La-la landings

Here’s a little story about a little Hollywood movie, and a bigger story about how several CU Boulder alums have forged Hollywood careers.


Depression-era shortstop catches good fortune, passes it on

Skim milk was 10 cents a gallon, and spaghetti was cheap. “So, we had a lot of skim milk, and we ate a lot of spaghetti”—with no sauce.


Elemental Arsenic

Trace arsenic linked with deteriorating health among American Indian elders

Low levels of inorganic arsenic, thought safe, might be harming American Indian communities in the western United States.


Environmental-studies undergrads publish graduate-level research

Some undergraduate students "absolutely are at the same level as our graduate students," professor says.


Biking bad

A CU Boulder doctoral candidate is studying ‘scofflaw bicycling’ and the sociological explanations of the cultural divide on the road.


CU Boulder lands funding for advanced study of gene-environment interactions

Postdoctoral researchers and doctoral students to increase their knowledge of demography and genetics in one of the first programs of its kind.


Newly minted professors of distinction to be celebrated

In Sept. 21 event professors of art and art history, classics, geography and linguistics will deliver lectures on their areas of expertise.

SMART Student

Underrepresented students excel through SMART

CU Boulder program helps underserved and underrepresented students in the STEM fields gain valuable research experience for graduate school.


Inside the Greenhouse, climate discourse cools down

Professors in theatre, biology and environmental studies team up to focus on creatively communicating climate science through the arts and social sciences.


Re-imagining Wharton in modern-day Houston

English alumna Yvonne Georgina Puig talks about her debut novel, A Wife of Noble Character.


Two new certificate options launched at CU Boulder

Certificates in social innovation and care, health and resilience aim to help students help others.


Center for Asian Studies to implement Southeast Asian Studies track

Students and faculty alike have new opportunities to engage with Southeast Asia Southeastern Asia significantly influences world politics, economics and culture, and students at the University of Colorado Boulder will soon enjoy more options to learn about the region. CU Boulder’s Center for Asian Studies (CAS) is beginning its second...


Catching the bee buzz

Until he participated in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., in May, Niwot’s Ben Lenger, 12, and his family didn’t realize that such competitions are virtually unknown in countries where English is not spoken.


Forest regrowth tends to be thinner after wildfire

Wildfires may be changing Colorado forests, thanks to shifting precipitation and temperatures driven in part by climate change, researchers find.

Prototype Detector at CERN

Largest particle physics experiment in North America breaks ground

Our understanding of the universe may soon be changing thanks to the efforts of a thousand scientists from around the world, including two from the University of Colorado Boulder.

Marcos Steuernagel

Theatre scholar wins award for achievements in digital publishing

Marcos Stuernagel, assistant professor of theatre, and colleagues at HemiPress are changing the ways academic work is published and performance is archived in the theatre and performance-related fields.