Alena Grabowski

Faculty in Focus: Ultrarunning scientist helps amputee athletes beat the odds

June 7, 2018

Alena Grabowski is helping a new generation of athletes imagine what's possible and address the controversial question: Should runners with prosthetic legs be able to compete alongside non-amputees?

Professor Clint Carroll sits around fire with with the Cherokee Nation Medicine Keepers

Faculty in Focus: Rooting research in tribal partnerships

Jan. 8, 2018

Clint Carroll designs research relevant to tribal communities and the university, working closely with Cherokee Nation Medicine Keepers to affect environmental policy.

Leslie Leinwand

Faculty in Focus: American Heart Association recognizes distinguished professor's work

Nov. 17, 2017

The use of fats from python hearts on mammals and the cardiovascular differences between females and males are at the core of the acclaimed research by Professor Leslie Leinwand.

Theater professor Beth Osnes

Faculty in Focus: Praxis makes perfect

Nov. 13, 2017

Beth Osnes, associate professor of theater, approaches engaged scholarship by putting theory into practice (praxis) among communities, a topic she'll discuss Nov. 16.

Photo of printmaker Melanie Yazzie in her studio

Faculty in Focus: Printmaker finds inspiration in students, global connections

Nov. 1, 2017

It’s been many years since Melanie Yazzie made the painting that set the course of her career. But the CU Boulder professor vividly remembers the joy she felt the day she painted a blue elephant.

Doctoral student, bee expert Chelsea Cook inspects a hive

Faculty in Focus: Startup serves the bee and the bottom line

Sept. 29, 2017

Kimberly Drennan had two goals in summer 2014, and neither involved starting a business. Now she's CEO of a Boulder-based startup that helps commercial beekeepers remotely monitor hive health.

Ricarose Roque works at a computer with young students.

Faculty in Focus: Engaging families through creative technologies

Sept. 15, 2017

Ricarose Roque's research explores how to design inclusive learning experiences that enable young people to create and express themselves with new technologies and media.

Nobel laureate Thomas Cech

Faculty in Focus: Learning to love the classroom

Aug. 23, 2017

Leading up to his Best Should Teach keynote Aug. 31, Nobel laureate Thomas Cech discusses working with scores of first-year students and how the experience makes him a better scientist.

Lynn R Wolfe

Faculty in Focus: Work still beckons soon-to-be centenarian artist

July 18, 2017

The Art and Art History Department is celebrating the life, work and hundredth birthday of one of its formative faculty members, Lynn R. Wolfe. An exhibition of Wolfe's work runs through Aug. 31.

sabrina spencer

Faculty in Focus: Cracking the cellular code

July 18, 2017

A leading researcher in quantitative biology, Assistant Professor Sabrina Spencer has made a name for herself in her field through hard work and a dynamic view on cellular research.