Noah and Valerie

Science-education experts recognized for ground-breaking work

Oct. 13, 2023

CU Boulder professors Noah Finkelstein of physics and Valerie Otero of education have won the 2023 Svend Pedersen Award and Lecture from Stockholm University.


Shemin Ge elected as fellow of American Geophysical Union

Sept. 14, 2023

CU Boulder geological sciences professor is an expert on ‘induced seismicity,’ when earthquakes are triggered by energy development.

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NSF grants CU Boulder nearly $2 million for climate communication by and for kids

Aug. 24, 2023

The award will fund small exhibits created by high school students that will tour museums and birding festivals throughout the Americas, raising awareness about climate change and promoting STEM diversity.

"Pool" by Sandra Kaplan

CU Art Museum earns first-time accreditation

Aug. 15, 2023

Following a rigorous, five-year process, the museum joins peer institutions with a recognition of its quality and credibility.

Mountain landscape

Arts and sciences dean appoints new deans of division

July 28, 2023

Hirings mark significant milestone in the reorganization of the College of Arts and Sciences, an initiative launched by the provost In a significant milestone in the reorganization of the College of Arts and Sciences, Dean Glen Krutz has appointed two deans of division and one interim dean of division and...


CU Boulder’s Marvin Caruthers wins inaugural Merkin Prize in Biomedical Technology for developing technology that efficiently synthesizes DNA

June 28, 2023

The $400,000 award recognizes the far-reaching medical impact of Caruthers’ development, in the early 1980s, of an efficient and fast method to synthesize nucleic acids.


Twenty-six students are named 2023 Van Ek Scholars

June 26, 2023

The award is given to students for academic achievement and service; it is considered one of the College of Arts & Sciences’ highest honors.


CU Boulder’s Aaron Whiteley named a Pew Scholar

June 13, 2023

The biochemistry assistant professor is investigating how inflammatory proteins called NLRs establish the first line of defense against viral infection in bacteria and humans.


Three CU Boulder profs win Boettcher Foundation awards

June 12, 2023

The awards are part of $1.88 million in 2023 biomedical research grant funding for Colorado researchers.

ASCEND awardees

Faculty, staff and students honored for diversity, inclusion work

June 7, 2023

Chosen by a faculty committee, the recipients of ASCEND Awards were recognized for their efforts to promote diversity and inclusion.