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Colorado business confidence mostly unchanged says CU Leeds School index

October 01, 2012

 

Colorado business leaders’ attitudes remained almost unchanged going into the fourth quarter, 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.

The LBCI’s reading remained positive, above the critical mark of 50, but fell from 53.6 in the third quarter to 51.6 in the fourth. A reading greater than 50 indicates positive expectations, while one lower than 50 indicates negative expectations.

CU Law School students and alumni to teach high school students statewide about the Constitution

September 13, 2012

 

More than 75 students and dozens of alumni of the University of Colorado Law School will teach a lesson on the Fourth Amendment in more than 100 high school classrooms throughout Colorado the week of Sept. 17- 21 in recognition of Constitution Day.

Constitution Day is a national event that annually commemorates the Sept. 17, 1787, signing of the United States Constitution.

CU-Boulder sources on Aurora theater shooting

July 24, 2012

Michael Radelet, professor of sociology, is an expert on the use of the death penalty in Colorado and the United States. He has documented all of Colorado’s executions and notes that Colorado abolished the penalty between 1897 and 1901, came within one vote of abolishing it again in 2009 and has executed only one person since 1967. “We've always debated the death penalty in Colorado, and the general thrust of our history is in the direction of abolition,” he said.

CU-Boulder sources on Aurora theater shooting

July 23, 2012

 

Kenneth Foote, professor of geography, studies how events of violence and tragedy are memorialized and remembered. He has visited hundreds of sites that have been scarred by incidents of violence or tragedy in the United States and abroad, and is the author of the book “Shadowed Ground: America’s Landscapes of Violence and Tragedy.” He can be reached at kfoote@colorado.edu or 303-641-3346.

Staff Council applauds CU community on blood drive success

The Boulder Staff Council extends a special thanks to all those who participated in the 2012 Bonfils blood drives, with additional thanks to the UMC, Rec Center and the SAFE committee for providing locations and approvals, in addition to the great folks at Bonfils Blood Centers.

Colorado business leaders’ optimism drops according to CU Leeds School Index

July 02, 2012

 

Colorado business leaders are less optimistic going into the third quarter than last quarter, 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.

The LBCI’s reading slid from 62.2 in the second quarter to 53.6 in the third, but remained higher than the 10-year average for the index and above the critical neutral mark of 50. A reading greater than 50 indicates positive expectations, while one lower than 50 indicates negative expectations.

CU-Boulder administration spent $124,561 and CUSG spent $154,236 to curtail 4/20 gathering on CU campus

May 25, 2012

 

The University of Colorado Boulder’s administration and CU’s student government together spent a combined $278,797.52 to curtail the 4/20 gathering on the CU-Boulder campus this year, according to figures released today by the university.

The administration spent $124,561.34 and the CU Student Government spent $154,236.18.

New University of Colorado economic impact study: CU pumped $5.3 billion into Colorado’s economy in 2011

May 17, 2012

 

CU System news release

In the most comprehensive research yet conducted on what the University of Colorado means to the state’s economy, analysts show an economic impact of $5.3 billion for Colorado in 2011.

The research, conducted by the Business Research Division of the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder, provides the most comprehensive data yet compiled on the statewide economic impact from the university and the individual effects on Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) with CU campuses.

CU-Boulder to conduct aerial photography of the campus

May 15, 2012

 

The University of Colorado Boulder will conduct aerial photography over the Boulder campus and surrounding areas on May 16, weather permitting, between 7 and 8 a.m. 

The helicopter will hover over and circle the main CU campus, Williams Village complex and possibly the Chautauqua area. The morning flight is required to capture the early morning light on the Flatirons.

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