News Releases

September 16, 2015

A new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder and the Medical Research Council’s Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, England shows for the first time that evening caffeine delays the internal circadian clock that tells us when to get ready for sleep and when to prepare to wake up.

September 14, 2015

A month of space and Earth science-related activities on the University of Colorado Boulder campus will kick off Our Space. Our Future., the universitywide Grand Challenge announced today.

Boulder campus departments and cultural institutions will host over 20 events and exhibits, including talks by space sciences professionals, showings of space films by the International Film Series, art installations, displays of student space pods and a scavenger hunt for a rover named Destiny.

September 14, 2015

The University of Colorado Boulder today announced Our Space. Our Future., a universitywide Grand Challenge to build on the university’s strengths in aerospace-enabled science and technology to address some of the world’s most pressing problems.

Through Our Space. Our Future., the university will make strategic investments over a number of years to transform the landscape of space exploration and find pathways to address significant issues our planet faces, such as a changing environment, increasing populations and limited resources.

September 10, 2015

Due to popular demand, the Oct. 1 George Gamow Memorial Lecture featuring Dr. Jane Goodall has been moved to the Coors Events Center from Macky Auditorium. Tickets already issued for the event will be honored. An announcement on expanded seating for the event will be made next week. 

September 10, 2015

Since 2002, the Southern Ocean has been removing more of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, according to two new studies. These studies, out today in the journals Geophysical Research Letters (GRL) and Science, make use of millions of ship-based observations and a variety of data analysis techniques to conclude that that the Southern Ocean has increasingly taken up CO2 during the last 13 years. That follows a decade from the early 1990s to 2000s, where evidence suggested the Southern Ocean carbon dioxide (CO2) sink was weakening.

September 10, 2015

The Classics Department at the University of Colorado Boulder will host students from across the state for Colorado Classics Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, on the south lawn outside the Duane Physics building.

September 8, 2015

The University of Colorado Boulder is No. 37 among top Public National Universities, according to undergraduate rankings released Wednesday by U.S. News & World Report

September 8, 2015

Kicking off at this week’s first home football game of the season, CU Athletics this year is increasing its leadership in sports sustainability through several new programs encouraging environmentally friendly behaviors among fans.

September 7, 2015

University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano has announced Elvira “Elvie” Strehle-Henson as managing associate university counsel for the CU-Boulder campus and appointed her to his cabinet.

September 4, 2015

Waleed Abdalati, professor of geography at the University of Colorado Boulder and director of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), will co-chair a prestigious national committee charged with developing U.S. priorities for observing Earth’s atmosphere, oceans and land surfaces by satellite.