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CU Launches Ambitious Cash Drive, In Face Of Weak State Funding

Posted 06.25.2011 | Denver

The president of the University of Colorado announced Monday morning that he was spearheading a massive fundraising effort seeking to drum up $1.5 bil...

Playboy's Top Party Schools

Posted 06.14.2011 | College

Party on, CU-Boulder! According to Playboy, the University of Colorado at Boulder is the No. 1 party school in America, followed by Penn State and A...

Deja-vu at Boulder Economic Forecast as Colorado Unemployment Hits Record High

Jerry Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jerry Lewis

As 2011 kicks into gear, what's here to great us? A state unemployment rate that just inched up a notch to a record-matching 8.8 percent in November. A year ago we worried when it was 7.5 percent.

Brave New World of Journalism Schools

Brandon Springer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Brandon Springer

I think it's long since time Colorado's J-school radically reorganized. I'm optimistic about a plan for an interdisciplinary approach to teaching budding journalists the skills they need.

Conference On World Affairs 2010: Start-Up America Innovating To Compete

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | ANDREA MEYER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Produced by HuffPost's Citizen Reporting Team Conference on World Affairs: Start-up America "I'm not an entrepreneur -- I'm an instigator of entrepre...

Brittany Spears Can't Order Pizza

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alexia Parks

Whenever Brittany Spears dials for pizza in Boulder, all she gets is a moment of silence and then a dial tone. No pizza. Brittany, it seems, can't get anyone to take her name seriously.

CU-Boulder Ranked Fifth on Princeton Review's Best Value Colleges List

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The University of Colorado at Boulder has made the top of one of the Princeton Review's lists, and it's not a list of party or "reefer friendly" schoo...

Snow Days, Pancakes, and Energy Justice

Joellen Raderstorf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Joellen Raderstorf

While I'm living the "make every minute count" lifestyle, nearly one third of my fellow global family members rely primarily on biomass-based fire to meet all their energy needs.

Kiplinger's Study Names Three Colorado Universities Best Public College Value

Denver Business Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Three Colorado schools were named Monday among the nation's 100 best public-college values for 2010 by Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine. Colorad...

Book Excerpt: An Honorable Run

Matt McCue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Matt McCue

I was a non-recruited senior from a small Iowa high school, walking on to the elite University of Colorado cross country team. However, competing for Colorado was more challenging than I'd ever anticipated.

Party time in Fort Collins after CSU beat CU -- and before the rubber bullets started flying

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Last night, Colorado State University fans descended on downtown Fort Collins to celebrate the Rams' out-of-the-blue 23-17 victory over the...

The Westword.com blog shortcut, September 8 edition

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Blink and you'll miss it. Today in Backbeat Online: • Over the Weekend: Blink-182 at Fiddler's Green. • Over the Weekend: Fell at Lar...

This weekend's featured events: CU-Boulder fêtes avant garde composer George Crumb

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In the world of 20th-century composition, George Crumb stands alone. Known for reimagining the roles of instruments in the modern orchestra ...