Family Weekend at CU-Boulder begins Sept. 28

Sept. 21, 2012

Family Weekend at the University of Colorado Boulder begins Friday, Sept. 28, and includes a slate of on-campus events to showcase the university’s programs, resources and faculty. More than 1,655 families are registered for the event hosted by the CU-Boulder Parents Association. There are a limited number of tickets remaining for walk-up registrations.Read more »

CU officials urge fans to show sportsmanship and responsibility during CU-CSU game

Aug. 29, 2012

University of Colorado Boulder officials are urging CU fans to show sportsmanship and take buses or carpool with a designated driver to the 2 p.m. Cinch Jeans Rocky Mountain Showdown football game on Saturday, Sept. 1.Read more »

Running with Ralphie

Aug. 29, 2012

The first time Taylor Stratton saw CU-Boulder’s mascot Ralphie run onto the field at a home football game, she knew she wanted to join the team of Ralphie Handlers.Read more »

Pro Cycling Challenge racers warm up route for ‘inclusive’ CU-Boulder scholarship ride

Aug. 24, 2012

Two weeks after professional cyclists race through Boulder and up Boulder Canyon, some riders in the 10th Annual Buffalo Bicycle Classic will follow much of the same route, the most mountainous section of Stage 6 of the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge. The pros ride through on Aug. 25 and the Elevations Credit Union Buffalo Bicycle Classic is scheduled for Sept. 9. The classic raises scholarship funds for high-performing University of Colorado Boulder students who qualify for financial aid.Read more »

Pac-12 Networks has launched

Aug. 16, 2012

The Pac-12 Networks launched on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 7 p.m. mountain time, with the debut program “Pac-12 Live” taking center stage. The new Pac-12 Network will be event-centric, with plans to broadcast 850 live events across a variety of Pac-12 sports in the first year.Read more »

Coburn places 9th in the Olympic steeplechase finals

Aug. 6, 2012

CU Athletics news release LONDON— University of Colorado senior Emma Coburn raced to a top-nine finish in the finals of the 3,000-meter steeplechase on Monday night at the Olympic Summer Games.Read more »

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 »

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