Ed Chuong with a student

Remnants of ancient viruses could be shaping coronavirus response, says new Packard Fellow

Oct. 15, 2020

Ed Chuong, an assistant professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, has been awarded a prestigious $875,000 Packard Fellowship to study how remnants of ancient viruses shape modern-day immune response.

Tom cech and Jennifer doudna

Former CU Boulder postdoc Jennifer Doudna smashes glass ceiling with historic Nobel win

Oct. 7, 2020

Thirty years after beginning her training as a postdoctoral scholar in the CU Boulder lab of Nobel laureate Thomas Cech, biochemist Jennifer Doudna won her own Nobel Prize for Chemistry for the co-development of the revolutionary genome-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9.

Mural in the Crown Institute

Elena Aranda wins Polly Baca Raices Fuertes Community Leader Award

Oct. 7, 2020

Congressman Joe Neguse has announced Elena Aranda as the winner of the 2020 Polly Baca Raices Fuertes Community Leader Award. Aranda is a professional research assistant at CU's Renée Crown Wellness Institute.

Lorenzo “Rennie” Harris

Hip-hop dance maestro Rennie Harris wins major award

Sept. 30, 2020

Lorenzo “Rennie” Harris, a pioneering hip-hop choreographer and artist-in-residence at CU Boulder, is one of eight people to win the prestigious 2020 Doris Duke Artist Award.

Carl Wieman teaching a class at CU Boulder

Nobel laureate Carl Wieman awarded Yidan Prize for Education Research

Sept. 28, 2020

Carl Wieman will use the prize and project money to support CU Boulder’s award-winning PhET Interactive Simulations to help advance STEM education globally.

Buffalo statue in front of the Flatirons

CU Boulder recognizing scholars, mentors during Postdoctoral Appreciation Week

Sept. 21, 2020

CU Boulder’s Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, in partnership with universities across the country, is offering a slate of virtual sessions for both postdocs and mentors during National Postdoc Appreciation Week through Sept. 25.

Jaylon McGhee

Grad student advancing the aerodynamics of wind turbines

Aug. 18, 2020

Jaylon McGhee is researching next-generation wind turbine designs through a prestigious National Science Foundation graduate research fellowship.

A photo of the C4C building in front of the Flatirons

Postdoctoral Affairs announces recipients of Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship for Diversity

July 2, 2020

Mike Gil, René Kissell, Sara Sanchez and Thaiesha Wright are the 2021 recipients of the Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowships for Diversity.

Dan Dessau

Dan Dessau wins $1.6M Moore Foundation award

May 29, 2020

Thanks to a $1.6 million grant, Dan Dessau, a CU Boulder physics professor, will spend five years striving to make breakthroughs in quantum systems technology.

Aerial photo of CU Boulder campus

CU Boulder junior lands prestigious Udall Scholarship

May 12, 2020

Kelsey Grant, a junior who advocates for climate change policies and environmental stewardship, is one of this year’s Udall Scholarship recipients.

Pages