News Releases

December 3, 2015

Hour of Code, which is actually a week’s worth of events celebrating the joy of coding while removing barriers to computer science for underrepresented groups, will be held Dec. 7 to 13 at the University of Colorado Boulder, in the community and online.

December 3, 2015

A research effort led by the University of Colorado Boulder to develop an inexpensive, “do-it-yourself” coating to retrofit energy-inefficient windows in residential and commercial buildings has been given a $4 million boost over three years by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

December 2, 2015

A NASA-funded miniature satellite built by University of Colorado Boulder students will launch at 5:55 p.m. EST on Thursday from Cape Canaveral, Florida, the start of a six-month-long mission to study solar flares and the powerful X-rays emitted by the sun.

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.