Liberal-arts students get down to business

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More than 600 non-business students are now enrolled in the integrative business minor program at the University of Colorado Boulder. The program underwent a massive overhaul and debuted its slick and slimmed-down 12-credit program in fall 2013—an appealing alternative to the former, clunky 24-credit program. The program is popular and exceeding enrollment projections.

CU researchers ID heart ‘hot spots’

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Receiving bystander CPR can double or triple a victim’s chance of survival, according to the American Heart Association. But if you’re the victim, you have a better chance of receiving CPR from a bystander in Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood than in Five Points. New CU research aims to put resources in the neighborhoods that need it most.

Student broadens insight into piñon-juniper lands

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Millions of acres of piñon-juniper woodlands have been subjected to numerous land-management techniques since 1950. The long-term consequences of those actions are still poorly understood, but Miranda Redmond, a CU-Boulder doctoral student has been working hard to change that.

Mexican immigrants in '20s tended to be wealthy

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U.S.-Mexico border manifests from the 1920s indicate that Mexicans migrating to the United States then tended to be healthier, wealthier and more productive than those who did not migrate, according to CU-Boulder researchers. Their results suggests that U.S. migration policy in the early 1900s created an environment that drew “economically strong” Mexicans to migrate to the United States, and they say the findings have implications for contemporary policy.