Josef Michl hiking in mountains

Josef Michl, chemist who loved mountains, passes away

May 15, 2024

CU Boulder professor of chemistry recalled as great scientist, teacher, colleague, friend, mentor and lover of the outdoors.

William Wood

William B. Wood, pioneering scientist, passes away at 86

May 13, 2024

A distinguished professor emeritus of molecular, cellular and developmental biology, Wood helped transform CU Boulder into a nationally ranked hub of biomedical science, improved science education and appeared on the debut album of folk legend Joan Baez.

Mitch Begelman

CU Boulder astrophysicist elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 9, 2024

Distinguished Professor Mitch Begelman of astrophysical and planetary sciences is recognized for ‘distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.'

Seema Sohi

CU Boulder scholar wins support for research on political polarization

May 7, 2024

Carnegie Corporation of New York commits $18 million over three years to help 28 scholars find solutions to a national problem.

Ed Miller passes away at 87

CU Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, prolific writer and theology expert passes away at 87

May 6, 2024

Ed Miller passed away peacefully at his home in Boulder, Colorado, on Tuesday, April 23, 2024. He was 87 years old.

Mike Gil

Ecological body names CU Boulder’s Mike Gil an early career fellow

May 1, 2024

Ecological Society of America recognizes scientist for making ‘outstanding contributions’ to the field.

Keith Julien

Keith Julien, world-renowned CU applied mathematician, passes away at 58

April 30, 2024

Longtime leader in his department and university made significant contributions to his discipline and also helped engineer the reorganization of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Erika Randall dancing

How ‘dance like nobody’s watching’ does and doesn’t describe dancers

April 29, 2024

On International Dance Day, Erika Randall, a CU Boulder professor of dance, reflects on the popular advice that can apply to both dance and life.

Min Han and Arthur Nozik

College of Arts and Sciences professors named 2024 American Academy of Arts and Sciences members

April 24, 2024

Min Han and Arthur Nozik join a distinguished cohort that includes George Clooney and Jhumpa Lahiri.

Eric Cornell writing on blackboard

A Nobel laureate walks into a first-year physics class…

April 19, 2024

General Physics for Majors course designed by CU Boulder Professors Eric Cornell and Paul Beale shows students that the furthest reaches of science are built on fundamental concepts.