Morro Bay power plant

Cleaning up the worst, hyper-polluting power plants could have huge effect

Sept. 1, 2021

A new study from CU Boulder finds that focusing on the ‘big’ picture by reducing the emissions of super-polluting power plants could drastically reshape the climate crisis.

Illustration of diversity in women

The Shecession: How the Pandemic Is Impacting Women’s Careers

July 26, 2021

What the pandemic revealed about gender inequalities—and what needs to change.

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Personal experience fuels PhD student’s research on disaster recovery

June 30, 2021

Sociology graduate student has won a grant from the American Sociological Association for her work with housing recovery among Houston-area immigrants.

Old Main

Seventeen students are named 2021 Van Ek Scholars

May 12, 2021

This year’s recipients of the notable College of Arts and Sciences’ award are especially distinct, the chair of the award committee notes Seventeen exceptional undergraduates are this year’s recipients of the Jacob Van Ek scholarship, one of the College of Arts and Sciences’ highest honors. The award recognizes faculty-nominated students...

9/11 Memorial & Museum, Greenwich Street, New York, NY, USA

Disaster expert joins nation’s building safety board

April 30, 2021

Lori Peek, a CU Boulder sociologist, was recently nominated by President Joe Biden and confirmed by the U.S. Senate to join the National Institute of Building Sciences board

Map the system

Tamanna Talwar wins Map the System competition

April 21, 2021

CU Boulder biochemistry student explored the barriers to early diagnosis and treatment of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Michael Radelet

Is the end of the death penalty in sight?

April 8, 2021

On the eve of his retirement, sociology Professor Michael Radelet says ‘yes’.

A COVID19 memorial on the national mall

Dennis Mileti, expert on disaster communication, dies at 75

Feb. 19, 2021

Former director of CU Boulder’s Natural Hazards Center was two days away from receiving first vaccine for COVID-19.

Microbiome

Microbiome may unlock the secrets of aging

Feb. 10, 2021

CU Boulder-led research seeks to understand the connection between microbiome and aging.

Detail of Toe Tag Wall (Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College)

Exhibition highlights death in the desert

Feb. 4, 2021

CU Boulder researchers hosting workshops to create map of lives lost on U.S. border

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