Moon engulfed in permanent, lopsided dust cloud

June 17, 2015

The moon is engulfed in a permanent but lopsided dust cloud that increases in density when annual events like the Geminids spew shooting stars, according to a new study led by University of Colorado Boulder.

Lorrie Shepard

Lorrie Shepard to retire as CU-Boulder School of Education dean

June 4, 2015

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced that Lorrie Shepard, dean of the School of Education, will retire effective May 31, 2016, and that a national search has been launched to find her replacement.

NREL's economic impact tops $872 million, says CU-Boulder study

June 4, 2015

The economic impact of the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) was $872.3 million nationwide in fiscal year 2014, according to a study by CU-Boulder's Leeds School of Business.

FAA grants drone access to Texas and Oklahoma panhandles for weather research

May 27, 2015

A consortium led by the University of Colorado Boulder has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to start flying drones over parts of Texas and Oklahoma this spring in the heart of Tornado Alley to conduct weather research.

Europa, courtesy of NASA

CU-Boulder instrument selected for NASA mission to Europa

May 26, 2015

A University of Colorado Boulder instrument has been selected to fly on a NASA mission to Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa, which is believed to harbor a subsurface ocean that may provide conditions suitable for life.

Pulitzer Prize-winning CU grad returns to Boulder for CU NOW

May 26, 2015

It’s not every day you get to work with a Pulitzer Prize-winning librettist as a college student. It’s even less often that you share the same alma mater. When the sixth season of the CU New Opera Workshop, or CU NOW, kicks off this month, one of the opera professionals mentoring composition students knows Boulder well. Mark Campbell, a 1975 graduate of the Department of Theatre and Dance, is coming back to campus for the first time in 40 years.

Debit cards in pocket

CU Money Sense: 5 steps to improve your finances this summer

May 20, 2015

Summer can be a busy time for college students between working, internships, traveling or summer classes. However, now is the perfect time to give your finances a checkup. Click through for five easy steps toward improving your money situation today.

Athletic Hall Of Fame to welcome 11 Buff legends

May 14, 2015

The 11th class that will be inducted into the University of Colorado Athletic Hall of Fame on Nov. 5 will feature a diverse group of 11 Golden Buffalo legends who all left indelible marks while attending school and many who went on to great heights once their college days came to an end.

A hopeful new strategy for treating Parkinson’s disease

May 14, 2015

A novel compound developed by a team led by the University of Colorado Boulder may be therapeutic in suppressing misguided inflammatory responses by a set of immune cells known as microglia to perceived damage to the brain and nervous system.

2015 graduates looking at best job market in years

May 8, 2015

It’s graduation time for colleges and universities around the country and for the 5,927 CU-Boulder graduates likely to hit the job market there’s good news. That’s because the job market is healthy and strong across the board, says Jon Schlesinger from CU-Boulder’s Office of Career Services.