A variety of public health issues plague the refugees from Burma living on the Thai border, not the least of which is drinking water contaminated by bacteria and pesticides. Yet few low-cost, sustainable and appropriate treatment technologies are available to people in rural and developing communities to ensure water safety.
AIDS is a taboo and terrifying topic in much of the world. So how do you teach people to prevent or treat the disease? Piya Sorcar (’01) has developed a curriculum that has millions of people watching and learning.
Five University of Colorado Boulder engineering students recently returned from Haiti where they introduced a green energy vocational training program, paving the way for a new era of distributed power in the poverty-stricken, earthquake-damaged nation.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.