CU-Boulder tapped by State Department to host youth English academy

By elock

CU-Boulder, one of only two universities in the country selected, will host a four-week pilot in July to provide English courses, college preparatory content and cross-cultural activities to 15- to 17-year-old students primarily from Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru.

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Rainy College Friday doesn’t dampen higher ed interest

By fraziere

Celebrating ‘College Friday,’ 23 students from Denver and Aurora High schools visited CU-Boulder for a campus tour and to learn about leadership. The event, sponsored by the Crowley Foundation and hosted by ODECE, served to expose youth interested in higher education to opportunities available on campus.

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Board of Regents approves new engineering degrees, name change to studio art degrees

By bene6063

The University of Colorado Board of Regents today approved two new degrees on the Boulder campus, an MS and a PhD in Environmental Engineering. The board also voted to approve degree name changes for three studio art degrees.

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Be Boulder. Week April 20-24

By swensong

By the CUSG Freshman Council

The time has come to redefine CU-Boulder. Beginning with Be Boulder. Week, we would like to reintroduce you to The University of Colorado Boulder, a university of excellence.

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Liquid crystal bubbles experiment arrives at International Space Station

By caughey

An experiment led by the University of Colorado Boulder arrived at the International Space Station today and will look into the fluid dynamics of liquid crystals that may lead to benefits both on Earth and in space.

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Test better: How to remember that stuff you forgot

By swensong

Finals are on the horizon—how are you preparing? Get the most from your studying techniques and test-taking strategies with this month’s issue of Student Health 101. Check out the short-term fixes and long-term solutions in our guide to managing your time and maximizing results.

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Regents reject energy company divestment

By bene6063

The University of Colorado Board of Regents on Thursday voted 7-2 to maintain the university’s investment policies and not divest from energy companies. The measure approved by the Board also contained a provision commissioning a report on investment strategies reflecting “CU’s commitment to sustainability” and deliverable to the Board at its November 2015 meeting.

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Board of Regents rejects energy company divestment

By bene6063

The University of Colorado Board of Regents on Thursday voted 7-2 to maintain the university’s investment policies and not divest from energy companies. The measure approved by the Board also contained a provision commissioning a report on investment strategies reflecting “CU’s commitment to sustainability” and deliverable to the Board at its November 2015 meeting.

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Student life: A passion for aerospace engineering

By swensong

When he was a child, Siddhesh Naik’s mother colored his imagination with ancient myths about Roman eponyms of the sky. Those fascinations remained with him through childhood and ultimately led him to CU-Boulder to study aerospace engineering as a graduate student.

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After successful mission to Mercury, spacecraft on a crash course with history

By sandoe

NASA’s MESSENGER mission to Mercury carrying an $8.7 million University of Colorado Boulder instrument is slated to run out of fuel and crash into the planet in the coming days after a wildly successful, four-year orbiting mission chock full of discoveries.

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