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Adam Holewinski receives Fulbright to synthesize renewable fuels, chemicals

April 19, 2023

Adam Holewinski, an assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering, has been awarded a prestigious fellowship to research efficient ways to produce sustainable chemical products and fuels using electricity from renewable sources such as solar and wind.

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Campus Sustainability Award winners announced for 2023

April 19, 2023

A number of campus community members, including students, faculty, department groups and more, have been selected for the Campus Sustainability Awards for innovations that reduce the university's ecological footprint, enhance social cohesion and equity, and integrate sustainability into the culture of Boulder and local communities.

Albert Velasco Abadia

Doctoral student honored for shape-changing ‘smart’ materials research

April 19, 2023

Albert Velasco Abadia was awarded the prestigious Materials Research Society Graduate Student Gold Award for his research using biological catalysts—also known as enzymes—for triggering shape reconfigurations in liquid crystal network “smart” materials.

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Announcing the 2023 Marinus Smith Award recipients

April 14, 2023

Fifteen faculty and staff members were recognized this year through the Marinus Smith Awards for the positive impacts they have made on their students.

Dimitri Nakassis

Archaeologist wins National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship

April 13, 2023

Dimitri Nakassis, a professor in the Department of Classics and former “genius grant” winner, has landed NEH support to complete a paradigm-shifting study of ancient Greece.

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2023 award recipients celebrated

April 10, 2023

The CU Board of Regents recently announced the latest slate of recipients of honorary degrees, distinguished service medals and university medals. The CU Boulder affiliates—Henry and Leslie Eaton, Barbara Grogan, Allan McMurray and Ginger Ramsey—will be part of a private ceremony on May 10. In addition, Ambassador David Bolen was posthumously honored with the Chancellor's Impact Award.

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Tad Boyle named head coach of Basketball World Cup team

March 27, 2023

University of Colorado's Tad Boyle will serve as head coach of the under-19 men's team at the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Debrecen, Hungary, this summer.

Allie Anderson

Professor lands prestigious research award to study human-autonomy interactions

March 22, 2023

Allie Anderson is probing trust in human-robot interactions with a $674,000 National Science Foundation CAREER Award.

Buffs One Read contest winners Emily Reynolds, Taj Dehart and Livia Follet

Meet the winners of the Buffs One Read Storytelling Contest

March 22, 2023

Emily Reynolds, Taj Dehart and Livia Follet were awarded a $500 prize each for their essays based on this year’s Buffs One Read selection, Braiding Sweetgrass.

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Faculty assembly announces 2023 excellence award recipients

March 16, 2023

The Boulder Faculty Assembly is pleased to announce the 2023 Excellence Award winners, recognized for their outstanding work and concerted effort to make advances in the academy.