Jacob Rodriguez

Chemistry undergraduate wins prestigious 2017 Goldwater Scholarship

April 10, 2017

Jacob Rodriguez, a junior in CU Boulder’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been awarded the 2017 Goldwater Scholarship Award, one of the nation’s most prestigious scientific awards for undergraduates.Read more »
David Nesbitt, winner of the 2017 E. Bright Wilson Award in Spectroscopy

David Nesbitt Receives E. Bright Wilson Award in Spectroscopy

April 5, 2017

The American Chemical Society (ACS) has awarded David Nesbitt the 2017 E. Bright Wilson Award in Spectroscopy. The award, sponsored by the ACS Division of Physical Chemistry, recognizes outstanding accomplishments in fundamental or applied spectroscopy in chemistry.Read more »
Thomas Cech

Nobel laureate Tom Cech wins 2017 Hazel Barnes Prize

March 27, 2017

University of Colorado Boulder Distinguished Professor Tom Cech, Colorado’s first Nobel Prize winner, has been named the 2017 Hazel Barnes Prize winner – the most distinguished award a faculty member can receive from the university.Read more »
Shakespeare Festival

Summer in Boulder

March 22, 2017

Summer is the perfect season for enrichment both on and off campus. Attend a Shakespearean production on a warm summer evening, hike or bike in the foothills just west of town, or participate in one of the numerous events that take place around Boulder throughout the season. Get the most out of your summer experience!Read more »
UMC Bike Station

CU Boulder takes the gold among bicycle-friendly universities

March 13, 2017

The League of American Bicyclists has recognized the University of Colorado Boulder with the Gold Bicycle Friendly University℠ (BFU) award, placing CU Boulder with 18 other gold-level bicycle-friendly universities.Read more »
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Engineers set to create membranes for next-generation battery technologies

March 13, 2017

University of Colorado Boulder engineers have received a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop better membranes for more efficient and cost-effective large-scale battery technology as a means of storing energy generated by methods such as wind and solarRead more »
Ralph Jimenez

Ralph Jimenez Awarded Department of Commerce Bronze Medal

March 7, 2017

Ralph Jimenez received a Department of Commerce Bronze Medal for Superior Federal Service at a ceremony held in mid-December 2016. The Medal is the highest honor presented by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director Willie E. May presided over the awards ceremony, which was held concurrently at NIST's Gaithersburg, Maryland, and Boulder, Colorado, campuses.Read more »
Kathy Ramirez-Aguilar holding I2SL Award

Campus Sustainabilty Award

Dec. 27, 2016

Kathryn Ramirez-Aguilar is a CU Boulder alumnus who obtained her doctorate in Analytical Chemistry in 1999, followed by sever years of post-doctoratal work in Biochemistry here at CU Boulder. Kathy was presented with the Go Beyond Award for individual achievment at the 2016 International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL) annual... Read more »
Yin receives award

Yin Received the ACS David W. Robertson Award for Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry

Sept. 8, 2016

At the 252 nd American Chemical Society National Meeting in Philadelphia, Professor Hang Hubert Yin received the 2016 ACS David W. Robertson Award for Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry, presented by the ACS Division of Medicinal Chemistry. The award is to recognize seminal contributions by young scientists to medicinal chemistry. Yin’s... Read more »

Ryan Pearson was awarded the 2015 Ciba Travel Award in Green Chemistry

Aug. 15, 2016

4 students received the 2015 Ciba Travel Award in Green Chemistry. The award, administered by the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI), will allow them to participate in ACS conferences and meetings that promote sustainable chemical processes.Read more »