If electric utilities can burn less coal for each kilowatt-hour of electricity produced, they should also emit less carbon dioxide overall. That’s the rationale behind a proposed federal rule designed to decrease power-plant emissions by improving their energy efficiency. But evidence shows the approach does not work.
Nearly 1,000 students, most in the CU Club Sports Program, have benefitted from a cutting-edge clinic that tests for and treats concussions. Those who have suffered concussions are getting timely treatment, which helps them recover and stay in school. The CU clinic is gaining notice nationwide.
Marcia Douglas, associate professor of English, has been awarded a prestigious fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts to pen a novel extrapolated from a minute, almost tossed-off, detail in Tell My Horse, a work by Zora Neale Hurston, written while Hurston was on a Guggenheim Fellowship.
The news of a lifetime reached Elizabeth Fenn, chair of CU-Boulder’s history department, around 1 p.m. on April 20, just as she sat at her desk to eat her lunch from the University Memorial Center. An email from a New York Times reporter caught her attention: It said she’d won a Pulitzer Prize.