In this Issue
In the months before elections, members of the University of Colorado community occasionally receive e-mails from political candidates, including members of the Board of Regents. Because some of you have inquired whether these e-mail communications are appropriate, I asked the University’s legal counsel to advise me on this issue.
The Colorado economy continues to grow in 2013 at a magnitude that exceeds previous expectations going into the year, according to economist Richard Wobbekind of the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. Midway through the year, Colorado’s job growth rate is up by about 2.3 percent -- a gain of about 52,400 jobs from May 2012 to May 2013.
With just over four months until NASA’s next mission to Mars takes flight, the University of Colorado Boulder, which is leading the effort, continues to work with its partners to knock off critical science and engineering milestones leading up to launch.
Greg Bull is used to a fast pace – the 1 a.m. telephone call and the quick trip to the airport; the photo snapped and transmitted so quickly he doesn’t even get to look at it; the mad scramble to the next, much different, assignment. Bull, who graduated from CU-Boulder in 1991 with a degree in journalism and mass communication, is an award-winning Associated Press photojournalist currently based in San Diego.
Surface meltwater draining through cracks in an ice sheet can warm the sheet from the inside, softening the ice and letting it flow faster, according to a new study by scientists at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences