LASP researcher Scott Piggott and his wife, Jennifer Wood, celebrating his RMS AIAA Professional Engineer of the Year award. (Photo credit: Hanspeter Schaub)

LASP researcher Scott Piggott named engineer of the year by aeronautics, astronautics institute

Aug. 19, 2021

The Rocky Mountain Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, the world’s largest aerospace technical society, selected researcher Scott Piggott as its 2020–21 Professional Engineer of the Year.

Sage Hurta

Alumna Sage Hurta honored as co-Pac-12 woman of the year

Aug. 19, 2021

The University of Colorado track and field aluma Sage Hurta was named a Co-Pac-12 NCAA Woman of the Year nominee along with USC’s Anna Cockrell.

A pride flag in front of the Rocky Mountans

Faculty lauded for helping LGBTQ students stay in school

Aug. 5, 2021

Zach Berta-Thompson and Michael Ritzwoller have won the Evelyn Hooker Advocacy Award, named for a pioneering psychologist who graduated from CU Boulder.

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CU Boulder anthropologist wins support for Indigenous history comics

Aug. 4, 2021

CU Museum of Natural History Curator Jennifer Shannon has garnered a fellowship to "deploy the humanities for the public good."

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PhD student, professor win major inclusivity fellowship

Aug. 3, 2021

Briana Aboulache and Karolin Luger won the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam fellowship, which looks to build a more inclusive scientific environment.

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CU Boulder astrophysicist elected to International Academy of Astronautics

July 26, 2021

CU Boulder Professor Jack Burns, who has longstanding ties to NASA and deep experience in space research, is the newest member elected by academic peers into the astronautics organization.

Melissa Villarreal

Personal experience fuels student’s research on disaster recovery

July 8, 2021

Melissa Villarreal, a doctoral student in sociology, won a grant from the American Sociological Association for her work with housing recovery among Houston-area immigrants.

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CU Boulder a finalist for Association of Public and Land-grant Universities award

June 30, 2021

The University of Colorado Boulder is a finalist for a national innovation award that recognizes exemplary initiatives spurring innovation, entrepreneurship and technology-based economic development.

Cody Watson

Undergraduate recognized in national research video competition

June 28, 2021

Cody Watson was recognized as a winner of the Council on Undergraduate Research's Engineering Division Student Video Competition this year.

Emma Coburn, center, and Val Constien, right, on the podium after the 2020 USATF Olympic Trials steeplechase finals

Emma Coburn, Val Constien heading to Olympics as steeplechase competitors

June 28, 2021

For the second time, Colorado track and field will have two Buffs compete at the same time in the Olympics––in the women's steeplechase. Emma Coburn and Val Constien finished first and third, respectively, in recent Olympic trials.

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