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Home energy proposal selected as top 3 idea for congressional budget reconciliation

March 4, 2021

A proposal by Chuck Kutscher, a fellow of CU Boulder's Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute, was recently voted as one of the Clean Economy Employment Now Project’s top three ideas for congressional budget reconciliation.

Álvaro Romero-Calvo

Doctoral student wins suborbital research launch competition

March 4, 2021

Álvaro Romero-Calvo has won the 2021 Ken Souza Memorial Student Spaceflight Research Program, earning a payload slot on a future Blue Origin New Shepard suborbital launch.

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Fatuma Emmad receives Black Voices for Black Justice award

Feb. 26, 2021

Lecturer Fatuma Emmad is the recipient of an award for leadership in changing systems of oppressions, violence and inequality. She will receive a cash prize to use in whatever way she believes will make the most impact in advancing racial justice.

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Maureen Lynch to study links between cancer, skeletal heath and exercise in CAREER award

Feb. 25, 2021

Assistant Professor Maureen Lynch was recently awarded a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation to improve scientific understanding of the causes and treatments of tumor-induced bone disease and more.

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Congratulations to the 2021 Three Minute Thesis winners

Feb. 24, 2021

Congratulations to the Three Minute Thesis competition winners and to all the participants who competed on the virtual stage on Feb. 16. Read about the winners and watch the competition recording.

Jeffrey Nytch

Jeffrey Nytch named a master educator

Feb. 18, 2021

Among 30 distinguished academics, clinicians, consultants and authors, Jeffrey Nytch—director of the College of Music’s Entrepreneurship Center for Music and associate professor of composition—has joined the Yamaha Master Educator Collective’s newly-launched Music Business and Entrepreneurship group.

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Biochemist wins $750,000 for novel cancer research

Feb. 17, 2021

Sabrina Spencer, assistant professor of biochemistry and member of the BioFrontiers Institute at CU Boulder, is one of five new winners of a 2021 Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award.

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Christopher Bowman elected to National Academy of Engineering

Feb. 17, 2021

Distinguished Professor Christopher Bowman of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to engineers.

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Boulder Faculty Assembly pleased to announce this year's award winners

Feb. 17, 2021

The BFA Excellence Awards recognize outstanding work and a concerted effort to make advances in the academy. Learn more about the 2021 recipients, chosen for excellence in: leadership and service; research, scholarly and creative work; and teaching and pedagogy.

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Presenting the 2020–21 Student Leader of the Year awardees

Feb. 17, 2021

The Center for Leadership is pleased to present the recipients of the Newton Endowed Chair in Leadership Student Leaders of the Year Award, which recognizes outstanding student leaders on campus.