News Releases

September 4, 2015

The ecological complexity of many emerging disease threats—interactions among multiple hosts, multiple vectors and even multiple parasites—often complicates efforts aimed at controlling disease. Now, a new paper co-authored by a University of Colorado Boulder professor is advancing a multidisciplinary framework that could provide a better mechanistic understanding of emerging outbreaks.

September 3, 2015

New research led by a University of Colorado Boulder professor finds that nations torn by civil strife that have strong trade relations with the United Nations’ key decision-making states have a 20-percent greater likelihood of receiving peacekeepers.

September 3, 2015

With topics ranging from art history to humanism, CU on the Weekend invites the public to learn about the value of the arts and humanities in modern society with free community programs beginning Saturday, Sept. 19. The series features presentations led by some the University of Colorado Boulder’s most accomplished and dynamic faculty, featuring their intriguing research and creative works.  

September 2, 2015

The longest and largest controlled burn experiment ever conducted in the Amazon rainforest has yielded new insight into the ways that tropical forests succumb to—and bounce back from—large-scale wildfires, according to new research co-authored by a University of Colorado Boulder professor.

August 31, 2015

The University of Colorado Department of Athletics is embarking on an ambitious new initiative between academics and athletics – the proposed creation of a Sports Governance Center (SGC), which would be among the first of its kind in the nation.

August 28, 2015

The University of Colorado Boulder announced today that the Center for Western Civilization in the College of Arts and Sciences is now the Center for Western Civilization, Thought and Policy (CWCTP) and incorporates CU-Boulder’s successful Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy program. 

August 27, 2015

The historic September 2013 storm that triggered widespread flooding across Colorado’s Front Range eroded the equivalent of hundreds, or even as much as 1,000 years worth of accumulated sediment from the foothills west of Boulder, researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have discovered.

August 26, 2015

The humble dust collecting in the average American household harbors a teeming menagerie of bacteria and fungi, and as researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder and North Carolina State University have discovered, it may be able to predict not only the geographic region of a given home, but the gender ratio of the occupants and the presence of a pet as well.

August 25, 2015

A first-of-its-kind, nationally representative study of siblings supports previously published research on unrelated individuals that links specific genotypes to educational attainment among adults in their mid-20s to early 30s.

August 25, 2015

The University of Colorado Boulder has received a $3 million federal grant to develop cooling technology that will enable efficient, low-cost supplementary cooling for thermoelectric power plants.