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Center for Western Civilization expands

The University of Colorado Boulder announced today that the Center for Western Civilization in the College of Arts and Sciences is now the Center for Western Civilization, Thought and Policy (CWCTP) and incorporates CU-Boulder’s successful Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy program.

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Floods of 2013 caused up to 1,000 years of erosion

The historic September 2013 storm that triggered widespread flooding across Colorado’s Front Range eroded the equivalent of hundreds or even 1,000 years worth of accumulated sediment from the foothills west of Boulder, researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have discovered.

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Remarkable rookie keeps eye on National Spelling Bee

Until this spring, when he stepped into the ring with 284 of the nation’s top spellers — more than 80 percent of them 12 or older — in Washington, D.C., 9-year-old Cameron Keith’s stiffest competition was his kid sister Zoe, 7.

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Welcome home, your own personal microbial zoo

The humble dust collecting in the average American household harbors a teeming menagerie of bacteria and fungi, and as researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder and North Carolina State University have discovered, it may be able to predict not only the geographic region of a given home, but the gender ratio of the occupants and the presence of a pet as well.

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Level of schooling has genetic basis

A first-of-its-kind, nationally representative study of siblings supports previously published research on unrelated individuals that links specific genotypes to educational attainment among adults in their mid-20s to early 30s.

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Jane Goodall to speak at CU-Boulder on Oct. 1

Pioneering primatologist and conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall will give the 50th annual George Gamow Memorial Lecture on Oct. 1, 2015 at Macky Auditorium on the University of Colorado Boulder campus.

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