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CU scholars named American Council of Learned Societies fellows

Nov. 30, 2016

Three University of Colorado Boulder professors have won prestigious fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies. The three are among 69 fellows chosen from 1,100 applicants.

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CU lab’s fruit-fly work yields patented cancer treatment

Nov. 21, 2016

CU Boulder and SuviCa recently received a patent for a promising chemical, SVC112, which helps prevent regrowth of cancer cells following radiation exposure. The chemical was originally identified through lab research with fruit flies — a process that is being shared with undergraduate students — and its synthesis helped create a collaborative pipeline for cross-disciplinary work through CU’s Technology Transfer Office.


Scientist develops new way to look at a cellular shapeshifter

Oct. 27, 2016

Loren Hough has won a New Investigator Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award from the National Institutes of Health to further vital research in the field of biophysics, specifically the behavior of tubulin, a protein involved in many life processes.

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Q&A: Maskus discusses transition from Boulder to Capitol Hill

Oct. 13, 2016

Economics Professor Keith Maskus has been named chief economist for the U.S. Department of State. Maskus, a professor of distinction who also was the director of CU Boulder’s Program on International Development, is beginning the two-year appointment — based in Washington, D.C. — this month.

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Maskus tapped as chief economist for U.S. State Department

Oct. 12, 2016

University of Colorado Boulder Professor of Distinction Keith Maskus has been named the U.S. Department of State chief economist. Maskus, who was the director of CU Boulder’s Program on International Development, is beginning the two-year appointment, based in the District of Columbia, this month.


Innovator Award winner brings to light the electrical changes in cells

Oct. 4, 2016

Joel Kralj, assistant professor in molecular, cellular and developmental biology and a University of Colorado BioFrontiers Institute faculty member, became interested in measuring cellular voltage as a postdoctoral researcher.


Criminologist who studies gang populations wins top national award

Sept. 28, 2016

David Pyrooz, assistant professor of sociology at CU Boulder, has won the 2016 Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award from the American Society of Criminology.


Professor wins grant to showcase physics-ed research in Brazil

Sept. 23, 2016

Noah Finkelstein, who co-directs the Center for STEM Learning at CU Boulder and is a principal investigator for Physics Education Research, one of the largest research groups in physics education in the country, will receive up to $4,000 from the Brazil-U.S. Professorship/Lectureship Program. The Sociedade Brasileira de Física (SBF) and the American Physical Society (APS) jointly sponsor the exchange.


CU Boulder joins national arts and humanities consortium

Sept. 21, 2016

CU Boulder recently expanded its support of public scholarship in the arts and humanities by joining a national group working to advance democracy and participation in higher education.


Jewish Studies professors take to the road in Peak to Peak lecture series

Sept. 21, 2016

To mark Temple Aaron’s final event as a synagogue, Nan Goodman, director of CU Boulder’s Program in Jewish Studies, is slated to speak in the historic building.