Tia Kennedy

Why this Indigenous rights activist doesn't take clean water for granted

Sept. 21, 2022

Millions of people don’t think twice when turning on the tap, but Indigenous activist and Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit panelist Tia Kennedy never takes a glass of water for granted. As a member of both the Oneida Nation of the Thames and Walpole Island First Nation, her connection to water is ancient. Learn more about Kennedy and how to get involved in the summit.

Emily Nocito (left) and Virginia Weiskopf (right) at a Greenpeace event

CU Boulder students defend the high seas

Sept. 8, 2022

Senior Virginia Weiskopf and doctoral candidate Emily Nocito, both in environmental studies, headed to the United Nations to research marine conservation.

Mountain road in Southeastern Colorado

Faculty tour of Southeastern Colorado sparks new connections

Aug. 30, 2022

Twelve CU Boulder colleagues boarded a small bus bound for Pueblo, La Junta, Trinidad and Walsenburg, kicking off the inaugural Community Perspectives Tour.

Ojos del Salado

Life at 22,000 feet: A discovery of persistence on the world's highest volcano

Aug. 2, 2022

In December 2021, a trio of CU scientists in a convoy of four-wheel-drive trucks sought to discover how life persists on Argentina and Chile’s Ojos del Salado, the world’s highest volcano and home to some of the planet’s driest areas.

Lydia Wagenknecht

Music student finds inspiration at the gateway to Antarctica

May 5, 2022

Curiosity drives Lydia Wagenknecht, a doctoral candidate in ethnomusicology and recent recipient of a Fulbright Research Award.

Ken Washington

How a Stanford student prompted CU to challenge discrimination

March 1, 2022

In April 1965, the Stanford University chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity invited Ken Washington to become a member. This flouted the fraternity’s longstanding whites-only policy, and the fallout reverberated across the nation, generating a controversy and legal challenge in Boulder, Colorado.

Students gathered in person outside

CU’s Japanese-English language exchange comes full circle

Sept. 27, 2021

A language exchange collaboration between CU and Japanese universities has evolved and adapted to serve its student community in the ever-changing COVID-19 landscape.

Moiré Room, am audiovisual experience at Meow Wolf's Denver location built by artist and CU Boulder lecturer Justin Gitlin. (Photo provided)

Meow Wolf Denver features work by CU Boulder community

Sept. 20, 2021

Meow Wolf’s new $50 million Denver location opened its doors with the work of at least 12 members of the extended CU Boulder community, all of whom share a link to the campus's ATLAS Institute.

Nate Hansen celebrates winning in the American Ninja Warrior semifinal

Student applies lessons from classroom on ‘American Ninja Warrior’

Aug. 30, 2021

“American Ninja Warrior” tests physical and mental toughness. And, thanks to his training regime at CU Boulder’s Leeds School of Business, Nate Hansen has both.

2020 Olympics billboard in Tokyo

Sharing stories of the Summer Games

Aug. 3, 2021

As the Tokyo Olympics unfold, sports reporters and storytellers––including alumni, students and faculty from CMCI––are hitting the ground running to capture the victories, struggles and emotions of athletes from around the globe.