Who wants to deliberate with politicians? More than some expected, study finds

April 4, 2011

Conventional wisdom suggests that average citizens hate politics, loathe hyper-partisan gridlock, balk at voting even in presidential election years and are, incidentally, woefully ill-informed.

Colorado business leaders' confidence at highest level since 2006, says CU Leeds School Index

April 1, 2011

Colorado business leaders' confidence is at its highest level since the second quarter of 2006, according to the most recent quarterly Leeds Business Confidence Index, or LBCI, released today by the University of Colorado Boulder's Leeds School of Business.

New study shows federal labs injected $1.5 billion into state's economy and supported 16,000 jobs in 2010

March 31, 2011

The federal laboratories in Colorado together with their affiliates contributed $1.5 billion to the state economy in fiscal year 2010, and accounted for more than 16,000 direct and indirect jobs, a new survey shows.

NREL fellow honored for 'chemistry in the public interest'

March 30, 2011

Dr. Arthur J. Nozik, senior research fellow at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), will be awarded the Gustavus John Esselen Award for Chemistry in the Public Interest, from the American Chemical Society's Northeastern Section at Harvard University on April 14.

'Wicked Weed of the West' waning with effect of weevils, other nontoxic remedies, CU finds

March 30, 2011

It's not often that plants are described as diabolical, but spotted knapweed has that rare distinction. A 2004 issue of Smithsonian magazine, for instance, dubbed it the "wicked weed of the West," a "national menace" and a "weed of mass destruction."

CU announces $3.5 million in gifts from ConocoPhillips to biotech building

March 29, 2011

Houston-based energy firm ConocoPhillips has made a major gift toward the University of Colorado Boulder's Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building to bring together world-class scientists and engineers working toward solutions in fields such as medicine and energy.

CU's Conference on World Affairs examines nuclear issues along with 'everything conceivable'

March 28, 2011

The University of Colorado Boulder's 63rd annual Conference on World Affairs returns to campus April 4-8 with over 200 events including talks, panel discussions and a plenary address by Graham Nash and David Crosby, all of which are free and open to the public.

More than 3,500 prospective students and parents expected for CU's Admitted Student Day on April 2

March 28, 2011

High school seniors from as far away as Hawaii and Vermont and as close as Boulder and Denver will be on the University of Colorado Boulder campus for Admitted Student Day on Saturday, April 2.

Former President of Mexico Vicente Fox to speak at CU's Macky Auditorium

March 28, 2011

Vicente Fox, former president of Mexico, will speak at the University of Colorado Boulder's Macky Auditorium on Wednesday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. He is coming to campus at the invitation of the Distinguished Speakers Board, a student organization at CU-Boulder.

CU-Boulder graduate programs earn national ranking

March 15, 2011

Graduate programs at the University of Colorado Boulder continue to earn national prominence based on the latest annual rankings from U.S. News & World Report. CU-Boulder schools and programs garnered 25 mentions in the 2012 edition of Best Graduate Schools, including five ranked in the top 10 of their fields.

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