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.

Karen Bailey in the field

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.”

Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders

Historian harnesses the power of memory

March 3, 2022

Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders’ research looks at how Black memory exposes the “lost cause” myth. Lawrence-Sanders is an assistant professor of African American and U.S. history.

Bud Coleman holds the mace during the 2018 commencement ceremony

Meet the commencement marshal Bud Coleman

March 3, 2022

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.

Brian Argrow

Brian Argrow reflects on time as chair and future of diversity, equity, inclusion in STEM

March 3, 2022

Argrow is a professor and the Schaden Leadership Chair of the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences. He was also recently elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

Virginia Ferguson in the lab with a student

Virginia Ferguson elected to prestigious medical, biomedical engineering group

March 3, 2022

Ferguson has been elected to the distinguished American Institute for Medical and Biomedical Engineering’s College of Fellows. Her research seeks to enhance human health by better understanding the materials and mechanics of the body, as well as finding effective solutions to treat patients’ injuries and illnesses.