The bosses of the senate

Unlocking a century’s worth of congressional testimony

Jan. 12, 2021

CU Boulder historian wins NEH-Mellon fellowship for digital publication.

Blink O'fanaye Follow Capitol Jan 6

The insurrection will be tweeted

Jan. 11, 2021

CU Boulder prof warned of violence fueled by Trump’s viral lies years ago.

Exit, stage religious right. AP Photo/Lynne Sladky

In Mike Pence, US evangelicals had their ‘24-karat-gold’ man in the White House. Loyalty may tarnish that legacy

Jan. 6, 2021

Pence’s religious and political biography mirrors key political and religious shifts over the past 40 years.

Prison walls

Sociologist’s probe of prison gangs wins top award

Jan. 6, 2021

CU Boulder’s David Pyrooz and Arizona State University colleague win the outstanding book award from Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

Corrie Detweiler in a lab

With COVID-19 exacerbating the threat of superbugs, researchers ID new weapon

Jan. 4, 2021

CU Boulder researchers have discovered a new compound capable of pushing past the defenses of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. It, and other recent discoveries from the lab, could lead to a new arsenal for combating the rising threat of superbugs.

A musician playing an instrument through a faceshield

10 research discoveries from 2020 you won’t want to miss

Dec. 23, 2020

Despite the unprecedented challenges everyone has faced in 2020, CU Boulder researchers continued to deliver findings that will improve the lives of people across the globe—or simply dazzle us with new insights into the natural world. Here are some of our top picks for the discoveries that defined our year in research.

Silicon Carbide

Philosopher, scientists propose new way to categorize minerals

Dec. 21, 2020

CU Boulder philosopher and planetary scientists at Carnegie Institution for Science argue that existing system of mineral classification fails to account for ‘mineral evolution.'

Coldquanta image

Creating quantum pioneers

Dec. 10, 2020

CU Boulder’s CUbit, ColdQuanta make Bose-Einstein lab available on the cloud.

Kapteyn Murnane

CU Boulder physicists honored by National Academy of Inventors

Dec. 8, 2020

Margaret Murnane and Henry Kapteyn, who are also fellows in JILA, recognized for work in cutting-edge lasers.

Jill Litt Photograph

Feeling lonely? Getting dirty might help

Nov. 18, 2020

CU Boulder researcher finds that connecting with people in nature eases loneliness, anxiety.

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