Five CU graduates were named Fulbright Scholars.
A new University of Colorado Boulder framework used to screen hundreds of organic chemical compounds used in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, shows that 15 may be of concern as groundwater contaminants based on their toxicity, mobility, persistence and frequency of use.
A University of Colorado Boulder space center will fly high-tech hardware on the commercial SpaceX Dragon spacecraft launching to the International Space Station Sunday, the 50th space mission flown by BioServe Space Technologies since it was founded by NASA in 1987.
A University of Colorado Boulder scientist unexpectedly discovered two lichen species new to science in the same week while conducting research in Boulder Colorado, near the city’s eastern limits.
The University of Colorado Board of Regents today heard a campus diversity report from CU-Boulder Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement Robert Boswell. The board also voted to approve a proposal to change the status of CU-Boulder’s Women and Gender Studies from program to department.
Lisa Wolpe and Emmy Award-winning actor Peter Macon debut with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival
University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced the appointment of Terri Fiez, director of strategic initiatives and professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Oregon State University, as vice chancellor for research. Fiez (pronounced fees) will begin her duties on Sept 16.
Learn how to develop interactive applications for interactive art, robotics and electronic music using Pd’s graphical programming environment.
Melissa Hart, CU-Boulder professor of law, has been named one of three finalists for the Colorado Supreme Court. David S. Prince and Richard L. Gabriel also are in the running, selected by the Colorado Supreme Court Nominating Commission to fill an upcoming vacancy created by the Aug. 31 retirement of Justice Gregory J. Hobbs Jr.
Our chapter was thrilled and very honored to accept the Mark R. Tallarico Award from the Capital Alumni Network (CAN) at their awards ceremony last night.
University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced that Lorrie Shepard, dean of the School of Education, will retire effective May 31, 2016, and that a national search has been launched to find her replacement.
Leading voice in producing Shakespeare to direct Much Ado About Nothing BOULDER, Colo. – Getting Jim Helsinger to come to Boulder was a coup. “Jim is well-known in the industry as a brilliant artist and leading producer of Shakespeare’s works,” says Tim Orr, Producing Artistic Director of the Colorado Shakespeare Festival. “In his CSF directorial
University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced the appointment of Sara Thompson as dean of the Division of Continuing Education and vice provost for Summer Session and Outreach and Engagement.
University of Colorado Boulder Distinguished Professor Margaret Murnane has been elected to the prestigious American Philosophical Society (APS).
While Nickel and Backpackers for Nepal have made tremendous progress, they still need help. The situation is very serious as many families still lack the supplies necessary to live sustainably. In order to provide support, donate to Backpackers for Nepal’s crowdfunding site. Also, be sure to follow their Facebook page for updates on their continued progress.
A novel compound developed by a team led by the University of Colorado Boulder may be therapeutic in suppressing misguided inflammatory responses by a set of immune cells known as microglia to perceived damage to the brain and nervous system.
Kjell N. Lindgren (MD’02) dreamed of being an astronaut all his life. Now he’s getting his chance.
Fourteen University of Colorado Boulder students had a wildly successful evening Tuesday in New York City, winning six awards in a top international advertising contest, the most collected by any public U.S. university at the event.
The University of Colorado Boulder has appointed Brian Domitrovic as the Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy for the 2015-16 academic year. He is the third person to be appointed to the position.
Two faculty members at the University of Colorado Boulder have been named 2015 President’s Teaching Scholars, a systemwide designation that recognizes CU educators who skillfully integrate teaching and research at an exceptional level. The title of President’s Teaching Scholar signifies CU’s highest recognition of excellence in and commitment to learning and teaching, as well as
The JILA clock is now good enough to measure tiny changes in the passage of time and the force of gravity at slightly different heights. Einstein predicted these effects in his theories of relativity, which mean, among other things, that clocks tick faster at higher elevations. Many scientists have demonstrated this, but with less sensitive techniques.
The First Folio is the first complete collected edition of Shakespeare’s plays, published in 1623 seven years after his death. Compiled by two of Shakespeare’s fellow actors, it preserves 36 of Shakespeare’s plays. Without it, we would not have 18 of those plays, including Macbeth, Julius Caesar, Twelfth Night, The Tempest and Antony and Cleopatra.
By Dustin Farivar When I was a child, my father Houshang Farivar (Psych’67, MPE’73, PhD’80) brought me to Boulder to tour CU every chance he got. There was always an excuse for him to share a memory about friends and professors, or explain to me how much harder it was to write papers when you
University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced the appointment of Lori Bergen, dean of the J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as dean of the new College of Media, Communication and Information. Bergen will begin her duties as dean on July 20, 2015.
When the University of Colorado Boulder’s annual Conference on World Affairs— featuring 200 panel discussions, performances and plenaries—returns to campus for the 67th time April 6-10, you won’t need to be in Boulder to enjoy it.
University of Colorado Professor Patty Limerick will review nearly four decades of service as University Fool and reflect on the value of humor on April Fools’ Day.
How has the scarcity of water in the American West resulted in so much controversy? A free online course offered beginning April 1 by experts at the University of Colorado Boulder will answer that question and more.
The University of Colorado Boulder will serve as the Science Operations Center for a NASA mission launching this month to better understand the physical processes of geomagnetic storms, solar flares and other energetic phenomena throughout the universe.
Allen Dwight Grotewold, who served as CU-Boulder’s director of admissions for 25 years — from the Kennedy Administration into Ronald Reagan’s second term — died Dec. 27, 2014. He was 87 and a resident of Sun Lakes, Ariz.
Russ is survived by his wife, Carol, of 61 years; the loving memory of their first born, Chris, and Matt and his wife, Julie; two adoring granddaughters, Danielle and Stacy; and great-grandchildren, Bailey and Benjamin; his sister, Lu Townsend, 11 nieces and nephews; and his brother-in-law, John Claydon.
The University of Colorado Boulder is ranked No. 6 in the nation for graduates serving as Peace Corps volunteers with 62 alumni currently serving around the world, the Peace Corps announced today.
Experts from CIRES, CU-Boulder, CSU and NCAR map out key vulnerabilities in agriculture, recreation, public health and more. Sea-level rise may not be eating away at Colorado’s borders, but climate change exposes other critical vulnerabilities in the state, according to a new report. Rising temperatures likely will take a toll on cattle and crops, for
When NASA’s napping New Horizon’s spacecraft awakens later this week in preparation for its July 2015 encounter with Pluto, a University of Colorado Boulder student instrument onboard already will have been up for years.
An estate gift of just over $6 million from a music-loving economics alumnus will create three major new endowments benefiting the Department of Economics and the College of Music at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Two NASA and one European spacecraft, including NASA’s MAVEN mission led by the University of Colorado Boulder, have gathered new information about the basic properties of a wayward comet that buzzed by Mars Oct. 19, directly detecting its effects on the Martian atmosphere.
I brought my grandsons 4 and 6 years old and since their father is a third generation CU graduate I think that we have a fourth generation coming along, in part because of programs like zoo lights!
The University of Colorado Boulder was ranked second in the world in geosciences this week by U.S. News & World Report.
University of Colorado Boulder administrators have signed a memorandum of agreement to host 36 of the nation’s top high school students beginning next summer to image, measure and track near-Earth asteroids using university telescopes.
Starting in 1965, Barth was the director of LASP for 27 years and a professor in the astrophysical and planetary sciences department at CU. Since 2002, he was a professor emeritus both at the laboratory and in the department.
Longtime Boulder resident Paul N. Eklund has made a transformative gift to the opera program at the College of Music at the University of Colorado Boulder that, combined with additional university commitments, establishes a $2 million endowment for the program, to be renamed the Eklund Family Opera Program in honor of the gift.