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Visionary hopes to improve eyesight for millions

Oct. 7, 2019

Alumnus’ ski trip inspires an insight that could help give the world’s poor better vision.

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HOV lanes reduce traffic and cut costs, right? Not always, economists find

May 23, 2019

HOV can cause unintended consequences—like drawing more drivers away from alternative transit and to roads that drivers perceive to be less congested.

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Reaching the top of Frito-Lay, alum chose a radically different path

March 18, 2019

An interest in big-picture questions is a common thread in Brock Leach’s success in business and ministry.

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Renewable energy goals can A) boost infrastructure or B) cut emissions

Dec. 6, 2018

States working within our nation’s patchwork of Renewable Portfolio Standards apparently can’t have their cake and eat it too, according to a recent study.

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Five professors honored by peers for significant achievements

Sept. 18, 2018

Five professors in the College of Arts and Sciences have won the 2018 Provost’s Faculty Achievement Award.

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Alum's startup, already hailed as innovative, is acquired by POLITICO Europe

July 20, 2018

Keaton Brown, who graduated from CU Boulder in May of 2018, majored in Economics and Political Science while developing the startup.

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Natural gas and wind energy, not 'war on coal,' killed coal

May 8, 2018

Cheap natural gas prices and the increasing availability of wind energy are pummeling the coal industry more than regulation, according to a new economic analysis from CU Boulder.

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Three degrees of success

April 25, 2018

T. Noel Osborn credits CU Boulder for the ‘synergy’ in his 45-year career Upon graduating cum laude from Jesuit High School in New Orleans in 1958, (Thomas) Noel Osborn’s father said he’d pay for him to attend any university that accepted him. That left him with pretty impressive choices between...

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To confront wildfire risk, experts get social

April 9, 2018

A team of wildfire practitioners and researchers—including some from the University of Colorado Boulder—is working across Colorado to better understand the human role in local wildfire mitigation.

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When choosing where to recreate, personality is key

March 5, 2018

Economist Edward Morey has long been interested in “recreational site choice”—where do hikers, bikers, anglers, kayakers and anyone who plays in the great outdoors choose to do their thing and why?

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