CU economist forecasts slow but positive job growth in Colorado for rest of 2011

July 13, 2011

The Colorado economy will grow at a modest pace throughout the second half of 2011 with slow but positive job growth, according to economist Richard Wobbekind of the University of Colorado Boulder's Leeds School of Business.

Gilbert White Memorial Flood Level Marker dedication event to be held July 17

July 12, 2011

City of Boulder news release A Gilbert White Memorial Flood Level Marker dedication event will be held at 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 17, in Central Park, just east of the Broadway Bridge on the north side of Boulder Creek.

Gift establishes endowed chair in finance at CU's Leeds School of Business

July 7, 2011

The Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder announced today that alumnus Richard "Dick" M. Burridge Sr. ('51 finance) has made a $2.5 million gift that, combined with other commitments, will establish a new chair, the Burridge Chair in Finance, the first to be established within the school.

Cooler than ever: Mechanical micro-drum chilled to quantum ground state at JILA

July 6, 2011

NIST news release Showcasing new tools for widespread development of quantum circuits made of mechanical parts, scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the University of Colorado Boulder have demonstrated a flexible, broadly usable technique for steadily calming the vibrations of an engineered mechanical object down to the quantum "ground state," the lowest possible energy level.

CU-Boulder mourns loss of David Getches, former CU law dean

July 5, 2011

Longtime University of Colorado Law School Dean David Getches, who had stepped down on June 30 in order to return to the school's faculty, died today. He was 68.

Final space shuttle to carry five CU-Boulder-built payloads

July 5, 2011

The University of Colorado Boulder is involved with five different space science payloads ranging from antibody tests that may lead to new bone-loss treatments to an experiment to improve vaccine effectiveness for combating salmonella when Atlantis thunders skyward July 8 on the last of NASA's 135 space shuttle missions.

CU-Boulder and NASA's space shuttle program: triumphs and tragedies

July 5, 2011

When NASA's 30-year-old space shuttle program is shuttered following the Atlantis mission in July, the University of Colorado Boulder will look back at a rich relationship filled with triumph and tragedy and look ahead to an evolving international program of government and private efforts that will send humans and cargo into orbit.

Colorado business leaders' confidence wanes slightly, says CU Leeds School Index

July 1, 2011

Colorado business leaders remained confident, although generally less optimistic about the economy looking ahead to the third quarter, according to the most recent quarterly Leeds Business Confidence Index, or LBCI, released today by the University of Colorado Boulder's Leeds School of Business.

CU researchers develop new software to advance brain image research

June 27, 2011

A University of Colorado Boulder research team has developed a new software program allowing neuroscientists to produce single brain images pulled from hundreds of individual studies, trimming weeks and even months from what can be a tedious, time-consuming research process.

CU-Boulder names steering committee, discussion groups to plot future of ICJMT

June 24, 2011

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced the formation of a five-member steering committee and eight campus discussion groups that will take the next key steps toward creating a school or college in the area of information, communication, journalism, media and technology, or ICJMT.