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Cracking the nest egg: when governments mess with pensions

Feb. 16, 2019

In studying countries that privatized their social-security programs, Sarah Wilson Sokhey discovered that many post-communist countries ended up reversing their policy changes for short-term political or financial reasons.

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CU leads pack with 5 Brooke Owens fellows

Feb. 5, 2019

A record setting number of CU Boulder students have earned Brooke Owens Fellowships to exceptional undergraduate women seeking careers in aviation or space exploration.

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Beer and cancer research to take center stage

Jan. 25, 2019

CU Boulder NEXT is featuring two innovative members of the arts and sciences community next week

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$3M center to support rapid-response research of natural disasters

Jan. 4, 2019

The National Science Foundation has granted CU Boulder $3 million to develop a new center that will bring together social scientists, natural scientists and engineers to conduct rapid-response research of natural hazards.

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Outstanding grad examines ‘the enemies of conservation’

Dec. 21, 2018

Collaboration between social scientists and wildlife conservationists is key to preserving the environment and protecting human rights, she concludes.

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Statistics lab helps developing world do high-impact research

Nov. 8, 2018

Solving big problems sometimes involves crunching big data, and a University of Colorado Boulder initiative has won a significant grant to help the developing world do just that.

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CU Boulder pika researcher wins conservation award

Nov. 2, 2018

A CU Boulder researcher is being recognized by the Denver Zoo for her extensive work studying the pika across the Colorado alpine

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Scientists, educators honored for excellence in science education

Oct. 22, 2018

In both the classroom and the lab, the University of Colorado Boulder is a great place to learn physics and other natural sciences, according to the American Physical Society.

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Biochemist wins top award for study of cellular proliferation

Oct. 2, 2018

Scientists do not fully understand how cells choose between proliferation and quiescence (a state of non-proliferation) but a University of Colorado Boulder biochemist’s novel proposal to study the issue has won the support of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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Seven exceptional faculty members are CU’s newest Distinguished Professors

Sept. 20, 2018

The University of Colorado on Friday introduced seven newly designated Distinguished Professors, the highest honor awarded to faculty across the CU system’s four campuses.

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