Amy Linhoff on campus

Beyond Boulder: Finding clarity and direction on 500-mile trek through Spain

Aug. 9, 2019

For CU Boulder dance major Amy Linhoff, walking a 500-mile pilgrimage through Spain was a journey of self-discovery.

Laurie Cantillo

Alumni in Focus: The creator of NASA’s first podcast

June 21, 2019

Laurie Cantillo (Jour’80) was fresh out of college when she first spotted the Milky Way during an outdoor education trip in Utah. Since then, the director of communication and education at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has been on a mission to share the wonders of space with the world.


Beyond Boulder: CU Boulder researchers and IBM pilot sustainable groundwater modeling

March 6, 2019

An article in Forbes discusses how researchers are teaming up with IBM, The Freshwater Trust and SweetSense Inc. to pilot blockchain and satellite-connected sensor solutions to track groundwater usage in California.

PhD candidate Maya Livio, left, and undergraduate student Valerie Foley

Beyond Boulder: Students find fresh ways to promote art exhibit on climate change

Feb. 27, 2019

CU Boulder students bring individual perspectives to planning student activities for the CU Art Museum exhibition “Documenting Change,” where art and the natural world meet.

Book from the Latino History Project.

Beyond Boulder: Students shed new light on rich Latino history

Jan. 16, 2019

Three CU Boulder seniors interning with the Latino History Project are helping to document and preserve the past and making historical information available online to the public and for use by teachers in their classrooms.

Dimitri Nakassis and the pylos tablet

Beyond Boulder: Bronze Age bookkeeping tablets reveal complex society

Oct. 17, 2018

Using advanced digital imaging technology, professor and archaeologist Dimitri Nakassis is pioneering new techniques to study ancient Greece.

Sarah Kurnick meets with locals

Beyond Boulder: CU professor and students study ancient Maya ruins

July 16, 2018

Sarah Kurnick and students are working on a community archaeology project at Punta Laguna, a site of significant cultural importance to the contemporary Maya people who live there.

Co-founders of Girls on Rock getting ready to climb the first Flatiron

Beyond Boulder: PhD student introduces teens to science, wilderness skills

April 25, 2018

Motivated to share her wilderness experience and passion for science, Megan Blanchard co-founded Girls on Rock, a tuition-free wilderness excursion for high school girls in the heart of the Rocky Mountains.

Building made of tin

Beyond Boulder: In rural Colorado, art students draw on the landscape

Dec. 6, 2017

Art and Rural Environments Field School is designed for students interested in exploring the unique relationship between art and the Western American environment.

Sarah Crump poses in front of an Arctic glacier

Beyond Boulder: Digging in the Arctic mud for answers to climate change

Oct. 18, 2017

Paleoclimatologist Sarah Crump, a PhD student and INSTARR researcher, studies the effects of climate variability in the Canadian Arctic by analyzing ancient DNA from lake sediment.