Scene from the new West Side Story movie

Viva ‘West Side Story,’ CU Boulder cinephile says

Feb. 7, 2022

Ernesto Acevedo-Muñoz, cinema studies chair—and man who’s “morally opposed” to remakes—gives a thumbs-up to Steven Spielberg’s Oscar Award-nominated version of “West Side Story.”

Kristie Soares

Kristie Soares becomes co-director of LGBTQ studies at CU Boulder

Jan. 25, 2022

Kristie Soares, assistant professor of women and gender studies, has accepted the position of co-director of LGBTQ studies at CU Boulder.

Annika Socolofsky

Gaudeamus Award winner challenges status quo

Jan. 20, 2022

Assistant Professor and Pendulum New Music Director Annika Socolofsky discusses her recent incentive prize and how she perceives her role as a composer, performer and educator.

Rajagopalan Balaji

Climate variability past and present with Rajagopalan Balaji

Jan. 12, 2022

Rajagopalan Balaji is changing the way we see climate change. Watch a video discussion about his research.

Daryl Maeda

Dean of undergraduate education puts student success first

Dec. 10, 2021

Daryl Maeda’s scholarly work has delved deeply into questions of equity and justice, and how people can come together to demand social justice and attain equality. This has led directly to his work at CU, where issues in society as a whole are reflected in the student experience.

Stephen Graham Jones

Champion of blue-collar monsters keeps racking up awards

Dec. 9, 2021

“The Only Good Indians” became a New York Times bestseller and has won a host of awards, now including the 2021 Mark Twain American Voice in Literature Award.

Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders on Jeopardy!

The coolest, nerdiest thing one can do: What is ‘Jeopardy!’?

Dec. 7, 2021

CU Boulder history professor Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders will make an appearance this week on the first-ever "Jeopardy!" professors tournament, competing for a $100,000 grand prize and a spot in the show’s upcoming tournament of champions.

Bruce Jakosky

Celebrating CU’s Bruce Jakosky and his dedication to the MAVEN mission to Mars

Dec. 7, 2021

The word “maven” means an expert or connoisseur, an appellation that also appropriately describes Bruce Jakosky and his knowledge of––and affinity for––the planet Mars. He has dedicated the last 18 years to making the MAVEN mission to Mars a success.

Sherri Cook

How Sherri Cook uses sustainable water treatment systems

Dec. 3, 2021

Assistant Professor Sherri Cook is pushing the boundaries of what's possible to build a more sustainable future for everyone through clean water systems.

Hystiron instrument

The value of core facilities––a researcher’s perspective

Nov. 19, 2021

Associate Professor Wil Srubar shares the importance of having core facilities, such as the Materials Instrumentation and Multimodel Imaging Core facility, at public institutions.