Experts in a wildfire workshop

Wildfire workshop highlights CU Boulder expertise, leadership

Sept. 21, 2023

More than 50 policymakers, researchers, faculty and graduate students recently participated in the first-ever Wildland Urban Interface & Wildfire Workshop.

Panelists and attendees discuss gun violence prevention.

Gun violence prevention panel features CU Boulder expertise, research

Aug. 22, 2023

The Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence played a feature role in a panel event on gun violence prevention. Colorado Rep. Joe Neguse welcomed House Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries to Colorado for the community conversation with local leaders and advocates.

Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples session at the United Nations

CU representatives support tribal governments at United Nations sessions

Aug. 8, 2023

Members of CU Boulder’s American Indian Law Program last month attended the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples session at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.

Massimo Ruzzene participates in a roundtable discussion on commerce.

Massimo Ruzzene brings CU Boulder research perspectives to commerce roundtable

May 16, 2023

In a recent forum with local leaders and federal partners, CU Boulder, including Vice Chancellor Massimo Ruzzene, joined the conversation as a leader in research, innovation, workforce development and economic impact.

Heidi Shyu visits with people on the CU Boulder campus on April 17, 2023.

Department of Defense under secretary visits CU Boulder

April 24, 2023

Heidi Shyu—the United States Department of Defense under secretary—visited campus on April 17 and got a first-hand look at the future of CU Boulder’s trailblazing research in quantum, aerospace, hypersonics and more.

Senior NASA leaders with CU President Todd Saliman and other university officials in front of the Mariner spacecraft displayed in LASP

CU Boulder, LASP welcome NASA leaders to campus

April 21, 2023

A group of senior NASA leaders visited the CU Boulder campus where they met with CU President Todd Saliman and other university officials, and toured the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics.

U.S. and Colorado state flags fly at the Colorado state capitol building

CU Boulder weighs in on financial aid, student educators and more in legislative session 

Feb. 17, 2023

Chancellor Philip DiStefano, Chief Financial Officer Todd Haggerty, three faculty members and three students testified in support of higher education bills introduced in the current Colorado legislative session.

Lauren Levey

Undergraduate testifies about the financial burdens student teachers face

Jan. 30, 2023

CU Boulder sophomore Lauren Levey testified Jan. 26 in front of the Colorado House Education Committee, speaking in personal terms about the financial challenges she’s faced as an aspiring teacher in Colorado.

The CU flag flies outside the Colorado State Capitol building during the 2012 University of Colorado Advocacy Day in the Colorado State Capitol building.  (Photo by Casey A. Cass/University of Colorado)

CU Boulder highlights building needs with Capital Development Committee

Dec. 7, 2022

The Hellems Arts & Sciences Building and the Guggenheim Building are CU Boulder’s top priorities for renovation, Chief Operating Officer Patrick O’Rourke told legislators Tuesday, and state funding will be critical to correct safety and comfort issues, improve energy efficiency and modernize the buildings for student success.

Landsat 9

CIRES director to testify on the critical role of Earth observation satellite data 

Nov. 30, 2022

Waleed Abdalati will testify before the Subcommittee on Space and Science in a hearing convened by Sen. John Hickenlooper, titled “Landsat at 50 & the Future of U.S. Satellite-based Earth Observation.” Tune in on Dec. 1.