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January 27, 2015

When evacuees become separated from their pets while fleeing hurricanes, wildfires or other natural disasters, they’re often difficult to reunite.

Computer scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder hope to change that with a new online tool designed to leverage the work of crowds to reconnect pets with their human families.

January 27, 2015

The Tibetan Association of Colorado (TAC) and the University of Colorado Boulder will co-host a campus visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Oct. 20 and 21, 2015, both groups announced today.

A schedule of events at CU-Boulder is still being finalized. The schedule and ticket information will be announced in the months ahead.

January 26, 2015

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced the five finalists selected for the position of dean of the College of Media, Communication and Information.

“All preparations are on track to welcome the first class into the new College of Media, Communication and Information next fall and hiring a visionary dean marks the next critical step,” Moore said. “I thank the committee and its chair, Dean Anne Heinz, for forwarding five excellent candidates to visit campus.”

January 23, 2015

University of Colorado Boulder researchers will update NASA officials next week on a revolutionary space telescope concept selected by the agency for study last June that could provide images up to 1,000 times sharper than the Hubble Space Telescope.

January 22, 2015

The University of Colorado’s perennially popular rite of spring is returning for its sixty-seventh year. The Annual Conference on World Affairs will be held April 6-10, 2015, on the CU-Boulder campus. Last year’s CWA attendance was 77,700 at 200 sessions over five days.

This year's keynote address, titled “In a Single Garment of Destiny”, will be delivered by Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. in Macky Auditorium on Monday, April 6, at 11:30 a.m.

January 22, 2015

University of Colorado Boulder Distinguished Professor W. Carl Lineberger was honored today by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for his extraordinary scientific achievements.

January 22, 2015

Based on continued growth in fourth-quarter new business filings in Colorado -- including entity renewals, trademarks and trade name registrations -- employment in the state is projected to expand through the first and second quarters of 2015, according to a University of Colorado Boulder report released today by Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams.

January 22, 2015

Remittances, or money transfers, sent home by migrant workers to developing nations play a key role in reducing poverty and improving welfare in recipient countries, according to a University of Colorado Boulder study.

January 14, 2015

To accurately forecast wintertime bad air days in Utah’s Uintah Basin, researchers must use real atmospheric measurements to estimate chemical emissions from nearby oil and natural gas fields, a new study in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics has found.

January 14, 2015

Using simulation to walk in the shoes of a person who is blind -- such as wearing a blindfold while performing everyday tasks -- has negative effects on people’s perceptions of the visually impaired, according to a University of Colorado Boulder study.

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