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CU Boulder researchers help develop self-healing material that could lead to 'soft' robots

Researchers create material that's transparent, stretchable, self-healing, electrically conductive
Today, we think of robots as rigid, clunky and metallic. But imagine a day in the future when robots are soft and human-like, with skin-like material covering muscles that move just like ours. Full Story
New Broncos coach Vance Joseph was accused of sexual assault while a CU assistant
Vance Joseph, the Denver Broncos' new head coach, was accused of sexually assaulting two female trainers in 2003 while he was an assistant coach at the University of Colorado — allegations that were investigated by the state task force looking into the recruiting scandal that rocked CU in the early 2000s. Full Story

Boulder cyclists headed to Luxembourg for World Cyclo-cross Championships
Maxx Chance, a 20-year-old student at the University of Colorado in Boulder, will miss the first two weeks of school because he'll be representing the United States in the 2017 Cyclo-cross World Championships in Luxembourg. Full Story

CU Boulder battling to save oaks from feasting bugs
Bugs are feasting on some of the old oak trees that shade the University of Colorado's Boulder campus, causing serious damage that's threatening the overall health of the mature trees. Full Story

Laverne Cox of 'Orange is the New Black' to speak at CU Boulder during Milo Yiannopoulos visit
Transgender actress Laverne Cox, best known for her role in the popular Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black," is scheduled to speak on the University of Colorado's Boulder campus at the same time as conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos on Jan. Full Story

CU Boulder tapped by NASA for black holes mission
The University of Colorado has been tapped by NASA to operate an upcoming mission to probe aspects of some of the most extreme and unusual astronomical objects, such as stellar and supermassive black holes, neutron stars and pulsars. Full Story

Three Boulder scientists land prestigious presidential honor
Two University of Colorado scientists and a third at National Institute of Standards and Technology are among 102 recipients of the highest United States government honor awarded to science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. Full Story

Counter-event planned to coincide with Milo Yiannopoulos talk at CU Boulder
A group at the University of Colorado has organized a counter-event that will take place during a planned campus visit by controversial conservative speaker Milo Yiannopoulos later this month. Full Story

Broomfield police investigate domestic violence allegations against CU Buffs assistant Joe Tumpkin
The Broomfield Police Department has opened a criminal investigation into domestic violence allegations made against University of Colorado assistant coach Joe Tumpkin. Full Story

Xcel Energy device brings bomb squad to CU Boulder campus
University of Colorado police called in the Boulder County bomb squad to investigate a large backpack with wires that discovered Sunday night on campus, but found out it contained a device that was monitoring a gas meter. Full Story

CU Boulder eyes international strategy with new initiatives
The University of Colorado's Boulder campus has long had connections overseas, from students taking classes abroad to alumni living and working outside the U. Full Story

'4+1' program gives some CU Boulder students faster track to master's degree
Starting this semester, future teachers and school administrators can get a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in five years through a new program at the University of Colorado's Boulder campus. Full Story

Joe Tumpkin, CU Buffs assistant coach, named in domestic violence complaint
The ex-girlfriend of University of Colorado assistant coach Joe Tumpkin has obtained a restraining order against Tumpkin, claiming he physically assaulted her multiple times over the course of their three-year relationship — most recently on the nights before and after a CU football game. Full Story

CU's Charles Wilkinson played role in Bears Ears National Monument designation
When President Barack Obama officially designated a large swath of land in southeastern Utah to be the Bears Ears National Monument last week, Charles Wilkinson's phone and email inbox began blowing up with messages of congratulations as he sat at his desk in his Boulder home. Full Story

CU Boulder study shows ring-tailed lemurs in dire straits
A study co-authored by a University of Colorado professor said that the decline in the known ring-tailed lemur population could spell trouble for all lemur species on the island of Madagascar. Full Story

Construction delays at CU Boulder to keep Euclid Autopark offline until March
One of the main parking structures on the University of Colorado's Boulder campus will stay offline until at least March as crews grapple with delays during construction of the new $43 million Center for Academic Success and Engagement. Full Story

Boulder County coroner says CU Buffs great Rashaan Salaam shot himself in head
Rashaan Salaam, the University of Colorado's Heisman Trophy-winning running back who later played for the Chicago Bears, killed himself with a gunshot to the head, the Boulder County Coroner's Office ruled on Thursday. Full Story

Glycogen-measuring technology helps CU Buffs stay healthy, achieve success on the field
It's easy to see how skilled coaching, talented players and hard work led to the University of Colorado's success on the football field this year, culminating in an appearance at the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio on Thursday. Full Story

CU Buffs to wear helmet decal during Alamo Bowl in honor of Rashaan Salaam
The University of Colorado football team will take the field Thursday with helmet decals honoring former Buffs great Rashaan Salaam, who died earlier this month. Full Story

Top 10 local news stories of 2016: No. 4 — CU Buffs' 'Rise is Real,' Rashaan Salaam's death
"The Rise is Real." That was the mantra the University of Colorado football program preached for the 2016 season, and the Buffs were more than able to back it up. Full Story

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College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

 
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(Matt York / Associated Press)
College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

 
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Second Story Garage: Bandits

Boulder is pretty good at producing rock bands, and by "rock," we mean the in-your-face, guitar-heavy, leather-clad variety — you know, the good kind. For a prime example, look no farther than BANDITS. Full Story

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