David Wineland, Nobel Prize Winner

Infographic: CU and the Nobel Prize

CU Boulder boasts five Nobel laureates, four in physics and one in chemistry. Here's more on CU's scientist-celebrities.

Photo of the Blood Wolf Moon

NOW — Jan. 20, 2019

Did you miss this year's super blood wolf moon? Don't worry, CU photographer Glenn Asakawa's got you covered.

Hope Solo to speak at CU's Conference on World Affairs

A Meeting of Minds: Conference on World Affairs 2019

The event lineup will cover myriad topics organized around three broad themes: “Design for Life: Breaking the Bubble,” “Disruptive Tech” and “Women & Girls Changing the World.”

Nicholas Defaria looks at his lamps

CU Around — The Lumineers

March 10, 2019

When Nicholas DeFaria designed and built three high-end lamps for class, he already knew where they would hang: In his soon-to be born baby’s bedroom.

hannah glick

Six Years of Research, Three Minutes to Talk

Silver-tongued graduate students compete in the "Three Minute Thesis" competition.

Grant Ellwood

Q&A: Grant Ellwood, Cyclocross Champ

In December, Grant Ellwood claimed the 2018 cyclocross collegiate club national championships title in Louisville, Ky. Here the Boulder native talks cyclocross, what it takes to win and why it might be fun to see a race up close.

a colorful image created with soap

The Engineering Class Teaching Students To Make Art

March 1, 2019

Some engineers might scoff at making art. But Jean Hertzberg is all about it. She's helping students reveal the beauty all around us.

CU senior Elisa Grandmange

CU's Hammer Thrower

CU senior Elisa Grandemange doesn't do much cardio or stretching. She spins, accelerates and throws weight—high and far.

Jackson Crawford

Our Viking-Cowboy YouTube Star

March 1, 2019

Jackson Crawford, director of CU’s Nordic Studies program, studies and translates Old Norse, a language spoken by medieval Scandinavians. Here the native Coloradan talks Vikings, videos and his contribution to the Disney animated film Frozen.

Norman Pace

Blowing the Doors Off the Microbial World

March 1, 2019

CU's Norm Pace isn't intimidated by the darkness of remote caves, or the vastness of the microbial universe. He's mastered both.

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