News Releases

July 16, 2015

The Colorado economy continues to expand, outperforming the U.S. economy and reaffirming previous expectations, according to the midyear economic update released today by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business.

July 14, 2015

The New Horizons spacecraft made a successful flyby of Pluto this morning after a nine- year, 3 billion-mile-journey, sending a thumbs-up signal to Earth tonight and elating the world’s space science community, including University of Colorado Boulder participants.

July 13, 2015

Thirty-two Latino and Chicano Colorado high school students are immersing themselves in college life and learning July 12-18 at the University of Colorado Boulder as part of the third annual Aquetza: Youth Leadership, Education and Community Empowerment summer program.

July 13, 2015

Children consume more low-nutrition, high-calorie food such as cookies and candy after observing seemingly overweight cartoon characters, according to a first-of-its-kind study led by the University of Colorado Boulder.

July 9, 2015

After a nine-year journey of 3 billion miles, a piano-sized, power-packed NASA spacecraft has an upcoming date with history that some University of Colorado Boulder students, faculty and alumni wouldn’t miss for the world.

July 8, 2015

Southern Californians and writers love to blame the hot, dry Santa Ana winds for tense, ugly moods, and the winds have long been associated with destructive wildfires. Now, NOAA researchers have found that on occasion, the winds have an accomplice with respect to fires, at least: Natural atmospheric events known as stratospheric intrusions, which bring extremely dry air from the upper atmosphere down to the surface, adding to the fire danger effects of the Santa Anas, and exacerbating some air pollution episodes.

July 6, 2015

This summer, middle and high school students are helping build and test 3-D structures that complement and mimic the cutting-edge ‘photo origami’ research conducted at the University of Colorado Boulder.

July 1, 2015

University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano today announced the appointment of Deborah “Deb” Coffin as vice chancellor for advancement, effective July 13. The position is the chief fundraising officer for the CU-Boulder campus. 

July 1, 2015

The confidence of Colorado business leaders dipped slightly though remained optimistic going into the third quarter of 2015, according to the Leeds Business Confidence Index released by CU-Boulder’s Leeds School of Business.

June 30, 2015

An international research team led by the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, has discovered a milk-and ochre-based paint dating to 49,000 years ago that inhabitants may have used to adorn themselves with or to decorate stone or wooden slabs.