CU Art Museum temporarily closing for repairs

May 8, 2015

The CU Art Museum, located on the Boulder campus, will temporarily close to the public beginning Saturday, May 9, to facilitate repairs to the building’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system.Read more »

Student life: Master student performs with world-famous 'orchestral academy'

April 29, 2015

When you’re a master’s candidate, in your final semester, you don’t have a lot of time for yourself. Your days are spent writing, researching, neglecting to sleep. And when you’re working toward your master’s in music, a good chunk of your day is spent practicing. That said, sometimes an opportunity presents itself that’s so good—an opportunity that will demand weeks of your precious time—that turning it down isn’t an option.Read more »
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CU-Boulder highly rated in QS World University subject rankings

April 29, 2015

The University of Colorado Boulder was highly rated in a number of subject areas in the latest World University rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd. (QS).Read more »

CU-Boulder history chair wins Pulitzer Prize for her book

April 20, 2015

The chair of the University of Colorado Boulder history department today won the Pulitzer Prize for history for her book Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People . Associate Professor Elizabeth Fenn said she first learned of the prize when she received an email from a New York Times reporter. A short while later, she received official notification from her editor. In the meantime, her phone started ringing and people started showing up at her office door.Read more »
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CU-Boulder Professor Fred Anderson named 2015 Hazel Barnes Prize winner

April 15, 2015

Professor Fred Anderson of the University of Colorado Boulder history department has been awarded the 2015 Hazel Barnes Prize, the most distinguished award a faculty member can receive from the university. Since 1992, the Hazel Barnes Prize has been awarded each year to a CU-Boulder faculty member who best exemplifies the enriching interrelationship between teaching and research, and whose work has had a significant impact on students, faculty, colleagues and the university.Read more »
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CU-Boulder’s Patty Limerick to review nearly 40 years as University Fool on April 1

March 17, 2015

University of Colorado Professor Patty Limerick will review nearly four decades of service as University Fool and reflect on the value of humor on April Fools’ Day.Read more »
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Special Valentine’s Day event about Albert Einstein slated for CU-Boulder

Feb. 2, 2015

Up for a romantic Valentine’s Day evening? Then head to the University of Colorado Boulder’s Fiske Planetarium to Relativity for Lovers – A Valentine’s Day Among the Stars , for music, film and a talk on the genius of Albert Einstein.Read more »

Bike-to-work events offer chance to explore barriers to cycling, says CU study

Jan. 27, 2015

Cities that host bike-to-work events as their sole effort to increase commuter travel by bicycle may be missing a larger -- perhaps more valuable -- opportunity, according to a study involving the University of Colorado Boulder and led by the University of Colorado Denver . Local governments should use bike-to-work days to find out from participants why they’re attending and -- more importantly -- what prevents them from biking more often, according to the study.Read more »

Alumnus gifts more than $6 million to CU-Boulder to bolster economics, Baroque music

Nov. 24, 2014

An estate gift of just over $6 million from a music-loving economics alumnus will create three major new endowments benefiting the Department of Economics and the College of Music at the University of Colorado Boulder. Funding from the gift will endow two faculty chairs—one in economics and one in Baroque music—and create a unique travel sabbatical program for undergraduates.Read more »
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Downtown Boulder businessman’s gift sparks $2 million CU Opera endowment

Oct. 20, 2014

Longtime Boulder resident Paul N. Eklund has made a transformative gift to the opera program at the College of Music at the University of Colorado Boulder that, combined with additional university commitments, establishes a $2 million endowment for the program, to be renamed the Eklund Family Opera Program in honor of the gift.Read more »

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