Orit Peleg

Talking with the fireflies: Orit Peleg receives CAREER Award

Feb. 23, 2023

The assistant professor of computer science has just received $900,000 over the next five years to learn how fireflies in a swarm synchronize their lighting displays. She's using LEDs, VR and big tents in the wilderness to signal to the fireflies...and they're signaling back.

Associate Professor Loren Hough

A conversation with Loren Hough: Diversity, equity, access and inclusion for the Graduate School

Nov. 11, 2022

Associate Professor Loren Hough is set to lead the Graduate School’s diversity, equity, access and inclusion efforts and discusses the new role.

Reiland Rabaka

Reiland Rabaka is committed to a cause

Aug. 29, 2022

Reiland Rabaka, professor of African, African American and Caribbean Studies in the Department of Ethnic Studies, is the founder and director of CU Boulder’s Center for African & African American Studies (CAAAS, pronounced “cause”).

Dan Zhang

Dan Zhang makes sure students ‘R’ prepared for a data-focused future

Aug. 4, 2022

Professor Dan Zhang was recently honored with a teaching award for enthusiasm, engagement and his Advanced Analytics course for MBA students, which includes teachings in the R programming language.​

Grassy field

Ecologist Laura Dee recognized for cutting-edge work on big environmental problems

Aug. 2, 2022

CU Boulder Assistant Professor Laura Dee has been named an Ecological Society of America Early Career Fellow, a reflection of her contributions so far and to come.

Patrick Kociolek standing on the shore of a lake

After 30-plus years working at museums, Patrick Kociolek still pinching himself

June 30, 2022

After 13 years, Patrick Kociolek will step down as director of the CU Museum of Natural History. To mark the milestone, he reflects on the unexpected beauty of microscopic life and why museums still have an important role to play in society, even in the digital age.

Karl Linden

Researcher earns major award to study water quality challenges in rural Canadian communities

June 13, 2022

CU Boulder Professor Karl Linden has landed a major fellowship to research solutions to water pollution in rural and First Nations communities in Canada.

dancers performing

CU dance professor wins grant to ‘heal and unite’

June 9, 2022

Assistant Professor Helanius Wilkins has won a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for a choreographed duet. The CU College of Arts and Sciences matched the grant with another $10,000. With the funding, Wilkins and the CU dance division will collaborate with several presenter-partners, including Basin Arts and the Acadiana Center for the Arts in Louisiana and Keshet Center for the Arts in New Mexico.

illustration of hands donating

Workshops teach students effective altruism and how to give better

May 18, 2022

With Giving Games, CU Boulder's Tim Wadsworth has helped hundreds of students learn more about the effectiveness of charities, the causes that tend to yield the greatest benefit for the least money and where to find tools to gauge nonprofits’ effectiveness.

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Meet Judith Glyde, College of Music’s distinguished service awardee

April 29, 2022

On May 5, we look forward to welcoming back Judith Glyde, formerly a professor of cello and chamber music at the College of Music and chair of the string faculty. Since retiring in 2014 to live in New York City, the professor emerita has been active with the college’s alumni community there, offering tremendous support to Forever Buffs.