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Bach Festival director to guest conduct Handel opera at CU Boulder

'Ariodante' said to include masterful music, great story
04/22/2018 08:35 AM MDT
George Frideric Handel — an immortal composer by any standard — wrote over 40 operas. For much of his career, they were his primary source of income and recognition. But these operas — written in Italian by a German for English audiences — are still in the process of rehabilitation after much neglect. His English sacred oratorios and instrumental music are far better known. 
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CU Boulder student wins Truman Scholarship, first since 2014
04/22/2018 08:36 AM MDT - When Serene Singh found out she'd won the Truman Scholarship, her classmates burst into applause, and she covered her face with her hands and sunk into her chair. Full Story

CU Boulder extends dean's term ahead of possible structural changes to College of Arts and Sciences
04/19/2018 07:42 PM MDT - The University of Colorado this week extended by another year the term of the interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and announced plans to consider structural changes to the Boulder campus's largest college. Full Story

Alan Cass, the 'Voice of the Buffs' and force behind CU's Glenn Miller Archive, dies at 77
04/19/2018 09:09 PM MDT - The man known as the "Voice of the Buffs," whose voice decades of University of Colorado sports fans recognized and celebrated, has died. Full Story

CU Boulder prof contributes to study projecting catastrophic Bay Area quake damage
04/18/2018 10:32 AM MDT - A University of Colorado professor has contributed to a new study that projects a major earthquake hitting California's Bay Area could kill 800 people and cause $100 billion in damages. Full Story

$2M donation to help fund construction between CU Boulder engineering, business schools
04/17/2018 06:31 PM MDT - Zayo Group CEO Dan Caruso and his wife, Cindy Caruso, have pledged $2 million to the University of Colorado, half of which will fund construction of a physical connection between the business and engineering buildings. Full Story

CU Boulder defends academic recruiting practices after New York Times spotlight
04/17/2018 12:57 PM MDT - University representatives, including those at the University of Colorado's Boulder campus, tend to recruit from wealthier and whiter high schools, particularly out-of-state, according to data published in a New York Times Opinion piece last week. Full Story

Lafayette middle school students march to support DACA
04/15/2018 10:18 AM MDT - While organizing a march to show support of DACA, Alejandro Arellano Ramirez, 13, said he hoped to change people's minds. Full Story

CU Boulder student government turnout highest in 5 years: 'We have a big say'
04/13/2018 06:59 PM MDT - Nearly 6,400 students voted in the University of Colorado student government elections this week, the highest voter turnout in nine semesters. Full Story

CU police seek suspect in backpack theft
04/13/2018 04:47 PM MDT - University of Colorado Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a man they say has been stealing people's backpacks at Norlin Library on campus. 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