Illustration of a sketched opened door

Students opening doors

June 22, 2022

Meet three CU Boulder students who are creating supportive, stronger communities by improving understanding, accessibility.

MRI and computers in the lab

Major gift to enhance diversity of life-science researchers

June 17, 2022

With support from the Shurl and Kay Curci Foundation, six life-science scholars gain support during their first two years of PhD work, beginning this fall.

Natasha Myhal with a Marie Tribe of Chippewa flag in the background.

Indigenous scholar investigates changing relationship of fish, people

June 15, 2022

Anishinaabe grad student wins dissertation fellowship to write results of sturgeon study, Great Lakes climate change.

Structure of γ-graphyne layers

Long-hypothesized ‘next generation wonder material’ created for first time

May 19, 2022

CU Boulder scientists have successfully synthesized graphyne, which has been theorized for decades but never successfully produced.

From left to right, graphics of hands holding heart-shaped Earth, graphics of heart coming out from a piggy bank and graphics of a hand donating a coin in a black background.

Workshop teaches students effective altruism and how to give better

May 11, 2022

With Giving Games, CU Boulder sociologist Tim Wadsworth has helped hundreds of students donate thousands of dollars to effective charities, and imparted lifelong skills

Qing Yang use the saliva test he developed in a lab

As pandemic spread, ‘I couldn’t just sit around’

May 4, 2022

After getting stuck in China, graduating PhD student pivoted research to help test for the COVID-19 virus without nasal swab.

A nearby, young megamaser as seen by the Hubble Space Telescope

Discovery of cosmic ‘spotlight’ could reveal clues about evolution of galaxies

April 28, 2022

Astrophysicists have discovered a 5.4 billion-year-old megamaser—a beam of laser-like light that emerged when two galaxies crashed into each other

Thawing Web Cover

CU Boulder artist wins national award for art about climate change

April 14, 2022

Amy Hoagland received the top award from new program that recognizes emerging craft artists who advance sustainability through their art

Mayhoffer Farm

Students help preserve farm as a crucial urban buffer

March 2, 2022

As part of their capstone project for the Master’s of the Environment program, three graduate students worked with local community to create a plan for the Mayhoffer Farm’s ongoing success.

West Gate of Peking University

Grad student lands teaching position at prestigious Peking University

Feb. 14, 2022

Christian "Payne" Hennigan named assistant professor in the School of Economics, where he will also utilize Chinese fluency gained at CU Boulder.

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