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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.