Grad student helps science sims break language barriers

Feb. 27, 2018

Physics is challenging, but learning it in a second language adds an entirely different obstacle, says Diana López, who is doing what she can to make STEM subjects—science, technology, engineering, and math—more accessible to students who speak Spanish.Read more »
John Paul

Physics lands $75.8M award to fund students, postdocs to work at NIST labs

Feb. 22, 2018

CU Boulder's Department of Physics has received a $75.8 million award from the National Institute of Standards and Technology to continue the collaborative Professional Research Experience Program through 2022.Read more »

Vint Cerf, co-founder of the Internet, to speak on ‘digital preservation’

Jan. 23, 2018

Google’s Chief Internet Evangelist to give Gamow lecture at CU Boulder Feb. 10 Having a commercial email address in the early- to mid-1990s — from America Online (AOL) or Compuserve, or perhaps Prodigy or Earthlink — marked a user as an “early adopter” of Internet technology in the United States... Read more »
Jonas' Light Machine

Physics at CU Boulder recognized for excellence

Oct. 24, 2017

The American Physical Society has recognized CU Boulder scientists and PhET Interactive Simulations as being among the 'most accomplished, promising and respected scientists and leaders'Read more »
Atomic Clock

New JILA atomic clock can outperform all predecessors

Oct. 10, 2017

Physicists have created an atomic clock that reaches the same level of precision as its predecessors but is more than 20 times faster, promising dramatically improved measurements and more.Read more »
PhET in Cambodia

PhET Interactive Simulations wins global education award

Sept. 26, 2017

CU Boulder’s PhET Interactive Simulations is one of six winners of the prestigious, international WISE Award from the WISE Foundation.Read more »
SMART Student

Underrepresented students excel through SMART

Aug. 9, 2017

CU Boulder program helps underserved and underrepresented students in the STEM fields gain valuable research experience for graduate school.Read more »
Prototype Detector at CERN

Largest particle physics experiment in North America breaks ground

July 20, 2017

Our understanding of the universe may soon be changing thanks to the efforts of a thousand scientists from around the world, including two from the University of Colorado Boulder.Read more »
Four young girls use the PhET simulations in Indonesia.

PhET Interactive Simulations recognized for innovation in STEM education

June 27, 2017

CU Boulder’s PhET Interactive Simulations is one of 15 finalists for the prestigious WISE Award, which recognizes innovative educational projects that address challenges and bring transformative societal change.Read more »

Striving to help women feel they belong in physics

April 25, 2017

By creating a sense of belonging for women in physics, the University of Colorado Boulder is helping female students succeed, experts in the field say.Read more »