on a charge is now closer to becoming a commercial reality.

CU’s Technology Transfer Office has completed an agreement with Solid Power LLC—a CU-Boulder spinoff company founded by Se-Hee Lee and Conrad Stoldt, both associate professors of mechanical engineering—for the development and commercialization of an innovative solid-state rechargeable battery. 

September 18, 2013

Nearly one in 10 U.S. watersheds is “stressed,” with demand for water exceeding natural supply, according to a new analysis of surface water in the United States.  What’s more, the lowest water flow seasons of recent years—times of great stress on rivers, streams, and sectors that use their waters—are likely to become typical as climates continue to warm.

September 17, 2013

The University of Colorado Boulder has launched a flood resource website and is hosting a resource table to help students, faculty and staff who are still dealing with effects from the flood.

September 16, 2013

Roderic B. Park, who served as chancellor of the University of Colorado Boulder, died Sept. 6 at his home, according to the University of California, Berkeley. He was 81.

Park was named interim chancellor of CU-Boulder in August 1994 and stepped down in January 1997. At the time of his departure he was praised for bringing stability to the campus’s administrative structure, expanding the role of faculty governance and emphasizing undergraduate education.

September 15, 2013

Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano has announced that the University of Colorado Boulder campus will reopen Monday, Sept. 16, for classes and business operations. Although a significant number of campus buildings experienced some damage from flooding, all classrooms and business services will be operational. It is possible that some courses will be canceled or rescheduled due to instructor availability.
 

September 13, 2013

Saturday’s football game between the University of Colorado and Fresno State has been postponed, university officials decided Friday morning.

After careful consideration, CU-Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano has decided that the university will not hold a football game tomorrow, and that school officials will discuss a possible make-up date for the game.

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