illustration of quantum mechanics

2 physicists win prestigious NSF CAREER Awards

Feb. 10, 2022

CU Boulder's Andrew Lucas and Bethany Wilcox have been awarded the Early Career Development Program, one of the NSF’s most prestigious awards, to improve the teaching of quantum mechanics to students and to search for new kinds of fluids.

Shaggy, colorful, fun-looking instruments and game boards with googly eyes rest on a floor.

4 ATLAS teams selected for coveted showcase

Feb. 4, 2022

Miniature cardboard arcades, ketchup and mustard bottle game controllers, candy and gold stock trading over the phone: These are some of the concepts selected for a coveted showcase of new games that feature unusual controls and surprising interactions.

Aerospace Engineering Building. (Photo by Patrick Campbell/University of Colorado)

2 aerospace students join Brooke Owens program

Feb. 4, 2022

Liza Graybill and Sydney Walthall have been awarded spots in the Brooke Owens program, which provides paid internships and mentoring to exceptional undergraduate women seeking careers in aviation or space exploration.

Sunrays shine through clouds from a view on East Campus

Center for Leadership presents student leader of the year awardees

Feb. 2, 2022

The campus award recognizing outstanding student leaders for 2021–22 is going to Joshka Gustav, Jake McGrath, Emma Pearson, Areyana Proctor, Brant Smith and Logan Turner.

Karl Linden examines a petri dish with students in the lab

Newest AAAS fellows honored for work on nuclear winter, water treatment, STEM education

Jan. 26, 2022

The American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society, has announced that three CU Boulder researchers will join the ranks of its newest class of fellows.

Annika Socolofsky

Gaudeamus Award winner challenges status quo

Jan. 20, 2022

Assistant Professor and Pendulum New Music Director Annika Socolofsky discusses her recent incentive prize and how she perceives her role as a composer, performer and educator.

Nominees and nominators celebrate at Women Who Make a Difference event in December 2021

Celebrating 21 years of women who make a difference

Jan. 18, 2022

Nearly two dozen women were honored recently through the Center for Inclusion and Social Change’s Women Who Make a Difference program for having a positive impact at CU Boulder.

Carrie Proctor

Alumna awarded CMEA Outstanding Young Educator Award

Jan. 14, 2022

Recent alumna Carrie Proctor always knew she wanted to impact young lives by becoming a music educator. Discover her passion to inspire youth through a shared connection to music.

Brown dwarf planet and stars

Astronomy undergraduate wins major scholarship at Cambridge

Jan. 13, 2022

Spencer Hurt, a senior who started his college career without any experience in astrophysics, is one of 16 students to win a 2022–23 Churchill Scholarship, which supports a year of graduate study at Cambridge University.

Ezra McPhail, Amber Hughes and Michael Mendoza at the Colvin competition in Maryland

Home run: Leeds MBAs win national competition through MLB-inspired project

Jan. 12, 2022

A team of Leeds MBAs won a nationwide real estate competition that tested their ability to apply what they've learned in class and on internships.