Looking down at a forest that has a cut out in the shape of the continents

Cross-campus open house will feature interdisciplinary climate change research, kick off U.N. Summit events

Nov. 10, 2022

The College of Engineering and Applied Science, the College of Arts and Sciences and the Leeds School of Business are teaming up to highlight CU Boulder-led research to address climate change from 3-5 p.m. on Nov. 30 in the Olson Atrium of the Rustandy Building.

Grand Canyon

Earth scientist wins $2.5 million grant to advance geochronology

Sept. 22, 2022

With National Science Foundation support, CU Boulder-led initiative aims to attract under-represented people to geosciences and foster grassroots ideas at frontier of "inclusive and collaborative science."

Peter Molnar

Peter Molnar, 1943-2022

June 24, 2022

CIRES, Geological Sciences, CU Boulder mourn loss of exceptional scholar who inspired greatness

Alumnus Noah McCorkel collects samples for his honor’s thesis in thermochronology on Whiterock Mountain in Colorado’s Elk Range near Crested Butte.

Geology undergrads are rocking graduate-style research

April 20, 2022

Seminar in geological sciences helps prepare undergrads—particularly low-income and first-generation students—for graduate-level research.

Ooid Sand of Salt Lake, Utah

Sedimentologist wins prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship

Feb. 17, 2022

Lizzy Trower, who studies modern environments to better understand past environments, is the first from the earth sciences to be recognized

Old Main

New distinguished professors include physicist, chemist, poet and geologist

Nov. 5, 2021

University’s highest faculty honor awarded this year to four in the College of Arts and Sciences, 11 on all CU campuses.

Mesocosms

Earth scientist to use NSF award to dive deep into oceanic change

Nov. 1, 2021

The CAREER award will provide CU Boulder scientist with the tools to examine how global change will affect future marine ecosystems and life in general.

Chang'e 5 landing site on the moon.

First moon rocks in 45 years fill gap in lunar history

Oct. 13, 2021

China's Chang'e 5 mission landed in a region of the moon more than 850 miles from the nearest Apollo landing site. The rocks the mission collected are raising questions about how lava flowed across the lunar surface 2 billion years ago.

National Academy of Sciences

Two CU Boulder profs elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 5, 2021

Geologist Robert S. Anderson and astrophysicist Fran Bagenal recognized for ‘distinguished and continuing achievements in original research’.

Silicon Carbide

Philosopher, scientists propose new way to categorize minerals

Dec. 21, 2020

CU Boulder philosopher and planetary scientists at Carnegie Institution for Science argue that existing system of mineral classification fails to account for ‘mineral evolution.'

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