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Boulder: Finding a Balance Between Your Work and Your Life Although many Colorado natives would prefer we kept it a secret, our state is home to beautiful landscapes, more than 300 days of sunshine, world-class skiing, and abundant outdoor activities. There is no other state that has both the highest sand dunes in North America and 54 mountain peaks over 14,000 feet. Boulder is a picturesque college town famous for its pedestrianfriendly streets, its environmentally minded people, its nationally acclaimed restaurants, and its relaxed attitude. Because of these attributes, the city attracts a significant number of scientists and innovators. Boulder and nearby Denver are large enough to attract bigticket events and festivals – and small enough that you can get a ticket to see one. Sports fans have numerous options from professional teams to recreational leagues of all kinds. Being in Boulder immerses you in a fusion of worldclass intellect with a community that values and enjoys the environment. We invite you to join us in this unique place and see what it has to offer you.

All About Boulder • Elevation: 5,430 feet • Population: 103,673 (29,000 are CU students) • More sunny days, on average, than San Diego or Miami • More than 300 restaurants featuring local, regional, and international cuisine • Recently rated “#1 Sports Town in America” by Outside Magazine • 200 miles of public hiking and biking trails • 30,000 acres of open space • Close to Colorado’s more than 30 ski areas and resorts for winter activities • 30 art galleries, 4 museums, 32 movie and stage theatres • Home to the Colorado Shakespeare Festival and the Colorado Music Festival

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IQ Biology: Reach Higher  

The IQ Biology PhD program offers interdisciplinary quantitative biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

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