Extent of corruption in countries around the world tied to earthquake fatalities

Jan. 12, 2011

A new assessment of global earthquake fatalities over the past three decades indicates that 83 percent of all deaths caused by the collapse of buildings during earthquakes occurred in countries considered to be unusually corrupt.Read more »

CU Student's Life Plans Change After Volunteering in Rural Nepal

Oct. 18, 2010

Taylor Roberts, a University of Colorado at Boulder senior majoring in architectural engineering, is an example of the growing number of CU-Boulder students who are civically engaged.Read more »

CU-Boulder Incoming Class Shows Growth in Graduate and International Students

Sept. 20, 2010

The University of Colorado at Boulder's fall 2010 census figures show an enrollment of 29,952 degree- and licensure-seeking students, a total enrollment within 1 percent of last year, with increases in graduate, international and students of color enrollment.Read more »

New Study Shows How Tortoises, Alligators Thrived in High Arctic Some 50 Million Years Ago

Aug. 24, 2010

A new study of the High Arctic climate roughly 50 million years ago led by the University of Colorado at Boulder helps to explain how ancient alligators and giant tortoises were able to thrive on Ellesmere Island well above the Arctic Circle, even as they endured six months of darkness each year.Read more »

Telescope Project Involving CU-Boulder Selected as Top Priority for Construction

Aug. 16, 2010

A planned $110 million telescope in Chile that the University of Colorado at Boulder is partnering on to probe distant galaxies and stellar nurseries has been named as the top construction priority for mid-sized, ground-based telescopes by the National Research Council in the coming decade.Read more »

Fulbright Grants Awarded Both to CU Students and International Ed Office As Orientation Host

Aug. 2, 2010

Every academic year for more than 25 years, University of Colorado at Boulder graduate students and alumni have been awarded Fulbright scholarships and the 2010-11 term is no exception with five recipients heading to other countries for graduate study, advanced research and teaching projects through the U.S. government's flagship international exchange program.Read more »

CU-Boulder Suspends Study Abroad Programs in Mexico and Halts Scheduled Student Trip

July 22, 2010

University of Colorado at Boulder Interim Provost Russell Moore today announced that all CU-Boulder study abroad programs in Mexico and one CU academic program for undergraduates have been temporarily suspended for summer and fall due to continuing safety concerns in the country.Read more »

Sea Levels Rising in Parts of Indian Ocean, According to New Study

July 13, 2010

Newly detected rising sea levels in parts of the Indian Ocean, including the coastlines of the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea, Sri Lanka, Sumatra and Java, appear to be at least partly a result of human-induced increases of atmospheric greenhouse gases, says a study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder.Read more »

CU-Boulder Community Leadership Program Celebrates 20 Years of Developing Leaders

March 3, 2010

The INVST Community Leadership Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder has been involving CU students in community service since 1990, and on March 12-14, alumni of the program will gather in Boulder for a 20th anniversary reunion weekend.Read more »

Five CU Students in Chile Accounted for; No Research Faculty at San Pedro de Atacama Facility During Quake

March 1, 2010

University of Colorado at Boulder officials confirmed Saturday that all six CU-Boulder students who were studying in Chile or had weekend travel plans to the country for the start of an academic program are safe.Read more »

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