News Releases

October 23, 2015

The Republican National Committee has informed the University of Colorado Boulder that it will provide 50 additional student and faculty tickets for Wednesday’s Republican presidential candidate debate.

The RNC had already provided 100 tickets for university use, and has now carved out an additional 50 tickets from the overall allotment at the Coors Events Center debate site. The size of the ticketed audience remains at just over 1,000 people.

October 23, 2015

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today named Christina Gonzales as CU-Boulder vice chancellor for student affairs effective Nov. 1. Gonzales has served in the post in an interim capacity since July 2015.

“Since coming to CU-Boulder in 2012, Christina has been an advocate for policies, practices and programs that enhance the student experience and encourage student learning, development and involvement,” Moore said. “She is a passionate leader and mentor and a key member of our leadership team.”

October 22, 2015

Several University of Colorado Boulder experts from across campus are available to comment on the Republican presidential debate to be held Oct. 28 at the Coors Events Center.

October 20, 2015

Scientists from the University of Colorado Boulder and University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus are stepping out of their offices and labs to share their work through hands-on activities Saturday, Oct. 24, at the Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave.  

“Portal to the Public: Meet a CU Scientist” will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. and is free and open to all ages.

October 15, 2015

Delivering research breakthroughs from the University of Colorado to the marketplace, CU’s Office of Technology Transfer collaborated to advance 13 new startup companies during the last fiscal year.

October 15, 2015

SuviCa Inc. of Boulder, a University of Colorado Boulder biotech start-up company, has been awarded roughly $1.5 million in federal funding to develop novel treatments for head and neck cancer.

October 14, 2015

The 23rd annual Rothgerber Conference Oct. 15 and 16 will celebrate the career of Professor Hal Bruff, who served as Colorado Law’s dean from 1996 until 2003. Conversations will focus on the questions raised in Bruff’s most recent book, Untrodden Ground: How Presidents Interpret the Constitution, in which he explores how all 44 presidents have responded to pressing matters by setting new legal precedents, which often developed into standard practices.

October 13, 2015

The mystery of why health outcomes deteriorate the longer Hispanic immigrants are in the U.S. cannot be blamed on America’s fast food culture alone.

A new study, published in a recent issue of the International Migration Review, finds that increased mortality rates for both foreign- and U.S.-born Hispanics cannot solely be blamed on “acculturation,” or the adoption of the host society’s mainstream values, attitudes, sentiments, behaviors and practices.

October 13, 2015

People who believe that climate change is increasing the risk of devastating wildfires in Colorado are no more likely to take mitigation actions to protect their property, a new study led by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder and the U.S. Forest Service has found. 

October 12, 2015

NASA has awarded the University of Colorado Boulder’s Fiske Planetarium $1 million for the development of short, full-dome videos about space science-related discoveries that will be distributed to hundreds of planetariums nationwide.