Areyana Proctor

Areyana Proctor honored as Newman Civic Fellow

April 27, 2021

Areyana Proctor has been recognized for her commitment to racial justice, equity, and solving public problems through storytelling and representation of people of color in the media.

Patricia Limerick

Patricia Limerick elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

April 26, 2021

Renowned historian Patricia Limerick of CU Boulder is being honored for her work bridging the gap between academics and the general public.

Members of the CU Boulder Solar Decathlon team

CU Boulder wins national solar decathlon challenge

April 23, 2021

A team of Buffs hasn’t competed in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon since 2007, but this year's win adds to first-place finishes in 2002 and 2005.

Marinus Smith Awards

Faculty, staff recognized with student-nominated Marinus Smith Awards

April 22, 2021

Twenty-one faculty and staff members were recognized this year through the Marinus Smith Awards for the positive impacts they have made on their students. See who they are.

Sherri Cook

Finding sustainable solutions to wicked water problems

April 21, 2021

Professor Sherri Cook has been honored by the National Science Foundation with a five-year $510,000 CAREER Award to study water treatment technologies and build models to help local governments and water operators improve their infrastructure and water quality.

Aerial photo of CU Boulder campus

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program celebrates outstanding mentors

April 21, 2021

UROP is pleased to announce the recipients of this year's Outstanding Mentor Awards, which recognize CU Boulder faculty for their role mentoring undergraduate research and creative projects.

Old Main as seen through tree branches in spring

CU Boulder unveils names of Research & Innovation Seed Grant recipients

April 19, 2021

Totaling $700,000, the 2021 grant awards announced by the Office of the Provost and the Research & Innovation Office are going toward 16 new proposals for up to $50,000 each, including two new CU Boulder Grand Challenge projects.

Evan Kirk and Claire Meyer demonstrate how thermal testing for the PortaVax device is set up

From vaccines to plants: New Venture Challenge finalists focus on saving lives

April 16, 2021

The 13th annual New Venture Challenge finals awarded $150,000 in prize money and investments for new innovations designed by CU Boulder students, employees and alumni.

Casey Fiesler

Intervention: How ethical speculation could prevent future tech trouble

April 16, 2021

For the next chapter of her career, with an NSF CAREER grant, Casey Fiesler—who studies technology ethics, internet law and policy, and online communities—will launch a five-year research project on ethical speculation in technology design.

Michael Radelet

Is the end of the death penalty in sight? Michael Radelet says ‘yes’

April 16, 2021

The nation’s largest anti-death penalty organization recently honored Sociology Professor Michael Radelet, on the eve of his retirement, for a lifetime of research examining the true societal costs of capital punishment.