News Releases

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.

January 11, 2016

New research led by the University of Colorado Boulder indicates an ongoing loss of ice on Niwot Ridge and the adjacent Green Lakes Valley in the high mountains west of Boulder is likely to progress as the climate continues to warm.

January 5, 2016

After a small dip last quarter, the optimism of Colorado business leaders grew modestly for the start of 2016, according to the Leeds Business Confidence Index released today by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business.

At 55.4, the overall first-quarter reading is up from 53.5 last quarter and down by 5.7 points from one year ago.

January 5, 2016

An unusually star-deprived black hole at the site of two merged galaxies could provide new insight into black hole evolution and behavior.

December 29, 2015

The human gut harbors a teeming menagerie of over 100 trillion microorganisms and exercising early in life can alter that microbial community for the better, promoting healthier brain and metabolic activity over the course of a lifetime.

December 28, 2015

Water managers in Colorado and the West scrambling to meet the growing demand for increasingly scarce water supplies caused by large populations far from water resources, climate change and drought need to focus more effort on conserving water, including addressing reservoir evaporation, say University of Colorado Boulder researchers.

December 28, 2015

More than 70 speakers and presenters from around the world will be part of Media, Gender and Religion, a University of Colorado Boulder conference to be held Jan. 7-10.

CU-Boulder’s Center for Media, Religion and Culture (CMRC) will host the conference. All plenary sessions are free and open to the public with no registration required. They will be held at Old Main Chapel and the Center for Community on campus.

December 23, 2015

Researchers have developed a groundbreaking microprocessor chip that uses light, rather than electricity, to transfer data at rapid speeds while consuming minute amounts of energy. 

December 22, 2015

The Ebola virus and fruit bats have been waging a molecular battle for survival that may have started at least 25 million years ago.

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