Environmental design degree returns to CU-Boulder administrative structure

Sept. 17, 2012

With the start of the 2012-13 academic year, CU-Boulder has resumed the administration, management and governance of a bachelor’s degree in environmental design and is beginning a visioning process for how to fully integrate environmental design into the wide array of related programs on the Boulder campus, Provost Russell L. Moore announced today.

National search for CU-Boulder College of Music dean launched

Sept. 14, 2012

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced the formation of a search committee to lead a national search for a new dean of the College of Music. Jim Williams, dean of the Libraries, will chair the committee. Dan Sher, who announced his resignation in August, will complete his 20th year as dean of the College of Music in June 2013 and then return to teaching in the college.

CU Law School students and alumni to teach high school students statewide about the Constitution

Sept. 13, 2012

More than 75 students and dozens of alumni of the University of Colorado Law School will teach a lesson on the Fourth Amendment in more than 100 high school classrooms throughout Colorado the week of Sept. 17- 21 in recognition of Constitution Day. Constitution Day is a national event that annually commemorates the Sept. 17, 1787, signing of the United States Constitution.

CU-led mission to study past climate on Mars enters final phase before slated 2013 launch

Sept. 11, 2012

A University of Colorado Boulder-led mission to explore and understand how the loss of atmospheric gas has changed the climate of Mars over the eons has been authorized by NASA to proceed to system delivery, spacecraft integration, testing and launch, which is slated for November 2013.

$2 million investment in CU-Boulder’s Leeds School of Business launches two new undergraduate business programs

Sept. 10, 2012

The Anschutz Foundation has committed $2 million to launch two new initiatives designed to make the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder a more powerful economic contributor to Colorado and beyond. The contribution from The Anschutz Foundation will be divided evenly between two undergraduate programs.

CU-Boulder plays key role in global student space experiment competition

Sept. 10, 2012

Space experiments dreamed up by three teenage winners of an international contest that will be streamed live on YouTube from the International Space Station Sept. 13 were made flight-ready by a University of Colorado Boulder space center.

Response on today’s ruling by the Colorado Supreme Court on the Ward Churchill case

Sept. 10, 2012

Statement from CU-Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano Today’s decision by the Colorado Supreme Court upholds the high standards of academic integrity practiced every day by our faculty, and helps us to ensure the quality of instruction for all our students. It is vital that what is published and what is taught in the classroom be based on research and scholarship grounded in honest, accepted and time-tested methods. This was always what was at stake in this case for the university, and the winners today are our faculty and students.

Mountain forest study shows vulnerability to climate change

Sept. 10, 2012

A new University of Colorado Boulder-led study that ties forest “greenness” in the western United States to fluctuating year-to-year snowpack indicates mid-elevation mountain ecosystems are most sensitive to rising temperatures and changes in precipitation and snowmelt.

CU-led mountain forest study shows vulnerability to climate change

Sept. 10, 2012

A new University of Colorado Boulder-led study that ties forest “greenness” in the western United States to fluctuating year-to-year snowpack indicates mid-elevation mountain ecosystems are most sensitive to rising temperatures and changes in precipitation and snowmelt.

Increase in metal concentrations in Rocky Mountain watershed tied to warming temperatures

Sept. 7, 2012

Warmer air temperatures since the 1980s may explain significant increases in zinc and other metal concentrations of ecological concern in a Rocky Mountain watershed, reports a new study led by the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Colorado Boulder.

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