CU Boulder students and leadership at the Denver Scholarship Foundation gala

Denver Scholarship Foundation names CU Boulder college partner of the year

Oct. 21, 2021

The Denver Scholarship Foundation recently selected CU Boulder as its college partner of the year for its commitment to creating a welcoming and supportive college community where students can thrive and achieve their educational goals.

Ann England

Colorado Criminal Defense Bar honors Ann England

Oct. 4, 2021

Clinical Professor Ann England is being recognized for years of teaching aspiring lawyers in Colorado Law’s Criminal Defense Clinic, which has produced over 120 public defenders in Colorado and across the nation, and serving as a role model and mentor.

The Takács Quartet

Takács Quartet wins 4th Gramophone award

Sept. 30, 2021

CU Boulder’s internationally renowned Takács Quartet won a 2021 Gramophone Classical Music Award in the Chamber category for their 2019 recording of two complementary piano quintets with pianist Garrick Ohlsson.

Suzette Malveaux

Colorado Law professor honored with LGBTQ advocacy award

Sept. 28, 2021

Professor Suzette Malveaux and her partner, Catherine Smith, accepted the Gerald A. Gerash Advocacy Award presented by The Center on Colfax at the center’s 45th anniversary gala. The award honors those who demonstrate a history of advocacy for the LGBTQ community.

Electronics light up on a dog-like robot

CU Boulder team takes home $500,000 in international underground robotics competition

Sept. 24, 2021

During this four-day event, CU Boulder's team MARBLE sent two rolling and two dog-like robots into an underground maze to seek out "artifacts" like lost cell phones, helmets and even gas leaks.

Shuo Sun's portrait over a scenic of the CU Boulder campus

CU Boulder physicist lands NSF support for quantum systems probe

Sept. 24, 2021

Shuo Sun, an assistant professor of physics and fellow at JILA, a joint institute of CU Boulder and the National Institute for Standards and Technology, will lead a $2.5 million collaboration among universities, national labs and private industry.

Gloria Urrea

Leeds School faculty member wins best humanitarian paper award

Sept. 24, 2021

In an award-winning paper, Assistant Professor Gloria Urrea looks at how virtual volunteers help organizations make social impact through the use of online volunteering platforms—a topic scarcely studied until now.

CU Boulder Alumni Awards

Several CU community members honored with 2021 Alumni Awards

Sept. 16, 2021

In one of the campus's longest-standing traditions, 8 outstanding individuals, plus the campus's Pandemic Scientific Steering Committee and Science Team—including 12 individuals—are being honored with Alumni Awards for 2021.

Violeta Chapin speaks at the 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Summit

Violeta Chapin wins Polly Baca Raíces Fuertes Community Leader Award

Sept. 16, 2021

Congressman Joe Neguse announced Professor Violeta Chapin as the winner of the 2021 Polly Baca Raíces Fuertes Community Leader Award in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Lisa Marshall

COVID-19 research story nets 2021 PRSA Silver Award

Sept. 14, 2021

Lisa Marshall, associate director of science storytelling in Strategic Relations and Communications, won a Silver Media Relations award from PRSA Colorado in 2021 for her story "New COVID-19 test returns results in 45 minutes, without nasal swab."