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Boulder scientists show personal care products' atmospheric impact

People applying deodorant to start their day could be contributing a comparable level of chemicals to the atmosphere as they do when getting in their cars and driving to work. That's the...

Daily Camera

CU study: Marijuana use during pregnancy associated with low birth weight

Babies born to mothers who used marijuana during pregnancy are much more likely to be born underweight, according to new research from the University of Colorado. The study, led by scientists at...

7 News

Alan Cass, the 'Voice of the Buffs' and force behind CU's Glenn Miller Archive, dies at 77

Alan Cass, a longtime Boulder resident and CU fixture, died Wednesday at the age of 77. Cass was the public address announcer for CU men's basketball games starting in 1965 and CU football games...

Daily Camera

Flush with NFL, state grant funding, CU-Denver startup set to test new helmet padding material

The new company, Impressio Inc, was officially awarded the funding from the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade on Thursday. It is the second major grant the company...

The Denver Post

CU partnerships serve many communities on Western Slope

As regent, I've been impressed by all CU does, but also surprised that many people around the state are unaware of its activities. Last year, faculty attracted more than $1 billion in research...

The Grand Junction Sentinel

Storytellers: The Grit of Bruce Benson

What makes a man like Bruce Benson come to work each day as President of the University of Colorado system? It's not the work that's been done. It's the work still left unfinished.

9 News

Panelists tackle living life in social media age at CU's Conference on World Affairs

Pop culture author Bonnie Burton remembers the internet's infancy and the challenges of moderating heated comments on a message board — the precursor to social media — on "Star Wars." Now, Burton...

Daily Camera

CU students help battle drug abuse and mental illnesses

They are topics that can be difficult to discuss: Mental illness and drug abuse. But the sometimes taboo topics were front and center during a discussion at the University of Colorado. The problem...

Fox 31

State economy expected to expand in Q2, says CU report

That's according to the latest Leeds Business Confidence Index, a survey of 240 panelists from across the state by the University of Colorado Boulder's Leeds School of Business, released today.

Denver Business Journal

$10.7M CU project calls for 3 new bridges across Boulder Creek

CU spokesman Scott Pribble said the three bridges will go, respectively, at 19th Street, 23rd Street and on the East Campus, which sits between 30th Street and Foothills Parkway south of Arapahoe...

Daily Camera

Impressio and CU Denver just got a grant from the NFL to develop a new type of helmet

Working to combat CTE in the NFL is a big deal - and these locals have been given some money to test an innovative new helmet padding material. Chris Yackaki Yakacki, a mechanical engineering...


GUEST COLUMN: UCCS event teaches students how to think critically

Sadly this important debate has been distorted by the media and pundits who demagogue the issue. It's rare to hear a sober-minded discussion that highlights the merits of each side's position....

The Gazette

National Institutes of Health funds Colorado study of intermittent fasting

Dr. Victoria Catenacci, Associate Professor in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes at UCHealth, will lead the study. “We felt that there was a real gap in the scientific...

9 News

CU Boulder study probes ethics of researchers' use of Twitter

A new study out of the University of Colorado has found that the majority of Twitter users don't know that researchers freely collect and analyze their tweets — even those that have been deleted...

Daily Camera

Medical Marijuana for Older Adults

"As people get older, the way their body processes medication, including marijuana, is different than it was in their 20s," says Laura Borgelt, an associate dean and professor at the University of...

U.S. News and World Report

Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman to speak at CU Boulder during CWA week

Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman is among three people expected to deliver keynote and major addresses during the Conference on World Affairs at the University of Colorado in April. … This year's...

Daily Camera

The Mystery Of A Polio-Like Illness In Colorado May Be Solved

Now, University of Colorado researchers along with colleagues around the world, say they've identified the likely cause. Acute Flaccid Myelitis is a neurological illness that can cause paralysis,...

Colorado Public Radio

CU Boulder eyes $873M budget for next academic year

The University of Colorado Boulder has proposed an $873 million budget to address lacking campus maintenance, secure its insurance funds and compensate faculty among other initiatives for the 2018...

Daily Camera

PERA bill would cut benefits, boost contributions and give future public workers a 401(k)-style option

Colorado state lawmakers on Wednesday debuted a long-awaited bill to cut public employee retirement benefits and boost contributions into the state pension fund, while giving all future members...

The Denver Post

Revolutionary gene therapy created in Colorado to start clinical trials soon

The cutting-edge research comes from Professor Linda Watkins, head of the University of Colorado Neurosciences Group. She founded a biomedical company called Xalud Therapeutics that makes the...


Do I Need to Worry About Radiation From WiFi and Bluetooth Devices?

One problem, says Jerry Phillips, Ph.D., a professor of biochemistry at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs who has studied the potential biologic effects of cell-phone radiation, is...

Consumer Reports

Colorado Shakespeare Festival combats school shootings with ‘Julius Caesar’

"They'll do workshops and role-playing exercises with students, giving them an opportunity to wrestle with the choices the characters are making or that characters could have made instead,"...

Aspen Times