News Releases

May 13, 2016

The bread loaf-sized Miniature X-Ray Solar Spectrometer, or MinXSS, CubeSat will be deployed from an airlock on the International Space Station (ISS) at 4 a.m. MDT on Monday, May 16, beginning its journey into space where it will study emissions from the sun that can affect ground-based communications systems.

May 11, 2016

A new, sweeping national study of educational research use among school and district leaders finds generally positive attitudes toward the value of research and frequent use of research for decision-making. 

The report was published by the National Center for Research in Policy and Practice (NCRPP), which is funded by Institute of Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education and housed at the University of Colorado Boulder School of Education. 

May 10, 2016

Thirteen students from the CU-Boulder’s advertising program have won seven awards in a major international advertising contest. Their ad campaign entries range from a Lego fund to teach children about wildlife extinction to a LinkedIn platform designed to allow workplaces to address positive change around inequality.

May 9, 2016

Honeybees use their wings to cool down their hives when temperatures rise, but new University of Colorado Boulder research shows that this intriguing behavior may be linked to both the rate of heating and the size of a honeybee group.

May 5, 2016

A team led by the University of Colorado Boulder has received a $7.5 million grant from the Department of Defense (DoD) to study how gut microbes in humans and animals are affected by stressors like sleep deprivation and circadian clock issues.

May 3, 2016

Organized by CU-Boulder’s Community Engagement Design and Research Center (CEDaR), CU-Boulder and the city of Boulder together have joined the MetroLab Network, a nationwide collection of 35 city-university partnerships focused on bringing data, analytics and innovation to local government.

April 28, 2016

The University of Colorado Boulder will hold its spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 7, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Folsom Field. No tickets are required for the ceremony, which is free and open to the public. 

April 28, 2016

The belief that online user ratings are good indicators of product quality is largely an illusion, according to a new CU-Boulder study. Yet almost all retailers provide user ratings on their websites and many consumers rely on the information when making purchase decisions.

April 27, 2016

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Christina Gonzales has named Akirah J. Bradley as the associate vice chancellor for student affairs and dean of students effective Aug. 1. Bradley is currently the assistant dean of students at the University of California, Berkeley.

Lisa Severy has been serving as the interim dean of students since Aug. 1, 2015, and will return to her post as assistant vice chancellor of Student Affairs and director of Career Services.

April 26, 2016

Provost Russell L. Moore announced today the four finalists selected for the position of dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science. The candidates will be visiting campus in the coming weeks to meet with students, faculty and staff in the college and across campus.