LASP clean room

Scientists and dignitaries celebrate 7 decades of CU Boulder in space

March 4, 2019

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) commemorated its 70th anniversary at a gala event on March 1.

A photo shows a part of campus near the UMC.

BFA announces excellence award winners, ceremony April 2

March 1, 2019

The Boulder Faculty Assembly proudly announces the 2019 winners of the excellence awards and a recognition ceremony featuring the 2018 Hazel Barnes Prize winner.

Aerial view of Folsom Field and other Athletics facilities

Staff in Focus: Sports information director to be inducted into hall of fame

Feb. 27, 2019

The College Sports Information Directors of America will induct David Plati into its hall of fame in June. Recently, the Football Writers Association of America honored Plati with its Lifetime Achievement Award.

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2 researchers awarded 2019 Sloan Research Fellowships

Feb. 19, 2019

Two CU Boulder assistant professors have been awarded prestigious Sloan Research Fellowships for 2019, one of the highest honors for early-career researchers.

Bill Penuel

Bill Penuel elected to the National Academy of Education

Feb. 15, 2019

Bill Penuel has been elected to join the National Academy of Education, which advances high-quality education research and its use in policy and practice, the academy recently announced.

Timothy Barentine (left), Joseph Crawford (center), and Dean Bobby Braun (right)

2 CU engineers to serve as officers in Navy’s submarine force

Feb. 15, 2019

The U.S. Navy seeks only the best and brightest for its Nuclear Propulsion Officer candidates—and two CU engineers just made the cut.

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.