wildfire on the hillside

Western wildfires destroyed 246% more homes and buildings over the past decade

Feb. 1, 2023

Scientists explain why wildfires are happening, why we can't put out every fire and how to move forward in an ever-changing climate.

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Research & Innovation Office names newest Faculty Fellow cohort

Dec. 9, 2022

The Research and Innovation Office has announced the 2023 RIO Faculty Fellows cohort, which includes 17 faculty members from departments and research institutes spanning the campus.

Randall Duncan in the field

GEO-VETS initiative funds military veteran’s research project

Nov. 11, 2022

Undergraduate awarded funds as a part of an effort to encourage research for student military veterans.

trees

Can green space boost your health? Yes, but issue is nuanced

Sept. 27, 2022

Be Well’s seminar series to feature a presentation by Assistant Professor Colleen Reid on Oct. 5, where she will discuss the question and the complexity of the answer.

Ukrainian funeral

Ukraine: most people refuse to compromise on territory, but willingness to make peace depends on their war experiences—new survey

June 30, 2022

Survey shows that Ukrainians’ attitudes about a peace settlement and any territorial concessions to the Russians differs depending on their experience of war.

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.

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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

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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.

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