News Releases

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.

October 23, 2015

The Republican National Committee has informed the University of Colorado Boulder that it will provide 50 additional student and faculty tickets for Wednesday’s Republican presidential candidate debate.

The RNC had already provided 100 tickets for university use, and has now carved out an additional 50 tickets from the overall allotment at the Coors Events Center debate site. The size of the ticketed audience remains at just over 1,000 people.

October 23, 2015

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today named Christina Gonzales as CU-Boulder vice chancellor for student affairs effective Nov. 1. Gonzales has served in the post in an interim capacity since July 2015.

“Since coming to CU-Boulder in 2012, Christina has been an advocate for policies, practices and programs that enhance the student experience and encourage student learning, development and involvement,” Moore said. “She is a passionate leader and mentor and a key member of our leadership team.”

October 22, 2015

Several University of Colorado Boulder experts from across campus are available to comment on the Republican presidential debate to be held Oct. 28 at the Coors Events Center.

October 20, 2015

Scientists from the University of Colorado Boulder and University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus are stepping out of their offices and labs to share their work through hands-on activities Saturday, Oct. 24, at the Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave.  

“Portal to the Public: Meet a CU Scientist” will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. and is free and open to all ages.

October 15, 2015

Delivering research breakthroughs from the University of Colorado to the marketplace, CU’s Office of Technology Transfer collaborated to advance 13 new startup companies during the last fiscal year.