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MAVEN Mars Mission Haiku Selected - Aug 8th, 2013
The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN, or MAVEN, mission to Mars will carry just over 1,100 haiku, along with thousands of names, on its journey to the red planet. The haiku were part of a contest, sponsored by the University of Colorado Boulder, asking the public to submit haiku poetry...
CU-led MAVEN Mission Spacecraft Arrives at Florida Launch Site - Aug 5th, 2013
The spacecraft for NASA’s Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN, or MAVEN, mission to Mars being led by the University of Colorado Boulder has arrived in Florida in anticipation of a November launch.
The spacecraft was shipped on Friday, Aug. 2, aboard a U.S. Air Force cargo plane from Buckley Air Force Base...
Animal Behavior Society Meeting at CU-Boulder to Feature Public Talks, Activities, Film Festival - Jul 24th, 2013
The 50th annual meeting of the international Animal Behavior Society to be held at the University of Colorado Boulder July 28-Aug. 2 will feature several public events, including lectures, scientific demonstrations and a film festival.
The public lectures, to be held at the Glenn Miller Ballroom in the University Memorial Center,...
New Boulder County Latino History Project Lets Residents Share Their “Untold” Stories - Jul 12th, 2013
Excitement is running high this summer among 12 young Interns and 30 adult volunteers who are tracing the history of Latinos in Boulder County as part of the Boulder County Latino History Project newly launched this summer.
Some interns are doing videoed oral history interviews and making movies about places that...
CU-Boulder Undergraduates to Host Student Delegation from Belarus - Jul 11th, 2013
BOULDER – On Monday, July 15 a delegation of 13 high school students from Belarus will meet with undergraduates from the University of Colorado Boulder to examine higher education in the United States and acquire and apply youth-centered civic engagement and community organizing theory.
Sponsored by World Link, Inc., the delegation...
CU-Boulder AmeriCorps Office Looking Forward to a Great Year of Service - Jul 11th, 2013
By Suzy Belmont, Assistant AmeriCorps Coordinator
The CU-Boulder Service Learning and AmeriCorps office had a fantastic service year in 2012-13 and is looking forward to an exciting year. This past academic year we had 82 AmeriCorps members serving in Boulder County and the surrounding community. As of the beginning of July...
MAVEN's Three-week Launch Window Starts Nov. 18 - Jul 11th, 2013
With just over four months until NASA’s next mission to Mars takes flight, the University of Colorado Boulder, which is leading the effort, continues to work with its partners to knock off critical science and engineering milestones leading up to launch.
The assembly and environmental testing of the Mars Atmosphere and...
CU on the Weekend Fall Series Offers Perspective on Paris, Mindfulness, and Much More - Jul 8th, 2013
This fall, CU on the Weekend invites community members to journey to the University of Colorado Boulder campus to learn about topics far and wide.
CU on the Weekend is a series of one-day, Saturday classes that are free and open to the public. The classes are led by some of...
Colorado Business Confidence Surges Going into Third Quarter, says CU-Boulder’s Leeds School - Jul 1st, 2013
The confidence of Colorado business leaders has continued its strong upward trend, surging into the third quarter of 2013, according to the most recent Leeds Business Confidence Index, or LBCI, released today by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business.
The third quarter LBCI posted a reading of 60.5,...
INVST Students Experience Community Leadership in Detroit - Jun 24th, 2013
Detroit, Mich. is not a city of ghosts. It is not a city of decay. Despite having been taken over by an Emergency Financial Manager as it faces bankruptcy, Detroit is a city of vibrant, resilient people calling upon a deep legacy of struggle for social justice, to create relationships...
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