News Releases

May 4, 2015

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced the three finalists selected for the position of vice chancellor for research. The candidates will visit campus over the coming weeks to meet with students, faculty, staff and university administrators.

May 1, 2015

A new study appearing this week in the scientific journal eLIFE about the rapid evolution of small viruses that infect bacteria includes 59 University of Colorado Boulder co-authors, all of whom conducted research for the paper as freshmen.

May 1, 2015

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck announced a $500,000 gift to be divided between the University of Colorado Law School (CU) and the University of Denver Sturm College of Law (DU). Each school will use its $250,000 gift to create an endowed fellowship program. This gift is the single largest gift from a law firm in the history of both universities.

May 1, 2015

The University of Colorado Boulder will hold its spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 9, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Folsom Field. The ceremony, which is free and open to the public, will honor 5,927 candidates for degrees including 4,545 bachelor’s degrees, 908 master’s degrees, 149 law degrees and  325 doctoral degrees. Cathleen Black, a former media executive and author, is the keynote speaker for the ceremony.

April 29, 2015

A sustainability alliance formed in 2009 by Boulder County, the city of Boulder, Boulder Valley School District and the University of Colorado Boulder will update the community during a town-gown forum May 4 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on the CU-Boulder campus.

April 29, 2015

The University of Colorado Boulder was highly rated in a number of subject areas in the latest World University rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd. (QS).

April 28, 2015

A new University of Colorado Boulder study involving some 40,000 people indicates that social and psychological problems caused by drinking generally trump physically hazardous drinking behaviors when it comes to overall mortality rates.

April 27, 2015

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.

Domitrovic holds a PhD in history from Harvard University, where he also did graduate work in the department of economics.  He earned his bachelor’s degree at Columbia University, studying history and mathematics. 

April 26, 2015

On behalf of the entire CU-Boulder community, I am pleased that CU-Boulder student Berry Tyler Allen is safe and has returned to Boulder. My thanks to all the volunteers who worked with Mr. and Mrs. Allen to search for Tyler; the Boulder Police, who the led the investigation into his disappearance, and the CU staff and Boulder community members who have supported his family during this ordeal. The campus and Boulder communities rose to the occasion to support one of our own and demonstrated the care and commitment that defines our university.

April 23, 2015

University of Colorado Boulder astronomers, who helped design and build instruments for and have made hundreds of observations using the Hubble Space Telescope since its launch, are celebrating the observatory’s 25th anniversary.