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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.

CU-Boulder Bridges Digital Divide With ‘Computers To Youth' Program

May 11, 2010

The University of Colorado at Boulder Environmental Center, with support from a number of campus departments and private sources, is expanding "Computers To Youth," its innovative approach to both protect the environment and benefit disadvantaged communities in Colorado. It is now an ongoing, year-round program with its formal launch set for Saturday, May 15, on the CU-Boulder campus.

CU Law Experts Can Address Kagan Nomination to U.S. Supreme Court

May 10, 2010

University of Colorado at Boulder law professors Scott Moss and Paul Campos can comment on President Obama's nomination of U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan as the nation's 112th U.S. Supreme Court justice.

Volcanic Eruption in Iceland Unlikely to Have Global Effects, Says CU Scientist

April 15, 2010

The eruption of an Icelandic volcano that sent a huge plume of ash into the atmosphere and caused sweeping disruptions of air traffic over Great Britain and Scandinavia today will likely dissipate in the next several days, according to a University of Colorado at Boulder atmospheric scientist.

CU-Boulder's Spring Fest Offers a Wide Range of Activities April 9-11

April 01, 2010

The University of Colorado at Boulder's second annual Spring Fest is expected to draw thousands of students and visitors to campus April 9-11 for the Buffalo Can Challenge, Admitted Student Day, Healthy Kids Day, the spring football game, the Forever Buffs 5K run and other events.

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