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Marshall Fire Devastates CU Boulder Community

Drought, dry grass and gusting winds lead to wildfire.

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8 Ways Work Will Change Forever

From Zoom towns to robot coworkers and the fate of office buildings, CU Boulder students, faculty, staff and alumni weigh in on the future of work.

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CU Alumni Own Eldorado Artesian Springs

Forever Buffs control the natural spring water in Eldorado Springs, once considered the “Coney Island of the West,” and hope to maintain the area’s history.

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TikTok Ethics: Is Social Tech Such a Threat?

CMCI’s Casey Fiesler was awarded a $500,000 NSF Career Grant to study ethical implications of technology design.

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The Bangladesh Miracle: Decades-Long Study Reveals Impact of Family Planning

What happens when women gain the ability to control their reproductive destiny?

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Master's Thesis "Chicana Light" Intertwines Personal Narrative with Civil Rights

Andrea Fautheree Márquez sheds light on the Chicano movement through her art.


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King Soopers Location Reopens Following 2021 Shooting

After a complete renovation, the Table Mesa location of Boulder’s King Soopers reopened Feb. 9, 2022.

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A Conversation with CU Boulder’s Campus Architect

Last October, d’Andre Willis began her role as CU Boulder’s campus architect and director of planning.

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Unlearning Pain: How Psychological Therapy Could Aid Chronic Pain

Psychological therapy research shown to help chronic pain patients.

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Bar on the Edge of Boulder Is Full of Surprises

The Rocky Flats Bar & Grill located south of Boulder has a rich history for many Boulder locals.

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What’s in Ben Capeloto’s iPhone?

Ben Capeloto is president of internal affairs and one of the CU Boulder Student Government (CUSG) tri-executives.

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Black Twitter Is the New "Green Book"

CU Boulder research by PhD candidate Shamika Klassen shows how Black Twitter serves underrepresented communities.

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The Typewriter that Shaped CU's Natural History Museum

Hugo G. Rodeck, owner of this 1903 typewriter, helped establish the CU Museum of Natural History. The museum now has the largest natural history collection in the Rocky Mountains.

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CU Research on Moon Rock Samples, Running Prostheses and Criminal Cases

Some of the latest research out of CU Boulder, plus information on the Renée Crown Wellness Institute.

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Campus Captured by CU Scientist

CU scientist Tomoko Borsa documents CU in pictures.

The Old Main Cottonwood was removed from campus in January. Clones of the tree will be planted nearby.

Turning Over a New Leaf: The Legacy of the Old Main Cottonwood

The Old Main Cottonwood was removed from campus in January. Clones of the tree will be planted nearby.


A Walk through the Renaissance

The Colorado Shakespeare Gardens located at CU Boulder contain plants prevalent in Shakespeare’s time.

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CU’s Career Services Helps Alumni Navigate their Job Search During Pandemic

Alumni Career Services offers free counseling to alumni.

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Affinity Graduations 2022

In May, the Alumni Association will host several affinity graduations.

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Addressing Food Insecurity on Campus

CU Boulder provides food to students in need at the UMC’s Buff Pantry.

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The Chancellor's Desk: From Typewriters to Zoom

When CU Boulder Chancellor Philip DiStefano began working at the university as an assistant professor, he used a typewriter. Today, he’s primarily on Zoom.

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Men’s Water Polo Competes at Nationals

Men’s water polo’s “A Team” competed in the 2021 National Collegiate Club Championship.

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Colorado Athletics Visibility Award

CU announced the creation of the Colorado Athletics Visibility Award (CAVA) Dec. 1, 2021. Alexia Kuehl and Evan Battey were the first recipients.

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Getting to Know All American Eduardo Herrera

All-American and 2021 Pac-12 Cross Country Athlete of the Year Eduardo Herrera shares his experiences with CU and cross-country.

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Founder of Out West Talks LGBTQ History in the American West

Author and historian Gregory Hinton discusses his work in educating people about LGBTQ history and culture in the American West.

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Alumni Architect Builds Veterans Memorial

Architect Philip Cudaback designed a veterans memorial for the Central Nebraska Veterans Home.

Callie Higgins

Materials Engineer Improves 3D-Printed Products

NIST’s Callie Higgins was recognized for her invention of a technology that detects and fixes microscopic flaws affecting the reliability of 3D-printed products.

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Remembering Barrier-Breaking CU Professor Joyce Lebra

In 1958, CU Boulder professor Joyce Lebra became the first American woman to receive a doctorate degree in Japanese history.