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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

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‘A relatively sleepy university morphed into a powerhouse’

July 27, 2021

Distinguished professor of chemistry notes rapid and positive changes during his 50 years on the CU Boulder faculty

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Chemistry instructor recognized for creating connections

June 21, 2021

The Department of Chemistry’s Ellen Broering is one of 2021’s Marinus Smith award winners for her work improving students’ experiences—even online.

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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...

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Scientists construct first-ever synthetic DNA-like polymer

May 11, 2021

These synthesized helical covalent polymers represent a huge advance for this critical and understudied field, researchers say.

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After a century, one constant is embracing change

Jan. 15, 2021

CU Boulder Emeritus Professor of Chemistry Bert Tolbert celebrates his 100th birthday.

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Expert explains why face coverings are so important – even outside

Aug. 31, 2020

CU Boulder Today chatted with Jose-Luis Jimenez, chemistry professor and CIRES fellow, about why it’s so important to wear a face covering—even when you’re outdoors.

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CU Boulder undergraduate researchers named Goldwater Scholars

April 15, 2020

Niamh Brown and Santos Navarro join 42 previous CU Boulder recipients of the Goldwater Scholars award

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Key coronavirus testing technology has CU Boulder tie

April 6, 2020

Alumnus worked in lab of Distinguished Professor Marvin Caruthers assisting in the development of pioneering technology

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CU Boulder chemist named Mercator Fellow

Sept. 10, 2019

A CU Boulder chemist is one of this year’s Mercator fellowship recipients for her work with electrochemical synthesis