Grace Dearnley

Coloradan editorial assistant reflects on writing, reading and the value of hard work

April 30, 2021

Grace Dearnley (Engl'21) joined the Coloradan staff in 2020. What's next? Following her passions, catching up on her non-school reading list and aiming for a PhD. What inspired you to come to ENGL/CU/A&S? I chose CU for the mountains. I wanted to be somewhere I could hike and snowboard with...

CU Boulder professor Dimitri Nakassis teaches a socially distanced class in the Hale Science Building. 

Photo of the Week: Last Week of Classes

April 27, 2021

This week, students are nearing the ends of their syllabi and gearing up for finals as the last day of classes approaches on April 29.

Students and community members chat and enjoy refreshments in the Start Up Hub during the New Venture Challenge kickoff night at Williams Village in 2018.

Photo of the Week: New Venture Challenge

April 15, 2021

Know any budding CU entrepreneurs who need only a good push to get their business off the ground? Point them to the New Venture Challenge (NVC).

Nina Williams rehearses her presentation on the TEDxCU stage.

Photo of the Week: TEDxCU

April 8, 2021

This year’s TEDxCU conference, featuring nine speakers, will be held on April 11.

The sun sets over the arch of the entryway into Farrand Field.

Photo of the Week: Sunset on Farrand Field

April 6, 2021

Farrand Field is a prime spot on campus to take in the Flatirons and watch as the sun sets over Boulder.

The Emirates Mars Mission Hope Spacecraft prior to shipment to Dubai.

Everything You Need to Know About CU’s Involvement in the Emirates Mars Mission

March 31, 2021

As scientists from both the MBRSC and LASP continue to work together and collect data from the Emirates Mars Mission, here’s a look at CU’s involvement in the collaborative, community-building nature of the UAE-led project.

A group of socially distanced people wear masks and dance in a gym at the WERQ dance class.

Photo of the Week: Friday Power Hour

March 17, 2021

At the CU Rec Center, CU community members can count on a weekly outlet for healthy activity: Free Friday Power Hour.

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10 Times the CU Men’s Basketball Team Made It to the NCAA Tournament

March 17, 2021

As you cheer on the Buffs to what will hopefully be their best performance in March Madness yet, here’s a look at 10 years the CU men’s basketball team made it to the NCAA tournament.

Sabrina Arredondo Mattson (left), senior research associate for the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, watches gun retailer Jacquelyn Clark post materials from the Gun Shop Project.

Photo of the Week: The Gun Shop Project

March 9, 2021

Sabrina Arredondo Mattson and her team plan to use a $2 million grant awarded by the CDC to study the influence that gun shops can have in suicide prevention.

Several Sounding Rocket Lab team members prepare to launch their rockets.

Photo of the Week: CU Sounding Rocket Laboratory

March 4, 2021

On the CU Boulder campus, a group of about 100 dedicated students are working hard in the Sounding Rocket Laboratory. Their goal: to send things into space.