News Releases

October 15, 2015

SuviCa Inc. of Boulder, a University of Colorado Boulder biotech start-up company, has been awarded roughly $1.5 million in federal funding to develop novel treatments for head and neck cancer.

October 14, 2015

The 23rd annual Rothgerber Conference Oct. 15 and 16 will celebrate the career of Professor Hal Bruff, who served as Colorado Law’s dean from 1996 until 2003. Conversations will focus on the questions raised in Bruff’s most recent book, Untrodden Ground: How Presidents Interpret the Constitution, in which he explores how all 44 presidents have responded to pressing matters by setting new legal precedents, which often developed into standard practices.

October 13, 2015

The mystery of why health outcomes deteriorate the longer Hispanic immigrants are in the U.S. cannot be blamed on America’s fast food culture alone.

A new study, published in a recent issue of the International Migration Review, finds that increased mortality rates for both foreign- and U.S.-born Hispanics cannot solely be blamed on “acculturation,” or the adoption of the host society’s mainstream values, attitudes, sentiments, behaviors and practices.

October 13, 2015

People who believe that climate change is increasing the risk of devastating wildfires in Colorado are no more likely to take mitigation actions to protect their property, a new study led by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder and the U.S. Forest Service has found. 

October 12, 2015

NASA has awarded the University of Colorado Boulder’s Fiske Planetarium $1 million for the development of short, full-dome videos about space science-related discoveries that will be distributed to hundreds of planetariums nationwide.

October 12, 2015

A new paper published today in the journal Nature Communications and co-authored by a researcher at the University of Colorado Boulder’s BioFrontiers Institute, looks at the genetic strategy used by the human malaria parasite and how old it is from an evolutionary perspective.

October 9, 2015

The Program for Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Colorado Boulder is hosting the first ever "Conference on Community Writing – Building Engaged Infrastructure" from Oct. 15 to 17 at the University Memorial Center.

But this isn’t your run-of-the mill academic conference.

The conference will consist of presentations, dialogues, workshops and DeepThink Tanks.

October 8, 2015

The Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at the University of Colorado Boulder will lead a new $6.2 million effort to promote school safety and reduce violence at 32 Front Range middle schools. 

October 8, 2015

A stampede, parade and pep rally are in store for the Boulder community beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16 -- part of the University of Colorado Boulder Homecoming celebrations that will enliven the city throughout the weekend.

New this year, which marks CU-Boulder’s 101st Homecoming, the parade is being combined with the stampede and moving from Boulder’s University Hill to Pearl Street.

October 8, 2015

The University of Colorado Boulder and University of Massachusetts Amherst are lead public campuses partnering with the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities to create a national network of about 200 campus STEM education centers.