NPI award

Excellence in Procurement Award goes to CU for the second year

Oct. 14, 2016

The National Procurement Institute Inc. (NPI) has announced the University of Colorado as one of the recipients of their 2016 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) awards.

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Superradiant laser may boost atomic clocks, create ‘rulers’ for space

Oct. 14, 2016

JILA physicists have demonstrated a novel laser design that could be stable enough to improve atomic clock performance a hundredfold and even serve as a clock itself, while also advancing other scientific quests such as making accurate “rulers” for measuring astronomical distances.

Farrand Field

Sen. Bernie Sanders on campus for Amendment 69 event Monday

Oct. 14, 2016

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders will visit campus on Monday to advocate for Amendment 69, which would create a new state health-care system. The event, co-sponsored by ColoradoCare and the campus student organization College Democrats, starts at 5 p.m. on Farrand Field.

Classic Italian masks

Theatre stages Carlo Goldoni’s ‘The Servant of Two Masters’

Oct. 13, 2016

CU Boulder’s 2016-17 theatre season continues with a heartwarming, hilarious production of “The Servant of Two Masters,” a classic Italian commedia dell’arte by 18th-century playwright Carlo Goldoni. Performances of the play, directed by CU Associate Professor Tamara Meneghini, take place Oct. 19-23 in CU’s Loft Theatre.

Greg Moore

Putting the Watchdog to Sleep

Oct. 13, 2016

Former longtime Denver Post Editor-in-Chief Greg Moore will deliver a public lecture entitled “Putting the Watchdog to Sleep” on Friday, Oct. 14 at 11 a.m.

Signs regarding accessibility issues

HR Corner: Recognizing people with disabilities is critical to achieve inclusive excellence

Oct. 13, 2016

Typically, when we think of building an inclusive and diverse community, it is racial/ethnic, gender and gender identity diversity that immediately comes to mind. Also, many times, members of a diverse population are thought of on a univariate dimension and not on a multiple layers. However, there is one underrepresented group of people whom contribute to diversity across all races, ethnicities, ages and genders; people with disabilities.

Coding Immersion Workshop

Learn to code with CMCI's coding immersion workshop

Oct. 13, 2016

The College of Media, Communication and Information is hosting an immersive coding workshop for those interested in learning the building blocks of web design. This hands-on introductory workshop will last three days, Oct. 28 through 30, and costs $30 for CU students, $40 for non-students.

Mallinda founders

CU Boulder-connected startup Mallinda pushes ahead on reusable carbon-fiber composite

Oct. 12, 2016

What’s one way to cut a car’s weight by 50 percent and improve fuel efficiency by up to 40 percent? Make it out of carbon fiber instead of steel. Alumnus Chris Kaffer, co-founder and CEO of Denver startup Mallinda, believes his company’s reusable carbon-fiber composite can play a vital role in making vehicles more efficient. Now, a $750,000 grant will help move the vision forward.

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Two opportunities to hear from CU Regent At-Large candidates

Oct. 12, 2016

Do you know what a CU Regent does for the university? Before the ballots drop on Oct. 17, you may wish to take advantage of these upcoming opportunities to hear from the two candidates for an at-large seat on the CU Board of Regents.

Keith Maskus stands with a blackboard in the background.

Maskus tapped as chief economist for U.S. State Department

Oct. 12, 2016

A CU Boulder economics professor and professor of distinction, Keith Maskus has been named the U.S. Department of State chief economist. He begins the two-year appointment, based in Washington, D.C., this month.

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