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CU Boulder mathematicians named Simons Fellows in Mathematics

April 15, 2021

Katherine Stange and Jonathan Wise are among 40 mathematicians nationwide to win this fellowship, which aims to allow scholars to focus on research for the "long periods often necessary for significant advances in their disciplines."

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CU student named Truman Scholar

April 15, 2021

Joris Alawoe, a CU Boulder junior majoring in political science, has been named a Truman Scholar, a prestigious honor that includes $30,000 for graduate study at an institution of his choice.

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Magnus Boee named National Men's Nordic Skier of the Year

April 15, 2021

The Buffs sophomore capped off a championship year by being named National Men's Nordic Skier of the Year by the United States Collegiate Ski Coaches Association.

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Boulder Faculty Assembly celebrates 9 award winners for outstanding achievements

April 13, 2021

The Boulder Faculty Assembly held a virtual ceremony April 6 to honor this year's nine BFA Excellence Award winners. In attendance were members of CU leadership, colleagues, nominators, friends and family.

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38 graduate students receive National Science Foundation fellowships

April 8, 2021

The campus community is celebrating this year's 38 recipients of the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship, a prestigious award that recognizes and supports outstanding students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. There were also several honorable mentions.

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2 CU undergrads named prestigious Goldwater Scholars

April 6, 2021

Anna McTigue and Spencer Hurt are among only 410 college students from across the U.S. in 2021 to be awarded Goldwater Scholarships, which reward juniors and seniors who are actively conducting research in math, science and engineering.

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2 faculty members receive esteemed Distinguished Research Lectureship

April 5, 2021

Victor Bright of Mechanical Engineering and Kent Hutchison of Psychology and Neuroscience have been selected to receive the 2020 Distinguished Research Lectureship—among the most esteemed honors bestowed by faculty upon a faculty member at CU Boulder.

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CU's top startups garner $30K at New Venture Challenge specialty prize nights

April 2, 2021

Winners representing all corners of campus were awarded $30,000 for competitions in the categories of impact, newcomer and female founder. The New Venture Challenge championships will be held April 13.

Former undergraduate researcher Elizabeth Lombardi talks with Professor Barbara Demmig-Adams in the greenhouse on the roof of the Ramaley building at the University of Colorado Boulder. (Photo by Casey A. Cass/University of Colorado)

Professor Barbara Demmig-Adams wins 2021 Hazel Barnes Prize

April 1, 2021

Biologist Barbara Demmig-Adams has won the 2021 Hazel Barnes Prize, the most distinguished award a faculty member can receive from the University of Colorado Boulder.

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CU Hyperloop team 'digs in' for chance at victory

March 31, 2021

The CU Boulder Hyperloop team is one of only a dozen finalists for The Boring Company’s Not-A-Boring Competition, rubbing shoulders with the likes of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zurich.