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Dozens of CU students to display service learning projects on April 25

April 22, 2011

University of Colorado Boulder senior Kendra Stone spent part of the past semester in one of her classes tutoring Boulder High students, some of whom were struggling in the classroom due to a language barrier, while others were excelling but needed to overcome other obstacles.

New study shows federal labs injected $1.5 billion into state's economy and supported 16,000 jobs in 2010

March 31, 2011

The federal laboratories in Colorado together with their affiliates contributed $1.5 billion to the state economy in fiscal year 2010, and accounted for more than 16,000 direct and indirect jobs, a new survey shows.

'Wicked Weed of the West' waning with effect of weevils, other nontoxic remedies, CU finds

March 30, 2011

It's not often that plants are described as diabolical, but spotted knapweed has that rare distinction. A 2004 issue of Smithsonian magazine, for instance, dubbed it the "wicked weed of the West," a "national menace" and a "weed of mass destruction."

CU announces $3.5 million in gifts from ConocoPhillips to biotech building

March 29, 2011

Houston-based energy firm ConocoPhillips has made a major gift toward the University of Colorado Boulder's Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building to bring together world-class scientists and engineers working toward solutions in fields such as medicine and energy.

CU-Boulder to hold 'Entrepreneurship Under The Microscope' event March 9

March 07, 2011

University of Colorado Boulder faculty entrepreneurship success stories will highlight the annual "Entrepreneurship Under the Microscope" event on March 9.

CU residence hall students conserve energy in a 'Power Smackdown'

February 23, 2011

University of Colorado Boulder students in Baker and Libby residence halls are competing this month to reduce energy use as part of a "Power Smackdown" led by the CU Environmental Center's energy outreach team.

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

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