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...

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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...

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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.

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Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit panels, panelists announced

July 12, 2022

Leading Indigenous voices on climate change and human rights. The UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Environment. The vice chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC); and the 2020 TIME Magazine Kid of the Year.

Keith Molenaar

Keith Molenaar to become CU Boulder’s dean of engineering

June 30, 2022

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell Moore today named Keith Molenaar dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science , effective July 1. Moore said that in his interviews with the finalists, Molenaar’s approach impressed him on multiple levels. “I was impressed by Keith’s vision for CEAS, which is...

Shelia Watt-Cloutier

Shelia Watt-Cloutier, Environmental, Cultural and Human Rights Advocate

June 15, 2022

Sheila Watt-Cloutier, global advocate for indigenous rights and health, and a leader focused on the impact of climate change on human rights, will present a keynote address at the Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit at the University of Colorado Boulder in December.

Heidi VanGenderen

Five Questions with Heidi VanGenderen, Co-Chair of the Right Here Right Now Global Climate Summit

May 9, 2022

We pose five questions to another co-chair of the Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit steering committee: Heidi VanGenderen. Heidi VanGenderen is CU Boulder’s first chief sustainability officer and an expert in environmental sustainability. She has years of experience developing sustainable strategies at the local, state, national and international...