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.

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CU recognizes 7 individuals with 2020 Regent Awards

Jan. 19, 2021

In a 2021 ceremony, the CU community was finally able to honor the seven recipients of the 2020 Regent Awards. The awards include honorary degrees, university medals and a distinguished service award for some of the greatest contributors to CU, the state and the nation.

"The Bosses of the Senate" by Puck, 1889. (Image via Library of Congress)

Unlocking a century’s worth of congressional testimony

Jan. 15, 2021

Historian Vilja Hulden, who is conducting a sweeping analysis of congressional lobbying from 1877 onward, has landed a major fellowship that will support her research.

Bill Penuel and Kevin Welner

CU Boulder scholars ranked among most influential in bringing educational ideas to the public

Jan. 14, 2021

In rankings released Jan. 6, two members of the CU Boulder School of Education faculty were recognized as among the nation’s top 200 researchers whose scholarship bridges academic and public audiences.

A black and white photo of prison cells

Sociologist’s probe of prison gangs wins top award

Jan. 12, 2021

CU Boulder’s David Pyrooz and an Arizona State University colleague won the outstanding book award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

Matthew Burgess

Viewpoint diversity award goes to Matthew Burgess

Dec. 18, 2020

The Heterodox Academy has selected CU Boulder environmental economist Matthew Burgess as the recipient of its 2020 Open Inquiry Award for teaching.

Old Main building during fall

8 CU Boulder faculty members become distinguished professors

Dec. 10, 2020

One of the highest CU system honors, eight faculty members from the Boulder campus are now distinguished professors, recognized for their outstanding contributions as researchers and educators.

SciWriters at awards PRSA in 2019

CU Boulder wins 3 PRSA Gold Pick awards, 1 silver and Rookie of the Year

Dec. 9, 2020

The Colorado chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) honored the CU Boulder communications team with three Gold Pick awards for a chancellor op ed campaign, a paid social media campaign featuring research and a catchy science story.