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CU-Boulder names Katherine Schultz new dean of School of Education

Lorrie Shepard returning to teaching and research after 15 years as dean
The University of Colorado has selected Katherine Schultz to lead its School of Education starting Aug. 1, the university announced today. Full Story
Survey: 28% of CU-Boulder's female undergrads sexually assaulted while in college
Twenty-eight percent of female undergraduates at the University of Colorado say they were sexually assaulted during their time in college — experiences ranging from rape to unwanted touching — according to newly released data from what is likely the most comprehensive sexual misconduct survey ever conducted by the Boulder campus. Full Story

Renting out dorm rooms on Airbnb? Absolutely not, CU-Boulder says
University of Colorado students: Let Jack Worth's story be a cautionary tale. Worth, a sophomore at Emerson College in Boston, could be facing disciplinary action from his school for renting out his dorm room on Airbnb, the popular vacation rental website that allows users to offer up a room or their entire home. Full Story

Former CU-Boulder professor pleads guilty to theft in lab equipment scheme
A former University of Colorado professor arrested on suspicion of creating a company to sell marked-up lab equipment to the Boulder campus has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor theft and has been given a six-month deferred sentence. Full Story

CU-Boulder program helping low-income, first-gen students on path to grad school
The University of Colorado wants to help low-income and first-generation college students think beyond graduation and picture themselves as doctors, lawyers, researchers and entrepreneurs. Full Story

CU-Boulder, Michigan State professors taking new approach to introductory science
University of Colorado biology professor Michael Klymkowsky doesn't want introductory science courses to weed out students based solely on their ability to memorize large amounts of material. Full Story

CU paid $140K in bonuses during rocky rollout of new payroll system
Dozens of University of Colorado employees received bonuses totaling $140,000 for their work on new payroll and finance systems that got off to a rough start late last year, leaving some workers without paychecks in December and January. Full Story

CU to employees: 'Hang in there' with new payroll, finance programs
The University of Colorado system's top human resources official says nearly all employees who didn't get their January paychecks last week should now be paid, and asked CU staffers to "hang in there" as the university works out the kinks in its new payroll and finance systems. Full Story

No surge in overall U.S. crime due to 'Ferguson effect,' CU-Boulder study finds
A University of Colorado-led study found no surge in overall or violent crime in large U.S. cities due to the so-called "Ferguson effect" following the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in 2014. Full Story

CU student killed in Boulder stabbing to be awarded posthumous doctorate
The University of Colorado grad student who was stabbed to death in downtown Boulder in December will be awarded a posthumous doctorate degree. Full Story

CU-Boulder opens multi-stall, all-gender restroom in student center
The University Memorial Center announced the opening of the restroom this week as the first multi-stall, all-gender restroom inside the building. The project cost $176,400 and was funded by student fees. Full Story

Tom Perez, U.S. labor secretary, to speak at CU-Boulder
U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez is scheduled to speak at the University of Colorado Law School's Silicon Flatirons Center on Tuesday. Full Story

CU-Boulder hosting event to discuss racial and ethnic inclusion
On the heels of a "sobering" climate survey that found that few African-American students feel welcome or supported on campus, the University of Colorado is hosting an event this month to discuss racial and ethnic inclusion. Full Story

CU-Boulder hosting free showing of movie 'Trumbo' on Wednesday
The International Film Series at the University of Colorado is showing the movie "Trumbo" for free on Wednesday evening.  Full Story

CU-Boulder lays off 3 staffers in student affairs reorganization
The University of Colorado laid off three people last month after combining the two offices that interacted with new students and their parents. Full Story

CU-Boulder remembers fallen astronauts 30 years after Challenger disaster
Cadets from the University of Colorado's Air Force ROTC and the Arnold Air Society honored the 14 astronauts killed in the Challenger and Columbia disasters with a march and procession across CU's campus Saturday morning. Full Story

In purple Colorado, at-large CU regents seat anyone's to win
The political whims of voters in Colorado could help determine the next president of the United States.  Full Story

CU-led research births new theory on ancient Australian bird's extinction
Charred eggs are credited with enabling a University of Colorado-led team to produce the first direct evidence that humans had a central role in the extinction of immense flightless birds that inhabited Australia 50,000 years ago. Full Story

CU-Boulder interviewing former NASA administrator for engineering dean post
The University of Colorado is interviewing NASA's former chief technology officer to potentially lead the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Full Story

CU-Boulder English grad students scramble after not getting paychecks
Graduate students within the University of Colorado's English department were scrambling Friday when they didn't get their monthly paycheck. 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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