News Releases

September 1, 2014

The public is invited to attend free, Saturday programs led by University of Colorado Boulder faculty on popular topics as part of the CU on the Weekend series, which begins Sept. 6.

With topics ranging from the sweeping stories behind celebrated musical compositions to the micro-level study of bacteria that uniquely forms each person’s microbiome, CU on the Weekend programs are designed to satisfy the community’s curiosity surrounding some of the intriguing research conducted at CU-Boulder.

August 28, 2014

The importance of Mars exploration and how the aerospace industry partners with university researchers to advance one of Colorado’s leading economic sectors will be featured at a free program Monday, Sept. 8, in south Denver.

August 27, 2014

University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano today announced the appointment of Aaron Conley as vice chancellor for advancement effective Sept. 22.

Conley is currently the vice president for development and alumni relations at the University of Texas at Dallas where he was chief strategist for the recent UT Dallas comprehensive campaign that surpassed original campaign goals and almost doubled the total endowment.

August 25, 2014

University of Colorado faculty researchers attracted $861.04 million in research awards in the 2013-14 fiscal year, based on preliminary figures. This year’s figure is bested by just one other in CU history, FY2010, when one-time federal stimulus dollars helped fuel research awards of $884.1 million. 

August 21, 2014

Just as diamonds with perfect symmetry may be unusually brilliant jewels, the quantum world has a symmetrical splendor of high scientific value. Confirming this exotic quantum physics theory, JILA physicists led by theorist Ana Maria Rey and experimentalist Jun Ye have observed the first direct evidence of symmetry in the magnetic properties—or nuclear “spins”—of atoms. 

August 21, 2014

An international research effort organized by the University of Colorado Boulder conducted the first multiple, unmanned aircraft interception of a telltale rush of cold air preceding a thunderstorm known as a “gust front” as it rolled across the Pawnee National Grassland in northeast Colorado on Aug. 14.

August 20, 2014

Nearly 800 incoming students at the University of Colorado Boulder will spend their first Saturday as college students helping others in the community during the “Buff Day of Service” on Aug. 23.

August 19, 2014

The University of Colorado Boulder and the city of Boulder have been honored with the International Town-Gown Association’s Larry Abernathy Award, recognizing the positive collaboration between the university and city.

The university and city were recognized for the comprehensive move-in orientation program they offer for student renters living on the Hill and in Goss Grove, two of the most densely populated student rental areas in Boulder.

August 18, 2014

University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano today announced the appointment of Charles V. “Charlie” Sweet as vice chancellor and managing senior associate university counsel for the CU-Boulder campus.  The appointment is effective Sept. 1.

August 14, 2014

New students at the University of Colorado Boulder will be greeted with dozens of activities including a welcome convocation, a Folsom Field pep rally and a “Global Jam” international food and music fest during Week of Welcome beginning Aug. 21.

The free events give new students a chance to get acquainted with each other, the campus and surrounding community before classes start on Aug. 25. The activities are scheduled in addition to orientation sessions that cover the details of class registration, policies and student services at each college.

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