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CU Concrete Canoe team excels at symposium, advances to nationals

May 23, 2024

CU Boulder’s Concrete Canoe team excelled at the American Society of Civil Engineer’s Rocky Mountain Symposium, securing first place in sustainable solutions, as well as second and third place in other competitions. For the first time ever, the team has been invited to ASCE nationals.

Erin Hutchinson

Erin Hutchinson selected for prestigious fellowship

May 23, 2024

The assistant vice chancellor of campus information technology finance, planning and IT asset management is one of 15 people selected for the 2024–25 National Association of College and University Business Officers Fellows Program.

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LASP’s Tom Woods awarded public leadership medal

May 22, 2024

LASP researcher Tom Woods has been awarded the prestigious NASA Outstanding Public Leadership Medal for his leading role in establishing the use of CubeSats for science missions.

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Health and Wellness Services recognized for LGBTQ+ leadership

May 10, 2024

CU Boulder Health and Wellness Services has been recognized as a health care leader for LGBTQ+ students, faculty and staff. This accolade from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation underscores the university’s commitment to equitable health care for all members of its community.

Mike Gil takes a selfie with a shark while scuba diving

Ecological body names Mike Gil an early career fellow

May 10, 2024

The Ecological Society of America has recognized Mike Gil, a marine biologist and CU Boulder assistant professor, for making outstanding contributions to his field.

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5 CU Boulder students, alumni receive 2024–25 Fulbright awards

May 3, 2024

Five CU Boulder students and alumni have been named Fulbright finalists, the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.

Professor Angela Bryan

Professor Angela Bryan wins 2024 Hazel Barnes Prize

May 3, 2024

Angela Bryan, who is nationally renowned for her innovative health and cannabis research, has been named the 2024 Hazel Barnes Prize winner. The prize is one of the top most distinguished awards a faculty member can receive from CU Boulder.

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Jessica Rush Leeker receives Fulbright to study African descendants’ achievements in STEM

May 2, 2024

Faculty Director and Professor Jessica Rush Leeker has been awarded a prestigious fellowship to research the impact of oral storytelling on African descendants in STEM, focusing on how historical and cultural narratives can enhance the sense of identity, belonging and confidence among engineering students.

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3 CU Boulder professors named American Academy of Arts and Sciences members

April 25, 2024

Min Han and Arthur Nozik, both in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Kristine Larson in the College of Engineering and Applied Science have been named members of the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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CU Boulder ranked No. 4 all time for Peace Corps volunteers

April 25, 2024

CU Boulder has been recognized as one of the all-time top Peace Corps volunteer-producing universities in the nation. More than 2,000 CU Boulder alumni have served abroad as Peace Corps volunteers since the agency’s founding in 1961.