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History profs win support from National Endowment for the Humanities

Feb. 27, 2017

Two University of Colorado Boulder history professors received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities in December, with projects in Elizabethan politics and the emancipation of Africans taken during the outlawed slave trade in the 1800s.Read more »
Carroll

Prof preserves native traditions with help of National Science Foundation

Feb. 27, 2017

Clint Carroll will help to preserve tribal tradition and knowledge for future generations through the Faculty Early Career Development Award, a five-year grant from the National Science Foundation.Read more »
innovation

Two distinguished profs recognized as top inventors

Feb. 20, 2017

University of Colorado Boulder Distinguished Professors Leslie Leinwand and Chris Bowman have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).Read more »
Lowry

Study linking beneficial bacteria to mental health makes top 10 list for brain research

Jan. 6, 2017

Research by integrative physiology professor Christopher Lowry found that injecting mice with a bacteria called Mycobacterium vaccae fended off physical and behavioral signs of stress. Now human studies are underway.Read more »
Mary Cassatt

Outstanding grad challenges one-dimensional images of women

Dec. 14, 2016

Maiji Castro, who graduates summa cum laude with a degree in art history and a minor in Italian, has been named the fall 2016 outstanding graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder.Read more »
Natalie Ahn

Distinguished biochemist elected president of national society

Dec. 2, 2016

Natalie Ahn, a professor of distinction in the department of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Colorado Boulder, was elected president of The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology last year and began her term as president-elect in July.Read more »
Lienzo de Petlalcala

CU scholars named American Council of Learned Societies fellows

Nov. 30, 2016

Three University of Colorado Boulder professors have won prestigious fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies. The three are among 69 fellows chosen from 1,100 applicants.Read more »
Tin Tin

CU lab’s fruit-fly work yields patented cancer treatment

Nov. 21, 2016

CU Boulder and SuviCa recently received a patent for a promising chemical, SVC112, which helps prevent regrowth of cancer cells following radiation exposure. The chemical was originally identified through lab research with fruit flies — a process that is being shared with undergraduate students — and its synthesis helped create a collaborative pipeline for cross-disciplinary work through CU’s Technology Transfer Office.Read more »
Hough

Scientist develops new way to look at a cellular shapeshifter

Oct. 27, 2016

Loren Hough has won a New Investigator Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award from the National Institutes of Health to further vital research in the field of biophysics, specifically the behavior of tubulin, a protein involved in many life processes.Read more »
Keith Maskus

Q&A: Maskus discusses transition from Boulder to Capitol Hill

Oct. 13, 2016

Economics Professor Keith Maskus has been named chief economist for the U.S. Department of State. Maskus, a professor of distinction who also was the director of CU Boulder’s Program on International Development, is beginning the two-year appointment — based in Washington, D.C. — this month.Read more »

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