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Alex Zunger wins prestigious energy medal

June 23, 2018

Alex Zunger of CU's Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute joins the ranks of former President Jimmy Carter, receiving the prestigious Karl W. Böer Solar Energy Medal of Merit Award.

NVC winners

Leading toy maker Sphero acquires CU Boulder-bred startup Specdrums

June 22, 2018

Specdrums is a student-founded company that was CU Boulder’s 2018 New Venture Challenge champion. The technology involves app-controlled wearable rings that can turn color into sound.

George King

George King selected by Phoenix Suns in 2018 NBA draft

June 22, 2018

King, who averaged 12.9 points and 7.8 rebounds per game as a senior, is the University of Colorado's fifth NBA draft pick in the last eight years, marking the coach Tad Boyle era.

Actors in the Shakespeare and Violence Prevention project act out a scene in front of students.

Shakespeare & Violence Prevention project gets $25,000 NEA grant

June 12, 2018

The Shakespeare in American Communities grant funds CSF’s Shakespeare & Violence prevention school tour.

Tang dynasty fresco

Paul W. Kroll elected to American Philosophical Society

May 31, 2018

With this recognition, Kroll, a professor of Chinese, joins a group whose membership includes U.S. presidents, Charles Darwin, Marie Curie, scores of Nobel laureates and others.

University Hill in the 1800s

CU Boulder celebrates archives' centennial with 100 stories, event June 6

May 29, 2018

Peruse a number of stories, including what University Hill was like when CU was established in 1876. Then join the celebration June 6 to take a tour and learn about the archives' future.

Caroline Grego

History grad student wins prestigious fellowship

May 29, 2018

Caroline Grego has won a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies—one of 67 who hail from 34 U.S. universities, selected from a pool of more than 1,000 applicants.


CU Boulder doctoral candidate wins Newcombe Fellowship

May 29, 2018

Teresita Lozano has been named one of 21 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows for 2018 by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

Gia Voeltz

Cellular cartographer Voeltz named HHMI investigator, granted $8 million

May 23, 2018

Intro-to-biology textbook images are changing because of her work. Now, Gia Voeltz joins the ranks of researchers named Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators, an honor that comes with $8 million to take her research wherever it may lead.

Women's golf team

Buffaloes loose, excited to play in NCAA championship

May 18, 2018

After their appearance six years ago in the NCAA Women's Golf Championship, the Buffaloes return with recent big-time performances up and down their lineup, teeing off at the Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Oklahoma.