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CU Boulder researchers link prehistoric wildfires to climate change

University of Colorado Boulder researchers have found that climate change spurred wildfires across much of the planet millions of years ago, with implications that human-caused climate change...

Daily Camera

GUEST COLUMN: UCCS collaborating for a better community

Universities have a powerful impact on their local communities, and at UCCS, we work hard to make our impact on Colorado Springs a net positive. UCCS delivers over $600 million of economic impact...

The Gazette

With pandemic thwarting workshops, NASA training for tribes goes digital

"It's been taught to us through generations that we have a responsibility to take care of the land, the water, the people, and all that. Not just for tribal people — this is for humankind," James...

Space

Colorado Springs cost of living surges to 23-year high

Tatiana Bailey, director of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Economic Forum, said the local cost of living is being driven higher by thousands of people moving here, mostly from the...

The Gazette

CU Boulder marks record number of applications

The University of Colorado Boulder received a record number of 9,055 applications from prospective students on Colorado’s Free Application Day, the largest number of applications the campus has...

Daily Camera

Community Fridges Pop Up to Fight Food Insecurity

Sandra Belat has a cool idea for helping people experiencing homelessness and food insecurity: Install community refrigerators around Denver so fresh food can be easily exchanged. Belat, Jacob...

Westword

CU Denver’s New City Heights Residence Hall Tops Out

 “We are so excited to open the doors of City Heights to our Lynx Community,” said CU Denver’s Chancellor, Michelle Marks.  “Stantec has thoughtfully designed this structure to provide...

Mile High CRE

Colorado Shakespeare Festival announces a return to CU’s Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre in 2021

“It’s just great to be working towards next summer right now,” said Timothy Orr, Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s producing artistic director. “We’re all thrilled to be ramping up. I’m most looking...

Daily Camera

Colorado's case to house U.S. Space Command grows even stronger

The operational piece of the Space Force was established here Wednesday and it may offer the strongest argument yet for why U.S. Space Command should stay in town. … But Colorado brings even more...

The Gazette

PufferBot: Pufferfish-inspired robot could make flying drones safer

Getting inspired by pufferfish, engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder has designed a robot called PufferBot, that can do the same thing. The aim was to improve drone safety. PufferBot is...

Tech Explorist

Guest opinion: Thomas R. Cech: A Nobel winner at the cutting edge

The first-ever award of a science Nobel Prize to two women is thrilling and encouraging for women scientists around the world and for girls who will become tomorrow’s scientists. More generally,...

Daily Camera

When A Coronavirus Vaccine Is Available, Colorado Plans To Distribute In 3 Phases

“I think it has gone really well, there’s been tremendous support for this vaccine trial both by the community as well as our institutions, UCHealth and the CU Anschutz Medical Campus,” said Dr....

CBS 4

CU Boulder team researches the spread of COVID-19 through musical instruments

Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder are working to develop the future of musical performances, discovering if and how playing instruments can spread COVID-19.  … “Engineers...

The Gazette

Colorado and Indian state of Karnataka look to business opportunities

“India is one of the most important countries for higher education,” said Mark Kennedy, president of the University of Colorado System.

The Denver Post

CU reports taking in $1.4 billion in research funding during last fiscal year

“The research funding our prolific faculty bring in has a tremendous economic ripple effect on our state, but more important, it allows them to continue their excellent work addressing some of...

Colorado Politics

Arctic Science Mission Wraps Up as Research Ship Docks in Germany

“While we faced many challenges during the year, Mosaic has been very successful in collecting an unprecedented data set from within the rapidly changing Arctic sea ice,” said Matthew Shupe, a co-...

The New York Times

Colorado finally got full-day kindergarten, but parents are wary in the COVID era

“It’s always the case that most teachers experience a big spread in their classroom, in terms of where kids are [academically], and I would think that’s going to be even wider,” said Mimi Engel,...

Chalkbeat

Economist: Expect rough winter as pandemic spreads, stronger recovery for Colorado after

Colorado Springs has enjoyed a stronger recovery than most  after state restrictions to slow the pandemic shut down many businesses and triggered massive layoffs. But (Tatiana) Bailey,...

The Gazette

OPINION: Washington's inability to agree on COVID relief puts future of colleges, universities at risk

Today, we serve as presidents of the University of Colorado and the University of Massachusetts, but in our previous lives, we served together in the U.S. House of Representatives. Though we were...

The Hill

Focusing on Student Veterans' Strengths

Katie Sullivan and Kay Yoon, both associate professors of communication at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, surveyed and interviewed 115 total student veterans at a large public...

Inside Higher Ed

Constitution Day and keeping the dream alive

Mark R. Kennedy, president of the University of Colorado and a former three-term U.S. Congressman, writes, “Countless studies show opportunity and improved social and economic outcomes are...

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