New initiative to showcase best teaching practices on campus: Making Teaching and Learning Visible

Feb. 7, 2017

Like many faculty members everywhere, Environmental Studies Program Assistant Professor Peter Newton had very little hands-on teaching experience when he began his current position at CU Boulder. While research came as second nature, teaching was something else entirely. He found much-needed support and ideas through the Faculty Teaching Excellence Program...

Science might save my daughter. Don’t kill it.

Feb. 1, 2017

By Alan Townsend January 27 from The Washington Post Alan Townsend is a professor and associate vice chancellor for research at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has also served as a senior executive at the National Science Foundation. Cancer won’t seem to leave my family alone. My grandmother,...

Townsend returns to CU Boulder, joins Research & Innovation Office

Jan. 25, 2017

Alan Townsend returns to the University of Colorado Boulder as the associate vice chancellor for research and professor of environmental studies after serving as dean of Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment and professor of ecosystem ecology. Townsend will report to Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation Terri Fiez...

CU Boulder Hosting Colorado Power Dialog

April 4, 2016

By Charlie Brennan, Daily Camera Staff Writer The University of Colorado is hosting a statewide discussion Monday called the Colorado Power Dialogue on campus and online, concerning Colorado's energy future, featuring a panel of energy and environmental experts from across the state. The event, free and open to the public,...

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