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CU Boulder announces $2.5 million endowed chair in optics and photonics

June 18, 2020

A new endowed chair at JILA will support researchers from historically underrepresented groups in making new advancements in laser technology.

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Higher ed leader delves into funding, retention, mental health during campus visit

Feb. 6, 2020

During a visit to campus Wednesday, Angie Paccione, head of the Colorado Department of Higher Education, engaged in curious and passionate conversation with students and campus leaders about pressing topics like retention, state funding and mental health.

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Noted presidential historian reflects on America’s tumultuous past

Feb. 3, 2020

Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin shared 50 years' worth of research and insights on four U.S. presidents with a sold-out crowd at Macky Auditorium on Thursday. She was this year's featured speaker in the fourth annual Leo Hill Leadership Speaker Series.

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Faculty: Learn how writing for The Conversation can amplify your research

Jan. 28, 2020

An editor from The Conversation will be on campus Feb. 11 and 12 to meet with faculty members, postdocs and graduate students who are eager to get their research to a broader audience.

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University of Colorado Anschutz, Boulder campuses to expand research collaboration

Nov. 6, 2019

The CU Boulder and CU Anschutz Medical Campus are moving forward together on a bold plan to enhance research collaborations with the aim of generating knowledge that improves human health and spurs innovation and economic development.

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CU Boulder, Anschutz to host nation’s largest science journalism conference in 2020

Nov. 4, 2019

CU Boulder and the CU Anschutz Medical Campus will welcome hundreds of science journalists, storytellers and organizational communicators to their respective campuses for ScienceWriters2020.

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Colorado voters signal support for sports betting, impeachment, CU Boulder survey finds

Nov. 3, 2019

You can expect sports betting to become legal and taxable in Colorado, but the jury is still out on a push at the ballot box this week to overturn the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) Amendment, according to this year's Colorado Political Climate Survey.

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Expanded chancellor speaker series to feature polar explorer, presidential historian

Sept. 22, 2019

Leadership opportunities and events are expanding on campus this year. Find out about some of the speakers in this year's Leo Hill Leadership Speaker Series. Hint: They include a polar explorer and presidential historian.

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Walk this way: Undergrad team wins $100K for safer senior mobility

April 5, 2019

Before a full house at the Boulder Theater, CU Boulder student and faculty teams got their entrepreneurship on for a chance to win $200,000 to get their venture off the ground.

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New $45 million addition will connect business to engineering, spur innovation

Nov. 9, 2018

The regents approved an addition that will physically connect the College of Engineering and Applied Science and the Leeds School of Business, sparking new ways to think about higher education.