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CU Boulder to lead Pac-12 research initiative on student-athlete concussions

Nov. 16, 2017

The Pac-12 Conference announced today that CU Boulder has been selected to lead its Student-Athlete Health and Well-Being Concussion Coordinating Unit.

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Visiting scholar in conservative thought, policy feels at home in Boulder

Nov. 13, 2017

Robert Kaufman, a veteran of the Conference on World Affairs, says the Trump presidency has fostered robust debate on campus.

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American Heart Association recognizes distinguished professor’s work

Nov. 10, 2017

Leslie Leinwand has won the American Heart Association's 2017 Distinguished Scientist award for outstanding contributions to the field of heart health.

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Flu researchers discover new mechanism for battling influenza

Nov. 2, 2017

Just as flu season swings into full gear, researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder and University of Texas at Austin have uncovered a previously unknown mechanism by which the human immune system tries to battle the influenza A virus.

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In ‘Parallax,’ women’s issues are human issues

Nov. 1, 2017

Joint MFA dance recital explores the many facets of feminism

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Kids uniquely vulnerable to sleep disruption from electronics

Nov. 1, 2017

With their brains, sleep patterns and even eyes still developing, children and adolescents are particularly vulnerable to the sleep-disrupting effects of screen time, according to a sweeping review of the literature published today in the journal Pediatrics.

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Academic advising gets new leader, refined mission

Nov. 1, 2017

Cindy Justice, assistant dean for academic advising and student success, aims to help students find the right majors and stay in school until graduation

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Printmaker finds inspiration in students, global connections

Nov. 1, 2017

It’s been many years since Melanie Yazzie made the painting that set the course of her career. But the CU Boulder professor vividly remembers the joy she felt the day she painted a blue elephant.

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Raton Basin earthquakes linked to oil and gas fluid injections

Oct. 26, 2017

A rash of earthquakes in southern Colorado and northern New Mexico recorded between 2008 and 2010 was likely due to fluids pumped deep underground during oil and gas wastewater disposal, says a new CU Boulder study.

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$5.5 million study to probe impact of marijuana legalization on use, behavior, mental health

Oct. 24, 2017

Does legalizing recreational marijuana in a state lead its residents to use it, or other substances, more? How does legalization impact careers, family life and mental health? Are some people more vulnerable to its negative impacts than others?

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