News Releases

July 25, 2016

Twenty CU Boulder students in seven teams will take their next leap into entrepreneurship on Thursday, July 28, as they pitch their companies to potential investors at the annual Catalyze CU Boulder Demo Day. The startups, four of which are led by women, tackle problems ranging from water quality impacts from pharmaceutical waste to streamlining scholarship opportunities on a universal platform.

July 21, 2016

CU Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore on July 21 announced the appointment of Robert D. Braun as dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Braun, who currently is the David and Andrew Lewis Professor of Space Technology at the Georgia Institute of Technology, will arrive on the CU Boulder campus and join the faculty in October 2016. His role as the dean will begin in January 2017.

July 20, 2016

During the second quarter of 2016, both new business filings and existing entity renewals in the state declined from the previous quarter, but increased versus the prior year, according to a University of Colorado report released today by Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams.

July 19, 2016

CU Boulder and Colorado Mesa University announced the expansion of their engineering program partnership to allow students to earn a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from CU Boulder by taking classes delivered at Colorado Mesa.

July 18, 2016

High-tech space hardware designed and built at CU Boulder for biomedical experiments was successfully launched aboard the commercial SpaceX Dragon capsule to the International Space Station (ISS) July 18.

July 15, 2016

The Colorado economy continues to expand, outperforming the U.S. economy, but at a slower pace than seen in 2014 and 2015, according to a midyear economic update released today by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Business Research Division (BRD) at the Leeds School of Business.

July 14, 2016

CU Boulder is one of four member universities whose research expertise recently was selected for funding to look into student-athlete health and well-being.

July 13, 2016

There's little doubt that Arctic sea ice is shrinking, but a new study looking back to the 1850s reveals that today's ice loss is unprecedented in extent and rate. To understand what’s happening with the Arctic ice pack, scientists need access to as much data as they can get their hands on. But reliable satellite data on the frozen north extends back only to 1978 and most historical sources cover only the twentieth century. 

July 11, 2016

The rate of groundwater contamination due to natural gas leakage from oil and gas wells has remained largely unchanged in northeastern Colorado’s Denver-Julesburg Basin since 2001, according to a new University of Colorado Boulder study based on public records and historical data.

July 11, 2016

Five University of Colorado Boulder graduate students or alumni have been offered Fulbright grants to pursue teaching, research and graduate studies abroad during the 2016-17 academic year.

In addition, one CU Boulder graduate has been named an alternate. Candidates with alternate status are offered awards if additional funding becomes available through the Fulbright program.