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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

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.

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