University of Colorado

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado campuses sound alarm as leaders push cost-cutting and “efficiency through starvation”

Gov. Jared Polis’ administration wants to find a new way to fund state colleges and universities, but now the effort has stalled

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Determining how much water Colorado’s snowpack will yield is an inexact science, but researchers persist

The specter of climate change underscores the importance of gauging how well Colorado’s mountains can wring moisture from those enigmatic flakes

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

How will Western water be affected by climate change? A tiny Colorado flower may have the answer

Researchers are scouring the landscape near Crested Butte to gather data and inform climate computer models used around the world

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado hopes dropping $100 into college savings accounts for every newborn will mean more higher ed students

As Gov. Jared Polis and lawmakers try to clamp down on the escalating costs of higher education, they’re also encouraging families to begin saving for college early on

Culture Primary category in which blog post is published

Training white people in Colorado to be “anti-racist” (not just “not racist”) is one step in the fight to correct historic wrongs

Audiences in church basements and conference rooms around Colorado are being taught to see — and confront — racism in the systems around them, not just in individual acts.

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s economy is predicted to keep growing in 2020, but slower. Here’s what this means.

University of Colorado's annual economic report is optimistic for agriculture (except for small farmers), bearish on construction (but there’s lots of ongoing activity) and more.

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Jake Burton Carpenter, a snowboarder first and foremost, leaves Colorado legacy of community and persistence

Colorado ski resorts lined up against snowboarding even after Jake Burton Carpenter persuaded Berthoud Pass to open to athletes "surfing" the snow in 1978.