News Releases

December 2, 2015

University of Colorado Boulder scientist Steven Maier, who discovered a brain mechanism that not only produces resilience to trauma but aids in coping with future adversity, has won the 2016 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology.

The award is among the most prestigious in the field of psychology and comes with a no-strings-attached $100,000 prize.

December 1, 2015

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have discovered that a combination of pre-natal stress and an unapproved pre-term labor medication called terbutaline may create a higher risk for the co-development of autism and epilepsy based on test results involving laboratory rats.

November 25, 2015

North American bison adjust their diet seasonally in order to take full advantage of the growing season when grasses become less nutritious, a new study led by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder has discovered.

November 24, 2015

The University of Colorado Boulder is pleased to announce its selection by the U.S. Department of State, and its cooperative partner, World Learning, to host an EducationUSA Academy in summer 2016.

November 24, 2015

The University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business will present its 51st annual Colorado Business Economic Outlook Forum at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, at the Grand Hyatt Denver.

November 18, 2015

A child is staring longingly at a bowl of chocolate ice cream directly in front of her. She's told to wait for 10 seconds and she won’t want it anymore. The urge for sweets will dissipate.

Does it work?

November 17, 2015

Ask University of Colorado Boulder faculty and staff for entrepreneurial project proposals and they will deliver.

Eleven teams of CU-Boulder faculty and staff from across campus have been offered seed funding, ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 each, after a call went out in September for applications. The 11 awards granted are out of 26 total submittals.

November 16, 2015

The University of Colorado Boulder enrolled more international students during the 2014-15 academic year and sent more students abroad during the 2013-14 academic year than any other higher education institution in Colorado.

The data, released today by the Institute of International Education in its annual Open Doors Report, show that CU-Boulder was home to 2,614 international students during the 2014-15 school year, up from 2,163 in 2013-14.

November 12, 2015

A team of researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder is sharing the 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics award announced this week for the discovery that neutrinos -- shadowy subatomic particles that rarely interact with matter and zip through mountains, oceans, planets and even people -- can shape-shift.

November 11, 2015

A project of a University of Colorado Boulder research center that recognizes public high schools for what they do to give all students rich and engaging opportunities to succeed is now open to schools nationwide.