Honors Residential Academic Program students in Smith Hall use artwork to demonstrate diversity, inclusivity and community.​

Students, staff, others honored for diversity work

April 14, 2022

Recipients, chosen by faculty committee, ‘work tirelessly and most times in the dark’ for diversity and inclusion.

List of phone apps

How social media data could help predict the next COVID-19 surge

March 24, 2022

CU Boulder scientists have developed a new and more accurate way of forecasting COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations using Facebook data on how people move around and who they're friends with.

The Rim Fire in California

Hotter, Drier Nights Mean More Runaway Fires

Feb. 17, 2022

Nighttime fires have become more intense in recent decades, as hot, dry nights are more commonplace, according to a new CU Boulder-led study

Putin and Biden headshots

As tensions in Ukraine increase, researcher worries for its people

Feb. 10, 2022

The risks of an armed conflict are growing in Eastern Europe as Russia, the United States and others engage in a tug of war over the future of Ukraine.

Firework stand

Over 100 fire scientists urge the U.S. West: Skip the fireworks this record-dry 4th of July

June 30, 2021

With this combination of extreme drought, heat and dry vegetation, all it takes is a spark to ignite a wildfire.

Fortress Mountain in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, Canada.

Increased winter snowmelt threatens western water resources

April 7, 2021

More snow is melting during winter across the West, a concerning trend that could impact everything from ski conditions to fire danger and agriculture, according to a new CU Boulder analysis of 40 years of data.

Image of a buffalo statue on campus

Students, staff and faculty honored for diversity efforts

April 7, 2021

Recipients, chosen by faculty committee, ‘work tirelessly and most times in the dark’ for diversity and inclusion.

U.S.-Mexico Border  Jacumba Hot Springs, California

Award prompts students to rethink the last year and the West

March 9, 2021

The Thompson awards from the Center of the American West urge students to write about the West and show them the year that was for a $500 prize.

DC region hires

Scholars reveal the changing nature of U.S. cities

Jan. 28, 2021

New research unravels the mystery of how our cities evolved into their present form.

sea ice

Scientists aim to fuse Earth data to help classify, map sea ice

Dec. 17, 2020

CU Boulder geographer leads colleagues from National Snow and Ice Data Center and CU Denver in effort to leverage artificial intelligence for harmonizing large earth observation datasets and mapping sea ice.

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