Telescope Project Involving CU-Boulder Selected as Top Priority for Construction

Aug. 16, 2010

A planned $110 million telescope in Chile that the University of Colorado at Boulder is partnering on to probe distant galaxies and stellar nurseries has been named as the top construction priority for mid-sized, ground-based telescopes by the National Research Council in the coming decade.Read more »

CU-Boulder's New Center for Community Building a One-Stop Shop for Student Services

Aug. 11, 2010

Anchored by a 900-seat street-market style dining hall offering freshly prepared food in nine specialty dining stations, including sushi, Italian, Brazilian and Persian dishes, the nearly completed Center for Community at the University of Colorado at Boulder is set to open for students this fall.Read more »

Texas Petrochemical Emissions Down But Still Underestimated, Says Study

Aug. 11, 2010

A thick blanket of yellow haze hovering over Houston as a result of chemical pollution produced by manufacturing petroleum products may be getting a little bit thinner, according to a new study.Read more »

CU and NREL Name New Director of Joint Energy Institute

Aug. 10, 2010

The University of Colorado at Boulder and the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden today named Michael L. Knotek as director of the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute, or RASEI.Read more »

CU Scientists Secure More Than $847 Million in Sponsored Research Funding in FY 2009-10

Aug. 5, 2010

CU Scientists Secure More Than $847 Million in Sponsored Research Funding in FY 2009-10Read more »

Colorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels Awarded $336,534 for Student Research

Aug. 4, 2010

A joint renewable energy center of the University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado State University, Colorado School of Mines, the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory and industry has been awarded $336,534 from the National Science Foundation so that undergraduates can conduct research related to the conversion of biomass to fuels and chemicals.Read more »

Ice Core Drilling Effort Involving CU-Boulder Should Help Assess Abrupt Climate Change Risks

Aug. 2, 2010

An international science team involving the University of Colorado at Boulder that is working on the North Greenland Eemian Ice Drilling project hit bedrock July 27 after two summers of work, drilling down more than 1.5 miles in an effort to help assess the risks of abrupt future climate change on Earth.Read more »

Fulbright Grants Awarded Both to CU Students and International Ed Office As Orientation Host

Aug. 2, 2010

Every academic year for more than 25 years, University of Colorado at Boulder graduate students and alumni have been awarded Fulbright scholarships and the 2010-11 term is no exception with five recipients heading to other countries for graduate study, advanced research and teaching projects through the U.S. government's flagship international exchange program.Read more »

CU-Boulder Suspends Study Abroad Programs in Mexico and Halts Scheduled Student Trip

July 22, 2010

University of Colorado at Boulder Interim Provost Russell Moore today announced that all CU-Boulder study abroad programs in Mexico and one CU academic program for undergraduates have been temporarily suspended for summer and fall due to continuing safety concerns in the country.Read more »

Study of Death Penalty in North Carolina Shows That 'Race Matters'

July 22, 2010

A new study examining death sentences in North Carolina over a 28-year period ending in 2007 shows that among similar homicides, the odds of a death sentence for those who are suspected of killing whites are approximately three times higher than the odds of a death sentence for those suspected of killing blacks.Read more »

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