CU-Boulder program empowers Latino, Chicano youth

July 13, 2015

Thirty-two Latino and Chicano Colorado high school students are immersing themselves in college life and learning July 12-18 at the University of Colorado Boulder as part of the third annual Aquetza: Youth Leadership, Education and Community Empowerment summer program.Read more »

Two alumni awarded Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowships

July 1, 2015

Two of the five recipients of the 2015 Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship are CU-Boulder alumni. Ari Beser (PolSci’11) and Ryan T. Bell (Hist’01) will study and document international stories over the next year.Read more »

Teachers learn ins and outs of infographics

June 22, 2015

Teachers from Colorado and beyond are learning the ins and outs of infographic design this week so they can bring new skills to their classrooms in the fall.Read more »

Moon engulfed in permanent, lopsided dust cloud

June 17, 2015

The moon is engulfed in a permanent but lopsided dust cloud that increases in density when annual events like the Geminids spew shooting stars, according to a new study led by University of Colorado Boulder.Read more »
Lorrie Shepard

Lorrie Shepard to retire as CU-Boulder School of Education dean

June 4, 2015

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced that Lorrie Shepard, dean of the School of Education, will retire effective May 31, 2016, and that a national search has been launched to find her replacement.Read more »
Icebergs choke the fjord where Jakobshavn glacier flows into the sea off western Greenland

The ebb and flow of Greenland's glaciers

June 1, 2015

In northwestern Greenland, glaciers flow from the main ice sheet to the ocean in see-sawing seasonal patterns. The ice generally flows faster in the summer than in the winter, and the ends of glaciers, jutting into the ocean, also advance and retreat with the seasons.Read more »

Ten CU-Boulder students offered Fulbright awards for 2015-16, one named alternate

May 21, 2015

Ten University of Colorado Boulder graduate students or alumni have been offered Fulbright grants to pursue teaching, research and graduate studies abroad during the 2015-16 academic year. In addition, one CU-Boulder doctoral student has been named an alternate.Read more »
Emirates Mars Mission

United Arab Emirates to partner with CU-Boulder on 2021 Mars mission

May 7, 2015

A mission to study dynamic changes in the atmosphere of Mars over days and seasons led by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) involves the University of Colorado Boulder as the leading U.S. scientific-academic partner.Read more »

‘Schools of Opportunity’ project announces first honorees, including seven Colorado high schools

May 7, 2015

The National Education Policy Center (NEPC) at the University of Colorado Boulder announced today that 17 high schools in New York and Colorado are the first to receive the “School of Opportunity” designation. These outstanding schools demonstrated a range of practices that ensured that all students had rich opportunities to succeed. All put students, not test scores, first.Read more »

Freshmen participate in huge research study on tiny viruses

May 1, 2015

A new study appearing this week in the scientific journal eLIFE about the rapid evolution of small viruses that infect bacteria includes 59 University of Colorado Boulder co-authors, all of whom conducted research for the paper as freshmen.Read more »