Lori Peek

Professor Lori Peek to testify Oct. 27 on disaster preparedness, recovery

Oct. 26, 2021

CU Boulder's Lori Peek, professor and director of the Natural Hazards Center, was invited to a Congressional hearing on “Ensuring Equity in Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery.”

The International Space Station in orbit around Earth

CIRES director joins board of directors for the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space

Oct. 21, 2021

The CASIS, manager of the International Space Station National Laboratory, announced that CIRES Director Waleed Abdalati joined the organization’s board of directors.

A mostly dry river bed in the Rocky Mountains

As climate resilience moves to forefront for Intermountain West, new leader takes reins

Oct. 15, 2021

Ben Livneh, CIRES fellow and assistant professor of civil, environmental and architectural engineering, is adding a new title to his resume: director of Western Water Assessment.

Waleed Abdalati, far right, stands alongside senators Michael Bennet and Mitt Romney, along with Ann Romney (Photo via Sen. Mitt Romney's office)

CIRES director rafts, talks resilience with Western senators

Sept. 20, 2021

CU Boulder climate scientist Waleed Abdalati rafted a stretch of the Colorado River with senators Michael Bennet and Mitt Romney to talk about how Western communities can build greater resilience to climate and weather extremes.

Philip Makotyn presenting before the Colorado General Assembly's Joint Technology Committee

Philip Makotyn presents to Colorado General Assembly's Joint Technology Committee

Sept. 13, 2021

Philip Makotyn, executive director the CUbit Quantum Initiative, spoke on Sept. 9 before the Colorado General Assembly's Joint Technology Committee about the quantum ecosystem along Colorado's Front Range.

Dean Scott Adler testifying at Congressional hearing

Scott Adler testifies at Congressional hearing

July 26, 2021

Graduate School Dean Scott Adler, a political scientist and scholar on the structure and performance of Congress, testified on July 20 before the House Select Committee on the modernization of Congress.

Marcus Holzinger testifying before the U.S. Congress

Marcus Holzinger speaks to U.S. Senate on commercial use of space

July 26, 2021

Marcus Holzinger addressed the U.S. Congress, testifying recently before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Space and Science, about space situational awareness and space traffic management.

Colorado capitol building (Photo by Andrew Coop on Unsplash)

CU professor, regents testify for in-state tuition for American Indian students with Colorado ties

Feb. 18, 2021

A number of CU affiliates testified before the Colorado Senate Education Committee, expressing support for a bill that would grant in-state tuition to members of American Indian nations with historical ties to Colorado.

The House Subcommittee on Antitrust hears from company executives during a field hearing at CU Boulder.

Congress hears tech company complaints at Colorado Law

Jan. 17, 2020

Executives from four companies feeling hamstrung by big tech aired their grievances in front of members of Congress at CU Boulder.

CU Boulder Chief Sustainability Officer Heidi VanGenderen testifies before the Congressional Select Committee on the Climate Crisis at CU Boulder's Wolf Law building.

Congressional hearing on campus highlights CU Boulder climate change leadership

Aug. 1, 2019

More than 250 people listened in on the event including statements and testimony from U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and CU Boulder Chief Sustainability Officer Heidi VanGenderen.