COVID vaccine

Strict social distancing complements quick vaccine deployment, researchers find

April 2, 2021

New study co-authored by CU Boulder economist evaluates the costs and benefits of stricter social distancing policies when a U.S. vaccine arrival is imminent.


Barbara Demmig-Adams wins 2021 Hazel Barnes Prize

April 1, 2021

EBIO professor noted as a superb teacher and speaker, as well as a paradigm-shifting researcher for her work with plant physiology in extreme conditions.

Pacific crest trail

Junk food and big miles may not add up how ‘thru-hikers’ hope

March 30, 2021

CU Boulder researchers’ study suggests that thru-hiking, as on the Pacific Crest Trail, might decrease vascular health.

Atom Illustration

Researchers unlock the proton’s asymmetrical secrets

March 29, 2021

Researchers probe deep inside the antimatter of a tiny particle at the center of every atom


CU Boulder biologist is named an early career fellow

March 26, 2021

Ecological Society of America recognizes Julian Resasco for his work to advance understanding of human impacts on biodiversity.

The Iberá Seedeater

Endangered songbird challenging assumptions about evolution

March 25, 2021

By looking at this newly emerged bird, a CU Boulder-led research team found an ‘evolutionary shortcut’ for speciation

An angry twitter bird

A billion tweets suggest Trump rhetoric didn’t boost Twitter hate

March 22, 2021

CU Boulder political scientist says study underscores the importance of analyzing big datasets to test conventional wisdom.

Colleen Sheehan

Benson Center appoints new visiting scholar and first sabbatical scholar

March 19, 2021

Historian Alan S. Kahan and philosopher David McPherson to join CU Boulder for the 2021-22 academic year


Heat waves could cause 10 times more crop damage than now projected, research finds

March 16, 2021

Work by economists has implications for climate change adaptation in agriculture.


Research on coral-reef vulnerability wins top recognition

March 15, 2021

Mike Gil, a CU Boulder marine biologist, led research now honored by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.