University of ColoradoCU-Boulder students taking advantage of free psychiatric visits under new mental health fee

Students made more than 4,000 free visits to campus psychiatrists in 2015-16
05/27/2016 09:28 PM MDT

A new mental health fee at the University of Colorado has opened up free psychiatric visits to all students, who are increasingly grappling with anxiety and depression.

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CU-Boulder grad students create popular 'University Title Generator' website
05/29/2016 10:53 AM MDT - What started as a joke between graduate students walking across the University of Colorado campus has morphed into a viral website within the higher education world. Full Story

CU-Boulder graduate student wants transparent research practice policy
05/29/2016 10:53 AM MDT - Inspired by a new movement to improve the transparency and reproducibility of research, graduate student John Lurquin wants the University of Colorado to adopt a campus-wide transparent research policy requiring academics to publish data and information about their experiments. Full Story

CU-Boulder natural history museum seeks new storage for mammal specimens
05/30/2016 06:53 PM MDT - CU Museum of Natural HistoryTo donate: Learn more about the museum: or call 303-492-6892 The University of Colorado's Natural History Museum has more than 16,000 mammal specimens, used by researchers all over the world to study climate change, disease and genetics But storage for those specimens —which range from whales to bats to sloths — has become increasingly challenging for the museum, which relies on cabinets built in the 1950s and 1960s. Full Story

CU-Boulder will be home to secure federal data center
05/26/2016 06:04 AM MDT - The University of Colorado will create the Rocky Mountain Research Data Center with a three-year, $300,000 award from the National Science Foundation, the university announced this week. Full Story

Power restored on CU-Boulder campus after intermittent outages
05/25/2016 05:50 PM MDT - The University of Colorado says power has been restored after intermittent outages plagued the campus for a little more than an hour this morning, according to campus police. Full Story

CU-Boulder seeks to build $9M 'clean room' for Mars spacecraft
05/24/2016 08:30 PM MDT - The University of Colorado wants to build a $9 million "clean room" as part of a partnership between CU's Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics and the United Arab Emirates to send a spacecraft to Mars in 2020. Full Story

University of Colorado calculating cost of Obama administration's new overtime rules
05/23/2016 05:35 PM MDT - The Obama administration's new overtime rules could be costly for U.S. colleges and universities, who will now need to pay overtime to some post-doctoral researchers, athletic coaches, admissions counselors and other lower-level salaried employees. Full Story

Syrian refugee finds safe haven at CU-Boulder
05/22/2016 08:27 AM MDT - In the living room of his dormitory, Abdulsalam Hindawi translated an embossed piece of paper from Arabic to English. Full Story

CU surveying nearly 300,000 alumni about jobs, salaries after college
05/22/2016 09:38 PM MDT - The University of Colorado is conducting its first-ever, system-wide survey of alumni to see how they fared after finishing their studies at one of CU's four campuses. 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

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