Zeena Nissar

CU Boulder’s first Schwarzman Scholar announced

Dec. 3, 2019

Recent graduate Zeena Nisar is a member of the 2020–21 class of Schwarzman Scholars and the first CU Boulder alumna to win the prestigious scholarship, which prepares graduate students for global leadership roles.

First place photo contest winner by Hongtian Zhu depicts a fire under a starry night sky

International Education Week awards, photo contest winners announced

Dec. 3, 2019

Read about some of CU Boulder’s finest global citizens, including this year's International Education Week student of the year awardees and the annual photo contest winners.

Paul Sanchez

Asteroid named for CU Boulder researcher

Nov. 25, 2019

Paul Sanchez, a scientist in aerospace engineering, is getting an asteroid named after him. And it's actually two asteroids: His namesake is a binary system made up of two rocky bodies orbiting around each other in space.

Jake Reagan, CU Boulder 2020 Rhodes Scholar

Jake Reagan awarded prestigious 2020 Rhodes Scholarship

Nov. 24, 2019

A Boulder native and honors student, Jake Reagan learned of his award on Saturday following an interview in Salt Lake City. He shared the news by phone with his parents and siblings, who were gathered in Boulder awaiting his call.

Ku Thomas sits in road in front of Aoraki Mountain in New Zealand

Study abroad trailblazer Ku Thomas earns advocacy award

Nov. 20, 2019

Education Abroad Student of the Year Kupaaikekaiao “Ku” Thomas is inspiring global citizenship, furthering cultural and international understanding and setting a new precedent for chemical engineering students.

Ralphie statue on the CASE rooftop

4 staffers honored with Chancellor’s Employee of the Year Award

Nov. 19, 2019

Four staff members have been named employees of the year in recognition of exceptional job performance and remarkable contributions to the campus community.

Larry Frey

Communication activism pioneer earns NCA lifetime achievement award

Nov. 15, 2019

A professor in CMCI’s Department of Communication for nearly two decades, Larry Frey has made meaningful interaction and change central to his teaching and research.

A small green worm in the palm of a person's hand

CU Boulder team awarded Mellon grant for environmental futures seminar

Nov. 13, 2019

A team at CU Boulder is working to expand the conversation around environmental futures and has been awarded $225,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in support of the effort.

Awardee Olester Benson (left) converses with another person at the 2018 Alumni Awards ceremony.

11 CU community members honored with 2019 Alumni Awards

Nov. 8, 2019

In one of the campus's longest standing traditions, 11 outstanding members of the community were honored during the 90th annual alumni awards ceremony, a Homecoming week event.

The Jennie Smoley Caruthers Biotechnology Building at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Robert Garcea, Theodore Randolph awarded Gates Foundation grant for vaccine research

Nov. 6, 2019

New research from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is showing encouraging results in stabilizing vaccines and circumventing the refrigeration requirement, earning an additional $1.2 million in grant funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.