Learn a language without stressing about grades

Aug. 16, 2018

For those who want to learn or brush up on a foreign language without the pressure of earning a grade, the University of Colorado Boulder offers a range of courses this fall.


Living in African cave to study flower pollinated by hummingbird-like fly

Aug. 2, 2018

there we were, three Americans standing near South Africa’s Drakensberg Mountains, where Barton, I learned, was studying how it was that a flower pollinated by a fly that looks like a hummingbird evolved — and may still be evolving.

Potter and Maeda

New associate deans join college leadership

July 27, 2018

Two new associate deans are poised to support inclusive practice and student success the College of Arts and Sciences at CU Boulder


Alum's startup, already hailed as innovative, is acquired by POLITICO Europe

July 20, 2018

Keaton Brown, who graduated from CU Boulder in May of 2018, majored in Economics and Political Science while developing the startup.


By showing what they’ve learned, students learn even more

July 19, 2018

One way to learn something well is to show others what you’ve learned—in this case, with an outreach project—according to June Gruber’s students in a recent University of Colorado Boulder psychology course.

Photograph of the alpine and some researchers.

Diversity begets diversity in the alpine

July 19, 2018

As plant communities become more diverse and complex in the high alpine, so to do soil microorganisms, according to a new CU Boulder study.

Woman presenting at a TED talk

“Cheers to Science” begins this week

July 17, 2018

Scientists are bringing the "science" to "science communication" at "Cheers to Science," a new monthly event beginning this week.

Flickr photo of some wind turbines

Drawdown, Act Up! To Bring Environmental Fun to the Masses

July 9, 2018

How to deal with environmental issues is a difficult discussion, but one group at the University of Colorado Boulder is hoping to bring it to the general public this week through skits and interactive games.


Researchers find last of universe's missing ordinary matter

June 22, 2018

Scientists have found what may be the universe’s lost sock at the back of the dryer—answering a long-running mystery that astrophysicists have dubbed the “missing baryon problem.”


Task force to examine role, workload of A&S instructors

June 22, 2018

In the past five decades, the teaching load at CU Boulder has been increasingly borne by instructors instead of tenured or tenure-track faculty, and the College of Arts and Sciences has formed a task force to recommend best practices.