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CU student-athletes have another outstanding academic semester

June 7, 2021

CU student-athletes once again performed extremely well in the classroom, despite many distractions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, continuing to record program and department highs in grade point average statistics, according to Herbst Academic Center staff.

A Boulder Chickadee Study nest box seen in the forests near Boulder ( Photo by Angela Theodosopoulos)

Evolutionary biologist awarded prestigious naturalist medal

June 4, 2021

The oldest naturalist society in the world recognized CU Boulder researcher Scott Taylor for his “exemplary” work both within the sciences and the broader community.

Claire McCollough

Leeds student finishes 5th in global analytics competition

June 1, 2021

Claire McCollough, a future forensic accountant, held her own against seasoned data scientists and analytics officers at an Alteryx competition.

Assistant Professor Marina Vance in her lab with a graduate student

Engineering celebrates 12 NSF CAREER award winners in 2021

May 28, 2021

In the College of Engineering and Applied Science, 12 faculty members have received CAREER Awards from the National Science Foundation. The total shows an impressive trend, with the college earning five awards in 2019 and seven in 2020.

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9 new members to see induction into CU Athletic Hall Of Fame

May 28, 2021

To be inducted in November, the nine new members represent eight sports. They include one athlete who lettered in four of those sports and a national championship coach. All have their special place in the history of CU athletics.

A graphic showing the orbits of dark, icy bodies that tilt out of the plane of the solar system

Ann-Marie Madigan takes home prestigious award for research in dynamical astronomy

May 25, 2021

The American Astronomical Society Division on Dynamical Astronomy awarded Ann-Marie Madigan its Vera Rubin Early Career Award for her research spanning the outer solar system to black holes at the centers of galaxies.

Shelly Miller

Shelly Miller awarded for research on COVID-19 transmission via singing

May 21, 2021

Shelly Miller and her colleagues have been at the forefront of research on how SARS-CoV-2 spreads through tiny airborne particles. Their studies have led to the creation of safety protocols for singing and playing musical instruments.

The 2021 CU Boulder Solar District Cup competition team

Engineering students win 1st place in national Solar District Cup contest

May 21, 2021

An interdisciplinary team of CU Boulder engineering students has aced the 2021 Solar District Cup Collegiate Design Competition.

Todd Whittaker

Todd Whittaker wins GPSG Outstanding Research Assistant Award

May 21, 2021

Todd Whittaker, a first-year doctoral candidate in the Holewinski and Musgrave groups, is the Graduate and Professional Student Government Outstanding Research Assistant Award winner for 2021.

Aerospace engineering students in classroom

Doctoral student’s hypersonics modeling research honored

May 19, 2021

Pawel Sawicki of the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences is the lead author on a paper that recently won an award. Read more from Sawicki about the work and why his college and department are becoming a national powerhouse in the field of hypersonics.