hannah glick

Six Years of Research, Three Minutes to Talk

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

Young Benson

Olester Benson Jr., Aka Mr. Patent

After CU, Olester Benson Jr. went on to earn more than 70 patents, including several that made cellphones, laptops and TVs brighter, more colorful and energy efficient.

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.

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.

stegosaurus fossil

Dinosaur in the Sky

Feb. 11, 2019

The giant wall-mounted fossil inside the Benson Earth Sciences depicts the most complete Stegosaurus skeleton ever found.

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The Flip Side of Happiness

Feb. 11, 2019

We stock our shelves with books and pills intended to make us happy, but CU psychologist June Gruber warns that too much of a good thing can backfire.

Book cover of downriver

Downriver: Into the Future of Water in the West

Jan. 8, 2019

Stopped up by dams, slaked off by irrigation, and dried up by cities, the Green River is crucial, overused, and at risk, now more than ever.

rattlesnake

Why Snakebites Go Up After Rainfall

Dec. 14, 2018

CU Boulder research indicates snakebite incidence is rising, possibly due to climate change.

Buffs in Antarctica

The Buffs Who Summer in Antarctica

Dec. 1, 2018

Antarctica is one of Earth’s most forbidding places. That’s why CU researchers keep going back.

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10 Startups with CU Ties

The University of Colorado Boulder is an entrepreneurial powerhouse. Check out some of the successful startups that came to fruition at CU.

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