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.

Jim Anaya

S. James Anaya appointed by Biden to education sciences board

Nov. 17, 2022

On Oct. 27, the White House announced President Joe Biden's intent to appoint Colorado Law School Professor S. James Anaya to the National Board of Education Sciences.

Lori Hunter

CU Boulder’s Lori Hunter joins White House advisory group

Nov. 17, 2022

The Roundtable on Macroeconomic and Climate-related Risks and Opportunities, with Institute of Behavioral Science Director Lori Hunter, will inform fiscal, monetary and financial stability policies as the U.S. transitions to a net-zero carbon economy and prepares for anticipated impacts of climate change.

Dean Robert McDonald testifies before New York City Council committee

Robert McDonald testifies before New York City Council committee

Sept. 23, 2022

Dean Robert McDonald, an innovator in online education, testified Sept. 22 on a new model of online learning that is bringing opportunities to a broader range of students.

Greg Rieker (left) works with another person in a lab setting.

Associate Professor Greg Rieker to testify June 8 on methane monitoring

June 7, 2022

CU Boulder's Greg Rieker, associate professor of mechanical engineering, will testify at 8 a.m. (MDT) on June 8, in a House Science Committee hearing on efforts to monitor methane emissions from the oil and gas sector.

NASA's Pam Melroy tours an aerospace engineering lab on the CU Boulder campus

From cockpit to campus: NASA’s Melroy talks moon, inclusivity, more at CU Boulder

May 6, 2022

NASA's Pam Melroy has spent roughly 924 hours in space. Her latest voyage—she visited Colorado on Thursday to talk to campus leaders about traveling to the moon, Mars and beyond.

Colorado State House Science Committee visits the CU Boulder aerospace sciences building

Photos: U.S. House committee, Colorado congressional delegation visit campus

May 4, 2022

On May 3, members of the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology and Colorado congressional delegation joined leaders and scientists from CU Boulder to showcase university research and federal partnerships.

Christine Chang

Doctoral student testifies before state senate on artificial intelligence, facial recognition bill

April 12, 2022

Computer science doctoral student Christine Chang was recently invited to testify before the Committee on Business, Labor and Technology on a piece of proposed legislation that deals with artificial intelligence, facial recognition technology and related privacy issues.