News Releases

October 8, 2015

In 2013, the torrents of water that poured out of the mountains, ripping up roads and inundating Boulder, Lyons, Longmont and other Front Range communities, also resulted in a deluge of questions. Both the general public and local officials wondered just how unusual this rainfall and flooding had been. Had something like it happened before? Was anthropogenic (human-caused) climate change responsible?

October 7, 2015

A breathtaking stone tool cache unearthed in the Boulder city limits that contains elaborate stone knives and blades used to butcher ice-age mammals 13,000 years ago is going on exhibit at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Oct. 9.

October 6, 2015

Thirty-eight teams have signed up to toss their ideas into the entrepreneurial ring the evening of Oct. 7, the first pitch event of the University of Colorado Boulder’s eighth annual New Venture Challenge. 

Though the event has reached full registration capacity both for pitchers and audience members, it’s not too late for people to become involved in NVC events throughout the school year building up to the season finals this spring.

October 2, 2015

Anne Castle, who served as assistant secretary for water and science in the U.S. Department of the Interior from 2009 to 2014, has joined the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy and the Environment – part of the University of Colorado Boulder law school – as a senior fellow. 

October 2, 2015

The CU Museum of Natural History invites the public to view rare Ice Age-era tools and take part in interactive demonstrations during Family Day on Oct. 10, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the University of Colorado Boulder campus. The event includes the museum’s new “Unearthed: Ancient Life in the Boulder Valley” exhibit.

October 1, 2015

The confidence of Colorado business leaders again dipped slightly going into the fourth quarter of 2015, but remains in positive territory, according to the Leeds Business Confidence Index released today by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business.

September 30, 2015

The recent addition of specialized landscaping on the University of Colorado Boulder campus has solved some logistical matters. And pollinator species -- from butterflies to bees -- seem to be buzzing their approval.

September 30, 2015

The University of Colorado Boulder is the lead institution on a $1.9 million federal grant to develop autonomous aerial robotic systems that will enable new atmospheric science applications, including observing and better understanding the behavior of severe storms.

September 29, 2015

Faculty and staff members at the University of Colorado Boulder seeking funding for projects involving entrepreneurship or a problem-solving mindset are invited to submit proposals for the new CU-Boulder Campus Entrepreneurship Seed Awards.

September 29, 2015

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has selected researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder to take part in a landmark longitudinal study about the effects of substances including alcohol, tobacco and marijuana on developing adolescent brains.