Learning & Teaching

University of Colorado Board of Regents advance CU's biosciences initiative by establishing Biofrontiers Institute

September 12, 2011

The University of Colorado Board of Regents today unanimously approved creation of the systemwide CU Biofrontiers Institute, building on the success of what began in 2003 as a grassroots "experiment" in the organization of multidisciplinary sciences.

New CU Army ROTC commander served three tours in Iraq

September 08, 2011

In 2003, shortly after arriving in Iraq, an anti-tank mine blew off Army Maj. David Rozelle's right foot and part of his leg below the knee. Today, after three combat tours in Iraq -- two of which came after his injury -- Rozelle is the new commanding officer of the University of Colorado Boulder's Army ROTC program.

A decade of study provides insights into the world of self-injurers

September 07, 2011

During the past 10 years two Colorado professors have collected the widest available base of knowledge about people who practice self-injury and now are offering new insights into people who deliberately injure themselves by cutting, burning, branding and bone-breaking.

CU's newest residence hall showcases sustainable design

August 15, 2011

The University of Colorado Boulder's newest residence hall, Williams Village North, is welcoming students this week for the first time, many of whom will be learning about the building's sustainable design through two new Residential Academic Programs, or RAPs, that are housed in the residence hall.

Boulder Fire Department and CU-Boulder hold fire training for CU resident advisers

August 09, 2011

On Thursday, Aug. 11, the Boulder Fire Department will teach 213 resident advisers and other staff from the University of Colorado Boulder about fire safety. The goal of the training is for Resident Advising staff to learn how to teach freshmen students about fire safety and how to lead effectively during emergencies.

CU Goldwater Scholar spending summer working on RNA project

July 27, 2011

Minh Than, one of the University of Colorado Boulder's three Goldwater Scholarship winners in 2011, is spending his summer working in the lab of Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and CU-Boulder Professor Min Han.

Gift establishes endowed chair in finance at CU's Leeds School of Business

July 07, 2011

The Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder announced today that alumnus Richard "Dick" M. Burridge Sr. ('51 finance) has made a $2.5 million gift that, combined with other commitments, will establish a new chair, the Burridge Chair in Finance, the first to be established within the school.

Heidelberg Instruments to develop novel CU nanotechnology platform

June 23, 2011

A novel University of Colorado Boulder technique to shrink the size of circuitry used in nanotechnology devices like computer chips and solar cells by zapping a substrate with two separate colors of light beams has been optioned to Heidelberg Instruments headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany.

CU-Boulder scientist Zhe Chen named 2011 Boettcher Investigator

June 01, 2011

DENVER – Three University of Colorado researchers have been named to the 2011 class of Boettcher Investigators in the Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Program. This is the second year for the program, which supports early career scientists in their work toward making discoveries that improve human health.

CU's 2011 Boettcher Investigators are:

Zhe Chen, Ph.D., assistant research professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology at the University of Colorado Boulder, whose research focuses on axon guidance during neural development

CU's APR rate highest since NCAA's program began

May 24, 2011

The University of Colorado Academic Progress Rate (APR) report based on information for the four year period between 2006-07 and 2009-10 was released by the NCAA Tuesday with those of all other Division I schools, with CU's news good across the board, including rates that are the highest in school history since the program was created seven years ago.

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