Shalane Flanagan running the Boston Marathon in 2013

Top research stories of the week: Nov. 17 edition

Nov. 17, 2017

This week's research roundup looks at the new shoe that makes running 4 percent easier, a Pac-12 research initiative on student-athlete concussions and a study on the health effects of cannabis.Read more »
Former Barack Obama science advisor John Holdren, left, with engineering Dean Bobby Braun at a public event on campus Nov 16

Former Obama science advisor continues to push for research, innovation

Nov. 17, 2017

Research plays a huge role in the economic well-being of our nation, said John Holdren, President Barack Obama's science advisor for eight years, who spoke on campus Nov. 16.Read more »
On the scene image.

No hazardous materials concern after smoke reported in Porter Biosciences building

Nov. 17, 2017

After smoke was reported in the Porter Biosciences building, officials determined there is no hazardous materials concern. Classes in Porter and the adjacent Gold and Muenzinger buildings were canceled for the day.Read more »
Colorado cross-country head coach Mark Wetmore (right)

National association honors cross-country coach Mark Wetmore

Nov. 17, 2017

Colorado cross-country head coach Mark Wetmore has been named Mountain Region Women's Coach of the Year. Sophomore Joe Klecker also was honored.Read more »
Former student Nick Bertrand with a terracotta warrior

Celebrating the campus's global citizens

Nov. 17, 2017

CU Boulder community members Keith Molenaar, Susie Park and Rahel Tilahun were recognized this week for their outstanding contributions to international understanding.Read more »
Leslie Leinwand

Faculty in Focus: American Heart Association recognizes distinguished professor's work

Nov. 17, 2017

The use of fats from python hearts on mammals and the cardiovascular differences between females and males are at the core of the acclaimed research by Professor Leslie Leinwand.Read more »
Student speaks to the Board of Regents

Board of Regents supports online education proposal, approves new master's degree, more

Nov. 16, 2017

A new online education initiative, a new master's degree in journalism entrepreneurship and CU's newest distinguished professors were some of the topics at the Board of Regents' regular meeting.Read more »
Fans cheer on the CU men's basketball team

Support CU basketball at home games Nov. 18–26, Dec. 6

Nov. 16, 2017

CU basketball season is in full swing, with women's games Nov. 18, 24 and 25 and men's games Nov. 26 and Dec. 6 at the Coors Events Center on campus. Come show your support!Read more »
An aerial view of the CU Boulder campus.

CU names 3 Boulder faculty members distinguished professors

Nov. 16, 2017

The honor is the CU system's highest awarded to faculty, recognizing exemplary performance, a record of excellence and outstanding service to the profession.Read more »
RTD SkyRide bus

Use your bus pass to get to the airport this fall break

Nov. 16, 2017

If you're planning to fly over fall break, remember your RTD bus pass allows you to ride to and from Denver International Airport at no cost.Read more »

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