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.

Brian Argrow

Brian Argrow inducted into National Academy of Engineering

Feb. 23, 2022

The National Academy of Engineering is recognizing Argrow as a new member for 2022. The professional distinction is one of the highest an engineer can receive. Argrow has conducted major research to advance uncrewed aerial systems to increase our understanding of supercell thunderstorms that can spawn tornados.

Waleed Abdalati

Waleed Abdalati appointed to NASA Advisory Council

Feb. 17, 2022

On Feb. 16, NASA announced that CIRES Director Waleed Abdalati has been appointed to the NASA Advisory Council.

Kaushik Jayaram

Science documentary series features Kaushik Jayaram’s research

Feb. 17, 2022

A new documentary series looks at how nature can help humanity solve some of the world’s biggest problems, and one of the episodes features a Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering professor.

Yonca Ertimur

With 3 editorial appointments, Yonca Ertimur becoming a force for faculty

Feb. 16, 2022

As senior associate dean for faculty and research at the Leeds School of Business, Yonca Ertimur has a full portfolio of responsibilities. She recently accepted an editor role at Review of Accounting Studies, while she’s also an editor at two other journals.