Naomi Oreskes

The climate crisis is a market failure, noted expert says

April 15, 2024

Harvard scholar Naomi Oreskes, the 2024 Patricia Sheffels Visiting Scholar in Environmental Studies, highlights how free market fundamentalism has thwarted the science of climate change.

Students work on climate change comedy sketch

But seriously, folks, climate change is a laughing matter

April 5, 2024

‘Stand Up for Climate Comedy’ unites CU Boulder student performers and professional comedians in a show that encourages the audience to laugh together and then work together.

red fire ant

Following fire ants on the march

March 27, 2024

Landscape corridors can aid in fire ant spread, but the effects are transient, CU Boulder researcher Julian Resasco shows.

soybean field and blue sky

Organic farms decrease and increase pesticide use, study finds

March 21, 2024

Responding to a pesky problem, a paper co-authored by PhD candidate Claire Powers offers a potential solution—clustering similar farming practices together.

Scratching a lottery ticket with a U.S. penny

You're (very likely) not going to win, so why play?

March 20, 2024

60 years after its legalization, people are still attracted to the lottery because of the strong emotions associated with imagining the future, CU Boulder psychologist says.

Doug Duncan and solar eclipse progression

Astronomer honored for heavenly solar-eclipse photos

March 7, 2024

The images were taken with a device that Doug Duncan invented to capture eclipses with a smartphone.

Emily Kibby with a brown dog in mountains

Scientist gleans human lessons from bacterial immune systems

March 1, 2024

CU Boulder PhD student Emily Kibby has won the Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award in recognition of her work researching bacterial immune responses.

Tin Tin Su and firecracker bush plant

CU Cancer Center leaders aim to use novel molecule to fight cancer

Feb. 29, 2024

Tin Tin Su of CU Boulder and Antonio Jimeno of the CU School of Medicine say acceleration-initiative funds will help speed a promising, developed-in-Colorado cancer therapy to patients,

Illustration of Earth from space with lines indicating interconnection

In an interconnected world, managing and perceiving risk is key, experts say

Feb. 26, 2024

CU Boulder researcher Steve Miller argues for deeper insight into how people understand risk before shocks, especially those related to climate change, happen in global systems.

Amy Palmer

Biochemist wins Cogswell Award for Inspirational Teaching

Feb. 23, 2024

Amy Palmer, professor of biochemistry, recognized for revamping classroom experiences, championing diversity and striving to connect with students ‘beyond the course curriculum.’