Professor Angela Bryan

Professor Angela Bryan wins 2024 Hazel Barnes Prize

May 3, 2024

Angela Bryan, who is nationally renowned for her innovative health and cannabis research, has been named the 2024 Hazel Barnes Prize winner. The prize is one of the top most distinguished awards a faculty member can receive from CU Boulder.

Bud Coleman holds the mace during the 2022 commencement ceremony

Meet the commencement marshal Bud Coleman

April 18, 2024

Bud Coleman relishes his role as the leader of the campuswide commencement ceremony. He discusses what it's like to lead––plus his favorite parts of––the event. He also shares background on some of the commencement traditions, including the mace and academic hoods.

Harsha Gangadharbatla in the classroom

The head—and the back—of the class

April 17, 2024

Harsha Gangadharbatla loves the challenge of inspiring students who sit in the last row of the lecture hall. His attention to his craft and his classes led to a prestigious teaching award from the American Academy of Advertising last month.

Robert Hill

Robert Hill’s laboratory for thought

April 9, 2024

Retiring Professor of Harpsichord Robert Hill reflects on his career, the College of Music’s universal musician mission and the academic community as “a formalized laboratory for thought.”

Samuel Ramsey, in a white lab coat, is covered with bees.

The buzzworthy bee research of CU Boulder’s Dr. Sammy

March 15, 2024

Assistant professor Samuel Ramsey’s contributions to the study of bees have been substantial. It was a trip to the library that helped start his path to becoming a foremost expert in his field.

Reiland Rabaka recording a podcast episode

Hearing music, finding connection in many rhythms of life

Feb. 8, 2024

Professor Reiland Rabaka joins “The Ampersand” to discuss art, activism, the importance of building community and how his first-grade teacher introduced him to W.E.B. Du Bois and changed his life.

Clips of Professor Frank Oppenheimer in his video series explaining various experiments in the Library of Experiments

Frank Oppenheimer, Robert’s brother, honed physics teaching at CU Boulder

Jan. 30, 2024

In a little-known chapter of university history, Frank Oppenheimer taught for several years in the Department of Physics, and his legacy lingers in the fabric of the department.

1972 Pictorial Wildlife and Game Map of the United States

Mapping from ‘description to analysis’

Jan. 22, 2024

To Rebecca Dickson, Program for Writing and Rhetoric teaching associate professor, maps are an avenue for making a good argument. Her program regularly partners with the Earth Sciences & Map Library to explore how maps can facilitate new ways of learning for first-year students.

Eric Vance with students and colleagues at IPB University in Indonesia

Crunching numbers isn’t enough; you also have to explain results

Dec. 21, 2023

CU Boulder researcher Eric Vance recently won the W.J. Dixon Award for Excellence in Statistical Consulting, in recognition of his work to help statisticians and data scientists become better communicators.

Dean Kathy Schultz

Looking back and forward with Dean Kathy Schultz

Nov. 29, 2023

As a new dean, Kathy Schultz met with every faculty and staff member in the School of Education to learn more about their contributions. Now, Schultz reflects on her contributions as she prepares to step down—what she’s proud of, some of the lessons learned and her wishes for the future.