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What Makes Us Laugh?

Kare Anderson | Posted 03.18.2014 | Books
Kare Anderson

Want people to laugh with you? Dark humor, done right, may be key according to The Humor Code co-authors, Peter McGraw and Joel Warner who travelle...

'Microbial Clock' Can Determine Time Of Death: Study

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.25.2013 | Science

Forensic scientists looking for the exact time of death of a human corpse may have just gotten a new, powerful tool: the human body's own "microbial c...

This Is What It Looks Like When A Campus Floods

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.16.2013 | College

The University of Colorado-Boulder reopened Monday after the flooding that deluged the city didn't spare the campus. Colleges elsewhere were preocc...

Tyler Kingkade

University Slow To Punish Sexual Assault Assailant: Complaint

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

The University of Colorado at Boulder faces a new federal complaint alleging the state school does not accurately report crimes and failed to warn stu...

CU Proposes Naming Dorms After Native American Chiefs

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 09.24.2013 | Denver

University of Colorado leaders are proposing that two dorms in the Kittredge Complex be named after highly respected Arapaho Indian chiefs. Officials...

Tyler Kingkade

College Rapist Punished With Essay, $75 Fee

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

The University of Colorado Boulder is the subject of a federal civil rights investigation into a student's complaint alleging the school was slow to p...

Boulder Cops Routinely Enter Homes With Doors Open

The Boulder Daily Camera | JOE RUBINO | Posted 08.10.2013 | Denver

Boulder residents who intentionally leave their doors open, may unintentionally be inviting a Boulder police officer in for a visit. Chrissy Smiley l...

Mike Bohn: 'I Don't Know Why' CU-Boulder Wants New Athletic Director

The Boulder Daily Camera | Kyle Ringo | Posted 07.31.2013 | Denver

BROOMFIELD -- The most successful fundraising athletic director in the history of the University of Colorado is no longer the athletic director becaus...

Naked CU-Boulder Student Rescued After Getting Too High

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.22.2013 | Denver

Ah, the college life: Academia, sportsmanship, and taking too many mushrooms, stripping naked and fighting off emergency responders. Excelsior! Tha...

Teen Graduating From CU-Boulder Heads To Harvard

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 06.30.2013 | Denver

When she was 18 months old, Natasha Goss was asking her mom what was in water that makes it wet. By age 2, she was reading. By third grade she was wh...

People Happier If They Think They're Having More Sex Than Others: Study

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 06.15.2013 | Denver

When it comes to sex, people tend to have the same "keeping up with the Joneses" mentality -- they're happier when they're getting more than what they...

Ward Churchill's Appeal To Reclaim CU Job Rejected By High Court

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.01.2013 | Denver

Former University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill will not be teaching again at CU-Boulder anytime soon. The Associated Press reports that the...

University Of Colorado At Boulder Now Has One Conservative Academic

Washington Monthly | Posted 03.14.2013 | College

The University of Colorado at Boulder, apparently worried about criticism that its professors were too liberal (plus, you know, being the site of stud...

'4/20 Is Most Certainly An Unwelcome Gathering On The Campus'

The Boulder Daily Camera | Brittany Anas | Posted 05.10.2013 | Denver

Despite the recreational use of marijuana being newly legal in Colorado and 4/20 falling on a Saturday this year, University of Colorado officials sti...

Plants Care For Their Family Members, Too: CU Study

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 04.07.2013 | Denver

You'll never think of your popcorn the same way: In its previous life, it could have come from an altruistic ear of corn with strong family bonds. A ...

Study: Oil And Gas Emission's 'Chemical Signature' Uncovered

The Boulder Daily Camera | John Aguilar | Posted 03.19.2013 | Denver

Emissions from oil and natural gas operations account for more than half of the pollutants -- such as propane and butane -- that contribute to ozone f...

Looking to Start Up Your Business? Why Entrepreneurs and Innovators Are Flocking to Colorado

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 02.26.2013 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

California's Silicon Valley has long been the premier hot spot for start-ups, but here are some reasons why Colorado just might be next in line.

CU-Boulder Freshman Class Most Diverse In Campus History

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 01.10.2013 | Denver

The freshman class at the University of Colorado is the most diverse in campus history, with 1,199 U.S. students of color making up 22 percent of the ...

Churchill Loses Appeal To Win Back His Job At CU-Boulder

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.10.2012 | Denver

On Monday, the Colorado Supreme Court upheld a lower court decision against former University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill who had filed an ap...

National Tour Of 'The Book Of Mormon' Begins In Denver

Posted 08.15.2012 | Denver

Denver premiered the national tour of the musical that's being called "the new gold standard for Broadway" and "the best musical of the century" to so...

CU-Boulder Wins Gates Grant To Build Super-Toilet

Posted 08.15.2012 | Denver

Let's call this revolutionary toilet the Super Bowl. Or a Crapper Of A Problem. Or how about: Rage Against The Latrine. Bathroom humor aside, a studen...

CU-Boulder Students' Bear Spray Revenge Scheme Backfires

Posted 07.06.2012 | Denver

Ah, fraternity life -- brotherhood, revelry and riding around on a scooter and spraying rivals with bear repellant in retaliation for stealing frat ho...

Churchill Fights To Get His Job Back In CO Supreme Court Today

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.07.2012 | Denver

Former University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill may have been fired five years ago, but he's not done fighting to get his job back. The Col...

Artifact Excavated From Eskimo Site May Be 1,000 Years Old

AP | By DAN JOLING | Posted 11.15.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A research team is attempting to discover the origin of a cast bronze artifact excavated from an Inupiat Eskimo home site believe...

Prof. Rights Group Slams CU Boulder Over Firings

The Huffington Post | By Matt Ferner | Posted 06.07.2012 | Denver

The Colorado Conference of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), a university professors' rights organization, released a report l...