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.

The Moon (Image credit: NASA)

CU Boulder astrophysicist elected to International Academy of Astronautics

July 26, 2021

CU Boulder Professor Jack O. Burns, who has longstanding ties to NASA and deep experience in space research, becomes the newest member elected by academic peers into the astronautics organization.

A person using social media on a phone

Digital wellness program to help combat psychological impacts of social media

July 23, 2021

ATLAS Instructor Annie Margaret is creating a summer program for middle-school girls that will provide strategies adolescents can use to minimize the negative psychological impacts of social media.

Cora Randall

A professor's journey from the Hubble Space Telescope to a NASA center and more

July 22, 2021

The July 22 episode of the Buff Innovator Insights podcast features Cora Randall with conversation about her path from earning a chemistry degree to working on the Hubble Space Telescope and now leading next-generation space weather prediction.

Reiland Rabaka

Buff Innovator Insights second season kicks off July 15

July 14, 2021

Season two of the Research & Innovation Office's Buff Innovator Insights podcast launches with an episode featuring Reiland Rabaka, the inaugural director of the Center for African and African American Studies.

Panorama of Coors Field during game

It’s outta here: The physics of baseball at a mile high

July 7, 2021

In 1998, the last time Major League Baseball's All-Star Game was held in Colorado, teams scored a record 21 runs. Engineer Peter Hamlington breaks down why we can expect balls to fly faster and farther at this year's All-Star Game at Coors Field.

A baseball on a baseball field

MLB All-Star Game to return to Denver for first time in 23 years

July 7, 2021

Tom Zeiler, a history professor who co-teaches a popular course called America Through Baseball, discusses the history of the All-Star Game, the role of politics in baseball and the significance of the game returning to Denver, which will happen July 13.

Gregor Henze

CU Boulder Fulbright Scholar to bring energy research Down Under

June 11, 2021

Professor Gregor Henze is a 2021 honoree of the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Science, Technology and Innovation. He'll spend a semester in Newcastle, Australia, at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation.

A Boulder Chickadee Study nest box seen in the forests near Boulder ( Photo by Angela Theodosopoulos)

Evolutionary biologist awarded prestigious naturalist medal

June 4, 2021

The oldest naturalist society in the world recognized CU Boulder researcher Scott Taylor for his “exemplary” work both within the sciences and the broader community.

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