Study ties conflict risk in sub-Saharan Africa to climate change, socioeconomics, geography

November 16, 2014

A massive new University of Colorado Boulder study indicates there is a statistical link between hotter temperatures generated by climate change and the risk of armed conflicts in sub-Saharan Africa. - See more at:

Mars spacecraft, including MAVEN, reveal comet flyby effects on Martian atmosphere

November 16, 2014

Mars spacecraft, including MAVEN, reveal comet flyby effects on Martian atmosphere -

Need help getting started with your IRB? Want some guidance with human subjects research?

October 8, 2014

Are you struggling to get the ball rolling on your Institutional Review Board application? It can be a daunting process to be sure, but fear not! The Office of Research Administration & Support offiers helpful workshops that can get you through the steps!

It's not too early to sign up for CU-Boulder Alerts!

September 26, 2014

Sure, it is sunny and in the 80s today, but this is Colorado, and the weather can change quickly! Learn how to be notified of campus closures or emergencies by email or text!

Questions about Student Health Insurance? Look no further!

September 26, 2014

Shelley Sheppeck from Wardenberg Health Center presented to the UGGS Assembly meeting on 9/17/14 and gave us tons of valuable information about changes to the GOLD plan.

Tweets during 2013 Colorado floods gave engineers valuable data on infrastructure damage

September 18, 2014

"Tweets sent during last year’s massive flooding on Colorado’s Front Range were able to detail the scope of damage to the area’s infrastructure, according to a study by the University of Colorado Boulder.

The findings can help geotechnical and structural engineers more effectively direct their reconnaissance efforts after future natural disasters—including earthquakes, tsunamis and tornadoes—as well as provide them data that might otherwise be lost due to rapid cleanup efforts."

CU-Boulder-led Mars mission set for orbit insertion Sept. 21

September 18, 2014

"A NASA mission to Mars led by the University of Colorado Boulder is set to slide into orbit around the red planet Sept. 21 to investigate how its climate has changed over the eons, completing a 10-month interplanetary journey of 442 million miles." Click here for the full story.


August 29, 2014

Thanks to the hard work of UGGS, the United Government of Graduate Students, graduate students on appointment now have until the second tuition payment due date to pay fees for every fall term of enrollment. Fees will now not be due until October 8 if you are participating in the two-part payment plan.


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