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Offbeat math professor Edward Burger to speak at CU-Boulder March 15

March 08, 2012

If you despise math and the sight of an equation makes you physically ill, Professor Edward Burger of Baylor University and Williams College may be able to heal you during a talk at the University of Colorado Boulder on Thursday, March 15.

DiStefano announces new steps in filling key administrative posts

March 08, 2012

University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano announced today new steps in filling two key administrative posts on the Boulder campus: senior vice chancellor for budget and finance and chief financial officer, and chief of staff for the Office of the Chancellor.

President Benson’s statement on the Colorado Supreme Court ruling on concealed weapons on campus

March 05, 2012

We are disappointed the Colorado Supreme Court determined that the Board of Regents does not, in this instance, have the constitutional and statutory authority to determine what policies will best promote the health and welfare of the university’s students, faculty, staff and visitors, whose safety is our top priority. The Board of Regents is in the best position to determine how we meet that imperative. We will abide by the ruling and determine how it affects our campuses.

CU-Boulder urges spring break safety for students traveling or staying put

February 27, 2012

With visions of ski resorts and warm beaches on the minds of many students, the University of Colorado Boulder is urging students to exercise caution whether they remain in Colorado, travel elsewhere in the country or go abroad for spring break.

CU-Boulder’s spring break is March 26-30.

CU-Boulder student government facilities reach carbon neutrality

February 16, 2012

The University of Colorado Student Government has reduced the net emissions of greenhouse gases, or GHGs, from its student-run facilities to zero after committing in 2007 to reach carbon neutrality.

CUSG operates three large CU-Boulder facilities including the University Memorial Center, Student Recreation Center and Wardenburg Health Center.

CU-Boulder doctoral student wins 2012 Thomas Jefferson Award

January 30, 2012

CU system news release

Deepwater Horizon lessons are subject of Jan. 26 lecture at CU-Boulder

January 17, 2012

The University of Colorado Boulder will host a free public lecture this month illuminating the lessons learned from the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion that killed 11 workers and resulted in the largest accidental oil spill in U.S. history.

Called “What Happened at Deepwater Horizon?” the event will be presented Jan. 26 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Mathematics Building auditorium, room 100.

CU wins EPA challenge to divert most gameday garbage from landfills

January 12, 2012

The University of Colorado Boulder topped two leader boards in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2011 Game Day Challenge -- a national competition to eliminate waste generated at college football games.

CU won the 48-school “Diversion Rate” and 17-school “Organics Reduction” categories in the EPA’s NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision contest.

CU engineering team to support green energy in Haiti

January 05, 2012

A team of University of Colorado Boulder engineers will travel to Haiti this month to support the growth of green energy on the two-year anniversary of the country’s devastating earthquake. 

Engineering professors Alan Mickelson and Mike Hannigan and graduate student Matt Hulse will be in Haiti Jan. 8-16 to collaborate with the Neges Foundation school at Leogane to create a vocational training program on the installation, operation and maintenance of renewable energy systems.   

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