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CU to host metro area youth April 6 in support of College Friday

April 05, 2012

College In Colorado news release

DENVER - The University of Colorado has teamed up with Denver-based Crowley Foundation to bring 38 high school students from seven Metro Denver high schools to the CU-Boulder campus on April 6 as part of College Friday.

Colorado business leaders remain optimistic going into second quarter, says CU Leeds School index

April 03, 2012

 

Colorado business leaders remain optimistic going into the second quarter of 2012 suggesting a recovery is taking hold, according to the most recent quarterly Leeds Business Confidence Index, or LBCI, released today by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business.

CU-Boulder to test campus text-messaging system on April 3

March 29, 2012

The University of Colorado Boulder will test the Campus Alerts text-messaging system on Tuesday, April 3, at noon in coordination with the annual flood siren testing, which begins Monday, April 2.

“We’re raising awareness that the city of Boulder has the highest risk of flash flooding in Colorado because of its location at the mouth of Boulder Canyon, the number of people who live and work within the Boulder Creek floodplain, and the numerous other drainage basins running through the city,” said Lacey Croco, CU-Boulder emergency manager.

School violence can be prevented, University of Colorado expert says

February 29, 2012

The tragic school shooting that occurred Feb. 27 at a suburban Cleveland high school is another reminder that communities can and must take action to prevent school violence, according to Delbert Elliott, a nationally renowned authority on school safety and juvenile violence at the University of Colorado Boulder.

CU-Boulder-led effort to reduce youth violence in Denver’s Montbello neighborhood kicks off Feb. 16-17

February 02, 2012

A five-year project to improve the lives of youth in Denver’s Montbello neighborhood will kick off Feb. 16-17 with public meetings on the Evie Garrett Dennis Campus.

Community members and key leaders will gather in the community room at 4800 Telluride St. in Denver to discuss efforts to reduce youth violence to be led by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence. The public is invited to attend.

CU-Boulder names former CU President ‘Sandy’ Bracken to Newton Chair in Leadership

January 26, 2012

The University of Colorado Boulder today announced the appointment of former University of Colorado President Alexander E. “Sandy” Bracken to the Quigg and Virginia S. Newton Endowed Chair in Leadership at the University of Colorado Boulder.

CU-Boulder to lead five-year, $6.5 million effort to reduce youth violence in Denver's Montbello neighborhood

September 22, 2011

The University of Colorado Boulder is receiving $6.5 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fund a five-year effort to reduce youth violence in Denver's Montbello neighborhood.

CU-Boulder graduate students use smartphones to evaluate rural drinking water systems in Nicaragua

August 22, 2011

Fourteen graduate students from the Engineering for Developing Communities program at the University of Colorado Boulder traveled abroad this summer to gain field experience in community development.

Dozens of CU students to display service learning projects on April 25

April 22, 2011

University of Colorado Boulder senior Kendra Stone spent part of the past semester in one of her classes tutoring Boulder High students, some of whom were struggling in the classroom due to a language barrier, while others were excelling but needed to overcome other obstacles.

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