CU Collegiate Sports Club teams net five national championships in 2014

May 22, 2014

The University of Colorado club triathlon, swimming and diving, and free style ski teams all repeated as national champions in 2014, while the CU club lacrosse team won its first. This past weekend, the CU men's ultimate team won the national championship, bringing the total to five national championsips for CU Collegiate Sports Club teams in 2014.

CU Athletics records highest-ever APR scores

May 15, 2014

The University of Colorado Academic Progress Rate (APR) report based on information for the four year period between 2009-10 and 2012-13 was released by the NCAA Wednesday with those of all other Division I schools, with CU reporting record news for all 16 of its intercollegiate athletic programs in that time frame. For the fourth consecutive year, the APR results are the highest in school history since the NCAA’s Academic Performance Program was introduced in 2003. To read the entire article, visit www.cubuffs.com.

CU-Boulder celebrates new athletics facility fundraising at Saturday’s spring football game

April 11, 2014

The University of Colorado Boulder plans to break ground May 12 on several new athletics facilities and upgrades to Folsom Field after a record-breaking year of private donations. In the past seven months, the CU Athletic Department has made significant progress on the fundraising goals and anticipates meeting that goal in the very near future. Completion of the majority of the project is expected prior to the fall 2015 football season. The proposed facilities include:

Office basketball pool picks not going so great? Here is why, says CU-Boulder math professor

March 25, 2014

It took 48 games for the first and second rounds of the 64-team NCAA men’s basketball tournament to be decided, and millions of fans are deliriously awaiting the Sweet 16 to commence later this week.

Lacrosse home opener part of Buffs’ big Saturday

Feb. 21, 2014

If you’ve ever started a business, you can identify with Ann Elliott. Her startup is lacrosse at the University of Colorado, and it’s been just under two years in the making. In the making is not completely accurate, because CU lax remains a work in progress and won’t grow out of that definition for at least a couple of years. But “Annie” Elliott is a patient business woman and her “investors” say they’re in it for the long run. CU’s historic grand opening – the first home game – is Saturday at noon against Regis.

George unveils comprehensive strategic plan for athletics

Feb. 19, 2014

When Rick George was named the sixth Athletic Director in University of Colorado history last summer, one of his first projects he wanted to complete was the development of the athletic department’s first-ever comprehensive strategic plan, similar to ones he put in place at several of his previous stops. After nearly four months of input, analysis and planning meetings that involved a broad group of individuals representing athletic staff, current student-athletes, alumni, donors and university representatives, George unveiled the strategic plan Wednesday morning to members of the Board of Regents’ Intercollegiate Athletics Committee at its meeting in Colorado Springs.

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Student realizes groundbreaking Olympic dream

Jan. 30, 2014

During a 24-hour pit-stop in Boulder -- between Switzerland and Park City, Utah, -- Julia Marino spent a night at her college apartment, caught up with friends over breakfast and spoke about her journey to Sochi to compete as an Olympic athlete. Marino is a CU student and Paraguay’s first Olympic athlete to compete in the winter games. A slopestyle skier, she was born in Paraguay and raised by her adoptive parents in Winchester, Mass.

Staff Council Update: Chancellor’s Employees of the Year recognized at WBB Pac-12 home opener

Jan. 24, 2014

The Boulder Campus Staff Council (BCSC) congratulates the 2013 Chancellor’s Employees of the Year: George “Barney” Ballinger, Martha Shernick, Larry Drees, Jennifer Law and David Kalahar. BCSC also thanks Colorado Athletics for acknowledging the award winners on the court at the CU women’s basketball game against University of California, Berkeley on Friday, Jan. 10. For more information on the awardees, read “ Chancellor’s 2013 Employee of the Year Award recognizes staff excellence ” from the Jan. 9 edition of CU-Boulder Today .

Seven things you should know about the Rec. Center expansion

Jan. 17, 2014

The student-initiated expansion of the CU-Boulder Student Recreation Center re-opened on Jan. 10. While the project is not completely finished, many recreation areas are ready for use.

CU-Boulder’s recreation center expansion opens Jan. 10

Jan. 9, 2014

The University of Colorado Boulder’s expansion of the Student Recreation Center, a project initiated by students, opens on Friday, Jan. 10, at 9 a.m. The southwest addition, the second and largest phase of the project, is located just north of the Ramaley Biology Building and east of Sewall Hall and will provide an additional 83,000 square feet of indoor recreational space.

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