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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.

Southern South American wildfires expected to increase, says CU study

August 22, 2011

A new University of Colorado Boulder study indicates a major climate oscillation in the Southern Hemisphere that is expected to intensify in the coming decades will likely cause increased wildfire activity in the southern half of South America.

Thousands of riders In Buffalo Bicycle Classic will help CU-Boulder students with scholarships

August 19, 2011

In 1991, when Punam Chatterjee was 20 months old, a drunk driver careened into her parents' car. Her leg was shattered, as was her father's. Her mother lost an eye. Although she was too young to remember it, she has since learned that while her parents convalesced, nurses volunteered to comfort her and read to her.

CU-Boulder chemical and biological engineers help fuel economy with 10 entrepreneurial startups

August 15, 2011

Chemical and biological engineering students and faculty at the University of Colorado Boulder have launched several innovative technologies that are fueling Colorado's economy by creating jobs and drawing significant funding to the state, including a $155 million investment in Sundrop Fuels in July.

CU faculty lead $7 million initiative aimed at military vehicle safety

August 11, 2011

University of Colorado Boulder engineering faculty are leading a $7.2 million multidisciplinary research initiative on soil blast modeling and simulation for the U.S. Department of Defense.

U.S. Senate confirms CU Professor Carl Lineberger as member of National Science Board

August 05, 2011

The U.S. Senate has voted to confirm University of Colorado Boulder Distinguished Professor Carl Lineberger as a member of the National Science Board. He was nominated for the position by President Barack Obama in April.

CU-Boulder faculty, students part of NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter

August 01, 2011

Several University of Colorado Boulder faculty and students are participating in NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter, now slated for launch Aug. 5 from Florida's Kennedy Space Center and which is expected to help steer scientists toward the right recipe for planet-making.

New study details glacier ice loss following ice shelf collapse

July 25, 2011

An international team of researchers has combined data from multiple sources to provide the clearest account yet of how much glacial ice surges into the sea following the collapse of Antarctic ice shelves.

CU economist forecasts slow but positive job growth in Colorado for rest of 2011

July 13, 2011

The Colorado economy will grow at a modest pace throughout the second half of 2011 with slow but positive job growth, according to economist Richard Wobbekind of the University of Colorado Boulder's Leeds School of Business.

Colorado business leaders' confidence wanes slightly, says CU Leeds School Index

July 01, 2011

Colorado business leaders remained confident, although generally less optimistic about the economy looking ahead to the third 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.

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