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1 year 1 month ago

What are the most expensive colleges?

The soaring costs of college and student debt have many co-eds wondering how they'll pay for their degree. Analysts at Business Insider compiled a list of the most expensive schools in the country. They included tuition, room and board, and required fees. New York University topped the list at nearly...

1 year 6 months ago

Harvard forced dozens to withdraw over integrity

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Harvard University says it has finished investigating widespread cheating in an open-book, take-home final exam, but it isn't explaining exactly what happened to the students or how many were involved. In an email Friday, Harvard released general information about cases heard by its academic integrity board...

2 years 4 months ago

CU attempts to put a stop to 4-20 pot rally

DENVER (AP) - Colorado's flagship university is restricting visitors for a day in a bid to stop an annual marijuana protest that last year attracted more than 10,000 people. Every year, many marijuana activists across the nation hold pot-smoking protests on April 20 to demand legalization. The gathering at the...

2 years 6 months ago

More Students in Remedial Classes

The percentage of Colorado students needing to take remedial courses at public colleges after graduating high school has gone up. A report released by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education shows 31.8% tested below college level and had to enroll in remedial courses that don't. count toward a degree....

2 years 9 months ago

CU-Colorado Springs may add medical school

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Officials at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs say they're planning to seek a branch of the University of Colorado School of Medicine. The Gazette reports that school's new Lane Center for Academic Health Sciences building will include space for a branch campus of the medical...

3 years 3 months ago

Dead man discovered hanging from CU bridge

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Boulder Police are investigating a man found hanged from a pedestrian footbridge on the University of Colorado campus. The man was discovered by another pedestrian just before 4 a.m. Sunday. The bridge near a parking lot spans Boulder Creek through campus. The Camera newspaper...

3 years 3 months ago

Denver Mayor Vidal attends CU-Denver commencement

DENVER (AP) - Denver interim Mayor Guillermo "Bill" Vidal will be attending the University of Colorado at Denver commencement for about 2,100 students. Vidal graduated from the university with a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering and will be receiving the 2011 University of Colorado Denver Alumni Appreciation...

3 years 3 months ago

UCCS imposes fire restrictions

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs has imposed fire restrictions on campus after a fire yesterday afternoon. A grass fire was reported at about 3:48 p.m. near the campus recreation center. The fire was in heavy mulch in the median. It then spread to a power pole. ...

3 years 4 months ago

CU pays 50K for annual pot celebration

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - University of Colorado officials are discussing the possibility of shutting down an annual marijuana celebration event that costs the school tens of thousands of dollars to manage. Vice Chancellor for Administration Frank Bruno says CU pays about $50,000 annually to hire personnel from the sheriff...

3 years 8 months ago

Rash of bike thefts on campus

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The University of Colorado in Boulder is experiencing a boom in bicycle thefts, with police reporting a 250 percent jump from last year. Police tell The Colorado Daily that about 200 bikes have been reported stolen since Aug. 1, compared with 57 for the same...

3 years 9 months ago

Churchill loses appeal

DENVER (AP) - A former University of Colorado professor who compared some Sept. 11 victims to a Nazi has lost an appeal challenging his firing. The Colorado Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld a lower court ruling rejecting Churchill's claim that the firing was politically motivated. A three-judge panel...

3 years 10 months ago

Woman pleads not guilty in alleged art attack

A woman accused of destroying a controversial artwork in Colorado has pleaded not guilty. Kathleen Folden, a 56-year-old truck driver from Kalispell, Mont., entered her plea Friday in court in Fort Collins. She's charged with one count of criminal mischief, a felony which carries a penalty of between two...

3 years 11 months ago

Researchers find genetic link to ovarian cancer

Johns Hopkins University scientists have identified two genes critical to ovarian clear cell carcinoma, one of the most aggressive form of the disease. Those genetic mutations may cause 10-percent of ovarian cancer cases. The discovery could lead to new treatments for ovarian cancer and better understanding of the...

3 years 11 months ago

Record freshman class at CSU

A record-size freshman class has boosted Colorado State University's enrollment to the all-time high of 26,348. The enrollment is up 3.7 percent from last year. The number of freshman this fall is 4,472, which breaks the previous record of 4,404 in 2008. The incoming freshman class is 4.3 percent...

4 years 2 days ago

Hickenlooper announces education policy for Colorado

Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper is getting ready to unveil his education policy for Colorado. He'll be joined by his running mate, Colorado State University-Pueblo president Joe Garcia, at Monday's announcement at Arapahoe Community College in Littleton. Two years ago as mayor Hickenlooper started a preschool stipend program...

4 years 1 week ago

CU-Boulder chosen as partner in new space center

The University of Colorado is one of eight universities and other institutions chosen to be part of a new center focusing on commercial space travel, launch operations and space commerce. The Federal Aviation Administration Thursday announced the selection of CU-Boulder to participate in the Center of Excellence for Commercial...

4 years 2 weeks ago

Doctor, former councilman commits suicide

A highly respected and well-connected member of the Colorado Springs community has ended his own life. Dr. Ted Eastburn's body was discovered at 7:45 Tuesday morning in his office at Memorial Hospital. Eastburn was a former city councilman, cardiologist, faculty member at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and...

4 years 1 month ago

Gov. Bill Ritter at CSU-Pueblo Friday

Gov. Bill Ritter will attend a ceremonial signing of articulation agreements between Colorado State University-Pueblo and 15 community colleges. The agreements allow for the smooth transfer of credits from the community colleges to the university. All 28 CSU-Pueblo majors are included in the agreements. According to CSU-Pueblo spokesperson Cora...

4 years 1 month ago

Smog linked to heart cell death

A new study finds smog may cause cell death in the heart. Air pollution has been linked to cardiovascular disease -- but it's hard to narrow down which chemicals are responsible. This study looked at ozone -- a gas that protects the earth from the sun's radiation and...

4 years 1 month ago

Iraqi students come to CSU

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - The U.S. government is funding a program that will bring about 50 Iraqi students to the University of Southern Indiana and Colorado State university for six weeks. The Iraqi Young Leader Exchange Program is funded by the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and run by the...

4 years 3 months ago

CSU-Pueblo opens rec center to the public

CSU-Pueblo is opening up its recreation center to the community for the summer. The Student Recreation Center opened less than two years ago at a cost of $10 million. It includes a gymnasium, swimming pool, racquetball courts and squash court, indoor running track, aerobics/dance studio, cardio equipment (treadmills, bikes,...

4 years 4 months ago

Appeals court ruling supports guns at CU

The Colorado Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of a group seeking to allow students with concealed gun permits to carry their weapons on campus. Gun rights organization Students for Concealed Carry on Campus argued that a 1994 University of Colorado policy banning concealed weapons from its campus...

4 years 5 months ago

UCCS tuition to rise 7 percent

Undergraduate students at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will pay an additional $420-$450 per year in tuition costs beginning next fall, according to plans approved Monday by the CU Board of Regents. Meeting in downtown Denver. meeting, the Regents approved tuition increases for all three CU campuses....

4 years 6 months ago

CSU-Pueblo job fair

In this economy many people are still looking for jobs. CSU-Pueblo will host its annual Spring Career Fair on Wednesday, March 3. The event will be located in the Occhiato University Center from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. "The Career Fair will be of special interest to all CSU-Pueblo students-not...

4 years 6 months ago

Professor charged in university shooting

A biology professor was charged with murder late Friday in the shooting deaths of three colleagues at the campus. Amy Bishop, a Harvard University-trained neuroscientist, was reportedly upset over being denied tenure. Authorities say the researcher opened fire during an afternoon faculty meeting at the University of Alabama's...

4 years 6 months ago

Cow tips man and steps on him

People probably can't tip cows, but a cow tipped a person in Knoxville. Then it stepped on him. An ambulance was called to the University of Tennessee agriculture campus Friday morning. Fire Department Capt. D.J. Corcoran told The Knoxville News Sentinel first responders found a 40 to 50-year-old man who...

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