Theatre faces with masks

Students transform pandemic chaos into a performance

May 13, 2021

CU Boulder class wanted to depict the feeling of a cacophony of chaos, echoing their feelings from this past year.

Jarasun Yaqra’li-l-Mawt (Death Knell), 2010. Same Alshaibi.

Award-winning artist reframes war’s aftermath

May 10, 2021

CU Boulder alumna, Iraqi war refugee and artist Sama Alshaibi is one of the newest recipients of the prestigious Guggenheim fellowship.

Factory Chimney Smoke

Outstanding grad seeks common ground on climate and elsewhere

April 30, 2021

Renae Marshall, the College of Arts and Sciences’ Outstanding Graduate for spring 2021, produced an ‘impressive’ thesis examining the fate of more than 700 decarbonization bills in the past five years.

People dancing over zoom

Dance grad students keep kids moving with virtual classes

March 31, 2021

Class brings the kids ‘joy and a connection with humans during this hard time’.

White Sands

From Poland to Mexico, to Boulder and White Sands

March 24, 2021

Felita Waxman and her husband, Milt, an artificial intelligence and signal detection pioneer, made scholarship bequests to physics and applied mathematics.

Pandemic podcast

Trio rises above the spin with successful ‘Pandemic’ podcast

March 23, 2021

CU Boulder grads and campus minister celebrate a year of their globally popular podcast, which is lauded for ‘clear, level-headed’ information.

LBBTQ flag and transgender flag

Making research intelligible to people with power

March 18, 2021

CU Boulder undergrad whose advocacy helped pass Jude’s Law discusses the role of activism in their research into systemic inequality.

Flag of Brazil

Power of connection brings oxygen to Brazilian pandemic victims

March 12, 2021

Two CU Boulder anthropology alums facilitate rapid COVID relief in Brazil by coordinating an effort to deliver breathing devices.

U.S.-Mexico Border  Jacumba Hot Springs, California

Award prompts students to rethink the last year and the West

March 9, 2021

The Thompson awards from the Center of the American West urge students to write about the West and show them the year that was for a $500 prize.


Speech-language pathologist fosters communication in hard cases

March 3, 2021

Program launched by speech-language pathologist (and musician) helps kids with complex communication needs and is taking flight.