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CU Students and Faculty Ask: What Does Leadership Mean in Today's World?

As part of the university’s vision to better address 21st-century humanitarian, social and technological challenges, CU introduced a Center for Leadership last year.

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The Colorado Lullaby Project Bridges Mental Health and Parenting

CU project pairs student musicians with new parents to create custom songs for their babies.

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Boettcher Foundation CEO Katie Kramer Talks Leadership

Katie Kramer found her calling at the helm of a leadership-focused foundation.

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The Shecession: How the Pandemic Is Impacting Women’s Careers

What the pandemic revealed about gender inequalities — and what needs to change.

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CU Alum Creates AI Robots to Sort Recyclables

Matanya Horowitz uses artificial intelligence and robots to streamline recycling.

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Infinite: From self-published book to movie starring Mark Wahlberg and Chiwetel Ejiofor

D. Eric Maikranz propelled his book to the silver screen with guerilla marketing.

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CU Professor Michael Radelet Says It's Time to Abolish the Death Penalty

On the eve of his retirement, sociology professor Michael Radelet says ‘‘yes.’’


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Photo: Memorial for King Soopers Victims

Artist Michael Grab created 10 temporary stone art installations in Boulder Creek this March.

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CU's Austin C. Okigbo Studies Music from Past Pandemics

Austin C. Okigbo, associate professor in the College of Music and affiliate faculty in Ethnic Studies and Global Health, studies the intersection of music and public health.

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Inside CU's African Dance Class During the Pandemic

Nii Armah Sowah’s dance class allows socially-starved students to regain community.

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Is RTD's B Line Train Coming to Boulder?

In 2021, Colorado’s RTD recommitted to study the potential for a Boulder–to–Denver railway

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What’s in Morgan Klaus Scheuerman’s Phone?

A PhD student and Microsoft research fellow, Morgan Klaus Scheuerman has worked with companies like Facebook and Google to spot social issues within technology design.

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CU Research Finds Climate Change Affects Small Mammals

Small mountain mammals like marmots and ground squirrels are experiencing the effects of rapid climate change.


Campus News Briefs Summer 2021

Research and news from CU Boulder.

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Baseball in 1893: CU Vintage Jersey

In April 1893, Edwin John Ingram stepped onto the field for CU’s third varsity baseball season.

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Dogs of CU

Furry friends cheering on the Buffs.

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The Story of CU's First Library

A few ambitious students formed the university’s first library.

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CU Boulder's Olympic Games Legacy

Since 1948, the CU Boulder has produced over 90 Olympic athletes who have competed in events across the globe.

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Homecoming Weekend Returns to CU Boulder Nov. 4-7

Join the festivities Nov. 1-7

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Alumni Association News Briefs Summer 2021

Football tailgates, Forever Buffs Network and Coloradan Conversations.

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CU Students Build All-Electric Frisco House and Win Solar Decathlon

Since 2017, a team of 30 CU Boulder students and faculty has worked to build an all-electric house in Fraser, Colorado.

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From the Chancellor: Leadership for Our Times

Chancellor DiStefano weighs in on leadership.

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Olympian and Buff Magnus Boee Is National Nordic Skier of the Year

Magnus Boee won 10 of 12 races in 2021, including sweeping the regional and NCAA Nordic championships.

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Sports News Summer 2021

A spring recap of all things Buffaloes.

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Talking with CU Track Champion Sage Hurta

New York-native Sage Hurta is the NCAA women’s indoor track champion in the mile.

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Barbara Takenaga's Got Art on the Brain

As a Guggenheim memorial fellow and professor emerita of Williams College, Barbara Takenaga is acclaimed for her large-scale abstract paintings.

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Former Disney Exec Jonathan Treisman on Finding Success

A former Disney executive, Jonathan Treisman is now senior director of strategic partnerships for the Television Academy and Emmy Awards.

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How Writer Adrian Michael Green Creates Community

After graduation, Adrian Michael Green spent 10 years teaching students of all levels, from Teach for America to the University of California Berkeley.

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Photo: Charles Nilon, CU Boulder's First Black Faculty Member in 1963

Several months after the March on Washington, CU professor Charles Nilon spoke at a civil rights demonstration on campus outside of the UMC.