News Releases

January 28, 2016

Two longtime University of Colorado Boulder professors who have been using their expertise for decades to help solve crimes, often murder, have teamed up on a new forensic plant science book expected to aid investigators around the world.

January 27, 2016

Spectators at home basketball games will be prompted to text a pledge to conserve water as part of CU-Boulder's new Water for the West campaign. For every pledge received, CU Athletics will restore 1,000 gallons of water to the Colorado River Basin through a partnership with the Change the Course initiative. 

January 27, 2016

The University of Colorado Boulder’s 68th annual Conference on World Affairs will host a full complement of speakers from around the world April 4-8.

This year’s program will feature a diverse collection of nearly 100 speakers, including musicians, scientists, activists, entrepreneurs, authors and more. Participants travel from locations across the globe including: the United Kingdom, the Philippines, Tanzania, Washington, D.C., San Francisco and Boston to list a few, aligning with the conference’s mission of “Bringing the World to Boulder.”

January 27, 2016

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced that Kirsi Aulin has been appointed as the new campus ombuds. Aulin replaces Tom Sebok, who retired in December 2015 after 25 years of building and directing the CU-Boulder Ombuds Office.

January 25, 2016

The United States could slash greenhouse gas emissions from power production by up to 78 percent below 1990 levels within 15 years while meeting increased demand, according to a new study by NOAA and University of Colorado Boulder researchers.

January 24, 2016

University of Colorado Boulder alumni Ellison Onizuka and Kalpana Chawla, astronauts who died in NASA space shuttle accidents 17 years apart, will be remembered on campus Saturday, Jan. 30.

January 21, 2016

Even with a slowdown in new business filings in Colorado during the fourth quarter of 2015, employment in the state is expected to expand over the first and second quarters of 2016, according to a University of Colorado Boulder report released today by Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams.

January 20, 2016

A panel discussion examining parental choice in public education will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Canyon Theater at the Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave. It is free and open to the public. 

January 19, 2016

Where else but a top-notch research university such as CU-Boulder can you go to a lecture series tackling everything from the origins of beer to all things Holy War to a brush with Pluto and how to live a more humorous life?

CU on the Weekend invites the public to learn from and interact with some of the University of Colorado Boulder’s most dynamic faculty members as they share their particular pursuits of knowledge with free spring programming beginning Saturday, Jan. 30. 

Spring 2016 programs include:

January 18, 2016

The Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence (CSPV) at the University of Colorado Boulder today released an independent fact-finding report examining the events and circumstances leading to the 2013 fatal shooting at Arapahoe High School and offering recommendations for improvements in school safety.

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