Suvica Inc. of Boulder to commercialize CU-Boulder cancer screening technology

Sept. 19, 2011

SuviCa Inc. of Boulder and the University of Colorado recently completed an exclusive license agreement for a CU drug screening technology to identify novel therapies for cancer.

Online science project at CU-Boulder receives international award

Sept. 15, 2011

The PhET Interactive Simulations project at the University of Colorado Boulder today was named as a laureate of The Tech Awards 2011, one of 15 global innovators recognized each year for applying technology to benefit humanity and spark global change.

John Paul Stevens to speak at University of Colorado Law School

Sept. 15, 2011

Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens will present the inaugural Stevens Lecture, a new series of talks named for him, at the University of Colorado Law School at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22.

Arctic sea ice reaches minimum 2011 extent, the second lowest in the satellite record

Sept. 15, 2011

The blanket of sea ice that floats on the Arctic Ocean appears to have reached its lowest extent for 2011, the second lowest recorded since satellites began measuring it in 1979, according to the University of Colorado Boulder's National Snow and Ice Data Center.

CU to celebrate Constitution Day with law student teaching project and campus events

Sept. 12, 2011

The University of Colorado Boulder will celebrate Constitution Day with campus events including a student journalism panel and the launch of a new program at the University of Colorado Law School that will send CU law students to high school classrooms throughout the state to discuss the First Amendment.

University of Colorado Board of Regents advance CU's biosciences initiative by establishing Biofrontiers Institute

Sept. 12, 2011

The University of Colorado Board of Regents today unanimously approved creation of the systemwide CU Biofrontiers Institute, building on the success of what began in 2003 as a grassroots "experiment" in the organization of multidisciplinary sciences.

New CU Army ROTC commander served three tours in Iraq

Sept. 8, 2011

In 2003, shortly after arriving in Iraq, an anti-tank mine blew off Army Maj. David Rozelle's right foot and part of his leg below the knee. Today, after three combat tours in Iraq -- two of which came after his injury -- Rozelle is the new commanding officer of the University of Colorado Boulder's Army ROTC program.

A decade of study provides insights into the world of self-injurers

Sept. 7, 2011

During the past 10 years two Colorado professors have collected the widest available base of knowledge about people who practice self-injury and now are offering new insights into people who deliberately injure themselves by cutting, burning, branding and bone-breaking.

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.

NASA spacecraft carrying CU-Boulder instruments observes new characteristics of solar flares

Sept. 7, 2011

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which is carrying a suite of instruments including a $32 million University of Colorado Boulder package, has provided scientists with new information that energy from some solar flares is stronger and lasts longer than previously thought.