University of Colorado at Boulder

The University of Colorado at Boulder, (CU Boulder), was established in 1876 as a public university. CU Boulder offers undergraduate and graduate degrees to a student body of 29,700 students. CU is ranked with a high research activity. In recent history, CU Boulder received funds to establish the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, JILA, and management funds for the National Institute of Standards and Technology's NIST-F-1 Atomic clock.

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http://www.colorado.edu/
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