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CU Joins Coalition Supporting Uniform Sustainability Ranking System

July 20, 2010

The University of Colorado at Boulder this week joined about two dozen other institutions of higher education in an open letter to publishers of campus sustainability rankings, providing guidelines for consistent, comparable and commensurate metrics to size up ‘green' colleges and universities.

Colorado Business Leaders Foresee Solid Expansion in State Economy, Says CU Leeds School Index

July 15, 2010

For the first time in three years, Colorado business leaders are predicting solid growth in the state economy, 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.

Sea Levels Rising in Parts of Indian Ocean, According to New Study

July 13, 2010

Newly detected rising sea levels in parts of the Indian Ocean, including the coastlines of the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea, Sri Lanka, Sumatra and Java, appear to be at least partly a result of human-induced increases of atmospheric greenhouse gases, says a study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder.

CU Names Interim Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement

July 07, 2010

Professor Robert Boswell of the molecular, cellular and developmental biology department at the University of Colorado at Boulder today was named interim vice chancellor for diversity, equity and community engagement effective July 15.

Gulf Oil Spill, Haiti Earthquake Among Topics at CU-Boulder's Natural Hazards Workshop July 10-13

July 01, 2010

The social impacts of the Gulf oil spill and the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake are among the topics to be addressed at the annual workshop of the University of Colorado at Boulder's Natural Hazards Center July 10-13.

FCC Appoints CU-Boulder Engineering Professor as Chief Technologist

June 30, 2010

University of Colorado at Boulder faculty member Douglas Sicker has been appointed chief technologist of the Federal Communications Commission, the federal agency announced today. He will work in the FCC's Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis and will advise the agency on technological issues.

With Help From CU Prof, People With Parkinson's Disease Reclaim Voices

June 30, 2010

Bob Travis opens his mouth and says "aaaaaaaaah." His voice sounds normal to him. But his voice as heard on a video recording is slightly more than audible.

Gender-Bending Fish Problem in Colorado Creek Mitigated by Treatment Plant Upgrade

June 21, 2010

Male fish are taking longer to be "feminized" by chemical contaminants that act as hormone disrupters in Colorado's Boulder Creek following the upgrade of a wastewater treatment plant in Boulder in 2008, according to a new study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Educators Train at CU to Build Kids' Interest in Computer Science

June 18, 2010

More than 50 K-12 educators and 15 community college students from Colorado and two other states are participating in teaching programs at the University of Colorado at Boulder this summer in order to take video game programming back to the classroom.

CU, UCAR and DPS Partner to Create Web-Based Teaching Tool for Denver Science Teachers

June 17, 2010

The University of Colorado at Boulder is working with Denver Public School science teachers to help customize classroom science instruction using a specially designed digital library tool that will be increasingly valuable to teachers as their classrooms continue to diversify.

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