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The State Budget Crunch and Colorado's Future

Rollie Heath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Rollie Heath

"What kind of state do we want?" Finding answers that most Coloradans will agree with is quite a challenge. We must consider the costs of inaction along with the costs of action.

Chip, CU's Buffalo Mascot, Wins Second Championship At Universal Cheerleading Competition

Colorado Daily | Christy Fantz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The University of Colorado mascot, Chip, brought home his second national championship trophy after bagging first place in the 2010 Universal Cheerlea...

CU Scientists: Asian Air Pollution Affecting Western States

AP | JEFF BARNARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Ozone blowing over from Asia is raising background levels of a major ingredient of smog in the skies over California, Oregon...

Not Talking 'bout the Weather

Jennifer Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jennifer Schneider

Is it possible that the climate change communication problem is no longer a problem of science education at all, and trying to clarify and explain the science might be counterproductive?

Better Times Ahead for Boulder Area Economy, Business Leaders Predict

Jerry Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jerry Lewis

A funny thing happened on the way through the Boulder Economic Council's economic forecast Wednesday. Most of CU economist Richard Wobbekind's charts and graphs started pointing up.

CU-Boulder Considers Banning Plastic Bottles

Daily Camera | Brittany Anas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The University of Colorado's greatest green minds came together for a conference Thursday to discuss sustainability projects, including a plan to phas...

Colorado Higher Education Budget: Long Term Fiscal Planning Commission Suggests More Independence For Universities

Denver Daily News | Gene Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Because higher education has been hit with the burden of state budget cuts, a bi-partisan commission comprised of lawmakers and community leaders want...

Dan Hawkins' Wife On COdy Hawkins' Benching: "Our Family's Not Negative"

Boulder Daily Camera | Anthony Cotton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

When Misti Rae Ann Hokanson decided to say "I do" to Dan Hawkins 27 years ago, promising to have and to hold, for better, for worse, she admits that t...

Robin Hood Re-Enactment Gone Wrong: University Of Colorado Student Stabbed In Boulder

The Denver Post | Howard Pankratz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A college student was stabbed last week after drunken friends were re-enacting a Robin Hood movie, according to a Boulder police report....

CU-Boulder Students Get Grant To Build Tiny Spacecraft To Explore 'Killer Electrons'

Boulder Daily Camera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

University of Colorado students will build a tiny spacecraft to observe particles in space that should give scientists a better understanding of solar...

5 Keys to Picking a Winning Entrepreneurial Idea

Bob Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Bob Wells

Paul Berberian -- one of those classic Boulder entrepreneurs -- gave the kickoff address recently as UC-Boulder launched its annual entrepreneurial contest, the New Venture Challenge.

Bill Ritter, Colorado Higher Education Administrators At Odds Over Tuition Flexibility

Associated Press | Steven K. Paulson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER--Racing to come up with proposals to save higher education from a financial cliff, college presidents held a brainstorming summit Thursday at t...

CU asks court to bill Ward Churchill for $52,000 in legal costs

Daily Camera. | Daily Camera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The University of Colorado is seeking to recover more than $52,000 from Ward Churchill to cover costs the school incurred fighting a lawsuit filed by ...

Go CU! Where Are the Fans?

Anne Z. Boxer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Anne Z. Boxer

CU is not my alma mater, but in a university town, you root for the home team -- and CU basketball is one of the great bargains in Boulder.

Dan Hawkins Will Be Retained Nest Season

Boulder Daily Camera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver


CU Football Fans To Wear Powder Blue In Protest Of Coaching Staff

Colorado Daily | Melanie Asmar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

For Buffs fans, powder blue is the color of defeat. It's the color of losing streaks, of (arguably) poor coaching, of lackluster fans. It's the ...

Ward Churchill Asked To Pay $52,000 For Legal Fees

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BOULDER, Colo. — The University of Colorado is seeking to recover funds it spent fighting a wrongful termination lawsuit filed by a professor wh...

NCAR Awards $70,000 Contract To Denver Firm To Review Environmental Supercomputer Plan

AP | MEAD GRUVER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The National Center for Atmospheric Research has selected a Colorado company to work on a supercomputing facility west of Cheye...

CU-Boulder Student Fees Increase 60 Percent In Five Years

The Colorado Daily | Brittany Anas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

University of Colorado sophomore Anne Salter pays a mandatory $400 construction fee for four new campus buildings, but she's never been inside them. ...

Arctic Insects' Disappearance Is Evidence Of Climate Change: University Of Colorado Study

Boulder Daily Camera | Laura Snider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

When Yarrow Axford, a researcher at the University of Colorado, traveled to a remote lake on the east coast of Baffin Island -- which sits a few hundr...

Boulder City Council hopefuls talk pot, nudity

Daily Camera. | Daily Camera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Candidates who run afoul of audience members' tastes will be routinely kicked off the stage based on audience votes. The audience will vote by periodi...

Boulder Plastic Bag Ban: Group Drafting Ordinance To Ban Plastic Shopping Bags

Boulder Daily Camera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Shopping in Boulder could get a little greener if several New Vista High School and University of Colorado students have their way. Inspired by a "...

Galleon Demise Spurned | Anthony Effinger, Katherine Burton and Ian King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Danielle Chesi, a one-time sorority sister at the University of Colorado is a small fry compared with Rajaratnam, who managed $7 billion in 2008. Of a...

Why Doesn't Colorado Become The University Of The World?

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Gary Hart

Why wouldn't it be possible for professors at the University of Colorado, Colorado College, the University of Denver, Regis, or a number of other centers of learning offer classes to students in Buenos Aires, Beijing, and Moscow in real time?

Boulder drafting public nudity law

Daily Camera. | Daily Camera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Boulder is drafting a public nudity ordinance that police could use against people who streak or participate in the popular "Naked Pumpkin Run" or "Wo...