News Releases

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.

October 12, 2015

A new paper published today in the journal Nature Communications and co-authored by a researcher at the University of Colorado Boulder’s BioFrontiers Institute, looks at the genetic strategy used by the human malaria parasite and how old it is from an evolutionary perspective.

October 9, 2015

The Program for Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Colorado Boulder is hosting the first ever "Conference on Community Writing – Building Engaged Infrastructure" from Oct. 15 to 17 at the University Memorial Center.

But this isn’t your run-of-the mill academic conference.

The conference will consist of presentations, dialogues, workshops and DeepThink Tanks.

October 8, 2015

The Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at the University of Colorado Boulder will lead a new $6.2 million effort to promote school safety and reduce violence at 32 Front Range middle schools. 

October 8, 2015

A stampede, parade and pep rally are in store for the Boulder community beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16 -- part of the University of Colorado Boulder Homecoming celebrations that will enliven the city throughout the weekend.

New this year, which marks CU-Boulder’s 101st Homecoming, the parade is being combined with the stampede and moving from Boulder’s University Hill to Pearl Street.

October 8, 2015

The University of Colorado Boulder and University of Massachusetts Amherst are lead public campuses partnering with the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities to create a national network of about 200 campus STEM education centers.

October 8, 2015

In 2013, the torrents of water that poured out of the mountains, ripping up roads and inundating Boulder, Lyons, Longmont and other Front Range communities, also resulted in a deluge of questions. Both the general public and local officials wondered just how unusual this rainfall and flooding had been. Had something like it happened before? Was anthropogenic (human-caused) climate change responsible?

October 7, 2015

A breathtaking stone tool cache unearthed in the Boulder city limits that contains elaborate stone knives and blades used to butcher ice-age mammals 13,000 years ago is going on exhibit at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Oct. 9.

October 6, 2015

Thirty-eight teams have signed up to toss their ideas into the entrepreneurial ring the evening of Oct. 7, the first pitch event of the University of Colorado Boulder’s eighth annual New Venture Challenge. 

Though the event has reached full registration capacity both for pitchers and audience members, it’s not too late for people to become involved in NVC events throughout the school year building up to the season finals this spring.

October 2, 2015

Anne Castle, who served as assistant secretary for water and science in the U.S. Department of the Interior from 2009 to 2014, has joined the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy and the Environment – part of the University of Colorado Boulder law school – as a senior fellow.