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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...
CU-Boulder Video Gets Emmy Nod - Jun 20th, 2013
BOULDER – “Water: A Zero Sum Game” has been nominated by the Heartland Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for an Emmy Award in the “Environment: Program/Feature” category.
Produced by the Office for University Outreach’s Learn More About Climate Initiative, this five-minute video investigates how climate change...
Program to Address Water Recycling and Reuse Issues Related to Oil and Gas Development - Jun 6th, 2013
Legal implications of recycling and reuse of water during the hydraulic fracturing process will be the subject of an informational program on Tuesday, June 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Colorado Bar Association, 1900 Grant Street, Suite 300.
The program, entitled “Recycling and Reuse of Water,” is the...
CU-Boulder Students Partner with Middle School to Teach Financial Literacy - May 22nd, 2013
As the school year wraps up, students at Summit Charter Middle School in Boulder will debrief on how their $25,000 stock portfolio performed.
The middle school students invested money under supervision as part of a course created and taught by accounting and finance students from the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds...
CU-Boulder Helps Tap Crowds to Digitize Museum Records of Bugs and Plants - May 22nd, 2013
Inside the natural history museums of the world are billions of animal and plant specimens from birds, fish and beetles to flowers, mushrooms and grasses, all stacked, stored and preserved in jars and collection drawers.
The rich and diverse collections could be critical to understanding how the Earth’s biodiversity is changing...
Google and CU-Boulder Partner to Offer Innovative Computer Teacher Education Workshop July 10-12 - May 16th, 2013
Google Inc. and the University of Colorado Boulder computer science department are partnering to inspire high school and middle school teachers looking for motivating, engaging and fun ways to prepare students for college and career success during an activities-packed workshop July 10-12.
The free workshop at Aurora Public Schools’ Education Center...
CU-Boulder Ranked No. 14 Worldwide for Scholarly Impact of Journal Publications - May 13th, 2013
The University of Colorado Boulder has been ranked No. 14 in the world on the scholarly impact of its journal publications, according to an analysis by the Centre for Science and Technology Studies at Leiden University in the Netherlands.
The Leiden Ranking analyzed the 500 universities with the largest number of...
CU Dance Company to Showcase the Art of Dance May 14 at Trinidad State Junior College - May 1st, 2013
From African dance to jazz and ballet to modern dance, an ensemble of University of Colorado Boulder graduate students in dance will present a full range of dance genres in a public performance on Tuesday, May 14 at 7 p.m. at the Trinidad State Junior College’s Massari Theater.
This year’s CU...
NASA Invites Public to Send Names and Messages to Mars - May 1st, 2013
NASA is inviting members of the public to submit their names and a personal message online for a DVD to be carried aboard a spacecraft that will study the Martian upper atmosphere.
Scheduled for launch in November, NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft will carry the DVD. The DVD is...
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