Students participating in the fellowship

Students combine science and policy in summer fellowship program

Sept. 3, 2021

Six students from CU Boulder got a peek at the policymaking process this summer as participants in the Colorado Science and Engineering Policy Fellowship program.

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Long-serving professors look back on 50 years of service

July 28, 2021

Honorees express amazement at the quality of students at CU Boulder, awe at how much the university has changed and gratitude for opportunities they’ve had

Moon by NASA

Astrophysicist elected to International Academy of Astronautics

July 21, 2021

CU Boulder Professor Jack O. Burns has longstanding ties to NASA, deep experience in space research.

Pride in Colorado

Faculty lauded for helping LGBTQ students stay in school

July 14, 2021

Zach Berta-Thompson and Michael Ritzwoller win Evelyn Hooker Advocacy Award, named for pioneering psychologist who graduated from CU Boulder.

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Seventeen students are named 2021 Van Ek Scholars

May 12, 2021

This year’s recipients of the notable College of Arts and Sciences’ award are especially distinct, the chair of the award committee notes Seventeen exceptional undergraduates are this year’s recipients of the Jacob Van Ek scholarship, one of the College of Arts and Sciences’ highest honors. The award recognizes faculty-nominated students...

National Academy of Sciences

Two CU Boulder profs elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 5, 2021

Geologist Robert S. Anderson and astrophysicist Fran Bagenal recognized for ‘distinguished and continuing achievements in original research’.

Satellite to the moon

A roadmap for science on the moon

Sept. 30, 2020

Scientists at CU Boulder have laid out a roadmap for a decade of scientific research at the moon.


Astrophysicist probes cosmic 'dark matter detector'

Sept. 30, 2020

A CU Boulder astrophysicist is searching the light coming from a distant, and extremely powerful celestial object, for what may be the most elusive substance in the universe: dark matter.

The Parker Solar Probe, launching this summer, will collect data from the sun's corona. Its mission will bring the spacecraft closer to the sun than any manmade object in history and the data will help predict the impacts of solar weather. Image courtesy of NASA

CU Boulder professor to speak on mission to ‘touch’ the sun

Sept. 15, 2020

CU on the Weekend Lecture on Sept. 19 to cover NASA’s Parker Solar Probe and CU Boulder’s contribution to the FIELDS Instrument

Moon glowing

Researchers take the ultimate Earth selfie

Aug. 10, 2020

Consider it Earth’s ultimate mirror selfie.