Gloria Urrea

Leeds School faculty member wins best humanitarian paper award

Sept. 24, 2021

In an award-winning paper, Assistant Professor Gloria Urrea looks at how virtual volunteers help organizations make social impact through the use of online volunteering platforms—a topic scarcely studied until now.

Waleed Abdalati, far right, stands alongside senators Michael Bennet and Mitt Romney, along with Ann Romney (Photo via Sen. Mitt Romney's office)

CIRES director rafts, talks resilience with Western senators

Sept. 20, 2021

CU Boulder climate scientist Waleed Abdalati rafted a stretch of the Colorado River with senators Michael Bennet and Mitt Romney to talk about how Western communities can build greater resilience to climate and weather extremes.

A rendering of SARS-CoV-2

Video: CU Boulder experts give scientific update on COVID-19 pandemic

Sept. 3, 2021

Roy Parker and Kristen Bjorkman review the status of the COVID-19 delta variant in the United States, the latest data on vaccines and breakthrough cases, and more.

Nii Armah Sowah, center, leads a dance class

Inside CU's African dance class during the pandemic

Sept. 2, 2021

Nii Armah Sowah’s dance class allows socially-starved students to regain community.

CU Boulder professor John Crimaldi works in his lab on campus

From sailing to sense of smell: An unexpected journey

Sept. 2, 2021

In this podcast episode, meet engineering professor John Crimaldi, whose early fascination with sailing set the course for his lifelong interest in fluid mechanics. Now he is the network lead for Odor2Action, a project that seeks to understand how brains organize and process information from odors to guide behaviors.

Person listening to music on a train in Taiwan while wearing a face mask

CU's Austin Okigbo studies music from past pandemics

Aug. 31, 2021

Austin Okigbo, associate professor in the College of Music and affiliate faculty in Ethnic Studies and Global Health, studies the intersection of music and public health.

Stephen Graham Jones (Photo credit: Gary Isaacs)

Stephen Graham Jones reflects on latest slasher novel

Aug. 31, 2021

“What slashers do is they carve into the world and balance the scales of justice," says horror writer and CU Boulder Professor Stephen Graham Jones. His newest book, "My Heart is a Chainsaw," is in bookstores now.

The Hope spacecraft

LASP duo takes you inside Emirates Mars Mission

Aug. 26, 2021

Heather Reed and Pete Withnell share insights into the extraordinary international collaboration that made this mission possible and the more terrestrial effects of the mission on their family. Listen to the latest episode of Buff Innovator Insights.

CIRES Fellow Noah Fierer leads a tour of lab during the congressional tour of CIRES.

Noah Fierer's unexpected passion for soil and microbes

Aug. 19, 2021

In the latest podcast episode of Buff Innovator Insights, evolutionary biologist Noah Fierer delves into how soil and microbe research can help us understand and improve the health of our environment and ourselves.

Assistant Professor Marina Vance

Marina Vance uses passion for drawing to educate, inspire

Aug. 17, 2021

Sharing her research in aerosol particle transformation in easily accessible ways, Assistant Professor Marina Vance creates animated science videos.