Women talking to librarian

First-year students encouraged to reach out

April 24, 2019

Finishing up papers, projects and exams can feel overwhelming as the spring semester nears its end. Fortunately, the campus libraries have resources and services that can help.

Campus community members walking down staircase in CASE building

Program in Exploratory Studies, a new way of supporting first-year students

April 22, 2019

The newly created Program in Exploratory Studies is an open option for students who are exploring possible courses of study across campus versus in a particular college or school.

Students in First-Year Seminar on Ferguson

Apply to teach a first-year seminar

April 19, 2019

The Office of Undergraduate Education is encouraging instructor-level and tenured/tenure-track faculty from all colleges and departments to participate in the 2020–21 First-Year Seminar program.

The 2019 BFA Excellence Awards recipients

Faculty awardees recognized for advancing CU Boulder, the academy

April 4, 2019

The annual Boulder Faculty Assembly awards ceremony recently took place, recognizing recipients for outstanding work in advancing the mission of the university and the academy at large.

Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering Professor Lucy Pao delivers a lecture for CU Boulder’s new MOOC-based master’s degree

CU Boulder and Coursera plan electrical engineering and data science degrees

April 2, 2019

A partnership will launch the world’s first globally scalable Massive Open Online Course-based electrical engineering master’s degree, and in addition, is exploring an interdisciplinary master’s in data science.

People walk on campus near the UMC.

Provost announces next steps on academic reorganization

March 22, 2019

Provost Moore intends to form working groups to examine the structural, budgetary and governance issues needed to implement the major recommendations of a report by the Provost’s Committee on Academic Reorganization.

Spanish class

Looking to improve your cumulative GPA?

March 20, 2019

Beginning with fall 2019 course registration, degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students may retake a course in which they earned a low grade.

GO scholar Efrata Kirose in Chile

Scholarship program breaking barriers to study abroad

March 14, 2019

Now in its fifth year, Education Abroad’s Global Opportunity, or “GO” Scholars, program has awarded more than 100 scholarships to underrepresented first-year students from low socio-economic backgrounds.

CU Boulder students (from left) Manasa Ponnapalli, Melissa Sandor, and Gregory Gomez work on a circuit project in the PhET interactive simulations lab at the University of Colorado Boulder. (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)

Grad programs earn high marks in 2020 U.S. News and World Report rankings

March 13, 2019

In the top 10 nationally, CU Boulder graduate offerings—in the categories of atomic/molecular/optical physics, environmental law, ceramics and other areas—continue to receive high rankings.

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10 reasons to take summer classes

March 1, 2019

Summer is just around the corner. Have you thought about how you want to spend your time? Here are 10 reasons to consider taking summer classes at CU Boulder this year.