News Releases

February 29, 2016

His Holiness the Dalai Lama will visit the University of Colorado Boulder June 23 after health issues derailed a previous visit scheduled last October, CU-Boulder student and local Tibetan leaders announced today.

Tickets are not yet available for sale. Details will be announced in coming months on this University of Colorado event website.

February 26, 2016

CU-Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced four finalists for the position of dean of Colorado Law. They are S. James Anaya, Mary Anne Bobinski, Laura E. Gómez and Angela Onwuachi-Willig. Public sessions with each of the candidates will be held on campus Feb. 29 through March 16.

February 24, 2016

University of Colorado Boulder Senior Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer Kelly Fox has named David Kang as vice chancellor for infrastructure and safety, effective May 16.

Kang replaces Larry Levine, who filled the position on an interim basis after Steve Thweatt retired in mid-October.

February 23, 2016

A $4 million bequest from the estate of a couple committed to the standardization of telecommunications will help establish the first endowed chair in the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program (ITP) at the University of Colorado Boulder.

The pioneering program is part of the College of Engineering and Applied Science and integrates law, policy, business and engineering.

February 23, 2016

From the Yellow River in China to the Mississippi River in Louisiana, researchers are racing to better understand and mitigate the degradation of some of the world’s most important river deltas, according to a University of Colorado Boulder faculty member.

February 22, 2016

The newly-exposed edges of deforested areas are highly susceptible to drastic temperature changes, leading to hotter, drier and more variable conditions for the forest that remains, according to new research from the University of Colorado Boulder.

February 18, 2016

Boulder’s Gijs de Boer, 36 is one of 106 recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. The CIRES/NOAA scientist works on remote sensing of environmental changes.

February 18, 2016

The CU-Boulder is ranked No. 5 in the nation – up one spot from last year – for graduates serving as Peace Corps volunteers with 53 alumni currently serving around the world, the Peace Corps announced Feb. 18.

February 17, 2016

Francis Beckwith will serve as the Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy for the 2016-17 academic year. He is the fourth person to hold the position.

Beckwith earned a PhD in philosophy from Fordham University and a master of juridical studies from the Washington University School of Law in St. Louis. Beckwith, professor of philosophy and church-state studies at Baylor University in Texas, will succeed Brian Domitrovic, whose appointment ends this academic year.

February 16, 2016

University of Colorado Boulder researchers have demonstrated the use of the world’s first ultrafast optical microscope, allowing them to probe and visualize matter at the atomic level with mind-bending speed.

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