trish and sam

Bereaved mother takes pilgrimage to find peace, help others

May 11, 2018

Trish and John Deford hope to assist students who are battling addictions like the one that claimed their son, CU Boulder alumnus Sam Deford, through a new scholarship fund.

Bollig

Car crash helps grad make moral case for religious inclusion

May 8, 2018

Toby Bollig, the spring 2018 outstanding graduate in the College of Arts and Sciences, took up accessibility in religious institutions after a serious car crash left him with a brain injury that made attending church "miserable."

Ahn Kapteyn

Professors honored for work in cell signals, ultrafast lasers

April 20, 2018

Two CU Boulder professors are among the latest group of scientists, politicians, artists and more elected to the American Academy of Arts and Science.

Lopez

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.

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.

cerf

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...

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'

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.

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.

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.

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