Grant helps writer develop Kodak moment

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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.

Helping students with brain injuries stay in school

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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.

EPA efficiency proposal may backfire, study suggests

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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.

How to launch a career? Maybe we’ll CU in D.C.

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The CU in D.C. Program gives students the chance to live, study and work in the capital, and while it attracts political science majors, it’s open to all majors, and internships run the gamut from the humanities, sciences, nonprofits to government service. Just ask these students.