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Major gift to enhance diversity of life-science researchers

June 17, 2022

With support from the Shurl and Kay Curci Foundation, six life-science scholars gain support during their first two years of PhD work, beginning this fall.

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A trailblazer in the science of slumber

June 3, 2022

Professor Ken Wright is breaking new ground in the burgeoning field of sleep research and bringing his students along for the ride. He has won the Mary A. Carskadon Outstanding Educator Award.

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Family’s Buff roots sko deep

May 2, 2022

Three generations of arts-and-sciences O’Donnells will celebrate this year’s commencement.

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Seventeen students are named 2022 Van Ek Scholars

April 28, 2022

The award, considered one of the College of Arts and Sciences' highest honors, is given to students for academic achievement and service

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Scholarship charity ride pedals toward 20th anniversary

April 27, 2022

Now with nine different routes—from short to long, flattish cruise to ‘epic’ climb, and on either road or gravel—Buffalo Bicycle Classic remains focused on the real prize: student scholarships.

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Why permanent daylight saving time is a bad idea

March 31, 2022

A new bill that recently passed in the U.S. Senate would make daylight saving time permanent. But many in the scientific community are calling for the opposite approach⁠—making standard time permanent.

A young study participant tries to get some sleep. New research shows that even dim light exposure in the hour before bedtime can disrupt slumber in young children.

Even minor exposure to light before bedtime may disrupt a preschooler’s sleep

Feb. 4, 2022

A new study shows when preschoolers are exposed to even dim light in the hour before bedtime it can significantly lower levels of the sleep-promoting hormone melatonin, potentially disrupting sleep. The research serves as a reminder to parents to turn off electronics and dim the lights to promote healthy sleep in children.

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CU alum finds, shares forgotten chapter of Colorado’s soldiers on skis

Jan. 4, 2022

Chris Anthony’s ‘Mission Mt. Mangart,’ a documentary about the Army’s 10th Mountain Division in World War II, to be shown in Boulder on Jan. 12

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College recognizes six faculty with top honors

Dec. 3, 2021

Four professors of distinction and two teaching professors of distinction are named for 2021.

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Is COVID-19 here to stay? A team of biologists explains what it means for a virus to become endemic

Nov. 5, 2021

The contagious nature of SARS-CoV-2 and our highly interconnected society constitute a perfect storm that will likely contribute to sustained virus spread, researchers find

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