University of Colorado at Boulder

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Group.png University of Colorado at Boulder  
University of Colorado seal.png
HeadquartersBoulder, Colorado
Type• Public
• flagship
• space-grant
Other nameBuffaloes
pUBLIC university in Boulder, Colorado

The University of Colorado Boulder is a public research university in Boulder, Colorado. Founded in 1876, five months before Colorado became a state, it is the flagship university of the University of Colorado system. In 2021, the university attracted support of over $634 million for research and spent $536 million on research and development according to the National Science Foundation, ranking it 50th in the nation.[1][2]

The university consists of nine colleges and schools and offers over 150 academic programs, enrolling more than 35,000 students as of January 2022.[3]

To date, 5 Nobel Prize laureates, 10 Pulitzer Prize winners, 11 MacArthur "Genius Grant" recipients, 1 Turing Award laureate, and 20 astronauts have been affiliated with CU Boulder as alumni, researchers, or faculty.[4][5][6][7] In 2021, the university received over $634 million in sponsored research to fund programs like the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics and Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics.


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Deep state operative
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Daniel Smith6 March 1956USDiplomat
Director of the important US Foreign Service Institute
Gayle SmithSpook
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