News Releases

January 25, 2016

The United States could slash greenhouse gas emissions from power production by up to 78 percent below 1990 levels within 15 years while meeting increased demand, according to a new study by NOAA and University of Colorado Boulder researchers.

January 24, 2016

University of Colorado Boulder alumni Ellison Onizuka and Kalpana Chawla, astronauts who died in NASA space shuttle accidents 17 years apart, will be remembered on campus Saturday, Jan. 30.

January 21, 2016

Even with a slowdown in new business filings in Colorado during the fourth quarter of 2015, employment in the state is expected to expand over the first and second quarters of 2016, according to a University of Colorado Boulder report released today by Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams.

January 20, 2016

A panel discussion examining parental choice in public education will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Canyon Theater at the Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave. It is free and open to the public. 

January 19, 2016

Where else but a top-notch research university such as CU-Boulder can you go to a lecture series tackling everything from the origins of beer to all things Holy War to a brush with Pluto and how to live a more humorous life?

CU on the Weekend invites the public to learn from and interact with some of the University of Colorado Boulder’s most dynamic faculty members as they share their particular pursuits of knowledge with free spring programming beginning Saturday, Jan. 30. 

Spring 2016 programs include:

January 18, 2016

The Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence (CSPV) at the University of Colorado Boulder today released an independent fact-finding report examining the events and circumstances leading to the 2013 fatal shooting at Arapahoe High School and offering recommendations for improvements in school safety.

January 18, 2016

In the ever-escalating evolutionary battle with drug-resistant bacteria, humans may soon have a leg up thanks to adaptive, light-activated nanotherapy developed by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria such as Salmonella, E. Coli and Staphylococcus infect some 2 million people and kill at least 23,000 people in the United States each year. Efforts to thwart these so-called “superbugs” have consistently fallen short due to the bacteria’s ability to rapidly adapt and develop immunity to common antibiotics such as penicillin.  

January 14, 2016

If you want to set a meeting with Nigel Sharp to get entrepreneurship advice, he’s best approached with an invite for tea – his beverage of choice – versus coffee. He along with Hector Rodriguez and Julien Denaes are the first cohort of entreprenurial experts in CU-Boulder's Global Entrepreneurs in Residence program. 

 
January 11, 2016

Pregnant and postpartum women at risk of depression are less likely to suffer depression when they meditate or get in a yoga pose than when they are treated with psychotherapy or antidepressants, a new study led by University of Colorado Boulder researchers has found.

January 11, 2016

The University of Colorado Boulder today announced two finalists for the fourth Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy. This month, the finalists will make one-day campus visits, during which they will hold public forums.

The finalists are Francis Beckwith, professor of philosophy and church-state studies at Baylor University in Texas; and Richard Bishirjian, president of EDUcourses Inc. and president of Yorktown University, a for-profit, online liberal-arts university.

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