The Moon (Image credit: NASA)

CU Boulder astrophysicist elected to International Academy of Astronautics

July 26, 2021

CU Boulder Professor Jack Burns, who has longstanding ties to NASA and deep experience in space research, is the newest member elected by academic peers into the astronautics organization.

Melissa Villarreal

Personal experience fuels student’s research on disaster recovery

July 8, 2021

Melissa Villarreal, a doctoral student in sociology, won a grant from the American Sociological Association for her work with housing recovery among Houston-area immigrants.

Aerial photo of CU Boulder Campus (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)

CU Boulder a finalist for Association of Public and Land-grant Universities award

June 30, 2021

The University of Colorado Boulder is a finalist for a national innovation award that recognizes exemplary initiatives spurring innovation, entrepreneurship and technology-based economic development.

Cody Watson

Undergraduate recognized in national research video competition

June 28, 2021

Cody Watson was recognized as a winner of the Council on Undergraduate Research's Engineering Division Student Video Competition this year.

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.

Aerial photo of CU Boulder Campus

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.

Stock image of ground meat in a Petri dish

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.