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Margot Adler, longtime participant in CU's Conference on World Affairs, dies at 68

NPR correspondent, author passes away after battle with cancer
07/28/2014 11:59 AM MDT
Margot Adler, a longtime participant in the University of Colorado's Conference on World Affairs and a correspondent for National Public Radio, died this morning. She was 68. 
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CU-Boulder grad pledges $1.5 million for law school professorship
07/28/2014 09:07 AM MDT - University of Colorado graduate Steve Hillard has pledged $1.5 million to endow the Council Tree Professorship, which will be awarded to a law faculty member who contributes to the success of students through "active mentorship, hands-on engagement and a commitment to supporting diversity." Full Story

CU-Boulder, NCAR create 'ozone garden' to show effects of air pollution on plants
07/27/2014 02:48 PM MDT - High ozone levels affect people every day, and yet, the consequences are often hard to see. A new ozone garden exhibit at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History shows the harmful effects of air pollution on plants, a physical representation of how human actions can affect living systems. Full Story

Financial aid of 200 CU-Boulder students could be affected by FAFSA glitch
07/27/2014 09:30 AM MDT - Some 200 students at the University of Colorado may have received incorrect financial aid information due to a glitch in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form, better known as the FAFSA. Full Story

CU-Boulder researchers tackling group recommendations through SocialDining app
07/25/2014 08:54 AM MDT - Researchers at the University of Colorado are working on a formula that can make recommendations for groups of people, much like those used by Amazon and Netflix to recommend products and movies to individual users. Full Story

Chinese K-12 teachers learn about technology at CU-Boulder workshop
07/23/2014 09:49 PM MDT - Mandarin Chinese teachers are spending 10 days learning to incorporate technology that encourages active learning in their K-12 classrooms at a summer workshop at the University of Colorado. Full Story

CU-Boulder study: Women, minorities penalized — and white men rewarded — for valuing diversity at work
07/23/2014 03:54 PM MDT - Women and minorities who advocate for diversity in the workplace often receive lower performance reviews, while their white male counterparts are rewarded for the same behavior, according to new University of Colorado research. Full Story

CU-Boulder grounds worker displays 'whimsical' artwork on campus
07/22/2014 06:00 PM MDT - Jessie Taylor knows there's something to the old cliche: "There's more to a person than meets the eye." Full Story

CU-Boulder researcher: Natural play areas provide classroom benefits
07/22/2014 09:59 AM MDT - A study led by a University of Colorado professor has found that playgrounds featuring natural habitats and trees, not just asphalt and recreational equipment, lessens children's stress and inattention.  Full Story

CU-Boulder late-night stadium construction disturbing neighbors
07/19/2014 02:38 PM MDT - The constant "beep beep beep" of construction trucks backing up and the sporadic "thunk thunk" made by excavators working at the University of Colorado have been keeping Margaret Ruskiewicz up at night lately. 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