Water Flowing Through Ice Sheets Accelerates Warming, Could Speed Up Ice Flow, Says New Study

Nov. 3, 2010

Melt water flowing through ice sheets via crevasses, fractures and large drains called moulins can carry warmth into ice sheet interiors, greatly accelerating the thermal response of an ice sheet to climate change, according to a new study involving the University of Colorado at Boulder.Read more »

Donation of 19,000 Volumes of Jewish-American Literature to CU Hailed as Signal of 'Effervescence'

Oct. 28, 2010

Brian E. Lebowitz has a deep fondness for used books and bookstores, a keen interest in Judaica and the acumen to amass a collection of 19,000 works of 20th century Jewish-American Literature. He is donating this collection to the University of Colorado at Boulder, and faculty members say the gift will enhance the university's stature.Read more »

Swan Song Flight of Space Shuttle Discovery to Carry Two Payloads Built by CU-Boulder

Oct. 27, 2010

NASA's space shuttle Discovery will make its swan song flight Nov. 1 carrying two University of Colorado at Boulder-built biomedical payload devices, including one to help scientists better understand changes in the virulence of nasty bacteria in the low gravity of space as a way to help researchers prevent or control infectious diseases.Read more »

2010 Election Sources at CU-Boulder

Oct. 21, 2010

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Two CU-Boulder Faculty Members Win National Science Foundation Career Awards

Oct. 20, 2010

Two University of Colorado faculty members have received prestigious National Science Foundation Early Career Development, or CAREER awards.Read more »

CU Student's Life Plans Change After Volunteering in Rural Nepal

Oct. 18, 2010

Taylor Roberts, a University of Colorado at Boulder senior majoring in architectural engineering, is an example of the growing number of CU-Boulder students who are civically engaged.Read more »

CU-Boulder Student to be Honored With Astronaut Scholarship Award

Oct. 15, 2010

Former space shuttle astronaut Richard Truly will present University of Colorado at Boulder junior Minh Trong Than with a $10,000 scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation during a free public campus event on Monday, Oct. 18.Read more »

For Those Who Don't Exercise or Watch Their Diets, CU 'Nutraceutical' Research Could Help

Oct. 14, 2010

University of Colorado at Boulder Professor Douglas R. Seals has amassed scientific evidence indicating that exercise, weight loss, good nutrition and salt restriction can cut your chances of getting cardiovascular disease, the United States' No. 1 killer.Read more »

CU Student-Built Dust Counter Breaks Distance Record As It Heads for Pluto

Oct. 11, 2010

A University of Colorado at Boulder space dust counter designed, tested and operated by students that is flying aboard NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto now holds the record for the most distant working dust detector ever to travel through space.Read more »

CU-Boulder-Led Mars Mission Given Green Light by NASA to Proceed to Development

Oct. 5, 2010

NASA announced today that the University of Colorado at Boulder-led mission to Mars to investigate how the planet lost much of its atmosphere eons ago has been approved by the space agency to move into the development stage.Read more »