CU Boulder representatives at the APLU conference with award

CU Boulder adds innovation, economic prosperity award to its accolades

Dec. 17, 2019

CU Boulder was one of just three recipients of the coveted Innovation & Economic Prosperity University designation at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities annual meeting held last month in San Diego.

Terri Fiez, vice chancellor for research and innovation and professor of electrical, computer and energy engineering

National Academy of Inventors names Terri Fiez as a 2019 fellow

Dec. 13, 2019

Terri Fiez, vice chancellor for research and innovation and professor of electrical, computer and energy engineering, has been named an NAI fellow⁠—the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors.

Four recipients, pictured with the chancellor, are the recipients of the Employee of the Year Award for 2019

Scene at CU: Celebrating staff contributions

Dec. 11, 2019

CU Boulder staff members were honored recently for their work, both with the presentation of the Chancellor's Employee of the Year Award to four recipients and the annual Staff Council Appreciation Breakfast held at the University Memorial Center.

John and Kathy Rosenbloom

Rosenblooms walk the talk on public education and its role in democracy

Dec. 11, 2019

John and Kathy Rosenbloom are giving $900,000 to establish endowed gifts to the university’s Program in Jewish Studies and Conference on World Affairs (CWA). Their generosity speaks to their passion for public education and diverse dialogue.

American flag flying on campus with mountains in background

ROTC students receive All-American Award

Dec. 9, 2019

The Navy Federal Credit Union selected Cadet Zander Wiesehuegel, Army ROTC, and Midshipman Kristiana Fox, Naval/Marine ROTC, as All-Americans and Student of the Year Award finalists.

Chancellor DiStefano, COO Fox and CFO Carrothers

Fox honored at Excellence in Leadership Luncheon and Lecture

Dec. 5, 2019

The 2019 Excellence in Leadership Lecture and Luncheon celebrated two winners of the Excellence in Leadership Award: Regina Kilkenny, chief of staff at CU Denver, and Kelly Fox, executive vice chancellor and chief operating officer at CU Boulder.

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.