News Releases

March 14, 2016

Brides and the bereaved beware: You, like many shoppers, may have a tendency to reject thriftiness when your purchase is a matter of the heart, according to a new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder.

March 14, 2016

“Upside-down rivers” of warm ocean water threaten the stability of floating ice shelves in Antarctica, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder’s National Snow and Ice Data Center. The study highlights how parts of Antarctica’s ice sheet may be weakening due to contact with warm ocean water.

March 11, 2016

NASA has selected CU-Boulder researcher Raina Gough to join the Mars Curiosity rover mission as a participating scientist; she hopes to expand the science team’s search for evidence of liquid water.

March 11, 2016

What are the odds of filling out a perfect NCAA Tournament bracket, picking all 63 games correctly? According to University of Colorado Boulder Professor Mark Ablowitz, former chair of the Department of Applied Mathematics, they are breathtaking: Try about one in 9.22 quintillion.

March 7, 2016

Like an albatross scanning for pods of squid in a vast ocean, molecules on solid surfaces move in an intermittent search pattern that provides maximum efficiency, according to new research from the University of Colorado Boulder.

February 29, 2016

His Holiness the Dalai Lama will visit the University of Colorado Boulder June 23 after health issues derailed a previous visit scheduled last October, CU-Boulder student and local Tibetan leaders announced today.

Tickets are not yet available for sale. Details will be announced in coming months on this University of Colorado event website.

February 26, 2016

CU-Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced four finalists for the position of dean of Colorado Law. They are S. James Anaya, Mary Anne Bobinski, Laura E. Gómez and Angela Onwuachi-Willig. Public sessions with each of the candidates will be held on campus Feb. 29 through March 16.

February 24, 2016

University of Colorado Boulder Senior Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer Kelly Fox has named David Kang as vice chancellor for infrastructure and safety, effective May 16.

Kang replaces Larry Levine, who filled the position on an interim basis after Steve Thweatt retired in mid-October.

February 23, 2016

A $4 million bequest from the estate of a couple committed to the standardization of telecommunications will help establish the first endowed chair in the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program (ITP) at the University of Colorado Boulder.

The pioneering program is part of the College of Engineering and Applied Science and integrates law, policy, business and engineering.

February 23, 2016

From the Yellow River in China to the Mississippi River in Louisiana, researchers are racing to better understand and mitigate the degradation of some of the world’s most important river deltas, according to a University of Colorado Boulder faculty member.