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CU expanding program to identify students at risk of failing classes

Although adults, students can become overwhelmed in transition from high school
09/21/2018 07:24 PM MDT
A University of Colorado pilot program, designed to identify underclassmen who are struggling in their classes and connect them with resources, is expanding. 
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CU hosts summit for veterans in higher education
09/20/2018 10:32 PM MDT - Colorado higher education leaders gathered Thursday at the University of Colorado for a summit on veterans in higher education. The event, which was co-sponsored by CU Career Services and the Colorado Advisory Council on Military Education, was designed to connect people working in support of student veterans across the state and provide updates about changes in organizations and policies on the state and federal levels. Full Story

CU Boulder researcher leads study highlighting ice cap's instability
09/21/2018 03:59 PM MDT - The stability of ice caps at Earth's high latitudes is being highlighted in research led by a scientist at the University of Colorado, which shows greatly accelerated movement at the Vavilov Ice Cap in the Russian High Arctic region. Full Story

Bear wanders away after spending night in a tree on CU Boulder campus
09/20/2018 08:53 AM MDT - Campus police at the University of Colorado Boulder are monitoring a bear that wandered onto campus shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday. Full Story

CU Boulder graduate students receive first paychecks at least week late
09/19/2018 11:26 PM MDT - When Alex Lloyd's paycheck didn't arrive on time, she had to ask for help to pay her rent and missed another payment deadline. Lloyd is a fourth-year philosophy doctoral student at the University of Colorado, and this semester she is teaching two sections of an undergraduate philosophy writing class in addition to her course work. Her first paycheck for her work as an instructor, about $1,320, was due Aug. 31 but didn't arrive until Sept. 7. Full Story

Scholars caution about potential costs, confidentiality of CU presidential search
09/18/2018 09:32 PM MDT - As the University of Colorado Board of Regents considers which executive search firm will assist in replacing President Bruce Benson, scholars who study such searches have cautioned them about the potential costs and pitfalls of the process. Full Story

Golf tournament raises tens of thousands for CU student veterans
09/17/2018 08:10 PM MDT - Bob Schuetze remembers what it was like to serve in the military and then return to school. The Boulder resident and retired attorney returned from service in the U. Full Story

University of Colorado regents unanimously pass changes to free speech, expression policies
09/14/2018 09:46 PM MDT - AURORA — The University of Colorado Board of Regents on Friday unanimously passed sweeping changes to policies that include refined definitions of academic freedom and freedom of expression. Full Story

Enrollment up this year at University of Colorado Boulder, across CU system
09/14/2018 09:45 PM MDT - AURORA — Enrollment at each of the University of Colorado's campuses grew this year, according to preliminary numbers. Full Story

One arrested after report of man with a knife prompts CU Boulder to sends out campus alert
09/14/2018 01:47 PM MDT - A report of a man with a pocketknife in a University of Colorado residence hall prompted campus officials to issue an emergency alert early Friday morning, but they cleared the hall and are investigating the incident. Full Story

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Are car keys a thing of the past?

The furor over General Motors' deadly ignition switch has the potential to doom the car key, a technology drivers have been using for 65 years. Full Story
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Famous bidders lining up to buy Clippers

Billionaires, entertainers and athletes alike announced their intentions to pursue the Los Angeles Clippers with varying degrees of seriousness Wednesday, proving the longtime losers will be quite a prize if the NBA is able to wrest control of the team away from Donald Sterling after his lifetime ban for racist remarks. Full Story
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Louis CK is back and grumpier than ever

Louie, who (like Louis) is a New York comic and a divorced father of two daughters, knows struggle and angst and cloudy wonderment. He views life through eyes with a stricken look, dwelling in a state of comfortable dread. Full Story