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The Long Way Round: Insights From A First Generation College Student

Carol J. Carter | Posted 01.12.2017 | Education
Carol J. Carter

Troy Seppala, student of Communication at the University of Colorado, is in the first generation of his family to attend university. He transferred to...

Professors' Rights to Free Speech at Risk Nationwide

Susan Kruth | Posted 01.25.2015 | College
Susan Kruth

For free speech advocates, the university's decision to renege on its agreement to hire Salaita reached its nadir with Chancellor Phyllis Wise's half-baked invocation of "civility" as some kind of justification for ditching the professor.

Reading, Writing and Arithmetic

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 07.05.2014 | Education
Jill S. Tietjen

I recently attended meetings and award events at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of Virginia. As always happens when I am on a college campus, I was struck by the importance and value of education.

University Warns Students Against Wearing Insensitive Costumes

Posted 10.28.2013 | College

The University of Colorado Boulder is generating some controversy for asking students not to wear Halloween costumes that perpetuate racial, cultural ...

What All Successful Entrepreneurs Know

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 10.04.2013 | Denver

When it comes to taking a break from a stressful situation at work, it might be a good idea to take a page out of an experienced entrepreneurs' book a...

How CU-Boulder Students Are Helping Out After The Floods

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.27.2013 | Impact

Students at the University of Colorado Boulder have a lot of heart. Almost 200 students at CU-Boulder came together for the university's Volunteer ...

An Alternative To Race-based Affirmative Action

| Posted 07.02.2013 | College

By Sarah Garland The Supreme Court ruled in June that the nation’s courts must strictly scrutinize race-based affirmative action plans at univers...

CU-Led Study Links Protein Complex To Tumor Growth

The Boulder Daily Camera | | Posted 08.06.2013 | Denver

Researchers led by the University of Colorado have uncovered a protein complex that could be targeted with drugs to stunt tumor growth. As tumors exp...

CU Has Significant Scholarly Impact Worldwide: Study

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 07.13.2013 | Denver

The University of Colorado ranks No. 14 in the world for its scholarly impact of its journal publications, according a new analysis. The Centre for S...

McCartney Elected To Hall Of Fame

The Boulder Daily Camera | Kyle Ringo | Posted 07.07.2013 | Denver

Bill McCartney cut short his coaching career by at least a decade 19 years ago in his mid-50s to devote more time and attention to his wife and family...

Coretta Scott King: Beside, Not Behind, the Great Man

Wayne Trujillo | Posted 03.23.2013 | Denver
Wayne Trujillo

A notable absentee from President Obama's two inaugurations makes both his accomplishment and her absence more poignant.

18 Felony Charges For CU-Boulder Pot Brownie Suspect

The Boulder Daily Camera | MITCHELL BYARS | Posted 02.12.2013 | Denver

Thomas Ricardo Cunningham, one of the two University of Colorado students accused of feeding pot brownies to a history class on Friday, sending three ...

Chair Of CU History Dept. Distressed By Pot Brownie 'Attack'

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 02.11.2013 | Denver

The chairwoman of the University of Colorado's history department today said she's distressed by the immaturity and recklessness of the two students w...

CU-Boulder Student Who Ate Pot Brownie: 'I Felt Violated'

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 02.10.2013 | Denver

University of Colorado senior Sarah Meyer "felt violated" after learning she unknowingly ingested marijuana via a THC-infused brownie that two fellow ...

Students Accused Of Sickening Professor And Classmates With Pot Brownies

Reuters | Keith Coffman | Posted 12.11.2012 | Denver

By Keith Coffman BOULDER, Colo, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Two University of Colorado at Boulder students are accused of bringing marijuana-laced brownies t...

Aubrey Sacco's Father Records Tribute Album For Missing Daughter

The Boulder Daily Camera | John Aguilar | Posted 02.09.2013 | Denver

GREELEY -- Preserving the memory of his only daughter in song brought Paul Sacco to an emotional crossroads that he wasn't prepared to face. Every ti...

CU-Boulder Considers Offering 'Common Application'

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 01.19.2013 | Denver

The University of Colorado might join nearly 500 other schools across the country in using the uniform Common Application to evaluate prospective stud...

Concealed-Weapon Permit Holders Defend Right To Firearms On Campus

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 12.18.2012 | Denver

A University of Colorado discussion about guns on campus changed course Wednesday as at least a half-dozen people in the audience identified themselve...

Professor: I Will Cancel Class Regardless Of Their Right

Posted 08.21.2012 | Denver

A physics professor and chair of the CU-Boulder Faculty Assembly says that though the Colorado Supreme Court ruled to allow students the right to bear...

Boycott Colorado Over University Gun Policy

Terry Meng | Posted 10.21.2012 | Denver
Terry Meng

As a proud graduate of the University of Colorado-Boulder, I am appalled by the state law that allows students to keep and carry weapons in some campus housing.

President To Address Stafford Loan Interest Rates At CU

Posted 04.24.2012 | Denver

Thousands stood in line at the University Memorial Center in Boulder over the weekend hoping to get one of the free tickets available to watch Preside...

BLUNT OPPOSITION: School Tries To Squash 4/20 Bash With Stinky Fertilizer

Newser | Posted 04.20.2012 | Weird News

Last year, 10,000 people showed up for a giant marijuana rally at the University of Colorado-Boulder, and school officials don't want it to happen aga...

Mysterious Photo Turns Up On Missing Woman's Laptop

Posted 12.02.2011 | Denver

It has been a year and a half since 23-year-old Aubrey Sacco went missing in the Langtang National Park region of northern Nepal and clues about her l...

Easy Reader: Ellen Sweets's Stirring It Up With Molly Ivins a Five-Star Feast

David Finkle | Posted 11.27.2011 | Books
David Finkle

A woman who scoured stores and the Internet for every type of utensil, Molly was unflaggingly eager to gather friends around her not only to feed them but -- as the devoted Sweets emphasizes -- because they would feed her with their wit and knowledge.

CU Student Dead After Drinking With Friend

Posted 11.07.2011 | Denver

The Boulder County Coroner’s Office confirms that Michael Hoffman, a 21-year-old student at the University of Colorado at Boulder, died last month d...