News Releases

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.

February 16, 2016

Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Wozniak will engage in a lively talk organized and moderated by students at 7 p.m. Monday, April 4, in Macky Auditorium, the Cultural Events Board and Conference on World Affairs Student Group announced today.

Wozniak’s talk doubles as the keynote presentation for the 68th Conference on World Affairs to be held April 4 to 8.

February 16, 2016

Students from the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business are offering free tax preparation services under the Internal Revenue Service-sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

February 15, 2016

Carbon-fiber composites – stronger than steel and lighter than aluminum – can easily and cost-effectively be recycled into new material just as robust as the originals, a team of researchers led by the University of Colorado Boulder has found.

February 12, 2016

It’s official: There really was a giant, flightless bird with a head the size of a horse’s wandering about in the winter twilight of the high Arctic some 53 million years ago.

February 10, 2016

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore has named Katherine Schultz dean of the School of Education effective Aug. 1, 2016. Schultz succeeds Lorrie Shepard, who is returning to the faculty as a distinguished professor after 15 years as dean.

Schultz presently serves as professor and dean of the School of Education at Mills College, a liberal arts and sciences college in Oakland, California.

February 9, 2016

Mark Meaney has been elected chair of the new North America chapter of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education intiative. The organization works to inspire and champion responsible business management education, research and leadership globally.

February 8, 2016

The University of Colorado Boulder, the City of Boulder and the Boulder Climate Culture Collaborative (C3 Boulder) are sponsoring a climate challenge aimed at engaging Boulder youth in efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that drive climate change.

February 5, 2016

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore has named Mary J. Kraus as vice provost and associate vice chancellor for undergraduate education, effective June 1, 2016. Kraus succeeds Michael Grant, who will retire on June 30 after 42 years at CU-Boulder.

“Michael’s commitment to and passion for the success of our undergraduate students is unparalleled throughout his career and this is clearly evident in the programs he has developed and managed during his tenure at the university,” Moore said. “Mary has the vision, enthusiasm and knowledge to build on those successes.”

February 4, 2016

A new study finds no evidence of a widespread surge in total, violent or property crime in large U.S. cities in the aftermath of the highly publicized police shooting of Michael Brown. But the research does show the overall rate of robberies across the country has increased, as has the murder rate in certain cities.