The National Solar Observatory is the nation’s top ground-based scientific program studying solar physics and space weather. Of six institutions competing to be the NSO’s new home, CU Boulder and the University of Alabama-Huntsville have been selected as finalists.
A recent listing on the New York Times web site shows the University of Colorado at Boulder accepting the highest percentage of applicants for 2011. But many of the 100 schools on the list aren’t exactly peer institutions.
A popular but long-neglected commercial district in Boulder is inching toward an overdue makeover. KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Boulder County Business Report publisher Chris Wood about efforts to revitalize an area known as “the Hill.”