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Final flight of space shuttle Discovery to carry two payloads built by CU-Boulder

February 15, 2011

Following a more than three-month delay due to technical problems, NASA's space shuttle Discovery will make its final flight Feb. 24 from Kennedy Space Center in Florida carrying two University of Colorado Boulder-built biomedical payload devices.

University of Colorado law students to do clinical study in India

February 14, 2011

The University of Colorado Law School's Juvenile and Family Law Program will take a group of 15 students to India for a hands-on clinical application of the family law curriculum.

CU-Boulder joins city in "I Love Boulder" campaign

February 13, 2011

The University of Colorado Boulder, the city of Boulder and local organizations have partnered to launch a community "I Love Boulder" campaign to kick off a year of celebration about what those who call Boulder home love most about the city.

Quantum quirk: JILA scientists pack atoms together to prevent collisions in atomic clock

February 03, 2011

In a paradox typical of the quantum world, JILA scientists have eliminated collisions between atoms in an atomic clock by packing the atoms closer together. The surprising discovery, described in the Feb. 3 issue of Science Express, can boost the performance of experimental atomic clocks made of thousands or tens of thousands of neutral atoms trapped by intersecting laser beams

CU-Boulder chancellor featured on CNBC's finance show 'Squawk Box'

February 02, 2011

There was a University of Colorado Boulder alumni reunion of sorts on the Feb. 1 edition of CNBC's financial show "Squawk Box."

CU-Boulder ranks No. 1 nationally for Peace Corps volunteers

February 01, 2011

For the first time in its history, the University of Colorado Boulder is ranked No. 1 in the nation for graduates serving as Peace Corps volunteers this year with 117 undergraduate alumni currently serving around the world, the Peace Corps announced today.

Warming North Atlantic water tied to heating Arctic, according to new study

January 27, 2011

The temperatures of North Atlantic Ocean water flowing north into the Arctic Ocean adjacent to Greenland -- the warmest water in at least 2,000 years -- are likely related to the amplification of global warming in the Arctic, says a new international study involving the University of Colorado Boulder.

Job prospects looking up for spring grads, says CU-Boulder Career Services director

January 25, 2011

Job postings and career fair visits by recruiters seeking to hire University of Colorado Boulder graduates in the spring are coming in fast this year, suggesting an improving job market for spring graduates, according to Lisa Severy, director of CU-Boulder's Career Services office.

Improved measurements of sun to advance understanding of climate change

January 14, 2011

WASHINGTON —Scientists have taken a major step toward accurately determining the amount of energy that the sun provides to Earth, and how variations in that energy may contribute to climate change.

Older adults taking popular sleep medicine at risk for falls and cognitive impairment, study finds

January 13, 2011

Adults who take one of the world's most commonly prescribed sleep medications are significantly more at risk for nighttime falls and potential injury, according to a new study by the University of Colorado at Boulder.

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