Koelbel

Why this environmentalist won a coveted prize for social policy

Sept. 30, 2016

Elizabeth Koebele, a doctoral candidate in the Environmental Studies Program at CU Boulder, was one of only 19 award winners from 535 applications for the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy grant. The $7,500 grant will help fund her research in water governance in the Colorado River Basin.

Frank

Democratic Party has lost touch with working folks, author says

Sept. 26, 2016

The Democratic Party, which presents itself as a vanguard of working people, has become an elite meritocracy that has lost touch with its roots, argues Thomas Frank, a journalist and author of the bestselling book What’s the Matter with Kansas?

$24 million NSF grant to establish imaging science center

$24 million NSF grant to establish imaging science center

Sept. 26, 2016

CU Boulder will expand its role as a national leader in imaging, materials, nano, bio and energy sciences as part of a collaborative partnership awarded $24 million by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to launch a new center.

Boneless

CU Dance’s ‘Boneless’ focuses on artistry and authenticity

Sept. 26, 2016

Continuing the exciting 2016-17 dance season at CU Boulder is “Boneless,” a showcase of two works by MFA students intent on uncovering who we really are underneath our society’s thick layers of commercialism and social standards.

toad

Probiotic treatment protects endangered Colorado toads

Sept. 21, 2016

A probiotic treatment has been shown to effectively inoculate endangered Colorado toads and protect them from a virulent fungus that has ravaged the population in recent decades, according to the results of new University of Colorado Boulder research.

digiglobe

Partnership with DigitalGlobe advances research innovation

Sept. 20, 2016

CU Boulder and DigitalGlobe Inc. this week announced a partnership to provide access to DigitalGlobe’s industry-leading high-resolution satellite imagery, data and analytics tools to the university’s Earth Lab initiative in order to advance earth and space science research.

ice

2016 Ties 2007 for Second Lowest Arctic Sea Ice Minimum

Sept. 16, 2016

The Arctic’s ice cover appears to have reached its minimum extent on September 10, 2016, according to scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center, part of CIRES and CU Boulder.

Jibril

Ex-Libyan prime minister says technology won’t save the world

Sept. 15, 2016

Five years after the Arab Spring uprisings rocked the Middle East, former Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril offered University of Colorado Boulder students a front-row perspective on the protests’ genesis, their shortcomings and the lessons the world should absorb in the coming decades.

templeton

'False' biosignatures may complicate search for ancient life on Earth, other planets

Sept. 15, 2016

Self-assembling carbon microstructures created in a lab by University of Colorado Boulder researchers could provide new clues – and new cautions – in efforts to identify microbial life preserved in the fossil record, both on Earth and elsewhere in the solar system.

museum

CU harvests bumper crop of outreach projects

Sept. 14, 2016

Faculty-led outreach and engagement projects will be supported at new levels starting this fall, thanks to increased funding from the Office of the Chancellor, Office of the Provost and the Division of Continuing Education.

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