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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.

Olivia Livneh

Olivia Livneh tapped for prestigious English Language Specialist project

Feb. 16, 2021

The U.S. Department of State announced the selection of Olivia Livneh of CU Boulder's International English Center for a prestigious 10-week English Language Specialist project this spring.

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CU Boulder leads with 5 Brooke Owens fellows

Feb. 15, 2021

Five CU Boulder students have earned Brooke Owens Fellowships. The highly competitive program provides paid internships and mentoring to exceptional undergraduate women seeking careers in aviation or space exploration.

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National Academy of Inventors recognizes faculty innovators

Feb. 11, 2021

The National Academy of Inventors announced that CU Boulder researchers Mark Rentschler, Greg Rieker and Tin Tin Su have been designated as NAI senior members, in recognition of their impact on society through extraordinary innovation.

Linda Frueh Wellmann

50 years of CU Boulder service: Linda Frueh Wellmann

Feb. 3, 2021

Staff Council is excited to honor Linda Frueh Wellmann, who has served at CU Boulder for 50 years. Enjoy a short autobiography that highlights Frueh Wellman's time on campus and some of the memories she’s collected, as well as a note from a Nobel Prize laureate.

Michael Litos

Physicist wins major early career development award

Jan. 29, 2021

Michael Litos, an assistant professor of physics at CU Boulder, has won an Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation.

Akhil Rao

Former PhD student wins national award for orbit-use dissertation

Jan. 27, 2021

Akhil Rao has won a dissertation award of which only two are given annually in recognition of unusually significant contributions to one's discipline.

Kristen Carpenter

Kristen Carpenter named to Shawnee Tribe’s inaugural supreme court

Jan. 26, 2021

University of Colorado Law School Professor Kristen Carpenter, an American Indian law scholar with expertise in property, cultural property, human rights and Indigenous peoples, has been appointed as a justice of the inaugural Supreme Court of the Shawnee Tribe.

Karl Dorrell leading the Buffs onto the field against Arizona

Karl Dorrell earns coach-of-the-year accolade

Jan. 19, 2021

Head Coach Karl Dorrell has gained a first-year coaching recognition by the Football Writers Association of America; he helped lead the Colorado Buffalos football team to a 4–2 record in a COVID-19 pandemic-shortened season.