Coburn advances to Olympic finals

Aug. 4, 2012

CU Athletics news release LONDON— For the second consecutive Olympic Games, there will be a University of Colorado student-athlete in the finals of the 3,000-meter steeplechase as senior Emma Coburn easily advanced on Saturday morning. She follows in the footsteps of former Buff Jenny (Barringer) Simpson who finished ninth in the event at the 2008 Beijing Games.Read more »

CU research helped propel amputee-sprinter Oscar Pistorius to Olympics

July 10, 2012

University of Colorado Boulder researchers will be watching closely when South African bilateral leg amputee and sprinter Oscar Pistorius, dubbed “The Blade Runner,” makes his way to the starting block for the 400-meter sprint in the 2012 London Olympics.Read more »

Boulder cancels fireworks show due to high fire risk

June 27, 2012

City of Boulder news release Boulder city officials today announced that the annual Ralphie’s Independence Day Blast is canceled due to extremely dry conditions in and around Boulder. The fireworks show had been scheduled for Folsom Field on Wednesday, July 4.Read more »

CU’s first LEED-certified athletic facility earns platinum rating

May 30, 2012

The University of Colorado Boulder’s volleyball and basketball practice facility has received a LEED platinum rating -- the highest designation -- from the United States Green Building Council. It is the first LEED-certified athletic facility on the CU-Boulder campus and one of only two platinum-rated athletic facilities in the Pac-12. LEED certification is a U.S. benchmark for sustainable design and construction.Read more »

CU to host eclipse-viewing event in Folsom Field

May 18, 2012

On Sunday, May 20, Coloradans will see a “bite” taken out of the sun as the moon moves across the sun causing a partial solar eclipse. The eclipse starts at 6:22 p.m. with maximum eclipse at 7:30 p.m. and the sun will set at 7:50 p.m. Watch live this Sunday:Read more »

CU wins EPA challenge to divert most gameday garbage from landfills

Jan. 12, 2012

The University of Colorado Boulder topped two leader boards in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2011 Game Day Challenge -- a national competition to eliminate waste generated at college football games. CU won the 48-school “Diversion Rate” and 17-school “Organics Reduction” categories in the EPA’s NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision contest.Read more »

CU community prepares for Nov. 4 football game vs. University of Southern California

Nov. 2, 2011

The University of Colorado Buffaloes will play the University of Southern California Trojans on Friday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m. at Folsom Field. Folsom Field will open at 5:30 p.m. for the first-ever Friday night game, which will be televised nationally on ESPN and ESPN 3D.Read more »

Jeremy Bloom to headline Sept. 26 'Buff Essentials' event on campus

Sept. 21, 2011

The University of Colorado Boulder will host the Buff Essentials program Sept. 26-30 with numerous events designed to provide support for students a few weeks into the fall semester as they begin adapting and integrating into the CU community.Read more »

CU-Cal game ushers in Pac-12 era of 'safety, hospitality and sportsmanship'

Sept. 7, 2011

The University of Colorado Buffaloes vs. Cal-Berkeley Bears football game at Folsom Field on Sept. 10 is technically a nonconference game, but most in the campus community recognize that it's the beginning of a new era.Read more »

CU's APR rate highest since NCAA's program began

May 24, 2011

The University of Colorado Academic Progress Rate (APR) report based on information for the four year period between 2006-07 and 2009-10 was released by the NCAA Tuesday with those of all other Division I schools, with CU's news good across the board, including rates that are the highest in school history since the program was created seven years ago.Read more »

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