Denitta Ward

Federal Shutdown Notice for Principal Investigators

Denitta D. Ward, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation; Director, Office of Contracts and Grants As you may be aware, the United States Congress has failed to pass a temporary or permanent federal budget measure. As a result, pursuant to the Antideficiency Act, 31 U.S.C. 1341 et seq., as... Read more »
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Decadal survey lays out key Earth science priorities

A new report published by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recommends that NASA, NOAA and the USGS should implement a coordinated approach for their space-based environmental observations to further advance Earth science and applications for the next decade.Read more »
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New business filings continue to rise in Q4 2017, pointing to job growth

Colorado added more new business filings in 2017, indicating job growth could follow in the near term according to a University of Colorado Boulder report released today by Colorado Secretary of State Wayne W. Williams.Read more »
Top 10 research stories of 2017

Top 10 CU Boulder research stories of 2017

In 2017 these stories attracted widespread media coverage and represented significant advancements in fields of study, from aerospace to anthropology. They also reflect our campus priorities to lead, innovate and create positive impact in the world.Read more »
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TAP Lab aerospace award spotlights university collaboration

A collaborative effort including the University of Colorado Boulder and longtime partner Lockheed Martin received the Collaboration in Industry Award in Aerospace at last week’s Colorado Business Roundtable industry collaboration awards luncheon.Read more »
Student CubeSat

How a student satellite solved a major space mystery

A 60-year-old mystery regarding the source of energetic and potentially damaging particles in Earth's radiation belts is now solved, thanks to a satellite built and operated by students.Read more »
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Colorado's population growth to slow in 2018, but new jobs still coming

Colorado’s employment and population growth will slow for a third consecutive year in 2018. The state will stay competitive in recruiting, and every major sector will add jobs, according to an economic outlook released Monday by the Business Research Division at the Leeds School of Business.Read more »
Research & Creative Work 2016-17

Research & Creative Work 2016-17 annual report released

View the Report The Research & Innovation Office (RIO) released its Research & Creative Work 2016-17 annual report this week. The report features highlights of University of Colorado Boulder research and creative work from the past year, illustrating the depth and range in innovation and scholarship taking place across the... Read more »
New online degree to help meet demands of computing workforce

New online degree to help meet demands of computing workforce

CU Boulder is launching an online, post-baccalaureate degree in computer science, a move designed to help meet the changing needs of students as the national computing workforce continues to expand.Read more »
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Major return on investment from improving climate observations

A well-designed climate observing system could help scientists answer knotty questions about climate while delivering trillions of dollars in benefits by providing decision makers information they need to protect public health and the economy in the coming decades, according to a new paper published today.Read more »