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Hispanic men graduate from college in Colorado at low rates. But the numbers can improve.

The disparate rate at which Hispanic men earn degrees from Colorado universities hasn’t improved much over the last decade, even as the institutions enroll more Hispanic students

Education

Colorado banned legacy admissions at its public colleges. But what does that really mean for students?

Supporters believe the ban on legacy admissions makes a statement about who Colorado values in being admitted into college and clarifies the role of family ties to a school

Education

Colorado ends “legacy admissions” for public colleges and universities, SAT/ACT requirement

The bill prohibits public higher education officials from looking at “legacy preference,” or familial relationships to alumni of the institution.

Education

Two Colorado colleges plan to remove junior from their names. But will the change attract more students?

College officials at the schools for years have complained that the antiquated term has hampered recruiting

Education

The best coronavirus warning system? Poop and pooled spit, Colorado State University says

Emerging research suggests infected people start shedding the coronavirus in their poop early in their infection, and possibly days before they begin shedding it from their mouths and noses

Coronavirus

Coronavirus creates questions about future of part-time instructors at Colorado’s colleges

As the pandemic forces colleges and universities to slash their budgets, part-time instructors are worried about partly or even entirely losing their teaching hours

Education

To combat coronavirus, Durango’s Fort Lewis College embraces Navajo principle of kinship

Broadly, in Indigenous cultures, K’é encompasses mutual respect among all living things. It is demonstrated by making decisions to benefit the greater community.

Education

College students of Colorado: Here’s how to vote, whether you’re currently in the state or not

Many students who attend Colorado colleges and universities are living in other states and taking online classes because of coronavirus. They can still vote in Colorado.

Politics and Government

Why Colorado students are still taking the SAT, even though it’s now voluntary

In Colorado, at least for the foreseeable future, the privately administered SAT isn’t going anywhere.

Education

Governor says sending University of Colorado students home isn’t a safe option

CU Boulder told students in a dorm in the Williams Village area of campus that they have to relocate to make more room for their peers who need to be quarantined

Coronavirus

University of Colorado signs sponsorship deal with sports betting operator

The five-year corporate sponsorship with PointsBet was negotiated by Learfield IMG College

News

Colorado partners with Apple, Google to allow for coronavirus exposure notification on cellphones

The system will work in the background of people's everyday lives if they choose to opt-in to the service or download the app

Coronavirus

Colorado College suspends most in-person learning after coronavirus prompts three dorm quarantines

“This is not how you — or we — envisioned our students starting their campus life, or this academic year,” wrote co-presidents Mike Edmonds and Robert G. Moore.

Coronavirus

As Colorado College students arrived on campus, one tested positive for coronavirus. Now, an entire dorm is quarantined.

The situation underscores the difficulty of higher education during the pandemic as students at University of Colorado Boulder, the largest university or college in the state, begin moving into their housing

Education

Colorado hopes a new higher education funding formula will make a difference for students. It may not be easy.

The state’s newest model will provide money to schools based on metrics that include how many students of color it enrolls, and how many are low-income, the first to go to college in their family and are from Colorado

Education

Trump administration rescinds rule requiring foreign students to attend in-person classes or leave U.S.

Colorado and 16 other states on Monday sued to block the rule from going into effect

Education

Colorado joins 16 other states in suing Trump administration over international student visa rule

The lawsuit said the policy change "leaves colleges and universities with an agonizing dilemma"

Education

Colorado’s CARES Act money doesn’t do enough for colleges and students, higher education leaders say

In total, the Colorado colleges and universities received $173.3 million from the CARES Act

Education

Will Colorado’s college athletes soon be able to profit from their names and images?

If passed, Colorado’s act would become law in 2023. That presumably would allow an embattled NCAA and other collegiate sports groups to develop national standards on student athlete compensation.

Education

A Western Colorado professor’s mosquito book created so much buzz that it brought him to tears

Timothy Winegard’s book, “The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator,” hit the New York Times bestseller list in early August

Coloradans
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