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CU mathematician wins high recognition from peers

Nov. 20, 2023

Agnès Beaudry is named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society, the sixth CU Boulder faculty member to garner this distinction.

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Oh, poop! What looks like a rock is filled with clues

Nov. 13, 2023

In studying dinosaur discards, CU Boulder scientist Karen Chin has gained expertise recently honored with the Bromery Award and detailed in a new children’s book.

Los Alamos Medal

Pursuing purpose through physics

Nov. 3, 2023

Gary Wall, a 1970 CU Boulder physics graduate, won the Los Alamos Medal in recognition of more than 50 years of distinguished work at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

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Studying the surprising similarities between humans and bacteria

Oct. 13, 2023

CU Boulder researcher Aaron Whiteley is recognized by the American Society for Microbiology for his work exploring bacterial immune responses and how it translates to the human immune system.

World Laureate Association award winners

International award recognizes researcher’s contributions to life science

Sept. 14, 2023

CU Boulder distinguished professor Karolin Luger is awarded the 2023 World Laureates Association Prize in Life Sciences or Medicine.

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Teaching Russian at CU Boulder was not her plan

Aug. 31, 2023

Elizabeth Shevchenko Wittenberg was born in China, detained in World War II Japan and fully embraced her American life; a scholarship named for her describes her life in 54 words. Here is the rest of the story.

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Genetic ‘freeloaders’ may play key role in immune system

Aug. 29, 2023

CU Boulder researcher Edward Chuong recently received an international award for his lab’s work studying transposons in the human genome.

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The power of speaking up

July 5, 2023

CU Arts & Sciences grad Krouse wins prestigious Edgar Award for true-crime memoir about CU’s early 2000s sexual-assault scandal.


CU Boulder’s Marvin Caruthers wins inaugural Merkin Prize in Biomedical Technology for developing technology that efficiently synthesizes DNA

June 28, 2023

The $400,000 award recognizes the far-reaching medical impact of Caruthers’ development, in the early 1980s, of an efficient and fast method to synthesize nucleic acids.


Twenty-six students are named 2023 Van Ek Scholars

June 26, 2023

The award is given to students for academic achievement and service; it is considered one of the College of Arts & Sciences’ highest honors.