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Where we're going: Chancellor DiStefano shares vision, goals for academic year

Sept. 23, 2021

As part of the 2021 State of the Campus event, Chancellor Philip DiStefano reflects on the past pandemic year with gratitude and gives a look ahead to a year focused on student well-being, improving diversity, equity and inclusion, and continuing the rigorous academic work that makes CU Boulder a leading research university.

Shuo Sun's portrait over a scenic of the CU Boulder campus

CU Boulder physicist lands NSF support for quantum systems probe

Sept. 24, 2021

Shuo Sun, an assistant professor of physics and fellow at JILA, a joint institute of CU Boulder and the National Institute for Standards and Technology, will lead a $2.5 million collaboration among universities, national labs and private industry.

Gloria Urrea

Leeds School faculty member wins best humanitarian paper award

Sept. 24, 2021

In an award-winning paper, Assistant Professor Gloria Urrea looks at how virtual volunteers help organizations make social impact through the use of online volunteering platforms—a topic scarcely studied until now.

Two students checking the temperature and pressure settings for a rooftop HVAC unit in the Larson Laboratory (Photo via CU Boulder)

Major research center for green building technology launches at CU Boulder

Sept. 24, 2021

A major research center for sustainable building technology, the Building Energy Smart Technologies (BEST) Center, is a new five-year, multiple-university initiative funded by the National Science Foundation.

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Research & Innovation Week to return in 2022

Sept. 24, 2021

Originally scheduled for Oct. 11–15, CU Boulder's Research & Innovation Week will not be held in 2021 but will return to campus in October 2022.

Laughing Goat coffee shop in Norlin Library

Choose your libraries study space by how social you are

Sept. 24, 2021

Your study spot needs the right amount of social interaction, even if it's none! Pick your libraries study space by how social you are.

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Connect with Buffs if you like music, books or just having fun

Sept. 24, 2021

From joining a book club, listening to music or catching a movie, CU’s got something for you. Here are some ways to connect with others if you love entertainment and having a good time.

A Protect Our Herd–face covering required sign at the entrance of Farrand Field

COVID-19 campus updates: Sept. 23 edition

Sept. 23, 2021

Among students who completed the COVID-19 vaccination requirement process, 95 percent are vaccinated. Read more in this week's update.

Frances Draper

Community remembrance for Frances Draper set for Oct. 9

Sept. 23, 2021

Family, friends and community members from CU Boulder and beyond will pay tribute to former Vice Chancellor for Strategic Relations Frances Draper in a memorial service at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9.

Artist's depiction of a hot Jupiter orbiting its home star

New cereal box-sized satellite to explore alien planets

Sept. 23, 2021

For years, many scientists didn't think that CubeSats, or unusually small spacecraft, could take on serious science questions. Now, for the first time, a NASA-funded CubeSat mission will explore planets orbiting far-away stars.