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.

Stevens and CMCI alumnus Christopher Bell pose with Stevens' son

Q&A: Media studies professor talks Comic Con

July 7, 2017

Rick Stevens shares his experiences from this year's Denver Comic Con, which saw the largest attendance since the initial event in 2012.

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee the focus of professor's next book

June 26, 2017

Bruce Lee conquered generations of unflattering stereotypes about Asian men, and CU Boulder professor Daryl Maeda says the martial arts star is overdue for a deeper analysis than he's received in existing biographical works.

CU English Professor Stephen Graham Jones holds ax over shoulder

Wolfing out with Professor Jones

Jan. 5, 2017

"The monster you can believe in is a scarier monster." CU English professor Stephen Graham Jones got hooked on werewolves as a boy in West Texas. Now he’s made them the stars of his latest novel.

Professor Albert Bartlett holds up bicycle wheel in classroom

Physics professor's home designated as historic landmark

Dec. 20, 2016

Iconic physics professor Albert A. Bartlett helped preserve the city he called home, and now Boulder City Council has moved to preserve his longtime home. The house, built in 1917, has been designated as an historic landmark.

Cynthia Banks poses in front of The Hub in downtown Boulder

Colorado entrepreneur brings a world of experience to the classroom

Nov. 30, 2016

Cynthia Banks didn’t have the opportunity to study abroad as a student. The summer after graduating in 1989, she helped a marketing professor take a group of undergraduates to Australia to study at the University of Queensland in Brisbane. The Colorado native launched an international education organization a year later that would eventually send 30,000 students to 27 countries and offer 150 programs worldwide.