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Workshops teach students effective altruism and how to give better

May 18, 2022

With Giving Games, CU Boulder's Tim Wadsworth has helped hundreds of students learn more about the effectiveness of charities, the causes that tend to yield the greatest benefit for the least money and where to find tools to gauge nonprofits’ effectiveness.

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Meet Judith Glyde, College of Music’s distinguished service awardee

April 29, 2022

On May 5, we look forward to welcoming back Judith Glyde, formerly a professor of cello and chamber music at the College of Music and chair of the string faculty. Since retiring in 2014 to live in New York City, the professor emerita has been active with the college’s alumni community there, offering tremendous support to Forever Buffs.

Mark Ablowitz

Distinguished Professor Mark Ablowitz wins 2022 Hazel Barnes Prize

April 28, 2022

Distinguished Professor Mark Ablowitz, known for prolific contributions to applied mathematics, teaching and mentorship, is receiving the Hazel Barnes Prize—the most distinguished award a faculty member can receive from CU Boulder.

Kai Larsen

Kai Larsen among world’s most influential academics in analytics, says magazine

March 17, 2022

A thought leader in business analytics education and researcher in machine learning and natural language processing, Larsen was recently named an influencer by CDO Magazine. Read his thoughts about how data is becoming a disruptor for business schools.

Brett Fiedler

Researcher recognized for work to help the blind learn geometry

March 17, 2022

With colleagues at other institutions, Brett Fiedler, a physics-education and inclusive-design specialist, and PhET Interactive Simulations researcher, has been recognized for his work to help blind or visually-impaired people learn geometry.

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Wildlife commissioner strives to listen to all voices

March 14, 2022

CU Boulder ecologist Karen Bailey, who serves on the Colorado Parks & Wildlife Commission, aims to listen to advocates as she handles a range of matters important for ranchers, farmers, predator management and more.

Lucile Berkeley Buchanan

After 100 years, university recognized Lucile Berkeley Buchanan

March 14, 2022

History overlooked Lucile Berkeley Buchanan, the first African American woman to graduate from the University of Colorado. A dogged CU journalist, Polly McLean, brought her back to the fore.

Joe Ryan

Faces of engaged scholarship: Professor Joe Ryan

March 9, 2022

Joe Ryan started doing community-engaged scholarship in 1999 and hasn’t looked back. Ryan takes seriously CU Boulder’s responsibility to be a statewide resource and how community-based work enhances every aspect of his job from teaching to advancing research to securing new research funding.

Orit Peleg

Computer scientist, physicist wins Cottrell Scholar Award

March 3, 2022

CU Boulder’s Orit Peleg will use the support from the award to launch a novel, interdisciplinary probe of the physics of firefly communications.

Rich Wobbekind

In weathering the economy, here's a forecaster you can count on

March 3, 2022

In ranking Rich Wobbekind among its 30 most influential business leaders, BizWest magazine said he “probably ranks as the most sought-after voice on the Colorado economy.”