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.

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.