Cassandra Brooks, Ulyana Horodyskyj Peña and Zephyr Sylvester jumping in Antarctica

CU Boulder scientist shows expeditioners untamed Antarctica

Feb. 13, 2024

Cassandra Brooks, whom The Explorers Club has honored as an ‘extraordinary person’ doing ‘remarkable work to promote science and exploration,’ gives onsite lessons on the ‘vital’ ecosystem.

Peyton Thomas running

Scientist, Olympic hopeful runs with real purpose

Jan. 30, 2024

CU Boulder postdoctoral researcher, who fuses running with a commitment to environmental causes, to compete in U.S. Olympic women’s marathon trials in February.

CU Boulder campus and Flatirons

From molecule movement to coastal flooding, CU scientists push boundaries

Sept. 27, 2023

Researchers Andrés Montoya-Castillo and Julia Moriarty are named U.S. Department of Energy Early Career Researchers, receiving multiyear funding.


Experts see hope despite grim climate projections

Oct. 18, 2019

CU Boulder and NOAA scientists join panel discussion following Boulder screening of Ice on Fire, an HBO documentary.


DiCaprio film featuring four local scientists to be screened here

Oct. 3, 2019

Film ‘repeatedly takes the audience to the brink of despair, before pulling back with a glimmer of optimism,’ Cannes reviewer says


Mountain art residency attracts participants like moths to a flame

Aug. 31, 2019

Grad student is first recipient of a residency program launched this summer to promote cross-disciplinary research between art and science.

biking along a creek

Amsterdam to CU Boulder, by rail, boat, bus and bike

July 10, 2019

Climate researcher eschews air travel on 8,000-mile ‘commute’ to take up INSTAAR position.

Photograph of Chris Ray with an unconscious pika

CU Boulder pika researcher wins conservation award

Nov. 2, 2018

A CU Boulder researcher is being recognized by the Denver Zoo for her extensive work studying the pika across the Colorado alpine

Sarah Crump

Digging in the Arctic mud for answers to climate change

Oct. 18, 2017

Paleoclimatologist Sarah Crump, a PhD student and INSTARR researcher, studies the effects of climate variability in the Canadian Arctic by analyzing ancient DNA from lake sediment.


CU Boulder launches cool certificate in Arctic studies

Dec. 5, 2016

There probably is not a more suitable location for one of the world’s first interdisciplinary certificates in Arctic studies than the University of Colorado Boulder.