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CU expanding program to identify students at risk of failing classes

Although adults, students can become overwhelmed in transition from high school
A University of Colorado pilot program, designed to identify underclassmen who are struggling in their classes and connect them with resources, is expanding. Full Story
CU hosts summit for veterans in higher education
Colorado higher education leaders gathered Thursday at the University of Colorado for a summit on veterans in higher education. The event, which was co-sponsored by CU Career Services and the Colorado Advisory Council on Military Education, was designed to connect people working in support of student veterans across the state and provide updates about changes in organizations and policies on the state and federal levels. Full Story

CU Boulder researcher leads study highlighting ice cap's instability
The stability of ice caps at Earth's high latitudes is being highlighted in research led by a scientist at the University of Colorado, which shows greatly accelerated movement at the Vavilov Ice Cap in the Russian High Arctic region. Full Story

Bear wanders away after spending night in a tree on CU Boulder campus
Campus police at the University of Colorado Boulder are monitoring a bear that wandered onto campus shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday. Full Story

CU Boulder graduate students receive first paychecks at least week late
When Alex Lloyd's paycheck didn't arrive on time, she had to ask for help to pay her rent and missed another payment deadline. Lloyd is a fourth-year philosophy doctoral student at the University of Colorado, and this semester she is teaching two sections of an undergraduate philosophy writing class in addition to her course work. Her first paycheck for her work as an instructor, about $1,320, was due Aug. 31 but didn't arrive until Sept. 7. Full Story

Scholars caution about potential costs, confidentiality of CU presidential search
As the University of Colorado Board of Regents considers which executive search firm will assist in replacing President Bruce Benson, scholars who study such searches have cautioned them about the potential costs and pitfalls of the process. Full Story

Golf tournament raises tens of thousands for CU student veterans
Bob Schuetze remembers what it was like to serve in the military and then return to school. The Boulder resident and retired attorney returned from service in the U. Full Story

University of Colorado regents unanimously pass changes to free speech, expression policies
AURORA — The University of Colorado Board of Regents on Friday unanimously passed sweeping changes to policies that include refined definitions of academic freedom and freedom of expression. Full Story

Enrollment up this year at University of Colorado Boulder, across CU system
AURORA — Enrollment at each of the University of Colorado's campuses grew this year, according to preliminary numbers. Full Story

One arrested after report of man with a knife prompts CU Boulder to sends out campus alert
A report of a man with a pocketknife in a University of Colorado residence hall prompted campus officials to issue an emergency alert early Friday morning, but they cleared the hall and are investigating the incident. Full Story

United Mexican American Students to host 50th anniversary celebration
Community members are invited to attend a series of events marking and celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of United Mexican American Students at the University of Colorado. Full Story

CU screening endurance running documentary: '3100: Run and Become'
A man who spent the early years of his childhood in Boulder has returned for screenings of his new documentary film, "3100: Run and Become. Full Story

Boulder, CU protest proposed RTD rate hikes, service cuts
Officials from Boulder and the University of Colorado are concerned over proposed rate increases and service cuts from RTD that they say will add millions of dollars in expenses to the city and CU budgets. Full Story

University of Colorado faculty, staff look to reduce practice of students seeking doctor's notes
Amid an uptick in students seeking medical and mental health care, University of Colorado providers and professors are taking on a relic many say does not help, and in fact can hurt, student health: the doctor's note. Full Story

Conservative provocateurs Charlie Kirk, Candace Owens to speak at CU Boulder in October
<p>Two leaders of the conservative student organization Turning Point USA - Charlie Kirk and Candace Owens - are scheduled to speak on the University of Colorado's Boulder campus in October.</p>  Full Story

Criminal case against ex-CU Buffs assistant Joe Tumpkin to move forward following appeal
The criminal case against former University of Colorado assistant coach Joe Tumpkin, who is accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend, is finally set to continue after a judge ruled that Tumpkin's attorney's should have access to the same cellphone records as the prosecution. Full Story

CU regents open nominations for committee to replace Bruce Benson
The University of Colorado's Board of Regents has opened the nominations process for community members and alumni who want to serve on the search committee for President Bruce Benson's replacement. Full Story

University of Colorado tops $1B in funding for research
The University of Colorado set a record in sponsored research funding last year and topped $1 billion for the second year in a row. Full Story

University of Colorado regents to vote on academic freedom, freedom of expression policies
The University of Colorado Board of Regents is set to vote Friday on policies defining academic freedom and freedom of expression. Full Story

More rain could mean more snake bites, study from CU Boulder professor finds
A new study shows the number of rattlesnake bites might correlate to the amount of rainfall in a given year.  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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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: Gasoline Lollipops

The Boulder alt-country band gives its EPs names such as Death and Resurrection, and its songs bear the mark of hard truths and sin. But the punk energy behind the playing, and the sense that it's all in good fun, make it OK to dance to a song like "Death." Full Story