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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Alexa Kuenstler, Lesli Mark selected as Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows

June 17, 2021

Alexa Kuenstler, a postdoc in the Bowman and Hayward labs, and Lesli Mark, formerly of the Medlin group, are among 11 other postdoctoral fellows selected as Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows in Chemical Sciences for 2021.

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Mia Keyser, Varsha Rao win funding for cellular agriculture advocacy and research

June 16, 2021

Members of the Boulder Alt. Protein Project are the recipients of two awards for their research and community impact in the field of cellular agriculture, which may one day revolutionize how meat is produced for human consumption.

Gregor Henze

CU Boulder Fulbright Scholar to bring energy research Down Under

June 11, 2021

Professor Gregor Henze is a 2021 honoree of the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Science, Technology and Innovation. He'll spend a semester in Newcastle, Australia, at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation.

Champions Center and Folsom Field

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.