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University of ColoradoIn spite of slow change, CU-Boulder working to improve graduation rate

Statistical analysis shows CU won't reach 80 percent six-year grad rate until 2044
11/27/2014 08:29 AM MST
Chancellor Phil DiStefano wants to improve the University of Colorado's six-year graduation rate to 80 percent by 2020, but unless the campus makes big changes, it's unlikely to reach that mark for decades. 
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AAUP wants member present at David Barnett closed-door dismissal hearing
11/27/2014 08:30 AM MST - A faculty group is concerned that David Barnett, the tenured University of Colorado philosophy professor fighting for his job, will not be allowed to have an outside observer at his dismissal hearing next week. Full Story

CU-Boulder prof: Placebo effect beneficial to Parkinson's patients
11/25/2014 04:11 PM MST - The power of positive thinking appears to have tangible benefits for people with Parkinson's disease and could have broader implications, according to a new study co-authored by a University of Colorado associate professor. Full Story

CU-Boulder study: Inhalable measles vaccine safe in early human testing
11/24/2014 04:34 PM MST - A powdered measles vaccine created by University of Colorado researchers is showing promising results in early human testing. Full Story

CU-Boulder receives $6M estate gift for economics, music
11/24/2014 10:09 AM MST - The University of Colorado has received an estate gift of more than $6 million to create new endowments in the economics department and the College of Music. Full Story

CU-Boulder facing Title IX lawsuit from male student suspended in sex assault case
11/23/2014 09:03 AM MST - An anonymous male student is suing the University of Colorado for violating his civil rights under Title IX, the federal gender equity law, after he was found guilty of sexual assault by the Boulder campus last year. Full Story

CU-Boulder to pay philosophy professor Brad Monton $185K to resign
11/21/2014 06:30 PM MST - The University of Colorado has agreed to pay philosophy professor Brad Monton $120,000 plus the rest of his salary for the academic year — about $65,000 — in exchange for his resignation. Full Story

CU likely unaffected by state's new performance-based funding model
11/20/2014 04:38 PM MST - Budget officials expect the University of Colorado's share of state higher education funding to remain roughly the same next year with the implementation of a new performance-based funding model. Full Story

CU regents approve $55.8M plan to renovate Boulder campus buildings
11/20/2014 03:46 PM MST - The University of Colorado's Board of Regents approved Thursday a $55.8 million plan to renovate two buildings on the Boulder campus. Full Story

CU-Boulder study: For seniors, running 'seems to slow down the aging process'
11/20/2014 12:42 PM MST - The starting point for a new study that reveals benefits to senior citizens of doing a bit of regular running was the finish line of the 2013 Bolder Boulder. 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