Two CU-Boulder Faculty Members Win National Science Foundation Career Awards

Oct. 20, 2010

Two University of Colorado faculty members have received prestigious National Science Foundation Early Career Development, or CAREER awards.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 Student to be Honored With Astronaut Scholarship Award

Oct. 15, 2010

Former space shuttle astronaut Richard Truly will present University of Colorado at Boulder junior Minh Trong Than with a $10,000 scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation during a free public campus event on Monday, Oct. 18.Read more »

For Those Who Don't Exercise or Watch Their Diets, CU 'Nutraceutical' Research Could Help

Oct. 14, 2010

University of Colorado at Boulder Professor Douglas R. Seals has amassed scientific evidence indicating that exercise, weight loss, good nutrition and salt restriction can cut your chances of getting cardiovascular disease, the United States' No. 1 killer.Read more »

CU Student-Built Dust Counter Breaks Distance Record As It Heads for Pluto

Oct. 11, 2010

A University of Colorado at Boulder space dust counter designed, tested and operated by students that is flying aboard NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto now holds the record for the most distant working dust detector ever to travel through space.Read more »

CU-Boulder-Led Hubble Astronomy Team Uncovers Evidence of Early Heated Universe

Oct. 7, 2010

If you think global warming is bad, 11 billion years ago the entire universe underwent what might be called universal warming. The consequence of that early heating was that fierce blasts of radiation from voracious black holes stunted the growth of some small galaxies for a stretch of 500 million years.Read more »

CU-Boulder-Led Mars Mission Given Green Light by NASA to Proceed to Development

Oct. 5, 2010

NASA announced today that the University of Colorado at Boulder-led mission to Mars to investigate how the planet lost much of its atmosphere eons ago has been approved by the space agency to move into the development stage.Read more »

End Of Recession Doesn't Increase Business Leader Confidence In Colorado, Says CU Leeds School Index

Oct. 1, 2010

After two consecutive quarters of growing optimism about the state economy, Colorado business leaders' confidence contracted going into the fourth quarter, according to the most recent quarterly Leeds Business Confidence Index, or LBCI, released today by the University of Colorado at Boulder Leeds School of Business.Read more »

Twenty CU-Boulder Doctoral Programs in Top 20 or Top 20 Percent In National Research Council Study

Sept. 28, 2010

A number of the University of Colorado at Boulder's doctoral programs, including those in geography, aerospace engineering sciences, integrative physiology, and astrophysical and planetary sciences, were highly rated in a report released today by the National Research Council, or NRC.Read more »

Genetic Clues to Evolution of Jaws in Vertebrates Unearthed by CU-Led Team

Sept. 23, 2010

A half-billion years ago, vertebrates lacked the ability to chew their food. They did not have jaws. Instead, their heads consisted of a flexible, fused basket of cartilage.Read more »

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