Monserrat Estrada Martin

Monserrat Estrada Martin wins Student Employee of the Year Award

March 16, 2023

CU Boulder has several thousand student employees who perform countless services with enthusiasm, dedication and initiative. Learn about this year's Student Employee of the Year, the runner up for the award and the 35 other nominees—all outstanding members of our community.

Emily Yeh in Tibet

Emily Yeh named Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar

March 16, 2023

As a visiting scholar, the CU Boulder geography professor will visit other campuses, join classroom lectures and seminars and give major lectures open to the host campus’s community.

Mike Klymkowsky

Open Educator Award goes to Mike Klymkowsky

March 9, 2023

Mike Klymkowsky, a molecular, cellular and developmental biology professor who saved students over $5 million in textbook costs by making his co-authored texts open access, is being honored with the Open Educator Award.

Old Main building

Physicists win prestigious Sloan Fellowships

March 9, 2023

Orit Peleg and Shuo Sun are among 125 early-career scholars who represent “the most promising scientific researchers working today.”

The sun, courtesy of NASA.

Solar and space scientists tapped to guide heliophysics into the next decade

March 2, 2023

Seven CU Boulder scientists have been selected to contribute their expertise to the Decadal Survey for Solar and Space Physics (Heliophysics) 2024–33.

Orit Peleg

Talking with the fireflies: Orit Peleg receives CAREER Award

Feb. 23, 2023

The assistant professor of computer science has just received $900,000 over the next five years to learn how fireflies in a swarm synchronize their lighting displays. She's using LEDs, VR and big tents in the wilderness to signal to the fireflies...and they're signaling back.

DROPS team lying side by side on the grass

CU Boulder drone cargo senior project wins national award

Feb. 23, 2023

Team DROPS has earned first place in the 2023 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics SciTech International Student Conference for their senior design project.

Student-teacher in the classroom

Teacher preparation programs receive praise, full reauthorization by state

Feb. 20, 2023

At the Colorado Board of Education February meeting, all of the School of Education’s teacher preparation programs were lauded and received sweeping reauthorization. CU Boulder was praised for its “true partnerships” with districts and reading instruction, an area where very few other university programs have earned reauthorization on the first pass.

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Professors recognized for cutting-edge inventions

Feb. 16, 2023

Two professors are being recognized for inventions that could have “real impact on the welfare of society.” Corrella Detweiler and Wei Zhang have been named senior members of the National Academy of Inventors.

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CU Boulder earns spot on Open Doors top 40 for international scholars

Feb. 13, 2023

CU Boulder earned a spot on the recently published IIE Open Doors survey’s top 40 list for institutions hosting the most international scholars engaged in academic and research activities in 2021–22.