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Ghosts, global warming and hunter-gatherers

June 26, 2023

Between 1,100 and 900 years ago in modern-day Mexico, a series of droughts spurred on by global warming forced the nomadic hunter-gatherers of Aridoamerica to migrate south into the more verdant Mesoamerica, geographical home of the Aztecs and Mayans. Until recently, archaeologists assumed that, over time, these hunter-gatherers replaced their...

Renee Crown Institute building

CU Boulder building rehab wins recognition from city landmarks board

May 24, 2023

The City of Boulder Landmarks Board recognized CU Boulder’s 1135 Broadway building, which now houses the Renée Crown Wellness Institute, with a project award.

Massimo Ruzzene

Massimo Ruzzene appointed to vice chancellor position

March 17, 2023

CU Boulder Provost Russell Moore today announced the appointment of Massimo Ruzzene to the position of vice chancellor for research and innovation and dean of the institutes, effective March 20. “I am excited to welcome Massimo to his permanent post as vice chancellor for research and innovation and dean of...

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Buffs All In! 03.08.2023

March 6, 2023

Be part of campus history during Buffs All In — CU Boulder’s inaugural giving day on March 8, 2023. Are you all in for shaping future leaders, fostering innovation and impacting humanity? Then get ready to team up with fellow Forever Buffs to support CU Boulder’s people, programs, and trailblazing...

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CU Boulder joins academic partnership with U.S. Space Command

Jan. 27, 2023

The University of Colorado Boulder has been selected as a United States Space Command Academic Engagement Enterprise member. The new national program is designed to expand collaboration and academic exchanges between universities and U.S. Space Command. “They’re engaging with top universities in the country to have two-way communication; how Space...

George Hatcher III

New Executive Director for Industry & Foundation Relations Announced

Jan. 19, 2023

After a national search, we are thrilled to announce the new Executive Director for Industry & Foundation Relations (IFR) will be George Hatcher III. George’s impressive record of past success includes serving as Director of Strategic Initiatives & Research Development at the University of Denver Josef Korbel School of International...

View of the Tunnel Fire seen from Bonito Park on April 19, 2022

A ‘revolution’ in environmental data science

Dec. 15, 2022

New national center at CU Boulder will tackle pressing socio-environmental challenges with big data analytics and more The National Science Foundation (NSF) has funded a major new data science and diversity effort at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) , a research institute at CU Boulder. The...

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New Colorado space instrument part of flagship mission to Europa

Sept. 21, 2022

In less than a decade, technology developed in Colorado will travel to Jupiter’s moon Europa—a cold moon where a thick crust of ice covering the surface obscures a potentially vast ocean of saltwater below. That piece of Rocky Mountain technology is the Europa SUrface Dust Analyzer (SUDA). The more than...

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Chancellor announces leadership transition, climate emphasis for 2023 Conference on World Affairs

Aug. 19, 2022

CU Boulder Chancellor Philip DiStefano has appointed Aaron Roof to lead the CU Conference on World Affairs . Roof is also the founding director of CU Boulder’s Center for Leadership and the director of the Presidents Leadership Class. Roof is stepping in for John Griffin, who is returning to the...

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CU Night in Downtown Boulder set for July 27

July 14, 2022

CU Boulder Chancellor Philip DiStefano will join Boulder Mayor Pro Tem Rachel Friend at a community event on July 27 to explore how the university and the local community are building a just and sustainable future, together.