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Free bus rides to the Rocky Mountain Showdown available

Sept. 1, 2016

Are you going to the Rocky Mountain Showdown and need a ride? The University of Colorado Student Government and CU Athletics have paired up to make free bus rides available to CU Boulder students going to the CU vs CSU game on Friday, Sept. 2. The buses will board in front of the Coors Events Center beginning at 2 p.m.

An unidentified man with arms crossed sports Buff gear and a stethoscope.

Student-athlete health the focus of newly launched study

Aug. 29, 2016

In what may be a first-ever exhaustive study of intercollegiate student-athletes, a team of CU Boulder researchers will gauge not only fitness but also general well-being among participants. Funded by a grant from the Pac-12 Conference, CU Boulder's Public Health Program, the Integrative Physiology Department, Sports Medicine, Psychology and Neuroscience and others will collaborate, examining such aspects as how quickly student-athletes acclimate to Boulder's altitude and how healthy their sleep patterns are, for example.

Coaches Burroughs and Wetmore

Olympic medals still producing smiles for Wetmore, Burroughs

Aug. 26, 2016

It's been more than a week now since two of their runners, former Colorado NCAA champions and All-Americans Emma Coburn and Jenny Simpson, claimed Olympic bronze medals. The glow has by no means worn off.

Jenny Simpson

Simpson claims Bronze in Olympic 1,500

Aug. 18, 2016

Former Colorado star Jenny Simpson became the second Buff in two days to claim an Olympic bronze medal, putting on a terrific finishing kick over the last 200 meters Tuesday night to finish third in the 1,500-meter final. Simpson, who finished in 4 minutes, 10.53 seconds, is the first American...

Emma Coburn at the Rio Olympics

Coburn wins Olympic Bronze, resets American record

Aug. 17, 2016

Very few Olympians get to leave the games with a medal around their neck, but Colorado's very own Emma Coburn will leave as one of the elite after earning the bronze medal in the 3,000-meter steeplechase Monday morning.

 Jenny Simpson and Emma Coburn

Former CU greats aiming for gold in Rio

July 22, 2016

Excitement for the Olympics in Rio is building for CU alumni Jenny Simpson and Emma Coburn. The two track and field stars and training partners are aiming for gold when they compete in August at the XXXI Olympiad in Rio.

The Grateful Dean performing Photo by Michael Goldman.

Return of the Dead

June 27, 2016

Folsom Field hasn't hosted concerts since 2001. The sonic drought ends this summer with back-to-back shows by Dead & Company.

 JR Payne

Payne named CU Women's Basketball coach

March 28, 2016

JR Payne, who led Santa Clara University to its first winning record since 2008, has been named the eighth head women’s basketball coach in University of Colorado history, athletic director Rick George announced Monday.ned a five-year contract and the hire will become official pending approval of CU’s Board of Regents, as is the case with all high-profile campus positions.

Group photo of CU Board of Regents

Board of Regents meeting covers tuition proposals, new degrees, facilities and more

Feb. 19, 2016

At its regular meeting on Thursday and Friday at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, the University of Colorado Board of Regents heard tuition proposals for the 2016-17 academic year, approved changes to CU-Boulder academic programs, approved new contracts for CU-Boulder head coaches and more.

With Colorado's Mount Sopris in the background, water flows along the Roaring Fork River

CU Athletics to tap into fans’ help for water conservation, restoration

Jan. 27, 2016

Spectators at home basketball games will be prompted to text a pledge to conserve water a s part of CU-Boulder's new Water for the West campaign. For every pledge received, CU Athletics will restore 1,000 gallons of water to the Colorado River Basin through a partnership with the Change the Course initiative.

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