University of Colorado (CU)


Fri February 17, 2012

CU Boulder Program Targets Youth Violence in Northeast Denver

University of Colorado

A five year project that aims to lower a recent alarming rise in youth violence in some of Denver’s poorest neighborhoods is underway. 

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Thu January 26, 2012

Buffs Best Among Peace Corps Volunteers

The University of Colorado in Boulder was recently voted the nation's top party school, but today the administration had a far more illustrious title to brag about. 

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Thu January 12, 2012

Years From Now, Front Range Hail Could Be Scarce

Small hail frequently seen at higher elevations along Colorado's Front Range
University of Colorado, Boulder NOAA

Summertime hail is a common occurrence along Colorado’s Front Range. But a new study suggests it could all but disappear from the eastern edge of the Rocky Mountains by the year 2070.

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Mon December 5, 2011

Colorado Economy to Improve in 2012

CU economist Richard Wobbekind says Colorado's economy is expected to grow faster than most other states next year.
KUNC file photo

The University of Colorado’s annual economic forecast released Monday offers a mixed-bag looking ahead to 2012.  Much of it depends on what part of the state you live in and in what line of work you’re in.  Economists expect farming to continue to be the bright spot, while other sectors such as construction and tourism and hospitality may continue to sputter.  But as KUNC's Kirk Siegler reports, overall, the forecast is much brighter than at the height of the recession.

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Fri September 16, 2011

CU, CSU Calling for Sportsmanship Ahead of Annual Rival Game

Tomorrow marks the annual Rocky Mountain Showdown in Denver, when thousands of football fans will descend on Sports Authority Field to watch the University of Colorado square off with Colorado State University. The rivalry typically comes with it its fair share of melees and alcohol-fueled disturbances, and officials from both schools are ramping up calls for better sportsmanship among students and fans of the schools. 

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