Banks named Executive Director of the Getches-Wilkinson Center

Jan. 22, 2014

The University of Colorado Law School announced that Britt Banks has been appointed as Executive Director of the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy and the Environment. For over 20 years, Banks has been a leader in the international natural resources sector, as a senior corporate executive, attorney, consultant, researcher and teacher, having most recently taught at Tokyo’s Waseda University. He has previously taught at Colorado Law, where he graduated in 1988, and currently serves on the Center’s Advisory Council.Read more »

New online database charts water quality regulations related to oil and gas development

Dec. 10, 2013

A searchable, comparative law database outlining water quality regulations for Colorado and other states experiencing shale oil and gas development is now available on LawAtlas.org. The Oil & Gas - Water Quality database project is led by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Intermountain Oil and Gas Best Management Practices (BMP) Project in partnership with Temple University’s Public Health Law Research program and its LawAtlas.org website.Read more »

CU-Boulder students invest $30,000 in startup through real-life venture capital program

Nov. 26, 2013

Elihuu, a startup company whose slogan is “meet your manufacturer,” has met an investor -- a group of University of Colorado Boulder graduate students. The students last week put $30,000 into Elihuu, an online software platform that connects product designers with manufacturers who can make their wares. The students turned venture capitalists direct CU-Boulder’s Deming Center Venture Fund (DCVF), which was launched by a donor in 1997 and is a program of the Leeds School of Business.Read more »

New study: Dust, warming portend dry future for the Colorado River

Nov. 14, 2013

Reducing the amount of desert dust swept onto snowy Rocky Mountain peaks could help Western water managers deal with the challenges of a warmer future, according to a new study led by researchers at NOAA’s Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences ( CIRES ) at the University of Colorado Boulder .Read more »

CU Law School students to teach state high school students about Constitution

Sept. 10, 2013

More than 50 students and dozens of alumni of the University of Colorado Boulder Law School will teach a lesson on the First Amendment in more than 50 high school classrooms throughout Colorado Sept. 11–20 in recognition of Constitution Day. Constitution Day is a national event that annually commemorates the Sept. 17, 1787, signing of the United States Constitution.Read more »
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Sandra Day O’Connor to speak at CU-Boulder on Sept. 17

Sept. 10, 2013

Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor will speak at the third annual John Paul Stevens Lecture hosted by the Byron R. White Center at the University of Colorado Boulder Law School on Tuesday, Sept. 17. The event will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the University Memorial Center’s Glenn Miller Ballroom on the CU-Boulder campus. A limited number of tickets to the lecture are available to the general public at no cost. To register for tickets visit the center’s website at http://www.byronwhitecenter.org .Read more »

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy speaks at CU Law School

Aug. 15, 2013

A standing-room-only crowd in the Wolf Law Building’s Wittemyer Courtroom and nearly 100 others in an overflow room gathered yesterday as EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and Colorado Sen. Mark Udall discussed President Obama’s Climate Action Plan at the CU Law School.Read more »

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and Sen. Mark Udall to speak at CU Law School on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan

Aug. 12, 2013

Recently appointed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and Colorado Sen. Mark Udall will discuss President Obama’s Climate Action Plan at the University of Colorado Law School on Wednesday, Aug. 14. The event also will include a panel discussion with former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter, Colorado Oil and Gas Association President Tisha Schuller and Brad Udall, director of the law school’s Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy and the Environment.Read more »

CU profs can comment on Supreme Court’s affirmative action decision

June 24, 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court today announced its decision in Fisher v. University of Texas, a case that reconsidered affirmative action in university admissions. The following University of Colorado Boulder professors are available to comment on the court’s decision:Read more »

CU’s nLab breeds real-world innovation among all walks of students

Feb. 21, 2013

Interdisciplinary thinking bolsters innovation. That’s the concept behind the University of Colorado Boulder’s new nLab, a mobile hub that allows students to develop their entrepreneurial ideas through peer and mentor-based collaboration, sustainability resources and other tools.Read more »

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