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Extent of corruption in countries around the world tied to earthquake fatalities

January 12, 2011

A new assessment of global earthquake fatalities over the past three decades indicates that 83 percent of all deaths caused by the collapse of buildings during earthquakes occurred in countries considered to be unusually corrupt.

Two CU-Boulder Faculty Members Elected 2010 AAAS Fellows

January 11, 2011

Two University of Colorado at Boulder faculty members have been elected 2010 fellows of the prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Bloggers' Word Choice Bares Their Personality Traits, Study by CU-Boulder Researcher Finds

January 10, 2011

Words convey meaning, but our choice of specific words also conveys details about our personalities, new research confirms. For example, extraverts are likely to use the word "mouth" frequently, and "open" personalities are likely to use words like "folk," "poetry" and "universe."

Men With Macho Faces Attractive to Fertile Women, Researchers Find

January 07, 2011

When their romantic partners are not quintessentially masculine, women in their fertile phase are more likely to fantasize about masculine-looking men than are women paired with George Clooney types.

Colorado Business Leaders Optimistic Going Into First Quarter, Says CU Leeds School Index

January 04, 2011

Colorado business leaders' confidence bounced back to pre-recession levels going into the first quarter of 2011, 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.

Elevated Zinc Concentrations in Colorado Waterway Likely a Result of Climate Change

December 15, 2010

Rising concentrations of zinc in a waterway on Colorado's Western Slope may be the result of climate change that is affecting the timing of annual snowmelt, says a new study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Scholarships Available for Former CU Students Trying to Finish Degrees

December 13, 2010

In the next few days, over 500 students who were close to completing a bachelor's degree at the University of Colorado at Boulder but left for one reason or another will receive letters from the Division of Continuing Education and Professional Studies encouraging them to return to classes.

Slow, Steady Growth for Colorado Economy In 2011, CU-Boulder Forecast Predicts

December 06, 2010

Colorado's economy will experience slow, steady growth in 2011, according to economist Richard Wobbekind of the University of Colorado at Boulder's Leeds School of Business.

CU offers ideal environment for Fulbright student

Carla Bustamante has worked in management and as an instructor of entrepreneurship and accounting at her alma mater in Chile, Adolfo Ibáñez University. But to become part of the research community that represents her longtime aspirations in academia, she has come to the University of Colorado Boulder.

End Of Recession Doesn't Increase Business Leader Confidence In Colorado, Says CU Leeds School Index

October 01, 2010

After two consecutive quarters of growing optimism about the state economy, Colorado business leaders' confidence contracted going into the fourth quarter, according to the most recent quarterly Leeds Business Confidence Index, or LBCI, released today by the University of Colorado at Boulder Leeds School of Business.

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