University of Colorado

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Water crisis looms if Colorado fails to meet its legal obligations to other states, study warns

If water consumption increases by as little as 12%, the risk of Front Range spigots and farmland going dry doubles. But some call the findings scare tactics.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

In-state tuition at Colorado universities could rise up to 3% on average under governor’s budget plan

Gov. Jared Polis also says he wants to work with the legislature to find a sustainable solution for transportation funding, which could mean some form of a tax increase. One option is to take a regional approach as opposed to a statewide one.

Book Excerpts Primary category in which blog post is published

A journey to chronicle the life of the first black female graduate from CU became a wider historical mission

The fascinating life of Lucile Berkeley Buchanan Jones opened the door to examine the emergence of the African-American middle class from its roots in slavery

SunLit Interviews Primary category in which blog post is published

“A pioneer buried without a headstone.” Those words launched a Colorado author on a historical journey

Polly E. Bugros McLean retraced the steps of an amazing woman who witnessed a multitude of historical events en route to writing "Remembering Lucile"

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Academic researchers in the U.S., including in Colorado, are on the front line of battle against Chinese theft

Federal agents have sought updates about "possible misuse" of research funds by a University of Colorado Boulder professor

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Are Colorado’s oil and gas and recreation industries all that different? Economists say no — and we need to protect them both

Both industries have impacts on land and rural communities, but “we can coexist” in pursuit of economic diversity, say promoters of recreation and energy

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

At Colorado College, where tuition runs $71,000, many new in-state students will pay just a fraction — or nothing at all

The Colorado Springs liberal arts school has launched the “Colorado Pledge,” an effort to attract more Colorado students and eliminate sticker shock that might prevent them from applying

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

As the women-only Colorado Classic kicks off, two star riders show how hard it is to survive in the pro peloton

The Colorado Classic, which begins Thursday, will feature 96 of the world’s top women cyclists -- including former CU teammates -- bent on establishing a sustainable model for pro racing in the U.S.