Pandemic podcast

Trio rises above the spin with successful ‘Pandemic’ podcast

March 23, 2021

CU Boulder grads and campus minister celebrate a year of their globally popular podcast, which is lauded for ‘clear, level-headed’ information.

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Mathematician wins top award for research on complex models

Feb. 24, 2021

CU Boulder’s Nancy Rodriguez aims to mathematize complex models in criminology, economics and ecology.

Registered nurse Katherine Noel prepares a dose of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to give to staff at the Wardenburg Health Center on the CU

Why older adults must go to the front of the vaccine line

Jan. 22, 2021

As leaders face tough decisions about who to vaccinate against COVID-19, a new study finds that vaccinating adults 60 or older first will save the most lives in the long term.

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Prof is spreading statistics labs through developing world

Oct. 20, 2020

CU Boulder’s LISA 2020 set out to foster 20 statistics labs in the developing world by 2020; the latest count is 28.

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Can artificial intelligence help contain contagion in the sky?

July 13, 2020

CU Boulder researcher receives NSF funding to study COVID-19 spread in airplane cabins.


Applied math students are winning big

May 7, 2019

Students of applied mathematics at the University of Colorado Boulder have been raking in honors and awards lately, and the department itself is celebrating .


Statistics lab helps developing world do high-impact research

Nov. 8, 2018

Solving big problems sometimes involves crunching big data, and a University of Colorado Boulder initiative has won a significant grant to help the developing world do just that.


CU Boulder launches new degree in statistics and data science

April 10, 2018

The Department of Applied Mathematics is launching a new major in undergraduate statistics and data science. Beginning in fall 2018, this bachelor’s degree will be offered to students in the College of Arts and Sciences.