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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Twenty CU-Boulder Doctoral Programs in Top 20 or Top 20 Percent In National Research Council Study

Sept. 28, 2010

A number of the University of Colorado at Boulder's doctoral programs, including those in geography, aerospace engineering sciences, integrative physiology, and astrophysical and planetary sciences, were highly rated in a report released today by the National Research Council, or NRC.

Genetic Clues to Evolution of Jaws in Vertebrates Unearthed by CU-Led Team

Sept. 23, 2010

A half-billion years ago, vertebrates lacked the ability to chew their food. They did not have jaws. Instead, their heads consisted of a flexible, fused basket of cartilage.

2011 Fiske Guide to Colleges Highlights Three CU-Boulder Programs

Sept. 23, 2010

Three University of Colorado at Boulder programs receive special recognition in the recently released 2011 Fiske Guide to Colleges, including a Top 10 ranking as "environmental studies schools that should be on your radar."

U.S. Senate Confirms CU Nobel Laureate Carl Wieman as Associate Director for Science

Sept. 22, 2010

Distinguished Professor Carl Wieman of the University of Colorado at Boulder has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as associate director for science in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

Terms for Colorado Withdrawal From Big 12 Conference Announced

Sept. 21, 2010

The Big 12 announced it has reached agreement with the University of Colorado regarding its withdrawal from the Conference effective June 30, 2011, subject to final approval from the other 10 school's governing boards.

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