Latino teens key for campaigns reaching out to immigrant families, CU study finds

July 12, 2011

Latino adolescents who share knowledge from the classroom, new media and information technology among immigrant families function as "civic information leaders," a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder shows.

Cooler than ever: Mechanical micro-drum chilled to quantum ground state at JILA

July 6, 2011

NIST news release Showcasing new tools for widespread development of quantum circuits made of mechanical parts, scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the University of Colorado Boulder have demonstrated a flexible, broadly usable technique for steadily calming the vibrations of an engineered mechanical object down to the quantum "ground state," the lowest possible energy level.

CU-Boulder and NASA's space shuttle program: triumphs and tragedies

July 5, 2011

When NASA's 30-year-old space shuttle program is shuttered following the Atlantis mission in July, the University of Colorado Boulder will look back at a rich relationship filled with triumph and tragedy and look ahead to an evolving international program of government and private efforts that will send humans and cargo into orbit.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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