NSF awards $4.5 million to CU-Boulder-led team to study electrical processes in Earth's atmosphere

Sept. 30, 2011

The National Science Foundation has awarded a five-year, $4.5 million grant to a team led by the University of Colorado Boulder to better understand the electrical processes that connect the Earth with the atmosphere and with space.

CU-Boulder wins bid to host National Solar Observatory headquarters

Sept. 30, 2011

The University of Colorado Boulder was selected today to host the headquarters for the National Solar Observatory, the nation's leading scientific research program in ground-based solar astronomy.

CU-developed Android app helps people tweet during disasters

Sept. 28, 2011

Just as codes once were developed for public safety communication via citizens band radios, a common language now is being formulated for disaster communication via Twitter -- posing a challenge for people who haven't yet learned or can't recall it.

CU-Boulder physics professor named Presidential Early Career Award winner

Sept. 27, 2011

A University of Colorado Boulder physics faculty member was among 13 U.S. Department of Energy researchers named by President Obama yesterday as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

CU-Boulder to lead five-year, $6.5 million effort to reduce youth violence in Denver's Montbello neighborhood

Sept. 22, 2011

The University of Colorado Boulder is receiving $6.5 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fund a five-year effort to reduce youth violence in Denver's Montbello neighborhood.

CU's Leeds School of Business MBA program named one of the best in Colorado and the nation

Sept. 21, 2011

The Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder is a local and national leader in preparing MBA students for social and environmental stewardship, according to the just released ranking by Beyond Grey Pinstripes.

Gulf oil spill fires released 1 million pounds of soot into the atmosphere, study finds

Sept. 20, 2011

The black smoke that rose from the water's surface during controlled burns of surface oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill last year pumped more than 1 million pounds of soot pollution into the atmosphere, according to a new study by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the University of Colorado Boulder.

Suvica Inc. of Boulder to commercialize CU-Boulder cancer screening technology

Sept. 19, 2011

SuviCa Inc. of Boulder and the University of Colorado recently completed an exclusive license agreement for a CU drug screening technology to identify novel therapies for cancer.

NASA's 'Destination: Station' brings public talks to CU-Boulder

Sept. 15, 2011

The University of Colorado Boulder and NASA will host public talks exploring space science and life aboard the International Space Station on Sept. 20 and 21. These campus events are being held in conjunction with NASA's traveling multimedia exhibit "Destination: Station," which immerses visitors in the story of the space station and includes hands-on activities, imagery and audio and visual technology. The exhibit runs from Sept. 17 through Oct. 28 at the Wings Over the Rockies museum in Denver.

Online science project at CU-Boulder receives international award

Sept. 15, 2011

The PhET Interactive Simulations project at the University of Colorado Boulder today was named as a laureate of The Tech Awards 2011, one of 15 global innovators recognized each year for applying technology to benefit humanity and spark global change.

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