CU women's cross country team

Women’s cross-country team named scholar team of the year; 5 Buffs garner all-academic honors

Feb. 15, 2019

Women's cross-country is receiving recognition after winning the 2018 NCAA Championship and recording a 3.376 cumulative GPA. Plus, the Buffs placed five individuals on the all-academic teams for 2018.

Prison cell

Investigation into deaths of mentally ill prisoners wins 2019 Al Nakkula Award

Feb. 14, 2019

A series illuminating the deaths of mentally ill people in jails throughout the country—often under horrific and preventable circumstances—is the winner of the 2019 Al Nakkula Award for police reporting.

College of Music alumnus Wei Wu poses for photo with Grammy Award

Alumnus Wei Wu wins Grammy Award

Feb. 11, 2019

Grammy night was one to remember for College of Music alumnus Wei Wu. The bass took home his first Grammy as part of the cast of Mason Bates' opera "The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs."

Penina Axelrad

Penina Axelrad elected to National Academy of Engineering

Feb. 7, 2019

Researcher Penina Axelrad, who pioneered the use of GPS signals for improving satellite navigation, is one of 86 engineers to earn this top honor in 2019.

Rocket launches into space

Aviation Week honors 2 students as aerospace leaders

Feb. 5, 2019

CU Boulder graduate students Ryan Blay and Mark Moretto have been announced as recipients of the Aviation Week Network “Tomorrow’s Technology Leaders: The 20 Twenties” honors.

Photos of Brooke Owens Fellows

5 students nab prestigious space fellowship

Feb. 5, 2019

A record-setting number of CU Boulder students have earned Brooke Owens Fellowships—a program that supports women pursuing careers in aviation and space exploration.

Ben Pollack

Music education alumnus named Colorado Young Music Teacher of the Year

Jan. 15, 2019

This month, Ben Pollack, a 26-year-old music teacher with the Huerfano School District in Walsenburg, Colorado, will be honored at the Colorado Music Educators’ Association Conference.

An aerial view of the CU Boulder campus, including Folsom Field.

Staff in Focus: CU's sports information director wins lifetime achievement award

Jan. 7, 2019

A veteran CU employee, David Plati will be honored by the Football Writers Association of America with its Lifetime Achievement Award as the group gathers for the College Football Playoff.

Engineering Center on campus

Professor’s research selected as editor’s choice in ASCE journal

Dec. 20, 2018

Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering professor Shideh Dashti’s research on how tall buildings affect adjacent underground structures during earthquakes was selected as editor’s choice by ASCE.

'Be Boulder' by Ruiqi Li, 2nd place ISSS winner

Celebrating the campus's global citizens

Dec. 6, 2018

Yusen Ye, Natalie Hagewood and Erick Mueller were recently recognized for outstanding contributions to international understanding. International Education Week photo contest winners also were announced.