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CU-Boulder administration spent $124,561 and CUSG spent $154,236 to curtail 4/20 gathering on CU campus

May 25, 2012

 

The University of Colorado Boulder’s administration and CU’s student government together spent a combined $278,797.52 to curtail the 4/20 gathering on the CU-Boulder campus this year, according to figures released today by the university.

The administration spent $124,561.34 and the CU Student Government spent $154,236.18.

Aerial photography of CU-Boulder campus rescheduled for May 24

May 22, 2012

 

The University of Colorado Boulder will conduct aerial photography over the Boulder campus and surrounding areas on May 24, weather permitting, between 7 and 8 a.m. Due to weather conditions, the aerial photography originally slated for May 16 did not occur.

The helicopter will hover over and circle the main CU campus, Williams Village complex and possibly the Chautauqua area. The morning flight is required to capture the early morning light on the Flatirons.

New University of Colorado economic impact study: CU pumped $5.3 billion into Colorado’s economy in 2011

May 17, 2012

 

CU System news release

In the most comprehensive research yet conducted on what the University of Colorado means to the state’s economy, analysts show an economic impact of $5.3 billion for Colorado in 2011.

The research, conducted by the Business Research Division of the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder, provides the most comprehensive data yet compiled on the statewide economic impact from the university and the individual effects on Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) with CU campuses.

CU-Boulder to conduct aerial photography of the campus

May 15, 2012

 

The University of Colorado Boulder will conduct aerial photography over the Boulder campus and surrounding areas on May 16, weather permitting, between 7 and 8 a.m. 

The helicopter will hover over and circle the main CU campus, Williams Village complex and possibly the Chautauqua area. The morning flight is required to capture the early morning light on the Flatirons.

Learning and living sustainability

SEEDS and Sustainable by Design, CU’s two newest Residential Academic Programs, feature an interdisciplinary approach to sustainability and innovative problem-solving.   

Colorado Innocence Project finds new home at Law School

Heather Gioffredi, 2L, is learning that despite numerous safeguards contained within the American criminal justice system intended to prevent the conviction of an innocent person, sometimes it still happens. After working with the Colorado Innocence Project (CIP), she still believes in a fair and honest justice system and yet realizes that there is room for improvement in the law.

Next 5 weeks bring rare solar events to Colorado

May 02, 2012

On the afternoon of Sunday, May 20, Colorado will see a “bite” taken out of the sun as the moon moves across the sun causing a partial solar eclipse. The eclipse starts at 6:22 p.m. with maximum eclipse at 7:30 p.m. and the sun will set at 7:50 p.m.

The celestial event will mark the most complete solar eclipse the U.S. has seen in more than 10 years, according to Douglas Duncan, director of the University of Colorado Boulder’s Fiske Planetarium.

Domino Theory: Small steps can lead to big results

What if you could make a world-changing impact with one small act? Would you be more inclined to take that first step if you knew your action would gain momentum when aligned with the actions of others?

It might seem daunting for an individual to make big changes in society, but taking that first step can set into motion a series of events culminating in a big result. Entrepreneur Herb Morreale (CompSci ’91) has distilled all his thoughts and ideas about how individuals can make an impact for the greater good into what he calls his “domino theory.”

Aftershock: Japan one year after the Tohoku earthquake

At 2:46 p.m. local time on March 11, 2011, the east coast of Japan was rocked by a magnitude 9.0 earthquake.

CU to host metro area youth April 6 in support of College Friday

April 05, 2012

College In Colorado news release

DENVER - The University of Colorado has teamed up with Denver-based Crowley Foundation to bring 38 high school students from seven Metro Denver high schools to the CU-Boulder campus on April 6 as part of College Friday.

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