News Releases

November 4, 2015

Business accelerators -- entities that give money, guidance and space for a set amount of time to startups -- heavily rely on volunteer mentors to promote innovation, according to a new University of Colorado Boulder study.

November 4, 2015

Community, tribal and K-12 groups are invited to submit project proposals that explore impacts of oil and gas development on their local communities with support from the AirWaterGas Sustainability Research Network based at the University of Colorado Boulder.

The grants of up to $5,000 each aim to improve understanding of the risks and benefits of oil and gas development as identified by community organizations. Grant recipients will work with AirWaterGas researchers for the duration of their one-year projects.

November 3, 2015

A continuing look at a Maya village in El Salvador frozen in time by a blanket of volcanic ash 1,400 years ago shows the farming families who lived there went about their daily lives with virtually no strong-arming by the elite royalty lording over the valley, a CU-Boulder-led study shows.

November 2, 2015

In anticipation of Veterans Day on Nov. 11 a series of events is planned at the University of Colorado Boulder and beyond to celebrate those who have served the United States as members of the armed forces.  

November 2, 2015

A collaborative effort involving six counties, the University of Colorado Boulder and the nonprofit aerospace advocacy group, UAS Colorado, has paved the way for the launch and testing of two unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the San Luis Valley. 

November 2, 2015

By the 2050s, parts of the Arctic Ocean once covered by sea ice much of the year will see at least 60 days a year of open water, according to a new modeling study led by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder.

October 30, 2015

University of Colorado Boulder scientists know how to get teens excited about science – pick a good topic, such as using science to solve crimes, and then package it in a “café” setting.

The Teen Science Café – the next one dubbed “CSI Botany: Using Plants to Solve Crimes” - is part of a national push to get more young people involved in science, technology, engineering and math (or STEM) subjects.

October 29, 2015

Contrary to expectations that spruce beetle infestations increase the severity of wildfires in southwestern Colorado, a new study led by University of Colorado Boulder researchers has found that this native insect may not be to blame after all.

October 27, 2015

Despite a dip in business filings in Colorado during the third quarter of 2015 with 25,164 new entities recorded, employment in the state is projected to expand over the next two quarters, according to a University of Colorado Boulder report released Oct. 27 by Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams.

October 26, 2015

Researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey and key academic partners including the University of Colorado Boulder have quantified how rapidly ancient permafrost decomposes upon thawing and how much carbon dioxide is produced in the process.