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Assessing the Fiscal Impact of Wisconsin's Statewide Voucher Program

In 2013, Wisconsin’s legislature added a statewide voucher program to the existing voucher programs in Milwaukee and Racine. The state expanded the …

Education

It’s Triplets!

Newly minted JILA Ph.D. Catherine Klauss and her colleagues in the Jin and Cornell group decided to see what would happen to a Bose-Einstein …

Physics

Forward Food: The importance of sustainable dining

CU Boulder Campus Dining Services is committed to operating healthy and sustainable dining operations. That’s why they’ve partnered with The Humane …

Sustainability

Your student government: 2017 fall elections

CU Boulder has one of the largest student governments with a budget of over $24 million. This October, five representative-at-large seats are open …

Students' Unions

MAVEN » Large Solar Storm Sparks Global Aurora and Doubles Radiation Levels on the Martian Surface

Large Solar Storm Sparks Global Aurora and Doubles Radiation Levels on the Martian Surface<p>September 29<p>These images from the MAVEN Imaging Ultraviolet …

Planets

Twitter a hotbed of anti-vaccine sentiment, finds CU Boulder study

Anti-vaccine sentiment is alive and growing in social media, with California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Pennsylvania showing the most …

Public Health

Scripps family supports CU Boulder student investigative news with $2.5 million gift

A $2.5 million gift from Bill and Kathy Scripps to the College of Media, Communication and Information establishes support for a specialized student …

Colorado

School Finance 101: School Finance Prerequisites: On Liberty vs. Equality

School Finance 101: School Finance Prerequisites: On Liberty vs. EqualityA common refrain among school choice advocates is that expansion of choice …

Education

What Comes After Hurricane Harvey for People with Disabilities? Restoring, Recovering, and Rebuilding

<i>A Houston-area man is rescued by helicopter after Hurricane Harvey. ©Daniel Farrell, U.S. Air National Guard, 2017.</i><p>As Houston and the 58 …

Disability

Shanker Blog: The Theory and Practice of School Closures

Shanker Blog: The Theory and Practice of School ClosuresThe idea of closing “low performing schools” has undeniable appeal, at least in theory. The …

Education

Hack Education: Inequality, 'Brand Ambassadors,' and the Business of Selling (to) Classrooms

The Evergreen School District in Washington has told its teachers to stop using Donors Choose to raise money for classroom supplies and projects. …

Education

CU Boulder scientists ready for Cassini mission grand finale

CU Boulder Professor Larry Esposito has been eying the fabulous rings of Saturn for much of his career, beginning as a team scientist on NASA’s …

Space Exploration

Insights from Engaged Scholars: Ricarose Roque

Ricarose Roque interacting with students at the Tinkering Studio located in the Exploratorium, San Francisco. Photo © Exploratorium, …

MIT Media Lab

Why bacteria “shapeshift” in space

Bacterial cells treated with a common antibiotic in the near-weightlessness of the International Space Station (ISS) responded with some clever …

Biology

CU Boulder maintains high marks among college rankings for 2017, 2018

Released Monday evening, CU Boulder’s undergraduate offerings take the No. 39 spot among public institutions (No. 90 overall, including public, …

College & University

Calling all nominations for Chancellor's Employee of the Year

Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano invites nominations for the 2017 Chancellor’s Employee of the Year Award, presented annually to CU Boulder staff in …

Entertainment

Our Children Deserve Better: A Call to Resist Washington’s Dangerous Vision for U.S. Education

Building on the Declaration of Principles that was released in January of this year, the Education Deans for Justice and Equity (EDJE), in …

Education

Dartmouth Flood Observatory

<i>Global Active Archive of Large Flood Events</i><p><i>Citation for the data:</i><p><i>G.R.Brakenridge, "Global Active Archive of Large Flood Events", Dartmouth Flood</i> …

Climate Change

A message from CU leadership regarding the DACA program

Dear University of Colorado students, faculty and staff:<p>For years, the University of Colorado has welcomed DACA recipients to our campuses. DACA …

Education

History Department Welcomes Pedagogy Postdoc Natalie Mendoza to Lead History Teaching & Learning Project.

Thanks to a grant from CU's Undergraduate Education Development Program, the History Department has hired Natalie Mendoza to lead a department-wide …

Education

10 Things to Do Your First Week Back on Campus

• Explore campus and end up at The Black and Gold Bash on Norlin quad for food, prizes and music Wednesday, Aug. 23.<br>• Check out the CU Kickoff pep rally …

‘Sticks & Stones’: Art show explores the divisive language of today’s political discourse | ATLAS Institute | CU-Boulder

ATLAS Assistant Professor Joel Swanson’s newest solo art exhibition <i>Sticks & Stones</i> is an exploration of the divisive language dominating contemporary …

Art

Giancarlo Bruni named Gilliam fellow for minority mentorship

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has announced today the 2017 Gilliam Fellowship awardees—exceptional doctoral students who have the …

Education

Top research stories of the week: Aug. 17 edition

Humans’ sense of touch is relayed to the brain via small electrical pulses, but new research shows individual bacteria can feel their external …

Biology

Asleep at the Switch: Schoolhouse Commercialism, Student Privacy, and the Failure of Policymaking

Digital technologies used in schools are increasingly being harnessed to amplify corporate marketing and profit-making and extend the reach of …

Education

Biking bad

<i>A CU Boulder doctoral candidate is studying ‘scofflaw bicycling’ and the sociological explanations of the cultural divide on the road</i><p>Aaron Johnson …

Cycling

Chaco Canyon petroglyph may represent ancient total eclipse

As the hullabaloo surrounding the Aug. 21 total eclipse of the sun swells by the day, a CU Boulder faculty member says a petroglyph in New Mexico’s …

Astronomy

11 infested ash trees to be removed from East Campus

The removal of 11 infested ash trees on CU Boulder’s East Campus along the east side of 30th Street is slated to occur the week of Aug. 6.<p>The trees …

Radical Eyes for Equity: Why Journalists Shouldn’t Write about Education

Radical Eyes for Equity: Why Journalists Shouldn’t Write about EducationOver the past couple of days, I have watched almost universal praise for Dana …

Teaching

TIP SHEET: CU Boulder source on possible Justice Department review of affirmative action in higher education

CU Boulder sources are available to comment on reports that the U.S. Justice Department plans to review affirmative action policies at universities. …

Education