Solar flair

1967 solar storm nearly took US to brink of war

Aug. 9, 2016

A solar storm that jammed radar and radio communications at the height of the Cold War could have led to a disastrous military conflict if not for the U.S. Air Force’s budding efforts to monitor the sun’s activity, a new study finds.

Campus scenic

Campus lawns to be treated next week with organic fertilizer

Aug. 4, 2016

Weather permitting, Facilities Management Outdoor Services staff will be applying an organic dry poultry waste fertilizer to campus lawns during the week of Monday, Aug. 8.

Workshop details tax-advantaged ways to save for college, starts you off with $25

Aug. 4, 2016

One factor can make children seven times more likely to attend college. That factor: Having a college savings account in their name. An Aug. 16 workshop at CU Boulder shows you how to start one.

Bart Foster and Wil Srubar look through a pair of eyeglass lenses with graduate research assistants Sankar Ravichandran and Elizabeth Delesky standing behind them.

Partnership 'looks into' creating new material from eyeglass lens waste

Aug. 4, 2016

Through CU Boulder's Office of Industry Collaboration, entrepreneur Bart Foster has teamed up with members of the campus community to look into an optical solution, how to recycle the byproduct of eyeglass lenses. Made out of three or more types of plastic, currently several tons of the material are dumped into landfills each year.

Recreation Center

Student Recreation Center closed Aug. 8-12

Aug. 3, 2016

The Student Recreation Center will be closed Aug. 8-12 for annual maintenance.

Volunteer at 2015 move-in

Sign up for Move-In, Fall Welcome volunteer opportunities

July 28, 2016

Last year, the faculty, staff and students who stepped up and volunteered for Move-In and Fall Welcome really impressed our incoming students and their families.

Students helping at move in day

Countdown to Move-In for Fall 2016

July 26, 2016

This Saturday, the Class of 2020 began their 30-day countdown to the start of their college careers… which means it is only three weeks until Move-In 2016. Have you made your plans for this year’s event?

 Jenny Simpson and Emma Coburn

Former CU greats aiming for gold in Rio

July 22, 2016

Excitement for the Olympics in Rio is building for CU alumni Jenny Simpson and Emma Coburn. The two track and field stars and training partners are aiming for gold when they compete in August at the XXXI Olympiad in Rio.

Bobby Braun

Braun named new dean of engineering and applied science

July 21, 2016

Provost Moore today announced Bobby Braun as the new dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Braun, who helped lead the team that put the first rover on Mars, is a professor of space technology at Georgia Tech. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and formerly worked at NASA Langley Research Center for 16 years. He'll arrive on campus to join the faculty in October 2016. His role as dean will begin in January 2017.

Archaeology Program Students in the field

Archaeology program connects the past and present

July 21, 2016

For Patrick Cruz, studying archaeological sites in southern Colorado and northern New Mexico this summer was a way to hone his skills. But the trip also allowed Cruz, a CU Boulder archaeology graduate student, to retrace the journey his Tewa ancestors made centuries ago.

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