A member of a robotics research team working in a lab after a return to on-campus research

Robotics researchers ready to start field-testing their code

June 26, 2020

After months of remote work due to COVID-19, Chris Heckman and some of his team are headed back to the lab for testing and experimentation.

Hillary Potter

Why is Juneteenth gaining momentum?

June 18, 2020

Also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day and Liberation Day, Juneteenth celebrates the day when Union Army General Gordon Granger read aloud the Emancipation Proclamation in Galveston, Texas––supposedly the last place in the U.S. to hear of its passage. Learn more from Associate Professor Hillary Potter.

Sophomore Aristotle Bougas holds items from the care package shipped to his home.

Comic book care packages connect students across space and time

May 20, 2020

In mid-April, as instructor Chris Koehler was preparing to remotely teach his Pathway to Space class about the role imagination plays in our concept of space, he had an imaginative idea of his own.

June with the kids

6 questions: Navigating life as a working mom in a pandemic

May 7, 2020

About 55 million U.S. kids have been hunkered down at home the past few months, often in households where both parents work full time. In honor of Mother's Day, we caught up with CU Boulder psychology professor and mother-of-two June Gruber for her perspective and advice for working moms.

Patricia Rankin

What will it take to close the gender gap in physics? Patricia Rankin is working to find out

April 23, 2020

Physicist Patricia Rankin was an advisor on a new report from the National Academy of Sciences that lays out why women leave science fields—and what institutions can do to reverse that loss.

Jennifer Ho participating in the inauguration of Chancellor Carol Folt at UNC Chapel Hill in October 2014 (Photo provided)

Anti-Asian discrimination amid pandemic spurs Jennifer Ho to action

April 17, 2020

Jennifer Ho is working to cultivate conversations about race through a variety of projects at CU Boulder—especially amid widespread reports of anti-Asian discrimination surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

CU Boulder English Professor Adam Bradley

Professor Adam Bradley wins 2020 Hazel Barnes Prize

April 15, 2020

English Professor Adam Bradley has been named the 2020 recipient of the Hazel Barnes Prize, the most distinguished award a faculty member can receive from the university.

Betty Johnson, right, and family

Environmental Design instructor donates homemade masks

April 15, 2020

Betsy Johnson, an environmental design instructor, is making masks with her family to donate to Boulder Community Health

Casey Fiesler

Fanfiction writers create new worlds where they feel at home

Feb. 25, 2020

Once an obscure literary genre, fanfiction is now giving a voice to the voiceless and inspiring a new, more diverse generation of computer scientists.

CMCI's Nathan Schneider

Seeding scholarship across popular and academic writing

Feb. 17, 2020

In this interview about community-engaged work, find out how CMCI's Nathan Schneider involves community partners in his research that focuses on cooperative enterprises.