What makes a fifty-year-old man quit a highly successful career in charity work to take on the low-paid, dangerous job of being a police officer?
Chronic Pain Cure? A clinical study treating dogs suffering from chronic pain with gene therapy could lead to human trials. Led by distinguished professor Linda Watkins of psychology and neuroscience, dogs receive injections of IL-10 — a protein and anti-inflammatory produced naturally in humans and animals. A single injection can ease pain for up to
16,057 alums received our perception survey. 15 percent participated. 91 percent are satisfied with their student experience, including 61 percent who are very satisfied. 75 percent have positive overall feelings about the university. 88 percent take pride in their CU degree, including half who take great pride in it. 69 percent feel an emotional connection to CU and 64 percent feel it is
The Sink turned 90 years old this year, and owners Chris and Mark Heinritz threw a bash to celebrate the event on the evening of July 20. More than 175 old Sink Rats, former waiters and bouncers gathered to get reacquainted, reminisce, toss back a few cool ones and attend a rock concert at the
Doctors may be able to quickly and inexpensively isolate cancer cells to better target the disease with a new device patented by five CU-Boulder seniors and Wilbur Franklin, a CU Cancer Center researcher.
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MIlestones that occurred during the lives of this year’s freshman class.
If you have ever used New York City’s subway system, fear not.
By Kale Olander After spending 13 nights camping in the bush of Tanzania, I was coated with a thick layer of dirt and rocking a serious farmer’s tan, all while covered in bug bites and countless cuts from the unrelenting East African flora. Even my identity had changed: I was no longer known as “Kale,”
By Kelsey Stimson My heart is pounding. My thoughts are racing. The Jeep is swerving. The sights and smells are unrecognizable, unlike anything I have ever seen or experienced before. And that’s when I knew I had finally arrived in Africa. The first night was euphoric. The market was full of life. There were men on
By Edie Shipler I woke to the sound of one of my tour guides banging on the side of my tent and moving on the tent next to mine trying to wake everyone up. It was our last night of sleeping in tents in the bush in Tanzania after 14 days and it had definitely
By Kevin Shepard I’ve wanted to travel to East Africa since I took a freshman anthropology class at CU taught by professor Laura DeLuca called Regional Cultures of Africa. In May 2013, I was given the opportunity to travel to Tanzania with Dr. DeLuca’s Global Seminar Program. In the seminar, Tanzania on Conservation/Globalization in Tanzania,
Two new colleges — the first in 50 years — are slated to become a part of campus.
Boulder’s legendary Fox Theatre on The Hill was named one of Rolling Stone magazine’s “Venues that Rock,” a series highlighting the magazine’s choices for America’s best concert venues.
I didn’t realize what a truly special guy Roger Ebert (HonDocHum’93) was until the first time I saw him type. His copy didn’t contain any typos.
Dragging yourself to that strenuous fitness class isn’t as horrible as you may think.
Some things you might not have known – but do now!
The devil’s in the details – here’s some devlish details about our Forever Buffs!
Sex apparently is like income. People are generally happy when they keep pace with the Joneses and they are even happier if they get a bit more, according to a study by CU-Boulder associate professor of sociology Tim Wadsworth.
“Use your knowledge, and your heart, to stand up for those who can’t stand, speak for those who can’t speak, be a beacon of light for those whose lives have become dark.”
Is it the pitch of someone’s voice or style of speech that identifies gender?
With the passage last fall of Colorado Amendment 64 legalizing marijuana for those 21 and over for use in private (not in public), it was the end for me of a long strange trip that began 49 years ago.
The freshman class is the most diverse in campus history with 1,199 students of color making up 22 percent of the class of 2016.
Read about Steve Swanson’s (EngrPhys’83) next trip to the International Space Station.
Imagine discovering your birth date was 65 million years earlier than you thought.
The facts about smoking on campus.
University of Colorado Boulder faculty and students are part of international science teams that made two of the top 10 breakthroughs in physics in 2012 as judged by Physics World magazine. A team involving CU-Boulder was cited for making the first direct observations of a phenomenon known as “time reversal violation” by measuring the rate
The campus has hosted an ongoing discussion on gun rights following a Colorado Supreme Court ruling last spring that held that CU regents cannot set gun policies contrary to the state’s 2003 concealed-carry law.
Back in 2010 I wrote a piece about how Big Science — the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) computer center — was moving out of Boulder County and Big Oil — ConocoPhillips’ research and training campus — was moving in.
More numbers that define the standard of quality at CU-Boulder