Colorado business leaders' confidence wanes slightly, says CU Leeds School Index

July 1, 2011

Colorado business leaders remained confident, although generally less optimistic about the economy looking ahead to the third quarter, according to the most recent quarterly Leeds Business Confidence Index, or LBCI, released today by the University of Colorado Boulder's Leeds School of Business.Read more »

CU researchers develop new software to advance brain image research

June 27, 2011

A University of Colorado Boulder research team has developed a new software program allowing neuroscientists to produce single brain images pulled from hundreds of individual studies, trimming weeks and even months from what can be a tedious, time-consuming research process.Read more »

CU-Boulder names steering committee, discussion groups to plot future of ICJMT

June 24, 2011

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced the formation of a five-member steering committee and eight campus discussion groups that will take the next key steps toward creating a school or college in the area of information, communication, journalism, media and technology, or ICJMT.Read more »

Heidelberg Instruments to develop novel CU nanotechnology platform

June 23, 2011

A novel University of Colorado Boulder technique to shrink the size of circuitry used in nanotechnology devices like computer chips and solar cells by zapping a substrate with two separate colors of light beams has been optioned to Heidelberg Instruments headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany.Read more »

Community gardens improve personal and neighborhood health, CU-led research finds

June 22, 2011

Community gardeners eat more vegetables, exercise more, weigh less and feel healthier than nongardeners -- and even home gardeners -- in the Denver-metro area, researchers led by scholars from the University of Colorado have found.Read more »

Strongest evidence yet indicates icy Saturn moon hiding saltwater ocean

June 22, 2011

Samples of icy spray shooting from Saturn's moon Enceladus collected during Cassini spacecraft flybys show the strongest evidence yet for the existence of a large-scale, subterranean saltwater ocean, says a new international study led by the University of Heidelberg and involving the University of Colorado Boulder.Read more »

Linguistics Institute to offer free films, workshops at CU-Boulder

June 20, 2011

The University of Colorado Boulder will host the 2011 Linguistics Institute from July 7 to Aug. 2, a prestigious gathering of faculty and students from around the world that also will feature free films, workshops and lectures open to the public.Read more »

America's deadliest war also is most memorialized, CU-Boulder professor says

June 20, 2011

As the nation recognizes the 150th anniversary of the Civil War's start, public interest has been rekindled in the war and the numerous memorials and monuments marking historic figures, sites and battlegrounds in states around the country.Read more »

CU names Christopher Braider director of journalism and mass communication faculty

June 17, 2011

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today named CU-Boulder Professor Christopher Braider director of journalism and mass communication faculty.Read more »

NSF awards CU-Boulder $5.9 million grant for alpine ecosystem research

June 16, 2011

The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Colorado Boulder a six-year, $5.9 million grant to continue intensive studies of long-term ecological changes in Colorado's high mountains, both natural and human-caused, over decades and centuries.Read more »

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