A dam surrounded by rocky terrain

Yida Zhang’s award targets role of tiny grains in dam failures

Sept. 21, 2023

With the construction of increasingly taller dams, Assistant Professor Yida Zhang is concerned about the potential effects of soil grain breakage caused by pressure. He recently received a prestigious CAREER award to fund his research on the evolution of grain sizes in dams.

Alumni Awards medals

2023 Alumni Award winners announced

Sept. 21, 2023

As part of Homecoming celebrations, the CU Boulder community will honor some of its most accomplished and inspirational Forever Buffs at the Alumni Awards ceremony on Nov. 2.


Shemin Ge elected as fellow of American Geophysical Union

Sept. 21, 2023

CU Boulder geological sciences Professor Shemin Ge is an expert on “induced seismicity,” when earthquakes are triggered by energy development.

Karolin Luger

International award recognizes Karolin Luger’s contributions to life science

Sept. 21, 2023

CU Boulder Distinguished Professor Karolin Luger has been awarded the 2023 World Laureates Association Prize in Life Sciences or Medicine.

Vice Provost Michele Moses speaks at a Faculty Affairs ceremony

Faculty Leadership Institute announces this year’s fellows

Sept. 21, 2023

The Office of Faculty Affairs is announcing several new fellows in the Faculty Leadership Institute, a program that helps identify and support emerging leaders and provides opportunities for faculty to work together.

Leeds School of Business

Leeds School’s record-high ranking builds on years of momentum

Sept. 19, 2023

The Leeds School of Business undergraduate program earned its highest-ever ranking, tying for the No. 18 spot among public schools, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 list of best colleges.

Engineering Center

CU Engineering earns top 20 ranking from U.S. News & World Report

Sept. 19, 2023

CU Boulder’s College of Engineering and Applied Science held steady as a top 20 undergraduate engineering program in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Undergraduate Engineering rankings, maintaining the No. 17 spot among public institution peers.

Christopher Picard

Geography student wins geospatial intelligence scholarship

Sept. 19, 2023

Graduate student Christopher Picard is one of 21 students nationwide to win scholarships this year from the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation.

Buffalo sculpture on campus

Kirk Ambrose, Rebecca Safran tapped for Distinguished Research Lectureships

Sept. 14, 2023

Kirk Ambrose and Rebecca Safran have been recognized with Distinguished Research Lectureships—among the most esteemed honors bestowed by faculty upon faculty at CU Boulder.

Keala Gapin

Meet Keala Gapin, CU Boulder Astronaut Scholar

Sept. 12, 2023

Keala Gapin, a chemical and biological engineering senior, is the recipient of a 2023 scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, an organization founded by the Mercury 7 astronauts and sustained by successive generations of NASA astronauts.