Chuck Howe

Professor Emeritus of Economics Chuck Howe passes away at 93

March 11, 2024

Chuck Howe, Professor Emeritus of Economics, passed away on March 3, 2024, at the age of 93.


Monique LeBourgeois, pioneering sleep researcher, dies

Jan. 4, 2024

Her pivotal research advanced our understanding of sleep and circadian physiology in early childhood.


Paul Phillipson, physics department's first biophysicist, dies at 90

Nov. 30, 2023


Professor Emeritus Walter Kintsch passes away at 90

April 28, 2023

Walter Kintsch, Professor Emeritus of the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, passed away on March 24, 2023, at the age of 90.

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L. Andrew Staehelin, CU Boulder molecular biologist, dies at 83

Oct. 5, 2022

Professor emeritus remembered for his ability to present important material expertly and for his humor, intelligence and interest in people

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Poet Noah Eli Gordon dies at 47

July 13, 2022

Associate professor of English and associate chair for creative writing hailed as ‘charismatic,’ ‘irreplaceable,’ and a ‘great poet and fine teacher’

Peter Molnar

Peter Molnar, 1943-2022

June 24, 2022

CIRES, Geological Sciences, CU Boulder mourn loss of exceptional scholar who inspired greatness

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Physicist, entrepreneur, space pioneer R.C. Mercure dies at 90

March 24, 2022

CU Boulder alumnus was instrumental in launching what became Ball Aerospace and other successful ventures.

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Astrophysicist, STEM-education pioneer Richard McCray dies at 83

Nov. 4, 2021

‘Dick was my mentor and my collaborator,’ says education professor Valerie Otero, who credits McCray with keeping her, a first-generation, Hispanic woman, in physics

Jeanne Ulmer

Jeanne Ulmer, longtime CU Boulder staff member, dies at 50

Aug. 26, 2021

In the morning light of Aug. 13, 2021, Jeanne Marie “Jeannie” Ulmer passed away at the age of 50 in Longmont, Colorado.