CU wins EPA challenge to divert most gameday garbage from landfills

Jan. 12, 2012

The University of Colorado Boulder topped two leader boards in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2011 Game Day Challenge -- a national competition to eliminate waste generated at college football games. CU won the 48-school “Diversion Rate” and 17-school “Organics Reduction” categories in the EPA’s NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision contest.

CU engineering team to support green energy in Haiti

Jan. 5, 2012

A team of University of Colorado Boulder engineers will travel to Haiti this month to support the growth of green energy on the two-year anniversary of the country’s devastating earthquake. Engineering professors Alan Mickelson and Mike Hannigan and graduate student Matt Hulse will be in Haiti Jan. 8-16 to collaborate with the Neges Foundation school at Leogane to create a vocational training program on the installation, operation and maintenance of renewable energy systems.

Boswell named CU-Boulder vice chancellor for diversity, equity and community engagement

Dec. 29, 2011

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today named Robert Boswell as CU-Boulder vice chancellor for diversity, equity and community engagement effective Jan. 1, 2012.

Slow, steady job growth forecast for Colorado in 2012, says CU Leeds School of Business

Dec. 5, 2011

Colorado will continue on the road to recovery and add jobs in 2012 following a positive year in 2011, according to economist Richard Wobbekind of the University of Colorado Boulder's Leeds School of Business.

Colorado's official veterans memorial at CU-Boulder to honor fallen in Iraq and Afghanistan

Nov. 7, 2011

The University Memorial Center at the University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado's official memorial to veterans, will host a Veterans Day ceremony on Friday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom. This year, the annual ceremony will include the dedication of plaques honoring the fallen in Iraq and Afghanistan. The ceremony is open to the public.

CU expands mental health services with interactive online screenings

Oct. 6, 2011

The University of Colorado Boulder next week will become the first campus in the state to offer the Interactive Screening Program, allowing students to screen their mental health online and anonymously with support from a counselor.

Community comes together to perform service on University Hill

Sept. 21, 2011

Community groups that are committed to revitalizing and beautifying University Hill are working together on a variety of painting, gardening and clean-up projects scheduled to occur on Saturday, Sept. 24.

CU-Boulder graduate students use smartphones to evaluate rural drinking water systems in Nicaragua

Aug. 22, 2011

Fourteen graduate students from the Engineering for Developing Communities program at the University of Colorado Boulder traveled abroad this summer to gain field experience in community development.

Thousands of riders In Buffalo Bicycle Classic will help CU-Boulder students with scholarships

Aug. 19, 2011

In 1991, when Punam Chatterjee was 20 months old, a drunk driver careened into her parents' car. Her leg was shattered, as was her father's. Her mother lost an eye. Although she was too young to remember it, she has since learned that while her parents convalesced, nurses volunteered to comfort her and read to her.

City and CU welcome students during back-to-school 'walkabouts'

Aug. 10, 2011

Student leaders will join the city of Boulder and University of Colorado Boulder officials next week to welcome students to the community and provide information on being good neighbors. "Walkabout" teams will be in the University Hill, Goss Grove and portions of Martin Acres neighborhoods.

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